B.Sc. in Interior Designing at NSHM will introduce aspirants to the creative and technical aspects of interior designing. From furniture to landscape, residential properties to commercial spaces, the programme will cover the fundamentals of designing across multiple categories, nurture the aesthetic sensibilities of students and also train them in the application of environmentally friendly, futuristic & contemporary concepts in their creations.

Students pursuing B.Sc. in Interior Designing must have drawing aptitude, visual sensitivity, colour sense, knowledge of textures, materials and trends. NSHM Kolkata is among the leading colleges in India offering B.Sc. in Interior Designing to help students unleash their creative skills and also develop business skills to succeed in this field.

Programme Education Objective

  • Prepare the students with knowledge and skills of interior designing, construction materials, landscapes, ergonomics, model making, colour, lighting, furnishings, Vaastu, Feng sui, ventures for various vocations and careers in space management, interior designing, and allied areas.
  • Enable them to adapt to the emerging demands for sustainable and environment-friendly methods and materials for interiors by way of lifelong learning and practice in a cross-cultural and diverse setting with utmost regard to ethics and social responsibility.

Career Opportunities

After finishing studies, students can work in various construction companies, architectural firms, designing consultancies etc. Interesting job roles with organisations across multiple sectors lie in store for interior designing graduates. They can work as:

  • Assistant Interior Designer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Facilities Planner
  • Technical Assistant
  • Studio Mentor & Architect/Interior Designer
  • Business Development Manager
  • Interior Design Fresher Trainee

Programme Structure

Core Curriculum


Historical, Contextual & Cultural Studies

chronological and cultural history associated to the Art, Craft and Design movements, developments through historical periods, Historical conciousness, socio-cultural practices, indigenous forms, daily life and the attitudes, restoration and perservation

Sustainable & Ethical Studies

social responsibility, sustainable interior environments, indoor environments, quality of life, carbon emission control, waste management, pollution control, environmental impact, case studies

Construction Materials, Techniques &Technology

existing and new trends in construction, green materials, sustainable construction, smart habitats, case studies

Design & Drawing Fundamentals

Technical drafting, practical drawing and rendering skills, professional drawing and presentation

Architectural Landscape Design

functionality and aesthetics of landscaping, landscape planning, various plant types, care and maintenance.

Model Making

advanced model making materials, Semi-detailed/ detailed working models, technical assessment, practical/scaling feasibility

Interior Design

Solution design

spacial problem analysis, develop space planning using basic furniture layouts.

Colour, Light & Space for Interiors

understand the application of colour in interiors

Surface & Soft Furnishings Design Development Techniques - I

creative thinking, design ideas, development for the conceptual interior design of spaces, visual environment – colour, texture, pattern and material effects

Ergonomics in Design Contexts

enhancing workplace health, safety, and work design issues, performance and productivity, prevention of fatigue and injury.

Furniture Design & Technology

furniture fabrics, equipment for interiors, various furniture materials, multiple use of furniture, environment-friendly furniture & fixture, space management

Introduction to Vastu & Feng Shui

concepts and principles on Vaastu, Feng Shui, contemporary Vaastu and Feng Shui in Interior and Architectural Design, Future of Vaastu & Feng Shui


Estimation and Costing

Fundamentals of costing, Optimization, RoI on interior materials, high quality design with low cost

Self-Help/ Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship fundamentals, Freelancing, Training & Consulting practice, startup ecosystem, ‘place-making’ ventures, seeding and support, Intellectual Property Rights and Management

Programme Type - UG

Duration - 3 years

Eligibility - 10+2 passed in any stream from a recognised board. Candidates appearing for Class XII final can also apply.

Degree Awarded By -

Fee Details

  • Kolkata

Kolkata Admission + Alumni Fee of INR 45,000/- to be paid during Admission

Payment Date

Lump Sum PaymentYearly Payment Payment DeadlineSemester Payment
Within 15 days of Admission INR 2,93,000 INR 1,59,300 INR 86,000
By 30th Nov, 2021 INR 86,000
By 31st May, 2022 INR 95,600 INR 51,600
By 30th Nov, 2022 INR 51,600
By 31st May, 2023 INR 63,600 INR 34,400
By 30th Nov, 2023 INR 34,400
Total Fees: INR 2,93,000 INR 3,18,500 INR 3,44,000

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Amartya Banerjee

Director, NSHM School of Design

A career in Interior Designing can benefit the aspirants in regard of job satisfaction as well as financial stability. The increasing construction activities in urban areas and emerging towns has added to the demand for skilled Interior Designers that has led to scarcity of resources. Students with a drawing aptitude and visual sensitivity are pursuing this programme as there are interesting job roles with organisations across multiple sectors. NSHM’s Interior Designing programme can enable the students to adapt to the emerging demands for sustainable and environment-friendly methods and materials for interiors.

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