Everyone is born without the knowledge that they possess once they are an adult. The knowledge is fed upon them through some mediums and that’s how they pave their way through life. Similarly, to pave your way through a career in Interior Designing here is some knowledge on the top and best colleges for interior design courses in Bangalore. 

1. Cindrebay School of Design

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Cindrebay is more than an interior design college, it is an inspired space that encourages young minds to ideate, innovate and create designs that add value to the dynamic world of Art & Design. Cindrebay’s state-of-the-art facilities, industry-oriented and well-designed curriculum, and a team of highly motivated academics have come together to create a relevant and meaningful educational experience. With Cindrebay, the sky is the limit.

At Cindrebay College of Interior Design Bangalore, they try to coordinate the development, adoption, and promotion of effective teaching and learning in design, and thus they have designed the latest curriculum with Industry Experts. The curriculum delves into the study of the latest design methodologies, techniques, and materials, combined with practical knowledge of the latest software, model-making techniques, and site visits to understand contemporary design practices and methods. Cindrebay Bangalore also creates suitable opportunities for students through continuous professional and organizational workshops, advanced classes, guest lectures, seminars, and co-curricular activities. Cindrebay weekend interior design course is ideal for working professionals who are looking for a career change.

2. JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Lavelle Road

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The oldest and most prestigious institution of art and design in India is also ranked 12th among all the best colleges in India today in 2020. The campuses are scattered across India with a count of 38 of which this institute of Bangalore is the most famous among all. With a course rating of 4.2, it offers courses at undergraduate, advanced diploma, postgraduate level in Interior Design precisely and several other designing programs, additionally an exclusive diploma course after 10th.

Eligibility criteria solely depend on the merit or scores attained by the students in Class 12  and a suitable bachelor’s degree for PG diploma courses. They are affiliated with the top recruiting companies, for on-campus placements, like H&M, Marks & Spencer, Tommy Hilfiger, Shoppers Stop and furthermore. An institute with great collaborations and a full-time mode of education.

3. NITTE School of Fashion Technology and Interior Design

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A private and self-financed institution that is paramount in Fashion Technology and Interior Design in South India. The institute’s goal is to provide top-notch education in the field of Fashion Technology and Interior Design. This university proposes two undergraduate courses i.e Bsc( Fashion and Apparel Design ) and BSc( Interior Design & Decoration ) with a duration of 3 years. Apart from this, it offers diploma courses in two fields Fashion Design and Interior Design, and Postgraduate courses in four fields. These two, latter course’s duration is of only a year. It organises one extraordinarily renowned event in the city – “MASQUERADE – The Fashion Carnival !”.

One exclusive educative knowledge it offers is that it educates students about the placements that take place i.e the placement cell has a very active engagement that arranges mock interviews, development of personality programs, resume formation, real-life projects, counseling before placements, and internship for the students. Placements are offered by companies like Pantaloons, Max, Asian Paints, Jaguar, and so on.

4. Vogue Institute of Art and Design

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The name itself gives away a reliable source of education. Established in 1996, a private institution, is one of the top colleges in today’s date with an affiliation with International colleges. It proffers UG, diploma, PG and Corporate programmes in the field of art and design. An additional unique course of MBA has been offered separately by this institute for the postgraduate students who are pursuing management in the field of design. UG courses include Bsc and BVA, PG courses include MSc, MBA and PGDM,  and are Graduate diplomas, diplomas, and certified courses. An on-campus job allotment is organised by the placement cell which collaborates with 50+ companies and industries to recruit the students through job interviews. With a course rating of 3.5, it is ranked as the 6th best among India Today’s topmost colleges in Bangalore 2020.

5. INIFD Banglore HSR layout

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International Institute of Fashion Design: This institute provides a unique list of programmes like advanced, specialised and super specialised programmes in the field of interior design and fashion design with one another popular course of certification and foundation programme. With the maximum criteria being the merit or score obtained by the students in 12th grade. One legitimate reason to consider this college would be that it is the official knowledge and education partner of Lakmé Fashion Week and Femina Miss India addition to that they are given placements in companies/brands Tommy Hilfiger, Vero Moda and Wipro to get a better experience.

6. BSD – Bangalore School of design

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One of India’s pioneer institutes in design education inclusive of interior design, architecture, graphic design, Furniture design, product design, brand strategy, design thinking, journalism design, and media studies. With a course rating of 4.9, it offers a degree in both bachelors, which in turn is bifurcated into 5 programmes i.e B.Sc in Interior design ( 3 years ), BVA in Interior Spatial Design ( 4 years ), BVA in Graphic designing (3 years), BA in journalism + design ( 3 years ) and Bachelor in Interior Architecture ( 4 years ); PGDM in Construction Management ( 1 year ) and additional diploma courses. It’s called the jack of a lot of trades i.e it organises events, workshops, site visits, and case studies rather than just feeding the students with bookish knowledge it feeds practical knowledge too. It also bestows a lot of opportunities for placements by affiliating with several renowned companies.

7. IIFA Multimedia, Bangalore 

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An amalgamation of 44 courses with precisely 5 courses in the field of interior design, namely a diploma in Interior design, diploma in Architecture, Advance diploma in Interior design, B.Sc in Interior design & decoration and one slightly distinct course of MBA in Interior Designing and Business in affiliation with Bharathiar University, which is a 2-year programme. A private institute with a 4.8-course rating is said to have a perfectly moulded academic structure, but with a slightly negative review of about 2% on the faculty, which is compensated in the placement and job recruitment. The admissions are solely based on the merit system.

8. Jain Deemed-To-Be-University 

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The School of Interior Design of Jain happens to offer only my course but with a wide approach in every field. The course is B.Sc in Interior Design with a duration of 3 years, at the undergraduate level. With a course rating of 3.6, it offers a wide range of programmes apart from the former mentioned. It lacks in the area of placement recruitment but in the 6th semester, it offers internships in various companies to apply in the list provided by the college as a 2D designer, 3D designer, product designer and so on as per what’s suitable for you.

For the admission process, an entrance test called JET ( Jain entrance test ) is taken over both online and offline mediums. To be eligible to give the entrance test the students should have attained at least 60% aggregate in 10+2. One flexibility is being able to provide the JET, in case you haven’t received your 10+2 result and you also don’t want to miss the test waiting for it.

9. LISAA School of Design

A younger institute just established in 2013 in Banglore, India is distinctively present in only international countries. LISAA brings to the table a lot of programmes like undergraduate, PG diploma courses and diploma courses. Due to international engagement, the college organises a lot of international events to increase the engagement of participants and to let them compete globally. The interior design courses at both UG and PG levels are B.Sc in Interior design and Product Design, a diploma in Interior Design & PG in Interior Design and Business Management. For practical & greater exposure, they take students on international trips and organise international workshops for better understanding.

The admission process goes in an international manner, A test called LISAA Creative Aptitude Test (CAT) after obtaining a basic criteria score, and A Personal Interview ( PI) is taken through Skype.

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The placement cell of LISAA understands the expectations of the students and then selects industries for them to get recruited into. The companies that visit for recruitment are Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Puran Interiors, Centrix, Purvankara, Homelane, Playshifu, etc. A chance to get the students in the college through their earned talents, scholarship opportunities, a maximum of 10,000 and 20,000 for the students of UG judging them based on the entrance tests, interviews and performance in Class 10 & 12. They also provide loan facilities and merit-based scholarships for students whose parent’s income is below ₹ 4LPA.

10. DreamZone School Of Creative Studies

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A famous foundation of elevated learning is situated in Banglore. They offer a wide array of courses in a lot of fields, namely Fashion design, Graphic design, & precisely diploma, master’s diploma and professional courses in Interior Architecture at the UG level. The duration of each of the courses just ends till a year or a maximum of 2 years. The placements that they offer promise a position as a potential interior designer, junior designer, Associate interior designer, 3D Visualiser and so on. The recruiters are Indian Mart, Angadi, Arvind Mills, Asian Paints, Kalista Design, Tapasya and a lot more.

11. Pearl Academy, Bangalore

One of the academics is, always on the tips of an alumni’s tongue when it comes to recommending institutions for Design. With campuses in around 5 states two of them are metropolitan cities, it has stretched its education and knowledge with the other colleges like Bangalore University, Directorate of Distance Education and a few more, therefore, it offers International methods at UG and PG levels. The medium of registration is both online and offline, and in three intervals in January, April & June.

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There are mandatory courses which are named as UG pathway, PG pathway and Professional Programme. The PAF ( Pearl entrance exam )  is part of its admission process along with this it also accepts NATA scores followed by a Personal Interview. It has academic and strategic collaborations with various institutes and companies. It promises fruitful development through a peculiar department called the Student Development & Support Department. It provides a Student Exchange Program for international experience. The institution is also partnered with Adobe, Amazon, RAI, FDCI, and IIID to make students amenable to the ongoing haphazard. Serves with a 100% scholarship to the deserving students on merit and for the students from the financially critical background.

12. IDeA Worldwide

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Globally renowned institution and first-ever institute to be started by the faculty member of IIT Kharagpur. From awarded by US television to get a chance to participate in huge events like World Fashion Week, Paris Society Interiors Showcase and a few more. The institute offers diplomas, BSc, postgraduate diplomas and PG courses in Interior and Fashion Design. A lot of opportunities fall on the students’ feet when in this academy, real-life projects are accordingly by the students and are portrayed and kept to be sold on different online mediums; Students pursuing Interior Design are offered to work in consulting offices, corporate design departments, Government Design agencies, etc.

A chance to work on several projects like consumer projects, Building and Equipment services and public Corporate Projects. Students get a price-winning opportunity to organise and showcase their talents in organising it. The admission process goes from giving an IDEA test ( Intelligence and Design Evaluation and Assessment ) and obtaining sufficient marks in 12th grade.

 13. Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology

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With the only finger counted courses for Interior Design it still manages to be one of the known colleges. It doesn’t have a hostel to accommodate students and was founded by the Ujwal Trust to educate the students in the field of art and design. It offers several sorts of programmes in several fields. This private institution goes for an entrance test called SEAT with prime eligibility of having passed in 10+2 from any significant board/ open school followed by a personal interview to finalise the selection for the shortlisted candidates who pass the criteria of SEAT. Only internships are provided for the third year students but no guaranteed placements.

14. IIFA Lancaster Degree College 

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One of the several leading colleges known for Game Designing, Fashion Designing, Animation, and Interior Designing. It is a residential college with the utmost facilities. It has a holistic approach in the courses from Bsc, BBA, BVA, BCA, BCom, to MSc in Interior Design and management & MVoc, which offers it all. The placement cell serves both international and domestic recruitments and also gives them exposure to real-life experiences through live projects and industrial visits and internships.

The recruiters are Prada, Interior Architects, Bridges Interiors, Kenzo, ACE Interior, and a few more. Exclusive In-house trainers for pre-placement counselling and training is provided with has turned out to be quite helpful. One relevant preference is given in the admission process to the students with a single parent, others are admitted through the eligibility criteria of the entrance test and passing in 12th grade and with a family income under 8 lakh.

15. ID Institute – Creative Design Academy

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A private institution with a count of more than 2300 people trained professionally in the field of Designing. They follow the American Council of Interior Design Accreditation methodology. Presently, it offers certification and diploma programmes where the latter are certified through the NVUP a unit of the National Council for Skill Development. It doesn’t force the students to join their curriculum if they aren’t comfortable with this they allow the students to take one demo class on campus which they need to schedule beforehand for a visit through their official website for a better view of the courses. The admission criteria is solely merit-based along with the scholarship criteria. Loan facilities are available for the ones who are financially challenged.

16. National Institute of Design (NID)

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A renowned college with campuses in over 7 cities which Banglore campus also known as the R&D Campus of NID, stands in the top three positions. Established in 2006 as an initiative of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, has given a vast approach to the field of Design. Providing one course of interior design with a duration of 2 and a half years, M.des for retail experience. Basic eligibility criteria and age criteria are to be fulfilled to apply, followed by a Design aptitude test. Several placement opportunities from companies like eBay, Adobe, Myntra etc. are offered which is on-campus recruitment. This university was deemed as the “Institute Of National Importance”.





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