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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN (NID)

The National Institute of Design (NID) is internationally acclaimed as one of the foremost multi-disciplinary institutions in the field of design education and research. The institute functions as an autonomous body under the department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. NID is recognised by the Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR) under Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, as a scientific and industrial design research organisation.
 
COURSES OFFERED AT UG LEVEL & ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)

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

This 4-year intensive professional UG programme is offered in the following three Faculty streams (possible areas of specialization through design projects are given in brackets):

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

Communication Design:
(Graphic Design, Animation Film Design, Film & Video Communication, Exhibition [Spatial] Design)

Textile and Apparel Design:
(Textile Design)

 
Courses Offered at PG Level & Eligibility criteria
Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design is 2 to 2½ year programme offered in the following specific areas of sectoral specialization in 16 design programmes under the five faculties. Eligibility criteria for PGDPD: Candidates having a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Upper age limit for candidates is 27 years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories). Candidates with work experience are preferred

Programmes offered at Heritage Campus, Ahmedabad Duration: 2 ½ years

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

1. Product Design
(B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Des/ B.Arch/ B.Int.Des/ or Equivalent [under 10+2+4 pattern or more]).
2. Furniture & Interior Design
(Prerequisites as in Product Design)
3. Transportation & Automobile Design
(Prerequisites as in Product Design)
4. Ceramic & Glass Design
(B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Des/ B.Arch/ B.Int.Des/ BFA/ or Equivalent. {OR} Graduates in any discipline with one year relevant industry experience).
5. Toy & Game Design
(Prerequites as in Product or Animation Film Design). **
 
TEXTILE, APPAREL AND ACCESSORY DESIGN
6. Textile Design
(B.Des/ BFA/ Graduation in Textile, Knitwear or Fashion, Home Science with Textiles & Clothing, Textile or Handloom Technology or Equivalent. {OR} Graduates in any discipline with one year relevant industry experience).
7. Apparel Design & Merchandising(B.Des/ BFA/ Graduation in Textile, Knitwear or Fashion, HomeScience with Textiles & Clothing, Textile or Handloom Technology or Equivalent. B.Com/ BBA/ Graduates in Accessories, Interiors or Merchandising. {OR} Graduates in any discipline with one year relevant industry experience). **
8. Lifestyle Accessory Design(B.Des/ BFA/ B.Arch/ B.E/ B.Tech/ Graduates in Interiors, Textiles, Fashion or Accessories. {OR} Graduates in any discipline with one year relevant industry experience). **
 
COMMUNICATION DESIGN
9. Graphic Design
(BFA/ B.Arch/ B.Des/ BVC/ B.Litt/ Graduation in Commn. Media, Film & TV, Mass Media/ or Equivalent. {OR} Graduates in any discipline with one year relevant industry experience/ creative pursuits).
10. Animation Film Design
(Prerequites as in Graphic Design).
11. Film & Video Communication
(Prerequites as in Graphic Design).
   
Programmes offered at PG Campus, Gandhinagar
INTER-DISCIPLINARY DESIGN STUDIES
12. Strategic Design Management(Graduates in any discipline with two years full-time relevant work experience in a Design/ allied creative organisations. Experience may be relaxed for Post-Graduates). **
   
I. T. INTEGRATED (EXPERIENTIAL) DESIGN
13. New Media Design
(BCA/ BIT/ BSc Comp./ BFA/ B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Des/ BVC/ Degree in Mass Media/ or Equivalent. {OR} Graduates in any discipline with relevant industry experience. [Knowledge of Programming, Scripting and Computer Graphic tools is essential]).
14. Information & Interface Design
(Prerequites as in New Media Design).
   
Programmes offered at R&D Campus, Bangalore
15. Design for Retail Experience
(Design Graduates. {OR} Graduates in any discipline with one year full-time relavant work experience in related field).
16. Design for Digital Experience
(BCA/ BIT/ BSc Comp./ BFA/ B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Des/BVC/ Degree in Mass Media/ or Equivalent. {OR} Graduates in any discipline with one year full-time relavant work experience in Digital and allied areas. [Knowledge of Programming, Scripting and Computer Graphic tools is essential]).
   
PROJECTED NUMBER OF SEATS IN PGDPD: 200
** Programmes to be offered from PG Campus Gandhinagar.
Programmes at Sr. No. 12 to 16 are of two-years’ duration.
 
Contacts:
Main Campus
Paldi, Ahmedabad 380 007
Phone: (079) 2662 3692
Fax: (079) 2662 1167
e-mail: academic@nid.edu ,
admissions@nid.edu
pro@nid.edu , info@nid.edu
PG Campus (NID )
GH 0 Extension Road,
Nr. Infocity, Gandhinagar
Phone: 079 23244515/23244765
Fax: 079 23244518
e-mail: pgcampus@nid.edu