B Des in Communication Design

Bachelors of Design in Communication Design is a 4- year full-time Graduation program. It is one of the Most Creative form of design which mixes Design & Information Development. Also it deals with the Imparting Information by visual communication. Therefore with the use of different Communication Design Tools creates new media channels to ensure the message reaches the target audience mainly by Graphic Design.

Communication design seeks to attract, inspire, create desires and motivate people to respond to messages, with a view to making a favorable impact. Students learn how to combine communication with art and technology. Communication Design Practices to design graphics, Advertisements, publication design, corporate branding, brand development, Website Design,Games, Mobile Application, Experience design, Exhibition, Product packaging, museum design, animation, motion graphics and film design.

BDes in Communication 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 Communication Design Course Highlights

Course Full FormBachelors of Designing in Communication 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
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 Communication Design ), MA Design (Masters of Arts in Design – Communication Design ), PGDM Communication Design (Post graduate Diploma in Management).
Career OpportunitiesGraphic Design, UI/UX design, Digital and Web design, Publishing Houses, Visual merchandising, Product packaging, Online and social content, Films editing and special effects, Exhibition and events, Multimedia industries.
Top RecruitersTata Communications, BYJU’s, Amazon, Netflix, IBM, Paytm, Google, Reliance and Many More.
Top Job profilesIllustrators, Graphic Designers, Web designers/ Ux Designer , Advertising artists, Animators, Video Editors, Motion graphic artists.
Average SalaryRs 4.5 lakhs to Rs 6 lakhs
Top Bdes Colleges in IndiaNirma University, ISDIAtlas Skilltech UniversityUPES, Pearl Academy, UID, WUD, SUSHANT UNIVERSITY, Symbiosis Institute of Design, Presidency University.

B Des in Communication Design Entrance Exams in India

Entrance ExamsConducting BodiesExam DatesLast Date of Registration
Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED)Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay23rd JanuaryNov
NIFT Entrance ExamNational Institute of Fashion TechnologyLikely JanuaryTentatively December
Pearl Academy Entrance ExamPearl AcademyFebruary Cycle – Written Exam: February
April Cycle – Written Exam: April
Feb Cycle – January
UPESDATUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesMarch , April , MayMarch
NID Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT)National Institute of DesignJan,Tuesday, November
ISDI ChallengeAtlas Skilltech UniversityEarly Cycle -31st October
Regular Cycle – Tentatively February
Early cycle – 1st to 30th November 2021.
Regular Cycle – Tentatively February
United World Institute of Design Entrance Exam (UIDDAT)Karnavati UniversityJanuaryJanuary
Sushant University Design Aptitude Test SUDATSushant UniversityFebruary, 2022February

Best Career Options after BDes in Communication Design

There are many lucrative career options after B Des in Communication Design.

  • Persue Higher Education (Masters) of 2 years in Duration in Communication 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:-

Illustrators, Graphic Designers, Web designers/ Ux Designer , Advertising artists, Animators, Video Editors, Motion graphic artists, or even Print makers and Conceptual Artists, Communication Designer, Freelancer, Interaction/Service Designer, Blogger, You tuber.

Bachelors of Design in Communication Design Syllabus

The Emphasis of B des in Communication Design is Mainly on teaching following subjects in 8 semesters in 4 years:-

  • Advertising.
  • Art direction.
  • Brand management.
  • Content strategy.
  • Copywriting.
  • Creative direction.
  • Graphic design.
  • Illustration.
  • Industrial design.
  • Information architecture.
  • Information graphics.
  • Instructional design.
  • Marketing communications.
  • Performing arts.
  • Presentation.
  • Technical writing.
  • Visual arts.

1st year

Semester I Semester 2
Course NameCourse Name
Drawing ICourse Name
Geometric Construction 2DDrawing II
ColourGeometric Construction 3D
Elements of Design IBasic Typography
Introduction to Basic Materials IElements of Design II
Design and EnvironmentIntroduction to Basic Materials II
History of Design IImaging Techniques – Basic
Design Case StudiesDesign Process
 History of Design – II
 Rural Exposure & Documentation (Part of RSP)
 Summer Apprenticeship
 Essential Communication

2nd year

Semester 3Semester 4
                  Semester 3                  Semester 4
Information Collection and AnalysisVisual concept representation
Design Processes and ThinkingBrand Identity Design
Basic TypographyBasics of Media and Film Design
Introduction to PhotographyBasics of User Interface / Experience Design
Illustration Techniques and ExplorationVisual Ergonomics
Elements of Graphic DesignTypography and Publication Design
Elements of Information Systems DesignGraphic Design Digital Tools – Advance
Graphic Design Digital Tools – Basic hotography for Graphic Design

3rd Year

Semester 5Semester 6
Craft Documentation internshipStudy Tour & Industrial Visits
Graphic Design Project – 1 Design Office & Project Management
User Interface GraphicsAdvertising & Marketing Theory
Advanced Illustration TechniquesGraphic Design Project 4: Visual Identity & Branding
Advertising Design Graphic Design Project 5: Advertising & Packaging
Brand Communication Design Graphic Design Project 6: Design for Social Needs
Inter Discipline Elective – 1 Industrial Internship in Summer Vacation

4th Year

Semester 7Semester 8
Industrial Internship Exhibition & PresentationDegree Project, Portfolio
Graphic Design Project 7: Environment Graphics or Signage Design 
Graphic Design Project 8: Of One’s Own Choice  
Colloquium Paper  
Portfolio Design for Oneself 
Study for Degree Project Proposal and Presentation 

Documents Required for B Des in Communication Design Admission

Following Documents are required to Upload at the Time of application in BDes in Communication 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)