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B.FAD - Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel Design

Duration : 4 Years Degree Program (8 Semesters)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Passed the 10+2 examination and obtained at least 45% marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates who belong to reserved categories must score 40% marks.

Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel Design (BFAD) is a full-time four-year degree program under AKTU Lucknow. In the four-year program, students will explore a variety of horizons in the fashion industry.

It includes the study of drawing and sketching, elements and principles of design, history of costumes, the study of fashion, pattern making, CAD, garment construction, merchandising, surface design, presentation, and computer skills.

The objective of the program is to emphasize innovation and creativity in fashion design while providing students with the technical knowledge that is necessary for a successful entry into the fashion industry. 

The four-year Program teaches students the fundamental skills of sewing, flat pattern drafting, and illustration. Field trips to exhibitions, museums, and factories are beneficial in enriching both knowledge and skills. 

The specialized guidance of industry experts in special live projects with industries and fashion houses adds value to our students’ skills and boosts their confidence. The unique teaching-learning practices we have make us stand out as the premier B. FAD Institute in AKTU and Uttar Pradesh.

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Frequently Asked Questions!

What is a Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel Design?

The Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel Design (B.Fad) is an esteemed undergraduate program providing students with an immersive understanding of
design within the fashion industry. Tailored for forward-thinking individuals, the course equips students with the skills and knowledge to envision and shape the future while addressing current challenges across physical, experiential, functional, and emotional realms. By fostering a culture of creativity and responsibility, students are empowered to explore innovative solutions for a sustainable lifestyle. Unlike traditional design programs, B.Fad encourages students to intervene across various design disciplines, allowing for diverse exploration without confining them to specific specializations. Through critical inquiry and problem-solving, students delve deep into understanding underlying issues and employ design interventions to address them effectively. Ultimately, the B.Fad (Fashion Design) program prepares students to navigate the complexities of the fashion industry with confidence and ingenuity, positioning them as leaders in shaping tomorrow’s & design landscape.

The admission process at AIFT involves the following steps:

Step 1: A statement of purpose is to be submitted along with the application form.
Step 2: Writing, sketching, and model-making exercises.
Step 3: A portfolio of creative work and explorations.
Step 4: a personal interview with a panel of jurors.

An end-to-end, integrated understanding of design:
● Innovative Design Theory
● Design Process
● Design Methods Aesthetics
● Impact of Design
● Conflicting concerns
● Consequentialism
● Vision in Fashion Design

Axis Institute of Fashion Technology (AIFT) stands out as the premier Fashion Design College in Uttar Pradesh due to its innovative curriculum and holistic approach to design education. Unlike traditional approaches, AIFT challenges conventional notions by integrating design education with broader interdisciplinary contexts and global events. By offering innovative electives shared with other design fields, AIFT ensures that students gain a comprehensive understanding of design in relation to contemporary issues and developments. Moreover, the designing course at AIFT goes beyond mere aesthetics, providing insights into essential aspects such as production, marketing, and communication within the context of factors like sustainability and big data. This multifaceted approach equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in a rapidly evolving industry, making AIFT the preferred choice for aspiring designers seeking a comprehensive and forward-thinking education in Uttar Pradesh.

Fresh graduates in the fashion and apparel design industry can anticipate a starting salary ranging from INR 35,000 to 60,000 per month, contingent upon the brand and specific opportunities available. For mid-level professionals with 5 to 10 years of experience, salaries typically range between INR 60,000 to INR 100,000. Seasoned professionals with over a decade of experience have the potential to command even higher salaries, ranging from INR 150,000 to 200,000. These salary ranges reflect the diverse opportunities within the industry and underscore the value of experience and expertise in determining earning potential. As professionals progress in their careers and acquire additional skills and knowledge, they can expect commensurate increases in salary, reflecting their contributions and impact within the field of fashion and apparel design.