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National Institute of Design Admissions 2015

Deadline: 21-Nov-2014

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AwardAdmission in B.Des/M.Des from NID Ahmedabad
EligibilityClass 12 Studying, Design Graduates
CountryIndia
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National Institute of Design Paldi, Ahmedabad 380 007, India. Phone: +91-79-2662 3462 E-mail: admissions@nid.edu

DESCRIPTION

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 Institute of National Importance under the DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

NID’s vision is to emerge as a global leader in Design Education and Research and become a torchbearer for innovative design directions in the industry, commerce and development sectors. NID’s transdisciplinary environment consisting of 20 diverse design domains helps in creating innovative and holistic ecosystem for design learning.

The overall structure of NID’s programme is a combination of theory, skills, design projects and field experiences supported by cutting edge design studios, skill & innovation labs and the Knowledge Management Centre.

Sponsored design projects are brought into the classroom to provide professional experience. Interdisciplinary design studies in Humanities widen the students’ horizons and increase general awareness of contemporary issues.

National Institute of Design offers professional education programmes at Bachelors and Masters level with five faculty streams and 20 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.

The Professional Education at NID has both Bachelors and Masters Programmes— Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) of 4 years duration for students after 10+2 or equivalent like AISSCE/ IB/ ISC, and Master of Design (M.Des.) of 2 ½ years duration for graduates from various domains specific to each discipline.

NID offers a wide spectrum of design domains while encouraging transdisciplinary design projects. NID is a unique institution with many problem-solving capabilities, depths of intellect and a time-tested creative educational culture in promoting design competencies and setting standards of design education.

A unique feature of NID’s design education programme is the openness of its educational culture and environment where students from different faculties and design domains interact with each other in a seamless manner. The benefit of learning in such a trans-disciplinary context is immeasurable.

Freeships / Scholarships 
A number of Freeships / Scholarships offered by NID, Ford Foundation and Government of India Scholarships are available to the deserving and disadvantaged candidates.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Bechelor of Design:

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 2014-15. 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, 2015.
For General Category: The candidates born before 1st June, 1995 are not eligible. 
For Reserved Categories: The candidates born before 1st June, 1992 are not eligible.

Projected Number of seats in B.Des.: 100 (Includes reserved categories)


Master of Design

Candidates having a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent including those who will be appearing for the qualifying examinations during the academic year (2014-15) in the areas mentioned against each discipline are eligible to apply.

Upper age limit for candidates is 30 years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories) as on June 1, 2015. 
For General Category: The candidates born before 1st June, 1985 are not eligible. 
For Reserved Categories: The candidates born before 1st June, 1982 are not eligible.

PROJECTED NUMBER OF SEATS IN M.Des.: 275 (Includes reserved categories)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABAD

  • Product Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology or Architecture, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Furniture Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology or Architecture, OR recognized Diploma in Interior Design or Craft Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Ceramic & Glass Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Fine Arts, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Interior Design, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Graphic Design (2½ years) Degree in any discipline, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Animation Film Design (2½ years) Degree in any discipline, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Film & Video Communication (2½ years) Degree in any discipline, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Textile Design (2½ years) Degree in Design (Textiles/ Fashion/Accessory/Knitwear/Interior), Fine Arts or Architecture, OR recognized Diploma in Handloom Technology/Textile Technology (under 10+2+4yr)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT PG CAMPUS, GANDHINAGAR

  • Transportation & Automobile Design (2½ years) Degree in Industrial Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Interior Design, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Toy & Game Design (2½ years) Degree in any discipline, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Photography Design (2½ years) Degree in any discipline, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Apparel Design (2½ years) Degree in Design (Textiles/ Fashion/Accessory/Knitwear/Interior), Engineering, Technology, Fine Arts or Architecture, OR recognized Diploma in Handloom Technology/ Textile Technology (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Lifestyle Accessory Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Fine Arts, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • New Media Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, Computer Science and Applications, Electronics or Visual Communications, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Strategic Design Management (2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Fine Arts, Architecture, Interior Design or Planning, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT R&D CAMPUS, BENGALURU

  • Information Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, Computer Science, Electronics or Visual Communications, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Interaction Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Fine Arts, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Design for Retail Experience (2½ years) Degree in any discipline, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Universal Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology or Architecture, OR recognized Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
  • Digital Game Design (2½ years) Degree in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electronics, Fine Arts, Multimedia, Physics, Mathematics, Information technology, Information Science OR recognized Diploma (under 10+2+4yr) of Product design, Animation, Graphics, New Media, Interface and Interaction design, Toy & Game Design

The Diplomas (10+2+4 yrs) should be recognized by Government Agencies such as UGC/AICTE/AIU.

HOW TO APPLY

List of documents to be enclosed with B.Des. application form:

  1. B.Des. Hall Ticket (both copies) duly ­lled in with recent passport size photographs.
  2. Self attested copies of SSC & HSC marksheets (those who are studying presently in HSC, must submit bona­fide certifi­cate from the school/ college).
  3. Self attested copy of relevant certi­ficate indicating Date of Birth (Upper age limit as on 1st June, 2015 is 20 years for General category–Relaxable by 3 years for Reserved categories).
    1. For General Category: The candidates born before 1st June, 1995 are not eligible.  
    2. For Reserved Categories: The candidates born before 1st June, 1992 are not eligible.
  4. Self attested copy of relevant Caste/ Category certifi­cate issued by competent authority for SC

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