Eligibility

To apply for Bachelor of Design(B.Des) programme:

  • Minimum 50% marks in class XII (Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination) or its equivalent examination from any stream (Science, Commerce and Arts/Humanities) from Gujarat State Board or any other state’s board or CBSE/CISCE/NIOS/IB with a minimum 50% aggregate marks.
  • Appear in the AnantU Design Entrance Test (DET)

Student
Intake
500

Admissions Open for

Academic Year 2022-23

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Admission Timeline

Application Opens
1st November 2021
Application for DET Round 2 Closes
15th April 2022
Mock Test
22nd January 2022
Design Entrance Test 2
17th April 2022

Admission Process

Fill Online application form
Appear in DET (online/offline) held periodically
Sketch Round
Personal Interaction and Portfolio Round
Provisional Admission Offer/Declaration of Waitlisted Candidates
Induction programme for students
Test Sample Questionnaire

AnantU Design Entrance Test

What is DET?

AnantU conducts the Design Entrance Test (DET) periodically to assess a student’s aptitude for the design domain. The 100 marks question paper comprises 90 questions about general awareness/current affairs, logical reasoning and basics of design knowledge. Students need to complete the test within 90 minutes. In the wake of the pandemic, the test will be administered online. Please refer below for the DET exam dates.

Important dates
Design Entrance Test Mock Test 22nd January 2022
Design Entrance Test Round 1 25th January 2022
Design Entrance Test Round 2 17 April 2022
Design Entrance Test Round 3 June end or July 1 st Week
Design Entrance Test Round 4 August 1 st Week

 

Candidates ranked in the top 1200 AIR in Undergraduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED 2021) will be exempted from DET and directly qualify for the personal interview.

Read our FAQs

AnantU has tailored its design pedagogy from the perspective of offering solutions to challenges of the world. It focuses on design, architecture, built environment and climate as tools for problem-solving. It offers a host of options in terms of Majors and Minors that allow students to choose a specialisation and design their experience at the University. All first-year AnantU students undergo a common foundation programme to instil in them an understanding of the fundamentals of design and architecture, develop skills to comprehend, interpret design elements and sensitise them to the real-world issues. AnantU has academicians and domain experts as faculty members who bring to the table, the most cutting edge know-how to the table. Our international partners give the university a cosmopolitan character and encourage diversity of thoughts and experiences.

  • Campus – AnantU is a modern campus, set in a lush green setting at Godhavi on the outskirts of Ahmedabad city. Equipped with all amenities and infrastructure required for a Design University, the campus was reimagined to incorporate ideas of adaptive multi-use and student-friendly spaces. This effort is recognised with prestigious awards like the ‘Excellence in Architecture for Building Additions, Renovation and Adaptive Reuse’ by the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). We are proud to be amongst the few international universities who are currently working towards a sustainable future.
  • Classrooms – We have air-conditioned classrooms with varying seating capacities. Our classrooms are equipped with audio and video projection and presentation facilities for the faculty and students to use in their lectures and presentations.
  • Studio – Many classrooms are in studio format to facilitate hands-on learning.
  • Computer lab – We have a computer lab equipped with 40 computers with the latest hardware and all necessary design software.
  • Makerspace – the Design Lab – Makerspace, our in-house design lab, has a carpentry and pottery workshop, digital manufacturing facility with equipment for laser etching and cutting, CNC router and 3D printers along with an electronics workbench. There is also a provision for fabrication of models and mock-ups using hand and power tools.
  • Learning Commons– the Library – It is a modern library with physical and online books, journals and reading materials on Design,Architecture and other related disciplines.
  • Canteen– AnantU campus building has a beautiful green atrium which doubles up as a canteen and student’s hangout spot. It offers full meals and snacks, breakfast, lunch and an all-day menu. It also offers healthy options such as fruit juices, platters, hot and cold beverages.

The University helps students from drafting resumes to connecting them with the right company. It maintains a database of all the recruiter companies.

AnantU Placement model is a four-stage process involving 

  • Pre-placement activities

  • Career Guidance

  • Executing Placement 

  • Post-placement reviews