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Programmes & Eligibility

Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)

Eligibility : Admission is open to students who have passed or who will appear for qualifying examinations under the Higher Secondary (10+2), or equivalents like AISSCE/IB/ICSE etc.
Age Limit : Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years (relaxable by 3 years for SC/ST candidates) as on 1st June of the year of admission.

GDPD is a 4-year intensive professional UG programme is offered in the following three Faculty streams

* Industrial Design:
o Product Design
o Furniture and Interior Design
o Ceramic & Glass Design
* Communication Design:
o Graphic Design
o Animation Film Design
o Film & Video Communication
o Exhibition Design Textile and
* Apparel Design:
o Textile Design

Post – Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD)

Eligibility : Eligibility criteria are mentioned against each discipline. Diploma holders from premier specialized institutions may be considered on par with Bachelor’s Degree in certain cases. Those applying for more than one programme should send in separate application forms. One cannot apply for more than two Programmes.
Age Limit : Upper age limit for candidates is 27 years (relaxable by 3 years for SC/ST candidates) as on on 1st June of the year of admission. Candidates with work experience after graduation will be preferred. Age relaxation upto 3 years for general candidates with relevant work experience may also be considered.

2 to 2½ years PGDPD programme is offered in the following specific areas of specialisation in 15 design disciplines under the five faculties.

* Industrial Design
o Product Design
Eligibility : B.Tech, B.E.(Mech./Mechatronics),B.Arch.
o Furniture & Interior Design
Eligibility : B.Tech/B.E. (Civil Engg.), B.Arch Interior Design
o Ceramic & Glass Design
Eligibility : B.Arch, B.F.A.,Ceramic & Glass Design/Technology, Graduates in other disciplines with experience in Ceramic & Glass related fields.
o Toy Design & Development
Eligibility : B.E. /B.Tech./ BCA/ BIT/ B.Arch./Interior Design / BFA/ Applied Arts/ Child development/ Therapy, or graduates with certain experience in allied areas.
o Transportation & Automobile Design
Eligibility : B.Tech/B.E.(Automobile/Mechanical/ Mechatronics)/ B.Arch, Product Design from reputed Institutes/Design School in India and/or Abroad
* Textile and Apparel Design
o Textile Design
Eligibility : B.F.A., Applied Arts, Textile/Handloom Technology, Textile/Knitwear/ Fashion Design / Home Science with Textile & Clothing.
o Apparel Design & Merchandising
Eligibility : B.F.A., Applied Arts, Textile/ Knitwear/ Fashion Design or graduates in Merchandising or any other disciplines with proven proficiency in drawing and garment construction/presentation.
o Lifestyle Accessory Design
Eligibility : B.F.A., Applied Arts, Design, B.Arch, Interior Design, Accessory Design and relevant disciplines in Technology / Engineering.
* Communication Design
o Graphic Design
Eligibility : B.F.A., Applied Arts, B.Arch., Interior Design, Graduates with experience in Graphic Design.
o Animation Film Design
Eligibility : B.F.A., Applied Arts, Design, B.Arch., Communication Media Film & TV, Mass Media, Graduates with experience in Animation Industry.
o Film & Video Communication
Eligibility : Humanities, Arts, Visual Communication, Mass Media or graduates in any other discipline with relevant work experience.
* IT Integrated Design
o New Media Design
Eligibility : B.F.A., Applied Arts, B.Tech, ,BIT, B.Arch, Visual Communication, Mass Media, BSc. Computer Science, BCA, (Knowledge of Scripting, Authoring & Graphic tools essential).
o Software & User Interface Design
Eligibility : B E (computer Science), B.Arch., BFA, B.Tech (Ele.), B.I.T., Applied Psychology, Accessory Design with relevant work experience.
o Information & Digital Design
Eligibility : B.Tech./B.I.T./ B.E. (CS) / B.Arch., BFA (Visual Communication/ Painting), Applied Arts, BIT, BCA, BSc (Computer Science/ Statistics/ Maths), Mass Media, Cognitive Psychology (knowledge of scripting and graphic tools essential) with relevant work experience.
Design Management
o Strategic Design Management
Eligibility : Any recognised 3-year Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts, Humanities, Science or a 4-year degree in Engineering, Technology, etc. with work experience of minimum 2 years in a design/design related organisation

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15 Comments

  1. Rajesh says:

    Hi.. can u pls tell me… whether one can do degree in Interior Designing after completion of diploma in civil engineering.

  2. sanchita says:

    hello…can u plz tell me whether one can do PGDPD course after completiing BBA(batchelor of business administration) course….

  3. sanchita says:

    hello…can u plzz tell me…whether ne can do PGDPD course after completing BBA(batchelor of business administration)..

  4. hardik patel says:

    hello…can u tell me plz can i go automobile or car designing course from nid after completing B.E.Electrical engineering

  5. Vishnu Prashanth says:

    Sir/Madam,
    Can u tell me plz, can i do Automobile Designing by after completing my B.Com degree?

  6. Sir plz tel me ....can i apply for NID animation after complete BCA..... says:

    Sir plz tel me…..can i apply for NID animation after complete my BCA…..

  7. monika shrivastava says:

    m doing bba and after bba i want to do PG course from designing. so tel me know the colleges for designing after bba ?

  8. Suniti Rangnekar says:

    I am a member of Paramparik Karigar, which is an artisans organisation and we hold regular exhibitions,workshops in various parts of the country.We are looking toward helping our karigars through product development and we also see an urgent need to bring about newer design inputs.Can we be guided in the matter?

  9. Balaka Boral says:

    I would like to know how NID ‘s are the for under graduates

  10. Balaka Boral says:

    Iwould like to know how many NID ‘s are there for under graduate programes?

  11. surya says:

    I would like to know whether I am eligible for PGDPD in NID in interior designing after completing electonics and telematics engineering.

  12. surya says:

    I would like to know whether Ican do PGDPD in NID in interior designing after completing my electronics and telematics engineering

  13. sabir says:

    sir
    can i know howmuch marks needed for +2 for taking corse automobile designe and transporting
    please reply…

  14. asha says:

    can u tell me the pass percentage for qualifying NEED 2011

  15. Hemanta Mondal says:

    Sir/Madam,
    If there have any scope to do M.A/M.Sc. in Animation and visual effects after completing the graduation on Animation & Vfx under IGNOU.If You know anything about this then please give me the details about university,course fees and elegibility.

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