Section 8 in The National Institute of Fashion Technology Act, 2006
Title: Institute be open to all races, creeds and classes
(1) The Institute shall be open to persons of either sex and of whatever race, creed, caste or class, and no test or condition shall be imposed as to religious belief or profession in admitting or appointing members, students, teachers or workers or in any other connection whatsoever.
(2) No bequest, donation or transfer of any property shall be accepted by the Institute, which in the opinion of the Board involves conditions or obligations opposed to the spirit and object of this section.
Title: Teaching at Institute
All teaching at the campuses of the Institute shall be conducted by or in the name of the Institute in accordance with the Statutes and the Ordinances made in this behalf.
The President of India shall be the Visitor of the Institute.
Title: Authorities of Institute
The following shall be the authorities of the Institute, namely:--
(a) a Board of Governors;
(b) a Senate; and
(c) such other authorities as may be declared by the Statutes to be the authorities of the Institute.
The Senate of the Institute shall consist of the following persons, namely:--
(a) the Director-General, ex officio who shall be the Chairperson of the Senate;
(b) all Institute Campus Directors and Senior Professors;
(c) three persons, not being employees of the Institute, to be nominated by the Chairperson in consultation with the Director-General, from amongst educationists of repute, one each from the fields of science, engineering and humanities and one of them shall be either from the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes;
(d) one alumnus of the Institute to be nominated by the Chairperson in consultation with the Director-General by rotation; and
(e) such other members of the staff as may be laid down in the Statutes.