School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) is a premier educational institution located in Pune, Maharashtra, dedicated to imparting quality education in the field of Fashion technology. It was established in 1998 under the tutelage of Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha (MKSSS), Pune, India in collaboration with National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi.
School of Fashion Technology (SOFT), Pune currently offers a 4-year Bachelor’s in Design (B. Design) program in affiliation with S.N.D.T. Women’s University (Mumbai). Additionally, it offers a 3-year UG program in Fashion Design and two 2-year PG Diploma programs in Fashion Brand Design & Technology, and Fashion Buying & Merchandising in association with Accademia Costume & Moda, Rome (Italy).
School of Fashion Technology offers a Bachelor’s in Design Courses with specializations in Fashion Design, Fashion Communication, Jewellery Design, and Textile Design. The basic eligibility criteria for admission to the B. Design program is a pass in 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized institute. Selection of candidates for admission to the B.Design program is done on the basis of several parameters, which include a CET, followed by a Studio Test and Interview.
Prospective candidates may visit the institute website and fill the online application-cum-registration form. The application fee can be paid using online payment modes, viz. credit/ debit card or net-banking. No other mode of application or fee payment is recognized by the institute.
Bachelor’s in Design (B. Design)
|Online Registration for SOFT CET Start||30th November 2017|
|Last date for Online Registration for SOFT CET||25th March 2018|
|Last date for Online Registration for SOFT CET (with Late Fee)||31st March 2018|
Online Test (at SOFT, Pune)
Studio Test(at SOFT, Pune)
Personal Interview (at SOFT, Pune)
(will be conducted on a single day at SOFT Campus only)
|18th -20th May 2018 (Date to be chosen by Student at the time of registration)|
|Merit List Display||28th May 2018 – 4th June 2018|
|Last Date to confirm Admission by Email/Payment||6th June 2018|
|Session Begins at||2nd July 2018|
School of Fashion Technology, Pune accepts applications from eligible candidates through online mode only. The application process in details is as follows:
Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in a common online entrance test. 50% weightage for SOFT’s CET Marks, 50% weightage for XII Std./ Equivalent marks. Shortlisted candidates are further evaluated on the basis of several parameters, viz. Studio Test/ Portfolio Presentation, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
Reservation policy applicable as per S.N.D.T. Women's University/State Government of Maharashtra norms.
Candidates who have successfully completed the 1st year of their B. Design/ B. Fashion/ equivalent degree course offered by Indian Universities / Foreign University with equivalence from AIU may seek direct admission to the second year of B. Design program.
The following documents will be required to be produced/ submitted at the time of final admission: