Fashion & Apparel Design (B.Sc.)

A comprehensive 3 years Undergraduate programme that helps the students understand the fundamentals that guide the lucrative, exciting yet challenging field of Fashion and Apparel Design.

The other specialities taught that help the student become a more rounded off professional include Business Management, Marketing, Merchandising, Textile Science and an introduction to the latest Technologies advancing in this field. The onus is to prepare a student to be aware and excel through the entire cycle of textile making, designing, production and marketing.

The curriculum is based on a practical approach that includes Fashion Shows, advanced study of sketching and designs (to inculcate in the student the habit of putting their creativity on paper), Seminars and regular interactions with prominent personalities from the Fashion Industry.

The course is designed as an inverted funnel- a widening scope that starts with the basics and ends with a broad outlook of the massive career opportunities available within this very lucrative industry.

Course Details

The Degree in B.Sc. in Fashion Design & Apparel Design is awarded from Kuvepmu University of Karnataka.
Kuvepmu University, named after the great humanist thinker and writer Shri Kuvempu, was established to realise its institutional mission of creating through its varied academic activities a humanist, rational, scientific temper and a deep sense of commitiment to the welfare of all sections of society. Kuvempu University is the most popular academic University in Karnataka.

Established in 1987, it is a University with a distinctive academic profile, bending in itself commitment to rural ethos and a modern spirit.
It has 28 post graduate departments of studies in the faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Education and Law. The University has 121 affilated collages under its jurisdiction spread over four districts of Shimoga, Chitradurga and Devangeree.

Course Duration : 3 Years
Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 from any recognized board. Class 12th students appearing or waiting for final result may also apply for provisional admission.
Course Fee : Rs 65,000/- per year.


  1. Foundation art.
  2. Fashion and Apparel design: Fundamentals,elements and principles.
  3. History od western world Fashion.
  4. Fashion Design-an introduction.
  5. Introduction to textiles.
  6. Basics of computer and application


  1. Introduction to Fashion Illustration.
  2. Creative Embroidery.
  3. Sewing technology.
  4. Fashion Design:Introduction to pattern making and garment manufacturing technology.
  5. Introduction to Draping.
  6. Textile Science : Processing (dyeing and printing).
  7. Advanced Computer aided design for Fashion and Textiles.
  8. Garment manufacturing.
  9. History of Indian Fashion.
  10. Oriental History.


  1. Advanced course in Fashion Illustration.
  2. Vintage Costumes.
  3. History of western world fashion.
  4. Fashion accessories.
  5. Fabric testing and quality control.
  6. Advanced course in fashion and Apparel design.
  7. Visual Merchandising / photography.
  8. Production management and Merchandising.
  9. Fashion Analysis.
  10. Fashion Business management.
  11. Entrepreneurship and Business development.
  12. Global markets.