CBIFT is a prime professional educational institution in Bangladesh. Founded in 2002 by the Bangladesh Garments Manufactures and Exporters Association (BGMEA), CBIFT aims to develop skilled professionals with updated technical competence for apparel sector in Bangladesh. CBIFT is currently located in BGMEA Bhaban at South Khulshi, a prime location in the Chittagong Metropolitan City.
Beginning 2013, CBIFT has been offering four-year B.Sc (Hons.) in Apparel Manufacturing & Technology (AMT) and B.Sc (Hons.) in Fashion Design & Technology (FDT), in affiliation with the National University, Bangladesh. These Programs are designed to develop competent technical professionals for Bangladesh apparel industry.
Taking into account the future demand, CBIFT is planning for academic and infrastructural expansion by offering four-year B.Sc (Hons.) course in Knitwear Manufacturing & Technology, Textile Engineering, Textile Management as well as Diploma in various subjects related to apparel sector.
Chittagong BGMEA Institute of Fashion & Technology (CBIFT) is a prime institute of Bangladesh, established in 2002 by BGMEA aimed to generate human resource with technical knowledge for RMG sector. Under the context of present globalization scenario, it has been functioning in affiliation with National University, Bangladesh in 2013 offering 4 years B.Sc (Hons) in Apparel Manufacture & Technology (AMT) and B.Sc (Hons) in Fashion Design & Technology (FDT). These Programs are designed with the objective to develop competent technical professionals for meeting the demands of the RMG sector.
CBIFT is situated in BGMEA Bhaban at South Khulshi, a prime location of Chittagong Metropolitan City, having good communication network with all areas of Bangladesh. It occupies fully air-conditioned classrooms, laboratories, library, faculty rooms, students' common room and office rooms with high speed WIFI internet service. The laboratories include Computer Lab, CAD Lab, Sewing Lab, Textile Testing Lab, Pattern and Product Development Lab furnished with state-of–the-art technologies. There is a library with rich collection of books and journals. The classrooms are facilitated with overhead projectors, multimedia, and other teaching aids.
The institute committed to providing the best possible faculty to its students. With this in mind, it developed two pools of faculty members: the first pool is the full time members with excellent academic backgrounds and the second pool of faculty members consists of the part time or adjunct faculty members from various renowned universities and renowned local and foreign companies with excellent professional track records.
Beside formal academic activities CBIFT students regularly participate in different extra-curricular activities, such as sports, cultural programs, debate competitions and co-curricular activities. CBIFT students organize regular fashion shows with their created dresses and act as models in the various prestigious fashion shows. And they were awarded with many prizes at various competitions in national level.