Careers after class 12: Fashion Technology

Industry: Fashion Industry

What is Fashion Technology ?

Fashion technology is a field focusing on the study of fabric types and suitability, using innovative technologies in material procurement and fashion design and their applicability in fashion manufacturing, transportation and retail. Fashion technology creates contemporary tools and modern technology such as 3D Printers and lab-made leather alternatives for the fashion industry with the aim of improving the way we produce and consume fashion.

Job Description

  • Responsibilities of a fashion technologist include covering the dimension of the sewn product manufacturing industry
  • Building an understanding of fabric and manufacturing process
  • Management of apparel quality and technology for production
  • Dealing with fabric processing, production process, etc.

Eligibility and Courses
Class 12

Science with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as core subjects. Some colleges also offer admission to students from commerce streams.

Under Graduate Courses

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Fashion Design & Technology
  • B.B.A. (Hons.) in Fashion Management
  • B.Des. in Fashion Design
  • Diploma in Fashion Design & Technology

Career Profiles

Career Profiles Fashion Technology

Top Institutes for Fashion Technology courses

1. NIFT Delhi

Value for Money- 5/5

Bachelor Courses- UG Diploma In Fashion Design

Tenure- 4 years


2. Sparks School of Design, Mumbai

Value for Money- 4.9/5

Bachelor Courses- B.Sc. in Fashion Design & Technology

Tenure- 3 years


3. NAFDI- School of Fashion Design, Mumbai

Value for Money- 4.9/5

Bachelor Courses- B.Sc. in Fashion Design & Technology

Tenure- 3 years


4. Apeejay Institute of Design, Delhi

Value for Money- 3.5/5

Bachelor Courses- B.Design

Tenure- 4 years


5. INIFD, Kolkata

Value for Money- 3.4/5

Bachelor Courses- B.Sc in Fashion Design

Tenure- 4 years


Career Progression

Career Progression Fashion Technology


Pay Fashion Technology

Expert View

Ritu Kumar“The fashion industry in itself is a fast changing, demanding profession; so, it’s imperative to have constant innovation in design. What is also important is that the needs of a constantly evolving younger generation’s preferences and lifestyles are incorporated & expanded upon.”

— Ritu Kumar,
 Indian Fashion Designer

Giorgio Armani“The current interest in the environment is a good thing. e best way to make a contribution in fashion is to promote the idea that a fundamental interest in preserving the environment is itself fashionable.”

— Giorgio Armani,
Italian Fashion Designer, Founder of Armani Luxury Fashion House

Also read: How to start your journey as a Fashion designer after class 12?

Competitive exams after class XII: Fashion and design entrance exams

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