NID admission for Graduate Diploma and PG Diploma

The National Institute of Design (NID) has invited applications for admission to the Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) and Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD), offered by it. The 4-year Professional UG Programme is offered in the following areas of specialization at the Main Campus, Ahmedabad..

(i) Product Design, Furniture & Interior Design, Ceramic & Glass Design under the Faculty Of Industrial Design.

(ii) Graphic Design, Animation Film Design, Film & Video Communication, Exhibition (Spatial) Design under the Faculty of Communication Design.

(iii) Textile Design under the Faculty of Textile, Apparel and Lifestyle Accessory Design.

The approximate number of seats available for is 100, which is inclusive of the seats for reserved categories.

The Graduate Diploma Programme in Design commences with a 2-semester rigorous Foundation Programme followed by 3 years of specialised studies in any of the disciplines offered in GDPD. The medium of instruction at NID is English.

Allotment of the discipline of candidate’s choice at the end of Foundation year is not guaranteed. Discipline allotment at the end of the 1st year (Foundation Programme), is based purely on performance of the student in the Foundation Programme and the number of seats available in desired discipline.

The Foundation Programme aims at developing values, attitudes, sensorial skills and aesthetic sensitivity necessary for specialisation in design. It introduces students to the fundamentals of design and orients students to thinking of design as a creative problem solving process. It helps develop an evolved ‘design’ perception and attitude, understanding of multidisciplinary nature of design and relationship of design with environment, culture, human senses and emotions. Basic design ‘studio’ courses are augmented by introductory studies in Science and Liberal Arts, to develop world view and understanding of Indian milieu. It helps enrich conceptual thinking, insight for design concerns; design processes and prepares one to start thinking about eventual solutions. It aspires to create an awareness of the changing environment by constantly relating the students’ learning to real life situations. It provides the necessary direction, stimuli, facilities and experience to foster creativity and thereby help each individual to discover their own identity and potential. The Foundation Programme is the basis on which the remaining design curriculum is built.

The availability of seats for the different Disciplines of GDPD at Main Campus, Ahmedabad is as follows:

(i) Industrial Design: Product Design (15 seats), Furniture & Interior Design (10), Ceramic & Glass Design (10).

(ii) Communication Design: Graphic Design (15), Animation Film Design (15), Film & Video Communication (10), Exhibition (Spatial) Design (10).

(iii) Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design: Textile Design (15)
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