BA (Interior Design)

ELIGIBILITY: 10+2 level from any recognized board in India or Overseas


The Bachelor of Design degree program at IILM prepares students for professional careers by developing technical competency, independent problem solving and understanding, necessary for the challenges of a career in the creative industries. IILM practices the philosophy of liberal education, which drives creativity and innovation with a multidisciplinary learning system. The degree promotes an emphasis on the diversity of studio practice and liberal art experiences. Students will consider design ideas from a variety of perspectives including history, architecture, social and environment impact, as well as purpose, which will enable them to develop a unique design philosophy.

The scope and range of talent and skills acquired, offers tremendous opportunities to students to move into various segments of industry, for placements and further expertise.

Course Overview:

Combining a comprehensive interior design curriculum with a strong liberal arts education, our professional Interior Design program ensures skills to design & create energetic, inspiring spaces alongside finding purposeful life works. Students explore a wide range of career paths which are motivation & purpose driven, learning to maximize health, wellness, style, and sustainable practices across corporate, residential, retail, and hospitality design. The emphasis is on innovative, effective verbal communication skills, graphic skills and technical proficiency, with its focus on the development of critical thinking, ability enhancements and skill enhancement.

The program is structured to produce graduates who are purpose driven, culturally, socially, and historically aware, and who have the knowledge and skills to create safe and pleasing interior environments. In combination with the required professional experience, the curriculum satisfies the educational requirements for industry & associations along with work experience, through live projects & practices.


  • To develop & demonstrate design abilities and teach technical skills to support future careers.
  • To use a problem-solving approach to design innovation and develop global competencies amongst students.
  • To nurture creativity and encourage professionalism and entrepreneurship.

Our Curriculum

The curriculum has been designed keeping the needs of the industry in mind. On completion of the course, students will have ample career opportunities to choose from.

Core Papers

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Visualisation & Drawing Techniques
  • Material Exploration & Craft Studies
  • History of Art & Design
  • Design Process & Research
  • Technical Drafting & Digital Software
  • Building Material & Construction
  • Interior Design History & Studio
  • Interior Design Studio – Residential
  • Interior Design Studio – Retail & Exhibition
  • Interior Design Studio – Public Spaces
  • Furniture Design
  • Interior Styling & landscaping
  • Building Technology & Services

Fixed Electives

  • Design Marketing & Management
  • Technology & Sustainability
  • Retail & E-commerce
  • Visual Communication
  • Luxury & Design

Free Electives

  • Students will choose courses from other disciplines

Skill Enhancement Courses

Learning in Action

In our design programs, our engagement to shape our student’s future will always be intense and pervasive. Every aspect of life demands a new approach and solution. Student’s will graduate as fully trained design professionals & managers with expertise in fashion & interiors. We aim to produce a student who would be an adaptive lifelong learner, passionate, professional and enthusiastic. Our students will be unique because they have the freedom to design a career of their choice.

Experiential Learning – Students experience learning through real life projects in the form of industry internships. They will have opportunities to interact with industry professionals as well via masterclasses.


IILM’s Placement Office supports students in pursuing internships across diverse professional settings within the design industry. Students could choose to work with designers or design houses, as merchandisers at export or buying houses, as design consultants with high street to luxury brands, as visual merchandisers and content creators with ecommerce portals or magazines to name a few.

Career Prospects:

Interior Designer | Product Designer | Furniture Designer | Interior Stylist | Visual Merchandiser | Interior Content Creator | Luxury Design Consultant | Category Manager
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For PGDM/MBA Applicants
Nivedita Ghosh Roy
For the Undergraduate and MA Applicants
Aastha Kaushal
Admissions Open for 2024
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