BDes in Fashion Design

Bachelors of Fashion Design is a 4 years Full time Undergraduate Course. Its an art of applying aesthetic Designs, Enhancement to the natural beauty with design & Accessories. Fashion Design is one of the Most popular demanded Design Specialization in India and Abroad offering plethora opportunities.

Thus Fashion Design is a field of Design that gets influenced with creative trends & Culture varying with place & Time. The Eligibility to study the Course is passed class 12th from any stream & importantly at the Time of Joining the Candidate age should be above 18 years. The Course imparts knowledge of the redesigning of Clothes (Formal, Casual, Nightwear etc) & lifestyle Accessories (rings, bracelets and necklaces etc). Therefore Fashion Designing plays a major role in world. Hence the Creative presentation & Expression and application of both Influences the talent in the society.

Bachelors of Design Fashion Design Teaching pedagogy

BDes in Fashion Design is taught in a pragmatic manner to better Live understanding with smart Digital Tools. While Studying Fashion Design the emphases in laid moreover on fashion history, Types of Clothing, color, textiles, tailoring, pattern making, sewing and tailoring along with computer-aided design (CAD).

The common teachings involves :-

  • Regular lectures.
  • Industry leaders experiences lectures.
  • Presentations.
  • Digital Tools Training.
  • Workshops.
  • Live Projects.
  • Field trips.
  • Internships.
  • Apprenticeship &
  • Training’s.

BDes in Fashion Design Course Highlights

Course Full FormBachelors of Designing in Fashion Design
Degree TypeGraduation.
Course ModeSemester wise
Eligibility12th Pass from Any Stream from Recognized Board or Equivalent.
Age LimitNo age Limit.
Medium of TeachingThe Course is Mostly taught in English but in Some Colleges in Hindi also.
Maximum DurationMaximum Duration provided is 7 years from the date of admission.
Skills RequiredGood communication skills, Good IQ, Presentation skills, High Patience & Observation, Drawing skills, Innovativeness, Creative nature.
Admission ProcessIt varies from College to College some require Entrance Exam followed by Interview. Some require SOP + Entrance Exam + Interview.
Employment OpportunitiesCorporate businesses, Consulting Firms, Media Houses, Leather companies, Colleges and universities, Garment stores, Textile mills
Bdes Course Fees (Annual in Rs)Rs 2.0 lakhs to Rs 6.0 Lakhs per Annum (Including Admission Fees, Semester Fees, Examination Fees & all other Charges).
Higher EducationStudents have multiple options for Making career in Design as they can Persue M.Design (Masters of Design in Fashion Design ), MA Design (Masters of Arts in Design – Fashion Design ), PGDM Fashion Design (Post graduate Diploma in Management).
Career OpportunitiesGarment and textile export houses, Fashion Trend Forecaster, Textile and fabric manufacturing units.
Top RecruitersRaymonds, Allen Solly, Swarovski, Bata, Lifestyle, Adidas, Spykar, Pantaloons
Top Job profilesRetail Manager, Fashion Coordinators, Make up Artist, Sketching Assistant, Fashion Stylist, Fashion Consultant,Textile Designer
Average SalaryRs 4.5 lakhs to Rs 6 lakhs
Top Bdes Colleges in IndiaNID, NIFT, ISDIAtlas Skilltech UniversityUPES, Pearl Academy, UID, WUD, SUSHANT UNIVERSITY, IIAD, ARCH, Presidency University, WOXSEN University.
BDes in Fashion Design ScholarshipsYes, Merit cum Means Scholarships are Available in All Top Bachelors of Designs Schools in India.

BDes in Fashion Design Entrance Exams in India

Entrance ExamsConducting BodiesExam DatesLast Date of Registration
Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED)Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay23rd January 2022Nov 16, 2021
NIFT Entrance ExamNational Institute of Fashion TechnologyLikely January 2022Tentatively December 2021
Pearl Academy Entrance ExamPearl AcademyFebruary Cycle – Written Exam: 5th February 2022 April Cycle – Written Exam: April 2022Feb Cycle – 31st January 2022
UPESDATUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesMarch 2022, April 2022, May 202231st March 2022
NID Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT)National Institute of DesignSunday, 2 Jan, 2022Tuesday, 30 November 2021
ISDI ChallengeAtlas Skilltech UniversityEarly Cycle -31st October 2022 Regular Cycle – Tentatively February 2022Early cycle – 1st to 30th November 2021. Regular Cycle – Tentatively February 2022.
United World Institute of Design Entrance Exam (UIDDAT)Karnavati UniversityJanuary 30, 2022January 15, 2022
Sushant University Design Aptitude Test SUDATSushant University2nd February, 202225, February 2022

Best Career Options after BDes in Fashion Design

There are many lucrative career options after BDes in Fashion Design.

  • Persue Higher Education (Masters) of 2 years in Duration in Fashion Design
  • Become an Entrepreneur and Start own business (Startup). Many Top BDes Colleges in India even provide seed funding to their passing out students for startups.
  • Various other lucrative job profiles are as following:-

Garment and textile export houses, Fashion Trend Forecaster, Textile and fabric manufacturing units, Branded fashion showrooms, Television and Film Industry, Boutiques, Retail Chains, Independent, self-employed fashion designers, Freelancers, Product Developer, Fashion Educator.

Bachelors of Design in Fashion Design Syllabus

Fashion design is for Men, Women, Children & Kids use. It can be anything that gives soothness, blithe in terms of garments, footwear, clothing, accessory, jewelry, luggage, Fashion Styling.

1st year
Semester 1Semester 2
Communication Skills I Communication Skill II 
Gandhian ThoughtsDrawing & Sketching II 
Environmental Studies Art Appreciation 
Introduction to Computer Application Introduction to Design Concept 
Elements of Design  Surface Design  
Introduction to Surface Ornamentation Material Studies 
Drawing & Sketching I  
2nd year
Semester 3Semester 4
Introduction to Textile Traditional Textiles of India 
Garment Construction I History of Indian Costume  
Open ElectiveOpen Elective
Introduction to Fashion Industry Design Concept I 
Computer Application I Surface Ornamentation Technique- I 
Fashion Model Drawing Pattern Making II 
Pattern Making I Garment Construction II  
3rd Year
Semester 5Semester 6
Fashion Marketing & Merchandising – IIIFashion Marketing & Merchandising – IV
Foreign Language – VBehavioural Science – VI
FrenchForeign Language – VI
Portfolio Development for Fashion – ISanskrit
Communication skills – IIIPortfolio Development for Fashion – I
Behavioural Science – VFashion Appreciation
 Fashion Journalism – IV
 Communication Skills – IV
4th Year
Semester 7Semester 8
Intellectual Property Rights Portfolio Development 
Visual Merchandising  Industry Internship
Costume Design Design concept process and digital portfolio 
Craft Documentation  
Entrepreneurship Development  
Advance Draping  
Range Development  
Fashion Business Management 
Documents Required for BDes in Fashion Design Admission

Following Documents are required to Upload at the Time of application in BDes in Fashion Design or Carry at the time of admission.

  • Mark sheet and pass certificate of your Class X or XII examination.
  • School leaving certificate
  • Entrance Exam Score Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Transfer certificate
  • Domicile certificate/ Residential proof certificate.
  • Character certificate/ Migration certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Proof of disability (if any)