NID Entrance Exam Syllabus & Admission Info

National Institute of Design (NID) is internationally acclaimed as one of the finest educational and research institutions for Industrial, Communication, Textile and IT Integrated (Experiential) Design. It is an autonomous institution under the aegis of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and is recognised by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.
NID offers professional education programmes at Undergraduate and post Graduate level with five faculty stream and 18 diverse design domains.

GDPD (Graduate Diploma Programme in Design) of 4 years duration for students after 10+2 or equivalentlike AISSCE/ IB/ ISC 

PGDPD (Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design) of 2 ½ yearsduration for graduates from variousdomains specific to each discipline.

15 percent seats in GDPD and PGDPD are reserved for applicants from foreign countries/ SAARC region/ NRIs on supernumerary basis.

Important Dates
  • Last date for receiving completed forms by NID       
    2nd November, 2012
  • Design Aptitude Test for PGDPD
    19th January, 2013 , Saturday.
  • Design Aptitude Test for GDPD
    20th January, 2013, Sunday. 
  • Call letters for second phase of admission procedure that consist of Studio test and interview at Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Bangalore will be sent by
    March 4th, 2013