Why Choose Interior Design in IMS-DIA ?​


○B.Des in Interior Design program at IMS DIA, Noida aims at developing interior designers who are sensitive towards the needs of the clients as well as towards the environmental concerns prevalent in the interior design industry.
○Material-based learning; Emphasis on technical skill-based inputs and material application with a hands-on learning approach in Design. Practical client-based design projects.
○CAD Learning Practice; with a blend of master practitioners and experienced faculty members.
○Exposure through industry interface and Live classroom projects.
○In-house Model Making Lab, Wood workshop, 3D-Printing, and Prototyping lab.
○Emphasis on entrepreneurial development with business, technical, and aesthetic understanding.

Courses Offered

 Interior Design


Sr No Course Awards Duration Eligibility
1  B.Des. Interior Design CCSU Degree – IMS DIA 4 years  10 + 2
2 Short courses CCSU Degree – IMS DIA 3 Months 10 + 2
3 Post Graduate diploma in Interior Design CCSU Degree – IMS DIA 2 years



B.Des in Interior Design is a program that helps its graduates to visualize a variety of possibilities with respect to the indoor built environment. It empowers students with the ability to conceptualize, communicate, and construct a design idea into a built reality. The course aims at creating interior designers who are sensitive to the needs of the clients as well as to the environmental concerns prevalent in the interior design industry. With the changing times and lifestyles, students are also taught about the advancements in technologies, materials, and construction techniques so that the graduates from this program are able to develop innovative solutions and are future ready. Students are exposed to experiential learning throughout the course via visits, exchanges, and masterclasses. They are trained to judge the right balance of innovation and commercial design practices through modules based on theory, tools, studio and projects at all levels.

Short term courses

Interior styling is a profession where one gets to decorate a space in accordance with an appropriate concept or a theme for a given space.
It involves learning about different interior styles, colour themes, use of textiles in a space such as curtains, draperies, cushion covers, bed sheets, carpets etc. Sourcing the right fabric, right paints vendor, laminates vendor, contractor is also an integral part of this profession.

➢Personalized Coaching
➢Industry Connect / Visits
➢Design and Business Strategy
➢Brand Development

➢3 Months

➢12TH pass

Vastu Shastra, the traditional Indian system of architecture combined with modern scientific knowledge gives one a rich and invaluable set of knowledge and understanding of a space.
This program combines our ancient knowledge of spatial planning with the modern science, so that the clients can be served better by interior designers, architects.

➢Personalized Coaching
➢Industry Connect / Visits
➢Design and Business Strategy
➢Brand Development

➢3 Months

➢12TH pass

B.Des. (Interior Design) - Course Structure

First year is categorically the foundation year focusing on studying interdisciplinary studio learnings to grasp the fundamentals of design and interior trends.
It introduces the student to the world of art and design through art appreciation, material study and basics of design.
The students focus on conceptualization and critical thinking through various classroom activities.

Second year creates a learning environment in which seeds of research, analysis and conceptualization skills are nurtured.
Students learn how to translate and realize their 2D ideas into 3D prototypes with appropriate finishes.
In this year, students will be exposed to the social and cultural context of interior design, construction techniques, materials and will be learning to develop their visual language for an effective presentation through CAD software.

Third year focuses on specialized interior design projects such as exhibition and set design, office spaces, art galleries and visual merchandising.
Students acquire advanced skills in exploring and ideating the materials, textiles, surfaces, trends and production techniques.
Through extensive research, students build their original design philosophy.

Final year gives students a scope to manage their own learnings in the form of a final Design project.
The focus is to address the environmental and sustainability concerns across the globe with regards to the interior and construction industry.
The year starts with branding and entrepreneurship learnings which support their Interior designing knowledge with respect to industry requirements and their personal design philosophy.

Future Career Opportunities

Industry Collaborations

Every DIAn gets global and national opportunities to represent, share and gain knowledge and experience through our International and national collaborations within the Interior design industry.

The Association of Designers of India and IMS-DIA's partnership will benefit fashion design students by offering them access to an exclusive network of individuals interested in the Indian design scene and by fostering a meaningful connection between design professionals and business.

As a strategic partner, IMS DIA engages with WDO to become an official member of its worldwide designer's learning community and to participate in World Design Capital®, World Design Talks, World Industrial Design Day, World Design Impact Prize (TM), and Interdesign®.

IMS-DIA is part of a global network of International Fashion and Textile Institutes, and our students and faculty have a meaningful voice among a diverse range of Institutions from around the world (currently 55 institutions from 23 countries), providing an opportunity to share knowledge and intercultural understanding to inform, develop, shape, and direct the fashion and textile curricula and research agenda.

Provides opportunities to DIA Students to participate in various activities, projects and Internship opportunities to promote Khadi on national and international level.

Provides opportunities to DIA Students to participate in various activities, projects and Internship opportunities to promote Khadi on national and international level.

Course Highlights

Industry- Academics Partnership

The Interior design student has the opportunity to learn and hone their design skills while working on modules that are set in a hybrid model of practical - industrial -classroom situations through projects with prestigious brands/partners like Livspace, Asian paints, AVA Architects, DC Studio, Hulsta, Lemon tree hotels and many more.

International Competitions part of the program learning

In the course of their undergraduate studies over the course of 4 years, all Interior design students participate in 2 international competitions. The two contests are in line with the program's learning objectives, which are subtly woven into the curriculum to expose students to Interior design competitions.

DIA students must perform a four-months internship as part of their curriculum. Through their selection of internships at leading design firms, students have the chance to learn about various facets of the Indian Interior design industry. The internship gives them practical experience, develops their professional network, and gives them exposure to portfolio presentations. Each student receives guidance from a DIA faculty mentor who ensures that their learning goals are reached.

The right fusion of technological and empathetic skills is a key component of the B.Des in Interior design. The curriculum gives students the chance to learn about the most recent advancements in AI, AR, and VR, which will help them create future ready Interiors and tackle major design issues. To equip students with cutting-edge design abilities, AI in design is being introduced at the foundational level.

With 70% practical exposure, the B.Des in Interior design curriculum is the most advanced curriculum for learning and fostering design process. DIA offers 22 labs that are enriched in offering latest technology, hands on material experience, and design thinking for an amplified learning process.

Cross culture, Primary research, experience of different social structures, are few key components of studying Interior design and to foster them, DIA opens to all its student an opportunity to participate in international exchange programs with world’s best design universities or colleges across globe. In addition to exchange program, DIA brings to the classroom a pool of international faculty to deliver a module or workshop every year in DIA campus in Delhi NCR.

Interior Design Team

Ar. Rohit Bharti - HOD Interior Design

He is an architect, academician, and designer specializing in translating thoughts and ideas into his design projects. He is a Ph.D. Scholar from Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi in the domain of architecture and Interior Design. He is a Gold Medalist in Masters of Architecture in the domain of Recreation Architecture from Jamia Millia Islamia University and finished his B.Arch. from USAP, GGSIPU. He has worked in the industry for 8 years and has been involved in academics for more than 7 years. He has presented his research papers at National and International conferences such as the DFB conference at IIT Gandhinagar. He specializes in the field of Interior Design and finds a special interest in designing inclusive and universal spaces.

Mr. Prasanta Mukherjee

He is a renowned sculptor and an artist. He did his M.F.A. in Sculpture in 1990 from M.S.U. Baroda, India. He finished his B.F.A. Sculpture in 1988 from M.S.U. Baroda, India. He holds experience of more than 30 years of experience in the domain of art, sculpting, and academics. He has been part of many exhibitions, both nationally and internationally, such as a solo show in Bhil Haus Gallery, San Antonio, USA in 2007, “Promise of Life”, a solo show at Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2008, etc. He is also a recipient of the Fulbright Grant for the Senior scholar program to work as a resident artist in Chicago in 1999.

Ms. Himani Agarwal

She is a passionate and skilled COA registered architect. She has completed her M. Arch. From Chandigarh College of Architecture and did her B. Arch. From Manipal University, Jaipur. She has been successfully teaching various subjects in Interior Design and finds special interest in teaching indoor spatial planning. She has worked as a senior architect at Alliance Architects. She has assisted government projects under the team of Chandigarh College of Architecture, such as Spatial Planning of Gram Panchayat, Minister of Panchayati Raj, Assessment of retrofitting buildings in Chandigarh under DePWD for Accessible India Campaign launched by Govt. of India etc.

Ms. Ela Mukherjee

She is a senior ceramic artist and sculptor. She has an experience of more than 30 years in arts, sculpting, and teaching. She has been a visiting resident scholar in ceramics at Newcastle University, UK, since 2008. She has also been a visiting research scholar in ceramics at Kansas State University, USA, 2005-06. She has a Master's Degree in English literature, from Calcutta University, India. She has been part of many exhibitions, both at national and international levels, such as solo show at Square Gallery, Newcastle, UK in 2008.


Mr. Harshit Goel, Interior Designer

"He graduated with an Interior Design degree from IMS – DIA, Noida. I have won some prestigious design competitions like Do the Denim (Ahmedabad), Story of Makers (Mumbai), Product Design Labs (Delhi), and many more during my college life, and have learned and done astonishing stuff that I never knew I could do. I have also worked as a Concept Designer at Cherry Hill Interiors, Delhi. The macro-micro approach, surveys & design process were tremendous assets that I use regularly. The teachers are professional, experienced & passionate in their field & are always there to encourage & inspire you. No doubt this place has my strong foundation roots attached to it.”

Ms. Ananya Agrawal, Interior Designer

"My design course in DIA has been a great experience. The teachers are professional, experienced, and passionate. They are always there to help, encourage and inspire. The projects are diverse and fascinating, making you look out for new innovations, technologies, methods, and most importantly be yourself. Working on several unique projects has made me develop as an Interior Design professional. I am honored to be a part of this prestigious institute which has helped me to earn a credible name in the field of interior design."

Ms. Sumedha Sharma, Interior Designer

"In my professional career, graduation in interior design has extraordinarily prepared me for a smooth transition from basic designing to practical work by providing me with the skills necessary to succeed. This learning experience has taught me an unconditional love for art and design. I am very much passionate about improving the lives of others through design and constantly look forward to learn new things every day."

Ms. Shubhra Bharadwaj, Interior Designer

"DIA is a big part of what I am today. I am currently employed, as an Interior Designer for Architect Vistasp and Associates (AVA). The teachers at DIA provide the expectional guidance and support throughout the journey. Special thanks to my mentor Ar. Rohit Bharti made studies fun and showed us there's no limit to what you can achieve in this lifetime."

Ms. Aditi Sharma, Interior Designer

"I have enjoyed and learned so much from DIA. I am currently working as an interior designer for DC Studio. The faculty is very responsive and helpful. Their feedback is very informative and helpful. Overall, I have learned worthwhile information and I am excited to put this knowledge into practice in my own design business."

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