ISDI Challenge Design 2024: Application (OPEN), Exam Date, Interview, Project Upload, Results

Indian School of Design and Innovation Challenge 2024 ( ISDI Challenge )

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Updated on Jun 7, 2024 12:12 IST

ISDI Challenge 2024 - The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) has OPENED the application form for the ISDI Challenge.

The application form for the Early Cycle (Cycle 1B) is open online at the admission portal of the institute. 

Candidates who meet the prescribed criteria can apply for the ISDI Challenge 2024 exam following the application link given below.

The last date for Portfolio/Design Project & DAT upload was December 4, 2023.

Interviews for Cycle 1A were held from November 1-30, 2023. Meanwhile, interviews for Cycle 1B was held from December 6 to January 6, 2024. 

The ISDI Challenge 2024 results will be prepared by considering the performance of the candidate in the Portfolio/Design Project & DAT and Interview.

Latest Updates:

Q:   When will ISDI Challenge exam be conducted?

A:

The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) conducted the ISDI Challenge exam 2024 for Cycle 1B from December 6, 2023 (onward). The exam included Portfolio/Design Project & DAT.

The candidate needs to visit this page to stay updated about upcoming events.

 

Q:   In how many phases is the ISDI Challenge exam conducted?

A:

The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) conducts the ISDI Challenge exam in three cycles. The admission process is currently ongoing for Early Cycle 1A and Early Cycle 1B.

Note that applications will open separately for each phase. The candidate can opt for any of the phases to appear in the ISDI Challenge exam. 

 

Q:   Can I apply for ISDI Challenge in offline mode?

A:

The application form for ISDI Challenge 2024 has to be filled out online. So, don't download the application form, fill it, and send it to the admission office. It is because applications submitted via offline mode will be rejected.

Before fiilling out the form, make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria.

 

What is ISDI Challenge?

Established in 2013 in collaboration with Parsons School of Design at New York, ISDI offers admission to aspirants in design programmes offered by it on the basis of their performance in ISDI Challenge. Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) offers undergraduate, postgraduate, professional, and short-term programmes in the field of design to aspirants. There are 360 seats on offer for admission based on an aspirant's performance in ISDI Challenge.

Exam dates for ISDI Challenge 2024 have been announced. View ISDI Challenge exam dates here.

Q:   When was ISDI Challenge exam conducted for Cycle 1A?

A:

The ISDI Challenge exam 2024 exam for the Cycle 1 was conducted from November 1-30, 2023. The interview was held after the DAT.

Note that the ISDI Challenge exam is conducted in multiple phases. The candidate has the option to appear in any of these three phases. To apply for admission, the candidate needs to fill out the application form and sit in the exam. 

 

Q:   When was ISDI Challenge exam conducted for Cycle 1B?

A:

The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) conducted the ISDI Challenge 2024 exam for Cycle 1B from December 6, 2023. Candidates who have duly filled out the application form can sit in the exam.

When applying for the exam, make sure to use only correct and verifiable data. Any candidate found using counterfeit data will be disqualified.

 

ISDI Challenge 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of ISDI Challenge 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

17 Jan '24

ISDI Challenge 2024 - Result (Early Cycle - 1B)

14 Dec '23

ISDI Challenge 2024 - Result (Early Cycle - 1A)

06 Dec '23 -

06 Jan '24

ISDI Challenge 2024 - Interview (Early Cycle - 1B)

ISDI Challenge 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for ISDI Challenge varies as per the course for which aspirants have applied.

ISDI Challenge 2024 Eligibility Criteria for UG Programmes

Aspirants meet ISDI Challenge eligibility criteria for undergraduate courses if they are pursuing their Class 12 or have completed their 10+2 examination (IGCSE A levels, CBSE, HSC, IBDP, ISC etc.) or equivalent examination from any discipline, such as Science/ Commerce/ Arts.

Age Limit: The upper age limit to apply for UG course admissions at ISDI is 21 years at the time of applying.

ISDI Challenge 2024 Eligibility Criteria for PG Programmes

Candidates who are pursuing a graduation degree (from any university), or its educational equivalent in any discipline (e.g.: Science, Commerce, Arts) with an interest in Design & Innovation or Fashion are eligible to fill the application form for the PG course.

ISDI Challenge 2024 Eligibility Criteria for Professional Programmes

Aspirants meet ISDI Challenge eligibility criteria for professional courses if they have appeared for their 10+2 level examination (e.g. A levels, CBSE, HSC, IBDP, ISC etc), or an equivalent exam in any discipline (that is Science, Commerce, Arts) and also possess an interest in the field of Design & Innovation.

However, it is stated that the successful completion of the Class 12 level examination is mandatory to confirm admission. But candidates are also provided admission on a provisional basis if their final exam results have not been declared at the time of ISDI Challenge exam being conducted.

ISDI Admissions 2024: Eligibility Criteria for Fashion Styling

Aspirants meet ISDI Challenge eligibility criteria for professional courses if they have appeared for their 10+2 level examination (e.g. A levels, CBSE, HSC, IBDP, ISC etc), or an equivalent exam in any discipline (that is Science, Commerce, Arts) and also possess an interest in the field of Design & Innovation.

Candidates awaiting their 10+2 level exam results are also eligible to apply for admission at ISDI and such aspirants will be offered admission on a provisional basis.

Q:   Can I apply for ISDI Challenge now?

A:

The application form for ISDI Challenge 2024 is now open. So, you will not be able to apply for admission this season.

Also, note that the ISDI Challenge 2024 exam is conducted in THREE phases. This means you can apply for admission in any of these phases.

 

Q:   What is the ISDI Challenge exam?

A:

The ISDI Challenge exam is conducted by the Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) for admission to undergraduate, postgraduate, professional, and short-term design courses offered by the institute.

The entrance exam has the following components - Portfolio/Design Project & DAT and Interview.

It is mandatory for the candidate to appear in all the test components. Or else, the candidate will not be considered for admission.

 

Courses on offer through ISDI Challenge 2024

Courses on offer at ISDI are as mentioned below:

Undergraduate Programmes

Communication Design

Fashion Design

Interior Design

Product Design

Postgraduate Programmes

Design+Innovation

Fashion Business Management

Professional Programmes

3D Visual Effects Essentials

Compositing for Film & Television Essentials

Fashion Design Essentials

Game Development Essentials

Graphic Design Essentials

Short Programmes

Pre-College Academy

Fashion Styling

Essentials of 3D Animation & Post-Production

ISDI Challenge 2024 Admission Process

The ISDI admission process for all the courses on offer is almost the same. The only difference is for professional programmes offered at the design colleges. In these professional courses, candidates do not need to take ISDI Challenge, they just need to appear for a personal interview round.

Step 1: Fill ISDI Challenge Application Form

Aspirants need to fill their ISDI Challenge application form along with SOP (statement of purpose) of 300 words on the official website of the college. In the application, form aspirants need to fill their personal details, communication/address details, academic qualifications and declaration. All the documents must be in a sealed envelope with the name of the candidate and application number. Candidates need to submit the envelope at the below-mentioned address:

ISDI Admissions Office
One Indiabulls Centre
Tower 2A, 6th Floor
Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel
Mumbai 400 013
Phone: +91 77389 47444

Candidates can pay their ISDI application fee via means of a Demand Draft (DD). Mumbai based aspirants can also pay the application fee by Pay Order. The DD or Pay Order needs to be drawn in favour of “ISDI” and should be payable at Mumbai. The DD/Pay Order should be accompanied with a declaration form that is signed by the candidate as well as his/her parents/guardians.

ISDI Challenge 2023 Application Fee

Application fee 

INR 3,500

Step 2: Get ISDI Challenge Admit Card

Candidates will be provided their ISDI Challenge 2024 admit card after they successfully submit their application fee and documents mentioned above. ISDI Challenge admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the exam centre. Along with the admit card candidates should also carry their original ID proof, portfolio (only for UG candidates), and curriculum vitae (only for PG candidates). 

Step 3: Take ISDI Challenge

The ISDI Challenge varies as per the course for which aspirants have applied for admission. For UG course admissions, aspirants have to submit an online portfolio whereas for the PG courses candidates need to submit a presentation/PDF slideshow as well as essay.

Step 4: Appear for Personal Interview

Next, candidates need to appear for the personal interview round. 

Step 5: Check ISDI Challenge Result

The ISDI challenge 2024 result will be announced as per the dates mentioned above.

ISDI Challenge 2024 Exam Centres

Candidates can view the city-wise ISDI Challenge exam centres below for admissions 2024:

City ISDI Challenge 2024 Exam Centre
Jaipur

Neerja Modi School,

Shipra Path,

Shanthi Nagar, Mansarovar,

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Bengaluru

St Joseph’s Pre-University College,

The Ardee School,

FM Cariappa Road (Museum Road),

Bengaluru 

Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad Management Association,

ATIRA Campus,

Dr Vikram Sarabhai Marg, 

Ahmedabad

Delhi

The Ardee School Yasho Bhawan,

New Friends Colony,

New Delhi 

Kolkata

Modern High School for Girls78,

Syed Amir Ali Avenue,

Kolkata

Indore

Daly College Business School 1,

PTC Road, Residency Area,

Indore

Mumbai

Indian School of Design & Innovation (ISDI), Mumbai
One Indiabulls Centre,
Senapati Bapat Marg,

Mumbai

Lucknow

TBA contact Mr Adnan Patel at +91 7718865341

adnan@isdi.in

Also Read:

ISDI Challenge Pattern ISDI Challenge Syllabus ISDI Challenge Question Papers

ISDI Challenge 2024 Contact Information

Address:

ISDI Parsons Mumbai CAMPUS
Indian School of Design & Innovation
ISDI Tower, One Indiabulls Centre,
Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel,
Mumbai 400013.

Email: admissions@isdi.in

ISDI Helpline:+919004306222

ISDI Challenge 2024 - FAQs

Here are a few FAQs related to the ISDI Challenge 2024 exam. Read on.

Q:   When was the interview held for ISDI challenge exam?

A:

The interview for ISDI Challenge 2023 for Cycle 1A was held from Nov 1-30, 2023. Candidates were shortlisted for the interview based on their performance in Portfolio/Design Project & DAT.

Note that candidates are required to appear in all the stages of the ISDI Challenge exam. If a candidate skips the interview, he or she will not be considered for admission.

 

Q:   When will results of ISDI Challenge be announced?

A:

The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) declared the results of ISDI Challenge 2024 for Cycle 1A on Dec 14, 2023. To check their results, the candidate needs to log in to the result portal using their candidate credentials.

Note that the scores of the ISDI Challenge 2024 exam will be used for counseling and seat allotment.

 

Q:   How can I check ISDI challenge results?

A:

The result for ISDI Challenge 2024 is not declared on the official website of the design entrance exam but candidates are intimated about their performance in ISDI Challenge exam by means of an email.

The candidate can seek admission to the design programme on the basis of their results. Note that the allotment of seats will be on the merit based.

 

Q:   Who can appear in the ISDI Challenge exam interview?

A:

The interview is the 2nd stage of the admission process conducted by the Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI). Candidates are shortlisted for the interview based on their performance in the Portfolio/Design Project & DAT.

The candidate must appear in all the stages of the design entrance exam. This means the final result will be prepared by giving weightage to the DAT and interview.

 
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The application form for ISDI Challenge 2024 has to be filled out online. So, don't download the application form, fill it, and send it to the admission office. It is because applications submitted via offline mode will be rejected.

Before fiilling out the form, make sure that you meet the eligibilit

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Answered 2 months ago

The ISDI Challenge exam is conducted by the Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) for admission to undergraduate, postgraduate, professional, and short-term design courses offered by the institute.

The entrance exam has the following components - Portfolio/Design Project & DAT and Interview.

I

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Answered 2 months ago

The application form for ISDI Challenge 2024 is now open. So, you will not be able to apply for admission this season.

Also, note that the ISDI Challenge 2024 exam is conducted in THREE phases. This means you can apply for admission in any of these phases.

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Manashjyoti Hazarika

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The interview is the 2nd stage of the admission process conducted by the Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI). Candidates are shortlisted for the interview based on their performance in the Portfolio/Design Project & DAT.

The candidate must appear in all the stages of the design entrance exa

...more

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Manashjyoti Hazarika

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The result for ISDI Challenge 2024 is not declared on the official website of the design entrance exam but candidates are intimated about their performance in ISDI Challenge exam by means of an email.

The candidate can seek admission to the design programme on the basis of their results. Note that th

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Manashjyoti Hazarika

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) declared the results of ISDI Challenge 2024 for Cycle 1A on Dec 14, 2023. To check their results, the candidate needs to log in to the result portal using their candidate credentials.

Note that the scores of the ISDI Challenge 2024 exam will be used

...more

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Manashjyoti Hazarika

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The interview for ISDI Challenge 2023 for Cycle 1A was held from Nov 1-30, 2023. Candidates were shortlisted for the interview based on their performance in Portfolio/Design Project & DAT.

Note that candidates are required to appear in all the stages of the ISDI Challenge exam. If a candidate skips

...more

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Manashjyoti Hazarika

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) conducted the ISDI Challenge 2024 exam for Cycle 1B from December 6, 2023. Candidates who have duly filled out the application form can sit in the exam.

When applying for the exam, make sure to use only correct and verifiable data. Any candidate foun

...more

M

Manashjyoti Hazarika

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The ISDI Challenge exam 2024 exam for the Cycle 1 was conducted from November 1-30, 2023. The interview was held after the DAT.

Note that the ISDI Challenge exam is conducted in multiple phases. The candidate has the option to appear in any of these three phases. To apply for admission, the candidat

...more

M

Manashjyoti Hazarika

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

The Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) conducts the ISDI Challenge exam in three cycles. The admission process is currently ongoing for Early Cycle 1A and Early Cycle 1B.

Note that applications will open separately for each phase. The candidate can opt for any of the phases to appear in th

...more

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Manashjyoti Hazarika

Contributor-Level 10

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