B.Des.in Knitwear Design

National Institute of Fashion Technology
In Bangalore, New Delhi, Chennai and 3 other venues

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Bangalore
NIFT Campus, C.A. Site No. 21st, Sector 1, 27th Main Road, HSR Layout, 560034, Karnataka, India
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Chennai
NIFT Campus, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Taramani, 600113, Tamil Nadu, India
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Hyderabad
NIFT Campus, Opposite Hi-tech City, Madhapur, 500081, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Kolkata
NIFT Campus, Plot - 3B, Block-LA, Near 16 No. Water Tank, Sector III, Salt Lake City, 700098, West Bengal, India
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Mumbai
NIFT Campus Plot No. 15, Sector - 4 Kharghar, Navi Mumbai , 410210, Maharashtra, 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

Knitwear Design is emerging as a growth area in the new world order. The Knitwear Design specialisation offered by Department of Fashion & Textiles is structured keeping in view the future requirements of the Indian knitting industry. The students get an opportunity to work on state-of-the-art equipment like computerised flat bed knitting machines such as Shima Seiki and Stoll. They are also exposed to the techniques and variations in the circular and flat knitting manufacturing techniques, possible structure developments, processing and garmenting.

-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:

Students will be introduced to Fashion Art & Illustration, Basic Weaving & Hand Knitting. Textile Science, Processing & Knitting Technology. They will also get inputs in Computer Applications, Traditional Textiles, Pattern Making & Construction, Surface Techniques and Product Development project. The second year will culminate into an industry internship.


-Year 3:

Students will get further inputs in Fashion Art & Illustration, Pattern Making, Draping & Construction, Computerised Knitting, Product Realisation, Merchandising & Marketing and Advanced Knitting Technology. The students will also undertake a Craft Survey and Documentation project along with other design projects.


-Year 4:

Students will undertake a number of elective subjects to fine tune their understanding of the industry and also an independent research based project. In the final semester, students will undertake a Graduation Project with an industrial client, export house, designer or a NGO. During this period the students will be required to work on the brief given by the sponsor. The programme will culminate into a Graduate show.

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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