Bachelor Of Design

The Bachelor of Design (B.Des) program at UPES is tailor-made to develop a vast number of skills in students that will enable them to work in multidisciplinary environments with ease. The course encourages creativity and business application of design to prepare students for a stimulating and gratifying career.

The School of Design at UPES offers the following specializations in B.Des:

Transportation Design

Product & Industrial Design

Media & Communication Design (Digital)

Media & Communication Design (Graphics)

Interior & Exhibition Design

The course promotes practical learning by supplementing it with leading research and explorative practices and methodologies. By doing so, students will be able to develop a unique and creative train of thought that will help augment their design practices.

time-duration

Duration: 4 years

eligibility

Eligibility Criteria:

A. For Examination Pathway -

  • Minimum 50% marks at the Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)

B. For Non-Examination Pathway -

  • Board Merit: Minimum 65% marks at the Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  • JEE Mains/UCEED Merit: Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)

Career Prospects

  • Transportation Design Studios
  • Design Consultancy
  • Accessory Design Studios
  • Furniture Design
  • Retail Design
  • Architectural Design
  • Electronics Companies
Intake : 300 Seats
Semester I  

Subject

  • Sketching & Drawing-1
  • Elements of Design- 1
  • Colour
  • Geometry I
  • Engineering Graphics-1
  • Material Exploration I
Semester II  

Subject

  • Sketching & Drawing II
  • Principles of Design
  • Geometry II
  • Material Exploration II
  • Visual Composition
  • Introduction to Photography
  • Computer Applications I
Semester III  

Subject

Elective Group I- Industrial Design
  • Product Drawing I
  • Product Presentation
  • Form Analysis and Generation I
  • Material and Processes
  • Computer Applications II ( CAD )
  • Design Methodology
Elective Group II- Transportation Design
  • Vehicle Packaging & Architecture
  • Basics of Automotive Engineering
  • Automotive Illustration
  • Automotive Sketching
  • Advanced Engineering Graphics
  • Transportation Design Project 1
Elective Group III- Digital Design
  • Narrative Skills I
  • Imaging Tools & Techniques
  • Introduction to digital Media in the Social Context
  • Principles of Animation 2D
  • Introduction to Dynamic Media
  • Typography
  • Visual Composition for Print
  • Deign Process
Semester IV  

Subject

Elective Group I- Industrial Design
  • Product Drawing II
  • Model Making Techniques
  • Form Analysis and Generation II
  • Ergonomics I
  • Basic Mechanics and Electricity
  • Project: Simple Product Design
Elective Group II- Transportation Design
  • Materials & Processes
  • Design Research
  • Aerodynamics and Form Study
  • History of Automobile and Design
  • Digital Sketching and Rendering
  • Transportation Design Project II
Elective Group III- Digital Design
  • Into Digital imaging and Image Editing
  • Narrative Skills II (Project)
  • Intro to 3D Animation
  • Intro to Digital Video Tools and Techniques
  • Intro to Game Design II
  • Principles of Animation II (Project)
  • Intro to UI / UX Design
  • Brand Experience in Digital Media
Semester V  

Subject

Elective Group I- Industrial Design
  • Joining and Fastening Devices
  • Product Styling
  • Product Photography
  • Research Methodology
  • Ergonomics II
  • Computer Applications II
  • Crafts Workshop I
  • Project- Display and Control
Elective Group II- Transportation Design
  • Digital Sculpting I
  • Elements of Ergonomics
  • Vehicle Interiors I
  • Vehicle Exteriors I
  • Clay Modeling I
  • Graphic Design I
  • Transportation Design Project III
Elective Group III- Digital Design
  • UV Texturing and Mapping
  • Visual Effects and Motion Graphics
  • Digital Sculpturing and Texturing
  • Level Design in Games - I
  • Sound Design - I
  • Optimisation Techniques
  • Design Project
Semester VI  

Subject

Elective Group I- Industrial Design
  • Design Research
  • Open Elective I
  • Material Colour and Finish
  • Independent Studies
  • Professional Documentation
  • Project : System Design
  • Crafts workshop II
  • Industrial Visit
Elective Group II- Transportation Design
  • Digital Sculpting II and 3D Rendering
  • Advanced Ergonomics
  • Vehicle Interiors II
  • Vehicle Exteriors II
  • Clay Modeling II
  • Graphic Design II
  • Transportation Design Project IV
  • Industrial Visit
Elective Group III- Digital Design
  • Level Design in Games II
  • Game Engines
  • Type in Motions
  • Elements in Vedio Production
  • Envoirnment Design
  • Game and Animation Prototyping- I
  • Design Project
Semester VII  

Subject

Elective Group I- Industrial Design
  • Design Management
  • Interface and User Experience Design
  • Portfolio Design
  • Project: Technically Complex Product
  • History of Design
  • Introduction to Semiotics
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Summer Internship
Elective Group II- Transportation Design
  • Digital Sculpting III
  • Portfolio Creation & Presentation Skills
  • Clay Modeling III
  • Biomimicry in Transportation Design
  • Product & Brand Management
  • Transportation Design Project V
  • Summer Internship
Elective Group III- Digital Design
  • Open Elective
  • Web based Interaction
  • Digital Graphic Art
  • Game Design (Serious Games)
  • Portfolio Design
  • Design Project- Game and Animation Prototyping (II)
  • Industry Internship for 4 weeks
Semester VIII  

Subject

Elective Group I- Industrial Design
  • Design Project
Elective Group II- Transportation Design
  • Graduation Project
Elective Group III- Digital Design
  • Graduation Project

A. Examination Pathway -

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

B. Non-Examination Pathway -

On the basis of Board Merit/JEE Mains/UCEED Merit, candidates will directly go for the personal interview and a presentation on the work portfolio

Fee structure for the academic year 2018 - 22

1st Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
92,100 61,400 1,53,500
2nd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
92,100 61,400 1,53,500
3rd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
101,250 67,500 1,68,750
4th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
101,250 67,500 1,68,750
5th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
111,380 74,245 1,85,625
6th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
111,380 74,245 1,85,625
7th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
122,480 81,645  204,125
8th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
122,480 81,645  204,125

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