Careers after class 12: Modelling and Grooming

Industry: Fashion

What is Modelling and Grooming?

Modelling refers to playing a role to pose for photography and promote, display or advertise commercial products by serving as a visual aid for consumers. Grooming refers to the practice of building people’s personalities and enhancing and making their physical appearances look presentable. Modelling and grooming find application in a variety of industries such as fashion, promotions, fine arts, and commercial print industries. Models are groomed to be featured in a variety of media formats including books, magazines, films, newspapers, internet and television.

Job Description

  • Responsibilities of a model include displaying clothing and merchandise in print and online advertisements
  • Participating in runway shows
  • Develop and maintain a professional portfolio of their work
  • Represent and promote various brands and companies at conventions, campaigns, trade shows and other events

Eligibility and Courses
Class 12

Any stream (Science/Commerce/Humanities)

Under Graduate Courses

  • B.A. in Acting and Modelling
  • Diploma in Modelling & Grooming
  • Diploma in Image Building & Personality Development
  • Diploma in Pageant Coaching & Training

Career Profiles

Career Profiles Modelling and Grooming

Top Institutes for Modelling and Grooming courses

1. Nest Academy of Modelling & Grooming, Mumbai

Value for Money- 4.9/5

Bachelor Courses- Diploma In Modelling & Grooming

Tenure- 6 months


2. National College of Media and Communication, Chennai

Value for Money- 3.7/5

Bachelor Courses- Certificate Course in Modelling

Tenure- 6 months

3. Asian Academy of Film And Television

Value for Money- 3.4/5

Bachelor Courses- Certificate Course In Modelling

Tenure- 6 months


4. Renaissance University, Indore

Value for Money- 3.1/5

Bachelor Courses- Diploma in Modelling

Tenure- 1 year


5. R.K Films and Media Academy, Delhi

Value for Money- 2.5/5

Bachelor Courses- Diploma in Fashion Modelling for Ramp & Print

Tenure- 2 months


Career Progression

Career Progression Modelling and Grooming


Pay Modelling and Grooming

Expert View

Karl Lagerfield“The secret to modelling is not being perfect. What one needs is a face that people can identify in a second. You have to be given what’s needed by nature, and what’s needed is to bring something new.”

— Karl Lagerfeld,
German creative director, fashion designer, photographer and artist


Liris Crosse“Modelling is about fantasy, getting people to buy into a lifestyle and a vision.”

— Liris Crosse,
American model/actress

Also read: Fame and fortune in modelling

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