Career in Design after B.Des

There are several career prospects for B.Des graduates in both the commercial and governmental sectors. You can also get work in other countries with this degree. You may participate in exhibits and auctions of your creative works that are held all around the world.

After completing this course, you will be able to work as a Graphic Designer, creating visuals for advertisements, publishing companies, and other businesses. You can also work as a teacher at a variety of reputable universities and institutions around the country.

Mindtree Ltd, Book My Show, Aapna Infotech, Multia Studio, Camphire, and others are among the leading recruiters in this sector. 

Read through the complete post to know more about design career in detail. 

Eligibility to Pursue B.Des

In order to study B.Des course at top Design colleges you need to crack the entrance exams conducted by respective organizations. There are two top examinations conducted across the country for admission into B.Des course: NID and NIFT. 

  • The BDes programme is open to students who have completed Class 12th or an equivalent qualifying examination.
  • Furthermore, at the 10+2 level, there are no stream restrictions, thus students from all streams, including Science, Commerce, Arts, and Humanities, can follow the course.
  • Admission to BDes courses requires a minimum age of 19 or 20 years, as determined by the institutes at the time of admission.

B.Des Curriculum/Syllabus

The bachelor in Design course includes various subjects and concepts. Below table lets you understand the syllabus for the B.Des program. 

Subjects Topics Covered Description Design
Design •Basic Design skills
•Strategy for Innovation
•Conceptual Skills
•Creative Mobilization Process
This course seeks to teach students the fundamentals of design, including its concepts and components.
Technology •Production processes
•Basic Design skills
•Tools and Equipment Material Sciences
•Trade and Professional Practice 
New and emerging design technologies are examined in depth in this subject. This topic focuses on current trend research and sales strategies.
Management and Marketing •Marketing, promotion and Merchandising •Industry Orientation Business Management Topics include retail and merchandising.

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Popular Design Entrance Exams

  • UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design)
  • NID Exam (National Institute of Design)
  • FDDI AIST (Footwear Design and Development Institute All India Selection Test)
  • SOFT CET (School of Fashion Technology Common Entrance Test)
  • NID Design Aptitude Test (National Institute of Design Entrance Exam)
  • SEED (Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design)
  • UID Design Aptitude (Test United world Institute of Design, Design Aptitude Test)

Career Options after B.Des Course

  • Graphic Designer
  • Design Managers
  • Textile Designer
  • Teachers
  • Outside Sale Representative
  • Costume Designer
  • Fashion Stylists
  • Fashion Forecasters
  • Weaving Consultant
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Cutting Assistant
  • Interior Designer Entrepreneur

Employment areas after completing B.Des (Bachelor of Design)

  • Corporate Houses
  • Shopping Malls
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Design Production Management
  • Homes
  • Offices
  • Furniture Manufacturing Units & Accessories
  • Fashion Media
  • Boutiques
  • Fashion Accessory Design
  • Fashion Show Management
  • Garment Manufacturing Unit

Expected Salary after the completion of B.Des course 

B.Des competent candidates throughout the world are awarded attractive salary packages.”

A beginning pay as a Fashion Designer is from Rs. 2 to 3 lacs per year. You can start earning Rs. 6 to 7 lacs per annum if you have a solid job and expertise.

For various levels of expertise and qualifications, each position has a unique compensation package. A fashion designer's compensation is determined by a number of criteria, including the location of the job, the candidate's qualifications, recruiters, experience, and working skills.

“Once you've established a reputation and gained sufficient expertise in this profession, you may earn much beyond your wildest dreams.”