SCHOOL OF FASHION

SCHOOL OF FASHION

SCHOOL OF FASHION

SCHOOL OF FASHION

Exploring the traditional design, crafts & cultural heritage of our nation and making it contemporary and relevant for a global audience.

About School

School of Fashion offers courses developed to nurture the next generation of fashion designers, stylists, buyers, journalists and design managers. The programmes will prepare you for a successful career as a fashion product designer and developer able to explore and exploit cutting edge technology and aesthetics for clothing and textiles.

Our strategic commercial partnerships support local and global enterprise. Students benefit from our connections with industry and so does industry.

In design, we teach a combination of heritage and radical thinking. Craftsmanship and new technology. Engineering – and in-depth design research. We teach innovative ideas first – and then innovative practice to bring them to life.

DEAN'S MESSAGE

Indian economy has moved on from being a manufacturing hub to a booming service industry with increasing demand for design professionals. The design industry in India is growing at a staggering rate of 23 to 25 per cent annually.
The world has changed; the role of design has changed. And the way that designers are taught to engage with the world must change, too. Our curriculum provides greater opportunities for self-directed learning, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and exposure to academic areas beyond the traditional boundaries of art and design.
The fashion and textile programmes at School of Fashion are designed to nurture the students creativity while providing a rigorous grounding in the practical and technical skills needed for career success, exposing the students to the real demands and practices of the fashion world.






UG PROGRAMMES:

BDes - Fashion Design

FOCUS: Fashion is a seductive powerhouse in contemporary culture, worthy of celebration and critique. From the earliest days of civilization to the modern moment, we have been obsessed by decorative creations that adorn and define our beings.

CONTENT: The programme intends to provide a strong base to reveal creative talent and develop professional acumen in fibre to fashion value chain. Students learn the techniques of pattern making, draping and garment construction along with developing the understanding of fashion trends, materials and traditional skills of surface ornamentation.

FASHION DESIGN

Fashion Illustration & Design Surface Design Techniques Fabric Studies Menswear Design
Pattern Making History of Fashion Marketing & Merchandising Film & Fashion
Draping Intellectual Property Rights  Product Business Plan Fashion Styling
Garment Construction Computer Application Fundamentals of Production Children wear Design
Materials & Technology Innovation Craft Documentation Fashion Studies The Business of Luxury
PM & Grading: Indian Apparel Ergonomics & Human factors Design Studio Design For Sustainability 
History of Art, design & Architecture Elements of Textiles Traditional Indian Textiles Digital Portfolio 
Traditional Crafts & Techniques  Basic Photography Fashion Brand & Enterprise Design Projects
Fashion Communication & PR  Digital Representation Trend Forecasting Thesis Project


CAREERS: Careers for fashion graduates are widely available in high fashion, designer ready-to-wear fashion, high street fashion with specialisation in particular types of clothing; with export houses dealing with garment/ textile/ handloom exports; with retail and wholesale garment businesses in men‘s/ women‘s/ children clothing; with Government/ Semi government, handloom/ textile manufacturers; as Fashion show organizers/ Fashion publishers, TV/ Film producers and costume designers.


PG PROGRAMMES:

MDes - Fashion Design (2 Years Programme)

Eligibility: Bachelors degree of minimum 3 years

FOCUS: With an emphasis on research and practice the course brings together students across disciplines with their diverse skills and ideas in new and exciting ways. Students will be equipped to provide critical & creative solutions to future problems and innovations for the evolving fashion and Design industry.

CONTENT: Students will be introduced to various aspects of Fashion Design education through subjects like Fashion Studies, Fashion Design Studio, Trends & Forecasting, Language of Design & Fashion, Innovation in Fashion, Pattern Development, Garment Construction, Marketing & Merchandising, Fashion & Law (IPR), Industry Exposure, Computer Application and Masters Project etc.


CAREERS: Masters Graduates would become innovators in the field of fashion and textiles as well as other creative industries, holding key positions in large fashion and corporate houses. Opportunities also include trend prediction, styling & management of fashion brands, etc. MDes also provides pathway to research degrees (MPhil/ PhD).


Diploma PROGRAMMES:

Fashion Design Diploma

FOCUS: The programme is aimed at working professional and candidates from other streams aspiring to enter Fashion Industry. The intensive programme will focus on interactive learning, integrating theoretical knowledge with essential skills required for practicing fashion design.

CONTENT: Students will be introduced to Fashion Illustration, Fashion Studies, Elements of Textiles, Fashion Designing, Pattern Development, Garment Construction, Traditional Indian Textiles, Marketing & Merchandising etc.

CAREERS: The programme prepares the candidates to get absorbed in the industry in the areas of Sampling, Designing, Embroidery, Production Coordination Designers, Freelance Design Consultants, Stylists, Forecasting and Fashion Trends Forum Organisers, Costume Designers, Illustrators and Entrepreneurs and free lancers.



WUD FACULTY

Devender is a Fashion Design graduate of NIFT and a post graduate of London College of fashion, UK. His Graduate collection is part of the University of Arts archive and is being used by the university as a benchmark for its Masters Programme. Kharb has over 3 years of experience in academics and over 12 years work experience as a Buyer, merchandiser and designer of luxury fashion goods in Europe’s design houses and high street suppliers in South Asia. His work has been exhibited at trade fares and private events across Europe. He has been a design consultant to many international companies and chain of stores in UK. He Represented UK at Concours International des Jeunes Createurs de Mode (2004) Paris, France. He is also one of the founders and the creative head of ‘The Infusion Store’, an e-commerce platform for contemporary Asian fashion in Europe.

Himani G Choudhary is a doctorate from University of Delhi specializing in the field of Fashion, Apparel and Textiles. With more than 14 years of experience working in the industry, academics and research. She has worked with fashion and apparel brands like Gap, Banana Republic, H&M, Macy's and Tommy Hilfiger before moving to academics and education at the university level.
Her academics and teaching experience includes heading the Post graduate (M.Des) program at Sushant School of Design, Ansal University and supervising eight master’s thesis. With various papers and publications at national and international level and participation in numerous conferences including best paper award in International Conference on green chemistry, research is a strong foothold. Other teaching experiences include working with the department of Apparel Design and Construction, Delhi University and heading the Fashion and Apparel Design department in Galaxy Global Institutions, Kurukshetra University.

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Mr Umair Khan is an alumni of NIFT, Delhi from Clothing Production Technology Programme. He also a Diploma in Pattern Engineering from Tuka Academy of Pattern Engineering, Gurgaon and a M.Phil from JNU, Jodhpur, M.A from D.B.R.A University, Agra.Mr. Khan has over 09 years experience in teaching Pattern Making, Garment Construction and pattern making software at various premier institutes like NIFT, IICD, NIIFT, SoFD (GDGU) & AEPC.He has presented papers and taken workshops in Pattern Making for Professionals, Teachers and students. He also has a patent under consideration for an infant jacket design, titled Kangaroo care.

WORLD UNIVERSITY OF DESIGN

SCHOLARSHIPS & LOAN - 2018 ADMISSIONS

World University of Design strongly believes in nurturing and encouraging the brightest minds to transform them into lifelong learners and leaders. To acknowledge such high potential academic achievers, World University of Design offers generous scholarships covering part/full academic fee for the entire duration of the program.

1. Merit Scholarship :

 

Design /
Fashion /
Communication
(All UG)

Architecture

Visual Art

Management

Design
 (PG)

Visual Art
(PG)

Prescribed Academic Fee

9,00,000

8,00,000

5,20,000

5,10,000

5,00,000

2,60,000

A

Scholarship Amount

6,75,000

6,00,000

3,90,000

3,82,500

2,50,000

1,30,000

Net Fee Payable

2,25,000

2,00,000

1,30,000

1,27,500

2,50,000

1,30,000

B

Scholarship Amount

4,50,000

4,00,000

2,60,000

2,55,000

1,25,000

65,000

Net Fee Payable

4,50,000

4,00,000

2,60,000

2,55,000

3,75,000

1,95,000

C

Scholarship Amount

2,25,000

2,00,000

1,30,000

1,27,500

 

Net Fee Payable

6,75,000

6,00,000

3,90,000

3,82,500

 


• The students availing these scholarships will be required to meet the academic and non-academic performance criteria for each semester. For continuation of Scholarship students will be expected to meet pre-defined academic standards including maintaining a minimum CGPA of 7.0.
• If a student fails to fulfill the scholarship continuation criteria, he/she would be required to pay full fees for the rest of the program. The scholarship is reinstated in case the student manages to bring up their scores above the continuation criteria in the subsequent semesters. The fees paid for the duration that the student was not on scholarship is not refundable.
• The net scholarship amount will be adjusted against the fee payable in the following manner: Final Year will be totally free with 100% of annual fee being adjusted against scholarship. Remaining scholarship amount will be equally divided in 2 or 3 or 4 years depending on the duration of the programme.
• Only one kind of scholarship can be availed by one student.
• In aggregate percentage Physical Education / Fine Arts / Performing Arts / Vocational / Non-written subjects will not be considered.
• No amount of scholarship will be paid in cash.
• Scholarship offers applies only to those students who have appear for and cleared the Aptitude Test & Interview and their admission is granted.
• Scholarships will be awarded to 10% of total enrolled strength in each case on a first come first serve basis
.

• Eligibility conditions for Scholarships:

 

Design/ Fashion/ Communication (All UG)

Architecture

Visual Art
(UG)

Management

Design  (PG)

Visual Art
(PG)

A

• 90% & above aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• NID Rank ≤ 500
• NIFT Rank ≤ 1000 
• UCEED Rank ≤ 500
• WUD Entrance Score ≥ 80%

• 90% & above aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• NATA Score ≥ 125
• JEE Paper 2 Score ≥ 240

• 90% & above aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• WUD Entrance Score ≥ 75%

• 90% & above aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• CET Rank ≤ 500
• WUD Entrance Score ≥ 75%

• 80% & above aggregate in Graduation
• CEED Rank ≤ 500
• WUD Entrance Score ≥ 80%

• 80% & above aggregate in Graduation
• WUD Entrance Score ≥ 75%

B

• 80- 89.9% aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• NID Rank 501 – 750
• NIFT Rank 1001- 1500
• UCEED Rank 501-750
• WUD Entrance Score 70-79.9%

• 80- 89.9% aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• NATA Score 110-124
• JEE Paper 2 Score 225-239-.9

• 80-89.9% aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• WUD Entrance Score 61-75%

• 80- 89.9% aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• CET Rank 500-700
• WUD Entrance Score 61-75%

• 70-79.9% aggregate in Graduation
• CEED Rank 501-1000
• WUD Entrance Score 65-79.9%

• 70-79.9% aggregate in Graduation
• WUD Entrance Score 61-75%

C

• 70 to 79.9% aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• NID Rank 751 – 1000
• NIFT Rank 1500-3000
• UCEED Rank 751-1000
• WUD Entrance Score 60-69.9%

• 70 to 79.9% aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• NATA Score 100-110
• JEE Paper 2 Score 210-224.9

• 70-79.9% aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• WUD Entrance Score 50-60%

• 70 to 79.9% aggregate in 10+2 of CBSE or equivalent
• CET Rank 701-1000
• WUD Entrance Score 50-60%

 


2. Special Scholarships :

In an effort to make quality design education more affordable and to further the advancement opportunities for students with creative talent but coming through constrained opportunities, World University of Design, through an exclusive tie up with an NGO - SAPNAY ®has instituted the following Scholarships, each worth 20% of total fee amount:

A. Wards of Defense Personnel
B. Wards of Serving Teachers
C. Single Girl Child
D. Sports
E. Performing Arts

Award of these scholarships will be governed by the following rules and guidelines –

1. These scholarships would apply to those not covered under existing merit-based Scholarships
2. These scholarships will be awarded totally at the discretion of the University/ SAPNAY ® and total number of scholarships will be limited to 10% of total enrolled strength in each program on a first come first serve basis.
3. The University reserves the right to offer these Scholarships through its own additional assessment. The University may ask for additional documents by way of School Certificates, Income Statements, Details of examination taken, etc. The onus will be on the candidate to produce the required documents in Original to support the award of scholarship.
4. The decision of the University towards such Scholarships will be final and binding. The scholarships are a privilege towards fulfilling specific purpose and not an entitlement.
5. These Scholarships will be processed after a student joins the University. Until the time of joining, the candidates are expected to follow the common selection process.
6. The students availing these scholarships will be required to meet the academic and non-academic performance criteria for each semester. For continuation of Scholarship students will be expected to meet pre-defined academic standards including maintaining a minimum CGPA of 6.50.
7. The net scholarship amount will be adjusted against the fee payable in the following manner: Final Year will have 50% of annual fee being adjusted against scholarship. Remaining scholarship amount will be equally divided in 2 or 3 or 4 years depending on the duration of the programme.

EDUCATIONAL LOAN

World University of Design has an exclusive tie up with Axis Bank for providing educational loan to students securing admission to the institute. Disbursement of the loan is as per the banks' terms and conditions

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WORKSHOP ON CULT IN FASHION HISTORY

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