Bachelor of Fashion Design (BFD) - Purbanchal University

Purbanchal University

Humanities and Social Sciences

3 year(s)

Bachelor of Fashion Design (BFD) program is the first of its kind academic course in Fashion Designing in Nepal run by Purbanchal University. The 3 year (6 Semester) course is a highly dynamic and rewarding degree and is a wonderful combination of science, art and technology.

It consists of elements of science as textile science and textile designing are considered major parts of fashion designing. Similarly, it consists of elements of art as having an artistic insight is a major requirement for becoming a good fashion designer.

Similarly, as the present day world relies on different technologies, fashion designing also implies modern technological equipments and other technology related products and ideas such as the use of Computer Aided Designing and the use of other digitizing equipments, modern stitching and embroidery machines, use of the internet and other sophisticated tools of textile design and production, etc.

As such, our BFD program is tailor-made to equip each student with all the necessary knowledge, skills and values in fashion designing from the combined perspective of science, art and technology in order to ensure his/her rewarding future in the fashion industry.


The objectives of the BFD program are to:

  • Provide a thorough and advanced education in fashion designing that will enable our students to be well equipped to face the ever changing national and global dynamics of this field.
  • Produce highly skilled manpower in the field of fashion technology to address the growing demands of the industry and to assist in the human resources development of the nation.
  • Enable our students to be well-rounded professionals in field of fashion technology in order to be entrepreneurs or to work in various organizations.
  • Make our students eligible for Masters degrees in fashion related fields and MBA degrees.
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Students having completed 10+2 or any equivalent examination in any faculty/stream from any College/University recognized by Purbanchal University and having no less than 35% of aggregate marks are eligible to apply for the 3 years Bachelor of Fashion Design (BFD) Program.

Curricular structure

Bachelor of Fashion Design (BFD) Curriculum: Purbanchal University

Semester and Course Semester and Course

Semester One

FT1101: English Language Skill

FT1103: Textile Raw Materials

FT1119: Garment Technology-I

FT1105: Elements of Design and Fashion-I

FT1106: Computer Basics

Semester Two

Introduction to Clothing I

Basics of Fabric Manufacture and Textile Chemistry

Computer Aided Design

Elements of Design and Fashion II

History of Costume and Fashion Illustration

Principles of Management

Semester Three

FT2107: Introduction to Clothing-II

FT2111: Textile Chemistry and Testing Quality Control

FT2112: Embroideries and Arts

FT2120: Garment Technology-II

FT2127: Apprel Desining and

Fashion Trend Analysis

Semester Four

Introduction to Clothing III

Introduction to Clothing IV

Textile Design And Analysis

Embroideries and Accessories

Apparel Designing

Semester Five

FT3115: Introduction to Clothing-V

FT3129: Clothing for Special Needs

FT3130: Draping and Grading

FT3131: Fashion Merchandising

FT3132: Fashion Sketching

FT3134: Entrepreneurship

Semester Six

Fashion Show

Project Work

Principles of Fashion Marketing

Career Development

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