To give hands-on experience with industry-standards, the laboratories are equipped with the
latest machinery and software.
Pattern Making Laboratory
Pattern Making Laboratory is equipped with the facilities and tools for drafting and has dress
forms for fit analysis and draping.
Garment Construction Laboratory
This Laboratory is equipped with industrial sewing machines like single needle lock stitch
machines, over lock machines and flat lock machines.
Computer-aided Fashion Designing Laboratory
The CAFD laboratory trains the students in enhancing their creativity in fashion designing with
the help of software like Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Colour Matters and
Speed Step. It is also equipped with license of WGSN – a leading website for trend forecasting,
which bestows the students a wealth of information in different areas of fashion research.
Surface Embellishments Laboratory
This laboratory is equipped with free style embroidery machines. It mainly caters to enrich the
creative skills of the students by helping them to style and develop new products, give value
addition and surface embellishments to apparel and accessories.
Fashion Photography Laboratory
This laboratory is equipped with the state of art cameras, different lightings, soft boxes,
reflectors, green room etc to enable the students to take pictures of their
garments/accessories/products and present it attractively.
PSG Fashion Design Studio
The studio provides a platform for research and consultancy activities. It aims in customized
design creation for target consumers, design and development of apparel and accessories, etc. It
also offers a space for students to display clothing and accessories developed by students and
build their confidence level.
The department is equipped with state of art library with latest books, magazines and journals
in the area of fashion design, art, craft, photography, production, and management. It is also
equipped with computers having access to e books, journals and magazines.
Apparel & Fashion Design Association
AFDA functions as a forum for students to organize design and technical events; and thereby
facilitate interaction with experts from industry and academia. Students actively assist in
organizing national /international conferences, seminars, workshops, symposia and participate in
the proceedings. Eminent speakers from industry and academia deliver lectures on current trends
in the apparel and fashion industry.
Co-curricular & Extra Curricular Activities
Students take part in various intra/inter college competitions such as product design
development, illustration, logo designing, draping, paper presentations, painting, quiz and
debate. They also take part in events organized by retailers and export industries. Apart from
the co-curricular activities, students are also encouraged to participate in extracurricular
activities in various clubs in college, sports, NCC and NSS to enhance their personality and
About the Programme
Fashion Design & Merchandising
is a five year integrated degree programme
started in the year 2015.
The programme consists of ten semesters (8 semesters of theory and practical courses and 2
semesters of project work associated with apparel manufacturing industry/retail industry/product
development/consumer studies). The curriculum is designed to prepare graduates with a solid
understanding and expertise required to enter professional practice in the challenging and
fashion industry. After completing the programme, the students will be moulded as “Complete
Professionals” bestowed with design competence and managerial acumen, enabling them to face the
industrial and managerial demands in the fashion arena. The uniqueness of the programme is
providing opportunity to the students to access the industry
through well structured cluster visits, international and national invited
internships thereby enabling them to be abreast with the industry and its practices.
The curriculum is set with the following Programme Educational Objectives:
To provide a strong grasp of fashion evolution and cultural relevance of clothing to
design output generated by inspiration and research.
To provide students with a thorough comprehension of the design process through critical
creative thinking, computer aided design, along with conceptual and experimental
To address specific areas of apparel manufacturing, marketing, management and research
related to the fashion industry.
Industry Interaction Embedded in the Curriculum
Students undertake Project Work I during the seventh semester and Project Work II during the
tenth semester. The Project Work I and II are undertaken in leading industries/ boutiques/
universities (national / international) / research organization or in the college. The students
choose their area of interest (designing, production, merchandising and management) and select
relevant industry/ organization to undergo a six months internship. The internship provides them
a platform to understand the industrial practices and carry out a project based on the real-time
problems. I help the students in enriching their knowledge and improving their designing,
problem solving, communication and presentation skills.
Craft Training and Documentation
The students undertake two weeks of craft training at the end of the fourth semester in a
cluster. The crafts include pottery, metal embossing, wood carving, weaving, painting, knitting,
embroidery, etc. The students develop innovative products with the skill acquired from the craft
Industrial Visit and Lecture
Industrial visits and guest lectures will be arranged by the department relevant to the courses,
students study in the particular semester. This will enable them to have a practical exposure to
the concepts that they learn in the theory course and help them to have an experience of the
Higher Secondary examination (any group) of the (10+2) curriculum prescribed by the appropriate
authority of the Govt. of Tamil Nadu or equivalent.
Based on the total marks obtained in the plus two examination, the students will be selected for
admission and will be intimated
through applicants' registered e-mail.
Application can be made only online by entering all the particulars including marks along
on-line payment through the
Net banking/Credit card/Debit card. All dates are subject to change based on HSC examination