Pahal Design



MIT Institute of Design, is a premier centre for Design education, practice and research in India. The institute has driven new ways of design thinking, since its establishment in 2006. Being a pioneer in dissemination of modern design education in India, the institute has nurtured many design talents. The institute offer a diverse range of design programme at Undergraduate (4years) and Post Graduate (2years) level with 1000+ students pursing programmes in Industrial, Communication & Fashion design discipline. With more than 59 teaching staffs, as active professional designers and practitioners, MIT ID focuses on leading the way on creative and experimental practices that enhance the growth of the design doers. The amalgamation of a varied student group and highly experienced staff help the institute in creating a unique and multifaceted learning experience for the learners.


Our vision is to become a leading centre for Design Education & Research; and create a learning ecosystem that prepares today’s young minds to be design leaders who contribute positive value to industry and society.


The mission of MIT Institute of Design is to establish deeper connections with industry and society and ensure quality in all academic process and outcomes. MIT ID thrives to establish connection with Global Universities to foster international research collaboration and facilitate for students and faculty mobility.

Programmes offered

MIT Institute of Design is a constituent of
(Established by Govt. of Maharashtra by MIT ADT University Act No. XXXIX of 2015)

MITID Offers B.Des and M.Des Programmes in (B.Des 4 years & M.Des 2 years)

Industrial Design

  • Product Design
  • Transportation Design
  • Interior Space & Furniture Design
  • Retail Design
  • User Experience Design

Communication Design

  • Graphic Design
  • Animation Film Design
  • Film & Video Design
  • Game Design (only for B.Des)
  • Immersive Media Design (only for M.Des)
  • Transcultural Design (only for M.Des)

Fashion Design

  • B.Des Fashion Design
  • B.Des Fashion Communication

Management programme

  • M.Des Design Management
  • M.Des Fashion Management & Marketing

Collaborative Twinning Programmes

Bachelors Programmes (2+2 years)

  • BA (Hons) Design for Industry (In collaboration with Northumbria University UK)
  • BA (Hons) Transportation Design (In collaboration with Northumbria University UK)
  • BA (Hons) 3D Design (In collaboration with Northumbria University UK)
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design (In collaboration with Northumbria University UK)
  • BA (Hons) Motion Graphics & Animation (In collaboration with Northumbria University UK)
  • BSc (Hons) Product Design and Technology (In collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
  • BSc (Hons) Design Engineering (In collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)

Important Dates

Admission Schedule 2019-20

Following are the admission schedule dates.

B. Des / M. Des Fashion Design
Form Submissions – 28th February 2019 Form Submissions – 28th February 2019
Design Aptitude Test – 07th April 2019 Design Aptitude Test – 07th April 2019
Result of DAT – 22nd April 2019 Result of DAT – 22nd April 2019
B. Des Studio Test & Interview – 13th to 18th May 2019 B. Des Studio Test & Interview – 20th to 23rd May 2019
B. Des Final list – 20th May 2019 B. Des Final list – 24th May 2019
M. Des Studio Test & Interview – 24th to 28th May 2019 MBA/M.Des Studio Test & Interview –

29th to 30th May 2019

M. Des Final list – 29th May 2019 Final list – 31st May 2019

Commencement of Programme 1st July 2019 (Tentative)


Why to Choose Us?

  • A premier design institute
  • Delivering international quality education services
  • Equipped with world-class facilities
  • Excellent track record of placing students in reputed companies
  • Guided by highly qualified and experienced team of faculties and staffs
  • Multidisciplinary academic programmes
  • Practical learning approach
  • Research and innovation based curriculum
  • Spread over 125 acres of land


In an effort to make quality design education more affordable and reachable to students from economically weaker sections, the institute offers Scholarships to all new, needy entrants. The MIT Institute of Design grants full or partial scholarships to 5% of the total students each year. The eligibility of the scholarships would depend upon the performance of the student and his/her financial needs. The interview panel will decide whether one is eligible for the scholarship. The scholarship application form should be availed by the applicant from the Institute office after getting admission to the Institute. Along with the duly filled scholarship form, one will have to attach necessary documents showing the income statements of the family members / guardians.

Industry Connect & Development of Students

Since the inception, more impressive than the physical growth of MIT Institute of Design has been the remarkable record of accomplishment by its faculty members and the students.

Our faculty members’ cumulative work experience of more than 25 years in the industry have enabled us in designing a unique way of training student. Our faculty members have been training the students to be industry ready and employable whilst coupled with valuable inputs on the technology for real-time Corporate Exposure. In addition to the literary education, the faculty members of MIT ID follows a learner-centered approach where the faculty acts as a facilitator to help bridge the gap between student and his abilities.

As a premier design institute, we conduct regular workshops for training, self-development and learning of our students. This has made our students industry ready. MIT ID students are now a part of top design studios and MNCs both locally and globally. Our students have been placed in big organizations like TCS, BYJU’s, Godrej, FITCH, Future Factory, Infosys, IBM, etc.

Apart from this, the institute has been rigorously working towards the delivery of quality education and preparing the learners for their brighter future. For this, we are facilitated with extremely modern and state-of-the-art infrastructure, facilitating impeccable services for students as well as the staff members. The institute is facilitated with advanced Library, Computer Labs with high configuration, Projector Room, Auditorium, Meeting Room, Incubation/ Accelerator Center (DesignGild), Clay Sculpting Studio, etc. We are also provided with Wood Cutting Workshop, Metal Cutting Workshop and Advanced Prototyping Workshop with all latest CNC, Laser Cutting & 3D printing setup.

With the multidisciplinary curriculum, MIT Institute of Design promote collaborative and creative strategies for design thinking and provide unparalleled training facilities to students.

The institute is equipped with an active and dedicated Industry Relation Department, holding an excellent track record of placing students in diverse industries, sectors and studios. The department has powerful alliances with numerous industry partners and employers that enable students with ample placement opportunities for their learned skills.

The department acts as an interface between the industry and students, primarily enabling students to select their best career path. All students are delivered with placement assistance and counselling. In the year 2017-18, the average and maximum package offered to students were 8-10 Lakhs and 22 Lakhs respectively.

Industry Partnership

Accenture Services Pvt Ltd Advandes
Astral Pipes Avaya
Bajaj Bluestar
Book My Show Capgemini
Carwale Cybage Technology
Delhivery Deloiite Digital
Direct I Mumbai Dolby
DY Works Elucidata
Faurecia Fitch
Flintobox Fortune Cookies
Freshdesk Chennai Fun Plates
Future Factory Glitch
Globant Godrej and Boyce
HDFC RED Hero Motocorp
Honda R&D India IBM India Pvt Ltd
IKEA Ilensys
Infosys Left Right Mind, Pune
Lemon Design Lokus Design
L’Oréal Lumium
Maharaja Furniture Melting Mints
Milaap MINTE
Moonraft Nirav Modi
Oraios Packaging OYO Rooms
Papertree Persistent Systems
Quicksand Restore Solutions
Rishabh Instruments Samsung
SAP Labs Shaze Retail
Story D Stylus Automotive
Synerzip Softech India Private Ltd Tata Consultancy Services
Tata Elxsi Tata Motors
Technicolor Therefore Design
Thumb Work – Walnut App, Pune Transven Mumbai
Wingify, Pune YUJ Design

Industry Partners


Kushal Kiran Asbe | Product Design – Deloitte Digital, Mumbai
It was a great time I spent in MIT Institute of Design. MIT ID has wonderful and cooperative faculty and the campus environment is very positive. The institute has made best effort to provide all great infrastructure with all required facilities within the campus.
Arpit Jerath | Product Design – Delhivery, Delhi
The fully equipped campus of MITID which include Design digital Labs, Workshops to give shape to your ideas and provision for various co-curricular activities creates a learning atmosphere. MIT ID has injected the best of design skills in me, supported by the team of experienced designer faculty.
Aakanksha Gupta | ISFD – OYO Rooms, Goa
The workshop and infrastructure at MIT has been extremely helpful, and a major advantage to develop skills and learn. The faculty have been very accommodative and wonderful guides throughout the tenure at MITID. Our unique design pedagogy helped me develop my strengths for the better.
Alisha Singh | Fashion Management & Marketing from MIT Institute of Design, Pune
My time in MIT ID was definitely a precious and rewarding experience with an atmosphere that is familial and caring. I found it truly the place that lives up to the spirits of transforming creativity into execution. The institute helped me to become stronger asset who is ready to stand out in the Fashion Industry.
Allen Fernandes | Design Management – MIT Institute of Design, Pune
MIT Institute of Design being the best in the Design School, provided me the platform with this particular course and a perfect environment that supports my skill development towards the field of design management.
Geetika Shimpi | Design Management – MIT Institute of Design, Pune
I have always wanted to pursue something unique as my career. Therefore, my search led me to this course and I landed in the hands of MIT. The institute with world-class infrastructure and best faculty mentor.
Neha Doke | Design Management – MIT Institute of Design, Pune
I decided to pursue my career in a unique programme- Design Management from the best design school in India. This programme under MIT Institute of Design has enabled me to develop my skills with creative thinking.

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