Kongunadu

Arts and Science College (Autonomous)

Institution Affiliated to Bharathiar University

Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade 3.64 CGPA (3rd Cycle)

College of Excellence (UGC), Star College (DBT)

Co-Educational Institution Approved by UGC, New Delhi

  G.N.Mills Post, Coimbatore - 641029, Tamilnadu, INDIA

44 years of educational excellance

DEPARTMENT OF COSTUME DESIGN AND FASHION (UNAIDED)

Vision

Our vision is to enable the students to keep pace with the rapid advancements in the Textile industry by providing an opportunity to obtain an insight into the actual working of the Textile industry and emerge as a successful entrepreneur.

Mission

  • To instill the spirit of entrepreneurship.
  • To bring out the innovative and imaginative skills of the Students.
  • To cultivate creativity, to builds imagination, and directs knowledge that together brings out future fashion leaders.

History

The department of Costume Design and Fashion was started in the year 2006 .The Eight- year undergraduate course is one of the career oriented course that brings out the creativity and provides an excellent foundation for designing and manufacturing fabric, garments and accessories. And enable each individual to pursue his or her own preferences from the vast textile industry by way of participating in fashion shows and exhibitions organized by the students themselves, industrial visits, internships in textile mills and fashion houses.

Courses Category Duration
BSc. Costume Design and Fashion Degree 3 year
Fashion Designing Diploma 1 year
Garment Merchandising Diploma 1 year
Garment Manufacturing Technology Diploma 1 year

Research Activities

Staff members are planning to take up minor / major projects from various funding agencies like UGC, etc

Highlights

  • The department laboratories are equipped with high -tech machinery. The entire lab is set to cater the needs of the textile industry. The department has five separate labs namely
    • Fashion illustration lab
    • Pattern making lab
    • Garment construction lab
    • Dyeing and printing lab
    • Textile testing lab

    And a common Computer lab where in Computer Aided Designing is taught

  • MOUs signed with leading companies namely, APR Textiles and Sri Lakshmi Krishna Exports, and Body Land German based company in Tirupur.
  • Seminars, Workshops symposiums, Guest Lectures and demonstration classes are arranged regularly so as to enable the students to keep abreast of the changes and trends in the world of fashion.
  • Students are well trained in such a-way that they can Earn while they Learn Apart from the degree course the department offers Job Oriented Course for other department students Staff and Students actively participate in seminars, workshops and symposiums conducted by other institutions.
  • Staff members have presented research papers in various National and International conferences.
  • Students actively participate in various intercollegiate competitions.
  • Students conduct exhibition where in they exhibit the products made and constructed by them. This helps them in learning marketing skills.

Achievements

  • Meritorious award for 100% result was awarded
  • Students have participated in various intercollegiate competitions and won cash prizes.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS

Ample of opportunities are there for the students.

On completion of the course they can become

  • an Entrepreneur
  • Fashion designer
  • Quality controller
  • Merchandiser
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Fashion coordinator
  • Fashion event manager
  • Merchandiser
  • Pattern maker
  • Faculty in Fashion Institutes
  • Accessory designer
  • Textile designer
  • Product line manager
  • Product controller
  • Faculty in Textile research institutes

Future Plan

  • To Arrange National / International Seminars, Conference and Workshops for the Students
  • To take up projects minor / major projects from funding agencies like UGC
  • To sign MOU with Textile Associations

Notable Alumni

  • Krishnamoorthy. P of 2006-2009 batch working in department of police
  • Azarudeen. F of 2006-2009 was working as Costume designer for contestants and for VG's in D Studio Chennai, at present working in Reliance Trends
  • Pradeep Kumar .P of 2007-2010 batch is Visual Merchandiser in Future Groups, Mutinaltional company, Trivandrum
  • Rufiya. M of 2008-2011 batch Assistant Store Manager cum Visual Merchandiser in Reliance Trends, Adyar Branch
  • Rajameenashi of 2009-2012 batch is a successful Entrepreneur running a Boutique "Chitram" in Madurai