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    Fashion designing course after BBA

    Interested in becoming a fashion designer? Searching for information about eligibility criteria and courses in this domain? On this page find suggestions from experts.

    I have done BBA [ Hon.] in HR but I am also interested in fashion designing. Can I do fashion designing course after BBA ? I am a commerce student. Is there any fashion designing course available ?
    Can commerce students do fashion designing course and what are the courses available for fashion designing?
    Can I do bachelor degree in fashion designing also?
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  • After BBA also you can go for Fashion Designer Courses. There are institutes in major cities of India who are offering 1-year Diploma course in Fashion Technology. There are certificate courses also as shown below.

    Course Required Qualification. Duration

    Basing on your interest you can join the courses. You can even go for Degree also.

    always confident

  • You are a BBA (Hon) holder and you are interested in fashion designing. Are you currently working?

    If you are serious about fashion designing then you can choose one of the good colleges that offer a bachelors degree which would be better than a certificate course.
    You need to have a flair for creativity and experimentation, able to interact and communicate expressively and outgoing.
    You can check the following courses and colleges.
    B.Des in Fashion communication by
    National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolkata
    National Institute of Fashion technology, New-Delhi.
    National Institute of Fashion Technology, Hyderabad
    Pearl Academy, Delhi NCR - West Campus
    National Institute of Fashion Technology, Chennai
    National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore
    Amity School of Fashion Technology, Amity University

    BSc courses are also offered by institutes like National Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai

    Certificate courses are offered by centers like Delhi Institute of fashion and technology, in many cities.

    These courses are on the higher end in terms of tuition fees etc. IGNOU offers a B.A program in Fashion designing that you can consider also.

    You can also take a placement as a fashion intern with insitutes
    or top designers or brands.

    The world of fashion designing is high and wise, pick and choose the sector based on your core skills and talent ( like mesn/womens wear, casuals, footwear, innerwear, bridalwear etc)

  • 1.Yes, a Commerce student can pursue Bachelors degree in Fashion Designing.

    2. The best courses in Fashion Designing are offered by the five National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Pearl Academy, Delhi and NSD, Ahmedabad. The admission in NIFTs and NSD is on the basis of admission test.

    3. However, you must introspect. If you want to join the field of Fashion Designing, then why did you waste three long years to study BBA. After all, this valuable period will never return.

    Come as you are!

  • If you have passion and commitment to the fashion industry, you can achieve great heights in future. It is one of the most rewarding industry throughout the world. It is also tough, challenging and highly competitive. The major feature of the fashion industry is its dynamism. In simple terms, what might be a popular fashion today will not be tomorrow. With this peculiar nature of the fashion industry, you must constantly strive, work hard and have that great commitment until you succeed.

    You can do fashion designing course with any reputed college spread across India. If you have mentioned your locality in your question, I would have tried to give you best colleges in your area. So here are some best colleges to pursue fashion designing course in India.

    1. B D Somani Institute of Art and Fashion Technology, Mumbai
    Address: G.D Somani Memorial School, Cuff Parade, Mumbai- 400 005, Maharashtra, India
    Phone No:- 022 22188818 / 022 22187102

    2. FAD International, Pune
    Address: Plot 3, Opp Army Sports Institute Mundhwa Road, Koregaon Park Ext. Pune 411001 Maharashtra India
    Phone No: + 91 20 6401 8008 / 32548008 M : + 91 9970158726

    3. Global Institute of Fashion Technology (GIFT), Kolkata
    Address: 216/2F, A J C BOSE ROAD KOLKATA-700017, WEST BENGAL, INDIA
    Phone No: +91-33-2280- 9613 / 9420 9830497111 / 9874544380

    4 .Indian Institute of Fashion Technology (IIFT), Bangalore
    Address: #3, 1/6, MC Road, 1st Cross, VIJAYANAGAR, BANGALORE-560079
    Phone No: 080-23107668/ 23407668/ 9980097300/ 9980097400.

    5.Inter National Institute of Fashion Design, (INIFD) Delhi
    Address: 1/5, West Patel Nagar, Opp. Metro Pillar-206, Main Road Near Patel Nagar Metro Station New Delhi – 110008
    Phone No: 011-45084428/65438113, +91-9810428760

    6. International Institute of Fashion Design, (INIFD) Chandigarh
    Address: INIFD House, SCO 32-33-34-35, Sector 8-C, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh – 160009,
    Phone No: 0172-2784980, 0172-2784981

    7. J.D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi
    Address: F-21, Preet Vihar, Main Vikas Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110092
    Phone No: 011 2696 0821 /652

    8. JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai
    Address: JD, Hemu Arcade, Opp. Vile Parle station (W), Mumbai
    Phone No: 022- 2615 4949

    9. National Institute of Design, (NID) Ahmadabad
    Address: Paldi, Ahmedabad 380 007
    Phone No: (079) 2662 3692 Fax: (079) 2662 1167

    10. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Gandhinagar
    Address: DA IICT Rd, Infocity, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382421

    11. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Hyderabad
    Address: Opposite Wipro Building, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Pin – 500034, India
    Phone No:+91 40 2311 4537

    12. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Kolkata
    Address: Shivam Building, 46E, Flat No.1A, Park Street, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road Crossing, Kolkata, West Bengal Pin – 700016, India
    Phone No: +91 95 82 217772

    13. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Navi Mumbai
    Address: Plot No-15, Sector-4, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 410210, India
    Phone No:+91 22 2774 7100 / 022-27745549 / 27747000

    14. National Institute of Fashion Technology, (NIFT) Delhi
    Address: NIFT Campus, Hauz Khas, Near Gulmohar Park, New Delhi – 110 016
    Phone No: +91-11-26867704, 26542139/ 2654 2100
    Fax: +91-11-26851198

    15. Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Mohali
    Address: B-68, Phase VII, Industrial Area, Mohali, Punjab, India – 160 055.
    Phone No:-0172-5044994, 0172-5044995

    Most of these institutes will offer campus job placement and your first job will be as an intern. You should have lot of imagination and art of creativity to climb higher in this industry.

    Thank You
    Dr. V. Shashikanth

  • Yes, a BBA(Hons.) graduate can do fashion designing. It all depends on your passion & interest towards that field. You can do short-term courses or pg courses as per your choice. But the first step is getting admission in some of the good colleges. Like other courses also, there are entrances for this course which would get you into some good government colleges which of course have better placements.
    So, you can prepare for the entrances like-
    Following is the list of good colleges for fashion designing:
    1) National Institute of Fashion Technology(NIFT), New Delhi

    2) Army Institute of Fashion Design, Bangalore

    3) Apeejay Stya University, Haryana ,Gurgaon

    4) Indian Institute of Art and Design (IIAD), New Delhi

    5) Pearl Academy, Delhi, New Delhi

    6) B D Somani Institute of Art and Fashion Technology, Mumbai

    7) Symbiosis
    Raffles Design International
    Northeast Institute of Fashion T.

    8) Arch Academy of design at Jaipur and Delhi

  • Well, there is no relation between both the career. Fashion design is completely different from BBA. When you join that course everything starts from the first step because everything you learn is new for you and it takes time to make a bright career on it. Any student which is passed in class 12th can take an admission or join programme of fashion designing. It gives your future bright only when you do that course from any reputed institute and under experienced faculty. There are many institutes offering fashion designing programme, you can search on internet and read reviews your own. The fees structure of the programme vary from college to college. Duration of Diploma in Fashion Design is 2 years. You did not specify your location. Anyway following are the best institutes for fashion designing :

    1. Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts, Mysore.
    2. Chitrakala Parishat, Banglore
    3. Acharya institute of fashion
    4. Vouge institute of fashion
    5. School of fashion technology, pune
    6. International institute of fashion design, chandigarh
    7. Modartdelhi
    8. VIDM, Dehradun
    9. JD institute of fashion technology
    10. Indian Institute of Art and Design, Delhi

  • BBA course earned by you is a graduation course and this qualification can open your career avenue in all sorts of jobs and educational - facilities later on by acquiring this qualification.
    If interested for the fashion - design, you can take up the same but you have to ensure that such degree has to be acquired by a reputed institution so as to have an extra - edge in the competitive market. Names of few institutes having excellent rapport in terms of quality - study are listed below-
    1) National Institute of Fashion - technology, New - Delhi.
    2) B.D Somani of Fashion - technology, Mumbai.
    3) International Institute of Fashion - design, Chandigarh.
    4) Army Institute of Fashion - design, Bengaluru.
    5) National Institute of Fashion - technology, KolKata.
    6) Nationa - institute of Fashion - technology, Navi - Mumbai.
    7) School of Fashion - technology, Pune etc
    Hence an attempt from your end has to be made to qualify in the entrance - examination conducted by any one of such institutions mentioned above. You may go through the syllabus and question - patterns of these institutions in order to be familiar with latest trend. Such grasping will help you in your preparation of the test.

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