IFD is the first of its kind in kerala established at the city of looms and lores, Kannur in the year 2004 with a mission to provide updated and leading edge education that combines the best of theory and practical skills and according to the needs of fashion and apparel industry.
IFD is managed under the supervision of Textile and Apparel industry Research Society (TAIRS) which is functioning as per the advice of professionals and experts of Garment Industry of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamilnadu. IFD is the Authorized centre of PTU State Govt. University Which is Jointly Recognized by UGC-AICTE,DRC, MHRD, Govt. of India and BSS, promoted by Govt. of India.
........ IFD is conducting Campus interview and placement fest in association with leading apparel export companies like BOMBAY RAYONS FASHION LIMITED., MARYAN APPARELS, TEXPORT INDUSTRIES etc. In order to get first handed experience IFD send students as trainees to leading companies.
........Apart from University recognition IFD is certified by International Standard Organization (ISO 9001:2000) for the implementation of Quality Management system and providing Quality Education
........The candidates after successful completion of the course can fix excellent placement in garment industry departments like merchandising, designing, quality control, production, industrial engineering etc.