National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad National Institute of Design is a Government College and it was established in 1961. National Institute of Design offers 15 courses in Media and Mass Communication, Vocational, Design streams. Popular courses are M.Des, B.Des. The placement record of the college varies from stream to stream. Highest package was 24 Lacs in 2016 academic year.

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INR 24 L
Fee Range
0.139 Million - 0.147 Million
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National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad Overview

National Institute of Design

NID Ahmedabad has been listed as one of the top 25 European and Asian institutes for design in the world. The institute has been internationally acclaimed  and is a leading multi-disciplinary institutions in the design education and research. By virtue of the National Institute of Design Act 2014, NID Ahmedabad has been declared as the 'Institution of National Importance' by the Act of Parliament. NID is known as a pioneer in industrial design education after Ulm and Bauhaus in Germany and is renowned in the world for its pursuit of excellence in the field and to have made Designed in India and Made for the World a reality. 
Graduates of NID Ahmedabad have made a mark in major sectors of commerce, social development, industry by taking roles of catalysts.

NID Top Courses & Fees National Institute of Design Courses

B.Des 8 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 0.147 Million
M.Des 7 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 0.139 Million
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NID,Ahmedabad Placement and Salary Trends

  • Average Package
    INR 15 L
  • Max Package
    INR24 L

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NID Awards and Rankings

  • National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad Rank 6 India's Best Fashion Colleges 2012 India Today exclusive survey 2012.

  • National Institute of Design (NID) on won the India Aerospace Design Challenge organised by Honeywell.

  • One of the country's premier design institutes, Ahmedabad-based National Institute of Design, has been awarded the status of 'institute of national importance' with Parliament passing the National Institute of Design Act, 2013.

Top Recruiting Companies in National Institute of Design NID Recruitments

  • Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

  • Ashok Leyland

  • Oracle

  • TATA Motors

  • Adidas

  • Philips

  • Zomato

  • Maruti Suzuki

  • LG Electronics

  • eBay

  • Infosys Technologies


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Please let me know all the details related to B.Des in film and communication.

-rahulUpdated on December 22, 2020 09:50 AM
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Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Bachelor of Design (B.Des) in film and communication is an undergraduate course chosen by almost all students who want to pursue a career in Design after completing their education. It is a full-time course with a duration of four years. In order to be eligible, you need to pass a 10+2 examination with at least 50% marks. In India, the B.Des admission is usually done through entrance exams. The colleges offering B.Des either conduct their individual entrance test or accept National level entrance exam such as NID DATNIFTAIEEDUCEED etc.

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I am currently studying in class 12th. I want to pursue Interior or Graphic Design in NID, Ahmedabad. What to do for admission over here?

-dipti prangya sahooUpdated on September 18, 2020 10:13 PM
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Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

To take admission in Interior Design or Graphic Design course offered by NID, Ahmedabad you are required to appear for a NID Entrance Exam. The application form of the exam is likely to be available from October 2020. If you satisfy the eligibility criteria of NID, then you are eligible to apply for admission to the college. 

The admission procedure will be done online. Only after qualifying the NID Entrance Exam, you can get admission in NID, Ahmedabad. Go through the links below to know more about the exam.

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I am waiting for SSC results and I want to pursue interior designing. How to apply to NID, Ahmedabad?

-V A TawdeUpdated on July 20, 2020 03:12 PM
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Subhashri Roy, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

In order to be eligible for the B.Des programme in Furniture and Interior Design at the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, you have to pass 10+2 in any stream from a recognised board of education such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or their equivalent. NID, Ahmedabad B.Des admission process includes the following steps:


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Is NID , Ahmedabad a government college?

NID , Ahmedabad is Government college.

When was the college , NID , Ahmedabad established ?

NID , Ahmedabad was established in the year 1961.

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Contact Details of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

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    +91 79 2662 9500 /2662 9600
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    ['Opp Tagore Hall', ' Rajnagar Society', ' Paldi', ' Ahmedabad', ' Gujarat 380007']