Anant National University


About AnantU

Anant National University (AnantU) aims to bridge the gap between contemporary socioeconomic challenges and sustainable solutions through design thinking. It is India’s first design university with offerings at bachelor and master levels. AnantU is committed to nurturing Solutionaries, people who are revolutionary in their thinking but solution-oriented in their approach. Located in a lush green, expansive campus in Ahmedabad, it is inviting applicants who are creative, curious, and committed towards design.

AnantU at a glance:

  • Established as a private university in 2016
  • International and national faculty for all programmes
  • Partnerships with leading international universities like University of Pennsylvania, University of Miami, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Sustain Labs Paris, and more
  • Multi-disciplinary curriculum for holistic learning
  • Emphasis on experiential and peer learning
  • Industry relevant programmes with focus on hands on learning through real life projects

AnantU offers:

  • Bachelor of Design in six specialisations – Communication Design, Environmental Design, Interaction Design, Product Design, Space (Interior) Design, and Transdisciplinary Design 
  • Bachelor of Architecture programme approved by the Council of Architecture
  • Master of Design in two specialisations – Integrated Product Design (offered in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania) and Urban Design
  • Anant Fellowship – AnantU’s flagship diploma programme launched in 2017
Course Name Duration Seats Tuition Fee (p.a.) Hostel Fee (p.a.)
Bachelor of Design (BDes) 4 years 200 Rs. 1,45,000/- Rs. 1,15,000
Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) 5 years 80 Rs. 88,000/- Rs. 1,15,000
Master of Design (MDes) 2 years 20 Rs. 2,50,000/- Rs. 1,15,000
Anant Fellowship 1 year 30 Rs. 10,00,000/- Rs. 1,15,000

*Scholarships available for all programmes
**70-100% scholarship for all Anant Fellows


  • AnantU was recognised by the ET Now Making Of Developed India Awards for its innovative curriculum and pedagogy on February 17, 2018

Contact Details



Contact number: +91 9909047443

Address: Anant National University, Sanskardham Campus, Bopal- Ghuma- Sanand Road, Ahmedabad – 382 115, Gujarat, India