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NID ENTRANCE EXAMINATION 2017

NOTE: All the information provided about the entrance examination has been taken from the official website of NID i.e. http://nid.edu

IMPORTANT DATES:

LAST DATE OF ONLINE APPLICATION: Monday, 28th November 2016

DOWNLOAD ADMIT CARDS: Tuesday, 20th December 2016

DATE OF DAT PRELIM EXAM (B.Des / M.Des / GDPD) : Sunday, 8th January 2017

UPLOADING OF ANSWER KEY OF DAT: Friday, 27th January 2017

RESULT OF DAT (M.DES): 7th February 2017

RESULT OF DAT (B.DES / GDPD):28th February 2017

Admission to all of the design courses will be granted on the basis of a two-stage competitive exam. The objective of these exams is to assess the knowledge, skills and behavioural abilities of candidates.

Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims

Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims will be conducted at various test centres across India. Candidates should note that appearing for the DAT Prelims or being ranked in the shortlist does not guarantee automatic entitlement to admission.

Design Aptitude Test (Prelims): (There is no negative marking)

The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims primarily evaluates each candidate on the following abilities:
Knowledge,Comprehension,Analysis,Creativity,Visualisation

The DAT Prelims consists of two parts:
Part I: Multiple-choice questions marked out of 70 points. This part has questions with one or more than one correct answer. The responses of this part will be recorded on an OMR sheet and evaluated digitally.
Part II: Subjective questions marked out of 30 points, with responses to be provided in visual and/or written formats.

Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains

Candidates shortlisted after the DAT Prelims will be invited to appear for the Stage 2 DAT Main exams at one of NID’s campuses in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru or Gandhinagar.


Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)

The four-year-long Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programme is offered only at NID Ahmedabad in the following areas of specialisation:

Faculty of Industrial Design:

Ceramic & Glass Design (10 seats)

Furniture Design (10 seats)

Product Design (15 seats)

Faculty of Communication Design:

Animation Film Design (15 seats)

Exhibition Design (10 seats)

Film & Video Communication (10 seats)

Graphic Design (15 seats)

Faculty of Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design:

8. Textile Design (15 seats)

Note:

The first year of this programme is a mandatory foundation course, only after which students can select their specialisation based on their performance and on the number of seats available.

Number of seats for Indian Nationals in Bachelor of Design programme, including reserved categories is One Hundred (100).

Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various reserved categories as per the Government of India guidelines (See Section 5 for more information).

The total number of seats for overseas (supernumerary) candidates is Fifteen (15).


Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)

The four-year-long Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) is offered at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra in the following areas of specialisation:

1. Industrial Design 2.Communication Design 3.Textile & Apparel Design

Note:

Successful candidates admitted to the GDPD programme at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra will be required to attend a mandatory foundation programme of one-year duration. Allotment of a discipline of choice is based on a candidate’s merit and choice only after successful completion of the foundation programme.

The GDPD programme at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra has 60 seats each for only Indian nationals including all categories. Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various reserved categories as per the Government of India guidelines (See Section 5 for more information).


Master of Design (M.Des.)

The two-and-a-half year long Master of Design (M.Des.) programme at NID is offered at its campuses in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar. Students may apply in any of the following disciplines:

Specializations offered in Ahmedabad campus

Animation Film Design(15)

Ceramic & Glass Design(10)
Film & Video Communication (15)

Furniture Design (15)
Graphic Design (15)
Product Design (15)
Textile Design (15)

Specializations offered in Bengaluru campus

Design for Retail Experience(15)

Digital Game Design(15)

Information Design Interaction(15)

Design Universal Design(15)

Specializations offered in Gandhinagar campus

Apparel Design(15)
Lifestyle Accessory Design(15)
Strategic Design Management(15)
New Media Design(15)
Photography Design(15)
Toy & Game Design(10)
Transportation & Automobile Design(15)

In addition to the number of seats mentioned above, 2 seats per specialisation are allotted for overseas (supernumerary) candidates.

Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various reserved categories as per the Government of India guidelines (See Section 5 for more information).

Aspiring candidates can apply to a maximum of ONLY TWO disciplines for the Master of Design programme.

Applications are received to a specific discipline only and are not transferable at any stage of the admissions process.


Master of Design (M.Des.)

Candidates applying for the M.Des. programme (any discipline) must fulfill the following criteria:

Age Limit:

Candidates upto 30 years of age on or before 30 June 2017 are eligible to apply (relaxable by three years for candidates belonging to reserved category).
Indian Nationals in the general category and candidates in overseas category born on or before 30 June 1987 are not eligible for admission.

Indian Nationals in reserved category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD) born on or before 30 June 1984 are not eligible for admission.

Educational Qualification:

Applicants must either have appeared for (results awaited), passed, or will be appearing for any of the following degree examinations before July 2017:
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 (or more) system, from any university or institute recognised by law in India.

Diploma in design under the 10+2+4 system, from any university or institute recognised by law in India.
OR
Applicants must either have appeared for (results awaited) or passed, before July 2016,

a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under the 10+2+3 system from any university or institute recognised by law in India.

Note:

• In case the degree/certificate has been obtained from a university/board of any country other than India, an equivalence certificate must be obtained by the candidate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, prior to admission. Visit http://www.aiuweb.org for more details.


Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) and Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)

Candidates applying for the B.Des. and GDPD programmes must fulfill the following criteria:

Age Limit:

Candidates upto 20 years of age on or before 30 June 2017 are eligible to apply (relaxable by three years for candidates belonging to reserved category).
Indian nationals applying in the general category and candidates in overseas category born on or before 30 June 1997 are not eligible.

Indian nationals in reserved category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD) born on or before 30 June 1994 are not eligible.

Educational Qualification:

Applications for academic year 2017–18 are open to applicants who have passed or will appear for higher secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations in the academic year 2016–17 from any recognised board of education such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or their equivalent.

Examinations considered equivalent to these are as follows:

Final examination of the 10+2 system under a central or state board recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU, see http://www.aiuweb.org).

Intermediate or two-year pre-university examination under a board or university recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU, see http://www.aiuweb.org).

Final examination of the two-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 (AIU, see http://www.aiuweb.org).

H.S.C. vocational examination.

General Certificate Education (GCE) examination at the Advanced (A) level taken inLondon, Cambridge or Sri Lanka.

High School Certificate Examination from Cambridge University or an InternationalBaccalaureate diploma from the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.

Candidates who have completed final examinations for class XII (or equivalent) outsideIndia or from a board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) confirming that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination conducted in India.

Important Note:

Candidates 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 XII or final semester or final year of graduation (as the case may be) have not been declared by the concerned board or university by the date of admission, admission will be strictly provisional, subject to the following conditions:

(i)  The candidate must be able to submit the final result of their qualifying degree or certificate proving their eligibility on or before 31 August 2017, to the Activity Chairperson, Professional Education Programme.

(ii)  Candidates 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 candidate must also provide the qualifying exam’s date sheet/admit card/Principal’s certificate as proof of having appeared for their final qualifying exam.

(iv)  Candidates who have appeared for compartment or supplementary examination(s) for standard XII 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.


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