Membership Information

a) Application for Membership

The application for Membership is to be submitted on the APPLICATION FORM attached together with the following supporting documents (in triplicate):-

  • A letter of intent signed by the Head of the Institution
  • Certificate of Registration
  •  Certificate issued by the appropriate accrediting body
  • Letter of recommendation from an existing member institution of IFFTI bearing the signature of the authorized signatory of that Institution
  • Documents (catalogues/ other printed material/photographs) in support of the information provided in the application form.

The duly completed application, together with the supporting material and the processing fee of USD 100/- is to be forwarded to the following address:-

THE SECRETARY GENERAL
INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTES (IFFTI)
IFFTI SECRETARIAT, C/O PEARL ACADEMY OF FASHION
A-3, NARAINA INDUSTRIAL AREA, PHASE II,
NEW DELHI – 110028, INDIA

 

b) Privacy of the Application Process

All reasonable efforts will be made to protect the privacy of the application documentation presented to the IFFTI Secretariat. This means that matters pertaining to the application shall not be discussed outside of the IFFTI Executive Committee and General Council meetings.

c) Application Review


  • Membership applications are initially reviewed by the Review Committee. The recommendations of the Review Committee are forwarded to the Executive Committee for ratification.
  • Secretary communicates the result of the review to the applicant and, if positive, extends an invitation to the institution to attend the subsequent Annual General Council meeting, where the applicant is required to make a brief presentation on the Institution.

    Thereafter, the General Council inducts the new members into the Foundation after payment of the prescribed subscription. The Annual General Council Meetings are held once a year.

  • In case of rejection of the application, the reasons thereof are communicated to the concerned applicant within 30 days of the Annual General Council Meeting.



d) Membership Subscription

The annual membership subscription payable is as follows:

  • Corporate Sponsors US $ 5000
  • Regular Membership US 2400
  • Associate Membership US $ 1800

 

e) The period of membership is for the calendar year, 01 April to 31 March. The annual subscription is payable at the time of joining the foundation and by 01 June of each year thereafter. Invoices will be mailed to member institutions by the Secretariat.


f) Attendance at Annual Conference

 

  • Regular Members: Two authorized representatives from each Regular Member Institution are invited to participate in IFFTI Annual Conferences free of charge. Additional delegates desirous of attending the Conference are required to pay the stipulated Conference Registration Fee to the host institution, at the time of Registration for the Conference.
  • Associate Members: One authorized representative from each Associate Member Institution is invited to participate in IFFTI Annual Conferences free of charge. Additional delegates desirous of attending the Conference are required to pay the stipulated Conference Registration Fee to the host institution, at the time of Registration for the Conference.
  •  Corporate Members: Two authorized representatives from each Corporate Member Institution are invited to participate in IFFTI Annual Conferences free of charge.
  • Reciprocal Members: Two Authorized Representative from each reciprocal Members Institution one invited to participate in IFFTI Annual Conference free of Charge.
  • Individual Members: Are invited to attend the IFFTI Annual Conferences on payment of Registration Fee at the special rates determined for IFFTI Delegates.