M.Des Admission


Admission Procedure 2017

Admission for the new batch of M.Des Program in User Experience Design (Batch 2017-19) beginning from Academic Year 2017-18.

Admission to M.Des program of SID will be according to the following process.

Stage 1 Candidates would be shortlisted as per the CEED or GATE score. Shortlisted candidates would be called for Studio Test & Personal Interaction to be conducted at SID. Candidates will register for SID and provide valid CEED or GATE Score. Validity of the CEED or GATE score would be as per the criteria of IITs.
Stage 2 Studio Test: The short listed candidates will undergo a “Studio Test”.
Stage 3 “Personal Interaction” of each candidate appeared for Studio Test with a panel of subject experts.

Final Selection Criteria:
i. CEED/GATE score would be considered for shortlisting of the candidates for the Stage 2.
ii.Final selection would be based on the cumulative performance of a candidate in CEED / GATE (Paper B - 40% weightage), Studio Test (30% weightage) and Personal Interaction (30% weightage).


Bachelor’s degree in Design / Engineering / Architecture / Interior Design and Equivalent: 10+2+4 years (minimum four years Bachelor’s course) or must be appearing for the final examination of such a program by May / June 2017.
OR BFA (4 Years Professional program with entry after 10+2)
OR G.D. Art (5 year programme after 10th) with one year post qualification professional experience at the time of application.
With minimum 55% marks (minimum 50% in case of SC/ST candidates)
i. All the above mentioned qualifications should be from a statutory University / Institution from India and abroad.
ii.Any candidate having three years’ Bachelor’s degree is not eligible to apply.

*Subject to approval from SIU


M.Des Admission 2017 Schedule

Important Dates

Activity Date / Period
Online Registration for SID at www.sid.edu.in begins March 15, 2017
Last date for online registration to SID June 30, 2017
Short list of candidates for Studio Test July 05, 2017
Studio Test and Personal Interaction at SID, Pune July 18 to 21, 2017
Declaration of First Merit List July 25, 2017
Registration period for the First Merit List Candidates July 26 to 31, 2017
Last date for Registration to the Programme August 11, 2017
Commencement of the Programme August 16, 2017

Note: Candidates on waiting list would be considered for provisional admission in the order of merit list depending on the vacancies after August 11, 2017.

Students Intake

Sr. No. Specialization Indian Students Total
1 User Experience Design 20 20

Reservation of Seats

Category Reservation %
Within the sanctioned intake
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
Differently abled 3.0%
Over and above sanctioned intake
Kashmiri Migrants 2 Seats
International Students 15%

Note: Seats available would be offered strictly on the basis of Merit and Reservations to the deserving candidates. It is not obligatory for SID to fill all the available seats.

Fee Structure for M.Des Batch 2017-19 during AY 2017-18

The fee structure for the academic year 2017-18 (Batch 2017-19) is as follows. The candidate upon selection to the programme will have to pay the full fees at the time of registration to the programme to confirm the registration.

After paying the fees and securing the admission, if the student does not report to the SID office within a month from commencement of sessions, his / her admission will stand cancelled and fees will be refunded only as per the University guidelines.


Programme Fees

Particulars Indian Students [All Category] Fees (in Rupees alt)
  1st Year 2nd Year Total
Academic Fees alt 3,25,000 alt 3,25,000 alt 6,50,000
Security Deposit (Refundable) alt 25,000   25,000
Library Deposit (Refundable) alt 10,000   alt 10,000
Total alt 3,60,000 alt 3,25,000 alt 6,85,000


Important Notes

SID fees could increase by, upto 10% during the period of the programme.

General Fee Rules

The above-mentioned fee is an annual fee and is generally payable in one installment at the time of registration to the programme. However, for the convenience of the candidates the same could be accepted in two installments on request. The installment facility will not be available for candidates seeking bank loan for education.
The fee would be accepted by cash or by demand draft payable at Pune only and will have to be deposited by the candidate in the bank designated by Symbiosis Institute of Design through a challan.
The students are required to pay the fees on or before the stipulated date. Late payment of fees by students (except at the time of admission) is allowed only in genuine cases. In such cases, the parent has to submit a written request to the Director and on approval has to pay the fees with a fine of Rs. 500/- per week within the approved period.

Hostel and Mess Fees For Freshers: Viman Nagar Campus - AY 2017-18

Sr. No. Hostels Type of Room Hostel Fees (For Fresher) (Rs) Security Deposit (Rs) Mess Fees (Veg/Non Veg) (Rs) Shuttle Bus Charges (Rs) Total (Full Amount) (Rs) (For Fresher)
1 Symbiosis Hostel A Wing Sakore Nagar 2 Sharing Regular Room 86,000 15,000 47,000 - 1,48,000
2 Symbiosis Hostel B Wing MHADA Rohan Mithila 3 Sharing Regular Room 73,000 15,000 47,000 2,500 1,37,500
3 Symbiosis Hostel C Wing Rohan Mithila 2 Sharing Regular Room 95,000 15,000 47,000 2,500 1,59,500
3 Sharing Regular Room 80,000 15,000 47,000 2,500 1,44,500
4 Symbiosis Hostel D Wing Sakore Nagar 4 Sharing Regular Room 100,000 15,000 (47,000
- 1,15,500
/ (1,62,000)
5 Symbiosis Hostel E Wing (Row House only Boys) 4 Sharing Regular Room 130,000 20,000 (47,000
- 1,50,000
/ (1.97,000)

For more details regarding hostel you may contact:
Col C. V. Mohan (Retd)
Senior Administrator,
Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus,
New Airport Road, Pune- 411014
Phone : +91-20-30037163, 64003291, 64105763
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Contact for Admission

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)
Vimannagar, Pune – 411014
Maharashtra, India
Tel: +91 20 30037203 / 211
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