What are the Different Fields of Design ?
NIFT and NID are some of the best design colleges in India and also recognized internationally. There is a competitive exam in which thousands of students from across India and abroad apply for these entrance exams that are held once a year.
Please click on the link below for a 10 Step Guide to Prepare for NIFT / NID entrance exams
YOUR AFS GUIDE TO CAREERS IN DESIGN. ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED.
Choosing a Stream Of Design. What are my options?
FASHION RELATED DESIGN
Fashion APPAREL Design, Textile Design, Knitwear Design, Leather Apparel Design, Fashion Styling & Image Design.
PRODUCT RELATED DESIGN
Lifestyle Accessories / Product Design, Furniture Design, Automobile Design, HandiCraft Design, Jewellery Design, Ceramic Design, Toy Design.
Communication Design, Graphic Design, Animation Design, NewMedia Design, Film and Video Communication, Styling and Image Design, Visual Merchandising, Painting, Sculpture.
SPACE RELATED DESIGN
Interior Design, Exhibition Design, Set Design, Design For Retail Experience.
TECHNOLOGY COURSES RELATED TO DESIGN
Fashion Technology, Garment Manufacturing Technology, Footwear Technology. E-Commerce, Design for Digital Experience, User Interface Design.
MANAGEMENT COURSES RELATED TO DESIGN.
Fashion Merchandising, Retail Management, Fashion Management, Strategic Design Management.
Transportation & Automotive Design
WHICH IS THE RIGHT DESIGN COURSE FOR ME?
All Design streams are interrelated. Ask yourself which kind of Design fascinates you the most Research information about the same on the Internet. Ask questions from professionals in that stream. Visit industry/brands offices in the related design stream. You can also take the “AFS Design Specific Aptitude Test” to zero in on the Design stream you are most suited for.
WHAT ARE THE PLACEMENTS & SALARY PACKAGES?
Fashion and Product Related Design Graduates are placed in Export Houses, Buying Houses, National, MNC & Luxury Brands of the related Products. Communication-related Design Graduates join Ad. Agencies, Event management companies, PR Companies, Newspapers /Journals /Book Publishers. Space-related Design leads to Interior Design Companies.
Technology-related graduates work in the Production and IT Management Departments of the related Industries. Management graduates are absorbed as Brand /Sales / Retail Managers.
Salary Packages range from Rs3-5 lakhs/annum for fresh graduates, escalating to 10-12 lakhs/annum in the following 5 years, based on the performance of the individual.