B.Voc. Fashion and Boutique Management affiliated to Bharathiar University have been
established during the academic year 2022 – 2023 (under the roof of the Department of
Costume Design and Fashion, established in the year 2006).
B.Voc. Fashion and Boutique Management course is designed for aspirants who want to
fulfill their dream to pursue a career in the Apparel and Fashion industry. This course focuses
on both theoretical and practical aspects of Fashion Designing, Technology as well as
Students seeking admission to this course at U.G. level must have passed their
12th Examination from a recognized Board/10 +3 year Dip. by DoTE Govt. of TN. Students who
have completed relevant and equivalent course are possible to get admission through lateral
B.Voc. is a skill based education different from traditional academic programmes as it
deals more with application-based studies rather than focusing on only theoretical knowledge.
A student pursuing B.Voc. against common degree courses is that she has multiple exit points
during the programme and continued industrial exposures. This means that if a candidate is
unable to complete her 3 years B.Voc. Fashion and Boutique Management Course, she is still
awarded a Certificate with Job role as Assistant Designer after the successful completion of her
first semester examinations and a Diploma Certificate with Job role as Fashion Designer at the
successful completion of her second semester examinations.
Further if a student completes her course upto fourth semester successfully, she will be
awarded with Advance Diploma Certificate with Job role as Export Manager. Finally she will be
awarded with B.Voc. Degree in Fashion and Boutique Management, if she completes her six
B.Voc. Fashion and Boutique Management is a course which can give wings to the
dreams of working with fashion ventures or to become an entrepreneur by starting up their own
boutique or releasing their own brands. To provide hands-on experience to the students, they
are provided with well equipped laboratories like Fashion Draping Studio, Fashion Artistry Lab,
Textile Quality Control Lab, Textile Chemistry Lab and Garment Construction Studio.