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The User Interface (UI) designer's responsibility is to take care of the overall experience that visitors to a site will have. This will include layout, presentation, and navigation. Being a UI designer involves a great deal of interaction with marketing and other departments. UI designer works to present right corporate image. Your aesthetic skills and knowledge should be high. Your major role as a UI designer is to make sure that the site is clear, concise, and easy to use.

Career Opportunities in UI Design

How to Become a UI Designer

Stream Graduation After Graduation
path 1
Clear Class XII with Any StreamPursue BCA Pursue certifications in UI designing
path 2
Clear Class XII with any streamPursue B.Sc Computer Science Pursue certifications in UI designing
path 3
Clear Class XII with any steam Pursue graduation in any stream Pursue certifications in UI Designing

Important Facts

  • Some colleges have Maths and Computer Science as mandatory subjects in Class XII.
  • Must have passed class 12th or senior secondary examination with at least 50% marks including English
  • The minimum age limit is 17 years and the maximum age varies between 22-25 years for BCA Course

Leading Institutes

Top UI Design Institutes in India
College Location Website
Delhi University Delhi
National Institute of Design Ahmedabad
Symbiosis Institute of Design Pune
MIT Institute of Design Pune
Loyola College Chennai
Ashoka University Delhi
Fergusson College Pune
Madras Christian College Chennai
Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research Pune
Christ University, Bangalore Bangalore
SRM University Chennai
Jagan Institute of Management Studies Multiple Locations
Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies New Delhi
BITS Multiple Locations
Top UI Design Institutes in the World
Institution Location Website
Stanford University U.S.A
Harvard University U.S.A
Northern Arizona University U.S.A
London College of Communication UK
The University of Sydney Australia
Loughborough University UK
La Trobe University Australia

UI Design Entrance Exams

College Tentative Date Important Elements Website
GGSIPU-CET May Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge, Computer Awareness, English
NID March - May Comprehension, Analysis, Reasoning, Problem Solving and Creativity
SET - Symbiosis Entrance Test March - May Design aptitude, General English - Quantitative, General Awareness, Analytical & Logical Reasoning
Christ University Entrance Exam December Skill and Personality Assessment Interview
Delhi University merit based May/June
Ashoka University Oct - April Interview, essays, SOPs, Academic score, etc.
Institution Tentative Date Important Elements Website
MIT Institute of Design entrance April - May Design Aptitude Test, Studio Test, Personal Interview

Work Description

  • Execute the visual design stages of an app or website development from concept to final development
  • Think of ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex designs
  • Analyse user data to make changes in the design to enhance user experience
  • Coordinate and work with a team of designers while developing an app or a website
  • Create wireframes, user flows, site maps to enable design and development of apps and websites
  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback
  • Review the designed product and make the necessary amendments
  • Use different computer software programmes

Pros & Cons of a Career in UI Design

  • Job opportunities are increasing.
  • UX designing is an impactful job.
  • You can work peacefully at your desk.
  • You will be required to do the same kind of work, which might become boring over time.
  • The working hours can be long.
  • There is a high competition in the area.
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