Designing is a vast field. It is a course that requires a creative mind with capabilities of imagining and visualizing things, to give a definite shape and size. It covers a wide range subject like interior designing, product designing, fashion designing, ad designing, graphic designing, etc. Design colleges in Kolkata offers all of the above mentioned courses. Duration of each of these courses may vary depending on the requirement of the course. These designing colleges plan curriculum in a way that enhances and enriches the quality of students. Taking admission into any of these courses may require candidates to face entrance exam and interviews. Aspirants who want to take admission in Bachelor or Diploma course, should have cleared 12th standard from recognised institution with at least 50% marks. For the aspirants of Masters in Designing, bachelor in particular field of designing is required with at least 55% marks. There are few top rated design colleges in Kolkata which includes St. Xavier's College (SXC), National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT KOLKATA), Rani Birla Girls College (RBGC), Birla Institute of Liberal Arts and Management Sciences (BILAMS) (BILAMS) and J. D. Birla Institute (JDBI). A list of these design colleges in Kolkata with their different courses are mentioned below for students to select the best college as per their requirements.