About SIDT

About SIDT

Sasmira's Institute of Design & Textiles

Sasmira’s Institute of Design and Textiles (SIDT) is one of the leading institutes for Fashion, Textiles and Merchandising studies in Mumbai. SASMIRA – the parent institute of SIDT is a pioneering institute for textile studies and research and has strong ties with textile and fashion industry for the last 70 years, since its establishment in 1950 by the initiative of the Textile Ministry of India.

SIDT is the only institute to offer Bachelor of Design (B.Des) & PG Diploma in Merchandising courses in collaboration with the University of Mumbai’s Garware Institute of Career Education & Development (UM-GICED).

Since SIDT’s courses are widely accepted by the industry, the institution records almost 100% placements every year. SIDT provides training and assistance for internships and placements.

Located in the heart of Mumbai – Worli, SIDT is easily accessible by all modes of transport. With its state of the art infrastructure, industry oriented syllabus and strong ties with industry; SIDT is one of the most desired institutes for Fashion, Textile and Merchandising studies.

Throughout the year SIDT organizes various events for the overall development of the students. 

  •  Enchanté- The Graduating Fashion Show for final year design students is organized in professional manner to match the standards of any commercially acclaimed Fashion Show. Exclusive venue, presence of super models, and choreography by eminent choreographers and presence of celebrities and delegates from the industry makes the show an outstanding event.
  • Industrial Visit: Students visit Asia’s topmost textile and garment industries to understand large scale manufacturing processes.
  • Craft Visit: Visit to offbeat locations in India that are famous for handicrafts to experience the culture that has nurtured the crafts and give students an opportunity to interact and learn from the master craftspersons.