National Institute of Design – NID Admission 2019

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NID Vijayawada Admission 2019

National Institute of Design invites admission application for 4 Year Graduate Diploma Program In Design ( GDPD ) & B.Des & M.Des at the NID Vijayawada campus for the academic year 2019

NID Admission  Eligibility 2019

GDPD & B.Des

Age Limit

  • For Indian Nationals in General Category: Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years as on 30th June, 2019.
  • Only those candidates born on or after 01st July, 1998 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Indian Nationals in Reserved Category ( OBC-NCL, SC, ST ): Upper age limit for candidates is 23 years as on 30th June, 2019.
  • Only those candidates born on or after 01st July, 1995 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Indian Nationals in PwD Reserved Category: Upper age limit for candidates is 25 years as on 30th June, 2019.
  • Only those candidates born on or after 1st July, 1993 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Foreign Nationals in Overseas ( Supernumerary ) Category: Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years as on 30th June, 2019.
  • Only those candidates born on or after 01st July, 1998 are eligible to apply for admission.

Educational Qualification

Applications for academic year 2019–20 are open to applicants who have passed or will appear for higher secondary ( 10+2 ) qualifying examinations in the academic year 2019-20 in any stream ( Science, Arts, Commerce, etc. ) from any recognised board of education such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or their equivalent

  • Final examination of the 10+2 system under a central or state board recognised by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Intermediate or two-year pre-university examination under a board or university recognised by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • 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.
  • H.S.C. vocational examination.
  • General Certificate Education ( GCE ) examination at the Advanced ( A ) level taken in London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka.
  • High School Certificate Examination from Cambridge University or an International Baccalaureate diploma from the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • AICTE approved three-year Full time Diploma after Class X offered by Board of Technical Education of any state in India or Union Territories.
  • Candidates who have completed final examinations for class XII ( or equivalent ) outside India 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.

M.Des

Age Limit

  • For Indian Nationals in General Category: Upper age limit for candidates is 30 years as on 30th June, 2019. Only those candidates born on or after 01st July, 1988 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Indian Nationals in Reserved Category ( OBC-NCL, SC & ST ): Upper age limit for candidates is 33 years as on 30th June, 2019. Only those candidates born on or after 01st July, 1985 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Indian Nationals in PwD Reserved Category: Upper age limit for candidates is 35 years as on 30th June, 2019. Only those candidates born on or after 01st July, 1983 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Foreign Nationals in Overseas ( Supernumerary ) Category: Upper age limit for candidates is 30 years as on 30th June, 2019. Only those candidates born on or after 01st July, 1988 are eligible to apply for admission.

Educational Qualification

In addition to the above, the candidate must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications to be considered eligible for admissions

  • Bachelor degree of minimum 4-year duration in any specialization, after 10+2 system, from any university or institute recognised by law in India. Condition: Applicant must ( have passed / have appeared for / be appearing for ) the Bachelor degree examinations before July, 2019. OR
  • Bachelor degree of minimum 3-year duration in any specialization, under the 10+2 system. Condition: Applicants must have passed the Bachelor degree examinations before July, 2019. OR
  • Full-time Diploma of minimum 4-year duration in Design / Fine Arts / Applied Arts / Architecture, after 10+2 system, from any university or institute recognised by law in India. Condition: Applicants must ( have passed / have appeared for / be appearing for ) the Diploma examinations before July, 2019.

NID Admission Application Form 2019

How to apply

  • NID admission application form will be available at the website http://admissions.nid.edu.
  • Provide a valid email address and an active mobile number while registering, since these contacts will be used for all future communication with the applicant. Ensure that this email id & mobile number is active till 31st August, 2019.
  • After registration, login credentials will be sent via an email to the registered email address ( do remember to check spam or junk folders in case you do not find the email in inbox ). In case of wrong email address and / or mobile number has been provided during sign up, candidates are required to register afresh with the correct details.
  • Do not delete the email sent to candidates, as this will be useful for future reference.
  • Log in to candidates’ account using login and password to proceed further.
  • Log in and proceed to Step 2–Application Form.
  • Fill in all the required details.
  • Upload a scanned recent passport photograph as per the instructions. All photographs must be in JPG / JPEG format and not exceeding 100 KB in size. It must be a coloured photograph taken at a professional studio. Photographs taken via mobile phone and other kinds of self-composed portraits will not be accepted.
  • Upload candidates’ scanned signature as per the instructions. All signature files must be in JPG / JPEG format and not exceeding 100 KB in size. candidates should have candidates’ signature digitally photographed or scanned and cropped to the required size.
  • Candidates applying under the OBC-NCL, SC and ST categories are required to upload their valid Caste Certificate issued by a competent authority. The certificate must be in JPG / JPEG format and not exceeding 150 KB in size.
  • Candidates applying under the Persons with Disability ( PwD ) category are required to upload their valid Disability Certificate issued by a competent medical authority as per the guidelines of the Government of India. The certificate must be in JPG / JPEG format and not exceeding 150 KB in size.
  • Candidates applying under the Overseas category are required to upload the first and last page of their valid passport, clearly showing all of their personal information. The document must be in JPG / JPEG format and not exceeding 150 KB in size.

Application fee

  • Candidates have to pay the application fee of [rupee]1000/- ( [rupee]2000/- for General & OBC-NCL & [rupee]3000/- for Overseas candidates ).
  • The above fees are applicable to applicants of B.Des / GDPD and M.Des, belonging to either of the three genders. NOTE: As per latest order of Supreme Court of India, third gender includes only transgenders, eunuchs and hijras. Lesbians, gays and bisexuals need to select either Male or Female option as appropriate.
  • Application fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.
  • The Application fees paid online ( by debit / credit card ) DOES NOT INCLUDE any bank / transaction charges, and the same, as applicable, will be borne by the applicant.
  • Candidates will be asked to verify Candidates’ details, after which Candidates can proceed to make the payment.
  • Select method of payment— ( a ) ONLINE ( via credit / debit card ) or ( b ) OFFLINE only by Demand Draft.
  • Enter the required details as specified.
  • For Candidates paying ONLINE: You will be directed to the payment gateway. After completing the payment process, you will be redirected to the ‘Print’ section where you can save your form as a PDF file and print it. You are NOT required to send the print-out of your application form if you are paying online via debit/credit card.
  • For Candidates paying OFFLINE: Prepare a Demand draft of the amount in favour of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at New Delhi. Fill in the details of the Demand Draft online to complete the submission process. Save the Application Form as a PDF File and print it. This should be done before 1400 hrs. on Friday, 09th November, 2018
  • To complete the application process, candidate must send the demand draft and a printout of application form in a single envelope to the following address ( via Speed Post / Courier, so as to reach before 1800 hrs on Thursday, 19th November, 2018. Note that candidates who have made online payment via debit / credit card are NOT required to send the print-out of application form.

Important Dates for NID Admission 2019

S NoEventDate
1Last date for submission of NID application form23rd November, 2018
2Last date for submitting online applications with late fees30th November, 2018
3Window to edit the application form,1st December, 2018 to 4th December, 2018
4Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims on06th January, 2019

Contact Details

National Institute of Design,
Paldi, Ahmedabad 380 007.
Email : admissions@nid.edu
website : www.nid.edu.