National Institute of Technology (NIFT), Patna started its humble beginning as the 9th location of the prestigious NIFT group from July, 2008. It is currently functioning from a transient location in the 2nd floor of the Udyog Bhavan on the Eastern edge of Gandhi Maidan. State government has already provided 10 acres of land and a fund of 57 crore rupees for the construction and establishment of the permanent campus.NIFT started its first batch in 2008 with 60 students - 30 student in Bachelors of Design in Fashion Technology and other 30 in Masters Degree in Fashion Management.
The courses being offered in the institute at present include specialization in two disciplines of Bachelor of Design at the under graduate level and Masters in Fashion Management at the post graduate level. The 15000 sq feet space at the Udyog Bhavan has been well used with Design Studios, high quality Lecture rooms, Computer labs, Resource center and the Canteen. The institute has two off campus leased out hostel - one for boys and other for girls. The hostels are situated around 5 km from the campus and is equipped with all the facilities. A bus is available for carrying the student back and forth from hostel and campus.
In a short span of time , NIFT Patna has done quite well. Its extra co-curricular activities and various functions has been appreciated. It is looking forward to contribute towards up-liftment of the craftsmen through workshops and design intervention.
How to reach :
It is situated at Udyoy Bhavan in East Gandhi Maidan. It is easily reachable from any part of the city by autos or cabs.
Patna Junction : 3 km
Patna Airport : 8-9 km
Mithapur Bus Stand : 7-8 km