In the recent scenario, the demand for skilled manpower in IT industries is growing very rapidly and web designing is again a budding career option like animation and graphic designing. These professionals are required everywhere from small start-up to huge multinational companies. The salary in the IT and software sector is generally high, hence web designers get excellent pay packages according to their skills and expertise. In this article, I have mentioned 10 colleges/ Universities that you can choose to pursue web designing.
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF ART AND DESIGN – It is a new age institute located in Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi. It offers various courses in areas like Interior Architecture Design, Communication Design, Fashion Design and Fashion Management. It is under private ownership and has collaborations with some reputed organisations like Kingston University, London, Lingaya’s Vidyapeeth (Lingaya’s University), Haryana. It offers around 6 courses across 4 streams and some of the exams accepted for admission are IDAT (IIAD Design Aptitude Test), IMAT (IIAD Management Aptitude Test). The fee ranges from 4.5 lakhs to 5.5 lakhs. Some of the top recruiters that hire from this institution are Levi’s, Ways, Fabindia, Livspace, Orient Craft, Forest Essentials, Mad Design and Many More. This college offers Web Designing course for the students.
Pithapur Raja’s Governments College – It is located in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh and is affiliated with Andhra University. The College is under public ownership. It offers a variety of bachelors and masters courses in fields like banking, commerce, arts, science and many more. Some of the popular courses are B.Sc., M.Sc., B.Voc, B.Com, and MA followed by other programs in the field of designing. The fee falls around 4-7k. Placement is not guaranteed.
BANGALORE UNIVERSITY – Located in Garden city, Bangalore; this University is under government ownership and is approved by University Grants Commission (UGC). This college offers Web Designing course for the students. It offers around 1500 + courses across many fields including web and graphics designing. Admission to some courses is merit-based whereas for some it is entrance based. Some of the exams accepted are – BE KCET, BA: Karnataka DCET, BArch, BHM, M.Tech/MArch, MBA and MCA. The fee ranges from 20 k to 60k as per the course chosen. The average placement packages offered are around 5-6 LPA.
PRESIDENCY UNIVERSITY – It is a private university located in Bangalore, established by the Presidency Group of Institutions (PGI). It is recognised by University Grants Commission (UGC) and also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It offers 30+ courses across many streams and 1 course in designing (BCA- Bachelors of Computer Application) for students willing to study web designing/web development. Some of the exams accepted are JEE Mains, CAT, CMAT, KMAT, XAT, JEE Advanced and many more. The fee charged falls around 4 to 6 lakhs. Average placement packages offered are around 3-4 LPA.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION DESIGNING, RAEBARELI – NIFT Raebareli offers UG and PG programmes in the design stream to students. The institute offers around 5 courses in the field of designing, out of which most popular are B.Des (can be opted after completing 12th grade) and MFM (after completing graduation). The fee for the bachelor’s course mentioned is around 10-12 lakhs and for the master’s program, it’s around 5-7 lakhs. For both, bachelor’s as well as masters courses you have to submit your score obtained in the NIFT entrance exam. The average placement package is around 7 lakhs and some of the top recruiters are Amazon, Reynolds, Max Group, Future Group and many more well-known large scale companies.
MAITREYI COLLEGE – Located in Chanakyapuri, Delhi, and this college is affiliated with the University of Delhi and is one of the gems of the south campus (DU). It is only women college is mainly popular for the courses it offers in arts stream but along with that it also offers many courses in other fields as well for an example certification course in web designing (the course can opt full-time as well as part-time). Since the college is under government ownership; the fee for the courses starts from as low as 5.5k. The college has quite a reputation and so students get placed easily and get an average package of around 2-3 LPA.
Vogue Institute of Art and Design –It is located in Bangalore and is affiliated with Bangalore University and Mysore University and is also recognised by University Grants Commission. It offers UG, PG, diploma, graduate diploma, certificate and corporate programmes in the field of Art and Design. The fee charged is around 1-4 lakhs varying with courses/programs. Average packages offered are around 5-6LPA. Some of the popular recruiters are Raymond, Asian Paints, Big Bazaar, Amazon, Max, Tesco and many more.
XAVIER INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATIONS – This institute is located in Mumbai and is affiliated with the University of Mumbai. This college offers Web Designing course for the students. It offers around 8 courses across 3 streams and it is most popular for PG Diploma and certificate courses and exams conducted are XIC OET examination. It is under private ownership and the fee charged ranges from 2 to 3 lakhs. Average placement packages offered are around 4-5 LPA.
Lovely Professional University – It is located in Jalandhar and is a private institution recognised by University Grants Commission (UGC) and also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). This University offers multiple courses across various streams including designing, fine arts, biology, engineering, management and many more. Its fee ranges from 3-8 lakhs. It provides placement packages of around 2-4LPA.
Arch College of Design and Business – This academy/ institution is situated in Jaipur. The institute offers design-centric courses of international standards with national and international certification. It also offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and certificate courses in the fields of Fashion, Interior Design, Design Communication, Jewellery Design, Graphic Design, etc. The institution is under private ownership but is affiliated for some courses to the University Of Rajasthan. The fee falls around 11-12 lakhs per year. Average placement packages are around 6 to 8 LPA.
Web designing is a very good option for you if you are creative and at the same time have an interest in computers. It is a well-paid career option and has a never-ending demand in IT as well as other sectors, so in a way, you have a secured job. If looking for the right college to pursue Web Designing, have a look at these colleges. Hope the article help you to find out the best Web Designing colleges in India.
By: Nupur Bhagat