Published: 31st July 2020
Chennai's DOT School of Design to offer up to 75% scholarship to undergrad students who clear their CQ Test
DOT has expert faculty, they bring in industry experts to train students, have well-equipped studios and workshops and a lot more to offer aspiring designers
Chennai's first exclusive design college the DOT School of Design is offering up to 75 per cent scholarship for students who want to pursue design and art courses after completing their Class 12 examinations. Students have to take their Creative Quotient Test (CQT), following which they will be able to avail the scholarship and study a Bachelors in Design (BDes). The institute is offering the scholarship for specific undergraduate courses in Industrial Design, Communication Design, Interior Design and Fashion Design for aspiring designers.
The admissions have already begun and students can visit their official website: https://dotsod.in/admissions.
As for their general undergraduate and postgraduate courses, all students who are applying have to appear for the DOT-DAT (Design Aptitude Test) and then they are selected on the basis of the merit rank. Currently, DOT offers six undergraduate programmes, four postgraduate programmes and diplomas as well, which are relevant to the industry and focus on hands-on learning through real-life projects.
DOT School of design is guided by the belief that by providing students with a project-based, internship-oriented curriculum, they will be empowered to become responsible designers who work towards a better tomorrow. To ensure this, DOT has expert faculty, they bring in industry experts to train students, have well-equipped studios and workshops and updated IT labs and library.
DOT identified the need to offer career-oriented education by studying the rising gap between the curriculum taught in contemporary design schools and the practical skills needed by the industry. In order to bridge this gap, a team of working professionals came together to form the DOT School of Design. They provide practical expertise to students, on par with global industry trends and standards which in turn makes the students highly sought after in the industry, post their graduation.