The Bachelor of Design (B. Des) is a four years duration, 160 credit under-graduate degree programmes offered by SID and the degree is awarded by the Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune, which is established under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956 vide notification No. 9-12/2001-U.3 dated 10th November 2006 of UGC, Government of India.
This programme is aimed at creating professionals who can contribute to the highly dynamic and competitive world of Design.The curriculum at SID offers an optimum mix of traditional skills, new media skills (with state of the art software) and soft skills.
This one year long Programme is carefully designed to focus on the academic areas most useful in ones future study intentions.
Students learn how to develop basic know-how and skills making effective use of the sketchbook, explore recording methods, develop visual perception, acquire professional attitudes to set projects and show a critical, contextual and historical awareness in the areas of design.
Foundation Programme comprises of Semester 1 and 2 and is common for all disciplines of B. Des Programme. This short programme is followed with the four major disciplines interwoven with research, skills and visualization to enhance the academics with profession specific requirements.
The four major disciplines at SID have been categorized in the following areas.