DAT assesses a student’s drawing and visualization skills, observational skills, creativity, logic, and general awareness. You should bring the following items for the test:
Please note that the use of scale or any other supporting instruments (set-squares, French Curve etc.) is not allowed.
Portfolio is a document which demonstrates your creative ability. It may contain samples of the following:
Although the degree awarded will be ‘Master of Design’, students may pursue their desired specialisation by selecting elective courses and research project in their desired domains. At present elective courses in the following broad domains are available (for specialization).
Apart from mentioned specializations, a host of elective courses are also available in generic areas of design like Design Management, Design for Sustainability, Design Research etc.
Teaching Assistantship is available to meritorious students and will be given as per University policy. Refer admission brochure for details. Apart from teaching assistantship, the opportunity for on-campus jobs (OCJ) are also available.
Yes. On your request, accommodation will be provided to the candidates shortlisted for DAT and interview within the university campus by paying a nominal rent. If you are planning to stay within the campus inform us about your itinerary in advance so that we may make necessary arrangements.
Every year applications are invited from the eligible candidates in the month of April-May through the online admission portal of SNU.
The program is open for all the candidates with an undergraduate degree in any branch from any recognized institute (including B.A, B Sc., B Arch, B.com, B. Tech, B.E, B. Des, B.F.A, etc.). Click here to know more about the eligibility and admission criteria.
Candidates are shortlisted for the Design Aptitude Test (DAT), and Personal Interview based on the following criteria.
University reserves the right to accept or reject any application based on its departmental screening criteria; hence all applications may not be shortlisted for DAT and interview. In such cases, no requests for refund of the application fee shall be entertained whether or not the candidates are called for DAT and interview.