India: NICC is registered under The Directorate of Collegiate Education, Govt. of Karnataka, India, for its Diplomas - UG & PG. Degrees are from Bharathiar University, delivered through NICC's associate Education Trust's Universal College, Rec. by Govt. of Karnataka
International: NICC is a Member-Affiliate of ELIA, The European League of Institutes of the Arts. NICC teaching curriculum is in accordance with international standards, and its students are accepted around the globe for higher education in the world's most elite Design Colleges.
Industrial-Academic: WDO - World Design Organisation NICC is honoured to be accepted as one the few elite colleges in India to be accepted as a member
Industrial: Canon - NICC is the Authorised Training Centre, Karnataka, for Canon India
Industry Platform: CII - NICC is a member of CII : The Confederation of Indian Industry which is India's premier business association, founded over 117 years ago