B.Des.in Textile DesignNational Institute of Fashion Technology
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-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.
The Textile Design specialisation offered by Department of Fashion & Textiles equips students with broad-spectrum education in textiles while developing creativity, originality and design application in apparel and home fashion industries.
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.
Students will be introduced to textile technology namely, weaving, printing, embroidery and dyeing. It will also lay emphasis on fundamentals of graphic software and its usage for image creation. Field visits and internship with textile mills, printing units and other processing houses will be an important part of the curriculum.
The second year will strengthen the knowledge base of students, imparting design, technical marketing and communication skills. Areas of study are Dyeing, Printing & Finishing, Quality Analysis & Assurance, CAD & Weave Design, Print Design and Marketing & Merchandising. The students will also undertake a Craft Survey and Documentation to be exposed to a craft environment.
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.