NMIMS School of Design, Mumbai

NMIMS School of Design, Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra Estd 2017 NMIMS Deemed to be University, Mumbai Private

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NMIMS SOD Quick Updates

  • May 18: NPAT Test has been postponed. Revised dates will be announced soon.
  • May 12: NPAT Registration Deadline has been extended to May 12. Check Here
  • April 30: Registration Deadline for NPAT Exam has been extended to May 10. NPAT exam will be held on 18th and 22nd of May. Click Here to Apply
  • April 8: NMIMS SOD To host Webinar on “How SOD will shape your Designing Career” on April 9 (3 pm): Apply Now
  • April 4: NMIMS NPAT 2020 Application Forms are available from December 16, 2019 – April 30, 2020 – Apply Here

NMIMS School of Design is famous for its B.Des Program. The University has a record of providing 100% placement opportunity. Around 800 companies have visited and recruited students from NMIMS University. NMIMS School of Design Mumbai comes under the aegis of NMIMS Deemed to be University, Mumbai. NMIMS SOD, Mumbai offers a degree course in the discipline of Humanising Technology.

NMIMS School of Design Highlights

Established | Institute Type2017 | Private
Approved byAll India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Affiliated toNMIMS Deemed to be University
Accredited byNAAC with ‘A+’ grade
Entrance ExamNational: NPAT/ DAS
Courses Offered1 Course in 1 stream
Application ModeOnline & Offline
Admission CriteriaMerit-based + Entrance Test
Top RecruitersBarclays, Capgemini, Accenture, Deloitte, FedEx, Abbott, Vodafone, IBM, HDFC Bank, Axis Securities, ICICI Prudential
Facilities AvailableLibrary, Lab, Workshops, WiFi
Official Websitehttps://design.nmims.edu/
Helpdesk022 4235 5621/ 5622/ 5624
Quick Facts
- Located in the heart of multi-disciplinary university culture.
- Transdisciplinary approach to design considering Technology, Science and Business.
- Tinkering lab, Builder’s sanctum, XR Lab and Usability Lab to facilitate user-centric rapid prototyping and building with tech.
- Holistic curriculum and teaching methodology that facilitates ‘collaborative creativity.’
- Equip students with multi-stream skill sets and knowledge to design stream agnostic solutions to visualize 2D, 3D and 5D experiences.
- The curriculum includes conducting and documenting scientific research as an article, white paper or conference poster.

NMIMS School of Design Courses

Course 1: Bachelor of Design Humanising Technology (B.Des)

  • Eligibility: 10+2 (HSC) with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks and obtained a valid score in NPAT. 
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Intake: 25
  • Fees: INR 3,75,000

Check: NMIMS SOD Mumbai Courses and Fees

NMIMS School of Design Admission

Step 1: Visit the official website of the institute and register yourself.

Step 2: You will receive a verification mail for further completion of the application process.

Step 3: Pay the application fee online via Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Transfer.

Step 4: Submit the duly filled application form with all the supporting documents to the address below:

Deputy Registrar (Admission)
SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies,
L. Mehta Road, JVPD Scheme,
Vile Parle (West), Mumbai 400 056

Selection Criteria

Register for the entrance exam NPAT + Design Aptitude Section (DAS) and follow the steps given below:

Phase 1: National Tests for Programs After Twelfth (NPAT) + Design Aptitude Section (DAS)

Phase 2: Studio test (Creative problem solving)

Phase 3: Personal Interview and Portfolio Review

Weightage Criteria

The NMIMS - NPAT Exam for B. Des (Humanising Technology) Program will comprise of the following sections: 

SectionNo. of QuestionsTime in Minutes
Quantitative & Numerical ability40100
Reasoning & General Intelligence
Proficiency in English Language
Spatial Ability & Visualisation Skills2090
Observation & Problem Solving
General Awareness & Design Sensibility

NMIMS-NPAT Entrance Exam

NMIMS NPAT (NMIMS Programs After 12th) is the authorized entrance exam which will be conducted on May 9 and 10, 2020 through computer-based mode. The basic eligibility criteria to apply for NMIMS NPAT requires a candidate to have passed class XII with 50% marks. Candidates who are still in 10+2 can also apply for the exam. It is necessary to fulfill NMIMS NPAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria laid down by the NMIMS University before applying for the entrance exam.

NPAT Admit Card
Candidates are advised to download their admit cards from the official website of NMIMS NPAT 2020 exam. They have to enter the ID and password to get the admit card. The authority doesn’t send any call letters to candidates through post or any other physical means. NMIMS NPAT 2020 Admit Card is available to download one week before the exam. It is published in the second week of May.

NPAT Exam Paper I Pattern
There are only multiple-choice questions in the exam. No special type of questions are there.

  • A total of 120 questions makes up the paper I.
  • NMIMS NPAT Exam Pattern is divided into three sections.
  • They are- Quantitative and Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence and Proficiency in the English Language.
  • There are 40 questions in each section.
  • The medium of the NMIMS NPAT paper is English.

NPAT Exam Paper-II Pattern
There is a Paper-II for students taking admission into B.Design.

  • It has three sections- Spatial Ability and Visualization Skills, Observation & Problem Solving and General Awareness & Design Sensibility.
  • There is a total of 60 questions, each section contains 20 problems.
  • 90 Minutes are given to solve the paper.

Check: NMIMS SOD Mumbai Admission

NMIMS School of Design Facilities

The NMIMS School of Design Mumbai has the state of the art workshops, studios, and labs. A design conducive space, that houses a Tinkering Lab (3D Printer, Laser Cutter, Arduinos, Raspberry Pis, etc.) and a Usability Lab. An opportunity only a few Design Schools offer, for exploring and experimenting at an undergraduate level.

  • State of the art Wi-Fi enabled studios.
  • A rapid Prototyping Lab, housing the 3D-Printer, Laser cutter, and CNC milling machine as well a
    workshop to explore with materials.
  • Tinkering Lab has a wide range of electronics including protoboards like the Arduino,
    the Rasberry Pi and various types of sensors, LEDs, drivers, etc. 
  • The XR reality lab equipped with Virtual and Augmented reality equipment.
  • A Usability lab includes equipment to evaluate the solutions designed therein. 
  • A well-stocked library with up-to-date knowledge resources in design.

NMIMS School of Design Faculty

Given below are the details of the core faculty members of the institute:

Manisha Phadke

  • Designation: Director
  • Qualification: Master of Design, Bachelor of Arts
  • Specialization: Human-Centric Design, Data Visualisation, Design Thinking and Innovation, Experience Design

Aswin S.

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: M.Sc, M.Tech, B.E
  • Specialization: User-centered design, Interaction Design, Design Thinking, Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience Design

Dr. Shreya Maulik

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D, M.Sc, B.Sc
  • Specialization: Human Factors, User-Centric Design, Design Ergonomics, User Experience Design, Cognitive Ergonomics, Workstation Design, Usability, HCI and Design Research

Jesal Mehta

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: PGD, B.E
  • Specialization: Industrial Design, Digital Fabrication and Rapid Prototyping, Computational Design, Generative Visualizations

Dr. Aditya Gupte

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Qualification: Ph.D, M.Sc, B.E
  • Specialization: Innovative Solutions, Internet of Things, Rapid Prototyping, Hardware and Software Development

Check: NMIMS SOD Mumbai Faculty

NMIMS School of Design FAQs

Ques. Is Product Design/Industrial Design/Photography/Animation a subject of specialization?

Ans. No, these are the various streams the institute covers under the syllabus. For this course, there is no specific specialization, it mainly focuses on domain centered (Humanising Technology) learning.

Ques. Is Internship a part of the Curriculum?

Ans. Yes, there is a six-month internship offered to all students towards the end of the third year.

Ques. Are project fees and study material included in the fee structure?

Ans. Only tuition fees are included in the course fees. Study material and project costs will be on a separate note.

Ques. Is portfolio compulsory to provide at the time of admission?

Ans. A portfolio is a must to test your drawing and design thinking skills.

Ques. Are there any specific subjects required at School Level in grade 12 to be eligible for being admitted to the course?

Ans. No, students who have passed 12th from any stream are eligible to apply.

NMIMS School of Design, Mumbai Courses Eligibility & Detailed Fees

CourseEligibilityTotal Fees/ yearDetailed Fee Structure
B.Des10+2 with 60% + NPAT₹3.52 LakhsCheck Here

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