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Welcome to UID

The University Institute of Design is a crucible that fuses creativity with technology, collaboration, experience and diversity of ideas. The professional and academic environment constantly supported by dedicated staff is a promise that the wellbeing, desires and goals of each student matters to us. Individuality and creative expression are of utmost importance and students with any cultural background willing to pursue design as their career are welcome.

Why Join University Institute of Design (UID)?

UID is the best Design College Program in Punjab, India. The program is unique as it covers all major fields of Art & Design under one patronage and is supported by Industry driven curriculum and partnerships. Since its inception UID, Chandigarh University has set a new benchmark in Design Programs and is among the best Design Colleges in Punjab. Our dynamic hands-on Project Based Learning design education and flexible academic model, which nurtures imagination & innovation, has enabled us to create to design professionals who are able to meet the real-world challenges of the diverse profession and provide best support and solutions for society.

Scope

According to Forbes India the rise of star brands and companies in the world are about the power of good design. ‘Glocal’ is the new term of relevance as on the one hand, you have the giant Global Design label brands with globalization forces, but on the other hand, you also have various Local Design conscious brands which co-exist. Design will drive innovation in the future.

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What makes University Institute of Design Unique?

  • Designer as a profession spans many industry disciplines and sectors & offer complete versatility in terms of learning. Design as a career option is the application of art, aesthetics, problem solving, innovation and out of the box thinking. Pursue a Design Degree from best Design college in Punjab.
  • Designing visual art installations, retail interiors, automobiles to fashion shows, graphic design for smart phones, paintings in galleries to art biennales, you name it, every aspect of human life products or technology developed in society, covers one or the other aspect of creativity, aesthetics and self expression. Choose Art & Design as a Career and pursue your degree from best inclusive Design College in North India.
  • Art & Design is a broad discipline that covers popular streams such as Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Paintings, Sculpture, Digital Arts, Interior decoration, Retail Design, Product Design, Automobile Design, UI/UX Design, Accessory Design Fabric Design, Fashion Illustration, Photography & Lifestyle Design. University Institute of Design is the Best Design College in Punjab that drawing its strength, motivation and patronage provided by Design fraternity and Design Industry.
  • Art & Design is a broad discipline that covers popular streams such as Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Paintings, Sculpture, Digital Arts, Interior decoration, Retail Design, Product Design, Automobile Design, UI/UX Design, Accessory Design Fabric Design, Fashion Illustration, Photography & Lifestyle Design. University Institute of Design is the Best Design College in Punjab that drawing its strength, motivation and patronage provided by Design fraternity and Design Industry.

Highlights of Institute

  • Promoting interdisciplinary education across various design programs offered by UID.
  • Experiential learning being the core essence behind academic delivery.
  • Academic dialogue with industry professionals to bridge the gap between theory and practice.
  • Fully equipped labs and infrastructure keeping in view industry demand and future needs.
  • Emphasis on design, technical and managerial skills that would benefit the society and environment.

Message from Director

Dr. Siddhartha Koduru
Director, UID

University Institute of Design is committed to redefine design education keeping in focus the changing needs of India. The Institute aims to deliver socially responsible and environment conscious designers who respect and connect to the cultural backdrop of India. They shall be competent in present day tools and technologies both in the real world and virtual world ensuring their presence felt at national and international platforms. The Institute fosters national and international linkages in the field of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship to promote exchange of ideas, experiences and gain national and global perspective. The pedagogy adopted ensure that our students are not only ready to accept challenges but equally capable to be innovators, entrepreneurs and institution builders.

Vision

UID aspires to be a globally recognized Institution for redefining the benchmarks of design education and producing designers who can bring positive impact in the society and environment across the world.

Mission

  • To provide a design environment that strives to challenge and redefine academic standards.
  • To bridge the gap between theory and practice by ensuring continuous dialogue with industry and profession.
  • To provide opportunities that encourage interdisciplinary connections, challenge open-mind approach, risk preparedness and excellence in design.
  • To promote research, consultancy and engagement with community at various levels, across domains and with other Universities.
  • To recognize and promote individual talent and rewarding ingenuity.
  • To respect diversity and inclusiveness by raising awareness at national and global design platforms.
  • To be the catalyst of positive transformation by delivering responsible professionals who will transform the society.

Awards & Rankings

Chandigarh University, Punjab enjoys high standing among many national rating services that evaluate quality of education, research activity, affordability and athletic excellence.

Best Student Friendly University – Star Group

CU becomes the youngest university to be ranked by NIRF

CU ranked in Top 10% for Employability by Aspiring Minds

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