Academic Programs

FDDI SCHOOL OF FASHION DESIGN (FSFD)

FDDI has emerged as one of India’s leading centres for Fashion Design, a reputation based around its pedagogy and achievements of its graduates and the creative energy of its staff and students.

  • The school of Fashion Design at FDDI offers students a matchless introduction to the fast-paced, creative, and energetic fashion industry. Fashion education under this program aims to nurture creativity while providing a rigorous grounding in practical and technical skills needed for career success. Our close associations with the industry let us immerse the students in what’s happening now in this fast-changing field exposing them to the real demands and practices of the fashion world preparing students for success at every level, from haute couture to ready-to-wear to mass market.

  • FDDI-School of Fashion Design has been evolving creative talents for the ever-growing Indian Fashion Industry; we manage the demand for innovation by cultivating new opportunities and partnerships and traversing the worlds of design, technology, and enterprise. Programmes are structured through a process of interaction and dialogue with the fashion Industry, focusing on professional profiles which are of interest for companies represented by the leading trade associations involved in the project.

PROGRAMME DETAILS

1. B. Des.(Fashion Design)
Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility:

10+2 / Intermediate (Candidates appearing in 10+2/ Intermediate may also apply.)

Age Limit:

Max. 25 years as on 25th July 2018

Number of Seats:

Noida campus – 60,  Fursatganj campus – 60, Chennai campus - 90, Kolkata campus - 60 , Rohtak Campus - 90 , Jodhpur campus - 90, Chhindwara Campus - 60, Patna Campus - 60, Chandigarh Campus - 60, Guna - 60, Hyderabad Campus - 120, Ankleshwar Campus - 60.

Course Aim:

This programme is specifically initiated with the intent of making the students to have a global knowledge of various fashion sectors so they are able to blend them with local cultures. It further aims to make the students equip to enter the world of fashion by developing their own creative universe while being adaptable to different styles, types of brand and market segments at the same time and get benefit from our large array of networks within the industry. The programme fosters to create design professionals who understand dynamics of global business environment and meet the ever growing demand of the Design sector.

Course Structure:

It is a four year programme comprising of eight semesters focusing on inculcating a broad spectrum of design concepts and skills. Further, the design attitude of the students is developed through creative problem solving process. The students get intensive training pertaining to design innovation, stitching, styling and organizing fashion shows. The students get ample opportunities to work backstage with eminent designers learning the entire look and feel required for professional models for the ramp shows. One of the prime aspects of the curriculum is craft documentation where in the students travel to different part of the country and stay there with the craftsmen, to understand and learn our native crafts and embroideries. They also visit factories, printing and textile mills, and designer showrooms to enhance classroom studies.

Course Contents:

Design Foundation

This being the first introductory module of the curriculum the emphasis is on opening the horizons of the individuals in order to build designing and professional competency. The students are taught basic skills in conceptualization and idea generation to support their designs. The subjects broadly taught during the foundation year are Drawing, Elements and Principles of Design, Material Exploration, Technical Drawing, History of Art and Design, Principles of Management and Fashion Studies.

Specialization

The Subsequent three years are devoted to promote the  Technical expertise and Design excellence, introducing pupils to various Techno commercial aspects of the fashion industry and developing skills in the technical areas of garment manufacturing like Pattern Making, Garment Construction, Software Training in CAD etc. With our close associations to the industry the curriculum is designed to nurture creativity while providing a rigorous grounding in the practical and technical skills needed for career success, exposing the pupils to the real demands and practices of the fashion domain.

We nurture the next generation of Fashion Designers, Fashion Stylists, Make-up Artists, Fashion Photographers, Fashion Journalists and Fashion Event Managers. We give them the skills they need and provide them with unique insights into the workings of this ever-changing industry.

Career Prospects:

The onset of the International fashion market in India has given an impetus to the fashion industry which has emerged as the booming industry and a career as a fashion designer is like a pot of gold. It is estimated that plentiful employment opportunities will be created in the field of fashion technology in recent future, because of this wide reach of fashion industry. This makes fashion industry the dream destination of many young women and men who aspire for glamorous and creative self-sustaining jobs.

Fashion designing is one of the most lucrative, appealing, glamorous and exciting career options in today's world. If you have a penchant for creativity, style and originality, a career in fashion designing is the one tailor made for you.

As a professional fashion designer you can also work as:

•         Costume Designer      •         Fashion Consultant                •         Personal Stylist

•         Technical Designer    •         Graphic Designer                   •         Fashion Coordinator

•         Fashion Journalist      •         Freelance Designer                •         Fashion Merchandiser

•         Visual Merchandiser  •         Quality controller