BDes in Furniture and Interior Design

Bachelors of Design in Furniture and Interior Design is a fulltime 4 years Degree Course, Approved bu UGC and offered by Too Design Universities in India. It is the art and Science enhancing the Interior of a Building and using appropriate Designed furniture using spaces, creating a pleasing & healthier environment for People. Therefore its a blend of creative designing for Space & full scale Design of Both Interior & Furniture.

Few of the Design Process involved are Planning, Researching, programming, Creativity, Mapping, Coordination Designing and Management. The Course imparts practical skills along with technical knowledge helps create imaginative spaces, thus helps practice professionally.

The curriculum for Furniture and Interior Design includes the study of art and design history, Architectural drawing, structures, drawing, theory of spatial manipulation. Also Ergonomics, typography, materials and processes Building and lighting technology, typography. Along with human factors for designing retail/commercial spaces. Also digital methods like AutoCAD, RHINO, Google Sketchup and Solid works.

Bachelors of Design in Furniture and Interior Design teaching Pedagogy

Bdes in Furniture and Interior 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.

BDes in Furniture and Interior Design Course Highlights

Course Full FormBachelors of Designing in Furniture and Interior 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 OpportunitiesFurniture and Craft Designer, Product Research & Innovator, Interior Designer, Exhibition Designer.
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 Furniture and Interior Design ), MA Design (Masters of Arts in Design – Furniture and Interior Design ), PGDM Furniture and Interior Design (Post graduate Diploma in Management).
Top RecruitersMorphogenesis, Renesa, Design Architects, MADS Creation, Zerogravity Studio, K2India, Design Services pvt ltd, Lotus Design Studio, Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Featherlite, IKEA, Florence, Durian, Millennium Lifestyle, Nilkamal etc.
Top Job profilesRetail sales associate, Retail merchandiser, Interior designer, Production designer, Floral designer, Associate designer, Design consultant, Graphic designer, Fashion designer, Design manager, Art director, Lighting consultant, Kitchen and bath designer.
Employment OptionsEntrepreneur, Builders, Architectural Firms, Exhibition Organizers , Town Planning Bureau, Studios, Resort, Private Consultancies, Hotels, Regional and Metropolitan Development Works
Average SalaryRs 4.5 lakhs to Rs 6 lakhs
Top Bdes Colleges in IndiaNID, NIFT, ISDIAtlas Skilltech UniversityUPES, Pearl Academy, UID, World University of Design (WUD), SUSHANT UNIVERSITY, LPU, Parul University, MIT Institute of Design.

BDes in Furniture and Interior Design Entrance Exams in India

Entrance ExamsConducting BodiesExam DatesLast Date of Registration
Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED)Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay23rd January 2022Nov 16, 2021
NIFT Entrance ExamNational Institute of Fashion TechnologyLikely January 2022Tentatively December 2021
Pearl Academy Entrance ExamPearl AcademyFebruary Cycle – Written Exam: 5th February 2022 April Cycle – Written Exam: April 2022Feb Cycle – 31st January 2022
UPESDATUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesMarch 2022, April 2022, May 202231st March 2022
NID Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT)National Institute of DesignSunday, 2 Jan, 2022Tuesday, 30 November 2021
ISDI ChallengeAtlas Skilltech UniversityEarly Cycle -31st October 2022 Regular Cycle – Tentatively February 2022Early cycle – 1st to 30th November 2021. Regular Cycle – Tentatively February 2022.
United World Institute of Design Entrance Exam (UIDDAT)Karnavati UniversityJanuary 30, 2022January 15, 2022
Sushant University Design Aptitude Test SUDATSushant University2nd February, 202225, February 2022

Best Career Options after BDes in Furniture and Interior Design

There are many lucrative career options after BDes in Furniture and Interior Design.

  • Persue Higher Education (Masters) of 2 years in Duration in Furniture and Interior 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:-
  1. Furniture and Craft Designer
  2. Product Reasearch & Innovator.
  3. Interior Designer.
  4. stylist.
  5. Exhibition Designer.
  6. Furniture Design crafter.
  7. Product Design -Furniture.
  8. Teacher.
  9. Consultant.
  10. Visual Merchandiser.
  11. 3D Artist.

Bachelors of Design in Furniture and Interior Design Syllabus

The Course offers an understanding of light and colour, materials, space and volume.

1st year

Semester 1Semester 2
Analytical Drawing-IAnalytical Drawing-Ii
Elements Of DesignArt Appreciation
Free Hand Design DrawingEnvironmental Studies
Furnishing And FittingsIntroduction To Design Tools-Ii
Introduction To Design Tools-IPrinciples Of Design
Professional Communication Skills-IProfessional Communication Skills-Ii
Project-Creative DesignSketching And Rendering
Workshop On Basic Material And MethodsStudy Tour Visual Survey
 Workshop On Space Form And Structure

2nd year

Semester 3Semester 4
Building Materials And Construction Detailing-IBuilding Materials And Construction Detailing-Ii
Community Development ProjectComputer Application-Ii
Computer Application-IDesign Management And Ipr
Design Studio-IDesign Studio-Ii
Fundamental Of ErgonomicsFurniture Construction And Detailing
Furniture Design-IFurniture Design-Ii
History Of Design-IGeneric Elective 1
Material Process And Surface FinishesHistory Of Design-Ii
Social Media And DesignInterior Services-I
 Lighting Design
 Study Tour-Survey And Documentation

3rd Year

Semester 5Semester 6
Bim For Interior DesignAugmented Reality And Virtual Reality
Department Elective 1Contemporary Design
Design Research And MethodologyDepartment Elective 2
Design Studio-IiiDesign Studio-Iv
Furniture Design-IiiDigital Communication
Generic Elective 2Estimation Costing And Specifications
Green InteriorFurniture Design-Iv
Interior Services And Construction DetailingGeneric Elective 3
Interior Services-IiPortfolio-Ii
Sustainability Ecology And LandscapeSoft Skills
 Study Tour-Industrial Visit

4th Year

Semester 7Semester 8
Design Research SeminarFull Term Internship
Generic Elective 4Industry Co-Op Project
Professional Practice And Contract Documents 
Seminar On Summer Internship 

Documents Required for BDes in Furniture and Interior Design Admission

Following Documents are required for BDes in Furniture and Interior Design.

  • 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)