Harshita Gupta

Career in fashion technology ferom nift

My nift rank is 65 in general category in b.ftech apparel production. I WANT TO know about the career prospects of b.ftech . I AM also interestd in designing. Can I become a fashion designer after doing b.ftech by any chance ?

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RE: Career in fashion technology ferom nift

Rohit Gala
Rohit Gala
Verified Career Expert
Managing Director & Counselor at Svastrino
  • Mumbai

Dear Student Hello!

Initially My name is Couns Rohit Gala. I am a counselor who has an experience to work with London School of Economics and political Science as well as Uni of London research projects.

I have just read your query and would like to tell you that, you have done a really good course which is in demand every where in the world. as you have completed B. FTech which is a apparel production course you can start working in any of the research and development dept of any of the production house like, Raymonds, Siyarams, silk mart, Louie Philippe, etc. who are the market leaders in producing fashion material for the market. You can join as a asst developer to any of the managers and understand the technicalities of each material. Also try and understand the market demand for each material which is produced. Working with them you will also learn to mix various material and also the color fixers so as to give the final finishing to the cloth.

Gradually you will yourself learn the market and will experiment various new ways in which material can be used and produced. For eg. Just recently Levis clothing has developed a Denim which is made from recycled plastic. So this is an invention of a apparel production house.

Similarly you can also d a good research on various new ways and produce something out of the box for the market. This will surely earn you a good income.

Coming to your next question: Yes you can surely start of with working and learning as a fashion designer. But for that you need to target some colleges and then check their intakes personally as each college will have various intakes and also you will come to know their entry levels as you have done this course. If not you can also do a short term course from any of the recognized college for a year or two. As you complete that you will be eligible to work as a fashion designer any where in India.

As you will have knowledge of both textile and fashion designing you will be a market leader.

Remember at the end its your life. you can change it they way you want.

Thank you and best of luck Bye.

RE: Career in fashion technology ferom nift

Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD

Hello My Dear,

Fashion Tecnology is a wonderful field full of creativity and excitement. Looking at the growth of the youngsters tastes and clothing habits, this field is sure to remain growing. The clothing habits are ever changing in India now and there is huge scope for creativity and innovation. There is growing demand for branded clothes and accessories...
Even women's lingerie is undergoing huge innovations and there are many new manufacturers coming into this segment of inner wear...

I am glad that you approached CareerGuide.com for seeking guidance to your career query. I would like to compliment you for thining of choosing a different path of career which is near to your liking and interests.

Before I proceed to advice you, I would like to tell you about myself in brief... I am an Educationist and an Economist! I have been into career counselling for more than seven years now and have counselled many students from diverse fields of engineering / finance / law / commerce / management, etc. I am also an established author and my articles and research papers are published across the nation in reputed newspapers and magazines for more than ten years now on topics like economics, finance, law, management, commerce, taxation, banking, and ofcourse career management, etc. I am also into teaching for some years now.

There are many Indian garments companies already and now foreign garment companies are also establishing their stores and plants in India.

A course like B.FTech is definitely a good choice for making a sound and stable career in fashion and garment industry, due to the reasons as mentioned above.
B.FTech is one of the unique courses in India and there is demand for people who have domain knowledge for working in creative and apparel designing fields too.

The most upcoming apparel field is women's lingerie. This has been one of the most research based segement where new products are being introduced through various channels and the women of today has become very sensitive and aware about her innerwear and there fore is demanding branded and high quality bra and panties....

I am sure that this career will be suited to you and I wish you all the best!

RE: Career in fashion technology ferom nift

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
Verified Career Expert
Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane


Greeting's for the day!!!

Fashion Design is the applied art devoted to the designing of clothing and lifestyle accessories. this art is influenced by cultural and social attitudes and has evolved over time and place. Fashion designing has come a long way from the designer clothes worn by the royalty of the ancient world to the haute couture products of the present.

Fashion Designing is one of the most lucrative, appealing, glamorous, and exciting career options in today's world. If you have a penchant for creativity, style and originality, a career in fashion designing is the one tailor made for you. On one hand, the fashion industry satisfies both the creative fancies and the materialistic needs of the people. On the other hand, it promises glamour, fame, success and high pay package to talented people.

However, is is also a demanding career, as fashion designers need to combine their creativity with managerial skills to sustain in this industry. Thus, if you can create magic with colours, shapes and designs, then just obtain a professional course to begin a successful career in the alluring world of fashion designing.

Job Prospects:
In India, the fashion industry has just begun to come of age, as it is still in its fledgling stage. this industry offerts plenty of opportunities for talented hard working and enthusisatic people. Prospects for fashion design graduates are pretty good thanks to the huge and still growing demand for "Designer Wear" and the equally outsized quantity of exports.

After successful completion of course, you can remain self employed. Alternatively, several export houses, garment store chains, textile mills, leather companies, boutiques, fashion show organizers, jewellery houses and media houses recuit professionals interested in fashion designing.

Job Roles:
As a professional fashion designer, you can work in areas like designer wear production, fashion marketing, planning and concept management. Then there is fashion media, design production management, fashion accessory design, quality control and promotion of brands.

You can also work as a designated costume designer, fashion consultant, personal stylist, technical designer, graphic designer, production pattern maker, or a fashion coordinator.

Other roles include: apparel production manager, fabric buyer, fabric quality control manager, showroom sales representative, illustrator, cutting assistant, and outside sales representative. Those interested in a career in fashion designing can also become entrepreneurs and form their own companies.

Pay Packet:
The starting monthly package can be around Rs. 10-15k. With experience, you will acquire maturity in designing skills and a few years down the line your salary would be in the range od Rs. 30-40K per month. Of course, if you become a reputed designer, you could demand the world.

Great fashion designers salary always shows an upward moving trend. However, hard work and conscious effort to update the latest trends in the fashion industry are imperative.

Top Colleges for Fashion Designing:
1. National Institute of Fashion Technology, (NIFT), New Delhi
2. Vogue Isntitute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore
3. Pearl Academy of Fashion, Delhi
4. School of Fashion Technology, Pune
5. Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune
6. National Isntitute of Design, Ahmedabad
7. International Institute of Fashion Design, Chandigarh
8. Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology, Mohali
9. J. D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi
10. Apeejay Institute of Design, Delhi

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.


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