The Design Village

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The Design Village (TDV)

TDV was born out of a responsibility towards design, towards society, towards india and the world at large. our mission is to be a global hub for design education, and to promote and support development through design.

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TDV believe that life and design are synonymous with each other. through a comprehensive design education, we aim to inspire designers of the future and to connect design with impact.

TDV works closely with industry professionals to maintain a strong focus on the real-world relevance and application of design. fundamentally, the design village is an energetic and thoughtful place where courageous and compassionate designers are taught the importance of perseverance and empathy in the creative process.

Exam dates are :29th April 2018 (m.des) & 28th April 2018 (b.des)
Last date to apply : 15th April 2018

Programmes offered by The Design Village

Undergraduate Courses

Postgraduate Courses

How to apply ?

All applications should be submitted directly to tdv the design village, noida ncr. you can fill in the application form online by clicking here

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate programs

• candidates who have passed or are appearing for higher secondary (10+2) or equivalent like aissce/ib/isc qualifying examinations.
• candidates who have a pass grade in the senior secondary school examination conducted by the national open school with a minimum of five subjects.

Postgraduate programs

• a degree or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline including creative industries, humanities and social sciences qualifications,

Admission process

for ug programs:

phase 1: entrance exam conducted at centers.
phase 2: situation test followed by interview portfolio review.
declaration of results

for pg programs:

phase 1: statement of purpose as stated in the application form
phase 2: interview with portfolio review
declaration of results

Portfolio guidelines

  1. The design village, noida looks for a portfolio that demonstrates an ability to create and communicate ideas or concepts with imagination, creativity, clarity, and originality.
  2. a portfolio may refer to images, 3d models, visualizations, printed or handmade sheets, digital works, etc.
  3. applicant should carry these articles with them for the interview.
  4. you may include single works or developed series that explores a particular subject or personal vision.
  5. . an ideal portfolio of works reflects one’s personality itself.

Scholarships criteria

Merit and need based scholarships of up to 50% tuition fee may be awarded to eligible students, on the basis of:

  1. Performance in the tdv dna entrance exam, situation test and interview
  2. Statement of purpose (for pg only)
  3. Annual gross parental/family income from all sources – maximum of rs. 4,50,000 (as per govt. of india notification)
  4. Special cases like wards of single parents
  5. In case of a tie, performance in their 10th and 12th boards examinations shall be considered as well

documents to be submitted along with the scholarship application:

  1. Self-attested copy of 10th class mark sheet
  2. Self-attested copy of 12th class mark sheet (if available)
  3. Self-attested copy of graduation degree (if applicable)
  4. Attested copy of graduation mark sheet (if applicable)
  5. Attested copy of the proof of permanent address
  6. Proof of parental income
  7. Two letters of recommendation from professor, teacher or employer (only for pg)

Please note:

  1. Incomplete applications / applications submitted without relevant supporting documents / late submission shall be rejected.
  2. The design village reserves the right for award of scholarships. the decision of the scholarship award committee shall be final & binding.
  3. The scholarships shall be awarded for one year and shall be only continued for subsequent years, provided that the student submits a fresh application each year and fulfils the income criteria along with academic performance (that shall be notified from time to time).



TDV Hostel

The tdv ecosystem encompasses the students’ home-away-from-home spaces. the tdv hostel is strategically located in the heart of the noida city with the prominent malls and shopping arcades in close proximity, yet it is nestled away from the maddening crowd of the metro city.

The entire space is designed to ensure a highly functional, comfortable, designer ecosystem which inspires the budding designer to unwind and learn in a homely environment. we encourage courageous, constructive, collaborative and socially innovative design centric ideology- and our hostel facility ensures the same.

The hostel highlights-

  • wi-fi enabled rooms
  • interactive dining spaces
  • creative personal spaces
  • state of art bathrooms
  • well ventilated
  • collaborative work stations
  • inspirational reading areas
  • secured hostel area
  • amiable and proactive hostel staff


TDV the design village is one of the leading design institutes in noida ncr. being an interdisciplinary, industry-centric institute, tdv thrives on its network of promoters and supporters, offering its students a gamut of work opportunities and industry experience. being engrained in an established design eco-system, students have a direct reach to its network, both nationally and internationally.

From production facilities to product development labs, design labels, brands, houses and studios, lifestyle stores and branding firms, the tdv ecosystem encompasses it all. this interesting mesh gives enterprising students a fair chance of getting absorbed into internships and thereafter converting their internships into full-time employment.

research and consultancy

Through design factory india, the design village, noida has done multiple design and design research projects with students and mentors from the industry. the projects range from various design faculties and therefore brings together an interdisciplinary team. tdv students will be a vital part of these projects at the design factory india.

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