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National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad announces Bachelor of Design (BDes) Admission 2016

Updated on Mon, 12 October 2015 at 20:17 IST

National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad invites applications for admissions to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) for the academic year 2015 - 16.

Bachelor of Design (B.Des) is conducted by National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad.

Courses Offered and Intake:

The four (4) year Bachelor of Design programme is offered in the following areas of specialization at NID's campus in Ahmedabad:

Faculty of Communication Design
Animation Film Design (15 seats)
Film & Video Communication (10 seats)
Exhibition (Spatial) Design (10 seats)
Graphic Design (15 seats)

Faculty of Industrial Design
Ceramic & Glass Design (10 seats)
Furniture Design (10 seats)
Product Design (15 seats)

Faculty of Textile,Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design
Textile Design (15 seats)

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years of age (relaxable by three years for reserved category) on or before July 1, 2016.

=> Applications for Academic Year 2016-17 is open to applicants who have passed or will appear for the qualifying examinations under the higher secondary (10+2) from any recognized Board of Education such as AISSCE/IB/ICSE, or equivalents, during the academic year 2015-16.

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

Step 0:
a) Read and apprise yourself with the information on eligibility criteria, a number of seats, test centres, reservation policy and other relevant information related to admissions to B.Des. and M.Des. programmes at NID in the Admissions Information booklet available on the website.
b) Relevant information related to admissions to GDPD programme at NID Vijayawada is provided in the prospectus of NID Vijayawada, download from this website.
c) Please Note: The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) is common for applicants for both B.Des. (at Ahmedabad) and GDPD (at Vijayawada).

Step 1: Sign up
a) Register / sign up online at by filling in the required details.
b) Please ensure that the email id and mobile number you provide should be valid for at least one year.
c) Log in to your account using the email id and date of birth provided during sign up.

Step 2: Fill Application Form
a) Login and proceed to Step 2 – Application Form.
b) For applicants applying to undergraduate programmes, Please make a choice for the specific programme – (i) only B.Des. (ii) only GDPD (iii) both B.Des. and GDPD. Please note that once the payment formalities are completed, this choice cannot be altered.
c) Fill all the required details in the application form.
d) ‘Save & Exit’. You can always log in at a later time and continue to complete the application process.
e) If you have your scanned photograph and signature as per the instructions, then Go to ‘Save & Proceed’ to ‘Upload Document Section’.

Step 3: Upload Photograph & Signature
a) Upload scanned photograph as per the instructions. It should be in JPEG format only not exceeding 100 kb size. Browse / choose your scanned photograph from your computer and click on ‘Upload’.
b) Upload scanned signature as per the instructions. It should be in JPEG format only not exceeding 100 kb size. Browse / choose your scanned signature from your computer and click on ‘Upload’.
c) After uploading scanned photograph and signature, Save your application OR click on ‘Save & Proceed’ to Payment section.

Step 4: Pay application fee & Print
a)Select the mode of payment to pay the application fees online by Credit / Debit Card or offline by Demand Draft and submit the required details.
b) After verifying the details submitted, you can proceed to make payment. c) Note: After making the payment of application fees, you will not be able to modify / edit any information provided during the submission of application form.
d) After making payment successfully, you will be redirected to the Print section. You can take a print of the application form submitted for your reference or save it as PDF file.
e) If you are making payment by demand draft, you must complete the process of online submission of application form before 27 November 2015.
f) Then, to complete the application process, you must send the demand draft and a printout of your application form in a single envelope, so as to reach the following address before 11 December 2015
The Project Manager – CMS
All India Management Association
Management House, 14,
Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road
New Delhi 110 003

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad:

Important Dates:

Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 27 November 2015

National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad
##NEWS## About National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad 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 Business Week, USA has listed NID as one of the top 25 European & Asian programmes in the world. 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.

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