B. Des or Bachelor of Design is a graduation level course in the field of Fashion and interior designing. The course includes study about various concepts and processes of creating new designing for knitting, printing, weaving of fabrics. Candidates also learn about embroidery designing, color detailing, texture details, etc through this course. Candidates acquire knowledge about structural and surface designing, technical aspects of production, various properties of yarn fabric, wool and dyes. Candidates get an opportunity to pursue the course with different specializations like textile designing in interiors, home furnishing, garments, accessories and many more.
Candidates who have qualified their 12th standard examinations successfully are eligible for this course. Students from arts stream with prior knowledge of designing are preferred for this course.
The age restriction criteria and minimum qualifying marks need to be checked before submitting the application form.
Admissions can be availed in 3 different ways- direct admissions, on merit basis and through entrance examinations. Different institutes have different ways for short listing the candidates for admissions and candidates need to check the same from the administrative office of the selected institute.
The duration for this course varied from one institute to another and ranged between 3 to 4 years. These can be in semester systems in some institutes.
Further Study options
After completion of this course, interested candidates can pursue higher studies in related field and they can go for Master of Arts in Fashion Design/ Fashion Retail/ Fashion Merchandising, Master of Design, etc.
They can also go for Management courses like M.B.A. in Fashion Marketing and Merchandising/ Fashion Management, etc.
After completion of Masters Degree, PhD is also available for candidates willing to conduct some research work in their own field.
If we summarize the course curriculum, it includes everything related to arts, textiles, designing and fabrics. Candidates learn about applied arts on textiles, color mixing, Computer aided designing, dyeing, embroidery, Graphic design, etc. Other important topics are communication and Graphic design, design elements and principles, exhibition design, basics of computer science application, graphic software, it applications for image creation and other such topics.
These candidates can work in dyeing and printing factories, apparel manufacturer, jewellery houses, textile mills, fashion houses, handloom Co-operatives, textile laboratories, etc.
They can become a colorist, design consultant, textile designer, merchandising assistant, senior Fashion merchandiser, embroidery designer, dyeing and printing consultant, etc very easily.
B.Des. Textile Design Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year
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