School of Fashion Technology, Pune Admission 2021, Ranking, Placement, Reviews, Entrance Exam

Pune, Maharashtra Estd 1998 SNDT, Mumbai Private NAAC Ranked 15 For Fashion Design By Indiatoday 2020 +1 more

School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) is a premier educational institution located in Pune, Maharashtra, dedicated to imparting quality education in the field of Fashion technology. It was established in 1998 under the tutelage of Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha (MKSSS), Pune, India in collaboration with National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi.

School of Fashion Technology, Pune currently offers a 4-year Bachelor’s in Design (B. Design) program in affiliation with S.N.D.T. Women’s University (Mumbai). Additionally, it offers a 3-year UG program in Fashion Design and two 2-year PG Diploma programs in Fashion Brand Design & Technology, and Fashion Buying & Merchandising in association with Accademia Costume & Moda, Rome (Italy).

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  • Only online mode of application and fee payment is allowed.
  • Candidates must pay a one-time registration fee of INR 2800 prior to taking the Online Test (SOFT-CET).
  • Candidates must email a scanned copy of their Class XII marks sheet (and Graduation marks sheet for PG courses) to the admissions and administration departments after registering online.
  • Candidates must secure a minimum of 45% marks in 10+2 in order to be eligible for the B. Design and Fashion Designing programs.
  • For PG Diploma, candidate should have a Graduation degree in order to apply for admission.
  • Candidates with 3-year Diploma in Dress Making and Garment Manufacturing or equivalent qualification recognized by AICTE/ 5-year Diploma in Fine Arts recognized by the State Technical Board/ Successful completion of 1st year Degree from NIFT are eligible for Lateral Entry (2nd year) to B. Design program.
  • Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in a common online entrance test.
  • Shortlisted candidates are further evaluated on the basis of several parameters, viz. Studio Test/ Portfolio Presentation, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
  • Reservation policy applicable as per S.N.D.T. Women's University/State Government of Maharashtra norms.

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Highlights 2021 of School of Fashion Technology, Pune Admissions (Tentative)

Name of the Institute School of Fashion Technology, Pune
Institute Type Self-financed
Basic Admission Criteria Entrance Exam
Last Date to Apply April 15, 2020
Name of Entrance Exam SOFT-CET
Entrance Exam Date May 18-20, 2020
Declaration of Merit List May 29, 2020
Counselling Institute
Counselling Date May 29, 2020- June 4, 2020
Application Mode Online
Scholarship Yes

Note: The dates mentioned above are tentative based on previous year important dates and subject to change as per discretion.

School of Fashion Technology B.Design 2021

School of Fashion Technology offers a Bachelor’s in Design program with specializations in Fashion Design, Fashion Communication, and Textile Design. The basic eligibility criteria for admission to the B. Design program is a pass in 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized institute. Selection of candidates for admission to the B.Design program is done on the basis of several parameters, which include a CET, followed by a Studio Test and Interview.

Prospective candidates may visit the institute website and fill the online application-cum-registration form. The application fee can be paid using online payment modes, viz. credit/ debit card or net-banking. No other mode of application or fee payment is recognized by the institute.

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Process
B. Design Fashion Design 10+2/ equivalent SOFT-CET + Studio Test + Personal Interview
Fashion Communication
Textile Design

Key Points:

  • Candidates for B. Design program are selected on the basis of CET (50% weightage) and academic records (50% weightage) before being shortlisted for subsequent selection parameters.
  • Candidates who have successfully completed the 1st year of their B. Design/ B. Fashion/ equivalent degree course offered by Indian Universities / Foreign University with equivalence from AIU may seek direct admission to the second year of B. Design program.

School of Fashion Technology Industry Integrated Courses Admission 2021

School of Fashion Technology, Pune offers three Industry Integrated courses in association with Accademia Costume and Moda, Rome. Under this program, students get to choose from a UG-level course in Fashion Design and two PG-level diploma courses in Fashion Brand Design & Technology, and Fashion Buying and Merchandising.

The basic eligibility criteria for admission to the Fashion Design course is a pass in 10+2 or equivalent exam. Candidates seeking admission to postgraduate level courses must have a minimum qualification of a bachelor’s degree (any stream). Selection of candidates is done on the basis of a Common Entrance Test (SOFT-CET), followed by Portfolio Presentation and Interview.

Course Name Specialization Eligibility Criteria Selection Process
UG Program Fashion Design 10+2/ Equivalent SOFT-CET followed by Portfolio Presentation and Interview.
PG Diploma Fashion Brand Design & Technology Graduation
Fashion Buying & Merchandising

Key Points:

  • Candidates with an academic background in Fashion/ having work experience in the fashion industry are given preference.
  • For admission to postgraduate level courses, candidates with managerial/ soft skills are given the first priority.
  • Candidates for the PG diploma programs must also attend a Group Discussion session for selection purpose.

School of Fashion Technology, Pune Application Process 2020

School of Fashion Technology, Pune accepts applications from eligible candidates through online mode only. The application process in details is as follows:

  • Candidates may visit the institute’s website or the dedicated admission website and register online for the Online Test (SOFT-CET).
  • All requisite information in the registration-cum-application form must be filled correctly.
  • Candidate receives a Username and Password along with a set of 20 mock/ practice questions after successful registration.
  • The registration fee for SOFT-CET is INR 2800 which can be paid only through online payment modes, viz. credit/ debit card and internet banking.
  • Candidate is required to select his/ her preferred date for the Online Test at the time of filling the registration form.
  • Failure to be present in the SOFT premises on the chosen date will automatically cancel his/ her candidature.
  • After filling the online registration form, the applicant must immediately scan his/ her 12th Marks Sheet (and Graduation Marks Sheet, in case the applicant has registered for PG Diploma) and email it to admissions@soft.ac.in and also cc it to admin@soft.ac.in.
  • It is advised that candidates carry his/ her own materials (colors, drawing pencils, eraser etc.) for the Studio Test.
  • After declaration of Merit List, candidate is required to confirm his/her interest in taking admission with SOFT within 4 days by sending email to the above mentioned email address.

Documents Checklist

The following documents will be required to be produced/ submitted at the time of final admission:

  • Class XII marks sheet
  • Graduation marks sheet (only for PG courses)
  • Class XII passing certificate   
  • Degree of Graduation, as applicable
  • Any other document deemed necessary

School of Fashion Technology, Pune Reservation

The institute offers reservation of seats as per the Maharashtra State Government norms, as listed below:

Category Reservation (in percentage)
Scheduled Caste (SC) 13
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7
De-notified Tribe (DT) 3
Nomadic Tribe-1 (NT-1) 2.5
Nomadic Tribe-2 (NT-2) 3.5
Nomadic Tribe-3 (NT-3) 2
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 19
Special Backward Class (SBC) 2
Person with Disability (PwD) 3

SOFT, Pune Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Des1.36 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Pass in 10+2 + SOFT CET
B.Des {Lateral}1.36 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Pass in 10+2 + SOFT CET
M.Des2.5 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Graduation
COURSEADMISSION LINK
B.Des, Admission Link

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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7.3 /10

Admission :

I was very much attracted and passionate about jewellery.And i live in Pune ,so what can be better than SOFT.I match the eligibility criteria of 10+2 and filled up the admission form.Also given the SOFT-CET which was the main admission criteria.After that i was selected on the basis of my scores .

8 /10 faculty
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7.3 /10

Admission :

My admission was a bit lengthy process. First registered and applied for college. Then I gave the entrance exam concerned in which I scored 88 percentile and got selected. Then after that there was a situation test which also went well.

8 /10 faculty
7 /10 placement
7 /10 social life
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8.0 /10

Admission :

The admission process is only based on the 10+2 scores and Common Entrance Test(CET). I had appeared for the CET and my scores are good enough to get admission in this college.Then in order to block the seats ,i had attended the counselling.

8 /10 faculty
8 /10 placement
8 /10 social life
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9.0 /10

Admission :

The Students can go to the college website and register online for the SOFT-CET test. The students need to fulfill all the necessary criteria and upload the educational information. A registration fees of 2800 is to be paid by online mode. Other than that, you need to have at least 45% marks in 12th class from a recognized board. If you have cleared the exam then you will be called for a group discussion and interview round. 50% weight-age is given to academic record and the other 50% weight-age is given to the online exam score. After the merit list is declared, the student need to declare which course he want to take and email the university on their site.

Remarks :

In this college, we are given more information about operations in fabric designers such as bedding, rug makers and apparel prototypes. We are given more information about the growing needs of Indian textile and the present day society situation related to texture based print, woven fabric and embroidery design. Thus our college equip the student minds with industry related things and boost their confidence so that they would be industry ready at the end of the course.

9 /10 faculty
8 /10 placement
10 /10 social life
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8.7 /10

Admission :

The students who have secure the minimum of 45% marks in class 12th are eligible to apply. You can apply by online mode and pay an application fees of 2800 before taking an online entrance exam. SOFT-CET is an online test which is conducted to select the candidates for the fashion and design program. The shortlisted students if selected are evaluated on the basis of different parameters such as group discussions, personal interview and portfolio presentation. Some seats are also reserved for the women candidates. Based on your marks, a merit list will be prepared which is given 50% weight-age and if lucky you will be given admission in the college.

Remarks :

Our college have been working for many years and providing students knowledge about the various areas of fashion industry, production, technology, merchandising, communication and suitable fashion. Highly qualified teachers and experts from the industry train the students and endow them with the required knowledge and skill for the apparel & fashion sector. SOFT aims at equipping the students with intellect, creativity and confidence for a bright future ahead.

8 /10 faculty
9 /10 placement
9 /10 social life
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9.3 /10

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I got admission after completing my B.Des in Fashion of Design with 68% marks. To apply for the Entrance Examination at least 50% marks are needed but I had more than that. Then the college took an entrance test overall video call and first they took a personal interview then they asked me to show my portfolio, then a statement of purpose, why I chose this course. They were happy with answers and confirmed my admission.

10 /10 faculty
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8.3 /10

Admission :

I had always wanted to read in this college. Getting an admission in this college was always my priority. After completing my higher secondary exams, I gave the entrance exam in this college. I was really glad that my name was there on the first shortlist.

Remarks :

My college life was quite happy and eventful. I had made numerous friends in this institution. Most of them are still in touch with me. Our professors were so helpful that they still guide us in our career.

9 /10 faculty
8 /10 placement
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7.3 /10

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1.One of the best fashion college after NIFT 2. Dedicated only to fashion 3. Theoretical and practical skills both are taught 4. Value addion subjects included 5. Works for sustainable fashion 6. Mid fees range college for fashion

7 /10 faculty
8 /10 placement
7 /10 social life
8 /10 course
9 /10 hostel
5 /10 campus life
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RB
8.5 /10

Admission :

For the admission process, one has to go through the entrance exam of CET. I cleared the CET exam and after that, I went through the studio test, but all the materials are taken care of by the institution and lastly the interview.

Remarks :

The infrastructure and campus life of the Institution is very nice and pleasant. It is well facilitated with enough sewing machines and computer labs as well for Fashion communication. And we also have good exposure to the outside fashion industries through the excursion and events organized by the institution.

8 /10 faculty
9 /10 placement
8 /10 social life
9 /10 course
9 /10 hostel
8 /10 campus life
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9.3 /10

Admission :

We were asked to fill a form based on it online exam was taken. I had a pretty good score in the online exam on the basis of which I was called to campus for the creativity exam and interview round. In the creativity exam I constructed structure of a fashion ramp. Materials were provided by them. The interview was pretty nice. As I Come from Bengal they asked me few things about Bengal.

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The College Campus infastructure is really nice. The faculty is really very helpful when as required. We had good exposure to the industry via projects like fashion shoots. Only if they could also work on the placememts of students as only 40 to 60 percent students are placed

10 /10 faculty
6 /10 placement
10 /10 social life
10 /10 course
10 /10 hostel
10 /10 campus life
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