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Fashion design and apparel manufacturing merge in engineering and future prospects

RMG sector of Bangladesh is the most promising export area that is rising gradually to reach a $40 billion export target by 2021-22FY. For the high progress of the RMG sector, an efficient Fashion Designer is demanded to meet the global buyer’s expectations.

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Figure 1: NITER initiates a unique program, B.Sc. in ‘Fashion Design and Apparel Engineering’ from the 2017-2018 Session.

The Designers have their creative styles of dressing and believe in setting a trend rather than following a trend set by others that will offer great opportunities in the RMG market. Considering this demand National Institute of Textile Engineering & Research (NITER) initiates a unique program, B.Sc. in ‘Fashion Design and Apparel Engineering’ from the 2017-2018 Session.

This program offers 75 Seats (160 credits) with 4 years duration and gets admission through the Engineering faculty of Dhaka University. This Program is designed how to cultivate and express their creativity and develop a personal signature with designing, tailoring and retailing. This ultimately prepares them to be authentic authors in the international design scene and enrich our RMG market.

The core study area in fashion design delivers fundamental knowledge and insights extending from fashion illustration via pattern drafting, pattern grading, advanced pattern, draping, garments construction, digital fashion design, CAD through to final dress submission.  Furthermore, the learning areas of Textile include fiber to yarn, weaving and knitting technology, apparel sewing, wet processing, printing and trendy washing processing, etc.

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Figure 2: This Program is designed how to cultivate and express their creativity and develop a personal signature with designing, tailoring and retailing. 

These disciplines are highly effective and together in a single department give an advantage in making discoveries and innovation for our students and faculty members.

An academic class is performed by industry-oriented teachers and also provides lecture sheets, an immense library, computer lab, as well as data color and drawing opportunities, design studio and production machines for achieving outcomes.

This program has an intense of reviews, workshops, field trips and collaborations with leading companies organized by the Center for Research and Industrial Relations (CRIR) wing. Students also have the opportunity to hone their soft skills by participating in different extra-curricular activities like cultural programs, sports competitions, quizzes and other club activities.

Graduates of this program can qualify as fashion designer, fashion stylist, illustrator, fashion entrepreneur, CAD designer, pattern maker, retails and visual merchandiser, materials purchaser, and garments technologist, etc.

NITER has a warm and learning atmosphere that offers the highest standard of academic and professional care to uplift your career with diverse opportunities. So, newcomers are welcome to visit the NITER campus and for more info. visit  http://www.niter.edu.bd.

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