Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) was established in the year 2002. The institute is affiliated to Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune and approved by the University Grants Commission of India (UGC) and accredited by NAAC. The institute offers undergraduate courses in Design.

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Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) Highlights

Official Website
College Type Private
Entrance Exam University: SEED
Admission Mode Online

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) Courses

The college offers 4 year UG courses in the discipline of design. A brief about the same is given below:

Course Specialization Eligibility Fees (INR) Intake
B.Des. (Communication Design) Graphic Design
  • Passed 10+2 (HSC) or equivalent
  • Passed 10+3 Diploma with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category) approved by the State Board of Technical Education
  • Obtained a valid score in Entrance exam conducted by the college
3,98,000 92
User Experience Design
Animation Film Design
Video Film Design
B.Des. (Industrial Design) Product Design 52
Interior Space Design
B.Des. (Fashion Design) - 33
B.Des. (Fashion Communication) - 30

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Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) Admission

Step 1: Register online by paying INR 2,750 to appear for Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED)/Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET).

Step 2: SEED qualified candidates are eligible for the next rounds of admission - Studio Test and Personal Interaction.

Note: Admission is strictly done on the basis of merit and reservation criteria and on the performance of candidates in Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET), Studio Test and Personal Interaction.

Steps for filling application form 

  1. Visit the website of SET examination.
  2. Click on ‘Online Admission’.
  3. Read the instructions carefully before filling the form.
  4. Enter the correct details in the application form.
  5. Upload a latest scanned passport size photograph.
  6. Pay an amount of INR 2,750 by Credit Card/Debit Card/NEFT.
  7. Take a print out of the application form for future use.

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Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) Placements

The Placement Cell of the college provides job opportunities to candidates through their Centre Placement Cell. The cell works as a body to coordinate between students and industry. CPC counsels and provides training to the job aspirants before appearing for an interview.

Some of the potential recruiters of the college are Infosys, Autoline Industries Ltd., Cognizant, Whirlpool, Mudra Communications, Accenture India, Microsoft India Pvt. Ltd., Doodle, Camphire, Craft Design, Craft UX, Gempro, Talentica, Indus Towers, Landmark Group and many more.

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) Scholarships

Following are the scholarships offered by the college:

  • Merit Scholarship: Offered to the topper of the 1st Semester of the UG program. 50% of Academic fees are offered as the scholarship.
  • Jayatee Deshmukh Scholarship: Offered to the Girl who shores highest marks in SET Entrance Exam. Amount of Scholarship is Rs 25,000/-
  • University Sports Scholarship: Five Sports Scholarships of Rs. 24,000/- each is awarded to the outstanding sportsmen of SIU who participates at Intervarsity/ National/ International or State Level Tournaments.

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) Ranking and Awards

  • SID has been awarded with The Edutainment Awards 2016.
  • Ranked 14th best college for Fashion Design by India Today in 2017.
  • Ranked 4th in Design Institutes category across India.
  • Ranked 8th best college for Fashion Design by Education World.
  • Ranked 2nd (silver) in the Communication Design category

Symbiosis Institute of Design (SID) Facilities

Labs and Studios: Design studios are enhanced by the design minds who work with great enthusiasm. Computer labs have branded computers with specialized application software titles. There are high quality coloured and black and white printers and scanners available.

Library: SID Library is spread over 34000 sq. feet. The library has a reading hall, thinking room and faculty research room with a seating capacity of 110 students. It has a collection of 12017 books, 10 online journals, 55 national and international journals and magazines.

Auditorium: The college has well-furnished and air-conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 585 students. It has full capacity generator backup.

Health Care: The college has in-house health care centre for the entire Symbiosis family. It has a team of specialist doctors present throughout the day on the campus. The centre provides preventive, promotive and curative health care services.

Hostel: The college has hostel facility for girls. Symbiosis Hostel Viman Nagar has three wings with a total capacity to accommodate 980 girls. There is no hostel for boys at present. 

Mess and Cafeteria: The college has mess and cafeteria for students with healthy food and snacks. It has a separate space for non-veg food.