Programme - B. Des. in Graphic Design


About Programme:

Dr. DY Patil graphic design institute in Pimpri, Pune offered a specially designed course that targets conceptualisation of a design and then execution of this idea. The field of graphic designing includes a vast array of work requirements, and it can range from advertising to working in a movie. Dr. DY Patil university is one of the best graphic design institutes in Pimpri, Pune.

DYPU offers a four-year graphic design course in Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune includes studying various subjects such as colour theory, typography, and layout theory. A bachelors’ degree in graphic design will introduce a student to the various aspects of graphic designing such as the demand of the industry, the importance of its history and its relevance in the future, and the equipment necessary to design something.

DYPU’s course of graphic design in Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune focuses on the various principles of design such as contrast, alignment, spacing, balance, rhythm, colour contrast, hierarchy, for creating web and print images. It teaches students different software and equipment that helps in editing these images, along with essential leadership skills to lead a design team.

Programme Objectives:

  • To develop the knowledge, skills, creativity and innovation for design profession.
  • Ensure the collaborative learning through the interaction with qualified and experienced academicians, industry practitioners and professionals.
  • Competency Development programmes and Youth Leadership Programme are deigned to develop the personality, attitude and values.
  • Provide opportunity for Certification* programmes in technical, management skills, upcoming areas.
  • Experiential learning by providing winter and summer internship, live projects opportunities to work in visual agencies and design companies.
  • Inculcate innovation, leadership, & entrepreneurial thinking.
  • Academic delivery with the use of technology, workshops, seminars, visits, study tours, joint studios and webinars.

Programme Delivery:

  • Classroom Learning: Theoretical lectures, interactive session, audio / video, digital classrooms & Parallel Studies
  • Group based learning: Group Assignments & Presentations to learn collaborative skills
  • Technical workshops, Industry-Academia Guest lecture
  • Webinars for National and Global Exposure
  • Live projects, group projects, winter projects and summer internship, Field visits
  • Practice Lab for design practice, interior design, product design, graphic design, 3D visualizers, Graphic design, advertising, films, web banners and adverts, product configurators, posters (still and moving), historical re-constructions, e-books and magazines, architecture, video games, augmented reality, virtual reality, marketing and communications, infographics and many more
  • Design advisory services such as digital training manuals, pathfinding, interfaces
  • Education, training and research – as teachers or lecturers of design-related topics.

Programme Specialization/ Tracks Offered:

  • Product Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design

Certifications* :

  • The certification programmes shall be organized at various schools/ departments as per the branches or programmes, required for Technical and Professional Managerial skills with leading and reputed Industry, Professionals and Certifying organizations.
  • Students can also pursue courses on online platforms such as a Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs*, Coursera*, National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL*) etc.

Total Credits: 240

Intake : 20 Students


1. The Candidate should be an Indian National.

2. Passed HSC or its equivalent examination with English as compulsory subjects, and obtained at least 45% marks (at least 40% marks, in case of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only) in the above subjects taken together.


Passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology and obtained at least 45% marks (at least 40% marks, in case of Backward class categories and Persons with Disability candidates belonging to Maharashtra State only),


3. The Candidate with remarkable achievements in Co-Curricular & Extra-Curricular Activities and qualified in written test conducted at DYPU


The Candidate should have qualified in UCEED/NID 2020

Selection Process:

Applicant has to appear and clear the DYPU Test that includes

  • Written Test
  • Personal Interview

Note: Candidates who have secured ranks in UCEED (for B.Des. Programme) can directly attend the portfolio and personal interview conducted by the D - School. If not, they have to undertake the DYPU Written Test conducted by the D - School to get qualified for the design Programmes.

Four Years at Campus:

  • First and Second Year: Familiarizing with design thinking and acquiring skill sets for design and product
  • Third Year: Focus on Application and Practice through projects
  • Fourth Year: Industry internship and Project

Scope of Graphic Design Studies in Coming Years

The demand for graphic designing has been increasing rapidly, with all the businesses becoming more conscious of their online presence. Graphic designers play a crucial role in attracting customers by working on the appearance of the website, designing relatable and captivating logos, packaging of the products, etc.

Though artistic mindset is an essential feature and can’t necessarily be taught, a course from an art or design school is necessary to hone their skills, and the present market is the perfect place for graphic design graduates to start their career. The demand for designers is ever-growing, and most businesses and many enterprises, private and government. These organisations need graphic designers to make their brand visible and accessible to all the members of the society in this age of marketing and digitisation.

Graphic designers play various significant roles and are counted as the most talented people in the media industry. Different functions of graphic designers include design consultant, content creators, creative directors, design managers and organisers, art workers, and so on. Another career option for graphic designers includes working as a layout editor for magazines for reputed media organisations, or they can also pursue a career in design studios, advertising agencies, educational institutes, etc.

DYPU’s graphic design college in Pimpri, Pune offers world-class education experience through its graphic design courses in Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune.

Graphic Design Career & Job Opportunities

Graphic designers have several career options to choose from after their graduation. The work of a graphic designer includes creating visual concepts for clients, providing ideas and creating content either using computer software or by hand. Inspiring content that involves graphic designing is always appreciated, and thus, it has to be relevant yet unique and must captivate the consumers.

Today's marketing systems incorporate both online as well as offline business models. Some might require printable layout formats, while others will need an online product. Some of the many career opportunities for graphic designers are mentioned below:

1. Multimedia Designer

The role of a multimedia designer involves designing sets, props, and costumes for the actors. They are also required to instruct set assistants on making interpretations and keep a check on several external factors such as lighting and sound to ensure that the production set resembles the design as much as possible. It is a very creative job which also includes the application of technical expertise of various software.

2. Creative director

The job of a creative director entails keeping a check on the overall aesthetic and cohesive look of a project. They try to keep up with the original vision imagined for the project. They lead and direct the team members to create something more abstract for an advertising campaign or identity of a brand.

3. Art director

They supervise visual style and all the content that goes in the making of a magazine, a newspaper, packaging of products as well as movie and TV productions. They produce design ideas and direct other artists to create something that matches the requirement. Their work is to meet the clients' demands while meeting the artistic objectives, producing the desired impact while keeping it all under the provided budget.

4. Photo Editing/Photoshop Artist

Photo editing is one of the most considered career options by graduates because of the high demand for photoshop artists in the media industry. Several E-Commerce organisations require product photographers with essential editing skills. Dr. DY Patil institutes offer best courses in photo-editing and graphic design in Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune and prepare its students for such roles.

5. Freelancer

Graphic designers can also start their career as a freelancer providing his/her services to various organisations, meanwhile learning something from every experience. This experience in the portfolio will also help them land in a more established organisation which looks for experienced candidates in the niche of design, graphics and marketing.

Why Choose Dr. DY Patil University To Study Graphic Design Course in Pimpri, Pune?

The graphic design courses in Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune is meant to prepare its students to keep up with all the advancements and technological challenges in the domain of graphic designing. At DUPU, students are encouraged to work on several projects and with different teams to make their thinking process more diverse and accepting of various ideas and make them understand the importance of teamwork. The subject areas included in this course are designing, illustrations, photography, editing, publication design, branding, information and communication systems in the digital domain as well as in the traditional analogous medium.

Experienced Faculty

We have the most expert and highly educated staff at DYPU. The faculty members for our graphic design courses in Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune are actively involved in dialogue with their students; they promote the concept of exchanging ideas with their peers and train them to become successful in their interest areas. The faculty at Dr. DY Patil Institute of graphic design in Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune have excellent portfolios and have excelled in their respective careers. They inspire and pass on their knowledge to their students through intensive training stages, to prepare them for the outside world of graphic designing. Our educators are well known for making their students compete in the industry with other leading designers and establish a name of their own in this vast media industry.

Why is Dr. DY Patil University in Pimpri, Considered as the Best University in Pune?

Since the year of establishment in 1983, Dr. DY Patil Institute of Design has gone through an illustrious journey. At DYPU, we provide world-class infrastructure facility, best classroom experience, highly qualified faculty. All other facilities such as a comprehensive library and research centre makes it one of the best graphic design institutes in Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune. We aim to provide exclusive opportunities to our students to promote their employable skills and enhance social relevance in the industry.

Admission Handbook


Ar. Babasaheb Mhaske

Mrs. Anuradha Date

Ar. Sayli Pawar Barse

Ar. Durgesh Kulkarni

Ar. Nikhilesh Patil

Industry Experts:

Mr. Deepankar Bhattacharyya
Visiting Faculty

Strategic Design Consultant

Mr. Chandrashekhar Wyawahare
Visiting Faculty

Director| Futuring Design Pvt. Ltd

Miss. Gauri Chincholkar
Visiting Faculty

TCS Interactive, Intraction Designer

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2020-21
Commencement & End of Term First Term Second Term
Orientation for First Years 7th July 2020 to 12th Dec 2020 6th Jan 2021 to 15th May 2021
School of Design Semester 13th July 2020 to 12th Dec 2020 6th Jan 2021 to 31st May 2021
1st Class Test 17th Aug 2020 to 22nd Aug. 2020 2nd Feb 2021 to 05th Feb 2021
2nd Class Test 5th Oct 2020 to 10th Oct 2020 9th Mar.2021 to 13th Mar.2021
Term End Exam 11th Nov 2021 to 12th Dec 2020 4th May2021 to 15th May 2021
Winter Vacation - 13th Dec to 5th Jan.2021

*The dates may vary in any circumstances; School will reserve the rights. Changes will be informed prior.

Programme Structure:

Choice based Credit Systems: 240 Credits

  • Continuous Evaluation and assessment: Internal 60% and External 40% for each subject
  • Electives: Design Electives and Professional Electives
  • Series of Design Innovation Projects
  • Series of Design Research Projects
  • Design Industry internships
  • Interdisciplinary Collaborative Design Project

Subject Basket:

Admission Handbook



Board Of Studies:

Ar. Seemantini Nakil

BOS Chairman
Associate Professor, DYPUSOA

Mr.Deepankar Bhattacharyya

BOS Member
Strategic Design Consultant

Mr. Chandrashekhar Wyawahare

BOS Member
Director| Futuring Design Pvt. Ltd

Miss Gauri Chincholkar

BOS Member
TCS Interactive, Intraction Designer

Mr. Bhavin Mali

BOS Member
Design Consultant

Ar. Babasaheb Mhaske

BOS Member
Assistant Professor, DYPUSOD