B.Voc in Fashion Technology: Eligibility, Criteria, Scope, Benefits , Job Opportunities , Requirements

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Fashion has become an important part of people’s life. The world of fashion could gain more popularity with the wide spread use of social media. According to a recent survey, more than 5 lakh students opt for a career in fashion designing every year in India. A career in this profession has various job opportunities.

Let us have a look at some important aspects such as eligibility for fashion designing courses, what does a fashion designer do, the kind of scope it offers, types of courses available in India and a few related skills which will help those who are interested in this profession.


Eligibility Criteria for B. Voc in Fashion Technology


  • Students who have completed plus two are eligible to get admission in the B.Voc course generally.

  • Those who have qualified SSLC and completed two years of BSS Diploma course in Fashion Technology are eligible to get admission to the second year of B. Voc course (3rd   semester).

  • Students who have completed Plus two and two years of BSS Diploma course in Fashion Technology are eligible to get direct admission to the third year of B. Voc course (5th   semester).



Course Duration


  • Three years for those who enter into the course generally.

  • Candidates who have completed relevant and equivalent course are possible to get admission through lateral entry scheme (For further reference check Eligibility criteria section).



Job Duties and Responsibilities


  • Producing concepts

  • Making sketches by hand or on the computer

  • Developing patterns

  • Overseeing production

  • Analyzing trends in fabrics, colors and shapes

  • Producing concepts

  • Making sketches by hand or on computers

  • Developing patterns

  • Overseeing production

  • Analyzing trends in fabrics, colors and shapes

  • Sourcing suppliers

  • Selecting and buying fabrics and trims

  • Adapting existing designs for mass production

  • Supervising the making up of sample garments

  • Quality control



Required Skills


  • to be creative

  • an eye for color, texture and pattern

  • the ability to visualize things in three dimensions

  • technical skills in areas such as pattern cutting, grading and garment construction

  • To enjoy following trends in fashion and clothing

  • Decision-making

  • Leadership

  • Communication skills

  • Problem-solving abilities

  • Teamwork

  • An eye for detail


What does a Fashion Designer Do?


  • The most significant role played by a fashion designer is to conduct an in-depth research on the hottest trends in the world of clothing and instill them into consumer-specific garments using their creative as well as professional skills.

  • A designer’s responsibility also includes fashion buying, designing, styling, textile planning and production, marketing and merchandising, media and communication, and quality control. So, it is common for a good fashion designer to get hired by a celebrity as their personal stylist.

  • From planning airport looks to red carpet attires, from wedding functions to funerals, these stylists take care of every inch of clothing that a celebrity put on.


Job Profiles


  • Fashion Designer

  • Fashion Illustrator

  • Fashion Stylist

  • Fashion Coordinator

  • Fashion Consultant

  • Fashion Merchandiser

  • Design Head

  • Design Manager

  • Designer- Home Textiles

  • Designer - Leather Accessories

  • Designer - Home Furnishing

  • Fashion Merchandiser - Product Development

  • Fashion Stylist

  • Costume designer

  • Graphic Designer

  • Retail Manager

  • Assistant Designer

  •  Stylist

  •  Entrepreneur

  • Designer

  • Fashion Choreographer



Top Recruiting Fields/Areas


  • Export Houses

  • Garment Manufacturing Units

  • Leather Companies

  • Textile Mills

  • Jewelry Houses

  • Brand Promoting Units

  • Media Houses

  • Colleges & Universities


Major recruiters


  • Van Heusen

  •  Louis Phillip

  •  Spykar jeans

  •  Lacoste, Gap

  •  Espree

  •  Nike

  • Adidas

  •  Tommy Hilfiger

  •  Levis

  • Reebok

  •  Nigel Cabourn

  •  Cacharel

  •  Calibre (Menswear)

  •  Calvin Klein

  •  Camilla and Marc

  • Caraceni

  • Pierre Cardin 


Advance Course


A student aspiring for more knowledge in the same or related domain can opt for higher studies in Master's degree.



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Related courses : BBA in Shipping and Logistics Management OR B.Voc in Shipping and Logistics Management , B.Voc in Acupuncture, B.Voc in Multimedia, B.Voc in Computer Application, etc. 

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