Kerala State Institute of Design Entrance Exam

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Kerala State Institute of Design KSID Entrance Exam 2019

Kerala State Institute of Design invites admission application for Entrance Examinations leading to admission in PG Diploma programs for the academic year 2019 – 2020.

KSID Entrance Exam Courses Offered 2019

  • PG Diploma Integrated Lifestyle Product Design
  • PG Diploma Integrated Textile and Apparel Design
  • PG Diploma IT Integrated Communication Design

KSID Entrance Exam Eligibility 2019

  • The candidates should have minimum 55% Marks in any Degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized University or Institution
  • Upper age limit is 40 years
  • Candidates who have appeared / are appearing for the final semester examination can also apply, with their last available score aggregates.
  • Any professional experience in relevant fields will be an added advantage.

While admission is based on the test / examination / interview conducted by KSID, the mandatory reservation principle as defined by Government of Kerala and as modified from time to time are applicable.

KSID Entrance Exam Seats 2019

  • The total number of seats available for each programme is 10.
  • The break – up of seats at KSID for each course as per mandatory reservation is as follows :
    • Open Merit – 6
    • Socially and Educationally Backward Classes ( SEBC ) – 3
    • Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes – 1
  • For admission to a seat reserved for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Other Backward Class, copy a certificate from an approved district authority stating the Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Other Backward Class to which the candidate belongs, should be submitted with the application. In case eligible candidates are not found in any reserved category, the vacant seats will be filled up from open merit list.

KSID Entrance Exam Application Form 2019

KSID Entrance Exam application form is available in the official website

How to apply

The candidate has to apply through the KSID webpage ( ). Detailed instruction will be given on the website. Candidate should fill up the online form along with one latest passport size photograph and scanned copy of all self – attested supporting documents. The application fee of ₹ 750/- ( Rupees Seven hundred and Fifty Only ) shall be paid through the SB collect option on the link; in/icollecthome.htm Application fee should be paid online and details of payment of application fee of ₹ 750/- should be given on the form on or before 10th March, 2019.The link will be open for filling and submitting the application from 10th January, 2019.

Documents To Be Uploaded

  • Copy of qualifying Degree Certificate
  • Certificate of eligibility for reservation candidates and mark list for all semesters
  • Consolidated final mark list of degree course
  • Copy of SSLC / equivalent certificate mentioning the Date of Birth of applicant Copy of DD for ₹ 750/-

KSID Entrance Exam Selection Procedure 2019

Selection of Candidates

  • Advertisement for applications would be published in KSID website and print media All eligible candidates would be called for a design aptitude test
  • Short listed candidates would be called for a studio test and interview at KSID campus
  • Based on the performance of the candidates in the studio test and interview, the final rank list    of the candidates and the waiting list would be published

KSID Entrance Exam Important Dates 2019

1Last Date for online submission of application form along with fees10th March, 2019
2Date of aptitude test28th April, 2019
3Date of publishing the result of aptitude test6th May, 2019
4Date for studio test & interview24th May, 2019 & 25th May, 2019
5Date of publishing the result29th May, 2019
6First Allotment30th May, 2019
7Last date for Remittance of fee, certificate verification and completion of admission formalities for the candidates who got first allotment15th June, 2019
8Announcement of vacant seat, if any20th June, 2019
9Second Allotment, if there is vacant seat21st June, 2019
10Last date for remittance of fee, certificate verification and completion of admission formalities for the second allotment29th June, 2019

Contact Details

Kerala State Institute of Design,
Chandanathope, Kollam,
Kerala -691014, India.,
Phone No. : 0474-2710393, 0474-2719193,
Email :,
Website :

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.