NID Coaching in Pune – NID 2017

1. NID Admission Important Date
1.1 Schedule for the NID Admission 2017-18
1.2 Exam Centres
1.3 Expected Schedule for the NID Admission 2018-19

2. How to Apply
2.1 How to apply in NID
2.2 Apply Here

3. Programme of study
3.1 Bachelor of Design ( B. Des. )
3.2 Master of Design ( M. Des. )
3.3 GDPD (Kurukshetra)
3.4 GDPD (Vijayawada)

4. Eligibility Criteria
4.1 Eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Design & GDPD
4.2 Eligibility criteria for Master of Design

5. About NID Entrance Exam
5.1 NID Design Aptitude Test ( DAT )
5.2 NID Studio Test and Interview
5.3 How to prepare for DAT
5.4 Admit Card
5.5 Previous Year Question Papers
5.6 663 Students Selected in NID from BRDS

6. NID Result
6.1 Announcements of Results
6.2 NID Result 2017 – 18
6.3 NID Cut Offs Marks
6.3 Reservation of Seats

7. About NID
7.1 About National Institute of Design
7.2 Why join NID ?
7.3 Placement Services
7.4 Top Recruiting Companies
7.5 Hostel Details
7.6 Facilities
7.7 Yearly Expenses including Tuition Fees

8. Overseas Candidates

9. Download Brochure

10. NID Contact

11. NID Offical Website

1. NID Admission Important Date

1.1 Schedule for the NID Admission 2017-18

Sr. No Admission Stage Dates
1 Last date for submitting online application 1400 hrs. on Monday, 28 November 2016
2 Last date for submitting online application on payment of late fees (online payment via debit/credit card only) 1400 hrs. on Friday, 02 December 2016
3 Last date for submitting printed application forms accompanied with a demand draft (to be sent via speed post, registered post or courier) Friday, 02 December 2016
4 Download Admit Cards for DAT Prelims 1600 hrs. on Tuesday, 20 December 2016
5 DAT Prelims Exam(M.Des., B.Des. and GDPD) 1000 hrs. to 1300 hrs. on Sunday, 08 January 2017
6 DAT Mains Exam for overseas candidates (Both M.Des. and B.Des.) Monday, 09 January 2017 until Tuesday, 10 January 2017
7 Window to challenge DAT Prelims Part I answer keys (Online only) From 1400 hrs. on Wednesday, 18 January 2017 until 1400 hrs. on Friday, 20 January 2017
8 Uploading final answer keys of DAT Prelims Part I (M.Des., B.Des. and GDPD) Friday, 27 January 2017
9 DAT Prelim results for M.Des. 1600 hrs. on Tuesday, 07 February 2017
10 Download Admit Cards for DAT Mains for M.Des 1600 hrs. on Tuesday, 14 February 2017
11 DAT Prelim results for B.Des. and GDPD 1600 hrs. on Tuesday, 28 February 2017
12 Download Admit Cards for DAT Mains for B.Des and GDPD 1600 hrs. on Tuesday, 07 March 2017
13 DAT Mains for M.Des. in Ahmedabad,Gandhinagar and Bengaluru* Monday, 13 March to Friday, 31 March 2017
14 DAT Mains for B.Des. and GDPD in Ahmedabad Monday, 15 May to Saturday, 20 May 2017
15 Merit List 1 for M.Des 1400 hrs. on Tuesday, 02 May 2017
16 Merit List 1 for B.Des. and GDPD 1400 hrs. on Wednesday, 31 May 2017

1.2 Exam Centres

The DAT Prelims will be conducted in the following cities in India:
Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun,Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Panjim, Raipur, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada.
Candidates applying under the Overseas category (supernumerary) for M.Des. and B.Des. programmes will be required to appear for their DAT Prelims in person, which will be followed by the DAT Mains, at NID Ahmedabad.
NID reserves the right to add or remove any test centre and allot a test centre that may not be of the candidate’s choice. A city may have more than one test centre. Any request for change of test centre will not be entertained.

1.3 Schedule for the NID admission 2018-19

2. How to Apply

2.1 How to apply in NID

Visit the official admissions website at www.admissions.nid.edu and follow the steps below:

Step 0: Read and familiarise yourself with the eligibility criteria, number of seats, test centres,reservation policy and other relevant information related to admissions to the M.Des.,B.Des. and GDPD programmes. All of this information can be found in this Admissions Handbook. Information related to the GDPD programme at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra is provided in their respective brochure, also available on the website.

Note: The Design Aptitude Tests – DAT Prelims and DAT Mains are common to all applicants for both B.Des. (at NID Ahmedabad) and GDPD (at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra).

Step 1: Sign up/Registration

1. All the candidates are required to register/sign up online before proceeding to fill the application form at http://admissions.nid.edu
2. Please provide a valid email address and an active mobile number while registering, since these contacts will be used for all future communication with the applicant.
3. After registration, an email will be sent to the registered email address (do remember to check your spam or junk folders in case you do not find the email in your inbox). In case of wrong email address and/or mobile number has been provided during sign up, you are required to register afresh with the correct details.
4. Do not delete the email sent to you, as this will be useful for future reference.
5. Log in to your account using the email id and date of birth provided during registration.

Step 2: Fill the Online Application Form

1. Log in and proceed to Step 2–Application Form.
2. Fill in all the required details.

Note: Fill the Online Application Form For candidates applying in B.Des. and GDPD, the choice of preference of programme or campus does not guarantee a seat. Allotment of campus is purely as per merit. Supernumerary seats under Overseas category are available only in M.Des. and B.Des.

3.Click ‘Save & Exit’ to complete the form at a later time or date.
4.After filling all details, click ‘Save & Proceed’ to go to the ‘Upload Document’ section.

Step 3: Uploading your Documents & signature

1. Upload a scanned photograph as per the instructions. All photographs must be in JPG format and under 100 KB in size. It must be a coloured photograph taken at a professional studio. Photographs taken via mobile phone and other kinds of self-composed portraits will not be accepted.
2. Upload your scanned signature as per the instructions. All signature files must be in JPG format and under 100 KB in size. You should have your signature digitally photographed or scanned and cropped to the required size.
3. Candidates applying under the SC and ST categories are required to upload their Caste Certificate issued by a competent authority. The certificate must be in JPG format and under 150 KB in size.
4. Candidates applying under the Persons with Disability (PwD) category are required to upload their Disability Certificate issued by a competent medical authority as per the guidelines of the Government of India. The certificate must be in JPG format and under 150 KB in size.
5. Candidates applying under the Overseas category are required to upload the first and last page of their passport, clearly showing all of their personal information. The document must be in JPG format and under 150 KB in size.
6. List of documents to be uploaded by candidates of various categories at the time of applying online are as under:

Category/Documents Photo Signature Certificate
GENERAL Yes Yes No
OBC-NCL Yes Yes No
SC Yes Yes Yes, Caste Certificate
ST Yes Yes Yes, Tribe Certificate
OPEN-PwD Yes Yes Yes, Disability Certificate
OBC-NCL-PwD Yes Yes Yes, Disability Certificate
SC-PwD Yes Yes Yes, Caste and Disability Certificate
ST-PwD Yes Yes Yes, Tribe and Disability Certificate
Overseas Yes Yes First page and Last page of Passport

7. All of these scanned documents must be in JPG format.

8. Once you are done uploading all necessary documents, click ‘Save and Exit’ to complete the form at a later time or date.
9. Click ‘Save & Proceed’ to go to the Payment section.

Step 4: Pay Application Fee & Print:

1. Category-wise Application Fees for Academic Year 2017-18 are as under:

Programme / Category B.Des and GDPD M.Des (1 discipline only) M.Des (2 Disciplines)
GENERAL ₹ 2000 ₹ 2000 ₹ 4000
OBC-NCL ₹ 2000 ₹ 2000 ₹ 4000
SC ₹ 1000 ₹ 1000 ₹ 2000
ST ₹ 1000 ₹ 1000 ₹ 2000
General-PwD ₹ 1000 ₹ 1000 ₹ 2000
OBC-NCL-PwD ₹ 1000 ₹ 1000 ₹ 2000
SC-PwD ₹ 1000 ₹ 1000 ₹ 2000
ST-PwD ₹ 1000 ₹ 1000 ₹ 2000
Overseas ₹ 2000 ( Only B.Des. ) ₹ 2000 ₹ 4000

Note: For applications received after 28 November 2016, the application fees (including late fees) applicable will be double the amount indicated above.

2. The above fees are applicable to both M.Des and B.Des./GDPD applicants, belonging to either of the three genders. NOTE: As per latest order of Supreme Court of India, third gender includes only trans-genders, eunuchs and hijras. Lesbians, gays and bisexuals need to select either Male or Female option as appropriate.
3. Application fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.
4. The Application fees paid online (by debit/credit card) DOES NOT INCLUDE any bank/transaction charges, and the same, as applicable, will be borne by the applicant.
5. Select method of payment—either credit/debit card to pay online or demand draft to pay offline, and submit the required details.
6. You will be asked to verify your details, after which you can proceed to make the payment.

Note: Please take a moment to review your information as modifying or editing your application form is NOT possible after this stage.

7. After paying online, you will be redirected to the ‘Print’ section where you can save your form as a PDF file and print it. You are NOT required to send the print-out of your application form if you are paying online via debit/credit card.
8. If paying via demand draft, it should be in favour of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at New Delhi. You will be asked to fill in the details of the Demand Draft online
to complete the submission process. This should be done before 1400 hrs. on Monday, 28 November 2016.
9. To complete the application process, you must send the demand draft and a printout of your application form in a single envelope to the following address, so as to reach before 02 December, 2016. Please note that candidates who have made online payment via debit/ credit card are NOT required to send the print-out of your application form .

Address for sending Demand Draft and printed copy of Application Form (only in case if application fees is paid via demand draft):

The Project Manager–CMS
All India Management Association
Management House, 14, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003
India

Note: The National Institute of Design has authorised the All India Management Association, New Delhi, to process all its applications for the M.Des., B.Des. and GDPD programmes.

2.2 Apply Here

3. Programme of Study

3.1 Bachelor of Design ( B. Des. )

The four-year-long Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programme is offered only at NID Ahmedabad in the following areas of specialisation:

Sr.No Specialization Offered at Ahmedabad Campus No. of Seats
1 Ceramic and Glass Design 10
2 Furniture Design 10
3 Product Design 15
4 Animation Film Design 15
5 Exhibition Design 10
6 Film & Video Communication 10
7 Graphic Design 15
8 Textile Design 15

Note:
• The first year of this programme is a mandatory foundation course, only after which students can select their specialisation based on their performance and on the number of seats available.
• Number of seats for Indian Nationals in Bachelor of Design programme, including reserved categories is One Hundred (100).
• Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various reserved categories as per the Government of India guidelines (See Section 5 for more information).
• The total number of seats for overseas (supernumerary) candidates is Fifteen (15).

3.2 Master of Design ( M. Des. )

The two-and-a-half year long Master of Design (M.Des.) programme at NID is offered at its campuses in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar. Students may apply in any of the following disciplines:

Sr.No Discipline of Specialisation at Ahmedabad Campus No. of Seats
1 Animation Film Design 15
2 Ceramic & Glass Design 10
3 Film & Video Communication 15
4 Furniture Design 15
5 Graphic Design 15
6 Product Design 15
7 Textile Design 15
Sr.No Discipline of Specialisation at Bengaluru Campus No. of Seats
1 Design for Retail Experience 15
2 Digital Game Design 15
3 Information Design 15
4 Interaction Design 15
5 Universal Design 15
Sr.No Discipline of Specialisation at Gandhinagar Campus No. of Seats
1 Apparel Design 15
2 Lifestyle Accessory Design 15
3 New Media Design 15
4 Photography Design 15
5 Strategic Design Management 15
6 Toy & Game Design 10
7 Transportation & Automobile Design 15

Note:
In addition to the number of seats mentioned above, 2 seats per specialisation are allotted for overseas (supernumerary) candidates.
• Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to variousreserved categories as per the Government of India guidelines (See Section 5 for more information).
• Aspiring candidates can apply to a maximum of ONLY TWO disciplines for the Master of Design programme.
• Applications are received to a specific discipline only and are not transferable at any stage of the admissions process.

3.3 GDPD ( Kurukshetra )

National Institute of Design, Kurukshetra, an autonomous institute under DIPP, invites applications for the second batch of its 4 year Graduate Diploma Program
in Design (GDPD) for the academic year 2017-18 at the transit campus at Government Polytechnic, Umri, Kurukshetra, Haryana.

Admissions process for its first batch for the Academic Year 2016-17 was undertaken during the months of July-September 2016 and it is expected to
commence the classes, academic activities from mid-November-2016. For the second batch of the students to be admitted from July-2017, interested candidates
may apply.

NID-Kurukshetra’s trans-disciplinary environment consisting of diverse design domains helps in creating an innovative and holistic ecosystem for design learning
and delivering solutions focusing on the emerging needs of people, integrated with digital and other cutting edge technologies.

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


NID Kurukshetra Information Brochure 2017

3.4 GDPD ( Vijayawada )

National Institute of Design, Vijayawada, an autonomous institute under DIPP, invites applications for the third batch of its four year Graduate Diploma Program in Design (GDPD) for the academic year 2017-18 at the transit campus at Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU), 20 km from Vijayawada.

NID Vijayawada commenced its academic program in 2015 with a vision to be a global leader in Design Education & Research, and become a torchbearer for
innovative design directions in industry & development sectors, aligned to the ‘Make in India’, ‘Startup India’ & ‘Standup India’ initiatives of the Government of India.

NID’s trans-disciplinary environment consisting of diverse design domains helps in creating an innovative and holistic ecosystem for design learning and delivering solutions focusing on the emerging needs of people, integrated with digital and other cutting edge technologies.

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


NID Vijayawada Information Brochure 2017

4. Eligibility Criteria

4.1 Eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Design & GDPD

Candidates applying for the B.Des. and GDPD programmes must fulfill the following criteria:

Age Limit:
Candidates upto 20 years of age on or before 30 June 2017 are eligible to apply (relaxable by three years for candidates belonging to reserved category).
Indian nationals applying in the general category and candidates in overseas category born on or before 30 June 1997 are not eligible.
Indian nationals in reserved category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD) born on or before 30 June 1994 are not eligible.

Educational Qualification:
Applications for academic year 2017–18 are open to applicants who have passed or will appear for higher secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations in the academic year 2016–17 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, see www.aiuweb.org).
• Intermediate or two-year pre-university examination under a board or university recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU, see www.aiuweb.org).
• 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 (AIU, see www.aiuweb.org).
• H.S.C. vocational examination.
• General Certificate Education (GCE) examination at the Advanced (A) level taken in London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka.
• High School Certificate Examination from Cambridge University or an International Baccalaureate diploma from the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
• Candidates who have completed final examinations for class XII (or equivalent) outside India or from a board not specified above should produce a 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.

4.2 Eligibility criteria for Master of Design

Candidates applying for the M.Des. programme (any discipline) must fulfill the following criteria:

Age Limit:
Candidates upto 30 years of age on or before 30 June 2017 are eligible to apply (relaxable by three years for candidates belonging to reserved category).
Indian Nationals in the general category and candidates in overseas category born on or before 30 June 1987 are not eligible for admission.
Indian Nationals in reserved category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD) born on or before 30 June 1984 are not eligible for admission.

Educational Qualification:
Applicants must either have appeared for (results awaited), passed, or will be appearing for any of the following degree examinations before July 2017:

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 (or more) system, from any university or institute recognised by law in India.
Diploma in design under the 10+2+4 system, from any university or institute recognised by law in India.
OR
Applicants must either have appeared for (results awaited) or passed, before July 2016, a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under the 10+2+3 system from any university or institute recognised by law in India.

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, prior to admission. Visit www.aiuweb.org for more details.

5. About NID Entrance Exam

5.1 NID Design Aptitude Test ( DAT )

The Design Aptitude Tests will be conducted in two stages

Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims
Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains

Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (Prelims):

The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims primarily evaluates each candidate on the
following abilities:
• Knowledge
• Comprehension
• Analysis
• Creativity
• Visualisation

The DAT Prelims consists of two parts:
Part I: Multiple-choice questions marked out of 70 points. This part has questions with one or more than one correct answer. The responses of this part will be recorded on an OMR sheet and evaluated digitally.
Part II: Subjective questions marked out of 30 points, with responses to be provided in visual and/or written formats.

• The Design Aptitude Test (Prelims) consists of an examination for three hours duration and will be marked out of 100 points.
• This is a pen-and-paper test conducted at the same time on the same day across all test centres.
• The question paper is in English.
• All questions are compulsory.
• There is no negative marking.
• Based on the DAT Prelims scores, separate merit lists shall be prepared for each category (OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD). Shortlisted candidates only will be eligible to appear for the DAT Mains exam.

Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (Mains):

Based on the scores obtained in the DAT Prelims, eligible candidates will have to appear for the DAT Mains.
The Admit Card for shortlisted candidates will be available for download only on the official NID admissions website (www.admissions.nid.edu).
NID will not provide accommodation for applicants appearing for the DAT Mains; therefore, the candidates must arrange accommodation at their cost.

DAT Mains for M.Des.:

The DAT Mains for this programme consists of two parts:

• Studio Test:

This may consist of tests in different formats such as drawing/sketching, hands-on model making, group discussions etc. This test will be marked out of 100 points and will be conducted in English.

• Interviews:

The interviews will be conducted separately for each discipline, immediately after the Studio Test,at the same centre. Test Centres for DAT Mains for candidates of M.Des. are as follows:

Test Centre: Ahmedabad Test Centre: Bengaluru Test Centre: Gandhinagar
1. Animation Film Design 1. Design for Retail Experience 1. Apparel Design
2. Ceramic & Glass Design 2. Lifestyle Accessory Design 2. Lifestyle Accessory Design
3. Film & Video Communication 3. Information Design 3. Furniture Design
4.Furniture Design 4.Interaction Design 4.Photography Design
5.Graphic Design 5.Universal Design 5.Strategic Design Management
6.Product Design 6. Toy & Game Design
7. Textile Design 7. Transportation & Automobile Design

DAT Mains for B.Des.and GDPD:

The DAT Mains for these programmes may consist of tests in different formats such as drawing/sketching, hands-on model making, group discussions, presentations etc. These will be marked out of 100 points and will be conducted in English. The test centre will be NID Ahmedabad.

5.2 NID Studio Test and Interview

Based on the scores obtained in DAT (Stage 1), candidates will be shortlisted and called for the Studio Test (Stage 2) and Personal Interviews (Stage 3). The Hall Tickets/Admit Card for Stage 2 & 3, for shortlisted candidates will be available only on the official Admissions website of NID: http://admissions.nid.edu

Studio Tests (Stage 2) for candidates of B.Des.

The studio test may consist of different sections in different formats such as hands on practical assignments, etc. The Studio Tests will carry a total of 100 marks. The Test will be conducted in English. Studio Tests will be followed by Personal Interviews.

Personal Interviews (Stage 3) for candidates of B.Des.
The Personal Interviews will be conducted immediately after the studio tests at the same centre. Test Centre for Stage 2 and Stage 3 for Candidates of B.Des.: Ahmedabad

Studio Tests (Stage 2) for candidates of M.Des.
The studio Tests will be conducted separately for each discipline of specialisation. The studio test may consist of different sections in different formats such as hands on practical assignments, group discussion, etc. The Studio Tests will carry a total of 100 marks. The Test will be conducted in English.

Personal Interviews (Stage 3) for candidates of M.Des.
The Personal Interviews will be conducted separately for each discipline of specialization, immediately after the studio tests at the same centre.

Test Centres for Stage 2 and Stage 3 for candidates of M.Des. are as under:

Test Centre: Ahmedabad Test Centre: Bengaluru Test Centre: Gandhinagar
1. Animation Film Design 1. Design for Retail Experience 1. Apparel Design
2. Ceramic & Glass Design 2. Lifestyle Accessory Design 2. Lifestyle Accessory Design
3. Film & Video Communication 3. Information Design 3. Furniture Design
4.Furniture Design 4.Interaction Design 4.Photography Design
5.Graphic Design 5.Universal Design 5.Strategic Design Management
6.Product Design 6. Toy & Game Design
7. Textile Design 7. Transportation & Automobile Design

5.3 How to prepare for DAT ?

▪ Not only you should know how to sketch and design, but you should also know how to sketch quickly and flawlessly.
▪ Refine your sketching skills and join a Sketching and Design course
▪ Refer the previous year NID question papers available on the internet and subscribe to online and offline exam preparation guides.
▪ Stay connected with designers and design students in online communities, compare your works with theirs, get reviews on your sketching skills and ask for suggestions.

5.4 Admit Card

Admit card for NID will be issued by the NID on the official website at www.nid.edu. The Admit card/ hall ticket is the essential document to be carried at the time of tests & Interviews. It contains specific such as candidate’s name, roll number, exam centre details.Admit card for NID will be issued by the NID on the official website at www.nid.edu. The Admit card/ hall ticket is the essential document to be carried at the time of tests & Interviews. It contains specific such as candidate’s name, roll number, exam centre details.

5.5 Previous Year Questions Papers

5.6 663 Students Selected in NID from BRDS

BRDS : NID Result

National Institute of Design (NID) is the premier institute for Design education in India. Known for its expert faculties, amazing learning environment, notable alumni and of course, its long lasting legacy, NID is also known as the most difficult design college to get into. NID offers 100 seats for B. Design programme and 275 seats in M. Design programmes. NID recently added two centers for Graduate Diploma Program in Design at Vijaywada and Kurukshetra with 60 seats at each campus.

BRDS has consistently brought out successful students for getting into NID and it is proud to achieve highest selection in NID compared to any other coaching institute in India. BRDS is the only institute to publish full result year after year with brief about the students, their city, and photos. No institute in India provides results with so much detail.

More Result

6. NID Result

6.1 Announcement of Results

In order to be considered for the merit list, a candidate must have appeared for all the tests in both the DAT Prelims and the DAT Mains.

Results for DAT Prelims:
Based on the scores obtained in the DAT Prelims, separate merit lists shall be prepared for each category (OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD). Results for admission to NID for the Academic Year 2017–18 for the M.Des., B.Des. and GDPD programmes (including overseas candidates) will be declared only on the official admissions website (www.admissions. nid.edu) as per the schedule announced. The candidates’ scores will also be available for viewing at this time.

Note: Separate result score cards will not be sent individually to the candidates

Candidates Shortlisted for DAT Mains:
Based on the Merit list of DAT Prelims, eligible candidates will have to appear for DAT Mains. The number of candidates shortlisted will be no less than three times the number of seats available per category in that discipline or programme. If the total scores of two or more candidates in the DAT Prelims are the same, they will be assigned the same rank.

Final Merit List:

The final merit list for each discipline of the M.Des. programme will be generated category wise, based on the sum total of the weighted scores obtained by the candidate at each stage of the admission process.

The final merit lists for the B.Des.and GDPD programmes will be generated category wise,based on the sum total of the weighted scores obtained by the candidate at each stage of the admission process.

The weightage of DAT Prelims and DAT Mains will be as decided by the Senate of the institute.

Results for admission to NID for the academic year 2017–18 for M.Des., B.Des. (including overseas candidates) and GDPD will be declared only on the official admissions website (www.admissions.nid.edu) as per the schedule announced.

The candidates’ scores and ranks will be available for viewing on the website and candidates will have to log in to the site to view their final results. Separate result scorecards will not be sent individually to the candidates.

The scores obtained during the application process in 2017–18 cycle are valid only for admission for the academic year 2017–18. These scores cannot be used by any person/institution without prior permission of the National Institute of Design.

Relaxation in cut-off scores for candidates from reserved categories

Candidates from reserved categories will be offered admission according to their rank in the first merit list. For the Open category, the lowest score of the last seat secured in the open category will be considered as the cut-off score for this category. Considering this as the standard of measure, cut-off scores will be relaxed for candidates from reserved categories as follows:

OBC-NCL SC ST PwD
10% less than cut off score of the Open category 20% less than cut off score of the Open category 20% less than cut off score of the Open category 30% less than cut off score of the Open category

If seats are left unfilled due to the merit list cut-off or unavailability of candidates in the OBC-NCL category, they will be allotted to candidates from the Open category. Seats remaining vacant under the SC and ST categories will NOT be allotted to candidates belonging to other categories.

The category chosen by a candidate at the time of submitting the application form is final, and requests for change of category will not be entertained.

Note: Obtaining a rank in the merit list does not guarantee admission to the programme of your choice.
• Requests for rechecking answers of the DAT Prelims or Mains will be restricted to checking–
(i) Whether all the answers have been examined
(ii) Mistakes in the totalling of marks for each question
(iii) That the marks have been transferred correctly on to the cover page of the answer book
• Any requests sent without a scanned copy of the Admit Card will not be replied.

6.2 NID Result 2017 – 18

6.3 NID Cut Offs Marks

Design Aptitude Test 2016(Phase I): Cut off scores

Sn. M.Des: Discipline/Category General General-PH OBC-NCL OBC-NCL-PH SC SC-PH ST ST-PH
1 Animation Film Design 59.85 No Applicant 53.65 25.3 53.85 No Applicant 42.05 No Applicant
2 Apparel Design 50.8 27.2 46.8 No Applicant 42.25 No Applicant 46.7 No Applicant
3 Ceramic & Glass Design 48.85 No Applicant 18.2 No Applicant 45.15 No Applicant No Applicant No Applicant
4 Design for Retail Experience 55.25 27.2 52.3 No Applicant 46.2 No Applicant 37.65 No Applicant
5 Digital Game Design 48.7 No Applicant 35.85 No Applicant 44.05 No Applicant 63.75 No Applicant
6 Film & Video Communication 54.8 No Applicant 47.6 No Applicant 50.3 No Applicant 40.2 No Applicant
7 Furniture Design 58.45 57.45 50.3 No Applicant 45.4 No Applicant 31.4 No Applicant
8 Graphic Design 62.4 38.6 59.15 25.3 58.05 No Applicant 42.95 No Applicant
9 Information Design 59.15 35.05 47.15 No Applicant 46.5 No Applicant 35 No Applicant
10 Interaction Design 62.05 35.05 54 44.85 57 45.7 52.25 No Applicant
11 Lifestyle Accessory Design 55.45 45.15 46.8 No Applicant 41.35 No Applicant 43.95 No Applicant
12 New Media Design 58.7 No Applicant 34.6 No Applicant 46 No Applicant 54.45 No Applicant
13 Photography Design 52.6 No Applicant 40.35 24.95 45.7 No Applicant 41.95 No Applicant
14 Product Design 64.9 38.6 59.15 No Applicant 58.1 No Applicant 51.1 No Applicant
15 Strategic Design Management 60.7 No Applicant 52.45 No Applicant 52.7 No Applicant 42.25 No Applicant
16 Textile Design 53.05 34.2 43.5 No Applicant 42.1 No Applicant 24.8 No Applicant
17 Toy & Game Design 48.6 No Applicant 45.3 No Applicant 30.25 No Applicant 35.15 No Applicant
18 Transporation & Automobile Design 61.35 No Applicant 56.75 No Applicant 56.3 No Applicant 51 No Applicant
19 Universal Design 58.5 40.1 49.85 No Applicant 44.65 No Applicant 41.5 No Applicant

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Sn. Programme/Category General General-PH OBC-NCL OBC-NCL-PH SC SC-PH ST ST-PH
1 Bachelor of Design 59.65 51.75 52.7 40.55 50.1 31.25 47.25 No Applicant

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Sn. Programme/Category General General-PH OBC-NCL OBC-NCL-PH SC SC-PH ST ST-PH
1 GDPD (NID – V) 57.07 46.85 49.45 35.9 44.4 48.9 45.25 No Applicant

Above Scores are out of 100

Final Merit List : Cut off Scores (Phase I + Phase II)

Sn. Programmes/Category General OBC-NCL Category SC Category ST Category ST Category PH (Horizontal – All Categories)
No. of Seats Cut off score (excl. PH) No. of Seats Cut off score (excl. PH) No. of Seats Cut off score (excl. PH) No. of Seats Cut off score (excl. PH) No. of Seats Cut off score
Masters of Design (M.Des)
1 Animation Film Design 8 47.32 4 42.59 2 37.86 1 37.86 1 33.12
2 Apparel Design 8 51.04 4 45.94 2 40.83 1 40.83 1 35.73
3 Ceramic & Glass Design 5 55.84 3 50.26 1 44.67 1 44.67 1 39.09
4 Design for Retail Experience 8 59.69 4 53.72 2 47.75 1 47.75 1 41.78
5 Digital Game Design 8 57.94 4 52.15 2 46.35 1 46.35 1 40.56
6 Film & Video Communication 8 58.3 4 52.47 2 46.64 1 46.64 1 40.81
7 Furniture Design 8 57.18 4 51.46 2 45.74 1 45.74 1 40.03
8 Graphic Design 8 60.61 4 54.55 2 48.49 1 48.49 1 42.43
9 Information Design 8 66.43 4 59.79 2 53.14 1 53.14 1 46.5
10 Interaction Design 8 57.14 4 52.24 2 45.71 2 45.71 1 40
11 Lifestyle Accessory Design 8 55.86 4 50.27 2 44.69 1 44.69 1 39.1
12 New Media Design 8 50.51 4 45.76 2 40.41 1 40.41 1 35.36
13 Photography Design 8 57.32 4 51.59 2 45.86 1 45.86 1 40.12
14 Product Design 8 52.12 4 46.91 2 41.7 1 41.7 1 36.48
15 Strategic Design Management 8 59.27 4 53.34 2 47.42 1 47.42 1 41.49
16 Textile Design 8 56.55 4 50.9 2 45.24 1 45.24 1 39.59
17 Toy & Game Design 5 57.42 3 51.68 1 45.94 1 45.94 1 40.19
18 Transportation & Auto. Design 8 57.21 4 51.49 2 45.77 1 45.77 1 40.05
19 Universal Design 8 62.03 4 55.83 2 49.62 1 49.62 1 43.12
Sn. Programmes/Category General OBC-NCL Category SC Category ST Category ST Category PH (Horizontal – All Categories)
No. of Seats Cut off score (excl. PH) No. of Seats Cut off score (excl. PH) No. of Seats Cut off score (excl. PH) No. of Seats Cut off score (excl. PH) No. of Seats Cut off score
1 Bachelor of Design (B.Des) 50 55.76 27 50.18 15 44.61 8 44.61 3 39.03

6.4 Reservation of Seats

The total number of seats available in all three academic programmes—M.Des, B.Des and GDPD—for Indian Nationals are classified into different categories as defined below:

Seat category Category of eligible candidates
OPEN GEN, OBC-NCL, SC, ST, GEN-PwD, OBC-NCL-PwD, SC-PwD, ST-PwD
OBC-NCL OBC-NCL and OBC-NCL-PwD
SC SC and SC-PwD
ST ST and ST-PwD
OPEN-PwD GEN-PwD, OBC-NCL-PwD, SC-PwD, ST-PwD
OBC-NCL-PwD OBC-NCL-PwD
SC-PwD SC-PwD
ST-PwD ST-PwD

In accordance with the guidelines of the Government of India, the prescribed number of seats reserved for each of these categories are as follows:

Category-wise reservation of seats for M.Des.
OBC-NCL (27%) Scheduled Caste (15%) Scheduled Tribe (7.5%)
Disciplines with 15 seats each 4 2 1
Disciplines with 10 seats each 3 1 1

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Category-wise reservation of seats for B.Des. & GDPD
Total number of seats OBC-NCL (27%) Scheduled Caste (15%) Scheduled Tribe (7.5%)
B. Des. NID Ahmedabad 100 27 15 8
GDPD NID Kurukshetra 60 16 9 5
GDPD NID Vijayawada 60 16 9 15

 

Reservation of seats for Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer):
Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) is to be determined as per the central list of OBCs (www.ncbc.nic.in) as of 01 June 2016.

Candidates belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are not entitled to apply under reserved category.
Candidates applying under the OBC-NCL or Non-Creamy Layer category are required to produce a certificate (preferably in English) from the relevant competent authorities of their respective state or union territory, certifying that they do not belong to the Creamy layer.

Reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes:
The benefit of reservation will be given only to those castes and tribes mentioned in the central list published by the Government of India, which can be viewed at the
following links:
http://socialjustice.nic.in/UserView/index?mid=76750
http://tribal.nic.in/Content/StatewiseListofScheduledTribesProfiles.aspx

Candidates applying under SC and ST categories are required to upload the relevant caste/tribe certificate (preferably in English) from the competent authorities of their respective state, union territory or the National Commission of Tribes, at the time of applying online

Reservation of Seats for Persons with Disability (PwD):

Of all seats across General, OBC-NCL, SC and ST categories, 3% of the seats are reserved for Persons with Disability (PwD). Admission will be granted to the top 3% of the candidates in order of merit, irrespective of their category.

The benefit of reservation will be given only to those candidates with 40% or more disability as described by the Government of India at http://disabilityaffairs.gov.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/PWD_Act.pdf

Candidates seeking admission under this category are required to upload a Disability Certificate issued by a competent medical authority as certified by the Government of India, at the time of applying online.

Candidates belonging to the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories will be declared as qualified on the basis of the relaxed criterion mentioned in Section 8 of this handbook.

Unfilled seats based on cut-off in merit or unavailability of candidates in the OBC-NCL category will be de-reserved and allotted to Open Category candidates in order of merit. Seats remaining vacant under the SC and ST categories will not be de-reserved.

The category selected by a candidate at the time of submitting the application form will be final, and requests for any change of category will not be permitted later.

Foreign nationals applying under the Overseas category are outside the ambit of reservation of seats for the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories.

7. About NID

7.1 About National Institute of Design

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 of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. As per the NID Act (18 of 2014), the institute is a statutory authority empowered to award its own degrees—Masters of Design (M.Des.) of two-and-a-half years duration and Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) of four-year duration. The Institute is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

NID Vijayawada is an independent autonomous institute under the DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and offers four-year long Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD).

NID Kurukshetra is an independent autonomous institute under the DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and offers four-year long Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD).

Admission to all of the design courses will be granted on the basis of a two-stage competitive exam. The objective of these exams is to assess the knowledge, skills and behavioural abilities of candidates.

Education at NID

NID 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 more than 55 overseas institutions. NID has also been playing a significant role in promoting design.

Having entered the 6th decade of design excellence, NID has been active as an autonomous institute under the aegis of the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion,Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India; in education,applied research, service and advanced training in five faculty streams,Industrial Design, Communication Design, Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Design, IT Integrated (Experiential) Design and Interdisciplinary Design Studies. 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. The rigorous development of the designer’s skills and knowledge through a process of ‘hands on-minds on’ is what makes the difference.

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 Science and Liberal Arts widen the students’ horizons and increase general awareness of contemporary issues.

7.2 Why Join NID

▪ Declared as the Institute of National Importance
▪ Collaboration with International universities for faculty/ student exchange, research, joint workshops projects, etc.
▪ Specially designed curriculum
▪ Facilitates learning through workshops and project where the students experiment with various mediums
▪ Provides value added experience through field visits, case study and other interactive sessions

7.3 Placement Services

▪ NID organizes an annual event for industry interface known as Placement Week where students can meet and interact with recruiters, showcase their work, and be interviewed, leading to final placement offer

7.4 Top Recruiting Companies

▪ Wipro technologies
▪ Whirlpool of India Ltd.
▪ VIP Industries Ltd
▪ Trident Groups
▪ Titan Industries
▪ Toshiba, Japan
▪ Philips
▪ adidas Group India
▪ J.P.Morgan
▪ Adobe
▪ Cognizant Technology Solutions
▪ General Motors Design
▪ IBM India Research Lab
▪ Zomato.com
▪ Tata Consultancy Services
▪ Tanishq
▪ Microsoft India Pvt. Ltd.
▪ Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
▪ Mindtree
▪ SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd

And many more…

7.5 Hostel Details

Ahmedabad Campus

Hostel accommodation is available for B.Des. students ONLY at NID’s campus in Ahmedabad.
Hostel accommodation for B.Des students at the Ahmedabad campus is provided for seven (7) semesters only.
Hostel accommodation is NOT available for M.Des. students at the Ahmedabad campus. M.Des students enrolled on Master’s programmes at the Ahmedabad campus are required to arrange their accommodation outside of campus on their own.

Bengaluru Campus

Hostel accommodation is NOT available for M.Des students at the Bangalore campus. M.Des students enrolled on Master’s programmes at the Bangalore campus are required to arrange their accommodation outside of campus on their own.

Gandhinagar Campus

Hostel accommodation is available for M.Des students at NID’s campus in Gandhinagar.
Hostel accommodation for M.Des students at the Gandhinagar campus is provided for four (4) semesters only.

7.6 Facilities

▪ Library with collection of E-Databases, E-Books, E-Journals, digital library
▪ Wi-fi
▪ Medical facilities
▪ NIDUS the Design Shop
▪ Visualization Lab
▪ Skill Development Labs, Knowledge Management Centre, Information Technology (IT) Centre, and Design Vision Centre
▪ Innovation Lab

7.7 Yearly Expenses including Tuition Fees

Yearly Expenses for Academic 2016-17 Indian Citizens Overseas (supernumerary)(for both B.Des & M.Des)
B.Des. M.Des. SAARC countries,African countries,Cambodia, Laos,Myanmar, Vietnam Rest Of The World
Studio & KMC charges/ I.T. infrastructure charges ₹ 55,000 ₹ 55,000 ₹ 55,000 ₹ 55,000
Insurance ₹ 200 ₹ 200 ₹ 200 ₹ 200
Student Development Fund ₹ 400 ₹ 400 ₹ 400 ₹ 400
Film Club ₹ 200 ₹ 200 ₹ 200 ₹ 200
Security Deposit ( Refundable ) ₹ 10,000 ₹ 10,000 ₹ 10,000 ₹ 10,000
Hostel & Electricity Charges ₹ 25,000 ₹ 30,000 ₹ 25,000 for B.Des ₹ 30,000 for m.Des
Mess Charges (subject to periodic revisions) ₹ 3700 per month ₹ 3700 per month ₹ 3700 per month ₹ 3700 per month

8. Overseas Candidates

Foreign citizens—applicants holding citizenship of a country other than the Republic of India—are eligible to apply under the overseas category, provided they fulfill all the eligibility criteria mentioned in Sections 4.1 or 4.2 (as applicable).

Of the seats available for the M.Des. and B.Des. programmes, 15% supernumerary seats have been created for overseas applicants. The actual number of seats available under Overseas category are as follows:

Note:• Supernumerary seats under Overseas category are not available for GDPD programme at NID Kurukshetra and NID Vijayawada.
• Foreign applicants fall outside the ambit of seats reserved for the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories.
• Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) holding an Indian passport are not eligible to apply under the Overseas category and will have to apply as Indian nationals.
• All candidates applying in the Overseas category for either the M.Des. and B. Des. programme must appear for their DAT Prelims at Ahmedabad Test Centre, which will be followed immediately by the DAT Mains. Both DAT Prelims and DAT Mains will be conducted at Ahmedabad. The details of the schedule
will be provided later.• Admit Cards will be available for download on the NID website (www.admissions.nid.edu) as per the schedule. It is the responsibility of all candidates to download and print their own Admit Cards.• Successful candidates will be offered admission to NID based on the final merit list of the Overseas category, which will be prepared after all the stages of the admission process have been completed.• To accept the offer of admission, overseas candidates are required to visit the relevant NID campus in person, as per the schedule. At this time, candidates will be required to produce the following
documents along with their self attested photocopies:(i) Self attested copy of the relevant pages of their passport.
(ii) For M.Des. candidates: Self attested copies of their grade sheets/mark sheets of all semesters
equivalent to SSC (Grade X), HSC (Grade XII) and heir degree certificate/provisional certificate/passing certificate.
(iii) For B.Des. candidates: Self attested copies of their grade sheets/mark sheets of SSC (Grade X) and HSC
(Grade XII). Applicants in the process of completing their Grade XII must submit a bonafide certificate
from their school or college.
(iv) An equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, which will need to be obtained prior to admission.
(v) The applicant will be responsible for obtaining a student visa for the entire duration of the programme
at NID, before the commencement of the programme.
(vi) If selected candidates do not pay their programme fees or fail to produce all of the required documents, or if they decline the offer of admission, their candidature will stand cancelled.
(vii) Seats remaining vacant in the Overseas (supernumerary) category will lapse and will not be transferred to any other category.
(viii) Foreign students must note that the language of instruction at NID is English.

9. Download Brochure

10. NID Contact

Admissions Cell
National Institute of Design
Paldi, Ahmedabad 380 007Phone: +91 79 2662 3462 (Monday to Friday, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm)
Email: admissions@nid.eduHelpline number for technical issues related to
submission of online application:
+91 9599 024 188 (Monday to Friday, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm)
nid@applyadmission.net

11. NID Offical Website