Leela Bai

Ms. S. S. Leela Bai


Ms. S. S. Leela Bai has been working as a Tutor at the Faculty of Art and Design, RUAS since 2018. Beginning as a Junior Merchandiser at Apsara Silks (2014 – 2016), she soon became a Merchandiser at Sakhi Fashions during 2017 and in the following year, a Graphic Designer for Sun Vision in Bangalore before entering the academic profession. She has earned several diplomas and certifications of professional training. She has a Diploma in Apparel Design in Fabrication Technology from the Department of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka (2014) and another in Apparel Manufacturing Technology from the Apparel Training Design Centre, Bangalore under National Skill Development Corporation (2017). She completed a Certification programme in Pattern Making as part of the Integrated Skill Development Scheme — Ministry of Textiles, Government of India in 2016. In the following year, she qualified in the assessment exam held by NSDC Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship for the role of Production Supervisor – her sewing conformed to the level required by the National Skills Qualification Framework.


  • M.Des.in Fashion Design

    Ramaiah University of Applied Science

  • B,Sc. in Fashion and Apparel Design

    Bangalore University

  • Diploma in Apparel Manufacturing Technology

    Apparel Training Design Centre, Bangalore under National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)

  • Diploma in Apparel Design In Fabrication Technology

    Dept. of Technical Education, Govt of Karnataka


Total years of experience: 5.21 years

  1. Working as Tutor, Faculty of Art and Design, Fashion Design, Ramaiah University of Applied Science, Sept 2018 — till date
  2. Worked as a Graphic Designer (Photoshop) Sun vision” Bangalore, Jan 2018 — Sept 2018
  3. Worked as a Merchandiser in Sakhi Fashions” Bangalore, July 2017 — Dec 2017
  4. Worked as a Junior Merchandiser in Apsara Silks”, Bangalore 2014 – 2016

Research Interest

  • Pattern Making and Garment Construction
  • Illustration
  • Digital Illustration

  1. Done one month internship training in Gokaldas Exports- Apparel Manufacturing Process, Bangalore, 2013 
  2. Participated in India Skills 2016”, NIFT, New Delhi, 2016 organized by NSDC 
  3. Done one month internship training in Silver Spark Raymond’s- Process Flow of Industrial Engineer”- Bangalore, 2017