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  • SID is ranked among the Top 10 Best Fashion Design CollegesRead More >>
  • SID is ranked No. 3 amongst the emerging design collegesRead More >>
  • SID has been ranked No. 2 Private Fashion Institute in India Read More >>
  • SID has been awarded with The Edutainment Awards 2016
  • Ranked 4th in Design Institutes category across India
  • Ranked 2nd (Silver) in Communication Design category
  • Ranked 3rd (Bronze) in Fashion Design category
  • Ranked 4th Best college for Fashion Design in the year 2015 by India Today-Nielsen Company
  • Ranked 6th Best college for Fashion Design in the year 2014 by India Today-Nielsen Company
  • Ranked 8th Best college for Fashion Design in the year 2014 by Education World
  • Ranked 5th Best college for Fashion Design in the year 2012 by India Today-Nielsen Company



  • Dr. Manohar Desai, Associate Professor received the 'Maan Patra' from Saint Shri Dnyaneshwar Gurukul and Dharmashree Parivar for his contribution in teaching Art & Design. His contribution was recognized for indepth study of Devanagari script & Manuscript writing materials by the hands of Swami Govind Dev Giriji Maharaj. Congratulations Manohar Sir!
  • Dr. Anirban Choudhury, Associate Professor won the Springer Distinguished Research Paper Award at the International Conference in Research into Design (ICoRD-2023). Congratulations Dr.Anirban!
  • Dr. Nitin Hadap, Associate Professor was awarded the recipient of the Emerging Scholar Award 2023 by the Seventeenth International Conference on Design Principal and Practice in Lisbon, Portugal, in March 2023. Congratulations Nitin Sir for this achievement!
  • Prof. Rahul Deshpande, Assistant Professor was awarded The Ravi Paranjape Foundation's 'Gunijan Kala Puraskar' of 2022 for his huge contribution to various aspects of visual arts including fine arts, designing, and illustration. Through an impressive career of 30 years and continuing, Prof. Deshpande has also conceptualized and authored over 20 books on art-related topics. He is privileged to have received valuable guidance from Late Artist Ravi Paranjape from time to time for enriching his artistic outlook. Congratulations Rahul Sir for this great achievement!
  • Dr. Tanmayee Puntambekar has been awarded with the "Young Researcher Award" by the Institute of Scholars for her Paper titled "Accessible & Secure Backpack for Daily use". Read More >>
  • Dr. Nitin Hadap, Assistant Professor was awarded lecture grant under “Golden Jubilee Conference and Lecture Series Grant (GJCLSG)(MoE), Government of India” in February 21. This Programme was supported by funds from Ministry of Educaion(MoE). Read More >>
  • Dr. Manohar Desai, Associate Professor was awarded the Sanman Patra by the Maharashtra Police- Maharashtra Intelligence Academy, Pune on 28th October 2020. Read More >>
  • Prof. Neetu Singh, Assistant Professor won the 2nd best paper award for her research and insights on "Industry 4.0 Management Challenges & Opportunities". Read More >>
  • Prof. Paresh Choudhury, Associate Professor received the POOL 2019 Design Award in September 2019. Read More >>
  • Dr. Nitin Hadap, Assistant Professor was awarded the Justice K.T.Telang Junior Research Scholarship for his research project on “Drushya Loka: Mythical worlds in Indian Art and Iconography” in April 2019. Read More >>
  • Dr. Manohar Desai, Associate Professor was awarded with Balgandharv Parivar Puraskar 2017. Read More >>
  • Prof. Shubhshree Mathur, Assistant Professor was invited as a special invitee for PUBLICON 2017 held on 1st December 2017 at FICCI, New Delhi. Read More >>
  • Dr. Sanjeevani Ayachit, Director of SID was invited as resource person to deliver a lecture on “Textiles and Fashion during Mughal Era”. The lecture was delivered in the UGC Sponsored Workshop on Glimpses of Indian History and culture organized by SNDT on 19th and 20th Sept. 2017. Read More >>
  • Dharohar is about the reflections of Indian Heritage by Prof. Sanjeevani Ayachit & Prof. Sonika Khar. Read More >>
  • Prof. Anupam Bhatia and her colleagues have successfully filed the complete patent on SYSTEM AND METHOD ENABLING AN INTERACTIVE WEARABLE AS AN EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT FOR HEARING IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS. Read More >>
  • Prof. Vijay Shah has been awarded PhD from Rastrasant Tukadoji Maharaj - Nagpur University on 18th Nov 2016 for Thesis entitled "Significance of Creativity in Visual Design". Read More >>
  • Professor Mahendra Patel has been awarded 'Lifetime Achievement Award' on 27 Feb 2016 at Typoday 2016 in Bangalore. He also won the Gutenberg Award for 2010 by The International Gutenberg Society, Germany. Read More >>
  • Prof. Shaunak Samvatsar Won the second prize for his cartoon Doli at the Cartoon Competition for World Water Day 2014. Read More >>
  • "CITADEL" Pune featured Prof. Saumya Bandyopadhyay in 'The expression of an Artist' in April 2016 issue. The article is about his journey as an Artist & Designer till his current job at Symbiosis Institute of Design. Read More >>
  • Prof. Shaunak Samvatsar won Special Award in the national level cartoon contest. Read More >>
  • Prof. Niranjan Mhamane has been selected as one of the winners for 'Splash 18' renowned series of publications on watercolor by North Light Books, USA. Read More >>
  • Dr. Pranita Ranade's article on Portfolio Making was published in the issue of Creative Gaga magazine May/June 2016. Read More >>
  • Prof. Shaunak Samvatsar won Special Jury Award at Indian Institute of Cartoonist. Read More >>