Scope of Fashion Design In India
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Considered as one of the best paying industry today, a career in Fashion Design has become famous among creative minds. Popularly conceived as a glamorous field, the domain has cut-throat competition and vast challenges as well. However, there is wide scope of Fashion Design in India as well as abroad. Students have innumerable choices in front of them after completing their professional studies in Fashion Design. The fashion designers have varied options including designing, research, cloth production, textile designing, etc. They may join fashion houses/manufacturing/export units for a paid job or launch their own label in market.

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The horizon of Fashion Design is not limited to garments only; it covers several other aspects like accessories, jewelry, footwear, etc. as well. Careers360 explores here the expanding scope and opportunities in the exciting and thrilling field of Fashion. Read below to know the role of designers along with some lucrative job profiles in the fashion world.

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Fashion Designer:

Creating new products with regard to the latest trends prevailing in the market, the designers are key players in the fashion industry. If you are creative enough to think out of the box and hard-working to handle the pressure positively, then you will be suitably rewarded in terms of good earnings and incentives.

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Fashion Illustrator:

This person is responsible for preparing primary sketches of what the fashion designer desires and explains. An illustrator is the running hand of mental creations and ideas of the designer.

Fashion Stylist:

The stylist maintains make up, hairstyle, dress code, etc. in order to ensure the best look of the show. They take care of look and beauty of the fashion shows or promotional programs.

Fashion Coordinator:

The coordinator takes care of marketing policies and its arrangements. He/she is not related with the designing task. The responsibilities of advertising products, organizing fashion shows, etc. lie with the coordinator.

Fashion Consultant:

A consultant in fashion industry should be aware of trends and transitions in the domain, and should have knowledge about fashion designing as well. They regularly offer ideas regarding development of a product. He/she is required to be an active observer who is sensitive to the changing vogues.

Fashion Merchandiser:

A merchandiser has primary responsibility of marketing. Analysing past and latest trends and sales data is among the major key deliverables. He/she collects details from buyers, and coordinates with the designers/production team for development of product that meets the market requirement. Having know-how of fashion trends, fabrics, textures, hues, etc. along with understanding of market demand and production procedures is required from a fashion merchandiser.

Growing fashion industry has a positive impact on the economy because of expanding opportunities. Fashion Design has become one of the most sought-after career options among students after passing class 12. The reason is its broad scope that promises hefty salary along with exhilarating work environment.

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What is the cut off of nift entrance exam 2020?

Dhameer Bhatia Student Expert 23rd Feb, 2020

NIFT will release NIFT 2020 cutoff in May in online mode. The cutoff will be released section and campus-wise post counselling and admission. NIFT cutoff is minimum rank released by the institutions for providing admission in various undergraduate courses in fashion technology and design.

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about Nift entrance exam plss tell me

manoj kashyap 23rd Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirants,

NIFT is the pioneering institute of fashion education in the country and has been in the vanguard of providing professional human resource to the textile and apparel industry.NIFT is a statutory body that offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in various disciplines of fashion and selects students annually on the basis of NIFT Entrance Exam.

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It offers a 4 Years Bachelor in Design/Bachelor in Fashion Technology; 2 Years Master in Design/Fashion Management and Master in Fashion Technology.It is online mode of application.

Eligibility - UG: 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board PG: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized University.

Exam mode- Offline, Paper-Based


Im 16 yrs old, studying in std 11th.I will be appearing for my 12 th std board exams in Feb 2021. Can I appear for nift entrance exam in Jan 2021?

Yash Dev Student Expert 6th Feb, 2020

Hello student student yes sure you can appear for nift entrance examination in 2021 as eligibility criteria says students must have passed class 12 (or appearing) with any discipline from a recognized board.

Nift offer two Bachelor course one is and second is B.ftech candidates applying for b.ftech must have physics chemistry and mathematics in class 12.and for bachelor of design any stream students can apply.

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result for 2020 nift entrance wtitten test

hrithik jain 5th Feb, 2020


The results for NIFT 2020 written test will be declared in the month of March, 2020. Accordingly, the students will be called for further round like GD or PI. The final results for the same will be announced in the month of May 2020.

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