NID Campus : Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Bengaluru, Vijaywada
Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) – @ Ahmedabad
Graduate Diploma Program in Designing (GDPD) – @Vijawada (Independent Autonomous Institute)
Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)
The four (4) years Bachelor of Design programme at NID’s Ahmedabad campus is offered in the following areas of specialization :
Students of B.Des. programme will have to undergo a mandatory foundation programme of one (1) year duration. Allotment of a discipline of choice at the end of the foundation programme is based solely on the student’s performance and on the number of seats available in the desired discipline.
Number of seats in Bachelor of Design (including reserved categories) is 100. Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to various reserved categories as per the norms of the Government of India.
12th Pass or equivalent with less than 20yrs of age
All candidates applying for B.Des., GDPD and M.Des. programmes need to appear for Design Aptitude Test.
Graduate Diploma Program in Design: (GDPD) offered by NID, Vijaywada
Textile and Apparel Design
Total 60 seats
Master of Design (M.Des):
The two and a half years (2.5 years), Master of Design programme at NID is offered at its campuses in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, and Gandhinagar: Aspiring candidates can apply to a maximum of only two disciplines for the Master of Design program. Applications are received to a specific discipline only and are not transferable at any stage of the admissions process, of during the course of study at NID.
The medium of instruction at NID is English.
Discipline of Specialization at Ahmedabad Campus & No. of seats:
Discipline of Specialization at Bengaluru Campus
Discipline of Specialization at Gandhinagar Campus
Eligibility Criteria for Master of Design :
All candidates applying for Master of Design programmes must fulfill the following criteria:
Upper age limit for candidates is 30 years of age on or before July 1, 2016.
Test Centres for Design Aptitude Test:
Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhuvaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram, and Vijayawada.
About Design Aptitude Test (DAT):
Design Aptitude Test (DAT) seeks evidence of Knowledge, Comprehension, Analysis, Reasoning, Problem Solving and Creativity in the applicant.
The studio test may consist of different sections in different formats such as hands on practical assignments, etc. The Studio Tests will carry a total of 100 marks. The Test will be conducted in English
Selection Schedule (tentative) :
Based on the scores obtained in DAT, shortlisted candidates for GDPD (NID Vijayawada) may have to appear for a second round of exams as announced separately by NID Vijayawada.