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B.Sc Fashion and Apparel Design (FAD)

Students undertaking the B.Sc. program in Fashion and Apparel Design at Mount Carmel College are trained to explore the aesthetics and technicalities of fashion. By putting in a conscious effort to impart knowledge about the field by reputed professors and lecturers, this program is designed to foster a culture wherein students’ talent is amplified with technical training and guidance. Through rigorous evaluation patterns, our students are encouraged to put their skills to use and venture into the field of Fashion by enhancing their critical thinking abilities and sensibilities. On acquiring knowledge of the qualitative and quantitative techniques as well as gaining an in-depth understanding of the field, Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in Textile Art, Entrepreneurship Development, Fabric Science, Fashion Marketing and Merchandising, etc. The Curricular and Extracurricular activities are designed in a way to ensure that the students receive a holistic understanding through the curriculum.

Head of Department

Ms. Manasa C S M.Sc. (Apparel Technology & Management)

 

Vision

  • To instill in students the purity, dignity and creativity of clothing.
  • To understand the need, drives and goals of the apparel industry and enlighten students by sensitizing them about humane eco-balances and eco-responsibilities that prevail in the textile industry and markets.
  • To inculcate in students the spirit of leadership and entrepreneurial skills to improve the socio-economic living status of people.

Mission

  • Envisages an empowered holistic eco-education platform committed to enrich youth and society based on the Indian history and culture.

Testing and Evaluation

The performance of the student will be assessed throughout the semester. Evaluations will be based on end-semester examinations and continuous internal assessment (CIA).
Semester Discipline core (DSC) (L+T+P) (Credits) Discipline Elective (DSE) Open Elective (OE) (L+T+P) (Credits) Ability Enhancement Compulsory courses (AECC), Languages (L+T+P) Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC) Total Credits
Skill Based (L+T+P) Value based (L+T+P)
I FD-1.1 (5) – Textile Science OE–1 (3): L1-1 Language -I Kannada / Sanskrit / Hindi / French / German (3) SEC-1: Communication & Soft Skills (2) 1) Physical Education - Yoga (1)
2) Health & Wellness (1)
26
FD-1.2 (5) – Basics of Garment Construction L2-1 Language -II – General English (3)
FD-1.3 (3) – Fundamentals of Fashion Design
II FD2.1 (5) – Textile Chemical Processing OE–2 (3): L1-1 Language -I Kannada / Sanskrit / Hindi / French / German / Functional Kannada (3) Physical Education – Yoga (1) NCC/NSS/CDP/Cultural (1) 26
FD 2.2 (5) – Fashion Design & Illustration L2-1 Language -II – General English (3)
FD 2.3 (3) – Pattern Making & Garment Construction –I Environmental Studies (2)
Exit Option with certificate in Fashion & Apparel Design (with a Minimum of 52 Credits).
III FD 3.1 (5) – Textile and Apparel Testing OE–3 (3): L1-1 Language -I Kannada / Sanskrit / Hindi / French / German (3) SEC-2: (2) 1) Physical Education- Sports (1)
2) NCC/NSS/R&R(S&G)/Cultural (1)
26
FD 3.2 (5) – Pattern Making & Garment Construction –II L2-1 Language -II – General English (3)
FD3.3 (3) – Needle Craft & Surface Ornamentation
IV FD 4.1 (5) – Apparel Production L1-1 Language -I Kannada / Sanskrit / Hindi / French / German(3) SEC-3 (3) 1) Physical Education- Sports (1)
2) NCC/NSS/R&R(S&G)/Cultural (1)
26
FD 4.2 (5) – Indian Textiles & Costumes L2-1 Language -II – General English (3)
FD4.3 (3) – Apparel Computer Aided Design -I Constitution of India (2)
Exit Option with Diploma in Fashion & Apparel Design (With a Minimum of 100 Credits)
V FD 5.1 (5) – World Textiles & Costumes FD E-1 (3): Retail & Product Management SEC-4: (2) 1)Physical Education-Sports(1)
2)NCC/NSS/R&R(S&G)/Cultural(1)
23
FD 5.2 (5) – Fashion Accessories FD E-1 (3): Creative Pattern Making
FD 5.3 (3) – Fashion Business & Communication Vocational-1 (3): Apparel Computer Aided Design -II
VI FD 6.1 (5) – Fashion Portfolio FD E-2 (3): Entrepreneurship Development / Branding & Management SEC-5: (2) 1)Physical Education- Sports(1)
2)NCC/NSS/R&R(S&G)/Cultural(1)
23
FD6.2 (5) – Apparel Quality Management
FD 6.3 (3) – Fashion Marketing & Visual Merchandising Vocational-2 (3): Craft Documentation / Internship
Exit option with B.Sc. Fashion & Apparel Design Degree, (with a minimum of 144 credits)
VII FD 7.1 (5) – Apparel Technology FD E-3 (3): E-Commerce in Fashion / Professional Ethics in Image Building 21
FD 7.2 (5) – Textile Process and products Vocational-3 (3): Advanced Garment Construction
FD 7.3 (2) – Fashion Styling Research Methodology (3)
VIII FD 8.1 (5) – Advanced Portfolio FD E-4 (3): Logistics & Supply Chain Management in Apparel Industry/ Digital Marketing 20
FD 8.2 (3) – Design Thinking Vocational-4 (3): Fashion Journalism & Photography
Research Project (6)
Award of B.Sc. (Honors) in Fashion and Apparel Design (185 credits)
Semester I English
Language
Fibre and Yarn Science
Sewing Technology
Elements of Art and Design
Semester II English
Language
Fabric Science
Basic Pattern Making
Fashion Design and Illustration
Semester III English
Language
Pattern Making and Garment Construction I
Textile Chemical Processing
Surface Ornamentation Techniques
Semester IV English
Language
Pattern Making and Garment Construction II
Textile Art
History of Costumes – I
Semester V Portfolio Presentation
Textile & Apparel Testing
Fashion Accessories
Apparel Machinery and Production
Fashion Business and Communication
History of Costumes – II
Semester VI Fashion Marketing and Merchandising
Elective-I: Craft Documentation
Elective-II: Retail & Product Management
Entrepreneurship Development
Designer Portfolio
Apparel Quality Management
Internship and Craft Documentation
Studying fashion & apparel design will lead to career advancement opportunities in fashion and apparel industry. Fashion design programs teach students the skill, design creativity and technology to succeed in competitive fashion world. The students need to achieve the required level of education in fashion and apparel design course and be motivated enough to push on through various challenges in their career path that are likely to arise as follows with specific job opportunities based on acquired skills in learning.
Job Opportunities
Jr. Quality checker Product Designer
Shop floor assistant Fashion Academician
Sales assistant Fashion Entrepreneur
Teacher Visual Merchandiser
Merchandiser Textile Consultant
Fashion Designer Fabric consultant
Fashion Photographer Fashion Communicator
CAD Designer Fashion Icon
Fashion Stylist Fashion Model
Fashion Creative writer Image consultant
Fashion Journalist Fashion Blogger
Fabric Designer Fashion advertising
Freelancer Couture Designer
Fashion Illustrator Floor Managers
Weaving Designer Interior fabric designer
Quality control Manager Design consultant
Fashion Choreographer Fashion Buyer
Costume Designer Fashion Consultant
Fashion Editor

PO1: Gain knowledge of the fundamental principles of fashion, apparel, and design.
PO2: Inculcate knowledge on the fashion process from conceptualisation to technical expertise.
PO3: Orient students towards skill based and value based education.
PO4: Familiarise students to use CAD applications in par with the industry demands
PO5: Create an awareness of ethical values in fashion and apparel industry towards society and environment.
PO6: Familiarise with upcoming trends and practises in fashion and apparel sectors.
PO7: Recognize the professional and personal responsibility of Designers to the community.
PO8: Understand and learn techniques that impacts fashion and apparel industry to meet specific consumer demands.
PO9: Creative application of design to understand and learn about techniques that impact fashion and apparel production to meet specific demands of the consumers considering the health, safety, cultural and comfort issues.
PO10: Comprehend sustainability in their design aesthetic and design sustainability.
PO11: Develop entrepreneurial spirits through start-ups to function independently to promote their design vision through creative and innovative work.

Placement Policy & Guidelines for Students

The Placement Policy is applicable to all students registered with the Placement Cell of Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, and is to be followed during their entire tenure at the college.

  1. The Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator are the facilitators and counsellors for placement related activities and will be responsible for all concerned activities & functioning of the Placement Cell.
  2. The Student Placement Committee will be assisting the Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator in all activities related to placements.
  3. Neither the College nor the Placement Cell guarantees a job. The Placement Cell will facilitate and coordinate the placement activities on campus including bringing in companies, coordinating the recruitment drives, organizing recruitment training and other related activities leading to the successful placements of the deserving students.
  4. Applying for a company, getting recruited, joining a company is entirely the responsibility/decision of the student concerned.
  5. Opting to register for placements is completely the choice of the students. As some would want to pursue higher studies or other opportunities, such students can refrain from registering with the Placement Cell.
  6. Students are required to check the ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for registering with the Placement Cell before registering.
  7. All final year students with an aggregate score of 60% and above and with NO ACTIVE BACKLOGS are eligible to register for placements.
  8. All registered students are required to MANDATORILY attend the recruitment training conducted by the Placement Cell and meet the necessary threshold of 75% attendance and 80% completion of the practice tests & assessments to qualify for applying to the cos. Failing to qualify may result in re-training of the student at an additional cost which is to be borne at actuals by the concerned student.
  9. The Placement Cell will notify all the registered students about the upcoming recruitment drives through mails and Whatsapp group notifications and not individually. The students are to be alert and keep a track of the notifications and apply as per their interest and eligibility.
  10. Once a student registers/enrolls for a particular company, she is expected to complete the entire recruitment process as relevant and required. Failing to do so, will result in the student being debarred from sitting for further recruitment drives. Exceptions will be made at the sole discretion of the Placement Cell only in genuine cases. Such cases/reasons to be formally communicated to the Placement Office over mail at least one day prior to the drive.
  11. The student has a choice not to participate in the recruitment process of a company after attending the Pre-Placement Talk. If she decides to continue, then she will be bound by the College Placement Policy to attend the rest of the recruitment process of the company as stated above.
  12. Students will not be allowed to participate in the selection process of a company for which she has missed the PPT.
  13. While the Placement Cell will do its due diligence and bring in the right companies, it is the responsibility of every student to check the company profile, eligibility, Job Profile and the Job Role before applying. The same will also be mailed and/or updated on the Notice Boards or social media groups.
    a. Ex 1- If a company requires the applicant to have an average of 70%, be well assured that you meet the criteria before applying to that company.
    b. Ex 2- If the company requires you to have NO standing arrears/backlogs at the time of attending the placement process, kindly DO NOT APPLY to the company if you do not meet this criterion.
  14. If, after being selected by a company, for some reason the student is not satisfied either with the pay, the timings, work allotted, etc during onboarding, she will need to take it up with the concerned within the company. The Placement Cell will not be able to intervene in internal matters. However, it is important that the students reach out to us in case there are major deviations from the terms mentioned by the company at the time of recruitment.
  15. A student can apply to as many companies as she wants and appear for interviews until the first job is secured. A student will be considered to have secured a job if her name appears in the final select list of a company.
  16. The Placement Office of MCC follows a strict “ONE OFFER PER STUDENT” Policy. However, if a student has been offered a job with a CTC less than or equal to INR 2 lakhs PA, she can opt to apply for ONE more company, subject to prior formal approval by the Placement Office.
  17. Once a student’s name appears in the final selects of a company, it is obligatory for the student to accept the offer. Rejecting offers is strictly not allowed. Defaulters will be required to submit a letter to the Principal along with a penalty fee which could be equivalent to one month’s salary being offered by the said company.
  18. Recruitment Process: All companies generally follow the following procedure (however they could be exceptions) –
    a. Presentation about the company & Job Profile (Pre-Placement Talk)
    b. Written Exam (Aptitude / Technical Test)
    c. Group Discussion and/or Task (Assignments)
    d. Interview (Technical/HR/Others)
    e. Verification of Documents
    f. Offer Letter
  19. Students are to strictly ensure the following for all recruitment drives:
    a. Must report on time as mentioned in the schedules
    b. Wear Business Formals for every recruitment process. Students wearing casuals during recruitment process will be sent back
    c. Always carry one folder containing resumes (2-3 copies), passport size photos, copies of mark sheets, certificates & stationery
    d. Compulsorily carry College & Govt. ID Cards
  20. Most companies require applicants to have Govt. ID – Aadhar & PAN. Hence it is advised for all students to apply for these before registering for placements.
    Students are not allowed to contact the Company / HR team directly for any reason through the recruitment process. In case of any issues or concerns, they are advised to contact their Placement Office and discuss their problems.
  21. Strict action will be taken against students found to be engaged in maligning the College or the Placement Office with the companies. Any grievances you may have, are to be brought to the notice of the of the Placement Officer for resolution.
  22. If a student makes any false claims in the Resume/Student Registration Form, her registration will be cancelled immediately and job offer if any, will be revoked.
  23. All companies conduct a thorough background check/verification. If the company finds that you have manipulated your marks / documents in any manner/or mis-represented any information, your job offer will be terminated, and your name will be blacklisted.
  24. Strict discipline needs to be followed by every student during the recruitment process. Any sort of indecent behavior/misbehavior which affects the decorum of the Placement Cell or the reputation of the College or the Company, will attract severe penalty and disqualification.
  25. Unless explicitly permitted by the companies, use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited during the recruitment process.
  26. Malpractice in all forms or marking proxies during the selection process and beyond, is strictly prohibited and those caught indulging in such activities would be debarred from the placement process. Also, note that no concessions in any form shall be made in such cases.
  27. It may happen that the campus recruitment process can stretch till late evenings. Students are required and prepared to be available accordingly. In case of off-line drives, students are to inform their parents and should arrange their own transportation.
  28. In case of virtual (online) recruitment drives, it is the responsibility of the students to ensure they have the necessary equipment (laptop/PC with functional webcam and mic) and sufficient internet bandwidth for seamless conduction of the process.
  29. Students are required to provide correct email IDs and contact numbers at the time of registration. These will be used for all communication from the Placement Cell and the recruiting companies. The onus is on the students to ensure the contact details provided are correct and up to date.
  30. Students are advised to check their mails regularly as all communication related to placements will be sent through mails.
  31. It is mandatory that once you receive an Intent Letter/Offer Letter from the Company, a copy must be submitted to the Placement Office. Failing which, the end semester examination Hall Ticket/results will be withheld.
  32. All students registered for placements will be bounded by the Attendance Policy of the College. Any exception to the above is permitted only through formal approval of the Placement Office and the respective Department Heads.

WE EXPECT OUR STUDENTS TO BE PROFESSIONAL AND UPHOLD THE VALUES OF THE COLLEGE AT ALL TIMES.

For all matters not covered in the above policy, the Placement Office will use its discretion to take appropriate decisions as and when required.

The above guidelines are to ensure a smooth process in the best interest of our students and the participating companies.