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VIT School of Design (V-SIGN)

VIT School of Design (V-SIGN) is one of the state of the art  schools in VIT, Vellore. It has been functional from July 2018 with B.Des and M.Des programmes in the branch of Industrial Design are being offered under this new school. It offers one of the best facilities for design research, consultancy, training and growth for faculty members. Our faculty members who are highly qualified from institutes like IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, IISc Bangalore and NIT Tiruchirapalli. Over 100 years of combined industry experience of our faculty members from reputed companies in India and abroad add value to our design programmes. The main objective of the programmes is to create a new breed of problem solvers in the domain of industrial design.

Already state-of-the-art studio / lab facilities have been created in a sprawling new building for teaching, training, model-making, prototyping, and experimenting. PROTICS Studio (PROduct aestheTICS), 3D-iD Studio with 30 iMacs, Smart PD Lab, Ergonomics Lab, and Painting Booth are some of the facilities already established.

Our programmes would encourage contemporary design thinking and would give a wider perspective to the thoughts and ideas of tomorrow. Our programmes aim at developing skills, knowledge and aptitude among students so that they can bring about innovation in the product manufacturing industry. The students are trained to approach product design from a holistic viewpoint - integrating the aesthetics, ergonomics, and engineering in a balanced and harmonious manner.

M.Des. (Industrial Design)

  • This Programme prepares students to become industry leaders and equip them to tackle the complexity of design problems in the 21st century by creating products, systems, and environments which help to innovate and improve everyday objects and situations.
  • Career options include design and leadership positions in various industries like consumer electronics, home appliances, healthcare products, education, transportation, furniture, digital design, OTT platforms, and IT.
  • Curriculum includes training in becoming a professional in design companies or a designer in start-ups / leading product manufacturing houses or a successful entrepreneur.