Interior design is a discipline that teaches students about cultural receptivity and living spaces. In interior design learning, students are introduced to studio sessions so they can learn to resolve design issues in diversified settings. The studio will become the prospective surrounding where individuals can apply their own creative designs thus producing an adorned interior environment.
The program of study consists of courses in history, art, design, materials, culture, color concepts, lighting, drawing and presentation, etc.
Unfortunately very few institutes in Pakistan are offering degrees in interior design however there are many short-term certificate and diploma courses available in this genre.
For Bachelors program the duration is 4 Years (8 semesters)
For master’s program the duration is 2 years and it is conducted in institute recognized by the HEC and acknowledged by international institutions.
6 months or 1-year Diploma courses are also available for those who want to pursue their career in Interior Design and want to have an overview of the work of a professional designer.
For Bachelor’s Program:
Minimum 50% marks in Intermediate / A-Level or equivalent with at least 2nd division in Matriculation
Passing marks in NTS or institute’s specific admission test generally taken in English and Drawing
For Master’s Program:
Graduation with minimum of 14-years of education passed with minimum 60% marks in Architecture, Design, Fine Arts,, Performing Arts, Home Economics, or other equivalent degree in relevant subject are eligible to apply.
Reputed institutes also demand passing marks in Aptitude Test followed by an Interview session plus applicants should have to present a Portfolio
SIX MONTHS DIPLOMA or CERTIFICATE:
Matriculate or equivalent with at least 40% marks
Fee structure varies with institutes.
For Bachelor’s Program:
In public low fees universities the tuition fees is very low, however in most of the reputed institutes the total cost of bachelor’s program is PRs. 8million in bimonthly or quarterly distributions
For SIX MONTHS DIPLOMA:
The fees is around PRs. 5000 per month with some additional admission and other charges.
For master’s program:
The total cost in a reputed institute could cost from1-3 million
Interior designing has a great scope in teaching .Graduates are teaching at various interior design programs in HEC recognized public and private universities of the country. This programme is also becoming a base for teacher training programs. Fashion industry has introduced novel designations for interior designers’ .The current trend of hiring interior designers to décor a dwelling or office has develop many career prospects. They can join an organization or work as private consultants. Set design in entertainment industry also need assistance of interior designers.