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  • 85% of graduating students completed exams online



100%School of Design placement in 2019-20*

40+Recruiters in 2019-20

90+Students Placed* in 2019-20

* Placement statistics refer to the number of students who have opted for and are eligible for placements


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About B. Des Courses

B. Design is a full-time undergraduate degree taught in the field of design. The four-year course is offered in different types of specialisation which includes Accessory Designing, Fashion Designing, Interior Designing and more. It helps students in understanding the theoretical aspect of design elements and its practical application in numerous fields.

The Bachelor of Design 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. Design specialisations:

Core Specialisations
(Choice based in 2nd Year)
(Choice based in 3rd Year)
B.Des. Product Design Service Design
Film and Video / Photography
Social Impact Design                              
Robotics, Accessory Design
Exhibition Design                  
Artificial Intelligence  
Immersive Media Design                       
Any of the specialisations can also be opted as minors 
Transportation and Mobility Design
Graphics & Communication Design
Animation and VFX
User Experience and Interaction Design
Fashion Design
Interior and Retail Space Design
Game Design
Life Style and Accessory Design
Integrated Programme
Core Specialisations
(Choice based in 2nd Year)
(Choice based in 3rd Year)
Integrated (B.Des) - (M.Des) Product Design Service design
Film and Video/ Photography
Social Impact Design                              
Robotics, Accessory Design
Exhibition Design                  
Artificial Intelligence  
Immersive Media Design                       
Minor in any SoD Specialisation 
Transportation and Mobility Design
Interaction Design
Fashion Design
Graphic Design
Exploratory courses from School for Life are also offered as minors in UG programmes, for more details visit

Who is the B. Des Course for?

The B. design course offered by UPES is suitable for anyone looking to be part of the designing industry. It supplements their need for high skills and field-specific knowledge which allows them to think outside the box while creating any designs and products. If you are looking to specialise in any domain as a designer and find high paying jobs than this career is specifically for you. Companies like Oracle, Ebay, Samsung and others hire such professionals and if you have the necessary expertise such as problem solving, creativity, evaluation and more along with the right degree then you can explore multiple opportunities. This degree is specially oriented towards those who are keen to gain design knowledge practice and are interested in areas such as fashion design, accessory design, interior design, and product design.




Arghya Roy UPES Student

Arghya Roy

B.Des Transportation

The courses offered by School of Design are non-textbook disciplines and are aimed at the creative mind who thinks out of the box.


Kushagra Dhall

B. Des. Transportation

A career offering opportunity to work for people in a very creative and innovative way...


Raymond Jude Jacob


I got a lot of opportunities, like I went to France in my seventh semester at the University of Nantes.




Exam Pathway: Online UPES DAT (Design Aptitude Test)

  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  • Followed by interview and portfolio presentation)

Non-Exam Pathway:

  • Board Merit: - Minimum 65% 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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Career Prospects

  • Transportation Design Studios
  • Design Consultancy
  • Accessory Design Studios
  • Furniture Design
  • Retail Design
  • Architectural Design
  • Electronics Companies


100%* Placements in 2020 in companies such as:

  • TCS
  • Tata Elxsi
  • Infosys Limited
  • Wildcraft
  • Titan
  • Siemens Technology Services
  • Hettich
  • IDE Autoworks
  • Royal Enfield
  • Escorts Ltd
  • Bosh
  • Globallogic
  • Abhikalp Design Studio

*Disclaimer – Placements statistics refer to the number of students who have opted for and are eligible for placements

What are career opportunities available with a B. Des Degree?

Based on the specialisation that you choose with your UPES B.Design course, you can explore a plethora of opportunities in sectors such as fashion media, 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 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 upon personal interest and skill set. Each comes with a promising future and lucrative pay package. Interested students can also further enhance their chances of getting a senior job role by pursuing masters in the same field. Here are some roles that B. Des degree holders can easily pursue:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Textile Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Fashion show coordinator
  • Fashion Stylists
  • Weaving Consultant
  • Fashion Merchandiser

Reasons to study Bachelor of Design in 2022

Bachelor of Design is a course that comes with various types of specialisation and offers a strong foundation in each of the domains. B. Des admission 2022 will help you evolve yourself as a designer by offering you an integrated approach to design with its varied course curriculum. It will allow you to develop a range of skills directly applicable to your field and also inculcate transferable skills - cognitive skills, artistic skills, presentation skills, good communication skills and more.

UPES University already holds a prestigious place among educational institutes and has held ranks such as being awarded ‘the Leading University for International Student Experience’ at the UniAgents Annual Summit 2019. It has world-class infrastructure, state of the art technology and an experienced faculty. The focus has always been on innovative learning that meets the growing demand of the modern business world.

Students can choose to study B Design in this picturesque University which sits nestled in the green valleys of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It will help to bring out their artistic best along with providing them with global knowledge, effective training and the right exposure to help them gain an in-depth understanding of the sector and the business world in general.


UPES offers 8 different specialisation in B. Des course which are Fashion Design, 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.