Interior Designer - How to become an Interior Designer?


Interior designing is one of the favored courses in fashion designing available today. Those intending to make a career in this field can do so by learning to develop design solutions. The designs made should be safe, practical and attractive. It should meet the needs of the user. The main aim of the interior design courses in India is to provide the students with creative awareness, imagination, attitude and technical knowledge necessary for this line of work. Interior Design includes the study of both architectural and design content within a built atmosphere. It however concentrates on the human interface within a given space. Interior Designing course provides guidance for students to become qualified interior designers.

Qualifying Exam and Course

There is diploma, graduate and postgraduate courses in Interior Designing. Also there are some certificate courses also available. Admission to most of the institutes in the country is through CEED (Common Entrance Exam for Design). IIT’s conduct this exam. Some of the courses available are:

  • Advance Diploma in Fashion, Interior & Textile Design
  • Advanced Diploma in Interior Design
  • Certificate in Interior Decoration Design
  • Diploma in Architectural Assistantship
  • Designer Coordinator- Interior Design
  • Graduate Diploma Programme in Design
  • Graduate Diploma in Interior Space and Equipment Design
  • Graduate Diploma in Retail and Exhibition Design
  • One Year Diploma in Interior Designing
  • Diploma course in Interior Design
  • Professional Diploma in Furniture & Interior Design

Who is eligible to apply?

There are a large number of institutes in India offering different courses to help build a career in this field. Candidates who wish to pursue a Post Graduate degree in interior designing courses should either be qualified engineers in the field of architecture and design or a bachelor’s degree in interior designing or a professional diploma degree in design. Admission in most of the institutes is through a written exam and interview.

How to prepare for exam and interview?

Most of the interior design entrance exams will covers questions from the field of design involving common mental ability, general knowledge and sensitivity to environment, creativity, drawing and communication skills. Candidates appearing for the various entrance exams have to concentrate more on these subjects.



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28 Responses to “Interior Designer - How to become an Interior Designer?”

  1. 28
    Apurva Kakade:

    I am studying in 9th standard and I want to know that after 10th standard which stream is required to become an interior designer?

  2. 27
    vidya: sister is doing Diploma in Architecture and would like to know whether she can do bachelor degree in interior designing after doing diploma in architecture assistantship???

  3. 26

    can a student enter into the intertior designing stream by writting ceed or aieed exam

  4. 25

    hi my name is SHRI I have complited ssc and i am studying IN MCVC12 th std Iwant to become interior designer so please give all information about this
    ex college list in india ,prosidure of admi ,manthly or yearly sallery placement.

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    riya agarwal:

    i am in hons 1st year and along with my hons studies i wanted to do interior designing for housing …so my query is how will i get admission in interior designing for housing and what are the procedure for taking admission in such course..and lastly i wanted to ask when will the application form will come in which month..

  6. 23
    diksha goel:

    I am a student of class 12th nd i wnt to become a interior designer
    So plz tell me about the preparation of entrance test
    Can i take coaching from 12th cls

  7. 22

    I m studying in 11 std and im intrsted to take interior designing. Im vry good at drawing and creativities.. But is that enough for brcoming an intrdesignr…
    And is there job guarante…? Can we have a good monthly income…?

  8. 21

    i am 12 sci repeter. i hav to appear ?????

  9. 20
    bhoomika chauhan:

    My name is bhoomika chuhan. I live in agra. I am interestd in textile designing . I doing this course from a good institute in agra….. can you give information regarding good institute of textile designing in agra. please give me detail,s……

  10. 19

    after 12 can i admit in interior decorating course college of india

  11. 18

    can i do interior design after completing post diploma in plastic mould design & tech.(CIPET) currently doing (corros.) have 2d & 3d modelling and drafting exp. like AUTOCAD which is mostly use in interior designing.

  12. 17

    which course i can do in interior decorator after 12th

  13. 16
    bhupendra singh:

    sir , i will complete my education(B.A.) at 2000. can i diploma in interior suggest me .Is this career opportunisti for me.

  14. 15

    i just finished my XII standard and want to continue my career in interior designing..and textile subject combination is mathematics compulsory for this career??what is the eligibility criteria and when will the admissions and entrance exams be held??please help

  15. 14
    surbhi kaushik:

    i wanna be a interior designer after 12th…i m a non medical student….please tell me….how can i apply for these type of courses…or what are the eligibility criteria for take admission in interior designing college….please help me….

  16. 13

    i m a student of 10th nd i ma confused abt my subject tht its necessary to choose maths science as a sub for interior designing or we can do it with any sub .

  17. 12

    i wanna be a interior designer after 12th i m student of maths-sci. please help me in it i m very much confussed if i there is fondation course for this please tell me

  18. 11
    tasneem contractor:

    My daughter is studying in XI commerce stream she wants to become an interior designer after her XII. Can you please guide me how she has to appear for entrance exam as we are staying in Virar.

  19. 10

    for interior designing course from rachana sansad college dadar do entarnce exam is required/

  20. 9
    sarita giri:

    i am a 2nd yr student of in ist(information sc. & telecommubnication).. but i want to change my carrer. i want to do interior designing couse after this. pls suggest me what will i do???????

  21. 8

    Sir,i will complete my graduation in computer science field by 2012 i am interested to post graduation course in interior design. So can u tell which university is good for it and what r the jobs offers after doing my post graduation ?
    will i have to struggle without a job after doing this or there r many offers in this field

  22. 7

    i want to know how i take direct admission in interior designing colleges

  23. 6

    after 12 science what exam i hav to appear ?????

  24. 5

    what subjects should i take after 12 if i wish to take interior designing after my 12?????? plzz tell…..

  25. 4
    srishti jain:

    what subject should i take after 10th, if i have to do interior designer .

  26. 3

    for doing interior designing what to opt in +1 - commerce or science

  27. 2

    m doing my 3rd year b-tech in the field of “it”….i feel my interest is in designing feild can i now enter in desining feild(interior designing)

  28. 1

    as i m BTECH final year student and i want to go for interior designing so which course should i go