Application status



3 years

Study mode


Entry Requirements

Pass in 10+2 / Equivalent with minimum of five subjects


BSc Fashion & Apparel Design

The BSc Fashion & Apparel Design programme at GCU is a unique blend of science and fashion where students can learn and experiment on designs, fabrics, materials, colours, and much more.

The programme at GCU aims to inculcate creativity and innovation in the field of fashion design while imparting the technical knowledge necessary for a flourishing career in this field. The students learn crucial things like creating outfits, pattern drafting, catchy designs, and fashion concepts or illustration that help them to form their sense of style.

Every element that is connected to apparel including jewellery, footwear, accessories along with clothing is also combined in this programme. This gives more perspective and ideas to the students to create overall flawless designs.

Improving on their talents, a completed BSc in Fashion Apparel offers a multitude of career choices in their future ahead, like freelance fashion designing, teaching, and designer roles at textile manufacturing units, garment export houses, retail showrooms, and a myriad of others.

Key Benefits

  • A holistic approach towards fashion design with a strong foundation in the core areas and the opportunity to choose and specialize in areas of interest.
  • Industry endorsed curriculum ensures relevance to the current scenarios of the fashion world.
  • Research inclined curriculum and micro-projects incorporated in every module encourages critical analysis and inquisitiveness on a wide range of contemporary Fashion issues
  • An international environment that is created with students from over 81 countries ensures learning experience from a diverse range of perspectives.
  • Bangalore provides an excellent learning ground with its multinational corporates and fashion houses offering opportunities to engage with the latest in the fashion sectors.
  • Our excellent placement records stand testimonial to the employability of our graduates, with our alumni spread across various sectors.
  • Our students are imbibed with qualities to learn scientifically and act professionally.
  • GCU employs ARM pedagogy which fuels ambition in students, thus providing ample resources to excel through holistic mentoring, for students to achieve their goal.

Entry Requirements

Pass in 10+2 / Equivalent with minimum of five subjects.

Wherever grading system or any other system is followed for evaluating the performance of the candidate in the qualifying examination, the applicant should ensure that a certificate indicating the percentage obtained has to be submitted through the University / Board last studied. Applicants passing GCE / O / A level examination should have passed 4 + 3 or 5 + 2 subjects at the O & A level respectively.

The examination approved by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) only will be considered by the Garden City University. Others who have passed the examination which is not in the AIU approved list shall obtain equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities.


Fee structure for the Academic year 2023-24

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure


B.Sc Fashion & Apparel Design

Course Duration

3 years

1st Instalment

INR 30,000

5 Subsequent Instalments

INR 56,000

International Fee Structure


B.Sc Fashion & Apparel Design

Course Duration

3 years

1st Instalment

$ 500

5 Subsequent Instalments

$ 800


CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the students. (Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)


UG Programs: Rs.3000/-, PG Programs: Rs.3500/-, Research Programs: Rs.5500/-, Diploma Programs: Rs.3000/-, Engineering : Rs. 3500/-

Semester 1

  • Textile Science
  • Fashion Design: Elements and Concepts
  • Basics of Garment Construction

Semester 2

  • Fabric Structure and Design
  • Apparel Machineries
  • Fashion Illustration

Semester 3

  • Textile Processing and Finishing
  • Pattern Making and Garment Construction
  • Historic Costumes

Semester 4

  • Textile Testing
  • Apparel Production
  • Computer Application in Fashion Designing

Semester 5

  • Industrial Engineering / Apparel Quality Management
  • Visual Merchandising and Marketing Survey / Fashion Advertisin
  • Indian Embroidery / Inspirational Design Development

Semester 6

  • Portfolio Presentation / Fashion Photography
  • Fashion Accessories / Textile Recycling and Fashion Up-Cycling
  • Dissertation Project

Specialization Courses

Apparel industry

  • Assistant Designer
  • Assistant Technical Designers
  • Merchandisers
  • Sample co-coordinators
  • Production planning and control
  • Assistant quality assurance manager
  • CAD designer / Graphic designer
  • Sourcing Manager

Retail industry

  • Visual Merchandisers
  • Assistant Retail Merchandisers
  • Customer Relationship Manager
  • Business Planner
  • Fashion Consultant
  • Fashion Co-coordinators
  • Store manager

Fashion designer

  • Assistant designer
  • Freelancer
  • Fashion forecast
  • Costume Designer in films or serials
  • Fashion Choreographer
  • Fashion show coordinators
  • Fashion Stylist, Blogger and Photographer
  • Category Head and Entrepreneur

Programme Prospects are as follows

With 28 years of legacy and strong placement initiatives, GCU has ensured that the graduates from here are highly employable. Moreover, the strong alumni base also provides hand holding for a smooth transition from classroom to the corporate. The course curriculum has been structured to meet requirements of the fashion industry and targets to upgrade skills of professionals working in the industry.

Career Path

At Garden City University, we conduct various placement drives resulting in increased student success rate in the job market. Placements in the past have been with companies and brands like LEVIS, Indian Designs Pvt. Ltd- IDENTITY, Major brands – ALDO, CHARLES & KEITH, Reliance Pvt. Ltd. – GAS, DIESEL, MUJI, STEVE MADDEN, Page Industries Pvt. Ltd – JOCKEY, Arvind Limited – US POLO, ARROW, UNLIMITED / MEGA MART, Aditya Birla – PETER ENGLAND, JEALOUS 21 ...etc.

List of companies where UG & PG Fashion & Apparel Design students of GCU got placement opportunities:


Students Speak

Why I Chose GCU


Garden City University is a 28-year-old institution and INTERDISCIPLINARY in nature. The University has eight Schools under it offering courses from Diploma to Bachelor to Post graduation to PhD. The university has students from 81 different countries and every state and union territory in India. The University has the unique mix of Arts, Science and Management Education offered with Technology as the base. Be it Media studies, Life Sciences or Hotel Management, the emphasis is on practical education with the aid of technology tools to enhance learning and equip a student to work in the industry. Not to mention GCU has the credit of awarding graduation certification to 28 Colonels of the Indian Army attached to the Corps of Military Police.

The admission process is based on the courses offered at the UG and PG level.
The student goes online, fills the application with required details and files the same online for registering for the programme of choice. This will be accompanied by paying a registration fee as mentioned in the application form.
However, if the student needs any clarification, be it regarding the programme of choice or GCU as a University, entry criteria etc, the counsellors at the University are just a call away.
Once the registration process is completed, the admissions department shall communicate on further documents required and fee to be paid for the programme of choice.
Post the above process the student shall submit their original certificate to the registrar’s office for validation and verification. Once this process is completed the student gets enroled and an ID card is issued to the student. (Hostel formalities and transportation facilities are addressed in this page)
After enrolment the student shall voluntarily apply for GCU’s talent test which shall be the criteria for availing scholarship for the first year of study. Such talent test shall be conducted year on year to encourage studious students and also set the criteria for a UG student to be the most favoured student of choice for PG programmes. Apply Now

The University runs its own hostels for boys and girls separately. The hostels are in the vicinity of the campus with automated entry and further secure measures. More details on the hostel, fees and terms and conditions may be availed from the admissions office.

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