Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Fashion Design

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Fashion Design

The School of Architecture, Planning and Design provides a full and part-time doctoral degree in fashion design. Candidates who want to become academicians or promote research in the Fashion design field might consider the Ph.D. programme. A student under PhD in fashion design will study textiles, art and design, fashion, graphic design, fashion marketing, and other essential topics. Postgraduates must possess abilities including project management, project management skills, independence, marketing and commercial awareness, resourcefulness, and effective communication.

With advanced curriculum the courses will mix different elements of theory and practice in the pursuit of the ideal design. You will research and develop your skills in sewing, drawing, fashion history, and the textile business. You will then put what you have learned into practice by making your own high-end fashion items. As a form of art, fashion design will help you hone your practicality, creativity, and ability to think in three dimensions and translate inspiring ideas into reality. You can use fashion design to succeed as a fashion designer, buyer, manager, stylist, or textile designer.

University Fellowship Scheme 2022 (For Ph.D)

Full time Ph.D candidates will be paid a stipend of Rs. 30,000/-

Salient Features

  • 17+ years of academic experience
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Aside from general coursework, students will be equipped with several certification courses
  • Project-based practical pedagogy to make the students comprehend the problems in the present world
  • Problem-based learning and industry-relevant curriculum
  • Best placement opportunities to get placed in high-end and reputed companies
  • Industrial training in reputable firms and organizations
  • The privilege of 100% placement guidance and support
  • Industry visits, seminars, workshops, and guest lectures by eminent researchers and industry practitioners
  • Active student clubs and bodies
  • The multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment

Fee Structure

Course Fee Structure

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Program Objectives (PEO's)


PO-1 Design knowledge- Through the study of textile, apparel, fashion, and design on a theoretical and practical level, graduates will acquire the skills necessary to become professionals.
PO-2 Problem analysis- Graduates will have the skills necessary to work effectively with various government agencies and nongovernmental organizations to complete innovative initiatives with a problem-solving mindset.
PO-3 Solution Development and Design- Graduates will have the skills necessary to concentrate on developing designs and novel solutions using both conventional and modern technologies.
PO-4 Conduct complicated problem investigations- Graduates will be able to develop a keen analytical eye for the difficulties emerging in the fashion industry's supply chain and other sectors.
PO-5 Use of Modern Tools- Graduates will be able to comprehend how new technologies can be applied to the development of designs, selection of materials, production, and distribution of clothing on a worldwide scale.

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)


PSO-1 By effectively communicating their ideas and putting them into practice, students will be able to pursue successful career options on a global scale, including those as merchandisers, art directors, film and theater costume designers, fashion photographers, and stylists in addition to fashion designers.
PSO-2 Students will be able to create jobs for others through the development of their entrepreneurial skills, changing from being job seekers to job creators as a result of their innovative thinking, creative approaches, and research into consumer behavior using both conventional and cutting-edge digital technologies.
PSO-3 By virtue of specialization, which would otherwise require further education, students will be able to identify their position in various subfields of apparel, fashion, and related industries like e-commerce, retail, branding and marketing, luxury, and high value product markets after completing their bachelor's degree.

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To


The Indian fashion business is expanding, and those who love fashion always want the latest foreign trends. The demand for people with unconventional ideas and talent has ultimately expanded due to the necessity for good, comfortable, and contemporary apparel. Students pursuing a Ph.D. in fashion design are constantly sought after by artists in India and other countries. For those seeking employment in fashion design, whether at the research or bachelor's level, there are plenty of opportunities. For the talented, there are several work prospects as:

  • Fashion Assistant
  • Fashion Assistant
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Stylist Fashion
ADMISSION 2022
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Admission 2022-23