Tuition fees: Rs. 33,600 per semester (Rs. 1680 per credit)
Programme Support and Extramural Interface Cost: Rs. 20,000 per semester
Caution Deposit: Rs 5000 (One-time, Refundable)
Student Welfare Fund: Rs 500 per semester
* Partial/Full tuition fee waiver and scholarships are available. Full fee waiver of tuition fee will be
extended to students belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories.
The MDes (Social Design) is a two and a half year, full-time practice-based programme with a predominant social focus. It amalgamates methods, tools and approaches of design disciplines with those of the social sciences to creatively address complex issues of inclusion, access, equity and opportunities through participatory and co-creation processes. More specifically, the programme aims to address complex design areas of public services, public systems, governance interfaces, community networks pertaining to health, hygiene, education, gender, mobility, waste management, resource access/ conservation/ distribution (water, electricity etc.), urban and rural commons, internet and digital access, safety, informal economies and such areas. The emphasis of the programme is on preparing students with the entrepreneurial Page 2 of 3 competencies and leadership essential to addressing socially complex issues embedded within communities, agencies, organizations and the state.
Admission is based on a written Statement of Purpose (SOP) of 500 words along with the online
application form (25%), a written test (50%) and an interview (25%).
A candidate must have Eligibility for the course is broad and the minimum qualification is a Bachelor degree or equivalent in
any subject from a statutory university or a 4-year, full-time graduate diploma in design from reputed
institutes of design from India or abroad. Individuals with additional qualifications and work experience
are also encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a minimum of 45% marks or CPA of 5.0/10.0 or B grade in their final qualifying degree/diploma. A relaxation of 5% of marks, or 0.5 CPA or C+ grade will be
made for candidates belonging to SC, ST, and Persons with Disability categories.
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Accreditation is a process by which the quality of a programme is examined and certified normally by an external body of academics. It validates and certifies that academic processes practised within an institute are robust and relevant.
For any programme to be recognized for further studies or a profession it needs to be approved either by a University or/and by a professional council as the case may be.
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