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India's First Design University Opened in Ujjain

Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune's initiative, Avantika University has become India's first design university with a unique academic structure.

This university will teach students to create the next generation of Design thinkers and Knowledge leaders to drive innovation.
The university is named after the princess of Ujjain in Indian mythology.

About Avantika

It is India's first design university situated in Ujjain. It helps students to develop design thinking using analytical and problem-solving skills. The academic structure is based on the prominence to synthesis over analysis.

“The objective of Avantika is to change the perspective about higher education and to create change makers who can transform the society as a whole.” said  Professor Vishwanath D. Karad.
D. Karad envisioned Avantika and incorporated his vision in the form of Avantika University.

Features of Avantika

  • The university campus is spread over 50-acre at Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. This institute will try revive the liberal legacy of Ujjain in through its educational, industrial, spiritual and cultural centre.
  • Bachelor and master programs in design are offered to help inculcate curious minds and develop required competencies to solve problems and assume responsibility. 
  • It is supported by MIT Institute of Design (ID) and aims at supporting professional growth as well as developing student’s acumen in innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Expected Questions

What is the name of India's first design university?
a. Adhyasha
b. Ananya
c. Abhilasha
d. Avantika

Where is India's first design university located?
a. Jaipur
b. Ujjain
c. Pune
d. Dehradoon

India's first design university is an initiative of which educational institute?
a. Maharashtra Institute of Technology
b. Manipal Institute of Technology
c. Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology
d. Heritage Institute of Technology
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