In order to cater to the needs of the textile and apparel industry, the department has started a specialized and focused course in Apparel and Textile Designing. The department also offers a specialized undergraduate course in B.Sc. Fashion Designing which receives an overwhelming response. The postgraduate courses being offered by the department include M.Sc. in Clothing and Textiles and PG Diploma in Fashion Designing. These courses give an in-depth knowledge of textile science, fundamentals of apparel design, construction techniques and fashion merchandising, whichenable the students to take up the jobs in the related fields.Besides being equipped with starting their independent enterprise at the end of the course, the students will also find excellent carrier opportunities as academicians in the field of textile and apparel designing, fashion designing, garment manufacturing retailing and merchandising in various schools, colleges and fashion designing institutes. They are placed as merchandiser in fashion stores and export houses. Many alumni have been successfully running their own boutiques and fashion studios.
The department has the Panache Club which undertakes various activities like Tex-Style week - interclass competitions, Aakriti-the annual fashion show, seminars, workshops, talks and educational trips. There are well equipped labs for Garment construction, Fabric construction, Dyeing and Printing and Textile Testing. To keep up with the latest technology in the field of Clothing and Textiles, the department has a computer lab equipped with latest softwares like Tuka-Cad, Tuka-Studio and Richpiece for apparel and textile designing. The department also undertakes community outreach activities to teach various textile designing techniques to rural women for capacity building.
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