World University of Design, Sonepat (WUD SONEPAT) - Admission

Private University


Sonipat, Haryana

Private University


Sonipat, Haryana

WUD Sonepat Admission 2023 - Courses, Eligibility, Selection Basis

Updated On - February 27 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

WUD or the World University of Design Sonepat is a private university. The university was established in 2018 through the Haryana Private Universities (Second Amendment) Act 2017 and is located in Rajiv Gandhi Education City, Sonipat, Haryana. It claims to be "India's first and only university dedicated to education in the creative domain. It occupies over 12 acres (5.3 ha) area in Sonipat. The campus provides hostel rooms to girls on-campus and to boys off-campus. WUD recognizes the potential of design in every field and hence offers the most diverse choices in creative careers so far offered in any institution in India. It has a campus solely dedicated to creative education and thereby offers maximum exposure of creative opportunities with trans-disciplinary learning and the availability of like-minded people around all the time. It is the first Indian university of design. 

WUD Sonepat Admission Highlights

The candidates can check the summary of the WUD Sonepat in the table given below:

Name of the UniversityWorld University of Design, Sonepat
University TypePrivate University
Basic Admission CriteriaEntrance and Merit-Based
Name of Entrance TestB.Arch – NATA 2023 or JEE Main Paper 2 2023
B.Des, BVA and BBA – GAT/ AAT/ DAT 2023
LocationWorld University of DesignPlot No.1, Rajiv Gandhi Education City NH-1, Sonepat-131029, Haryana, India

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WUD Sonepat Admission 2023 Schedule

The dates mentioned are exactly as per the notification of the World University of Design:

Commencement of the Online application To be Announced
Last date to submit the form To be Announced
DAT, AAT and GAT(University entrance exam for UG and PG courses)-
Valid scores of NIFT 2023, NID, CEED 2023 and UCEED 2023 exams can be considered in lieu of DAT and those of CET, CAT, MAT 2023 and XAT in lieu of GAT.
Schedule for WUD PhD Programmes are hearby:
Important Dates


 5 Feb '22


12 Mar '22


24 Dec '21 -

27 Dec '21



29 Jan '22 -

6 Feb '22

WUD Sonepat Admission 2023 for UG Courses

The Undergraduate courses offered by the university are given below in the given table:

CourseSeatsSpecializationsMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
B.Des40Product DesignClass 12 or equivalent from CBSE/ AISSCE/ IB/ ICSE/ State Board with minimum 50% marks.
  • Aptitude Test & personal interview
  • UCEED/NID/NIFT qualified candidates will be preferred
40Interior Architecture & Design
40Lifestyle Accessory Design
60Fashion Design
40Graphic Communication Design
40Animation and Games Design
40Computer Science & Design 
40Transportation Design 
40Film and Video
BVA40Creative Painting
40Digital Drawing & Illustration 
BBA40Design Strategy and Management
40Retail Business Management
40Fashion Business Management
BA(Hons)40 Built Environment & Habitat Studies 
BArch 40Architecture Sr. Secondary (10+2) with minimum 50% marks in Maths, Physics & Chemistry. Admission through NATA/JEE 

Architecture programme admission will be on the basis of marks obtained in the NATA / JEE or other exams as prescribed by the Council of Architecture. Candidates must submit their application along with a copy of their 10+2 marks card and NATA/ JEE scorecard.

WUD Sonepat Admission 2023 for PG Courses

The university offers various PG courses the details of all are mentioned below in the given table:

CoursesSeatsSpecializationsMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
MDes/MSc30 International Fashion Business Should have passed graduation with minimum 50% marks.
  • Through Aptitude Test & Interview
  • CEED/NID/NIFT qualified applicants will be preferred.
30Fashion Design 
30 User Experience & Interaction Design 
30Transportation Design 
30 Industrial Design 
30Communication Design 
30 Interior & Retail Design 
MVA30Contemporary Art Practices Should hold a degree of BFA/BVA with minimum 50% marks

Through the Aptitude Test and Personal Interview

30Art Education 
30Fashion Art Graduation with minimum 50% marks
30Curatorial Practices in Art 
MBA30 Design Strategy & Management 
30Design Strategy & Management (Executive)Graduation with minimum 50% marks from a recognised university and 2 years of work experience.---------
MPA30DanceHave passed graduation from a recognised board/university with at least 50% marks.Admission through Aptitude Test & Interview

For PG Design/Fashion & Communication program, the candidate needs to appear at PG-DAT personal interview whereas, for PG Management program, aspirants have to appear for GAT.

WUD Sonepat Admission 2023 for Diploma Courses

The World University of Design offers Diploma programs in the below-mentioned fields:

CourseSeatsSpecializationsMinimum EligibilitySelection Criteria
Diploma15 seats for each coursesFashion DesignClass 12 or equivalent from CBSE/ AISSCE/ IB/ ICSE/ State Board with at least 50% marks.Performance in Personal Interview.
Graphic and Web Design
Professional Automotive Modelling
Film Acting

The diploma courses offered by the WUD Sonepat is for 1 year each.

WUD Sonepat Admission 2023 for PhD Courses

Applications are invited for admission to Full Time and Part Time PhD Programmes under disciplines of Visual Art & Design, the other relating details are given below in the table:

CoursesSpecializationsMinimum EligibilitySelection Basis
PhD ProgrammesApplied Arts and Visual CommunicationMaster’s degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks(for Open categories) in a relevant discipline or equivalent, subject to clear written test and Interview; there is a 5% relaxation to SC/ ST/ OBC (non-creamy layer)/ differently-abled candidates).Entrance examination conducted by the university.
Graphic Communication Design
Animation & Game Design
Curatorial Practices in Arts
Fashion Art
Art & Design History
Contemporary Art Practice 
  • The final selection will be based on the performance in Entrance Test (40% weightage) and presentation/Interview (60% weightage).
  • The candidate must score a minimum of 50% marks in the WUD entrance test to be eligible to appear for the interview.
NOTE - Candidates who have cleared tests like UGC/CSIR NET, DBT (JRF), ICMR, DST (INSPIRE), etc. or any other University’s PhD or equivalent entrance test will directly be eligible for interview.

WUD Sonepat Admission 2023 Counselling

The candidates will have to go through the counselling process to take the admission in World University of Design Sonipat Haryana. The details of the same are mentioned below in the given points:

  • The merit list will be prepared by the authority based on the marks of the qualifying degree and any national level test score or university exam score.
  • The applicants will have to carry the original documents of the qualifying degree along with the filled-in application form to the counselling venue for the verification process. The documents required are xerox copy of the application form, 10th and 12th marksheets, admit card, degree courses certificates, etc.
  • The candiadtes will have to appear in a personal interview conducted by the authority. The interview panel will ask questions related to the field of study selected by the applicant.
  • Also, aspirants will have to submit a counselling fee.
  • Successful candidates will be made an offer to join WUD. The offer will be sent via an email. 

WUD Application Process

The candidates who are seeking to apply for any of the courses of WUD Sonepat can go through the below-mentioned steps to apply:

  • Visit the official website of the university.
  • Click on ‘Admissions’ and then click on ‘Register and Apply Online’.
  • Fill all the details correctly in the Registration Form, viz; name, email address, mobile number, etc.
  • Pay an application fee of Rs 1000 through Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • Must take the printout of it for all the further uses.
  • From the web portal of the university download the application form.
  • Fill all the details correctly in the application form.
  • Send the duly filled application form along with a Demand draft of Rs 1000 drawn in favour of ‘WUD, Sonepat’ payable at Sonepat, Haryana and other required documents to:
World University of Design,
Plot no. 1, Rajiv Gandhi Education City,
Sonepat, Haryana - 131029
For more details check WUD Sonepat Result 2023.

WUD Sonepat Placement

World University of Design Sonepat maintains regular and intensive interaction with the industry. Its Corporate Resource Centre (CRC) will work closely with industry throughout the year in following areas:

  • Inviting senior executives to share practical experiences and insights.
  • Getting membership of premier industry associations enhancing job prospects.
  • Offering opportunity to undertake specialized courses in emerging areas leading to value-added certifications.
  • Organizing regular industry visits by the students.
  • Getting live ongoing projects and consultancy assignments for students.
  • Coordinating for summer projects and semester-long internships as required.

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