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IIT Bombay B.Des Admission 2021: Courses, Fees & Eligibility

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaPublished On: January 18, 2021 | UCEED

This article is for aspirants seeking admission to B.Des at IIT Bombay. The information regarding application form, eligibility, exam and fees has been captured below. Check out the important dates and the selection process of B.Des at IIT Bombay as well.

IIT Bombay B.Des admissions

IIT Bombay is one of the best technical institutes in the nation that aims to assist students with research work, higher education, and training in vivid fields of technology and science. Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT Bombay is a leading design school in India that offers students with undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD courses in design. B.Des (Bachelor in Design) is a four-year-long course that individuals with a passion for creativity and design pursue. Other than IIT Bombay, IIT Hyderabad, IIITDM Jabalpur, and IIT Guwahati also provide B.Des course. The first Bachelor of Design (B.Des) course in IIT Bombay commenced from the year 2015.

The performance of an aspirant in UCEED exam determines the fate of his admission at IDC IIT Bombay (Industrial Design Centre - IIT Bombay). IIT Bombay is the conducting body of the UCEED exam but there are various other colleges accepting UCEED for B.Des admissions. The Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam (UCEED) is the benchmark that students have to meet in order to be considered for admission to design courses. This article tries to cover all the crucial information a candidate might encounter while applying for B.Des admissions at IIT Bombay.

IIT Bombay B.Des Admissions 2021: Quick Overview

IIT Bombay is a prestigious institute that offers the B.Des course to candidates who wish to make a career in the field. Captured below is the information that an aspirant needs to be equipped with before applying for admission to the college.

Name of the institute

IDC IIT Bombay

Criteria of Admission

Admission through UCEED

Entrance Exam Name

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam (UCEED)

Application Mode


Exam Mode


IIT Bombay B.Des Important Dates 2021

The UCEED exam has already been conducted and the candidates are waiting for the result. All those who appeared for the exam will be selected for admission to B.Des from IIT Bombay as per their performance in the examination. During the admission process, students often tend to miss out on the important dates. Gathered below are all the vital dates for B.Des Admissions at IIT Bombay that need to be kept in mind of the applicants.

Online registration for UCEED 2021

September 9, 2020

Last date for registration with regular fees

October 31, 2020

Last date for registration with late fees

November 7, 2020

Availability of Admit Card

January 1, 2021

UCEED 2021 exam

January 17, 2021

UCEED 2021 Result

March 10, 2021

Application for B.Des

To be Announced

Round 1 of UCEED 2021 Seat Allotment

To be Announced

Last Date to Accept Admission and Select Freeze/Float Option for Round 1

To be Announced

Round 2 of UCEED 2021 Seat Allotment

To be Announced

Last Date to Accept Admission and Select Freeze/Float Option for Round 2

To be Announced

Round 3 of UCEED 2021 Seat Allotment

To be Announced

Last Date to Accept Admission and Select Freeze/Float Option for Round 3

To be Announced

IIT Bombay B.Des Eligibility Criteria 2021

Once the result for UCEED is out, candidates can apply for admission to the B.Des course. IDC IIT Bombay considers the UCEED scorecard of the candidates before offering them admission to the college. It is mandatory for the applicants to fulfil the eligibility criteria of IIT Bombay as without it the college will consider the application of the candidate as invalid. Mentioned below are the conditions that need to be met in order to successfully get through IIT Bombay B.Des Admissions 2021.

  • The candidate must have passed class 12/intermediate or an equivalent examination from a recognised board of education either in the same year in which he/she seeks admission or in the year previous to it.

  • Aspirants willing to pursue B.Des from IIT Bombay should have the date of birth of 1 October 1996. Students belonging to SC, ST or PwD category can apply if they were born on or after 1 October 1991.

  • The aspirant must have qualified UCEED (obtained a rank) and must be in possession of the scorecard.

Note: It should be noted in case a candidate has been awarded a letter grade in the qualifying examination without any information on the passing grade, he/she is required to obtain the specific passing grade on the grade sheet by the education board.

IIT Bombay B.Des Selection Process 2021

Students are shortlisted for B.Des admissions at IIT Bombay on the basis of the score secured by them in the UCEED examination. Further, the preferences of the institute filled by the candidate are also kept in mind before considering him/her for admissions. Candidates who have not passed the qualifying exam of intermediate are not considered for admission to the institute. Also, the better the score of an individual is in UCEED, the more are his chances of getting the course and the institute of his choice.

The seat allocation process for B.Des is conducted in three rounds by the institute. Once all the seats are filled, the admission process is closed by the institute. Candidates selected in the seat allotment process receive a provisional letter for admission through the registered email.

How to Apply for IIT Bombay B.Des Admissions 2021

A candidate can apply for pursuing B.Des from IIT Bombay only if he/she has qualified for the UCEED exam. The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) comprising IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IIITDM Jabalpur and IIT Hyderabad have a common application form for their B.Des course. IIT Bombay, UCEED office proceed with the common application process and carry out the joint seat allocation process. Here is how a candidate can apply for admission to the B.Des course at IDC IIT Bombay.

  • Candidate needs to visit the IIT Bombay admissions portal and download the common application form.

  • Applicants are required to fill the personal and academic credentials in the application form.

  • Candidates need to upload the scanned images of the required documents.

  • After uploading the documents the aspirant needs to upload the signed copy of the first page of the completed application form.

  • The next step is to select the institute as per the preference.

The admission form will get submitted only once the application fee is paid.

Note: A candidate will be able to edit the information entered in the application form until the application period closes. After the closing date of the application form, the information filled in it is considered as final. The institute does not entertain any request regarding changes in the application form.

It should also be noted that half-filled or incomplete application forms are summarily rejected and the applications are considered as invalid.

IIT Bombay B.Des Admissions 2021: Seats Available

The tabular data displayed below depicts the distribution of available seats in B.Des IIT Bombay 2021. Candidate can get an estimated idea of the number of seats available for admission in the college.

Open Category


EWS (Economically Weaker Section)


OBC-NCL (Other Backward Class- Non-Creamy Layer)


SC (Scheduled Caste)


ST (Scheduled Tribe)


Total Seats


IIT Bombay B.Des Admissions 2021: Selection Allotment Guidelines

Here are some important guidelines that need to be kept in mind by the candidate aspiring to study B.Des from IDC IIT Bombay.

  • The selected candidate is required to pay the seat application fee before the deadline otherwise their admission is cancelled by the institute.

  • If a candidate is provided with an admission letter from his/her first choice of the institute, he/she can either accept or decline the offer.

  • In case an aspirant is provided with an offer of admission to his/her second or third choice, he/she can freeze the offer. Also, in such a case the candidate can opt for the ‘float’ option.

  • The acceptance fees will be adjusted with the institute’s fees for the candidates accepting the offered seat.

IIT Bombay B.Des Fee Structure 2021

Candidates must be aware of the IIT Bombay B.Des fee structure before enrolling into the programme. Once selected for the course, they have to freeze their seat by paying the fee of acceptance. Later, the fee is adjusted with the course fee of the institute. Depicted below is the fee structure that needs to be followed by each candidate willing to pursue B.Des from the college.

At the time of admissions-



Amount (INR)


Admission Fee

Rs. 2,200


Medical Examination Fee

Rs. 400


Student’s Welfare Fund

Rs. 1,000


Identity Card Fee

Rs. 500


Graduation Transcript Fee

Rs. 500


Provisional Certificate Fee

Rs. 500


Modernization & Up- Gradation

Rs. 2,500

Total (A)

Rs. 7,600

Also Read: B.Arch vs B.Des: Which is Better?

Fee Structure: Per Semester (8 Semesters in total)-

S. No.


Amount (INR)


Examination Fee

Rs. 1,000


Gymkhana Fee

Rs. 1,750


Electricity & Water Charges

Rs. 3,000


Tuition Fee

Rs. 1,00,000


Mess Establishment Charges

Rs. 1,400


Medical Fee

Rs. 1,500


Registration Fee

Rs. 750


Hostel Establishment Charges

Rs. 3,000


Hostel Fee

Rs. 2,000


Student Accident Insurance Fund

Rs. 200


Student Benevolent Fund

Rs. 500

Total (B)

Rs. 1,15,100

One time fee (Deposit)-



Amount (INR)


Library Security Deposit

Rs. 1,000


Institute Security Deposit

Rs. 1,000


Mess Security Deposit

Rs. 1,000

Total (C)

Rs. 3,000

Grand Total (Total A+Total B+ Total C)

Rs. 1,25,7000

Also Read:Skills Required for a Successful Career in Design

Popular Colleges for B.Des Admission

Enlisted below are the names of the most popular colleges for B.Des Admission. You can click on the links mentioned below to directly apply for B.Des admissions. In case to take any admission related assistance, you can also dial the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 or fill-up the Common Application Form of CollegeDekho.

College NameCollege Location
Anant National University (ANU)Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Amity UniversityLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Chandigarh University - (CU)Chandigarh, Punjab
SAGE UniversityIndore, Madhya Pradesh
P P Savani UniversitySurat, Gujarat
University of Technology - Sanganer (UOT)Jaipur, Rajasthan
Jagannath University (JU )Jaipur, Rajasthan
Ajeenkya DY Patil University - ADYPUPune, Maharashtra
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University - (MJRP)Jaipur, Rajasthan
Jain UniversityBangalore, Karnataka

Studying B.Des from IDC IIT Bombay is a dream for many candidates. Admissions for the B.Des course started being conducted from the year 2015 and since then plenty of students have successfully completed their graduation with a bright career. In order to fare well in the design field, a candidate is required to take admission in a college that can complement his/her artistic flair.

There is a vast career scope of design in India. You can take our Career Profiling Test and find out the most appropriate job profile based on your Aptitude, Personality and Interest. In case of any queries, do write to us through the QnA zone.

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