Curriculum

First Year: Semester I

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop - I 8
History of Design - I 2
Design Expression: Manual, Digital 3
Communication 2
Trans-disciplinary courses
Structure in Nature 2
Maths and Music 2
Independent Research
Crafts 1
Total 20
Winter School: Semester I Credits
RSP - I - Workshop / Understanding of Crafts / Measure Drawing 2

First Year: Semester II

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop - II 8
History of Design - II 2
Design Expression: Manual, Digital 3
Psychology - I (Colour) 2
Trans-disciplinary courses
Analytical Expression - Manual, Digital 2
Geometry and Forms 2
Independent Research
Crafts 1
Total 20
Summer School: Semester II Credits
Workshop Experience - Wood / Metal / Clay, Ceramics / Digital Labs / Print and Print Making Labs 4
Independent Studies 2

Second Year: Semester III

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop - III: Spatial Exploration 8
History of Architecture 2
Building Components and Systems - I 3
Perception of Forms / Systems in Nature 2
Trans-disciplinary courses
Photography 2
Calligraphy 2
Independent Research
Crafts of India 1
Total 20
Winter School: Semester III Credits
RSP - II - Craft Documentation 2

Second Year: Semester IV

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop - IV 8
History of Interior Architecture 2
Building Components and Systems - II 2
Furniture Design - I 3
Trans-disciplinary courses
Digitech and System Design Interface - Craft & Technology 2
Building Materials / Products 3
Independent Study
Crafts of India
Total 20
Summer School: Semester IV Credits
Work or live with crafts and interface with Technology 4

Third Year: Semester V

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop - V 10
History of Interior Design II 2
Furniture Design - II 3
Trans-disciplinary courses
Colour and Light Interaction (Digital Technology) 2
Print / Print Making & Textile 3
Independent Research
Total 20
Winter School: Semester V Credits
Various trans-disciplinary workshops are offered by the experts in the field. 2

Third Year: Semester VI

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop - VI 10
Design Management 2
Professional Practise, Specification, Quantity Analysis, Tendering 3
Trans-disciplinary courses
Interior Landscape and Sustainability 2
Sociology / Behaviour Patterns in Public Spaces 3
Independent Research
Total 20
Summer School: Semester VI Credits
Includes Reasearch, Travel and Documentation in one’s area of specialization. Deliverables include a booklet consisting of 10-12 pages consisting of a documentation and write-up about the area of interest. This is a pre-requisite for 4th year Topical Specialization. 4

Fourth Year: Semester VII

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop / Lab - VII 10
Seminar 3
Research Writing 2
Trans-disciplinary courses
Green Movement and Sustainability 2
Indian Philosophy on 'Art Kalaa' 2
Capstone Project based Research 1
Independent Research
Total 20
Winter School: Semester VII Credits
1 week workshop on Guiding into design of a portfolio for presentation. This is in view of the upcoming Practical Training Semester (semester 8th). 2

Fourth Year: Semester VIII

Practical Training in the area of your own interest
Presentation of learning outcomes, portfolios, and project 20
Total 20
Summer School: Semester VIII Credits
Students are expected to reach 2 weeks before the commencement of final year (9th Semester Project). Deliverables include presentation of work done during the practical training. Students are also expected to have finalized their sites, interviews with experts based on the nature of project, detailed programme of the project and finalization of the Guide or Mentor for the same. 4

Fifth Year: Semester IX

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop VIII 12
Seminar 3
Trans-disciplinary courses
Based on topic of specialisation 1 3
Based on topic of specialisation 2 2
Independent Research
Total 20

Fifth Year: Semester X

Thesis 20

First Year: Semester I

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop - I 8
History of Design - I 2
Design Expression I - Manual, Digital 3
Communication I 2
Trans-disciplinary courses
Light / Colour / Design 2
Themes in Art & Culture - I 2
Independent Study
Crafts in India 1
Total 20
Winter School: Semester I Credits
R.S.P - I 2

First Year: Semester II

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop - II 8
History of Design - II 2
Design Expression II - Manual, Digital 3
Psychology - Colour Perception 2
Trans-disciplinary courses
Drawing & Painting 2
4-D Design - I 2
Independent Study
Crafts of India - II 1
Total 20
Summer School: Semester II Credits
R.S.P - II 4

Second Year: Semester III

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop / Lab - III: Graphics and Typography - I 8
Visual Communication - I 2
Illustration - I 2
History of Art 3
Trans-disciplinary courses
Spatial Dynamics 2
Time / Light / Sound 2
Independent Research
History of Typography 1
Total 20
Winter School: Semester III Credits
R.S.P - III - Making a Documentary of Crafted Spaces 2

Second Year: Semester IV

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop / Lab - IV - Graphics and Typography - II 8
Visual Communication - II 2
Illustration - II (Language and Letter Form) 3
History of Modern and Contemporary Arts 2
Trans-disciplinary courses
Creative Computing 2
Introduction to Documentary - Film / Video / Animation / Digital Forms 2
Independent Study
History of Graphics 1
Total 20
Summer School: Semester IV Credits
Work / Live with Crafts, Historical Buildings, Wall Paintings and Wall Graphics, Photo Documentation / Documentary Clip 4

Third Year: Semester V

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop / Lab - V - Graphic Design, Typography, Communication Design - III 10
Print / Print Making - I - Paper / Digital / 3-D / 4-D 3
Advertising - I 2
Trans-disciplinary courses
4-D Design / Imaging 3
History of Advertising 2
Independent Research
In the area of Interest
Total 20
Winter School: Semester V Credits
Travel, Documentation, Writing narratives, Film. Collaboration with other schools (CEPT, Navrachna, Srushti) 2

Third Year: Semester VI

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop / Lab - VI - Graphics and Visual Communication 10
Package Design - I 3
Copyrighting for Advertising 2
Trans-disciplinary courses
Illustration - Children's Books or New Media 3
English - Narrative Writing 2
Independent Research
In the area of Interest
Total 20
Summer School: Semester VI Credits
Documentation of Sem. VI work and Presentation, Open Seminar to decide area of 'topical specialisation', 10 page write-up of your vision regarding your goal (for choosing 'topical specialisation'). 4

Fourth Year: Semester VII

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop / Lab - VII 10
CORE II 3
CORE III 2
Trans-disciplinary courses
TD I 2
TD II 2
Independent Research
Capstone Project based Research 1
Total 20
Winter School: Semester VII Credits
1 week workshop on Guiding into design of a portfolio for presentation. This is in view of the upcoming Practical Training Semester (semester 8th) 2

Fourth Year: Semester VIII

Practical Training in the area of your own interest
Presentation of learning outcomes, portfolios, and project 20
Total 20
Summer School: Semester VIII Credits
Students are expected to reach 2 weeks before the commencement of final year (9th Semester Project). Deliverables include presentation of work done during the practical training. Students are also expected to have finalized their sites, interviews with experts based on the nature of project, detailed programme of the project and finalization of the Guide or Mentor for the same. 4

Fifth Year: Semester IX

Subject Credits
Core Courses
Design Workshop VIII 12
Seminar 3
Trans-disciplinary courses
Based on topic of specialisation 1 3
Based on topic of specialisation 2 2
Independent Research
Total 20

Fifth Year: Semester X

Thesis 20