IGNOU Launches Certificate In Fashion Design Programme For 10+2 Pass

IGNOU's School of Vocational Education and Training has launched a certificate programme in Fashion Design. The programme aims at preparing students for employability in the Indian apparel industry, said a statement from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). Candidates who have qualified 10+2 (Senior Secondary) or Class 12 will be admitted in this course which has been designed for a minimum 6 months and maximum 2 years.

Medium of instruction in the Programme will be English

"Indian Apparel Industry is a labour intensive industry offering employment to approximately over 45 million people directly and 60 million people indirectly (IBEF, 2017). India enjoys comparative advantage in this industry due to (i) abundant supply of labour, and (ii) relatively low cost of labour," an official said in a statement while talking about the lack of a proper training system in the country. 

"It helps to become apparel sourcing destination for many international companies and its share in global exports is about 26%.The Government of India aims to achieve US 300 billion of textile exports by 2024-25 and create an additional 35 million job in textile sector (http://texmin.nic.in). It is not possible to achieve the said target through existing formal training system," he added. 

He also said that it becomes necessary to adopt exceptional pedagogical approach like blending learning for delivery of the programme as per industry needs and added that It will develop basic knowledge and skills in pattern making and sewing techniques. 

The programme seeks to develop basic knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of fashion design; understanding of the fashion industry in India and across the globe; impart fundamental knowledge of textiles; impart skills in digital technology in CAD; develop knowledge and understanding of pattern making skills and sewing techniques; and develop entrepreneurship and communication skills.

 
More News
ATMA Admit Card Released For April Session; Here’s How To Download
Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) has released the admit card for AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) for the April session. The entrance exam is scheduled for April 25 in a single shift from 2 pm to 5 pm. Candidates who have reg...
Goa Board Exams 2021: GBSHSE Postpones Class 10, 12 Board Exams
Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has postponed Class 10 (SSC) and Class 12 (HSC) final exams until further notice. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the board will inform about the new exam dates 15 days in advance. Earl...
Maharashtra Class 10 Board Exam Cancelled
Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, the state government has decided to cancel Class 10 board exam, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Varsha Gaikwad said on Tuesday. The decision was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet ...
Registration For JAM 2021 Admission Begins Today
The registration for admission against Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM) scores will open today. The organising institute, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, will release the JAM application form on the website -- jam.iisc.ac.in for a...
Registration For JAM 2021 Admission Begins Today
The registration for admission against Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM) scores will open today. The organising institute, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, will release the JAM application form on the website -- jam.iisc.ac.in for a...
JEE Main (April) Session Postponed Due To Rising COVID-19 Cases
In the wake of spiralling COVID-19 cases, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the April session of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main scheduled from April 27 to 30. The revised dates for the JEE Main 2021 April sessi...
OJEE 2021 Dates Announced; Exam From June 17 To 24
The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination Committee has released the examination forms for Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE 2021 ) at ojee.nic.in. OJEE will be held from June 17 to June 24 as a computer-based test. The registrations for OJEE ...
NEET PG 2021 Postponed Amid COVID Surge
In view of a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases, the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test- Postgraduate (NEET PG 2021) has been postponed, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday. The medical entrance examination was sched...
NEET PG Admit Card Today; Here’s How To Download
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET PG) admit card will be released today, April 12. The administering body of NEET PG, National Board of Examinations (NBE), will release the admit cards on the official websites of the ...
NEET PG Admit Card Today; Here’s How To Download
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET PG) admit card will be released today, April 12. The administering body of NEET PG, National Board of Examinations (NBE), will release the admit cards on the official websites of the ...