On-going admissions into ATDC for Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Certificate Courses

It is the world of Fashion and designing technology. If you want to take admission in one of the largest vocational industry in India then ATDC is the best suited for that. Apparel Training and Design Centre has providing courses through its SMART development programs to the candidates to gain knowledge about fashion techniques and to improve skills. Go through the following resource how to enter into ATDC.

About ATDC

Apparel Training and Design Centre is one of the India's largest vocational training networks for the apparel sector. It came with a Program SMART and its motto is "Imparting skills and improving lives" and it trains to the manpower in the industry and upgrade its skills at technical side like improving quality, productivity and efficiency in global wide. ATDC offers programs in two ways. That is through community colleges and smart training programs. ATDC tied up to 25 colleges included from all the regions (Eastern, Southern, Northern, Western). It offers admissions as a 2 cycles that is in July and January. It is offering 11 creditized programs which include 4 certificate programs of 6months duration, 5 Diploma courses of 1 year duration and 2 Associate Degree programs of 2 years and 10 Non-Credit Programs which are skill based training of less than 6 month duration.

Industry relevant courses are possible through interactive digital media. Intensive skill development is possible through Development of technical skills, Proffessional Development, Multi skill ability, Industry exposure, Full-fillment of personnel and industrial growth, Performance and efficiency improvement, Inculcation of team spirit, Multi-skill ability, Quality consciousness, job opportunity. Simulative productive environment is possible. It was awarded UK-India skills forum in 2011.Redifining the apparel skill-scape for Smart newzine by monthly. It has a Community college for apparel sector – A for new thought, A new ability Coverging vocational courses. ATDC offers Practical training and learning by doing through interactive digital classes. More than 80,000 students are trained and placed through the industry.

ATDC has announced admission notification for Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Certificate courses for the current academic session. Go through the following paragraphs to know all details about the courses.

Advanced diploma courses

The ATDC is providing advanced diploma courses to the students. They are:

Fashion Design

This course id designed by the industry through its course code- FDA 3009. The candidates who came with technical skills and knowledge then it create fashion designers. It develops merchandise according to the specification and prepares the entrepreneurs to start design studio by their own. In this due course, the candidate will gain knowledge about apparel costing & merchandising, fashion illustration, Number of design ideas by thinking creatively, Needle craft, how to construct garments, textile sourcing and appreciation etc.

Eligibility: The candidate should have been completed 10+2 with excellent academic record and Compromising communicative skills. The candidates who can think creatively and aptitude knowledge will be given preference.

Duration:2 Years with 4 semesters

Suitability and Jobs: The candidates who has having interested in fashion designing, merchandisers are suited. The entrepreneur will get job in as a Fashion Designers, Sample Coordinators, Fashion coordinators and Fashion Merchandisers.

Apparel Manufacturing

This course is designed by the industry through its program code- AMA 3008. This is suited to the persons who are having interest in garment industry (shapes, all aspects, knowledge in systems, Apparel production control, Merchandising, Pattern Construction, Development and Production Practical, Textile sourcing, System assurances, Quality of products etc.).

Duration: 2 years with 4 academic semesters

Eligibility: The candidates who wants to enter into the course then that person should be passed 10+2 or its equivalent studies in the academic records and who have experience in industries are preferable or at least having knowledge in industries are preferable most.

Job opportunities: The candidates will get jobs in various fashion industries in various unique fields like quality assurance, IE executives, Merchandisers, Production coordinators and Asst. Production Managers.

Diploma Courses

The various diploma courses offered by the industry are:

Fashion Design Technology:

This course is offered for the candidates who want to become designer at technical side in fashion industry with their own talent and attitudes. To meet the specifications the candidate will go through the practicals in designing and development. In this course, the candidate will know about fashion illustrations, design ideas, studies about different fabrics that are existing presently, how to make different kinds of patterns, Constructing of garments, Merchandising etc.

Eligibility: The candidate who have been completed Intermediate with good communication skills and having creative aptitude are preferable.

Duration: 1 year with 2 academic semesters

Job Opportunities: The candidate can settle his/her life as a fashion designers, fashion coordinator, sample coordinators, assistance merchandisers and fashion stylists, once he/she completed this course.

Apparel Manufacturing technology

This program is designed for the candidates to create technical professionals and to give knowledge about apparels manufacturing industry. In this course the candidate will learn how to utilize the resources in a proper way. In this course the candidate will cover the subject's pattern making, construction of garments, quality control systems, fabric studies, production techniques, merchandising, industrial environment etc. The code for this program offered by ATDC is – AMTD 3008.

Eligibility: Intermediate or its equivalent with good percentage

Duration: 1 year with 2 academic semesters

Job pportunities: After completion of this course the candidate will get job as a production executive/ Supervisory Roles, Quality controllers, executives, IE coordinators and assistant merchandiser.

Apparel pattern making – CAD

The name of the course itself says that it is providing knowledge about pattern making, grading, marker making. And, it is also creates competency in CAD applications. In this course the subjects are industrial flat patterns in advanced versions, CAD, sheet analysis, Grading, Drapping, different patterns and its manipulations, cutting techniques, quality control patterns, marker planning etc. APMD – 3008 is the code of this program in the ATDC industry.

Eligibility: Intermediate or its equivalent with good percentage and the candidates who are working in the garment industry as a pattern maker are more preferable.

Duration: 1 year with 2 academic semesters

Job Opportunities: After successful completion of this course the candidate will get the job in pattern professionals for fashion and apparel industry, CAD in-charger, sampling room coordinator and quality controller.

Apparel quality assurance and compliance

This course is used to assure the quality of product and to create professional with a quality control skills. In this due course the extra skills learned by the candidate understand the ethics, social compliance norms. The subjects covered in this course are apparel production methods and its related systems, garment construction, quality control process, defects of garments and its remedies, work ethics, social compliances, technical audits and industry internship.

Eligibility:Intermediate level is necessary to get admission into this course. The candidates who are completed their higher education and experienced in relevant

Duration: 1 year with 2 academic semesters

Job Opportunities: After successful completion of this course the candidate will get job in following areas. They are:
  • QA auditor
  • Technical Executive
  • Supervisor
  • Quality Controller
  • Factory evaluator

Knitwear Manufacturing Technology

This course is suited for the candidates who are interested to improve their knowledge at technical side and in knitwear industry .This programs will cover the subjects of knitwear products and technology pattern making garments , its constructions, quality control, studies in fabrics, apparel merchandising, production and its controlling, coordinating vertical manufacturing chain of knits. To join into this course the program code is – KMTD 3008.

Eligibility:Intermediate or its equivalent level and the persons who are good at speaking English are preferable most.

Duration: 1 year with 2 academic semesters

Job Opportunities : After successful completion of this course the candidate will get job in following areas. They are:
  • Quality controllers
  • Production Executive
  • IE assistance

Textile design technology

Through this course the candidate will get knowledge about textiles and it's designing and can improve the knowledge at the same time.

Eligibility:Intermediate or its equivalent level and the persons who are good at speaking English are preferable most.

Duration: 1 year with 2 academic semesters

Certificate programs

The industry offers certificate programs in addition to diploma and advanced diploma courses. They are:
  1. Production Supervision & Quality Control
  2. Apparel Pattern Making
  3. Knitwear Manufacturing and technology (Foundation)
  4. Apparel Export merchandising
  5. Textile testing & Quality control

Duration: The duration of the above all five course is 6 months only.

Eligibility Criteria: The candidate should have been passed Intermediate or its equivalent. The persons who are fluent in English and expressive skills are most preferable.

Job Opportunities: After successful completion of any of this course the candidate can apply for job and like the students completed diploma and advanced diploma courses in the same industries this persons also get the job but with less salaries are offered by the industries.

How to apply

In person, the candidate should have to pay Rs. 150/- and can obtain the application form directly from the community colleges. Otherwise the candidate should have take a DD of amount Rs. 200/- in favor of "Apparel Training & Designing Center" and submit it to any of its community colleges on or before 30th of this month. To obtain the application form go through the official website (http://www.atdcindia.co.in). And, the orientation programs of classes will be held from the first week of July.

Contact Information

To know the list of community colleges then download from this file.
Apparel Training & Design Centre,
National Head Office
Plot-No. 50,
Institutional Area,
Gurgaon 122003
Ph: 0124-4659500/01
Website: www.atdcindia.co.in
Email: info@atdcindia.co.in

You can find the list of community colleges here.


  • List of ATDC community colleges (161279-231620-List-ATDC-community-colleges.docx)
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