NID Placements 2024: Average Salary, Job Roles, Top Recruiters


Updated On: February 27, 2024 11:24 am IST | NID DAT

Candidates who are in their final year or if any student is planning to study at NID must refer to the NID Placements 2024, to check out the kind of job roles available, compensation offered, and top recruiters.
NID Placements 2024: Average Salary, Job Roles, Top Recruiters

NID Placements 2024: The NID Placement Drive helps candidates do their best by providing them with the best resources and guidance. The placement drive is based on two parts - Graduation Project and Full-time Employment. The graduation project (final semester internship) is open for BDes students of the 7th semester and MDes students of the 4th semester. BDes and MDes students who are in their final semester qualify for full-time employment opportunities.

This year, the NID placement is set to surpass 80% for most NID campuses; some are even expected to cross the 90% record. Some of the top recruiters at NID colleges are Deloitte, Adobe, Wipro, HCL, Amazon, Microsoft, Mahindra & Mahindra, Infosys and others. Moreover, the average package is approximately INR 30 lakhs per annum. 

At present five NID campuses namely NID Ahmedabad, NID Haryana, NID Andhra Pradesh, NID Madhya Pradesh and NID Assam all together offer 425 seats. NID is regarded as offering the best design placement in different fields. It includes different fields Textile Design, Graphic Design, Film & Video Communication, Furniture & Interior Design, Ceramic & Glass Design and Exhibition Design. In this article, refer to NID placements 2024, job roles, salary, top recruiters, and more. 

Also Read: 10 Best Design Courses in India 2024

NID Placement 2024: Step-by-Step Process 

The NID placement process includes well-structured steps starting from registering for the placement drive and checking the company profile and JDs. Some companies may also host presentations, PPTs or webinars. Students then can fill out the job applications, sit for interviews, share portfolios and wait for offers. Check out NID placement stages in detail:



Resume Shortlisting 

Students are first shortlisted based on initial resume screening.

Pre-placement talks 

Company presentations are laid which comprise the information about job roles and work culture. 

Design Challenges 

Then, students are evaluated based on the practical design tasks. Their problem-solving and creative skills are also analysed. 


Technical and HR interviews are conducted to select students. 

Final Selection

Lastly, companies extend the job offers to final selected students. 

NID Placements 2024: Top Job Roles

There are different job profiles offered to NID graduates. Find some of the highly anticipated job profiles below:

Graphic Designer

Furniture Designer

User experience (UX) designer

Architectural Designer

Advertising & Promotions Manager

Motion Graphics Designer

Textile Designers

Fashion Designer 

Interior Designer 

Exhibit & Display Designer 

Multimedia Artists & Animators 

Art Director 

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NID Placements 2024: Top Recruiters 

Check out the top recruiters at NID placement 2024 below:






VIP Industries 

Whirlpool India 

Trident Group 

Cognizant Technology Solutions 


Bombay Design House 


Titan Industries 


Also Read: List of Best NID Colleges in India

Top Recruiters & No. of Offers Extended at Each NID Campus 

Find the top recruiters for each NID campus and the total number of offers offered to each of them below:

NID Campus Name 

Top Recruiters 

No. of offers extended 

NID Ahmedabad 

Microsoft, Wipro, VIP Industries, Trident Group


NID Bangalore

Ashok Leyland, Godrej, Myntra, Bharat Silks, Godrej, Nalli Silk


NID Andhra Pradesh 

Adobe, Arttdinox, Myntra, Bharat Silks, Cognizant, Deloitte


NID Gandhinagar 

Adidas, Adobe, Ashok Leyland, Bombay Design House


NID Haryana 

Pathways School Noida, Philips India, Redbus


NID Madhya Pradesh 

Titan, Philips, Whirlpool, Cognizant, MindTree, Adobe


NID Assam 

Adobe, Ashok Leyland, Axis Bank, Myntra, Philips


NID Placements 2024: Salary Overview 

Candidates must check out these pointers before sitting for the NID placements 2024:

  • As per data, 300K designers are ready to get employed every annual year. 
  • NID graduates with no experience are said to bag INR 8 - 12 LPA. 
  • Approximately 10% of NID graduates earn INR 30 LPA on an average basis. 

NID Package Level 

Salary (in INR)


18 LPA


4.91 LPA


1.5 LPA 

NID Placements 2024 Average Package 

The average salary offered at NID placements 2024 varies with the type of company. Check out the expected average salary offered at placement:

Job Profile 

Average Salary (in INR)

Graphic Designer 

3.54 LPA 

Interior Designer 

3.08 LPA

Fashion Designer 

4.28 LPA 

Textile Designer 

4.33 LPA 

Product Designer 

5.51 LPA 

Industrial Designer 

5.27 LPA 

NID Placements 2024 Highest Package 

Find the pointers and expected highest package salary at NID placements 2024:

  • NID graduate in 2015 bagged INR 78 LPA at the Trident company.
  • As per research, the placement package in 2024 is said to reach the bar of INR 18 LPA. 

Job Profile 

Highest Salary (in INR)

Industrial Designer 

31 LPA

Fashion Designer 

12 - 15 LPA 

Textile Designer 

17 - 22 LPA

User Experience Designer 

18.8 LPA 

Senior UX Designer 

17 - 24 LPA 

Senior Concept Designer 

23 LPA 

Also Read: Best Design Colleges Apart from NID & NIFT

How to Prepare for NID Placements? 

To do your best at the NID placements, candidates must prepare with strategy. Check out more below:

  • Get good grades: Students must focus on their grades, as their initial shortlisting will be based on academic performance. 
  • Be part of extracurricular activities: Placement offers are also based on the overall performance of the candidate, so focus on participating in extracurricular activities such as hackathons or design competitions. 
  • Maintain your work: Design students must prepare a work portfolio to showcase their work at any interview or anywhere in future. 
  • Network with alumni: NID alumni will help the present-year students get better job opportunities. 
  • Practice for the interview: Students must prepare for the interview by going through the common interview questions. 

Candidates must consider checking the NID placements, placement process, industry relationship, and alumni network before applying for admission. We hope you have gained all information about the placement here. 

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Which NID has the best placement?

NID Ahmedabad is said to have the best placement. As per 2023 data, the campus has maintained the lowest package of INR 12 LPA and the highest INR 50 LPA. The average placement was INR 30.5 LPA.

Are there placements in NID?

Yes, there is a designated NID placement cell at NID campuses for helping students get the best of job opportunities before stepping out of the college. The placement is based on the performance of the candidate in the interview round.

Are there any specific criteria for eligibility to participate in the NID placement drive?

Candidates must fulfil the academic requirements set by the NID placement drive to participate in the placement. They are also required to keep up with a satisfactory academic record and be active participants in placement preparation programs.

Is there a fee for NID Placement?

Yes, there is a fee for the campus NID placement drive. Candidates must check out the more detailed information above in this article.

Who are NID placement recruiters?

Some of the NID placement recruiters are Microsoft, Wipro, TCS, Philips, VIP Industries, Logitech, Mindtress and many more. The detailed list can also be found in this article.


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