Fashion Designing Courses


Fashion designing is the art of designing clothing and other accessories so as to perk up its aesthetics or natural beauty. There are many courses in fashion designing that an aspirant can choose for studying. Some of the programs in fashion designing are listed below. There are degree courses, diploma as well as certificate programs available at an under graduation and graduation level.

Various Fashion Designing Courses offered in India

  • Certificate Course in Textile Designing
  • Certificate Course in Fashion Designing
  • Certificate Course in Fashion Illustration and Design
  • Certificate Course in Fashion Designing and Garment Construction
  • Computer Aided Fashion Designing
  • Diploma in Fashion Designing
  • Diploma in BBA Fashion Designing Course
  • Diploma in Fashion and Interior Designing
  • Diploma in Fashion Design and Merchandising
  • Diploma in Fashion Design and Clothing Technology
  • Advance Diploma in Fashion Technology
  • Advance Diploma in Fashion Designing and Clothing Technology
  • Advance Diploma in Apparel Marketing and Merchandising
  • Advance Diploma in Apparel Production Engineering
  • B.A. Fashion Design (Hons.)
  • B.Sc. Fashion Designing (Hons.)
  • B.Sc. Fashion Design
  • B.Sc. Fashion and Apparel Designing
  • B.Sc. Fashion Technology
  • Bachelor of Fashion Design
  • Bachelor of Design in Fashion Communication
  • Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel Design (BFAD)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Retail Management
  • Bachelor of Fashion Technology (BFT)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Business Management
  • Bachelor of Design in Fashion Design
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Textile Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Apparel Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Home Textile Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Home Textile Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Dress Designing and Tailoring
  • Postgraduate Programme in Garment Manufacturing
  • M.Sc. Textiles and Clothing
  • MBA in Textile Management
  • MS in Textile Management

Eligibility Criteria for Fashion Designing Course

Those who have completed the intermediate exam from any disciplines having 50% marks can apply for the UG courses in fashion designing. Graduates in fashion designing can apply for the PG courses in the respective specialization fields like textiles, dress designing and so on.

Entrance Exams

Various Universities and institutes conduct entrance exams for selecting students for the different programs in fashion designing. Some of the most common and popular entrance tests include CEED, NID, NIFT and Pearl Academy of Fashion Entrance Examination.

Job Scope after Fashion Designing Courses

Fashion designers are finding better job opportunities now as Indian lifestyle has changed and media explosion has led to more reality shows and fashion shows. Fashion design graduates and post graduates can seek out for employments in industries that manufacture garments, apparels or other accessories. They have much scope in media and fashion journalism as well. Modeling is another glamorous area where fashion designers find their best opportunities.

Those who have completed Postgraduate courses in fashion designing can work as Fashion Designer, Consultants or as Illustrators. They can also organize fashion shows, which are very popular now a day. Graduates in the sector can find employment as Fashion Stylist, Assistants or Sketching Assistants.

Fashion Design Colleges in India

Some of the top most colleges offering fashion designing courses in India are:

  • Army Institute of Fashion and Design
  • Pearl Academy of Fashion
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
  • The Jewellery Design & Technology Institute
  • Punjab Institute of Textile Technology,
  • Mayura School of Fashion Technology
  • Heights Institute of Fashion & Technology
  • School of Fashion Technology Soft Campus
  • National Institute of Design
  • Government Institute of Garment Technology,
  • Northeast Institute of Fashion Technology


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3 Responses to “Fashion Designing Courses”

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    TIyasha Mukherjee:

    im a student of humanities, 12th grade.i want to study fashion technology from nift but before that i want to do a diploma in fashion designing or painting as i want to enhance my painting skills from a college in kolakat.does any institute from kolkata offer a diploma in fashion designing or painting for students having 10 + 2 degree?

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    Hello sir/madam my name is chandru from cuddlore district. Now am studying 3rd year diplomo in textile technology in erode institute of technology near gobichetipalayam… I have scored 60% in 12th standard and 63% in 2nd year 3rd semester and 75% in 2nd year 4th semester…. After complete my diplomo further I wish to study designing. please suggest me the best course and tell me the fees details for that and also about donation and eligiblity from my diplomo…..
    (sorry for this wrong english) i hope you will reply…
    thanking you….

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    nidhi patel:

    Can a diploma holder of computer science appear of the common entrance exam of fashion designing? OR can a student of BE join this course?