Courses & Eligibility
A student willing to study interior designing can find different courses according to the budget and eligibility. Some of the courses in India along with the eligibility are as under:
- Graduation program in interior design: After passing class XII, the candidate needs to appear for the entrance test.
- Diploma in interior design: This is a program where graduates are preferable.
- Graduate program in interior design (4 years)/ Professional Course in interior design (5 years): XII and stream, Entrance test, CEPT, Ahmadabad School of interior Design and Institute of environmental Design Gujarat.
- Bachelor of Fine arts/ Applied arts with specialization in Interior Design: XII, entrance test, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai
- Degree in architecture (Interior designing special paper): Class XII passed out with entrance test will be the eligibility.
- Post graduation in urban designing: entrance examination. Other courses are construction and project management, regional planning, housing and environmental planning, etc.
Course fees of interior designing courses vary from one institute to another. Also, an individual pursuing diploma in interior designing will not have the same course fee as those appearing for degree. Thus, the course fee also depends on the type and duration of course. A particular range for interior designing course can be some there between Rs 15,000 – Rs 50,000. Before getting enrolled in an interior designing institution, it is important to check the reputation of the particular institute and the course fees.
VastuKala Academy, College of Architecture and Interior design take a per semester fee of Rs 50,000 for the 1 year part time diploma in interior design.
Sushant School of design takes Rs 2,85,000 per year.
CEPT Ahmedabad Fee for B Interior Design is 1,37,500 per semester.
Top colleges to study Interior Design
Some of the well-known names in providing excellent knowledge in interior designing are:
- National Institute of design, Ahmedabad. 4 year GDPD in Interior Design and 2 and half year PG Programme in furniture and interior design. The admission is on the basis of entrance test and there are total 100 seats in B Design at NID Ahmadabad.
- Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad Offers 5 year professional programme in Interior Designing ( Eligibility 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics is compulsory) Admission through entrance test conducted by CEPT. There are total 80 seats. 40 for Gujarat students and 40 in All India Quota.
- The admissions is on the basis of entrance exam. For selection 70% weightage to Entrance and 30% weightage to 12th marks.
- GGS IP university New Delhi, Offer B Vocational programme in interior design through CET conducted by the university. Meera Bai Institute of Technology, Maharani bagh, Delhi offers the course.
- Vastukala Academy, College of Architecture and Interior Design offers 1 year part time Diploma course in Interior Design. The admission is through an interivew taken by the institute.
- South Delhi Polytechnic for women, Lajpat Nagar-1, New Delhi offers 1,2,3 year diploma programs in interior design
- Sir J J College of Art, Mumbai offer BFA Interior Decoration ( 15 seats ) and BFA Applied Art through MG AACET entrance.
- Garware Institute of Career Education and Development, Mumbai University Offers 3 years Full Time Diploma in Interior Design. There are 60 seats and admission is on the basis of entrance test followed by Interview.
- SNDT Women's University, Mumbai ( With campuses in Churchgate, Juhu and Pune) offer BA in Visual Art.
- Mount Carmel College, Banaglore ( NAAC A grade ) offers B Sc program in interior design and Management, Students from all streams are eligible and students with NATA score are preferred. Admission is on the basis of entrance test in may every year.
- Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design : Dr H M Patel School of Interior Design, Vallabh Vidya Nagar Offers Bachelor in Interior Design ( 4 years ). Students from any stream are eligible. Duration of the programme is 4 year (08 Semester) full time on Campus and there are 80 Seats.
- NMIMS Shirpur Campus Offers BA Hons Interior Environment and Design 3 years course with 20 seats