Campus New Delhi - INDIA

School of Fashion & Design

GD Goenka Education City, Sohna-Gurgaon Road, Sohna,
Haryana-122103, India
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Politecnico di Milano has opened in India a collaboration with School of Fashion & Design (SOFD) of the GD Goenka University. The School is promoted by the GD Goenka Group – one of the most trusted names in education in India since 1993. The school aims to offer high quality education in Fashion and Design at both UG, PG and doctoral levels, with a view to build a generation of creative professional designers, capable of serving as change agents for their respective industry segments. Academic leadership will be provided by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a well known personality in the field of design education and former Dean of NIFT i.e. the National Institute of Fashion Technology.

GDG-SOFD will also provide for the first time in Delhi NCR an opportunity to design students to study in a true University environment. The University is built in a 20 acre campus which is further supported by another 45 acre GDG Education City housing the air conditioned and wifi boarding and lodging facilities for students; a fitness centre with swimming pool, spa, salon, squash courts etc; an ATM and a super market. Location wise, Gurgaon is one Delhi NCR neighbourhood that is one of the most vibrant areas of the city, with cafes, art galleries, boutiques, theatres, museums and restaurants up-close. There are numerous multiplexes, malls and eating joints in the close vicinity where students after classes can hang-out.


Programme Matrix

SOFD offers the following programmes in Fashion Design, Communication Design, Interior Design and Product Design.

* GD Goenka School of Fashion & Design reserves the right to not fill all the seats and admit only as many candidates as those who meet the quality standards.


Admission Process

Undergraduate Admissions: Applications are reviewed for basic eligibility, academic performance, and other evidence of the candidate’s suitability to his/her preferred programme and issues an admit card for DAT. The admit card must be collected personally. DAT will be held at prescribed examination centre on 8th February.

Format of Design Aptitude Test (DAT)

Design education demands a combination of some very particular intellectual and Practical Skills. DAT (Design Aptitude Test) ascertains the competency of applicants for undertaking the study programmes at SOFD. DAT is designed to measure domain-related cognitive capacity of applicants in terms of lateral/ conceptual thinking/ analytical and critical thinking and the ability to hold multiple and potentially contradictory possibilities in mind simultaneously through a set of psychometric aptitude tests to measure abilities (such as verbal, numerical) and reasoning abilities (such as verbal, numerical, logical, spatial and abstract reasoning). The test shall check the Social/ historical/ cultural and political awareness; perception and observation skills and the ability to generate new ideas along with skills for visual communication.

Short listed candidates will be called for a personal interview as per the schedule conveyed personally. Based on the selection, an offer of admission to the programme of your choice will be sent via an email, followed by an official letter of admission via courier. Details regarding payment of fees at the time of admission, allotment of Hostel and date, time and venue for commencement of the academic session will be included in the admission letter. Offer of admission will be valid only for the particular programme opted by the candidate for the given academic session.