Diversified Career Options
The nature of fashion has evolved beyond its association with apparel, to become multi-disciplinary and multi-dimensional. Its approach to various concepts, material, technology, craftsmanship, culture, business, economics, promotion, consumption and innovation now tends to creating unexplored areas that present immense scope for study and research. ‘Master of Design’ degree caters to this multi-disciplinary and dynamic nature of job profiles that seek professionals who can work in versatile environments. Research is one of the tools that empower one to take up challenges, which may emerge in contemporary complex systems. Therefore, this course builds its specializations based on the foundation of design thinking and research practice.
Students are provided with options for forming their own Career Pathways to create new avenues from varied areas of interest. The unique aptitude and ability of each student is recognized and honed through specialized training and skill development during the course of two years. Students from different disciplines provide multi-dimensional and innovative thought construct for providing critical and creative solutions to future problems.
Graduates of this programme would be equipped to hold key positions in large fashion, design or corporate houses in the areas of Craft, Textiles, Special Needs, Publications, Media, Lifestyle Products, Graphics and User Experience Design. The area of specialization pursued by each student enables individual pathways in the design industry domains. The graduates would be able to contribute in Research and Development in government and private agencies. The course also prepares students for academic careers.
NIFT Mumbai Previous Years’ Placement Trends
The NIFT placement 2020-21 report has not been released by the institute. However, you can still observe the placement trends with the previous years’ statistics. The 2019 NIFT Mumbai placements were disappointing with a 37% placement percentage. The placement records observed over the years are presented with the help of a graph below:
NIFT Mumbai Placements 2021: Roles Offered
The NIFT Mumbai 2021 placements report is not available. As per the previous years’ records, students chose challenging work domains during placements. Some of the challenging careers students took up have been highlighted in the table below:
|NIFT Mumbai Placements: Top Roles
|Space Design/ Design Research
|Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality
NIFT Mumbai Placements 2021: Top Companies
The top recruiter’s list of the NIFT Mumbai 2021 placements has not been released on the website. Some of the top recruiters as per the previous records have been enlisted below:
|NIFT Mumbai Placements: Top Companies
|Cactus Menswear Fashion
|Bata India Limited
|Ampm Fashions Pvt. Ltd.
|Eskay Home Collections
|Emerald Jewels Industry India Ltd.
NIFT Mumbai Alumni Placements: Sector-wise Distribution
NIFT’s alumni take the legacy of the institute forward by showcasing amazing work, wherever they go. NIFT is one of the top fashion institutes in the country. Hence, renowned brands recruit their students. Their alumni are working with leading fashion brands like Reliance Retail, Myntra, Shoppers Stop, Nykaa, and Raymond Limited. A lot of them work in the Arts and Design sector followed by Marketing and Business Development. Refer to the below-mentioned graph for NIFT alumni sector-wise distribution:
NIFT Mumbai Alumni Placements: Top Companies
Some of the leading fashion industry giants NIFT Mumbai alumni are working with currently have been enlisted below:
|NIFT Mumbai Alumni Placements: Top Employers
|Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd.
|Future Group India