Avantika University, established in the year 2017, is a private university based in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. It is India’s first designed Centered University, promoted by MIT Group of Institutions, Pune, which has a proven legacy of 38+ years in the field of higher education. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Design and Engineering. Admissions are conducted on the basis of various entrance exams, i.e. JEE Mains & MIT DAT. The vast campus is home to different schools with the residential campus, academic support of the library, workshop, fabrication lab, computer lab as well as design studios. The unique education framework includes project-based learning, experiential learning, activity-based learning, blended learning, flipped classroom, scenario-based learning, play, storytelling, and game design.

Latest Update: Avantika University has started its application process. The last date to submit the filled application form for the B.Des course is February 28, 2021. The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) will be conducted on April 4, 2021 and the result will be announced on April 19, 2021.

Avantika University Highlights

Established/Institution Type Private
Approved All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Recognition University Grants Commission (UGC)
Entrance Exam MITID DAT, D-ART, JEE Main
No. of Courses Offered 19 programs across 5 streams
Application mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance-based
Highest Salary INR 8 LPA
Top Recruiters UX Reactor, Capgemini Pune, Futuring Design, TCS DISQ, Tata Motors, TouchMagix, DOMS
Campus Area 50 acres
Facilities Available Computer Centre, Design Studio, Board Rooms, Library, Amphitheatre, Sports Ground
Official Website www.avantikauniversity.edu.in

Avantika University Courses Offered

Avantika University offers Engineering, Fashion and Design courses. The details are as follows:

Course Details
Bachelor in Technology (B. Tech) Subject: Computer Science & Engineering
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 classes with 60% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subject and 50% in English. Candidates should also have a valid score in JEE or other relevant entrance examination.
Bachelors in Design (B. Des) Subject: Industrial Design, Communication Design, User Experience Design, Interaction Design, Fashion Design
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 class with 50% aggregate in all the subjects. Candidate should be proficient in English. Candidate should have a valid score in MIT Pune Design Aptitude Test (DAT)/ D-ART 
Masters in Design (M. Des) Subject: Industrial Design, Communication Design, User Experience Design, Interaction Design
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2+3 class with 50% aggregate in all the subjects. Candidate should be proficient in English. Candidate should have a valid score in MIT Pune Design Aptitude Test (DAT)/ D-ART
BBA Subject: Business Studies, Creative Management
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 class with 60% aggregate in all the subjects. Candidate should be proficient in English. Candidate should have a valid score in State Entrance Exam
B.Sc Subject: Psychology
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 class with 60% aggregate in all the subjects. Candidate should be proficient in English. Candidate should have a valid score in State Entrance Exam

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Avantika University Admission 2020

The mode of application to Avantika University, Ujjain is online. Candidates are required to fill the application form available on the official website of the institute.

  • For admission to BDes/MDes, candidates must appear for MITID DAT/ D-ART.
  • For admission to BTech, it is important that candidates appear for JEE Main/ State-Level Entrance exam. 
  • For admission to BBA/BSc, it is important that candidates appear for the State-Level Entrance exam.

How to apply?

For Design and Fashion courses, students may follow the below steps for the admission process - 

  • Students need to appear for the MIT DAT online design aptitude test.
  • Candidates to be shortlisted for the second round.
  • Problem-solving Assignment and assessment of Design Inclination.
  • Review and Grading of Students' portfolio.
  • Final result Declaration.

For Engineering courses, the student may follow the below steps for the admission process –

  • Candidate need to appear JEE Main exam
  • The candidate needs to submit the application form online with details and application fees.
  • Candidates who are shortlisted appear for a personal interview.
  • After the evaluation of the profile of the candidate, the status of the application is communicated.

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Avantika University Placements

Avantika University offers Internships and placement through a strategic recruitment program. Students get the opportunity to showcase their skills and harness the technology and power of design. The highest package was recorded at INR 8 LPA.

Placement Statistics:

International placements 5
Number of students placed 108
Number of companies hired 52
Number of Project opportunities 457
  • Some of the top recruiters include UX Reactor, Capgemini Pune, Futuring Design, TCS DISQ, Tata Motors, TouchMagix, DOMS, Larsen & Toubro Infotech and Mindtree.

Avantika University Scholarship

The university offers scholarships, tuition fee waiver schemes, teaching, and research assistance to meritorious, needy, and deserving students. This is an effort to make education affordable and reachable for all and encourage academic excellence. The following are the various types of scholarships available for application.

  • Ved Vyas Scholarship: Applicable to students securing top three positions in 12th Board Exams (CBSE/ISC/State Boards) and JEE (Mains) rankers.
  • Vikram Scholarship: A merit-cum-means scholarship is applicable to deserving students, with the quantum of scholarship to be determined based on the annual income of parents.
  • Arjun Scholarship: A sports scholarship is applicable to students who have participated and won medal/s at a national and international level in sports recognized by the Indian Olympic Council (IOC).
  • Ashoka Scholarship: Performance-based scholarship for students who have demonstrated extraordinary ability and potential during the academic year.
  • Sudama Scholarship: A need-based, earn-and-learn scheme is applicable to students who are desirous of contributing to the university and wish to earn to support their education.
  • Aryabhata Scholarship: A research assistantship scheme is applicable to students who have demonstrated excellent academic performance and are desirous of contributing to the university.
  • Chanakya Scholarship: A teaching assistantship scheme is applicable to students who have demonstrated excellent academic performance and are desirous of contributing to the university.
  • MP Government Scholarship: The scholarship is administered to the students belonging to the SC/ ST/OBC category by the Government of Madhya Pradesh based on the annual income of the family.

Avantika University Facilities

Avantika University offers resources that include –

  • World-class residential facilities
  • Digital libraries
  • Knowledge centers
  • Indoor and outdoor sports facilities.

Additionally, the university offers a diverse educational environment that includes –

  • Lectures, workshops, seminars, and practical sessions
  • Design studio
  • Blended Classrooms
  • Board Rooms
  • Computer center Turing
  • Amphitheatre

Avantika University Faculty

Avantika University has diverse faculty members who serve as advisors and mentors to the student. The university has regular, visiting, and guest faculty members to address issues for empowering students.

  • Regular Faculty: 35+
  • Visiting Faculty: 20+
  • Guest Faculty:16+

Avantika University FAQs

Ques. Why choose Avantika University for academic programs?

Ans. At Avantika University, the faculty members are well experienced. The university offers a liberal and creative approach to education. Students are given the opportunity from Day1 to identify the right problem to solve, hence students get a better understanding of the field as well as industry-specific work.

Ques. How is Avantika University for pursuing a Master’s Program?

Ans. Avantika University offers two years of Master's program in Design (M. Des) with different specialization. It includes Industrial Design and Communication Design that enables learners to look at the design process with multiple lenses.

Ques. Which are the academic partners of Avantika University?

Ans. Avantika University is India’s first Design center that offers hands-on learning experience and real-life challenging and industry projects on a global scale. Some of the academic partners of Avantika University include Aalto University, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, National Research Development Corporation, and many more.

Ques. Is the Hostel facility provided to students? What are the facilities offered?

Ans. Avantika University provides hostel facilities for its students which are located within the campus. The hostel rooms are available and allotted to the students on a first-come-first basis. The rooms are allotted on a twin sharing basis. Facilities available include a bed, bed-sheets, pillows, study table, side table, wardrobes, chairs, bookshelf, internet connection, laundry room with washing machine, and dryer.

Ques. How is the campus life at Avantika University?

Ans. Avantika University organizes numerous competitions, social and cultural activities, sports, recreation, and rejuvenation programs. Apart from academic studies, students are also involved in various sessions and events organized by the university. Design Hackathon, Workshops, Industry visit, and many more activities make students feel involved.