Costume Design & Fashion
 

The Department was started in the year 1998-99, to offer B.Sc. Costume Design & Fashion programme with a sanctioned strength of 32. This programme is a job-oriented one. The students have hands-on exposure to sewing, dyeing, printing and recent trends in fashion. Sewing is an income-generating job. Besides, job opportunities are abundant in various garment units. Better placement in NIFT is an additional advantage.

 LAB FACILITIES

A well-equipped sewing lab has 32 sewing machines, overlock machines, two fashion-makers, and four mannequins. The testing lab is equipped with course length tester, quadrant balance, twist-tester, wrap-reel, and Beesely’s balance. A dye-chem lab is available for dyeing the fabric. Licensed TukaCAD software is available.

 FACULTY
  • Ms. S. Kalaivani, M.Sc.,                                                                                                                (Head)
  • Ms. T. Vedhanayaki, M.Sc.,
  • Ms. C. Selveraj, M.Sc.,

 ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES

The department conducts regular exhibitions on traditional textiles and fashion to exhibit the talents of the students. It also conducts workshops on embroidery (hand and machine) and painting (pot, glass, fabric). Guest-lectures on various topics are conducted periodically. The Department brings out a news-bulletin The Vasavi Chik that contains interesting articles written by students every year. The Department organizes two-day exhibiton Tex Spire, Tex Bloom, Tex Innova to bring out the creativity of students. Every year the Department conducts add-on course on various topic such as TUKA DESIGN STUDIO, TEXTILE CAD. Industrial visits are also arranged for the students. Every year the Department conducts two Workshops for the students on Painting, Embroidery, Jewellery Making & Printing. Designer contests such as Facun Faction ’08, Fashion Fusion, Mass Exodus are conducted every year to enhance students’ creativity.

 UNIVERSITY RANK HOLDERS
S.No. Name Year Rank
1 N. Ramesh 1999-2002 7
2 R. Selvi 2000-2003 3
3 S. Nithya 2000-2003 7
4 S. Usha 2000-2003 8
5 P. Pandiyarajan 2002-2005 3
6 S. Hemalatha 2002-2005 9
7 A. Arul Vinotha 2003-2006 2
8 B. R. Priyalakshmi 2003-2006 5
9 S. Vivek 2008-2011 9