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About UPES School of Design Studies

UPES – School of Design Studies located at Dehradun, is a part of University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun. The university, established in 2003, is recognized for its significant contribution to domain focused education in Energy, Infrastructure, Transportation and Application IT sectors with 88 courses, 400 faculty members and over 7500 students in Engineering, Law and Management. Located within the lush UPES campus at Dehradun, SoDS has the unique advantage of being exposed to various other domains which have flourished with design interventions.

Design education at SoDS is exciting and stimulating, full of promise and new discoveries. It comprises strategies for problem-solving through an understanding of people, society, technology and environment, focusing upon finding the correct problem before rushing to a solution. It is a thrilling process and calls upon the arts and humanities, social, physical, and biological sciences, engineering and business.

Laced with state-of-the-art infrastructure and accomplished faculty from various IITs and NID with enriching experience in academics and industry, UPES – SoDS eyes at becoming the top ranking Design School in the Country.

The methodology adopted by SoDS includes learning through free hand sketches, computer aided design (using Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk Alias Design, Sketchbook Designer, RHINO 3D etc.) various studio workshops (Metal, Plastic, Automotive Clay, Wood, Paint etc.), visiting lectures, practical hands-on working with the materials (understanding various Colors, Materials, Finish etc.), thus providing

 

UNDER-GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Program

Eligibility Criteria

Admission Process

Bachelor of Design

  1. Product Design
  2. Transportation Design
  3. Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  4. Minimum 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at Senior Secondary level (12th class)
 

UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPESDAT) followed by Personal Interview and presentation on the work portfolio

Bachelor in Fine Arts (Digital Arts)

Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level (10th & 12th)

  1. UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES – DAT)
  2. Personal Interview and presentation on the work portfolio

 

POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Master of Design

  1. Transportation Design
  2. Product Design
  3. Industrial Design
  4. Interaction Design
  5. Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level (10th & 12th)
  6. B. Tech / BE in any discipline / B. Arch / BFA 4 years / 3 years B.Sc in Design plus 1 year of Foundation / B. Des / Applied Arts with minimum 50% marks
  7. Valid CEED 2014 or 2015 score or Valid UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES – DAT) score
  8. Personal Interview and presentation on the work portfolio
   

UPES Design Aptitude Test (UPES – DAT) is an ONLINE Test for which the candidates can appear by logging in with their credentials from their laptop / desktop having webcam and internet connection. Candidates can appear for the test from their home, office or internet café.

The login details will be provided at least 24 hours prior to the test.


Faculty Profiles:

Atul Kedia, Programme Director

A post graduate in Industrial design from Industrial Design Center, IIT Bombay with background in Mechanical Engineering, his principal domain of expertise is Automobiles, Consumer durables, Furniture, Houseware, Plastic product design & development. With his creativity and innovation skills, he has successfully launched hundreds of products Art 2 Part nationally and globally. He has over 28 years of experience in design, R&D, innovation in industry and academics, holding key positions, in companies like TATA Autocomp, VIP Industries, Blowplast Ergo, Prince Plastics & Gujarat Narmada Auto. 

Piyush Goghari – Programme Head (B. Des)

He completed his study from National Institute of design, Ahmedabad with specialization in Product Design and has a prolonged experience of about 27 years in undertaking design consultancy projects in product, package, exhibition and corporate communication design. He has experience in evolving academic, administrative and infrastructural set up of a design institute, from a scratch.

Jagpreet Singh

Education – Postgraduate Diploma in Transportation Design, IED, Italy

Expertise – Sketching, Rendering, Automotive Design

Hobbies – Travel, Photography, Sketching cars

Niren M Parsai

Education - B.E. PGDPD Product Design, from NID, Ahmedabad

Expertise - Industrial Design, Product Design

Hobbies - Travel, Sketching, Reading

Rakesh Sah

Education – PGDPD Industrial design from NID, Ahmedabad, MSc. International Business and Management for Design from Salford University, Manchester, UK

Expertise – Industrial Design, Strategic design Management, Craft Development

Hobbies – Travel, Pottery, Drawing, Comics and Sports

Manas Ranjan Mishra

Education - MDes (Industrial Design) - IIT Delhi, B. Tech (Electrical Engineering) - IGIT Sarang

Expertise - Industrial Design, Product Design, Ergonomics, Usability and HCI

Hobbies - Photography, Sketching, Acting, Badminton

Mukund Jethva -Studio In-charge

Education - Post diploma in sculpture, Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat

Award - 44th Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy, Ahmedabad

Expertise - Sketching, Rendering, model making, Sculpture, Painting.

Hobbies - Sketching, Painting, Photography, Travelling, Sports.

S. V. Savarkar

Education – ITI, Nagpur

Expertise – Model Making, Workshop handling

Hobbies – Travelling, Art collection, Music

Infrastructure details:

  1. Classrooms with high end computer workstations for each student
  2. Software like Alias Automotive, Rhino, Adobe suite, CorelDraw, Catia, AutoCAD etc.
  3. 3D Printer
  4. State of the art design studios at SoDS offers the right blend of real life learning and theoretical design fundamentals.
  5. Wood / Plastics / Metal / Clay / POP / Paint / Photo studios for practical work
  6. Vacuum forming machine and spray painting booth
  7. All the raw materials for model making

How to Apply:

You can purchase the UPES Prospectus & Application form Online OR by sending Demand Draft OR by Cash.

  1. By Demand Draft: Candidates can purchase the UPES Prospectus & Application form by sending a demand draft of Rs.1,850 in favour of "UPES Fee Account", payable at New Delhi to “University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Enrolment Office, 210, 2nd Floor, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi 110020.”
  2. By Cash: Candidates can purchase UPES Prospectus & Application on a cash payment of Rs.1,750 from admission counters at Ahmedabad / Chandigarh / Cochin / Coimbatore / Delhi / Dehradun / Hyderabad / Kolkata / Mumbai.
  3. By Online: Candidates can apply for UPES Prospectus & Application Online for Rs.1,850 at www.upes.ac.in

Contact Details:

Paramjyot Singh

Dy. Product Manager

UPES School of Design Studies

Mobile: 09953084360

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Website: www.upes.ac.in/SoDS2015

Corporate Office: 210, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi – 110020

Campus Address: P.O. Bidholi, Via Prem Nagar, Dehradun - 248007

ARCH Academy of Design



UNDER GRADUATE LEVEL PROGRAMS - Courses offered
Fashion Design 60 Graphic Design 30 Craft Product Design 20
Textile Product Design 20 Design Communication 20 Life style Accessory Design 30
Interior Design 60 Jewelry Design 60 Design Management 30

 

POST GRADUATE LEVEL PROGRAMS Courses offered 
Fashion Design 30 Textile Design 20 Interior Design 30
Design Communication 20 Jewelry Design 30 Life style Accessory Design 20
Design Management 20 Strategic Mgmt & Leadership 20  

All INDIA ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR DESIGN [AIEED 2014]

ARCH invites applications for its Entrance Exam (AIEED) to its various Under-Graduate (UG) Programmes, for the Academic Year 2014.

IMPORTANT DATES - Online & Centre-Based Entrance Examination*

Type of Entrance

Examination Date(s) of Entrance Examination Results of Entrance Examination Interview schedule  Commencement of Batch (AY 2014)

Online Series I

15 Dec' 13 - 2 March' 14

Within 5 working days from Exam Date

 as per the Dates given  July III week   
Centre Based Series I 2 February' 14 26 February' 14  April II - III week
Online Series II 16 April - 2 June' 14 Within 5 working days from Exam Date  as per the Dates given
Centre Based Series II 1 June' 14 11 June' 14  June III week

Programs in Design - Eligibility criteria:

Under Graduate

Candidates who have appeared for or cleared 10 + 2 (CBSE / ICSE / IB / State Board / NIOS or equivalent as per UGC guidelines)

10+1 students can also apply and those those qualifying in AIEED 2012-13 this year are eligible for direct admission to the Academy the following year (2014-15 Session) subject to successful completion of the Situation Test/ Interview (the last stage of the admission process).

Age Limit: No Age Limit

Tution Fee UG :
4 Years [8 semester] : 1,10,000/- per semester

One time Fee [Common for all Programs]

Registration Fee [one time] : 25,000/-
Alumni Fee [one time] : 2,500/-
Caution Money (refundable) : 10,000/- 


Post Graduate

Direct Admissions based on Interview & Portfolio

Eligibility criteria:

Candidates who have appeared for the final year Exam of their Bachelor's Degree or have completed Graduation in any stream

Age Limit: No Age Limit

Tuition Fee PG :

2 Years [4 semester] 85,000/- per semester

One time Fee [Common for all Programs]

Registration Fee [one time] : 25,000/-
Alumni Fee [one time] : 2,500/-
Caution Money (refundable) : 10,000/-

Campus address and details

The Admission Cell,
ARCH Academy of Design,
9, Govind Marg, Malviya Nagar Institutional Area,
Jaipur-302017 

Phone- 0141-4060500/02/03            Mob.: 09414070678

e-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.           Website: www.archedu.org

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Apeejay Stya University (Coaching and Admissions)
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UNDER GRADUATE LEVEL PROGRAMS - Courses offered
Fashion Design 60 Graphic Design 30 Craft Product Design 20
Textile Product Design 20 Design Communication 20 Life style Accessory Design 30
Interior Design 60 Jewelry Design 60 Design Management 30

 

POST GRADUATE LEVEL PROGRAMS Courses offered 
Fashion Design 30 Textile Design 20 Interior Design 30
Design Communication 20 Jewelry Design 30 Life style Accessory Design 20
Design Management 20 Strategic Mgmt & Leadership 20  

All INDIA ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR DESIGN [AIEED 2014]

ARCH invites applications for its Entrance Exam (AIEED) to its various Under-Graduate (UG) Programmes, for the Academic Year 2014.

IMPORTANT DATES - Online & Centre-Based Entrance Examination*

Type of Entrance

Examination Date(s) of Entrance Examination Results of Entrance Examination Interview schedule  Commencement of Batch (AY 2014)

Online Series I

15 Dec' 13 - 2 March' 14

Within 5 working days from Exam Date

 as per the Dates given  July III week   
Centre Based Series I 2 February' 14 26 February' 14  April II - III week
Online Series II 16 April - 2 June' 14 Within 5 working days from Exam Date  as per the Dates given
Centre Based Series II 1 June' 14 11 June' 14  June III week

Programs in Design - Eligibility criteria:

Under Graduate

Candidates who have appeared for or cleared 10 + 2 (CBSE / ICSE / IB / State Board / NIOS or equivalent as per UGC guidelines)

10+1 students can also apply and those those qualifying in AIEED 2012-13 this year are eligible for direct admission to the Academy the following year (2014-15 Session) subject to successful completion of the Situation Test/ Interview (the last stage of the admission process).

Age Limit: No Age Limit

Tution Fee UG :
4 Years [8 semester] : 1,10,000/- per semester

One time Fee [Common for all Programs]

Registration Fee [one time] : 25,000/-
Alumni Fee [one time] : 2,500/-
Caution Money (refundable) : 10,000/- 


Post Graduate

Direct Admissions based on Interview & Portfolio

Eligibility criteria:

Candidates who have appeared for the final year Exam of their Bachelor's Degree or have completed Graduation in any stream

Age Limit: No Age Limit

Tuition Fee PG :

2 Years [4 semester] 85,000/- per semester

One time Fee [Common for all Programs]

Registration Fee [one time] : 25,000/-
Alumni Fee [one time] : 2,500/-
Caution Money (refundable) : 10,000/-

Campus address and details

The Admission Cell,
ARCH Academy of Design,
9, Govind Marg, Malviya Nagar Institutional Area,
Jaipur-302017 

Phone- 0141-4060500/02/03            Mob.: 09414070678

e-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.           Website: www.archedu.org

Google Map:


Apeejay Stya University (Coaching and Admissions)
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About the Apeejay Stya University (ASU)

Carrying forth the Apeejay legacy of over 45 years of excellence in education, ASU strives to extend an inter-disciplinary learning experience to its students. The university endeavours to enhance students' analytical skills by including research from the very first year at the Bachelors level, supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure. ASU extends a true inter-disciplinary learning experience wherein students can explore varied domains like management, design, engineering or education. This widens their horizon and inculcates a holistic approach leading to innovation and solutions to real-world problems.

UNDER GRADUATE LEVEL PROGRAMS - Courses offered
Bachelor of Design 4 Years

Lifestyle Design – Fashion / Textile / Furniture
Space Design – Residential / Commercial & Hospitality / Exhibition & Stage Design
Media Design - Promotional Design
(Graphic Design)/ Digital Media (Animation & Multimedia) / Photography & Film Making

 

POST GRADUATE LEVEL PROGRAMS Courses offered 
Master of Design 2 Years Fashion Design / Interior Design / Graphic Design
Master of Fine Arts 2 Years

Fine Arts – Painting / Installation Art / Mural Design
Visual Media – Graphic Design / Videography

Integrated M. Design 5 Years

Visual Communication - Media Design & Interior Design
Product Design - Furniture Design/ Fashion Design/ Textile Design

All INDIA ENTRANCE EXAMINATION FOR DESIGN [AIEED 2014]

ARCH invites applications for its Entrance Exam (AIEED) to its various Under-Graduate (UG) Programmes, for the Academic Year 2014.

Programs in Design - Eligibility criteria:

  • Bachelor of Design: 10+2 pass from a Recognised Board with 50% marks from any stream. 
  • Master of Design: A Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+4) in any area of Design/Fine Arts/Architecture/Visual Arts OR Any other degree recognised by Apeejay Stya University as equivalent thereto with not less than 60% marks in aggregate. 
  • Master of Fine Arts: B.F.A. Degree from a recognised university with 1st division. 

Salient Features of the Programmes Offered:

  • Credit based international pattern academic programme
  • Liberal arts approach
  • Industry mentorship programme
  • Summer internship projects
  • Market research & consultancy projects
  • International training workshops

Training and Placement

At ASU, industry advisor/mentor is engaged from the beginning of the curriculum development, in lieu of industry requirements in the current global scenario. This association further develops through organising industry training, workshops, joint research, joint project assignments, guest lectures, internships and finally moulding into final placements.   The Corporate Resource Centre, a crucial initiative designed to strengthen the concept of ‘Mark to Market’ of ASU, also nurtures the concept of ‘entrepreneurship’ through its ‘E-Cell’ and ‘Unique Incubation Centre’ with the support of leading industries from different verticals.   The programme prescribes Summer Training between the 6th and 7th semester and a full-fledged Internship Training with a registered company in your area of specialisation for a period of six months in the 8th semester.   The training is fixed in mutual agreement between the student and the school. It is also done through requests for placements received from different organisations from the domestic and international market.

Some of the countries in which students of our sister organisation, Apeejay Institute of Design, have been placed are Dubai, Shanghai, London, Colombo Milan.

Some of the companies that our students have been placed are:

               

and many more...

Campus address and details

Admission Office,
Apeejay Stya University, City Office,
Plot No. 23, Sector - 32, Institutional Area,
Gurgaon - 122001 (Haryana) 

OR

Admission Office,
Apeejay Stya University,
Sohna-Palwal Road, Sohna 122103,
Dist. Gurgaon, (Haryana)

Phone- 09560184499 

e-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.           Website: http://university.apeejay.edu/

 

International Collaborations


 


Think out of the box

Links:

 

Videos:

 

Books/ Publications:

  • Edward  de Bono – Creative thinking / Lateral thinking
  • Alex F.Osborn – Applied Imagination
  • Design th!nking - Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris.
  • Design History : Understanding Theory and Method - Kjetil Fallan
  • Design : a very short introduction - John Heskett
  • Small is beautiful -E. F. Schumacher
  • The green Imperative -Victor J. Papanek
  • The Little Prince -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  • The Design of future things - Donald A. Norman
  • The Design of Everyday Things - Donald A. Norman

 

Past question papers

Links:

 

Videos:

 

Books/ Publications:



Build your drawing skills

Links:

 

Videos:

 

Books/ Publications:

  • Rendering with Pen and Ink – Authur L. Guptill
  • Walter Foster Books
  • Marvel Comics
  • Human Anatomy - Perod
  • Manga Comics
  • Tattoos

Group discussion & interview

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Videos:


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