Bridging Curricula to Career Paths: 11-05-2021

The Department of Fashion and Apparel Design in association with IQAC had organized a meeting with Coursera- e-learning platform on 11th May 2021. The discussion was on “Bridging Curricula to Career Path”. The objective of the program was to understand the links that connect students to the industries by various path ways from Coursera team perspective.


Dept. of Fashion and Apparel Design is association with IQAC has organized a career guidance program for the Undergraduate students and the Alumni of T John College, on 6th May 2021. The topic of the program was a “CAREER PATHWAY AND STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES”. The objective of the program was to make the students understand the significance of studying abroad and also to provide global exposure. The webinar was conducted by AECC Global, who is a consultant for International education in 12 countries and 33 cities.

The Fashion Quiz Series Presents: 30-04-2021

Department of Fashion & Apparel Design had organized online quiz program from 30th April-2021- 3rd May-2021, the main objective of this program was to promote the significance of fashion industry among the younger generation. The 4 day quiz program had got very good responses from all over India and it was also good to see many students at UG & Pre-University level participating in the contest. E-Certificates were issued to all the participants after the program.


About the Event:- The Department of Fashion & Apparel Design conducted FDP program on 24th April 2021, about “Fashion Industry & Academia- a Global Perspective”. About the Speaker:- The Session’s speaker was Mr. G Somasundaram. He is graduated BBA VHNSN College, Virudhunagar, Madurai Kamaraj University. MBA Department of Management Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University. PG Dip in International Business Pondicherry University. Mr. Somasundaram have experience on Networking skill – connected with more than 50 educational, Skill Development organizations in South India. Learning & Development programs of Gokaldas Exports Ltd (a division of Blackstone Inc, MNC & Jockey India) and conducted Campus Placement Drive for more than 5 years. Associate with entrepreneur development & innovative incubation initiatives of Apparel Innovation centre of NIFT TEA under AIM of GoI. Bangalore.

World Heritage Day-2021: 21-04-2021

T. John College Celebrated World Heritage Day on 21st April 2021. The event was organised by the Department of Fashion and Apparel Design and Cultural Committee. World Heritage Day is observed every year on April 18, to preserve the human heritage and recognize the efforts of the organizations working for it. World Heritage Day is a collective effort of the communities in the world to do what is necessary. This year's theme for world heritage is ‘Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures’ which is set by the International Council of Monuments & Sites (ICOMOS). To show up solidarity to Indian cultural heritage the Staff of T. John College took part in a cultural catwalk, representing various states and their traditional attire.

Guest Lecture conducted on Jewelry Design FAD Department: 13-02-2021

The guest's name is Mrs. Spoorthy .S. Babu is currently working in Dream Zone College Bangalore. She expressed her thoughts about "Jewelry Design", and discussed history, Types, Traditional v/s Modern methods used in jewelry design, The students were educated on how the fashion industry works in Jewelry designing; the speaker guided the students on making their career in jewelry design.

Karnataka Thanda Development Co-operation Limited Government of Karnataka : 05-02-2021

A project from Karnataka Thanda Development Cooperation Limited (Govt. of Karnataka) was taken by T. John College, the objective of this project is to highlight the Lambani/Banjara embroidery from Karnataka to enable the same to reach the wider audience and achieve better visibility. KTDCL is trying to upgrade the traditional unique Kasuthi skill (stitching and embroidery) of Banjara costumes to attract the young Lambani generation and fashion world to renew, promote and strengthen socio-economic conditions of the community by training and developing the same. Which will help revive this beautiful ancient craft, which is an integral part of our Banjara heritage?


The department of FAD conducted the "De La Moda terminologies" quiz through an online platform on 29th June 2020. The two-day event had a total of 302 participants from both T. John colleges and other colleges around the southern part of India. All the participants were issued with e-certificates. The program was a successful venture.

Industrial Visit at KABADI TEXTILES CO: 29-02-2020

The FAD Department students of the II, IV and VI semester and faculty have visited apparel Tech Park named KABADI TEXTILES CO,. in Doddaballapur. We were able to observe and see different units of weaving, digital printing, and rotary printing. The three units had all the required equipment such as, weaving of different fabrics with different texture. It gave us the practical knowledge of digital printing, how it works by machine and also we saw rotary printing technique how it works, they explained in detail how to make a design using the roller beam. The products that they produced were very good. They designed basically on home furnishing which was attractive. This industrial visit was highly motivating and knowledgeable for students and as well as for faculty.

A guest lecture was conducted by the FAD department: 03-02-2020

The speaker of the event was Ms. Swati who is currently working in corporate fashion industry in Pune. Through her presentation, she spoke about area management, product management, store layout and the on Sales. She also spoke about Branding and marketing aspects. “A good or a bad Retail experience may affect branding. Thus, it is an important segment of the industry. Since Retail Management is an integral part of Fashion Communication and Fashion Business management course, the session was fruitful and informative one.