B. Des degree is a full-time four-year course offered in various specialisations such as Fashion signing, Product Designing, Accessory Designing, Jewellery Designing, Textile Designing and many more. In recent times, the B. Des degree has evolved and is now offered in various design specialisations such as Graphic Designing, Multimedia Designing, VFX Design, Visual Communication, and Game Designing. This broadens the scope of a B. Design degree with career options, opportunities in various industries as well as new technology learning. Students who pursue the B. Des course get exposure to the design industry with internships, events, and exhibitions at the national and international levels with various MNCs.

B. Design exams 2024

Various Entrance Exams for B. Design Admission:

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED)

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Exam

National Institute of Design (NID) Design Aptitude Test (DAT)

UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES DAT)

LPU National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST)

All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED)

IIAD Entrance Exam

UID Design Aptitude Test

Top Colleges for Bachelor of Design (B. Des)

(1) Colleges with NID Design Aptitude Test:

NID Ahmedabad and NID Gandhinagar in Gujarat,

NID Bengaluru in Karnataka,

NID Amaravati near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh

NID Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh

NID Jorhat in Assam

NID Kurukshetra in Haryana

(2) Colleges with UCEED

Bachelor’s Degree programme in Design (BDes) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG), Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH), and Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur (IIITDMJ)

Seat Matrix for these colleges as per Academic Calendar (2021-2022) is shown below:

(3) Colleges with NIFT Entrance Exam:

16 Campuses of NIFT at: Delhi, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur, Kangra, Kannur, Patna, Raebareli, Shillong and Srinagar.

(4) Other Colleges for B. Design

United world Institute of Design, Gandhinagar; Satyam Fashion Institute, Noida; Indian Institute of Art and Design, Delhi; ARCH College of Design and Business, Jaipur; Amity University, Lucknow; LISAA School of Design, Bengaluru; Pearl Academy.

B. Design Syllabus:

The semester-wise course curriculum varies across the colleges offering a B. Design degree. Some important subjects generally covered under the course of B. Design are listed below:

Fundamentals of Art and Design, Art Representation and History, Design and Human Evolution, Design Studio, Photography and Videography, Creative thinking, Environmental studies, Aesthetics, Communication Theories, Visual Perception, 2D and 3D Form studies, Semiotics, Information Graphics and Visualization, Ergonomics, Interaction Design, Materials and Processes, Digital media technologies, etc.

Future Scope:

Various designations offered across the corporate sector in MNCs to the graduates with B. Design include Design Managers, Costume Designers, Graphic Designers, Jewellery Designers, UI/UX Designers, Web Designer, etc.