Courses Offered at PIADS

Under Graduate Programs (Affiliated to R.T.M. Nagpur University)

Name of Course



Year Established



5 years


Post Graduate Programs (Affiliated to R.T.M. Nagpur University)

Name of Course



Year Established

M.Des (Indus. Des.)


2 years


The institute has been recongnized as research center

for Ph. D. (by Research) by R.T.M. Nagpur University

1st Year - B. Arch.

In first year, students should be made aware about what is design which primarily needs understanding of human anthropometry, ergonomics and the basic relationship between them and spaces of day to day use.

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3rd Year - B. Arch.

On this stage, students are very much clear about planning and designing concepts.  Here, the focus is to understand the site context, its topography and physical characteristics with positive and negative spaces.

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2nd Year - B. Arch.

After getting familiar to all the basics in 1st year, now is the time to understand the "process" of design and explore architectural form, analyze it and study the effects of variables on form. The entire design assignment will be divided into two sections.

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4nd Year - B. Arch.

Fourth year design is a mere focus on the contextual, social, technological, economical, urban and historical factors on complex and multi functional design program in an urban context evolving rational and philosophical basis for development of design.

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PIADS Studio Works (Design)

Fifth Year - B. Arch

Industrial Design (M. Des)


Two Years (Four Semesters)

Vision for Product Design:



Career Opportunities:

B. Arch or equivalent from any UGC recognized University.

B.E. / B. Tech. or equivalent from any UGC recognized University

CEED & GATE Scholar

Industrial Designers, Product Designers, Furniture Designers in Industry, Design Schools & Colleges, Free Lance Designers, Product & Market Surveys, Human Factor Analyst, Journalism, Media etc.

Industrial growth has resulted in a huge development.  The cause of education is not just to go along the flow but to pause and analyze the effect and design the systems and products for the efficient and optimum use for healthy today and safe future.  Also not forgetting the innovations and need of styling for sophistication and/or cost effectiveness.

Semester I

  • Orientation - 1
  • Orientation - 2
  • Design - 1
  • History of Design
  • Studies in form - 1
  • Materials & Processes

Semester II

  • Product Development
  • CAD - 3D
  • Design - 2
  • Human Factor Design
  • Studies in form - 2
  • Seminar

Semester III

  • Digital Design
  • Product Planning and Marketing
  • Design - 3
  • Elective
  • Advance studied in form
  • Training

Semester IV

  • Project
  • Design Review


Some of M.Des Students Work

A Vibrant Academic Centre

Numerous activities and events are regularly organized in PIADS for the benefit of students and faculty.  A much broader perspective is achieved through these and has taken the Institute to a wider platform in the field of architectural education as well the society.  The Institute was given responsibilities of organizing QIP & National Workshop on behalf of Council of Architecture for five times.  Members of the faculty are identified experts to inspect the Schools of Architecture, regularly.  The co-ordinated team work & orgarnizational skill of faculties enabled institute to organize these events in last few years.

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Architecture & Design Studies,

Priyadarshini Campus, C.R.P.F.,

Nagpur - 440019


Ph: +91-712-6452399

The office is open around the year,

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9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Closed on Public Holidays

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  • Prof. P. P. Padgilwar- 99860274344
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  • Mr. D. M. Akotkar - 9766353409
  • (Registrar)

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