Top 10 Fashion Institutes in India

[su_label]What is Fashion Designing?[/su_label]

Fashion designing is a form of art. Fashion means some kind of thought and expression, and designing means creating something by describing that impression. Design is an expressive and creative field, it takes a lot of dedication and determination to become an expert in fashion. The theme is for those who want to create unique inventions and have a sense of style in apparel, textiles, accessories, Jewellery, Beauty, Lifestyle, Home Decor, etc.

[su_label]Categories of Designing streams:[/su_label]

  • Fashion design.

  • Textile Design.

  • Leather Technology.

  • Interior Design.

  • Jewelry Design.

  • Accessory Design.

  • Makeup and Grooming.

[su_label type=”success”]How to learn Fashion Designing?[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]I[/su_dropcap]n today’s world learning has become quite easy. There are two counts of studies right now. If you want to get a degree then you have to go to fashion institutions or universities. These institutes are specialized in fashion technology. There are some other institutes are affiliated with the state government for vocational training; they also teach fashion courses. They offer small crash courses. But if you want to learn fashion designing to fulfill your hobby, then you can also learn by watching YouTube’s learning videos. Where you will find many experienced people who will educate you about fashion designing, there is a difference between the two that you will not get a certificate here.

Fashion designing courses apply after completing 12Th or post-graduation level studies. It’s a great career option for creative and skilled people. Those who have basic knowledge of drawing, coloring, understand tints and shades, they will do well. There is no need to be an artist, just a passion is needed to learn.

Top 10 Fashion Institutes and Universities in India with their Courses:

[su_label type=”success”]1. National Institute of fashion technology (NIFT):[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]T[/su_dropcap]he public institute of fashion design, technology, and management education of India. There is curriculum support from the Fashion Institute of Technology ( FIT), New York, United States. NIFT has sixteen campuses nationwide. Students are selected by entrance exams.

NIFT institutes are located in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Patna, Mohali.

Offer Courses:

UG Programs:

  • B. Des. (Fashion Design)
  • B.Des. (Textile Design)
  • B. Des. (Leather Design)
  • B.Des. (Accessory Design) 
  • B.Des. (Knitwear Design)
  • B.Des. (Fashion Communications)
  • B. F Tech. (Apparel Production)

PG Programs:

  • M.Des. (Master of Design).
  • M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management).
  • M.FTech. (Master of Fashion Technology).
  • NIFT offers a Doctoral Programme (Ph.D.) through its Head Office in Delhi in the field of Textile, Fashion, Apparel, Lifestyle, Crafts.

Click here for INIFT Website Link:

[su_label type=”success”]2. The Inter-National Institute of Fashion Designing:[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]I[/su_dropcap]NIFD is known to be the world’s largest global network of design institutes along with Interior designing. INIFD institutes are spread across the country. Nationwide, INIFD is the only student organization to be associated with the prestigious project of IMG Reliance ‘The Voice of Fashion’. To enhance student exposure, the ‘INIFD Presents Gen Next’ show at Lakmé Fashion Week encourages upcoming Gen Next Designers. They have collaborations with foreign institutions such as Istituto di Moda Burgo, Milan, and Annamalai University, India. They have guest lecturers like Manish Malhotra, Twinkle Khanna to enhances their students’ designing skills. The campus gives many platforms worldwide for students to showcase their designer collections on ‘India Day’ at Fashion Scout, during London Fashion Week for seven consecutive seasons. New York Fashion Week to showcase ‘Vibrant India’ from four consecutive seasons.

Offer Courses:

Fashion Design:

  • 1 Year Foundation Program.
  • 2 Years Advance Program.
  • 3 Years Specialization Program.
  • One Month Residential Program at INIFD London.
  • Three Month INIFD online program.

Interior Design:

  • 1 Year Foundation Program.
  • 2 Years Advance Program.
  • 3 Years Specialization Program.

Few institutes links are given below:

Delhi Pitampura Branch

Mumbai Vashi Branch

Mumbai Bandra Branch

Kolkata Lindsay Street Branch

Kolkata Salt Lake Branch

Siliguri Branch

Bhubaneswar Branch

Pune Branch

Chennai Branch

Chandigarh Branch

Ahmedabad Branch

Jaipur Branch

Indore Branch

Lucknow Branch

Patna Branch

[su_label type=”success”]3. International School of Designing:[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]I[/su_dropcap]NSD is a nationwide award-winning design academy that has built a society of artists, designers, and media experts. Their programs are Internationally acclaimed and focus on giving students a Global field. They give Indian and Foreign platforms for students to showcase their collection through Fashion Week. INSD offers courses in Fashion Design, Textile Designing, Interior Design, Jewelry Design, Graphic Design, and Animation Designing. Degrees accredited by UGC.

Institutes are available in – Pune, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Gujarat.

Offer Courses:

UG programs:

  • B. Sc in Fashion Design, 3-4 years.
  • Textile Design, 3-4 years.
  • Interior Design, 3-4 years.
  • Jewelry Design, 3-4 years.

PG Programs:

  • Fashion Design, 2 years.
  • Textile Design, 2 years.
  • Interior Design, 2 years.
  • Jewelry Design, 2 years.

Advance Diploma Course –

  • Fashion Design, 2 years.
  • Textile Design, 2 years.
  • Interior Design, 2 years.

Diploma Courses –

  • Fashion Design, 1 year.
  • Interior Design 1 year.
  • Jewelry Design, 1year.
  • Short Term Specialised Courses also available.

Click here for International School of Designing Website Link:

[su_label type=”success”]4. National Institute of Design:[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]N[/su_dropcap]ID offers professional education programs at Bachelors, and Masters at several courses. NID has also been playing an important role in promoting design. In the designing category, they include Appeal Designing, Interior Design, Lifestyle Accessory Design, Textile Design. NID has a total of three campuses situated in Gujarat Ahmedabad, Bengaluru.

Offer Courses:

B. Sc of Design:

  • B. Sc of Design, 4 years.
  • Textile Design: Apparel, Lifestyle, and Accessories Design, 4 years.
  • Product Design: Industrial Design, 4 years.
  • Furniture and Interior Design, 4years.
  • Ceramic and Glasses Design, 4 years.

M. Sc (Masters of Design):

  • Furniture and Textile Design, 2.5 years.
  • Interior Design, 2.5 years.
  • Lifestyle and Accessory Design, 2.5 years.
  • Ceramic and Glasses Design, 2.5 years.

Click here for National Institute of Design Website 

[su_label type=”success”]5. Pearl Academy:[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]P[/su_dropcap]earl Academy has completed more than two decades of empowering intelligent minds. The academy has developed into a globally renowned institution of higher learning with a focus on entrepreneurship and employability in the area of design, fashion, business, and retail industry.

The Academy is committed to excellence, invention, and development for students. Their institutes are established in West Delhi, South- Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Kolkata.

Offer Courses:

UG Programs:

  • Fashion Design.
  • Fashion and Lifestyle Business Management.
  • Fashion Communications.
  • Fashion Styling and Image Design.
  • Textile Design.
  • Interior Design.
  • Jewelry Design.

PG Programs:

  • Accessory Design.
  • Costume Design.
  • Fashion Design.
  • Fashion Business ( Marketing and Merchandising).
  • Fashion Communications.
  • Fashion Styling and Image Design.
  • Interior Design and Styling
  • Fashion and Textile Design.
  • Fashion Marketing and Management.

Professional Programs:

  • Fashion Merchandising.
  • Fashion Media and Makeup.
  • Fashion Design Indian Wear.
  • Fashion Photography.
  • Wedding and Event Photography.
  • Surface Designing for Fashion and Accessories.
  • Visual Merchandising and Display Design.

Click here for Pearl Academy Website

[su_label type=”success”]6. JD Institute of Fashion Technology:[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]J[/su_dropcap]D Institute of Fashion Technology is the award-winning Institute with 38+ learning campuses across India. Since its origin, the Institute offers plenty of courses in the field of Fashion Design, Interior Design, Jewellery Design, Fashion Communication, Fashion and Lifestyle Entrepreneurship, Fashion Business Management, Visual Merchandising, Fashion Photography, Hair, and Make-up Artistry.

Institutes are available in – Bangalore, Kerala, Goa, Hyderabad, Vijayawada.

Offer Courses:

  • B. Sc degree in Fashion and Apparel Design:  3 years. (Bangalore)
  • B. Sc degree in Fashion and Apparel Design:  3 years. (Goa)
  • B. Sc degree in Interior Designing: 3 years. (Goa)
  • Advance Diploma in Fashion Design, 3 years.
  • Advance Diploma in Interior Design, 3 years.
  • PG Diploma in Fashion Communications, 2 years.
  • PG Diploma in Fashion Design and Business Management, 2 years.
  • PG Diploma in Interior and Spatial Design, 2 years.
  • Diploma in Fashion Design, 1 year.
  • Diploma in Interior Design, 1year.
  • Diploma in Fashion Business Management, 1 year.
  • Diploma in Jewellery Design, 1 year.
  • Diploma in Jewellery Design (CAD), 6 months.
  • Diploma in Visual Merchandising, 6 months.
  • Diploma in Fashion and Lifestyle Entrepreneurship, 5 months.
  • Diploma in Fashion Photography, 3 months.
  • Diploma in Fashion Styling, 3 months.
  • Diploma in Makeup and Hairstyle Artistry, 6 weeks.
  • Diploma in International Fashion styling, 40 Days.

Click here for JD Institute of Fashion Technology Website

[su_label type=”success”]7. Amity University:[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]A[/su_dropcap]mity University sets the criteria for global education. This is the leading education group of India, set up with an idea to contribute to nation-building through education Campuses. They have colleges in Noida, Lucknow, Jaipur, Gurgaon, Gwalior, Greater Noida, Mumbai, Raipur, and Kolkata.

Offer Courses:

  • B. Des. Fashion Communication
  • B. Des. Fashion Design.
  • B. Des. Fashion Technology.
  • Certificate in Fashion.
  • Design and Clothing Technology.

Click here for Amity University Website

[su_label type=”success”]8. GIFT:[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]G[/su_dropcap]IFT Design Academy is one of the exclusive institutes in the field of Fashion, and Interior Designing located in Kolkata. They support students through education from all over the country to fulfill their dreams of making an imprint in the world of fashion and design. They offer a wide range of courses that emphasize fashion, here in the city of joy, Kolkata. The most energetic fashionable states of India.

Offer Courses:

  • 3 years of the integrated program in Fashion Design and Interior Design.
  • Diploma in Fashion Design, duration 1 or 2 years.
  • Interior Designing and Managements studies, duration 1 or 2 years.

Click here for GIFT Design Academy Website

[su_label type=”success”]9. NSHM Knowledge Campus:[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]T[/su_dropcap]he campus offers an ever-expanding base. This is an educational destination for students. According to the institute information and ideas flow freely in an open and friendly atmosphere – a “Knowledge Hub of Global Excellence” in which students learn, share, and sine.

NSHM Knowledge Campus successfully created industry-ready professionals, researchers, and entrepreneurs in India. The institute provides a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. They have two institutions in Kolkata and Durgapur. Degree Awarded by the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University Of Technology (Formerly known as the West Bengal University Of  Technology), Govt. of W.B.

Offer Courses:

  • B.Sc. In fashion designing and management.
  • B.Sc. In Interior Design
  • B.Sc. In Fashion Designing
  • M.Sc. In Fashion Designing and Management

Click here for NSHM Knowledge Campus Website

[su_label type=”success”]10. Vogue Institute of Art & Design:[/su_label]

[su_dropcap]V[/su_dropcap]ogue Institute of Art & Design has traveled an illustrious journey, they provide specific education for today’s youth. The institution has been rated as the top fashion designing college in India. The Institute focuses on offering training that promotes employable skills and enhances social applicability. The academic various programs are vocational to post-graduation level, specializing in Design, Management, and technology. The campus is highly equipped with international standard design laboratories for Textile, Pattern Making, Jewellery Making, Sewing among many others. (AICTE approved PGDM).

Campus: Bengaluru – Karnataka.

Offer Courses:

UG Programs (3 years):

  • B. Sc in Fashion and Appeal Design (FAD).
  • Degree in Fashion Business and Retail Management B. Sc (FBRM).
  • B. Sc in Lifestyle and Accessory Design (LS & AD).

PG Programs (2 years):

  • M. Sc in Fashion and Apparel Design.
  • Graduate Diploma in Fashion Design and Management (GDFDM). Duration 1-2 years.
  • PGDM in Fashion Retail Management AICTE approved.
  • PGDM in Fashion Merchant Design (FMD).
  • Certificate Course in Computer-Aided Fashion Design.
  • Weekend Batches for Fashion Designing. (Short term).

UG programs in Interior Design: (3-4 years).

  • B. Sc in Visual Arts ( Interior and Spatial Design) BVA.
  • B. SC in Interior Design and Decoration (IDD).
  • B. SC in Interior Design.
  • PG Programs in Interior Design ( 2 years).
  • PGDM in Infrastructure Management/ Interior Design (IMD).
  • Graduate Diploma in Interior Design (GDID).
  • Weekend courses in Interior Design (Short term).

Textile Design:

  • B. Sc in Visual Arts (Textile Designing).
  • B. Sc in Garments Manufacturing Technology 
  • Certificate Courses in computer-aided Textile Design.

B. Sc in Jewellery Design and Management ( BJD & M):

  • Graduate Diploma in Jewellery Design and Manufacturing (GDJDM).
  • Diploma in Jewellery Designing with CAD (DJD &CAD).
  • Certificate Courses in Diamond Grading and Identification ( CCDGI).
  • Certificate course in Gemology.

Click here for Vogue Institute of Art & Design Website

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