MA (Interior Design & Decoration)

Master of Arts (Interior Design & Decoration)

2 Years – 4 Semesters – Full Time

Bringing Conceptualized Ideas to Life


The MA Interior Design programme at Vishwakarma University, Pune prepares students for a senior or management role in the design industry. Studying innovative technology for interiors, understanding and staying updated with trend forecasting, and designing interiors for different cultures and suitabilities is part of the MA Interior Design Course. Admission to our institute will help students understand the creative construction of interior spaces and the correct representation of a concept.

The MA Interior Design programme focuses on providing student-centric teaching and learning environment. A holistic interior design course ensures that the students are provided with a variety of experiences that build their design knowledge and skills.

Outcome On successful completion of MA (Interior Design & Decoration) programme at VU (A&D) the student will be able to :
1 Understand the overall working of the interior design industry and its various components .
2 Acquire the skill set for becoming industry-ready professionals.
3 Demonstrate hands-on skills by interacting with various design industries.
4 Understand concepts, elements & principles of design, and its application.
5 Design a wide range of spaces, rooted in socio-cultural trends with a deep understanding of the society we live in.
6 Apply design thinking processes with an ability to visualize and find solutions.
7 Acquire managerial skills such as collaboration, communication and presentation.
8 Evolve as a confident entrepreneur & intrapreneur using ethical design with social awareness .



Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Design Thinking & Methods 2
CC Material Exploration & Construction 4
CC Fundamentals of Interiors 4
Minor Project Interior Services 4
Open Elective Residential Design /
Housing Design
Open Elective Crafts In Interior Architecture /
Model Making Techniques
Compulsory Audit Course Research Skills for Design 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
Foundation Visual Narrative 2
CC Furniture Design 4
CC Design for Commercial Spaces 4
Minor Project Green Building Design 4
Open Elective Sustainability & Energy Efficiency /
Principles of Sustainable Interior Design
Open Elective Visual Display Design /
Retail Display Design
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 1 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
CC Design For a Multifunctional Space 4
CC Container Spaces 4
Minor Project Acoustics in Interior Design 4
Open Elective Design for Society /
Design For Rural India
Open Elective Exhibition Design /
Set Design
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 2 2


Course Type Course Name Credits
Major Project Internship/ Graduation Project 16
Compulsory Audit Course MOOC's- 3 2

  • Focusing more on research and experimentation along with the exposure to live projects to meet industry demands

  • Developing expertise in use of technology and incorporating other inter-disciplinary concerns in design.

  • Demonstrate leadership and multidisciplinary teamwork in professional/social domain

  • Focus on ‘learning outcomes’ - what you ‘can do’ or ‘capabilities’ you will develop after learning. Curriculum, teaching & learning, and assessment strategies are constructively aligned with the intended learning outcomes and reflect the achievement of higher-order learning and mastery rather than the traditional education approach of direct instruction of facts and accumulation of credits.

Mr. Rahul Honrao
Faculty of Art & Design

Mr. Rahul Honrao
Mrs. Mayuri Ghavate
Faculty of Art & Design

Mrs. Mayuri Ghavate
Ms. Apurva Thosar
Faculty of Art & Design

Ms. Apurva Thosar
Assistant Professor


Career opportunities as Interior Space Designers, Furniture Designers, Exhibition Designers, Kitchen Designers, Lighting Designers, Residential Designer, Commercial Designer and project managers.

Opportunities in a wide variety of fields such as production designer Theatre / TV / Film, Visual merchandiser, Product Designer, Industrial designer, Airport Interiors, Amusement & Theme Parks, Art & Antiques Interiors, Auditoriums & Concert Halls, Cruise line & private watercraft, Exhibits & convention facilities, Floor covering & Rug Design, Hardware Design, Health club & recreational facility design, Hospital Design, Hotel & Resort Design and Libraries.


"VU gave me an opportunity to develop my skills in a professional way by providing good infrastructure with productive campus life. We were exposed to various live projects, campus to corporate lectures, industry orientation, and leadership connect programme which helped us to develop our industrial knowledge and skills in the various subjects.

VU has given me exposure to a variety of subjects, gave me a lot of new experiences, and also made me more confident about the knowledge of the corporate world. We also were a part of Industry 4.0, which was about digitalization, automation, and artificial intelligence  It was a wonderful experience to participate in the event."

-Suhani Zanwar, Student


“Vishwakarma University, Pune is a pure bundle of opportunities for all aspiring students for their desired career courses. The great thing is the university has its major focus on the upbringing of their students therefore the assignments and group projects given to the students are very much productive and helpful with respect to their future. The teachers of Vishwakarma University take immense hard work to make the assignments interesting which gives the students a good experience of their course. The management staff, teachers,  HOD  and other helping workers at Vishwakarma University always have a well-mannered mindset to guide each one on the campus irrespective of the curriculum. It is equally committed to the safety and cleanliness of the students as well as the staff. The university has a varied number of facilities like stationary assessments,  digital classrooms, mineral drinking water, and clean restrooms. It is my privilege to be a part of the university. Once I graduate from college, I will be grateful that I have had the opportunity and ability to have a strong education."

-Saloni Rathaur, Student 


“Being a part of Vishwakarma University has been a thrilling experience so far. The teachers are really helpful and the courses covered here are vast and help a lot. So far the experience of being a part of this family has been an adventure and I'm looking forward to more in the future."

-Khushi Shah, Student

  • As per Times Higher Education Global Impact Rankings 2021, Vishwakarma University, Pune is featured in the top institutions amongst 1200 universities from 98 countries/regions. These rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Vishwakarma University is conferred with the Emerging University of the Year award in Western India by ASSOCHAM in its 13th Higher Education Conclave 2020.
  • Vishwakarma University Pune has been declared Winner for Excellence in Design Education Award at the World Education Award 2021(Higher Education) held on March 6, 2021 for the project “Industry on Campus and Industry Connect”.

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Option 2 – Online 

Note: Vishwakarma University (VU), Pune charges application form fee.

  • Basic Qualification Required: Passed 12th / 10+2 with English as a passing subject or 3 years Diploma or equivalent qualification from any recognized Board / University.
  • Minimum % of marks at Qualifying Exam for Open Category: 45%
  • Minimum marks at Qualifying Exam for Reserve category: 40%

Intake : 60

Programme Commencement Date : 16th August, 2021.

As applicable for UG / PG Programme

For Reserved Category Students – Caste Certificate, Caste Validity, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, are additionally required (over and above listed documents).

Last date of submitting all / pending documents: 30th September 2021.

  • Rs. 1,50,000/ Per academic year (annual fees). The fees will remains same for the subsequent years of the batch.
  • Hostel fees (if applicable) and Examination Form Fee will be charged separately.

Click Here to know the applicable Annual Fees and Amount to be paid in instalments.

Note: Postdated cheques (PDCs) are to be submitted for Installment II and III at the time of provisional admission along with payment of Installment I.


Option I – Visit Accounts Section, Vishwakarma University Office, Pune, and deposit only DD or Cheque of requisite amount. No Cash Payment. DD / Cheque should not be deposited directly into the bank. It is to be deposited to University’s Accounts Section (Monday – Saturday, 10.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.). DD or Cheque is to be drawn in the name of “Vishwakarma University” Payable at Pune.

Option II – EDC Machine (Card Swipe Machine). Use Debit or Credit Card to swipe for payment of requisite fees at Accounts Counter, Vishwakarma University, Admissions Office, Pune.

Option III – RTGS / NEFT / IMPS (Immediate Payment Service - Interbank Electronic Fund Transfer)

Institute Name Vishwakarma University
State Maharashtra
District / City Pune
Bank HDFC Bank Limited
Branch Kondhwe, Khurd, Pune 411 048.
Type of Account Current
Account Number 50200027418843
IFSC Code HDFC0000029 (Fifth to Ninth character is “Zero”)

After completion of the transaction, inform the accounts section at the earliest on email ( or visit the accounts section with the following details.

  1. Student’s Full Name
  2. Programme & Year
  3. Date of Transaction
  4. Amount of Transaction
  5. Bank Name
  6. UTR No. and / or Transaction Id

After receipt of said information, the accounts section will issue a payment receipt.

Separate accommodation and food facility for Boys and Girls on a first come first serve basis.

  • Boys Hostel (Grade A & B) with capacity more than 140 Beds
  • Girls Hostel with capacity more than 70 Beds.
  • Food (Compulsory) – Vegetarian
  • Booking Amount : Rs. 10 Thousand
  • Refundable Deposit : Rs. 5 Thousand
  • Laundry Charges : Charged separately
  • Transport : Hostel to VU (To and Fro) Rs. 1 Thousand - (bi-monthly) subject to minimum number of seats.

Note : Refer photo gallery for Hostel facilities.

Counselling & Admission Officers :

Mr. Ganesh Thite / Mr. Vinayak Shinde

Vishwakarma University, Main Building, Room No. 1006, Survey No. 2, 3, 4 Laxmi Nagar,

Kondhwa (Bk.) Pune - 411048.

Maharashtra, India.

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