The National Institute of Design (NID) has begun its admission procedure for Graduate Diploma Program in Design (GDPD) for the academic year 2016. It will be conducting a Design Aptitude Test (DAT) for admissions to GDPD, NID Vijayawada and BDes, NID Ahmedabad as well.
The short listed candidates who have opted for GDPD, at NID Vijayawada campus shall be called for next level of studio test, interviews, etc. by a separate communication. More information about GDPD offered at NID Vijayawada campus is available in the admission prospectus.
The GDPD will commence with a two semester rigorous foundation program followed by 6 semesters of specialised studies in any of the following three disciplines offered in GDPD with total number of 60 seats.
Textile & Apparel Design
The one year foundation programme will introduce students to the fundamentals of design and helps develop ways of perception, aesthetic sensitivity, understanding of the multi-disciplinary nature of design and relationship of design with human senses and emotions, culture, environment and ecology.
The candidates interested in these posts should have passed or will be appearing for the qualifying examinations under the higher secondary (10 plus 2) from any recognized board of education such as AISSCE/IB/ICSE, or equivalents, during the academic year 2015-16.
The upper age limit for the candidates is 20 years.
The exam will be conducted at the following 12 centres:
Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur