B.Sc. (Fashion and Apparel Design)

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Bachelor of Science in Fashion and Apparel Design is an undergraduate Fashion and Interior Designing course. The Program prepares you for an engrossed study of the fashion industry covering the entire gamut of processes from textile making, designing, production, and marketing. This is designed to suit creative individuals to excel in the field of their natural talent. The curriculum combines the excellent craftsmanship of students making you industry savvy. During the course of the study program you will be taken through elementary technical, design and management skill to the advanced levels to meet the current industry requirement. This course adds a strong touch aided by modern technologies. The students are given the opportunity to obtain an insight into the actual working of the industry by way of fashion shows organized and managed by the students themselves. The course has different levels of progression, each reflecting the widening scope of fashion and the massive career opportunities open within the clothing and accessory design and production. The duration of the course is three years.

How is B.Sc. Fashion and Apparel Design Course Beneficial?

  • With increasing incomes resulting in growing consumption levels, the market for fashionable clothing keeps growing, creating demand for innovative integrating of material, pattern, colour, texture, design, stitch, accessory, etc. which are systematically learnt in the program.
  • Graduates of this stream with an inherent talent and aptitude can find themselves in textile design institutions, garment manufacturing/export organizations in lucrative jobs apart from able to be self-driven designers.
  • Fashion Label, Institution
  • Apparel Designing firms, Government Bodies
  • Jewellery & Accessory Firms


  • Pass in Pre-University or Higher Secondary 10+2 or equivalent of any recognized board or council in any discipline.


Syllabus of Fashion and Apparel Design as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

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Subjects of Study


Fibre & Yarn Science


Basics of Pattern Making & Sewing


Elements of Fashion & Design


Fabric Analysis


Basics of Garment Construction


Fashion Art & Design


Pattern Making & Clothing Construction


Wet Processing


Traditional Textile Art


Historic Costumes


Entrepreneurship Development


Fashion Accessories


Garment Surface Ornamentation


Apparel Production


Textile Testing


Apparel Computer Aided Design


Fashion Business Management


Apparel Quality Assurance


Portfolio Presentation


Non woven & Technical Textiles


Apparel Export Documentation


Shop Floor Management


Project & Viva Voce

B.Sc. Fashion and Apparel Design Colleges

  • Garden City College, Bangalore
  • Gurudev Arts and Science College, Kannur, Kerala
  • Vogue Institute of Fashion technology (VIFT), Bangalore, Karnataka
  • A.E.T. College, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Army Institute of Fashion and Design (AIFD), Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Atharva School of Fashion and Arts (ASFA), Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Axis Institute of Fashion Technology (AIFT), Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Bangalore Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT), Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Bangalore University,  Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
  • Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical university, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • Dr. Zakir Husain Institute, Deoghar, Jharkand
  • Dr. Zakir Husain Institute, Muzaffarpur, Bihar
  • Dr. Zakir Husain Institute, Patna, Bihar
  • Galaxy Global Group of Institutions, ambala, Haryana
  • Ganga Kaveri Institute of Science and Management, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Gowtham College, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolar, Karnataka
  • Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies, Bangalore
  • Bangalore City College, Bangalore
  • Indian Academy Degree College, Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Fashion technology, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Indian Institute of Fashion technology, Belgaum, Karnataka
  • Indian Institute of Fashion technology, Bijapur, Karnataka
  • Indian Institute of Fashion technology, Chamarajnagar, Karnataka
  • Indian Institute of Fashion technology, Hassan, Karnataka
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Jaipur,Rajasthan
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Vishakhapatanam, Andhra Pradesh
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Guwahati, Assam
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Dibrugarh, Assam
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Kochi, Kerala
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Lavelle Road, Karnataka
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Velahanka, Karnataka
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Chandigarh
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi
  • J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai
  • Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences- JIMS, New Delhi
  • K.L.E. Society's S. Nijalingappa College, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Kannur University, Kannur, Kerala
  • Mahatma Ashwini Kumar Datta Memorial Institute
  • Mangalore Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • NIFT-TEA College of Knitwear Fashion, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu
  • Rani Birla Girl's College, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • S.B. College of Management and Science-SAMS, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Sampoorna Academy of Management and Science-SAMS, Bangalore, Karnataka

B.Sc. Fashion and Apparel Design Course Suitability

  • Candidates willing to go for higher degrees such as Master Degree and then for research work during M.Phil. and Ph.D. are also good match for the course.
  • They should have the knowledge of sourcing, selecting and buying fabrics, trims, fastenings and embellishments and adapting existing designs for mass production.
  • They must have analytical and conceptual skills; time management skills; team work; use of initiative; communication skills; generation of ideas; evaluation of projects. 
  • Applicants should have been familiar with managing marketing, finances and other business activities, if working on a self-employed basis.

 Employment Areas

  • Colleges & Universities
  • Apparel Export Manufacturing - Chennai
  • Asma Hussain Fashon House - Lucknow
  • X&O Clothing Pvt. Ltd. - Mumbai
  • Indian Institute of Fashion Technology - Bangalore
  • B.K Retail Pvt. Ltd. - Kolkata

 Job Types

  • Designer
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Coordinator
  • Fashion Content Developer
  • Fashion Assistant
  • Fashion Instructor
  • Retail Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Stylist
  • Fashion Designer & Merchandiser
  • Product Development Assistant

Advance Course in B.Sc. Fashion and Apparel Design

    Master in Fashion and Apparel Design (MFAD

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