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Last week to apply for UCEED 2018, IIT Delhi to also offer B.Design Course

Published on : 09-Nov-2017 Powered by

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi plans to start a full fledged Department of Design and expects to make it operational from 2018-19 session. It shall offer Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D programmes. “Design is very important in using the final product... If I am making a tool, let's say a bomb detection device, I must keep in mind where the mechanism will be hidden, where the buttons would be, how would one hold it," Institute's Director V. Ramgopal Rao told reporters.

Demand for B.Design courses has been on the rise in recent years, where it focuses on fusion of technology with aesthetics and usability. IIT Bombay had started offering the same a few years ago. The Bachelor course if currently also offered by IIT Guwahati.

IIT Bombay conducts a separate entrance exam UCEED for admission to B.Design course. Other institutes which offer admission to their Design courses through UCEED are IIT Guwahati, IIITDM Jabalpur. UCEED results are also shared with and used by Central Institute of Technology Kokrajhar, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi and UP Institute of Design  Noida (Institute of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical Univ,Lucknow).

UCEED Key dates

Last date of registration (without late fee) : 10 Nov 2017

Last date of registration (with late fee) : 17 Nov 2017

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