Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID)

Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID) is one of the premier Design institutes of India. The institute aims to create globally sought –after professionals who can exhibit their creativity and trigger novel trends. UID’S pursuit for excellence has made its name shine with an extraordinary record of success in a short span.

UID offers a diverse range of B.Design and M.Design courses in the area of art & design. These programs are designed with strong professional emphasis and in close partnership with the industry. Every course has been structured to deliver insights into the importance of individual and collective creativity, be it theoretical assessment, design practice, curatorial evaluations or artistic considerations.

Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID)

Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID) is one of the premier Design institutes of India. The institute aims to create globally sought –after professionals who can exhibit their creativity and trigger novel trends. UID’S pursuit for excellence has made its name shine with an extraordinary record of success in a short span.

UID offers a diverse range of B.Design and M.Design courses in the area of art & design. These programs are designed with strong professional emphasis and in close partnership with the industry. Every course has been structured to deliver insights into the importance of individual and collective creativity, be it theoretical assessment, design practice, curatorial evaluations or artistic considerations.

Application & Admission Process

Why should a student apply to UID?
  • UGC approved University Degree (B.Des and M Des)
  • Experienced faculty from NID, NIFT and IIT -IDC.
  • Extensive investment in infrastructure i.e. Material Studios, Labs, Workshops & Digital studios with latest equipment.
  • Start Up Incubation centre (UCIED)
  • Regular Industry Engagement through Seminars & Masterclasses (see attached)
  • Good Placement Record (see attached)
Who should apply to UID?
  • Students who need a Degree from an Indian University. UID offers degree from Karnavati University.
  • Students looking for lower fees than other design school (i.e. about 4.0 lacs per year)
  • Students who will make the most of the infrastructure and faculty group available to them. (Very important)
  • Students who are looking to create Start ups. Not just looking for a Job.
What is the Admission Process ?

The steps for Admission Process are :

  • Step 1 : Register and Apply
    Interested candidates can apply online with required information
  • Step 2: Entrance Test
    Shortlisted candidates will be called for UID Design Aptitude Test
  • Step 3: Personal Interview
    Shortlisted candidates will be called for personal interview based on their score in UID Design Aptitude Test
  • Step 4: Final Selection
    Candidates are selected based on the score obtained in UID Design Aptitude Test and performance in personal interview.
What are the Important dates of Admission Process ?
Key Activity Timeline
Application submission 15th Jan 2020
UID DAT 26th Jan 2020
UID Result Declaration 3rd week of Feb 2020

 

How can I apply ?

Application link : https://karnavatiuniversity.edu.in/uid2020-21/login
Application Fee: INR 2,000/-

What is the Entrance Exam Pattern ?

Below Link for downloading sample test papers:
https://silica.co.in/uid-sample-papers.html

Which cities is the Entrance Exam held in ?

The Entrance Exam is held in the following cities :

  • Ahmedabad
  • Mumbai
  • Pune
  • Nagpur
  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Kolkata
  • Guwahati
  • Patna
  • Lucknow
  • Bhopal
  • Delhi
  • Jaipur
  • Hyderabad
  • Chandigarh

General Information

Name of the Institute

Unitedworld Institute of Design

What was the Year of Establishment ?
UID was established in the year 2011 .
Which University are they affiliated to ?

UID has Academic Collaboration with Karnavati University, Ahmedabad.

Which Campuses do they have ?

UID has its sole campus in Ahmedabad.

What Programs are offered ? What is the annual intake ?
Programme Degree Specialization Fees
Communication Design B Design Visual Communication (Graphics) 2.25 Lakhs/ Semester
B Design Interaction Design. 2.25 Lakhs/ Semester
B Design Animation & Motion Graphics, Game Design 2.25 Lakhs/ Semester
M Design Visual Communication (Graphics) 2.00 Lakhs/ Semester
Industrial Design B Design Product Design 2.25 Lakhs/ Semester
B Design Automobile & Transportation Design 2.25 Lakhs/ Semester
B Design Interaction Design. 2.25 Lakhs/ Semester
M Design Product Design (Industrial) 2.00 Lakhs/ Semester
Fashion Design B Design Fashion Design, Intimate Wear & Lingerie Design 2.25 Lakhs/ Semester
B Design Lifestyle & Accessory Design 2.25 Lakhs/ Semester
M Design Apparel & Textile Design – Textile & Knitwear Design 2.00 Lakhs/ Semester
Interior Design B Design Interior Design 2.25 Lakhs/ Semester
M Design Furniture & Interior Design 2.00 Lakhs/ Semester
What is the Eligibility Criteria to apply for programs at the Institute ?

Eligibility Criteria for UG :

Minimum 10+2 higher secondary education with minimum 50% aggregate score from any recognized higher secondary school board.

Eligibility Criteria for PG :

Minimum 10+2+3/4, bachelor’s education with minimum 50% aggregate score from any recognized Institution or University in the relative area of studies.

What are the Fees for different Programs ?
B.Des Fees amount to Approx 2.25 Lacs/sem
M.Des Fees amount to Approx 2 Lacs/sem
(NO GST or other levies added being a Government Recognized and UGC certified private University)
Does the campus have Residential facility ?
The Residential Facilities provided are as follows :

  • Separate Girls & Boys Hostel in the Karnavati University Campus.

Hostel Fees (Annual) :

Particulars Amount (In Rs.)
AC Twin Sharing 1,05,000
AC Triple Sharing 70,000
Non AC Twin Sharing 65,000
Non AC Triple Sharing 55,000
Mess Charges 65,000
Does the Institute have any International Affiliations ?

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
What are the Highlights of Infrastructure/facilities at the campus ?

The highlights of Infrastructure are :

  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Design studio
  • Hostel
  • Sports Complex
  • Gym
  • Wifi Campus
  • Auditorium
  • A/C Classrooms
  • Labs
What are the Highlights of the Faculty Group ?

Majority of the faculty have a teaching experience of over 20 years in NID, NIFT , IDC , IIT Powai, etc.

  • Permanent faculty – 75
  • Visiting faculty – 25
  • Faculty to student ratio -1:12
What are the Highlights of the School’s Pedagogy & Teaching Methods ?

The highlights of UID’s teaching methods are :

  • The learning model at UID is incubated to create and adapt to an appropriate environment of learning that facilitates the students with new experiences
  • They make sure the learning model engages the learner into new dimensions of work & provides an environment for interactive student engagement
  • At UID, they believe that the experiential knowledge gained while developing and implementing this unique learning model is transferable to other disciplines as well
Are there any Scholarships & Student Loans available ?

Scholarships are available for Defence Wards (UG & PG) :

  • Widows/wards of defence personnel killed in action
  • Wards of serving personnel and ex-servicemen disabled in action
  • Widows/wards of defence personnel who died in peace time, with death attributed to military service

Click here for more Scholarship details

UID Exam Guidance

We have put together a guidance document (see attached PDF) for UID Application & Entrance Exam Guidance. Students are advised to go through this document so that they are well prepared for the entrance exam.

Industry & Job Market

What are the Highlights of Industry Interaction ?

The highlights of UID’s Industry Interaction are :

  • UID has rolled out DISHA, an initiative for Student careers. Disha is tasked to generate minimum 20 startups at UID by 2018 in partnership with Unitedworld Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development (UCIED)
  • Career Service Desk has tied up with Wadhwani Group – NEN for delivery of customized TTT (Training The Trainer) programmes on Entrepreneurship
  • Student portfolios are evaluated by Industry Experts in the 7th Sem prior to and post Internship
  • Regional Offices in Mumbai / Delhi and Bengaluru for establishing Industry connect
What are the Highlights of Placement for recent years ?
UID ensures almost 100 % placements every year.

Testimonials

Testimonials from Current or Ex Students
Name / Degree / Discipline / Admission year Feedback
1. Maithili R(BDES, Animation Design, 2018) College Campus & infrastructure is good and highly maintained. Workshop areas are well managed with good equipments. Faculties are very supportive, particular & strict regarding projects and work. We have best lecturers from various cities of India and also from outside. We work on projects with seniors under their guidance to develop a good bond and communication skills.
2. Saloni R(BDES, Product Design, 2018) Quality of eduction is good. Faculties conduct different types of workshop. They handle individual and group project which really helps them to develop leadership skill, group management skill & ability to think. Placement depends on student’s abiltily. She will definitely recommend this college to others as faculties are highly qualified and experienced. She’ll give 4 stars to this college.
3. Samiksha R(MDES, Apparel & textile design, 2018) The departments are well arranged. The faculty is also very good, Interactive, helpful in all ways. The way of teaching is nice, explained in detail. Hostel is good, food quality is also nice. No work load at the exam time. Notes are given by the teachers. Hostel facility is good. If not hostel there is pg facility or appartments or bunglows available.The guidance given by the faculties is good and valuable along with the extra work and well developed syllabus
4. Sehar Q(BDES, Visual Communication, 2018) UID Infrastructure is good. Festivals are celebrated throughout the year. UID participates in Indivisual and group projects & recently participated in Film apprecition project was fun and experimental according to her. Various exhibitions are organized. Hostel facilities are good.
5. Aastha D(MDES, Interior Designing, 2018) UID Infrastructure is good. Festivals are celebrated throughout the year. UID participates in Indivisual and group projects & recently participated in Film apprecition project was fun and experimental according to her. Various exhibitions are organized. Hostel facilities are good.
6. Aastha D(MDES, Interior Designing, 2018) UID Infrastructure is good. Festivals are celebrated throughout the year. UID participates in Indivisual and group projects & recently participated in Film apprecition project was fun and experimental according to her. Various exhibitions are organized. Hostel facilities are good.
7. Neer J(BDES, Product Design, 2018) I am getting a very good exposer at UID. Outside activities held in the form of workshops. Faculties are great. They focus a lot on sketching in first semester. In second semester we were given many of the interesting projects and research to explore the things.
8. Yoshita A(BDES, Interior Designing, 2018) College is just amazing. 1st Semester was based on drawing foundation. They are giving more importance on expressions of thoughts in drawing. Various workshops were held during 1st semester on wood, wax, paper. I got practical experience in Photography which was very helpful. External faculties visited different sessions and workshops.
9. Jayee D(BDES, Product Design, 2018) Over all UID is good. Some faculties are really good , some are average, infrastructure & security is good. Intially there was a food issue but now they have managed it.
10. Shubh S(BDES, Visual Communication, 2018) Infrastructure is awesome. They make us do different workshops. 6 months Foundation was really nice. They have 2 faculties in every class so that every student gets a proper attention.
11. Anjuli A(BDES, Product Design, 2016) Faculties are excellent, Management is too good. Research tours are very interesting.
12. Ayush M(BDES, Animation, 2016) UID is rapidly improving for animation which is excellent. Faculties are knowledgeable, also the Management is good. UID is providing Research tours which is an interesting part.
13. Aaditya D(BDES, Product Design, 2018) Faculty is nice, friendly, knowledgeable and supportive.
14. Rajas G(BDES, visual communication, 2018) Good College & infrastucture. FACILITIES ARE VERY NICE. Friendly faculties. useful workshop & lectures are being organized. Poor WIFI service leads to a quite disappointment, food can also be improved. They provide multiple activities and tell us to research new things regarding our field to improve our knowledge.

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