PhD in Design

Top PhD in Design University in India

 PhD is a three year research degree offering the opportunity for independent research under the supervision of a departmental member of staff. Unless the student becomes a member of a research group, the research is undertaken entirely by the candidate on their own, with regular supervisions on progress with their supervisor.
Ranked among the Best and Top PhD. in Design Universities in India – Vivekananda Global University , facilitate students with an intellectually stimulating environment and course curriculum widely spread over practical training, project work, expert lectures and more. While theory gives you opportunity to understand the intricacies of the subject, the well-equipped laboratories provide enriched practical understanding and real-time exposure.


The Department welcomes applications from post graduates to undertake research towards a PhD degree in most areas of architecture and design research. Applicants are admitted who meet the course requirements and whose research interests match those of an available member of the academic staff.

Department at a Glance

> Project based & Experiential Learning

> Curriculum designed with Inputs of Industry Leaders

> Hands-on exposure leading to Professional Grooming

> Unprecedented Industry Patronage

> Best in industry Placements

Key Features

> 100+ Industrial tie ups
> 5 Cr.+ Consultancy projects
> 25+ academic collaborations
> 65+ Professionals as mentors

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Eligibility and Fee Details

Admission Procedure

Provisional admission will be offered to the candidates on first come basis if they meet the eligibility requirements. Confirmation of admission will be on the basis of verification of original documents.

Eligibility – Masters from a recognized university

Course Duration – 3 Years

Intake – 06 Seats

Fees Details – 

Duration Fees 
Yearly Fee 70000 -/ INR
Semester Fee 35000 -/ INR


Scholarships – 

Criteria Scholarship amount (per year) 
75% or above aggregate marks in Masters 25% of Programme Fee
60% or above aggregate marks in Masters 10% of Programme Fee

Fee After Scholarship –  

Details Scholarship Amount
(per year)
Applicable Fee after Scholarship
(per year)
75% or above aggregate marks in Masters  17500
(i.e. 25% of Programme Fee)
60% aggregate marks in Masters 7000
(i.e. 10% of Programme Fee)

Pathway After PhD in Design


The recent trends regarding the future scope of PhD Design degree programs forecast a good career prospect. The points given below discuss the future scope of the program.

  • Over the past years, a PhD in Design has become immensely popular among students. More and more students are pursuing this course. The course allows students to pursue a career in design. Students learn to visualize concepts and explain them to others.
  • In recent years, the Design sector has witnessed a sudden boom. People are becoming more and more concerned about the aesthetic aspect of their lives. This forecasts an increasing scope of the course in the near future.
  • A career in the design sector is lucrative. Hence it is attracting more and more students towards itself. The designer usually specializes as interior designers, fashion designers, graphic designers, textile designers, etc. With more and more specializations coming up, the course is expected to receive more and more enrollments in the coming future.
  • The course offers vast and diverse career opportunities. PhD Design professionals usually work in the capacities of a Costume Designer, Fabric Designer, Technical Designer, Fashion Coordinator, Interior Designer Executive, Interior Designer, Assistant Manager, Accounts Executive, Architect, etc.

What Students say about us

  • I see my designing skills, creativity & professionalism increasing day by day. It is a great learning experience at CODE with the experienced & very well informed faculty members as our mentors. I have improved my skills and I believe, I’ll be at a higher peak once I graduate from CODE.

    Interior & Product Design,
    2nd year Rewari , Haryana


    – Karamveer Singh
  • CODE has not only helped us improving our creative skills but has also given us immense opportunities to experience the industry hands on my talent & personal skills have been taken to another level with all the hard work and inputs of students & teachers.

    Fashion and Textile Design ,
    2nd Year Uttarakhand

    – Mansi Rawat
  • At CODE I had the best educational experience. The best part is that it places a greater emphasis on practical knowledge rather than theoretical knowledge. CODE is the epitome of ‘Perfectionism’ for me, and studying here has instilled in me the skills and knowledge required to be a professional in the field.

    Fashion and Textile Design ,
    2nd Year Aligarh, Uttarpradesh

    – Sakshi Singh
  • CODE has helped me discover my hidden creativity and develop my interest for design. CODE believes in ‘learning by doing’ and workshops such as art Installation, carpentry workshop, model making, Brick construction workshop and many more which are conducted by CODE.  Serve as a great learning Facilities.

    B.Arch ,
    3rd Year New Delh

    – Ritik Allawadi
  • CODE is a place of learning, fun, culture, literature & many such life preaching activities. Studying at CODE have added value to my life. CODE provide opportunities to meet different kind of people & learn a no. of things. These at CODE, I not only  get a chance to develop my academic skills but also get a global exposure in every field be it sports or any other co-curriculum Activities. Super active student’s initiated clubs serves as learning facilitators. The infrastructure, lush green campus & everything about the University campus is amazing.

    B.Arch ,
    3rd Year Nagpur , Maharastra

    – Akshata Bhise