Bachelor of Design (B.Des) is an established degree for courses in design at undergraduate level. B.Des degree is a three to four year course for various specialisations in design. These include Fashion Designing, Interior Designing, Accessory Designing, Industry Design, Textile Designing and many others. B.Des degree is offered in various design specialisations such as Graphic Designing, Multimedia Designing, VFX Design, Visual Communication, and Game Designing.
The course curriculum consists of CAD, CAM, product development, marketing, specialisation specific subjects, vocational subjects, elective subjects as well as personality and skills development subjects. Students who pursue B.Des course also participate as interns and take part in events as well as exhibitions at national as well as international level.
1. Students who have passed Class 12th or equivalent qualifying examination can pursue the B.Des course.
2. Students can pursue the course irrespective of streams i.e. Science, Commerce, Arts and Humanities.
3. The age limit for admission to B.Des courses is minimum 19 or 20 years as specified by the institutes at the time of admission.
For admission to B.Design courses, one has to appear for Design Entrance Exams comprising written test, drawing test and interviews.
|Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED)|
|National Institute of Design Entrance Exam (NID DAT)|
|Footwear Design and Development Institute All India Selection Test (FDDI AIST)|
|Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED)|
School of Fashion Technology Common Entrance Test (SOFT CET)
|NIFT Delhi - National Institute of Fashion Technology Delhi||₹ 9.76 Lakh|
|NIFT Bangalore - National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore||₹ 7.89 Lakh|
|NIFT Mumbai - National Institute of Fashion Technology, Navi Mumbai||₹ 7.89 Lakh|
|NID Ahmedabad - National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad||₹ 7.54 Lakh|
|MIT Institute of Design – MITID, Pune||₹ 15.19 Lakh|
There are lot of specialisations available for B.Des, which a student can enroll in at UG level. Further PG education is available in these specialisations.
The B.Design specialisations offered by most design institutes are:
|Fashion Design||Ceramic and Glass Design|
|Textile Design||Furniture and Interior Design|
|Leather Design||Exhibition Design|
|Accessory Design||Film and Video Communication|
|Fashion Communication||Product Design|
|Industrial Design||Visual Communication|
|Knitwear Design||Graphic Design|
|Animation Film Design||Communication Design|
|Footwear Designs and Production|
|Admission||Various entrance exams|
|Fees||4 lacs to 20 lacs for course duration|
|Starting Salary||3 to 6 Lacs|
|Top Recruiters||Videocon, GE, Tanishq, TCS, Reliance, Flipkart and many more|