Srishti Institute of Art and Design

MAHE Bengaluru Campus. Govindapura, Yelahanka, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India - 560064


The Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Bengaluru (formerly known as Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology) was established in 1996 under the Ujwal Trust by Geeta Narayanan. Recently, the new institute became a part of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), which is the Institute of Eminence recognised by the Government of India. The aim was to provide the Srishti Manipal Institute with world-class infrastructure.

Also, MAHE aims to provide increased access to its students for international opportunities through the University's Global network. The multi-disciplinary institute work towards becoming an institute of global excellence that provides top-quality education, experience and opportunities in fields such as design, media, business, technology, science, law, humanities and many more. 

The institute offers design education in various unique subjects like Business Systems and Design, Digital Video Production, and Experimental Media Arts. At present, as of 2020, the Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design & Technology is a part of MAHE and soon is going to be shifted to Yelahanka, a suburb in Bengaluru.

The Shrishti Institute also offers a decent number of labs and centres that offers research-based and practice environments for students to learn and grow their potential. All the disciplines in this institute provide a well-trained and experienced faculty in their own field of studies that promote intellectual growth and nurture each student's potential. A multi-disciplinary approach in studies helps in self-initiated learning and encourages independent thinking. 


Name of the InstituteIIRF Ranking
Srishti Institute of Art & Design, Bengaluru# 10

Courses Offered

The courses offered by the Srishti Manipal Institute of Art and Design, Bengaluru, are given below in a table.


UG programs (3 Years Skill-based Vocational Program)

Digital Film Making
Creative Manufacturing
Digital Media Production
User Interface & Interaction Engineering
Graphic Arts & Design Practices
Interior Design & Build


UG Program (4 Year Professional Program)

Business Services and Systems Design
Creative and Applied Computation
Creative Education
Human Centered Design
Industrial Arts And Design Practices
Information Arts And Information Design Practices
Public Space Design
Visual Communication And Design Branding


PG Program (2 Years Professional Program)

Design Computation
Design-led Innovation
Heritage Design, Planning Management
Earth Education And Communication
Human Centered Design
Industrial Arts And Design Practices
Information Arts And Information Design
Public Space Design


PG Program (2 Years Arts Program)

MA in Animation
MA in Curatorial Practices
MA in Documentary Film
MA in Design Education
MA in Experience Design
MA in Entrepreneurship for Impact 
MA in Visual Communication 
MA in Public History
MA in Environment and Society
MA in Technology and Change


PG Program (2 Years Professional Practices Arts Program)

Design in Education
Entrepreneurship For Impact
Oral History
Public Pedagogy and Art Practice
PhD Program (3 Year Doctoral Program)PhD in Art, Design & Transdisciplinary Studies

Courses Highlights

  • The Doctoral Program in Art, Design & Transdisciplinary provides interesting opportunities for both amateur and experienced practitioners. Those individuals who are passionate about art & design and qualified are welcome to join this program to gain expertise, experience and knowledge in this industry.
  • There is a high demand for skilled professionals in the creative industry. The 3 Year UG Vocational Program is made to shape individuals for the creative industry in the art & design department.
  • The PG Professional Programs are designed for students or experienced professionals or graduates that wish to improve their design practice and knowledge.
  • The 2 year Arts Professional Practices PG Program has high-quality educational sources that will help students gain professional knowledge and practices which will help them build their career in the future.

Admission Process

The Srishti Institute has 2 Admission Streams. The first stream is for those who have done 10+2 (secondary)/its equivalent or post-secondary (college) and wish to pursue their higher education in the Srishti Institute. The second stream is for those who have started working directly after their 10+2 (secondary)/its equivalent or have experience working in craft or other sectors. 

Candidates need to complete the admission process outlined in the Srishti Manipal Entrance and Aptitude Test (SMEAT) protocol for those who want to get admission in the first stream. Those candidates who want to get admission through the second stream need to register for the RPL process. Followed by the registration of the RPL process, students will be required to get a certificate from the relevant skills council from a relevant Skills Sector that is in line with the National Skills Qualification Framework. Finally, the candidates will be able to complete the admission process by using the mentioned certificate as a qualifier to appear for the SMEAT. 


Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design & Technology offers an abundance of assistance in its placement cell. Some of the most well-known companies which recruit from this institute are:

  • Adobe
  • Go Ibibo
  • Jumbotail
  • Mind Tree
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Aakara Designs

Results and Cut-off

To get admission into the Vocational and PG Courses Srishti Institute, candidates applying must have completed one of the minimum educational qualifications that are given below:

  • Junior College, Intermediate, State Board, PUC, Senior Secondary, HSSC
  • NSQF Certification (Level 4)
  • High School Diploma (Canada/USA) - Senior Secondary that is completed with equivalence as per AIU
  • National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), New Delhi - Senior Secondary
  • International and National Boards -ISC/CBSE/IB/A Levels/AICE

To get admission in other UG programs, candidates must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent from a recognised board. For more details regarding admissions, you can check out the official website under the 'Admissions' category. 

Alumni Network

The community of learners and alma mater in Srishti Institute has diverse designers, educators, artists, and practitioners. This list of experts and professionals have made their presence on the global stage. They remain well-connected to the university to help their peers in the new batches grow their potential in their respective fields and become the experts in the industry themselves. 

Campus Facilities

The Srishti Manipal Institute of Arts, Design & Technology offers all the facilities available for students at the campus for the UG, PG, Vocational and Doctoral Programs. One of the unique features the campus possesses is a textile workshop with a weaving studio with looms for all the art and design enthusiasts. Apart from that, other facilities available at the campus help students research and collaborate craft and technology at their own will and work freely in the environment and make use of their skills and creativity.

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