User:Avernita Srivastava

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Contact-new.svg Avernita Srivastava
Employer:Apeejay Stya University
Occupation:Assistant Professor, Design-Fashion and Textiles
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7, December 2023 18:59


Hello and Namastey!! I, Avernita Srivastava, Asst. Professor, Apeejay Stya University, Sohna-Palwal Rd. Gurgaon, have an experience of nearly four years in the academic vicinity. Got my graduation done in 2005, and then post graduation (M.Sc. Textiles and Clothing) from the University of Delhi, Institute of Home Economics in 2008. Cleared U.G.C NET in 2010. My first job assignment was as an Asst. Designer for a Home Furnishing export house in New Delhi, on the basis of campus selection in 2008 from the college. After that, I joined as a lecturer in 2008, at V.M.L.G. (P.G) College, Ghaziabad, affiliated to C.C.S. University for U.G and P.G. classes. Here I actively organized, designed and choreographed several fashion shows under different themes. I also got the opprtunity to participate in formatting the syllabus of M.Sc. Textiles and Clothing for C.C.S. University for the session 2010-11 onward. Post that, in 2011; I joined APEEJAY Stya University, as an Assistant Professor for Bachelor of Fashion Technology. Have presented papers in various seminars, conferences and participated in several national and international workshops. Currently I managed to bag the award of best research poster, at the 8th International Conference for Apparel and Home Textile 2012, organized by O.G.T.C.

Academic Qualifications

  • Graduation, University of Delhi, Institute of Home Economics.
  • Post Graduation (M.Sc. Textiles and Clothing), University of Delhi, Institute of Home Economics.
  • U.G.C. NET, 2010
  • Certificate In Guidance, IGNOU

Research Work Participation

Papers Published

  • Journal: 4 papers published
  • Proceedings: 3 papers published

Papers Presented in Conferences and Seminars: 6

List of Research Papers

List of Papers Presented

List of Workshops/ Conferences/ Symposiums Attended

Achievements and Awards

  • Best Research Poster Award in the ‘8th International Conference on Apparel and Home Textiles’, 2012, organized by O.G.T.C. at National Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Chitra Arora’s Best Dissertation prize in Textiles and Clothing’ 2007-08, Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi.
  • Award and special certificate for First Prize in Flames Fashion Show as Designer during Melange- 2006 organised by Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi.

About my Current Work

At present am working with the School of Design and Visual Arts, at Apeejay Stya University, as an Assistant Professor for Bachelor of Fashion Technology.This school was started in the year 2010. It offers courses at Bachelors and Masters level.

Its curriculum includes two levels of study for undergraduates:

  1. Foundation
  2. Specialization

The foundation course in Bachelor of Design and Technology is a one year preparatory course for school-leavers to bridge the gap between the qualifications they have and those they need to have for this bachelor’s degree course in Design. This is offered for the 1st and 2nd semester.
From IIIrd semester onwards, the course proceeds to specialization offerings. The specializations existing in Bachelor of Design and Technology at the University comprises of -

  1. Fashion Design
  2. Residential Design and
  3. Digital Media

My area of specialization includes Fashion Design.
Other than the course curriculum of Fashion Design, I also take up a core course titled Food and Fashion - For A Complete Persona Media:FOOD_AND_FASHION.pdf

Areas of Interest

  • Design and Research
  • Reading
  • Travelling and Adventuring
  • Cooking (Experimental)
  • Designing Clothes and Home furnishings


I live in New Delhi with my family including my parents, brother and a pet dog (Great Dane). My extended family is in Lucknow. I am a dog loving person. My pet Gama is such a tension buster for me. I love my dog and adore my family.


Events and Occasions wherein I participated:

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*National Textile Seminar 2013,April
*Workshop on O.E.R.- 26th- 28.4.13

Details of National Textile Seminar 2013, April 12th
NTS 2013

Details of O.E.R. Workshop, April 2013


My Wiki Friends

Dr. Sarita Kumar

Ms. Sugandha

Ms. Deepti Thakral

Ms. Anita
Mr. Amit
Ms. Deepali
Dr. Koyel
Ms. Kavita Jindal

The trainer for this is Dr. Savithri Singh


Wonderful beginning Avernita. Feeling gr8. Keep it up!!

--Sarita Kumar 14:46, 15 December 2012 (UTC)