HOD's Desk

Welcome to the Department of Apparel and Fashion Design.

Dr.Vijayalakshmi D. , Associate Professor & Head

The Department of Apparel & Fashion Design is constituted as a new department in the year 2014. It offers M.Sc. FASHION DESIGN & MERCHANDISING. M.Sc. Fashion Design and Merchandising is the first of its kind at the university level offered to meet the creative and technological man power needs of the industry. This programme primarily aims at equipping the students to face the intellectual demands imposed by the complex fashion and apparel industry.


To be one of the pioneer institutes offering students an array of collaborative design, research and problem solving skills in fashion education.


To provide strong grasp of fashion history, theory, and cultural relevance of clothing to encourage design output generated by inspiration and research.

To provide students with a thorough comprehension of the design process through critical and creative thinking, theoretical and historical study, along with conceptual and experimental exploration.

To address specific areas of domestic and international marketing, management and research, as they relate to the business operations of fashion and retail merchandising.