Panjab University (PU) has announced the interview and counselling schedule for the Department of University Institute of Fashion Technology and Vocational Development (UIFT and VD).
The institute offers a five-year integrated course in BSc and MSc in fashion and lifestyle technology. It readies professionals for jobs in the industry, corporate sector and academia and also enables them to start their private venture. “Rigorous training is imparted to the students in all aspects of the fashion industry,” a spokesman said.
Students can submit their duly filled forms at the UIFT and VD till July 2. The aptitude test for BSc-I will be held in the department on July 8 at 9:30 am and interview-cum-counselling will be conducted on July 9. The aptitude test for MSc-I would be held at the UIFT and VD on July 10 at 9:30 am while the interview-cum-counselling will be conducted on July 11.
The aptitude test is conducted by the institute to assess the skill of candidates in free hand drawing, sketching, designing, creative and general ability that are needed for the course while the interview helps assess the communication skills of the candidates.
Fashion journalism and photography, fashion enterprise management and supply chain, quality control, cost and logistics are some of the disciplines students are acquainted with during the course. They are trained to be fashion illustrators, designers, and pattern and product developers and are prepared to cater to the fast moving fashion industry in every way.
Students are given an opportunity to organise fashion shows and exhibitions. They are also exposed to in-house training on state-of-art equipment, industrial experience and research and craft surveys, the spokesman added.