DETAILS

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Duration of Program 4 Years (8 Semesters)

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Seats 240*

*Total Seats in B.Des. 

UPES School of Design’s Under Graduate Programme, B.Des. in Transportation & Mobility Design gives students access to a High-Performance Visualization Lab for real-time 3D visualization of products, Rapid Product Development Lab equipped with Rapid Prototyping, Laser scanner and Laser cutting machines. Students will have proficiency in creating mobility solutions with distinct functions and social impact.

Academic Framework

The foundation of higher learning at UPES since its inception has been to explore and promote areas of learning that are innovative and future focused. This has led to constant evolution in facilitating creative and collaborative learning engagements for students through realignment of curriculum and exploration of virtual tools, and open-source courseware; thereby creating borderless learning and access to limitless information.

The new curriculum framework at UPES, ABLE (Academic Blueprint for Learning Excellence) is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. The learning is segmented into core subject studies, core specialism studies, minors/exploratory subjects, and signature and life skills learning. The latter three are offered by the newly-instituted School for Life.

SFL (School for Life) is an intrinsic part of the composite UPES student experience and facilitates learning and education that is a balance between what students want, and what is needed of them as future global citizens and leaders of tomorrow. With courses designed to equip students with lifelong learning skills, a focus on a wide range of contemporary issues, and a mandatory social and professional internship experience that is unique, UPES believes in igniting to inspire the best version within an individual to better the world.

DETAILS

  • Automotive Concept Design

  • Interior and Exterior Automotive Design

  • Automobile Accessories Design

  • Motorcycle Design

  • Recreational Vehicle Design

  • Watercraft Design

  • Public Transit Design

  • Automotive Design Strategist

Examination Pathway:

UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES-DAT) followed by personal interview and a presentation on the work portfolio.

 

 

Name of Test Mode of Test Date of Test Duration Last Date to Apply
UPES-DAT  Online 23 Oct 2021 1 hr 22 Oct 2021

 

  • Date of interview and portfolio presentation will be announced post UPES-DAT result

Non-Examination Pathway:

On the basis of valid Board Merit, NIFT, NID and UCEED ranking, candidates will directly go for the personal interview and presentation on the work portfolio.

Date of interview and portfolio presentation will be announced post UPES-DAT result.

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum 50% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary Level (X and XII any Stream)

SEMESTER I

 

Subject Code Subject   Credits
SDCS 1014 Sketching Drawing 1   5
SDCS 1026 Elements of Design   3
SDCS 1027 Colour   4
SDCS 1028 Geometry   5
SDCS 1018 SLA   2
SDCS 1006 Material exploration I   2
SLLS0101 Living Conversations School of Life 2
SLLS0102 Learning how to learn School of Life 2
  Total   25

 

  

SEMESTER II

 

Subject Code Subject   Credits
SDCS 1019 Sketching Drawing 2   5
SDCS 1020 Principles of Design   5
SDCS 1021 Design Process   6
SDCS 1023 Computer Applications   2
SDCS 1010 Material exploration II   2
SLLS 0103 Leadership and Teamwork School of Life 2
SLSG 0101 Critical Thinking and Writing School of Life 3
       
  Total   25

 

  

SEMESTER III

 

Subject Code Subject Credits      
SDTD 2011 Automotive Sketching and Illustration- 1 3 0 1 4
SDTD 2022 Forms and Aesthetics 3 0 1 2
SDTD 2013 Design Research 2 1 1 0
SDPJ 2127 Project 1: Simpl Mobility prodct design 5 1 1 2
SLLS 0201 Design Thinking 2 2 0 0
SLSG 0201 Ethical Leadership in the 21st Century (Human Values and Ethics) 3 2 2 4
  Exploratory 1 3 0 1 4
  Professional Elective 1 3      
SDTD 2023P Materials & Manufacturing Process        
SDTD 2024P History of Transportation Design   0 1 4
  Total 24      

 

  

SEMESTER IV

 

Subject Code Subject Credits      
SDTD 2025 Automotive Sketching and Illustration -2 3 0 1 2
SDTD 2019 Clay Modelling 3 1 1 0
SDTD 2014 Digital Sculpting -1 3 1 1 0
SDPJ 2134 Project 2: TDP2 Vehicle Design Project (2 - Wheel Vehicle) 5 0 1 4
SLLS 0202 Working with Data 2 1 1 2
SLSG 0202 Environment and Sustainability - Himalaya Fellowship 3 1 1 0
  Exploratory 2 3 2 2 4
  Professional Elective 2 3      
SDTD 2026P Trends in Automotive Technology        
SDTD 2027P Automotive Engineering   1 1 2
  Total 25      

 

  

SEMESTER V

 

Subject Code Subject Credits
SDTD 3014 Vehicle Ergonomics & Packaging 3
SDPJ 3133 Project 3: Vehicle Styling Project (Exterior Design) 5
SLLS 0301 Persuasive Presence 2
SLSG 0301 Start Your Start-up 3
  Exploratory 3 3
  Professional Elective 3 3
SDTD 3015P Vehicle Graphics  
SDTD 3016P Advanced Digital rendering   
  Professional Elective 4 3
SDTD 3021P FRP Manufacturing   
SDTD 3023P 3D Printing  
     
  Total 22

 

  

SEMESTER VI

 

Subject Code Subject   Credits      
SDTD 3024 Digital Representation Techniques   3 1 1 0
SDTD 3018 Visual Communication and Portfolio Creation   2 0 1 2
SDTD 3025 Advanced Digital Sculpting 2 : (ALIAS)   3 2 2 4
INDT 3101 Industrial visit   1 1 0 0
SDPJ 3134 Project 4 : Public Transport / Commercial Transport   5 0 1 4
  Professional Elective 5   3 0 1 4
SDTD 3026P Vehicle Prototyping     0 1 4
SDTD 3027P Self Driving Vehicle Technology     1 1 2
  Exploratory Elective 4 3 3 1 1 2
  Choose Anyone of the following 3 3 1 1 2
SLSG 0302 Solving Complex Problems     2 1 0
SLSG 0303 Technologies of the Future          
SLSG 0304 Future Casting          
SLSG 0305 Managing Relationships and Being Happy          
  Total   23      

 

  

SEMESTER VII

 

Subject Code Subject Credits      
SDCS 4002 Design Management & IPR 2 2 1 0
SDTD 4009 CMF & Vehicle Interiors 3 0 2 2
SIIB 4101 Summer Internship 2 0 1 4
SDPJ 4131 Project 5 : Futuristic Transportation / Concept Design / System Design Etc. 5 0 0 4
  Professional Elective 6 3 1 1 8
SDTD 4010P Advanced Materials in Automotive   1 1 8
SDTD 4011P Aerodynamics        
  Exploratory Elective 5 3      
  Choose Anyone of the following 3      
SLSG 0401 India and Its Place in the Contemporary World        
SLSG 0402 Theory of Everything        
SLSG 0403 Digital Transformation        
SLSG 0404 Finding your Purpose in Life        
  Total 21      

 

  

SEMESTER VIII

 

Subject Code Subject   Credits      
SDPJ 4132 Graduation Project: Transportation & Mobility Design Project with Industry   15 0 0 30
             
  Total   15      

 

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