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IIT Bombay BDes Courses & Fees 2024: Seats, Application Process, Cutoff, Placements, Scholarships

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IIT Bombay BDes Eligibility & Highlights 2024

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    Q:   Is BDes available at IIT Bombay?


    Yes, BDes is available at IIT Bombay. It is a four-year full-time course spread across eight semester. IIT Bombay offers BDes through IDC School of Design at the UG level. It also offers five-year integrated BDes + MDes programme spread across 10 semesters. The option of doing a dual degree, is available at the end of third year. Candidates who have completed Class 12 can apply for IIT Bombay BDes courses.


    Q:   How can I get admission in BDes in IIT Bombay?


    IIT Bombay admission to BDes course includes various steps. Starting with registration to entrance exam, counselling and seat allotment. Before jumping to application, candidates must also check their eligibility. Any candidate who have completed Class 12 can apply for BDes course. 

    Step 1: Registration

    Candidates need to apply online for BDes course with an application fee of INR 3,800 for open and INR 1,900 for reserved category. The common application form will be available through the IIT Bombay Admissions Portal. 

    Step 2: Selection

    The selection to BDes course is based on UCEED rank. A merit list is prepared based on UCEED rank of the candidates.

    Step 3: Counselling

    Once shortlisted, candidates need to register for counselling. The seat are alloted based on the UCEED rank of the candidates. Aspirants must pay the fee to confirm their seat in the institute.


    Q:   Who is eligible for BDes in IIT Bombay?


    A minimum of Class 12 is required to apply for BDes course at IIT Bombay. Below is the detailed eligibility:

    • Candidates should have been born on or after Oct 1, 1999., if belonging to Open/ EWS/ OBC-NCL Category and on or after October 1, 1994, if belonging to SC, ST or PwD Category.
    • Aspirants should have obtained a rank in UCEED 2024. A candidate can attempt UCEED a maximum of two times, and that too in consecutive years. UCEED score is valid for one year and only for admissions in the same corresponding academic year.
    • Candidates need to pass all five subjects in Class 12 or equivalent. Those who have appeared for the first time in the qualifying exam in 2022 or earlier are not eligible.

    Q:   Is 50 a good score in UCEED for IIT Bombay B.Des admission?


    IIT Bombay accepts UCEED scores for admisison to the B.Des course. The round 2 cutoff has been released. As per the cutoff list, the round 2 closing rank for B.Des was 14 for the General AII India category candidates. Durign the IIT Bombay UCEED cutoff 2023 the last round cutoff closed at 16, it means candidates scoring 50 in UCEED will not be eligible to get into IIT Bombay for B.Des admission. With a cutoff range of 50 to 80, candidates can choose IIT Hyderabad and IIT Guwahati for admission to the B.Des course. 


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    IIT Bombay BDes Admission Dates 2024

    DatesUpcoming Events
    11 Mar '24 - 12 Jun '24
    Availability of UCEED 2024 scorecards
    DatesPast Events
    14 Mar '24 - 31 Mar '24
    Submission of UCEED 2024 Counseling Application
    8 Mar '24
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    Q:   When will the UCEED 2024 exam be conducted?


    IIT Bombay conducted the UCEED 2024 exam on January 21, 2024 (9 am - 12 noon). The exam had two mandatory parts. The computer-based Part A and offline-based Part B.

    The UCEED 2024 admission portal is uceed.iitb.ac.in. The portal contains all the important updates about the UCEED 2024 exam, including information brochure, eligibility criteria, syllabus, candidate portal, and useful resources.

    Among resources the candidate can download include - previous years question and answer keys.  

    The online application forms for UCEED 2024 are also currently closed. Candidates could register for the exam online at uceedapp.iitb.ac.in/UCEED/home.jsp



    Q:   When will the exam analysis be released for the UCEED 2024 exam?


    The UCEED 2024 exam will be conducted tentatively in the 4th week of January 2024. The exam will be administered in a center-based mode. Part A of the exam will be held online, whereas Part B will held in an offline-based mode.

    The exam for UCEED 2024 will be released on the same day of the UCEED 2024 exam. In fact, the exam analysis will be updated on this page soon after the exam has concluded. Our correspondents will visit the UCEED 2024 exam centre and bring you the exam analysis.


    Q:   When will the results of UCEED 2024 exam be declared?


    IIT Bombay will declare the results of UCEED 2024 on March 8, 2024.

    The candidate has to check the results online at the UCEED 2024 admission portal - uceed.iitb.ac.in.

    The results would be declared for all candidates who appear in the design entrance exam. However, merit ranks will be released only for candidates who qualify Part A and get shortlisted. Part B answer booklets of candidates who fails to qualify Part A will not be evaluated. IIT Bombay will release the qualifying marks for Part A at the time of declaration of results or sometime thereabout.


    IIT Bombay BDes Cutoff 2024

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    Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)141614
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    Q:   What rank is needed for IIT Bombay in UCEED?


    IIT Bombay considers UCEED rank for providing to admission to BDes programme. Below is UCEED rank for IIT Bombay BDes:


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    Q:   Is there seat reservation for BDes at IIT Bombay?


    Yes, IIT Bombay IDC reserves seats for various categories. Below is the category-wise reservation:

    CategoryReservation %
    Person with Disability5%



    Q:   How many seats are there in IIT Bombay for BDes?


    There a total of 37 seats available in BDes course at IIT Bombay. The seats are filled based on UCEED score. As there are only a few seats, candidates must obtain a good rank in UCEED for admission. Below is category-wise intake for BDes:


    Note: PwD reservation at 5% will be horizontal.


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    Q:   What is the highest package in BDes IIT Bombay?


    IIT Bombay IDC has not release placement statistics specifically for BDes. However, the overall the highest international and domestic package offered during IIT Bombay placements 2023 stood at INR 3.67 crore per annum and INR 1.68 crore per annum, respectively. Additionally, the average package offered during IIT Bombay placements 2023 stood at INR 21.82 LPA. Besides, the overall placement rate recorded during IIT Bombay placements 2023 was 82%. Moreover, a total of 384 companies participated and 1,898 offers were made during IIT Bombay placements 2023. 

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    Placements: 85.75% placement of student place in my course. The average salary package offered is around 15 LPA to 19 LPA. Around 45% students do internship in second year and student got placed for government jobs through IES. IITB company is open for all student. You should maintain a minimum CPI criteria like some academic toppers maintain 8 CGPA to attend interviews.
    Infrastructure: Every faculty here is good for all type of student. Food quality is. But nowadays it improved as lot. In hostel room they don't provide Wi-Fi, and instead of that there is LAN wires in every room. Class room and Library are completely hygienic and air conditioned.
    Faculty: The curriculum of IITB is hectic. Every week there will be quiz and exam test. This time exams are conducting online with 2 device protocol. Semester exams are little bit tough but if student regularly attend the classes it can be easily passed average passing percentage will be likely between 60 to 70 percent.
    Other: I told this course because of my own personal interest in designing. I Preferred iitb for pursuing my B.Tech because it's good faculty members and Research organisation. All events famous here like mood, indigo, summit. Etc. And many student clubs.
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    Q:   What are the scholarships offered by BDes programme of IIT Bombay?


    IIT Bombay offers merit-based scholarships to BDes students. Applications for the scholarships are forwarded through IIT. The available scholarships are further as follows:

    • Institute Merit-cum-Means
    • Free Mess Facilities (SC/ST)
    • Remission of Fees
    • Named Scholarships

    Q:   Does IIT Bombay offer any merit scholarship?


    Yes, IIT Bombay offers Merit-cum-Means Scholarship to UG students. It is awarded to a maximum of 25% of sanctioned intake. For Dual degree, it is available only up to fourth year. 

    Merit Criterion: For new entrants of BDes their UCEED Rank, will be the criterion. In subsequent years, the criterion will be their academic performance during the preceding academic year.

    Means Criterion: The parental income is the basis for the ‘means' criterion of the scholarship. At present,  students with parents annual gross income from all sources for the previous Financial year does not exceed INR 5 Lacs are eligible to apply for Merit­ cum­ Means Scholarship. 


    IIT Bombay BDes FAQs

    Q:   What exactly is taught at IDC IITB for BDes?


    IIT Bombay BDes is a four-year course spread across eight semesters. It also offers a five-year integrated BDes + MDes programme. Candidates have an option of doing dual degree at the end of the third year. Both these courses are credit-based. Each specialisation has slightly separate curriculum. Aspirants get to choose an elective in the second semester. Some of the subjects taught are:

    • Advanced Typography
    • Information Graphics
    • Design Detailing   
    • Handmade Character Design
    • Visual Design, etc.

    Q:   What is the fee for BDes offered at IIT Bombay?


    The total tuition fee for IIT Bombay BDes courses ranges from INR 8 Lacs to INR 11.6 lakh. This range includes fees for the integrated course as well. Moreover, the given fee is calculated as per the data collected from unofficial sources and hence is subject to changes. Candidates can visit the institute's official website to find out more information related to the fee structure. Apart from the programme fee, aspirants need to pay a counselling registration fee of INR 4,000. An application fee is also paid in the start. The application fee is INR 3,800 for General and INR 1,900 for reserved category.


    Q:   What are the jobs available after BDes from IIT Bombay?


    BDes students are offered jobs from all fields of employment including e-commerce, production, media, as well as the entertainment industry. Below are some of the job profiles open after completing the design degree from one of the best BDes Colleges in India:

    • Graphic Designer
    • Fashion Designer
    • Art Director
    • Textile Designer
    • Industrial Designer

    Job scope after BDes


    Q:   Does IDC-IITB offer specialisation in BDes?


    IIT Bombay offers BDes through IDC School of Design at the UG level. It is a four-year course divided into eight semesters. It also offers five-year integrated BDes + MDes programme spread across 10 semesters. The option of doing a dual degree, will be available at the end of third year. Aspirants who have completed Class 12 or equivalent can apply for BDes course. Those who have appeared for the first time in the qualifying exam in 2022 or earlier are not eligible.


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