We combine classroom education and practical learning with 4 extensive end-to-end projects in retail, residence, hospitality and corporate. Build and Lead modules expose students to different perspectives giving them holistic education.
Students are exposed to cutting-edge design trends and are mentored by industry stalwarts to learn innovative skills and methodologies through project-based learning
Students learn key business skills through problem solving exercises, case study workshops, and courses on the foundations of business, marketing and entrepreneurship
Students develop and hone essential cognitive and behavioural skills such as critical thinking and effective communication, build perspectives, and become holistic leaders
✓ Access to an eclectic mix of design education, liberal arts, business studies that will help develop domain knowledge, entrepreneurial drive, and leadership skills
✓ Hands-on experience through projects encompassing retail, residence, corporate and hospitality design to solve real-life scenarios with immersive industry exposure and studio practice
✓ Engagement with senior leadership from reputed brands through a 6-month paid internship
✓ Training modules for tools and technologies needed for a successful design career
✓ Modules to familiarize students with financial, technological and commercial aspects for projects
Who is this program for?
This program is for anyone with an interest in interior design and a passion to build a successful career in the design industry.
We promise our students a successful career with our strong portfolio of reputed industry partners who are committed to the training and development of our talent pool including brands like Floor & Furnishings, K2India, Architecture Discipline, Artius, Mobel Grace, ANCA and Fab Interiors.
✓ Interior Designers ✓ Interior Stylists
✓ Colour Consultants ✓ Estimation Experts
✓ Facade Designers ✓ Exhibition Designers
With Design at its core, our Post Graduate Certificate Program in Interior Design aims to impart technical knowledge and design principles through an application-focused approach. Supporting the design module, the Build and Lead modules, prepare students for the realities of the workplace through courses in business, marketing and entrepreneurship along with behavioural and cognitive skills training. We want our students to build for the future and lead the way for a successful design career in the 21st century workplace.
Receiving hands-on learning while being mentored by leading design practitioners promotes well-rounded professional development. Project-based learning, mentoring through industry experts and an integrated internship has helped us craft one of the best interior design course in India.
Course format & teaching methodology
Despite constraints posed by the debilitating pandemic, JSID is committed to ensuring that our students continue to receive the unique yet quality education they signed up for.
✓ Online classes
✓ One-on-one mentorship
✓ Access to an online resources library
✓ Career counselling
Through our PG in interior designing, our students will undertake 4 extensive end-to-end projects giving them a deep understanding of concepts and their real-life application, and the ability to master the financial, technological and commercial aspects for the actualization of a design sensibility.
Topics: Free hand sketching, Orthographic drawing, Space layout, Building construction materials, Bill of Quantities, Project costing, Furniture appreciation & sourcing, Digital presentation through Auto-CAD and Sketch-up with V-RAY, Fabrics - soft furnishing, Colours & textures, Project management, History of interior styling, Kitchen & wardrobe design - modular system & implementation, Services - electrical looping, Ergonomics, Material, Estimation & costing, Lighting & Interior styling, Interior Design Studio - Project Residence
Project helps develop an understanding of space planning and styling aspects of a residence
Topics: Free hand sketching, Orthographic drawing, Building construction material, Digital presentation through Auto-CAD and Sketch-up with V-RAY, Fabrics & furnishing, Colours & textures, Ergonomics, Evolution of Interior styling & furniture, Spatial Dynamics, Craft Appreciation, Interior design studio - Hospitality space
Project aids utilization of functional aspects of design to enhance comfort in the hospitality space
Topics: Free hand sketching, Orthographic drawing, Function & space, Building construction materials, Furniture appreciation & sourcing, Fenestration, Bill of Quantities, Project costing, Digital presentation through Auto-CAD and Sketch-up with V-RAY, Graphics & branding, Material, Lighting & luminaries, Colour & textures, Project management, History of interior, ergonomics, Interior design studio, Estimation & costing, Visual Merchandising, Building services + Working drawing, Interior styling - Retail space
Project focuses on the design of thematic displays, decor and layouts to enhance customer footfall
Topics: Free hand sketching, Orthographic drawing, Building construction materials, Systems & structure, Bill of Quantities, Project costing, Function & space, Furniture sourcing, Furnishing fabrics, Construction material & methods, Digital presentation through Auto-CAD and Sketch-up with V-RAY, Visual Merchandising, Colours & textures, Project management, History of interior, Interior styling, Ergonomics, Material - research, scope, sourcing & costing, Systems - sourcing & vendor function, Estimation & costing, Building services, Interior design studio - Corporate space
Project enables students to grasp efficient space and furniture planning in varying work cultures
This module helps learners comprehend how to effectively navigate businesses. It aims to instil in them the ability to solve strategic problems and understand organizations and business functions, through a holistic set of courses in business, marketing and entrepreneurship. The build module, enables students to contribute holistically to their own businesses or to their organizations.
The Lead module enables students to develop essential cognitive and behavioural skills such as effective communication and leadership. This module constitutes workshops and sessions focused on building perspectives and online courses to enhance their social and emotional skills.
Saurav Goswami has set up and taught at the Writing, Critical Thinking & Communication Centre of the Vedica Scholars Programme and JK Lakshmipat University. He is also on the advisory board for the 9dot9 Writing & Communication Facility. He brings in 5 years of experience in curricular design, class process and on-field perspectives of language teaching. Saurav has had editorial experience with SAGE and Routledge. Before this, he worked for 3 years as English Content and Pedagogy Associate with Pratham Foundation.
Kuldeep Chandra is an experienced Project Management Consultant. He is skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Project Estimation, Feasibility Studies and Facility Management. He is currently the COO of Prateek group and has served as VP of ATS Infrastructure as well as worked with JP associates. He also serves as a director of EBI Projects & Development and PMO Concepts.
Jyoti Thapa Mani, a graduate in graphic design from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, has worked in New Delhi as the design head of The Economic Times, Business Today and Businessworld. She worked as compiler, photographer, visual editor and designer on The Illustrated History of the 1st Gorkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment) 1815-2008; the book was published in 2008 by the 1st Gorkha Rifles.
Lily Tandon comes with 11 years experience with companies like ARCOP & Jaypee. Lily has taught at premier interior designing colleges in India including Institute of Vocational Studies and Delhi School of Architecture & Design. She was previously Senior Faculty & Department Co-ordinator at Design Innovation Academy, IMS. Lily’s core competencies range from conceptualising and designing to knowledge of building services, vastu, sustainability, building construction, AutoCAD and Google Sketch Up.
With a decade of professional experience under his belt, Rahul Sharma has worked on many large scale projects in hospitality, corporate architecture, residential townships, mixed use and master planning projects. He has worked with several prestigious firms like Morphogenesis and Edifice consultants Private ltd, where he continues to work.
Ketaki Pujari has worked extensively in design development & production for apparel and furnishing retail. Her expertise lies in brand presence through Retail Space Design and Visual Merchandising. Integrating modern design technology with traditional craftsmanship, Ketaki brings in local Craft Clusters to work on various projects covering textile, garments, accessories and space design. Design through collaboration is her creative mantra.
Mahesh Borse is a Textile Designer conceptualising more than 100 Exhibition booths for various international clients in Europe, USA & Asia. His work has been featured in magazines such as Inside Outside, Design Digest and POOL. He is visiting faculty at Sushant School of Design for the last 2 years. He has been associated with UNDP, GTZ Nepal, Ministry of Textiles, U.P. Handloom Corp., J&K Handloom Corp., J & K Handicraft Corp., ITC, FabIndia, Paliwal Exports, etc
Manu Mansheet is a specialist in space makeovers, styling, quick fix solutions and home staging. He was a Visual Merchandiser with Ikea. Manu has created many beautiful utilitarian spaces for some leading Indian and international brands. He has been a Senior Guest Faculty at various interior designing colleges in India including NID, NIFT, Pearl Academy of Fashion as well as Indian Retail School. Mansheet is currently working on several retail projects as Retail Environment Consultant/Creative Head/Aesthetics Director including World1 and Maishaa.
Chandrashekhar Bheda is a textiles and handicrafts product designer and artist based in Delhi. He has been working with the textiles industry since 1988. He recently launched Uttar Pradesh Institute of Design Lucknow and is involved with various institutions and interior designing colleges in India including NID Ahmedabad, NIFT, Craft Development Institute (CDI), Indian Institute of Carpet Technology (IICT), Indian Institute of Crafts and Design (IICD), National Center for Textile Design (NCTD), Pearl Academy of Fashion, Banasthali Vidyapeeth and Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
You can complete your application process online through our application portal. You will need to register to create an account on our website and fill the application form. The application is automatically saved, so you can keep coming back to your account until you are ready to submit your final application. We will not have access to your application until it is submitted.
Step 1: Register on the portal and create your account
Step 2: Login to fill your details in the application form and upload required documents
Step 3: If you are shortlisted, we will schedule your interview with a panel constituting senior faculty and leadership
Step 4: If you receive an admissions offer, you will be required to reserve your seat by paying the security deposit of INR 25,000 within 15 days of receiving the offer
You are eligible for our program if you meet any of the following two requirements:
(1) You have a bachelor's degree in any field
(2) You do not have a bachelor’s degree but you have a diploma in any field and 1 year of work experience
Important Dates & Deadlines:
We accept applications on a rolling basis for 4 batches that run throughout the year. Application timelines for these batches are illustrated below:
|Batch starting||Apply between|
|September||June - August|
|December||September - November|
|March||December - February|
|June||March - May|
Fee & scholarship:
Fee: 3.75 lakhs* payable in flexible installments.
Scholarships: Upto 100%
Security Deposit: INR 25,000
Payment mode: Online payment and via cheque
* 18% GST applicable on all payments
JS Institute of Design offers a variety of courses related to Interior Design. We are committed to help interior designers, architects and photographers in India to hone their skills and specialise in various domains. This is for them to upskill & remain relevant for the dynamic, VUCA environment with increasing competition and shrinking pool of opportunities. If you are interested in an interior design certificate course, we set the benchmark for quality education.
All programs have different eligibility requirements. The PG programme is open to graduates from any field as well as professionals working in the design space. Candidates must have successfully completed their undergraduate degrees from recognised institutions in any discipline and have a sound academic and extra-curricular record. Students with a 2 year diploma and one year of work experience may also apply. The student should have an interest in interior design and passion to build a successful career in this field. All short term courses have different criteria which you can check on the specific program pages.
JS Institute of Design has four admission cycles in the year and you can apply to one of these. If your application is rejected, you can apply again as part of the following year’s intake. When you do reapply, please ensure that you mention what has significantly changed since your last application.
The status of your application will be communicated to you as the process evolves, through email. As we follow a rolling admissions process, the earlier you apply for the PG program, the sooner your application will be reviewed.
Yes. You will have to make a deposit of Rs. 25,000 within a week of receiving communication about your acceptance onto the programme.
You can defer your admission after paying the security deposit and before paying your full fee. You can only defer once. After paying the full fee, you can withdraw back your application but will forfeit the entire fee and not provide any refund on the same.
JS Institute of Design offers a Post graduation in interior designing culminating into a Postgraduate certificate. This is our flagship program in interior design.
JS Institute of Design is offering up to 100% scholarships for its founding batches. Send an email to [email protected] letting us know that you would like to be considered for a scholarship and a short note (maximum 300 words) with your statement of purpose. You would be evaluated in the final interview for the scholarship.
JS Institute of Design offers a furnished interior & building material resource centre. Students will also benefit from the actual practical experience of assembling and constructing interior elements such as plumbing, electrical looping, and texturing paints, in labs equipped with relevant wood and metal. JSID also has a cafeteria.
JS Institute of Design currently does not offer any hostel / boarding facilities.
You can visit the JS Institute of Design campus Monday through Friday between 10am and 5pm. It is located in the original and iconic Jagdish Studio in Lajpat Nagar III, New Delhi India. It is a 10-minute walk from Lajpat Nagar Metro Station.
In line with Covid, we have committed to flattening the curve and have thus closed colleges. We have shifted our entire learning experience online with our classes happening virtually.
This course is aimed at providing quality education in the interior design space. It is open to students, enthusiasts and professionals seeking to gain or enhance their skills in this field. Our mission is to create high-quality design professionals for the 21st century workplace.
Yes, JSID offers 100% placement assistance & support. The 6 month internship provides students with industry exposure that will help with final placements. The roles and salaries are comparable to other Interior architecture and design courses in India.
The commitment of being a JSID student is 18 months. The 18-month programme is divided into two parts — 12 months of studio practice, and a 6 months of internship in order to give students the most holistic education and professional development.
We will admit 15 students per admission cycle.
You can defer your admission after paying the security deposit but before paying the full fee. You can only defer your place once. After paying the full fee, you have the option to withdraw but will forfeit the entire fee.
No, this is a full-time postgraduate programme. You will not be able to take on any paid employment through the duration of the programme. We do not encourage working even part-time while you are with us as your schedule will leave very little free time to pursue such opportunities.
The type of companies that will come to hire from the JS Institute of Design are Interior firms, Architecture firms, Colour Consultants, Colour stylists, Interior Stylists, Facade designers and Service System Experts to name a few.
There are varied lines you could pursue once you have completed your education at JS Institute of Design. You can function as an Interior Designer at par with an Interior Architect for residences, corporate offices, retail spaces, hospitality and institutions. You can also be associated with paint companies as colour consultants and stylists, as estimation experts, service systems experts and facade designers. The career prospects are very similar to pursuing any diploma in interior designing in Delhi.
We have an optimum 1:15 faculty student ratio at JSID.
Unlike other diploma in interior designing in Delhi, in this extensive course, you will undertake 4 Interior Design projects: Residence, Hospitality, Corporate & Retail over the course of 12 months. Students will be taught elements of technical understanding, as well as design application – technology and commercial implementation of a specified space. The 6-month internship allows students to engage with professional scenarios, problem solving and bringing innovations to life on-the-go, providing industry exposure. The internship also provides a rare opportunity to work closely with senior leaders — often industry stalwarts — who will offer students valuable mentorship in building their careers, making it the best interior design course in India. This is one-of-a-kind PG in interior designing.
Today, interior design holds a place in the formal education system with elaborate undergraduate programmes nurturing the brightest of minds in this segment. Yet there is a significant skill and competency gap among young professionals entering the industry. JSID offers a variety of courses related to Interior Design.
We offer an innovative PG in interior designing with a curriculum that blends the best of contemporary design education and industry-focused hands-on learning. Students will be trained by inspiring educators & professionals from across the world as well as have a steady interface with professional life through project-based learning. This Post graduation in interior designing in Delhi offers a dedicated six-month internship with leading organisations which will provide exposure to cutting-edge industry trends and consistent mentoring from senior leaders.
With design education at its core, the Build and Lead modules have been structured to facilitate holistic professional development to navigate any workplace. JS Institute of Design students will be mentored by industry stalwarts enabling them to bring a unique perspective to any workplace — ready to contribute to a project from concept development to onsite management.
Since we offer various courses related to Interior Design, the application procedure is different for different types of courses. To apply online for the PG programme, you have to register your details to create an account on the website. Once you have verified your email ID, you can login and start your application. The application is automatically saved so you can come back to it until you submit your final application.
In line with Covid, our application process has been relaxed to not require the registration or completion of the online application but rather a submission of documents and booking of interview slots. All our interviews have moved online.
For short term courses, fill in the details to register for the course and pay the course fee with your preferred mode of payment.
The fee for the PG program is 3.75 lakhs. For our founding batches, we are offering scholarships up to 100%.Once you have been accepted into the programme, we will send you a link to make an online deposit of Rs. 25,000 to secure your place. The remainder amount will be paid in installments and via cheque.
Our short term courses are being offered at a price of Rs 8000 only. You can fill in the details to register for the course and pay the fee with your preferred mode of payment. Please write to us for more information.