BITS Design

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If a career filled with creativity, innovation, and problem solving excites you, start your journey to BITSDES.

  • 01

    Begin your application

  • 02

    Submit scores of

     /  / 
  • 03

    Portfolio interview

    If shortlisted

  • 04

    Receive an offer

    If selected

  • 05

    Confirm a seat


  • Applicants should have taken at least one of these tests:

    • National Institute of Design - Design Aptitude Test Prelims ()
    • IIT Bombay Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design ()
    • BITS Design Aptitude Test ()
  • Class 12 with minimum 45%


We believe in nurturing the next generation of design innovators who bring passion, creativity, and a commitment to excellence. During the portfolio interview, we identify applicants who possess the following qualities:

  • 01

    You are fully committed to a career in design

  • 02

    You are creatively inclined and have a sense of aesthetics

  • 03

    You have an aptitude for design and problem solving

  • 04

    You are able to communicate clearly, verbally, in writing, and in other media

Currently, we are not accepting applications to the B.Des (Hons) programme.

Round 1

Applications open

Feb 29, 2024

Applications end

Apr 5, 2024

Online Portfolio interviews


Apr 22 - 30, 2024

The shortlist will be announced on Apr 13, 2024

Fee payment deadline

As per offer letter

Session commencement

Aug 1, 2024

All above timelines are subject to change at the discretion of BITSDES.


Education is the most meaningful investment of your life. These details will help you understand the costs associated with your academic journey, and to plan for and arrange the necessary resources.



Year 1

Tuition fee


Residence fee





A one-time Admission Fee of ₹70,000 will be payable at the time of accepting the offer for admission in AY 2024-25.


The residence fee includes housing, meals, access to a sports facility, and shuttle service between student residence and the interim campus.


These fees are subject to an annual increase of up to 8% per year.


For information regarding withdrawals and refunds, please refer to our Refund Policy.


The refundable security deposit of ₹20,000 will be collected with the year 1 tuition fee and will be refunded after the convocation to the student.


The cost of books and other learning materials will be additional and borne by the student.


We are making arrangements with leading banks to facilitate students' access to education loans. The loans will be offered at interest rates that are among the lowest available in the country.

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Scholarships help students with great potential reach great heights. We have 3 types of scholarships to ensure that financial capacity will not be a hindrance to your design dreams.

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Interested? Get more information
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