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Looking forward to get into the creative world of designing fashion accessories or products like cars and computers? Is designing your passion? Then look no further. Get here the details of many such courses in design, the institutes where you can pursue your studies and most important, the career prospects.

Designing courses

To bring out your creativity in front of the whole world, many academic institutions in the country are offering quality education in various fields of design. Some of these are - fashion, products, graphics, retail, interiors and industrial design. Those passionate about the subject can choose from a host of courses, ranging from certification courses to diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Eligibility criteria and course durations

The basic qualification needed to enter this field is a pass in class 12th in any stream, preferably with more than 50% marks. However, some of the courses which are concerned with engineering design may necessitate a science background. Every institute may have its own admission criteria depending upon the course and its contents. Duration of the courses varies from course to course. Certificate courses range from few months to a year, whereas diploma and bachelors courses are of 3-4 years duration.


Designing Admission 2019 - 2020 Application Enquiry


Designing Courses

Click on a course name below to find the list of colleges offering Designing courses for 2019 - 2020 academic year. Also, find admission announcements and application form to download and apply for Designing course.

  1. B.Arch Interior Design
  2. B.Des Accessory Design
  3. B.Des Apparel Production
  4. B.Des Communication Design
  5. B.Des Fashion Communication
  6. B.Des Fashion Design
  7. B.Des Knitwear Design
  8. B.Des Leather Design
  9. B.Des Product Design
  10. B.Des. Textile Design
  11. B.Sc Costume Design & Fashion
  12. B.Sc Fashion Technology and Costume Designing
  13. B.Sc. Interior Design
  14. B.Sc. Textile Design
  15. B.Tech. Fashion Technology
  16. Bachelor of Fashion and Apparel Design (BFAD)
  17. CAD for Footwear Certification
  18. Certificate in Graphic Designing
  19. Certification Basic Design Skills
  20. Certification Craft and Design
  21. Certification Fashion Knitwear & Production Technology(FKPT)
  22. Certification Footwear Designing & Production Technology
  23. Certification Handcrafted Jewellery Design & Trends
  24. Certification in CAPM
  25. Certification Jewellery Design & Development
  26. Certification Leather Goods Designing & Production Technology
  27. Certification Packaging Design
  28. Certification Pattern Making & Grading Womenswear
  29. Certification Visual Merchandising
  30. Certification Visual Merchandising & Retail Store Design
  31. Diploma Costume Design and Beauty Care (DCDBC)
  32. Diploma Digital Design
  33. Diploma Digital Media Production
  34. Diploma Fashion Design
  35. Diploma in Textile Designing & CAD
  36. Diploma Interior Design & Decoration
  37. Diploma Textile Design
  38. Diploma Tools & Die Making
  39. M.A Applied Art
  40. M.A. Visual Arts
  41. M.Arch Habitat Design
  42. M.E Product Design and Development
  43. M.Phil Costume Design & Fashion
  44. M.Tech Design Engineering
  45. M.Tech Product Design and Manufacture
  46. Master of Industrial Design
  47. Masters in Communication Design
  48. PG Diploma in Animation Film Design
  49. Post Graduate Diploma Visual Arts

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General requirements for undergoing designing courses

Designing is a field which is quite different from other regular ones. Here, more than academics, attributes like creativity, aptitude, attitude, personae play a decisive role in one's success in this field. A few such attributes for becoming a successful designer are:
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Presenting one's creations to clients in a favourable way.
  • Conversant with computer aided designing techniques like AutoCAD, Photoshop and other such software applications.
  • Good knowledge of building regulations for retail and interior designers.
  • Organised and having strong attention to detail.

Jobs in designing

A plethora of jobs are available in this dynamic field. Rapid development and consumerism has led to a heavy demand for designers in every field. A designer influences everything we touch. Razors, computers, cars; everything is designed by them. Their work is everywhere. A good designer will hardly have to struggle for jobs. Anyone with talent and skills will find it easy to make a decent living. Designers either work for some firms or work on their own. With many construction works coming up, there's no dearth of jobs for building, retail and interior designers. Fashion and product designers are in great demand too. New generation Indians are splurging on the latest fashion designs, gadgets and other lucrative products. With India growing at a fast rate, this boom is likely to last a long time and designers will continue to get paid handsomely.