Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Industrial Design)

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Course Structure

B.Tech Industrial design course is divided into 8 semesters, 2 semesters each year.This course is divided in 4 years, 8 semesters that is 2 semesters each year. The marks of the students are based on their performances in theoretical exams, practical and research project assigned to them.

Scheme of Assessment

The scheme of assessment of this course is mentioned below:-

Type of Course

Theory Paper

Internal Assessment

Core Course

60 Marks

40 Marks


60 Marks

           40 Marks


50 Marks

25 Marks

Detailed Syllabus of B.Tech Industrial Designis mentioned below:-

Name of the Course



Information Collection &Analysis

·       Quantitative information

·       Qualitative information

·       Working with your data

·       Presenting your data

These topics will give you an understanding ofinformation collection.

Product Engineering Drawing

  • Freehand sketches
  • Layout and Presentation
  • Graphical Statics
  • Dimensioning and tolerances
  • Symbols

This will enhance your knowledge about basics of engineering drawing.

Elements of Design

  • Concept of visual language and visual design
  • Introduction to concept of negative space 
  • Use of symmetry
  • Introduction to typography and fonts 
  •  Use of grids in graphic composition 

An individual learns about various types of designs.

Media Investigation and Communication Methods

  • Methodology to learning illustration and presentation 
  • Introduction to object drawing 
  • Theory of perspective, one point and two point perspective

It will introduce you to different aspects of perspective and presentation.

Product Design 1

  • Design Definitions and Design Spectrum
  • Product Attributes Function and Emotion
  • Product configurations and Component relationships (component Matrix)
  • Design of Modular System abstract design
  • Process of conception and its documentation
  • Seminar and exercises related to above topics

In this you will learn different types of product designs.

product interface design

  • Investigations and study of visual, functional and ergonomic requirements of control and display interfaces.
  • Legibility of display elements, character of different typefaces and their readability. 

Through this subject a student gains knowledge about display and interfaces.


   6 months Training

This training is obligatory for the students pursuing this course.

Research Project

Submission of Research paper

The students pursuing this course have to submit a projectafter completion of last semester.

List of electives:-

  • Introduction to Bio Engineering
  • Value Engineering
  • Applied numerical techniques
  • Maintenance and Reliability Engineering
  • Product Design and Development
  • TQM
  • Industrial Safety
  • Manufacturing Information System
  • Advanced Casting Method
  • Supply chain management

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Industrial Design) : 30 answered questions


Ques. Which is better- IEM in Ms. Ramaiah or EEE in Dayanand Sagar College of Engineering?

● Top Answer By Aaditya Hari Nair on 17 Sept 21

Ans. After doing some research online, I would suggest not to go for IEM at Ramaiah, until and unless you are extremely interested in studying that particular subject. Since it will not pay you anything and you will eventually wind up in the same category of mass placement at one of the service-based companies.  Double-check the topics you will be studying. EEE is usually less exposed than IEM, yet EEE is regarded as the most complex branch to be studied.  The majority of EEE / ECE / other branches receive job offers from Infosys, HCL, Accenture, or Tech Mahindra. Parameters IEM at Ms. Ramaiah EEE at Dayanand Sagar College of Engineering Tuition Fees INR 3.47 lakh  INR 10 lakh Placement Percentage 95% 70% Highest Package 13 LPA 15 LPA Average Package 7.6 LPA INR 8 LPA So, what is the point of learning core Electronics if all you have to do at the conclusion of your engineering degree is code? If you want to build a career, think seriously about the branch you select. Regardless of the institution you attend, I believe EEE is far superior to IEM. Pursue EEE only if you are truly passionate about the subject.Read more
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Ques. What should I take: computer science, IIT Ropar, or production and industrial engineering, IIT Delhi?

● Top Answer By Aaditya Hari Nair on 09 Sept 21

Ans. The choice depends on the branch of your interest. If you are interested in pursuing Computer Science Engineering, IIT Ropar is the best choice. If you are unsure of your choice, IIT Delhi is the best option. The placement and fee details of both institutes are as follows: Category IIT Ropar IIT Delhi Fee INR 8.58 Lakhs INR 8.43 Lakhs Average CTC INR 12 LPA INR 16 LPA Highest CTC INR 18 LPA INR 1 Crore PA Placement Percentage 100% 85.6% CSE has numerous opportunities available and you will be exposed to new concepts. Before any of this, your interest matters the most. Go through the curriculum carefully and read about the subjects offered in the course. Read more
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Ques. Which would be better to take from NIT Trichy: instrumentation and control or production?

● Top Answer By Zakia Parween on 04 Sept 21

Ans. I know a little bit about ISI Kolkata since I have a few friends from the institute. Here is what you should know about the internships between semesters.  The course curriculum specifies that in the summer after completing your first year of M.Tech, you have to do an internship either in the industry or academia. You will have 3 options.  Industry: Many companies that visit the Campus for placements of 2nd-year students also select interns for the same. Some of such companies are Samsung Research Labs, Google, General Electric, Reliance, Flipkart, De Shaw, JP Morgan Chase, etc. The average stipend offered last year was 65,000 rupees/month. Some companies offer more than 1 lakh/month. One of my friends interned at Samsung Research Labs. Academia: As per ISI guidelines, you need to pursue an internship at a different academic Institute or industry. A friend of mine went to NUS Singapore, while two others went to a university in Germany. You can also apply to other institutes in Japan, USA, and Europe. People also go to IITs, CMI, and other Tier-1 Institutes of India. Within ISI: If for some reason you could not get an internship in the above-mentioned ways, you can approach any of the 250+ faculty members across all 5 ISI‘s and can ask to work with them in their labs. You will have internships at the end of the first year. In the second year, you will have placements, dissertation, academics. So, the only time left to do an additional internship is the winter break after the first sem. Unless you are extremely enthusiastic, I will suggest that you take a break during this period. Because after the break you will be swamped with coursework for 1.5 years.Read more
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Ques. Which is better, production engineering at NIT Agartala or ECE at NIT Mizoram?

● Top Answer By Kiran Chugh on 28 Jul 21

Ans. Your decision completely depends on your priority as to what is the most important to you, the branch or the college. Being a graduate from NIT Agartala, I would suggest you go for NIT Agartala rather than NIT Mizoram. If college is the most important to you then you should go for NIT Agartala. The infrastructure is far better than most of the NITs. You may have to face some trouble regarding the faculties as they are not up to the mark. If the branch is your priority go for ECE, however, Production Engineering also has grown as a department. You can make your careers in Supply Change, Quality Management, and Control, etc. Other than this, your choice should depend upon the location. Give preference to the one that's closer to your home. Both the colleges are tier 3 Indian engineering colleges and the graduates have been working in companies with a package of 3 to 4 lakhs per annum. Categories Production Engineering at NIT Agartala ECE at NIT Mizoram Course Fee 6.31 lakh 5.43 lakh Highest CTC 8-10 LPA 6-7 LPA Average CTC 5.5 LPA 3.5 - 4 LPA Recruiting Companies L&T, NTPC, JP Morgan, Reliance, etc. Bharat Electronics Limited, Tech Mahindra, IBM, HP, etc. Both branches are equally good in their own ways. But ultimately it is your decision to choose where you want to study. It is suggested that you go for NIT Agartala as it is a more experienced institution than NIT Mizoram.Read more
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Ques. Which is a better choice among industrial systems engineering at IIT Kharagpur and electrical engineering at IIT Bhubaneswar?

● Top Answer By Sandhya R on 28 Jul 21

Ans. IIT Bhubaneshwar has come into existence recently and it is a new and young institute. It needs to develop more to grow and attain the reputation like other well stable institutes. It has to improve in terms of infrastructure, faculty, and opportunities. A few points on IIT Kharagpur before taking a decision: IIT Kharagpur is a well stable and maintained institute and has everything that you wish in an institute. It has the best faculty, reputation, and infrastructure. You can choose IIT Kharagpur if you want to spend your college years on a good campus with all the facilities as it is heaven for four years. If you are not getting the branch of your interest, there is an option to change the branch. But you must attain a higher GPA in your first semester, however, it is not an assured way and is risky. Compared with Industrial System Engineering at IIT Kharagpur, EE at IIT Bhubaneshwar would be a better option as the academics and job opportunities are better. You will receive great placement offers in IIT Bhubaneshwar also. It ends up at the branch you are interested in and then the institute. Both these branches are like North and south.Read more
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