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Top Design Colleges in North India: Fees, Courses, Admission Process

Subhashri Roy
Subhashri RoyUpdated On: July 21, 2022 12:09 pm IST

Looking for the best design college in North India? Scroll through to find the top colleges in the states of Delhi NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.
 

Top Design Colleges in North India

As we expect the Indian design market to be worth around Rs. 150 billion in the coming years, the number of designers required in India’s design domains is also potentially increasing. There has been an enormous mushrooming of design institutes in North India where intakes have only risen. There are many design courses such as BDes, BFTechMDes, MFM, , BVA, B.Sc in Graphic DesignBachelor of Architecture (BArch), and Master of Architecture (M.Arch) that are offered by many design colleges of india. The career in design is very bright and secured.

Most design institutes in the northern part of the country have a flexible structure unlike institutes like the National Institute of Design (NID). Some institutes leading the charge in North India include Pearl Academy, National Institute of Fashion Technology, JD Institute of Fashion Technology and more.

But which college is best suited for you? Read on for a look at the top colleges in North India which CollegeDekho has curated keeping in mind several factors like reviews, placement records, hand-on experience, course curriculum, etc. The institutes have been divided into different states in North India, namely, Delhi NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. To make it further easier for you to settle on the right design institute, every list includes course(s) offered, annual fees and admission process of the concerned college.

List of Design Colleges in North India

Given below are the lists of top colleges in North India along with other details that one may consider before choosing an institute. All of these institutes offer the most-popular design undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses such as Bachelor of Design (BDes), Bachelor of Architecture (BArch), PGD, Master of Design (MDes), Master of Architecture (M.Arch), B.Sc in Graphic Design, BFTech, etc.

Design Colleges in Delhi NCR

Check out the list of design colleges in Delhi NCR:

Name of Colleges

Courses Offered

Annual Fees (approx.)

Admission Process

Pearl Academy, Delhi

BA

PGD

Certificate

Rs 2,96,000 to Rs 5,58,000

Pearl Academy Entrance Exam

Indian Institute of Art & Design (IIAD), New Delhi

BA

MA

Rs. 4,30,000 to Rs. 4,68,000IIAD Entrance Exam

Rishihood University (RU), Sonepat

BDes

MDes

Rs 2,75,000 to Rs 3,85,000

Merit in the qualifying exam, Score obtained in the entrance exam and personal interview

Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC), Gurgaon

Diploma

BVoc

Rs 45,000 to Rs 67,000

Written Test and interview

Ansal University, Gurgaon

BDes

BArch

BDes

MDes

Rs 2,98,000 to Rs 4,28,000

Merit in the qualifying exam and interview

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

MDes

Rs 50,000

Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED)

Design Colleges in Haryana

Listed below are the highest-ranked design colleges in the state of Haryana:

Name of Colleges

Courses Offered

Annual Fees (approx.)

Admission Process

Jagannath University, Haryana, Bahadurgarh

BVoc

BDes

BArch

Rs 1,20,000 to Rs 4,00,000

Merit in the qualifying exam

Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Sadopur (MMU, Sadopur), Ambala

BSc

BArch

MArch

Rs 71,500 to Rs 84,000

Merit in the qualifying exam

Amity University Manesar, Gurgaon

BDes

MDes

PhD

Rs 1,38,000 to Rs 2,58,000

NA

Apeejay Stya University (ASU), Gurgaon

BDes

MA

MDes

Rs 2,60,000

Written Test and Personal Interview

World University of Design (WUD), Sonepat

BDes

MDes

BArch

Rs 2,36,000

Aptitude Test and Campus Interview

Design Colleges in Uttar Pradesh

The state of Uttar Pradesh is home to a number of good institutes for design. Some of them have been mentioned in the table below:

Name of Colleges

Courses Offered

Annual Fees (approx.)

Admission Process

Gulshan Kumar Film and Television Institute of India (GKFTII), Noida

BDes

Rs 1,50,000

Online Aptitude Test, Personal Interview

Invertis University, Bareilly

BArch

BSc in Fashion Design

Rs 20,000 to Rs 60,000

Merit in the qualifying exam and score in entrance exam

Amity University, Lucknow

BDes

Rs 1,30,000 to Rs 2,58,000

NA

Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI), Noida

BDes

MDes

Rs 1,53,000

FDDI-AIST

Satyam Fashion Institute (SFI), Noida

BDes

PGD in Fashion Designing

NA

NA

Design Colleges in Uttarakhand

One of the top colleges in Uttarakhand for design is UPES, Dehradun. Find the courses it offers along with other best design colleges in the state:

Name of Colleges

Courses Offered

Annual Fees (approx.)

Admission Process

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

BDes

MDes

Rs 4,01,000 to Rs 5,41,000

UPES-DAT/CEED, Portfolio and Interview

Quantum University, Roorkee

BSc in UI and Graphics Design

Rs 48,000 to Rs 73,000

NA

School of Art and Fashion Technology (SAFT), Dehradun

BSc

Diploma

Certificate

NA

NA

DIT University, Dehradun

BDes

NA

Merit in the qualifying exam

Dev Bhoomi Group of Institutions (DBGI), Dehradun

BDes

BArch

Rs 75,000

NATA/merit in the qualifying exam

Design Colleges in Himachal Pradesh

The state of Himachal Pradesh does not have that many institutes for design education. However, a design enthusiast who is looking forward to studying in the state may explore the following institutes:

Name of Colleges

Courses Offered

Annual Fees (approx.)

Admission Process

IEC University (IEC), Solan

Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel Design (BFAD)

Diploma

Rs 65,000

NA

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kangra

BDes

BFTech

Rs 5,00,000 to Rs 6,79,000

NIFT Entrance Exam, Situation Test and Interview

Also Read: Interior Designing Courses, Career Prospects, Salary & Colleges

Design Colleges in Punjab

Check out the list of top design colleges in Punjab:

Name of Colleges

Courses Offered

Annual Fees (approx.)

Admission Process

Inter National Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD), Patiala

BSc

PGD

MSc

Diploma

Rs 88,000 to Rs 1,25,000

NA

PCTE Group of Institutes, Ludhiana

BSc

Rs 53,900 to Rs 57,4000

Merit in the qualifying exam

Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar

BSc

BDes

MSc

MDes

Rs 76,000 to Rs 1,96,000

LPU-NEST

Chandigarh University - (CU) Chandigarh

BDes

BArch

Rs 1,60,000

NATA, CUSAT, JEE Paper 2 for B.Arch

CT Group of Institutions, Jalandhar

BDes

BArch

Rs 50,000

Merit in the qualifying exam

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Pursuing design in North Indian states will certainly give you an edge over design graduates who come from other parts of the country. Picking the right college for design will further guarantee a successful career in the field and greater chances of landing a better job.

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