Diploma In Textile Design


The Textile Design program prepares students to meet today’s imaginative, technical and intellectual demands of the textile and printing industry.
This department proudly retrieves its decades of reputation based on student’s extraordinary creative achievements resulting from a thorough knowledge of Textile materials and processes of dyeing, weaving and printing.

It is a department where ideas are inspired by wide ranging visual studies, personal environments and nature. Students are encouraged to develop high-end customized methodologies of observation and analyze specific strategies for the transformation of ideas into tangible and usable design. With in-depth lectures a range of professional advice the courses in this department aim to produce not only excellent designers but also skilled professionals capable of supporting the industry. This department is also one of the first in the country to venture into environmentally friendly reusable and sustainable materials via strategic research and execution of intelligent design.

The department maintains professional and industrial acquaintances and regularly participates in local and national textile trade fairs and completions of apparel design.

  • Certificate: 2 years (full-time)
  • Diploma: 4 years (full-time)
  • Matriculate or equivalent
  • Minimum 45% marks
  • Admission Fee: PKR 20,000
  • Monthly Fee: PKR 10,000


Foundation Year

1st Year
  • Intro. to Visual Art
  • Drawing
  • Basic Design
  • Materials/Processes
  • Drafting
  • History of Art

Second Year

2nd Year
  • Drawing
  • Design Development
  • Fabric Technology
  • Tech. of Fabric Printing
  • Application of Design
  • Hand Crafted Textile
  • History of Art

Third Year

3rd Year
  • Drawing
  • Fabric Design
  • Research Project
  • Fabric Technology
  • Printing Process
  • History of Art

Fourth Year

4th Year
  • Drawing
  • Hand Crafted Textile
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Research Project
  • Marketing
  • Digital Textile


Sehrish Imran

Department Coordinator

MA. Design Management & Merchandising, Iqra University
B.DES (Textile), National College of Arts (Lahore)

Saleema Naz

Senior Lecturer

MA. Design Management & Merchandising, Iqra University
B.DES (Textile), Karachi University

Hameed Ahmed

Senior Lecturer

DFA, Karachi School of Art

Unaiza Liaquat


B.DES (Textile), Karachi University

Umaima Firdousi

Teaching Assistant

DFA (Textile Design), Karachi School of Art

Minzah Shehzad


MA Environment Management & Sustainability, IoBM
B.DES (Fashion), Ilma University

Faisal Khursheed


MBA, Iqra University

M. Ramzan


Weaving Master