B.Des in Interior Design

from Alagappa University

B.Des in Interior Design

in Interior Design

from Alagappa University

B.Des in Interior Design is a full-time graduate degree program with intensive coaching and comprehensive curriculum spanning for 4 years (8 semesters) which makes it perfectly apt for Design aspiring candidates. B-Des students goes through an in-depth theoretical and practical training programs that enables the student to get a strong foundation in the Design field.


To ensure students receive the right blend of theoritical knowledge and robust practical expertise, Cindrebay's B.Des in Interior Design brings to you scientifically-developed courseware that resonates deeply with the pulsating industry demands taught by a highly experienced panel of faculty & design experts. Read more to discover how our B.Des in Interior Design can help you fulfill your career aspirations.

Alagappa University is a Top Ranked State Government University with A+ Grade by NAAC and graded as Category-1 University by MHRD-UGC


4 Years(8 semesters)


B-Des course is 10+2 with an aggregate score of 60%


40 Students in a Year


From powerful concepts such as Creative & Design Thinking to state-of-the-art design softwares & tools, Cindrebay's B.Des in Interior Design provides a holistic approach to skill-building in interior design. With a carefully curated curriculum that dives deep into diverse facets of interior design, including lighting design, furniture design, & even basics of photography - our B.Des in Interior Design aims to equip the students with the right knowledge, skills, & aptitude that is needed to grow & thrive within this creatively-demanding domain.

First Semester

  • Theory of Interior Design
  • Creativity and Design Thinking - Practical
  • Model Making workshop - Practical
  • Graphics I - Practical
  • Basic Design Practical
  • Liberal Arts: Cultural Studies - Practical
  • English Communication I

Second Semester

  • History of Interior Design
  • English Communication II
  • Elements of Interior Design
  • Graphics II - Practical
  • Basic Photography - Practical
  • Interior design studio I - Practical
  • Environmental Studies

Third Semester

  • Interior landscape design
  • Interior services I
  • Furniture design
  • Computer applications in design I - Practical
  • Materials and construction I - Practical
  • Interior design studio II - Practical
  • Value education - Practical

Fourth Semester

  • Furniture Construction and Detailing
  • Interior Services II
  • Art Appreciation
  • Lighting and colour in interiors
  • Computer Applications in Design II - Practical
  • Materials and construction II - Practical
  • Interior Design Studio III - Practical

Fifth Semester

  • Estimation and Costing
  • Pioneer Interior Designers
  • Design contextual studies or
  • Textile Design
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Adaptive reuse and recycling
  • Materials and construction III - Practical
  • Interior Design Studio IV - Practical

Sixth Semester

  • Professional Practice (internship) - Practical

Seventh Semester

  • Interior Design Photography
  • Set Design
  • Interior Services - III (Acoustics)
  • Creative Arts & Crafts
  • Project Management
  • Scheme Detailing (Working Drawing) - Practical
  • Advanced Design Studio - Practical

Eighth Semester

  • Graduation project work - Practical

Career Opportunities

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With non-stop demand for efficient workspaces, innovative building designs, unique living experiences, along with increasing concerns of sustainability & physical health & safety - the scope for growth in the interior designing sector is seemingly limitless. Corporate offices, restaurant chains, educational Institutions, healthcare setups - all of these & more have a steady requirement of interior design experts to create the perfect ambiance for their users/dwellers. Good communication skills & rugged understanding of physical spaces will take your career graph to unimaginable heights. Here are few of the key areas where you can expect to build a sturdy career with Cindrebay's B.Des in Interior Design

  • Interior designer
  • Decorator
  • Exhibition designer
  • Furniture designer/curator
  • Interior design consultant
  • Researcher/ academician
  • Event designer
  • Theatre designer
  • Virtual merchandiser
  • Space planning consultant


Theoritical learning & hands-on skill development - Cindrebay's B.Des in Interior Design brings to you the best of both the worlds for a well-rounded learning

Classroom projects

Classroom projects are done with a significant contribution from real - world industry

Proper attention

Proper attention on developing skills in Computer Aided Designing

Design skills

Design skills and cross-functional abilities like software and presentation skills are put into practice

Course duration

Course duration spans from 12 months (Diploma) to 3 years (Under graduate Degree Programme)

Real life project

Real life project works are a significant portion of the curriculum

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The key features and specialization options in a Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in Interior Design programme are wide.

Key Features:

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Technical Skills
  • Material Knowledge
  • Building Codes and Regulations
  • History of Interior Design
  • Studio Projects
  • Communication Skills
  • Sustainability and Environmental Design

Specialization Options:

  • Residential Interior Design
  • Commercial Interior Design
  • Hospitality Design
  • Healthcare Design
  • Exhibition and Retail Design
  • Sustainable Design
  • Universal Design and Accessibility

Yes, there are several collaborative projects and industry tie-ups available for students in the B.Des. Interior Design programme. The programme focuses on providing practical experiences and real-world exposure to students. Through partnerships with renowned interior design firms, architecture companies, and real estate developers, students have the opportunity to work on live projects, gaining hands-on experience in designing and executing interior spaces. These collaborations allow students to interact with industry professionals, understand client requirements, and implement their creative ideas in real-world scenarios.

Yes, absolutely! After completing a B.Des in Interior Design, you have the opportunity to pursue higher studies and obtain a master's degree in a related field. A Master's degree in Interior Design or a similar discipline can provide you with advanced knowledge and specialized skills that will enhance your professional prospects and enable you to take on more challenging roles in the industry. It also offers opportunities for research, internships, and collaborations, which can further enrich your learning experience and expand your network.

The admission requirements for a Bachelor of Design (B.Des) program in Interior Design typically vary from one institution to another. It may require prospective students to undergo an entrance exam or a design aptitude test to assess their creative and problem-solving skills. The entrance exam may test applicants on various aspects, including drawing, spatial visualization, and design principles. Also, some institutions might consider evaluating candidates based on their portfolios, which showcase their previous design work and projects. At Cindrebay School of Design we conduct CINDAT - Cindrebay Interior Design Aptitude Test - as an eligibility test for admission to BDes Interior Design. The sample question papers are available on the website.