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Product Design

Undergraduate Program Specialization

D. Tech Product Design + B.CA Data Sciences / Analytics

This Course is meant for those who wish to enter high-demand highly-paid specialist jobs in Product Design, Transportation Design and Product Engineering for which there is high demand and a real shortage of well-trained, industry-ready graduates.
 

Program Duration: 4 Years  
Eligibility: 10+2 & NICC Admission Process

Program Breakup

Physical (Mechanical), Electrical & Electronics Engineering + Software, AI & IOT (Internet of Things) - A unique Top-Level ProgramIncludes: Green Energy, Energy Storage, Transportation & EV Design

Fees

  • Academic Fees:

    • Rs. 2.8 Lacs /Year

  • Hostel Accommodation:

    • Single Room with attached bath & food - Rs. 1.9 Lacs/Yr. 

    • Twin Sharing Room with attached bath & food - Rs. 1.5 Lacs/Yr. 

National & International 

  • 4-Year International Professional Diploma*
    (NICC-ELIA Europe) with ECTS Marksheet

  • International Professional Projects & Portfolio

NICC is approved by DCE (The Directorate of Collegiate Education, Govt. of Karnataka)

National

 B.C.A Data Sciences / Data Analytics 

OR

 B.A Mass Communication

The above WES-accepted supporting degrees are awarded directly by the University

Specialization Areas

1. Industrial Robotics Automation

2. AI & I.O.T

3. Alternative Energy

4. EV (Electric Vehicle) Development
5. Electrical Storage - Green Solutions

6. Lifestyle Products

8. Green Design

9. Sustainable Design
Interdisciplinary Integrated Design

Curriculum Highlights

Design Fundamentals

  • Explore foundational design principles including form, function and aesthetics.

  • Develop sketching and visualization techniques to communicate design concepts.

  • Gain proficiency in industry-standard design software tools.

Materials and Manufacturing Processes

  • Study material properties, selection criteria, and sustainable design practices. 

  • Learn about various manufacturing techniques such as injection molding, CNC machining, and additive manufacturing.

  • Gain hands-on experience in prototyping and model making.

User-Centered Design

  • Understand the importance of user research and persona development in designing products.

  • Explore usability testing methods and iterative design processes.

  • Apply human factor principles to enhance product usability and accessibility.

Product Development Process

  • Conceptualize and develop design ideas through sketching, 3D modeling and rendering.

  • Learn about design for manufacturing (DFM) and assembly (DFA) principles.

  • Gain knowledge of intellectual property rights and patenting processes. 

Advance Design Topics

  • Dive into topics such as ergonomics, sustainability, and inclusive design. 

  • Explore emerging technologies and their applications in product design.

  • Collaborate with peers from other disciplines on interdisciplinary design projects.

Professional Skills and Practices

  • Develop project management and time management skills.

  • Enhance presentation skills through storytelling and visual communication techniques.

  • Learn about client communication, project brief interpretation, and portfolio development.

Career Prospects

With a comprehensive understanding of the design principles, hands-on experience in prototyping and manufacturing, and the ability to think critically and creatively, graduates of the program are poised to make meaningful contributions to the design industry and address the challenges of tomorrow's world.

Graduates of the Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Product Design Program are well-equipped for diverse career opportunities in the field of product design, including:

  • Product Designer: Design innovative and functional products for industries such as consumer electronics, automotive, furniture and consumer goods.

  • Industrial Designer: Create solutions for industrial and manufacturing processes, focusing on optimizing form and function.

  • Design Researcher: Conduct research to inform design decisions and drive innovation in product development. 

  • Design Consultant: Provide expert advice to businesses on design strategies, product development, and market trends. 

  • Entrepreneur: Start their own design firms or product development companies bringing innovative ideas to market.

  • Educator: Teach design courses at educational institutions and mentor the next generation of designers.  

Student Work

Meet the Experts

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Prof. Dr. Akash Kumar R

Founder & Academics Director

A Recognized  Scientist, Product DesignerFrmrly: Consultant Scientist to Govt.of India and Member Development Team-Committeee on Science & Technology in Developing Countries

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Vipin Chandran Pathiyil

Head of Faculty

A designer for 15 years and has been teaching various aspects of visual and communication design for the last 8 years.

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Purushothaman Raju

Senior Associate Faculty - Multimedia Design

An accomplished 3-D & Computer Applications expert with two published books on the subject. 

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