National Institute of Design (NID) is internationally acclaimed as one of the finest educational and research institutions for Industrial, Communication, Textile and IT Integrated (Experiential) Design. It is a statutory institute under the DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. It has been recognised as an 'Institution of National Importance' by the Act of Parliament, by virtue of the National Institute of Design Act 2014. It is also recognised by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.
The four-year-long Bachelor of Design programme is offered only at NID Ahmedabad in the following areas of specialization: Faculty of Industrial Design, Faculty of Communication Design, Faculty of Textile, Apparel, Lifestyle & Accessory Design and Ceramic & Glass Design.
This 2.5 year programme is offered in 19 discipline across all 3 campuses in the following areas of specialization: Faculty of Communication Design, Faculty of Industrial Design, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Design, Faculty of IT Integrated Design and Faculty of Textile, Apparel, Lifestyle and Accessory Design.
A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Design shall be awarded for a period of advanced study that culminates with the design of an innovative solution/approach/method/interface for a product/ communication/service/experience along with an accompanying thesis that extends the body of knowledge and the application of design thinking, process and practice.
Admission 2022 for PhD in Design is now open at NID Ahemdabad. The application date is June 17, 2022. The requirements for PhD Admission are a PhD Proposal, qualification in Design Research Test (DRT), and performance in the personal interview.
The institute holds the DAT exam for admission, which takes place at two levels. The DAT preliminary exam was held on 14th March, and the result will be released in the first week of June. The DAT mains exam date will be mentioned on the admit card, and those who have cleared the prelims are eligible for the main exam.
Speciality: | Architecture & Design | Product Design | Fashion Design & Beauty Cosmetology | Graphic Design | Leather Goods and Accessories Design | Interior Design |
Level: | Under Graduate | Post Graduate | Ph.D |
Conducted by: National Institute of Design
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