Bachelor of Design Course:

Bachelor of Design is one of the undergraduate degree course that is a counterpart to the Bachelor of Fine Arts. It includes Architecture, Interior Design, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Game Design, Textile Design, etc. The course includes the following subjects:

  • Apparel Construction Methods
  • Colour Mixing
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Elements of Textiles
  • Fabric Dyeing and Printing
  • History of Costumes
  • Leather Designing
  • Textile Science
  • Manufacturing Technology, etc.

Duration of the Course:

Bachelor of Design degree is a four years course divided into eight semesters. In some colleges, the duration of the course is three years divided into six semesters.

Eligibility Criteria for the Course:

  • A candidate must have done 10+2 standard examination in any stream from a recognized board.
  • The candidate must have obtained 50% aggregate in the qualifying examination.
  • Also, in some colleges, a candidate has to appear for the entrance examination and must clear the examination.

Examination for entrance in B.Design:

For admissions in the course, different colleges have different patterns.

  • CEED (Common Entrance Examination for Design)
  • UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design)
  • NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology Entrance Examination
  • AIEED (All India Entrance Examination for Design)
  • NID DAT (NID Design Aptitude Test)
  • AIFD WAT (Army Institute of Fashion and Design Written Admission Test)
  • UIDEE (United World Institute of Design Entrance examination)
  • CPDM DAT (CPDM Design Aptitude Test)
  • MITDE (MIT Institute of Design Examination)

Jobs & Career Opportunities:

There are a number of jobs available in the following areas:

  • Boutiques
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Export Houses
  • Fashion Accessory Design
  • Fashion Media
  • Freelancing for Fashion Houses
  • Fashion Show Management Agencies
  • Garment Store Chains
  • Garment Manufacturing Units
  • Textile Mills
  • Media Houses
  • Leather Companies
  • Jewelry Houses
  • Quality Control Boards

List of jobs available after doing Bachelor of Design:

  • Apparel Production Manager
  • Costume Designer
  • Cutting Assistant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Fashion Show Organizer
  • Fashion Coordinator
  • Fabric Quality Control Manager
  • Teacher/Lecturer
  • Personal Stylist
  • Production Pattern Maker, etc.

List of Colleges which offers Bachelor of Design Course:

  • National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
  • National Design of Fashion Technology, Navi Mumbai
  • National Institute of Design, Gandhi Nagar
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune
  • Industrial Design Centre, Indian Institute of Technology
  • Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology, Mohali
  • International Institute of Fashion Technology, Chandigarh
  • Arch College of Design and Business, Jaipur
  • Satyam Fashion Institute, Noida