BDes in Ceramic and Glass Design

Ceramic and Glass designing course is the study of creating idealistic creative designs and shape of by firing clay and Glass. Thus, In the Ceramic Design Work is done with Material like bone china, porcelain, stoneware & Clay. In Glasses its study of different types of glasses lead glass, soda-lime glass and boro-silicate glass & products type. Therefore its an influx of Innovative ideas on creative Live application with the use of latest design tools.

Bachelors of Ceramic and Glass is an Undergraduate 4 years Course divided into Eight Semester. Both Ceramic and Glass are different from Each other but quite similar in Design & Product creation. It is a part of the contemporary Industrial Design wherein offers a unique opportunity to students for innovative ideas in the form of functional and ornamental designs.

The Bachelors of Design in Ceramic and Glass Design transmit the learner with artistic bent, materials knowledge, marketing knowledge & technological approach. Also imparts the application of forms with function and ergonomics with experimental approach. Therefore helps in learning the traditional craft & global art practices.

Bdes in Ceramic and Glass Design is taught in a pragmatic manner to better Live understanding with smart Digital Tools. The common teachings involves :-

  • Regular lectures.
  • Industry leaders experiences lectures.
  • Presentations.
  • Digital Tools Training.
  • Workshops.
  • Live Projects.
  • Field trips.
  • Internships.
  • Apprenticeship &
  • Training’s.

B Des in Ceramic and Glass Design Course Highlights

Course Full FormBachelors of Design in Ceramic and Glass Design
Degree TypeGraduation.
Course ModeSemester wise
Eligibility12th Pass from Any Stream from Recognized Board or Equivalent.
Age LimitNo age Limit.
Medium of TeachingThe Course is Mostly taught in English but in Some Colleges in Hindi also.
Maximum DurationMaximum Duration provided is 7 years from the date of admission.
Skills RequiredGood communication skills, Good IQ, Presentation skills, High Patience & Observation, Drawing skills, Innovativeness, Creative nature.
Admission ProcessIt varies from College to College some require Entrance Exam followed by Interview. Some require SOP + Entrance Exam + Interview.
Employment OpportunitiesProduct Designing Companies
Space Designing Companies
Design Studios
Education Sector
Art Gallery
Multinational Companies
Computer Aided DesignAdobe Creative Cloud, Alias, Sketchbook, RHINO 3D etc
Bdes Course Fees (Annual in Rs)Rs 2.0 lakhs to Rs 6.0 Lakhs per Annum (Including Admission Fees, Semester Fees, Examination Fees & all other Charges).
Higher EducationStudents have multiple options for Making career in Design as they can Persue M.Design (Masters of Design in Ceramic and Glass Design ), MA Design (Masters of Arts in Design – Ceramic and Glass Design ), PGDM Ceramic and Glass Design (Post graduate Diploma in Management).
Career OpportunitiesDesign Studio Assistant, Ceramicists, Model Maker, Ceramic and Glass Designer, Product Designer, Ceramic Engineer.
Top RecruitersCeramic India
Glass Wall Systems India Pvt Ltd
Kajaria Ceramics Ltd.
Cera Sanitaryware Ltd.
Rak Ceramics India Pvt. Ltd.
Average SalaryRs 4.5 lakhs to Rs 6 lakhs
Top Bdes Colleges in IndiaNID -Amnedabad, Maharaja Ranjitsinh institute of Design (MRID) Other Top Designs Institutes are ISDIAtlas Skilltech UniversityUPES, Pearl Academy, UID, WUD, SUSHANT UNIVERSITY.

BDes in Ceramic and Glass Design Entrance Exams in India

Entrance ExamsConducting BodiesExam DatesLast Date of Registration
Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED)Indian Institute of Technology, BombayJanuaryNov
NIFT Entrance ExamNational Institute of Fashion TechnologyLikely JanuaryTentatively December
Pearl Academy Entrance ExamPearl AcademyFebruary Cycle – Written Exam: 5th February
April Cycle – Written Exam: April
Feb Cycle – 31st January
UPESDATUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesMarch , April , May31st March
NID Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT)National Institute of DesignSunday, 2 JanTuesday, 30 November
ISDI ChallengeAtlas Skilltech UniversityEarly Cycle -31st October
Regular Cycle – Tentatively February
Early cycle – 1st to 30th November
Regular Cycle – Tentatively February
United World Institute of Design Entrance Exam (UIDDAT)Karnavati UniversityJanuary 30January 15
Sushant University Design Aptitude Test SUDATSushant UniversityFebruaryFebruary

Best Career Options after Bdes in Ceramic and Glass Design

There are many lucrative career options after Bdes in Ceramic and Glass Design .

  • Persue Higher Education (Masters) of 2 years in Duration in Ceramic and Glass Design
  • Become an Entrepreneur and Start own business (Startup). Many Top BDes Colleges in India even provide seed funding to their passing out students for startups.
  • Various other lucrative job profiles are as following:-

Glass Engineer and Technician.
Cutting Assistant.
Design Studio Assistant.
Model Maker.
Ceramic Engineer.
Ceramic and Glass Designer.
Product Designer.
Assistant Professor Design (Ceramics).

Bachelors of Design in Ceramic and Glass Design Syllabus

The Course is Divided in To 4 years with 2 semester in Each Year

1st year

Semester ISemester II
Ways of SeeingColour, Form and Structure
Introducation To Glass & CeramicNarrative Structure
DrawingDrawing & Representation
Material Exploration2D & 3D Geometry
Introduction to Traditional art & DesignDesign Process
Design toolsContemporary Art & Design
practical workshopsFundamental of Visual Art
History of Indian Craft &

2nd year

Design Studio-IDesign Studio-II
History-I (Art and Architecture focusing Glass & Ceramic)History-II (Art and Architecture focusing Glass & Ceramic)
Ornamentation-I (Surfaces and Structures)Ornamentation-II(Surfaces and Structures)
Digital Design-IDigital Design-II
Ceramics Techniques-ICeramics Techniques-II
Clay & Ceramic Form StudyFurniture Cane/Wood/Bamboo

3rd Year

Ergonomic Craft Documentation
Design Studio-IIIDesign Studio-IV
History-III (Art and Architecture focusing Ceramic)History-IV(Art and Architecture focusing Ceramic)
Digital Design-IIIDigital Design-IV
Ceramic Techniques-IIIGlass Techniques-II
Product Marketing and costing-IProduct Marketing and costing-II
Material Sciences (Glass)Research Methodology
Glass Techniques-IMini Thesis ( Collection/ Project)

4th Year

Design Studio-VDesign Studio-VI
Production Techniques-IProduction Techniques- II
History-V(Art and Architecture focusing Ceramic)Finishing and Techniques
Digital Design-VPortfolio
Research MethodsDissertation

Documents Required for B Des in Ceramic and Glass Design Admission

Following Documents are required to Upload at the Time of application in Bdes in Ceramic and Glass Design or Carry at the time of admission.

  • Mark sheet and pass certificate of your Class X or XII examination.
  • School leaving certificate
  • Entrance Exam Score Card
  • Aadhar Card
  • Transfer certificate
  • Domicile certificate/ Residential proof certificate.
  • Character certificate/ Migration certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Proof of disability (if any)