PG Diploma is Design at KSID in Kollam: Apply by February 29
Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID), Chandanathope, Kollam, Kerala-691014, an Institution under the Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE), the Skill Development Mission of the Government of Kerala, has invited applications for admission to the Post Graduate Diploma programmes offered by it which includes (i) IT Integrated Communication Design (IICD) (ii) Integrated Textile & Apparel Design (ITAD) and (iii) Integrated Life Style Product Design (ILPD).
All the programmes extend over a period of 30 months consisting of 5 semesters and each discipline has 10 seats. The courses will include lectures, studio/workshop/laboratory work, seminar and a thesis work in the relevant area of specialization. The course offered is in accordance with the syllabus and curriculum provided by National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.
Eligibility: Applicant should hold any degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized university or institution with a minimum of 55% marks. Those who have appeared/are appearing for the final semester examination can also apply, with their last available score aggregates. Any professional experience in relevant fields will be an added advantage. Applicant should not be over 40 years.
Selection: Selection will be based on a design aptitude test for which all eligible applicants would be called. The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims will be held on 26th April 2020 (Sunday), at Trivandram, Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Chennai. Result of aptitude test will be declared on 2 May 2020. Short listed candidates would be called for a studio test and interview at KSID campus, to be held on 22 May 2020 & 23 May 2020. Based on the performance of the candidates in the studio test and interview, the final rank list of the candidates and the waiting list would be published on 27 May 2020.
The tentative schedule of allotment/admission is given in the Prospectus that can be downloaded from www.ksid.ac.in
Reservation principle as defined by the Government of Kerala will be applicable for admissions.
Application: Applications can be submitted online at www.ksid.ac.in, latest by 29 February 2020. Application has to be filled up with latest passport size photograph and scanned copy of all self-attested supporting documents. The application fee of Rs.1000/- has to be paid through the SBI collect option on the link; https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect.
The documents to be uploaded include (i) Copy of completed semester markets/Completion certificate (ii) Certificate of eligibility for reservation candidates and mark list for all semesters (iii) Consolidated final mark list of degree course (iv) Copy of SSLC/equivalent certificate mentioning the Date of Birth of applicant.
For details on the courses and other information, applicant may see the Prospectus and the website www.ksid.ac.in