Fashion Design (Knits) Program

In Kolkata

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Kolkata
Duration 3 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Kolkata
  • Duration:
    3 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
114/2/2A, Hazra Road, 1st floor, Near Kalighat Fire Brigade, 700026, West Bengal, India
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Starts On request
114/2/2A, Hazra Road, 1st floor, Near Kalighat Fire Brigade, 700026, West Bengal, India
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Course programme

Course Contents
Phase 1: Development of Basic Skills
To establish a stable foundation on issues relating to the industry, the students firstly acquire the design skills such as Elements of Design, Elements of Fashion and Fashion Art etc. Emphasis is also on Computer Application, Tradition Textiles, Surface Techniques, Basic Weaving & Knitting Skills, Pattern Making & Construction, and History of Costumes etc.
Phase 2: Development of Design Skills
The thrust is to give specialized inputs in all the essential subjects such as Design Process, Thematic Approach to Design, Draping, Fashion Art & Illustration, Pattern Making & Construction, Computerized & Circular Knitting Techniques, Product Realization, and Marketing & Merchandising, Production Planning & Control etc.

Phase 3: Development of Professional Skills
Students will undertake a number of elective subjects such as Buying & Merchandising, Quality Assurance in Knits, Processing techniques etc 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, or a designer. During this period the students will be required to work on the brief given by the sponsor. The program will culminate with a Design Collection showcased on the ramp. The intrinsic features of this program also help in the development of personality and professional traits.
The three years of study include 6 weeks of internship program. This is intended to impart students with an appreciation and working knowledge of the industry. Students get first hand exposure of the work environment of the apparel manufacturing system. Thus they are prepared to accept the challenges of the industry and can correlate the theory with practice. Workshops, trade Fairs, Conferences and Seminars are important elements of the study program.
Career Opportunities
The course has been designed to create well rounded professionals, equipped to handle the challenges of knitted fabric and garment design & development for domestic and export markets. They can pursue careers as designers, merchandisers, Quality controller in the domestic and export garment units.

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