NICC International College of Design – Creating a new wave of Successful Design Professionals


A destination for aspiring young minds, a hotspot for fulfilling varied dreams, and a prestigious hall of knowledge, NICC International College of Design is an institute of national importance. Design playing a pivotal role in the industrial growth and development thus contributes significantly to the national GDP, thereby: NICC not only delivers educational certificates to the students but specifically follows the NEP philosophy of multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary learning, and producing career-ready graduates with impressive portfolios and are in instant demand for premium positions in top industries. NICC has, for fifteen years, been the front-runner in being a motive driven career-building opportunity hub for young minds and equipping them with the knowledge, skills and placement opportunities required for the new generation of change-makers. A dedicated Placement Cell with extensive Industry Contact empowers

Parents & Students Speak:

‘Thank You NICC’, stated an elated parent, whose son was taken into NICC as an unsure, nervous individual and, according to the parent, his son was converted into a confident, self-assured professional. Another student stated earlier this year in an email to NICC, “”Dear sir, I am extremely happy to inform you that I have been accepted for the Masters in Product Design program at Domus Academy, Milan. I am very grateful for all the support and guidance provided to me …I am also happy to let you know that I have received a lot of appreciation for my portfolio, especially for the variety of skills and projects showcased through it. I was also offered the masters in industrial design with a 50% scholarship at Raffles academy, Milan …” These examples of alumni success clearly demonstrate the hard work management and the faculty put in towards molding students for challenging and competitive industries and to harness the best in their students. NICC has been updated with the latest trends and demands in the market globally to pave the way for brilliant young minds to make their way into this competitive world and occupy their  positions with ease and confidence.

Media Recognition:
As a result of the immense hard work and motivation given by the faculty, the students at NICC excel with flying colors. Additionally, students develop philanthropic traits, striving in the pursuit of a better living and a better society. Students working with local artisans of Channapatna, in turn helping them revive and protect the diminishing tradition of toy-making, Srinath SL a student of NICC creating a unique affordable jacket cum sleeping bag targeted towards the homeless, and lastly, Himanshu Deore inventing an innovative school-bag cum portable desk made of grass, are excellent examples of NICC being a hotspot for future creators and philanthropists. These projects were featured last year and this year in eminent newspapers.

Professional and Twinning Programs:

The faculty at the institute are a bunch of friendly and approachable individuals with intensive industry experience, working together towards creating a community of learners and life-changing experiences. Courses offered at NICC are unique yet effective, giving students a strong foundation in design theory while, in addition, improving their proficiency in design technologies. The institute believes in the concept that a successful career is a result of knowledge and practical experiences, thereby converting young individuals into facing the various challenges thrown at them, and staying up to date with the latest developments and demands of the global market.

Staying abreast of the latest international course curriculum offered in the field of design, NICC has the latest set of courses offered to students. From 1-year Fast-Track Professional Diploma programs in Interior Design, Photography and 3D Animation, and 2-Year Masters’ twinning programs to 4-year UG Twinning programs in Product Design and Communication Design, the wide array of courses offered at NICC cater to the needs of each student irrespective of the preferences in terms of duration or subject choices. NICC campus houses facilities like Art Studio, Prototyping Laboratory, Auditorium, Digital design laboratory, 3D rendering and editing laboratory and so on, benefiting students from all the different branches of design equally, and in turn helping them get a real-world learning experience in addition to the classroom learning.

Industry Recognition:

Over 90% of the grads get placed under campus-arranged recruitments, as corporates demand talented, skilled, and industry-ready graduates which NICC is clearly known for. The institute makes sure that every student is nurtured in the most suitable condition, in turn, converting the students into readymade products for the competitive market. This reflects in the outstanding placement record of NICC graduates with top-of-the-line starting salaries with many well-known brands and MNCs like BYJU’S, QUIKR, CANON, COGNIZANT, MAHINDRA RETAIL, R.K. SWAMY  B.B.D.O etc.

Global Acceptance:

NICC provides a great platform for students to pursue higher studies abroad. The institution is one of the few prestigious colleges to be accepted as a member of the WDO (World Design Organisation), and the first Indian institution to become a Member-Affiliate of ELIA (The European League of Institutes of the Arts, Holland).


Dr. A. K. Rose, Director

An External Examiner to Govt. of India’s National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, for seven years, Dr. A.K. Rose is an acknowledged expert in the field of Design.  A former member of the development team, Committee on Science and Technology in Developing Countries and a former consultant scientist to Govt. of India Technology Design Projects, he is a charismatic leader and role model for many inspiring minds.