Sumit Yadav

What courses would be helpful if I want to make career as a Fashion Designer?

Provide me with the list of all courses for fashion industry

by Sumit Yadav
3 answers
| Share :

3 answers

RE: What courses would be helpful if I want to make career as a Fashion Designer?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
Verified Career Expert
Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh
Professional training in fashion helps to develop one's skills, expertise, knowledge and creativity. Almost all government polytechnics offer diploma courses in fashion designing, dress designing or costume designing. Many of them may offer accessory design courses. Most of these courses are open to students after completion of 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 tow and three dimensional space, aesthetic sensitivity and skills in visualization. The premier fashion institutes in India such National Institute o Fashion Technology imparts professional training to men and women aspiring for a career in fashion industry. It offers four years undergraduate programme in design with scope for specialization in fashion design, accessory design, knitwear design, leather design, textile design etc. At the higher level are the two years post graduate programme in design , fashion management and fashion technology. The fashion design courses covers all the processes of design from inspiration to the final product.Learners learn all about pattern making, garment construction, grading and draping, fashion art, history of costumes and textiles and apparel fabric and textile science. They are also taught presentation techniques and preparation of portfolios as an aspect of creative marketing and how toorganizefashion shows.

RE: What courses would be helpful if I want to make career as a Fashion Designer?

Aparna M Venkatesan
Aparna M Venkatesan
Verified Career Expert
PhD Management And Organizational Psychologist
  • Hosur


Thank you for choosing Mera career guide and writing to us. To begin a career as a fashion designer it is very essential to have a basic qualification at a degree level. Just to read a Diploma and embark a career in fashion designing cannot be very easy. A one year diploma may help to get a job but a proper degree will give some lead to have a prosperous career. An education that offers in depth knowledge and understanding of the designing theories is essential and for this reason studying at a degree level is highly essential. There are Bachelors degree and Masters degree offered in fashion designing by various institutes in India. You may consider studying one of the degree level courses. You can find some of the courses offered by top institutes for fashion designing in India, in the list below.

1. National institute of fashion technology (NIFT)
The following undergraduate degrees are offered at NIFT:
B.Des. Fashion design, B.Des. Leather design, B.Des. Accessory design, B.Des. Textile design, B.Des. Knitwear design, B.Des. Fashion communication and B.FTech. Apparel production.

2. National institute of design (NID) Ahmedabad
This is another reputed institute in India for designing and they offer one course related to fashion designing, B.Des. Textile designing.

3. Apeejay institute of deisgn New Delhi
Apeejay is also national recognised and they offer a three year B.Des. in fashion design.

4. Vogue institute of fashion technology Bangalore
Vogue is another widely reckoned institute with bachelors degree courses on offer such as BSc Life style and accessory design, BSc Garment manufacturing technology, BSc Fahsion and apparel designing and BSc textile designing. They also have MBA courses related to fashion designing which you may consider doing after a BSc or MSc degree.

5. Pearl academy of fashion Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Noida and Jaipur
This is another reputed fashion school from India with four branches offering Bachelors degree in a variety of fashion courses such as BA Hons in Fashion design, Fashion styling and image design, Fashion business management, communication design, Luxury brand management, Fashion media management, Branding and advertising management, Fashion marketing and retail management and textile design for fashion and interiors.

You may consider studying any of the bachelors degree that interests you to embark a career in fashion management or fashion designing. Good luck.

RE: What courses would be helpful if I want to make career as a Fashion Designer?

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 the cultural and social attitudes and has evolved over time and place. Fashion designing has come a long way from Designers 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 penchant for creativity, style and originality, a career in fashion designing is the one tailor made for you. On one hand, it satisfies bothe 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 needs 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.

What would it 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 anum to complete a course in Fashion Designing from a reputed institution.

Certification Courses in Fashion Designing:
The person can apply for number of courses into fashion design right from Certification Courses, to Diplomas, to Graduation, to Masters Programs. The Course duration can range from 3 Months to 3 Years depending upon opted program level.

Follwing courses will be helpful to make a career in fashion designing:
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 Programme
6. Fashion Design and illustration
7. CAD
8. Portfolio Making
9. Corel Draw X
10. Adobe Photoshop and many more

Top Colleges in Fashion Design:
Following are the few of the top colleges in fashion design:
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 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. Appejay Institute of Design, Delhi.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.


RE: What courses would be helpful if I want to make career as a Fashion Designer?

This topic is now closed. New replies are no longer allowed.

What are my alternative career options with an MA in mass comm and 8 years of advertising experience

Hello Sharmishtha, Interesting question asked. But who other than you would be capable of answering this question best. You have a vast array of work .. read more

Procedure for admission in DMIT course?

Hello Karishma, Looks like you are interested in finger print analysis and Multiple intelligence. A such this course can be pursued by any Individual. .. read more

What are the jobs available for class 10th passed students?

Hello Anshul, Your question is a bit surprising. Why do you wish to work after 10th? Anyways that is a personal choice. Only advise, I would give here .. read more

best college for animation

Hello Hisham, Good question. But please note, I can only list down colleges, whether they are the best or not, is for you to decide. Check the website .. read more
Most Popular

How is the typical day of a Tourist Guide/Manager ?

Tour guides work in the travel industry, giving guided tours to groups of visitors. They are experts on the history of the location and offer their to .. read more

What is the eligibility criteria to be a Geologist?

Someone who's interested and concerned with Earth's natural resources may want to look into a career as a geologist. Geologists study the Earth to gai .. read more

What should choose between Software developer and Bank PO

We can compare both by the following factors. 1. On the basis of Salary: Starting salary for Bank PO Job - 38,000 – 42,000 Starting salary for I .. read more

Top 10 MBA Colleges that don’t require CAT Score

1. XLRI Jamshedpur- XAT 2. JBIMS-MHCet 3. SP Jain- CAT or XAT 4. IIFT  5. NMIMS 6. SIBM- SNAP 7. XIMB- XAT 8. MICA- Ahmedabad 9. SCMHRD -SNAP 10. .. read more