Why Study B.Des.
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B. Design is a full-time undergraduate degree taught in the field of design. The four-year B.Des degree course is offered in different types of specialisations. It helps students in understanding the theoretical aspect of design elements and its practical application in numerous fields.
The Bachelor of Design (B.Des) degree equips one with design techniques and skills and also the usage of innovative tools useful in this field. The coursework combines the latest tech innovation with integral designing methodologies to help students make the best use of their expertise. The evolution in B. Design has resulted in new specialisations which are highly advanced such as Game Designing, Graphic Designing, VFX Design and more. With UPES, you can apply for the following B. Des specialisations:
Animation & VFX
Graphics & Communication Design
User Experience and Interaction Design
Transportation and Mobility Design
Interior and Retail Space Design
|B.Des. (Global Program) 2+2
2 Year in UPES Campus + 2 Years in Overseas University.
|Specialization as per Partner University - Nottingham Trent University
Based on the specialisation that you choose with your UPES B.Design course, you can explore a plethora of opportunities in sectors such as corporate houses, media companies or be an entrepreneur with your own fashion house. The university also has a high rate of placement as it has been tied up with big names such as TCS, Infosys Limited, Royal Enfield, Hettich, Siemens Technology Services and many more.
There are numerous job profiles that you can pick from depending on personal interest and skill set. Each comes with a promising future and a lucrative pay package. Interested students can also further enhance their chances of getting a senior job role by pursuing master's in the same field. Here are some roles that B.Des. degree holders can easily pursue:
- Graphic Designer
- Textile Designer
- Costume Designer
- Weaving Consultant
- Fashion Merchandiser
- Sports - International level playing fields
- Food Options - Multi cuisine food options
- Library - 200,000 Publications
- Advanced Labs - With State-of-the-art facilities
- Medical Facility - 24x7 team of doctors
- Transport Facility - Safe and Secure buses
- Auditorium - 3 world-class auditoriums
- Secured Campus - Round-the-clock monitoring by guards and CCTV
Exam Pathway: Online UPES DAT (Design Aptitude Test)
- Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
- Followed by interview and portfolio presentation
- Board Merit: - Minimum 60% marks in class X and XII (Any Stream)
- Minimum 50% marks in class X and XII with valid JEE MAIN/UCEED/NID/NIFT scores.
- Above eligible students are directly invited to interview and portfolio presentation
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Frequently Asked Questions
UPES offers 7 different specialisation in B.Des. course which are Game Design, Animation and VFX Graphics and Communication Design, User Experience and Interaction Design, Product Design, Interior and Retail Spaces Design and Transportation and Mobility Design.
UPES has a record of 99 percent placement and ensures good opportunities for students as it attracts many big corporate houses.
Bachelor of Design is a creative 4-year undergraduate design course that aims to place students in the world of design. Here, students learn how to create and implement a design in various domains like graphic designing, interior designing etc.
To be eligible for admission to the B.Des. course, candidates need a minimum of 50% marks in Classes X and XII in any stream.
For admission in B.Des. program, the candidates need to score relevant marks in UPES’s School of Design entrance exam ‘UPESDAT’. Candidates can also have a relevant score in national-level exams like NID/NIFT/UCEED/JEE/CUET. The candidates can also choose the non-exam pathway based on board merit. The process is then followed by a portfolio presentation and a final interview.
For the admission process, candidates have to submit their Aadhaar card number and PAN card number (including their parents’ PAN number) along with their original academic records.
Interested candidates can apply online at https://admission.upes.ac.in/apply or offline at the admission office by paying the application form fee of Rs. 1350.
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The program will begin with the commencement of PEP (Personality Enhancement program) for students to develop a positive outlook and gain several skills necessary for their time at the university. The university will also assist the students in grabbing the best internship opportunities. The students will also be offered pre-placement boot camp for the students for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) training for their upcoming placements.
The university provides residential blocks for on-campus accommodation separately for boys and girls on a triple-sharing basis. The students can avail university’s on-campus hostel facility on a first-come, first-serve basis.
However, for girl students, we also have a few additional double-sharing rooms with add-on facilities at the Bidholi campus” which was mentioned in previous website’s other fee section
Studying Bachelor of Design opens up numerous job opportunities for students willing to become professional designers in various fields and sectors like interior design, fashion design, visual merchandise, product design, industrial design etc.