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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Textiles and Apparel designing

Program: B.Sc. Textiles & Apparel Designing
Textiles & Apparel Designing is a program oriented towards the development of skill in product designing and merchandising. Students acquire knowledge in the field of designing, fashion garments, costumes, accessories and home décor Along with export/ retail and visual merchandising, quality control in the textiles and garment industry is also covered.

Duration :3 years
Eligibility :HSC in Home Science / Science / Arts / Commerce
Objective of the program :
  • To develop skills in apparel designing and commercial garment construction.
  • To impart scientific knowledge in the manufacturing process of yarns, fabrics and garments; their processing and quality control.
  • To enable students appreciate the rich heritage of traditional textiles and embroideries of India.
  • To equip the students with entrepreneurial skills through product designing and development.
This program may be the right choice for those who :
  • Are creative and innovative in their dressing sense
  • Have a knack for textile and fashion designing
  • Enjoy fashion drawing and sketching
  • Are interested in following fashion trends and their marketing
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/ Fashion Design /Retail Management/ Fashion Management/
    Fashion Marketing
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Merchandizing Management/ Apparel Manufacturing and Management/
    Designing/ Fashion Communication/ Fashion Business ( e-commerce)

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.