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B Tech: Pass in 10+2 of India or equivalent examination with English, Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology as optional subjects. Students who have taken Electronics or Computer Science in the qualifying examination will be considered for the purpose of eligibility. Those following the American High School system, applications will be considered if the above courses are taken between 11th and 12th grade or as Advanced Placement (AP) courses and in Mathematics, Calculus should be completed. Minimum marks requirement is an average of 50% marks or ‘C’ grade in Physics, Mathematics and optional subject and 50% marks or ‘C’ grade in English.

Lateral Entry B Tech: 3 years Diploma in Engineering granted by the Board Technical Examination of a State Government with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Candidates are admitted directly to the 2nd year.

B Arch : Pass in 10+2 of India or equivalent examination with Mathematics and English as compulsory subjects with minimum of 50% marks or 'C' grade in aggregate plus 40% marks in the All Indian National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA). Those following the American High School system, application will be considered if the above two courses are taken between 11th and 12th grade or as Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

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Bachelor of Design (Fashion Design) / Bachelor of Arts (Interior Design):

Pass in 10+2 of India or equivalent examination   or 3 years diploma by the Central/State Government. Admissions are done based on the scores obtained in the Manipal University Design Ability Test (MDAT), conducted by Manipal University, Manipal.



Degree                                   Duration

B Arch                                    5 years (10 semesters)

B.Des.(FD)                              4 Years (8 semesters)

BA (ID)                                   3 years (6 semesters)

B Tech                                    4 years (8 semesters)