The four year bachelor programme is designed to train students in the core garment manufacturing technology. With emphasis on best practices in Apparel Production coupled with understanding and application of Information Technology, the programme prepares professionals who are capable to significantly contribute to the fashion technology domain of the industry.
The programme imparts practical knowledge pertaining to apparel manufacturing technology. The students learn about equipment and processes through hands-on training in laboratory, classroom sessions and industry exposure. The information technology input helps students to appreciate, evaluate and apply computer application and information technology in apparel production. Through the four years of intensive learning the students are prepared to play the role of change agents in the industry.
The first year is geared to make students aware of theories, concepts and processes, build a foundation that synergises design, management and technology for fashion industry.
Basic skills are imparted to understand fabric properties, manufacturing process and machinery, statistical tools, software related to apparel industry, pattern making and construction of garments. At the end of the fourth semester students go to the textile industry for two weeks internship.
The third year prepares students to comprehensively understand processing techniques, develop skills in production planning and control, management of trade, skills to construct specialised garments, supply chain and IT applications. To comprehend the theoretical inputs given in the classrooms, students undertake eight weeks internship in apparel manufacturing unit after the sixth semester.
The final year equips students to handle decision-making oriented subjects with an opportunity to choose from a wide range of elective inputs including Advanced Java, E-Commerce, Project Management, Ergonomics etc. The departmental and common elective subjects provide an opportunity to students to further explore their areas of interest and help them appreciate interdisciplinary challenges. The programme culminates with students submitting an in-depth research project undertaken in various areas.
The programme equips students to pursue wide range of careers in Production, Quality Assurance, Garment Technology, Industrial Engineering, Product Development, Sourcing, Project Analysis, System Analysis, Software Development, Intranet Administration, Internet Programming, Database Application and Network Management.