A career talk session was held for Class 12th students, urging youngsters to explore career opportunities in the fashion industry in the Senior School Auditorium on December 8th. Mr. Syed Azher, Assistant Professor Fashion Communication along with his colleague Ms. Masarat, Media Coordinator, were the experts for the session. With the help of a short presentation, Azher discussed about the programmes offered at UG and PG levels, national and overseas exchange programmes, and campus placement. Divulging the details, the Assistant Professor said that NIFT, Srinagar has world class Infrastructure comprising the state- of- the- Art facilities, well equipped labs that accomplishes all the requirements of the Industry and strives to impart the knowledge comparable with International standards. He said that the Goal of NIIFT Srinagar is to give aspirants a holistic understanding of the Fashion Industry, offering job opportunities in various Fashion related fields. He also added that NIFT has students from almost every state and union territory of the country, which has added the flavor of diversity to the campus. The resource person said that admissions at National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Srinagar for academic session 2022-23 are now open where students after passing class XII can take admission.
He mentioned the Bachelor courses being offered at the institute and all those candidates who have passed 10+2 examination in any stream are eligible to take admission in these courses. After the completion of this degree students can avail various career opportunities such as Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Fashion Communication, Planning and Concept Manager, Garment Production Manager, Garment Production Quality Controller, Fashion Accessory Designer, Fashion Retail Store Manager, Teacher and Trainer etc., he added. Pointing out further, GMDIC Deep Singh Gill said that the aspiring candidates can visit the Institute’s website for further information on admissions. The students can also directly visit the NIIFT campus situated at Ompura Budgam to obtain more information about the course and admission procedure, he said.
The lecture was followed by an AV which showcased the campus of the institute, infrastructure and facilities. The session was enlightening & enriching and helped students to better prepare for this career path. It was concluded by a series of Q&A asked by the students of 12th Class, followed by a vote of thanks.