Bachelor of Design

Bachelor of Design


To impart substantial and meaningful learning from inter-relationship of subjects, giving a rich and versatile education that leads to high quality of innovation, creativity & ingenuity.


Our mission is to provide a comprehensive practical and theory-based education addressing various aspects of textile and applied art – enabling students to enhance their artistic capacities in competing in a professionally global market.


(Textile Design)

This 4-year dynamic program aims to develop student artistic, conceptual thinking along with integrated practical skills, in meeting the industrial demands. The program enhances student’s skill-set in multiple design dimensions leading towards future endeavors. First year starts with foundation courses for two semesters where students are introduced to the basics of Drawing, Design, Drafting and 3D Studio alongside theory courses. In semester 3, Textile design students proceed towards learning a variety of major Textile design courses; color, print design, knitting, stitching, pattern making, weaving, fiber dyeing so forth. In semester 5 and 6, students are exposed to advanced level of textile design courses which develop their analytical, conceptual and technical approaches to formulate their creative venture for global linkages. Students are further introduced to supportive courses such as textile history, textile marketing and merchandizing, textile pricing and costing. In semester 7 and 8 students are free to choose their self-initiated project and work towards a design intervened approach encompassing textiles for their final degree show.

Admission Requirement

  • FA/F.Sc Part-I with minimum 50% marks OR A-level in three main subjects (no subsidiary) with minimum Grade C (50%) with Equivalence Certificate OR Grade 12 with minimum Grade C (50%) with Equivalence Certificate
  • All applicants must appear for an aptitude test based on drawing and design ability. An interview and portfolio review of previous work will be conducted of the short listed applicants.

Degree Requirements for Bachelor of Design 4 years program

To receive Bachelor of Design degree, a student must complete a total of 134 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

Road Map

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Drawing I 3
2 Major 3D Studio I 3
3 Major Design I 3
4 Major Drafting I 3
5 Major History of Art I 3
6 Core English – I 3
Total 18
Semester II
1 Major Drawing II 3
2 Major 3D Studio  II 3
3 Major Design II 3
4 Major History of Art II 2
5 Core English – II 3
6 Core Pakistan Studies 2
Total 16
Semester III
1 Major CAD-  I (Ornamentation)  2
2 Major History of Art III 2
3 Major Textile Basic I (Print Design I) 2
4 Major Knitting I 2
5 Major Pattern I 2
6 Major Weaving I 2
7 Major Fiber, Dyeing & Resist Printing 2
8 Major History of Art III 2
9 Core English – III 3
Total 19
Semester IV
1 Major Drawing 2
2 Major CAD II (Ornamentation II)  2
3 Major History of Art IV 2
4 Major Textile Basic II 2
5 Major Knitting II 2
6 Major Industrial Print Design 2
7 Core Introduction to Computers 3
Total 15
1 Core Mathematics 3
Total 3
Semester V
1 Major History of Art V 2
2 Major CAD III Home 2
3 Major Fabric Concept I 2
4 Major Textile Surface Design 2
5 Major Knitting II 2
6 Major Home Textile  2
7 Major Draping I        3
Total 15
Semester VI
1 Major History of Art VI 2
2 Major Merchandising I 3
3 Major CAD IV 3
4 Major Fabric Manipulation I 2
5 Major Apparel Design I 2
6 Major Textile Collection 2
7 Major Weaving II 2
Total 16
Semester VII
1 Major Portfolio I 3
2 Major Experimental  Surfaces 5
3 Major Design Intervention 8
4 Major Research Methodology  2
Total 18
Semester VIII
1 Major Dissertation 2
2 Major Portfolio Collection II 2
3 Major Research Report 15


Core 19
Major 115
General 0
Total Hrs 134

Active Citizenship Program

Active Citizenship program offered by Kinnaird College in collaboration with British Council and HEC is a social leadership training program that promotes intercultural dialogue and community-led social development. It is a mandatory requirement for the completion of undergraduate degree and based on two semesters. All students will study the theoretical portion through different activities starting in their 3rd semester. They will plan their social action projects in 4th semester and implement it in the field.

Kinnaird Contact Info

93 Jail Road, G.O.R. – I,

Lahore, Punjab

Postal Code: 54000

+92 42 9920 3781 – 84
+92 42 9920 3788

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