Saintgits Design School has restricted its intake to 30 only per year to keep the quality high with one-to-one mentoring required for a creative discipline like Design.

Applicant should have completed 17 years of age as on December 31, 2023.

SDS takes in students who have completed 10+2 schooling from any stream with a minimum of 50% marks and having qualified in any approved Design Admission Tests examination conducted by IIT (UCEED), NID (DAT), NIFT, Council of Architecture (NATA) or LBS (KS-DAT).

Saintgits Design Aptitude Test (SDAT)

Students also have to take our admission test SDAT (see link to sample question paper on this page) to get admission in SDS. SDAT is held a few times in a year. Students have to register through SDS website. Shortlisted students will be invited for a test in campus. The test has three parts:

  1. Design Aptitude Test (30% weightage)
    This test comprises of multiple choice questions on general knowledge, analytical ability and questions testing writing and drawing skills. The test is for 1 hour. (Bring your own pens, pencils, eraser, ruler, sketch pens and colour pencils.)

  2. Studio Test (30% weightage)
    Here you will be given a set of materials and asked to make a product using them in 1 hour. (Materials will be provided)

  3. Portfolio Review (10% weightage) and Interview (30% weightage)
    (1.30PM onwards)
    During the interview, your performance in the two tests will be discussed and portfolio will be reviewed. Parents may also be called in, if needed.

Selected candidates will be informed in a few days and asked to join by a date, with their marksheet, and admission test score card paying the joining fees to confirm their seat. Admissions will be offered provisionally, subject to the candidate meeting all requirements before the joining date.

Prospective students are invited to the school to take a look at the classes and student works and decide for themselves if design is the right career choice for them. You may also write to us for details at

B. Des. Admission 2024

Registration Open