• B. Sc. in Fashion and Apparel Studies

    DYPU has an educational approach that seeks to create a learning experience that will prepare students for the realities of the modern world.

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The BSc in Fashion and Apparel Studies program is dedicated to nurturing a wide range of skills and competencies essential for success in the dynamic and ever-evolving field of fashion. Through immersive, hands-on experiences, students gain the ability to adapt seamlessly across both traditional and emerging fashion platforms.

Core values of ethical integrity and an unwavering commitment to truth within the fashion world are deeply ingrained in our curriculum. Our specialized tracks, including fashion journalism and fashion advertising, empower students to explore their passions and interests while developing a profound understanding of the fashion landscape.

This Fashion and Apparel Studies program is dedicated to fostering a high level of professional preparedness, ensuring that our graduates not only acquire the essential skills and knowledge but also develop a nuanced understanding of the multifaceted fashion and apparel industry.

Areas of

Specialisations (offered in year 3 and 4)

  1. Fashion Entrepreneurship (Boutique Management)
  2. Merchandising and Marketing


The candidate must have 12th Science/commerce/Arts or equivalent examination (Diploma in engineering/ITI etc.) from recognize board with minimum 50% aggregate marks. The preference will be given to the candidates who had completed national level certification courses in drawing, acting, dancing and photography, sculpting and modelling.


The BSc in Fashion and Apparel Studies program is a comprehensive 4-year course designed with a major focus on providing students with an in-depth understanding of the intricacies of the fashion and apparel industry. Throughout the program, students will delve into diverse facets such as fashion design, apparel production, industry trends, and sustainable practices. The curriculum places a significant emphasis on fostering creativity, critical thinking, and practical skills essential for success in this dynamic field. Students can expect to engage in hands-on experiences, collaborative projects, and industry-relevant coursework, preparing them thoroughly for a rewarding and impactful career in the world of fashion and apparel.


DY Patil, School of Creative Studies, boasts an innovative curriculum designed to immerse students in the latest trends, technologies, and sustainable practices within the dynamic fashion industry. The program equips students with a forward-thinking mindset and the ability to adapt to the ever-evolving landscape of fashion.

Central to our program is the commitment to hands-on learning experiences. Through design workshops, apparel production labs, and industry projects, students translate theoretical knowledge into practical skills. This immersive approach ensures graduates are not only knowledgeable but also proficient in applying their learning to real-world scenarios.

We take pride in offering a global perspective on fashion and apparel studies. Our curriculum encompasses international trends, cultural influences, and the impact of globalization on the industry. This exposure provides students with a comprehensive understanding, preparing them to navigate the diverse and interconnected nature of the global fashion market.

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Program Objective

  1. Develop students’ oral communication skills
  2. Equip students with technical skills through hands-on training
  3. Foster Fashion literacy
  4. Cultivate creative thinking and problem-solving abilities
  5. Develop research and analysis skills
  6. Promote collaboration and teamwork
  7. Instil ethical Fashion practices
  8. Enhance cultural competence
  9. Provide foundational understanding of fashion industry
  1. Foster professional development


Graduates will demonstrate advanced creative proficiency in fashion design, pattern-making, and apparel production, showcasing their ability to translate innovative concepts into tangible and marketable designs.

Acquiring cutting-edge technological skills, our students will be adept at utilizing industry-relevant software and tools, ensuring they stay at the forefront of technological advancements within the fashion and apparel sector.

Fostering critical thinking, graduates will approach design challenges with analytical problem-solving skills, enabling them to navigate complexities and contribute inventive solutions to industry demands.

Graduates will possess a deep understanding of sustainable practices in fashion, integrating ethical considerations into their design processes and contributing to the industry’s growing emphasis on environmentally conscious approaches.

Equipped with strong communication skills, our students will effectively convey their design concepts, collaborate seamlessly with diverse stakeholders, and navigate the multifaceted dimensions of the global fashion industry.


The BSc in Fashion and Apparel Studies program offers a comprehensive scope, preparing graduates for diverse careers in fashion design, production, merchandising, sustainability, technology, entrepreneurship, journalism, and global consultancy. The program emphasizes creativity, technological proficiency, sustainability, and adaptability to excel in the dynamic and evolving fashion industry.

Key Features

• Very affordable fee structure
• State-of-the-art infrastructure with modern labs for advanced research
• Industry standard multimedia lab
• Modern sketch lab
• Industry standard sound recording, photography and shooting floor
• Tie-up with multiple media and production houses for hands-on training
• 60-degree placement training and assistance

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Industry Internship / Research Projects shall be an essential academic requirement for the students. Each student needs to spend 48-50 weeks during the course of study in the Studio / Industry. Satisfactory completion of Internship is required to be declared successful in course of study and award of the degree.

Every student enrolled to the The BSc in Fashion and Apparel Studies programme must complete the assignment under the supervision of an Instructor.

The Instructor of the course shall be responsible for determining the procedures for completing assignments and assessing student achievement each student’s assignment will be communicated in advance.


Students of Fashion and Apparel Studies can get jobs with top firms. Besides good knowledge in computer programming, it is essential for students to have a passion towards fashion. Only with this will they be able to augment their career to better heights. A few top Indian firms that employ professionals Fashion and Apparel Studies are given below.

  • Fashion Designer:

Create innovative and marketable clothing designs for fashion brands or start a personal fashion line.

  • Apparel Production Manager:

Oversee the manufacturing process, ensuring efficient and quality production of clothing.

  • Merchandiser/Buyer:

Curate and purchase fashion products for retail stores, ensuring alignment with market trends and consumer preferences.

  • Sustainability Specialist:

Advocate and implement sustainable practices within the fashion industry, focusing on ethical and environmentally conscious approaches.

  • Fashion Technologist:

Explore roles in fashion tech, leveraging technology for e-commerce, digital marketing, and innovative design processes.

  • Entrepreneur/Business Owner:

Establish and manage a fashion-related business, from boutique stores to online platforms.

  • Fashion Journalist/Content Creator:

Contribute to the fashion media landscape by writing, reporting, or creating content that communicates fashion trends and narratives.

  • Global Fashion Consultant:

Provide strategic advice to fashion businesses and designers on global market trends, cultural considerations, and international expansion.


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