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Q1. Which all courses are offered in Faculty of Architecture & Design? How many seats are there in each course?
Ans.The courses offered by Faculty of Architecture & Design-

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)- Interior Design & Decoration – 40 seats 

Bachelor of Design – Total 60 seats

With specializations in :-

  • Communication 
  1. Interior Design
  2. Animation & VFX


Q1. Where is Faculty of Architecture and Design (FAD) located?
Ans. Faculty of Architecture and Design is one of the faculties of Manav Rachna International Institute of Research And Studies MRIIRS(formerly MRIU) located in “E” Block, Sector 43, Aravalli Hills, Delhi- Surajkund Road, Faridabad.



Q2. What is Interior design?
Ans. Interior Design is the profession that focuses on the layout, design, decoration and aesthetics of interior spaces, buildings and other structures. Interior designers work in a wide range of settings, including residential, commercial, hospitality and institutional environments.

Q3. Are drawing skills mandatory to join B.Sc.-ID&D course?
Ans. No, the course curriculum is designed in a manner that a student is introduced and trained in basics in first semester to eventually introduced to advanced and specialized techniques.

Q4. Are drawing skills required for an Interior Designer? Why?
Ans. As the interior designer’s work is based on conceptual design, drawing is one of the tools to depict the ideas developed for the client’s needs & 2D & 3D drawing techniques is also taught as a part of the curriculum.

Q5. What are the profiles aimed at after completing this course? 

Ans. Interior Designers can work as: Interior Decorator, Space Planner, Freelance Interior Designer, Office Space Designer, Set Designer, Corporate Showroom Designer, Art Director, Furniture Designer, Wall Covering Designer, Window Treatment Specialist, Interior Design Educator, Kitchen & Bath Designer, Design Journalist, Color Consultant, Visual display & décor specialist, etc.

Q6. Which are the sectors where an interior designer & decorator work?
Ans. Interior designers can work with Architectural Firms, Interior Houses, Furniture Showrooms, Institutional Spaces, Corporate Spaces, Health Care, Airport Terminals, Theme Parks, Hospitality, Shopping Malls, Design Consulting Offices, Corporate Design Departments, Govt. Design Agencies, builder firms, event décor specialists, etc.

Q7. Does Interior Designing offer opportunities for a regular and well paying job?
Ans. Yes, it is a job sector in demand. In India, as the lifestyle is getting better day by day; so is the work for Interior designers. Renovations and redesigning of various spaces offers regular and well paid jobs.

Q8. What are the softwares used in this stream?
Ans. Various specialized industry softwares are:

  • AUTOCAD – 2D and 3D
  • 3Ds Max
  • Adobe Photoshop

Q9. To work as a freelancer, what is the minimum investment required? 
Ans. The creative skills and the design capabilities are the prime investments for any Interior Designer. Depending on the nature of project and innovative skills of students, business could be started as soon as after graduating.

Q10. How does Interior Designing differ from Architecture?
Ans. Architects and Interior Designers work very differently. Most Architects work with structure and building design and prefer not to work with details of interiors, such as Kitchen and Bath design, Custom Cabinetry, Built-ins, Color schemes, Wall and Window treatments. Designers & decorators can create a master plan for the interiors of your entire home or office, which can be implemented in stages, as & when your budget allows.

Q11. Can a fresher start his/her own business or one should have some experience?
Ans. Yes, a fresher can start his/her own business as ours is a practical skill based course & we give exposure to the students in the area of entrepreneurship also.

Q12. Is there an interaction with the renowned personalities from the industry?
Ans. Yes, lectures are scheduled by experts of various fields like Architects, Vaastu Experts, Interior Designing experts, Estate Manager, Professional Model makers etc.

Q13. Does MRIIRS(formerly MRIU – FAD  hold any workshops/ Seminars related to the course?
Ans. Yes, workshops/seminars/ exhibitions are conducted, where the students get an interactive session with the industry experts. In short, all such activities are an integral part of this program.

Q14. What is the employment scope?

Ans. High level and high end industrial manufacturers hire product designers with high pay and perquisites with immediate promotions as per trends. Moreover freelance designers are also working globally and in collaboration and yearning six figure incomes.

There are enormous opportunities forInterior Design graduates to secure a job in private sector. Many private organizations such as Boutiques, Hotels, Fashion Media, marketing sector, Furniture Manufacturing Units, and Quality Control Offices, etc offer huge openings for the Interior Design Graduates. In these private firms, one can join as Cutting Assistant / Graphic Designer / Illustrator / Entrepreneurs / Design Manager / Colorists / Outside Sales Representative.

Q15. What skills should an Interior Designer possess?
Ans. Technical Skills

  • Understanding of Anthropometry & ergonomics.
  • Basic Computer skills and specialized soft-wares like CAD etc.
  • Preparing drawings, models, process charts.
  • Preparing financial estimates, budgets, costing.
  • Materials and Methods of construction.
  • Project Management.

Human Skills

  • Formal presentations skills
  • Creativity
  • Interpersonal Communications.
  • Decision Making.
  • Negotiating
  • Team working.
  • Motivating.
  • Leading and Supervising.
  • Time Managements



Q1- what are the streams we offer?

The Course offers 3 streams- 

1-Animation and VFX

2-Communication design/ visual design

3-Interior design


Q2- How we are different from other colleges?

We have the best faculties, infra and most importantly we practice collaborative learning. We offer industry culture in the studio/ lab work and practical subjects. Students already have started working on the commissioned work, they have fetched through their online contacts. We are promoting such activities under trends and technology criteria.

Our students are going to work/collaborate with students of computer applications for their game development subject and their UX/UI

The curriculum /subjects more or less similar to other colleges are taught differently, with the assignments based on TECHNOLOGY , up gradation, and the global issues / social issues incorporated with the students innovative and out of the box approach.


Q3- Tell something about the student’s placements after the completion of the course?

We started the course in 2020 so our students are yet to be placed. But we, the faculties have our professional network and our experiences, through which we are going to place the students for their internships and the jobs too.

 Usually we tell how our students from earlier colleges placed and how we helped them with our network.


Q4- Job opportunities in design:-

The students can explore during the course while experiencing various media, skills sets, subjects and the opportunities to work as

  1. Communication Designers: Visual designers/ux/ui designer in a game/ software companies, Art director/ visualizer/ graphic / visual designer / illustrator/ freelancer- advertising, media houses, studios, publishing houses.
  2. Animation and VFX – , graphic designer, ROTO artist, compositing (comp) artist, clean plate artist (cp artist), matt painting creator, 2d and 3d motion capture artist (mocap) artist, sound recording artist, video editor, motion graphics artist, VFX artist.

Animator for game development companies, media houses, e learning companies, films, adversting agencies

  1. Interior Designers can work as: Space Planner, Freelance Interior Designer, Office Space Designer, Set Designer, Corporate Showroom Designer, Art Director, Furniture Designer, Wall Covering Designer, Window Treatment Specialist, Interior Design Educator, Kitchen & Bath Designer, Design Journalist, Color Consultant etc.


Q5-what are the fee structure and the scholar ships?

 A-5 Instructions as given by the institute and authorities. 


FAQs-Department of Civil Engineering(2023-24)

The Civil Engineering Department was established in the year 2009 and has built an excellent reputation over the years. The Department offers B.Tech-Civil Engineering, B.Tech- Civil Engineering (Hons.) with specializations in Smart Cities/Green Technology and Sustainability Engineering,M.Tech-Civil Engg (with specialization in Structural Engineering/ Construction Management & Transportation Engineering), both full time and part time, and Ph.D Programme in Civil Engineering.


Q1. What does Civil Engineering as a profession offer?

Civil Engineering is an ever-changing industry. With contemporary technological advancements, the civil engineering field has evolved from working solely with concrete to now designing and building everything from bridges to buildings. Using drones for surveying land, designing and monitoring construction of structures using cloud based softwares, nondestructive testing, enabling remote sensing via cloud technologies, connecting devices in cities- Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled sensors, use of Building Information Modeling (BIM)& big data, development of water conservation technology and develop 3D printing solutions, has shifted Civil Engineers to more advanced phase of development.

After completion of Degree, one can go for various job opportunities in public/private sector, research, academics and own consultancy/contracting firms. With the emphasis on development of infrastructure, there is a bright future ahead for Civil Engineers for the coming decades.


Q2.How is Civil Engineering curriculum at MRIIRS suited to contemporary industry needs.

The curriculum for B.Tech Civil Engineering has been benchmarked against the Model Curriculum by AICTE with training and education aligned to roll out highly-aware, sustainability-minded generation to join the workforce globally. There are ample opportunities available to students to opt both for discipline electives and cross discipline electives/MOOCs floated at the University level in line with the Choice Based Credit System. Our syllabus is regularly reviewed and modified according to the feedback from stakeholders and needs of industry by the Board of Studies and subsequently approved by the Academic Council. 


Q3. To what extent does Civil Engineering in MRIIRS offer practical hands-on training?

The Department has fully equipped Labs with state-of-the-art equipment, like horizontal and vertical shake table, Universal Testing Machine with 1000kN capacity, Non Destructive Testing equipments, Structures Lab, Strength of Materials Lab, Soil Mechanics Lab, Environmental Engineering Lab, Concrete Lab, Transportation Engineering Lab, Hydraulics Lab, Fluid Machinery Lab, Surveying Lab, Engineering Geology Lab, Computational Lab, Advanced Structural Engineering Lab and Construction Yard are available in the college premises for regular lab courses, research and consultancy. Summer Internship- I II, III and IVhave been kept before 3rd, 5th and 7th semesters and during 8thsemester for the students to understand Industry requirements, bridging the gap between academic knowledge and industry.Contemporary software trainings like AutoCAD, Revit,ETABs, STAAD, Building Information Modeling, OpenRoads, QGIS, MS Projects and Primavera are part of ourcurriculum.  In order to keep the students a breast with the technological advances, continuous interaction with reputed companies is being organized at frequent intervals in the form of special technical lectures/ workshops/ site visits or exchange of technical knowledge etc.


Q4. Does the Department have a foreign exchange programme? 

Yes, Department has an articulation agreement with Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand (AUT) to facilitate the progression which includes transfer of credits for a student who has completed an approved qualification or paper offered by MRIIRS to an approved qualification in AUT: Bachelor Engineering Honours, Construction Engineering at Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand (AUT).


Q5. What are the Entry Requirements to Auckland University of Technology through MRIIRS?

Entry requirements to AUT qualification would depend on MRIIRS CGPA as follows:



Articulation point at AUT



Level 7 – Direct into start of 3rd year

Students demonstrating this attainment level are generally highly competent in the Indian system. This will be a genuine 2+2 articulation (240 points in India and 240 points at AUT)

7.0 to 7.9

Level 6 – Into second semester of second year

Students in this category are generally competent but will be lacking aspects of fundamental design and particularly mathematical knowledge. This will be a 2+2.5 articulation (240 points in MRIIRS and 240 points at AUT)

6.0 to 6.9

Level 6 – articulation into the start of second year

Students in this category are generally competent but will be require substantial additional content to bring the candidates up to speed. This will be a 2+3 articulation arrangement. (240 points in MRIIRS and 360 points at AUT)

< 6.0

Not recommended

Q6. How does UG specialization in “Smart Cities” benefit the students.

Smart buildings, zero energy buildings, smart water systems, and smart electricity grids, waste management protocols, will all be part of the future connected cities, in addition to mobility solutions. As a result, engineering education must broaden to encompass infrastructure, environmental knowledge, technology, sensors, and data science. The Manav Rachna Smart Cities focus provides one with just that, guiding one through a customized curriculum, hands on training and interactive industrial experiences outside of the classroom.


Q7. What is the future potential for UG specialization in “Green Technology and Sustainability Engineering”?

Inclusion of the green building norms has to be integrated with contemporary approaches and Environmental protection has to be at the forefront of all infrastructure design and operation.Reuse and recycling of waste, water reuse and recycling and many other facets of Civil engineering require integrated planning and design in a transition from contemporary practices to state-of-art green and clean constructions. A meticulous planning, creativity, adaptability and problem-solving skills helps in achieving these objectives. B.Tech (Hons.) Civil Engineering with specialization in Green Technology & Sustainability Engg. offered by the department from 2021 will be catering to above aspects.


Q8.What is the job market potential of Civil Engineering?

India is going through an intense phase of rapid infrastructure development. The duty of a Civil Engineer involves planning, designing, executing, operating and maintaining various constructions like airport, dock harbor, dams, tunnels, buildings, roads, railways, bullet train project, rapid metro project, monorail project, metro rail projects, flood control structures, river training works, water wastewater treatment plants, solid waste management, canal, transmission towers, slope protection, ground improvement etc. This throws up possibilities of absorption of Civil Engineers in a big way. Presently, a huge demand and supply gap exists for Civil Engineers in the market. 

In the public sector, the Civil Engineering graduates can get absorbed in PSUs like DDA, BPCL, DMRC, NCCBM,HPCL, IOCL, DRDO, ISRO, NBCC, NHAI, IRCON, RITES to name a few. The graduates can also appear in the prestigious Indian Engineering Services (IES) examination where they get to serve in the Central Govt.Organizations like BRO, CPWD, MES, CWC, Survey of India and Indian Railways etc. There are also vacancies in the Technical Entry for the Armed Forces for Civil Engineers; the highest for any single branch of engineering. The Officer entry will suffice with any branch of engineering.

At MRIIRS, a good number of students have been placed in reputed companies such as RITES, DMRC, Irrigation Deptt, DDA, NCRTC, AECOM, CB&I, COWI India, Ashoka Buildcon, Rothenberger, PNB Housing Finance, Earth Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, GR Infra Projects Ltd, KMC Construction, PNC Infratech Ltd, Sushee Infra Pvt Ltd, TCS, Theme Engineering, Unihorn, Vishwa Infrastructure, SGS-Technomech, Top Surveying, Prathishta Group, Cinda Engineering, Supertech, RDC Concrete, Vegazva Group etc. Graduates from MRIIRS have also joined the Corps of Engineers in Indian Army. Career counseling sessions, GATE/IES preparation lecture series are organized frequently for benefit of the students.Besides, the department looks forward to tying up with other companies for opening up other windows of opportunities for recruitment of students. 


Q9. What are the research avenues at MRIIRS for Civil Engineering?

Impetus on innovation and research starts from 3rd semester onwards to 4th and 5th semester through courses “Design, Thinking and Innovation-I, II and III”. The students are required to identify societal, regional issues, conduct literature survey, devise methodologies for solutions and ultimately publish research papers and thus, add to the knowledge of existing literature in varying fields. The project work starts from 6th Semester as Phase I and then in 7th Semester for implementation of recognized contemporary civil engineering problems. The research publications, project work and industrial experience greatly enhance the skills, entrepreneurship, employability andproblem-solving skills with lifelong lesson enrichment after due deliberations.


Q10. What is the scope of higher studies after B.Tech (Civil Engineering) in India and abroad?

After graduation, one can pursue M.Tech in various sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering like Structures, Geotechnical, Environment, Transportation, Water Resources, Construction Management etc.  Option of doing MBA is also available in disciplines like Real Estate Management, Construction Management, Construction Economics, Quantity Surveying, etc. GATE/GRE/GMAT score has to be obtained for admission in universitiesof national and international repute.

At MRIIRS, one can pursue M.Tech in Civil Engineering with specialization in Structural Engineering/Transportation Engineering/Construction Management. Nine batches of M.Tech have already passed out and students are placed in very good companies of International recognition.


Q11.Whether sufficient reference books are available in Library?

Dr. O.P. Bhalla Central Library offers a range of services for academic and research pursuits, such asCirculation Services, Reference & Research Services, Digital Library etc. The Central Library is an invaluable resource for students, researchers & faculty members with a collection of around3 lacs printedand e-books, along with various journals & other related materials like CDs DVDs, on-line journals such as ASCE etc. Facilities like Turnitin, J-Gate, EBSCO database, DELNET, Shodhganga, NPTEL, ASTM standards etc are available in the library. Apart from 10,000 Civil Engineering printed and e-books in Central Library, Civil Engineering Department has its own library with about 1000 reference books.



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