M.Sc Fashion and Apparel Design

Study Campus

Bengaluru City University Dr. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru- 560001, Karnataka. Phone : 8029572013, Email: bcufad@gmail.com

  • Overview
  • Faculty
  • Syllabus
  • Facilities
  • Industry Collaboration
  • Alumni

The Department of fashion and Apparel Design at Central College Campus was established in 2002 as part of the University Industry Interaction Program to provide students with the opportunity to pursue a career in the fashion and apparel industries. The department has been continuing since 2018 after being trifurcation by Bengaluru City University, it located at Central College Campus and has also been working as a knowledge service provider by offering a four-semester Master of Science in Fashion & Apparel Design that seeks to develop and promulgate knowledge. The course provides students with an opportunity for a career in apparel and related industries and also to pursue research. The programme is designed to cater to the growing demands for manpower proficient in Designing, Merchandising, Production, Buying Houses, Designer Boutiques Quality and Retailing for the Clothing and Textile industry.

The successful alumni of the department have been working as Fashion Designers, Merchandisers, Quality Control Coordinator, Production Assistants, Retail Sales Representatives, Visual Merchandisers, etc., in reputed organizations, along with starting up their own businesses. The department is excelling in achieving 100% results and rankings.

Vision

“To promote excellence in education for a vibrant and inclusive society through knowledge creation and dissemination’’

Mission

• To impact quality education and promote scientific temper in a highly conducive academic environment.
• To blend theoretical knowledge with practical skills to enhance employability & entrepreneurial potential.
• To inculcate right values among students.
• To promote leadership qualities among students.

Programme Offered

   
Course Offered M.Sc. in Fashion & Apparel Design (CBCS)
Nature of Course Semester Scheme
Duration 2 years (4 semesters)
Intake 30 regular seats + 05 payment seats +02 Sponsored seats
Eligibility Bachelor’s Degree examination in Fashion & Apparel Design / Costume and Fashion Designing/ Garment Manufacturing Technology / Textile Technology / Apparel & Fashion Technology / Fashion Designing / Costume & Apparel Design from any recognized University / Institute and have not secured less than 50% of marks in aggregate in optional subjects are eligible for admission. For sponsored candidates: Bachelor’s degree from recognized University with not less than 50% of marks in aggregate in optional subjects and employed in a reputed institution / organization in a responsible position with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the area of Apparel / Textile / Fashion Design.
 

Student/Admission/Performance

   
Sl.No Year Student Intake M.Sc (FAD) Students Admitted Results Rank Details
1 2018 30 22 100% 5
2 2019 30 20 100% 5
3 2020 30 21 100% 5
4 2021 30 28
5 2022 30 25
 
Dean Faculty of Science/Chairman (I/c): Dr. V.R Devraj
Name Designation Qualification
Dr.S.Kauvery Bai Visiting Faculty M.Sc. Textiles and Clothing, M.Phil., Ph.D.
Dr.KantarajTavane Part Time Guest Faculty M.Tech – Textile, Ph.D, FIE, C.Engg(India), LLB.
Dr. Hemalatha Jain Part Time Guest Faculty M.Sc. Textile and Clothing, Ph.D, Textile Design & Craft
Dr. Shubha Nandeesha Part Time Guest Faculty M.Sc. Textiles and Clothing, Ph.D.
Shipra Wadhwa Rai Part Time Guest Faculty PG Fashion Technology (NIFT), MBA
Dr. Vaishali Menon Part Time Guest Faculty M.Sc. Textiles and Clothing, Ph.D.
D.Sheshachala Visiting Faculty M.Tech. Textile Technology
Sumalatha S Part Time Guest Faculty M.Sc. Apparel Technology & Management
Reshma K S Full Time Guest Faculty M.Sc. Fashion and Apparel Design
Radhika Ashwath Part Time Guest Faculty M.Sc. in Fashion and Apparel Design

Laboratory

The Department has spacious class rooms equipped with audio visual teaching aids, Department Library & separate laboratories for Designing, Draping. Sewing, CAD, Chemical Processing, Textile and Apparel Testing.  Major instruments available in the Department:Moisture Management Tester, Universal Testing Machine, Gretag Macbeth 7000A Spectrophotometer, Flammability Tester, FAST system, US-Vis Spectrophotometer, Trinocular Research Microscope, Repellency Tester, Digital Bursting Strength Tester, Gerber Pattern making Software, Fashion Art Software, Reach Fashion Studio, Barudan Embroidery Machine, Juki Industrial Sewing Machines, HTHP Dyeing Machine, Lab Winch, Padding Mangle, Stenter &Laundero Meter.

Library

There are more than 1000 books in the department where students can access, which provides an enormous range of books in Fashion, Textiles, Garment Technology, Illustration, Computer Aided Designing & many more. Along with the department library they can also access the main library for Fashion related books, magazines & journals.

Industry Visit

The course provides ample practical exposure to the students through frequent visits to manufacturing facilities, retail stores, testing facilities, exhibitions, trade fairs, art galleries for better understanding of the processes and prevailing market trends.

The facilities visited by students during the previous years include Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd., HimatsingkaSeide Ltd., Silver Spark Apparel Ltd., Arvind Exports Ltd., Scotts Garments Ltd., Adithya Birla Nuvo Ltd., Bombay Rayon Fashion Ltd., Karle International Ltd., Gokaladas Exports Ltd., BLR Knits Pvt. Ltd., Mereena Creations, SGS India Pvt. Ltd., Bureau Veritas, TUV-SUD.

Special Lectures

Special lectures by eminent personalities from textile, apparel & retail industry, research organizations, testing laboratories, designers & entrepreneurs are arranged on a regular basis which provides a platform for the students to interact with the experts to keep abreast with latest trends.

  • Brand Economics
  • Apparel production – An Industry Perspective
  • Fashion Draping Techniques TR Cutting
  • Fashion Concepts
  • Identification & Quality Evaluation of different types of fabrics
  • Fashion Illustration

Internship & Dissertation

As part of the curriculum, students are encouraged to undertake In-house as well as industry collaborated projects and internship in fashion and textile industries during their III & IV semesters.

Placement

S.No Year of Passing Total students 100%
01 2020 17 100%
02 2021 14 100%

Workshops

Workshops on product development related to the photography, draping, value addition on textiles and accessories are organized on an ongoing basis to tune-up the creative talent of students.

Exhibition

Workshops on product development related to the photography, draping, value addition on textiles and accessories are organized on an ongoing basis to tune-up the creative talent of students.

Student Seminars

Students are encouraged to make presentations on topics related to the subject as part of the curriculum.

National Seminars

Students are encouraged to make presentations on topics related to the subject as part of the curriculum.

 

Alumini passed out in year 2020

  • Amritha Singh.S working as Project Manager in TNQ Technologies
  • Kavita Kashetti working as Industrial Engineer in Aditya Birla Fashion and retail limited Bengaluru
  • Anjali Biserotti working as Merchandiser in Bang Overseas Limited
  • Pallavi K C working as Junior Executive in Shashi Export Pvt Ltd
  • Anisha G working as Merchandiser in Shashi Export Pvt Ltd
  • Shabanam Attar working as Lecturer in K.L.E'S Institute of Fashion Technology And Management For Women Belagavi
  • Savitha R - Keerthi Boutique – Entrepreneur

 

Alumini passed out in year 2021

  • Divya A working as Store Visual Merchandiser in Bestseller (Vero Moda)
  • Rashmi G working as Lecturer in BGS-SJB Group of Institution Department of Fashion and Apparel Design
  • Krishna Reddy working as Junior Executive in Shashi Export Pvt Ltd
  • Swapna Karunakaran working as Lecturer in Dvinci Media College