B.Sc / B.Sc(Honors)Fashion and Apparel Design 4 years / Exit Option after 3 years - ( Bengaluru )

Build your gleaming career in Fashion by practicing original design thinking through sheer knowledge on contemporary practices, trends, and technology.

Course Overview

Join the Trend-Setting Design Program

The Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design at ICAT is a full-time program that takes students beyond designing the best. Every aspect of this program insists innovation in all stages of fashion creation.

The students are taken through every facet of this dynamic field from sourcing raw materials, illustrating original designs, patternmaking, and clothing construction to transforming designs into finished garments and other fashion products. Beyond creating cutting-edge works, the students are familiarized with every key process involved in taking their product to the market. This opens up plentiful opportunities in the Fashion world.

Why Fashion Design?

Fashion Industry Today & Tomorrow in India

With Indian companies launching their own fashion labels and many international brands witnessing a matured sales growth in India, the country is growing rapidly in the field to soon be the leading hub of fashion. Our people’s look out for international trends and the all-time increase in the purchasing power and brand awareness have already made the Indian Fashion Retail sector as one of the largest sectors in the economy.

Like the other fashion capitals of the world, India also has season-wise fashion shows that have tremendously contributed to the knowledge and exposure of fashion to the masses. All these factors and many others had contributed to a huge demand for fashion professionals in India. Now, it’s the right time to harness the career advantages that the industry offers.

Curriculum

The Learning Curve

Subjected to change according to University Norms

Semester - I
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Textile Science
  • Fundamentals of Fashion Design
  • Basics of Pattern Making and Sewing
Semester - II
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Dyeing & Printing in Textiles
  • Fashion Design & Illustration
  • Garment Detailing -I
Semester - III
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • Textile Wet Processing
  • Fashion Art and Design
  • Culture, Diversity & Society
  • CC & EC – Workshop writing Co curricular & Extra Curricular
  • Textile Wet Processing Practical
  • Fashion Art and Design Practical
  • Pattern Making & Garment Construction- III Practical
Semester - IV
  • Language I
  • Language II
  • History of Textiles & Costumes
  • Textile & Apparel Testing
  • Life Skill / Personality Development
  • CC & EC – Workshop writing Co curricular & Extra Curricular
  • History of Textiles & Costumes Practical
  • Textile & Apparel Testing Practical
  • Apparel Production Practical
Semester - V
  • Fashion Retail, Marketing, & Merchandising
  • Apparel Computer Aided Design - 1
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Draping
  • Needle Craft
  • Banking & Finance
  • Apparel Computer Aided Design - 1 Practical
  • Fashion Accessories Practical
  • Draping Practical
  • Needle Craft Practical
  • Internship / Craft Documentation
Semester - VI
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Apparel Compter aided Design - II
  • Garment Surface Ornamentation
  • Apparel Total Quality Management
  • Clothing culture & communication
  • Fashion Portfolio & Design Collection
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Apparel Compter aided Design - II Practical
  • Garment Surface Ornamentation Practical
  • Apparel Total Quality Management Practical
  • Clothing culture & communication Practical
  • Fashion Portfolio & Design Collection Practical

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Skills to Build

Skills that Make You a Fashion Professional

  • Illustration
  • Fabric Manipulation
  • Fashion Building Techniques
  • Fashion Research & Analytical Skills
  • Predictive Skills
  • Mass Marketing
  • Fashion Software
  • Global Fashion Trends
  • Understanding Global & Retail Market
  • Brand Building & Management
Teaching Methodology

Learning Beyond the Walls

Mentoring from Industry Professionals

Time-to-time interactions with industry professionals come as a fresh prospect to the students. Such interactions can be one-on-one or in a group, depending on the topic handled. The interactions are the best way for the students to gain career insight, understand how the industry works, what it expects from professionals, and what all one shall do in their career.

Knowledge Transfer of Expertise

There are seminars and workshops conducted by industry professionals for better understanding of the concepts and early hands on the techniques. The professionals pitching inside the campus for such learning cum interactive sessions bring in an all-round knowledge of industry-standard techniques and technology.

Draw Your Inspiration from Around

Our stupendous historical works, and the beauty, bliss, joy and power reflected from the nature sets the spark of creativity in everyone to a blazing fire. At ICAT, we always ensure that the students set on this fire from time to time, from nature-filled spots and ancient works of wonder.

Cross Department Knowledge Building

Collaborative sessions from faculties of other departments that are in a way related to Fashion are very useful for the students to expand their wings over every small aspect of becoming an eminent Fashion professional. This comes as a great advantage at ICAT, as the college houses various related streams.

Explore the Fabrics to Experiment With

Getting to know the available fabrics and the trending ones is a key in ideation for a fashion professional. In this regard, ICAT always takes the students on tours around the country to numerous wholesale or retail firms that forms as the home ground for fabric sourcing. The students also get to visit few mills and related expos.

Watch Out the Techniques in Real Time

What gives a better learning on the techniques than watching it live? It’s a routine at ICAT to have students visit different related industries, like weaving centres, bags manufacturing units, export factories, printing units, dyeing units etc.

Work with Professionals

Experience of working alongside the top fashion consultants and experts, and interacting with customers in the real life environment is both challenging and a good learning experience for the students. Such an experience comes to our students by attending roadshows from renowned brands.

Building Confidence on the Ramp

The dream of every fashion professional would lie on the ramp where their designs take a shape and talk to the world. At ICAT, students get multiple opportunities to have their designs walk the ramp in front of professionals, to gain the confidence as they groom as a professional.

Student Awards

Rise and Shine

ICAT Student Won First Prize

GAFX CONFERENCE

ICAT Alumni Wins a Million

Pocket Gamer Connects

ICAT Student Won 2nd prize - ‘Black Hole’

Gamehack

ICAT Students Won Runner-up Award

La Fete Cultural Fest

ICAT Student Won Runner-up

IPGAF Competition

Learning Facilities

Practical Learning

Learn by Doing – Right from the Basics

Experimenting an idea is a dire need to grow as a creator. Students here get their hands on industry-standard equipments right from the day they start their learning journey.

Make Your Own Fabric

The freedom to explore thoughts comes from the confidence in doing different things by themselves. As a best start, students are provided the opportunity to practice the process of weaving by using traditional machines to create weaves and fabrics.

Create Your Patterns and Prints

The spacious and equipped Pattern Making Labs and Screen Printing Studios lets the students brings their ideas on the fabric.

Sew Your Way

The par-industry, semi-automatic industrial juki machines — single needle and single needle lockstitch — give the students their first sewing experience. This experience opens them to different design possibilities.

Students are also provided with Overlock machines that help in creating perfect finished seem easily and quickly, and advanced Iron and Steam Machines that helps creating the neat output.

The Knowledge Repository

Right from history of fashion to fashion marketing, the students have access to all fashion related information through 100s of books and magazines. This will help them research beyond the class lectures and gain immense knowledge of the industry and current trends.

Common to All Departments

In addition to the specific facilities for each department, the campuses of ICAT College are loaded with spacious classrooms, common library with essential readings, locker facilities for students, air-conditioned halls, personal tutoring space, common working zone, students’ lounge, and so on.

Student Testimonial

Our Students Say

ICAT offered me my dream course. The college enhanced my skills well in this course. ICAT has brought out the real me to myself.

Madhu Manjari. E,UG Fashion Design

Proper guidence from ICAT helped in every way to complete the course successfully.

Shalini Mohanty,UG Fashion Design

ICAT college is a stepping stone of my career. It taught me what is fashion and how does it works in industry. It taught me time management.

Yashwanth Sai Telkar,UG Fashion Design

ICAT offered me my dream course. The college enhanced my skills well in this course. ICAT has brought out the real me to myself.

Madhu Manjari. E,UG Fashion Design

Proper guidence from ICAT helped in every way to complete the course successfully.

Shalini Mohanty,UG Fashion Design

ICAT college is a stepping stone of my career. It taught me what is fashion and how does it works in industry. It taught me time management.

Yashwanth Sai Telkar,UG Fashion Design
Alumni Success

Shining Stars

  • Rajakanna
  • Somasundaram
  • Santosh Arya
  • Shukla Jayant Triveni
  • Devrishi
Student's Works

Outstanding works of ICATians

Career Opportunities

Get Placed as a...

ICAT’s exclusive Placement Cell holds esteem relationship with renowned companies and ensures the placement of all students in suitable positions. With the pride of holding a 100% placement record every year, the Placement Cell continues to look out for promising opportunities in the industry. Unlike other colleges, ICAT’s Placement Cell continues to offer its guidance/services to a student even after his/her first placement.

A graduate of Bachelor's Degree Fashion Design shall take up a career role of:

  • Style Director
  • Fashion Designer
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Accessory Designer
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Trend Forecaster
  • Graphic Designer
  • Lecturer
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Stylist / Personal Stylist
  • Costume Designer
  • Production Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Pattern Maker
  • Fashion Blogger
  • Merchandiser
Why Choose ICAT

Only at ICAT

The focus the program gives towards futuristic technologies and the global knowledge that veterans in our knowledge brigade brings help students stand apart as best in the industry.

Above these, the opportunity to work on Dissertations, create Portfolio, and take up Internship with renowned companies gives the sheer confidence and a cutting edge as an animation professional.

  • 100% placement
  • world-class curriculum
  • Degree certified by eminent university
  • Highly equipped labs
  • frequent sessions from industry professionals
  • showcase events give the best learning experience
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Application Process

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Step 2 : Interview Process

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Step 3 : Join ICAT

An offer letter will be send. Secure your seat by paying the admission fee.

International Professionals

Learn from the Professionals’ Perspective

The curriculum and teaching strategies at ICAT is never an instant thought. They are all an outcome of research and brainstorming of ideas from renowned professionals in the field. The knowledge brigade that guides us through the curriculum delivery of Bachelor's Degree Fashion Design includes:

Name Designation
Mr. G Venket Raman Celebrity Fashion Photographer
Mr. Vivek Karunakaran Fashion Designer, VIIA
Mrs. Prajanya Anand Fashion Choreographer, Studio Prajanyaa
Mr. Sipi Sakkaravarthi Textile Designer, Screen printing, Dying
Ms. Laksha Chordia Fashion Designer, L&M
Mr. Kevin Photography Lecturer, ICAT Design & Media College
Mr. Mehul Dangi Fashion Designer, Shyaway.com
Ms. Aruna Professional Knitwear Designer
Ms. Usha Nandhini Fashion Designer, Ambattur Clothing Pvt. Ltd.
Ms. Lekha Rajeev Fashion Consultant, Career Adviser.
Mr. Ben Philip Fashion Illustrator
Mr. Mukund Kaveri Clothing
Mrs. Rehana Basheer Fashion Designer
Mrs. Swathi Purshothamman (Studio 149) Fashion Designer
Mr. Ravi Singhee (Magnum Clothing) Fashion Designer
Mrs. Anu Varthan Fashion Designer
Mrs. Shanthi Sun Network
Mrs. Chandini Khanna (Katha) Fashion Designer
Mrs. Urmilla Agarwal Fashion Designer
Mr. Hamza (The Belomoda) Fashion Designer
Mrs. Sangeetha (Saroyce Ventures) Fashion Designer
Mrs. Kaveri (Kaveri Clothing)
Ms. Momitha (City on Styles)
Mr. Manoj Karthik Creative Head, Ganapathi Fabrics
Mr. Bhaskar Dhanalakshmi Textiles
Mr. Karthisan Merchandiser, Ganapathi Fabrics
Mr. Suresh Karthi Head Merchandier, S.B. Apparels
Mr. Vikram Creative Head, Green Textile Process
Campus Location

Study at Any of Our 3 State-of-the-Art Campuses

  • Chennai

    53, Santhome High Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004.

    044 - 4293 4293, +91 - 95001 28555

  • Bangalore

    424, Bommanahalli, Hosur Main Road, Bangalore - 560 068.

    080 - 4110 7755, +91 - 96111 73607

  • Hyderabad

    H.NO.3-1-30, S.Y.No:34/2 and 35, Bahadurguda, Saroornagar, L.B.Nagar, R.R.District, Hyderabad - 500 074

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