Top Design Colleges in West India; Fees, Courses, Admission Process

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeePublished On: July 15, 2020

The western part of India has some design colleges that are considered to be the best nationwide. Check the list of popular design colleges in west India along with the fee structure, courses offered, and admission process.

Design Colleges in West India

It is estimated that the design market in India is going to be worth more than Rs. 150 billion in the upcoming years. This signifies that the demand for designers and the scope of design is going to be at an all-time high in the next few years. Since the need for design is being accounted for in almost all the sectors, the importance of design not only becomes inevitable but also necessary. In order to meet this demand for trained design professionals, India is ensuring that the number of design colleges in the country increases uniformly across the nation. This will make the study of design more accessible to all students and will produce experts in the various fields of design.

This article contains important information about some of the top design colleges in west India. The western part of India includes the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Dadra and Nadar Haveli and Daman and Diu, and Goa. These states are the abode of some leading design colleges that have made a nationwide mark in terms of their pedagogy, exposure, infrastructure, facilities, and placement records. Candidates who are either residing in these states or are interested in pursuing their higher education from these states must read further to know more about the design colleges in West India.

List of Design Colleges in West India

The table provided below gives a detailed overview of the design colleges in west India. Students can find the design courses offered in each college along with the fees structure and location. The admission process and selection criteria have also been provided alongside.

Name of the College

Location

Course Offered

Fee Structure

Admission Process

National Institute of Design (NID)

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

B.Des

Rs. 1,47,000 per annum

Through Entrance Exams of NID Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT) Prelims and Mains

M.Des

Rs. 1,39,000 per annum

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)

Pune, Maharashtra

B.Des

Rs. 3,80,000 per annum

Through Entrance Exam of SEED (Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design)

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

B.Des

Rs. 1,20,000 per annum

Through Entrance Exam of UCEED

M.Des

Rs. 35,000 per annum

Through Entrance Exam of CEED

Maeer’s MIT Institute of Design (MITID)

Pune, Maharashtra

B.Des

Rs. 5,65,000 per annum

Through University Level Entrance Exam of MITID DAT

M.Des

Rs. 7,45,000 per annum

Through University Level Entrance Exam of MITID DAT

Diploma

Rs. 3,30,000 per annum

Based on Merit

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

B.Des

Rs. 2,80,000 per annum

Through University Level Entrance Exam followed by Test, GD and PI

B.F.Tech

Rs. 2,80,000 per annum

M.F.M.

Rs. 2,50,000 per annum

M.Des

Rs. 2,50,000 per annum

Diploma

Rs. 1,50,000 per annum

Vogue Institute of Art and Design (VIAD)

Bangalore, Karnataka

B.Sc

Rs. 3,58,000 per annum

Based on Merit

BVA

Rs. 2,27,000 per annum

PGDM

Rs. 3,25,000 per annum

M.Sc

Rs. 3,30,000 per annum

Diploma

Rs. 1,50,000 per annum

Institute of Innovative Designs and Technology (IIDT)

Nagpur, Maharashtra

B.Sc

Rs. 50,000 per annum

Based on Merit

M.Sc

Rs. 55,000 per annum

MBA

Rs. 60,000 per annum

Diploma

Rs. 45,000 per annum

NIMS University

Jaipur, Rajasthan

B.Sc

Rs. 58,000 per annum

Through University Level Entrance Exam

B.Des

Rs. 65,000 per annum

Anant National University (ANU)

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

B.Des

Rs. 1,75,000 per annum

Through Entrance Exam followed by Situation Test and Interview

M.Des

Rs. 2,50,000 per annum

International Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD)

Pune, Maharashtra

B.Sc

Rs. 1,68,000 per annum

Based on Merit

PGD

Rs. 1,20,000 per annum

M.Sc

Rs. 1,70,000 per annum

Certificate

Rs. 1,17,000 per annum

JECRC University

Jaipur, Rajasthan

B.Des

Rs. 1,50,000 per annum

Based on Merit

Koshys Animation and Media School (KAMS)

Bangalore, Karnataka

BVA

Rs. 1,25,000 per annum

Based on Merit

Diploma

Rs. 90,000 per annum

Certificate

Rs. 45,000 per annum

P P Savani University

Surat, Gujarat

B.Des

Rs. 2,50,000 per annum

Based on Merit

Indus University (IU)

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

B.Des

Rs. 2,50,000 per annum

Through University Level Entrance Exam

Karnavati University (KU)

Gandhinagar, Gujarat

B.Des

Rs. 4,50,000 per annum

Through Entrance Exam of Design Aptitude Test (DAT)

M.Des

Rs. 5,00,000 per annum

Also Read:Popular Design Colleges in North India: Fees, Courses, Admission Process

Some design institutes give direct admission to students on the basis of their marks in the qualifying examination, some conduct their individual entrance tests to assess the knowledge of applicants, while some colleges accept the scores of some national or state level design entrance exams conducted in India. All interested design aspirants are advised to check the selection processes of the institutes that they have targetted for admission. Narrowing down the colleges for admission depends upon a number of factors. Students must check all the details such as if their desired course is offered at the institute or not. Making an informed decision while choosing a design college for oneself is extremely important as it moulds the entire career of the aspirant.

Also Read:Popular Design Colleges in South India: Courses, Fees, Admission Process

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