BFT (Fashion Design & Technology)

BFT (Fashion Design & Technology)

4 Years – 8 Semesters – Full Time

Fashion Your Creative Dreams


The Fashion Design and Technology fuses the creativity of accessory, apparel and textile design with professionalism, modern technical practices and advanced machinery. BFT in Fashion Design and Technology Programme at Vishwakarma University ensures a well-balanced structure of classroom training and practical application. The course incorporates traditional rural craftwork by working with indigenous rural artisans via the cluster program. A sequential hands-on experience enables students to conceptualize design, pattern making, draping, and construction of the garment of impeccable quality.

Students gain valuable insight into the broad spectrum that Indian fashion encompasses through internships at leading fashion houses and manufacturing units to improve knowledge and  overcome the practical challenges faced.

This versatility is evident in the- students through the graduating fashion collections, conceptualized and constructed by the students at the Design Collection showcase.

Design Oriented Knowledge –Apply the knowledge of Fashion, Design, and Technology,
visual culture, to develop a design solution for problems related to fashion.

Technical skills and Usage – Identify, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and
digital tools including prediction and design development with an understanding of the

Entrepreneur skills - To create entrepreneurs having interdisciplinary approach and sustainable

Problem Analysis – Identify, research, analyze, and utilize design processes and extend design
solutions from concept to consumer.

Design Development – Develop designs for personalized, Mass production and ready-to-wear

Design basics skills-Apply the principles of design fundamentals, analytical thinking, problem
solving during daily practice of drawing & Design.
Visual depiction skills - Communicate ideas through visuals with understanding of digital and
customary ways of drawing.

Design Research – Practice research methods for problem identification, collecting and
interpreting data, analyze, synthesize and apply to develop design solutions.

The Design for Society – Use of Design as a solution for societal problems like health, safety,
socio cultural aspects relevant to fashion and textiles.

Communication skills – Convey ideas effectively, clearly and logically by using appropriate
forms of written and verbal communication.

Teamwork –Work as an individual as well as a member effectively in different teams and in
different environments to have better productivity.

Leadership - Function effectively as a leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
Environment and Sustainability – Apply sustainable concepts, provide solutions by applying
reuse-recycle and be sensitive to environment,




Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Communication Ethics 2
AECC Visual Culture in Fashion 2
CC Design Fundamentals 4
CC Pattern Making & Draping 4
CC Workshop on cultural studies 4
Open Elective Hand Knitting Techniques / Crocheting Techniques / Knotting Techniques 3
Open Elective Miniature Design / Magic of Alphabets 3
Compulsory Audit Course Design Thinking 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Personal Grooming 2
AECC Fashion Graphics 2
CC Environmental Studies 4
CC Design Process & Construction 4
CC Workshop on Craft Studies - Craft cluster, indigenous art 4
Open Elective Woven Design Techniques/ Print Design Techniques/ Embroidered Design Techniques 3
Open Elective Texture & Painting / Doodling Art 3
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 1 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Basics of Marketing & Management 2
CC Visualization and digital Representation 4
CC Costume designing and styling 4
CC Fashion Art & Design 4
CC Fashion Communication & Promotion 4
Open Elective Project- Capsule Collection / Project- Uniform Design / Project- Eco-chic Collection 3
Open Elective Remedial Vastushatra / Folk & Tribal visual art 3
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 2 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Consumer Psychology 2
CC Design for sustainability & Craft 4
CC Fabric Styling for Apparels 4
CC Trend Research & Forecasting 4
CC Lifestyle Accessories - Project 4
Open Elective Fashion Styling and Photography / Fashion Journalism / Fashion Journalism / Fashion Accessories 3
Open Elective Basics of Furniture design / Puppet Design 3
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 3 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Design & Business 2
CC Sustainable design Project 4
CC Design collection & Presentation 4
CC Design Project -Fashion Subculture 4
CC Shadowing 4
Open Elective Bespoke Clothing / Theatrical Costumes / Couture Design 3
Open Elective Fundamental of Space Planning / Audio &Visual Fundamentals 3
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 4 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Intellectual Property Rights 2
Major Project Internship / Graduation Project 16
Open Elective Fashion Catalogue Design / Brand Management for Fashion Label / Fashion Ethics & Management 3
Open Elective Soft Furnishing / Portfolio and Presentation Techniques 3
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 5 2

  • Academic structure supporting capability building and skill enhancement.


  • Programme proposes to give students an insight and understanding of the Fashion design
    and Technology aspects of the legal and non-legal compliances of the Design Sector.


  • Programme prepares student for graduate careers working abroad or in organizations that
    are engaged in business on a global scale.


  • Programme is designed to equip students with the essential knowledge and skills required
    for working effectively across different design context.


  • Programme prepares student to adapt strategies to other cultures, systems and regulations.


  • Industry connect through live projects, shadowing opportunities, internships and various
    interaction with the industry.

Prof. Reena Pandey
Faculty of Art & Design

Prof. Reena Pandey
Director – Student Welfare
Mr. Mandar Naik
Faculty of Art & Design

Mr. Mandar Naik
Ms. Nisha Khandekar
Faculty of Art & Design

Ms. Nisha Khandekar
Assistant Professor
Ms. Vaishali Wagh
Faculty of Art & Design

Ms. Vaishali Wagh
Dr. Mukta Avachat- Shirke
Faculty of Art & Design

Dr. Mukta Avachat- Shirke
Assistant Professor & HoD

  • Fashion Designer
  •  Fashion Stylist
  •  Fashion Consultant
  •  Fashion Director
  •  Visual Merchandiser
  •  Fashion Illustrator
  •  Fashion blogger
  •  Fashion Photographer
  •  Fashion Consultant
  •  Fashion Merchandiser
  •  Project Manager
  •  Fashion curator
  •  Fashion buyer
  •  Entrepreneur
  •  Production controller
  •  Store Manager

"I Miss Vinamrata Sonawane from the Department of Fashion would like to express my thoughts towards “Vishwakarma University” for contributing to my success. Vishwakarma is a good example of an ideal place for students who want to pursue excellence in their desired stream. I thank our HOD and the entire team of VU faculties who always supported me and motivated me to have a positive attitude of a go-getter, who always pushed us to improve our knowledge and perception better than before."

-Vinamrata Sonawane, BA FAD, Alumna


“Vishwakarma University is a good example of an ideal place for students who want to pursue excellence in their desired stream. To add a feather to the cap it focuses on rigorous training to develop the employability of every student and also offers excellent employment opportunities. The relationship between faculties and students is very cordial, which allowed me to excel in my area of interest."

-Nikita Badgujar, BA FAD, Alumna 

  • As per Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, Vishwakarma University, Pune is featured in the top institutions amongst 1200 universities from 98 countries/regions. These rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Vishwakarma University is conferred with the Emerging University of the Year award in Western India by ASSOCHAM in its 13th Higher Education Conclave 2020.
  • Vishwakarma University Pune has been declared Winner for Excellence in Design Education Award at the World Education Award, 2021(Higher Education) held on March 6, 2021 for the project “ Industry on Campus and Industry Connect”

Option 1- Online

Option 2 – In Person

Note: Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune charges an application form fee.

  • Basic Qualification Required: Passed 12th/ 10+2 with English as a passing subject or 3 years Diploma or equivalent qualification from any recognized Board / University 
  • Minimum % of marks at Qualifying Exam for Open Category: 45%
  • Minimum marks at Qualifying Exam Reserve category: 40%

Intake : 30.

Programme Commencement Date: 1st September 2021.

As applicable for UG / PG Programme

For Reserved Category Students – Caste Certificate, Caste Validity, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, are additionally required (over and above listed documents).

Last date of submitting all / pending documents: 30th September 2022.

Click Here to know the applicable Annual Fees and Amount to be paid in installments.



Option I – Visit Accounts Section, Vishwakarma University Office, Pune, and deposit only DD or Cheque of requisite amount. No Cash Payment. DD / Cheque should not be deposited directly into the bank. It is to be deposited to University’s Accounts Section (Monday – Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). DD or Cheque is to be drawn in the name of “Vishwakarma University” Payable at Pune.

Option II – EDC Machine (Card Swipe Machine). Use Debit or Credit Card to swipe for payment of requisite fees at Accounts Counter, Vishwakarma University, Admissions Office, Pune.

Option III – RTGS / NEFT / IMPS (Immediate Payment Service - Interbank Electronic Fund Transfer)

Institute Name Vishwakarma University
State Maharashtra
District / City Pune
Bank HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Kondhwe, Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Type of Account Current
Account Number 50200027418843
IFSC Code HDFC0000029 (Fifth to Ninth character is “Zero”)

After completion of the transaction, inform the accounts section at the earliest on email ( or visit the accounts section with the following details.

  1. Student’s Full Name
  2. Programme & Year
  3. Date of Transaction
  4. Amount of Transaction
  5. Bank Name
  6. UTR No. and / or Transaction Id

After receipt of said information, the accounts section will issue a payment receipt.

Separate accommodation and food facility for Boys and Girls on a first come first serve basis.

  • Boys Hostel (Grade A & B) with capacity more than 140 Beds
  • Girls Hostel with capacity more than 70 Beds.
  • Food (Compulsory) – Vegetarian
  • Booking Amount : Rs. 10 Thousand
  • Refundable Deposit : Rs. 5 Thousand
  • Laundry Charges : Charged separately
  • Transport : Hostel to VU (To and Fro) Rs. 1 Thousand - (bi-monthly) subject to minimum number of seats.

Note : Refer photo gallery for Hostel facilities.

Counselling & Admission Officers :

Mr. Ganesh Thite / Mr. Vinayak Shinde

Contact Numbers: 8669908324 / 8669908325

Timings: Monday to Saturday (9.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.)

Vishwakarma University, Main Building, Room No. 1006, Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar,

Kondhwa (Bk.) Pune - 411048.

Maharashtra, India.

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