Admission Process for Master of Design (M.Des.)

A valid CEED core is required for Admission to Master of Design (M.Des.). Application forms are accepted through the IITD centralised admission process during month of March-April every year. In order to apply for M.Des. at IITD the candidates can create a login at IIT Delhi admissions webportal (IITD/admission/PG admission) and fill the requisite form /upload documents. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of CEED scores and Interview calls are sent in month of May. Admission test and Interview are conducted in the Month of May or June.


1. I have cleared CEED. How do I apply for M.Des at IIT Delhi?
Ans. You'll have to register yourself for an interview using IIT Delhi admissions webportal. After you have entered relevant information in the portal you will receive a call letter from IIT Delhi with further details.
2. What is involved in M.Des admission at IIT Delhi?
Ans. Studio test and interview are conducted after shortlisting. In interview, candidates may get a chance to display their prior work.
3. What is Studio test?
Ans. Quick assignments are given to test design thinking skills. Challenges given in studio test will vary from year to year. However, skills of problem solving, sketching, observation, model making etc. are normally tested in a studio test at IITD.
4. Do I need to carry my own stationary at the time of studio test?
Ans. Yes. Candidates are expected to carry basic stationary items like pen, pencil, colour pencil, eraser, ruler, cutting blade etc. Sketching paper and model making material are provided at the test centre.
5. What is a design portfolio?
Ans. A design portfolio is a compilation of your design work done prior to the interview.
6. Is portfolio compulsory for Interview?
Ans. No. However, an original portfolio is useful to provide a glimpse of candidate's design thinking process to the jury.
7. How long does the interview and Studio test take?
Ans. The plan varies from year to year. In 2017, the studio test will take place on 15th May and INterviews will happen on 15th and 16th May 2017.
8. When are the results declared?
Ans. Result are communicated to qualified candiades through e-mail. Also, the results will be displayed on this page within a week of the interviews.
9.Can I avail hostel facility if I am appearing for M.Des interview?
Ans. Yes. Details will be communicated in the invitation letter.

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Admission process for Ph.D. at IDDC

Normally, Ph.D. programmes are advertised in the month of March and October each year in the Employment News as well as in leading newspapers, and admissions are carried out in the months of May and December. Further, admission to the Ph.D. programme is possible any time of the year with the application being processed and candidates interviewed by the respective DRC/CRC/SRC. Ph.D. scholars can join the Institute at any time of the year. For more information please visit iitd admission portal