What will I gain from studying at VIDM?
The philosophy of VIDM is to equip students with knowledge and skills appropriate to a wide range of careers in the fashion industry or to prepare them for further study in relevant fields.
• Students will gain an enriching experience from a palette of activities and fostering learning environment.
• Industry integrated modules encouraging students to work on live briefs, so as to gain valuable commercial experience.
• Industry experienced and Foreign faculty, to impart unparalleled delivery of curriculum.
• Fully equipped laboratories.
What are our teaching methods?
Teaching is intensive and supportive, combining a high proportion of face-to-face sessions with state-of-the-art online learning facilities. This modern, blended learning approach along with Industry centric curriculum will equip students with the requisite skill set needed for the current industry requirements.
What type of short courses are there?
The subjects covered by Short Courses include Fashion Styling, Pattern Making and Garment Construction, Advanced Draping, Fashion Merchandising and Visual Merchandising, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Illustration and CAD
Are drawing skills a pre-requisite for pursuing a course at VIDM?
Drawing skills are not a pre-requisite for pursuing study programs at VIDM. Our courses impart intensive Design education to cultivate the necessary skills. However, if you possess them already, then it will definitely give you a competitive advantage.in clearing the VEED exam.
How good do I have to be to pursue a course at VIDM?
At VIDM, there are courses at different levels, so if you have no experience and want to try something for the first time, choose a short-term course which can later be converted to a full-time Program by credit transfer. If you already have some experience, then there are courses to help you develop your skills further. More experienced applicants can join directly onto a higher stage of the course (Lateral Entry), but they will have to sit for a competency test for the same.
Do you accept Lateral entry students?
We do accept lateral entry students into the second year of the programme but only if you have been enrolled in a similar programme and have covered all the material of the first year. Please note that it is not possible to join any programme in the final year.
What is the admission criteria for Lateral Entry?
Students enrolled with a different Institute, who wish to take a lateral entry admission in the Second year (only) at VIDM are welcome to do so, subject to having met certain conditions and pre-requisites.
What all documents do I need to submit for Lateral Entry Admission?
For Lateral Entry Admission in VIDM, you must submit the following documents at the time of application.
I have some relevant work experience. Will this help my application?
Work experience is not required and cannot usually be taken in lieu of academic qualifications. However, any relevant work experience would add weight to your application. You can provide full details of this in the application form.
How do I apply?
Students can either apply in person or apply through the online application service at the VIDM official website. Once we receive your application, you will be Sent instructions for your VEED Online Entrance Examination.
What is the procedure for online application?
To apply online, you can fill the admission form provided on the website. You can also collect the form from our campus and submit it in person. Along with the application form, you are required to make your payment through any of the following methods:
1. Send a DD of Rs. 500 in the name of “Professional & Fashion Management (P) Ltd“
2. Make online payment –
Account Name : Professional Fashion & Management Pvt Ltd
A/c No : 020860800000350
IFSC Code : YESB0000208
Bank Name : YES BANK
Branch Address : Capital Exim Centre, Ground Floor, Unit – G3, Plot # 5, LSC Okhla Industrial Area, Phase – 2, New Delhi – 110020
3. Deposit cash of Rs. 500 at VIDM campus.
Am I eligible for a Scholarship?
We endeavour to provide scholarships to the economically weaker sections of the society so that each student is able to pursue quality education regardless of financial hardships.
Are there facilities for people with disabilities?
VIDM is committed to an equal opportunities policy that supports people with disabilities. Please contact us to discuss any special arrangements or equipment.
I’d like to speak to someone in person – how can I get in touch with you?
For Short-term, Undergraduate and Postgraduate course enquiries, please call the VIDM Office on +91- 9643350320/9958998445 or email at email@example.com
What level of English do I need to apply?
All classes are taught in English (except for international Language classes). Applicants whose first language is not English, should note that they are required to be able to understand and write basic English, and also be able to participate in classroom interactions.
Do I have the option to pay my fees in instalments?
You can pay your tuition fees all at once or in six equal instalments(one per semester).
What are the career options after getting certificate from VIDM?
The prospects for fashion design graduates are exceptionally good. There is a growing demand for stylish ‘designer wear’ with a rapid increase in garment exports. Based on talent and capability, there is no limit to what one can achieve in this fast growing field. Some of the popular job profiles that you can acquire after successful completion of the course are:
• Costume Designer
• Fashion Consultant
• Freelance Designers
• Celebrity Stylist
• Visual Merchandiser
• Fashion Coordinator
• Apparel Merchandiser
• Fashion Faculty