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Fee Structure of Top Design Colleges in India

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeePublished On: January 14, 2021

There are a number of top design colleges in India that offer courses at various levels. It is important to know the fee structure of each design institute before deciding which one to take admission in.

Design Colleges Fee Structure

In the past few years, there has been a huge increase in the demand for design courses in India. The career options after pursuing design are numerous and there are many leading design colleges in India in which many candidates seek admission every year.

There are a number of design entrance exams that are conducted for selecting students for admission to the top design institutes of the country. In order to shortlist the best design college for themselves, candidates have to know certain details of the institute. There are some important factors to be considered before choosing a design college for yourself. One of these factors is the fee structure of the course in which you seek admission.

This article provides a list of some leading colleges offering design courses in India along with their fee structure. All candidates aspiring to pursue design programmes must go through this article and find the fee charged by design colleges in India.

Fee Structure of Top Design Colleges

The table given below provides a list of the most famous design colleges in India and their fee structure. The courses offered by each college are also listed.

College Name

Courses Offered

Total Fees

National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad


Rs. 7.54 lacs


Rs. 5.79 lacs

Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT - Bombay


Rs. 9.27 lacs


Rs. 2.4 lacs

Ph.D programme in Design

Rs. 80,000

Arch Academy of Design


Rs. 14 lacs


Rs. 11.4 lacs


Rs. 10 lacs


Rs. 4.5 lacs


Rs. 5.6 lacs

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Mumbai


Rs. 7.89 lacs


Rs. 8 lacs


Rs. 4.1 lacs


Rs. 4.1 lacs

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi


Rs. 11 lacs


Rs. 10.5 lacs


Rs. 6.5 lacs


Rs. 6.5 lacs


Rs. 6.1 lacs

Pearl Academy, Mumbai

UG Course

Rs. 18 lacs

PG Course

Rs. 8.5 lacs

National Institute of Design (NID), Gandhinagar


Rs. 7.21 lacs

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID), Pune


Rs. 16.8 lacs

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Hyderabad


Rs. 11.4 lacs


Rs. 10 lacs


Rs. 6.2 lacs


Rs. 6 lacs

National Institute of Design (NID), Bangalore


Rs. 7.21 lacs

Also Read:Self-Study Guide for Design Entrance Exams in India

Other Top Design Colleges in India and Their Fee Structure

Apart from the National Institutes of Design (NIDs) and the National Institutes of Fashion Technology (NIFTs) etc., there are many other privately established design colleges in India that are quite popular among students. Some of these colleges have been listed below along with their location and fee structure.

College Name


Fee Structure

Lovely Professional University (LPU)

Jalandhar, Punjab

UG - Rs. 7.84 lacs

PG - Rs. 3.2 lacs

International Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

UG - Rs. 5.31 lacs

PG - Rs. 3.64 lacs

Vogue Institute of Art and Design (VIAD)Bangalore, Karnataka

UG - Rs. 10.7 lacs

PG - Rs. 6.2 lacs

Sage University

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

UG - Rs. 3.80 lacs

PG - Rs. 2 lacs

Indus University (IU)Ahmedabad, Gujarat

UG - Rs. 10 lacs

PG - Rs. 4.5 lacs

MIT ADTU - MIT Art Design and Technology University

Pune, Maharashtra

UG - Rs. 5.20 lacs

PG - Rs. 2.80 lacs

International Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD)

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Certificate - Rs. 90,000

Koshys Animation & Media School (KAMS)

Bangalore, Karnataka

UG - Rs. 4.96 lacs

Apeejay Institute of Design (AID)New Delhi

UG - Rs. 7.2 lacs

PG - Rs. 4 lacs

Centre for Design Excellence (CODE)

Jaipur, Rajasthan

UG - Rs. 10 lacs

PG - Rs. 3 lacs

Also Read:Skills Required for a Successful Career in Design

Everything About Top Design Colleges in India

Provided below are links focusing on the top design colleges in India. Go through them to explore the best options!

Top Design Colleges in North India

Top Design Colleges in South India

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Top Design Colleges in West India

Design Colleges in India Offering Lateral Entry Admissions

Design Colleges Offering Admission on the Basis of Class 12th Marks

With all this information regarding some of the best design colleges in India, you will definitely make an informed decision. In case you are still confused about which college to take admission in and want more details, fill our Common Application Form (CAF). Through this, you will be provided assistance and counselling by our admission experts. You can also send all the queries through the QnA Zone.

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What is the B.F.Tech fee at NIFT?

The B.F.Tech fee at NIFT is Rs. 8 lacs.

What is the fee structure of IDC, IIT Bombay?

The fee structure of IDC, IIT Bombay is as follows: Rs. 9.27 lacs for B.Des, Rs. 2.4 lacs for M.Des, and Rs. 80,000 for Ph.D.

What is the range of B.Des course fee at the private design colleges in India?

The course fee of B.Des in the private design colleges of India is around Rs. 2-4 lacs per annum.

The course fee of which degree is more, B.Des or M.Des?

Comparatively, the course fee of B.Des is more than that of M.Des. The duration of a B.Des degree is also more than an M.Des degree.

What is the average fee of B.Des in India?

The average course fee of B.Des in India is around Rs. 45,000 to Rs. 1.5 lacs per semester.


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