for SSPAD's B.Des through SEED

About us

Symbiosis School of Planning, Architecture and Design (SSPAD), Nagpur is a premier institute that brings together the art and science of planning, architecture and design, all under one roof. Located at the western front of the city of Nagpur, we are a part of the legacy of Symbiosis International (Deemed University).


Bachelor of Design (B.Des)

The Bachelor of Design is a four-year programme offered by the Faculty of Architecture and Design at SSPAD. The degree is offered by Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune.

  • Please note:
  • Applying for the Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) is mandatory in order to apply for the B.Des programme. Last date to apply for SEED is 24th January, 2022.




Programme Highlights

The Bachelor of Design programme is aimed at sculpting professionals who:

  • Contribute to the highly dynamic world of design
  • Develop basic know-how of visual perception
  • Pertain professional attitudes
  • Spread awareness in the historical and modern aspects of design

First year (Foundation) comprises Semester 1 and 2 and is common for all disciplines of B. Des Programme.


The Bachelor of Design course further branches out into two disciplines

1. Communication Design

2. Industrial Design



1. Communication Design

Communication Design is a media-centric discipline. Our primary aim is to foster visual communication skills and design thinking in socio–political areas. It includes courses such as advertisement & packaging design, visual communication and brand identity design.

The Communication Design discipline further branches out into two specialisations:
  • Graphic Design:

    This specialisation enables students to create professional opportunities for themselves in the dynamic industry of brand communication & advertising design.


  • User Experience Design:

    This specialisation is a design centric approach towards understanding the human interaction with its environment. Students learn the process of enhancing user satisfaction with a product.


  • 2. Industrial Design

    In this programme students are encouraged to solve socially relevant problems during the course and interact with industries, institutions and social organizations during their project.

    The Industrial Design discipline further branches out into two specialisations:

    • Product Design:

      The product design team at SSPAD is enthusiastic about innovation and training students with the latest software and technologies in the industrial design arena. They focus on areas such as manufacturing.


    • Interior Design:

      This specialisation emphasizes on the construction of functional and aesthetic interior spaces.
      The course enables a student to enhance their visual understanding through site visits and develop their technical skills through training in computer aided drawings.


    Why SSPAD


    Lavish campus
    Spread across 70-acre of greenery
    Student exchanges
    In collaboration with international universities
    Smart classrooms
    Along with holistic and interactive learning
    Live project experience
    Learn from workshops and industry tie-ups
    Up-to-date design studios
    Equipped with contemporary and high-tech tools
    Gymnasium
    Along with other facilities like medical centre


    Admission Procedure

    No candidate is entitled to seek admission to SSPAD without a valid SEED score. Validity of SEED score is for one year only.


    • How to apply for SEED:
    • Register online for SEED at www.sspad.edu.in. Facility of payment of SEED fee and printing of Admit Card is available online. 

    • Follow these steps to apply to SEED:
    • 1. Register online by paying Rs. 2950/- (Rs.1950/- for SEED & Rs. 1000/- for SSPAD)

      2. Appear for the test on 13th February 2022

    • For Indian students: 
    • All Indian students need to appear for the Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design (SEED) to be eligible to apply for SSPAD. The exam will be held on 13th February, 2022.

    • Last date to apply for SEED: 24th January, 2022.

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