About Us

With the enriched heritage in arts, architecture, culture and tradition of Rajasthan “Design” today has become a need of every human being; it has come a long way in India since the past two decades. Given the vibrant economy and dynamic market forces, the industry is bound to grow exponentially. The scope of design has widened its avenues.

With a strong legacy in education for Civil and Architectural studies, The School of Design & Arts is an extension to the quality education that Poornima University has been imparting in the past. The Design Programmes of SDA are accredited by The Institute of Indian Interior Designers (IIID).

SDA culture encourages thinking, questioning and experimenting to harness the artistic and intellectual potential of each individual and place the institution at the leading edge of contemporary art and design discourse. A multi-disciplinary approach inculcates self-initiated learning and independent thinking and expands perceptual perspectives. Regular interaction with design studios, production and distribution centers and industry forms a vital bridge between design school and the Industry.

The courses are so designed to develop the learner’s worldview understanding and the socio-cultural context of Design.


The holistic and philanthropic model was designed to address nuances of professional design, revival of indigenous art and craft techniques providing design solutions. The aim was to provide professional human resources, technological development solutions, establish as a knowledge service provider and design hub catering to the need of design industry located in the Region. These advanced approach to societal and economic development and sustainable future goal helped in promoting art, cultural and heritage urban renewal symbolizing humanitarianism. SDA constantly strives for excellence by introducing new academic and extension programs like vocational education imbibing consultancy services and research. This holistic model of design institute provides education to people from marginal and vulnerable communities locally and regionally. The strategic partnership with Design organizations and industry ensures sustained growth relevant to design education of the nation amalgamating global standards.


To acquire holistic approach creating design hub furnishing innovative solutions for emerging challenges that facilitates society and region with indigenous design and art infusion, manage and motivate delivery of impeccable quality with global standards.


  • To practice logical, sequential, conceptual and revival skills for providing design innovations at global platform.
  • To demonstrate virtues, sustainability, ethics and interpersonal skills for administrating ingenious design.
  • To formulate, manage, motivate and deliver strategic solutions integrating creativity, art, technology, quality and emerge as major design hub.

Program Educational Objectives

PEO-1 : Technical Adeptness

To be able to choose from a number of career options available in Research & Development, Manufacturing, Entrepreneurship, Design Services, consultancies, Independent Design firms and work in a multi-disciplinary environment.

PEO-2 : Awareness of Social Impact

To create individuals capable of collaborating and working with other organizations or individuals as an effective team to carry out business on an international and National level.

PEO-3 : Professionalism

To be able to inculcate qualities like crisp communication skills, business acumen, effective execution, imagination and to inculcate a global awareness and a sustainable career prospect.

Program Outcomes

PO1: Design Knowledge : 

 Apply the knowledge of design fundamentals, and a specialization to the solution of complex design problems.

PO2: Problem analysis :

Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex design problems reaching substantiated conclusions using elements and principles of design.

PO3: Design/Development of solutions : 

Design solutions for complex problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PO4: Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems : 

Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5: Modern tool usage :

Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern designing and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex designing activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6: The Designer and Society :

 Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional design practice.

PO7: Environment and Sustainability :

 Understand the impact of the professional designing solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PO8: Ethics :

 Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the designing practice.

PO9: Individual and Team Work :

Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO10: Communication :

Communicate effectively on complex design activities with the design community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO11: Project Management and Finance :

 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the design and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12: Lifelong learning:

Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life- long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Specific Outcomes







    1. Approved by the Institute of Indian Interior designers (IIID)
    2. Approved by Fashion Design Council of Rajasthan (FDCR)
    3. Fostered curriculum to international standards
    4. Mentoring by Industry Experts, field experts and senior professionals across the globe
    5. Well qualified and experienced faculties.
    6. Versatile teaching learning approach for enhanced theory and practical studios with hands on practice for industry ready creative learners
    7. Industry and field exposure by tie ups, case studies, site visits, onsite workshops, market surveys.
    8. Skill enhancements trainings, workshops and online courses
    9. Talent enrichment programs such as visits and tours, portfolio development, Research & consultancy.
    10. Advanced and well-equipped Labs such as computer lab, photography lab, graphic printing lab, textile dyeing & printing lab, garment construction lab, pattern making, Exhibition hall, Interior designing studio, Fashion & textile design studio and Visual art studio.
    11. Industry and public approach directed through annual event Poornima Trends, SRIJAN and Annual Exhibit
    12. Direct Artist and Designers connect via International camp in campus with Experts
    13. Opportunity of foreign internship for students
    14. Offers doctoral programs in accordance with UGC guidelines


Company Name Place Package
E-Shakti Gurgaon 15,000
Pawan Creation Jaipur 16,000
Ahuja Overseas Jaipur 18,000
Cheer Sagar,Sitapura Jaipur 18,000
Design Frame Jaipur 18, 000
Tiara Style décor Chandigarh 16,000
Planet-D Mumbai 15,000



Course Outcomes


a. Conferences

b. Workshops

Year Workshops
2016 Jewellery Making
2016 Blue pottery
2017 Terracotta mural
2016 Paper bag and lamp making
2016 Canvas painting without brushes
2017 Mask Making
2017 Pattern making and Garment Construction
2017 Fashion Illustration , (features)
2018 Drawing and Clay modeling
2018 Textile dyeing and printing techniques
2019 Creative Composition

c. Industry-Institute Interaction

Year Name of Place
2016 Dileep Industries - Ceramic
2017 Inter-College Art Competition: Creative Pearl
2017 Décor India Birla Auditorium
2018 Forhex Fair, Birla Auditorium
2018 Doll Museum
2018 Jaipur visit: Amber fort
2019 Industrial visit : Sogani Fashion
2019 Jaipur Literature Festival
2020 Outdoor sketching visit Nahargarh and Amber

Name of Place Titles of Visit
Delhi Educational Trip : Delhi ( Surajkund,Crafts Museum, National gallery of Modern Art, Delhi Haat & Akshardham Temple and Dastkar)
M.P Educational Trip
South Educational Trip
Rajasthan Educational Trip
Delhi Educational Trip : Delhi ( Surajkund,Crafts Museum, National gallery of Modern Art, Delhi Haat Akshardham Temple and Dastkar)

d. IPR

Name of Artist / Participant Theme of Sculpture
1. Mr. Hari Ram Khumbawat Aura of Poornima
2. Mr. Rokesh Kumar Singh Book of Human Anatomy
3. Ms. Pooja Soni Estract of Life
4. Mr. Hirdaya Prakash Kaushal Growth: A never ending process
5. Mr. Sunil Kumar Kumawat Growth of life
6. Mr. Souherdyo Das If I were a bird
7. Mr. Tulsi Ram Immurement
8. Ms. P. lalithalaxmi Knowledge is power
9. Mr. Pramendra Kumar Meena Treasure
10. Mr. Pradeep B . Jongad Wings of knowledge

d. Celebrations

Teacher's Day Celebration
Department Day Celebration
International Women's Day
Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti


Name of Faculty Year of Publications Title of Paper
Ms. Krishna Somani& Dr. Ankita Singh Rao 2020 shaping future towards sustainable living space
Ms. Krishna Somani & Dr. Ankita Singh Rao 2020 Role of infrastructure development of rural and urban sector of India
Dr. Ankita Singh Rao & Krishna Somani 2020 A study based on menstrual hygiene management in Indian society
Dr. Ankita Singh Rao 2020 A brief review research on use of textile in medical science
Ms. Neha Sharma & Dr. Ankita Singh Rao 2020 An interesting peek into an incredible journey of Australian Aboriginal Art
Ms. Shivani Sharma 2020 Eco-fashion is giving true essence of environmental guarded garments
Ms. Pooja soni & Dr. Ankita Singh Rao 2019 Formation of sculptures by concrete : Ramkinker Baij
Ms. Shivani Sharma& Dr. Ankita Singh Rao 2019 Comparitive Study Based on traditional hand embroidery and machine embroidery in present trends
Dr. Ankita Singh Rao 2019 A review study based on the creative journey of culture and heritage art Kalighat and Patachitra
Ms. Monika Gupta 2019 Role of Information Technology in Apparel Sector
Ms. Sobhagaya Sharma 2019 Urban Poor - A case study of squatter settlement in Jaipur city

Summer/Winter Internship

Company Name Place
E-Shakti Gurgaon
Pawan Creation Jaipur
Ahuja Overseas Jaipur
Cheer Sagar,Sitapura Jaipur
Design Frame Jaipur
Tiara Style décor Chandigarh
Planet - D Mumbai
Abho designs Jaipur
More Mischief Pune
Miyan Bazaz Jaipur

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