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Bachelor of Design

Degree/Course of 4 year duration affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU) &AICTE)


B.Des – Bachelor of Design – 4 year degree program

Design education in C.A.T   leading to B.Des is one of its kind in the state of Kerala.  India Design Council, Government of India and Government of Kerala  are keen to take India as world design hub through innovation and design management initiatives. 

B.Des of C.A.T addresses both issues of perception and to link crafts with design.  The program focuses on three fundamental aspects that we believe would  enhance value, employability and marketability.

i). Development of new materials for new uses.

ii). Integrating the latest fabrication techniques, taking cues from craft, using 3D printers, laser cutter and NC-CNC machines and simulation studies.

ii). Firmly ground innovation and entrepreneurial aspects of management in the program.


  • Design Studio I
  • Visual Fundamentals
  • Design and Society
  • Communication skills
  • Graphics I
  • Digital Skills I
  • Design Studio II
  • Designerly Thinking
  • History of Design
  • Graphics II
  • Digital Skills II
  • Design Studio III
  • Design and Environment
  • Form Studies
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Elective 1
  • Design Studio IV
  • Design Research
  • Elective 2
  • Elective 3
  • Design Studio V
  • Advanced Studies in Design
  • Design Management
  • Elective 4
  • Design Studio VI
  • Technical writing
  • Elective 5
  • Elective 6

First Half – 3 Months

  • Internship

Second Half – 3 Months

  • Design Studio VII
  • Dissertation
  • Professional Practice
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