About Anant National University

Anant National University, India's first design university, is located in a lush green campus in Ahmedabad. It is committed to nurturing Solutionaries, revolutionary thinkers with solution-oriented mindset. The academic experience at the university focusses on developing the self, while simultaneously building domain expertise and providing industry exposure.

AnantU offers full-time programmes at Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. Need-based scholarships are available for all programmes.

Anant University at a glance:
  • Established as a private university in 2016 by an Act of Legislature of the State of Gujarat
  • International and national faculty for all programmes
  • Partnerships with leading international universities like University of Pennsylvania, University of Miami, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Sustain Labs Paris, and more
  • Multi-disciplinary curriculum for holistic learning
  • Emphasis on experiential and peer learning
  • Industry relevant programmes with focus on hands on learning through real life projects
Anant University offerings:
  • Bachelor of Design in seven specialisations - Environmental, Interaction, Product, Space (Interior), Communication, Fashion and Textile, and Transdisciplinary
  • Bachelor of Architecture programme approved by the Council of Architecture
  • Master of Integrated Product Design (designed in collaboration with UPenn)
  • Master of Urban Design
  • Anant Fellowship - AnantU's flagship diploma programme and India’s first Fellowship for the Built Environment
  • Fellowship for Climate Action
Courses offered:
Bachelor of Architecture
  • Approved by the Council of Architecture
  • Five-year, full-time ‘studio’ centric programme
  • Six-month industry internship
Admission Process

Students will be admitted for BArch programme through ACPC* for 50% seats and remaining 50% by AnantU on all India basis.

Note: *Admission Committee for Professional Courses

Eligibility
  • Minimum 50% marks in class XII (45% for reserved category) & Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as a compulsory subject
  • Must clear the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)
  • Students who have completed a diploma programme recognised by boards of Technical Education of different states/universities can also apply
Total number of seats:90
Fees
  • Tuition fees: Rs. 88,000/- per annum
  • Hostel and mess fees: Rs. 1,45,000/- per annum

Bachelor of Design
  • Four-year, full-time degree programme
  • Seven specialisations: Product Design, Space Design, Environmental Design, Interaction Design, Communication Design, Fashion and Textile Design, and Transdisciplinary Design
Admission Process

Candidates are chosen on the basis of a written entrance examination, a situation test and an interview conducted by AnantU. Students are encouraged to carry their design portfolios at the time of the interview.

Eligibility
  • Minimum 50% marks in class XII
  • Clear AnantU Design Entrance Test + Personal Interview
  • Or clear UCEED cut-off score + Personal Interview
Total number of seats:300
Fees
  • Tuition fees: Rs. 1,75,000/- per annum
  • Hostel and mess fees: Rs. 1,45,000/- per annum

Master of Integrated Product Design
  • One-of-a-kind programme in the country
  • Offered in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania
  • Two-year full-time post graduate degree programme
  • Combines the disciplines of engineering, management and design
Admission Process

Step 1: Candidates need to fill the application form online

Step 2: All candidates will be scheduled for a Telephonic Interview.

Step 3: Shortlisted candidates will have to take an online test.

Step 4: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the campus for a personal Interview

Candidates are advised to bring along their resume and work samples at the time of the interview.

Eligibility

The candidate must be a graduate (10+2+3/4) or equivalent from a recognized institute/university

Total number of seats:10
Fees
  • Tuition fees: Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum
  • Hostel and mess fees: Rs. 1,15,000/- per annum

Master of Urban Design
  • Combines the disciplines of architecture, planning and urban design
  • Two-year, full-time, post-graduate programme
  • Specialisation in Urban Design
Admission Process

Step 1: Candidates need to fill the application form online

Step 2: All candidates will be scheduled for a Telephonic Interview.

Step 3: Shortlisted candidates will have to take an online test.

Step 4: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the campus for a personal Interview

Candidates are advised to bring along their resume and work samples at the time of the interview.

Eligibility

The candidate must be a graduate (10+2+3/4) or equivalent from a recognized institute/university

Total number of seats:10
Fees
  • Tuition fees: Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum
  • Hostel and mess fees: Rs. 1,45,000/- per annum

Anant Fellowship
  • AnantU's flagship programme
  • One-year, full-time residential post-graduate programme
  • In partnership with the Gandhi Fellowship
  • Full and Partial Scholarships for 2019-20
  • Eclectic cohort of creative problem solvers
Admission Process

Applicants are required to fill up this application form and submit the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Statement of Purpose
  3. Work sample

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a personal interview.

Eligibility

The candidate must be a graduate (10+2+3/4) or equivalent from a recognized institute/university

Total number of seats:30
Fees
  • Tuition and hostel fees: Rs. 10,00,000/- per annum*

Note: Scholarships available


Fellowship for Climate Action
  • One-yearprogramme based on a unique mentor-mentee framework to counter climate change.
Admission Process

The following elements will be considered in the selection of candidates:

  • Online Application
  • Telephonic Interview
  • Personal Interview

Applicants are requested to send their application at [email protected]

Eligibility
  • Demonstrated track record of implementing solutions for countering climate change or transferable skills.
  • Customised curriculum for advanced professionals to pursue the fellowship alongside work.
Fees

Two separate tracks will be conducted:

  • Track 1: Fellows willing to commit to a 1 year fully residential fellowship. Fees is Rs 5 lakhs.*
  • Track 2: Fellows who are advanced in their careers and continue to work will have their curriculum and mentorship experience made flexible and customised to their availability. Fees is Rs 7 lakhs.*
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