Important DatesIssue of M. Des Application forms begins3rd week of JanuaryLast date of issue of Application formsLast week of JanuaryLast date of receipt of completed application forms by handLast week of JanuaryLast date of receipt of completed application forms by postFirst week of FebruaryDates for displaying the list of selected candidates for M. Des testand interview on IIT web site http://www.iitb.ac.in/admissionsLast week of FebruaryDate for M. Des Written Test | Date for M. Des InterviewFirst week of March 2nd week of MarchDeclaration of Results on http://www.iitb.ac.in/admissionLast week of March ; 1st offerFirst week of April ; 2nd offerPayment of FeesLast week of March ; 1st offerFirst week of April ; 2nd offerRegistration and orientation2nd week of JulyInstruction begins3rd week of July* For exact dates please visit our website www.iitb.ac.in/admissions
Admission Requirement Qualifying Examination All applicants who would like to be consideredEligibility for M. Des Programme for admission must be qualified through CEEDThe candidates should have a minimum of 55% marks (Common Entrance Examination for Design)(50% marks in case of SC/ST) or equivalent grades inthe qualifying examination (as listed below) Application Forms The candidates who have qualified through CEEDIndustrial Design will have to further apply to IIT Bombay. Application• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Architecture forms are available on IITB website. Candidates mustDesign/ Interior Design, or equivalent apply online in the month of January by visiting IITB• Professional Diploma in Design website: http://www.iitb.ac.in/admissions. A hard(NID/CEPT, or equivalent) copy of the application form duly filled in along with enclosures should be submitted to:Visual Communication/Animation/ InteractionDesign Deputy Registrar (Academic),• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Architecture/ Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,Design/ Interior Design, or equivalent Powai, Mumbai - 400076• Professional Diploma in Design Telephone: 25767066, 25767059(NID/CEPT or equivalent)• BFA (4 year Professional programme, after 10+2) After applying online, submit the completed hard• GD Art (5 years programme after 10th) with one copy of application form with demand draft foryear professional experience Rs.300/- ( Rs.150/- for SC/ST ) for each application• Master’s degree in Arts/ Science/ payable to: ‘Registrar, Indian Institute of TechnologyComputer Applications Bombay.’ Payable at Mumbai.Mobility and Vehicle Design• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Architecture/ Admission Test / InterviewDesign/ Interior Design or equivalent• Professional Diploma in Design The candidates who have qualified through CEED will(NID/CEPT or equivalent) have to further apply for admission test to IDC,• BFA (4 year Professional programme, after 10+2) IIT Bombay in the month of January. Sponsored candidates (by Industry) or self financed studentsSeparate application form must be submitted for each are also eligible to apply for admission after havingdiscipline along with application fee for each qualified through CEED. On receipt of your application it will be scrutinized by the committee and the top 100 on the basis
of the CEED Score for each stream will be called FAQsfor test and interview. Those eligible for testand interview will be informed on www.iitb. Designer Who?ac.in/admissions site in last week of February. A A Designer is a professional who creates newweightage of 25% will be given to CEED score & products, Interfaces and environments or improvesthe remaining weightage will be divided within those that already exist for enhancing the quality ofthe written test & the interview. Name of the life. A designer by nature is a highly creative personselected candidates will be displayed on IITB website. and enjoys solving problems. Designers constantlyCandidates have to go through normal medical tests keep in touch with new materials, processes andof IIT for the purpose of admission. technology and readily understand aesthetic, social and functional needs of users.Admission Procedure Why you? If you are firm in your views and looking for a careerThe test will be held in the month of March from which will give the creative streak in you an outlet9.00 am onwards at the convocation hall of IITB. This and also provide you with a good living, designwill be followed by an interview at IDC in March. may be the profession for you. A learner at IDC isThe list of selected candidates (provisional) will expected to be self motivated and hard working,be displayed on www.iitb.ac.in site in the month with an open mind.of March. The candidates selected for admission(provisional) will be required to pay the admission What if I have applied for more than onefees and other deposits in the month of March. program?Wait listed candidates will have an opportunity for There will be separate written tests & interviewsadmission, if any of the selected candidate do not for each of the five different programs namely;pay the fees in time. The selected candidates after Industrial Design, Visual Communication, Animation,payment of requisite fees will be required to register Interaction & Mobility & Vehicle design programme.for the course in the month of July. The course starts If you have applied for more than one of thein July. Once the semester starts, you will not be programmes, you need to appear for written testable to take any break till the winter vacation which & interview for each program separately. You havestarts on 1st December. to bring examples of your work reflecting your capabilities in the area applied for and present it toM. Des Programme for Foreign Nationals the interview board.1. A minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grades(6.0/10.0 or 2.4/4.0) at the qualifying examination. How do I prepare for the test?2. Valid TOEFL score (for candidates from non-english The test will be about one and half hours duration.speaking countries) It will test your ability to creatively and appropriately3. Outstanding portfolio (to be evaluated by PGC solve simple design problems. Importance is givenof IDC, IIT Bombay)
to the following - Problem Analysis, Creativity, Do I need to have my own computer?Alternate Concepts, Justifications for your Solutions For all registered students IDC expects to haveand Visual and Textual Presentation Skills. You need their own personal laptop/PC to take care of basicto bring your own drawing/writing aids such as computing needs. All the classrooms have wirelesspencils, brushes, colours, paints, etc. for the test. net connection. However high end workstations are provided by the department for advanced work.What is the interview like?You will be given opportunity to present before apanel of faculty members to present design relatedinitiatives and creative work done by you. This couldinclude earlier student projects or professionalworks. The interviews are conducted in an amicableatmosphere and there may be questions about yourfuture plans, your background, your portfolio, yourstrengths and weaknesses and your aptitude todesign, creativity and openness to new ideas.How can I best present my work?You can compile some selected works of yours intoa folder with actual printed materials, photographs,samples etc. If you have large paintings orartwork, take photographs of them instead ofbringing the originals all the way to Mumbai. Youcan also bring CD or Video of your work throughcomputer presentation (but remember, the time forpresentation/interview will have to be within10-15 minutes)What is the basis for selection?The admission committee decides your admissionon an overall criteria of your academic background,work experience, performance in design test,portfolio, your maturity, personality and CEED score.
Fees, Deposits and Hostel RentParticulars GN/OBC SC/ST Institute StaffRevised fees payable(Rs) Non-Sponsered SponseredAt the time of admission Category CategoryAdmission Fee 1000 1000 1000 1000Grade Card 150 150 150 150Medical Examination 100 100 100 00Provisional Certificate 100 100 100 100Student Welfare Fund 500 500 500 500Modernisation 1000 1000 1000 1000Identity Card 250 250 250 00Courses of Study Bulletin 100 100 100 100Institute Day Fee 00 00 00 00Valedictory Function Fee 200 200 200 200Total (1) 3400 3400 3400 3050DepositInstitute Security Deposit 1000 1000 1000 00Library Security Deposit 1000 1000 1000 00Mess Security Deposit 1000 1000 1000 00Total (2) 3000 3000 3000 00Annual Medical Insurance 126 126 126 00Premium(Once in year)Total (3) 126 126 126 00
Per Semester Fees*Particulars GN/OBC SC/ST Institute StaffRevised fees payable(Rs) Non-Sponsered Sponsered Category CategoryTuition + Stationery Fee 5000 25000 00 00Exam Fee 350 350 350 350Registration Fee 200 200 200 200Gymkhana 500 500 500 00Hostel Seat Rent 500 500 500 00Electricity & Water Charges 2000 2000 2000 00Medical Fee 500 500 500 00Student Benevolent Fund 500 500 500 500Hostel Estab. Charges 1000 1000 1000 00Medical Fund 00 00 00 00Contribution to Hostel Subsidy 3000 3000 3000 00Internet Charges 00 00 00 00Hostel Maintenance Fee 00 00 00 00Total(4)** 13500 33550 8550 1050Grand Total (1+2+3+4) 20076 40076 15076 4100** Fee structure are subjected to change. Please visit our website <www.iitb.ac.in/admissions> for changes in feestructure, if any.*Students not staying in hostel are exempted from the Sponsored categories:payment of hostel fees. Candidates from reserved categories All other categories i.e SW, EX, SF, CT, TAP, PA, PS etc. In addition(SC/ST) are fully exempted from paying the Tuition Fees. to above, refundable mess advance of Rs. 2000/- and Semester Mess Advance of Rs. 10000 is to be paid before occupying theNon-sponsered categories: hostel by way of DD in favour of Concerned Hostel.Students not1. Teaching Assistantship (TA) staying in hostel are exempted from the payment of hostel fees.2. ResearchAssistantship (RA) Candidates from reserved categories (SC/ST) are fully exempted3. Govt./Sem Fellowship awardees from paying the Tuition Fees.(QIP/UCG/CSIR/DAE/DST/DBT/NBHM etc.)
Industrial Design CentreIndian Institute of Technology, Bombay,Powai, Mumbai- 400 076, IndiaPhone: 022 2576 7802 / 2576 7802 / 25722545 (Extn: 7801 / 7802)Website: http://www.idc.iitb.ac.inE-mail: email@example.comCover Design by Abhishek Chaudhary and Piyush PimpalnerkarLayout Design by Prashant Sharma and Kalika AroraContent Edited by Parul Bhatti