Department of Craft and Design

Established in 2013, the Department of Craft & Design offers graduate level Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) program in Textile Design & Fashion Design. The objectives of these programs are to provide quality design education at affordable cost and to impart training to enhance employability opportunities to its graduates.   
About the B.Voc. Program The six semester B.Voc. program in Textile Design & Fashion Design starts with Design Foundation modules throughout the I semester, while II, III, IV & V semesters cover specialization modules through theory inputs, practical training and independent design projects. The last and VI semester prepare the students to take up 12 – 16 week design internship within chosen industry domain including handloom sector.  The three departmental electives spread across IV, V & VI semesters provide an opportunity to further sharpen skills in their chosen area within the subject while one open elective in the final and VI semester give a chance to learn outside their core subject.  
B.Voc. Textile Design specialization trains the students in Print, Woven & Surface Design techniques. Although, the modules cover designing for both Apparel & Textile industry, the course focuses on Home Textile industry domain. The expected job roles for the graduates range from Textile Designer, Embroidery digitizer, Sample Coordinator, Jacquard designer, Merchandisers, Product developer and etc.    
B.Voc. Fashion Design specialization introduces the students to pret-a-porter (ready to wear) segment with focus on Indian and western women’s wear covering both casual and formal party wears.   The job opportunities for these graduates include Fashion Designer, Stylist, Sample Coordinator, Merchandiser, Pattern maker, Product developer and etc.   
The students are encouraged and guided to set their own career goals be it further studies, acquiring jobs or to become an entrepreneurs and so on.  
Infrastructure Being a skill oriented program, each specialization required appropriate workshops and labs to give practical hands on training to the students. The studios are set up with the UGC grant-in-aid received for starting the B.Voc program in 2014. An over view of the studio workshops and labs are as under.  
Weaving Studio: The weaving studio equipped with 20 Table top handlooms, each fitted with double warping beams and 12 heald shafts. There are all necessary equipment and tools for preparation of warp for weaving.  
Dyeing & Printing Lab: The lab is equipped with basic tools and equipment consists of a Table for printing, wood blocks and utensils.  The lab is under development.   
Garment Construction Lab: The GC lab is equipped with 12 JUKI Single Needle Lockstitch Flat Bed (electric) industrial sewing machines and 1 JUKI 4 needle Over-lock safety stitch sewing machine. There is one pressing table and an electric domestic press as well.  
Draping & Pattern Making Studio: The studio is equipped with 31 mannequins that include 20 female, 9 male and 2 kids dress forms. The there is a temporary setup of pattern making tables.    Computer Aided Design Lab: The CAD lab is equipped with 10 high end desk top computer systems with 22inch display monitors. The lab is equipped with professional Design software for Textile Design & Fashion Design.  The software include NEDGRAPHICS Textile Design software, WILCOM Embroidery digitizing software and OPTITEX  Fashion Design software besides other standard commonly used software. 




Mr. Vankat Raman Gude

Designation :- Associate Professor & Head

Mobile :- +91 8817888277

Email Id :- [email protected]

 Mr. Vankat Raman Gude

Ms. Preeti Bhimte
Designation :- Guest Faculty
Mobile :- +91 9158018236
Email Id :- [email protected]