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Main campus, Paldi, Ahmedabad 380007
Phone: (079) 26639462/26605243
Fax: (079) 26621167
National Institute of Design is internationally acclaimed as one of the finest educational and research institutions for Industrial, Communication, Textile and IT Integrated (Experiential) Design. It is an autonomous institution under the aegis of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and is recognised by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO).
MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABAD
This 4-year intensive professional UG programme is offered in the following areas of specialisation at the Main Campus, Ahmedabad.
FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
Furniture & Interior Design
Ceramic & Glass Design
FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN
Animation Film Design
Film & Video Communication
Exhibition (Spatial) Design
FACULTY OF TEXTILE, APPAREL AND
LIFESTYLE ACCESSORY DESIGN
Projected Number of seats in GDPD: 100
(Includes reserved categories)
Eligibility Criteria for Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)
Admission is open to students who have passed or who will appear for qualifying examinations under the Higher Secondary(10+2) or equivalents like AISSCE/ IB/ ISC during academic year 2013-14.
Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved category) as on 01. June. 2014. For General Category: The candidates born before 01. June. 1994 are not eligible. For Reserved Category: The candidates born before 01. June. 1991 are not eligible.
Candidates having a Bachelor's degree or equivalent including those who will be appearing for the qualifying examinations during the academic year (2012-13) in the areas mentioned against each discipline are eligible to apply. Successful candidates shall be given admission to the academic programme, by the institute, subject to their passing the qualifying examinations. Those applying for two programmes should send separate application forms along with two separate sets of documents for each programme. One cannot apply for more than two PG Programmes. The medium of instruction at NID is English.
Upper age limit for candidates is 30 years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories) as on June 1, 2014.
For General Category: The candidates born before 01. June. 1984 are not eligible.
For Reserved Category: The candidates born before 01. June. 1981 are not eligible.
Admission is on the basis of NID's method of selection, which extends beyond the students previous academic qualifications. The NID Admission Committee systematically seeks evidence of the perception, attitude, aptitude, achievement and motivation essential for a challenging and satisfying design career.
The objective of the tests and the interviews is to ascertain the above qualities. Design Aptitude Test (DAT) shall be conducted at various centres. Based on the scores obtained in these tests, candidates will be shortlisted and called for the second phase. The second phase of the admission procedure will consist of studio tests followed by personal interviews at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar. Call letters for the second phase of the admission procedure will be posted by Monday, March 3, 2014. This information will also be available on NID's website admissions.nid.edu. All those candidates called for the second phase are required to attend the studio tests and interview, which completes the process of selection.
PROJECTED NUMBER OF SEATS IN PGDPD: 245
(Includes reserved categories)
DURATION OF ALL THE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES (PGDPD): 2½ years
For the academic year 2014-15, the last date for receiving the completed application forms at NID is November 2, 2013.
Design aptitude test for
GDPD, JANUARY 12, 2014. SUNDAY.
Design aptitude test for
PGDPD, JANUARY 11, 2014. SATURDAY.