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About DAT 2017

Design Aptitude Test (DAT) is considered as India's premier national entrance test jointly conducted by, MIT Institute of Design (MIT ID), Pune and Avantika University, Ujjain providing quality education in design. DAT is a design aptitude test jointly conducted primarily to evaluate and shortlist candidates for the under graduate and post graduate program.

Candidates aspiring to pursue Undergraduate (B. Des), Post Graduate program (M. Des) at MIT Institute of Design (MIT ID), Pune and Avantika University, Ujjain have to take the common, mandatory Design Aptitude Test(DAT) 2018. A candidate needs to register for DAT. If shortlisted, he/she would then need to attend the Studio Test & Personal Interview process conducted by respective of these institutes/university individually.

Admissions to the four year full time undergraduate program (B. Des) and two year full time post graduate program (M. Des) are purely on merit, based on a rigorous selection process comprising of Written Test (DAT), Studio Test and Personal Interview.

As per the Government of Maharashtra norms, MIT Institute of Design (MIT ID), Pune reserves 30% for Other than Maharashtra State (OMS); 70% domiciled candidates of Maharashtra. Within 70%, the breakup for the reserve candidate is as: Scheduled Castes And Scheduled Castes Converts To Buddhism (SC) 13%, Scheduled Tribes 7%, Vimukta Jati (VJ) / De-Notified (A) 3%, Nomadic Tribes (B) 2.5%, Nomadic Tribes(C) 3.5%, Nomadic Tribes(D) 2%, Other Backward Classes 19%, Special Backward Class (SBC) 2%.

As per the Government of Madhya Pradesh norms, Avantika University, Ujjain reserves total of 50% reservation for reserve category candidates.

Avantika University offers various scholarships, tuition fee waiver schemes, teaching and research assistance to meritorious, needy, and deserving students. This is an effort to make contemporary education affordable and reachable, and encourage academic excellence. The scholarships are instituted to recognize excellence in academics and sports, and support students from economically weaker sections.

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

Avantika University is a state private university approved by the Madhya Pradesh Private University Regulatory Commission - Government of Madhya Pradesh.

Eligibility:

B.Des program: 10+2 from any stream (HSC / CBSE / ICSE / IB)
M.Des program: Graduate from any discipline (10 +2 + 3 minimum)

Admission Procedure

Stage 1

Registration for DAT (Design Aptitude Test)

Step 1: Register for DAT

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.

Step 4: Upload the required documents accept the declaration and submit the online application form.

Step 5: Proceed to payment option and pay Rs. 3550 (inclusive of GST) for Indian applicants and Rs.5310 (inclusive of GST) for NRI, PIO, CIO & Foreign Nationals

Payment Mode

  • Online Payment through Net Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card
  • Demand Draft in favour of MIT ADT University-MIT Institute of Design

Demand Draft should be sent to following address
Admission Cell
MIT Institute of Design,
Rajbaug, Loni Kalbhor
Pune Solapur Highway
Pune-412201

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.

Note

  • Applications are invited through online mode only
  • The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) is conducted jointly by MIT Institute of Design MITID Pune & Avantika University Ujjain.

Stage 2

Design Aptitude Test (DAT)

  • Design Aptitude Test (DAT) will be conducted on 1st April 2018 between 10 AM to 1 PM at various test centres across India. (Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Indore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune)
  • The DAT committee reserves its right to change or cancel any of these centres.
  • Based on scores obtained from DAT, shortlisted candidates will be called for studio test & personal interview.
  • MITID & Avantika University will have their separate merit list of shortlisted candidates.

Stage 3

Studio Test & Interview

  • The studio tests followed by personal interviews will be conducted separately by MITID at Pune campus and Avantika University at Ujjain campus.
  • The list of shortlisted candidates for the Studio test & Personal Interview will be announced on the respective websites of MITID & Avantika University.
  • All those candidates called for the studio test & personal interview 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)

Admission Schedule 2018-19

B.Des/ M.Des/ Fashion Design

MIT Institute of Design Avantika University
Form Submissions: 28th Feb 2018 Form Submissions: 28th Feb 2018
Design Aptitude Test: 1st April 2018 Design Aptitude Test: 1st April 2018
Result of DAT: 16th April 2018 Result Of DAT: 16th April 2018
B. Des Studio Test & Interview: 2nd To 9th May 2018 B. Des Studio Test & Interview: 7th To 12th May 2018
B. Des Final list: 11thMay 2018 B. Des Final List: 13th May 2018
M. Des Studio Test & Interview:10th To 15th May 2018 M. Des Studio Test & Interview:16th To 20th May 2018
M. Des Final List: 17th May 2018 M. Des Final List: 21th May 2018
M.Des Management Studio Test & Interview: 20th May 2018
M.Des Management Final List: 21st May 2018

Test Center

Ahmedabad

Bengaluru

Chennai

Delhi

Bhopal

Chandigarh

Goa

Hyderabad

Indore

Jaipur

Mumbai

Nagpur

Kolkata

Lucknow

Patna

Pune

Courses offered through DAT

1. MIT Institute of Design

Under Graduate Program (UG) - B.Des

Industrial Design

  • Product Design
  • Transportation Design
  • Interior Space & Furniture Design
  • Retail Design
  • User Experience Design

Communication Design

  • Graphic Design
  • Animation Film Design
  • Film & Video Design
  • Game Design (only for B.Des)
  • New Media Design (only for B.Des)

Fashion Design

  • Des Fashion Design
  • Des Fashion Communication

Collaborative Twinning Programmes

Bachelors Programmes (2+2 years)

  • BA (Hons) Design for Industry (In collaboration with Northumbria University UK)
  • BA (Hons) Transportation Design (In collaboration with Northumbria University UK)
  • BA (Hons) 3D Design (In collaboration with Northumbria University UK)
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design (In collaboration with Northumbria University UK)
  • BA (Hons) Motion Graphics & Animation (In collaboration with Northumbria University UK)
  • Advance Diploma in Game Development (In collaboration with George Brown College Canada)
  • BSc (Hons) Product Design and Technology ( In collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
  • BSc (Hons) Design Engineering ( In collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)

Post Graduate Program (PG) - M.Des

Master Of Design (M.Des)

  • Industrial Design
  • Communication Design

Management Programme

  • Des Design Management
  • Des Fashion Management & Marketing

Eligibility

  • Des programme: 10+2 from any stream (HSC / CBSE / ICSE / IB)
  • Des programme: Graduate from any discipline (10 +2 + 3 minimum)

Intake

Bachelor of Design (B.Des)

200

Master of Design (M.Des)

120

Fashion program (B.Des)

60

Fashion Management & Marketing (M.Des)

15

Design Management (M.Des)

15

2. Avantika University

Under Graduate Program (UG) - B.Des

  • Industrial Design
  • Communication Design
  • Systems Design

Post Graduate Program (PG) - M.Des

  • Industrial Design
  • Communication Design
  • Systems Design

Eligibility

  • Des programme: 10+2 from any stream (HSC / CBSE / ICSE / IB)
  • Des programme: Graduate from any discipline (10 +2 + 3 minimum)

Intake

Bachelor of Design (B.Des)

150

Master of Design (M.Des)

50

Intake for NRI, PIO, OCI & International students will be maximum 10 % over and above of regular intake
Reservation as per prevailing directives of Government of Maharashtra for MIT Institute of Design and Madhya Pradesh for Avantika Universit

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