S.No.124, Ex-Servicemen Colony Post Office, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune, Maharashtra, India - 411038


The Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research was founded in 1983 at Loni Kalbhor in Pune. The MIT Art Design and Technology (MIT ADT University) is an autonomous private university and is a part of the MIT group of institutes in India. The MIT ADT University is a UGC recognised private university that offers educational facilities in multiple disciplines.

The MIT ADT has been one of the leading design schools in India since 2006. It was founded under the guidance of the MAEER’s group and has provided a world-class education to students for over a decade. The MIT ADT was brought to life under the skilful leadership of experienced design educators such as Prof. Kumar Vyas and Prof. Dhimant Panchal. With their strong leadership, the MIT ADT has developed a strong pedagogy of learning and exponential growth of design education in India.

The MIT ADT University is equipped with an excellent and experienced faculty at the top of their respective fields. The university houses 57 full-time and 51 visiting faculty members. Over the last decade, the faculty and students of MIT ADT have won national and international awards that have solidified the position of this institute as one of the top design universities in India. This includes two Red Dot awards won by the alumni members of the institute.

In 2017 MIT ADT was awarded the ‘Best Campus Award’ by ASSOCHAM. The institute is also closely associated with and is a member of WDO (World Design Organization). These accolades and associations provide the students with a comprehensive learning environment where their education is completed both with theoretical and practical learning procedures. This approach helps students from MIT ADT to be a perfect fit for the industry as trained professionals.


Name of the InstituteIIRF Ranking 2023
MAEER’S MIT, Pune# 5

Courses Offered

The MIT ADT University offers multidisciplinary UG and PG courses for students to pursue. The complete list of the courses offered by MIT ADT University is listed below.


UG Programmes

B.Des. in Product Design
B.Des. in Retail Design
B.Des. in Graphic Design
B.Des. in Transportation Design
B.Des. in Interior Design & Furniture Design
B.Des. in Animation Design
B.Des. in Film & Video Design
B.Des in User Experience Design
B.Des. in Fashion Design
B.Des. in Fashion Communication
B.Des. in Game Designing


PG Programmes

M.Des. in Product Design
M.Des. in Transportation Design
M.Des. in Interior Space & Furniture Design
M.Des. in Graphic Design
M.Des. in Retail Design
M.Des. in Animation Design
M.Des. in Film & Video Design
M.Des. in User Experience Design
M.Des. in Automotive Sculpting (Digital & Clay)
M.Des. in Fashion Management & Marketing
M.Des. in Design Management
M.Des. in Immersive Media Design
M.Des. in Transcultural Design

Course Highlights

  • The courses in MIT ADT focus greatly on holistic learning with equal attention to both theoretical and practical learning for the best educational experience of the students.
  • MIT ADT offers a twinning program for their UG courses where students can complete their 4-year course as 2 years at MIT ADT and 2 years at Northumbria University (UK). This offers students the opportunity to experience international education.
  • The MIT ADT product design course is one of the premier product design courses in the country. It has been one of the flagship programs of the institute since its inception in 2006.
  • The certificate for the Fashion Design undergraduate course at MIT ADT is provided by the University of Creative Arts (UK). This collaboration offers students to experience international education in their native country. It also makes this course highly sought after and one of the best fashion designing courses in the country.
  • The fashion management and marketing curriculum of MIT ADT is one of the best and most innovative post-graduate fashion business curriculum. It allows students to prepare themselves for a career in both the domestic and international fashion industries.

Admission Process

Admission applications for the institute can be accessed online from their official website. After the application form has been submitted, the applicant must clear three rounds of eligibility tests before admission to MIT ADT.

  • The Design Aptitude Test is the first step of the admission process, which all UG and PG candidates need to qualify. The score of this test determines whether students can move on to the next round or not.
  • The Design Studio Test is the second step of the admission process where applicants are required to complete practical assignments to pass on to the next step of admission.
  • The Personal Interview is the third and final step of the admission process. After completing the personal interview round, the candidates selected get admission in their choice of UG or PG course at MIT ADT.


The Industry Relations Department at MIT ADT works tirelessly to arrange for campus interviews from national and international organisations for the students. The department also arranges for summer internships for students.

  • Barclays
  • Bajaj
  • Black Pepper
  • Book My Show
  • Continental
  • Deloitte Design
  • Design Directions
  • DY Works
  • Directi
  • Future Group
  • Freshdesk
  • Flinto box
  • Fortune Cookie
  • Future Factory
  • HCL
  • Harrisons
  • Hero
  • Ideo
  • Indi
  • Leaf
  • Locus Design
  • Loreal

Result and Cut-off

For admission to UG courses, the applicants are required to have 10+2 equivalent educational qualifications in any stream from any recognised education board in India. For PG admissions, the applicant needs to have an undergraduate degree from any recognised university. The stream needs to be in accordance with the course they are applying for in post-graduate studies. These are the basic eligibility criteria that an applicant needs to fulfil for applying to MIT ADT.

Alumni Network

MIT ADT hosts a well-connected and active alumni network that constantly stays in touch with their alma mater. Many successful design personalities have completed their education at this institution. You can find their details on the official institute website. The alumni network often help the current students by arranging workshops with the help of the faculty.

Campus Facilities

The MIT ADT University is located in Pune, Maharashtra and houses a sizable campus with state of the art infrastructure to facilitate a great learning experience for the students. The campus life features a ‘one of a kind gurukul system’ of learning for students that focuses equally on human values as much as textbook education. 

In terms of educational infrastructure, MIT ADT University has an extensive library that can hold up to 100 students at a time. The library is over 7000sq.ft in size and features a great collection of offline and online study resources. The library has over 5000 books on various subjects that are in the curriculum of the university.

The campus also hosts advanced computer labs, gyms, and indoor and outdoor recreational centres equipped with the latest technologies. The campus also provides hostel facilities for men and women under a twin sharing system. The hostel facilities are equipped with WiFi, laundry, 24-hour water, medical facilities, and power backup services.

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Top 40 Design Schools (Private)

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Yes Scholarship Availability
Excellent Research Perspective