Established in 1959, was the first institution in Mumbai to offer Home Science at a degree level. It is also the first college of S.N.D.T. Women's University to be granted autonomous status from the year 1995-96 in the state of Maharashtra.
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Diploma Courses


sabita
Co-ordinator
Dr. Sabita Baruah
Program –Diploma in Fashion Design
The course prepares students to carve out highly lucrative careers as fashion designers, managers, stylists, costume designers, visual merchandisers, pattern makers, fashion trend forecasters, teachers and entrepreneurs. It has been designed to create well rounded professionals agile enough to be able to react swiftly to changes in the field of fashion design and accessory design.
Duration- 1 Year
Eligibility- 12 th Std pass (from any field)
Objective of the course
  • To get students acquainted with material selection, apparel design, fashion trends, production processes, fabric styling, consumer behavior, trend forecasting, project management, and marketing techniques to fit current industrial and commercial needs. Those with creative talent in specific areas can hone their skills to a higher level of perfection as required by the apparel and fashion industry.
For whom is the course suited for ?
  • This course is well suited for the people who intend to start their own boutique/fashion business or a fashion studio. It will equip students with the special skills required to break into the field of fashion design. The advanced level course content is particularly structured to enhance the knowledge and sharpen skills in fashion design. It will add value to college degrees across the board, and help give clear direction to one’s career aspirations. By making students upwardly mobile on a career path, the course will provide a competitive advantage on job assignments.
Professional Opportunities
  • The course prepares students for position in the fashion industry.It has been designed to create a pool of exceptionally qualified professionals capable of handling new challenges in the fashion and apparel industry.
  • It prepare students to pursue careers as fashion designers, fashion stylists, fashion coordinators, pattern makers, costume designers, fashion illustrators, merchandisers, visual merchandisers, digital fashion designers, fashion forecasters, teachers and entrepreneurs.
  • The strong technological and design based practical skill coupled with in-depth understanding of the elements of fashion design and modern trends gives the students excellent career prospects in both export oriented and domestic organizations.
Opportunities for further education
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Fashion design
  • Educational opportunities abroad
DIPLOMA IN FASHION DESIGN ONE YEAR (1 YEAR)
SEMESTER I (FIRST TERM: JULY- NOV)

SR

NO

SUBJECTS

CREDITS

THEORY PRACTICALS

1

Elements Of Textiles

1

0

2

Elements Of Design

0

2

3

Fashion Craft

0

3

4

Fashion Illustration

0

3

5

Garment Construction

0

3

6

Indian Embroidery

0

2

Total

1

13

= 14

SEMESTER II (FINAL TERM: NOV- APRIL)

SR

NO

SUBJECTS

CREDITS

THEORY PRACTICALS

1

Fashion Merchandising

1

0

2

Portfolio Making

0

3

3

Cad

0

2

4

Pattern Making

0

3

5

Draping

0

3

6

Dyeing & Printing

0

2

7

Surface Ornamentation

0

2

Total

1

15

= 16


The College has developed curriculum and activities designed to bring changes in the students’ thoughts, ideas, attitudes, interests, emotions, personality and character. It believes in the value of empowerment to girl students to excel in their field of education. The curriculum offers the students choices of courses to select from core courses to general elective courses from other specializations to foster a holistic approach to development and deeper understanding on issues and challenges.

The College has adapted to the changes required globally for education and develop competencies in the students. The College strives to provide education to all girls from different cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds to regular and differently abled students.

Activities for students have been planned in the curriculum to develop the leadership quality in students. NSS activities have been conducted, special camps and training programs organized for students to inculcate values of team work, motivation and leadership.

The College has integrated technology enabled teaching learning process in the curriculum. With the advent of technology and its usage globally, the students are trained to use computer programs, software, information and communication based systems. This helps the students to learn, integrate and use technology to their advantage.

Community development programs, working with women from weaker economic section, and village adopted for training the people is integrated in the curriculum. Every specialization prepares students to promote good practices of their department to teach members of community on new skills, sustainable practices, equality, social justice, literacy skills for employability and development.