Industrial Designer / Product Designer
Courses & Eligibility
In order to pursue Industrial Design as a career, one must pass 10+2 with science (Physics, Chemistry, and mathematics). Post this, one has to qualify in the entrance examination.
Since industries can be of varied fields and specifications therefore, courses offered in Industrial designing can be of varied interests. Most of the recognized colleges, institutions, and universities offer certain degree / or diploma courses in Designing with specialization in Automobile Designing, Textile Designing, Fashion designing, Lifestyle Accessories Designing, Craft Designing, Toy Designing, Software Designing, Computer Aided Industrial Designing, Furniture and Interior Designing, and Applied Ergonomics etc. There are a few institutions that offer Industrial designing course in Glass and Ceramics as well.
DTU B design fee 2018 : 1.5 lakhs a year.
Top Colleges for Industrial Design
There are quite a few institutions that offer the course in Industrial Designing, a few of the good institutes are mentioned hereunder:
1. National Institute of Design, Ahmadabad
Programs: 4 year Bachelor in Design in many disciplines like Product Design, Furniture and Interior Design, Ceramic and Glass Design;Graphic Design, Animation Film Design, Film and Video Communication, Exhibition Design;Textile and Apparel Design
NID also offers 2 and 1/2 year Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD) with specialization in as many as 14 disciplines. 1. Product Design, Furniture and Interior Design, Ceramic & Glass Design, Toy Design and Development 2. Graphic Design, Animation Film Design, Film & Video Communication, Exhibition Design 3. New Media Design, Software and User Interface Design, Information and Digital Design 4. Textile and Apparel Design, Apparel Design and Merchandising, Lifestyle Accessory Design 5. Strategic Design Management
2. Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay
Programs: 4 years B Design in Animation and Communication Design ( Through UCEED entrance exam) , Doctoral programme in Design as well as 2 year Master of Design (M.Des) in Industrial Design, Visual communication, Interaction Design and Animation
3. Department of Design, IIT Guwahati Offers Programs: 4 year Bachelors of Design (B. Des) in Industrial Design and Communication Design
4. Delhi Technological University. Delhi offers Bachelor in Design course.There are 60seats in the course. The program offers specialization in Visual Communication Design, Product Design, Interactive Design. Students from any stream are eligible. The admission is on the basis of UCEED score.
5. National Institute of Design, Kurukshetra and Vijaywada offer 4 year graduate diploma programs in various disciplines
National Institute of Fashion Technology, N Delhi
Programs: Degree, Diploma, certificate courses in Fashion Design, Textile design, Leather Design, Fashion & Lifestyle Accessories, Fashion and Information Technology, etc. Other Centers: Bangalore, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai
Srishti School of Design, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore
Programs: 2 + 2 year Professional Diploma in Visual Communication Design, Digital Video Production, Textile Design, Fashion Design, Furniture and Interiors, Design for Community and Self
Indian Institute of Technology, KanpurPrograms: 2 year Master of Design M.Des in Industrial Design and Visual Communication Design Admission: open to graduates of Design, Architecture and Engineering + CEED + Design Test + Interview
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi Instrument Design and Development Centre offers 2 year Master of Design M.Des in - Industrial Design
School of Planning & Architecture, I.P.Estate, New Delhi offers 2 year graduate Programme in Industrial Design (M. Arch)
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore offers 2 year Master of Design (M.Des) programme in Product Design and Manufacturing, and Design Research Program both at M.Sc. ( Engg.) and Ph D levelAdmission: open to graduates of Design, Architecture and Engineering + GATE or CEED + Design Test + Interview
Symbiosis Centre of Design, Pune Symbiosis Institute of Design [SID] offers 4 year Graduate Degree Programme (B Des) in Communication Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Communication and Fashion Design
MAEER MITs Institute of Design, Pune offers 4 and half year Graduate Diploma Programme in Product Design, Interior Space and Equipment Design, Transportation Design, Display and Events Design, Graphic Design. Animation Design and Film and Video Design 2.5 year Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Product Design, Transportation Design, Interior Space and Equipment Design and Graphic Design
D J Academy of Design, Coimbatore offers 4 year Graduate Diploma Programme in Industrial Design and Communication Design and 1.5 year Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Product Design
Raffles Design International, Mumbai offers 3 year degree programme in Product Design, Interior Design and Architecture, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing and Management, Visual Communication and Multimedia
IILM School of Design, Gurgaon offers 4 year diploma programme in Interior and Furniture Design, Visual Communication and Industrial Design
Georgia Institute of Technology, US offers Masters in Industrial Design
NorthWestern University offers Masters in Product Design