The National Institute of Design (NID) is a design school established in the year of 1961 in Ahmedabad, India. NID offers professional educational programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level with five faculty streams and 20 diverse design domains.
At undergraduate level, the Bachelor of Designing (B.Des) course is offered under eight different specializations from the NID Ahmedabad Campus. The institute also offers a Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD). The duration period of both the courses is four years.
At postgraduate level, NID offers a Master of Designing (M.Des) program under 18 different specializations. The duration period of all the PG courses is two and a half years.
Admission to all of the design courses is granted on the basis of Design Aptitude Tests which will be conducted in two stages : Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains. Based on the Merit list of DAT Prelims, eligible candidates will have to appear for DAT Mains.
At the doctoral level, the institute offers a Ph.D. programme in both full-time and part-time formats. The full-time Ph.D. programme is of three years’ duration and will include a stipend given to the candidate for three years.
To apply for admission, the candidate’s must visit the official website of the institute and fill in the online application form.
NID Ahmedabad Admission Highlights 2020
|Name of the Institute||National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad|
|Type of Institute||Autonomous|
|Name of Entrance Exam||DAT|
|Mode of Application||Online|