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Admission for the new batch of B. Des Programme beginning from next Academic Year





A candidate must have passed 10+2 (any stream; eg. Science, Commerce, Arts, etc.) or equivalent OR 10+3 diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education with minimum 50% aggregate marks obtained in the final examination to be eligible for the above-mentioned programme. A candidate appearing for the final examination of 10+2 grade or 10+3 Diploma programme may also apply provided the results of the examination should have been declared by June of the admission year or prior to be eligible for the above mentioned programme.



The candidate should possess Creative Aptitude & Skills necessary to pursue Design Education as well as adoptability to the situations, which the profession demands. Candidates with the relevant portfolio would be preferred.



Admission Procedure for the First Year


For Indian Students

All Indian students are required to take the Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), which will be tentatively held on 1st Saturday of May of the admission year. No candidate is entitled to seek admission to SID without a valid SEED score. Validity of SEED score is for one year only.


How to appear for SEED?

Register online for SEED at www.set-test.org. Facility of payment of SEED fee and printing of Admit Card is available online. A student aspiring to pursue an undergraduate programme at Symbiosis needs to follow the steps mentioned below:


How to apply


Step 1 Register online by paying Rs. 2750/- (Rs. 1750/- for SEED and Rs. 1000/- for the institute).
Step 2 Appear for the test on the scheduled date and time.


You may visit www.set-test.org for further details.


Admission to B. Des programme of SID will be according to the following process.


Level 1 Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED). The result of SEED will be put up on the SEED website as per the schedule. If a candidate qualifies SEED, he/she would be eligible to appear for SID’s Studio Test / Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction. Shortlisting for admission will be based only by Preference 1 selected during online registration.
Level 2 Studio Test / Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction will be conducted tentatively in the last week of May.

Final selection would be based on the cumulative performance of the candidate in Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED), Studio Test / Portfolio Review and Personal Interaction as well as on the basis of the information provided by the candidate in the application form and his/her first preference of the disciplines offered.


Contact (for Indian Students Admissions only)

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID)

S No. 231/4A, Vimannagar, Pune – 411014

Maharashtra, India
Tel: +91 20 26557203 / 227


 For International Students


All the admissions for international Students are handled only through Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE).
To know the detailed admission procedure for Degree Programme of Design, a student needs to log on to website www.scie.ac.in or write us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Contact (for International Admissions only)


Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE)

Senapati Bapat Road, Pune – 411004
Maharashtra, India
Tel: +91 20 25671905
Fax: +91 20 25659209