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McGAN’S Ooty School Of Fashion & Design (MSFD) is promoted by McGAN’S Ooty School Of Architecture (MOSA), Ooty a premier institution in Architecture education located in the Queen of Hills, The Nilgiris.

MSFD has been set up with the prime objective of producing professionals to the emerging need of fashion industry in the country. The strength of McGAN´S is its curriculum that aims to develop graduates with educational conceptual, design and technical skills combined with aesthetics refinement the need of the industry.

McGAN´S reinforces classroom theory with real-world application. We challenge our students with rigorous advancement standards, and our hands-on, instructional degree programs nurture artistic passion while demanding professional excellence.
We prepare professionals for responsible citizenship and careers in Fashion and Design. Our programs are built on a solid ethical foundation and have long promoted accessible, socially beneficial, and sustainable design solutions.
Our dynamic classes provide individual attention to the students while encouraging their collaboration within themselves and with the faculty. The institute´s strong relationship with the Fashion and Life Style Industry, create ample opportunities to engage the students to work and share their thoughts directly with the professionals.
McGAN´S offers a unique inspiring academic environment. We don´t believe that learning happens only in the classroom. From the natural beauty of our surroundings, the lush green landscape, our students learn to work with nature to create a better built environment. McGAN´S is located at the inset of the nature, surrounded by the hills of Ooty.
McGAN´S Ooty School of Fashion and Design has the State-Of-Art infrastructure in term of Excellent Library, Well Equipped Class Rooms, Studios, Computer Labs, Machine Labs, Pattern Making Labs etc. to pursue the Fashion and Design Courses.
Fashion today changes rapidly. Fashion education should therefore keep in tune with the fashion industry globally. This is possible only through connectivity and networking with the world class institutes which offering fashion education. To facilitate exchanges between students and faculty also to have international exposure Mcgan´s Ooty School of Fashion and Design has taken initiatives to enter strategic partnership with the fashion institutes in US, UK, France and Singapore.
Academic Advisory Committee (A2 C) is put in place to guide the faculty to carry out the academic responsibility in strict adherence to the course curriculum and the syllabi. This committee comprises the Director and the Heads of Department(HoD). The committee will meet periodically to review the academic activities of different departments.

Industry Advisory Committee

Industry interface plays a vital role in disseminating information. Mcgan´s Ooty School of Fashion and Design has made initiatives to have constant interface with the fashion industry to keep abreast of the developments in the industry.

An industry advisory committee comprising the CEO´s of reputed garments manufacturing companies, exporters and eminent fashion designers has been constituted to support the endeavors of the students and Faculties. This committee shall provide necessary inputs and advise for the academia of McGan´s Ooty School of Fashion and Design to make the curriculum and the pedagogy acceptable to the industry. The committee will also help the students in Industry Visits, Internships, placements etc.

McGAN´S Ooty School of Fashion and Design is a residential institution; provision is made to accommodate all the students admitted in the institution in our hostels. Living on-campus means that you can study and live in fully-equipped, student-focused accommodation.

Studying away from home opens up a world of exciting learning possibilities, more so in a place as beautiful as Ooty. This cosmopolitan town offers a range of cultural diversity to enrich your learning experience during your time here. But along with the excitement comes the unknown as you begin your learning journey. McGAN´S provides a safe and secure environment for students.

As you start on your fascinating journey of discovery, education and self-improvement, you will find that there has never been a better time to begin that journey than now at McGAN´S Ooty School of Fashion and Design.

Your time in college is sure to provide you with some of your liveliest and fondest memories, so enjoy the experience even more by choosing the safest, most comfortable and most convenient accommodation in addition to the best Class room and educational facilities.

To become an internationally accredited institute in Fashion Education and Research with focus in Academic Excellence and Human Values and laying emphasis on Disseminating Skill and Knowledge for creating Innovative Designers and Business Solutions and Empowerment of Students.

McGAN´S Fashion and Design prepares students for professional excellence in Fashion & Design through rigorous Professional Programmes, Hands on Experience Learning and Innovative Alliances. A premier Fashion Institute in Ooty, McGAN´S emphasis on Creativity, Career Focus and a Global Perspective and prepares its students to be Professionally Competitive , Ethical, and remain relevant to the Community at large.

  • To establish teaching and research departments in the frontier areas of Fashion, Design, Technology and Management.
  • To institute specialised Research Centre of Excellence.
  • To design courses and to train teachers to achieve academic excellence.
  • To enhance Industry – Institute interaction to ensure the course curriculum to keep pace with the changes taking place in the Industry.
  • To evolve McGAN´S as a globally recognized academic and research institution.
  • To empowerment of students inculcating values, ethics, scientific temper and environmental awareness.
 

SUPPORTED by    NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY

 

In order to set High Academic & Professional Standards in the field of Fashion and Design, it was decided to associate with NIFT. With a view to get the support and guidance from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) being the premier institute of fashion education in the country, a memorandum of understanding was entered between McGan´s Ooty School of Fashion and Design (MSFD) with the due approval of the Board of Governors, the apex policy making body of NIFT. Accordingly NIFT has agreed to inter alia to extend support in:

  • Developing the faculty members to develop course curriculum, syllabus
  • Conducting Training of Trainers
  • Conducting evaluation, etc.

for the courses proposed to be offered.

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It has emerged as the premier Institute of Design, Management and Technology, developing professionals for taking up leadership positions in fashion business in the emerging global scenario.

NIFT has a pool of experienced and highly qualified faculties from different streams of design, technology and management. The faculties are known for their hands on approach for creating innovative designs.

Considering the service rendered by this Institute, the Government of India accorded the status of statutory institute through an Act of Parliament Viz. National Institute of Fashion Technology Act, 2006.

 
 

Affiliated to   THE TAMIL NADU MUSIC AND FINE ARTS UNIVERSITY

 

The Courses offered by MSFD viz. B.Des., M.Des. have been affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Chennai, recognized by University Grants Commission(UGC).

The Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University has been established by the Government of Tamil Nadu which is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India to preserve, foster, popularise and promote the music and fine arts.

This is the unique university which has music, fine arts including fashion & design and sculpture, first of its kind in India.

The Hon´ble Chief Minister,Govt. of Tamil Nadu is the Chancellor of this University. Kalaimamani Smt.VEENA.E.Gayathri is the present Vice - Chancellor of this university.