JD Institute of Fashion Technology
Sculpting new Horizons in the World of Design
JD Institute of Fashion Technology, the multiple award-winning Design Institute is a name that has since long been carrying the legacy of nurturing masterminds from all over India to translate their dreams into success. Established in 1988, the JD Institute of Fashion Technology lays a strong foundation in the field of Art and Design furnishing students with in-depth industry exposure
Affiliated to Bengaluru Central University, the Institute offers a wide range of courses in fashion, interior and apparel designing field through its
network of branches. It has 38+ centers that are located at important cities throughout India.
To develop and be globally viable, JD Institute of Fashion Technology are members of Internationally acclaimed prestigious bodies and associations like Cumulus, Indo Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Indo French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India, EQAC (Education Quality Accreditation Commission, Spain), and does collaborative projects with KOEFIA, Rome, Italy, National Design Institute, Russia and London College of Fashion (LCF).
It all started with a dream, a vision to make the aspirants' imagination come alive. JD Institute of Fashion Technology is the achieved aspiration of Mr. Chandraakant Dalal (Founder) and Mr. R.C Dalal (Executive Director and Co-founder) who felt that there should be a platform in India for sustaining creative souls towards their journey of freedom.
Since its inception, JD Institute has carved a niche in the field of design education and has metamorphosed into an industry leader that develops courses with a pulse on the needs of the industry. The Institute ensures to provide a top-notch education through innovative learning methods and sharpens the skills of students through practical studies and co-curricular activities.
Engage with the Core_ Mission and Vision
At the center of everything, the institute not only invigorates every student and faculty with an innovative approach but also ensures to keep them up to date with the most recent, and quality education in the realm of Arts and Design by conducting programs and activities guided with an overarching vision and mission. The Institute endeavors to make a difference through their vision and mission to stay ahead of fashion trends.
JD’s Vision, as the motto says “Welcome to Imagination “is to provide a world-class infrastructure, with state of the art facility, well-equipped library and having the industry experts shaping the JEDIIIANS to upskill their creativity, developing their thoughts and executing their imagination.
To change how people, perceive design and make India one of the design hubs in the world. The Institute thrives for one goal; to constantly inspire and encourage students to follow the three pillars for which JD stands for: Innovation, Sustainability, and Eco-friendly.
Delineation of Precisely Tailored Courseware
JD Institute is one of the best and oldest institutes providing multidisciplinary education in the field of Fashion and Interior design studies. To cater to the ever-growing market, the Institute offers a plethora of courses in the area of Fashion Design, Interior Design, Jewellery Design, Fashion Communication, Fashion Entrepreneurship, Fashion Business Management, Visual Merchandising, Fashion Photography, and Hair and Make-up Artistry. The institute has designed these courses in such a manner that it can transform unstructured and fragmented creativity into a channelled and structured form.
The fast track 1-year program in Fashion, Interior or Jewellery design is proposed and inculcates a time-proven medium of quick delivery methods for the students to hone their fashion designing skills and prepare themselves for all the present as well as futuristic challenges of the fashion industry.
In conformity with the requirements of today's fastest-growing market, JD Institute has launched a progression of new courses; Fashion Design and Business Management, Fashion Lifestyle and Entrepreneurship for building industry-relevant competence through an emphasis on learning practical and industry-oriented expertise. The institute has also entered into an exclusive initiative of a twinning program with Georgian College of Interior Design, Canada
To further enhance the knowledge and experience of aspirants, JD Institutes offers Specialisation/Post Graduation/ Certificate as an offshoot to all the conducted courses. These courses ensure in-depth understanding and every learner is served with a direction and support mechanism for over a period of 36 months with perfectly timed projects.
Moreover, Mentors and specialists from the structure space are welcomed intermittently to advance the information and experience of the understudies with the most recent mechanical developments and industry rehearses. Following the reason, the Institute has brought Mr. Mannoviraj Khosla, a superstar Fashion Designer ready.
Driving the Next Wave
With the aid of a vigorous combination of Research, Mentoring and Practical exposure, the Institute plays a key role in shaping the students to become the industry stalwarts of tomorrow. The Institute always believes in a philosophy of holistic learning.
The Institute comprehends that design aspirants need to be subjected to an unlearning process for all the pre-conditioned mind-sets by which they approach a design career and every designed course in this institute strives to achieve all the ideal objectives right from day one.
The curriculum is enlarged and drafted with a real-life perspective accentuating on the practical aspects through regular workshops, industry visits, seminars, live projects, and design challenges. Also for facilitating placement with Market opportunity, a dedicated Job Portal has been developed for JD students to ensure the right bridge between the industry and prospective candidates from the institute.
Emerald in the Crown
As a reflection of an exceptional and unique educational experience offered to the students and professionals who aspire to carve a niche in the dynamic and evolving world of fashion, JD Institute has earned several appreciations. Below are the few from the bunch:
- Global League Institute’ Certified by Great Place to Study, London based on the student satisfaction survey.
- The qualified Institute serving Fashion design, Interior design and; Hair and Makeup courses at International Quality Awards, 2019.
- The Institute is awarded Leaders in Design Education by the UK Asian Business Awards 2018 held at Congress Hall London.
- Skill Learning for Fashion Design in Indian Education Awards 2018.
- Best Vocational Education Institute for Fashion Design.
Trailblazer of the institute
Mr. Nealesh Dalal- Managing Trustee of JD Institute of Fashion Technology
Mr. Nealesh Dalal is among the prominent revolutionaries who shaped the base of JD Institute of Fashion Technology. Following the propagation of the dream set by the founder, Mr. Nealesh has marshalled the troops remarkably well and has made immense contributions in the field of Art and Design Education in the country. His zest, strong belief in the power of ‘Imagination’ and sense of exuberance lead the team to attain great success while leveraging the deep relationships with students.
Mr. Nealesh led pioneering work with his systematic approach that involves several path-breaking analyses like the integration of design, innovation, communication, technology, style, and market intelligence just to name a few.
As a frequent commentator on fashion and design, he is making a significant contribution to this sector, he also lends his expertise to various events in the industry. The vigor and tactical skills of Mr. Nealesh have contributed very largely to the success of the JD Institute of Fashion Technology to make a Global League Institute in India, based on the student satisfaction survey conducted by Great Place to Study (GPTS).