Here are Top 10 Colleges to Pursue Design in India

Published: | March 17, 2017
Here are Top 10 Colleges to Pursue Design in India
Designing being a diverse field, offers you multiple disciplines and courses. Following are some of the programmes and colleges that you can consider for a designing career.

With rising demand for skilled designers in the market, picking designing as a career option can lead you to a promising future. With a powerful designing degree from the right institute, you can get really good starting opportunities as a graduate. Designing being a diverse field, it offers you multiple disciplines and courses. Following are some of the programmes and colleges that you can consider for a designing career.

Check out the Top 10 Colleges for Design Courses:

1. National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad

Year of Establishment: 1961

Entrance Process:

  • Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and Mains
  • Group Discussion and Interview

Popular Programmes:

  • Degree Programme in Design (B. Des.)
  • Degree Programme in Design (M. Des.)

Fees (Approx.):

  • UG: Rs. 2,22,000 yearly
  • PG: Rs. 2,20,000 yearly

2. Industrial Design Centre, IIT-Bombay, Mumbai

Year of Establishment: 1969

Entrance Exam:

Popular Programmes:

  • Integrated B. Des. Program
  • Master of Design (M.Des)
  • Doctoral program in Design

Fees (Approx.): Rs. 1,20,000 yearly

3. Arch Academy of Design

Location: Jaipur and Delhi

Year of Establishment: 2000

Entrance Process:

  • AIEED
  • Portfolio
  • Interview

Popular UG Programmes:

  • Fashion & Textile Design
  • Fashion Design & Business
  • Interior & Spatial Design
  • Jewellery Design & Business
  • Product Design
  • Graphic Design

Popular PG Programmes:

  • Fashion Design & Entrepreneurship
  • GPEM
  • Interior Design & Entrepreneurship
  • Jewellery Design & Entrepreneurship

Fees (Approx.):

  • UG: Rs. 4,40,000 yearly
  • PG: Rs. 2,60,000 yearly

4. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Mumbai

Year of Establishment: 1986

Entrance Process:

Popular Programmes:

  • B. Des.
  • B. FTech.
  • M. Des
  • M. FTech

Fees (Approx.):

  • UG: Rs. 2,15,000 yearly
  • PG: Rs. 1,99,000 yearly

5. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi

Year of Establishment: 1986

Entrance Process:

  • NIFT Written Exam
  • Interview

Popular Programmes:

  • B. Des.
  • B. FTech.
  • M. Des
  • M. FTech

Fees (Approx.):

  • UG: Rs. 2,15,000 yearly
  • PG: Rs. 1,99,000 yearly

6. Pearl Academy

Location: Mumbai, Delhi and Jaipur

Year of Establishment: 1993

Entrance Process:

  • Percentage in 10+2 (for UG courses)
  • Pearl Academy’s written exam and Personal Interview with Portfolio (for PG courses)

Popular Disciplines:

  • Fashion Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Styling & Image Design
  • Interior Architecture and Design
  • Lifestyle Accessory Design
  • Product Design

Fees (Approx.):

  • UG: Rs. 4,20,000 yearly
  • PG: Rs. 3,23,000 yearly

7. National Institute of Design (NID), Gandhinagar

Year of Establishment: 2004

Entrance Process:

  • Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and Mains
  • Group Discussion and Interview

Popular Programmes:

  • Degree Programme in Design (B. Des.)
  • Degree Programme in Design (M. Des.)

Fees (Approx.):

  • UG: Rs. 2,20,000 yearly
  • PG: Rs. 2,74,000 yearly

8. Symbiosis Institute of Design

Location: Pune

Year of Establishment: 2002

Entrance Exam:

  • UG: Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)
  • PG: CEED

Popular Programmes:

  • B. Des.
  • M. Des

Fees (Approx.): Rs. 2,73,000 yearly (UG)

9. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Hyderabad

Year of Establishment: 1986

Entrance Process:

  • NIFT Written Exam
  • Interview

Popular Programmes:

  • B. Des.
  • B. FTech.
  • M. Des
  • M. FTech

Fees (Approx.):

  • UG: Rs. 2,15,000 yearly
  • PG: Rs. 1,99,000 yearly

10. National Institute of Design (NID), Vijayawada

Year of Establishment: 2015

Entrance Process:

  • Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and Mains
  • Group Discussion and Interview

Popular Programmes:

  • Degree Programme in Design (B. Des.)
  • Degree Programme in Design (M. Des.)

Fees (Approx.): Rs. 1,85,000 yearly (UG)

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These top notch institutes can give you a great start in your designing career. So start preparing for the entrance exams for either of these colleges and fulfill your dream to enter the designing world.

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