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The School of Design at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur welcomes you into its esteemed community of creative minds and problem solvers. While you embark on this creative journey, prepare to engage in dynamic discourse, challenge paradigms, and collaborate with faculty and peers, forging new frontiers in design and its application.

We have been inspired by a collective vision to establish a school that goes beyond conventional problem-solving through design, fostering a culture of innovation, sustainability, and consultancy. We aim to create an ecosystem where creativity converges with purpose, giving rise to groundbreaking design solutions that address contemporary challenges.

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The School of Design at IIT Jodhpur offers a first-of-its-kind program in any IIT, the MDes in XR Design will address the growing need of the industry to create useful, engaging, and socially relevant experiences that extend the real world or live entirely in the virtual, in areas such as healthcare, entertainment, and education.

XR Design Program: Immerse yourself in the intersection of imagination, technology, and impact with the Extended Reality (XR) Design program at IIT Jodhpur. This cutting-edge program prepares you to become a pioneer in the dynamic world of Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR) design. Dive into crafting immersive experiences that push the boundaries of user engagement and address real-world challenges.

The MDes in XR Design program's curriculum focuses on hands-on learning, equipping students with:

  • Technical mastery: Gain expertise in VR/AR/MR design and development tools, 3D modelling and animation, user interface design, and more.
  • Design thinking: Develop the skills to empathize with users, identify needs, and iterate on innovative solutions.
  • Storytelling and narrative design: Craft captivating narratives that resonate with audiences and leave a lasting impact.
  • Collaborative spirit: Work alongside peers and faculty, including prominent XR figures, to bring your ideas to life through collaborative projects.

Discover the boundless potential of XR Design. From creating virtual training simulations to designing interactive art installations and revolutionizing retail with AR experiences, the opportunities are vast. XR Design extends beyond technology; it involves understanding its profound human impact. Through our program, you'll learn to navigate ethical considerations, champion accessibility, and empower users from diverse backgrounds, ensuring meaningful engagement and lasting impact.

Embark on this transformative journey and become a visionary leader in the burgeoning world of XR Design. School of Design at IIT Jodhpur awaits your creativity and passion to shape the future of immersive experiences.