Bachelor of Design at National institute of Design: Apply by February 7
National institute of Design (NID) has invited applications for admission to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Programmes offered at Ahmedabad, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Assam
The specializations offered at Ahmedabad are the following:
Faculty of Communication Design: Animation Film Design, Exhibition Design, Film & Video Communication, Graphic Design
Faculty of Industrial Design: Ceramic & Glass Design, Furniture & Interior Design, Product Design
Faculty of Textile, Apparel, Lifestyle and Accessory Design: Textile Design
At Ahmedabad, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Assam, the specializations offered are Industrial Design, Communication Design and Textile & Apparel Design.
Those admitted to B.Des will be required to go through a mandatory foundation programme of one year. Allotment of a discipline will be based on candidate’s merit and preference after successful completion of Foundation Programme
Eligibility: Applicant should have been born on or after 1st July 2001. However, those belonging to OBC-NCL/SC/ST categories born on or after 1 July 1998 and those of PwD Category born on or after 1 July 1996 are also eligible to apply.
Applicant should have passed or should be appearing for Higher Secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations in the academic year 2020-21 in any stream (Science, Arts, Commerce, Humanities, etc.) from any recognised board of education such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or their equivalent. The list of Plus 2 level Examinations considered equivalent are given in the website and Admission Handbook that is available at https://admissions.nid.edu/
Selection: Selection will be based on the 2 stage Design Aptitude Test (DAT) – Prelims and Mains. DAT Prelims will be held on 14 March 2021 (Sunday) at centres listed in the Handbook. It will be a paper and Pen/pencil test of of 3 hours’ duration carrying 100 marks having questions involving text and visuals.
Based on scores in DAT (Prelims), applicants will be shortlisted for DAT mains.
Application: Applications can be submitted online at https://admissions.nid.edu/ latest by 4 pm on 7 February 2021 (Sunday). Application fee is Rs.3000/- (Rs.1500/- for SC/ST/PwD) which may be paid online.
Application can be submitted after this time point latest by 2 pm on 12 February 2021, on payment of late fee. The total fee to be paid in this period will be Rs.6000/-/Rs.3000/- respectively.
For details, visit https://admissions.nid.edu/