Bachelor of Design (B.Des or B.Design) is an undergraduate academic course of 4 years in specific Design education. The course deals with the creation of trends, innovation in the market, experiments of ideas, production, management, communication skills, consumer dealing, and many more.
The Undergraduate course involves creating ideas, planning, and implementation ideas into practice. B.Des covers the art of understanding between trends and comfort. The knowledge of history, arts, various cultures, technology, utilization of materials is the key role of a Designer. A powerful presentation of their ideas in front of the world, to make everyone understand and choose their ideas.
The B.Des demand is never-ending in society and thus increasing its scope in the market and students are choosing it as their career wisely. Candidates can go to a wide range of jobs including private and public sectors or become self-sufficient and become entrepreneurs.
Designing is not limited to clothes only, there is a wide range of accessory products range- home accessories, luxury products, leisure accessories, Architectural accessories, jewellery, etc.
• Accessory Designer
Duration of Diploma Course: 1 year
Duration of UG course: 4 years (8 semesters)
Duration of postgraduate course: 2 years
Duration of Doctorate level course: 4-6 years
Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must have passed 12th in any stream or equivalent from a recognized board for an undergraduate course in Design.
Admission Criteria: through entrance exams or merit-based.
Entrance exams: NIFT Entrance exam, AIEED (All India Entrance Examination for Design) CEED (common entrance examination for Design), SET (symbiosis entrance exam), and other individual private institute entrance exams
•Candidates can check the format whether the admission process is online or offline conducted by various institutes.
•Institutes will release their cut-offs and a merit list will be prepared.
•Students would be informed for the counselling and when selected based on entrance or 12th marks merit criteria.
NIFT Entrance Exam for B.Des
•Mode of exam: offline
•Duration: 2 hours(CAT) and 3 hours (GAT)
•Number of questions: 100 questions
•Language: English/ Hindi
NIFT B.Des has two sections: CAT (creative ability test) and GAT (General ability test). After qualifying for the written test, students will go through a situation test.
CAT deals with the innovative creativity and skills of the candidates whereas GAT deals with quantitative ability, communication ability, English comprehension, analytical and logical ability, general knowledge, and current affairs.
•Situation test :20%
NPAT (national test program after twelfth) Entrance Exam For B.Des
•Mode of exam: Online
•Duration: 120 minutes
•Number of questions: 120
NIFT (Bengaluru, Bhopal, Patna, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Mumbai)
The first institute of India to offer and award its degrees in fashion education. NIFT plays a crucial role in setting benchmarks in areas of fashion education, development, research, and training.
National Institutes are known for their quality academic culture and the best placement for the career, the assessment and teaching techniques of these institutes prepares a learner to turn each idea into reality. The number of events, practices, assessments make their students fly high in the open sky with confidence. The best services provider and known worldwide recognized degree.
Campus experience incluDes festivities, labs, consultation, students clubs (social club, cultural club, environment club, sports club, etc), and exhibitions. Hostel facilities are also provided separately for girls and boys in various NIFT campuses.
Other Private Colleges
Pearl Institute of Fashion Designing,( New Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Bengaluru)
Institute believes in the idea that learning the environment inspires innovations, they expose their students to a productive environment where learning becomes feasible and more creativity can emerge. Open labs, Digital learning, various events on and off the campus, live industry projects, and global placements are benefits for the students. Scholarships can be considered based on different criteria for the students.
The fee for the course would be 3 lacs approx.
LPU offers a full-time 4-years b.Des course. Institute has the best faculty and technology to train its students in the fashion Industry. It requires minimum criteria of 50% in the 12th standard or equivalent. 5% relaxation is given to east state students and defense personnel. Admission is merit-based criteria dependent. The infrastructure of the institute is one of the biggest in the nation including all forms of sports, technical. Cultural events, aviation practical experiences are provided. In this era of pandemics, it is working efficiently with the virtual classroom and virtual seminars. The fee for the course is 120000 per annum. For eligible student's scholarships programs are available.
Amity University (NOIDA)
Amity schools of fashion and technology are one the academic peers of the society in the field of fashion. They provide professional education as well as management to create professionals who understand the requirement and work efficiently according to the needs of the industry. Exposure to the industry is provided to students to enhance their creativity and techniques.
The overall fee for the course is around 6 lacs.
In a country like India which is full of resources and manpower, these industries utilize the ancient art and culture of the nation which is always an attraction for the world from the historic era. This new modern technique and fusion will help to build more industries and professionals may emerge when given proper guidance.
By Mithila Rathod
Also Read :