The aim of this course is to develop Fashion Design professionals to meet their expected want in market in the coming years. With the liberalisation of economic policy of India, day by day many foreign Industries are entering into Indian market specially in the field of garment manufacturing. To face this invasion of Indian markets by foreign firms, local manufacturers and designers are to be made worthy of standing the challenges coming before them. The challenges include technological innovations, changes in design concept and knowledge and use of new materials. Keeping all this in view revision of the curriculum developed four year before becomes imperative, So a workshop of personnels engaged in this field was organised at the institute . The participants were teachers, manufacturers and holders of sell outlets. There has been a day long brain storming on the contents of the previously developed curriculum and the following points has been collectively appreciated to be included in the curriculum.
Inclusion of knowledge, practice and use of computer in designing.
Inclusion of subject fashion illustration & model drawing instead of sketching & illustration.
Inclusion of subject Fashion Designing Concept instead of history of Fashion.
Inclusion of the subjects (i) Embroidery, (ii) knitting
Jewellery & Fashion accessories.
The paper Textile theory has been replaced by a new paper "Textile Science": richer in contents in depth and breadth.
Three areas were identified in which a diploma holder in fashion designing can begin his/her career.
The detailed job description under each of the above fields may be summarised as below:
(A) Employment :
1. Fashion Merchandizing
2. Asstt. Designers
3. Sampling & Supervision
4. Fashion Accessories Design
5. Fashion Design Institutions
6. Fashion Co-ordinator
7. Fashion Museums
8. Research & Development
3. Fashion Ancillaries
4. Designer Creations Exclusive
5. Fashion Design job-production
6. Large Scale Production
7. Fashion Specialisation
1. Magazine Designers
2. Fashion Exhibitions
3. Window Display
5. Fashion Shows
Main features of the curriculum:
|Course Title||Diploma in Fashion Designing & Garment Technology|
|Duration||Three Years(Six Semester)|
|Entry Qualification||Passed Highschool with 35% Marks|
|Mode of Admission||Through Joint Entrance Examination|
|2||Fashion Design concept|
|3||Basic Design & Sketching|
|4||Drafting & Pattern Making-1|
|5||Computer Principle & Application|
|2||Basic Stitching Techniques|
|4||Industrial Machine Tools & Equipment|
|2||Drafting and Pattern Making-2|
|3||Fabric Selection and Identification|
|3||CAD for Costume-1|
|1||CAD for Costume-2|
|2||Leather Garment Construction|
|4||Jewellery and Fashion Accessories|
|1||Environmental Education and Disaster Management|
|2||Apparel Industry & Production Management|
|4||Business Organisation & Enterpreneurship Development|
|5||Fashion Illustration & Model Drawing|