B.A. in Fashion Designing is a 3-year long career-oriented undergraduate course in Fashion Designing. Fashion Design is the creation of original designs in such things as garments, footwear, jewelries, luggage, such accessories, etc. The course, in its essence, is an advanced study of:
|Bachelor of Arts in Maharashtra||Bachelor of Arts in Rajasthan||Bachelor of Arts in Uttar Pradesh||Bachelor of Arts in Delhi|
The minimum eligibility needed for applying to the course is the successful completion of the 10+2 level of education from a recognized educational Board, in any discipline, and with a minimum aggregate score of 50%.
Such graduates are hired in capacities such as:
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 5000 and 2 Lacs for a span of 3 years. The average initial monthly salary offered in India to such graduates lies between INR 10,000 and 15, 000, increasing with the candidate’s experience and skillset in the field.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System/ Yearly|
|Eligibility||10+2 or equivalent qualification in any disciplines|
|Admission Process||Merit-based/ Based on performance in entrance exam|
|Course Fee||INR 1,000 to 5 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 to 10 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Fashion Media, Export Houses, Fashion Show Management, Freelancing for Fashion Houses, Garment Manufacturing Unit, Garment Store Chains, Jewelry Houses, Leather Companies, Media Houses, Textile Mills, etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas||Fashion Media, Export Houses, Fashion Show Management, Freelancing for Fashion Houses, Garment Manufacturing Unit, Garment Store Chains, Jewelry Houses, Leather Companies, Media Houses, Textile Mills, and such.|
|Job Positions||Merchandiser, Textile Designer, Retail Fashion Consultant, Management Trainee, Garment Sample Coordinator, Knitwear Designer, Assessor\ Examiner of Garment Making, Fashion Expert, among others.|
The course is primarily about:
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees|
|Arch Academy of Design||Jaipur||INR 3,95,000|
|Pearl Academy - School of Fashion, Styling and Textiles||Noida,||INR 1,47,500|
|Institute of Apparel Management||Gurgaon||INR 1,00,000|
|National Institute of Fashion Technology||Dharmasala||INR 6,84,000|
|WLCI School of Fashion Technology, Bengaluru||Bengaluru||INR 2,91,250|
|Pearl Academy- School of Creative Business||New Delhi||INR 1,23,500|
|WLCI School of Fashion Technology, Chennai||Chennai||INR 2,91,250|
|WLCI School of Fashion Technology, Kolkata||Kolkata||INR 2,91,250|
|WLCI School of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad||Hyderabad||INR 2,91,250|
|Pearl Academy, Jaipur||Jaipur||INR 3,89,500|
|Pearl Academy, Mumbai||Mumbai||INR 4,28,500|
|Whistling Woods International||Mumbai||INR 3,00,000|
|Nirmala College,||Ranchi||INR 7,003|
|MIT Art, Design and Technology University||Pune||INR 3,50,000|
|Thiruvalluvar University||Vellore||INR 6,067|
|Techno Global University||Shillong||INR 4,500|
|ISBM University, Chhura||Chhura||INR 5,300|
|Amity University, Noida||Noida||INR 5,22,000|
|Amity University, Kolkata||Kolkata||INR 2,65,000|
|K.R. Mangalam University||Gurgaon||INR 4,05,000|
|U P Rajarshi Tandon Open University||Allahabad||INR 10,500|
|Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University||Jaipur||INR 90,000|
|ISBM University, Chhattisgarh||Chhattisgarh||INR 69,900|
Candidates wishing to apply for the course need to fulfil the following eligibility criteria
|Bachelor of Arts in Tamil Nadu||Bachelor of Arts in Gujarat||Bachelor of Arts in Haryana||Bachelor of Arts in Meghalaya|
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on their performance in a relevant entrance test. Some institutes also admit students based on the candidate’s obtained merit at the 10+2 level, while some conduct their own entrance tests for offering admission. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
Some such entrance tests held in the country for admission to the course are:
A year-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|Apparel Construction Methods||Fabric Dyeing and Printing||Introduction to Pattern Making and Garment Construction|
|Color Mixing||Fashion Illustration and Design||Leather Designing|
|Computer-Aided Design||Fashion Studies||Manufacturing Technology|
|Elements of Textiles||History of Costumes||Surface Development Techniques|
The world of fashion is a complex ecosystem with a large community playing out a wide assortment of essential functions.
Successful graduates of the course are lucratively employed in:
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful graduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Costume Designers||Costume Designers create the look of each character by designing clothes and accessories that actors wear in a performance, depending on the character’s style and complexity.||6,65,666|
|Fashion Consultants||Fashion Consultants provide professional fashion advice and recommendations to individuals, customers, or companies. They draw from an expert knowledge of trends and fashion principles for assisting others in fashion-related guidance.||7,15,870|
|Fashion Coordinator||Fashion Coordinators set up particular arrangements of costumes for fancy occasions, such as photograph shoots, TV appearances, runway walks, and other such occasions.||6,75,368|
|Sales Representatives||Sales Representatives offer retail items, merchandise, and projects to clients. They work with clients to discover what they need, make arrangements, and guarantee smooth transactions. They also work to discover new potential customers, through professional resources, customer referrals, and so forth.||7,42,903|
|Technical Designer||Technical Designers are responsible for designing clothing that fulfills the client’s requirements and assists the mission of their brand. They partake in quality control roles for a variety of products, from purses and footwear to exceptional pieces of clothing and whole garments lines. Technical Designers work as a major aspect of a collaborative team with designers, merchandisers, and manufacturers.||6,89,543|