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ELIGIBILITY FOR NID 2018

 

 

Eligibility to appear for NID B.Design and GDPD ENTRANCE EXAM 2017

Upper Age Limit for Candidates: NID Bachelor of Design ( B.Des. ) and Graduate Diploma Programme in Design ( GDPD )

  • Upto 20 Years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories) as on or before June 30, 2017. 
  • For Indian Nationals in General Category : Candidates born on or before June 30, 1997 are not eligible.
  • For Overseas Category : Candidates born on or before June 30, 1997 are not eligible.
  • For Indian Nationals in Reserved Category ( OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD ): Candidates born on or before June 30, 1994 are not eligible.

NID DOWNLOADS 2017

Educational Qualification for four year B.Des. programme at Ahmedabad Campus

FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

DISCIPLINE EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
Product Design Candidates who have passed or who will appear for Higher Secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations from any recognized board of education like CBSE / IB / ICSC  or their equivalent during the academic year 2016-17
Furniture Design
Ceramic & Glass Design

FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN

DISCIPLINE EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
Graphic Design Candidates who have passed or who will appear for Higher Secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations from any recognized board of education like CBSE / IB / ICSC  or their equivalent during the academic year 2016-17
Animation Film Design
Film & Video Communication Design
Exhibition ( Spatial ) Design

FACULTY OF TEXTILE, APPAREL & LIFESTYLE ACCESSORY DESIGN

DISCIPLINE EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
Textile Design Candidates who have passed or who will appear for Higher Secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations from any recognized board of education like CBSE / IB / ICSC  or their equivalent during the academic year 2016-17

Educational Qualification for four year GDPD programme at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra

  • Candidates who have passed or who will appear for Higher Secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations from any recognized board of education like CBSE / IB / ICSC  or their equivalent during the academic year 2016-17

IMPORTANT LINKS FOR NID

NID Admissions 2017 - 18

NID Application Forms 2017 - 18

NID DAT Prelims & NID DAT Mains

NID Kurukshetra Forms 2017

NID Vijayawada Forms 2017

NID Results 2017

Reservation of Seats at NID

Examinations considered equivalent to the above are as follows:

• Final examination of the 10+2 system under a central or state board recognised by the Association of Indian Universities, visit AIU
• Intermediate or two-year pre-university examination under a board or university recognised by the Association of Indian Universities, visit AIU
• Final examination of the 2-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 visit AIU
• 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.
• Students who have completed their final examinations for class 12th (or equivalent) outside India or from a board not specified above will have to produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) confirming that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class 12th examination conducted in India.

Admission on Provisional Basis:

• Students yet to appear for their final qualifying examination are eligible to apply, provided they produce proof of having acquired the minimum required qualifications at the time of admission.
• If the results of their Class 12th / final semester / final year of graduation have not been declared by the concerned board or university by the date of admission, in that case admission shall be strictly provisional, subject to the following     conditions:
(i) The student should be able to submit the final result of their qualifying degree / certificate proving their eligibility on or before 31 August 2017, to the Activity Chairperson, Professional Education Programme.
(ii) Students seeking provisional admission in case they are awaiting their final results are required to provide proof of having passed all their examinations in all the previous years/semesters of their qualifying degree.
(iii) The student should also provide the qualifying exam’s date sheet/admit card/Principal’s certificate as proof of having appeared for their final qualifying exam.
(iv) Students who have appeared for compartment or supplementary examination(s) for standard 12th or have backlogs of any semester/final year of graduation whose results have not been declared by the time of admission, will be considered for admission as per (i) above.
• Any candidate who has not appeared for their final qualifying exam before the date of admission will not be eligible for admission. Provisional admission will be considered only in cases where the results of the final semester/year of their qualifying degree have not been declared by the concerned board/ university. In case the result has been declared by the concerned board/university but has not been declared in a specific case, for any reason, the candidate will not be considered for provisional admission.

Eligibility to appear for NID M.Design ENTRANCE EXAM 2017

Upper Age Limit for Candidates: NID Master of Design ( M.Des. ) 

  • Upto 30 Years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories) as on or before June 30, 2017. 
  • For Indian Nationals in General Category : Candidates born on or before June 30, 1987 are not eligible.
  • For Overseas Category : Candidates born on or before June 30, 1987 are not eligible.
  • For Reserved Category : Candidates born on or before June 30, 1984 are not eligible.

Educational Qualification for 2-1/2 year M.Des. programme at Ahmedabad Campus. 

DISCIPLINE EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
Product Design

Candidates must either have appeared for, or passed, or will be appearing in any of the following, before July 2017 :

  • Bachelors Degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 ( or more ) system from any recognized university or recognized institute in India.
  • Diploma in Design under the 10+2+4 system, from any recognized university or recognized institute in India.

                                                                                                 OR

Candidates must either have appeared or passed in the following before July 2016 :

  • Bachelors Degree in any discipline under the 10+2+3 system from any recognized university or recognized institute in India.






Furniture Design
Ceramic & Glass Design
Graphic Design
Animation Film Design
Film & Video Communication Design
Textile Design


Educational Qualification for 2-1/2 year M.Des. programme at Gandhinagar Campus.

DISCIPLINE EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
Transportation & Automobile design
  • Candidates must either have appeared or passed, or will be appearing in any of the following, before July 2017 :

    • Bachelors Degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 ( or more ) system from any recognized university or recognized institute in India.
    • Diploma in Design under the 10+2+4 system, from any recognized university or recognized institute in India.

                                                                                                     OR

    Candidates must either have appeared or passed in the following before July 2016 :

    • Bachelors Degree in any discipline under the 10+2+3 system from any recognized university or recognized institute in India.
Toy & Game Design
Photography Design
Apparel Design
Lifestyle Accessory Design
New Media Design
Strategic Design Management

 Educational Qualification for 2-1/2 year M.Des. programme at Bengaluru Campus.

DISCIPLINE EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
Information Design

Candidates must either have appeared or passed, or will be appearing in any of the following, before July 2017 :

  • Bachelors Degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 ( or more ) system from any recognized university or recognized institute in India.
  • Diploma in Design under the 10+2+4 system, from any recognized university or recognized institute in India.

                                                                                                 OR

Candidates must either have appeared or passed in the following before July 2016 :

  • Bachelors Degree in any discipline under the 10+2+3 system from any recognized university or recognized institute in India.





Interaction Design
Design for Retail Experience
Universal Design
Digital Game Design

Eligibility to appear for NID B.Design and NID M.Design ENTRANCE EXAM 2017 for Overseas Category (Supernumerary Candidates)

  • Who is eligible to apply under the overseas category? Foreign citizens—applicants holding citizenship of a country other than the Republic of India are eligible to apply, provided they fulfill all the eligibility criteria mentioned above. Of the seats available for the M.Design and B.Design programmes, 15% supernumerary seats have been created for overseas applicants. The actual number of seats available under Overseas category are as follows:
Programme No. of seats
Master of Design (per specialisation) 02
Bachelor of Design, NID Ahmedabad 15
  • Supernumerary seats under Overseas category are only available for M.Design and B.Design programmes. Thus not available for GDPD programme at NID Kurukshetra and NID Vijayawada.
  • Foreign applicants fall outside the ambit of seats reserved for the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories.
  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) holding an Indian passport are not eligible to apply under the Overseas category and will have to apply as Indian nationals.
  • Candidates applying in the Overseas category for M.Design / B. Design programme have to appear for DAT Prelims and DAT Mains at Ahmedabad Test Centre. DAT Prelims will be immediately followed by DAT Mains.
  • Candidates can download and print their Admit Cards from www.admissions.nid.edu ( Available as per the schedule ). 
  • After all the stages of the admission process have been completed, the final merit list of the Overseas category will be prepared. Successful candidates will be offered admission to NID based on the merit list.
  • In order to accept the offer of admission, overseas candidates are required to visit the relevant NID campus in person, as per the schedule.

 At this time, candidates will be required to produce the following documents along with their self attested photocopies:

(i) Self attested copy of the relevant pages of their passport.
(ii) For M.Des. candidates: Self attested copies of their grade sheets/mark sheets of all semesters equivalent to SSC (Grade X), HSC (Grade XII) and degree certificate/provisional certificate/passing certificate.
(iii) For B.Des. candidates: Self attested copies of their grade sheets/mark sheets of SSC (Grade X) and HSC (Grade XII). Candidates in the process of completing their Class 12th must submit a bonafide certificate from their school or college.
(iv) An equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, which will need to be obtained prior to admission.
(v) The applicant will be responsible for obtaining a student visa for the entire duration of the programme at NID, before the commencement of the programme.
(vi) The candidature will stand cancelled, if selected candidates do not pay their programme fees or fail to produce all of the required documents, or if they decline the offer of admission.
(vii) The seats will not be transferred to any other category and will lapse if they remain vacant in the Overseas (supernumerary) category.
(viii) The Foreign language of instruction at NID is English. 

Note: For latest NID updates please visit the website http://admissions.nid.edu/

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