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Bangalore, Cochin, Hyderabad, Vijayawada


2 years (full time)


Any degree from the UGC recognised university

Certificate Type

Postgraduate Degree

Degree Issuing Authority

Sunrise University

Programme Overview

JD Institute of Fashion Technology campuses in Bengaluru, Cochin, Hyderabad and Vijayawada offer a two-year postgraduate diploma or PG Diploma in Fashion Design and Business Management. The pedagogy of the program is informed by the integration of theory and practice, and students are equipped with the aptitude to enhance their creative identity and expand the scope of their creative practice. The cohort is trained in the various established and evolving nuances of fashion design from conceptualisation to execution and presentation; with a strong emphasis on challenging the potential, capabilities and significance of fashion and fashion business management in the contemporary context. Students are realised to be leaders of today and tomorrow through a curriculum that engages them in external projects and presentations, along with the development of entrepreneurial and marketing skills.

PG Diploma in Fashion Design and Business Management challenges the understanding of fashion as a phenomenon, a cause and a means; and facilitates the interrogation of the various historical, cultural and social parameters that inform its practice and methodologies. Training students in textile and surface manipulation techniques, along with fashion illustration and technical aspects of pattern making and garment construction they develop an advanced skill and aptitude in realising and executing a fashion collection. Backed by a research-driven design, creative and technical process, the cohort is encouraged to challenge the role that fashion plays in the current climate, regionally and globally. Students also develop the aptitude to interpret trends and formulate forecasts; along with a comprehensive understanding of the cognitive influences that inform fashion and its business. Through the development of digital and entrepreneurial skills, the curriculum fosters a generation of pioneers who are responsible and who hold the capability to lead the future of fashion efficiently and effectively.

Classroom Facilities Gain Insights Design Facilities & Studios Technology Training Learn with Experts Learning Out of the Box
Hone skills and strengths The library and resource center Labs and technical spaces Computer lab and 3D printing lab. Specialized tutors and renowned specialists Industry visits, projects, etc.

Program Objective

  • PG Diploma in Fashion Design and Business Management follows a curriculum that is holistic and interdisciplinary, integrating classroom-lectures with interactive seminars, individual business reports and practice-driven learning.
  • The program module equips students with marketing and entrepreneurial skills to lead an informed practice that is responsive and adaptive to the current climate, and come up with solutions that address the issues and potential concerns of the industry.
  • The course equips students with the aptitude to understand and execute an innovative design process, along with the development of fashion thinking, fabric processes, illustration, garment construction, trend analysis, media, brand identity and management skills.
  • The program integrates creativity with its management; helps develop critical and creative thinking capabilities of the students which enable them to identify current and potential issues in the fashion industry.
  • The students have the opportunity to learn from and be a part of live industry projects, collaborations, guest speaker series, international study tours and visits.

Learning Outcomes

  • Development of strong creative, critical and analytical skills, and rewarding industry relationships.
  • Develop a personal creative identity; gain an advanced understanding of the potential of fashion; understand the scope and responsive nature of the field to the current climate.
  • Students will have an in-depth knowledge on apparel and textile design, production methods, consumer behaviour, supply chain, supply chain management, and the various other parameters that inform its practice.
  • The training obtained from the course promises immense employment opportunities and ensures a successful career in the fashion industry.
  • Development of the skills required for the efficient management and running of a business.

Semester 1

  • Fashion Thinking & Design Process
  • Pattern Making Techniques
  • Garment Making Techniques
  • Fashion Figure Drawing
  • Textile Appreciation
  • Fashion Draping
  • Surface Design Techniques

Semester 2

  • Pattern Making
  • GMT
  • Textile Processing
  • Textile Processing
  • Fashion Rendering
  • Cadd – I
  • Electives


Semester 3

  • Research Methodology
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion Forecasting
  • Sustainable Design Practices
  • CAD – II
  • Thesis I

Semester 4

  • Visual Merchandising & Retailing Styling
  • Marketing & Brand Management
  • Entrepreneurship & Professional Practices
  • Thesis II

Career Opportunities

  • Fashion Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Fashion Buyer
  • Stylist
  • Trend Analyst
  • Fashion Product Manager
  • Sewing Technician
  • Educator
  • Blogger
  • Clothing/Textile Technologist
  • Merchandise Planner/Allocator
  • Fabric Researcher
  • Print Designer
  • Pattern Designer


Industry tie-up

International Collaboration


What are the course-specific admission requirements?

Admission to the Bachelor’s Program is based on a reasonable expectation that the student will be able to fulfill the program objectives and standards required for the certification. To know more about admission eligibility and document requirements, please click

Is it compulsory to participate in campus events, displays, and open houses?

Yes, it is compulsory and an integral part of the curriculum.

Will JDSD bear all the expenses for study trips?

The cost of the study trips can be

  • Industry Visits, Field trips and Excursion plans are planned according to the requirement of the curriculum.
  • Study trips planned by students for their research will not be funded by the school if this is not part of the curriculum.
What are the Career Opportunities after the fashion design course?

Students can opt for many career options –

  • Fashion Designer
  • Pattern Maker
  • Illustrator
  • Sourcing Agent
  • Textile Designer
  • Merchandiser
  • Trend Forecaster
  • Educator
  • Sewing Technician
  • Visual Merchandiser
What are the age criteria for the Fashion Design Course?

For Bachelor degree candidates till 37 years of age can apply.

How many seats are available for the BSc Fashion Design and Apparel Course?

There are 25 seats for BSc Fashion Design and Apparel Course.

Can we expect admission beyond limited seats?

Yes, we do provide admissions beyond seats with respect to the availability of the batch. 

Do you provide scholarships for students?

No, we do not provide any scholarship to any student. 

Is there any rebate for Army Personnel?

Yes, we offer a 5% rebate in fees for Army Personnel only.

Do you provide education loans?

We provide all supportive documents that will help students to get education loans. 


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