All about fashion design courses in India

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30 Jul 2018

#CareerBytes: All about pursuing fashion designing in India

If you are someone who's fascinated by the world of clothing and accessories, your book shelves are stacked with the latest issues of Vogue and Elle, and you idolize global industry greats like Giorgio Armani and Donatella Versace, then you are probably meant to be a fashion designer.

Here's everything you need to know about a career in fashion design.

Suitability

Do you have what it takes?

Do you have what it takes?

A fashion designer must be highly creative, artistic, and should have a strong imagination. All this is important to be able to convert an idea into a wearable product.

Also, one should have a flair for sketching, so they can print their ideas onto paper before getting things started.

Additionally, decent knowledge of colors and fabrics is also must for a to-be fashion designer.

Eligibility

Who can apply and how?

If you think you have what it takes to become a fashion designer, you should go ahead and take the leap.

One can apply in various graduate-level fashion design courses after completing their Class 12.

You should then appear for the various separate entrance exams conducted by top public and private institutes, like the NIFTs, NIDs, Pearl etc.

Every college has a different selection criteria.

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Fees, duration

Fee structure and the duration of fashion designing course

Fee structure and the duration of fashion designing course

The most popular graduate-level fashion design course in India, i.e. 'B. Design in Fashion' is a 4-year-long degree course.

As for fees, the structure varies across institutes. However, on an average, a graduate degree in fashion design from a reputed school will cost you somewhere between Rs. 50,000-1,00,000 per annum.

Some institutes might have significantly higher fees, though.

Institutes

The best fashion design schools in India

The fashion design courses by the premier National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has been the most sought-after in the country for decades, and remains so. Top branches are New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, and Patna.

Talking about private design schools, Pearl Academy (New Delhi), Symbiosis Institute of Design (Pune), Amity (Noida), and Vogue (Bengaluru) are top-notch.

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How can a person with an engineering degree jump to practicing fashion?

Can a graduate student from other any stream pursue fashion designing?

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How can a person with an engineering degree jump to practicing fashion?

Asked 2018-07-31 09:14:33 by Toshib nm

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If one has already completed his/her graduation in engineering and wants to pursue fashion designing, they can sit for the entrance exams so that to enroll directly into masters.

Can a graduate student from other any stream pursue fashion designing?

Asked 2018-07-31 08:06:55 by chandan kumar

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Yes, students who have completed their graduation from some other course can also apply for fashion designing. One must clear the entrance exam to study masters in Fashion.

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