Admission to all the prestigious colleges which offer 4-year B.Arch. or B.Des. or B.Tech. or B.FA. courses is on the basis of an Entrance Exam and not on Std.12 marks. Securing 50% in XII Boards is however mandatory in most colleges as on 2015. The list of the prestigious colleges along with their websites is as under :
|2||School of Fashion Technology||http://www.softpune.com/|
|4||Symbiosis Institute of Design||http://sid.edu.in/|
|5||Footwear Design and Development Institute||http://www.fddiindia.com/|
|6||Maeer's MIT Institute of Design||http://www.mitid.edu.in/|
|7||National Institute of Design||http://www.nid.edu/|
|8||National Institute of Fashion Design||http://www.nift.ac.in/|
In Maharashtra, JJ School of Arts, Rachna college - Mumbai, Abhinav College, Symbiosis, MIT College and DSK Infocomm, Pune are quite popular to pursue the above mentioned courses.
Currently, students have to appear for JEE MAINS (Paper 1 & 2 both) and exams like the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) after Std.12 to qualify into the these prestigious colleges. Admission to the B.Arch. and B.Des. programs offered at IITs is on the basis of JEE ADVANCED and an Aptitude Test.