At Gurumantra, we provide comprehensive, engaging and experiential coaching that prepares you for exams and admissions at some of the top institutes in the country such as IIT-IDC, NID, NIFT, MIT, Srishti and many more.
Craft your Design career roadmap with Gurumantra!

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Why GuruMantra?

First rule for an aspiring design student is to never accept anything without question.

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How do we do it?

At Gurumantra we have developed a teaching pedagogy with the brightest and most learned veterans in the industry.

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Take Design Quotient Test

Want to know the correct career path in Design? Take the DQ test.

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10th pass/ 11th Std.

Course in Design, Fashion & Architecture if you have just passed 10th Std. or you are in 11th Std. now.

Take the Design Quotient Test to know your Design Aptitude

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11th pass/ 12th Std.

Course in Design, Fashion & Architecture if you have just passed 11th Std. or you are in 12th Std. now.

Take the Design Quotient Test to know your Design Aptitude

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Final Year/ Graduate

Course in Design & Fashion if you are in Final Year of Graduation or you have completed your Graduation

Take the Design Quotient Test to know your Design Aptitude

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Esha Deshpande

Esha Deshpande

IIT Delhi

Kasturi Adgaonkar

Kasturi Adgaonkar

MIT Institute of Design

Sanket Gonte

Sanket Gonte

IIT IDC Mumbai

Sonal Ganpate

Sonal Ganpate

IIT Delhi

Sudarshan Kadam

Sudarshan Kadam

MIT Institute of Design

Testimonials

Ashwini Patil

Gurumantra is a design-oriented course and it makes the student think differently by its extraordinary activities, lectures, seminar. Like ‘think beyond obvious.

Ashwini Patil
Student

Divyani Bhisikar

Gurumantra has helped me a lot to groom my skills. It taught me to think as a designer and work like a professional. Sabnis Sir’s friendly and interactive way of teaching is excellent. Being a student of Gurumantra has increased my knowledge and boosted my confidence. It has changed my perspective to look at the world.

Divyani Bhisikar
Student

Parth Dhomkar

Learning at Gurumantra was a completely unique experience for me. It was not like a regular class at all! Each session was filled with fun assignments, projects and works which forced our brains to think out of the box! It helped me to think in the design way, and changed my outlook towards day to day objects.

Parth Dhomkar
Student

Rutuja Nalawade

Every session is a new journey with numerous challenges, treats and unbelievable results in the end. Every moment is worth a thought which itself brought a question with thousands of unknown answers. Last but not the least “Kiran Sabnis” Sir is an exceptional man I met who made this journey safe, adventurous and worth living for He made us attain the proper balance between our “left and right” brains.

Rutuja Nalawade
Student

FAQ’s

I want to pursue career in Design. How can Gurumantra help me in getting in to a Design School?

Gurumantra has developed a Design Pedagogy which focuses on 4 aspects – (a) Collaborative Learning (b) Experiential Classrooms (c) Creative Problem Solving (d) Role Plays and Story-telling. Gurumantra’s design pedagogy helps students to get success in Design (NID, IDC, MIT, Srishti), Fashion (NIFT, SID, SOFT, Pearl) and NATA exams. To know more about the Design Pedagogy please click here.

What are the career opportunities Design (after completing B.Des / M.Des)?

There are enormous job opportunities for both B.Des and M.Des pass out students both in India and Abroad. B.Des / M.Des designers are in demand in areas like Product Design, UX / UI Design, Transportation Design, Furniture Design, Animation, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, etc. Many of the designers venture in to entrepreneurship and set their own Design Studios. Please visit the website of the respective design schools to know about the campus placements in their schools.

Tell me more on mentors in Gurumantra?

A.The main USP of Gurumantra are our highly-qualified mentors. Gurumantra is headed by Mr. Kiran Sabnis who is an alumnus of IDC (IIT Bombay) with more than 25 years of experience in the fields of Product Design, UX / UI Design. In addition Gurumantra has a very competent team of mentors who are alumni of NID, IDC (IIT Bombay), Fashion Designers with industrial experience in India and Abroad. To know more about the mentors at Gurumantra please click here.

Which are the top institutes for Design in India?

India has good design schools which are on par with leading global design schools abroad. Every year thousands of design aspirants apply for design schools like National Institute of Design (NID) through DAT exam, IDC – IIT Bombay and other IIT’s through CEED and UCEED exam. Pune is hub to some of the leading design schools like MIT-ID, SID, DSK Supinfocom, Srishti etc.

Which are the top institutes for Fashion?

The top institutes in Fashion in India are National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), National Institute of Design (NID), School of Fashion Technology (SOFT), MIT-ID, SID, Pearl Academy, etc.

Which are the top institutes for Architecture?

The top institutes in Fashion in India are J.J School of Architecture, School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), CEPT University, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), National Institute of Technology (NIT), etc

What is the admission process to get into the Design Schools and how to prepare for them?

Most of the Design School have a 5-step exam process:
a) Written Exam consisting of MCQ based Aptitude Exam and creative Design Aptitude Test (Computer based or Paper Based)
b) Submission of Statement of Purpose (SOP)
c) Studio Test (Situation Test)
d) Portfolio Review
e) Personal Interview

After clearing all these rounds final selection is done in the Design Schools as per their All India Rank (AIR)

I am confused which specialization to choose. Does Gurumantra have a test which can tell me which specialization is suitable for me?

We at Gurumantra conduct a Design Quotient (DQ) Test to assess the aptitude of the student for pursuing career in Design. At Gurumantra we don’t suggest which specialization is suitable for a student since it is dependent on multiple parameters such as education background, exposure to the field, personal interest, passion towards a field . But we at Gurumantra mentor each student in a way they are successful in cracking any Design School Entrance Exam.

Can you share more information on the students of Gurumantra who got admissions in NID, NIFT and IDC (CEED)?

Yes. Not only NID and IDC but students of Gurumantra are part of all the top Design, Fashion and Architecture Schools of India. Please click here to see what our students say about us.

Where is Gurumantra located?

Please click here to see Gurumantra’s location.

Which are the Top Design Colleges in India?

Please Click here to see list of Top Design Colleges in India

About GURUMANTRA

WE ARE, Gurumantra, a launchpad from where aspiring designers take a leap towards the world of Design, Architecture and Fashion.
WE TRAIN, the aspiring designer in you.
WE CRAFT, your roadmap towards a successful career in design.

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