Updated: June 8, 2021 by Anu Handa
Latest Updates for NID 2021
Due to the current pandemic situation, DAT Mains for NID Admission 2021-22, will be held in Online Mode only.
For B.Des: Shortlisted Candidates for NID DAT Mains would be required to upload a theme poster as a single PDF file, size not exceeding 10 MB (Topic will be communicated separately to shortlisted candidates)
For M.Des: Shortlisted Candidates for NID DAT Mains would be required to submit a Statement of Purpose (SoP) within a maximum word limit of 300 words, which needs to be typed & uploaded as a single PDF file, size not exceeding 2 MB (Questions will be communicated separately to shortlisted candidates) The candidates are also required to prepare a digital copy of their portfolio to be uploaded as a single file in PDF format, size not exceeding 10MB.
What is NID?
National Institute of Design (NID) at Ahmedabad and its Gandhinagar & Bengaluru extension campuses is an 'Institute of National Importance' as per the NID Act 2014 as well as an autonomous institute under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. As per the NID Act 2014, the Institute is a statutory authority empowered to award its own degrees - presently offering Bachelor of Design (B Des) of four year duration, Master of Design (M Des) of two and a half year duration and PhD in Design.
NID Andhra Pradesh, NID Haryana, NID Madhya Pradesh and NID Assam are an independent autonomous institute under the DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and offer full time four year .Bachelor of Design (B Des.)
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National Institute Of Design is an 'Institute of National Importance' declared by the Act of Parliament, by virtue of the National Institute Of Design Act 2014. It is also recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization. After the passing of the Bill, NID can now provide degrees and Ph.Ds to the students. NID is the forty-first institute to be declared as Institutions of National Importance.
NID is internationally acclaimed as one of the foremost multi-disciplinary institutions in the field of design education and research. The institute functions as an autonomous body under the department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
NID offers B.Des & M.Des programmes with 5 faculty streams and 20 diverse design domains.
National Institute of Industrial Design, as it was originally called was an autonomous all - India body established by the Government of India in September 1961 with the assistance of the Ford Foundation & the Sarabhai family. In the initial years of its establishment, Gautam Sarabhai & his sister Gira played a major role.
NID WORLD RANKING
National Institute of Design (NID) has been placed in the list of top 25 European and Asian programmes in the world by Business Week, USA. Also NID has been a pioneer in industrial design education after Bauhaus and Ulm in Germany.
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NID COLLEGES IN INDIA
NID Ahmedabad - The B.Des and M.Des programme is offered at NID Main Campus at Ahmedabad
NID Gandhinagar - Only M.Des programmes for two and a half year are provided here.
NID Bangalore - Only M.Des programmes for two and a half year are provided here.
NID Andhra Pradesh - Only Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) is offered here.
NID Haryana - Only Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) is offered here.
NID Madhya Pradesh - Only Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) is offered here.
NID Assam - Only Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) is offered here.
NID OFFICIAL WEBSITENID WEBSITE: www.nid.edu
NID CONTACT NUMBER
NID Contact No. 079 26623692 to 97
National Institute of Design ( NID ) campuses are located at
NID AHMEDABAD ADDRESS
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN
ADDRESS: Bhagtacharya Road, Paldi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380007, India
CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS: 079 26623692 to 97
FAX: 079 26631167
NID GANDHINAGAR ADDRESS
National Institute Of Design
Address: GH-0, Extension Road, Near Infocity, Gandhinagar, Gujarat , India
CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS: 079 2324 4515, 079 23244755
Fax: 079 23244518
NID BANGALORE ADDRESS
National Institute Of Design
Address: 12, HMT Link Road, Off Tumkur Road, Bengaluru - 560 022
CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS: 080 2337 3276, 080 2337 3006, 080 2337 9054
Fax: 080 2337 3086
NID VIJAYAWADA ADDRESS
NID Transit Campus at Vijayawada ( GDPD Programme )
Transit Campus at EEE Building
Acharya Nagarjuna University,
Nagarjuna Nagar – 522510, Andhra Pradesh, India
NID KURUKSHETRA ADDRESS
NID Transit Campus at Kurukshetra ( GDPD Programme )
For latest NID updates please visit the website http://www.nid.edu/
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 www.mosaicdesigns.in 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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