School of Design – RV University


Posted on February 16, 2021 by RVU Admin

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B.Des. Course in Bangalore

Acquire design theories, methods and hone skills through
hands-on experiences, to become leading innovators and
tackle problems in a holistic manner.

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Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) is a degree programme of four-year duration offering Design Foundation in Year 1 and
Specialisations in Product Design and Innovation, Designed Environments, Information and Graphic Design and User
Experience Design in Years 2, 3 and 4.

Design Foundation (Year 1)

Specialisations (Year 2-3-4)


The Bachelor of Design curriculum would offer a minor in one of the specialisations offered
by the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School of Economics and Finance along with other
specialisations offered by the School of Design. In addition, there will be few electives offered by all the
three schools.

School of

  • Graphic Design
  • Product Design
  • Space Design
  • User Experience Design

School of
and Finance

  • Business Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing

School of
Liberal Arts
and Sciences

  • Environmental Science
  • Film Making
  • Indology
  • Performing Arts
  • Psychology

Our B.Des course would emphasize on Hand Skills, Digital Skills, Specialization Specific
Skills, User Research, Knowledge of Making, Materials, Processes, Sensitivity to Aesthetics, Knowledge of Humans
and their behavior, Society, Culture and Environment.

TThe Bachelor of Design programme will enable students to identify significant contemporary problems, inculcate
critical thinking, critique conventional solutions, and challenge the status-quo to arrive at creative solutions
through collaborative team efforts. For courses like Spatial Design and Graphic Design courses in Bangalore,
working in collaborative, dedicated studio spaces, students would acquire & hone skills and learn design
theories, methods and processes that would help develop and refine their ideas which would address the problem
identified in a holistic manner.

Career Options after B.Des Course

Design is rapidly going through a phase of change and innovation due to the increasing consumer demand of preferred
utility and comfort. Building a career after a B.Des course not only provides one with the satisfaction of
seeing ideas manifested into shape and form, but rewards one with recognition.

  • Design Researcher
  • Digital Modeler
  • Front-End / UI Developer
  • Furniture Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Information Visualizer
  • Interface Designer
  • Interior and Spatial Designer
  • Model Maker
  • New Media Designer
  • Prototype Developer
  • Product Designer
  • User Experience Designer
  • User Researcher
  • Visual Designer

Why B.Des. at RVU

  • Highly qualified Faculty with tremendous academic
    and industry experience having qualifications from some of the
    best Design Schools of the world including NID, IDC (IIT Bombay)
  • High quality, affordable global design education
  • World class infrastructure of studios, workshops,
    labs, prototyping and incubation facility
  • Design pedagogy that facilitates integrative
    through a multidisciplinary process
  • Experiential learning through short and long
    internships, programs to discover & explore yourself, your
    neighbourhood and your country
  • Self-assessment, where students assess their own work
    and only then it is assessed by juries
    and expert faculty
  • International collaborations, master classes
  • Experienced and practicing faculty with excellent
    track record
  • Incubation center through which students gain hands-on
    experience in innovation and entrepreneurship

    while being nurtured and encouraged by faculty and industry
  • Locational advantage of studying in Bengaluru, which is regarded as the Silicon Valley of India and
    considered as one of the ‘Next Decade’s Fastest – Growing Cities’ by Forbes Magazine. As the best B.Des College
    in Bengaluru, RVU offers high quality, affordable global education

B.Des Admission Requirements and Important Dates

RVU does not discriminate based on ethnicity, colour, religion, sex,
disability, age, or any factors other than academic matters. The
University considers the past academic performance/ merit and equity as
the guiding principles for admission in the various programmes of the

Indian & International Students
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  1. 10+2 or equivalent in any
    stream; Science,
    Commerce, Arts,
    Humanities, etc. (CBSE,
    ISC, IB, Cambridge,
    State Boards and other
    Govt. recognized boards)
    with minimum aggregate
    marks of 60%

  2. GCE/IGCSE/GCSE examinations
    of the approved British
    Examination Bodies, with
    Minimum 5 (Five)
    subjects in A, B, C
    Grades including English
    at ORDINARY (“O”) Level
    and 2/3 subjects at
    ADVANCED (“A”) LEVEL has
    been equated with +2
    stage qualification.

  3. International Baccalaureate
    Diploma Courses –
    Candidates should secure
    24 points with a minimum
    of three subjects at
    Higher Level (HL) and
    three subjects at
    Standard Level (SL).

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Selection Criteria

Based on the performance in RVU
Selection Process

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Important Dates of RVU Selection Process

March 31st, 2021

How To Apply

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Submission of Online Application

Apply Online to RVU on the prescribed application
form (available in by making an
online payment of Rs.1,000.

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RV University Selection Process

Applicants will undergo RVU Selection Process
depending on the course they have applied for
and will be selected accordingly.

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Selection letter

Subject to fulfilment of eligibility and admission
criteria, applicants shall be issued a
selection letter.

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Programme Registration

Successful applicants in the above selection
procedure shall be registered to the programme
receipt of registration fees as specified in the
selection letter.

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Provisional Admission Letter

Upon completion of the selection procedure for B.Des. admissions, applicants shall be notified about the admission
and a Provisional Admission Letter shall be issued.

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