There are only three programmes offered by IITs for B.Des:
- IDC(Industrial Design Centre), IIT Bombay - IDC is known for its well established M.Des programmes like industrial design, animation design, visual communication, Interaction design & mobility and vehicle design. In 2015, IIT Bombay started their four-year in eight semesters(B.Des) and five years in ten semesters dual degree course(B.Des+M.Des).The total number of seats for both these programmes is 30. Students after joining the B.Des programme cannot change their respective branch.
- DoD(Department of Design), IIT Guwahati
- DoD is one of the thirteen departments present in IIT Guwahati. DoD was started with a
vision to gather brightest students who are passionate about innovation and are willing to grow and learn
with the best technology available.
The programme focusses on innovation and creative use of technology to create effective, usable, enjoyable experiences with technology through research in engineering, design, behavioral and social sciences, most importantly to understand the impact of technology on individuals, groups, and organizations.
- Design Discipline, IITDM Jabalpur - Here, a holistic and all-inclusive philosophy is applied to train human resources in the paradigm of Modern Design at Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral level, so as to make them adept designers.The modern-age facilities of Rapid Prototyping, 3D scanning, Ultrasonic Plastic Welding, Water-Jet cutting, CNC (Lathe and Milling), Injection Moulding, Vacuum Forming, Laser Cutting, Universal Wood Working, etc. with support staff skilled in wood, metal, polymer, FRPs and composite fabrication provides an incredible hands-on training for the students.