To be a leading department in the world known for quality design education, high impact research and cynosure for creativity and innovation.


About the Department


The Department of Design came into existence in the year 2017 and established itself as an exponentially growing department within such a short span of time. Located almost at the heart of the IIT Delhi campus, it has been an active branch contributing to the learning and professional design activities of the institute and the public domain. It has identified following area of interest for its academic activities: Industrial Design, Product Design, Engineering Design, Creativity and Innovation, Design Theory & Methodology, Applied Ergonomics and Human Factors in Design, Universal and Inclusive Design, Design for UX/UI, HCI; Graphic Design, Communication Design, Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Design Automation and Design Optimization, Design Computing and Design Informatics, Materials & Design, Design for Product Life-Cycle, Art & Design, Product Aesthetics, Digital Media & Design, Social and Cultural aspects of Design, Design Policy, Design Strategy and Design Management.


The dynamic faculty of the Department are responsible for running two postgraduate programmes in the area of Design namely Master of Design (M.Des.) in Industrial Design and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). Department has also started a minor area in Design for B.Tech. students to specialize. It is going to start a Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) from the session 2022-2023 which will be an added dimension for the student’s learning and the department’s growth.


Department of Design, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Hauz Khas, New Delhi, Delhi 110016

Office no.: 0112659-1431

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