Fashion Design Diploma Course

One year Diploma in Fashion Design is curated in a way that introduces students to the creative as well as design aspects of the field of fashion. Students are encouraged to create and develop their own creative identity by the process of design thinking combined with critical thinking capacity.

Admissions Open


This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Admissions Open


This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Course Duration - 1 Year

Course Description:

Diploma in Fashion Design is an amalgamation of practical learning and theoretical knowledge. This Diploma teaches students to practice their skills and use their knowledge the way they would be required in the practical world. Fashion design is not only the field desired by many but also a field full of challenges which requires students to build their unique design styles and think out of the box  which is something that is taught by the faculties of INSD,Pune.

Diploma in Fashion Programme equips the students with the history of costumes, creating illustrations and doing research on the basis of themes. Elements and principles of design is an important subject for any design field INSD,Pune strongly believes in setting up the foundation right for students to do well in the future.

The course is a mix of both knowledge required from a theory aspect and experience required from a practical working industry aspect which sets up our students to tackle all the challenges in their work environment and use the diploma for application of further studies if they have a desire to.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Strengthen the foundation so strong that every other skill you learn is a bonus on top of the Diploma course
  • The course helps you create your own design style and identity by working alongside you to help you create a breathtakingly unique portfolio
  • Fashion Illustration is a strong pursuit of any fashion designer work on your skills with the help of experts
  • Understand how to know about the ongoing trends, and use inspiration for your projects
  • Learn about stitching methods, draping, and introduction to pattern-making and use your skills for job application as well as further studies.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • A fashion designer will also be heavily involved in the arrangements for a fashion show
  • Understanding the designs, sizes of the wear and selecting the models, arranging the presentation of the garments in the collection
  • They will make final selections in the choices of material, buttons, zippers, and all other elements of the garment before it is brought together as a whole piece
  • Designing, sketching and illustrating the new designs according to themes and providing a more detailed working pattern is the next step for the fashion designer.
  • Fashion Designers if have a good sense of window displays and merchandising can also help in visual merchandising and marketing

1 Year Diploma in Fashion Design

Semester – ISemester – II
Elements of Design Fashion Illustration 
Fashion Industrial LanguageDifferent body drape elements a function of clothing 
Basic principle of Fashion Introduction to textile theory 
Stitching methods and application History of costumes
Draping - 1Introduction to pattern making
Practical Practical

Create Your Own Fashion with Fashion Designing Courses in Pune – INSD Kothrud

Why join a Fashion Design Diploma Course?

  • Quality training by industry experts
  • Learning material provided digitally
  • Well-versed portfolio making according to industry standards
  • Placement cell for opportunities in the industry


Mentor Profile's

Gunja Bhawnani

Head of the Department

She is heading the Fashion Design Department. She holds a Master’s Degree in Fashion Design and Clothing Technology.
She is an accomplished design professional with rich experience of 10+ years in various sectors of the industry. Like being a member of the Board of studies for a renowned university, HOD of fashion styling in a renowned institution, mentoring for several fashion shows, academic teaching, management and designing for fashion retailing. Apparel merchandising at export houses. She is a highly organized, self driven leader who believes in teamwork.

Mayur Amilkanthwar

Academic Head

He is a software engineer, who pursued Interior Designing as his career. Driven by immense passion for the field he has over five years of experience in commercial and residential site projects.

Mayur also decided to share his knowledge with a new generation of interior designers by starting to teach in the field. He is a staunch believer of how theoretical and practical knowledge go hand in hand. He has an academic experience of 9 years and has taught more than 3000 students till date. His outlook towards the field of education is about creating confident, bold and young designers who stand out and create breath-taking projects.

He is also the academic head of our institution for who’s skills of management and teamwork we absolutely appreciate

Sonal Thorat

Assistant Academic Head of the Department

Sonal is the former Head Of The Department of Fashion. Who is now the Assistant Head of the Academics. Sonal comes with over 9+ years of experience working as a creative Fashion Designer and Mentor. She has always had a passion towards fashion. Her specialization lies in being an expert in Computer softwares for Fashion design like Corel Draw, Photoshop etc. Sonal is hardworking and enjoys managing her students and faculties along with planning for photoshoot events and fashion shows.

Megha Panchal

Megha moved to Pune to pursue her degree in fashion designing from School Of Fashion Technology (S.O.F.T.). After graduation worked in the industry for 1.5 year. Started sustainable & eco-friendly label in partnership in 2019 for men & women. Styled celebrities like rupali ganguly etc. She started with her new sustainable label called OFAFO India, she is an Entrepreneur & a Mentor. She believes that everyone in fashion industry should learn and incorporate sustainability in their practices.

Sunil Gadekar

Sunil Gadekar has more than 10 years, of teaching experience. He specializes in fashion illustration, character design, and painting. His qualifications are ATD, GD Art, BFA and Dip. AED. He has trained more than 2000 plus students. He is sharing his experience with INSD for more than 3 years. Sunil sir not only teaches art and design to Animation students but to all the other design courses as well.

Rahul Bhuyarkar

Rahul Bhuyarkar,is basically an MBA with specialisation into International Business with over 20 years experience,in Fashion ,Textile and Teaching,he started his career with a Prominent Textile Mill ,by virtue of  keen interest  in Textile and Clothing, he got himself formally trained into Fashion from one of the Premier Institutes in India and started his own label in Pune,a desire to share his experience and knowledge he has earned over the years into Fashion and clothing business inspired him to get into Mentoring the students who aspire to become Fashion Designers.

Jayashree Patil

She’s a fashion designer with her specialisation in apparel merchandising. She has worked with apparel production houses for 2 years. Where she learnt to understand & studied the supply chain of the industry. As our country holds a vast history of culture and art, Jayashree has been training and guiding more than 500 students to polish their practical skills along with their theoretical knowledge.

Muskan Shauqi

Fashion designer by profession and passionate about passing on the knowledge of fashion and handicrafts. Expert in digital fashion, illustration and software needed in the fashion industry. Also skilled in garment construction, holding experience in visual merchandising and custom made garments and likes to experiment with new trends, western and Indian fashion.

Kalpana Shinde

Kalpana Shinde is a fashion faculty with over 15 years of experience in the fashion field. She holds a Master’s degree in Garment Manufacturing, an ITI Fashion Diploma, and a Master’s in Sociology. Her expertise lies in Garment Construction, Pattern Making, and Embroidery. She has worked at Yashwant Mahavidlya Nanded and Peoples College as a fashion faculty, and for 8 years at Suryadatta Institute as a faculty. Additionally, she served as the coordinator for 8 courses at MSBVEE. She also has experience as a Production Manager and Product Development Designer at Subha Petgear Solutions Pvt Ltd. Currently, she owns Pik’s Kreation, a kids’ wear manufacturing unit.

Student Testimonials

I’m pursuing Masters program in Interior design from INSD Corporate Branch. I belong to a business class family, living in Delhi NCR. I completed my schooling in 2010 in science stream, and then I realized that science is not my cup of tea.
Ms. Rashi Verma
Student , Masters Programme in ID, Class of 2017

I was born and brought up in NEW DELHI, India. I belong to a Middle class family. I completed my schooling from a government school.

Ankit Khera
Student , Ad. Diploma Programme in FD, Class of 2017

Hi! I am pursuing Fashion design course from International school of design, corporate branch at Gujranwala town, Delhi.

Ms. Chavi Garg
Student , Bachelors Programme in FD, Class of 2017

Awards & Recognition

Events & Activities

Our Recruiters

Contact Us
Admission Form
Get Free Career Counseling