BDes in Product Design

A very broad coefficient and effective generation and development of ideas through a process that leads to new products. Hence Bachelors of Design in Product Design helps generate solutions to business problems through various Design tools and Approaches. The Course impart the different way to conceptualize and evaluate ideas, turning them into tangible inventions and finally a 3D products using Digital tools. Also let do things that include communicate, visualize, analyze, 3D modeling.

Many Different design fields are included in Product Design like decorative products, lifestyle Accessory Design, consumer products and interior products. Also the application of Product Design can be indoor/Outdoor for Residential, Commercial & Industrial Use.

The curriculum of Product Design covers the basic to advance concepts through learning like Design Process, Design Ethnography, System Design, Design Research, History of Design, Sustainable design, Ergonomics, Materials, History of Design and Green & Sustainable design.

Bachelors of Design in Product Design Teaching Pedagogy.

BDes in Product 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 Product Design Course Highlights

Course Full FormBachelor of Designing in Product 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 OpportunitiesMarketing, Advertisement, Software Companies, Public Relations, IT Companies, Architectural Industries, Social Media Platforms, Hardware 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 Peruse M.Design, MA Design, PGDM Product Design
Career OpportunitiesProduct designer, Product tester, Product manager, Advertising director, Graphic designer
Top RecruitersAdobe, Cognizant, Book my Show, Wipro Tech, Trident Group,Titan, Toshiba, Lifestyle,Future Groups,V Craft, Superwoods, WIPRO, Amazon, Flipkart, Accenture, Myntra, Bajaj etc
Top Job profilesProduct Designer, Design Consultant, Advertising Director, Product Manager, Marketer, Product Manufacturer
Average SalaryRs 4.5 lakhs to Rs 6 lakhs
Top Bdes Colleges in IndiaNID, NIFT, ISDIAtlas Skilltech UniversityUPES, Pearl Academy, UID, WUD, SUSHANT UNIVERSITY, IIAD, ARCH, Presidency University, WOXSEN University.

B Des in Product 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,February

Best Career Options after B Des in Product Design

There are many lucrative career options after BDes in Product Design.

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

Product designer, Product tester, Product manager, Advertising director, Graphic designer, Design Studios, SMEs, or large organizations across diverse B2B and B2C market segments, Entrepreneurs.

Bachelors of Design in Product Design Syllabus

The Emphasis of BDes in Product Design are of the following Courses or Bachelor of Designing

  • Design History study in the context of Art and Technology history
  • Design Fundamentals and Design
  • Visualization/Presentation
  • Materials exploration for Product Design
  • User Research Methods
  • Ergonomics
  • Design Methods
  • Design Research Projects
  • Reflective studies on Design and Design Issues
  • Design Prototyping involving 3 D printing as necessary
  • Industry internship and design management
  • Collaborative Design Projects (collaborations across design and engineering)
  • Major Design Project and Thesis/Dissertation submission
  • Portfolio preparation

1st year

Semester 1Semester 2
Overview of Design Design Drawing 2 : Freehand , Analytical & Perspective 
Design Drawing 1 : Freehand DrawingFundamentals of Design 5 : Colour II 
Fundamentals of Design 1 : ColourFundamentals of Design 6 : Solid Geometry 
Fundamentals of Design 2 : Geometry Fundamentals of Design 7 : Three Dimensionalaties of Form , Space & Structure
Fundamentals of Design 3 : MaterialsFundamentals of Design 8 : Materials
Fundamentals of Design 4 : Form , Space & Structure Digital Methods 2 : Advanced Image Processing and Vector Graphics Applications
Digital Methods 1 : Introduction to Digital
Design Process : Problem Solving
Interdesign Studies 1 : Rural Environment
Interdesign Studies 2 : Urban Environment Exposure 

2nd year

Semester 3Semester 4
Design Drawing Design Drawing: Rendering Techniques
Form Studies – Radii ManipulationTechnology: Workshop Skills & Working Model Making 
Basic PhotographyForm Studies: Form Transition 
Basic Typography Technology: Advanced Manufacturing Processes
Digital Studies (CAD)IDS: Everyday Science & Creative Intervention 
Introduction to Ergonomics Design Project 2 : Human-Product Interface 
Materials & ProcessesDigital Methods : Advanced CAD 
Research Methods 
Design Project – Simple Product Design  

3rd Year

Semester 5Semester 6
Basic Mechanisms & Modeling Prototyping Electrical /Digital Technology
Project: Techno-Aesthetic Detailing Product Semantics
History Of Industrial DesignProject: Technically Complex Product
Project: Design For Social NeedsOpen Elective 
Color, Finish, Materials & Trend StudiesPackaging Design (With Graphic Design)
Digital Methods: Cad/Cam 3Interdesign Studies : Appropriate Economics
Digital Rendering: Wacom Design & Business 
Interdesign Studies : TravelDigital Methods: CAD/CAM 

4th Year

Semester 7Semester 8
Project: Nature-inspired DesignGraduation Project 
Design Ethnography  
Project: Story-telling & Product Design 
Green Design: Attitude to Sustainability 
Project: System Design 

Documents Required for B Des in Product Design Admission

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