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Academics > Undergraduate

Age Up to 23 years
Course Undergraduate Programme in Industrial Design (ID) / Communication Design (CD) /Animation Film Design (AFD)   
Duration 4 Years
Eligibility 10 + 2 from any stream
Specializations (ID) Product Design / Furniture & Interior Design /Accessory Design / Interaction Design
Specializations (CD) Graphic Design / Film & Video Communication Design / Animation Film Design / Interaction Design
Specializations (AFD) Animation Film Design

The undergraduate programme at DJAD starts with a one year Design Foundation Programme that concentrates on learning basic concepts of design involving courses that build the strong foundation for design thinking and practice. The programme helps students decide their area of specialization. The students need not select a major at the time of applying to DJAD but they choose their area of specialization towards the completion of the Foundation Programme.

The students then branch out into Industrial Design (ID), Communication Design (CD) and Animation Film Design (AFD) streams from the second year. The learning is interdisciplinary as many of the courses are offered to Industrial, Communication and Animation design students encouraging them to work across disciplines. In the fourth year they specialize in one of the following areas by choosing design projects from their area of interest. Fourth year also consists of internship, colloquium paper and a six-month diploma project.

Academics > PG – ID and CD

Course Postgraduate Programme in Industrial Design / Communication Design
Duration 2-3 Years
Age 20 years and above
Eligibility Degree in Any Discipline
Specializations (ID) Product Design / Furniture & Interior Design /Accessory Design / Interaction Design / Universal Design
Specializations (CD) Graphic Design / Typography & Publication Design / Packaging & Graphics / Film & Video Communication Design / Animation Film Design / Interaction Design

Academics > PG – Interaction Design

Course Postgraduate Programme in Interaction Design
Duration 2-3 Years
Age 20 Years and above
Eligibility A degree/diploma in engineering, arts, fine arts, design/architecture, with proficiency in information technology fundamentals, use of computers, basic digital media design, use of word processing, publishing, spreadsheets, and graphic editor software tools.The course is ideal for:

  • UI, UX or Interaction design practitioners seeking advance training or formal qualification in Interaction Design
  • Software engineers and front-end developers interested in up-skilling themselves in the area of Interaction Design
  • Design graduates and practitioners seeking advance training or looking to move laterally into the Interaction Design discipline

Interaction Design is essentially the shaping of digital devices, systems and services for human communication and transaction. The presence of  digital technologies in all critical modern utilities; in businesses; and in our daily personal lives; makes Interaction Design a vital and flourishing area in contemporary design practice. The rapid rate of technological change and its influence, demands that one work at the pioneering level of new opportunities and possibilities. The Interaction Design course at D J Academy of Design is a deliberate attempt to be a best-of-its-kind offering based on the above fact.

Uniqueness of the program

Here at DJAD, each individual is groomed to be an independent thinker and doer. The Interaction Design program strives to create individuals who can play a leadership role in the industry. The Course emphasizes a strong foundational focus on design fundamentals and principles, encourages experimentation, and inculcates an innovation mindset. The course is designed to inculcate a keen sense for the value parameters in design, where design becomes a key differentiator to a product or a service.