Bachelor of Fashion Design | Purbanchal University

Bachelor of Fashion Design offered by Purbanchal University is an intensive three years course that provides students with innovative thinking, creative skills, and practical expertise along with critical analysis that support original ideas. In order to gain this degree from Purbanchal University, students should successfully complete 120 credit hours and thirty-one courses.

The high point of this degree is that in the sixteenth week of the program, students get the opportunity to showcase their own design in an event named Graduate Project Fashion Show. Students should create their own designs in various subjects assigned to them on the basis of the skills and knowledge they have acquired throughout the semester.

List of Bachelor of Fashion Design Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Fashion Design program under Purbanchal University in Nepal.

Objectives of Bachelor of Fashion Design

The major goals of this program are listed below:

  • Equipping students with knowledge and skills required to face the ever changing style industry by providing advanced and comprehensive education.
  • Make students capable for further education (Postgraduates degree).
  • Produce skilled human resources in the area of fashion technology.
  • Make grads able to address the increasing demands of the vogue industry.

Admission Requirements in Bachelor of Fashion Design

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants should have passed +2 level from recognized university or board with a minimum of 35% out of 100%. Students from any stream may join BFD.

Application Procedure:

While applying for the admission, applicant must submit the following documents:

  • Accurately filled and signed application form
  • Official certificates of SEE and +2 level and
  • Two recently taken passport size photos

Entrance Test:

Candidates should pass the entrance test conducted by the academy. Test is taken in the following subjects

  • Computer
  • Textile
  • Fashion Design
  • English Aptitude Test
  • General Knowledge

Bachelor of Fashion Design Syllabus


First Semester

  • Clothing Technology-I
  • Garment Technology –I
  • Textile Material and Design
  • Elements of Design and Fashion-I
  • Basics of Computer and Aided Design
  • Business Communication

Second Semester

  • Clothing Technology-II
  • Textile Design and Fabric Manufacture
  • Elements of Design and Fashion-II
  • Garment Technology–II
  • Computer Aided Design

Third Semester

  • Clothing Technology-III
  • Textile Design and Chemistry
  • History of Costume and Illustration
  • Embroideries-I
  • Apparel Designing

Fourth Semester

  • Clothing Technology-IV
  • Textile Design and Analysis
  • Embroideries-II
  • Apparel and Accessories Designing
  • Principles of Management

Fifth Semester

  • Clothing Technology-V
  • Fashion Sketching
  • Draping, Pattern Making and Grading
  • Fashion Marketing

Sixth Semester

  • Clothing Technology-VI
  • Fashion Styling
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Personality Enrichment and Career Development
  • Entrepreneurship

Seventh Semester

  • Internship and Report writing
  • Fashion Trend Analysis and Forecasting
  • Portfolio Development

Eighth Semester

  • Fashion Show
  • Design Collection (Catalogue)

Scope and Career Prospects

The fashion industry is growing rapidly all over the world including Nepal. Thus, the need of highly qualified and skilled manpower in this arena is increasing day by day. As BFD is a job oriented course, graduates should not wait long to start a vocation in fashion related fields.

Job Prospects:

A number of graduates practice designing independently soon after completing their course. Apart from running their own boutique, an individual with this degree can work as:

  • Designer
  • Journalist/ blogger
  • Costume designer
  • Stylist
  • Trend forecaster
  • Illustrator
  • Pattern designer
  • Accessories designer
  • Trend maker
  • Embroidery designer

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