Acharya School of Design

Acharya School of Design got affiliation from Bangalore University on 26th June, 2015. Acharya School of Design was proposed by honorable Chairman with the sole objective providing excellent Art & Design Education to the students and to bring all the Art and Design Programs under one umbrella. And hence Acharya School of Design is the sole Institution which is offering programs in Art and Design in the present scenario. Design School is situated in a beautifully maintained 120 acres of Land along with other premier disciplines like Architecture, Engineering, Degree College, Polytechnic, Nursing. This is an added advantage to collaborate with other Institutions. It also has spacious sports grounds which inspires many students with the backdrop of naturally beautiful terrain.

Acharya School of Design inspiring students not only from Indian states but from neighboring countries like Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Shrilanka as well as far countries like South Africa, Zambia etc. Students from, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar with International students have created global environment at Acharya School of Design.

Bachelor of Visual Arts (BVA)

Approved by Bangalore University, Karnataka.
Course Duration : 4 years
Eligibility :

Pass in 10+2 / Higher Secondary (HS) / Pre University (PUC) / 'A' Level (with 12 years of schooling) or its equivalent with English as one of the languages. Shall have secured a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate in core subjects.


Programmes Offered

Approved by Bangalore University, Karnataka.

Graphic & Communication Design

Animation & Game Art

Interior & Spatial Design

Product Design


Acharya School of Design is looking beyond the curriculum and want to train the students to address the problems of the society and offer the best design solutions Looking for Inclusive & innovative exploration in Traditional skills, modern Science and Applied Technology.


Acharya School of Design is committed to provide the best Art & Design Education in par with International Art and Design Schools by applying latest teaching pedagogy that includes the best practices of Contemporary Art & Design. To prepare the young and talented students to meet the domestic and global challenges. To create a meaning full bridge between the Academics, Professionals, Industries and the communities through collaborative Research projects.

ASD Highlights

  • Recognised by the Govt. of Karnataka
  • Collaborations with Professional Organisations Premier and the only Design School, affiliated to Bangalore University
  • Only Design School located in an expansive 120 acre campus offering multi-stream collaborative learning opportunities
  • Excellent network with national and international organisations, academic institutions and acclaimed artists and designers: ABAI - Association of Bangalore Animation Industry, KAVGC - Karnataka Animation-Visual Effects-Games & Comics, ADI - Association of Designers of India, InDeAs - India Design Association, CCI - Crafts Council of India, IIID - Institution of Indian Interior Designers, ICCR - Indian Council for Cultural Relations, NIFI - National Innovation Foundation-India
  • Holistic learning, encompassing: Art & Film Appreciation, Visual Thinking, Theatre & Performing Arts, Traditional Arts & Crafts, New Media experimentation, Field Study & Activities, Projects & Internships, Research & Development, Competitions, Community & Industrial Projects, Environmental Projects, Societal Sensitisation

“We have art in order not to die of the truth.”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

What our students say..?


Every year select 80 to 100 students get the advantage of corporate exposure being Volunteer Coordinators for Placement. 200+ corporates visit the campus year after year and recruit students from every academic stream in the campus. There has been a consistent increase in salaries offered which has gone up to Rs.26.00 lakhs per annum recently.

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Mandatory Disclosures

Approval Letter | Service Manual - HR