What's new with the NIFT Chennai placements 2022? National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Chennai 2022 placements schedule has been released. NIFT placements 1st Phase shall be taking place from April 25, 2022 to May 7, 2022 in an online mode for both UG & PG. The 2nd Phase of the placements will be taking place from June 1, 2022, to June 9, 2022, in an online/offline mode for both UG & PG.
NIFT Chennai has a centralised placement policy for all its campuses across India. The institute witnessed a drastic fall in the placement percentage during NIFT Chennai placement drive 2019 as the placements dropped from 87 per cent in 2018 to 38 per cent in 2019.
This decline in the placements record was addressed by the Textile Minister of India, Smriti Irani where she suggested that companies can extend job offers to students before the on-campus placements.
As per the placements report of 2019, a majority of students did not participate in the placements drive because:
- Below average salaries were offered by the companies
- The number of companies that visit NIFT was very less in comparison to the vacancies
- Students feel that NIFT is not a good option in terms of ROI
NIFT Chennai Placements 2020
NIFT Chennai placement drive commemces in April. It offers both on and off-campus placements to the students who have completed their respective courses. The instituret offers on-campus placements on the basis of internships/ training/ projects undertaken by the students in the said company. As the placement statistics for 2020 has not released yet, some of the highlights of NIFT Chennai placements 2019, taken from several sources, are mentioned belwo:
NIFT Chennai Placements 2020: Year-wise Trends
From 2016 to 2018, there was a steady rise the total percentage of students that were placed. In 2018, when the placements record reached 87 per cent, students expected improvement in 2019. However, this trend reversed, leaving the students in despair. The placement trend of NIFT Chennai over four years is depicted in the graph below:
NIFT Chennai Placements 2020: Roles OfferedStudents of NIFT have many career options. During NIFT Chennai placements drive 2019, various job profiles were offered to the studets by the recruiting organisations. The companies that visited NIFT Chennai in 2019 offered the below-mentioned job roles to the students:
Design Research/Product Development
Space Design/Design Research
Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality
NIFT Chennai Placements 2020: Top Companies
NIFT Chennai gives students the opportunity to work not only with the top designers but also with the retail brands. Companies from sectors such as Fashion Technology, FMCG, Media, Journalism and Consulting participate in NIFT Chennai placements drive. Some of the top companies are mentioned below:
|Ampm Fashions Pvt. Ltd||Cactus Menswear Fashion Pvt. Ltd||Future Group|
|Artex Apparels||Decathlon||Idea Worldwide|
City on Style
|Bata India Limited||Emerald Jewel Industry India Ltd||Nykaa.com|
Note: The data on this page is an aggregate of multiple sources.
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Salary Data of AlumniPowered by Naukri Insights
- Current salary of recent graduates is generally lower than the current salary of students who graduated in previous batches.
- Maximum salary refers to 80th Percentile; Median salary refers to 50th Percentile
- The above graph is based on limited data sourced from Naukri.com
Employers & Industries of AlumniPowered by Naukri Insights
- 16.67% | Nordic Seed Design Pvt Ltd
- 16.67% | Msafiri
- 16.67% | Jaipur Rugs
- 16.67% | Info Edge
- 16.67% | Eco Vasudhaa
- 33.33% | Textiles/Garments/Accessories
- 16.67% | Internet/Ecommerce
- 16.67% | Corporates
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