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Symbiosis Institute of Design Admission 2023: Application, Eligibility, Fee & Selection Criteria

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Symbiosis Institute of Design
B.Des Admissions 2023

4 courses 4 years
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  • 10+2 with 50% aggregate
  • Accepting Exams: SEED, CBSE 12th, ISC, Maharashtra HSC

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DatesUpcoming Events
30 Nov '23
SEED 2024 Registration CLOSING Date
15 Dec '23
SEED 2024 Admit Card
7 Jan '24
SEED 2024 Exam Date
DatesPast Events
26 Aug '23
SEED 2024 Online registration START Date
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Symbiosis Institute of Design
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4.2/5
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Placement Review IconPlacements4.1
Infrastructure Review IconInfrastructure4.4
Faculty Review IconFaculty & Course4.3
Crowd Review IconCampus Life4.4
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B.Des. in Industrial Design - Batch of 2026
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I am satisfied with this college.
Placements: Our college provides good placements. Top recruiting companies are Tata Elxsi, Studio Carbon, and Imagimake. The remaining students are doing their degree projects under the faculty members. Students are eligible for internships from their 2nd year. They provide placement opportunities in different sectors.
Infrastructure: The infrastructure of our college is good. Our college provides us with all facilities. The hostel rooms are good. The food served in the hostel is unhealthy. They provide a variety of food items. Wi-Fi facility is available in our college and hostel.
Faculty: Our faculty members are good, friendly, and well-experienced. The course curriculum is good. They give assignments according to the specified topics. We have drawing classes in the first year to improve our hand skills. We have to complete assignments on time.
Reviewed on 30 Jun 2023Read More
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Anupama Mishra Verified Icon
B.Des. in Industrial Design - Batch of 2024
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Our college has good value for money and provides knowledge to students.
Placements: Our college provides 100% placements for students. Top recruiting companies are Whirlpool, Accenture, Infosys, IBM, etc. The salary package offered ranges between 6 LPA and 16 LPA. After doing interior designing, students can work as interior designers, commercial space designers, retail space designers, residential space designers, lighting and furniture designers, etc.
Infrastructure: Our college and hostel are well-facilitated with 24X7 service of Wi-Fi. Our college has computer labs, an amphitheater, an auditorium, and well-designed labs. The food served in the hostel is good and well-balanced. Our college provides medical insurance for students up to Rs.100000.
Faculty: Our faculty members are knowledgeable and very helpful. They organise industrial visits, which provide us with industry knowledge. The course curriculum makes us industry-ready. Almost 75% of attendance is mandatory to attempt exams. Exams are conducted in form of a jury where we present our entire semester's work in a presentation. It is a very communicative and open type of discussion where students are provided constructive remarks.
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B.Des. in Fashion Communication - Batch of 2026
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I am satisfied with fee structure, hostel facilities, campus life, events, and placements.
Placements: The roles offered in our course are fashion styling, visual merchandiser, fashion marketing, consultant, etc. Around 100% of placements are provided in companies like IBM, Infosys, Deloitte, Accenture, etc. The highest salary package offered in 2022 was 14 LPA and the lowest salary package was 5 LPA to 6 LPA.
Infrastructure: Our college has very good infrastructure. There are workshops and labs like wood workshops, metal workshops, garment labs, photography studios, etc. Good Wi-Fi facilities are provided. It has a resourceful library that is up to date with every book, magazine, or reference book required for courses. The hostel is located 1.5 kilometers away from the college. It provides badminton for students at different intervals of the day. The hostel has a significant structure with a very hard-working staff. Students have to apply for the hostel by sending an email to the email ID. Our college then responds within a day about the hostel allotment. There are two hostels namely, Dasiy and Orchid which have different fees. The allotment is decided by the college during admission. The hostel has a very good mess that serves meals four times a day.
Faculty: Faculty members of our college are diligent in every course. They are easy to interact with and are very helpful to first-year students. They are highly qualified and very knowledgeable in every field of design. The course curriculum is very relevant as it involves practical work for students so that they experience working from the beginning. Our college conducts timely examinations for every course.
Other: Our batch has 180 students which include students from various design courses like fashion designing, graphic designing, interior space designing, industrial design, etc. It gives a good campus life. There are various portfolios and clubs that work well to organise different concerts and events without any hurdles. Students enjoy these events and look forward to the upcoming ones.
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B.Des. in Fashion Communication - Batch of 2025
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It is an excellent curriculum for hands on industry experience.
Placements: Our course includes specializations in branding, styling, and visual merchandising. Fashion communication graduates can work independently or as stylists, visual merchandisers, art directors, set designers, trend forecasters, graphic designers, etc. Some of the major employers are Accenture, Tata Motors, Firstcry, H&M Kuwait, Infosys, etc.
Infrastructure: SID offers the best facilities for students to receive a quality education. There are dedicated labs for each specialisation with computers and machines of the highest quality for hands-on learning. The library on campus is well-equipped with various books that students can borrow at any given time. We have excellent Wi-Fi available for students on campus as well as in the hostel. The hostel has clean and hygienic rooms for students. The canteen has a huge menu for students to choose from and the mess has diverse food options for home-like food.
Faculty: Our faculty members are extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The course curriculum is relevant and makes students industry-ready. There are lectures and marked assignments for each class, depending on the credits of the class. Students are marked based on participation, creativity, and originality. SID is an open and safe space for students to showcase and express art in their way. The courses available are extremely beneficial as students learn how the industry works. At the end of the term, judges are assigned to each course to review the assignments done during the semester. Students are marked separately for internal assessments as well as external juries.
Other: Fashion communication is a relatively new course in India and is the perfect choice for fashion enthusiasts who wish to work in the industry. It provides students with knowledge about fashion from perspectives other than design. Classes like graphic design and photography widen the opportunities for the students. After studying fashion communication, students will have a lot of opportunities. SID has a student council that includes several committees or portfolios for students to join. These portfolios contain events in which students frequently participate and discover new opportunities. SID has an extremely positive and healthy culture, helping the students learn and work together.
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B.Des. in Fashion Communication - Batch of 2026
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Our college provides good infrastructure and facilities.
Placements: Almost 100% of students got placed in our course. Summer internships are also offered. The highest salary package offered ranges from 12 LPA - 14 LPA. The lowest salary package offered ranges between 6 LPA - 8 LPA. The top recruiting companies are Infosys, IBM, Accenture, etc. In this course, we can work as fashion stylists, retail space designers, event and set designers, brand visualizers, graphic designers, event and set designers, and visual merchandisers.
Infrastructure: Wi-Fi facility is available on campus. Classrooms are spacious. SID also has a proper library with a reading room to which we have full access during college hours. We also have a graphic laboratory with iMacs to work on the software. The mess and canteen facilities are also available. The food quality is great. We also have a health care center on campus for medical emergencies. There is a ground opposite our college where we can play sports. We also have access to all Symbiosis campuses so we can use any ground to play sports. The hostel facilities are great. The rooms in the girls' hostel are very spacious. The food quality is better. Wardens and staff members are very understanding. We also have a tuck shop in the basement of our hostel which provides us with all the necessities.
Faculty: Professors are experienced designers. They are very knowledgeable and help us understand basic topics. Our course curriculum is relevant because it allows us to deal with every little step before taking a big leap. They also provide practical knowledge and make us ready for the industry. Semester exams are moderate. We have a jury that includes internal and external examiners. The passing percentage is 45%.
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Symbiosis Institute of Design Admission FAQs

Q:   How can students apply for admission to various courses at Symbiosis Institute of Design?

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Candidates willing to get admission through SEED must apply online on the official website of Symbiosis Institute of Design. Follow the steps given below to apply for admission to various courses:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the college.

Step 2: Click on the Apply Now tab.

Step 3: Pay the fee and fill out the application form.

Step 4: Submit the application form with the necessary details.

Q:   Is SEED compulsory for admission to BDes programme at Symbiosis Institute of Design?

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Yes, SEED is compulsory for admission to the BDes programme at Symbiosis Institute of Design. Passing the exam followed by Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction rounds is necessary. For students appearing for SEED for the first time, SEED preparation tips can be helpful. Also do fill out the application form timely so that exam preparation can be started early. Other than this, hard work and determination are very important. 

Q:   How many marks are necessary for admission to BDes at Symbiosis Institute of Design?

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At the undergraduate level, Symbiosis Institute of Design offers BDes in various specialisations. The accepted entrance exam for admission to BDes is SEED. Students who wish to get admission to this college through SEED must keep an eye on SEED results. Along with SEED, candidates must have a minimum of 50 percent marks in Class 12. The college accepts the scores of CBSE 12th and CBSE1 Maharashtra HSC.

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Q:   How much does it cost to study Fashion Design at Symbiosis Institute of Design?

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To study Fashion Design at Symbiosis Institute of Design, candidates must pay INR 17.60 Lacs for a four-year undergraduate degree. There are various charges that must be added and for them please visit the official website of Symbiosis Institute of Design. If the students find the fee a little expensive, they can apply for the various scholarships provided at the university level. The seats for scholarships are limited so apply early. 

Q:   What are the courses offered at Symbiosis Institute of Design?

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Candidates willing to get admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Symbiosis Institute of Design must apply online on the official website of Symbiosis Institute of Design. At the undergraduate level, the college offers a four-year BDes programme in four major disciplines namely Communication Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Design, and Fashion Communication. Communication Design is offered in four specialisations namely Graphic Design, Video Film Design, Animation Film Design, and User Experience Design, and Industrial Design is offered in two specialisations namely Product Design and Interior Space Design. The college also offers foundation courses to the students. 

Q:   Is Symbiosis Institute of Design a good college for Design?

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Yes, Symbiosis Institute of Design is a good design college which is ranked as second Best Private Fashion Design College by the India Today & Outlook I-Care Rankings 2022. To get admission to this college, candidates must have passed SEED. For passing SEED, candidates must follow the SEED preparation strategy, fill out the exam centre carefully, and timely fill out the SEED application form. Seats are limited so apply early as soon as possible.

Q:   What is the selection criteria for BDes course at Symbiosis Institute of Design?

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Symbiosis Institute of Design provides admission to BDes course based on Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) score. SEED exam evaluates candidates on parameters like color, geometry, visual observations, general design awareness, creative thinking abilities, and awareness of Indian culture, craft, traditions, etc. Candidates shortlisted as per SEED score are further called for Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction (PRPI). Final selection will be based on the cumulative performance of the candidate in Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), Portfolio Review, PRPI Task and Personal Interaction as well as on the basis of the information provided by the candidate in the application form and the chosen specialisation. To know the complete admission process for BDes course, click here.

Q:   Can I apply for BDes after Class 12 at Symbiosis Institute of Design?

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Aspirants who have passed Class 12 or equivalent or Class 10 along with three-year Diploma with at least 50% aggregate (45% aggregate for SC/ ST) can apply for the BDes course. Additionally, candidates appearing for the final year exam can also apply for any of the BDes specialisation. The institute offers BDes in four major disciplines, namely Communication Design (Graphic Design, User Experience Design, Animation, Film Design, Video Film Design), Industrial Design (Product Design, Interior Space Design), Fashion Design and Fashion Communication. After filling the application form, aspirants are required to appear for Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) followed by Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction.

Q:   Which are the BDes specialisations offered at Symbiosis Institute of Design?

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BDes is a four-year course available in four disciplines which are further available in various specialisations. Check below specialisation-wise seat intake for BDes course:

BDes Specialisation

Seat Intake

Communication Design (Graphic Design, User Experience Design, Animation, Film Design, Video Film Design)

92

Industrial Design (Product Design, Interior Space Design)

52

Fashion Design 

33

Fashion Communication

30

Q:   Does Symbiosis Institute of Design offer scholarships to students?

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Symbiosis Institute of Design offers scholarships to postgraduate and undergraduate students as financial assistance. The below-mentioned table reflects on the scholarships provided by Symbiosis Institute of Design:

Symbiosis Institute of Design Scholarships
NER Scholarships for Students from North-East RegionLate Jayatee Deshmukh AwardUniversity Sports Scholarships
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Answered 3 weeks ago

Symbiosis Institute of Design offers various courses to students and is one of the top design institutes in India. The college provides placements and scholarships to students. The accepted entrance exam is SEED. Candidates must know about the SEED syllabus, and SEED pattern, and must take the SEED

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The college life at Symbiosis Institute of Design is very good. The college provides a great environment for students to study and learn from the best and most experienced faculty members. The college is known for its serene environment and motivates students. The college also arranges quizzes, semi

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The University has released the list of recruiters that participated in recent placement sessions. However, the overall placement statistics are yet to be released. Once out on the official website, it will be updated here. Meanwhile, the data collated from unofficial sources reveal that the lowest

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Symbiosis Institute of Design is spread across more than 1.83 acre of land. Accommodation facilities are located within walking distance from the campus and there is a dedicated bus service that runs on a circular route. The campus building of Symbiosis Institute of Design has all the latest types o

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Symbiosis Institute of Design has experienced faculty members. Symbiosis Institute of Design invites faculty for several guest lectures and also arranges workshops and various conferences for students and teachers. Some of the Symbiosis Institute of Design faculty details are mentioned below:

Faculty NameFaculty Qualification

Nandini Shashank Kulkarni (Professor & Deputy Director)

PhD, MTech, BArch, BTech

Aniket Dilip Supe (Assistant Professor)

MFA, BFA, NET

Ajay Arvind Bhave (Assistant Professor)

MTech, BE

Akshay Revekar (Assistant Professor)

MPlan, BArch

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