Associate Degree Graphic Design | GIFT University

Associate Degree Graphic Design

Program Objectives:

The main objectives of the programs are:

  1. To enable students to communicate concepts, design solutions and arguments clearly and concisely through visual, verbal and written means.
  2. To nourish the design skills of a students by giving exposure the classical and contemporary design practices.
  3. To apply the principles of color, composition, hierarchy, typography as they relate in the digital and print media.
  4. To enable student to draw, sketch and illustrate the products by learning classical and contemporary work.
  5. To learn and practice the modern digital designing tool and develop commercially viable solutions.
  6. To enable students to demonstrate the ability to use design thinking strategies in print media design process.

Program Description:

The Graphic Design deals in developing and communicating the ideas by utilizing the art of language, picture and typography. Graphic designers are visual problem solver who uses different mediums to integrate design principals, methods, images, words and ideas. The technical, creative and conceptual skills are nourished by providing courses that emphasize theory, process and professional practice. The programs rigorous learning experience leads to designing the campaign and other print media traditional and modern solutions in creative and effective manner. The designers learn to use color, select type, manage the design process, collaborate with clients and utilize the most popular graphic software The graphic design work creates impact on economic, political, social, cultural and personal life.


Career Opportunities:



Eligibility Criteria:

The University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed up to Grade 12 schooling. The more specific criteria follow

  1. Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions 
  2. Applicants who have passed intermediate or equivalent examination with science subjects (pre medical & pre engineering) with a minimum aggregate of 45% marks.
  3. Admission will be based upon the previous academic performance. Merit will be determined according to the following formula:
  4. Matric 20%
  5. Intermediate 50%
  6. Test 30 %

Note: The students fulfilling either of the above mentioned requirements will then be required to appear in a test designed by the University. The short listed candidates will be made to appear in an interview and students clearing that interview would be selected.


Program Structure:


Structure Courses Credit Hours

University Core

6 18


14 36

Other Area

5 12


25 66


Minimum Eligibility:


The University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed up to Grade 12 schooling. The more specific criteria follow

  • Relevant level NTS test is also acceptable for admissions
  • FSc. (Pre-Engineering / Pre-Medical)
  • Intermediate with Arts or General Science or Commerce
  • Advanced Levels (A’ Levels)
  • Any other equivalent grade 12 degree approved by the Ministry of Education.


The Admission Office at GIFT University deals with the enquiries concerning admissions. The prospective candidates are advised to consult this office during working hours of the University.


General Criteria to Apply

  • The candidate fulfills the eligibility conditions of the program.
  • The candidate must have earned the eligibility qualification from a recognized educational institution.
  • Good proficiency in English language.
  • The candidate has not been debarred on disciplinary grounds during his earlier educational career.

Admission Application

  • Applications for admissions are invited through advertisement in the media. The prospective candidates are advised to obtain the University Prospectus, Application Form and Admission Schedule from the Admissions Office. They may make queries to the officer on duty for further information.
  • Admission Application should be submitted together with all required documents within the prescribed time limit in the Student Affairs Centre Admissions Office.
  • Online Applicants can apply just by filling the required fields of Online Application Form. Their documents will be verified at the day of admissions test and interview.
  • After admission test and interview, the Admission Committee will advise the successful candidates to deposit fee and other dues in the Accounts Office within the specified time limit.
  • On payment of fee and dues, the Accounts Office will issue the Registration Number to the candidate. at least two days prior to the commencement of the semester.
Duration (Years) 2
No. of Regular Semesters 4
Credit Hour Fee 5,300
Total Credit Hour 66
Total Program Fee 389,800
Semester Fee 63,600
Registration 6,500
Total Semester Fee 70,100
1st Semester Credit Hours 12


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