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Indian Institute of Design in affiliation with Saurashtra University aims at empowering the youth of Saurashtra, to effectively satisfy skill requirements of the indigenous large and small scale industries. To fuel prosperity at individual and regional levels, IID is focused on increasing and systematically improving design knowledge production and skilled human capital in this region. However, as industries are foraying into foreign markets, IID will incorporate global concepts, ideas and practices to better equip
its students in the field of design.

Situated in Rajkot, IID is determined to tap the full potential of design and technological assets/ resources available in abundance across Gujarat. The Bachelors in Design programs at IID are structured to offer strong academics, leading to top career pathways in design. By working together with the industry through frequent communication, training engagements and internships; the institute is poised to form effective industry partnerships to leverage programmed decisions.


The entrance test will be held on campus at IID, Rajkot. The entrance test is 3 tiered and will be conducted as mentioned below.

Aptitude Test

This is preliminary screening test to understand your logical reasoning and aptitude for design

Studio Test

This test will assess your creativity, drawing skills, written communication skills and design-thinking ability

Personal Interview

This test is conducted to learn more about you, your knowledge and awareness of the design domain and the design program you wish to pursue. Your creative work submitted in the portfolio will also be reviewed for which you are advised to carry the same.

Saurashtra & Design

The Land of Legends – Gujarat is home to Saurashtra, a peninsular region of the state known for its culture as rich and diverse as its history.

Design, Entrepreneurship and Rajkot

From times immemorial the region of Saurashtra has been the hub of art, culture and commerce. It finds a mention in the Mahabharata and the Ramayana and also in works of Greek historians.