National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, is number 19 in CEO World magazine's list of the best fashion schools in the world for 2017. Parsons School of Design, US, has grabbed the first position and Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, follows second. London College of Fashion, University of the Arts has taken the third position, while the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, is ranked fourth on the list. Royal College of Art, London is ranked tenth.
The list comprising 110 fashion schools from around the world was formulated by CEO World based on six performance indicators. These include academic experience, placement rate, admission eligibility, specialisation, recruiter feedback and global reputation. Data collected from over 20,000 recruiters, 32,000 industry professionals and more than 30,000 students has been compiled to formulate the list.
NIFT New Delhi, set up in1986, has emerged as the premier institute of design management and technology. It has produced a number of alumni over the years like Rohit Bal, Ritu Beri and Manish Arora.