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Career Identified
Fashion Designing
Fashion design is the art of application of design.
Categories of Fashion Designers
Narrators
Personalities
Aspirants
Conceptualists
Postmodernists
Technicians
Artisans
Specializations
Textile Designing
Textile design is essentially the process of creating designs for woven, knitted or printed fabrics or surface ornamented fabrics. Textile designers are involved with the production of these designs, which are used, sometimes repetitively, in clothing and interior decor items.

Duties of a Textile Designer
Carry out design research
Keep abreast with current fashion trends
Study fabric durability, weight, texture, etc.
Designs are created to suit the market
Prepare rough sketches to outline basic ideas
Transfer sketches to detailed technical specifications. The construction of designs is presented on graph paper or through CAD (computer aided design) systems to the production team
Samples are made
Work in liaison with technicians and technologists for making necessary adjustments to the designs
Select samples from the range for the market

Other Courses
Fashion Designing
BA (Bachelor of Arts) Fashion Design
BA Fashion Styling and Image Design
B.Sc. in Fashion Designing
B.F.Tech (Bachelor of Fashion Technology)

Textile Designing
Bachelor of Textile Design
MA Design - Fashion & Textiles
B.Des Textile Design
B.Sc. in Textile Designing
Diploma in Textile Design
Top Colleges
Fashion Designing
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi
National Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai
Pearl Academy, Delhi

Textile Designing
GIFT (Gandhi Institute of Fashion and Textile), Ahmedabad
IIFD (Indian Institute of Fashion & Design), Chandigarh
Heights Institute of Fashion and Technology, Jaipur

Colleges with their estimated fees
Fashion Designing
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi
Courses
Ph.D.
U.G. & P.G. Programs
Extimated fees per year
₹ 85,950 per Semester
Approx. Total Fees ₹ 859,300
Opportunities for Further Studies
M.F.Tech (Master of Fashion Technology)
M.Des (Master of Design)
M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management)
M.Sc. in Fashion Designing
PGD (Post Graduate Diploma) Fashion Design
PGD Fashion Retail
PGD Fashion Marketing
MA (Masters of Arts) Fashion Marketing
M.Sc. in Textile Designing

Specialized Program
Diploma in Fashion & Law
Merged and Related Courses
Merged Courses
Millennium Diploma in Fashion and Textile Designing
Advance Diploma in Fashion and Textile Design
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Textile Science, Clothing and Fashion Studies

Related Courses
BA Luxury Brand Management
Course Duration & Eligibility Criteria
Fashion Designing
Course Duration Eligibility Criteria
Diploma in Fashion & Law 1 or 2 years 10 + 2 or Equivalent
B.Des (Bachelor of Design) 3 or 4 years 10 + 2
B.Sc. in Textile Designing 3 years 10 + 2 or Equivalent
M.Sc. in Textile Designing 2 years Graduation

Textile Designing
Course Duration Eligibility Criteria
B.Des Textile Design 4 years 10 + 2 or Equivalent
M.Sc. in Textile Designing 2 years Graduation
MA Design - Fashion & Textiles 2 years Graduation
Diploma in Textile Design 1 year 10+2

Fashion & Textile Designing
Course Duration Eligibility Criteria
Millennium Diploma in Fashion and Textile Designing 3 years (36 months) 10+2 from a recognized board.
Advance Diploma in Fashion and Textile Design 2 years (24 months) Based on the marks obtained in 10+2.
Entrance Exams
Name of the Colleges/ Institutions Entrance Exam
National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Chennai etc. NIFT Entrance Exam
Pearl Academy, Delhi Pearl Academy Entrance Exam
JD Institute of Fashion Technology NIFT GAT (General Ability Test)
Scholarship/ Loan
NIFT, Delhi:
NIFT Means cum Merit Financial Assistance Scheme
Means cum Merit Financial Assistance Scheme and Education Loan
Role Models
Fashion Designing
Ritu Kumar
Recognised with Padma Shri Award
Manish Malhotra
Known for his luxurious styles

Textile Designing
Tarun Tahiliani
Indian Designer
Sabyasachi Mukherjee
Indian Fashion Designer from Kolkata

Skills/Competencies
Fashion Designing
Good communication skills
Patience for long work hours
Fashion consciousness
Visual imagination
Knowledge of color preferences

Textile Designing
Creativity
Interest in Drawing and Illustration
Technical knowledge
Interest in Color concepts
Business acumen
Career Prospects
Fashion Designing
Merchandising Executive
Fashion Designer
Illustrator
Fashion Coordinator
And much more…

Textile Designing
Conservator
Teacher
Graphic designer
Printmaker
Product designer
Retail buyer
Visual merchandiser
Scope/Recruiting Industries
Fashion Designing
Garment Store Chains
Fashion Show Organization
Boutiques
Fashion Entrepreneurship and Professional Practice
And much more…

Textile Designing
Design studios
Textile mills
Export houses
Textile dyeing and printing units
Fashion garment houses
Export units
Freelancing for government and private firms
Cottage industries, small scale industries
Entrepreneurship
Tentative Starting Salary Range
Fashion Designing
Average starting salary for a Fashion Designer is generally between ₹ 358,011 per year.

Textile Designing
Average starting salary for a Textile Designer is generally between ₹ 371,878 per year.
Referred links/Resources
Fashion Designing
www.nift.ac.in/delhi/

Textile Designing
www.nitratextile.org/
textiles.indianetzone.com/

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