Unitedworld Institute of Design

United Institute of Design (UID) is a part of Karnavati University, Ahmedabad. UID provides graduate and post-graduate degree programs in design. It provides 7 programs at BDes level and 5 programs in MDes level. UID has a number of collaborations with International Universities for Exchange programs, which benefit UID students greatly. All FAQs about UID are provided below.


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General Information


Unitedworld Institute of Design


UID was established in the year 2011 .



UID has Academic Collaboration with Karnavati University, Ahmedabad.


UID has its sole campus in Ahmedabad.



B.Des :

Sr No. Course No of Seats
1. Fashion Design 60
2. Interior Design 60
3. Automobile & Transportation Design 60
4. Visual Communication 60
5. Animation & Motion Graphics 60
6. Product Design 60
7. Lifestyle & Accessory Design 60


M.Des :

Sr No. Course No of Seats
1. Furniture & Interior Design 15
2. Product Design 15
3. Textile & Apparel Design 15
4. Visual Communication 15
5. Fashion Design 15




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.





Fees amount to Approx Rs.2 lacs per Semester

(NO GST or other levies added being a Government Recognized and UGC certified private University)





The Residential Facilities provided are as follows :

  • 10 Girls Hostels & 3 Boys Hostels in the Karnavati University campus
  • 55 flats for Boys Hostel within 1 Km from Karnavati campus


Hostel Fees (Annual) :

Particulars Amount (In Rs.)
AC Twin Sharing 75,000
AC Triple Sharing 50,000
Non AC Twin Sharing 65,000
Non AC Triple Sharing 40,000
Mess Charges 50,000




The highlights of Infrastructure are :


  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Design studio
  • Hostel
  • Sports Complex
  • Gym
  • Wifi Campus
  • Auditorium
  • A/C Classrooms
  • Labs




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




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




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



Application & 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.



Key Activity Timeline
Application submission 28th Jan 2018
UID DAT 4th Feb 2018
UID Result Declaration 12th Feb 2018



Application link : http://online.uid.edu.in/
Application Fee: INR 2,000/-



The Entrance Exam is held in the following cities :


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



Industry & Job Market



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




UID ensures almost 100 % placements every year.





Testimonials


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.