B.Des. (Fashion and Apparel Design)

Programme Overview

The B.Des. (Fashion and Apparel Design) at MIT-WPU is an avant-garde programme that marries the artistry of fashion with the latest technological advancements, preparing students to become vanguards in the ever-evolving world of fashion. This curriculum goes beyond traditional fashion design, emphasising the role of design as a powerful instrument for social, cultural, and environmental advocacy. Our philosophy is that fashion is more than aesthetic creation; it's a pivotal force in shaping societal trends and addressing global challenges.

Students delve into the intricacies of fabric science, cutting-edge design techniques, and sustainable fashion practices, gaining a holistic understanding of the fashion industry from concept to consumer. A key focus of the programme is the cultivation of a user-centric approach. Through immersive projects, workshops, and user experience studies, students develop an acute awareness of creating designs that resonate with diverse audiences, ensuring that their creations are not only stylish but also inclusive and considerate of various consumer needs.

Emerging trends like digital fashion, eco-conscious materials, and ethical production processes are integral to our curriculum, reflecting the industry's shift towards more sustainable and technologically driven practices. Students are encouraged to explore contemporary realms like wearable technology, virtual fashion design, and circular fashion, equipping them with the tools to navigate the complexities of modern fashion design and sustainability.

The programme's collaborative and experiential nature is highlighted through hands-on design projects, often in partnership with industry leaders. These projects challenge students to innovate in response to real-world issues, ranging from consumer lifestyle changes to the integration of new technologies in fashion design. Upon completion, students emerge as multifaceted fashion designers who are adept at creating innovative, sustainable, and socially responsible fashion. They are poised for a wide array of career paths, from traditional roles in fashion design and merchandising to pioneering positions in fashion technology and sustainability. As trailblazers in fashion and apparel design, students are equipped to make significant contributions to the industry, positively impacting society and the environment.

4 Years

Last Date To Apply : 05 April 2024
Programme Name

B.Des. (Fashion and Apparel Design)

Fee Per Year

Rs. 4,05,000

Scholarship for AY 2024-25 MIT-WPU CET CBT Score UCEED Rank 
Dr. Vishwanath Karad Scholarship (100%) 93 & Above Upto 800 All India Rank 
MIT-WPU Scholarship I (50%) 91 & Above 801-2000 All India Rank 
MIT-WPU Scholarship II (25%) 90 & Above 2001 to 2500 All India Rank

Note: Student will be entitled to only one of the scholarships based on MIT-WPU CET 2024 CBT (Computer Based Test) Score or UCEED 2024.

Scholarship Detailsbharatasmita

*Terms & Conditions apply:

All Scholarships are awarded on a First Come First Serve basis All Scholarships are awarded as fee adjustments.

To continue the scholarship for the entire duration of the programme, a minimum level of the academic score has to be maintained at an 8.5 CGPA across all semesters attendance is to be maintained at a minimum of 80 percent there should be no disciplinary action against the student.


Minimum 50% aggregate score in 10+2/Class 12th or in equivalent examination (at least 45% marks, in case of Reserved Class category candidate belonging to Maharashtra State only)
AND Valid score in MIT-WPU CET 2024 / UCEED 2024 / NIFT 2024 / NATA 2024 / NID 2024

Selection Process

Admissions will be provided purely based on merit of MIT-WPU CET 2024 / UCEED 2024 / NIFT 2024 / NATA 2024 / NID 2024 score, Personal Interaction (PI) and Portfolio Review as per the schedule.

Programme Highlights
  • Integration of Fashion Innovation and Technology: Students are equipped with state-of-the-art skills in fashion design, including exposure to digital fashion creation, wearable technology, and sustainable textile innovation
  • Real-World Application of Design Concepts: The programme places a strong emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge to contemporary fashion challenges, enabling students to create designs that are both aesthetically pleasing and practically viable
  • Industry Exposure and Professional Networking: Provides extensive opportunities for students to connect with fashion industry experts and organisations, enhancing their professional network and industry understanding
  • Multifaceted Learning Approach: A comprehensive curriculum that merges fashion design principles with studies in material science, consumer behaviour, and ethical fashion, broadening the students' perspective in design
  • Dynamic and Collaborative Learning Environment: Encourages hands-on experience through collaborative projects with industry partners and immersive workshops, fostering practical skills and creative expression
  • Extracurricular Activities and Clubs: Promotes participation in fashion-related clubs and events, fostering leadership, teamwork, and personal growth in areas related to fashion and design
  • Focus on Global Sustainability and Ethical Fashion: Inspires the creation of environmentally conscious and socially responsible fashion, addressing pressing global challenges in sustainability
  • Strong Ties with the Fashion Industry: Offers practical experiences and career opportunities through internships and placements with leading fashion houses and design studios
  • Industry Network and Mentorship: Access to a vast network of industry experts and alumni who provide mentorship and guidance, supporting students in their academic and career endeavours
  • Entrepreneurial Development and Support: Encourages entrepreneurial pursuits in fashion design with resources such as funding, mentorship, and networking opportunities, particularly through the Pune Technology Business Incubator (TBI) for innovative fashion startups
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Programme Outcomes
  • Acquire and apply foundational skills of fashion and apparel design and garment construction effectively
  • Demonstrate the ability to conceptualise and create innovative and aesthetically pleasing fashion designs utilising the design process
  • Develop proficiency in sketching, digital design tools, and hands-on techniques to translate their creative visions into practical fashion concepts
  • Develop ability to identify the characteristics, properties, and appropriate applications of different fabrics, considering factors such as comfort, durability, and sustainability
  • Gain proficiency in pattern making, garment construction, sewing techniques and develop ability to translate their design concepts into tangible garments, demonstrating an understanding of garment fit, structure, and functionality
  • Develop the skills to analyse and predict fashion trends by studying historical influences, consumer behaviour, and market dynamics and integrate current trends into their design concepts while maintaining their unique creative perspective
  • Incorporate principles of responsible design, including the use of eco-friendly materials, ethical production processes, and considerations for social impact
  • Develop a comprehensive and visually appealing design portfolio showcasing creative journey, design evolution, and technical skills Collaborate with industry professionals, participate in internships, and engage in real-world projects
  • Effectively present their design concepts and ideas using both visual and verbal communication methods
  • Articulate their design rationale, influences, and target audience to peers, instructors, and potential stakeholders
  • Develop entrepreneurial skills by understanding the business aspects of the fashion industry and get equipped to create your own fashion brands, manage small-scale production, and navigate the challenges of the competitive fashion market
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