SNDT Women’s University

SNDT Women’s University Department of Fashion Design was set up in 1976 since then it has been one of the leading Fashion Institute in India. It has five colleges affiliated with it offering different programs in fashion at graduate and post-graduate level.

The list of colleges is given below:

Premlila Vithaldas Polytechnic S.N.D.T., Mumbai
Satyam Fashion Institute, Noida
S.D.P.S. Women’s College, Indore
School of Fashion Technology, Pune
Vanita Polytechnic, Lahurabir, Varanasi
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UG Programs Offered At SNDT

Colleges affiliated with SNDT offer under-graduate and post-graduate degree programs in fashion design, management and technology. At under-graduate level, the courses offered are:

Programs Seats #
B. Des. with following specializations (4 Years )
Fashion Design 170
Fashion Communication 60
Lifestyle 60
Textile Design 60
B. Sc. with following specialization (3 Years )
Jewelry Design 30
Total 380

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Eligibility – 10+2 From recognized Board or Equivalent

Admission Process To SNDT Colleges

Candidates have to pass SNDT Common Entrance Test (CET) to apply for different fashion programs at SNDT colleges. Candidates who pass the CET are called for Interview and Portfolio Review.

Key dates for SNDT entrance exam 2014:

Steps Dates
Application forms available on website from 20th May 2013
Last date for submission of application form 29th May 2013
CET examination 2nd June 2013 (10am to 12.30 pm)
Call for Interview & Portfolio review 3rd June 2013
Final results with college allocation 11 June 2013

PG Programs Offered At SNDT

Colleges affiliated with SNDT offer under-graduate and post-graduate degree programs in fashion design, management and technology. At post-graduate level, the courses offered are:

Programs Seats #
PGD Fashion Retail Management (2 Years) – SOFT 30
PGD Apparel Manufacturing & Merchandising (2 Years)- Satyam 30
PGD Fashion Design (2 Years)- Satyam 30
Total 90

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Graduation from recognized University or Equivalent

Admission Process To IAM

Candidates have to pass SNDT Common Entrance Test (CET) to apply for different fashion programs at SNDT colleges. Candidates who pass the CET are called for Interview and Portfolio Review.

Key dates for SNDT entrance exam 2014:

Steps Dates
Application forms available on website from 20th May 2013
Last date for submission of application form 29th May 2013
CET examination 2nd June 2013 (10am to 12.30 pm)
Call for Interview & Portfolio review 3rd June 2013
Final results with college allocation 11 June 2013

The weightage for questions in the CET is:

Creative Ability (FD) 60 marks (1hr 30 mins); OR
Analytical Ability (AMM/FRM) 60 marks (1hr 30 mins); AND
General Ability 40 marks (1 hr)

FAQs about SNDT

1. Are there any reservation seats at SNDT colleges?
Ans.Yes, there are seats reserved for SC / ST / NT / OBC. Click here for details

2. I have not passed XII grade, appearing for XII this year. Can I apply?
Ans.Yes, Candidates appearing for their qualifying examinations can also apply. Their admission, however, will be provisional and subject to obtaining the defined eligibility by 14th August, 2012. Proof of the candidates having successfully passed the qualifying examination will have to be produced at the time of joining the program.

3. What are the fees charged by SNDT?
Ans.SNDT charges approximately Rs 75,000 per year for Tuition and Other fees including security deposit, alumni association fees, library fees, mediclaim etc. Where available, Hostel and Mess charges are different depending upon the campus, but is approximately Rs 25,000 per semester.

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5. What types of questions are asked in SNDT CET written exam?
Ans.SNDT has provided clear guidelines about the type of questions that will be asked as part of the written test papers. a href="silica_pdf/sndt/SNDT-CET-Exam-Pattern.pdf">Click here for details

6. What is the seat distribution by campus and by programs offered?
Ans.Click here for details of seat distribution across different colleges of SNDT.

7. Does SNDT provide campus placement? What careers are available for students?
Ans.SNDT works actively to arrange campus placement for its students at under-graduate and post-graduate level Click here for details

8. In which cities will the SNDT CET for 2012?
Ans.SNDT CET (UG & PG) will be conducted at several cities across the country. Click here for details

9. What is the application process for SNDT?
Ans.The application process for the SNDT admissions starts by February of each year. Details are available at individual college website. Click here for details