Certificate in Fashion Design is a one-year program aimed at imparting theoretical and practical training for aspiring designers who want to start their career in fashion design. This program introduces the students to the art of communicating the design ideas on paper which is then translated into constructed garments. 

The program covers: 

  • Overview of the fashion industry 
  • Fabric knowledge 
  • Fashion illustration 
  • Portfolio development 

Career opportunities

  • Entrepreneur
  • Fashion/design coordinator
  • Product developer
  • In the Apparel industry


  • Two sessional exams and one final exam for each subject in a semester.
  • Written exam (for theory subjects)
  • Formative and Summative assessment (for practical design-oriented subjects).
  • The students will be assessed continuously through their coursework assignments, seminars, tests, quizzes, case studies, and end-semester examinations.
  • The continuous assessment components are for 50% (internal test, assignments, and project work) and end-semester examination marks are for 50%.
  • In the FDIT (Semester – II), participants are also assessed by their final design collection.

Outline of CFD

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1 year (2 semesters)

Key Dates & Deadlines


Apr 15 23

Apr ' 23

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


Libraries give students access to study resources, digital and print

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

Innovation Centre
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre facilitates multi-disciplinary research

Sports & Fitness
Marena has world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash, as well as a well-equipped gymnasium