Bachelor of Design in Structural Civil Design (B.Des Hons)


4 Years


10+2 /PUC Pass

(with English) from any Recognized Board


University of Mysore


Cresta School of Management


The B.Des Structural civil design is a specialty within the field of civil design which focuses on the framework of structures, and on designing those structures to withstand the stresses and pressures of their environment and remain safe, stable and secure throughout their use.

B.Des Structural Design degree plays a vital role in fulfilling the societal infra-structural needs and demand. Structural design is based upon applied knowledge of the structural performance of different materials and geometries. Structural design uses a number of relatively simple structural concepts to build complex structural systems.

Structural Civil Design course makes the student independent structural designer by covering all the gaps in the education. The Structural Design degree course at BSD focuses on planning and designing of industrial and residential buildings, water supply and sanitation systems and transportation infrastructure. Course enables the student to scheme, design an entire project & produce detailed drawings. This course is Affiliated to Mysore University through our Academic Partnership with Cresta School of Management. The degree awarder will be a Bachelor of Design (Hons) in Structural Design.


The B. Des Structural Design course is equipped to cater to individual students and their skills. Imbibing the essence of the New Education Policy, the B.Des program offers students a holistic and well-rounded education. Each semester has value addition subjects that are offered as electives and skill enhancement courses. The student can choose any one allied course for the elective subjects to enrich their training. All skill development subjects are designed to provide versatile life skills that enhance career opportunities. Open Electives offered by the B.Des Structural Design course are Alternative Building Materials and Technologies, Design and Drawing of Bridges, Solid Waste Management and Town Planning.

  • Knowledge gained in classrooms and via textbooks are also taught with a practical approach that give students a better understanding of the concepts and trains them for real life experiences.
  • A 4 year course gives students an ideally curated course structure that provides them with both knowledge based education and a practical approach to design.
  • The design project handled in each semester is a complete process from beginning to end in a step-by-step method. Students are trained to approach any design problem with an open and innovative outlook to find the best possible solutions.
  • BSD has excellent in-house faculty and industry experts as our teaching faculty. This gives students the best education and an opportunity to interact and learn from some of the best designers in the country and from around the world.
  • The B.Des course at BSD focuses on equipping the students with analysis and design softwares that are trending in the industry like AutoCAD, Staad Pro, 3DS max, Etabs, Revit, Ansys, Sap and many more. Students are also provided with certification for completing software programs that enhances their portfolios.
  • We assign real projects as practical work and help the students clarifying all the doubts that might have in the design process.
  • Our initiative, ‘Studio BSD’, is a live in-house organization that works on live projects across the country. Students are given the opportunity to collaborate and learn from experts in a professional environment.
  • We cover scheme design, detailed load calculation, Analysis, Design & Detailing which help the students to experience the whole design cycle.
  • BSD’s network and connect to the industry both national and international, give students the benefit of not just learning from renowned designers from different backgrounds, but also provides them with a vast network that gives them an advantage to start their career.
  • Construction and Project Management is taught as a core subject which provides additional skills to handle projects and prepare students as professionals.

Structural Civil Design offers a varied scope and it covers diverse job roles, skills and sectors. A great deal of what structural designers do involves designing structures and can apply for the jobs of

  • Structural Designer
  • Structural Detailer
  • RCC Detailer and designer
  • Freelance Engineer
  • Structural Steel Detailer and designer
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Cad Technician
  • Site engineer
  • Design Researcher

Subject to the circular issued from University/ Govt. of Karnataka. The course is a 4 year degree course; as per the implementation of NEP policy/ norms of Govt. of Karnataka.

  • Basic Design
  • Fundamentals of Design I
  • Elements of Mechanics
  • Open Elective
  • Language 1
  • Language 2
  • Digital Fluency
  • Yoga
  • Health and Wellness
  • Technical Communication for Designers
  • Fundamentals of Design II
  • Building Materials 1
  • Open Elective
  • Language 1
  • Language 2
  • Environmental studies
  • Sports
  • NSS
  • Design Studio-1
  • Computer Aided Design – CAD
  • Building Materials II
  • Open Elective
  • Language 1
  • Language 2
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Sports
  • NSS
  • Design Studio-II
  • Strength of Materials
  • Structural Analysis
  • Open Elective
  • Language 1
  • Language 2
  • Constitution of India
  • Sports
  • NSS
  • CAD Structural Analysis -1
  • Concrete Technology
  • Building estimation and evaluation
  • Design of RCC Structural Elements
  • Voc 1
  • Cyber security
  • Sports
  • NSS
  • CAD Structural Analysis – 2
  • Advanced CAD in Design
  • Design & Drawing of Steel Structures
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Voc 2
  • Professional Communication
  • Sports
  • NSS
  • Finite Element Analysis of structures
  • Hydraulic Structures and irrigation design
  • Internship Minimum of 60 days
  • Voc 3
  • Research Methodology
  • Design of Pre Stressed Elements
  • Earthquake resistant design of structures
  • Elements of Transportation design
  • Research Project
  • Voc 4
Software Tools
Structural Civil Design Tools

Auto CAD | Staad Pro | E Tabs | Revit | 3Ds Max
Photoshop | SAP 2000 | SAFE


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