The?M.Des. (Interior Design) Program is a step towards exploring and understanding the contemporary interior design environment of the region through research, theory, design education and practice. The program offers a creative buffer where candidates develop and contribute to the varied design possibilities and approaches of interior design. The core of the program is design research and practice. The program shall also introduce the student to the principles of academic – industry interface.



  • To provide students with the skills and tools for solving a design problem in order to achieve creative excellence in the design of interior space
  • To provide students with the skills needed to propose and conduct research that adds to the body of knowledge in the profession through the examination and consolidation of previous research findings
  • To offer a master’s degree for Interior Design professionals seeking advanced study in areas of specialization in varied Interior Design typologies through design research


  • Two sessional exams and one final exam for each subject in a semester
  • Written exam (for theory subjects).
  • Formative and summative assessment (for practical design oriented subjects).
  • The student performance in each theory subject is evaluated out of a maximum of 100 marks - of which 50 marks are for in-semester assessment, and 50 marks for the end-semester examination.
  • The in-semester assessment in theory subjects is based on sessional tests, assignments, quizzes, case presentations, seminars etc.
  • In-semester evaluation for practical subjects is done by the panel of studio teachers on the works done for the in-semester coursework.
  • The end-semester evaluation for studio subjects in interior design includes a viva-voce and practical tests evaluation, conducted by an internal examiner and an external examiner.
  • The evaluation of In-semester coursework in Thesis will be done by the panel of guides on the works done during the semester.
  • The End-semester viva-voce evaluation will be done by a jury consisting of two internal examiners and two external examiners.



Excellence in design education, enable sustainable endeavors for societal well-being.



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Develop core competencies of design and professionalism to address societal and environmental concerns.

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Enable experiential learning and community engagement to create inclusive and sustainable design.

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Provide international platform for interdisciplinary learning and collaborative research


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2 years (4 semesters)

Key Dates & Deadlines


Jul 31 24

Jul ' 24

Last date to Apply


Jul ' 24

Tentative Course Commencement Date


Libraries give students access to study resources, digital and print

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

Innovation Centre
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre facilitates multi-disciplinary research

Sports & Fitness
Marena has world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash, as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

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