School Of Fashion Technology B.Des. in textile design Admission 2018

Updated On - 05 December 2017

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).

4-year Bachelor’s in Design (B. Design)

  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Communication
  • Textile Design
  • Jewellery Design

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.

Important Dates:

Bachelor’s in Design (B. Design)

EVENTDATE
Online Registration for SOFT CET Start
30th November 2017
Last date for Online Registration for SOFT CET25th 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

Eligibility Criteria:

  • XII Pass in any Stream with 45% marks – Arts/Commerce/Science/Home Science/ Minimum Competency Vocational Course (MCVC) including National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS).
  • Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education (MSBTE)/ State Govt. Technical Education full time diploma of minimum 2 years after Std. X Class.
  • For NRI & Foreign students with equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi

How to Apply?

School of Fashion Technology, Pune accepts applications from eligible candidates through online mode only. The application process in details is as follows:

  • Candidates may visit the institute’s website or the dedicated admission website and register online for the Online Test (SOFT-CET).
  • All requisite information in the registration-cum-application form must be filled correctly.
  • The candidate receives a Username and Password along with a set of 20 mock/ practice questions after successful registration.
  • The registration fee for SOFT-CET is INR 2800 which can be paid only through online payment modes, viz. credit/ debit card and internet banking.
  • The candidate is required to select his/ her preferred date for the Online Test at the time of filling the registration form.
  • Failure to be present in the SOFT premises on the chosen date will automatically cancel his/ her candidature.
  • After filling the online registration form, the applicant must immediately scan his/ her 12th Marks Sheet (and Graduation Marks Sheet, in case the applicant has registered for PG Diploma) and email it to admissions@soft.ac.in and also cc it to admin@soft.ac.in.
  • It is advised that candidates carry his/ her own materials (colors, drawing pencils, eraser etc.) for the Studio Test.
  • After the declaration of Merit List, the candidate is required to confirm his/her interest in taking admission with SOFT within 4 days by sending email to the above-mentioned email address.

Admission Process

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.

Important Documents Required

The following documents will be required to be produced/ submitted at the time of final admission:

  1. Class XII marks sheet
  2. Graduation marks sheet (only for PG courses)
  3. Class XII passing certificate   
  4. Degree of Graduation, as applicable
  5. Any other document deemed necessary

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