BDes in Knitwear Design

Knitwear Design is a part of Textile Design which focuses on Knitted fabric as manufacturing practices in a range of yarns and wools. Thus its an type of Design where blend of innovation, practical application done on textile by machines, yarns & wool to produce an end-products as usable garments of Unique designs & Pattern.

Bachelors of Design in knitwear Design is a 4 years undergraduate Course. The process of inter-looping of yarns or inter-meshing of loops is being taught in Study. This course prepares students for the requirement of Indian & Abroad the knitting industry. The Students are made to learn varieties of resistant to runs Knit fabric namely weft-knit and warp-knit fabric. Warp-knitted fabrics used in lingerie and Warp-knit fabrics are mostly for Industrial Use for sportswear, shoe fabric, fabrics for printing and advertising.

The Course emphasis on Computerized aided knitting, knitwear pattern making, production of cloth, fashion art and sketching. Also Design Process, knitwear production and planning along with different kinds of knitting, marketing and sales flow.

Bachelors of Design in Knitwear Design

BDes in Knitwear Design is taught in a pragmatic manner to better Live understanding with smart Digital Tools. 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 Knitwear Design Course Highlights

Course Full FormBachelors of Designing in Knitwear 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 OpportunitiesMadura Garments, Raymond, Cascade Enterprise, Pratibha Syntex, Nahar Group of Industries, SPL Industries, Rajah Hosiery, Oswal Woollen Mills, Indian Terrain, Impulse International, Arvind Brands, Orient Craft, Lakra Brothers, Matrix
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 Knitwear Design ), MA Design (Masters of Arts in Design – Knitwear Design), PGD Knitwear Design (Post graduate Diploma).
Career OpportunitiesCostume Designer, Knitted fabric designer, Product Developer, fashion-illustrator, Fashion Forecaster, Fashion Coordinator, Textile Designer, Graphic Designer, Apparel Merchandiser, Fashion Stylist, Visual Merchandiser, Fashion Designer
Top RecruitersPark Avenue, United Colors of Benetton, GAP, Raymond, H&M, Lifestyle, Marks & Spencer, Creative Lines, Future Group, Monte Carlo, Woodland, Apparel Online
Top Job profilesAssistant Technical Designer, Knitwear Designer, Cut & Sew Knitwear Designer, Technical Designer & Freelance, Colorist, Procurement Coordinator, Facilities Manager, Teacher & Lecturer
Average SalaryRs 4.5 lakhs to Rs 6 lakhs
Top Bdes Colleges in IndiaNIFT Hyderabad, World University of Design,  ISDIAtlas Skilltech UniversityUPES, Pearl Academy, CEPT University, WUD, SUSHANT UNIVERSITY, PESU, Banasthali Vidyapith.

BDes in Knitwear 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 Knitwear Design

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

  • Persue Higher Education (Masters) of 2 years in Duration in Knitwear 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:-
  • Apparel Designer.
  • Assistant Technical Designer.
  • Buyers.
  • Colorist.
  • Costume Designer for Entertainment Industry.
  • Cut & Sew Knitwear Designer.
  • Entrepreneurs.
  • Facilities Manager.
  • Fashion Forecasters.
  • Freelance.
  • Graphic Designer.
  • Independent consultants /Researchers.
  • Knitted fabric designer.
  • Knitwear Designer.
  • Merchandiser.
  • Procurement Coordinator.
  • Product Developer.
  • Quality controllers for fabric.
  • Retail planners.
  • Retail space designers.
  • Stylists.
  • Teacher & Lecturer.
  • Technical Designer.
  • Visual merchandisers.

Bachelors of Design in Knitwear Design Syllabus

The students after studying knitwear Design gets overall knowledge of followings:-

  • Traditional Indian Textiles
  • Dyeing, Printing and Finishing
  • Woven Fabric Structure
  • Hands-on skills for surface manipulation
  • Knitted Fabric Structure
I YearII-YearIII YearIV-Year
PhotographyCraft research and DevelopmentTextile DesignDesign ,Process and Research
Textile Science Garment Construction Grading & Marker MakingImage and Fashion Styling
Computerized KnittingSurface TechniquesTraditional Indian textileProduction and Planning
Sports wearPattern MakingKidswearRetail Buying
Digital IllustrationComputerized PMTrends and ForecastingProduct Development
Knitting TechnologyFashion Art and illustrationFashion Art & IllustrationVisual Merchandising
Basic Weaving FinishingPrint Design, Portfolio Development
Craft Survey Fashion Merchandising & MarketingCircular Knitting
Computer Applications Industry InternshipDesign Collection/Graduation Project
Craft Survey LingerieConstruction & Draping
  Surface Embellishment Portfolio/ Dissertation
  Product Realization 
Documents Required for BDes in Knitwear Design Admission

Following Documents are required to Upload at the Time of application in BDes in Knitwear 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)