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Master of Fashion Technology [M.F.Tech]

  • STREAM

    DESIGN

  • DURATION

    2 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Fashion Design

  • COURSE TYPE

    Post Graduation

Masters in Fashion Technology(M.F.Tech) is a postgraduate course in fashion designing and technology. A candidate has to be a B.Tech graduate from a recognised university in order to be eligible for this course. 

M.F.Tech is a two year program and has similar courses like Master of Fashion Technology- Functional Garment and Diploma in Fashion Technology. The course is completed over duration of four semesters.  The mode of admission is either through Entrance Examination.

The average tuition fee for the entire course ranges between 75,000 thousand INR to 15 Lakhs INR.

M.F.Tech graduates can obtain jobs in sectors like Apparel/Garment Designing, Management, Consultancy, Fashion Designing etc. and work as Apparel Designer, Design Consultant, and Production Manager etc. A fresh graduate of this course can expect an average starting annual salary of 1 Lakh INR to 2.5 Lakhs INR.

Duration

This course is completed over the duration of two years and four semesters.

About the Course

Apparel is an important part of the human life and this course is a perfect choice for students wanting to learn more about Fashion Designing and Technology. If you are interested in the technological know-how of the textile rather than mere designing of the apparel, this course is for you. Continuing from its B.Tech course, M.F.Tech provides advanced education in the field of fashion technology.

M.F.Tech is also a course that imparts knowledge on not only the production of textile but also the management of resources in the textile industry, appreciation of textile, textile designing etc.

M.F.Tech vs. M.F.Tech-Functional Garment

There is no difference between the two. In some colleges like NIFT this course is known as M.F.Tech and in colleges like BPS Mahila Vishwavidyalaya this course is named as M.F.Tech-Functional Garment.

Where to study?

 M.F.Tech is a rare course in India and is found in limited colleges. The top colleges for Master in Fashion Technology are as follows:

  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bengaluru
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinagar
  • BPS Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Sonepat (for M.F.Tech-Functional Garment)

Academic Options after M.F.Tech

After this Masters course, interested students can also pursue a Ph.D in Fashion Technology from colleges like BPS Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Sonepat.

Students can also pursue a professional and advanced diploma course in Fashion Technology from colleges like WLCI School of Fashion to strengthen their base for a successful career in the Fashion Industry.

Eligibility Of the Master of Fashion Technology [M.F.Tech]

For entrance to the course, the candidates must be a B.E/ B.Tech graduate in Fashion Technology/ Fashion and Apparel Engineering/ Textile Technology/ Textile Chemistry/ Textile Engineering or appropriate branch of Engineering and Technology with 55% minimum marks from any recognised institution or university in India.

Candidates appearing in qualifying examination are also eligible to apply for the course. These students are required to show proof of the minimum qualification at the time of counselling.

There is no age limit for being eligible for this course.

How to Get Admission in Master of Fashion Technology [M.F.Tech]

The application forms for this course are available in the months of October to January. While the Entrance Exam and the process that follows take place in the month of February to May.

Application forms are generally available online on college websites.

If the candidate is eligible, they can follow the process as given below:

  • Fill in Application Form
  • Clear the Entrance Exam
  • Clear the GD/PI round
  • Admission to the Program 

Some colleges, like BPS Mahila Vishwavidyalaya take into account the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) examination score as the sole basis of admission to the program.

Entrance Exam

As mentioned above, there are two types of Entrance Exam for this course: GATE and GAT

GAT

In colleges like NIFT, candidates have to appear for a General Ability Test in order to be selected for the next round of admission.

This entrance exam will be of 180 minutes and will comprise 150 questions.

There is no negative marking for the exam.

Students appearing for M.F.Tech will be assessed on the following topics in the question paper:

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Communication and English Comprehension
  • Analytical and Logical Ability
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  • Case Studies
  • Questions from Engineering field 

Group Discussion and Personal Interview

The selected candidates from the entrance exam would be called for GD/ PI round.

In the Group Discussion round, students will be given a case study and will be evaluated on factors like:

  • Conceptual clarity
  • Knowledge of the topic assigned
  • Contribution made to the topic
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to generate new ideas
  • Problem solving approach
  • Leadership qualities
  • Effective communication

The students will then be called for a personal interview, where the interviewers will judge the students on the basis of:

  • Career orientation
  • Aptness for the course
  • Overall personal achievements in academics and co-curricular activities
  • Communication
  • General awareness and aptitude, creative and lateral thinking

Selection Process

The final selection of the candidate will be made keeping in mind the score acquired by the candidate in Entrance Exam, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

The weightage of the above mentioned parameters is shown as follows:

Scheme of assessment

Weightage (%)

Entrance Examination

70

Personal Interview

15

Group Discussion

15