Namuna College of Fashion Technology (NCFT) is Nepal’s first Fashion College and the initiator/pioneer of academic education in Fashion in the country. The college was established in 2002 by Mrs. Gyani Shova Tuladhar, one of the nation’s most celebrated fashion designers and a name synonymous with fashion in Nepal.
NCFT introduced Nepal's first ever Bachelors course in Fashion through our Bachelor of Fashion Design (BFD) program of 3 years (6 Semesters) in 2002 in affiliation with Purbanchal University, Nepal. In 2016, NCFT introduced Nepal’s first Bachelors course in Fashion of 4 years (8 semesters) through its Bachelor of Fashion Design and Management (BFDM) program, also in affiliation with Purbanchal University. The efforts of NCFT to provide the best academic experience to students, complemented by an exceptional curriculum, outstanding team of faculty members, incisive teaching learning methodology, excellent infrastructure and mutual relationships with foreign design institutions, is well recognized among stakeholders of fashion.
Nearly 300 students have graduated from NCFT and their success as entrepreneurs, leaders, brand owners, and career professionals in fashion has contributed to further consolidate the status of NCFT as the veritable pioneer and the pre-eminent name in fashion education in the country.
The college envisions providing fashion education to higher secondary (2) and Masters levels in the future and we also see ourselves to become a fashion resource and information center for students, teachers and all other stakeholders of the fashion industry.
To maintain ourselves as the pioneer design college by continually providing our students with updated real-world knowledge, skills and values in the field of fashion technology in an advanced teaching environment supplemented by appropriate infrastructure, highly experienced instructors and mutual relationships with foreign design institutions.
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Message from Mrs. Gyani Shova Tuladhar
Dear prospective students, parents, guardians and well-wishers,
Warm greetings on behalf of Namuna College of Fashion Technology (NCFT), Nepal’s first ever Fashion College and the pioneer of Bachelors education in Fashion in the country.
We are pleased to inform you that it has been more than 40 years that “Namuna” made its debut in the Nepali fashion industry. “Namuna” as a brand is strongly perceived as one of the most prominent contributors to the upliftment of fashion in Nepal, and with Namuna College of Fashion Technology (NCFT) an integral part of its brand identity, it will continue to do so in the future as well.
Besides offering a truly unique career-oriented and practical educational experience, NCFT is renowned for its exceptional track record of transforming its students into high-value career professionals and entrepreneurs with both local and global understanding of fashion.
We also take pride in our numerous beyond-the-classroom initiatives that accentuate the overall personal development of our students and inculcate in them greater confidence, creativity and innovation that helps them stand out and make substantial contributions to the field of fashion.
It’s also heartening to see that the achievements and success of the college and its alumni has led to widespread acceptance of fashion education in Nepal.
We look forward to moving from strength to strength, while continuing to give fashion education the space and attention it deserves in Nepali academia.
GYANI SHOVA TULADHAR
FOUNDER PRINCIPAL / SENIOR FASHION DESIGNER
Extension of the “Namuna” brand that has an illustrious history of more than 40 years in fashion in Nepal.
16 years of exceptional track record of molding students into high value career professionals and entrepreneurs in fashion.
Bachelor of Fashion Design and Management (BFDM) of 4 years (8 semesters), a dynamic degree based on an international standard curriculum.
Graduates of BFDM program are eligible to directly undertake Masters degree in fashion abroad and also MBA after graduation.
Outstanding team of faculty members with both national/ international academic and professional exposure.
Contemporary teaching methodology aided by audio/visual, multimedia tools, demonstrations and practicals.
Spacious, well furnished and equipped classrooms that facilitate effective and comfortable learning.
Well equipped practical labs and computer lab supplemented with all necessary equipments, materials and resources.
Well stocked library with relevant text books, reference books, fashion magazines, journals and other related materials.
Overall personal development of students through various beyond-the-classroom activities including interactions, talk sessions, guest lectures, workshops etcetera with eminent national/international personalities.
Extracurricular activities (Participation of students in high profile fashion and other related events as designers, models, coordinators, etcetera)
Training supporter of International Trade Center (ITC), Geneva for Pashmina Fashion Design and Technology (PFDT) course under its Pashmina Enhancement and Trade Support (PETS) project in Nepal.
Internship tie-up with various industries and Nepal Pashmina Industry Association (NPIA) and placement assistance.
Industrial visits to various factories, garments and fashion houses.
A student must have successfully cleared his/her + 2 or equivalent exams under any faculty/stream from any college/university/board recognized by Purbanchal University, Nepal. Students who have are waiting for their results of the Plus 2 exam can also apply in a provisional basis. Previous training in fashion designing is not necessary for admission.
Students seeking admission into our BFDM program are required to fill up and submit the Admission Form (along with 2 PP size photos) to the college. The student must pass an Entrance Exam conducted by the college to be eligible to appear in a Personal Interview for further screening. Final approval of admission will be based on the candidate's previous academic performances along with the performances in the college's Entrance Exam and Personal Interview.
Scholarships offered to 10 % of the enrolled students under Merit and Reservation categories.