Design Courses and Colleges in Delhi/NCR

In Delhi NCR, there are around 270 Design Colleges offering design courses at Diploma, UG and PG level. One of the main reasons for a student to opt for a Design college in Delhi/NCR is the availability of various jobs which provide a wide variety of employment opportunities. Out of the 270 (approximately), nearly 82% are private, 14% are public/government, and 3% are public/private. In Delhi NCR, some of the well-known design colleges are NIFT D

In Delhi NCR, there are around 270 Design Colleges offering design courses at Diploma, UG and PG level. One of the main reasons for a student to opt for a Design college in Delhi/NCR is the availability of various jobs which provide a wide variety of employment opportunities. Out of the 270 (approximately), nearly 82% are private, 14% are public/government, and 3% are public/private. In Delhi NCR, some of the well-known design colleges are NIFT Delhi, Pearl Academy, Amity School of Fashion Technology, and IMS Design & Innovation Academy. 

Design Colleges in Delhi/NCR Highlights

Check highlights of the Design Colleges and specialisation in Delhi/NCR. The information mentioned below is based on the data available on the shiksha.com website. 

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No. of Delhi NCR Colleges in Delhi/NCR

Approximately 270

Fees

<1 lakh: 31 per cent
1 - 2 lakh: 22 per cent
2 - 3 lakh: 12 per cent
3 - 5 lakh: 15 per cent
>5 lakh: 19 per cent

Top specialisations

Fashion Design
Textile Design
Graphic Design
Apparel Design
Game Design
Web Design
Jewellery Design

Admission Process 

Entrance based and Merit-based

Design Courses in Delhi NCR Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to pursue design must fulfil the eligibility criteria for the programme as required by design schools and universities. 

UG Design Courses: To get admitted to a UG level design programme, students must have a 10+2 pass certificate from a recognised board in any of the following streams: Science, Commerce, or Arts. 

PG Design Courses: Candidates must have a graduate degree from a recognised college in order to be admitted to a PG level design programme. 

Popular Design Courses Entrance Exams

Some of the popular design entrance exams that the candidates have to take for admission in law colleges offering design courses in Delhi NCR include the following:

Top Ranked Design Colleges in Delhi NCR with India Today Ranking & Shiksha Rating

Annual rankings are published by organisations such as India Today to identify the best colleges in various fields. With this, colleges receive a Shiksha rating based on student feedback on many factors such as facility, faculty, curriculum, and placements.

Name of the College

India Toady'21 Ranking

Shiksha Rating (Aggregate)

NIFT Delhi

1

4.1

Pearl Academy, Delhi

9

4.0

Amity School of Fashion Technology, Noida 15 3.9
IMS Design & Innovation Academy 25 2.6
Delhi Technological University (DTU) (-) 4.2
Kalindi College, University of Delhi (-) 3.7
GGSIPU - Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (-) 3.8
Indian Institute of Art & Design (-) 4.7
Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (-) 4.0
Jagannath Institute of Management (-) 4.4

List of Top Government and Private Design Colleges in Delhi NCR

Some of the top colleges with their latest fee is discussed in the following tables. The list is separate for Government and Private colleges here.

Top Design Colleges in Delhi NCR

List of Top Government Design Colleges in Delhi NCR:

Name of the College Fees (in Rs)
National Institute of Fashion Technology  80K - 11.09 Lakh
Delhi Technological University (DTU) 7.81 Lakh
Kalindi College, University of Delhi 30.45 K
GGSIPU - Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University 78 K
Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University 49.65 K - 67.5 K
KR Mangalam University 3.25 Lakh - 7 Lakh

List of Top Private Design Colleges in Delhi NCR:

Name of the College Fees (in Rs)
Pearl Academy 1 Lakh - 26.75 Lakh
Amity School of Fashion Technology 2.25 Lakh - 6.8 Lakh
IMS Design and Innovation Academy 30 K - 8 Lakh
Indian Institute of Art & Design 9.26 Lakh - 19.41 Lakh
Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences, Vasant Kunj 4.14 Lakh

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ROI of Top Design Colleges in Delhi NCR

Candidates can use ROI to determine how beneficial it is for them to complete a course at a specific college in terms of the annual price paid and the placement package received in return. The best Design colleges in India based on ROI are DTU, GGSIPU, followed by KR Mangalam University.

Name of the College Annual Fees Median Salary

NIFT Delhi

11.09 Lakh

5.5 Lakh

Delhi Technological University 7.81 Lakh 9 Lakh
GGSIPU - Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University 78 K 6.56 Lakh
Jagannath Institute of Management 4.14 Lakh 4 Lakh
KR Mangalam University 3.25 Lakh - 7 Lakh 5.8 Lakh - 5.9 Lakh
JD Institute of Fashion Technology 45 K - 8.44 Lakh 3 - 6 Lakh

Pearl Academy, Delhi

26.75 L

3-4 L

Note: Above statistics are based on the latest available data as mentioned on Shiksha website.

Top Recruiters for Fashion Design Graduates

An average placement package for a Design graduate from a reputed college is Rs 3-7 lakh. See the table below for information on the top recruiters for a Design grad by college, as well as their Shiksha placement rating:

Colleges

Placement Ratings (Based on Reviews)

Top Recruiters

NIFT Delhi

3.8

Monte Carlo, Future Group, Amore Magazine, Chitrakosh, Fabric Monde, H&M

IMS-Design & Innovation Academy (IMS DIA) 2.6 Decathlon, Monte Carlo, Nykaa.com, Myntra, Future Group, Craftsvilla

GGSIPU, Dwarka

  Bata India Limited, Future Group, Nykaa.com, Decathlon, Artex Apparels, Mango

Pearl Academy, Delhi

3.6

Myntra, Future Group, Craftsvilla, Aditya Birla Group, Pankaj & Nidhi

Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences

4.2 The Design Factory, Advit Design and Interiors

How Affordable is Studying Design in Delhi NCR?

Refer to the infographic below for breakup of top Design colleges in Delhi basis fee:

Design Colleges in Delhi NCR

As evident in the infographic above, the majority of the top Design colleges in Delhi are economical as their fee structure is less than Rs 1 lakh. Check out some such colleges below:

  • NIFT Delhi
  • IMS Design and Innovation Academy
  • GGSIPU, Dwarka
  • Kalindi Colleges, University of Delhi
  • New Delhi YMCA

The fees of about 35 per cent colleges each range from Rs 5 lakh and Rs 3-5 lakh. Some such colleges include:

  • Pearl Academy, Delhi
  • DTU Rohini
  • Amity School of Fashion Technology
  • Indian Institute of Art and Design
  • Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences
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42 Courses
70.8 K - 12.78 L
3.9

#5 Shiksha Collections

1 L - 21.81 L
3.6

#7 India Today

2.25 L - 11.84 L
3.7

#11 India Today

1.05 L - 8.4 L
4.0
4.0

#15 The Week

Design Applications Open till : 22-Aug-2022
1 Course
8.06 L
6 LPA
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84 K - 2.5 L
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2 Courses
8.91 L
11 LPA

#18 Shiksha Collections

1 Course
1.73 L
2 Courses
30.45 K - 74 K
4 - 4.5 LPA
6.5 L - 20.5 L
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5 K
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4.5

#29 Shiksha Collections

2.6 L - 8 L
3.9

Top 20 in India

2.6 L - 8 L
2 Courses
12.5 L
60 K - 2.29 L
15 - 17.6 LPA

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1.92 L - 2.82 L
5.12 LPA

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8.44 L
11 LPA
4.05 L
4 LPA
1 Course
12.4 L
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20 K - 1.85 L
65 K
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65 K
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