Fashion Designing


fashion designingBy the modernization of the world, the fashion is part of our daily life. The world is growing in order to the fashion aspects. Various industries have been established for this purpose only. There is a great demand of fashion experts.

“Fashion designing covers the design, fabric, texture, quality of fashion goods, manufacturing process and creativity”.

Charles Frederick Worth was the first fashion designer in the history of fashion. He was also known as the “”Father of Haute Couture,”. Worth’s  was the first in 19th century who put his label on the garment he had created.

Fashion is not only means the wearing but also means the makeup and interior design. It is one of the most sought careers by girls.

Fashion Designing is the sort of the applied arts. If you have an interest in fashion, then it is the best field for you to have a professional job oriented course.

This course has not much academic challenge and it is full of glamorous educational study.

Skills Required

To become a successful fashion designer, the following skills are required:

  • Creativity
  • Knowledge of trend, fabric, colour and style.
  • Knowledge in pattern cutting, grading and garment construction.
  • Communication skills must be good.
  • A fashion designer must be expressive as he/she has to explain lead a team.
  • Decision making skill is required.
  • Excellent business skills
  • Good drawing skills
  • Strong visualization skills


The career in fashion designing starts right from the completion of the plus two standard. You may choose the diploma course or the degree course as per your convenience. There is also a certificate course in fashion designing after 10th standard.

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There are three types of courses as the following

  1. Certificate courses of the duration of one year after 10th.
  2. Diploma courses of the duration of one or two years after 12th.
  3. Degree courses (B.A) of the duration of three years after 12th.

Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Fashion Design (1 Year)
  • Diploma in Fashion Communication (1 Year)

Undergraduate Courses

  • B.Design – Fashion Design (4 Years)
  • B.Sc.– Fashion Design (3 Years)
  • B.Design – Fashion Communication (4 Years)

Postgraduate Courses

  • M.Design – Fashion Design (2 Years)
  • M.Design – Fashion Communication (2 Years)

There are three types of fashion design; haute couture, ready to wear and mass market. The people, who want to choose the fashion design as the career for themselves, need to be eager towards the fashion world.


For getting the admission in fashion designing, you should have to clear the plus two examinations first. After the completion of 12th you may prepare for the entrance examinations like NID 2021 & NIFT 2021 for admission to the fashion design courses. Students can also appear in CEED 2021, UCEED 2021 & other entrance test for admission in UG & PG design courses.

There are number of renowned colleges of design across the world. These colleges offers bachelor’s and master’s degree in fashion design and fashion design technology. The colleges that are famous for imparting design education in India are as follows:

  • National Institute of Fashion Technology
  • Amity University
  • National Institute of Design
  • Indian Institute of Art & Design
  • Indian institute of fashion Technology

Admission into NID is done on the basis of Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and Mains. For admissions in NIFT courses, firstly candidates have to clear the written entrance exam and after that candidates have to go through the situation test/ group discussion/ personal interview rounds.

For appearing the entrance examination the candidate should have the minimum age of 17 years and the maximum should be 23 years.

The curriculum of the entrance examination is divided into three steps; written test, group discussion and the personal interview.


What is the job of Fashion Designer?

  • Fashion Designer basically sketch designs, select fabrics and patterns. They create clothing as per the trend and market predictions.
  • Fashion designers are specialized in creating certain types of clothes in a wide range of styles and fabrics.
  • Fashion designer also conducts research on fashion trend and illuminate them for audiences.

In today’s modern world, fashion designing has a wide scope. Nowadays, it is not only demanding career field but also high paying job. There are many career opportunities in this field.

The work area include market research, designing and manufacturing of garments and textiles. Firstly, you have to start as a trainee designer. Later, you can enters into higher stages of fashion industry. You will get the exposure on the basis of your creativity, skills and artistic nature.

Fashion designing has a various fields of specializations like garments, footwear, accessories, etc.


“Career as a Fashion Designer is exciting as well as Glamorous in today’s world”

After the completion of the course you may work as a freelancer designer. The fashion industry is booming up and providing the opportunities for the fashion graduates. The demand of ready-made outfit is increasing day by day and in the same proportion the demand of the enthusiastic, skilled and talented designers is also increasing.

You may set your own business or work with the design house, fashion industry, jeweller’s store, garment store, garment manufacturers, boutiques, textile mills, fashion show organizers, media house, leather companies and several export houses.

After the completion of the course your work profile could be:

  • Costume designer
  • Fashion consultant
  • Personal stylist
  • Technical designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Production pattern maker
  • Fashion coordinator
  • Apparel production manager
  • Fabric buyer
  • Fabric quality control manager
  • Show room sales representative
  • Illustrator
  • Cutting assistant
  • Outside sales representative

After the completion of course, the candidate can apply in fashion houses run by top fashion designers like Abu Jani, JJ Valaya, Manish Malhotra, Neeta Lulla, Rina Dhaka, Ritu Beri, Ritu Kumar, Rohit Bal,  Sandeep Khosla, Tarun Tahiliani, etc. One can also apply in textile and fabric manufacturing units.


The fashion market is one of the best earning market in the world. In the very first stage of the career, you may be the assistant of any famous designer and may earn Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000 per month. After getting the few years experience you may earn from Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 40,000 per month.

Once you have gained the fame, their is no limit of earning. By the survey in the US the average salaries of the fashion designer is 67,370 dollars per annum.

For any other queries about Career in Fashion Designing, you can leave your queries below.

Displaying 62 Comments
  1. Vanshika Nahar says:

    I want to know more about the fashion designing….diploma….

  2. Mishu says:

    Can am eligible to gave HPAS after bsc. in fashion designing?

  3. Riya says:

    I would like to apply for fashion I’m in 11th std.. I’m well at drawing ..n i like designing even,..i really love to go for fashion designing. N i really wanna put is for ma query is…is it a nice profession is there any scope provided ??…i just need kind informations about it..

    Please provide some wanted that i wd better knw…about it..! ..

  4. Dolly says:

    Subject I should opt in 11th

  5. Dattatray Vetal says:

    Sir I’m 12th complete now, what I can doing for fashion designing

  6. savi says:

    What are the best fazhion designing colleges in chennai… What is the minimum score that i hve to score aftr my 12

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Various Fashion designing colleges in Chennai are – National Institute of Fashion Technology, Tamil Nadu Open University – TNOU, Aleesha Institute of Fashion Designing, International Institute of Fashion Design, Madras Institute of Fashion Technology – MIFT and many more.

  7. Savitha says:

    How shld i write my entrance xam nd wat the xam contains it….

  8. akoijam richardson Singh says:

    My brother wants to gob fashion design

  9. Jisha says:

    Sir, PCM is my subject than also I can do in fashion designing but than my subject will PCM became useless answer me sir is it soo??..

    • Mohit Negi says:

      If you are selecting Fashion Designing as your UG course, then you will get subjects based on fashion design & technology. It is quite obvious that PCM will not be used as much as it is applied in the courses like B.Sc, B.Sc (Honours).

  10. Mansi says:

    I am not so brilliant in studies so I want to choose this field but my sketching is very bad so can I might choose this stream

    It’s request please solve my problem

  11. Neha says:

    Which institutes best for fashion design diploma courses & provide good placement

  12. Megha Panda says:

    Sir I want to fashion design as my carrier after higher secondary. Please tell me how can I do

  13. Shruti pol says:

    I want each and every info abt fashion designing from 12th on wards plz email me on my email id mentioned up…plz

  14. nimisha says:

    hey… pls suggest me what should i do after 12…

  15. Supriya Singh says:

    Sir, I want fashion designing after graduation plz tell me what I do

  16. Shubham says:

    Sir,i am intrested in fashion designing.
    I complete 10 n 12
    But not any idea.

  17. Nikhat fatema says:

    Iwant to do bsc fashion designer what is fee structure

  18. Varshita yogesh says:

    Hello…what is the fee structure to join bsc in fashion designing

  19. Soni ram says:

    I don’t have money i can do after 3 year admission in fashion designer course.
    Can you please suggest me

  20. Soni ram says:

    Hello sir my financial problem and family problem im stay alone and right now my age 23 but i have become fashion designer so what can do.

    Please help me because its my dream.

  21. Prasanth says:

    Sir I finshed 12th I intersted to join the fashion desing What I Want to know that How much course cost ? What are the Government college are offering the course in fashion technology

  22. Asha says:

    Hi sir… I hv completed BE nd m very interested to join fashion designing , i m 24 would u u plz guide me is der any age limit to join dis course?

  23. Asha says:

    Sir pls can you suggest what should I do after 12 . It’s totally confusing.

  24. Amal Biswas says:

    My daughter want to join the course after 12th. What I want to know that how much is the course cost?. What are the Government colleges are offering the courses in fashion yechnology.

  25. Sandy says:

    Is there any govt.institutes where they hav for low fees structure…I cant afford huge amount for FD..but I m interested in designing..just completed 12th..any suggestions plz??

  26. ria says:

    Please suggest me what course i should choose after 12.i don’t know about the basics of f.d

  27. tanuja says:

    मैने 10thपास करके Fb में डिपलोमा किया है अब डिगरी कोरस करना चाहती हूं कया मुझे इंटर करना जरूरी है या डिपलोमा लग जायेगा

  28. Baljeet says:

    10th after fashion Designer course

  29. Thivika says:

    Hi ,
    I am in 12th.I wish to join in fashion there any entrance exam.I need the details about it.can plz help me..

  30. Anushika pal says:

    I intrest in painting. but how can carrier with fashion degine sketch.. plz help us….

  31. Munira bohri says:

    Hello sir…
    I have completed diploma course in fashion designing. N I m much interested in sketching and my sketching is good also. But m nt getting what to do ahead. Will u pls suggest me sir that what should I do in future…

  32. isha says:

    can u pls suggest which stream i should choose after class 10th .. if i want to be a professional designer.. this is the main problem for me right now.. !! thanks for this artical it really helped me a loads.

  33. Tahseen Arshad says:

    Hlo sir, i m a student of 12 sub science. I want to do fashion designing. My drawing is good bt i dont know which stream should i preffer. I love drawing nd sketching bt i dont know that am i capable of fashion designing or not.

  34. Anish says:

    I dropped my studies due to financial conditions and bad health of my dad
    I passed out my boards in the year 2012
    Now i want to do fashion designing course
    Can i apply for it?

  35. Nupur says:

    I have completed and currently I am working as a software developer,but I have interest in fashion designing so I want to move towards that.could you please provide me the details of courses which I can do.

  36. Priyanka says:

    Hello sir
    I am interested in fashion designing but I want to ask that it is possible to join fashion designing course after 11th pass.

  37. Deepika says:

    I m in Bcom hons 1 yr,but I m interested in designing,should I apply for pg in designing after completing Bcom or do any diploma course with Bcom,suggest some top institutions in MP and guide me about creating career in fashion designing.

  38. Nayana says:

    Hello sir,
    I’ve completed my BE in computer science but I’m interested in fashion designing it would be a great help if you could tell me which course to join

  39. Samyuktha says:

    Hello sir,
    I’ve completed my BE in computer science which i do not want to continue in, I’d rather like to work in the field of fashion, could you please suggest me how to go further which course to join..

  40. santhosh says:

    Could you please tell me is there any institutes in Hyderabad, India.

  41. Vishakha says:

    i don’t know what i do for my future i m intrasted in computer nd it field
    what i chose course i m 12 paas with pure sci

    • Hanif Khan says:

      fashion designing can be done after the pure science but for computer technical field you must have physics and mathematics in 12th.

  42. shruti says:

    Hlo sir plz tell me about fashion designing course which course is best for me.because my drawing is not good. Can I do this.and tell me about fee also. Plz help me sir.

    • Hanif Khan says:

      you can do this. first you must develop the drawing skill if you wish to see your career in fashion designing.

    • Shirley says:

      if ur drawing is not that gud nd u want to pursue a career in fashion, u can check out fashion technology. its a course as gud as designing.. nd if u get a chance in B.F.Tech in NIFT. it will be marvellous.. so jst check it out.. all the best..:-)

  43. farhan aziz says:

    I want to know more information about fashion designing in diploma corces .

  44. shweta raghav says:

    I want to know each and every update about fashion designing.. Thanku very much

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