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Industrial Design

Published On: 10 Feb 2017 | Last Updated On: 17 Feb 2017

Gone are the days when designing was done with the help of paper and pencil. Earlier the term ‘designing’ was generally used either in the field of fashion, architecture or engineering. But now with changing trends, the new tools and methods have replaced the conventional methods in the field of designing.

Designers improve as well as create, and they often work within multi-disciplinary groups that include management, marketing, engineering and manufacturing specialists. The field design has branched out to form many new sub-branches and Industrial design is one of them. So let’s study in depth about the Industrial designing.

What is Industrial Design?

Industrial design (ID) is the professional service of creating and developing concepts and specifications that optimize the function, value, and appearance of products and systems for the mutual benefit of both user and manufacturer.

The industrial designer generally aims at optimizing the functions, value, and appearance of products, structures, and systems. An Industrial designer must have a good verbal, visual and communication skills plus a good knowledge of color, balance and proportion work as an added advantage. The courses offered by Avantika University in Industrial Design will surely help individuals to excel in the field of designing and get their dream job.

Levels of Course in Industrial Design:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) in Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Industrial Design
  • Master of Design (M.Des.) in Industrial Design
  • Master of Engineering (M.E.) in Industrial Design
  • Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Industrial Design
  • Master of Science (M.Sc) in Industrial Design

Who can study Industrial Design?

  • For UG Programs: The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in any field or equivalent.
  • For PG Programs: The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree is a candidate must have a bachelor’s degree/ diploma in industrial design, architecture or engineering or equivalent.

Career Scope for Industrial Design:

An Industrial designer must be a blend of art and engineering. An individual should equally have drawing skills, creativity and technical knowledge. Products are developed by an industrial designer through analysis and synthesis of information given by the client and manufacturer.

Opportunity for an industrial design graduate is just not limited to fields. A graduate can work in the public sector to product development management and product design to interaction design.

Job roles:

  • The basic purpose of an Industrial designer is to create new products and they can work in specific industry, such as the medical, automobile, or technology.
  • A designer can work in industries like design and product development, technology-based industry, information technology and communication, research and communication.
  • An industrial engineer can also work in fields like materials scientists, engineers, marketers and accountants.


An Entry-Level Industrial Engineer earns an average salary of Rs 358,160 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Lean Manufacturing, AutoCAD, and Autodesk AutoCAD. Master's degree can also increase an industrial designer's marketability for potential job offers.

Top Recruiters:

  • Alkobaisi Group
  • BEML Limited
  • Trimax Apparels
  • Infotech Mentors

Top Colleges offering this course in India:

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