ACADEMICS

AJK

Department of Costume Design and Fashion

The Department of Costume Design & Fashion is a world where art meets business, dreams meet reality. It is a strong emerging field and student’s creativity is tested in extreme conditions.

It enhances the ability of students to apply knowledge and explore the methods that would be beneficial for the textile industries. The course contains an integrated curriculum right from Textile Science, Wet Processing, Fashion Concept and Fashion Illustration, Technical Textiles, Creative Designing and Construction, Management, Marketing, Quality Control, Economics and so on.

The main objective of the course is to ignite the imaginative skills, aptitude and creativity among young students and to make them into renowned skilled professionals in the fashion world. The department is well structured and has a state-of-the-art facility.

The Department of Costume and Fashion Design spells out techniques regarding costume, performance, life drawing, illumination, semiotics and make up as well as information about accessories. This is supported by a sound knowledge of the history of costume and research of historical references with regard to contemporary clothing and how it is worn. This course aims to train professionals to be able to create costumes for theatre, opera, cinema and audiovisual programmes; to see the costume as an element of visual expression and of theatrical language itself; to create professionals with the capacity to transmit periods and styles, to reflect on and assimilate the influence of fashion, in order to give it a personal and creative meaning. The department has well equipped labs with latest technology machines.

  • PEGASUS - 2 or 3 needle flat bed and cylinder bed interlock machine
  • PEGASUS - over edger machine
  • BROTHER - single needle direct drive straight lock stitch machine
  • BROTHER - twin needle lock stitch machine
  • BROTHER - electronic button hole and button sewer

Career Opportunities

  • Fashion Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Merchandiser
  • Quality Controller

Postgraduate Programmes

AJK College of Arts and Science has established the research facilities in the year 2011. The Bharathiar University has granted the permission to offer Ph.D programmes (FT/PT) in Computer Science and Commerce from the academic year 2016-17.

Research

AJK College of Arts and Science has established the research facilities in the year 2011. The Bharathiar University has granted the permission to offer Ph.D programmes (FT/PT) in Computer Science and Commerce from the academic year 2016-17.

The College is already conducting M.Phil programmes for the last 5 years. During this period the college has put its efforts for the formation of Research advisory committee (RAC).

Now this RAC initiated the following activities.

  • Motivate the faculty to publish Research papers.
  • Create the Research culture by arranging guest lectures, seminars etc.,
  • To keep a Target Sheet and schedule to all faculty members who have registered for Ph.D.
  • Motivate the faculty for quality publication in number of papers published in indexed in SCOPUS/ISI/Web of Science.
  • Research should be more towards application oriented and product based.

Doctor of Philosophy programs (Part time & Full time)

Master of Philosophy Programs (Part time & Full time)