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Bachelor of Design in Product Design

The Faculty of Design offers a four-year bachelor's degree program in Product Design, which seeks to impart to the students the creative presentation and techniques which are vital to crafting various design models and various products. The curriculum is strategically designed to expose students to some of the elements of this field which relate to the various product ranges in the market. The faculty is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for practical training, such as computer laboratories and design studios which allow the students to enhance and develop their practical skills and effective skill sets.

The program provides students with the much needed understanding of the product design industry and how it can be utilized to develop cutting-edge solutions through the scope of design. The dynamic team of faculties and academic experts goes on to develop the student's understanding of the various market trends and how the students can make their mark in the industry.

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Program Structure



  • Introduction to Design Principles
  • Basics of Sketching and Visualization
  • Materials and Manufacturing Fundamentals
  • Design History and Theory
  • Basics of CAD Software

Skill Enhancement

  • Advanced 3D Modeling and Rendering
  • User-Centered Design Strategies
  • Product Aesthetics and Form Studies
  • Materials Selection and Sustainability
  • Market Research and Trends


  • Ergonomics and Human Factors in Design
  • Prototyping Techniques and Rapid Iteration
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Consumer Product Design
  • Internship with Product Design Firms

Advanced Concepts

  • Design Entrepreneurship and Business Strategies
  • Interaction Design and User Interfaces
  • Advanced Prototyping and Testing
  • Sustainable Product Design
  • Final Product Design Project

Selection Process

The selection process is held in three stages


Design Aptitude Test (DAT)

Design Aptitude Test is an online test conducted by the Parul Institute of Design to seek evidence of the attitude, aptitude, achievement, motivation and perception essential in a potential student of design.


Portfolio Round

After successful completion of DAT applicants need to submit their portfolios via the link provided to them.


Personal Interview

After the DAT & Portfolio stages, applicants need to appear for a Personal Interview which will be held online via Google Meet.

DAT will be held on 17th June 2023 from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM and the last date for applying is 11th June 2023. DAT will be held online and it will be a proctor based exam.


Highlights of the Program

Design Thinking : Develop a deep understanding of user needs, market trends, and societal demands to drive your design process, fostering a human-centered approach to product creation.

Conceptualization : Learn to generate, refine, and communicate your design concepts through sketches, renderings, and 3D modeling, translating your ideas into tangible prototypes.

Material Exploration : Gain expertise in selecting and working with a diverse range of materials, considering their properties, sustainability, and compatibility with manufacturing processes.

Prototyping and Testing : Transform your ideas into physical prototypes, testing their functionality, usability, and aesthetics to refine your designs and ensure they meet user expectations.

CAD and Visualization : Master computer-aided design (CAD) tools to create detailed product models, visualizations, and simulations, enabling you to communicate your concepts effectively.

Manufacturing Processes : Explore various manufacturing techniques, from traditional to cutting-edge methods such as 3D printing and CNC machining, to understand how products are brought to life

User-Centered Design : Focus on user experience (UX) and ergonomics, ensuring your designs are intuitive, user-friendly, and seamlessly integrate into users' lives.

Sustainability : Incorporate sustainable design principles, considering environmental impact, recyclability, and lifecycle assessment to create products that are both innovative and eco-friendly.

Our Expert Designers

Ruma Devi

Famous Traditional Handicraft Artisan

Anna Singh

Celebrity Fashion Designer

Anuj Sharma

Expert Fashion Designer

Our Design Resources

Laser Cutting Lab

- Laser Cutting Lab

These are used for engraving patterns or cutting virtually any 2- dimensional shape from thin materials such as paper products, natural textile

3D Printing Lab

- 3D Printing Lab

Enabling complex geometric or organic shaped parts to be designed on a computer

Metal Lab

- Metal Lab

A fully equipped metal lab, providing the design students with the facilities and resources for metal fabrication and developing structures and product designs

Wood Lab

- Wood Lab

A lab for creating wooden structures and products with state of the art facilities which are designed to provide students with an enriching practical exposure.

Get To Know Your Teachers

Mr. Shoeb Khan

Assistant Professor

- M. Des.
Specialization - Product Design

Mr. Manas Macchhar

Assistant Professor

- M. Des.
Specialization - Product/Transportation Design

Mr. Sameer Bakshi

Assistant Professor

- B des
Specialization - Product Design

Career Prospects

With demand for product designers increasing day by day, a wide range of opportunities are opening up for students who want to pursue product designing.

UI Designer

Automotive Designer

UX Designer

Exhibition Designer

Industrial Designer


General FAQ's

DAT is conducted by Parul Institute of Design to seek evidence of the attitude, aptitude, achievement, motivation and perception essential in a potential student of design. The selection process will be held in three stages1. DAT- Design Aptitude Test 2. Portfolio Round 3. Personal Interview
Candidates will be called to submit their portfolios via a Google Form Link, the second stage of DAT, on the basis of their obtained scores in DAT written exam (first stage). Then Personal Interview (Third Stage) shall be held. A final list will be generated by PID on the basis of the sum total of the weighted scores secured by the candidate in each stage of the admissions process. Note that everything is conducted online.
Students will be given three hours to complete a 100-marks paper. It will consist of 100 multiple choice based questions.
The Design Aptitude Test covers all the aspects from Design, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, Critical Thinking, General Knowledge. Yes. Two mock tests are conducted before the final DAT.
No. The NATA score is not taken into account for the DAT. Candidates shall have to give PID DAT.
He/she will be required to fill the online application on the Parul University website. The application fee is Rs. 2000/- Fee has to be paid in online mode via credit card/debit card, and a printout should be taken for future reference.
PID does not provide an admit card but the candidates will receive Login Credentials to give their online DAT via Email/SMS/Call. The DAT shall be conducted on WAC (World Assessment Council ) online platform.
Yes, the DAT is common for all the applicants for undergraduate design admissions.
No, there is no waiver for any of the rounds. It is mandatory to appear for all of the three rounds.
Yes, a student can appear for DAT for an unlimited number of attempts provided he/she fulfils the prescribed eligibility criteria.
No, there is no test that works as an alternative for DAT.
Do you like to draw or make things with material found around the house? Do you like working on jigsaws and puzzles? Are you curious about how things work and why some don't work? Would you rather doodle and explain an idea than talk about it? If you answer yes to most of these questions, then you do have an aptitude for design.
Drawing is a skill, learnt and perfected by practice. PID DAT is not just to judge your skills at drawing or sketching but rather to assess your ability to question the design problem and communicate your ideas/design solutions.
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