Career Option in Fashion Techonology

A.Field description

Fashion design is the applied art dedicated to clothing and lifestyle accessories created within the cultural and social influences of a specific time.
Fashion design differs from costume design due to its core product having a built in obsolescence usually of one to two seasons. A season is defined as either autumn/winter or spring/summer. Fashion design is generally considered to have started in the 19th century with Charles Frederick Worth who was the first designer to have his label sewn into the garments that he created. While all articles of clothing from any time period are studied by academics as costume design, only clothing created after 1858 could be considered as fashion design.

B.Education Guide
Education Details & Eligibility

To become a Professional in the Fashion industry one should have a graduate degree or at least a diploma.
The degree and postgraduate degree courses are offered by the private and government colleges in India and around the globe.

Basic eligibility criteria

10th, +2 (Higher Secondary students) with any group as the majors

Course Duration

Training in this field is available at a number of schools  and institutes all over India. These course are offered at the levels of

The course duration for the various programs is as follows:

  • Diploma in Fashion technology is around two years.
  • B.Tech (Fashion technology) is around three years.
  • M.Tech (Fashion technology), is offered as a two year program.
Approximate Education Expenses

The Total expense for doing degree is as follows
B.Tech - Rs.45, 000/ per year - (3Years)
M.Tech - Rs.55, 000/ per year - (2 Years)

Bank loans and private loans can be easily arranged by directly contacting the banks through the college administrative.

Higher Education Options

After successful completion of the Bachelor degree, the options for higher education are plenty. A person with the above degree can opt for Post graduation Diploma or pursue his/her Master's.

C.Institutions that Offers this Education

Almost all the deemed and general universities offer Bachelor degree in Fashion technology. Some of these institutes are:

D.Job Opportunities and Job Roles

Some of the job openings/Departments available are:

  • Design Engineer.
  • Specialization in Bridal wear
  • Consultant
  • Specialization in Teenage Wear
  • Specialization in Men's Day wear
  • Tutor
E.Approximate Salary Range

The salary can be from Rs.12, 000 to Rs.26, 000 for starters and increases with the persons experience and knowledge.

F.Related Links

Fashion reaches all demographics and touches the lives of billions around the globe everyday and The Global Fashion Association (The GFA) is at the forefront of this constantly evolving industry.

Web site link:

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