Design is emerging as one of most chosen course by the students. According to a report; the potential market for design in India is
expected to grow to $110 billion by 2010. The choice of courses in design and the number of students interested in pursuing design course are both on the rise. The design field being extremely vast and having various verticals, here are some best design colleges in India that will help aspirants:
National Institute of Design (NID)
National Institute of Design, familiarly known as NID is the most popular Design College in India located in Ahmedabad. The institute functions as an autonomous body under the department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. Courses Offered by NID; Ceramic and Glass Design, Animation Film Design, Exhibition Design, Film & Video Communication, Furniture and Interior Design, Graphic Design, Product Design, Textile Design.NID has various partnerships with several prestigious international universities including Écolenationale supérieure de créationindustrielle (ENSCI), Paris, France, École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs (ENSAD), Paris, France, Burg Giebchenstein, Halle, Germany and many more.
World University of Design (WUD)
World University of Design (WUD) located in Sonipat, Haryana, strives to be a centre of world-class design education in the country. The university offers Undergraduate, postgraduate & doctoral degrees in Design, Visual Arts, Design Management and Architecture, Transportation Design, Animation & Game Design, Film & Video, Design management, Art Education, Curatorial Practice etc.WUD has various partnerships for student and faculty exchange with several prestigious international universities including the University of Huddersfield, Oxford Brookes University, University of the West of Scotland; Emily Carr University of Art & Design and the Vancouver Film School (Canada).
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
Set up in 1986 in New Delhi, NIFT is the pioneering institute of fashion education in the country and has been in the vanguard of providing professional human resource to the textile and apparel industry. Over the years NIFT has also been working as a knowledge service provider to the Union and State governments in the area of design development and positioning of handlooms and handicrafts. Courses Offered by NIFT; B. Des, B. F-tech. Fashion Design, Accessory Design, Textile Design, Knitwear Design, Apparel Production, M. Des (Master of Design), M.F Tech (Management of Fashion Technology), M.F.M (Master of Fashion Management)
Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology
Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology is a design schools based in Bangalore which was set up in 1996 by the Ujwal Trust. The admission program- Srishti Entrance Aptitude Test (SEAT) comprises three distinct stages. Design aspirants up to the age of 35 are eligible to apply at Srishti. Some of the courses Offered by Srishti; Business Services and System Design, Creative Education, Human Centered Design, Industrial Arts and Design Practices, Information Arts and Information Design Practices, Public Space Design, Visual Communication and Strategic Branding.