IDDC Academic Programmess

Instrument Design Development Centre (IDDC) offers three academic programmes currently. Master of Design (M.Des.) in Industrial Design, Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Instrument Technology and PhD in various interdisciplnary areas related to Instrument Technology and Industrial Design. Details of each program with brief courses of study are given below.

M.Des.

Master of Design (M.Des.) in industrial design is a two year, full time, residential program which accepts maximum of 20 students every year from various branches of engineering, architecture and design. The course structure of M.Des. is as below.

LIST OF CORE COURSES FOR M.DES

S. No.

Course No.

Title

L-T-P

Credits

1

DIL 711

Framework of Design

2-0-0

2

2

DIP 721

Design and Innovation Methods

1-0-4 

3

3

DIP 731

Communication and presentation skills

1-0-4

3

4

DIP 741

Product Interface & Design

1-0-2

2

5

DIL 751.

Form and Aesthetics

2-0-2

3

3

DIP 712

Computer Aided Product Detailing

1-0-4

3

7

DIP 722

Applied Ergonomics

1-0-2 

2

8

DIL 732

Adv Mat Processes & Die Design

2-0-2 

3

9

DID 792

Design Project-1

0-0-6 

3

10

DID 891

Design Project -2

0-0-12 

6

11

DID 892

Design Project

0-0-18 

9

Total

11-0-56

39

LIST OF TRAINING COURSES FOR M.DES. PROGRAMME

S. No.

Course No.

Title

L-T-P

Credits

1

DIR 761.

Social Immersion

0-0-2

S/Z

2

DIR 801

Summer Internship:

0-0-4

S/Z

Total

0-0-6

LIST OF PROGRAMME ELECTIVES FOR M.DES. PROGRAMME

S. No.

Course No.

Title

L-T-P

Credits

1

DIL 782

Design for Usability

2-0-2

3

2

DIR 832

Design for User Experience

3-0-0

3

3

DIR 862

Design in Indian Context

3-0-0

3

4

DIR 852

Strategic Design Management

2-0-2

3

5

DIR 822

Design for Sustainability

2-0-2

3

6

DIR 772

Transportation Design

2-0-2

3

7

DIV 820

Special Topics/Modules in Design

1-0-0

1

8

DIV 810

Special Topics in Design 1

3-0-0

3

9

DIV 820

Special Topics in Design 2

3-0-0

3

10

DIL 841

Design Mngmnt and Prof. Practice

3-0-0

3

11

DIP 712

Exhibitions and Environmental Design

2-0-2

3

12

DIR 812

Media Studies

2-0-2

3

13

DIR 762

Vehicle Design

2-0-2

3

M.Tech

The M.Tech program in Instrument Technology offers courses as below

Course Code Course Name L-T-P Credits
IDP 703 Instrument Technology Laboratory 1 0-0-6 3
IDP 704 Instrument Technology Laboratory 2 0-0-6 3
IDL 705 Advanced Instrument Technology Laboratory 0-0-8 3
IDL711 Instrumentation Transducers 3-0-0 3
IDL 712 Electronic Techniques for Signal Conditioning and Interfacing 3-0-0 3
IDL 714 Instrument Design and Simulation 2-0-2 3
IDL 734 Laser Based Instrumentation 3-0-0 3
JTD 801 Major Project Part 1 0-0-12 3
JTD 802 Major Project Part 2 0-0-24 3
  • M.Tech Placement Brochure
  • PhD

    PhD program in takes copetent candidates in all branches of industrial design (e.g. Human Computer Interaction, User Experience Design, Cognitive Ergonomics etc.) and in all branches of Instrumnet technology (including Optical Metrology, electronics, holography etc. ). The interviews are conducted twice every year and the applications are accepted round the year thorugh the online IITD admission portal.