MIT Institute of Design

Admission Process


PHASE 1: MIT DAT (Design Aptitude Test)

MIT DAT is a common entrance exam for admissions in Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Master of Design (M.Des) programmes at MIT Institute of Design Pune, Avantika University Ujjain and MIT University Shillong. It is conducted at various centres across the country, View List of Test Cetres. MITID reserves its right to change or cancel any of these centres. Based on scores obtained from DAT, shortlisted candidates will be called for second phase.

PHASE 2: Studio Test and Personal Interview

Studio Test and Personal Interview is conducted at MITID campus in Pune. The second phase of the admission procedure will consist of studio tests followed by personal interviews at Institute in Pune.

The result of shortlisted candidates for the Second Phase will be announced on MITID website.

No separate call letters will be sent to the shortlisted candidates. All those candidates called for the second phase are required to attend the studio tests and interview, which completes the process of selection.

The Admission Committee decides the procedures, grades and weightage every year.

The norms for the selection are the sole prerogative of the Admission Committee and the decision of the Admission Committee and the Management in any of the matters concerning the admission process and selection will be final. Any direct or indirect attempt to influence the admission committee or its members, academic office bearers or management will lead to the automatic disqualification of the candidate(s).

View Test Guidelines

How to Apply





An online Registration Form.
is filled by Student

Register for MIT DAT
with your email id and mobile
number on (

An automated verification link
will be sent to your registered
email ID. Activate your account
by clicking the link.

Provide the required details in
the application form & upload
the necessary documents.




Accept the declaration
and submit the online
application form.

Proceed to payment option and
pay ₹3000 for Indian applicants
and ₹4500 for NRI, PIO, OCI
& Foreign Nationals.

On scrutiny, verification and
acceptance of application form,
Admit card will be generated
and sent to candidates
registered email id.

Candidates can also download the Admit Card by login to his/her profile on MIT DAT portal.
Applications are invited through online mode only.

MIT DAT (MIT Design Aptitude Test) 2023, is conducted jointly for admissions of B.Des & M.Des
programs at MIT Institute of Design (MIT ID) Pune, Avantika University Ujjain & MIT University Shillong.

Last date for submission of application form is 28th February 2023.
Design Aptitude Test will be conducted on 2nd April 2023.

Documents required

Category Maharashtra State Candidates (MS) OMS
10th Mark Sheet
12th Mark Sheet*
Graduation Mark
Sheet (for M.Des)*

Caste/ EWS
Domicile Certificate N/A
Non Creamy layer N/A N/A N/A N/A
* MS: Maharashtra State Candidates
* OMS: Other than Maharashtra State Candidates
* N/A : Not Applicable

Note: The candidates applying under reserved category have to upload applicable documents for consideration of their candidature under the reserved category. If the candidate fails to upload the applicable documents before the last date of application his / her candidature will be considered under General Open Category.

Social and Vertical Reservation:



300 seats


B. Des Fashion

50 seats


M. Des

160 seats

The M.Des Transcultural Design programme is conducted in collaboration of Le’ Ecole France. In case there are any vacant seats in a particular discipline it will be transferred to other disciplines where there are more candidates in waiting list. Intake for NRI, PIO, OCI & International students will be maximum 10 % over and above of regular intake. Rules of reservations apply as per the prevalent Government of Maharashtra directives.






Product Design
Transportation Design
Interior Space & Furniture Design
Retail Design

Graphic Design
Animation Design

User Experience Design

Film & Video Design
Immersive Media Design
Design Management
Fashion Management & Marketing

Transcultural Design

Design Academics and Research

10+2 from any stream.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design

Bachelor’s Degree in Fine / Applied Arts, Visual Communication, Media, any other Communication Design discipline

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Industrial Design, Communication Design

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline

Degree in any discipline

Age Limit : 30 years

Test Centers

Design Aptitude Test will be conducted on 2nd April 2023 in following Cities.

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cochin (Kochi)
  • Delhi
  • Goa
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Pune

Note : The Institute reserves right to change / cancel any of the test centres mentioned above.


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