Bachelor of Science - Fashion & Apparel Design

The Department of Fashion and Apparel Design was set up in 2005 with an intake capacity of 60 and the current intake is 60 students for FAD programme, affiliated to Bangalore University.


“Acharya Institutes, committed to the cause of value-based education in all disciplines, envisions itself as fountainhead of innovative human enterprise, with inspiration initiatives for academic excellence.”


“To achieve professional competence and academic excellence with creativity in fashion world by continuously improving academic processes and industrial interaction.”

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The department is supported by experienced; highly qualified and experienced in related industries also the faculty is committed to the cause of quality education. The department organizes workshops, seminars and invites guest talks from experts frequently from Industries like Texport Syndicate, Texport Garments, Silvers Spark, Amith Garments and AEPC. The main medium of ensuring practical teaching is through various industrial visits to students. This perhaps encourages students to inculcate industrial, practical and updated with the present technologies which provides a scope for creativity for innovation. We are proud to state that nearly 50% of our students get employed through campus placements and faculty references in premier Textile and Garment Industries. We have a unique practice at the department. We focus on enriching the competency of our faculty members, students and our research scholars through workshops, FDPs, and National/International Conferences. We have conducted a series of internal talks to share the updated technologies.

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Under Graduate

Bachelor of Commerce
Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility : Pass in Pre-University / Higher Secondary / 10+2 / ‘A’ Level or equivalent of any recognized board or council in any discipline.Candidates with 3 year Dip in Commercial practice shall be eligible for direct admission in 2nd year (3 sem) B.Com. This is applicable only for the students who have studied Diploma in Karnataka.

Career Scope :
• The course will groom the students to imbibe the skills that are required by all the major organizations in the present scenario.

• This course will help the students to get a practical aspect of different functional areas of business.

• This course will act as a platform for further Post Graduate courses.

• This course will give a chance to students to specialize in their chosen field in the final semester.

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Chief Advisor

Prof. Gurunath Rao Vaidya

Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies.


Prof. Ashwini Atul Joshi

Assistant Professor & Head,
Department of Fashion & Apparel Design, AIGS.

Member Secretary

Prof. Ningappa H M

Assistant Professor,
Department of Fashion & Apparel Design, AIGS.


Mr. M V Sagar

General Manager,
Texport Garments, Bengaluru.

Mr. Kiran Kumar-Proprietor

V K Exports, Textile Park, Bengaluru.


Mrs. Vijaya

HR Manager,
Texport Syndicate, Bengaluru.

Prof. Devaraj S