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NID Bengaluru


Established in 2006, NID Bengaluru campus currently offers five Masters programmes in the disciplines of Design for Retail Experience, Digital Game Design, Information Design, Interaction Design & Universal Design.

It was set up as a joint initiative of and funding from the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India.

NID's Bangalore Campus is a Research & Development Campus and addresses an immediate need for an exclusive Design research centre in the country. 

NID Bangalore Courses

The 2-1/2 years full time M.Des programme at NID Bangalore is offered in the following disciplines:

Information Design 19
Interaction Design 19
Design for Retail Experience 19
Universal Design 19
Digital Game Design 19

NID Bangalore Admissions

NID application process for the academic year 2023-24 has already started. The online application process ends on December 16th, 2022. Apply Now

NID MDes DAT Prelims will be held on Jan 8th, 2023. CHECK: NID Application Forms

NID Bangalore Entrance Exam

Candidates aspiring to get admission in NID Bangalore, have to appear for NID Design Aptitude Test.

NID M.Des DAT is conducted in two phases: Phase 1 exam (NID DAT Prelims) is a written test held in the month of Dec-Jan every year.

NID M.Des DAT Prelims is a mix of subjective and objective questions. CHECK: NID MDes Syllabus

The Dat Prelims Test is of 100 marks, comprising of a Common Design Aptitude Test & a Discipline Specific Test, which together evaluates the Design Aptitude of the candidate.

Shortlisted students from the first phase are called for a second phase exam called NID DAT Mains. DAT mains for MDes consists of two parts: Studio Tests & Interviews.

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NID Study Material

NID Books: Available in Full, Mini, Combo & Test Series Pack. Doorstep delivery across India.

NID eBooks

NID eBooks

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NID Video Coaching

NID Video Coaching: Engaging Video Lessons supported by E-Books. Instant Downloadable.

NID Mock Tests

NID Mock Tests

Free NID Mock Test based on NID Exam Pattern - Includes Timer, Detailed Results & Answer Key.


NID Bangalore Fees

The total fees of M.Des courses, according to last years admission notification is provided below:

Course  Duration  Fees (INR)
NID Masters of Design (MDes) 2-1/2 Years  10,15,300

Mess Charges to be borne extra. CHECK: NID Bangalore Fee Structure - Semester Wise

NID Bangalore Campus

R & D Campus Bangalore 

NID Bangalore Address

National Institute of Design

#12 HMT Link Road

Off Tumkur Road

Bengaluru - 560022

NID Bangalore Contact Number

+91 80 2972 5006 / 2972 3276

NID Bangalore Website


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