Career in Fashion Design Part – 2

Written by admin on November 25th, 2010

(F) Study Routes

Class XII ? Arts with Fashion designing as the elective is the preferred choice of subjects.

After Class XII – Fashion designing courses are generally offered to students after Std XII. These courses impart training in all aspects of garment manufacture. However, the quality of training varies from institute to institute.

1.)??? The admission to most of these institutions is via an entrance examination. Short listed candidates are usually put through a Thematic Apperception Test, Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. 2.)????? The undergraduate program is a four year program and the students can opt to specialize in one of the following viz. Fashion and Apparel ( Fashion and Leather Design), Fashion and Lifestyle Accessories (Accessories, Personal Products and Interior Accessories, Footwear and Leather products, Jewellery and Precious Products, Interior Products and Handicrafts) Fashion and Textiles (Knitwear and Textile Design) and Fashion Communication.

3.) Prestigious and competitive courses in fashion technology are offered by the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, which has trained some very prominent fashion designers. Sophia Polytechnic in Mumbai is also a well known training school.

4.) The curriculum in most institutions is designed so as to emphasize thinking and ?a learning by doing? approach.

5.) Programs in Fashion Management and Fashion Technology are also offered at the post graduate level.

6.) In addition to the regular programs at the undergraduate and post graduate level, some institutes like NIFT also offer summer programs.

(G) TOP 10 Fashion Design Colleges

NIFT, New Delhi NID, Ahmedabad NIFT, Chennai NIFT, Hyderabad NIFT, Calcutta NIFT, Bangalore NIFT, Mumbai Pearl Academy, Delhi NIFT, Gandhinagar

10. NIIFT, Mohaly

Diploma courses

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) conducts several courses.
Addresses for correspondence : NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi 110016 NIFT, Tata Mills Compound, Dada Saheb Phalke Mg., Dadar (E), Mumbai 400014 NIFT, Manjusha Bhavan, 181, Sector III, 1B Block, Salt Lake City, Calcutta 700091 NIFT, Plot E/4, GIDC Electronic Estate, Gandhinagar (Gujarat) 382044 NIFT, Opp. Hitech City, Madhapur, Jubli Hills, Hyderabad 500134 NIFT, Cooptex Building, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai 600008 NIFT, The Karnataka State Co-op Mktg., Federation Building, No. 8 Cunnigham Road, Bangalore 560052 National Institute of Design, Paldi, Ahmedabad 380007 – The NID conducts an Advanced Entry Professional Education Programme. 3 year – Apparel Design course. International Institute of Fashion Technology, H-12, South Extension Part-I, New Delhi – 110 049 Pearl Academy of Fashion – C-56/2 Okhla Industrial Area, Ph. II, New Delhi 110 020 Wigan Fashion School, Wigan & Leigh College (India) Ltd. – 401-402 Skipper Comer, 88 Nehru Place, New Delhi – 110 019. Women’s Polytechnic, Maharani Bagh, New Delhi Lajpat Nagar Polytechnic, New Delhi Institute of Handloom Technology, Varanasi Nirmala Niketan, 49, New Marine Lines, Mumbai SNDT University, Church Gate, Mumbai (special course in children’s garments) National Institute of Fashion Design, NI Campus, 2-B, Jal Bhawan, M. Marg, Sector 27-A, Chandigarh. International Academy of Design, E-291, GK II, New Delhi ? 48 Academy of Fashion Studies, 37A Pocket B, Gangotri Enclave, Alaknanda, New Delhi 110 019. J D Institute of Fashion Technology (Affiliated to the International fine arts College, Miami USA), D-147, Savitri Path, Bapu Nagar, Jaipur. J D Institute of Fashion Technology, Lokayata, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi.
South Delhi Polytechnic, N-9, Ring Road, NDSE I, New Delhi 110 049 Apeejay Institute of Design, 54, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, MB Road, New Delhi 100062.
International Polytechnic, A-3 NDSE I, New Delhi 110049 Sophia BK Somani Polytechnic, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai 400 026 Apparel & Leather Technics Pvt. Ltd., Kai Kondanahalli, Sarjapur Road, Carmelrani Post, Bangalore 560 035 CEPZ Institute of Fashion Technology, Clothing Export Processing Zone, Plot No. F 11 & 12, MIDC, Marol Central Road, Andheri, Mumbai 400 093 Premilila Vithaldas Polytechnic, Juhu, Tara Rd, Santa Cruz (W), Mumbai 400 049

For? Jewellery Design

NIFT Campus, Opp. Gulmohar Park, Hauz Khas, New Delhi – 110 016.
Srimati Nathibai Damodar Training (SNDT) Women’s University, Mumbai. Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council, Rajasthan Bhavan, Jaipur – 302 003. Jewellery Export Promotion Council, D-15 Commerce Centre, Tardeo, Mumbai-400 034. Jewellery Design and Technology Institute (JDTI), Noida Gemmology Institute of India, 29, Gurukul Chambers, Mumbadevi Road, Mumbai – 400 002. Gemstones Artisans Training school, Jhalana Mahal, Jaipur – 302 017 Indian Gemological Institute, Nirmal Towers 10th Floor, 26, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi – 110 001. Indian Diamond Institute, Sumul Dairy Road, Katargam Post Box 508, Surat – 395 008. St.Xavier’s College, Geology Department, Mumbai – 400 001. Small Industries Service Institute, 65/1, GST Road, Chennai – 600 032.

List of Top International Fashion Design Schools & Top Fashion Design Colleges ( for more details) :

International Academy of Design & Technology at London, England; Chicago, Illinois; Florida; Schaumburg, Illinois; Seattle, Washington; Nashville, Tennessee; Las Vegas, Nevada; Detroit, Michigan; Toronto, Ontario American InterContinental University at Buckhead, Georgia; Los Angeles, California Brooks College at Long Beach, California Berkeley College at New York City; New Jersey Wood Tob?-Coburn School at New York, New York Leigh Valley College at Center Valley, Pennsylvania Westwood College at Los Angeles, California; Denver, California Katharine Gibbs School at Norristown, Pennsylvania; New York Westwood College at South Denver, Colorado Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design at London, England Fashion Institute of Technology at New York, New York Academy of Art University at San Francisco, California Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising at Various Locations, California International Fine Arts College at Miami, Florida Parsons School of Design at New York, New York School of Fashion Design at Boston, Massachussetts California Design College at Los Angeles, California George Brown College at Toronto, Ontario Polimoda at Florence, Italy

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