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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Department Of Textile and Apparel Designing


Program- B.Sc. in Textiles & Apparel Designing
Textiles & Apparel Designing is a course oriented towards the development of skill in product designing. Students acquire knowledge in the field of costumes, accessories and fashion designing, export/ retail and visual merchandising, also quality control in the textiles and garment industry.

Duration- 3 years

Eligibility- H. Sc in Home Science / Science / Arts / Commerce

Objective of the program-

  1. To develop skills in apparel designing and commercial garment construction.
  2. To impart scientific knowledge in the manufacturing process of yarns, fabrics and garments; their processing and quality control.
  3. To enable students appreciate the rich heritage of traditional textiles & embroideries of India.
  4. To equip the students with entrepreneurial skills through product designing and development.

This course may be the right choice for those who

  • Are creative and innovative in your dressing sense
  • Have a knack for textile designing
  • Enjoy fashion drawing and sketching
  • Are interested in following fashion trends

Professional opportunities

  • Entrepreneur in Fashion accessory and garment designing/ product development
  • Fashion co-coordinator/stylist
  • Fashion illustrator
  • Textile designer/ CATD designer
  • Fashion writer/ editor/ journalist
  • Life style product/ textile designer
  • Fashion consultant
  • Retail/Export/ visual merchandiser
  • Quality Controller in textile & garment industry

Opportunities for further education

  • Masters in Textiles & Clothing /Retail Management/ Fashion Management/ Fashion Marketing
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Merchandizing Management/ Apparel Manufacturing and Management/ Designing/ Fashion Communication/ Fashion Business ( e-commerce)

Clothing Lab:-

Fabric Lab:-

Textile Apparel Designing Laboratory:-

Textile Museum:-

Textile Window Display:-

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.