Applying to Anant

Education at Anant is contemporary, globally relevant, multidisciplinary, industry-ready and focused on sustainability and design thinking.

Applicants can apply to any of the following programmes: Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Technology in Climate Change, Bachelor of Visual Arts, Master of Design – Integrated Product Design, Master of Architecture, Doctoral Programme. Anant also offers two unique programmes such as the Anant Fellowship for Sustainability and Built Environment and Anant Fellowship for Climate Action.

Read about the programme of your choice and get all the information required to apply and study at India’s first DesignX university.


To apply for Research Masters/Ph.D. in Built Environment, Design Excellence and Creative Practice, an applicant must be

  • Candidates must have studied under 10+2+3 pattern of education (or 10+2+4) (or 10+2+5) or equivalent years of study through regular full-time study
  • Candidates are ideally required to have completed a Master’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 55% marks (or an equivalent grade)
  • Candidates of Indian origin or overseas scholars who have completed a Master’s Degree from an accredited overseas university securing a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent grade) would be eligible
  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree must demonstrate a minimum of three years of postgraduate professional or practice experience. (Also see clause 18)

For details, please refer to the programme page here.


Important dates
Applications Open 1st October 2022
Early Applications Deadline 8th January 2023

Scholar Intake

Scholar Intake

Scholar Intake

Application open for the Academic Year 2023-24

Admission Process

Submit Application Form
Appear in Research Aptitude Assessment Test (if applicable)
Comprehensive Evaluation of Forms/Research Proposal
Personal Interview/Presentation
Admission Offer

The new academic year (AY 2021-22) will commence from August 2021

Read our FAQs

Anant 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 Anant 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. Anant 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

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