• Establishment Year

    Old

    1961

    age > 50 years

  • Institute type

    Government College

Available college facilities

  • Classroom

  • Laboratory

  • Extra - Curricular

  • Library

Faculty

The Institute offers fantastic teaching & learning system with experience & knowledgeable teachers. NID has one of the best faculties in Gujarat.

More about National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

The National Institute of Design abridged (NID), is Located at the city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It is one the leading Institutes in India. The Institute was formed in the year 1961. The Institute has around 500 students. The 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 priorities for NID will remain the provision of excellent opportunities for learning and teaching, world leading student support, cutting edge research in a broad range of academic disciplines. The Institute offers marvellous facilities like accommodation, transport, and cafeteria sports etc. 

Courses Offered at National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

NID, Ahmedabad offers the following courses : 

2 Courses

PG Courses (1)

Master of Design (M.Des.)
Affiliated to Autonomous
Accrediated by AIU
  • degree

    M.Des
  • course delivery

    Full-Time
  • INR

    Total Course Fee

    ?

    Mandatory fees for the total duration of the degree. Doesn't includes overages like transport, hostel, etc. if they are optional.

    3,20,000
  • Duration

    24 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria

Candidates applying for the M.Des. programme (any discipline) must fulfill the following criteria:

Age Limit

  • Candidates upto 30 years of age on or before 30 June 2017 are eligible to apply (relaxable by three years for candidates belonging to reserved category).
  • Indian Nationals in the general category and candidates in overseas category born on or before 30 June 1987 are not eligible for admission.
  • Indian Nationals in reserved category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD) born on or before 30 June 1984 are not eligible for admission.

Educational Qualification

Applicants must either have appeared for (results awaited), passed or will be appearing for any of the following degree examinations before July 2017: 

Bachelor's degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 (or more) systems, from any university or institute recognized by law in India.

Diploma in design under the 10+2+4 system, from any university or institute recognized by law in India.

                                                     OR

Applicants must either have appeared for (results awaited) or passed, before July 2016, a Bachelor's degree in any discipline under the 10+2+3 system from any university or institute recognized by law in India.

Note

In case the degree/cerficate has been obtained from a university/board of any country other than India, an equivalent certificate must be obtained by the candidate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, prior to admission. Visit www.aiuweb.org for  more details.

Course details

NID offers two-and-a-half-year long Master of Design (M.Des) programme. Students may apply in any of the following disciplines:

Specialization offered in Ahmedabad campus No. of Seats
Animation Film Design 15
Ceramic & Glass Design 10
Film & Video Communication 15
Furniture Design 15
Graphic Design 15
Product Design 15
Textile Design 15

Note:

  • In addition to the number of seats mentioned above, 2 seats per specialisation are allotted for overseas
  • (supernumerary) candidates.
  • Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various
  • reserved categories as per the Government of India guidelines (See Section 5 for more information).
  • Aspiring candidates can apply to a maximum of ONLY TWO disciplines for the Master of Design
  • programme.
  • Applications are received to a specific discipline only and are not transferable at any stage of the
  • admissions process.

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UG Courses (1)

Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
Affiliated to Autonomous
Accrediated by AIU
  • degree

    B.Des
  • course delivery

    Full-Time
  • INR

    Total Course Fee

    ?

    Mandatory fees for the total duration of the degree. Doesn't includes overages like transport, hostel, etc. if they are optional.

    4,80,000
  • Duration

    48 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria

Candidates applying for the B.Des. programme must fulfill the following criteria:

Age Limit

  • Candidates upto 20 years of age on or before 30 June 2017 are eligible to apply (relaxable by three years for candidates belonging to reserved category).
  • Indian nationals applying in the general category and candidates in overseas category born on or before 30 June 1997 are not eligible.
  • Indian nationals in reserved category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD) born on or before 30 June 1994 are not eligible.

Educational Qualification

Applications for academic year 2017–18 are open to applicants who have passed or will appear for higher secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations in the academic year 2016–17 from any recognised board of education such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or their equivalent.

Examinations considered equivalent to these are as follows:

  • Final examination of the 10+2 system under a central or state board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Intermediate or two-year pre-university examination under a board or university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
  • Senior secondary school examination under the National Institute of Open Schooling, with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any public school, board or university examination completed in India or in any foreign country recognised as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities
  • H.S.C. vocational examination.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination at the Advanced (A) level taken in London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka.
  • High School Certificate Examination from Cambridge University or an International Baccalaureate diploma from the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • Candidates who have completed final examinations for class XII (or equivalent) outside India or from a board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) confirming that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination conducted in India.

Course details

The four-year-long Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programme is offered only at NID Ahmedabad in the following areas of specialization:

Faculty of Industrial Design

Ceramic & Glass Design 10 Seats
Furniture Design 10 Seats
Product Design 10 Seats

Faculty of Communication Design

Animation Film Design 15 Seats
Exhibition Design 10 Seats
Film & Video Communication 10 Seats
Graphic Design 15 Seats

Faculty of Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design

Textile Design 15 Seats

Note

  • The first year of this programme is a mandatory foundation course, only after which students can select their sepcialization based on their performance and on the number of seats available.
  • Number of seats for Indian Nationals in Bachelor of Design Programme, including reserved categories is One Hundered (100).
  • Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various reserved categories as per the Government of India guidelines (See Section 5 for more information).
  • The total number of seats for overseas (supernumerary) candidates is Fifteen (15).

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College Placements

National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmadabad has an active Placement Cell that continuously co-ordinates with various industries and organizations for placement of its students. It has already successfully placed a high percentage of students in industry. It actively obtains feedback from organization and conveys it to respective departments which, in turn, train students accordingly, thereby increasing their hit ratio. Several graduates have taken their place at different levels with reputed companies like Toshiba, Japan, Tata Consultancy Services, Ashok Leyland, and Oracle etc.

Visiting companies

  • IBM
  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
  • LG Electronics
  • TCS
  • Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
  • Future Group
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Wipro Technologies Ltd.
  • Oracle
  • Godrej
  • Titan Industries Ltd.
  • Tata Motors
  • Adidas
  • Philips
  • MindTree
  • Whirlpool
  • Tanishq
  • Zomato
  • Infosys Ltd

Available College Facilities

The Institute has an excellent infrastructure which includes airy, Global Studies classrooms, a Global Studies stocked Library, Hi-tech Computer lab, Faculty Room and a Global Studies defined parking lot for students, faculty and visitors. Distinguished Industry drawn faculty mentors students and Industry visits, too, area routine feature.

Classroom

The lecture theatres are specially designed for interactive learning and are equipped with state of the art audio visual systems. Well appointed seminar halls for hosting talks by visiting industry heads, inter and intra college events, seminars, debates, workshops, etc.

Facilities available in Classroom

  • Wi-Fi
  • AC
  • Projector
  • Audio-Visual Teaching Aids
Laboratory

The studio, workshop and labs become a bridge to the learning and realizing the design ideas. In most of cases at NID, the delivery of teaching and learning extends extensively to various labs/studios and workshops, as students are encouraged to come out with workable solutions/ oncepts/models/prototypes.

Facilities available in Laboratory

  • AC Labs
  • Student:Computer Ratio
  • Computers in Labs
Extra - Curricular

The Industry Programme & Projects (IP&P) at NID Interface design knowledge, education and varied segments of industry, commerce and service sectors. The programme is offered to serve the Indian Industry through sharing of NID's design education, knowledge, skills, research, innovation and culture.

Facilities available in Extra - Curricular

  • Theatre
  • Debates
  • Declamations
  • Events Committee
  • Singing Club
  • Dance School
Library

NID's Library has a wide range of collection of books in its resources on design, science and technology, art & architecture, paintings, history, humanities, etc. Presently the collection has approximately 33,035 books.

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility

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