Bachelor of Design (Textile Design and Entrepreneurship)

Elevate Your Craft with Our B.Des. (Textile Design and Entrepreneurship)


    The Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) (Textile Design & Entrepreneurship) is a comprehensive four-year degree programme designed to equip students with the necessary professional skills for a career as a Textile Designer while enhancing their entrepreneurial abilities. This programme offers a well-rounded mix of theoretical knowledge and practical exposure, essential for building a successful career in the Textile and Apparel sector. Geared towards aspiring textile designers, the specialised Textile Design & Entrepreneurship programme serves as a foundational platform, enabling individuals to advance in the dynamic realm of textile design.

    Programme Highlights

    • Comprehensive Curriculum: Blend of theory and practical skills updated to match industry demands.
    • Industry-Relevant Skills: Focus on practical competence and continuous evaluation.
    • Professional Faculty: Experienced instructors and visiting industry experts.
    • Hands-on Learning: Labs and software training for real-world experience.
    • Entrepreneurial Focus: Preparation for launching ventures or leadership roles.
    • Industry Interaction: Regular engagement with textile professionals.
    • Portfolio Development: Support for creating compelling portfolios.
    • Practical Experience: Internships and projects for hands-on learning.
    • Global Exposure: International paid visit to attend 2 weeks of summer school at a Prestigious European university.
    • Get 100% placement and internship assistance

    Revolutionizing Textiles:

    A Journey of Creativity and Innovation

    This programme is meticulously crafted to not only foster creativity and innovation in textile design but also to imbue our students with the essential skills required to navigate and lead in the fast-evolving fashion industry. Students are immersed in a curriculum that explores the rich tapestry of textile design, from traditional techniques to cutting-edge technologies.

    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Fibre to Yarn Studies
    • Introduction to Fashion Industry
    • Fundamental of Design
    • Basics of Computer Applications
    • Basics of Stitching
    • New Age Life skills I
    • Value-Added Course
    • History of Fashion
    • Fabric Manufacturing
    • Textiles and Fiber Arts
    • Digital Textiles Software I
    • Surface Ornamentation
    • Open Elective
    • New Age Life skills II
    • Value-Added Course
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Textile Chemical Processing
    • Cultural Textiles Design
    • Trend Analysis in Textiles
    • Fiber to Weave Lab I
    • Digital Textiles Software II
    • Open Elective
    • New Age Life skills III
    • Value-Added Course
    • Garment Manufacturing Technology
    • Textiles Recycling & Upcycling
    • Fiber to Weave Lab II
    • Digital Textiles Software III
    • Traditional Indian Embroideries
    • Craft Documentation
    • Open Elective
    • Value-Added Course
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Fashion Retail & Visual Merchandising
    • Printing Design Techniques
    • World Textiles & Techniques
    • Art of Draping
    • Summer Training -I
    • Craft Design & Research Project
    • Digital Textiles Software IV
    • Fashion Promotion & Communication
    • Quality Control In Textile & Apparel
    • Research Methodology
    • Experimental Textiles Technique
    • Pattern Grading & Construction
    • Digital Textiles Software V
    • Image Styling & Photography
    Semester 7
    Semester 8
    • Dissertation Project
    • Fashion Entrepreneurship Skills
    • Summer Training -II
    • Portfolio Development
    • Graduation Design Collection

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    At K.R. Mangalam University , we take immense pride in our collaborations with esteemed industry partners and creative institutions. Our programme prepares students for diverse roles in the textile and fashion industries, equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in this competitive field. Graduates of our programme are well-prepared to pursue careers as textile designers, print designers, surface pattern designers, color specialists, trend forecasters, and more.

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    Career Options

    The Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) (Textile Design and Entrepreneurship) opens up a vibrant palette of career opportunities, blending innovative design with strategic business insights. Our graduates emerge as versatile professionals, ready to make their mark in the expansive realm of textiles and fashion. Here are some five promising career paths, showcasing the breadth of prospects available:

    • Textile Designer: Textile Designers specialize in creating patterns and designs for fabrics sed in clothing, home furnishings, and decorative items. They blend  artistic vision with trends to produce designs that are both appealing and marketable, using various techniques from hand drawing to digital software. 
    • Textile AutoCAD Designer: These professionals use AutoCAD software to design and model textiles, focusing on precision and technical aspects of fabric production. hey work closely with engineers and manufacturers to translate design concepts into detailed executable production plans.
    • Merchandiser: Merchandisers play a critical role in the fashion and textile industry by analyzing market trends, planning product ranges, and managing inventory..
    • Fashion Designer: Fashion Designers create designs, select fabrics and patterns, and give instructions on how to make the products they design.
    • Fabric Manufacturer: Fabric Manufacturers oversee the production of textiles, from selecting raw materials to supervising the processes that convert fibers into fabrics.

    Hear straight from our Students

    Preeti Singh

    Studying at K.R. Mangalm University is truly encouraging for me. I’ve witnessed many great opportunities provided to students. Also, students are accessible to various great campus facilities. For me choosing KRMU was the best decision to continue my journey.

    Tanya Gupta

    I’ve already made a lot of friends at K.R. Mangalam University. I had interaction with faculty members on my first day at the university, they are highly experienced and very kind towards every student. Overall, the facilities available for students are wonderful. One of the best things about this university is that it's highly committed to imparting quality education and preparing students to stand in market demands.

    Tushar Singh

    As a student of K.R. Mangalam University, I have access to many great facilities. In my opinion, the learning environment is indeed exceptional and engaging. The curriculum incorporates extensive research-based studies which provide real-world exposure to every student.

    Arun Jha

    I chose KRMU because of its multidisciplinary approach to teaching and world-class educational facilities. The curriculum is well-structured covering an equal balance of both theoretical and practical understanding of the programme. I can confidently say that this is the best institution offering all-round education.


    • Design and Integration:

      Students will integrate design principles, material knowledge, and production techniques to develop cohesive textile designs that meet specific functional, aesthetic, and market requirements.

    • Drawing Work:

      Students will produce high-quality graphic presentations and technical drawings/documents that effectively communicate their textile design concepts, utilizing both traditional and digital drawing techniques.

    • Critical Analysis:

      Students will engage in critical analysis and reflection throughout the design process, evaluating alternative perspectives, design options, and solutions to address design challenges and opportunities.

    • Employability and Interdisciplinary Approach:

      Students will collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary teams, integrating their textile design expertise with other disciplines to solve complex problems and achieve project objectives.

    • Conduct: Work consistent with the accepted professional standards and ethical responsibilities.

      Students will adhere to professional standards and ethical principles in all aspects of their work, demonstrating integrity, honesty, and respect for intellectual property rights.

    • Communication and Teamwork:

      Students will effectively communicate their textile design concepts, ideas, and proposals to diverse audiences using verbal, written, and visual communication skills.

    • Life-long learning:

      Students will cultivate a mindset of lifelong learning and professional development, seeking out opportunities to expand their knowledge, skills, and competencies in textile design, entrepreneurship, and related fields.

    • Design Excellence:

      Graduates will demonstrate mastery in textile design principles, techniques, and methodologies, creating innovative and aesthetically appealing textile products that meet the evolving needs of the market while embodying creativity, functionality, and sustainability.

    • Communication Skills:

      Graduates will excel in verbal, written, and visual communication, effectively articulating their design concepts, entrepreneurial ideas, and business strategies to diverse stakeholders including clients, investors, collaborators, and the wider community, fostering successful collaborations and market engagement.

    • Professional Competence:

      Graduates will possess a comprehensive understanding of the textile industry landscape, including market dynamics, consumer preferences, supply chain management, and regulatory frameworks, enabling them to navigate complex business environments and make informed decisions as entrepreneurs and industry professionals.

    • Innovation:

      Graduates will demonstrate a proactive approach to innovation, leveraging emerging technologies, sustainable practices, and design thinking methodologies to develop novel textile solutions, disruptive business models, and market-ready products that address contemporary challenges and opportunities in the textile industry.

    • Professional Ethics and Values:

      Graduates will uphold ethical standards and values in all aspects of their professional practice, demonstrating social responsibility, environmental stewardship, and a commitment to fair trade practices, thereby contributing to the development of an ethical and sustainable textile ecosystem locally and globally.

    • Applications of Concepts:

      Graduates will apply fundamental principles of textile design, including design theory, textile science, historical context, and craftsmanship, to develop a range of innovative textile products and collections while utilizing relevant software tools efficiently.

    • Innovation and Industry Friendly:

      Graduates will demonstrate a proactive approach to innovation, researching contemporary issues and emerging trends in the textile industry to develop original ideas, concepts, and solutions. They will create industry-friendly textile designs and entrepreneurial ventures that align with market demands and industry standards.

    • Ethics and Communication Skills:

      Graduates will integrate ethical considerations, sustainability principles, and social responsibility into their textile design practices and entrepreneurial endeavors. They will effectively communicate their design concepts, business proposals, and ethical considerations to diverse stakeholders, fostering transparency, trust, and responsible decision-making.

    Financial Assistance

    K.R. Mangalam University partnered with the leading banks to help you to finance your dream course through Education Loan. You only have to start repaying one year after finishing your course or six months after you get a job.

    • Quick and Instant

    • Availability of the loan across the country

    • Includes tuition fees, books cost, hostel fees, airfare.

    • Concessional rate of interest

    • Repayment tenure ranging from 5-15 years

    • Speedy disposal of loan applications

    • Up to 100% loan with lower interest rate and zero processing fees

    MBA Degree

    100% Sponsored MBA for Outstanding Undergraduates

    KRMU takes pride in nurturing the leaders of tomorrow. To honor and encourage academic excellence, we offer a distinctive sponsorship scheme: Exceptional undergraduates have the opportunity to pursue an MBA at KRMU with 100% sponsorship. This initiative is our commitment to investing in the bright minds that have demonstrated remarkable academic achievements during their undergraduate studies.

    Embark on an MBA journey without financial constraints and unlock your full potential. At KRMU, we provide more than just an education; we offer a pathway to excellence and success in the business world. Seize this opportunity to transform your academic prowess into a thriving career.

    • The student must be enrolled in an undergraduate course at KRMU and needs to score more than 8.0 CGPA

    • The student must have 75% or more attendance during the whole course period

    • Students must clear all of the papers/exams across the tenure in the first attempt

    • The student should not have any disciplinary charges against him/her during the whole period of their undergraduate degree

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) (Textile Design and Entrepreneurship) is an undergraduate programme that combines the creative aspects of textile design with the strategic elements of entrepreneurship. It prepares students for the evolving fashion and textile industry by equipping them with design skills, business knowledge, and an understanding of sustainable practices.

    You’ll acquire a broad range of skills including textile design techniques (such as weaving, printing, and dyeing), digital design proficiency, an understanding of material innovation, business and marketing strategies, entrepreneurial thinking, and a focus on sustainability in the fashion industry.

    Yes, graduates can further their education through specialized master’s degrees in textile design, fashion management, sustainable design, or other related fields, enhancing their expertise and career prospects.

    Graduates can pursue careers as textile designers, product managers, fashion entrepreneurs, Fashion designers, material researchers, Craft cluster officers, and more within the fashion, home decor, and industrial textiles sectors.

    Absolutely. The programme features strong industry links and partnerships, offering students opportunities for internships, live projects, and collaborations with leading brands and design studios. This provides practical experience and networking opportunities.

    Commence Your Journey
    in 6 Simple Steps

    Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

    Start your Application

    Complete payment and submit

    Pay the required Application Fee

    Take an entrance test

    K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

    Appear for interaction

    Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

    Get the admission offer

    You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

    Get Enroled

    Be prepared to embark on your journey

    Bachelor of Design