M.Des. (Fashion Design)

Programme Highlights


  • Fashion designers
  • Design managers and consultants
  • Production managers
  • Fashion stylist
  • Freelance designers
  • Visual merchandisers


Foundation Courses -8
Generic Core Courses -5
Generic Elective Courses -2 
Specialization Core Courses -12 
Minor Project -3
Major Project -1
Audit Courses -8


  • 2 Years – 4 Semesters – Full Time
  • Outcome Based Education (OBE) 
  • Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
  • Credit and Grading system


  • Education that prepares you for life.
  • Enriched programme structure with a fine blend of core, elective, audit and foundation courses designed to provide in-depth knowledge and requisite skills.
  • Experiential and blended learning that enhances effectiveness of classical teaching – learning methods.
  • Expertise – led by in house faculty and augmented by visiting, guest and adjunct faculty as well as accomplished advisory board members.
  • Employability focus integrated through the curriculum, right from the first semester.
  • Enabling environment for nurturing Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Ecosystem that enables holistic development of learners through focused curricular, research co-curricular, extra-curricular, industry connect & professional development and extension and CSR initiatives.


“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information, but makes our life in harmony with all existence” - Faculty / Quote by educationist


You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it

Masters Of Design (Fashion Design) [M.Des. (FD)] is a 2-year program aimed at imparting professional fashion education that focuses on innovation for the sustainability of economical, ecological and social values.

PEO1: Prepare graduates for careers in, but not limited to - the Fashion Design, Design Managers, Apparel Production, Fashion Stylist, Freelance designers and Visual merchandisers.

PEO2: Familiarize students with, Styling & Fashion Illustration, Apparel Design by Draping and Creative Surface ornamentation Project.

PEO3: Provide a good grounding in the best practice of Fashion Detailing, Accessories Design & Innovative craft.

PEO4: Prepare students to undertake further study at doctoral level.

PEO5: Teach students to explore various Trend Analysis & Product Conceptualization of Fashion and Technology in the real-world.

At the end of the programme the learner will be able to

PO1: Integrate knowledge, skill and attitude that will sustain an environment of learning and creativity.

PO2: Develop an understanding of various Trend Analysis & Product Conceptualization.

PO3: Apply critical and contextual solutions on variety of Visual Merchandising and Promotion Statigies subject matter.

PO4: Develop logical and creative thinking for the solutions for Apparel Manufacturing & Merchandising

PO5: Develop self-confidence and awareness of general issues prevailing in the society.


Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit Value
MDESFD101  FOUC Communication & Soft Skills 1
MDESFD102  FOUC Computer Graphics fundamental 1
MDESFD103  GC Drawing 2
MDESFD104  GC Design Studio- Problem Identification & Analysis 3
MDESFD105  GC Computer Aided Design I 3
MDESFD106  GC Inter Design Studies- Exposure to Rural & Urban Scnerio 2
MDESFD107  GC History of Art & Design 3
MDESFD108  GE Elements of Fashion & Illustration 2
MDESFD109 GE Patterm Making & Garment Construction I 3
MDESFD110 MINOR PROJECT Minor Project- I Contemporary Non Woven Fashion & Craft. 2
MDESFD111 AUDC Analysis of movies from different countries 1
MDESFD112 AUDC Book / Article Review 1


Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit Value
MDESFD201  FOUC Verbal Communication & Presentation Skills 1
MDESFD202  FOUC Live Project/Market Study 1
MDESFD203  SC Fashion Design & Illustration 3
MDESFD204  SC Computer Added Design II 3
MDESFD205  SC Textile I 3
MDESFD206  SC Historic Costumes 3
MDESFD207  SC Fashion Accessories 3
MDESFD208  SC Creative Surface Ornamentation 3
MDESFD209 MINOR PROJECT Minor Project- II (Fashion Photography & Styling) 2
MDESFD210 AUDC Human Rights 1
MDESFD211 AUDC Cyber Security 1


Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit Value
MDESFD301  FOUC Public Speaking Skills 1
MDESFD302  FOUC Report Writing 1
MDESFD303  SC Fashion Communication & Portfolio Presentation 3
MDESFD304  SC Computer Added Design III 3
MDESFD305  SC Patterm Making & Garment Construction II 3
MDESFD306  SC Fashion Marchandising & Branding in Fashion 3
MDESFD307  SC Design by Draping 3
MDESFD308  SC Professional Design Practice (Design Case Studies) 3
MDESFD309 MINOR PROJECT Minor Project- III (Design for Brands) 2
MDESFD310 AUDC Personal Social Responsibility Project 1
MDESFD311 AUDC Life Skills & Personality Development 1


Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit Value
MDESFD401  FOUC Personal Interview 1
MDESFD402  FOUC Enterprenurship 1
MDESFD403  Major Project Major Project (Graduation Project- Fashion Design)  
MDESFD404  AUDC Dos and Donts of Corporate Etiquettes 1
MDESFD405  AUDC Project focus on Industry Experience 1

GA1 : Deep knowledge of Fashion Design and Technolody

GA2 : Conventional and Digital media tools and techniques and Presentational skills

GA3 : Research Skills

GA4 : Independent, strategic thinking

GA5 : Effective and Confident Designer

GA6 : Ethical and Social Awareness

GA7 : Entrepreneurship & Intraprenuership

GA8 : Life Skills

The method of instruction (pedagogy or teaching-learning processes) shall be determined by the requirements of a course, the learning objectives, learning outcomes & the learner’s context. However, the following methods of instruction shall be commonly used: Lecture Sessions, Practical, Simulations, Field Work, Group Exercises, Projects, Self-Learning Materials (SLMs), Self-study, Seminars, Study Tours, Training Programmes, Workshops.

During semester II, students are encouraged to opt for dissertation in lieu of a generic elective course. During semester III and IV, as a part of generic core courses, students are required to take up live projects in an industry to align their theoretical knowledge and its application. Industry based live projects allow students to gain valuable work experience while they’re still studying in college. They pave way for self-empowerment through skill building and hands-on-training.

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