Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) FAQ

Candidate will earn the Degree “Bachelor of Science with Honors (B.Sc.(Hons.)” after successful completion of 4 years programme.

Bachelor of Science with Honors is approved programme by University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of Education, Government of India.

Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Design is a constituent unit of Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pune | India.

B.Sc. (Hons.) offers three specializations to develop career in design industry across multiple domains and functionalities.

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth is a heritage by itself in the field of education. From an institute, we have transformed in to a Deemed-to-be-University. With over 14 constituent institutes offering variety of programmes in Health Sciences, Management Engineering, Biotechnology and Informatics, at UG and PG level, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth is considered to be a benchmark in educational excellence for over 27 years.

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth has been amongst the top 50 universities across India. Below mentioned are few awards and ranks we have scored in the year 2021 – 22

NAAC | Accredited as A++ with CGPA 3.64 on Four-point scale, 2022

NIRF | 46th in the university category across India, 2023

NIRF | 81st in the overall category across India, 2023

ISO | 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 certified university, 2021

UGC and AICTE approved programmes

Times Mirror Education Excellence Survey | Best Emerging Institute of Design with innovative curriculum in Pune, 2023

Yes! This degree is recognized and is valid to apply for admission for higher education in any State, State Private, Private, Deemed, Deemed-to-be-universities in India and abroad.

It is 4 years full-time programme.

The total intake is 180 seats for B.Sc. (Hons.) programme.

Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Design offers specializations in

B.Sc. (Hons.) is a programme for candidates who would like to pursue a degree which is off-beat and compliments the new trends amongst the young generation. Specializations such as Fashion, Interior and Graphics, Animation and VFX are quite interesting and challenging with abundance of opportunities with a descent pay scale to begin with and make a career. A perfect balance of theory and practice orientation makes the learning easier and interesting.

The programme is reasonably priced for the candidates who may feel financially apprehensive about choosing these career options. Completing 4 years degree qualifies the candidates to apply for doctorate as well and also get opportunity to be a part of research in their last year.

Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Design offers 4 years full-time programme with 2 semesters every year. To earn a degree in B.Sc. (Hons.), one has to successfully complete 8 semesters.

Aspirant must have appeared or completed HSC (10+2) in any discipline from a recognized institute, board or university with minimum of 45% for open category and minimum of 40% for other categories.

We invite aspirants from all categories, however, all the admissions are granted only on the performance displayed the selection process comprising DPU All India Design Aptitude Test + Personal Counselling.

You must visit our website i.e. or click APPLY NOW button to land on the registration page and follow the steps below:

Applications can be submitted online only. The application fee is Rs. 1,000/- only. The application fee can be paid through UPI, Google pay, Phone pay, and Credit/Debit cards also.

Applicant must comply with the eligibility criteria listed by the Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth to take admission at Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Design (DPUSOD).

Online Proctored DPU All India Design Aptitude Test (DPU AIDAT) is an Entrance Test conducted by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth for School of Design for taking admission for B.Sc. (Hons.)

DPU AIDAT is conducted online and it is proctor based Design Aptitude Test. Candidates can appear for this test from anywhere and online only.

DPU AIDAT comprises of questions based on General Awareness with basic design related questions.

The DPU AIDAT will be for 100 marks spread across 100 questions.

Kindly note 100 questions are multiple choice questions having 1 mark each and no negative marking.

The date and time for DPU AIDAT for taking admission to B.Sc. (Hons.) will be announced and updated on the institute website.

DPU AIDAT mock test schedule will be communicated to all candidates after the dates are announced.

The information of mock test will be sent to your registered email address only along with the mock test link, user id and password.

You must be alert and stay connected with our counsellor proactively.

Personal Counselling concentrates more on the past academics, why design field, future aspirations along with family back ground, co-curricular activities, extra-curricular activities, awards, achievements, experience, to generate important information about aspirant like, stay, relatives/guardian, medical history etc. Candidates having doubts, may be clarified immediately to assist in taking an informative decision.

The programme fee per year for B.Sc. (Hons.) is Rs. 1,45,000/- only.

In addition to it, student has to pay the one-time university eligibility fee, university examination fee per semester as stated by the Vidyapeeth.

There will be a 3% raise in the programme fee after completion of every year.

Sr. No.

Fee instalment




Provisional Admission

Rs. 1,45,000/-

On or before date specified in provisional letter of admission


2nd year fee

Rs. 1,49,350/-

On or before commencement of semester III


3rd year fee

Rs. 1,53,831/-

On or before commencement of semester V


4th year fee

Rs. 1,64,446/-

On or before commencement of semester VII

Candidates may remit the programme fee by online mode using credit cards, debit cards, net banking, cash deposit and UPI. Institute does not accept cash in hand.

Once the fee is remitted, student will receive a confirmation mail with DPU-ERP login details and password. Student has to feed all the transaction details in the ERP and submit for approval to the accounts department of the institute. After the approval is granted for fee received, student can download the fee receipt.
The history of all transactions done are saved to students ERP account for further records as and when necessary.

Candidate will receive a Provisional Letter of Admission from the Vidyapeeth if selected. The account details for remittance of Tuition Fee will be clearly mentioned. Candidates are advised to submit the Tuition fee to the same account.

One-time University Eligibility Fee and Semester-wise Examination fee should be submitted to the Vidyapeeth account only and not in the institute account.

Student Support Executive from the Student Support Section will send a circular for the same well in advance to students on their registered email and mobile as a notification. The same notification will be displayed on the institute notice board as Office Order.

Student can download the fee receipt for each transaction separately from their DPUERP account itself.

Institute officially communicates to every student in advance to remit the One-time Eligibility Fee through an official order by the Director of the institute and the same is displayed on the institute notice board. The same communication is also sent to students registered email id and mobile number.

Students are expected to remit the Eligibility Fee in the month of October 2024.

Institute officially communicates to every student in advance to remit the Semester-wise Examination Fee through an official order by the Director of the Institute and the same is displayed on the institute notice board. Students have to take No-Due’ certificate for annual tuition fee. Eligibility fee from the Student Support Section and Account Department. Students becomes eligible to apply for the Semester Exam only if the dues are cleared and authenticated by respective officials.

Students are expected to remit the Semester-wise Examination Fee in the month preceding to the semester exam scheduled.

Institute offers all the assistance for education loan in form of documents necessary only after the student has confirmed the provisional admission by paying Rs. 1,45,000/-.

Documents such as

DPU is a self-funded university. The fees accrued from the student is re-invested for the student development as defined. Vidyapeeth (University) encourages students to realize the importance and value of paying the fees on time without any reminders.

Vidyapeeth may announce the scholarship for meritorious and deserving students based on their academic performance, attendance, behaviour, co-curricular activities, extra-curricular activities and initiatives taken by respective student during their programme tenure. Vidyapeeth will notify the scholarship awards on its official website.

Admitted students may avail scholarship offered by the Government of India for education through National Scholarship Portal. Institute / Vidyapeeth holds no responsibility for any claim or guarantee for scholarship disbursement.

Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Design has a hostel facility on campus. We have a separate hostel facility for boys and girls with rectors and 24X7 security on campus patrolling. The campus is a secured place for any student with necessary amenities. Students staying at the hostel are expected to observe discipline, rules and regulations and maintain the decorum in the hostel premises.

House Rule book will be issued to all admitted students during induction.

Hostel Fee includes facilities such as tri-Seater capacity rooms, hot and cold water, washing machines on every floor, dining hall, security patrolling, CCTV in public places, entry and exit access controls, wardrobes, study table, chair bed mattresses.

The Hostel fee is decided by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Society and will be announced in the month of July 2024. Hostel booking is confirmed on first-come-first-serve basis only. For hostel booking, the contact details will be updated on the website.

The institute timings are from 09 00 AM and ends at 05 00 PM.

Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Design offers periodic internship during the programme tenure.

Institute believes in the overall development of any student through, knowledge, guidance and continuous practice during the program tenure. To assist in effective placements, the institute offers training on personal grooming, personal development, and relevant skills i.e. technical, personal, social and behavioral skills.

Fashion Design

Interior Design

Graphics Animation & VFX

General Amenities on campus include

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For a quick resolution on any doubts pertaining to admission process, fee structure, instalments, scholarship, academics progression, training and placements, connect with us on 9960499000 and speak to the Head of Marketing and Admissions, DPU SOD immediately.

We assure you, for complete guidance and support that will make your journey a memorable one.