Masters in Design(MDes)- Visual Design

M.Des. is a two year full time Programme which aims to provide broad-based understanding of design along with student-driven specialization in varied domains like visual communication, moving images, interaction design and photography.

Eligibility criteria:

The candidates should have a valid CEED score and a minimum of 55% marks (50% marks in case of SC/ST) or equivalent grades in the qualifying examination, which are:

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Architecture / Design/ Interior Design or equivalent (4 years duration after 10+2)

• Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent of 4 years duration after 10+2)

• B.F.A. (4 year professional programme, after 10+2)

• G.D. Art (5 year programme after 10th) with one year post qualification, professional experience Master’s degree in Arts / Science / Computer Applications (2 year programme after 10+2+3)

Selection process:

The selection is based on a Design Aptitude Test and the shortlisted candidates will have to appear for personal interview.

PhD in Design

Ph.D. in Design (Full time / Part time) provides a platform to pursue practice based and practice led research in art, design, culture, creative practices and related areas.

Eligibility criteria:

M.Des. / M.Arch. / M.Tech. / M.Phil. / MFA / M.A / M.Sc / Postgraduate Diploma in Design of NID, Ahmedabad and equivalent.

For general category students and/or for students where no concession in academic performance is called for, eligibility requires meeting ANY ONE of the following criteria as regards performance in the qualifying degree:

(1) A minimum of 60 percent marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in the final academic year of the programme

(Candidates with MA/MSc should have qualified CEED/GATE/NET or equivalent examinations to be eligible for Teaching Assistance)

Research Themes

• Photography

• Design Theory and Methodoligies

• Computer Aided Design

• Human Computer Interaction

• Virtual Reality and Haptics

• Architectural Design

All candidates are required to upload one zip file containing the following:

(a) PhD proposal
(b) portfolio of work and/ or publications
(c) copies of certificates