KONGUNADU ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS)

Institution Affiliated to Bharathiar University

G.N.Mills Post, Coimbatore - 641029, Tamil Nadu, INDIA

  • Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade 3.64 CGPA (3rd Cycle)
  • College of Excellence (UGC)
  • Co-Educational Institution Approved by UGC, New Delhi
  • NIRF Rank: 51 (All Over India)

Costume Design and Fashion

VISION:

  • Our vision is to enable the students to emerge as responsible citizen
  • Creative and successful Entrepreneurs with focus in Academic Calibri and sound knowledge of necessary skills

MISSION:

  • Our mission is to disseminate the knowledge of fashion through updation in curriculum on par with industrial needs and community needs
  • Equip the students with skills and potentialities which makes them confident to become leaders in fashion

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/ HISTORY:

      The Costume Design and Fashion department started in the year 2006 within a span of 13 years has grown in its academic structure, offering various courses like diploma and certificate serves as a platform to produce professionals equipped with necessary skill and knowledge in fashion design. The Department of Costume Design and Fashion contributed to the related industries significantly by making available suitable trained degree holders year after year.

 COURSES OFFERED:

  • B.SC  Costume Design and Fashion             -3 year

Diploma in:

  • Fashion Design                       - 1 year
  • Garment Construction            - 1  year
  • Garment Merchandising         - 1  year

Value added courses:

  • Basics of Cosmetology
  • Value Addition of Fabric Dyeing
  • Printing Techniques
  • Jewellery Making
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Eco Fashion
  • Toda Embroidery

B.VOC in ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND GARMENT DESIGNING:       

3 years multiple entry multiple exit.

    Today it is a status symbol to wear garments and accessories designed by renowned designers. Because of this, the demand for professional fashion designers is on the rise. The scope of fashion design does not limit to designing clothes and garments, it can cover wider areas of design in the field of jeweler, accessories, footwear, Ample of opportunities are there for the students.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DEPARTMENT:

  • Updated curriculum on par with environment and industrial needs.
  • Committed team of faculties
  • Well equipped laboratories with high-tech machinery
  • MOU signed with leading companies and institutes
  • ITC application for teaching
  • Organizes  program fashion show, workshops, guest lectures by Industrial Experts, Industrial visit, internships to textile mills and fashion houses preparing the students to be confident and competitive.

 DESIGNER UNIT:

Classy Missy’  a designer unit run by the department. The students take up Job orders, earn while they learn.

With the background of sound knowledge in practical, skill for life and work the students may take up any of the following opportunities.

 ON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE THEY BECOME:

  • An Entrepreneur
  • Fashion Designer
  • Quality controller
  • Merchandiser
  • Visual merchandiser
  • Fashion coordinator
  • Fashion Event manager
  • Faculty in Fashion Institutes
  • Accessory designer
  • Stylist
  • Textile designer
  • Product line manager
  • Product controller
  • Faculty in Textile research institute

     Since the fashion industry is an ever growing field of economy and its growth is the proof of the ever expanding opportunities in fashion industry. Fashion Designing is an all time favorite career option for creative people

LAB DETAILS:

The entire lab is set according to the current demand of textile industry

PATTERN MAKING AND GARMENT CONSTRUCTION LAB:

PATTERN MAKING LAB : The pattern making laboratory has been provided with the standard tables for pattern making and cutting. In this lab, the student learns how they can independently create patterns for different kinds of garments in common use.

GARMENT CONSTRUCTION LAB: The Garment construction laboratory is equipped with the entire range of apparel sewing machinery ranging from the basic siruba lock stitch machines to the more complex over lock and knitwear flat lock machines. Industrial steam irons, ironing arm boards and cutting machines provide our students knowledge in achieving high standards of garment finishing techniques.

TEXTILE PROCESSING AND TEXTILE TESTING LAB:

TEXTILE PROCESSING LAB : This lab is fully equipped to dye and print the fabric which provides the student with the skills of adding aesthetic value to textile material and develops the sense of colour.

TEXTILE TESTING LAB: It contains various instruments for checking different properties of fibers, yarns & fabrics. Quality Control and testing lab is furnished with all the latest tools for ensuring stringent quality control, which is the need of the Global Industry.

FASHION SKETCHING LAB: This lab is primarily designed to bring out the creative talents in the students and provide them with professional guidance to develop them. It deals with the effective use of colour, form and material to match the latest trends in fashion.  

COMPUTER LABORATORY:     The Computer Laboratory is a fully functional and highly advanced design and manufacture oriented learning centre. According to the high standards of the industry, we are equipped with the latest design packages.

MOUs have been signed with leading companies namely, APR Textiles , Sri Lakshmi Krishna Exports,Body Land, A German based company in Tirupur , Dream Zone a fashion institute, Asian Fabric Coimbatore. Every year nearly  students are being placed as CAD Designer, Quality Controller, Production in-charge, Junior Merchandiser, Visual Merchandiser Floor in-charge, Jewelry Designer, Event Co-Ordinator, Craft Teacher in schools.

 NOTABLE ALUMNI:

  • P.H. HARISH  ,2006 -2009 Batch ENTREPRENEUR, NUBERRY STYLED FOR PARENTS BY PARENTS, Hilite mall, Kozhikode, Kerala.                       
  • P. THIRUKUMARAN  2006 -2009 Batch working as ADMIN MANAGER, G. ANURAGAVI GARMENTS, Perumanallur, Tirupur.
  • K. DHILIP , 2006-2009 Batch  working as HR & COMPLIANCE MANAGER, DHILKRISH GARMENTS
  • R.R GEETHALAKSHMI 2007-2010 Batch ENTREPRENEUR, SRI KRISH WOMENS SPA, SANGANOOR, COIMBATORE.
  • V. PRADEEP KUMAR 2007- 2010 Batch working as  ASSISTANT BRAND MANAGER CLASSIC POLO ,TIRUPUR.
  • R. MAHESH 2008-2011 Batch Working as teacher in JEMS DUBAI AMERICAM ACADEMY, DUBAI.
  • J. RAJAMEENAKSHI 2009-2012 Batch ENTREPRENEUR CHITHRAM BOUTIQUE, MADURAI
  • P. NITHYA, 2010-2013 Batch working as  ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PSG COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, COIMBATORE.
  • V.THENMOZHI ,2012-2015 Batch working AS EXECUTIVE QUALITY CONTROLLER , CARNATION CREATIONS PVT.LTD ,NSN Palayam, COIMBATORE
  • L.Kamatchi,2013-2016 Batch working as ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN KONGUNADU ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGE COIMBATORE.
  • ABDUL SAJITH 2013-2016 Batch ENTREPRENEUR, FAB PRINZ, KANGEYAM.
  • R.JANARTHANAN, 2014-2017 Batch working as QUALITY CONTROLLER IN CARNATION CREATIONS PVT.LTD ,NSN Palayam, COIMBATORE
  • R.ROHINI, 2015-2018 Batch working as JUNIOR MERCHANDISER , SREE KUMARAN THANGAMALIGAI, COIMBATORE.
  • MUBEENA BEGUM, 2015-2018 Batch working as JUNIOR MERCHANDISER, SREE KUMARAN THANGAMALIGAI, COIMBATORE.
  • A.ANNA POORANI, 2015-2018 Batch working as VISUAL MERCHANDISE, THE CHENNAI SILKS, COIMBATORE.

Mrs.R. Umamaheswari

M.Sc. M.Phil, PG. Dip in ED

Assistant Professor and Head

Textile Processing and Technical Textiles

9952514131

umakannan1981@gmail.com

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Mrs.C.Sheeba

M.Sc.,M.Phil

Assistant Professor

Fashion Illustration ,Garment Designing and Construction, Textile Processing

8940402540

sheebachandran26@gmail.com

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Miss.Amsaveni.M

M.Sc., M.Phil

Assistant Professor

Technical Textiles, Herbal Extraction and Textile Finishing.

9894656956

amsshanth@gmail.com

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Mrs.M. Sindhu

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

CAD,Textile Finishing

9443056297

sindhutad@gmail.com

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Miss.P.Ajitha Rubani

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

Textile Processing, Computer Aided Designing and Fashion Sketching.

8248395537

ajithacdf95@gmail.com

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Miss.L.Kamatchi

M.Sc

Assistant Professor

Fashion sketching, Cad designing and Textile Finishing.

9843873725

lakshmanankamatchi@gmail.com

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Miss.R.Nisha

M.SC

Assistant Professor

Fashion Designing, Constructions, Illustration

9688580595

srisusila25@gmail.com

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