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Should I Apply for NID Vijayawada ?

Anu Handa


As per the Government of India’s National Design Policy, four new NID’s are to be operational soon

  • NID Jorhat, Assam
  • NID Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
  • NID Kurukshetra, Haryana
  • NID Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

In accordance with the above NID Vijayawada started its academic programme in September 2015

For the academic year 2016 – 17, NID Vijayawada has invited applications for the 4 year Graduate Diploma Programme in Design ( GDPD ) This is Great news for Design Aspirants ! A new campus at Vijayawada means more seats & more chances to get in the premiere Design Institute. So, applying for NID Vijayawada along with NID Ahmedabad is always a viable option. But there are certain points to ponder over before taking the big step.

How NID Vijayawada is different from NID Ahmedabad ? Lets Find Out…



NID Ahmedabad

NID Vijayawada




Offering 4 year B.Design programme in following areas of specialization :


Faculty of Industrial Design

  1. Product Design
  2. Furniture Design
  3. Ceramic & Glass Design

Faculty of Communication Design

  1. Graphic Design
  2. Animation Film Design
  3. Film & Video Communication
  4. Exhibition ( Spatial ) Design

Faculty of Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design

  1. Textile Design


Offering 4 year Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) in :


Industrial Design

Communication Design

Textile & ApparelDesign


No. of Seats





Main Campus at Paldi, Ahmedabad.

Transit Campus at Acharya Nagarjuna University ( ANU ), 20 km from Vijayawada


Programme Offerred



NID Ahmedabad is offering 4 year professional Bachelor of Design ( B.Design ) programme in various areas of specialization


NID Vijayawada is offering 4 year GDPD programme in various areas of specialization



ADDRESS: Bhagtacharya Road, Paldi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380007, India


Transit Campus at EEE Building

Acharya Nagarjuna University,

Nagarjuna Nagar – 522510, Andhra Pradesh, India


Design Aptitude Test for NID Vijayawada and NID Ahmedabad will be common. Students eligibility criteria & age limit, reservation policy, date of DAT & test centres will be the same as those of NID Ahmedabad.


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About the Author: Anu Handa is an Interior Designer, DIY Artist, Co-Founder and Educator at Mosaic Institute of Design. She has been the lead blogpost writer at since 2009. Her educational background in Interior Design, Urban Planning and the English Language has given her a broad base to cover a range of topics in her articles. Anu has spent 15+ years training Design & B.Arch Aspirants for entrance exams.

Passionate about Design Education, she’s briefly worked with Annamalai University as a paper setter for Design Exams. Likes to write about Design, Architecture and related fields, on online platforms like Quora. Aims at challenging the conventional & age old teaching methodology 


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