Infrastructure: opportunities in the fashion industry. This journey
covering, all process from designing to marketing
Center of fashion design & technology, Institute of of the products, takes the students from the
Professional Studies, University of Allahabad is the concept to consumer.
premier institute in UP providing quality education in
the field of Fashion Designing. The center is build-up in
approx 1000 sq meter of sprawling green area in the
women’ college campus, University of Allahabad. The
center has class rooms equipped with multimedia
teaching equipments (LCD Projectors, OHP, Interactive-
Board, sketching tables etc.) Computer lab-has 40
advance technique computer systems, internet facility
and fashion design software like- Adobe Photoshop,
Reach CAD, Reach Fashion Studio and Gerber . Stitching
lab- has various type of industrial apparel
manufacturing machines - such as brother single needle
lockstitch machine, brother four thread interlock
machine, large number of body forms in various sizes,
cutting and drafting tables, pattern making tools, The combination of technical and creative design
mannequins etc. courses are augmented by an array of other
programs related to personality development,
Textile lab- facilitate with exposure table, loom, heating English education, Development of foundation skill
equipments, dyeing printing equipments, dyes and etc, which challenge and motivate students in all
chemicals, printing tables etc.
Center has a rich Library with books, journals,
In their final year, the students design and execute
magazines; photocopier-cum-printer machine etc.
an apparel collection under the guidance of faculty
Center has also a Canteen, In-house display area, members to be shown at the annual Fashion Show.
enclosed ramp, open air theater with green rooms and
Curriculum deliverance is through various
approx 800 sitting capacity and a workshop arena, to
felicitate various activities. The center also has a well
equipped stationary shop and a canteen. For an all over development of students a number
of in -house activities are undertaken like fashion
shows, exhibitions, workshops etc.
Internship every year students are sent for
industrial internship to places like New Delhi,
Noida, Mumbai and Jaipur etc.
Educational Tours Hands-on experience of
business and industrial realities is provided to
students through the educational and industrial
tours Programme. As a part of the curricular
activities the students visit the industries and other
relevant places .
Fashion Shows Every year, in order to showcase
the creations of students, the center organizes a
fashion show. The aim of the shows is to provide a
platform to our budding designers to display their
talent & creativity.
The most unique feature of these shows is that the
Curriculum students do everything themselves. From designing
to construction of garments and accessories and
The curriculum of the institute has been developed to
from management to modeling, all is done by the
combine creativity and technical excellence, which
prepares the students for a variety of employment
Workshops Apart from class room studies, regular Semester II
workshops on relevant topics are also held, where 1.Fashion Illustration
experts from specific fields are invited. 2.Textile Science and Fabric Artistry
3.Drafting , Adaptation & Clothing Construction
First year: Design Foundation 4.Introduction to computer & CAD.
The emphasis in first year is on laying the foundation for
1. Fashion Illustration & Application
the coming years. The foundation course brings
2. Pattern Making & Garment Production
together students form diverse background on a
3. Fabric Production & Adornment
common platform. It prepares the students for further
studies through the various modules which creates the
4. Fashion Marketing & Merchandising
base of different aspects of designing. Computer aided
design further enhances the learning process.
1. Apparel Production & Quality Control
2. Development of Foundation Skills
Second Year: Design Application & Industry
3. Accessory Design
4. Fashion Forecasting.
At this level students are made to understand the
creative as well as the functional aspects of design. Each
1. Advance Garment Making Techniques.
module in this stage enables students to give the 2. Fashion Management &
desired form to their designs. For some hands on Entrepreneurship
experience students undertake summer training in 3. Event Management For Fashion Industry
various fashion houses, which enables them to develop 4. Costume Design
entrepreneurial skills and exposes them to the business
of fashion through the practical aspects of designing. Semester VI
1. Fashion Art & Photography
Third Year: Consolidation & Presentation 2. Portfolio Development
3. Range Development
During this year the students are encouraged to
experiment & explore and blend their classroom studies Advance Diploma in Fashion Design & Technology
with commercial requirements. Students prepare their
own line of garments based on a theme. The final
1. Fashion World Including the History &
collection is displayed on the ramp in the form of a
Evolution of Fashion.
fashion show. 2. Basic Design & Sketching
3. Basic Principles of Garment Technology
4. Design Ideas
1. Fashion Illustration
2. Textile Science and Fabric Artistry
3. Drafting , Adaptation & Clothing
4. Introduction to computer & CAD.
1. Computer Aided Fashion Design
2. Apparel Production
3. Fashion Marketing &Merchandising
4. Fashion Forecasting
1. Event Management For Fashion Industry
Modules 2. Pattern Making &Garment Design
3. Accessory Design
B.A in Fashion Design & Technology 4. Project
1.Fashion World Including the History & Evolution of
2.Basic Design & Sketching
3.Basic Principles of Garment Technology
Admission procedure & eligibility:
The admission procedure is completed through the
Diploma in Computer Aided Design entrance test & interview. Only Female candidates who
have passed intermediate or equivalent examination
Semester I are eligible for the courses. There are limited seats in
each course and reservation policies are followed
according to university rules.
1. Basic Design & Sketching Facilities for Students
2. Design Ideas
3. Basics of Computer Application Library
Semester II The center has a rich library with magazines, online
1. Fashion World Including the History & Evolution of Fashion. journals, audio- visual aides to felicitate the
2. Production & Design Development
3. Basics of Computer Aided Design
Semester III Psychological counseling
1. Computer Aided Fashion Design
2. Computer aided Design Development
3. Pattern Making & Garment Production The center includes psychological counseling by
4. Fashion Forecasting experts, as a regular practice for the students providing
them an opportunity to talk privately about personal,
Semester IV academic, or other concerns in a secure, confidential
1. CAD for Fashion Industry. setting.
2. Fashion Marketing &Merchandising Hostel
For students who came from distant places, the
institute facilitates some seats in a hostel situated
in the campus itself. The hostel has an independent
entity with its own mess facilities, recreational
areas, lawns etc.
The campus has a canteen where students can chat, Internationals, Foremost International Pvt. Ltd
have refreshment in their leisure time. ,Bharat EXIM., Sree Sagar Creations ,Samsung,
Georgiko Exports Pvt. Ltd. Co. Etc. The students
Scholarship have been placed with designers like Ashima and
Leena singh , Ritu Deora , Nisha Bedi Rai , Zeba
In order to facilitate students coming from economically
Khan ,Manish Ranjan ,Karuna Khaitan , Renu
weaker sections of the society, the University offers a
Kakkar.They have assisted in costume designing of
scholarship. In addition to the scholarship regular stipend is
various T.V serials like Pratigya, CID , Sasural genda
also given so as to increase their rate of attainment in
phool many more.
The focus of the centre for fashion design and
technology has been to seamlessly integrate ‘World of
Learning’ and the ‘World of Work’ and in view of the
same a well equipped in-house production centre has
been set up with the facilities like cutting ,industrial
sewing machines, machine embroidery and hand
The production house has been provided to the
students with the objectives of
Bridging gap between academics with actual
Facilitating students in executing their
complete project in-house economically.
Providing place to students to showcase their
work to customers and experience the real
working environment and market.
Facilitating entrepreneurship development by
providing a platform to start up by providing a
platform to convert idea to business.
The production house also conducts creative workshops
for college students as well as outside students.
A resource centre has also been developed which
showcases collection of fabric swatches of all varied
fibre content, count -construction and finishes and also
contains a collection of export fabrics. It also has a
collection of fashion accessories. It is also being
developed to contain the region wise traditional crafts
and embroideries of our country.
The profile of the companies where our students have
been placed includes Export houses, Design Studios,
Buying House, Fashion Design colleges etc. located in
Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur , Allahabad etc.
Some of the export companies who have recruited our
students are RMX Joss, Pee Empro Pvt. Ltd., Cactus
Export , Ethnic India ,Platinum Creations, Urban
Apparels, JMD Design ,A.K.S. Clothing ,Paragon
Apparels, Sonal Garments ,Sunrise Exports, MAC