List of NIDs in India: Courses, Fee & Admission Process

4 mins read42.7K Views 1 Comment
clickHere
Manashjyoti
Manashjyoti Hazarika
Manager Content
Updated on Nov 24, 2021 14:56 IST

Design courses are offered at seven NID campuses. Get detailed information about NID admission process, courses offered, fees and seats available. 

List of NIDs in India: Courses, Fee & Admission Process

National Institute of Design (NID) is the first design school to be declared as an ‘Institution of National Importance’ by an Act in the Indian Parliament. Initially known as the National Institute of Industrial Design, NID was established in 1961.

An autonomous institute falling under the ambit of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, NID is famous for offering design courses in specialisations like Industrial, Communication, Textile and IT Integrated (Experiential) Design.

There are a total of seven NIDs in India. Aspirants can go through the list of NIDs in India below:

Courses offered by NIDs

Bachelor of Design (BDes) courses are offered only at NID Ahmedabad whereas Master of Design (MDes) courses are offered at NID Ahmedabad, NID Bengaluru and NID Gandhinagar. On the other hand, Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) course is offered at NID Andhra Pradesh, NID Madhya Pradesh, NID Haryana and NID Assam.

Aspirants can go through the list of degree courses offered at different NID campuses in the table below:

Course

Faculty

College

BDes Animation Film Design

Faculty of Communication Design

NID Ahmedabad

BDes Exhibition Design

Faculty of Communication Design

NID Ahmedabad

BDes Film & Video Communication

Faculty of Communication Design

NID Ahmedabad

BDes Graphic Design

Faculty of Communication Design

NID Ahmedabad

BDes Ceramic & Glass Design

Faculty of Industrial Design

NID Ahmedabad

BDes Furniture & Interior Design

Faculty of Industrial Design

NID Ahmedabad

BDes Product Design

Faculty of Industrial Design

NID Ahmedabad

BDes Textile Design

Faculty of Textile, Apparel, Lifestyle and Accessory Design

NID Ahmedabad

MDes Animation Film Design

Faculty of Communication Design

NID Ahmedabad

MDes Film & Video Communication

Faculty of Communication Design

NID Ahmedabad

MDes Graphic Design

Faculty of Communication Design

NID Ahmedabad

MDes Photography Design

Faculty of Communication Design

NID Gandhinagar

Ceramic & Glass Design

Faculty of Industrial Design

NID Ahmedabad

Furniture & Interior Design

Faculty of Industrial Design

NID Ahmedabad

Product Design

Faculty of Industrial Design

NID Ahmedabad

Toy & Game Design

Faculty of Industrial Design

NID Gandhinagar

Transportation & Automobile Design

Faculty of Industrial Design

NID Gandhinagar

Universal Design

Faculty of Industrial Design

NID Bengaluru

Digital Game Design

Faculty of Information Technology Integrated Programmes

NID Bengaluru

Information Design

Faculty of Information Technology Integrated Programmes

NID Bengaluru

Interaction Design

Faculty of Information Technology Integrated Programmes

NID Bengaluru

New Media Design

Faculty of Information Technology Integrated Programmes

NID Gandhinagar

Design for Retail Experience

Faculty of Inter-Disciplinary Design Studies

NID Bengaluru

Strategic Design Management

Faculty of Inter-Disciplinary Design Studies

NID Gandhinagar

Apparel Design

Faculty of Textile, Apparel, Lifestyle and Accessory Design

NID Gandhinagar

Lifestyle Accessory Design

Faculty of Textile, Apparel, Lifestyle and Accessory Design

NID Gandhinagar

Textile Design

Faculty of Textile, Apparel, Lifestyle and Accessory Design

NID Ahmedabad

NID offers Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) course at NID Andhra Pradesh, NID Madhya Pradesh, NID Haryana and NID Assam in the below mentioned disciplines:

  • Industrial Design
  • Communication Design
  • Textile & Apparel Design

NID Admission Process

Admission in all the courses offered at NID is on the basis of an aspirant’s performance in NID Entrance Exam. NID admission process is conducted in two stages – NID DAT Prelims and NID DAT Mains.

NID DAT Prelims comprises a written entrance exam that is conducted for BDes, GDPD and MDes course admissions. Candidates who clear this admission round are eligible to appear for NID DAT Main wherein aspirants need to appear for the Studio Test and Personal Interview round.

The final NID result is prepared by allotting 30% to the candidate’s score in NID DAT Prelims and 70% weightage to NID DAT Mains.

NID DAT result for BDes/ GDPD

NID DAT result for MDes

NID Cutoffs

NID releases category-wise cutoffs for each course offered at its campuses. Aspirants need to meet NID cutoffs in order to be eligible for admission in BDes, GDPD and MDes courses offered at this design college.

Seats in Design Courses offered at NID

On the basis of NID Entrance Exam 2020, aspirants can secure admission to fill 128 seats offered in BDes courses, 347 seats in MDes course and 300 seats in GDPD course. Further, candidates can go through campus-wise seats available for different design specialisations at NID.

NID Seats in BDes Course

Below aspirants can view the total number of seats available for admission in GDPD courses offered at different NID campuses.

NID Seats in GDPD Course

Further, candidates can go through seats available for admission in different design specialisations offered in MDes course at NID campuses.

MDes Seats in NID Ahmedabad
MDes Seats in NID Bengaluru
MDes Seats in NID Gandhinagar

Also Read: Colleges accepting NID Entrance Exam Scores for admission

NID Fee Structure

The fee structure for NID courses is different for Indian national, candidates from SAARC and African countries as well as rest of the world. NID tuition fee is to be paid by aspirants every semester whereas other components of NID fee are to be paid on yearly basis.

Download this article as PDF to read offline

Download as PDF
clickHere
About the Author
Manashjyoti Hazarika
Manager Content

Creating student-centric content for the higher education sector is my forte. Be it news, well-researched articles, or simple write-ups that update you on an exam date or help you fill a form, I serve it in the most... Read Full Bio

Comments

(1)

S

Shreya Agrawal

6 months ago

does nid offers diploma courses

Reply to Shreya Agrawal

Upcoming Design Exam Dates

9 Aug '22: Declaration of Results (Round 2)
30 Jul '22 - 16 Aug '22: SAT India 2022 August -Late registration, cancellation, editing
18 Aug '22: Issue of admit cards for written exam (August Cycle)
Oct '22: Online registration for SEED Exam 2023 starts

Next Story

We use cookies to improve your experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.