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Anant National University

About Anant National University

Anant National University, India’s first design university, is located in a lush green, 100-acre campus in Ahmedabad. It is committed to nurturing Solutionaries, people who are revolutionary in their thinking, but solution-oriented in their approach. The academic experience at the university focusses on developing the self, while simultaneously building domain expertise and providing industry exposure.

AnantU offers full-time programmes at Bachelors and Masters levels. Need based scholarships are available for all offerings.

AnantU at a glance:

  • Established as a private university in 2016 by an Act of Legislature of State of Gujarat.
  • International and national faculty for all programmes.
  • Partnerships with leading international universities like University of Pennsylvania, University of Miami, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Sustain Labs Paris, and more.
  • Multi-disciplinary curriculum for holistic learning.
  • Emphasis on experiential and peer learning.
  • Industry relevant programmes with focus on hands on learning through real life projects.

AnantU Offers

  • Bachelor of Design in six specialisations – Environmental, Interaction, Product, and Space (Interior), Communication, and Transdisciplinary.
  • Bachelor of Architecture programme approved by the Council of Architecture.
  • Master of Design – Transdisciplinary, and Integrated Product Design (in collaboration with UPenn).
  • Anant Fellowship – AnantU’s flagship diploma programme launched in 2017.

Bachelor of Architecture

  • Approved by the Council of Architecture
  • Five-year, full-time ‘studio’ centric programme
  • Six-month industry internship

Admission Process

Students will be admitted for BArch programme through ACPC* for 50% seats and remaining 50% by AnantU on all India basis.

*Admission Committee for Professional Courses

Eligibility

Selection Process:
Admissions through ACPC* for 50% seats and remaining 50% to be admitted by AnantU on all India basis
Admission Committee for Professional Courses
Subject to approval from the Government of Gujarat

Total number of seats: 80

Fees

  • Tuition fees: Rs. 88,000/- per annum
  • Hostel and mess fees: Rs. 1,15,000/- per annum

Bachelor of Design

  • Four-year, full-time degree programme
  • Six specialisations: Product Design, Space Design, Environmental Design, Interaction Design, Communication Design and Transdisciplinary Design.

Admission Process

Candidates are chosen on the basis of a written entrance examination, a situation test and an interview conducted by AnantU. Students are encouraged to carry their design portfolios at the time of the interview.

Eligibility

  • Minimum 50% marks in class XII (45% for reserved category)
  • Clear AnantU Design Entrance Test + Personal Interview
  • Or clear UCEED cut-off score + Personal Interview

Total number of seats: 200

Fees

  • Tuition fees: Rs. 1,45,000/- per annum
  • Hostel and Mess fees: Rs. 1,15,000/- per annum
  • Important Dates: BDes Entrance Exam in February, 2019*

    *exact date to be announced soon

    Master of Integrated Product Design

    • One-of-a-kind programme in the country
    • Offered in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania
    • Two-year full-time post graduate degree programme
    • Combines the disciplines of engineering, management and design

    Admission Process

    Applicants are required to email the following in PDF format to mdes@anu.edu.in

    • Portfolio
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Resume
    • Two letters of recommendation (at least one should be academic)

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited for telephonic and personal interviews.

    Eligibility

    The candidate must be a graduate (10+2+3/4) or equivalent from a recognized institute/university

    Total number of seats: 10

    Fees

    • Tuition fees: Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum
    • Hostel and Mess fees: Rs. 1,15,000/- per annum

    Master of Urban Design

    • Two-year, full-time, post-graduate programme
    • Specialisation in Urban Design

    Admission Process

    Applicants are required to email the following in PDF format to mdes@anu.edu.in

    • Portfolio
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Resume
    • Two letters of recommendation (at least one should be academic)

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited for telephonic and personal interviews.

    Eligibility

    The candidate must be a graduate (10+2+3/4) or equivalent from a recognized institute/university

    Total number of seats: 10

    Fees

    • Tuition fees: Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum
    • Hostel and Mess fees: Rs. 1,15,000/- per annum

    Anant Fellowship

    • AnantU’s flagship programme
    • One-year, full-time residential post-graduate programme
    • In partnership with the Gandhi Fellowship
    • Full and Partial Scholarships for 2019-20
    • Eclectic cohort of creative problem solvers

    Admission process:

    Applicants are required to email the documents listed below in PDF format to fellowship@anu.edu.in

    • Resume
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Work sample

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

    Eligibility

    The candidate must be a graduate (10+2+3/4) or equivalent from a recognized institute/university

    Total number of seats: 30

    Fees

    • Tuition fees: Rs. 10,00,000/- per annum*
    • Hostel and Mess fees: Rs. 1,15,000/- per annum

    *scholarships available