ABOUT

Design Aptitude Test (DECODE) is a national level entrance exam conducted by Center of Design Excellence (CODE) every year to shortlist the applicants for it's various programs in Fashion & Textile Design, Interior & Product Design, and Graphics & Communication Design for it's partner universities/campuses spread across India.

Center for Design Excellence (CODE) is an international college with degree granting authority in Architecture, Fashion & Textile design, Interior & Product Design, Graphic & Communication Design and have accreditation from CoA, UGC. It runs various Design/ Architecture Programmes in it's various partner universities spread across India.

  • Module Based Learning
  • Hands-on Workshops
  • Industry Exposure
  • Educational Trips

Decode 2021 - Important Dates

July

16

2021

Last Date to Apply

July

17-18

2021

Date of Examination

July

20

2021

Result Date

COURSES OFFERED


B.Des

INTERIOR & PRODUCT DESIGN

DURATION : 4 YEARS

ELIGIBILITY : 12th (50% Aggregate)

B.Des

FASHION & TEXTILE DESIGN

DURATION : 4 YEARS

ELIGIBILITY : 12th (50% Aggregate)

B.Des & MBA

INTEGRATED 5yr COURSE

DURATION : 5 YEARS

ELIGIBILITY : 12th (50% Aggregate)

B.Des

GRAPHIC & COMMUNICATION DESIGN

DURATION : 4 YEARS

ELIGIBILITY : 12th (50% Aggregate)

PARTICIPATING UNIVERSITIES

ELIGIBILITY Criteria

The applicant should have passed in any University/public school/State Board at 10+2 in India or abroad or university or board recognized in the Association of Indian University equivalent to 10+2 with a minimum 45% of aggregate marks or should be appearing for the same in 2021.

A candidate with a three or four-year diploma, from a recognized university approved by AICTE with a minimum of 50% marks can apply.

DECODE Application Form 2021

Interested candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of INR 2000/- to be able to take up the examination. The candidature of an individual will be confirmed only after the payment of the application fee.

The application fee can be paid through the payment portal on the official website through any online mode of payment such as debit/credit card, or internet banking.

Syllabus

  • Visualization and Spatial Ability
  • Ecological and Public Awareness
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal Communication and Creativity
  • Observation and Design Sensitivity
  • Design Thinking and Problem Solving

EXAM PATTERN

Paper 1

Aptitude Test (60 min Duration)
Multiple choice questions

Download Detailed Syllabus Download Mock Question Paper

Paper 2

Creativity Test (120 min Duration)
Subjective Questions
with be answer in visual
(graphical representation)

ADMISSION PROCESS

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[Exam date - 19th-20th June]
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Personal Interview
Portfolio | Studio Test

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