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Arts and Commerce students allowed to join IIT Delhi at UG level

September 15, 2021

Students from Arts and Commerce background are allowed to join IIT Delhi for an UG level course. The institute’s new Bachelor of Design (B.Des) course is open for the students of all specializations and the selection will be through UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design) ranks.

“We are delighted about starting of this new Bachelor’s programme in design as this is the first time IIT Delhi would be admitting UG students (B.Des) from other courses than PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics). We expect that the students who graduate with a B.Des degree from IIT Delhi would take up leadership positions in industry, academia, government, consulting, and entrepreneurship over a period of time,” Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi said.

“The programme is designed for imparting the high quality education to produce an industry-ready and socially conscious design professionals for addressing some of the grand challenges facing our society or country,” Prof. P. V. Madhusudhan Rao, Head, Department of Design, IIT Delhi said.

The B.Des programme will be offered by the Institute’s Department of Design from the session 2022-2023. The institute said that the four-year programme will have 20 seats to start with.