What is B Des (Bachelor of Design)?

Bachelor of Design (B.Des) or B.Design is an established degree in design field at undergraduate level. B.Des degree is a full-time four-year course offered in various specialisations such as Fashion Designing, Interior Designing, Accessory Designing, Textile Designing and much more. Over the years, the BDes degree has evolved and now offered in various design specialisations such as Graphic Designing, Multimedia Designing, VFX Design, Visual Communication, and Game Designing. This broadens the scope of B.Design degree with career options, opportunities in various industries as well as new technology learning. The course curriculum comprises of CAD, CAM, product development, marketing, specialisation specific subjects, vocational subjects, elective subjects as well as personality and skills development subjects. Students who pursue B.Des course get exposure of the design industry with internships, events, exhibitions at national as well as international level.

Students holding B.Design degree can start their career right after completing the course. They could intern with leading designers of their specialisation for creating better career opportunities.

B.Des Eligibility and Entrance Exams

  • Students who have passed Class 12th or equivalent qualifying examination can pursue the B.Des course.
  • Moreover, there is no restriction of stream at 10+2 level therefore; students can pursue the course irrespective of streams i.e. Science, Commerce, Arts and Humanities.
  • The age limit for admission to B.Des courses is minimum 19 or 20 years as specified by the institutes at the time of admission.

Top B.Des Entrance Exams

For admission to B.Design courses, aspirants have to appear for Design Entrance Exams comprising written test, drawing test and interviews.

Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED)National Institute of Design Entrance Exam (NID DAT)
Footwear Design and Development Institute All India Selection Test (FDDI AIST)Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED)
School of Fashion Technology Common Entrance Test (SOFT CET)Unitedworld Institute of Design, Design Aptitude Test (UID DAT)


Scope of B.Des and Top Recruiters

B.Des students are offered jobs from all fields of employment including e-commerce, production, media, as well as entertainment industry. Some of the recruiters for B.Des from all sectors are:

B.Des Jobs

Job Profiles
Fashion Designer
Graphic Designer
UI/UX Designer
Textile Designer
Product Designer
Industrial Designer
Art Director


Top Recruiters

FlipkartVideoconMahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (Automotive Sector)
Hindustan Unilever LimitedCognizantMalabar Gold & Diamonds
GAD FASHIONSTCSMaruti Suzuki India Ltd.
GE HealthcareWiproMediaShala
General Motors DesignFluent IndiaMicrosoft India Pvt. Ltd.
Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare Ltd.Symentic IndiaMindtree
Taali Media LtdAccentureMoonraft Innovation Labs Pvt. Ltd.
TanishqJ.P. MorganMyntra
Tata Consultancy ServicesZomatoNalli Silk International