Bachelors in Design

Bachelors in Design


Our vision is to impart substantial and meaningful learning; enriching the quality of life for our students and community through creative learning in the arts. To be a distinguished learning institution that commits itself to the task of nurturing career artists dedicated to the perfection of their craft and the enrichment of society.


Our mission is to foster an environment that will enhance the artistic creativity and intellectual development of our students. We strive to train graduates with analytical thinking skills and the values of authentic creativity with an aim that they not only excel as eminent artists extending the boundaries of artistic expression and increasing the levels of aesthetic appreciation in the society but are able to contribute to the globalized world of contemporary art.


(Textile Design)

This 4-year program starts with a foundation courses for the first two semesters where students are introduced to the basics of Drawing, Design, Sculpture and Drafting. In the third semester the Fine Arts and textile Design students dived into their respective majors (Fine Arts further sub-divides into Painting and Miniature painting in the fourth semester). The last four semesters are dedicated to the study and practice of their chosen specialization. The students are required to produce a body of work which constitutes as their thesis project in the last semester. Along with practical courses, theory courses constitute as 30% of the degree requirements.

Admission Requirement

  • FA/F.Sc Part-I with minimum 50% marks OR A-level in three main subjects (no subsidiary) with minimum Grade C (50%) with Equivalence Certificate OR Grade 12 with minimum Grade C (50%) with Equivalence Certificate
  • All applicants must appear for an aptitude test based on drawing and design ability. An interview and portfolio review of previous work will be conducted of the short listed applicants.
  • Applicants must specify their major preference i.e. Fine Arts or Textile Design in their admission form.

Degree Requirements for Bachelors in Design 4 years program

To receive Bachelors in Design degree, a student must complete a total of 134 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

Road Map

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Drawing I 3
2 Major 3D Studio I 3
3 Major Design I 3
4 Major Drafting I 3
5 Major History of Art I 3
6 Core English – I 3
Total 18
Semester II
1 Major Drawing II 3
2 Major 3D Studio  II 3
3 Major Design II 3
4 Major History of Art II 2
5 Core English – II 3
6 Core Pakistan Studies 2
Total 16
Semester III
1 Major CAD-  I (Ornamentation)  2
2 Major History of Art III 2
3 Major Textile Basic I (Print Design I) 2
4 Major Knitting I 2
5 Major Pattern I 2
6 Major Weaving I 2
7 Major Fiber, Dyeing & Resist Printing 2
8 Major History of Art III 2
9 Core English – III 3
Total 19
Semester IV
1 Major Drawing 2
2 Major CAD II (Ornamentation II)  2
3 Major History of Art IV 2
4 Major Textile Basic II 2
5 Major Knitting II 2
6 Major Industrial Print Design 2
7 Core Introduction to Computers 3
Total 15
1 Core Mathematics 3
Total 3
Semester V
1 Major History of Art V 2
2 Major CAD III Home 2
3 Major Fabric Concept I 2
4 Major Textile Surface Design 2
5 Major Knitting II 2
6 Major Home Textile  2
7 Major Draping I        3
Total 15
Semester VI
1 Major History of Art VI 2
2 Major Merchandising I 3
3 Major CAD IV 3
4 Major Fabric Manipulation I 2
5 Major Apparel Design I 2
6 Major Textile Collection 2
7 Major Weaving II 2
Total 16
Semester VII
1 Major Portfolio I 3
2 Major Experimental  Surfaces 5
3 Major Design Intervention 8
4 Major Research Methodology  2
Total 18
Semester VIII
1 Major Dissertation 2
2 Major Portfolio Collection II 2
3 Major Research Report 15


Core 19
Major 115
General 0
Total Hrs 134

Active Citizenship Program

Active Citizenship program offered by Kinnaird College in collaboration with British Council and HEC is a social leadership training program that promotes intercultural dialogue and community-led social development. It is a mandatory requirement for the completion of undergraduate degree and based on two semesters. All students will study the theoretical portion through different activities starting in their 3rd semester. They will plan their social action projects in 4th semester and implement it in the field.

Kinnaird Contact Info

93 Jail Road, G.O.R. – I,

Lahore, Punjab

Postal Code: 54000

+92 42 9920 3781 – 84
+92 42 9920 3788

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