MIT Institute of Design
Bachelor of Design
Bachelor of Design 4 Year Programme
Master of Design
Master of Design 2 Year Programme
MITID Innovation Programme
MITID Innovation 1 Year Programme
The International Affairs office is responsible for the stepping up of internationalization of MIT Institute of Design
Applications Open
17th Oct 2020 & 28 th Feb 2021
Entrance Exam Dates
 4 th April 2021
New Structure for 2021 - 22
DAT™ Test Center
Eligibility & Application
Guidelines for DAT™

Admission for the Academic Year 2021-22

The Admission Process for Indian resident students

MIT Institute of Design is a constituent of MIT ART DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY
(Established by Govt. of Maharashtra by MIT ADT University Act No. XXXIX of 2015)

MITID Offers B.Des and M.Des Programmes in

  • Animation Film Design (B.Des / M.Des)
  • Design Management (M.Des)
  • Film & Video Design (B.Des / M.Des)
  • Fashion Design (B.Des )
  • Fashion Communication (B.Des )
  • Fashion Management & Marketing (M.Des)
  • Game Design (B.Des)
  • Graphic Design (B.Des / M.Des)
  • Interior Space & Furniture Design (B.Des / M.Des)
  • Immersive Media Design (M.Des)
  • Product Design (B.Des / M.Des)
  • Retail Design (B.Des / M.Des)
  • Transportation Design (B.Des / M.Des)
  • Transcultural Design (M.Des)
  • User Experience Design (B.Des / M.Des)

Collaborative Twinning Programmes

                                              to know more about twinning programmes click here..

Undergraduate Programmes (2+2 years)

In collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  BSc (Hons) Product Design and Technology 
  BSc (Hons) Design Engineering 
  BA (HONS) Fashion  
  BA (HONS) Fashion Design & Technology  
  BA (HONS) Fashion Promotion 
  BA (HONS) Fashion Art Direction  
In collaboration with De Montfort University, UK
  BA (HONS) Fashion Design 
  BA (HONS) Fashion Textile Design 
  BA (HONS) Textile Design 
  BA (HONS) Fashion buying with Design
  BA (HONS) Product Design 
  BA (HONS) Animation Design 
  BA (HONS) Graphic Design 
  BA (HONS) Graphic Design (Illustration)
In collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  BA (Hons) Product Design or BSc (Hons) Product Design 
  BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  BA (Hons) Fashion Design
In collaboration with College for Creative Studies, U.S.A
  BFA Product Design

Undergraduate Programmes (2+1+1 years)

  Paid Year round/Summer Intensive Programmes (In collaboration with Vancouver Film School)


1. B. Des Programme : 200 seats
2. B. Des Fashion programmes : 60 seats
3. M. Des Programme : 150 seats

The M.Des Transcultural Design programme is conducted in collaboration of Le’ Ecole France.
In case there are any vacant seats in a particular discipline it will be transferred to other disciplines where there are more candidates in waiting list.
Intake for NRI, PIO, OCI & International students will be maximum 10 % over and above of regular intake
Rules of reservations apply as per the prevalent Government of Maharashtra directives.


1. B. Des Programme 10+2 from any stream.

2. M. Des Programme  

  Product Design
Transportation Design
Interior Space & Furniture Design
Retail Design
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Science or Industrial Design Bachelor’s in Interior Design.

  Graphic Design
Animation Film Design
Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, Applied Arts, Literature, Media, Film, Architecture, Animation or any communication design discipline

  User Experience Design Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Science or any Design Discipline, Bachelor in Computer Application

  Film & Video Design
Immersive Media Design
Design Management
Fashion Management & Marketing
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.

  Transcultural Design Bachelor’s Degree in Design.

Application Process :MIT DAT (Design Aptitude Test)

MIT DAT is a common entrance exam for admissions in Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Master of Design (M.Des) programmes at MIT Institute of Design Pune, Avantika University Ujjain and MIT University Shillong.
The second round will be conducted separately by each institute as per their merit list of shortlisted candidates.

Step 1: Register for MIT DAT with your email id and mobile number on (

Step 2: An automated verification link will be sent to your registered email ID. Activate your account by clicking the link.

Step 3 : Provide the required details in the application form & upload the necessary documents.

Step 4: Accept the declaration and submit the online application form.

Step 5: Proceed to payment option and pay ₹3000 for Indian applicants and ₹4500 for NRI, PIO, OCI & Foreign Nationals.

Step 6: On scrutiny, verification and acceptance of application form, Admit card will be generated and sent to candidates registered email id.

Candidates can also download the Admit Card by login to his/her profile on DAT portal.


  • Applications are invited through online mode only
  • MIT DAT (MIT Design Aptitude Test) 2021, is conducted jointly for admissions of B.Des & M.Des programs at MIT Institute of Design (MIT ID) Pune, Avantika University Ujjain & MIT University Shillong.

Last date for submission of application form is 10th March 2021.


Candidates from Maharashtra State (M S)  
Category Open SC ST VJDNT
10th Mark Sheet Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
12th Mark Sheet* Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Graduation Mark Sheet
(for M.Des)*
Caste / EWS Certificate N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Domicile Certificate Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N
Non Creamy layer N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y N
*  MS: Maharashtra State Candidates
*  OMS: Other than Maharashtra State Candidates

* The candidates applying under reserved category have to upload applicable documents for consideration of their candidature under the reserved category.
If the candidate fails to upload the applicable documents before the last date of application his / her candidature will be considered under General Open Category

Social and Vertical Reservation :

Rules of reservations apply as per the prevalent Government of Maharashtra directives.

Maximum Social or vertical reservation will be up to 50% only and additional 10% for EWS.

*Kindly Note: Category wise reservations is applicable for Maharashtra state candidates only. EWS reservation is applicable to all.

All Other than Maharashtra candidates except EWS will be considered under OMS General Open category.

Apart from the above reservations, there will be parallel reservations for Son/Daughter of Defence Service Personnel.

Five percent seats of the total sanctioned intake of the institute shall be reserved for children of ex-service personnel and active service personnel who are domiciled in Maharashtra and of active service personnel, who are not domiciled in Maharashtra but are transferred to Maharashtra.

Provided that such candidate should have appeared and passed the HSC examination from the school situated in Maharashtra. For claiming the reservation for Defence quota candidate has to submit certificate issued by concerned authority before the deadline.

The Candidates appearing for the 12th Std / final year graduation (applicable for candidates applying for M.Des) or equivalent examination are not required to submit 12th / final year graduation Mark sheet, however the admission will be confirmed to selected candidates only on clearing the 12th std / final year graduation.

The incomplete application forms / not satisfying eligibility criteria will be rejected. The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) fees for such rejected applications will not be refunded.

No official communication will be made regarding rejected application forms.

Admission is on the basis of MITID method of selection, which extends beyond the students previous academic qualifications. The MITID Admission Committee systematically seeks evidence of the perception, attitude, aptitude, achievement and motivation essential for a challenging and satisfying design career. The objective of the tests and the interviews is to ascertain the above qualities.

The admission process is in two phases :

Phase - 1: MIT DAT (Design Aptitude Test) conducted at various centres across the country.
MITID reserves its right to change or cancel any of these centres.
Based on scores obtained from DAT, shortlisted candidates will be called for second phase.

Phase – 2: Studio Test and Personal Interview at MITID campus in Pune.
The second phase of the admission procedure will consist of studio tests followed by personal interviews at Institute in Pune.
The result of shortlisted candidates for the Second Phase will be announced on MITID website.

No separate call letters will be sent to the shortlisted candidates. All those candidates called for the second phase are required to attend the studio tests and interview, which completes the process of selection.

The Admission Committee decides the procedures, grades and weightage every year.
The norms for the selection are the sole prerogative of the Admission Committee and the decision of the Admission Committee and the Management in any of the matters concerning the admission process and selection will be final. Any direct or indirect attempt to influence the admission committee or its members, academic office bearers or management will lead to the automatic disqualification of the candidate(s).

In case of any query please feel free to call the admission cell.
Admission Cell:
MIT Institute of Design
"Rajbaug", Loni –Kalbhor,
Next to Hadapsar,
Pune Solapur Highway,
Pune-412201. INDIA
Phone No: 9209 800 600
Write to us at: admissions[at]