SCHOOL OF DESIGN

 

  • Partnership with IED (The Istituto Europeo di Design), Italy
  • World-class labs and studios (Mac, CAD, Cintiq, Clay and Paint studio)
  • Full-time member of the Cumulus Association and World Design Organisation (WDO)

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About School

    UPES School of Design offers various programs like B.Des., M.Des., and B.Des./M.Des. The School of Design nurtures responsible designers who possess cultural understanding, are agile and have broad-based innovation capabilities; designers who can create intelligent, inclusive, sensitive design, whether to make big differences or small ones. With an infrastructure comprising high-end computer workstations, vacuum-forming machines, spray-painting booths, among other creative learning aids, and industry collaborations that interweave practical learning with classroom teaching, students learn to employ design-led problem-solving techniques to address the most pressing issues of the world.

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Highlights


  • Awarded excellence in Design Education by at the Adobe Education Leaders Summit and Awards
  • World-class infrastructure consisting of more than 10 technology and art studios such as AR/VR, MAC,CAD, Cintiq and design studio, 3D printing machines and laser cutting machines
  • Industry Alliances with Tech Mahindra, Desmania, Mosaic and more
  • Multidisciplinary and Holistic Learning
  • Placement assistance up to 5 years
  • Unmatched Global Opportunities
    • Semester abroad opportunity at The University of California, Berkeley
    • Student exchange opportunities at the World’s Top Universities such as, University of Adelaide - Australia, University of Calgary, Canada and more
    • Semester abroad with a tuition fee waiver at UE Germany
    • Co-teaching by International Faculty from University Canada West
    • Assistance for International Internships/Projects
  • Industry experts on Advisory Board

*Placement statistics refer to the no. of students who have opted for and eligible for placements

DESIGN YOUR OWN DEGREE


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UPES’ curriculum framework is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. Along with the core subject, students have the option to choose from subject-focused specialisations. They are also allowed to choose minor/exploratory subject from other schools at UPES that are: School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Modern Media, and School of Liberal Studies.

Further, based on the multifaceted needs of the global workplace and evolving lifestyles, the curriculum offers Signature and Life-Skills courses through School for Life. To round off this learning experience, students are required to do mandatory internships in the social sector, government/public sector, and industry. The combinations available for students to pick and choose from are endless, ensuring both depth and width of knowledge.

PROGRAMS


Undergraduate

Department

Specialisation

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Postgraduate

Department

Specialisation

Integrated (B.Des - M.Des)

Specialisation

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design, Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design, Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design, Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design, Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design, Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Undergraduate

Specialisation:

Fashion Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

Game Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

Animation and VFX

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

Graphics & Communication Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

User Experience and Interaction Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

Product Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

Transportation and Mobility Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

Interior and Retail Space Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design ,Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Postgraduate

Specialisation:

Fashion Design

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Specialisation:

Product Design

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Specialisation:

Graphics Design

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Specialisation:

Transportation & Mobility Design

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Specialisation:

Interaction Design

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Integrated (B.Des - M.Des)

Specialisation:

Fashion Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design, Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

Product Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design, Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

Graphics Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design, Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

Transportation and Mobility Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design, Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Specialisation:

Interaction Design

Minors - Service design, Psychology, Film and Video/ Photography, Social Impact Design, Robotics, Accessory Design, Exhibition, Artificial Intelligence, Immersive Media Design, Minor in any Design Specialisation

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Placements

110+

Students Placed in 2022*

93.28%

Placements in 2022*

40+

Recruiters on Campus in 2022*

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INDUSTRY EXPOSURE

INDUSTRY TIE-UPS
Industry Connect
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Masterclasses by Industry Experts
Masterclasses by Industry Experts
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Immersive Industrial Tours
Immersive Industrial Tours
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STUDENTS OF UPES
Harshul Verma

Harshul Verma secures 2nd runner-up position under the Transport Designer of the Year 2020

Ayush

Aayush Bijalwan wins TVS Ntorq 125 Call of Design Season 2

MORE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS
GAC SOPHON - Student Project

GAC Sophon

Vishal Kumar Singh, Sudhanshu Pathak, and Bravin Balid, graduates, of Transportation Design, from UPES School of Design, designed the GAC Sophon featured on Automotive Design Planet.

INNOVATIVE DESIGN PROJECTS

Design Projects

Watch few of the innovative Design Projects created by UPES School of Design students.

Raymond Jude Jacob

Raymond Jude Jacob

B.Des

Kushagra Dhall

Kushagra Dhall

B. Des. Transportation

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FACILITIES

Design Lab
Design Labs

Digital labs with powerful systems for 2D/3D simulation

3D
Prototyping/3D Modeling

A platform for all the students across India, to present their creative and innovative solutions for real life challenges

Computing Lab
Computing Centre

Advanced Computing Centre at UPES with world class facilities with  network of more than 9000 computers

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ADVISORY BOARD
Narendra Ghate
Narendra Ghate

In his current role, he spearheads the Research & Strategy, User Experience & the Service Design domains.

Ashoke Chatterjee
Prof. Ashoke Chatterjee

He has a rich and varied background in the engineering industry, international civil service, India Tourism Development Corporation. 

Rajesh Dhaiya
Rajesh Dahiya

Founder of one of India’s leading independent brand design practices - Codesign

Anuj
Anuj Prasad

Professional Industrial Designer with over 30 years of industry and entrepreneurial experience.

Prakas Moorthy
Prakash Moorthy

Presently faculty of animation design at Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology.

Ellis
Ellis

Throughout her career, ellis has been intrigued with the value of play.

Sanjaya sharma
Sanjaya Sharma

In 2016 Sanjaya founded Recommender Labs, focusing on AI and Machine Learning solutions.

Faculty
Prof. Phani Tetali

Dean & Professor

Manas Ranjan Mishra

Professor

Rajan Iyer

Professor

Debashis Majumder

Department of Design

Jharna Joshi

School of Design

Soumitra Bhattacharya

School of Design

Venkatesh Varala

School of Design

Kaustubh Ray

Associate Professor

Ishan Khosla

Associate Professor

Dr. Samrat Dev

Assistant Professor

Rakash Sah

Department of Design

EVENTS
20th CII India Design Summit
20th CII India Design Summit

11-31 Dec, 2020

Cross Roads
UPES SILVER SPONSOR PUNE DESIGN FESTIVAL

10-11 Jan, 2020

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Decoding Careers in Design

Decoding Careers in Design
Timing: March 26, 2021 6:00 PM

Prof. Nina Sabnani

Success Mantras for Design Aspirants
Timing: March 12, 2021 6:30 PM

CERTIFICATES & ACCREDITATIONS

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