National Institute of Design-Admissions 2008

National Institute of Design Admissions To Graduate Diploma Programme in Design 2008


National Institute of Design


National Institute of Design-Admissions 2008

National Institute of Design Admissions To Graduate Diploma Programme in Design 2008

Eligibility Criteria for GDPD:

Admission is open to students who have passed or who will appear in 2008 for qualifying examinations under Higher Secondary (10+2) or Equivalents like AISSCE/ IB/ ICSE, etc. Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories) as on 1.6.2008. This 4-year programme, including a Foundation year, is offered in the following three Faculty streams (Possible areas of design specialization through projects are given in brackets):

* Communication Design (Graphic Design, Animation Design Film Design, Film & Video Communication, Exhibition (Spatial Design).

* Industrial Design: (Product Design, Furniture & Interior Design, Ceramic & Glass Design).

* Textile and Apparel Design: (Textile Design)

Admission Information:

Forms and Information, can be obtained from Academic Office, NID, Ahmedabad directly by sending a Demand Draft on any Scheduled Bank payable at Ahmedabad for Rs.1050/- (Rs.500/- for reserved categories, who should also send a copy of the relevant document from competent authority) favouring National Institute of Design, and a self-addressed envelope of 8” × 12” size with Rs.25/- stamps affixed. Mark your envelope ‘Admissions 2008’. Forms downloaded from NID’s website, along with required amount of DD drawn in favour of National Institute of Design, payable at Ahmedabad will also be accepted.

Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to various reserved categories as per the Government of India norms in force at the time of admissions.

Design Aptitude Tests (DAT) for eligible candidates for Graduate Diploma Programmes will be held at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata & Mumbai.

Application forms and prospectus can also be obtained from following select branches of Bank of India as per the details given below on payment of Rs.1050/- towards the cost of the form plus Rs.30/- as bank charges from October 9 to November 23, 2007. (Forms at concessional rates to reserved categories are available only from NID, Ahmedabad directly).

Ahmedabad: Bhadra, Paldi

Bangalore: Kempegowda Road

Bhopal: Marwari Road, Jumerati

Bhubaneshwar: Janapath

Chandigarh: Sector 17

Chennai: Errabalu Chetty Street

oimbatore: Opannakara Street

Dehradun: Rajpura Road

Delhi: Janpath, Hauz Khas

Duragapur: Nachan Road

Guwahati: Kamarpatty

Hyderabad: Nampally Station Road

Indore: Santa Bazar

Jaipur: Mirza Ismail Road

Jamshedpur: Bistepur

Kanpur: Mahatma Gandhi Road

Kochi: Shanmugham Road

Kolkata: Netaji Subhash Road, Manicktolla

Kozhikode: Silk Street

Lucknow: Nawal Kishore Road

Mumbai: Nariman Point, Dadar-Portuguese Church

Panaji: Rua de Ormuz

Patna: Fraser Road

Pondicherry: J. Nehru Street

Pune: Dr. Goyaji Road

Ranchi: Albert Ekkachowk

Rohtak: Hissar Road

Rourkela: Sector 19

Shillong: Police Bazar

Simla: The Mall

Srinagar: Maulana Azad Road

Surat: Kanpith Lal Gate

Thiruvananthapuram: University

Udaipur: Nyay Marg

Vadodara: Raopura

Visakhapatnam: Valtair Main Road

(NID reserves its right to cancel any of the test centres or educational programmes announced).

National Institute of Design is internationally acclaimed as one of the finest educational and research institutions for Industrial, Communication, Textile and IT Integrated (Experimental) Design. NID is an autonomous institution under the aegis of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and is recognized by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research Organization.

The institute of offers Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) in its Heritage Campus, Ahmedabad and Post –Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (DGDPD) in its three campuses.

Important Dates:

Issuing of forms start from: October 9, 2007 (Tuesday).

Last date for obtaining application forms from BOI and issuing of forms by post from NID: November 23, 2007 (Friday).

Last date for receiving completed forms by NID: November 30, 2007 (Friday)

Design Aptitude Test for GDPD (at all centres): January 6, 2008 (Sunday).

National Institute of Design Paldi, Ahmedabad 380 007, India Phone: +91 – 79 – 2662 3692/ 2662 3462 Fax: +91 – 79 – 2662 1167 Email: Website:


National Institute of Design Admissions To Graduate Diploma Programme in Design 2008