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PhD Admissions 2015 @ National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi

Updated on Mon, 30 March 2015 at 14:48 IST
PhD Admissions 2015 @ National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi invites applications for PhD Admissions for the year 2015.

PhD Admissions is conducted by National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi.

NIFT offers Ph.D. in the areas of design, management and technology as applied with broad reference to textiles, fashion, lifestyle and apparel
sectors of the industry. The programme is designed for the purpose of carrying out research in textiles, fashion and the apparel sector to create a
body of original knowledge for the use of academia, industry, policy makers and other stake holders.

Ph.D Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Post Graduation degree in the relevant area of Design, Management or Technology (or) equivalent qualification from an institute/ university of national/ international repute with minimum 7 years of education after secondary (Class X) last of which was the Master’s degree

=> Where the Master’s Degree is found to be not relevant to the area of Research, a minimum 10 years of professional experience (teaching / working) in the proposed area of research is required.

=> A minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.0 on a 10 point scale (5.5 for SC/ST candidates) or equivalent as determined by the institute wherever letter grades are awarded or 55% (50% for SC/ST candidates) marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) where marks are awarded in the Post Graduation degree.

=> The area of research of the applicant has to be relevant to the field of fashion in terms of design, technology and management.

=> Candidates who are employed besides fulfilling the above eligibility criteria are required to submit “No Objection” certificate from their
current employer including NIFT.

=> There are primarily two stages of work for candidates after preliminary registration and before the final registration as candidate for Ph.D.

Application Procedure for Ph.D:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> The Application has to be made in requisite format as per the attached Form.

=> The completed Application Form has to be submitted alongwith an
outline of Research Proposal in maximum 3000 words. This Research Proposal is the most important part of the Application.

=> It will be expected to clearly set out an appropriate set of issues to be explored through research. It should include an indication of the approach that the candidate intends to take during research (e.g. literature -based / empirical / experimental/practice-based research) and identify what is sought to be achieved as an outcome.

=> The proposed research can be related to any previous work/studies carried out by the candidate. The ‘Guide Information’ section in the application form is mandatory, the candidate should communicate with potential guide/supervisor list from NIFT website and discuss
the topic, modify if required before submission.

=> Application Form and brochure can be downloaded from the website or purchased from the Admissions Office, NIFT, New Delhi through DD of Rs.300/- in favour of NIFT, New Delhi payable at Delhi.

Application Form complete in all respects should be sent to the following address on or before 17th April, 2015.
Director (Admissions)
National Institute of Fashion Technology
NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi -110016
Application form can be downloaded from official website of Ph.D:

Candidates are required to submit following Documents:
Important Enclosure with Application Form:
1. Bank Draft of required amount
2. Attested copies of Degrees/Diplomas/Marksheets
3. Maximum 3000 words Research Proposal

Fee Details:

The candidate will be required to pay the fee from the preliminary registration stage, as per the NIFT fee structure for the regular students.
The fee has to be paid every semester till the submission of the Synopsis.

Application Form and brochure: 300/-

Ph.D Important Dates

Ph.D Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last date for receipt of Applications : 17.04.2015
  • List of short listed candidates: 15.05.2015
  • Interview and Selection: 19.06.2015
  • Declaration of Ph.D 2015 Results: 30.06.2015
  • Registration: 02.07.2015
  • Semester Starts: 22.07.2015

Selection Process:

Results will be announced on 30.06.2015.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Ms. Amrita Roy
Assistant Professor (KD) & Unit Incharge (Research)
National Institute of Fashion Technology
NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas, New Delhi -110016
Tel: 011 - 26542209

National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi
National Institute of Fashion Technology was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It has emerged as the premier Institute of Design, Management and Technology, developing professionals for taking up leadership positions in fashion business in the emerging global scenario. NIFT has been granted statutory status under the act of Parliament of India in 2006, empowering the Institute to award degrees and other academic distinctions.

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