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About School

D Y Patil University's School of Design is established to work as a specialized school. Studying for a degree in design will teach and train to become an expert in the field. Design is a field of creative thinking which requires deep learning with critical analysis, structured and systematic manner, and ability to visualize to solve real-world problems. Design thinking, innovation, and the use of information technology have become the major requirements of each industry.

Programs are designed and developed by the academia and industry experts considering the need of the industry and profession. Programs have created many opportunities to work in the industry, visual design agencies, advertising, product design, and many more. Programs are an integral part of innovation and entrepreneurship to create future Designnovators and Designopreneures.

As DYPU is considered as one of the leading design colleges in Pune, at the university campus, students have the advantage of working in multidisciplinary areas like engineering, management programs and architecture schools and departments to improve and apply the relevant knowledge and skills.


To be a premier school in the field of design education programmes focused to develop knowledge, use of technology with creativity and innovation to apply as a professional


  • Preparing students for various careers design field
  • Understand and develop designs with interdisciplinary knowledge in liberal arts, traditions and values
  • Provide an inspiring, creative, collaborative, and student-centric learning environment for developing knowledge, skills and abilities for the profession, the environment, and the world at large.


  • D Y Patil University, Pune is established by Govt. of Maharashtra Act No. VI of 2019 under the Section (3) and recognized by UGC, New Delhi, India.
  • DYPU School of Engineering & Technology is consistently ranked in Times Engineering Institute Survey
  • Ranked amongst top 20 Schools of Architecture in the State of Maharashtra in 2020.
  • Ranked 41 Top Engineering Colleges in India, ranked as 32 Top Private Engineering Colleges in India and Ranked as Top 10 Engineering Colleges in West Zone at ALL INDIA RANKING
  • University Campus has received “Vanashree Award” as Green Campus by Government of Maharashtra and Ministry of Environment.
  • D Y Patil University is awarded as University for Innovation in Global Collaborative Learning in 2021 at 19th World Education Summit.

Program Offered

Undergraduate Programs (UG)
Program Duration (In Years) Intake Form Fee in Rs. Fees in Rs. (Per Annum)
Bachelor of Design 4 60 800 200,000


  • Programmes offered consist of Bachelor of Design with specialization in Product Design, Interior Design and Graphic Design.

  • Certifications and credit transfer with industry partners like Adobe, EdX, Course Era, MOOCs, N PTEL and Swayam.

  • Freshman Orientation Program, Finishing School, Competency Mapping - Behavioral Labs Boot Camp, Outreach, and Immersion Programmes for professional development.

  • Academics inclined towards Indian and World design history involving study tours, field and industrial visits..

  • Study through human psychology and changing lifestyle patterns.

  • Focus on UN 17 Goals for Environment importance and design measures as part of curriculum.

  • Professional training in private and MNC Firm is mandatory once in two semesters for field experience.

  • Centre for Industry and Academia Partnerships (CIAP) for providing career services.

  • Centre for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Incubation (CEIi) for creating professional architecturefirms and developing successful business model.

  • Partnership with leading Universities and Industry for imparting technology and techno-managerial development through guest lectures, seminars, conferences, on the job training, projects, and internships.

  • Finishing School: 9 Student Clubs Readers' Club, Sport Club, Cultural Club, Photography Club, Film & Theater Club, Expressions Club, Social Media Club, Environmental Club and Outreach Club.

  • Residential Campus*


Ar. Omkar Samudra

Ar. Omkar Samudra holds a Masters Degree in Planning from Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad, and Bachelors Degree in Architecture from MIT, Aurangabad. He has more than two decades of experience working on National and International Architectural and Urban Planning Projects in the Middle East and South East Asian region. During these years he has worked on world class Urban Planning projects with renowned international organizations. World renowned and Pritzker Award winning Architect, B V Doshi (India), Christopher Charles Benninger Architects (India‐Bhutan), Parsons International (Dubai, UAE), Cansult Maunsell, AECOM (Dubai, UAE), Jurong International (Abu Dhabi, UAE), AEDAS (Singapore) and SSA Architects India are a few of the organizations with whom Ar. Omkar was attached with during his career. He has held Managerial and Directorial positions all throughout his professional career.

Ar. Omkar was involved as a Project Manager in the design and execution of the 7th tallest residential tower in India. He was recognized at various occasions as a successful Urban Planner in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan by the Royal Government of Bhutan for his contribution in playing a pivotal role in planning 6 major towns in the Kingdom.

With his extensive professional experience and passion for academics, Ar. Omkar joined D Y Patil University's School of Architecture and is an incumbent Principal and has taken up this responsibility of mentoring the students of Architecture. He continues to play a pioneering role in the evolution of DYPUSoA and deserves credit for its stellar rise in the architectural fraternity.

Student Speak

Anil Reddy

I wanted to pursue design courses in Pune as it is the hub for rapid creative initiations. DY Patil University, which is one of the best design colleges in Pune, has the best faculty and labs to give budding designers the edge they need.

Sumanth Rao

My dad is an architect and loved to see his creativity come to life. I, too, wanted to pursue design courses in Pune from one of the top design colleges in Pune. DY Patil university was the ultimate choice, and I learned to tone and craft my designing streaks very well.

Aditi Palekar

On my hunt for the best design institute in Pune, I came across the course structure of DY Patil and instantly connected with it. I got whatever techniques I needed to improve my skills, and the projects helped me a lot. Best decision to undertake design courses in Pune in Dy Patil.

Syed Fasiuddin

I belong to a family of doctors but had a creative edge in me. My parents agreed to get me enrolled in one of the top design colleges in Pune, and hence DY Patil was chosen. I visited the campus twice before my enrollment, and the faculty was more than happy to answer my questions. It is indeed the best design institute in Pune.

Mohammed Sarfaraz

My love for out of the box designing demanded that I seek design courses in Pune in Dy Patil, one of the best design institutes in Pune. Throughout my four years in college, they directed every project towards teaching new skills and their applications.

Pradhan Joseph

I took admission into DY Patil Design College Pune and I am honored to be a part of the college. I never thought that I would excel so much that I would be the first one in my batch to be recruited. Thanks to DY Patil Pune Design Institute, I have a wonderful career that is growing year on year.

Santosh Agarwal

I was always interested in designing and wanted to follow my brother’s lead and study at DY Patil. I had heard that DY Patil Pune Design Institute is one of the best colleges in Pune. I heard from the college a couple of days back and am excited to be a part of the esteemed DY Patil Design College Pune.

Sohini Shukla

When my father asked me to join DY Patil Design College Pune, I was furious. I wanted to study abroad because I believed colleges in the US offered better education. My friend had taken admission and was flaunting. I felt really sad that I ended up in my home country. After completing my graduation from DY Patil Pune Design Institute I was offered a good role in an MNC. To my shock, I am my friend’s team leader. Even though she studied abroad, I had better job prospects, thanks to DY Patil.