Interior Designing


Interior designing courses are popular choices for candidates who want to foray in the field of design. The rapid urbanization has increased the demand for interior designers and interior designing courses as residential areas have been subjected to vertical growth and real estate owners want to accommodate the best designs in minimum space.

There are various domains of interior design courses that may vary from furniture designing, fittings, space utilization to management. With various universities now offering formal interior design courses, you can opt for either certificate, diploma or degree programmes after successfully completing class 12. 

In order to become a good interior designer, it is essential to have a creative thought process and to come up with new ideas. The originality of concepts is another essential aspect that interior designers are supposed to possess. Excellent drawing is one of the most important skills for this profession. Good listening and communication skills are also required to understand the demands of the client with precision. Interior designers are also required to be in touch with the industry requirement.

Interior Designing Eligiblity Criteria

  • Min Qualification Required: 10+2 in any discipline for B.Sc Interior Design / B.Des Interior Design courses.
  • Min Marks Required: At least 50% in class 12

Interior Designing Admission Process:

  • Apart from academic qualifications, a candidate should also have a valid entrance exam while applying for degree courses. However, an entrance test score is not required for a diploma/certificate course.
  • Entrance exams include AIEED, NATA, and other institute specific entrance scores.

Popular Specializations of Interior Designing

Interior Designing Syllabus

Popular Subjects:

Theory of DesignFreehand Drawing & Geometric ConstructionCommunication Skills
Analytical DrawingResearch Strategies Design ProcessMaterial Exposure
Technical drawings and Computer ApplicationsInterior ConstructionProduct Semantics
Interior LandscapeBasic PhotographyFundamentals of Design
Principles of Interior DesigningLife Space PlanningFurniture & Furnishings
Portfolio DesigningEntrepreneurship DevelopmentArt & Graphics in Interior Designing

Career Options and Job Prospects

The interior designing industry is still on its way of development as the people have not yet explored the field. There is a lot of scope for jobs once you have successfully completed a programme from one of the good colleges. With a sacristy of professional interior decorators, you can prove your mettle and get to work with some of the best firms in this field. Some popular job profiles for Interior Designers include:

  • Interior Designer
  • Teacher
  • Researcher
  • Consultant
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Home Stylist
  • Theatre Designer

Interior designers are hired for work in hospitals, malls, restaurants, town-planning, individual homes, hotels, town planning firms etc.

Salaries in this field depend on your experience. However, graduates can expect to get an entry-level package of Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000. With experience, you can expect your salary to reach up to Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 75,000.