Institutions

Well known national Design Institutions

  • National Institute of Design (NID)
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
  • Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI)
  • Indian Institute of Crafts and Design (IICD)
  • Industrial Design Centre- IIT Bombay
  • Department of Design-IIT Guwahati
  • Department of Design-IIT Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)

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Institutions according to India Design Report, approved by Govt. of India

According to India Design Report, approved by Govt. of India, a representative list of some of the design education institutions is given here for ready referral only.The list is not exhaustive. Also, mention of a particular institution in this list does not in any way imply that these institutions are the only or the best institutions for design.

The list below has been designed as per available courses in India.

Architectural Design

  • Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT)
  • JJ School of Architecture
  • School of Planning & Architecture

Interior Design + Landscape Architecture + Furniture Design

  • National Institute of Design (NID)
  • Anna University-Chennai
  • Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT)
  • Design Institute of India
  • Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology
  • University of Pune

Fashion + Textile + Jewellery + Leather Design

  • National Institute of Design
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
  • International Institute of Fashion Technology (IIFT)
  • Inter National Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD)
  • Pearl Academy of Fashion
  • Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology

Graphic Design

  • National Institute of Design
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)
  • Apeejay Institute of Design
  • Department of Design-IIT Guwahati
  • Design Institute of India
  • DJ Academy of Design
  • IILM Institute for Higher Education
  • Industrial Design Centre- IIT Bombay
  • Loyola College- Department of Visual Communication
  • MIT Institute of Design
  • Raffles Design International
  • Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design

Animation + New Media Design

  • National Institute of Design
  • Arena Multimedia
  • Design Institute of India
  • DSK International Institute of Design
  • Industrial Design Centre- IIT Bombay
  • Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC)
  • Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology
  • ToonSkool

Industrial + Automotive + Retail Design

  • National Institute of Design
  • Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing, IISC, Bangalore
  • Department of Design-IIT Guwahati
  • Design Programme- IIT Kanpur
  • DJ Academy of Design
  • DSK International Institute of Design
  • Industrial Design Centre -IIT Bombay
  • Instrument Design & Development Centre- IIT Delhi
  • IILM Institute for Higher Education
  • IIITDM, Jabalpur
  • MS Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies
  • MIT Institute of Design
  • Nettur Technical Training Foundation
  • Raffles Design International
  • School of Planning & Architecture
  • Symbiosis Institute of Design

Allied (Toy + Set & Exhibition + Design Research)

  • National Institute of Design
  • Design Institute of India

Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

  • Department of Design-IIT Guwahati
  • Industrial Design Centre -IIT Bombay
  • National Institute of Design