Admission Guidelines and Student Life @ LISAA

Admission Guidelines

  • Please note Due to the heavy demand for Admissions at LISAA School Of Design, Bangalore, and the availability of a few seats per department, we follow a strict process to choose the students applying for admission. Below find some information for students looking to take admission at LISAA School Of Design, Bangalore.
  • Lateral Entry
    • Lateral Entry to Degree and Diploma programs is subject to approval from our Academic Team. Please send an email to to get further details.
    • For admission in Lateral Year, please contact the Admissions Coordinator.
  • Scholarships
    • LISAA awards merit-based scholarships to new entrants in all UG Programs, which allows students with limited means to achieve their desired goals in the field of art & design. The scholarships are awarded based on the performance of the student during the Admission process (entrance test and the interview). Scholarships are only available for a limited number of students and are awarded on a first come first serve basis.
    • Criteria for the scholarship:
      • Performance in (10th /12th exams)/LISAA CAT Examination & Personal Interview.
      • Students whose parents/family gross income is below 4,00,000 INR are eligible to apply.
  • LISAA School Of Design Bangalore is managed by CREO Valley a unit of Saipath Education & Film Services.
    • Students are required to pay the fees in the account of Saipath Education & Film Services Pvt Ltd
  • Admission to LISAA School Of Design is subject to an entrance test (called LISAA CAT – Creative Aptitude Test) or through personal interview.
    • The duration of the test is about 2-4 hours. Selected candidates will be called for an Interview. A portfolio review is optional.
  • Standard Requirements: Students should be highly motivated with an interest in the field of Arts and Design.
  • School Guidelines / Tuition:
    • Successful learning implies certain conditions including a comfortable environment to facilitate student development. This is only possible with clearly defined guidelines followed by all concerned. The school rules, listed below, are meant to provide optimal working conditions for everyone.
  • Attendance
    • From the beginning of the school year, students must be aware of class timetables & follow them. Attendance is mandatory for all, and no unjustified lateness or absences will be tolerated.
    • Students who anticipate an absence from LISAA must inform the administrative offices, which reserve the right to refuse the request if the motive seems unwarranted. In case of frequent lateness or absences, the student will be summoned by the Department Director. Following the meeting, the student’s stance will determine the measures taken by the school’s director. In case of several warnings, this could lead to expulsion.
  • School / Tuition Fees
    • School fee once paid is non-transferable and non-refundable under any circumstances. The cost of materials to be used during the learning period will be borne by students.
  • Exams
    • As part of their training, students are obliged to hand in a certain number of projects. The frequency of the projects is determined by each department faculty and projects may take place either within or outside actual classes.
    • To meet course program requirements the student should anticipate that an appreciable amount of work must be done outside the classroom.
    • Work will be commented on and graded, and these grades allow the staff to follow a student’s evolution and observe his work and effort. Any work turned in late will be graded as 0 (which will influence the student’s grade average). Report cards will be sent out twice a year.
    • In addition to training, several juries are organized during the school year to prepare each student for his portfolio presentation. These juries will also provide evaluations.
  • Trips / Excursions
    • At LISAA School of Design, we firmly believe that trips/excursions are an integral part of any well-rounded educational program. These excursions are carefully organized, and their main goal is to combine learning and fun while giving our students the chance to come in close contact with culture, history, and traditions to explore new facets of Art &Design. Students will be taken for two excursions in one academic year. It is mandatory for students to participate and bear the cost of such excursions. Work was done there will be evaluated internally and by jury.
  • Promotion to the following year
    • An overall view of grades obtained throughout the year will determine a student’s moving on to the following year.
  • Discipline
    • Students are required to maintain a correct attitude in the classroom and in the school in general. Any offense to this protocol may result in a warning to the student. Any decision by the administration, for indiscipline or poor work, is non-negotiable and may result in expulsion.
  • Security
    • For reasons of security and hygiene, smoking or use of any illegal substances is strictly forbidden in LISAA premises.
    • The school will not be responsible for any ailment/ injuries/ accidents or any other mishappenings of any nature inside and outside the campus.
  • Student Loan:
    • Degree courses at LISAA School Of Design are eligible for Student Loans from the majority of banks. Many of our students have availed the Education Loans from banks such as State Bank Of India, Canara Bank, Bank Of Baroda, and likewise.
    • Our Admissions team can assist you in preparing your documents for Education Loan. Please reach out to them at to get further details.

Below are the options to study at LISAA School Of Design, Bangalore.

  • Dual Certification Course earning Bachelors Degree in Design from the University in Bangalore and an International Undergraduate Diploma from LISAA France. Students with the following criteria qualify for admission:
    • National & International Boards – CBSE / ISC / IB / AICE / A Level
    • State Boards, Junior College, Intermediate, HSSC, PUC, Senior Secondary
    • Final candidacy approval is conditional to acceptance by the University of Mysore
  • International Undergraduate Diploma from LISAA France. Students with the following criteria qualify for admission:
    • National & International Boards – CBSE / ISC / IB / AICE / A Level
    • State Boards, Junior College, Intermediate, HSSC, PUC, Senior Secondary
    • Students from any stream (Science, Commerce & Humanities) who have appeared or passed the Senior Secondary School Examination or equivalent, 10+2 model from any board, are eligible to apply
    • Students with exceptional skills in the field of Art & Design are considered based on interview and portfolio review
  • LISAA One Year Professional Diploma earned for Short Term Courses
    • Anyone with interest in the field of Design can apply for these courses

Once the admission process is started, the Admissions Coordinator will share a copy of the Application Form with the prospective student.

Filling up the application form:

  • If the final mark sheet / Transcripts are available, then attach the copy of the results. If the marks/grades are not known or not available at the time of filling the application, then please indicate “ Results are awaited” in the marks/grades column. Students who will be appearing for the GCE ‘A’ Levels and IB examinations will have to enclose forecast / predicted results certified by the school. All other candidates are expected to send their final results to the university as soon as it is available to ascertain their eligibility. It is to be noted that the application will be considered only if the mark sheets/transcripts are made available to the university within the stipulated date.

Attach the following documents :

  • Certified copy of the mark sheet/grade, sheet/transcripts of the qualifying examination
  • Copy of passport of the applicant ( personal detail pages)
  • Passport size photograph

Provisional Admission: On satisfying all the eligibility requirements, the provisional admission confirmation letter will be emailed to you.

Confirmed Admission: A letter of confirmed admission will be issued when the first installment course fee as mentioned is received by us.

Documents Required for Admission to Undergraduate Programs:

  • Marks cards 10th & 12th std, issued by the Board / University.
  • Copies of valid Passport & Student Visa (for International Students)
  • Conduct / Character certificate & Transfer certificate issued by the School / College last studied.
  • Medically Fit Certificate.
  • Ten passport & Ten stamp size photos.

International Students:

  • At LISAA School Of Design, Bangalore we have about 15%-20% of our students coming from international countries.
  • Why higher studies in India?
    • India has the second-largest higher education facilities in the world. There are 342 Universities and 17625 colleges in India offering a wide range of courses. That gives more options based on one’s interest and qualifications to choose a course to study. Indian institutes offer quality education. The professionals trained in Indian educational institutions are recognized all over the world. No wonder over – 300 of the Fortune 500 companies regularly participate in campus placements in Indian institutions.
    • The medium of higher studies is primarily English, particularly for professional and technical courses. India has the third-largest English-speaking population in the world.  Indian institutes offer quality education at a very low cost compared to some developed countries.
    • One of the most important factors to choose India for studies is that Indian people warmly welcome talented people from around the world & we are easy-going people and you will feel at home from the very beginning.
  • International students who wish to study at LISAA School Of Design, Bangalore are required to fulfill the admission procedures, complete relevant admission forms, provide all necessary documents, and pay the Processing, Eligibility, and Tuition fees.
  • Before submitting any applications, please make sure that:
    • You have adequate knowledge of English.
    • You have met the minimum entry requirements for your intended degree.
    • You complete all relevant sections of the application form.
    • You have all supporting documents ready for your application.
    • Your application cannot be processed unless all sections of the applications form are answered and all supporting documentation is provided.
  • Students applying for the courses in advance are supposed to fill in the Application form and enclose a photocopy of their prior academic records.
  • Once the application form is filled up, please send it to our Academic Coordinator. The Academic Coordinator will confirm your course of preference and will notify you with a provisional admission letter.

Registration at FRRO: It is part of the process that all foreign students holding foreign citizenship have to register with the Foreigner’s Registration Office (FRRO) within the stipulated time frame of their arrival in India. A student who is a PIO cardholder is also required to register with the FRRO. All Foreign students please ensure you meet all conditions as set forth by the Indian Government to be eligible for studying in India. The Institute cannot interfere with government requirements and cannot be held responsible for any FRRO issues.

The document here is prepared only to help parents, students, and friends of LISAA School Of Design, Bangalore to find accommodations close to the School Campus.

Please note that the School in no manner recommends or suggests any particular facility as compared to others. The readers are strongly suggested to make the decision considering their individual requirements. Our schools have more than 60% of students staying in PG facilities nearby with more than 10% of those being International Students.