Industrial design trains one to blend applied art and applied science in order to improve a product in terms of its visual aspects, applicability, and usage. An industrial designer learns to work on designs that are beneficial both for market and the customers. BE or B.Tech in Industrial design is a four-year programme.In the market of competition and survival of the best, it is very important to design something that looks good, usable and fit to suit the purpose of a customer, and all these at a low cost. Almost every marketing and production industry need skilled people who can read the need of the customer and design products accordingly to deliver them cost effective, useful products. Industry, design or architectural studios also look for graduates from this stream. One can pursue M.Tech in Industrial design after successful completion of BE/B.Tech.


For UG

Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics as core subjects. Independent entrance tests for this programme are also held by the various state, central, and private universities which mostly require 50% as the prerequisite to appear for the test.

For PG

Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Engineering/B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering/Industrial Design along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG programme held by the various state, central, and private universities.



  • Industrial design engineers are actively involved in designing, modelling, testing and producing prototypes.
  • They also work alongside engineers and model-makers, and industrial/product designers to conduct research and devise a design proposal for projects.
  • Postgraduates can appear for NET and can teach Industrial Design in universities.

Following opportunities are available for Industrial Design engineers:


Business Director

Project manager

Senior designer




  • Computer Aided Analysis and Design
  • Design Methodology
  • Electronic Material and Processes
  • Floating Credit Course
  • Information Collection and Analysis
  • Introduction to Industrial Design
  • Introduction to Photography
  • Materials Testing and Technology
  • Model and Prototype Development
  • Product Analysis


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  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 19.205 Lakhs Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology, Bangalore
    Minimum Fees 1.68 Lakhs Apex Professional University, Pasighat
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 9.37 Lakhs University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
    Minimum Fees 0.44 Lakhs Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.


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Vishnu 24 days ago

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VishnuLast Seen: 3 weeks 2 days agoJoined on: 28-Dec-2017

Industrial design: What is the scope for Mdes.Industrial design in India?

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Prabhavati Dhavala Expert 16 days ago

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Well there is a good scope simply because design is required for every project, unit that is set up, expansion etc. There are firms that deal in design only. Product design is one more area that has s...Read More

Vinayak Asthana 2 months ago

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What if BFA in industrial design?. Is it offered by BHU? What ate the job opportunities? Please help am in a lot of confusion.

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Rajaram Sukumar 2 months ago

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Dear Vinayak, BFA is Bachelor of Fine Arts whereas industrial design is an engineering discipline. The undergraduate degree is known as Bachelor of Design or BDes. IIT BHU does not offer BDes. Fo...Read More

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davinder pal 4 months ago

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Davinder PalLast Seen: 3 months 2 weeks agoJoined on: 21-May-2016

Can i do industrial design or product design threw gate .i have done b.tech from mech. branch

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pradip kumar 4 months ago

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Yes you can do ...even I've applied for production and industrial engineering through gate gate 2018....but chances of getting psus is less...if you are  interested then go on or apply for ME

Akshay Munot 6 months ago

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What entrance examinations should be given for industrial designing

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Priyanka Kaul Expert 6 months ago

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You will have to apply for CEED exam. It is already conducted in Jan.

You can go through the official site:




Hope this helps.


Deekshid Lal 7 months ago

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Bachelor of engineering in product design/ industrial design... Need more info..... Thanks

I heard about this course over the Internet but when I enquired product design was considered branch of B. Des and not B. Tech... I love the idea of engineering and design combined. Can you pls give m... Read More

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Manisha Gupta Expert 6 months ago

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There is a tremendous scope and even greater need for industrial and product design. you will always be in high demands if your skill sets are top quality, more industries in India are looking for suc...Read More