UID Admission 2024 – 2025


UID Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Results, Preparation Tips, Counselling Dates, Seat Matrix

Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID) is one of the premier Design institutes in India. Dedicated to excellence in teaching and focused on interdisciplinary learning. The institute aims to create globally sought-after professionals who can exhibit their creativity and trigger novel trends. UID’s pursuit of excellence has made its name shine with an extraordinary record of success in a short span. UID provides world-class facilities at its sprawling campuses: UID-Ahmedabad and UID-NCR.

The Ahmedabad Campus is a constituent college of Karnavati University, spread over 40+ acres of lush green land and the NCR Campus in collaboration with G. D Goenka University is a 60+ acres lavish green campus with a built-up area of 22 acres. UID campuses aim to outclass the top design colleges in India with its state-of-the-art labs and hands-on creative learning, to create trendsetters and ideators who’ll lead the future of design schools in India. The quality benchmarks apply to our faculty selection, infrastructure, and organization management systems.


Programmes offered at Unitedworld Institute of Design(UID)

At UID one can choose from 8 Bachelors, 4 Master Courses, and PhD at its two campuses across India. A detailed list of the courses being offered:

B.Design (Hons.) Courses

  1. Fashion Design & Styling (Ahmedabad & NCR campus)
  2. Visual Communication (Ahmedabad & NCR campus)
  3. Animation & Digital Media (Ahmedabad & NCR campus)
  4. Product Design (Ahmedabad & NCR campus)
  5. Interior & Furniture Design (Ahmedabad & NCR campus)
  6. Interaction Design (Only Ahmedabad campus)
  7. Automobile & Transportation Design (Only Ahmedabad campus)

B.Design (Hons.) Global Design Programme

  1. (Ahmedabad & NCR campus)

M. Design Programme

(Only Ahmedabad campus)

  1. Fashion Design
  2. Visual Experiential Design 
  3. Industrial Design
  4.    Interior & Experience Design



UID Eligibility Criteria

For UID admission the applicant needs to fit into the following criteria:

Age limit

No Age Limit

Educational Qualification

For B. Design(Hon.) :

10+2 pass/appearing (Any Stream) or 3 Years Diploma (Equivalent to 10 +2 from any recognized higher secondary boards as per the list of COBSE List: https://www.cobse.org.in/recognized-educational-boards-list/ (any board apart from the list, kindly email to the admissions team and check eligibility).

For M. Design :

10+2+3/4 Years degree or 5 years Diploma pass/appearing (Any Stream) from any recognized institution or university.

Educational Qualification

For General Category :

Clearance of UID’s Two-Tier Evaluation process and a minimum 50% aggregate score in the last qualifying examination.

For NRI / NRI Spons. / Mgmt. / Foreign :

Selection based on Digital Portfolio Evaluated and a minimum 50% aggregate score in the last qualifying examination.


Number of Seats

Programmes Ahmedabad Campus NCR Campus
B.Design(Hons) (Across all Specializations) 480 180
B.Design(Hons) GDP 60 30
M.Design (Across all Specializations) 80 NA

UID Admission process

UID Admissions 2023-24 –General Category Window for B. Design and M. Design

  • Application Fee 2000 Rs. 
  • Application Mode Online and Offline both.
  • Offline (Hardcopy Forms) :  Available at your BRDS Centre
  • Online Application (BRDS Bit.ly) https://tinyurl.com/52m6ktj4

UID’s Two-Tier Evaluation Process (Entrance Examination)

UID’s evaluation process consists of two tiers as mentioned below-

Tier I – UID Design Aptitude Test (DAT)

Tier 1: UID DAT (100 Marks) Scheduled in Online Mode on 29th January 2023 

       (Sample Papers Download: UID Sample Papers)

UID DAT 2023 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 3 hours
3 hours 100
Question Paper Language English
Questions Types General IQ Test, Critical Analysis Test, Creativity ability test

Tier II

If Conducted Offline Mode: Situation Test Portfolio Evaluation (ST-PE)

If conducted in Online Mode: Portfolio Evaluation and Personal Interview (PE-PI)

Candidates who are shortlisted in Tier -1 are allowed to proceed for Tier-2.

Applicants are given situations on the basis of which they have to make models. They are also given some questions in which they have to sketch and answer.

For portfolio evaluation, candidates will be provided complete guidelines well in advance.


UID Entrance Exam 2024-25

General Category Window – UID’s Two-Tier Evaluation Process-

  • Tier 1: UID DAT (100 Marks) Schedules in Online Mode on 07th January 2024 Sample Papers are available on our
UID DAT 2023 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 3 hours
Total Marks 100
Question Paper Language English
Question Types General Ability, Creative Ability Test

For B. Design (Hons.) & B. Design (Hons.) GDP

Part A – General Ability Test (GAT) consists of 40 MCQ-type Questions of 1 Mark each, a total of 40 Marks

Part B – Creative Ability Test (CAT) consists of 3 Subjective type questions; 2 Questions of 15 Marks each and 1 Question of 30 Marks, a total of 60 Marks.

For M. Design

Part A – General Ability Test (GAT) consists of 25 MCQ-type questions; 20 Questions of 1 Mark each and 1 Question of 5 Marks, a total of 25 Marks.

Part B – Creative Ability Test (CAT) consists of 9 Subjective type questions; 5 Questions of 5 Marks each, 2 questions of 10 Marks each, and 2 Questions of 15 Marks each, a total of 75 Marks

  • Tier 2: Situation Test (ST) and Portfolio Evaluation (PE) at UID Campus based on the preference given in the Application 2024-25.

For Situation Test – Applicants are given situations on the basis of which they have to make models. They are also given some questions in which they have to sketch and answer. For portfolio evaluation, candidates will be provided complete guidelines well in advance.

NRI/ NRI Spons. / Management/ Foreign category:

The selection under this category is based on Digital Portfolio Submission and Evaluation of the same.


Important Dates for UID Admission 2024-25

UID Admission Event Details General Category NRI/ NRI Spons. / Management/ Foreign category
Online Application Start Date 15 August 2023 January 2024
(Yet to be announced)
Online Application Closing Date 31 December 2023 Yet to be announced
Tier 1: DAT 7 January 2024 NA
Tier 2: ST PE March/April 2024
(Yet to be announced)
Digital Portfolio Submission NA Within 15 days of Application
Result Declaration April 2024 On submission of Digital Portfolio

UID Admission 2023 -Registration Details

Registration for UID Application is as follows:

1. Visit https://tinyurl.com/52m6ktj4 and sign up
2. Sign up and enter OTP received on the registered number to login
3. On the Dashboard Click on “Apply now” and fill in the Online Application Form with the necessary details
4. Upload the Photograph
5. Choose a payment option and pay
6. Click on Submit Icon
7. On successful submission you will receive a confirmation email and SMS from UID
8. To view and Edit details submitted you can login to the application portal anytime till 31st Dec. 2023 and edit the information.
9. Application PDF will be available for download after 31st December 2023.

Uploading required documents

It’s mandatory for Students to submit the following when filling in the UID admission form:
Scanned recent passport-size photograph in JPG/JPEG format and size should be a minimum of 75 KB and a maximum of 100 KB.

Payment of UID Application Form

Application Window Application Fee Mode of Application
General Category (Indian and Foreign candidates can apply under this window) 2000 INR Online or Offline
NRI/NRI Spons. / Mgmt. (Those who missed the general category window can also apply
under this window)
3000 INR Online

Well-planned exits for UIDians

UID’s exit plans framework which integrates academic excellence, corporate enablement, critical thinking and self-empowerment, has stood in good stead for the students in their careers and has helped them adopt the industry seamlessly. A brief detail on 3 exits is given below-

Exit 1: United World-Wide (UWW)- International Collaboration

UWW – Guidance cum preparation towards admission to Indian or overseas Universities for Higher studies. UID has collaborated with more than 20 Top Universities and Institutes globally.

 The list is given below-


  • Coventry University
  • De Montfort University
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of the Creative Arts
  • Arts University College, Bournemouth
  • University of Derby
  • University of Northampton
  • York St John University
  • University of Bristol


  • Polimoda- Florence
  • Domus Academy
  • NABA
  • Instituto Marangoni


  • Babson College
  • College of the Canyons
  • Fordham University
  • Temple University


  • KOLN International Institute of Design
  • AMD Akademie Mode & Design
  • University of Applied Science, Germany


  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • Curtin University


  • Asia University


  • Universidad Ean


  • University of São Paulo

Exit 2: Incubation & Innovation Foundation

UID’s Incubation & Innovation Foundation is located within the campus and ensures that each idea is supported by proper guidance and funding leading to successful start-ups.

Exit 3: UID Corporate Resource Centre (CRC)

Team Corporate Resource Centre(CRC) conducts regular workshops and seminars to ensure that, students’ CVs and portfolios are getting industry-ready. Provides complete guidance for Internships and Placements. A partial list of corporate companies linked with UID.

  1. Microsoft
  2. TCS
  3. Google
  4. Marks & Spencer
  5. Accenture
  6. Aditya Birla Group
  7. Amazon
  8. MTV
  9. Pepe Jeans
  10. OPPO
  11. VIACOM18
  12. Raymond
  13. Manish Malhotra
  14. Reliance Studios
  15. Tech Mahindra
  16. Tarun Tahilani
  17. Neeta Lulla
  18. PepperFry.com
  19. Yash Raj Films
  20. Orient Craft
  21. Myntra
  22. Anita Dongre
  23. Fab India
  24. Arvind Fashioning Possibilities
  25. Ogilvy & Mather
  26. Baggit
  27. Bajaj
  28. Boston Consulting Group
  29. Gini & Jony
  30. Capgemini
  31. CERA
  32. ZEUX
  33. Cognizant
  34. Deloitte
  35. SAP
  36. Tanishq
  37. Fila
  38. Flipkart
  39. Shoppers Stop
  40. Masaba
  41. Future Group
  42. Genpact
  43. Godrej 
  44. IBM
  45. KPMG
  46. Mahindra
  47. Landmark Group
  48. Red Tape
  49. Wrangler
  50. Reliance Industries Limited
  51. Future Group
  52. Design Café
  53. Lollypop Design
  54. Foley Design
  55. Elephant
  56. ZEUX
  57. WWF