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Department of Costume Design and Fashion

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The Department of Costume Design & Fashion provides an excellent contemporary fashion education. The course encourages individual creativity packed by a strong technical understanding. The course aims to equip the students with appropriate level of practical skills related to fashion. The students develop visual awareness, practical skills and knowledge in theory or design. The course also includes practical projects like construction, dyeing, printing, fashion illustration, portfolio presentation etc.

The Students can excel in the field as a Fashion Designer, Merchandiser, Quality controller, supervisor, Color Matching Advisor etc.



3 Years






HSC Pass


  • To achieve quality professionals by continual improvement.
  • Update the latest technological facilities through dedication and devotion.


  • To prepare the students with a blend of technical & professional knowledge and skills in the field of Textiles & Fashion.
  • To mould the students to excel in fashion industry.

Department Activities

S.No Date Event Topic Resource person
Academic Year 2018-2019
1. 12-Jun-18 & 13-Jun-18 Orientation Program Orientation for Fresher Students Dr. S. Mohanraj,
Head, Dept. of International Business.

Mrs. D. Maheswari,
Head, Dept. of Computer Technology

Mr. S. Vijayakumar,
Head, Dept. of Catering Science and Hotel Management

Dr. D. Parasakthi,
Head, Dept. of Corporate Secretaryship

Dr. Soukarja Ghosal,
Dept. of English

Ms.S. Sowmiya,

Dr. D. Sridevi,
Head, Dept. of Nutrition & Dietetics

Mrs. S. Sudha
Dept. of English

Dr. S. Mohan,
Head, Dept. of Management

Dr. P.B. Banudevi,
Head, Dept. of Commerce (Finance)
2. 3-Jul-018 Hands on Training Program Screen Printing Mr. V.S.D. Murthi,
Adams Screen Printers, Tirupur
3. 4-Jul-18 Guest Lecture Basic Illustration Mr. Mohan Candiyam ,
TNG Technologies, Bangalore
4. 13-Jul-18 Demonstration Program Garment Construction Mr. Prabhu,
Assistant Branch Manager, USHA Automatic Sewing machine, Coimbatore
5. 06-Aug-18 Fashion Show Hand Loom Peoples Seva Sangam and Dream Zone
6. 07-Aug-18 Hand loom Day Celebration - Pamphlet Distribution and Board Display In-house
7. 5-Sep-18 Teachers Day - In-house
8. 27-Sep-18 and 28-Sep-18 Workshop Basic Illustration Ms. V. Midhula,
Freelance artist
9 28-Sep-18 Guest Lecture How to prepare for NIFT and NID Entrance Mr. Siddharthan ,
Managing Director, Goal Oriented Studies Institution
10. 19-Dec-18 Celestial In-house
Academic Year 2017-2018
1. 28-Jun-17 Guest Lecture Basic Sewing Machine Mechanisms Mr. Abraham Antony,
Sewing Mechanic.
2. 1-Jul-17 Skill Development Program Screen Printing Karthikeya Printers, Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore.
3. 8-Jul-17 Guest Lecture Environmental Friendly Textile for a Sustainable Future Dr. S. Karpagam Chinnamal,
Head, Department Costume Design and Fashion, Chikkanna Government Arts College, Tirupur.
4. 12-Jul-17 Hands on Training Advance Sewing Machine Mr. S. Prabhu,
Showroom Executive, Usha International
5. 31-Jul-17 to 03-Aug-17 Faculty Development Program Aari Embroidery CDF Staffs
6. 4-Aug-17 Fashion Show Handloom Peoples Seva Sangam and Dream Zone
7. 7-Aug-17 Handloom day Celebration Tamilar Aadaigal Mr. Azhagan Karuppanan,
Head Marketing, Business Innovation, Pallava Group – VSm Weavers.
8. 8-Aug-17 Pamphlet Distribution Handloom -
9. 09-Aug-17 Meeting the Author Handloom Industry Mr. V. Karappan
Researcher, Author and National Level Trainer for Handloom Weavers.
10. 10-Aug-17 Inter departmental competition Product Development Role play Shirt designing CDF Staffs
11. 18-Aug-17 Launching the Label Sahana Dr. Thavamani. D. Palanisamy,
Secretary, Dr. N. G. P. Arts and Science College.
12. 11-Sept-17 to 12-Sept-17 Workshop Advanced Blouse CDF Staffs
13. 20-Dec-17 Celestial 17 Designer Contest III CDF Students
14. 11-Jan-18 Collaborative Research Program Fitting Techniques Ms. Priya
Designer, Newrie London
15. 12-Feb-18 Workshop Aari Embroidery Mr. B. Jeevarathinam.
Business Head, Amrutha Institutions, Coimbatore.
16. 2-Mar-18 Nextiles - National Conference Technical Textiles Recent Innovation in Fiber to Fashion Dr. A. Shanmugavasan,
Managing Director, KOB Medical Textiles Pvt. Ltd., Tirupur.
Technical session I Non-Woven Fabrics: Better Options For Applications In Technical Textiles Prof. Dr. P. A. Khatwani,
Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, Surat.
Technical Session II Hyperlink to Medical Textiles Mr. Sudarsan Rajagopalan,
Managing Partner, Splendour Medicare Technologies, Coimbatore.
Technical Session III Entrepreneurial Aspect in Technical Textiles Mr. RakeshSahai,
Managing Director, Nuovafil & Infotech Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore.
17. 21-Mar-18 Workshop Spec Sheet & Tech Pack Mrs. Lathabai,
Head Designer, Fine Fair Indian Pvt. Ltd.
18. 28-Mar-18 Workshop Shirt Mr. P. Sridharan,
Commercial Designer, Coimbatore.
Academic Year 2016-2017
1. 3-May-16 To 6-May-16 Consultancy Summer Camp CDF Staff Members
2. 10-Jun-16 & 11-Jun-16 Workshop Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator Ms. Sapna Agarwal,
Mr. Indra Mohan & Mr. Nimesh, Apex Institute of Multimedia, Coimbatore.
3. 20-Jun-16 Guest Lecture Image Management Mrs. R. Priyadharshni,
Managing Partner, Classic Life Style, Lee Show Room, Coimbatore.
4. 28-Jun-16 Guest Lecture Multimedia & Animation - Evergreen Industry Mr. Rajendran Krishnasamy,
Director – Arena Animation, Coimbatore.
5. 5-Jul-16 Guest Lecture Orientation on Illustration Lab Ms. R. Priyadharshini,
6. 12-Jul-16 &13-Jul-16 Skill Development Program Blouse Patterning and Construction Mrs. Puspha Sri,
Smyrna Designer Shop, Udumalpet.
7. 18-Jul-16 Exhibition Coir Fair @ Coddissia
8. 8-Aug-16 National Handloom Day Shri. P. Subbiah,
Quality Assurance Officer, Textile committee, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Coimbatore.
9. 19-Aug-16 Workshop Liquid Embroidery Mrs. Vasantha Kumar,
Expert Teacher, Pidilite, Coimbatore.
10. 23-Aug-16 Book fair Coddissia -
11. 15-Sept-16& 19-Sept-16 Exhibition Khadi Sarvodhaya Sangam , Coimbatore.
12. 22-Sept-16 Skill Development Program Screen Printing Karthekeya Printers, Coimbatore
13. 29-Sept-16 Skill Training Program Advanced Sewing Machineries Niranjan kumar.V,
Usha Company Store, Coimbatore.
14. 23-Dec-16 Celestial Designer Contest Mr. Kamalakannan,
Mrs. Ramarajesh.
15. 4-Jan-17 Guest Lecture Design Software Mr. Muralidharan,
Business Development Manager, Speed Step, Software Solution, Coimbatore.
16. 7-Jan-17 Hands-on Training Fashion Portfolio Presentation V. Kavitha,
Head, Dept. Costume Design and Fashion.
17. 7-Feb-17 Guest Lecture Scope and Opportunities in Costume Design and Fashion Mr. P. S. Kamalakanan,
Managing Director, Retail Support Group, Coimbatore.
18. 23-Feb-17 National Conference – NEXTILES Market Potentials and Challenges in Apparel Industry Mr. Raja M Shanmugam,
President, Tirupur Exporter Association (TEA).

Mr Sathish Mathavan,
Managing Director of Pressx Linens Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore,

Dr. G. Loganathan,
Managing Director, The Imperial, Tirupur.

G. Manikandan,
Consultant , Apparel Global Consulting, Tirupur.
Academic Year 2015-2016
01. 4.5.2014 - 7.5.2014 Consultancy Summer Camp CDF staff members
02. 19.06.2015 Guest Lecture Recent Development in Textiles Dr. Sangeetha,
Head I/C, Department of Textile Technology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
03. 23.06.2015 Student Seminar Trends in fashion Nishanthi A.K. 
III B.Sc Costume Design and Fashion.
04. 9.07.2015 Guest lecture Innovative Design Ms.N. Latha Bai,
Head Designer, Fine Fair India Pvt Ltd., Tirupur
16.07.2015 to 17.07.2015
Workshop Aari Embroidery Mrs.K. Jayanthi,
Premier Fashions, Coimbatore
29.07.2015, 22.08.2015 & 23.12.2015
Workshop Fashion Illustration Mr.Suresh,
Lecturer, Department of Apparel Fashion Designing, NIFT TEA College of Knitwear Fashion, Tirupur.
07. 04.08.2015 Placement Readiness Programme Job Opportunities in Designing Hariprasath,
Director, Department of Institutes, Human resources, UNITECH, Coimbatore
08. 12.08.2015 Student Seminar Careers in Fashion J. Evelyn Clancy,
II B.Sc Costume Design and Fashion
09. 09.09.2015 Guest Lecture Banaras Jacquard Design Ms.S.N. Hema,
Chief Executive Officer, Banaras, Jacquard Designing, Coimbatore
10. 12.09.2015 Guest Lecture Fashion Hair Styles C. Dharani,
Deva Beauty Parlour, Coimbatore 
11. 18.09.2015 Short term Course On Surface Embellishment CDF staff members
12. 29.09.2015 Interdepartmental Competition Ink print
Recycled Accessories
Fashion show
13. 17.10.2015 Industrial visit Exhibition, Suguna Kalyana Mandapam
14. 13.12.2015 Industrial Visit Trade fair, Codissia
15. 05.01.2016 Guest Lecture  Career Guidance and Software Awareness Programme Ms Sharmila,
Executive Officer, Dream zone, Coimbatore
Academic Year 2014-2015
02.05.2014 to 07.05.2014
Consultancy Summer Camp CDF staff members
02. 26.06.2014 Guest Lecture  Future Trends In Retailing Mr.Nandhagopal,
Assistant Store Manager,Clavien Klein
03. 19.07.2014 Guest lecture “Introduction to Photoshop & CorelDraw” Mr.Gopi, Trainer,
Branch Manager, CSC Multimedia
30.07.2014 to 01.08.2014
Workshop “Perspectives of Fashion Illustration” Rejish.K.Ravinder, Boomanz
05. 12.08.2014 Workshop  “Photoshop & CorelDraw Mr.Sukumar,
Branch Manager,CSC Multimedia
06. 19.08.2014 Interdepartmental Competitions Eye makeup Innovative Tattoos Easter eggs
07. 23.08.2014 Intradepartmental Competitions Fabric Flower Arrangement
08. 08.09.2014 Guest lecture Career Oppurtunities Srihari .J,Head – Operations, C Cube jobs (a division of c cube technologies),
09. 22.09.2014 Workshop Computerized Seamless Pattern Making Mr.Satish,CEO,Yellow Tree Academy
10. 09.12.2014 Skill development programme Garment Construction Mr.Sridar., Laurel Designers
11. 22.12.2014 Celestial 2014 Designer Show -
12. 21.01.2015 Guest Lecture Beauty Routine Ms.Dhanalakshmi,
Stylist, Sai Gayatri Hi Tech Beauty Parlour
13. 28.01.2015 Guest Lecture Textile CAD and ERP Software in the Textile Industry M.Karthikeyen
CEO, Wins Soft,

Marketing manager
14. 09.02.2015 Placement readiness programme Investment Opportunities In Technical Textiles
15. 11.02.2015 Collaborative Research Programme Medical Textiles

Extension Activity

S.No Date Event Venue
Academic Year 2017 - 2018
01. 29-Oct-17 Collected and distributed Bedspreads for the road side Dwellers. Near Government hospital, Coimbatore.
02. 20-Oct-17 to 3-Nov-17 Art & Craft to 8th Standard Students. Government Higher Secondary School, Kalapatti, Coimbatore.
Academic Year 2016 - 2017
01. 6-Jan-17 International Dhoti Day -Brochures distribution In-house
Academic Year 2015 - 2016
01. 07.08.2015 Handloom Awareness Programme Dr N.G.P. Arts and Science College
Academic Year 2014 - 2015
01. 20.06.2014 Paper Craft Class  Panchayat Union Middle School, Nehru Nagar
02. 30.09.2014 United orphanage for disabled  Sathy main road, Kurumbapalayama
03. 28.02.2015 Awareness on Energy Conservation Dr N.G.P. Arts and Science College

Industry / Institute Visit

S.No Date Industry?Institute Duration No of Students
Academic Year 2015 - 2016
01. 17.10.2015 Textile Exhibition,  Suguna Kalyana Mandapam, Coimbatore 1 day 67 Students and 2 Faculties
02. 13.12.2015 Trade fair, Codissia, Coimbatore 1 day 47 Students and 2 Faculties
Academic Year 2014 - 2015
01. 7.7.2014 Shopper's Stop, Peelamedu 1 day 25 Students and 2 Faculties
02. 12.1.2015 Tex Fair 2015, Codissia 1 day 83 Students & 5 Faculties

Faculty Details

01. HOD i/c
Mrs. G. Malarvizhi - M. Sc., M. Phil., (Ph. D.)


Teaching: 6.6 years | Research: 4 years


Designing, Medical Textiles, Home Textiles

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02. Assistant professor (SG)
Prof. V. Kavitha (FIP) - M. Sc., M. Phil., UGC – SET, (Ph. D.)


Teaching: 14.1 years | Research: 7 years


Portfolio, Knitting, Design Thinking

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03. Assistant Professor
Mr. A. Janakikrishnan - M. Sc., M. Phil.


Teaching: 5.9 years | Industry: Nil


Textile Processing, Principal of Textile testing

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04. Assistant Professor
Ms.V. Meenakshi - DBC., M.Sc.


Teaching: 2.1 years | Research: 2 years


Fashion Illustration, Technical Textiles, Port Folio

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05. Assistant Professor
Vishnu Priya
Ms.K.Vishnu Priya - M.Sc.


Teaching: 0.1 years | Research: Nil


Textile Testing,Technical Textiles

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06. Assistant Professor
Mrs. T. R. Indumathi


Teaching: 0.1 years | Research: 1 years


Technical Textiles

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Programme educational objectives

The Curriculum is designed to attain the following learning goals which students shall accomplish by the time of their graduation:

  • To educate the students about textiles and garment industries
  • To train the students with technical knowledge in textiles/fashion designing and manufacturing processes
  • To enhance creativity in fashion designing and to develop entrepreneur skills
  • To impart managerial and merchandising abilities

Programme outcomes

On the successful completion of the programme the following are the expected outcomes

PO Number PO Statement
P01 To understand design concepts to develop them exceptionally good
P02 Analyze and apply knowledge of various process in textiles , design and fashion
P03 To develop and apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional in apparel industry
P04 To apply knowledge on advance information technology and develop to communicate effectively
P05 To organize entrepreneur skill management and team building

Notable personalities visited our Department

  • Ms.Purvita Bothra, Visual Merchandiser, Shoppers stop ltd, Chennai
  • Mr.N.Prakash, Fashion Designer, Classic Polo, Tirupur
  • Mrs.Renuka Bolu, Fashion Consultant & Freelancing designer, Reliance Trends, Hyderabad.
  • Mr.Aathimoolam Naidu,MD, Augustian exports,Tirupur.
  • Mrs. Rama Rajesh, B.Com., M.C.A., D.H.M., Palettez Art and Craft Gallery, Tirupur,
  • Mr.Boopathy Vijay. G, Managing Director, Boomanz.
  • Mr.S.Periasamy, Deputy Director, Textiles Committee, Coimbatore.
  • Dr. C.Periasamy, Asst.Director, O/o. Handlooms & Textiles, Govt.of.Tamilnadu, Coimbatore.
  • Mr.Swaminadhan Rami, Asst.Director, Textiles Committee, Coimbatore.
  • Mr.P.Subbiah, Quality Assurance officer, Textiles Committee, Coimbatore.
  • Mr.R.Subramani, ESSDI Infotech Corporation, Tirupur.
  • Mr.L.B.Thyiyagarajan, ESSDI Infotech Corporation, Tirupur.
  • M.Karthikeyen, CEO, Wins Soft, Erode.
  • Mr.Manoharan., Marketing manager, Wins Soft, Erode.

Best Practices

  • Annual news letter - "Fashion Chimera",
  • Invitations & Greeting cards for departmental activities.
  • Portfolio presentations
  • 15 days Internship training
  • Souvenir
  • Celestial - Designer Contest
  • Miniature
  • Journal Club

Value Added Courses

S.No Batch Semester Course Students
Fabric Structure Analysis, Karthikeyan, Winsoft, Erode
Textile Designing – CAD, Karthikeyan, Winsoft, Erode
Visual Merchandising, Boomanz, Tirupur
Quality Professionals, Textile Committee., Ministry of textiles
Quality Professionals, Textile Committee., Ministry of textiles
Fashion Illustration,  Sri Kalalaya School of Fine arts
Textile CAD, C Cube Technology
Aary and hand embroidery work, Saroja school of embroideries
2009 - 2012
Textile CAD, C Cube Technology

Students Achievements

S.No Date Students name Event Organized By Prize
Academic Year 2018-2019
1. 5-Sep-18 L.Kiran preksha Memory Talk Department of Biochemistry
Academic Year 2017-2018
1. 7-Dec-17 L. Kavitha R. Saraneetha Tips Global Institute, Coimbatore. Dizeno -2k17 - Poster Presentation
2. 5-Jan-18 M. Renuga
K. Ranjith
S. Sri yashika
S. Karthick raj
K. Cathrine rita
C. K. Aarthi
S. Subalakshmi
P. Thamarai lakshmi
J. Flory catlina
T. Vinothini
SSM College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. Fashion Show
3 5-Jan-18 T. Manoj kumar
R. Kowsalya
K. Ramya
V. Subathra
S. Mohana
L. Indrani
S. V. Sruthi
P. Brindha
K. Z. Janufar
L. Kavitha
B. Kaaviya
Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore. Fashion Show
4 5-Jan-18 S. Nithya
R. Saraneetha
V. Sowmiya
K. Indhuja
S. Shenbaga priya
M. Indhu
P. Nandhini
S. Keerthana
R. Santhosh
N. Kishore
Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore. Fashion Show
5 5-Jan-18 Revanth
Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore. Group dance
6 5-Jan-18 T. Vinothini Madhura Dance Studio , Coimbatore. Rangoli
7 5-Jan-18 T. Vinothini Madhura Dance Studio Drawing
8 5-Jan-18 S. Sri Yashika Madhura Dance Studio Rangoli
9 5-Jan-18 S. Sri Yashika Madhura Dance Studio Drawing
10 5-Jan-18 Sowmiya and team Madhura Dance Studio Fashion Show
11 5-Jan-18 Karthik Raj and Team Madhura Dance Studio , Coimbatore. Fashion Show
12 22-Feb-18 C. K. Aarthi
K. Cathrine rita
V. Subathra
T. Vinothini
S. Sri yashika
K. Ramya B. Kaviya
Hindusthan College of Arts and Science. Fashion Show
13 22-Feb-18 K. Gowtham
Hindusthan College of Arts and Science. Portfolio Presentation
14 27-Feb-18 T. Srimathi
M. Vaishnavi
B. Kirthika Varshini
Rathinam College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. Fashionista 18 - Group Dance
Academic Year 2016-2017
1 28-Jan-17 Pavithra
Nandha Arts and Science College Fashion Show
2 24-Feb-17 Kiruba and Team Jayendra Arts and Science College Fashion Show
3 3-Mar-17 Clancy and Team VLB Janakiammal Arts and Science College Fashion Show
Academic Year 2014-2015
1. 11-Jul-14 Tabreez. T Smitha. K In-house Movie Message
2. 30-Jul-14 B. Gayathiri B. Drisya Department of Commerce (PA) Paheli (Puzzle)
3. 15-Aug-14 T. V. Riyas mon Independence day Competition – In-house Solo Song
4. 26-Aug-14 S. Revathy In-house Creative Writing
5. 11.07.2014 Tabreez.T
Smitha. K
Interdepartmental Competitions Dr.N.G.P. Arts and Science College Movie Message
6. 30.07.2014 B.Gayathiri
Interdepartmental Competitions - Commerce With Professional Accounting Dr.N.G.P. Arts and Science College Paheli  (Puzzle)
7. 15.08.2014 T.V Riyas mon Independence day Competition
Dr.N.G.P. Arts and Science College
Solo song
8. 26.08.2014 S.Revathy Interdepartmental Competitions Dr.N.G.P. Arts and Science College Creative Writing