Knitwear Design is emerging as a growth area in the new world order. The Knitwear Design specialisation offered by Department of Fashion & Textiles is structured keeping in view the future requirements of the Indian knitting industry. The students get an opportunity to work on state-of-the-art equipment like computerised flat bed knitting machines such as Shima Seiki and Stoll. They are also exposed to the techniques and variations in the circular and flat knitting manufacturing techniques, possible structure developments, processing and garmenting.
Common Foundation Programme in Design
Students will be introduced to Fashion Art & Illustration, Basic Weaving & Hand Knitting. Textile Science, Processing & Knitting Technology. They will also get inputs in Computer Applications, Traditional Textiles, Pattern Making & Construction, Surface Techniques and Product Development project. The second year will culminate into an industry internship.
Students will get further inputs in Fashion Art & Illustration, Pattern Making, Draping & Construction, Computerised Knitting, Product Realisation, Merchandising & Marketing and Advanced Knitting Technology. The students will also undertake a Craft Survey and Documentation project along with other design projects.
Students will undertake a number of elective subjects to fine tune their understanding of the industry and also an independent research based project. In the final semester, students will undertake a Graduation Project with an industrial client, export house, designer or a NGO. During this period the students will be required to work on the brief given by the sponsor. The programme will culminate into a Graduate show.
The programme has been designed to create well-rounded professionals equipped to handle the challenges of circular and flatbed knitting in the domestic and export fields. They can pursue careers as Designers, Creative Managers, Merchandisers, Production Managers and Entrepreneurs.
Madura Garments, ITC LRBD, Gap, Triburg, Raymond, Gupta Exim, Cascade Enterprises, Pratibha Syntex, Nahar Group of Industries, SPL Industries, Rajah Hosiery, Oswal Woollen Mills, Uni Style Images, Indian Terrain, Impulse International, Arvind Brands, Orient Craft, Lakra Brothers, Matrix, RMS Joss, etc.