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What are top courses in the world for Fashion Designers?

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Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Dy. Manager Education & Counselling, Welspun India Limited
  • Chandigarh

Professional training in fashion helps to develop one's ability , knowledge and channelize creativity. Almost all polytechnics offer courses in fashion designing or dress designing or costume designing. Most of these courses are open to students after completion of the plus two or equivalent level of education. Admission to these courses is usually on the basis of an aptitude test evaluating flair for designing and sketching , sense of perspective in two and three dimensional space, aesthetic sensitivity and skill in visualization. The national Institute of fashion Technology has been set up as an autonomous body under the ministry of textiles . NIFT is the pioneer educational institute in the country imparting professional training to men and women aspiring for a career in diffrent areas of the fashion industry. It offers a 4 year undergraduate programme in design with scope for specialization in fashion design, accessory design, knitwear design.leather design, textile design and a four years undergraduate programme in fashion technology. At the higher level are the two years post graduate programme in design , fashion management and fashion technology. Admission to full time formal fashion design courses is based on an assessment of general abilities and creative aptitude. NIFT conducts the written test for all candidates applying for its bachelor in design programmes.

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Dr Aparna
Dr Aparna
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PhD Organizational Psychology
  • Hosur


Thank you for choosing Mera career guide and writing to us. Fashion designing is a growing and glowing industry around the globe and lots of students get attracted to this industry due to the glamorous tag attached to it. Fashion industry is well established around the world and there are top schools offering fashion courses at various degree level like the Bachelors and Masters level.

I can certainly list you down the top courses offered by top fashion institutes around the world. My answer well reflects the top list put down by the famous international website, Huffington Post of the USA. You can refer to their article for more details on courses around the world. However, I shall give a brief on the top courses for you here. Fashionista is a website that has listed top fashion schools around the world, that was also acknowledged and published by Huffington post. For further details please visit Please see the top 50 school ranks worldwide below.

1. Central Saint Martins
2. Royal college of art
3. Parsons, The new school for design
4. Kingston university London
5. Ecole le da Chambre Syndicale
6. La Cambre
7. Bunka fashion college
8. Antwerp royal academy of fine arts
9. Fashion institute of technology
10. Instituto Marangoni
11. Esmod
12. London college of fashion
13. Shenkar college of engineering and design
14. Savannah college of arts and design
15. University of Westmister London
16. Studio Bercot
17. Ravensbourne college of design and communication
18. Drexel university
19. Pratt institute
20. Rhode island school of design
21. Kent state university
22. Otis school of arts and design
23. TAFE institute of technology
24. George Brown college
25. Copenhagen academy of fashion design Denmark
26. Ryerson university school of fashion
27. Hogeschool Van Amsterdam
28. University of Missouri
29. Polimoda
30. University of Cincinnati
31. University of applied arts
32. University of Brighton London
33. Lasalle college international
34. Raffles university
35. Tshwane university of technology
36. California college of arts
37. Philadelphia university
38. Academy of art university
39. Royal Melbourne institute of technology Australia
40. Whitehouse institute of design
41. University of art and design Helkinsi Finland
42. NIFT National Institute of Fashion Technology India
43. Fashion institute of design and merchandising
44. University of North Texas
45. School of the Art institute of Chicago
46. Melbourne school of fashion Australia
47. LIM college
49. University of technology Sydney
50. University of Delaware USA

All the above 50 institutes are world wide reputed and recognised and the courses they offer will also reflect their credibility. You can certainly consider studying course at any of them and if you specifically want an institute from India, NIFT is the only institute on the world top 50 list.

Hope this helps.

Good luck.

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Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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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 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, 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 the talented people.

However, it 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.

Waht it would cost me?
The fees structure varies from institution to institution. However, on an average you will have to dish out more than Rs. 45,000 per annum to complete a course in fashion designing from a reputed institution.

Top Coursein Fashion Design:
The person can apply for number of courses into fashion design right from Certification Courses, to Diploma, to Bachelors, and Master Programms,. The Course duration can range from 3 months to 3 years.
Few of the top courses are:
1. Diploma in Fashion Design
2. Post Graduate Diploma in Fashion Design
3. MBA in Fashion
4. M.Des in Fashion Design
5. Pattern Drafting Progrmme
6. Fashion Design and Illustration
7. CAD
8. Portfolio Making
9. Corel Draw X
10. Adobe Photoshop and any more.

Top Colleges for Fashion Design:
Few of the top colleges in fashion design are:
1. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi
2. vogue Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore
3. Pearl Academy of Fashion, Delhi
4. School of Fashion Technology, Pune
5. Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune
6. National Institute 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. Appejay Institute of Design, Delhi.

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