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National Institute of Design, NID, Ahmedabad

National Institute of Design, NID, Ahmedabad
Paldi, Ahmedabad 380007, Gujarat
Phone-No: 091-7926629678
Email: phdadmissions@nid.edu Website: www.phdadmissions.nid.edu

About College:

National Institute of Design (NID) is an ‘Institute of National Importance’ as per the NID Act 2014, as well as an autonomous institute under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. The Institute is empowered to award its own degrees—presently offering Bachelors of Design (B.Des.), Masters of Design (M.Des.), and PhD in Design. The Institute is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It has strong linkages with the industry and active collaboration with several design institutes and universities across the world.

In pursuit of its continued commitment to design research, NID started a PhD in Design programme. This programme gives impetus to design research priorities for its current faculty in collaboration with researchers who are selected as PhD scholars under faculty supervision.

Course Name:

Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)

Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) [at NID Andhra Pradesh, NID Haryana, NID Madhya Pradesh, NID Assam]

Eligibility:

All applicants applying for the B.Des. and GDPD programmes must fulfill criteria of both age and education qualification.

Age Limit:

·         For Indian Nationals in General Category and General EWS Category:  Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 2000 are eligible to apply for admission.

·         For Indian Nationals in Reserved Category (Other Backward Class-Non Creamy Layer  (OBC-NCL), Scheduled Caste (SC) & Scheduled Tribe (ST)):  Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1997 are eligible to apply for admission.

·         For Indian Nationals in PwD Reserved Category:  Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1995 are eligible to apply for admission.

·         For Foreign Nationals in Overseas (Supernumerary) Category:  Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 2000 are eligible to apply for admission.

Educational Qualification:

Applications for academic year 2020-21 are open to applicants who have passed or will appear for higher secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations in the academic year 2019-20 in any stream (Science, Arts, Commerce, Humanities, etc.) from any recognised board of education such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or their equivalent.

Examinations considered equivalent to these are as follows:

·         Final examination of the 10+2 system under a central or state board recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

·         Intermediate or two-year pre-university examination under a board or university recognised by the Association of Indian Universities.

·         Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.

·         Senior secondary school examination under the National Institute of Open Schooling, with a minimum of five subjects.

·         Any public school, board or university examination completed in India or in any foreign country recognised as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities.

·         H.S.C. vocational examination.

·         General Certificate Education (GCE) examination at the Advanced (A) level taken in London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka.

·         AICTE approved three-year Full time Diploma after Class X offered by Board of Technical Education of  any state in India or Union Territories as mentioned on http://www.facilities.aicte-india.org

·         Candidates who have completed final examinations for class XII (or equivalent) outside India or from a board not specified above should produce an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) confirming that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination conducted in India. The certificate is required to be submitted at the time of document verification.

Course Name:

Master of Design (M.Des.)

Eligibility:

All applicants applying for the M.Des. programme (any discipline) must fulfill criteria of both age and education qualification.

Age Limit:

For Indian Nationals in General Category & General EWS category: Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1990 are eligible to apply for admission.

For Indian Nationals in Reserved Category (Other Backward Class-Non Creamy Layer  (OBC-NCL), Scheduled Caste (SC) & Scheduled Tribe (ST)):  Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1987 are eligible to apply for admission.

For Indian Nationals in Person with Disabilities (PwD) Reserved Category:  Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1985 are eligible to apply for admission.

For Foreign Nationals in Overseas (Supernumerary) Category:  Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1990 are eligible to apply for admission.

Educational Qualification:

In addition to satisfying the above age criteria, the candidate must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications to be considered eligible for admissions:

Bachelor degree of minimum 4-year duration in any specialization, after 12th standard or equivalent to 12th standard from any university or institute recognised by law in India. Condition: Applicant must have passed the Bachelor degree examinations at the time of document verification tentatively scheduled in April/May 2020*.

OR

Bachelor degree of minimum 3-year duration in any specialization, after 12th standard or equivalent to 12th standard. Condition: Applicants must have passed the Bachelor degree examinations before June 2019.

OR

Full-time Diploma of minimum 4-year duration in Design/Fine Arts/Applied Arts/ Architecture, after 12th standard or equivalent to 12th standard, from any university or institute recognised by law in India. Condition: Applicants must have passed the Diploma examinations at the time of document verification tentatively scheduled in April/May 2020*.

* Applicants in the final year of their Bachelor degree/ Full-time Diploma programme whose universities may not have issued the final degree certificate by the date of application to NID, are eligible to apply, subject to passing all subjects without any backlog. Such candidate will have to submit/produce Provisional Degree certificate at the time of counseling.

Note:

In case the degree/certificate has been obtained from a university/board of any country other than India, an equivalence certificate must be obtained by the candidate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, at the time of document verification tentatively scheduled in June 2020. Visit http://www.aiu.ac.in for more details.

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Design

Eligibility:

(The qualifications mentioned are required to be from accredited/recognised institutes or universities of India1 OR equivalent qualifications from foreign educational institutes2.)

To be eligible for selection to the PhD programme, the candidate must be a citizen of India and hold at least one of the following qualifications:

A Master’s level qualification3 in Design,

OR

A Bachelor’s level qualification in Design4 from NID,

PLUS

A minimum of 3 years of professional or teaching experience.

OR

Master’ s degree in Philosophy(eg, M.Phil) in Design

OR

Successful completion of Faculty Development Programme of NID

or

of a similar program for the Design field of at least two years from any other recognised University.

Candidates who are scheduled to complete the final year of their qualifying examinations and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply for the PhD programme. In such cases, their candidature shall be provisional and confirmation of selection shall be subject to successful completion of the qualifying exams. Provisional acceptance will be confirmed only if the candidates secure the minimum grade/marks in their qualifying examination and submit its results to the Institute before the commencement of the programme. Failing this, the provisional status granted to such candidates shall automatically stand cancelled.

1For institutes other than NID, the expected performance in the qualifying degree program is

·         55% marks in aggregate, or

·         grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale, or

·         an equivalent grade in other scales

2accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved, recognised or authorised by an authority established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting, or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.

3This to include the following: i) a Master of Design degree, ii) NID’s PGDPD diploma, iii) NID’s AEP diploma, iv) NID’s 5-5½ year SLPEP diploma, v) A Masters degree in Architecture, Fine Arts, or Applied Arts and having a graduate or postgraduate degree, in Design

4This is to include the following: : i) a Bachelor of Design degree from NID, ii) NID’s GDPD diploma, iii) NID’s 4 year SLPEP diploma

How to Apply:

Step 1: Signup and Login

Nationality, Category, Disability, Birthdate, Email, Mobile

Step 2: Application Form

Personal & Educational Details, Work Experience (Only M.Des.)

Step 3: Upload Documents

Photograph, Signature, Caste / PwD Certificate, Passport

Step 4: Payment and Print

Pay Online or Demand Draft, Print Application Form

To know more information about how to apply please visit website: www.admissions.nid.edu

Closing Date:

Last Date for submitting online application is extended to: 2 pm on Monday, 18th November, 2019

Last Date for submitting online application with late fee for B.Des/GDPD & M.Des is extended to: 12 noon on Thursday, 21st November, 2019

Window for editing submitting application form: 6 pm on Thu., 21st November, 2019 to 2 pm on Sat., 23rd November, 2019

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National Institute of Design, NID, Ahmedabad

National Institute of Design, NID, Ahmedabad
Paldi, Ahmedabad 380007, Gujarat
Phone-No: 091-7926629678
Email: phdadmissions@nid.edu Website: www.phdadmissions.nid.edu

About College:

National Institute of Design (NID) is an ‘Institute of National Importance’ as per the NID Act 2014, as well as an autonomous institute under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. The Institute is empowered to award its own degrees—presently offering Bachelors of Design (B.Des.), Masters of Design (M.Des.), and PhD in Design. The Institute is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It has strong linkages with the industry and active collaboration with several design institutes and universities across the world.

In pursuit of its continued commitment to design research, NID started a PhD in Design programme. This programme gives impetus to design research priorities for its current faculty in collaboration with researchers who are selected as PhD scholars under faculty supervision.

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Design

Eligibility:

The following shall be the minimum eligibility for selection to the PhD programme:

a)    Master’s degree in Design from an accredited institution or recognised University or Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Design from the National Institute of Design, Advanced Entry Programme or five-five and a half year School Leavers’ Professional Education Programme Diploma in Design from the National Institute of Design. OR

b)    Master’s degree in Architecture or Fine Arts or Applied Arts from a recognised institution or University with 55 percent marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7 point scale or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or an equivalent foreign degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved, recognised or authorised by an authority established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions and having a graduate or post graduate degree, in Design. OR

c)    Bachelor’s degree in Design from National Institute of Design or National Institute of Design’s Graduate Diploma Programme in Design with three years’ of professional or teaching experience or both. OR

d)    Four and a half year School Leavers’ Professional Education Programme Diploma in Design with three years of professional or teaching experience or both. OR

e)    Master’ s degree in Philosophy (in Design) with 55 per cent. marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7 point scale or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed or an equivalent foreign degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved, recognised or authorised by an authority established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions. OR

f)    Individuals who have successfully completed a Faculty Development Programme in Design having two years or more duration from the National Institute of Design or any other recognised University.

Candidates who are scheduled to complete the final year of their qualifying examinations and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply for the PhD programme. In such cases, their candidature shall be provisional and confirmation of selection shall be subject to successful completion of the qualifying exams. Provisional acceptance will be confirmed only if the candidates secure the minimum grade/marks in their qualifying examination and submit its results to the Institute before the commencement of the programme. Failing this, the provisional status granted to such candidates shall automatically stand cancelled. 

How to Apply:

Visit the NID website at www.phdadmissions.nid.edu and follow the steps below:

Step 0:

Read and familiarise yourself with the eligibility criteria and other relevant information related to the PhD programme. All this information can be found in this Handbook.

Step 1: Filling up the Application Form

Step 2: Payment of Application Fee

Step 3: Sending Physical Documents to NID

Address for sending Demand Draft, printed copy of Application Form, and copies of all documents:

PhD Admissions

National Institute of Design

Paldi, Ahmedabad 380007

Note:

Please send your application both online (30th September, 2019) and as a hard copy with Demand Draft of Application Fee (due date: 07th October 2019). Failure to do so by the due date may lead to a disqualification of your application.

Closing Date:

Deadline to submit the online application: 30th September, 2019, Monday

Design Research Test (DRT) for PhD in Design: 18th November, 2019, Monday

Interviews and Presentations: 25th November 2019 (Wednesday), 26th November 2019 (Thursday), 27th November 2019 (Friday)

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