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Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) is part of a large family of prestigious educational institutions. MIT - Institute of Design is an initiative started under the guidance of today’s leading minds of design education in India to create a learning experience meant to nurture learners’ innate ability to innovate using “design thinking.” In a span of 10 years the institute has developed its identity as one of the best research and training institutions of highest international quality. MIT ID is a constituent of “MIT- Art Design & Technology University”


Application & Admission Process

The admission process for PGDP is in two phases :

  • Phase 1 – MITID-DAT (Design Aptitude Test) is conducted at various centres across the country on 5th April 2020. Based on scores obtained from MITID-DAT, shortlisted candidates will be called for the second phase.
  • Phase2 - The second phase of the admission procedure will consist of studio tests followed by personal interviews at MIT-ID campus in Pune.

Following are the key dates of the entrance application and admission process :

  • Last date for application submission : 28th Feb'22
  • Design Aptitude Test : 3rd Apr'22
  • DAT Result: 20th Apr'22

Key Activity B.Des M.Des
Studio Test & Interview 3rd May to 12th May 2022 17th May to 24th May 2022
Final List 15th May 2022 25th May 2022

Following is the fees for MIT :
Application link:
Application Fees: INR 3,000/-

Exam Pattern for B.Des :

The Exam is for 100 marks with approximately 45 marks will be subjective and 55 marks objective questions. (as per the sample paper)However, the paper pattern might change.

Sample Paper

Exam Pattern for M.Des :

The exam is a 100 marks paper with 60 marks for subjective questions and 40 marks for objective questions (as per the sample paper). However, the paper pattern might change every academic year.

Sample Paper

MITID-DAT (Design Aptitude Test) is conducted in :

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Goa
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Pune
  • Patna

General Information

Maharashtra Institute of Technology - Institute of Design

MIT Institute of Design was established in 2006 .

The institute is affiliated to the MIT - ADT University.

The MIT-ID campus is located in Pune, Maharashtra.

The following Programs & Seats are offered by the institute :

Sr No. Program Seats
1. B.Des Industrial Design -
Communication Design -
2. B.Des (Fashion Program) 60
3. M.Des Industrial Design -
Communication Design -
4. M.Des (Fashion Marketing & Management) 15
5. M.Des (Design Management) 15

The eligibility criteria is as follows :

  • UG Level - 10+2 from any stream
  • PG level - graduate from any discipline, 10+2+3 minimum

For students seeking admission in the academic year 2020-21 B.Des/M.Des, the fee break-up is given in the below table :

Particulars For Indian Nationals For NRI,PIO,OCI & Foreign Nationalss
University & tuition fees 3,25,000 4,82,500
Hostel,Mess & laundry charges 1,72,500 1,72,500
Medical insurance 750 750
Security deposit 15,000 15,000
Total fees 5,22,750 6,95,250

Note :
  • All figures are in INR
  • The above mentioned fee structure is for 1st year
  • There will be a rise of 10% in composite fees every year
  • Hostel facility is optional
  • Mess & laundry facility is compulsory in case availing hostel facility
  • Remittance of fees for all the students coming under NRI,PIO,OCI and International students (including Student exchange & Study abroad) has to be done in INR. The charges if any, as applicable for remittance (conversion), from USD to INR, will be borne by the students.)

Hostel facility is available on-campus :

  • Accommodation with compulsory food facility is provided to students from various faculties as well as institutions.
  • Visiting guest for admission purpose as well as parents willing to meet students can book guest houses on request basis based on prior booking.

The college has 15 plus International collaborations including :

Hong Kong :

  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

UK :

  • Northumbria University
  • Coventry University
  • Middlesex University
  • University for the creative arts

Germany :

  • KunsthochscHule Berlin Weissensee School of Art & Design

Italy :

  • Politecnico Di Milano

Canada :

  • George Brown College

France :

  • E.S.A.D Orleans
  • L’Ecole de design
  • Strate college

Highlights of Infrastructure are :

  • Central library
  • Girls & Boys hostels (living & dining)
  • Sports and recreation
  • Boat club
  • Raj kapoor memorial
  • Health services
  • Workshop & computer labs
  • Projector & meeting rooms
  • Incubation center (Design Gild)
  • Clay sculpting studio

MIT Institute of Design’s prestigious and highly skilled faculty and staff work together to provide an outstanding learning environment to students by bringing in their varying experiences and approaches. The faculty members are well-grounded in the fundamental of teaching and serve as a friend, consultant and advisor to students for their personal and professional growth.

The highlights of teaching methods are :

  • In MIT-ID all programs at Undergraduate, Postgraduate as well Ph.D. level are based on the credit systems that allow different weightage to different courses.
  • The pedagogy at MIT-ID emerges from the institute's philosophy and is based on the premise of ‘Learning by Doing’.
  • Inputs are given through industrial visits, case study discussions, live projects, classroom interactions, and guest lectures by industry professionals.

Scholarship Details :

MITID grants full or partial scholarships to about 5 to 10 students each year based on their performance and financial needs, by conducting an interview. Along with the duly filled scholarship form, one will have to attach necessary documents showing the income statements of the family members/ guardians.

Student Loan Details :

The Institute has an exclusive tie up with CREDILA (an educational loan unit of HDFC) for providing educational loan to students securing admission to the institute. Disbursement of the loan is as per the bank’s terms and conditions.

Industry & Job Market

The highlights of industry interaction are :

  • Students get an opportunity to interact with Industry through Live Classroom Projects
  • Industry people visit and interact with students
  • Case studies & Internship along with industry interaction for students through Appathon, Hecathon, Seekh, and other workshops make them industry-ready

Following are the highlights of last year’s placement programme :
Of the 147 students who graduated in 2017 :

  • 103 participated in the placement process
  • Of which 75 students have been placed
  • Around 35 students chose to pursue design-led entrepreneurship
  • 5 students went for higher studies in reputed national and global institutions


Tapan Aslot
(Communication Design)

“MIT ID helped me understand the difference between education and learning. We learned beyond the classroom and books and that’s why my learning has never stopped. Over these five years MIT-ID has been instrumental in providing me a great experience.”

Saili Shukla
(Product Design)

“I feel most of us got what we deserved as per our academic performance and excellence of education provided at MIT Institute of Design.”