Diploma in Sound Production and Designs (Sound Design)


  • Eligibility - 12th pass
  • Duration - 1 year

Sound production and design, also known as sound production, is a critical aspect of film making, television production, theatre, video games and other form of media. It involves creating and manipulating audio elements to enhance the overall audio-visual experience and convey the story’s emotions, atmosphere and narrative effectively. Sound production and design play a crucial role in electing emotions, building tension, and creating a reach audio experience that complements the visual storytelling. It adds depth, texture and realism to the on-screen world, making and impactful for the audience.

Course Structure

A course in sound production and design typically covers various aspects of audio technology, music production, and sound engineering. Here's a general outline of what a sound production and design course include:

  • Introduction to Sound Production
  • Audio Recording Techniques
  • Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs)
  • Music Production
  • Sound Editing and Post-Production
  • Mixing and Mastering
  • Live Sound Reinforcement
  • Field Recording and Location Sound
  • Sound for Visual Media
  • Professional Ethics and Industry Trends
  • Final Projects and Portfolio Development

Learning Outcome

Certainly, here are some potential learning outcomes that students can expect to achieve after completing a sound production and design course:

  • Technical Proficiency
  • Audio Recording and Production Skills
  • Music Production and Composition
  • Sound Design and Editing
  • Mixing and Mastering
  • Live Sound Reinforcement
  • Sound for Visual Media
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Professional Communication
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Portfolio Development
  • Industry Awareness
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

By achieving these learning outcomes, students will be well-prepared to enter the field of sound production and design with a strong foundation of knowledge and practical skills.

Admission Procedure

  • Before starting every admission cycle, the University issues a notification on the University website, notice board and other public domains like newspapers, etc.
  • After the last date of application is over, a list of shortlisted students is put up on the University website, notice board, or the students are informed directly about their admission.
  • You are eligible to apply even if you’re awaiting the results of your qualifying examination(s). Such candidates are offered provisional admissions and have to submit their previous years’ mark sheet to confirm that they fall into the eligibility criteria. You must submit your mark sheet before the due date of applying for admissions. Once the provisional admission is approved, the candidate will have one month to provide the mark sheet for the qualifying examination. Subsequently, failing to do so will result in the cancellation of provisional admission.
  • If a candidate is granted provisional admission under the conditions mentioned above and the said candidate fails to meet the eligibility criteria or has been unable to obtain the required marks. In that case, the provisional admission is cancelled.

An application form is rejected for the following reasons:

  • The candidate fails to fulfill the eligibility criteria provided by the University.
  • The admission is cancelled if the candidate fails to enclose the prescribed fee.
  • Provisional admission is cancelled if the application form does not contain the signature of the candidate and their parents/guardian, wherever applicable.
  • The candidate fails to submit the supporting documents in time for admission.
  • After submitting all the necessary documents and fees, the student will be assigned an enrollment number by the University.
  • Rules set by the University for the process of admission will be applicable from time to time.


Completing a sound production and design course can open up various exciting career opportunities in the audio industry. Here are some potential career paths you can pursue:

  • Audio Engineer
  • Music Producer
  • Sound Designer
  • Foley Artist
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Post-Production Engineer
  • Game Audio Designer
  • Audio Software Developer
  • Broadcast Audio Engineer
  • Audio Educator/Instructor
  • Freelance Audio Professional
  • Studio Manager or Owner

Remember that the audio industry offers a wide range of opportunities, and the specific career path to choose might depend on interests, strengths. Continuously building the skills, networking, and staying updated with industry trends which can helps succeed in chosen career within the field of sound production and design.