M.Des Transportation Design

The program endeavors to provide interdisciplinary and progressive knowledge of Vehicle Design. The objective of this program is to impart learning that will produce graduates, competent in terms of skill and knowledge to work with designers for the auto industry in India. Studies include the understanding and identification of the transportation and mobility sectors and finding creative solutions.

The program strives to inculcate critical, analytical, speculative and reflective problem-solving skills in an integrated manner. Also the issue of focus is to provide thorough understanding of technical and design fundamentals, this will be well supported with a strong exposure to the real life situations so as to enable as to how the intellectual, creative and other skills acquired could be adopted to benefit the user, society and industry. Students are also groomed with the help of exercises and projects.

Duration 2 Years Eligibility
  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level (10th & 12th)
  • B. Tech / BE in any discipline / B. Arch / BFA 4 years / B. Des / Interior Design / Applied Arts with minimum 50% marks.

Career Prospects

  • Automotive OEMs
  • Automotive Design Studios
  • Transportation Design Consultancy
  • Heavy Vehicle manufacturers
  • Entrepreneurship


Intake : 15 Seats


Semester I

  • Aesthetics-Shapes & Forms
  • Product Analysis
  • Elements of Ergonomics
  • History of  Automobiles, Design & Architecture
  • Sketching & Rendering - I
  • Engineering Graphics

Semester II

  • Materials & Processes
  • Vehicle Packaging
  • Vehicle Ergonomics
  • Design Project – I
  • Sketching & Rendering - II
  • Visual Communications

Semester III

  • Digital Sculpting
  • Advanced Design Tools
  • Design Project – II
  • Design Management & Professional Practice
  • Value Engineering
  • Portfolio Creation & Presentation Skills

Semester IV

  • Design & Research Project

Valid CEED 2015 or 2016 score OR valid UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES – DAT) score followed by Personal Interview and presentation on the work portfolio.

CEED 2018 Criteria: Qualifying CEED 2018 score 40.5 and above are exempted from UPESDAT test and invited for Portfolio Presentation and Personal Interview directly. To know more, visit http://bit.ly/2p22PTB Candidates not meeting this criteria, can register for UPESDAT Online test schedule on 27 April 2018

Note: - Candidates having valid CEED-2015/2016 Score will be exempted from UPES – DAT Online Test. 

Fee structure 2018- 20 is as follows:
1st Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
1,84,130 61,370 2,45,500
2nd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
1,84,130 61,370 2,45,500
3rd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
202,500  67,500  270,000
4th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
202,500  67,500  270,000

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