National Institute of Design
Paldi, Ahmedabad, 380007 Gujarat, India
Phone: +91 79 26623462, 26629500/9600 Fax +9179 26621176
Autonomous Institute under the DIPP
Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India
The National Institute of Design (NID) offers a 4-year Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (CDPD) and 2 ½ year Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Design (PCDPD) at Ahmedabad, Candhinagar, and Bengaluru Campuses
The National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad has invited application for an entrance test to be held on January for admission to its postgraduate diploma programme in design (PGDPD) and graduate diploma programme in design (GDPD) for the year 2014-15
National Institute of Design offers professional education programmes at Undergraduate and Post Graduate level with five faculty streams and 18 diverse design domains. NID has established exchange programmes and ongoing pedagogic relationships with over 50 overseas institutions. NID has also been playing a significant role in promoting design.
Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) of 4 years duration for students after 10+2 or equivalent like AISSCE/ IB/ ISC. This 4-year intensive professional UG programme is offered in the following areas of specialization at the Main Campus, Ahmedabad
Eligibility Criteria for 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 the academic year 2012-13. Successful candidates shall be given admission to the academic programme, by the institute, subject to their passing the qualifying examinations. The medium of instruction at NID is English.
Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories) as on June 1, 2013.
Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design is 2½ year programme offered in the following specific areas of sectoral specialisation in 17 design programmes under the five faculties.
v Programmes Offered at Main Campus, Ahmedabad
v (Programmes Offered at R&D Campus, Bengaluru
v Programmes Offered at PG Campus, Gandhinagar
v Apparel Design (2½ years) Degree in Design
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.
HOW TO APPLY
For General Category:
The completed application forms may be posted to NID/handed over physically with supporting documents and Demand Draft of Rs. 1,500/- drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of ‘National Institute of Design’ payable at Ahmedabad.
Incomplete or incorrectly filled application forms or forms not satisfying eligibility criteria or forms without required fees will be rejected.
Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur and Noida
Last date for completed application forms at NID: 2nd November, 2013
Design aptitude test for GDPD (at all centres): 12th January 2014 (Sunday)
Design Aptitude Test for PGDPD (at all centres): 11th January 2014 (Saturday)
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