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Best Design Colleges in India

There are a total of 2213 best design colleges in India out of which there are 1720 private colleges and 493 private colleges. NIFT, Chandigarh University, Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology, and Pearl Academy are some of the top design colleges in India. Best Design Colleges in India fee structure ranges from Rs 1,980 to Rs 13,000. There are many popular entrance exams for design colleges in India like UCEED, CEED, NIFT, UID Entrance Examination, UPSEDAT, AIEED, NMIMS DAT and many more.

Best Design Colleges in India: Eligibility Criteria 

Diploma design course- Candidate should have Passed SSC (X Std with Mathematics as compulsory) 

Bachelor 4-year design course- The candidates seeking admission in the first year of the degree program leading to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) shall have passed the HSC examination (10+2) or any other recognised examination.

PhD design course- The candidate who has passed a Master’s Degree from any accredited Indian or Foreign University with a minimum of 55% marks or grade point average is eligible for a PhD in fashion.

Best Design Colleges in India: Admission Process

College Name

Admission process

Chandigarh University Admissions

CUCET, a university-level entrance exam is accepted. 

NIFT Delhi Admissions

Written examination: Creative Ability Test (CAT)+ General Ability Test (GAT)+ situation test 

Pearl Academy, Mumbai Admissions

Written exam GPT + DAT

Personal Interview and Portfolio Presentation

UID Ahmedabad Admissions

UID's Entrance Exam Two-Tier Evaluation Process                                                

Tier 1 - UID DAT Exam - Design Aptitude Test                                               

Tier 2 - General Category Window: Situation Test and Portfolio Evaluation   (Offline)                                           

NRI/Management: Portfolio evaluation (Online)

NID Ahmedabad Admissions

Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims

Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains

Best Design Colleges in India: Popular Entrance Exams 

NIFT entrance exam: The National Institute of Fashion and Technology (NIFT) conducts a national-level entrance exam for the admission of candidates to its various UG and PG level courses every year.

NID entrance exam: The NID DAT consists of two stages, Prelims and Mains, with distinct question formats and evaluation methods. The Prelims is a written test, while the Mains include a studio test and personal interview. Only candidates surpassing the NID Cut Off in Prelims qualify for the Mains.

CEED: The objective of the Common Entrance Exam for Design (CEED) is to assess the candidate's aptitude for design involving visual perception ability, drawing skills, logical reasoning, creativity, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Best Design Colleges in India- Fee-Wise

The details of the best private and government design Colleges with fees are given below in tabular format. 

Best Private Design Colleges in India with Fees 

Best Government Design Colleges in India with Fees

Best Design Colleges in India based on Careers360 Ranking

Best Design Colleges in India: Placements

The details of the top recruiters of the best design colleges in India are given below in the table. 

List of Best Design Colleges in India: Top Recruiters

College Name

Top recruiters 

NID Ahmedabad Placements

Adidas Group India, Adobe, Clarice Technologies, Hindustan Unilever Limited, eBay, Infosys Technologies Ltd. 

Pearl Academy, Mumbai Placements 

Myntra, Craftsvilla, Future Group, IBM, Walt Disney, Ritu Kumar, Pearl Global, H&M

MIT Institute of Design, Pune Placements

3M, Barclays, Tata Elxi, Cybage, HL, Hero, Tata Consultancy Services, Fitch

IIT Bombay Placements

Google, IBM, Uber, Microsoft, Reliance, Bajaj, Vedanta, JSW, Hitachi, TATA Steel

TIT&S Placements

Infosys, Newgen Softwares Technologies Limited, Infotech, Cognizant, Wipro, Reliance Industries Limited

Best Design Colleges in India: Specialisations 

  • Fashion and Textile Design

  • Product Design

  • Interior Design

  • Graphic Design

  • Transportation Design

  • Animation Design

  • Therefore are some of the top specialisations in design

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O.P Jindal Global University Admissions 2024
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Ranked #1 Private University | Institute of Eminence | NAAC Accredited | AACSB & AIU member | Last date to apply: 15th Apr'24

Pimpri Chinchwad University B.Design Admissions
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1000+ Recruiters | 450+ Patents | 50000+ Alumni network

DSU- Dayanand Sagar University B.Des 2024
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60+ Years of Education Legacy | UGC & AICTE Approved | Prestigious Scholarship Worth 6 Crores

SRM University Ramapuram B.Des Admissions 2024
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#18 by NIRF | NAAC A++ Accredited Institution | 1000+ Recruiters | Highest CTC 1 Crore, 12000+ Placement offers.

UPES B.Des Admissions 2024
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Ranked #52 amongst Universities in India by NIRF | Ranked #9 in India by QS University Rankings 2023

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    Aakar College of Management for Women, Nagpur

    Nagpur, Maharashtra
    Private
    B.Des
    • Fees : 4.56 Lakhs
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Top Institutes Accepting Applications

    Aakriti Institute of Fine Arts, Jabalpur

    Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
    Private

    Aakriti Institute of Fine Arts, Jabalpur

    Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh Private
    Diploma in Textile Designing
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    A and M Institute of Management and Technology, Pathankot

    Pathankot, Punjab
    Private
    B.Sc Fashion Technology
    • Fees : 31.50 K
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    AAT College, Chennai

    Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    Private

    AAT College, Chennai

    Chennai, Tamil Nadu Private
    Diploma in Audio and Music Production
      Brochures downloaded so far
      Brochures downloaded so far

      Aayojan School of Architecture, Jaipur

      Jaipur, Rajasthan
      4.3/53 Reviews
      Private

      Aayojan School of Architecture, Jaipur

      Jaipur, Rajasthan Private 4.3/53 Reviews
      B.Des Interior Design
      • Fees : 8 Lakhs
      100+ Brochures downloaded so far
      100+ Brochures downloaded so far

      Abhyuday University, Khargone

      Khargone, Madhya Pradesh
      Private

      Abhyuday University, Khargone

      Khargone, Madhya Pradesh Private
      B.Des Fashion Technology and Accessory Design
      • Fees : 4 Lakhs
      100+ Brochures downloaded so far
      100+ Brochures downloaded so far

      Academy of Applied Art, Delhi

      New Delhi, Delhi
      Private

      Academy of Applied Art, Delhi

      New Delhi, Delhi Private
      Diploma in Interior Architecture and Styling
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        AIGS Bangalore - Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies, Bangalore

        300+ Brochures downloaded so far
        300+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Acharya School of Design, Bangalore

        Bangalore, Karnataka
        Private

        Acharya School of Design, Bangalore

        Bangalore, Karnataka Private
        BVA Animation and Game Art
          100+ Brochures downloaded so far
          100+ Brochures downloaded so far

          Adamas University, Kolkata

          Kolkata, West Bengal
          Private

          Adamas University, Kolkata

          Kolkata, West Bengal Private 4.4/514 Reviews
          BCA Gaming and Animation
            1000+ Brochures downloaded so far
            1000+ Brochures downloaded so far

            Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Kancheepuram

            Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu
            3.3/55 Reviews
            Private

            Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Kancheepuram

            Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu Private 3.3/55 Reviews
            ME VLSI Design
            100+ Brochures downloaded so far
            100+ Brochures downloaded so far

            ADINA Institute of Science and Technology, Sagar

            Lahdara, Madhya Pradesh
            Private

            ADINA Institute of Science and Technology, Sagar

            Lahdara, Madhya Pradesh Private
            M.Tech VLSI Design
              100+ Brochures downloaded so far
              100+ Brochures downloaded so far

              Aditya College of Design Studies, Mumbai

              Mumbai, Maharashtra
              Private

              Aditya College of Design Studies, Mumbai

              Mumbai, Maharashtra Private
              B.Sc Fashion Design
                100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                Aditya Degree College, Eluru

                Eluru, Andhra Pradesh
                Private

                Aditya Degree College, Eluru

                Eluru, Andhra Pradesh Private
                B.Sc Animation
                  100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                  100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                  Aditya Degree College for Women, Rajahmundry

                  Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
                  Private

                  Aditya Degree College for Women, Rajahmundry

                  Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh Private
                  B.Sc Animation
                    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

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                    Aditya Degree College, Gajuwaka

                    Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
                    Private

                    Aditya Degree College, Gajuwaka

                    Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Private 4.5/512 Reviews
                    B.Sc Animation
                      300+ Brochures downloaded so far
                      300+ Brochures downloaded so far

                      Aditya Degree College, Gopalapatnam

                      Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
                      3.8/56 Reviews
                      Private

                      Aditya Degree College, Gopalapatnam

                      Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Private 3.8/56 Reviews
                      B.Sc Animation
                        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                        Aditya Degree College, Kakinada

                        Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
                        Private

                        Aditya Degree College, Kakinada

                        Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh Private 4.7/514 Reviews
                        B.Sc Animation
                          300+ Brochures downloaded so far
                          300+ Brochures downloaded so far

                          Aditya Degree College, Rajahmundry

                          Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
                          4.0/54 Reviews
                          Private

                          Aditya Degree College, Rajahmundry

                          Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh Private 4.0/54 Reviews
                          B.Sc Animation
                            300+ Brochures downloaded so far
                            300+ Brochures downloaded so far

                            Aditya Degree College, Surampalem

                            Surampalem, Andhra Pradesh
                            Private

                            Aditya Degree College, Surampalem

                            Surampalem, Andhra Pradesh Private
                            B.Sc Animation
                              300+ Brochures downloaded so far
                              300+ Brochures downloaded so far

                              Aditya Degree College, Vizianagaram

                              Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh
                              4.3/53 Reviews
                              Private

                              Aditya Degree College, Vizianagaram

                              Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh Private 4.3/53 Reviews
                              B.Sc Animation
                                100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                Aditya Degree College Womens, Rajahmundry

                                Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
                                Private

                                Aditya Degree College Womens, Rajahmundry

                                Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh Private
                                B.Sc Animation
                                  100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                  100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                  Aditya Engineering College, Surampalem

                                  Surampalem, Andhra Pradesh
                                  Private

                                  Aditya Engineering College, Surampalem

                                  Surampalem, Andhra Pradesh Private 4.2/534 Reviews
                                  M.Tech VLSI Design
                                    600+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                    600+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                    ADM College for Women, Nagapattinam

                                    Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu
                                    Private

                                    ADM College for Women, Nagapattinam

                                    Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu Private
                                    B.Voc Software Development in Multimedia and Animation
                                      100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                      100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                      AD The Design School, Delhi

                                      New Delhi, Delhi
                                      Private

                                      AD The Design School, Delhi

                                      New Delhi, Delhi Private
                                      Advance Diploma in Interior Design
                                        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                        Aesthetic Institute of Design, Raipur

                                        Raipur, Chhattisgarh
                                        Private

                                        Aesthetic Institute of Design, Raipur

                                        Raipur, Chhattisgarh Private
                                        Advance Diploma in Fashion Designing
                                          100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                          100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                          Aesthetic of Interiors Academy, Hyderabad

                                          Hyderabad, Telangana
                                          Private

                                          Aesthetic of Interiors Academy, Hyderabad

                                          Hyderabad, Telangana Private
                                          Diploma in Interior Design
                                            100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                            100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                            Agnihotri School of Technology, Wardha

                                            Wardha, Maharashtra
                                            Private

                                            Agnihotri School of Technology, Wardha

                                            Wardha, Maharashtra Private
                                            Diploma in Dress Designing and Garment Manufacturing
                                            100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                            100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                            Agra College, Agra

                                            Agra, Uttar Pradesh
                                            Public/Govt

                                            Agra College, Agra

                                            Agra, Uttar Pradesh Public/Govt 3.8/552 Reviews
                                            Ph.D Drawing and Painting
                                              600+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                              600+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                              Agrawal PG College, Jaipur

                                              Jaipur, Rajasthan
                                              3.5/52 Reviews
                                              Private

                                              Agrawal PG College, Jaipur

                                              Jaipur, Rajasthan Private 3.5/52 Reviews
                                              Diploma in Fashion Design
                                              100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                              100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                              Agurchand Manmull Jain College, Chennai

                                              Chennai, Tamil Nadu
                                              3.8/51 Reviews
                                              Private

                                              Agurchand Manmull Jain College, Chennai

                                              Chennai, Tamil Nadu Private 3.8/51 Reviews
                                              B.Sc Home Science Interior Design and Decor
                                                100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                                100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                                Ahimsa Women's Polytechnic, New Delhi

                                                100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                                100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                                Aiman College of Arts and Science for Women, Tiruchirappalli

                                                Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
                                                4.0/51 Reviews
                                                Private
                                                B.Sc Apparel and Fashion Technology
                                                  100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                                  100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                                  Aishwarya College of Education Sansthan, Udaipur

                                                  Udaipur, Rajasthan
                                                  5.0/51 Reviews
                                                  Private
                                                  MA Drawing and Painting
                                                    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                                    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                                    Ajeenkya DY Patil School of Engineering, Pune

                                                    Pune, Maharashtra
                                                    4.1/58 Reviews
                                                    Private
                                                    ME Design Engineering
                                                    • Fees : 1.15 Lakhs
                                                    600+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                                    600+ Brochures downloaded so far

                                                    AJK College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore

                                                    Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
                                                    Private

                                                    AJK College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore

                                                    Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu Private
                                                    B.Sc Costume Design and Fashion
                                                      100+ Brochures downloaded so far
                                                      100+ Brochures downloaded so far
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