• Design Courses After 12th

    The Schooling Times | 28/11/2022 11:58 AM


    Design is a wide field with varied specializations available as degree, diploma and certificate courses. Some of them can be availed as online courses as well. 


    Skills required

    • Creative and innovative attitude
    • Artistic skills
    • Very good sketching skills
    • Knowledge about trending colors, shades and tones
    • Keen observation and detailing
    • Sound editing skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Good presentation skills
    • Good understanding of applicable softwares


    Eligibility Requirements

    • Qualification: 10+2 from a recognised board

    • Stream: Any - Science / Commerce / Arts and Humanities 

    • Minimum aggregate of 45% - 50% marks (varies in different institutions). Reserved category students may get a relaxation of 5% - 10%.

    • Age Limit: Some institutions have no age limit but some institutions have upper limit of 25-30 years


    Popular Design Courses:

    • B.Des. - Bachelor of Design (4 year)

    • B.Sc. Des. - Bachelor of Science in Design (3 year)

    • BA Des - Bachelor of Arts in Design (3 year)

    • B F Tech - Bachelor of Fashion Technology (4 year)

    • BFAD - Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel design (4 year)

    • BFA - Bachelor of Fine Arts (3-4 year)

    • BVA - Bachelor of Visual Arts (3-4 year)

    • Diploma in Design (1 year - 2 years)

    • Certificate in Design (3 months - 1 year)


    B. Des. Degree Courses (4 year):

    • B. Des. in Fashion Design
    • B. Des. in Textile Design
    • B. Des. in Product Design
    • B. Des. in Graphic Design
    • B. Des. in Interior Design
    • B. Des. in Jewellery Design


    B. Sc. Design Courses (3 year Degree Courses)

    • B. Sc. in Fashion Design
    • B. Sc. in Fashion and Apparel Design
    • B. Sc. in Interior Design
    • B. Sc. in Game Design
    • B. Sc. in Graphic Design
    • B. Sc. in Textile Design


    BA Design Courses (3 year Degree Courses):

    • BA Animation
    • BA Product Design
    • BA in Fashion Design
    • BA in Fashion and Apparel Design
    • BA in Interior Design
    • BA in Game Design
    • BA in Graphic Design
    • BA in Textile Design


    BFAD - Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel design ( 4 year)


    B F Tech - Bachelor in Fashion Technology ( 4 year)


    Bachelor of Fine Arts

    • BFA Animation
    • BFA Applied Arts
    • BFA Textile Design
    • BFA Graphics


    Bachelor of Visual Arts

    • BVA Textile Design
    • BVA Painting
    • BVA Graphic and Communication Design
    • BVA Interior and Spatial Design



    • Textile Designer
    • Fashion Designer
    • Interior Designer
    • Graphic Designer
    • Web Designer
    • Gaming Designer 



    2,00,000 - 7,00,000




    (I) Post Graduation

    • M. Des. 

    • MA in Design

    • M.Sc. in Design

    • MFA (Master of Fine Arts


    (II) Doctorate

    • Ph.D. 


    DESIGN - Popular Entrance Exams 


    • NIFT Entrance Exam 2021

    • UCEED Entrance Exam 2021

    • National Institute of Design – Design Aptitude Test (NID-DAT)

    • All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED)

    • PAF Entrance Test

    • Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED)

    • Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED)

    • MIT Institute of Design DAT (Design Aptitude Test)

    • Indian Institute Of Crafts & Design (IICD)

    • FDDI Entrance Test (FDDI AIST)

    • All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED)

    • Army Institute of Fashion & Design Written Admission Test (AIFD WAT)

    • Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED)


    Top Colleges for Bachelor Designing Courses


    College Name

    Annual Fees

    (Average Per Year)

    NID, Ahmedabad

    INR 3,55,000 

    SID, Pune

    INR 2,37,000

    NIFT, New Delhi

    INR 2,70,000

    IIAD, New Delhi

    INR 2,34,000

    NIFT, Mumbai

    INR 2,71,000

    Pearl Academy, New Delhi

    INR 1,39,000


    Popular Government Design Colleges in Delhi 

    • NIFT Delhi - National Institute of Fashion Technology
    • DTU Delhi - Delhi Technological University
    • SPA Delhi - School of Planning and Architecture
    • AID Delhi - Apeejay Institute of Design
    • JMI New Delhi - Jamia Millia Islamia
    • JIMS Rohini - JaganNath Institute of Management Sciences


    Popular Private Design Colleges in Delhi

    • Indian Institute of Art and Design, New Delhi 
    • IIAD Delhi - Indian Institute of Art and Design
    • Ambedkar University Delhi - Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar University
    • IIT Delhi - Indian Institute of Technology
    • IGDTUW Delhi - Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women
    • NIT Delhi - National Institute of Technology
    • Meera Bai Institute of Technology, Delhi
    • Delhi School of Architecture and Design, Delhi
    • New Delhi YMCA - New Delhi YMCA Institute for Media Studies and Information Technology
    • Delhi School of Photography, New Delhi
    • Polytechnic for Women, New Delhi
    • Center for Research in Art of Film and Television, New Delhi
    • Pearl Academy, West Delhi - Pearl Academy
    • IIIT Delhi - Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology
    • JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi
    • GGSIPU Delhi - Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
    • NSUT Delhi - Netaji Subhas University of Technology
    • Baba Saheb Ambedkar Technical Education Society, New Delhi
    • Institute of Home Economics, New Delhi
    • International Women Polytechnic, Janakpuri


    B. Des at IIT, Delhi

    The Department of Design offers a regular full-time Bachelor of Design Course starting 2022-23.

    Duration: Four years

    Entrance Exam:  UCEED 


    • product design
    • interaction design
    • communication design 

    Number of Seats: 20

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