National Institute of Design (NID) National Entrance Examination for Design (NEED) 2015
NEED GDPD 2014 Date: 12th January, 2014 (Sunday)
NEED PGDPD 2014 Date: 11th January, 2014 (Saturday)
National Institute of Design (NID) Admissions 2015-16
NID offers professional education programmes at Undergraduate and Post Graduate level with five faculty streams and 17 diverse design domains. NID has established exchange programmes and ongoing pedagogic relationships with over 50 overseas institutions. NID has also been playing a significant role in promoting design.
The Professional Education at NID has both UG & PG Programmes — Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) of four years duration for students after 10+2, or equivalent like AISSCE/ IB/ ICSE, and the Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD) of 2 to 2 ½ years duration for graduates; particularly from architecture, technology, engineering, fine and applied arts, information technology, computer science, etc.
NEED 2014 Important Dates:
i. Last date for receiving the completed application forms at NID is NOVEMBER 02, 2013
ii. Hall Ticket/ Call Letter will be posted by December 09, 2013.
iii. Design Aptitude Test for GDPD (at all centres) JANUARY 12, 2014. SUNDAY
iv. Design Aptitude Test for PGDPD (at all centres) JANUARY 11, 2014. SATURDAY
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABAD
Product Design (2½ years): Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology or Architecture, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Furniture & Interior Design (2½ years): Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology or Architecture, OR Diploma in Interior Design or Craft Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Ceramic & Glass Design (2½ years): Degree in Design, Fine Arts, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Interior Design, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Graphic Design (2½ years): Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Animation Film Design (2½ years): Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Film & Video Communication (2½ years): Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Textile Design (2½ years): Degree in Design (Textiles/Fashion/Accessory/Knitwear/Interior), Fine Arts or Architecture, OR Diploma in Handloom Technology/Textile Technology (under 10+2+3yr/4yr)
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT PG CAMPUS, GANDHINAGAR
Transportation & Automobile Design (2½ years): Degree in Industrial Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Interior Design, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Toy & Game Design (2½ years): Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Photography Design (2½ years): Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Apparel Design (2½ years): Degree in Design (Textiles/Fashion/Accessory/Knitwear/Interior), Engineering, Technology, Fine Arts or Architecture, OR Diploma in Handloom Technology/Textile Technology (under 10+2+3yr/4yr)
Lifestyle Accessory Design (2½ years): Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Fine Arts, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
New Media Design (2½ years): Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, Computer Science and Applications, Electronics or Visual Communications, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Strategic Design Management (2½ years): Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Fine Arts, Architecture, Interior Design or Planning, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT R&D CAMPUS, BENGALURU
Information & Interface Design (2½ years): Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, Computer Science, Electronics or Visual Communications, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Design for Digital Experience (2½ years): Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Fine Arts, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
Design for Retail Experience (2½ years): Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
|Yearly Expenses (in INR)
|Studio & KMC charges/
IT infrastructure charges
|Hostel: Room rent & electricity charges
|Student Development Fund
|Security Deposit (refundable)
Monthly mess charges Rs. 3,300/- for GDPD and PGDPD both (subject to periodic revisions)
*Hostel facility is only at PG campus Gandhinagar for courses offered at Gandhinagar. There is no hostel facility for PG students at Ahmedabad and Bengaluru.
A number of full and partial tuition fee waivers offered by NID, Ford Foundation and Government of India Scholarships are available to the deserving and disadvantaged candidates.
PGDPD candidates selected for admission will be intimated by April 23, 2014 and GDPD candidates selected for admission will be intimated by May 6, 2014.
They are required to pay fees for the entire academic year (by Bank Draft in favour of the National Institute of Design payable at Ahmedabad) along with their letters of acceptance as well as the rules and regulations duly endorsed by individual candidate and by his/ her parent or guardian. These documents and the payment must reach the Institute by the date as indicated in the offer letter. In case the Institute does not receive the letter of acceptance and the payment as aforesaid, by the date indicated, the offer of admission will stand withdrawn and the available seat will be offered to those in the waiting list.
Candidates who are waiting for the results of their qualifying examinations will be offered provisional admission into the programme. The Graduate Diploma Programme students are admitted only into the Foundation Programme and their entry into different design domains is not automatic. On successful completion of the Foundation Programme, the Semester Jury will recommend the final decision on the specific design domain.
All students are required to be present for the Orientation Programme and no exceptions can be made. Failure to be present at the Orientation programme may mean an automatic withdrawal by NID of its admission offer. Students who leave the Institute in search of other career or other programmes elsewhere, immediately after joining will be refunded the deposits as per rules.
Existing students who wish to register in subsequent semesters will have to do so by paying their semester fees according to the academic calendar. Fees are payable by Demand Draft or in Cash before the commencement of each semester. Students who leave NID or who are asked to leave NID for whatever reasons will not be entitled to any refund of fees. A student can be given leave of absence for a maximum period of one academic year on health grounds or other exceptional circumstances. During this period, the student will have to pay his/ her tuition fee for the entire year.
NID has evolved a unique system of evaluating the knowledge and skills a student acquires during his/her stay at the Institute. The evaluation of the student is through critiques, qualitative feedback and specific award of grades and credits. The overall aim is to enable each student to develop his/her strengths and the areas in which his/her achievement needs to be further enhanced.
Evaluation thus becomes a review of each student’s progress judged against his/her own ability and potential, and standard and objectives set for each course. This encourages self improvement.
The medium of instruction in NID is English and all aspirants applying to NID must possess working knowledge of English language.
A number of Freeships/ Scholarships offered by NID, Ford Foundation and Government of India Scholarships are available to the deserving and disadvantaged candidates.
Number of Seats:
Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to various reserved categories scheduled as per the norms of the Government of India.
Number of seats in the Graduate Diploma Programme is projected to be 100 (includes reserved categories) and for the Post-Graduate Diploma Programme it is 245 (includes reserved categories).For both GDPD and PGDPD, the Institute will draw separate waiting lists with approximately ten percent of the total number of seats available.
G D P D (MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABAD)
Product Design: 15 Seats
Furniture & Interior Design: 10 Seats
Ceramic & Glass Design: 10 Seats
Graphic Design: 15 Seats
Animation Film Design: 15 Seats
Film & Video Communication: 10 Seats
Exhibition (Spatial) Design: 10 Seats
TEXTILE, APPAREL AND LIFESTYLE DESIGN
Textile Design: 15 Seats
Total no of Seats: 100
(MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABAD)
Product Design: 15 Seats
Furniture & Interior Design: 15 Seats
Ceramic & Glass Design: 10 Seats
Textile Design: 15 Seats
Graphic Design: 15 Seats
Animation Film Design: 15 Seats
Film & Video Communication: 15 Seats
(PG CAMPUS, GANDHINAGAR)
Transportation & Automobile Design: 15 Seats
Photography Design: 15 Seats
Toy & Game Design: 10 Seats
Apparel Design & Merchandising: 15 Seats
Lifestyle Accessory Design: 15 Seats
New Media Design: 15 Seats
Strategic Design Management: 15 Seats
(R & D CAMPUS, BENGALURU)
Information & Interface Design: 15 Seats
Design for Retail Experience: 15 Seats
Design for Digital Experience: 15 Seats
Total no of Seats: 245
TO GET YOUR APPLICATION FORM:
A) For General Category:
The application form may be downloaded from our website admissions.nid.edu. The completed application forms may be posted to NID/handed over physically with supporting documents and Demand Draft of Rs. 1,500/- drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of ‘National Institute of Design’ payable at Ahmedabad
Incomplete or incorrectly filled application forms or forms not satisfying eligibility criteria or forms without required fees will be rejected.
Those applying for two disciplines must send two separate application forms along with two separate sets of documents. Any application form not accompanied with set of relevant documents will be rejected.
The application form fee (Rs.1,500 / 750) for rejected applications will not be refunded. No official communication will be made regarding rejected application forms.
B) For Reserved Category:
The application form may be downloaded from our website admissions.nid.edu. The completed application forms may be posted to NID/handed over physically with supporting documents and Demand Draft of Rs. 750/- drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of ‘National Institute of Design’ payable at Ahmedabad. The applicant should also send in an attested copy of the relevant reserved category certificate from competent authority.
Attested copies of Caste/Category Certificates required from Reserved Category Candidates:
i. Reserved category candidates must attach relevant certificates of Caste/ Category as per the Government of India rules/format, otherwise the application form will not be provided / will be rejected.
ii. OBC (Other Backward Class) candidates are required to submit non-creamy layer certificate from Collectorate.
iii. PH (Physically Handicapped) candidates are required to submit certificate from the Chief Medical Officer (minimum 40% disability).
Hall Ticket/ Call Letter will be posted by December 10, 2013.
Those who do not receive the call letters by December 31, 2013 may get in touch with NID’s Admissions Cell at phone (079) 2662 3462 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Admission is on the basis of NID’s method of selection, which extends beyond the students previous academic qualifications. The NID Admission Committee systematically seeks evidence of the perception, attitude, aptitude, achievement and motivation essential for a challenging and satisfying design career.
The objective of the tests and the interviews is to ascertain the above qualities. Design Aptitude Test (DAT) shall be conducted at various centres. Based on the scores obtained in these tests, candidates will be shortlisted and called for the second phase. The second phase of the admission procedure will consist of studio tests followed by personal interviews at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar.
Call letters for the second phase of the admission procedure will be posted by second week of March, 2014
. This information will also be available on NID’s website admissions.nid.edu. All those candidates called for the second phase are required to attend the studio tests and interview, which completes the process of selection.
The Admission Committee decides the procedures, grades and weightage every year. The norms for the selection are the sole prerogative of the Admission Committee and the decision of the Admission Committee and the Management in any of the matters concerning the admission process and selection will be final.
Any direct or indirect attempt to influence the admission committee or its members, academic office bearers or management will lead to the automatic disqualification of the candidate(s).
Overseas candidates applying for admission into Graduate Diploma Programme in Design/ Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Design should send their application along with other applicants in India by November 2, 2013. Such students may attend admission test and interview at Ahmedabad.15 percent seats in Graduate Diploma Programme in Design/ Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design are reserved for applicants from foreign countries/ SAARC region/ NRIs on supernumerary basis. They should fill in the prescribed application form and send the same with their portfolio to Admissions Office, NID on or before November 2, 2013. Procedure for applying under foreign nationals / SAARC region/ NRI category:
Candidates seeking admission under this category should apply in the prescribed Application Form which should be duly filled in and accompanied with the following documents:
1. An attested copy of the relevant pages of the passport containing details of the applicant.
2. An attested copy of proof of status of NRI/ SAARC region/foreign national.
3. A Demand Draft of US $ 30 in favour of National Institute of Design, payable at Ahmedabad.
4. Relevant GDPD/ PGDPD Hall Ticket (both copies) duly filled in with recent photographs.
5. For GDPD candidates: Attested copies of marksheets of equivalent grades/ levels of SSC and HSC (those who are studying presently in HSC, must submit bonafide certificate from school/ college).
6. For PGDPD candidates: Attested copies of marksheets of equivalent grades/ levels of SSC, HSC, completed years of graduation and degree certificate/ provisional certificate/ passing certificat (those who are studying in final year of graduation must submit bonafide certificate from the college).
7. Attested copies of experience certificate/s, wherever applicable.
8. In case Degree/Certificate has been obtained from some University/Board of any other country then an equivalence certificate must be obtained from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, prior to admission.
Seats remaining vacant will lapse and not be converted to any other category.
Yearly Expenses for Overseas Students:
Annual Tuition Fee for SAARC countries, African countries, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam and for children of Indian Nationals working in Gulf Countries: US$ 5,000
Annual Tuition Fee for NRIs: US$ 8,000
Annual Tuition Fee for foreign students other than those mentioned above: US$ 12,000
Admission Test Schedule:
Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD)
ADMISSION TEST - 11th January 2014
09.30 to 09.55 a.m. Entry of candidates& Verification of hall tickets
09.50 a.m. Distribution of Test Paper I
10:00 a.m. First Bell for Commencement of Test Papers
10.00am. to 11.30 a.m. Test No. 1
11.00am. Distribute Test 2
11.30am. to 1.00 (noon) Test No. 2
11.30 a.m. Collect Test Paper 1
1.00 p.m. Collect the Test Paper 2
Break Verification of hall tickets for Test 2
1.30 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. Test No. 2 (for those who applied in 2 disciplines)
Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)
ADMISSION TEST - 12th January 2014
9:30 a.m. Entry of candidates
9:45 a.m. Verification of Hall tickets
9:50 a.m. Distribution of test paper
10.00 a.m. First Bell will ring for commencement of test.
12:50 p.m. Second bell for 10 min. left.
1.00 p.m. Final bell for completion of test.
Admissions Brochure 2014-15
Online Application Form
How to Apply
National Institute of Design
Paldi, Ahmedabad - 380 007, India.
Phone: +91-79-2662 3462
Fax: +91 79 26621167
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org