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Program Overview

If you are one of those who can create magic with different designs, colors and shapes –Welcome to the much alluring fashion industry today that has a high demand for not only creative fashion designers but also sustainable fashion designers.

Today the garment industry alone contributes to almost 10% of total carbon emission across the globe. 5 years from now, the world would require sustainable fashion designers who would be more responsible towards designing clothes that would be environment friendly and would use the resources in an optimized manner.

But not many fashion design colleges in Kolkata or even in the country are focusing on sustainable fashion. One of the best fashion design colleges in Kolkata that has come up with a sustainable course on fashion designing is iLEAD.

iLEAD is providing one of the most sustainability and industry- oriented fashion design courses in Kolkata. We provide UG degree in B.Sc in Sustainable Fashion Design and Management. The degree focus on sustainable fashion and is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT).

  • Learn in demand fashion designing skills such as the study of textiles, computer basics and its application in design fundamentals, fashion design process, fundamentals of pattern making and sewing, fashion merchandising and more.
  • Hands on experience with different textiles and fabrics, working with the sewing machine and navigating through the fundamentals of fashion designing.
  • Industry exposure and portfolio worthy projects
  • Interact with experts, guidance from industry leaders, internship and placement assistance
What Are We offering?

4 year degree course of B.Sc. in Sustainable Fashion Design and Management at iLEAD affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT).


Highlights From The Course

As one of the best fashion design courses in Kolkata, our program has a very practical approach towards the curriculum and makes you familiar with the world of fashion so that you can understand the vogue better. Some of the highlights from the course include –

  • Garment Production Techniques
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Study of Textiles
  • Women’s Wear Designing Process
  • History of Costume
  • Fashion Styling & Photography
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Fashion Retail & Visual Merchandising
  • Sustainability In Fashion
Why the fashion industry?
  • 1 out of 6 people alive today work in some part of the world’s fashion industry.
  • The fashion market’s worth grew from $551.36 billion in the year 2021 to $606.19 billion in 2022 at a CAGR of approximately 9.9%.
  • The textile sector in India is expected to attract investments totalling US$ 120 billion and grow exports to US$ 300 billion by 2025
  • Indian companies are investing big sums in the industry and consumers are increasingly shifting focus towards designer wear.
  • It is estimated that over the next decade women’s wear and kids wear will demonstrate high CAGR of 9.9% and 10.5 % respectively.


iLEAD Advantages

  • iLEAD's Fashion Design Courses ensures International exposure and standards.
  • State of the art design studio making it one of the best fashion design college in Kolkata
  • In-house rooftop design studio
  • Industry expert mentors and faculties
  • Strong industry connect, support and partnerships
  • Global award winning design alumni
  • Skill oriented practical design training
  • Business Mentorship and Guidance to Start up Funding Available for your own startup from iLEAD after the course
  • 1,20,000+ popular, rare and unique books in the library, 20+ journals and periodicals
  • Around 5,000+ audio visual content and very large digital library
  • Merit Based Scholarships
  • Earn While You Learn opportunities
  • 100% internships, live projects and work placements

100 Hours Of Job Oriented Training

100 hours of exclusive job oriented practical training in the industry for the students will be provided. 50 hours of the program will include Personality Development classes & any one course on either Event Management, Photography, Digital Marketing, Design, Editing and One Foreign Language FREE OF COST (Beginners Level Only). And another 50 hours to include industry-oriented training program in order to make students job ready. The training will include internships, field trips and more.


Additional Courses

This international sustainable design course also includes a free personality development Course, a free foundation course in Art & Design and a free English communication skills course along with one professional design course (Product or Fashion Photography/Textile Design /Fashion Styling).

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Additional Courses And iLEAD Diploma

Once you are in iLEAD, you can also take up the short-term professional courses offered by iLEAD. One short-term course is offered completely free of cost to a regular iLEAD student. These courses help you to be industry ready. Classes for these courses are generally held during weekends.


In order to impart holistic education to you and make you competent professionals in diverse fields,
iLEAD goes beyond the curriculum and engages the students in challenging ‘on campus’ and ‘off campus’ activities. At least twice every month, experts from different fields are invited to deliver lecturers at iLEAD. Our students receive the Diploma at the end of the under graduate or post graduate programme as a value addition to the university degree.
The diploma will mention the non academic credit points accumulated by the student in the six semesters of the graduation programme.

Highlights of the Diploma Program

You can collect one credit point by imparting at least six hours of community service or being involved in co-curricular and extracurricular work. It is compulsory for our every student to take up at least one online course offered by Coursera. You will get two credit points on successful completion of one course.

iLEAD's Personality Development Program
  • A 60-hour training module for soft & life skills with focus on personality development (Compulsory for all students).
  • A foreign language course for students.
  • Field trips, internships, live projects.
  • Participation in co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

*Conditions Apply

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 50% marks or above in Higher Secondary or equivalent examination (CBSE, ISC, A Levels or any other equivalent Board examination) with English as a compulsory subject are preferred.
  • Students have to appear in Common Entrance Test (CET) of MAKAUT and the college Selection Rounds (Group Discussion & Personal Interview) for enrollment.
  • Creative Aptitude in Fashion Design

Course Structure

    1. Major – Design & Drawing Fundamentals, Basics of Fashion Design
    2. Minor – Principles Of Management
    3. Inter Disciplinary – Any one from GE baskets Basket A or D
    4. Ability Enhancement – English & Professional Communication
    5. Skill Enhancement – Life Skills & Personality Development
    6. Common Value added Course – Health & Wellness
    1. Major – Fashion Illustration, Pattern Making & Garment Construction I
    2. Minor – Organization Behaviour
    3. Inter Disciplinary – Any one from GE baskets Basket B or E
    4. Ability Enhancement – Modern Indian Languages and Literature
    5. Skill Enhancement – IT Tools for Business
    6. Common Value added Course – Critical Thinking
    1. Major – History of Fashion, Pattern Making & Garment Construction II
    2. Minor – Principles of Marketing
    3. Inter Disciplinary – Any one from GE baskets Basket C or F
    4. Ability Enhancement – The Constitution, Human Rights and Law
    5. Skill Enhancement – Understanding basics of Cyber Security
    1. Major – Textile & Surface Design Studies, Computer Graphics – Photoshop, Grading & Indian Apparel Pattern Making & Garment Construction III
    2. Minor – Corporate Social Responsibility, E Commerce
    3. Ability Enhancement – Society Culture and Human Behaviour
    1. Major – Computer Graphics – Illustrator, Pattern Making & Garment Construction IV
    2. Minor – Financial management, Entrepreneurship
    3. Skill Enhancement – Internship to be started after exam of 4th semester (semester break) and completed within 5th semester (weekends)
    1. Major – Apparel Production & Trims Studies, Fashion Styling & Photography, Draping
    2. Minor – Customer relationship management, Career planning and management
    1. Major – Major Project I, Film & Costume Design, Fashion Marketing & Merchandising
    2. Minor – Consumerbehaviour, Intellectual Property Rights
    1. Major – : Professional Portfolio Design, Major Project II -Design Collection
    2. Research project


Mr. Azim Danish

Head of the Fashion and Interior Design Department with experience of 10+ years

Ms. Sirajum Monira

Assistant Professor in the Fashion and Interior Design Dept. with experience of 7+ years

Mrs. Samreen Azizi

Assistant Professor in the Fashion and Interior Design Dept.

Course Fees

Fees Structure
Registration Amount
Semester 1
1,65,000 ( Admission fees & 1st Semester Fee)
Semester 2
Semester 3
Semester 4
Semester 5
Semester 6
Semester 7
Semester 8
Grand Total

Scholarship Programs

Student Loan Available

Our Loan Partners

For New Students

Key Partners

Draupnir Capital Incubation Centre at iLEAD

iLEAD now has partnered with Draupnir Capital Incubation Centre, a premier private equity advisory firm dedicated to empowering young startups.

Draupnir Capital is exclusively focused on our very own iLEAD students, graduates, and alumni, ensuring they receive unparalleled support – be it resources, capital, intellectual property, or administrative guidance.

We’ve also joined forces with the State Bank of India, amplifying the support network for our budding visionaries. This strategic alliance among Draupnir Capital Incubation Centre, iLEAD, and the State Bank of India promises a transformative impact on the entrepreneurial landscape.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What does fashion designing cover as a discipline?

B.Sc. in Sustainable Fashion Design and Managementis a comprehensive degree program that covers all the practical aspects of fashion design and management. The course is upgraded as per industry standards and equips students with the latest technology and knowledge related to fashion and design fundamentals. Be it working with the sewing machine, or learning the methodology of using Computer Aided Designing (CAD), creating designs or handling different types of fabrics, fashion ornamentation or fashion marketing, this course will make you skilled in every sphere of the fashion world.

2. How is iLEAD the best fashion design college in Kolkata?

In today’s world fashion is not just an industry it’s an emotion for people. Through fashion people portrays their true selves. So in this field one sees a rapid change in a rapid pace, cause over here every new day is an alarm for a new trend. iLEAD understands this rapid changes of trends and technologies of the contemporary fashion world. So to make the fashion enthusiasts industry ready, we have designed a comprehensive, scientific and industry oriented undergraduate degree program of B.Sc. in Sustainable Fashion Design and Management under MAKAUT.

3. Why should one take up B.Sc. in Fashion Design course in Kolkata at iLEAD, one of the top fashion design colleges in Kolkata?

iLEAD is recognised as the 4th Best Media School in India. Students are provided hands on training and exposure on the design floor of any project under iLEAD Films and iLEAD Studio. Students can also avail great opportunities for internships, placements and earn while you learn programs from iLEAD. 100 hours of exclusive job oriented practical training in the industry, one foreign language and personality development programs are also provided to students at free of cost.

4. Is the Fashion Design course in Kolkata offered by iLEAD affiliated to any university?

iLEAD’s course of B.Sc in Sustainable Fashion Design and Managementin Kolkata is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam University of Technology.

5. What is the duration of the program?

It’s a 4-year degree program with 8 semesters.

6. What is the eligibility to enroll in the program?

Minimum 50% marks or above in Higher Secondary or equivalent examination (CBSE, ISC, A Levels or any other equivalent Board examination) with English as a compulsory subject are preferred.

7. What are the career opportunities after completing the course?

Once you complete the course, you can choose your career as per your interest. You can become a Fashion Consultant, Fashion Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, Fashion Photographer, Lecturer, Textile Designer, Graphic Designer, Image consultant, Stylist, Costume Designer and more.

8. Are scholarships available for the program?

Yes. Merit Based Scholarships are available. Students need to contact the college to know more. Call 9163122222 for details.

9. What is the eligibility to enroll in the program?

Minimum 50% marks or above in Higher Secondary or equivalent examination

10. Are there any Education Loan Facilities available ?

Yes. We have partnership with SBI & HDFC Bank for loan

11. Are scholarships available for the program?

Yes. Merit Based Scholarships are available. Students need to contact the college to know more. Call 9163122222 for details.

12. What is the admission procedure?

Candidates are to apply directly on college website ( by online process for admission or visit the college premise. Call 9163122222 for details.

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