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    Apr 2008
    I'm planning to take a courses in Interior decoration in the US very soon. Can anyone please tell me that if I come back to India down the line will I be able to use my interior decoration knowledge and experience here or it is different in India?

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    Apr 2008
    tiwari ji as far as i my knowledge goes everything is the same with a slight difference u wil have to do a short trm course to have an indian hands on experience in the field!!..
    Some of the institutes offering the course in india is

    Major Institutes Conducting the Course
    Arch Institute of fashion and Design / Arch Gemology & Jewellery Institute
    Plot No.9, malviya nagar Institutional area , Malviya Nagar , Jaipur, Rajasthan
    Phone : 0141-2702163, 3096203
    Web Site : [url]www.archedu.org[/url]
    Contact now (E-mail) - Email
    Institution Details : Arch Academy of Fashion, Art & Design is a leading Institute in Design Education. The Institution has been offering Advance Diploma, Diploma and Short-term professional courses in the field of Fashion, Textiles, Interior, Jewellery, Gemology & Accessory Design . Arch is affiliated with the University of Rajasthan for a P.G. Diploma in Garment Production & Export Management (GPEM). Arch also offers specialized courses on Visual Merchandising, Contour Fashion Design, Gemstone Processing, Jewellery Manufacturing, Gem Identification, Diamond Study, Furniture Design and Contemporary Enameling.
    Course : Degree in Interior Design
    Duration : 3 year
    Diploma in Interior Design
    Duration : 2 year
    Certificate Course in Interior Design
    Duration : 1 year
    Anima Institute of Fashion,
    1, Shambhu Nath Pandit street,
    Tel : 2231485/4725717,
    Fax : 2231993
    Contact now (E-mail) - E-mail
    Apeejay Institute of Design
    54, Tughlakabad,
    Institutional Area,
    Mehrauli Badarpur Road,
    New Delhi 110 062
    Institution details-Affiliated to Guru Nanak dev University,Amritsar
    course- offers 4 years and 1 year courses in Graphic, Furniture Design.
    Eligibility- for 4 year courses is Class XII and for 1 year course graduation.
    Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science & higher Education for women,
    Coimbatore-61 043
    Website [url]www.tnuniv.ac.in/adu[/url]
    Phone - 0422 - 2443620 ,0422 - 2441252,
    Birla Institute of Liberal Arts and Management Sciences
    5-A Sarat Bose Road (opp.Minto Park),
    Culcutta 700 020
    PHONE: 2240-4558, 2247-1271
    Contact now (E-mail) - E-mail
    Website - [url]www.bilams.com[/url]
    Courses- 1 year course in Interior Decoration and Design
    Eligibility - Class XII or equivalent
    College of Arts and Design
    No.7,P.V.Koli street,
    Chennai 600029
    Institution details- Affiliated to university of Madras
    CREATIONS - The School of Design and Technology, Pune
    826, Shukrawar Peth, Gadikhana Chowk, Pune
    Phone : +91 0 9422324278
    e-mail : Contact us
    website : [url]http://www.creationsindia.net[/url]
    Creations is a design school, offering a variety of courses related to Design, Art and Technology. Creations offers Diploma courses in Jewellery & Fashion Designing, Interior Designing, as well Media and Animation. Subjests like Landscaping, arts, ceramics, and pottery are also available. Creations has been appointeed as the exclusive national partner with DELCAM (UK), for their Jewel Smith software, Speed Step (Germany) for the Fashion Designing Solution, as well Pattern Maker (USA), again for their Fashion CAD Solution.
    Creations also conducts course in Diamond Grading with IGI- International Gemological Institute.
    For more details,
    contact : Mr. Sandeep Agarwal.
    Office : +91 20 24465585
    Creative -i
    College of Creative Arts Ganga Dham Comm.Phase I,Sr. No. 612 - 615,
    Lullanagar Bibwewadi Road,
    Market Yard, Pune 411 037.
    Tel. No. : 020-24209166 / 77 / 88 / 99
    E-mail : Contact us
    Website: [url]www.creativei.info[/url]
    Exterior - Interiors,
    F-12, Kalkaji,
    New Delhi 110019
    Courses- conducts one year National Diploma course in Interior Design in collaboration with Jensen & Nicholson and Computer Aided Design by Edit Institute, Mumbai..
    Other centers-Bangalore, Calicut, Calcutta, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Mumbai, Pune.
    Exteriors Interiors P Limited
    2nd floor, Dhondusa Complex,
    9 Residency Rd, Bangalore - 560025,
    102 Richmond Road, Bangalore - 560025
    Phone- 91 - 80 - 2221 9497 / 2222 9073
    Fax - 91-80-2262637
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
    Powai, Mumbai - 400076
    Maharashtra, India
    Phone- +91-22-25722545 FAX: +91-22-25723480
    Website [url]www.iitb.ac.in[/url]
    Contact now (E-mail) - Email
    JJ School of Arts ,
    Dr. D. N. Road,Fort Mumbai-400 001
    Phone: 2620488
    Course :Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) (Craft- Interior Decoration) 4 years (60 seats)
    Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent
    National Institute of Fashion Design,
    NIFD Campus,
    2-B, Madhya Marg,
    Sector 27,
    Chandigarh - 160 019
    Phone -657958
    Fax 640944
    Phone : +91- (172) - 2784 980-81
    Fax: + 91 - (172) - 2547095
    Contact now (E-mail) - Email
    Website- [url]www.nifd.net[/url]
    a)3 years, B.Sc in Interior designing.
    b)2 years, Advance Diploma in interior Design
    c)1 year Diploma in Interior design
    d)12 months professional course
    e)6 months vocational programme
    Eligibility -10+2 or equivalent
    Nirmala Niketan,
    49,New Marine lines,
    (Tel. 2206 7345)
    Karavali College
    Karavali group of colleges, N.H.-17,
    Near Kottara Chowki Junction,
    Phone : 0824 2452931, 2458220, 2458861/62
    Fax : 0824-2455656
    Contact now - E-mail
    Website- [url]www.karavalicollege.ac.in[/url]
    Courses-B.Sc Interior Design and Decoration .3 year regular programme.
    Eligibilty-10+2 (Arts, Commerce, Science) / P.U.C. / Polytechnic Diploma / Equivalent with 45% marks in aggregate.(40% is sufficient for SC/ST candidates)
    Rachna Sansad, School of Interior design
    278,shankar Ghanekar Marg,
    Mumbai- 400 025
    a) A three-year part-time government diploma course (affiliated to the Maharashtra Board of Technical Education) conducted in the afternoon at the School of Interior Design
    b) A four-year full-time BFA (Applied Art) degree course (affiliated to the University of Mumbai) conducted in the afternoon at College of the Applied Art and Craft.
    School of Interior Design,
    Arvindbhai Patel
    Institute of Environmental Design
    Vallabh Vidyanagar 388120
    Gujarat - India.
    Phone : 91 2692 37586 / 37301
    Fax : 02692 37586
    Contact now (E-mail) - E-mail
    Website- [url]www.apiedindia.com[/url]
    Courses- 3 years (6 semester) Under-graduate programme and a 2 years (4 semester) Post-graduate programme in Interior Design
    Shree Devi College of interior Design,
    Fax- 91 (824) 2451108
    Website- [url]www.shreedevicollege.com[/url]
    Contact now (E-mail) - E-mail
    Courses - Bachelor's Degree programme in Interior Design - B.Sc. (I.D.)
    School of Interior Design,
    Centre for Environmental Planning Technology (CEPT),
    Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus,
    University Rd, Navrangpura,
    Ahmedabad - 380009
    Phone: 91-79-630 6652, Fax: 91-79-630 2075
    Contact now (E-mail) - Email
    Website- [url]www.cept.ac.in[/url]
    Institution details: School of Interior Design, Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT),is an autonomous institution offering its own diplomas for various academic programmes which are recognised by the Government of India.School of Interior Design is a specialised academics institute of CEPT
    Course : 5 years (10 semester) full time professional education programme in interior design leading to the award of a diploma by CEPT.
    Eligibility : Candidates passing XII Standard Higher Secondary Certificate Examination of Gujarat State in Science Stream (or its equivalent) in single sitting with Physics, Mathematics & English as compulsory subjects along with any of the following subjects: (a) Chemistry (b) Biology (c) Computer Science (d) Engineering Drawing (all at higher/ advance level) securing a minimum aggregate score of 50% for all subjects except 45% for SEBC & 40% for SC/ST/ candidates.
    St. Francis Institute of Art and Design
    Mt. Poinsur, Borvili (West), S.V.P Rd
    Phone: 022-28936302
    E-mail : Contact us
    Web: [url]www.sfartinstitute.com[/url]
    1. Master Diploma in Interior Design 3 yrs full time
    2. Diploma in Interior Design 3 yrs. part time.
    3. Diploma in Commercial Art 3 yrs. full time
    School of Interior Design
    6/3, 1st Main Road, Vasanthnagar,
    Bangalore - 560052, Karnataka, India
    SNDT Women's University,
    Nathibai Thackersey Road,
    New Marine Lines,
    Mumbai 400 020
    Phone: 2085439; 2072792
    Contact now (E-mail) - Email
    Website: [url]www.sndt.edu[/url]
    Sophiya College
    B.K somani Polytechnic,
    Bhalubhai desai Road,
    Mumbai 400026
    South Delhi Polytechnic for women
    Lajpat Nagar-1V,
    New Delhi-110024
    Phone ( Office ) : 26294833, 26294836, 26482298 ( Hostel ) : 26464917
    Fax No. : 011-26474425
    Contact now (E-mail) - E-mail
    Website: [url]www.polytechnic-sdpw.com[/url]
    Courses - Interior Designing course which can be under taken as a
    One-year, Two-year, Three-year or Four-year full time programme.
    Architecture And Education
    E-314A, Basement, Sector-27, Noida-201301
    Tel: + 91 120 3959 303
    Web: [url]www.ubaworld.com[/url]
    Contact now (E-mail) - Email
    Fulltime/ Correspondence Courses offered
    1)Advance Diploma In Interior Design(ADID)
    Duration : 1 1/2 years
    Eligibility :Graduation / Diploma In Interior Design
    2)Diploma In Interior Design (DID)
    Duration : 1 year
    Eligibility : 10+2
    3)Certificate Course In Home Interiors
    4) Coaching For AIIA Entrance Examinations.
    Eligibility: 3 yrs Diploma in Architecture.
    5) Coaching For AIIA students to pass AIIA Papers/Thesis.
    6) Coaching For B.Arch Entrance Examinations.
    Eligibility: 10+2
    7)Customized Training Program (CMTP).
    Eligibility: Diploma/ Degree in Architecture/ Civil/ Mechanical Engg.
    Work on live projects/ Earn monthly stipend.
    Duration: 6 Months
    100% Assistance in Job Placement for all our Students.

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    Hi! Interior decoration in US and India may differ slightly but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to apply your knowledge and experience in India. If you have the correct and accurate knowledge about the field than you can use it anywhere and make changes according to the demand & place.

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