Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) – 4 Years
4 years GDPD programmes is offered at Main Campus, Ahmedabad in the following areas:
- Industrial Design
- Communication Design
- Textile, Apparel and Lifestyle Design
2 to 2 & ½ years PGDPD Programmes offered at
MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABAD:
- Product Design
- Furniture & Interior Design
- Ceramic & Glass Design
- Textile Design
- Graphic Design
- Animation Film Design
- Film & Video Communication
- Transportation & Automobile Design
- Photography Design
- Toy & Game Design
- Apparel Design & Merchandising
- Lifestyle Accessory Design
- New Media Design
- Strategic Design Management
- Information & Interface Design
- Design for Retail Experience
- Design for Digital Experience
Admission is open to students who have passed or who will appear for qualifying examinations under the Higher Secondary (10+2), or equivalents like AISSCE/ IB/ ICSE etc. Candidates passing the Institute’s admission tests/interviews will be admitted, subject to passing their qualifying examinations before they join the Institute. Competence in technical and related subjects will normally be considered an advantage. The medium of instruction for UG programme at NID is English.
Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories) as on June 1, 2011.
Candidates having a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent including those who will be appearing for the qualifying examinations during the academic year (2010-11) in the areas mentioned against each discipline are eligible to apply. Those applying for two programmes should send separate application form for each programme. One cannot apply for more than two PG Programmes. The medium of instruction for PG Programme at NID is English.
Upper age limit for candidates is 30 years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories) as on June 1, 2011.
For General Category: Forms can be downloaded from NID’s website www.nid.edu/downloads and sent along with a DD of Rs 1500/- drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of ‘National Institute of Design’ payable at Ahmedabad. Forms can also be obtained from select branches of Bank of India (listed below) on payment of Rs.1,500/- towards the cost of the form plus Rs.50/- as bank charges.
Forms can also be obtained from select branches of Bank of India on payment of Rs.1500/- towards the cost of the form plus Rs.50/- as bank charges w.e.f 14th October, 2010.
For Reserved Category: Forms at concessional rates to reserved categories are available only from Admissions Office, NID, Ahmedabad. These forms can be obtained from Admissions Office directly by sending a Demand Draft drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of ‘National Institute of Design’ payable at Ahmedabad for Rs.750/-.
The applicant should also send in an attested copy of the relevant certificate from competent authority and a self addressed envelope of 9” x 12” size with Rs.40/- stamps affixed.
The envelope should be marked with ‘NID ADMISSIONS 2011’.
Address: Paldi, Ahmedabad – 380 007
Phone: +91 79 26623462
Fax: +91 79 26621167
Last date for receipt of form: 12 November 2010
Test for PGDPD (at all centers): 8th January, 2011
Test for GDPD (at all centers): 9th January, 2011