Sasmira's Institute of Design & Textiles (SIDT) offers professional, industry oriented education in the field of Fashion, Textile Design, & Apparel Merchandising. SIDT endeavors to generate design & merchandising professionals who understand the dynamics of the fashion & textile industry. The objective of the Program is to instill in the students the skill sets and expertise to work as professionals in various functional areas of Textile, Fashion, & Garment Industry. SIDT has world class infrastructure & a dedicated team of faculty comprising of regular & visiting, Industry experts to mentor in the various programs.
Textile and clothing is one of the oldest industries in India. The Indian textile industry is estimated around 108 billion dollar and expected to reach 223 billion dollar by 2021. The industry also employs over 45 million people directly to 60 million people indirectly. The Indian Textile Industry contributes approximately 5 per cent to India's gross domestic product (GDP), and 14 per cent to overall Index of Industrial Production (IIP). The textile industry is also one of the largest contributors to India's export with approximately 13.5 percent of total export amounting 42.24 billion dollars.
Sasmira's Institute of Design & Textiles is one of the best Fashion Institutes of India, particularly Mumbai. SIDT offers 3 years B Sc. in Fashion Design, 2 years UG Diploma programs in Fashion Design & Textile Design, and PG Diploma program in Apparel Merchandising. Autonomous Diploma Programs in Fashion & Merchandising being offered at SIDT are designed & updated with inputs from industry members and academicians with expertise in understanding the requirements of industry and required knowledge of related education field. Students have a close interaction with the industry experts & artisans as a part of course curriculum. They spend 3 months of their UG & PG programs in the industry on their internship programs. This provides them an opportunity to observe and become a part of industry which augments their classroom learning & provides practical experience.
I would like to invite all prospective students interested in career pertaining to Fashion, Textiles, Garment Manufacturing, and Fashion Retailing, and their parents to visit our campus. We look forward for you to be a part for our educational activities. I am confident that you will find our institute & its curriculum worthy of pursuing your design education.
I look forward for welcoming students with aspirations for becoming future managers & decision makers of fashion & textile industry.