B.Des.in Accessory Design

National Institute of Fashion Technology
In Bangalore, New Delhi, Bhopal and 6 other venues

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Where and when

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NIFT Campus, C.A. Site No. 21st, Sector 1, 27th Main Road, HSR Layout, 560034, Karnataka, India
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NIFT Block, MP Bhoj Open University Campus, Kolar Road, 462042, Madhya Pradesh, India
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NIFT Campus, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Taramani, 600113, Tamil Nadu, India
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NIFT Campus, Old Govt. Polytechnic Residential Campus, Chheb, 176001, Himachal Pradesh, India
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NIFT Campus, GH-O, Road, Behind Info City, 382007, Gujarat, India
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· Requirements

-The +2 level examination in the 10+2 pattern of examination of any recognized Central/State Board of Secondary Examination. -General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level. -3 or 4-years diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.

Course programme

Accessory Design offered by Department of Fashion & Lifestyle Accessories is one of its kind in the country. It has a well-defined curriculum for developing integrated expertise in design methodology, materials and production process, consumer behavior and market dynamics, trends and forecast interpretations, business practices and project management in the field of fashion and lifestyle accessories. A strong industry orientation is reflected in its credo 'Design for Business' with the most successful industry education interface in student learning.

The programme has gradually evolved to address the entire spectrum of accessories and lifestyle products, precious and costume jewellery, leather goods, footwear, watches, giftware, tableware, silverware, other lifestyle products and visual merchandising.

Each NIFT centre is expected to provide national leadership in the area of its specialisation. This will enhance the intensity and depth of each category of specialisation and will address design, management, marketing and technological issues, within specific product categories.

-Year 1:

The Design and Technology core will encompass a strong integrated skill and knowledge base essential to the fashion industry. An overview of apparel industry shall provide inputs on the socio-economic, traditional and cultural aspects of the industry, which would lead to ideation, conceptualisation and communication. Exploration with various materials and study of general and material science will enhance basic understanding and appreciation of manufacturing process leading to product realisation. To understand the intricacies of design, inputs in geometry and visualisation and representation shall be part of the Foundation Programme.

·The Management core will focus on the close nexus between the manufacturer, consumer and the commercial environment on one hand and the various infrastructure, administrative and human resource management on the other. The inputs in fundamentals of computer science shall be a part of the Foundation Programme.

·The Communications and Liberal Arts core will address the essential socio-cultural perceptions and contexts: the evaluation and development. Envisioning and inculcating ethical and aesthetic values would lead to understanding and expression of physical, psychological and ergonomic concerns.

-Year 2:

* Orientation to programme specialisation familiarity, appreciation and insight of various accessory types.
* Development of skills and basic understanding of materials and processes, construction principles, anthropometrics, principles of sizes and proportions, with broad orientation to socio-cultural and historical context of the sector.
* Orientation to Indian as well as global in the context of fashion, trends, consumers and market. Application of learning through basic design projects.

-Year 3:

* Development of core competence and knowledge through research and applied experiences.
* Capability to develop realistic design approach within limited constraints inherent in accessory products.
* Ability to evolve strategy of design, which integrates technical complexities and fashion influences.
* Ability to generate systems thinking towards range development and design collection in relation to fashion identity and prevailing fashion trends.
* Develop competence in handling marketing and retail environment, product merchandising, and consumer interface issues within design context, integrating finer aspects of technology, materials and processes as well as various levels of production from precision oriented to vendor based manufacturing.

-Year 4:

* Consolidation and real life application of holistic professional competence.
* Professional capabilities and values to realise and execute design development projects within a business context.
* Develop broad based approach towards specific design capability and application to multi product and multi materials in areas of fashion accessories and lifestyle products.
* Develop capabilities to induce design perspective and potential in the industry mindset.
* Comprehensive application and demonstration of professional competence for integrating design in business.

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Additional information

Payment options: Fee for non NRI students: Fee Applicable to all Students of Semester - III, V and VII is as below; Tuition Fee:Rs. 40000/- (Non-Refundable) Library Fee:Rs. 3000/- (Per Year) (Non-Refundable) Student Development & Mediclaim:Rs. 1250/- (Per Year) (Non-Refundable) TOTAL:Rs. 44250/- Fee for NRI / NRI sponsored category students of Semester - III, V and VII is as below; Academic Fee for NRI (per year - consisting of two semesters) Tuition Fee:Rs. 330000/- (Non-Refundable) Library Fee:Rs. 20000/- (Non-Refundable) Student Development & Mediclaim:Rs. 10000/- (Non-Refundable) TOTAL:Rs. 360000/- Students repeating this semester will be required to pay the re-registration fee of Rs. 5000/- per absenting semester as well as annual charges of Rs. 4,250/- towards library and student development fee over and the above mentioned amount. The last date for depositing the fee is 17th August, 2009 (as per the Academic Calendar). Fee with a late fine of Rs. 100/- per day can be deposited till 31st August, 2009. Non payment after this date without official permission would result in the name of the student being struck from the institute rolls without any further notice.

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