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  1. 1. 2012-13 URL: admissions.nid.eduNational Institute of Design is LAST DATE FOR RECEIVING COMPLETED FORMS AT NIDinternationally acclaimed as one NOVEMBER 21, 2011of the finest educational and MONDAYresearch institutions for Industrial, design aptitude test for GDPDCommunication, Textile and IT JANUARY 7, 2012Integrated (Experiential) Design. It is SATURDAYan autonomous institution under the design aptitude test for PGDPDaegis of the Ministry of Commerce JANUARY 8, 2012 SUNDAYand Industry, Government of Indiaand is recognised by the Departmentof Scientific and Industrial Research,Government of India as a Scientificand Industrial Research Organisation.
  2. 2. NID’s vision is to emerge as a global leader in Design Education and Research and become a torchbearer for innovative design directions in the industry, commerce and development sectors. NID’s transdisciplinary environment consisting of 17 diverse design domains helps in creating innovative and holistic eco-system for design learning. In the knowledge economy of the 21st century, NID is focusing on:MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABAD  dvancing A educational and research excellence throughNational Institute of Design, SEED (System for Educational Excellence in Design) inPaldi, Ahmedabad 380 007 a learner centric ‘NID way’.Phone: +91-79-2662 3462Fax: +91-79-2662 1167  trengthening S ‘mind to market’ infrastructure so thatEmail: admissions@nid.edu students’ ideas can reach the market place.  eveloping D depth and penetration of design by introducingPG CAMPUS, GANDHINAGAR sector specific educational programmes addressing the needsNational Institute of Design, of designers in key sectors of economy and growth industries.GH-0 Extension Road,Near Infocity, Gandhinagar 382 007  ncouraging E design research in a trans-disciplinary contextPhone: +91-79-2326 5602 for creating IPR resulting in breakthrough design innovations.Fax: +91-79-2324 4518  ecognising R the ‘breaking of boundaries’ between products, services and experiences and creating innovative approachesR&D CAMPUS, BENGALURU to design education.National Institute of Design,#12, HMT Link Road, Off Tumkur Road,Bengaluru 560 022Phone: +91-80-2337 3006 / 2337 3276Fax: +91-80-2337 3086  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 2
  3. 3. PROFESSIONALEDUCATIONPROGRAMMENID offers professional education programmes atUndergraduate and Post Graduate level with fivefaculty streams and 17 diverse design domains.NID has established exchange programmes andongoing pedagogic relationships with over 50overseas institutions. NID has also been playinga significant role in promoting design.Having entered the 6th decade of The overall structure of NID’s The Professional Education at NIDdesign excellence, NID has been programme is a combination of has both UG and PG Programmes—active as an autonomous institute theory, skills, design projects and field Graduate Diploma Programmeunder the aegis of the Department experiences supported by cutting in Design (GDPD) of four yearsof Industrial Policy & Promotion, edge design studios, skill & innovation duration for students after 10+2 orMinistry of Commerce & Industry, labs and the Knowledge Management equivalent like AISSCE/ IB/ ISC,Government of India; in education, Centre. Sponsored design projects and the Post-Graduate Diplomaapplied research, service and advanced are brought into the classroom to Programme in Design (PGDPD)training in five faculty streams, provide professional experience. of 2 ½ years duration for graduatesIndustrial Design, Communication Interdisciplinary design studies in from various domains specific toDesign, Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Science and Liberal Arts widen the each discipline.Design, IT Integrated (Experiential) students’ horizons and increase generalDesign and Interdisciplinary Design awareness of contemporary issues.Studies. NID offers a wide spectrum A unique feature of NID’s designof design domains while encouraging education programme is the opennesstransdisciplinary design projects. of its educational culture andNID is a unique institution with many environment where students fromproblem-solving capabilities, depths different faculties and design domainsof intellect and a time-tested creative interact with each other in a seamlesseducational culture in promoting manner. The benefit of learning indesign competencies and setting such a trans-disciplinary context isstandards of design education. The immeasurable.rigorous development of the designer’sskills and knowledge through a processof ‘hands on-minds on’ is what makesthe difference. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  3
  4. 4. GRADUATEDIPLOMAPROGRAMME The GRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN DESIGN commences with a two semester rigorous Foundation Programme followed by 3 years of specialised studies in any of the disciplines offered in GDPD.IN DESIGN (GDPD) The Foundation Programme is geared to assist in developing values, attitudes, sensorial skills and aesthetic sensitivity necessary for specialisation in design. It introduces students to the fundamentals of design and orients students to thinking of design as a creative problem solving process. It helps develop an evolved ‘design’ perception and attitude, understanding of multidisciplinary nature of design and relationship of design with environment, culture, human senses and emotions. Basic design ‘studio’ courses are augmented by introductory studies in Science and Liberal Arts, to develop world view and understanding of Indian milieu. It helps enrich conceptual thinking, insight for design concerns; design processes and preparesMAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABAD one to start thinking about eventual solutions. It aspires to create an awareness of the changing environment by constantly relating the students’ learning to real lifeThis 4-year intensive professional UG situations. It provides the necessary direction, stimuli, facilities and experience toprogramme is offered in the following foster creativity and thereby help each individual to discover their own identity andareas of specialisation from the Main potential. The Foundation Programme is the basis on which the remaining designCampus, Ahmedabad– curriculum is built.FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGNProduct Design,Furniture & Interior Design, ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR GDPDCeramic & Glass Design Admission is open to students who have passed or who will appear for qualifyingFACULTY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN examinations under the Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalents like AISSCE/ IB/Graphic Design, ISC. Successful candidates shall be given admission to the academic programme,Animation Film Design, by the institute, subject to their passing the qualifying examinations. The mediumFilm & Video Communication, of instruction at NID is English.Exhibition (Spatial) Design Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years (relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories) as on June 1, 2012.FACULTY OF TEXTILE, APPAREL ANDLIFESTYLE ACCESSORY DESIGNTextile Design Allotment of the discipline of choice at the end of Foundation year is NOT guaranteed. Discipline allotment takes place only at the end of the firstProjected Number of seats year (Foundation Programme), based purely on students performance inin GDPD: 100 (Includes reserved categories) the Foundation Programme and the number of seats available in desired discipline. (Please refer page no. 25 for Number of Seats)Details about GDPD disciplines: From page 6 to 13  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 4
  5. 5. Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD) is 2½ year programme offered in the following specificELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD areas of sectoral specialisation in 17 design programmesCandidates having a Bachelor’s degree or under the five faculties–equivalent including those who will be appearingfor the qualifying examinations during the FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN FACULTY OF TEXTILE, APPAREL ANDacademic year (2011-12) in the areas mentioned Ceramic & Glass Design LIFESTYLE ACCESSORY DESIGNagainst each discipline are eligible to apply. Furniture & Interior Design Apparel DesignSuccessful candidates shall be given admission to Product Design Lifestyle Accessory Designthe academic programme, by the institute, subject Toy & Game Design Textile Designto their passing the qualifying examinations. Those Transportation & Automobile Designapplying for two programmes should send separate FACULTY OF IT INTEGRATEDapplication form for each programme. One cannot FACULTY OF [EXPERIENTIAL] DESIGNapply for more than two PG Programmes. The COMMUNICATION DESIGN Design for Digital Experiencemedium of instruction at NID is English. Animation Film Design Information & Interface DesignUpper age limit for candidates is 30 years Film & Video Communication New Media Design(relaxable by 3 years for reserved categories) Graphic Designas on June 1, 2012. Photography Design FACULTY OF INTERDISCIPLINARY DESIGN STUDIES Design for Retail ExperiencePROJECTED NUMBER OF SEATS IN Strategic Design ManagementPGDPD: 245(Includes reserved categories)POST-GRADUATE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABADDIPLOMA Product Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology or Architecture, OR Design (under 10+2+4yr) Graphic Design (2½ years) Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)PROGRAMME Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr) Animation Film Design (2½ years) Furniture & Interior Design Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma (2½ years) in Design (under 10+2+4yr) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology or Architecture, OR Film & Video CommunicationIN DESIGN (PGDPD) Diploma in Interior Design or Craft (2½ years) Design (under 10+2+4yr) Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr) Ceramic & Glass Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Fine Arts, Textile Design (2½ years) Engineering, Technology, Architecture Degree in Design (Textiles/Fashion/ or Interior Design, OR Diploma in Accessory/Knitwear/Interior), Fine Arts or Architecture, OR Diploma in Handloom Technology/Textile ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT PG CAMPUS, GANDHINAGAR R&D CAMPUS, BENGALURUTechnology (under 10+2+3yr/4yr) Technology (under 10+2+3yr/4yr)Transportation & Automobile Design Lifestyle Accessory Design (2½ years) Information & Interface Design Design for Retail Experience(2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering, (2½ years) (2½ years)Degree in Industrial Design, Technology, Architecture or Degree in Design, Engineering, Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma inEngineering, Technology, Architecture Fine Arts, OR Diploma in Design Technology, Architecture, Fine Arts, Design (under 10+2+4yr)or Interior Design, OR Diploma in (under 10+2+4yr) Music, Computer Science, ElectronicsDesign (under 10+2+4yr) or Visual Communications, OR New Media Design (2½ years) Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)Toy & Game Design (2½ years) Degree in Design, Engineering,Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma Technology, Architecture, Fine Design for Digital Experiencein Design (under 10+2+4yr) Arts, Music, Computer Science and (2½ years) Applications, Electronics or Visual Degree in Design, Engineering,Photography Design (2½ years) Communications, OR Diploma in Technology, Architecture or FineDegree in any discipline, OR Diploma Design (under 10+2+4yr) Arts, OR Diploma in Design (underin Design (under 10+2+4yr) 10+2+4yr) Strategic Design ManagementApparel Design (2½ years) (2½ years)Degree in Design (Textiles/Fashion/ Degree in Design, Engineering,Accessory/Knitwear/Interior), Technology, Fine Arts, Architecture,Engineering, Technology, Fine Interior Design or Planning, ORArts or Architecture, OR Diploma Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)in Handloom Technology/Textile NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  5
  6. 6. PRODUCTDESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN offered in PGDPD & GDPD at AHMEDABAD CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD   ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR GDPD  Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology as per details provided on page 4 or Architecture, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)Product Design is concerned primarily with the The Product Design programme theoretical inputs in structures and commences with inputs in elements of strength of materials, technical studies,relationship between products and systems and those three-dimensional form, ergonomics production processes as well as (human factors) and an introduction ergonomics.who use them. The Product Design programme at NID to the forming of various kinds of In addition to courses in design, materials. Along with this, students also technology and ergonomics, specificinculcates a user-centred approach and processes. acquire workshop, technical drawing courses develop general awareness of and presentation abilities. Emphasis is areas relevant to product design. TheseResponsibility and concern towards the social, physical placed on learning through participation are History of Design, Information and teamwork. Design projects start Theory, Computer-Aided Design, Designand ecological environment is emphasized in the in the very first semester and continue Management and Marketing, Value throughout the programme, forming the Engineering and Systems Thinking. Anprocess of developing innovative ideas. core of a product designer’s education. important component of the programme These projects gradually increase in their is the exposure to various levels of the level of complexity and cover a variety manufacturing industry through field of situations that product designers are visits and projects. likely to encounter in their professional careers. Projects are supported by  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 6
  7. 7. FURNITURE offered in PGDPD & GDPD at AHMEDABAD CAMPUS& INTERIOR DESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA PGDPD   ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR GDPD  Degree in Design, Engineering Technology or as per details provided on page 4 Architecture, OR Diploma in Interior Design or Craft Design (under 10+2+4yr)Furniture and Interior Design deals with creation and The Furniture & Interior Design Furthermore, the programme Discipline believes in a broad and places special emphasis on the abilityevolution of new forms and ideas for objects, structures interdisciplinary attitude for enriching to integrate furniture elements and the design activity. The goal is to systems in the interior spatial contexts.or systems at human scale through sustainable and educate designers to handle all aspects The students are expected to attain an of Furniture and Interior Design into understanding of a body of theoreticalinnovative use of diverse materials and processes for one integrated user centric area of and practical knowledge and are study. The discipline also encourages trained to carry out design processesimproving the quality of life in immediate living and introduction of a strong foundation as independently as possible. This of basics which facilitates anticipation understanding is demonstrated throughworking environment. FID discipline draws from the of the future. The institute achieves measurable student learning outcomes this purpose through its teachers who during the programme. Students areexperiences of Industrial and Environmental Design bring academic knowledge and work not only expected to complete specific experience to their instruction. Special courses but also to develop criticalprofessions due to the contextual interplay of objects emphasis is placed on the ability to and analytical abilities together with develop self-made prototypes in order educational values that contribute to aand spaces in fulfilling human needs. The Furniture to test human and functional factors v/s lifelong learning attitude. aesthetics and use of materials.and Interior Design programme aims to provide anintegrated approach to furniture and interior elementsas part of living/ work spaces habitat and challenges toredefine the boundaries of such objects and elementswith a systems perspective. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  7
  8. 8. CERAMIC & GLASSDESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN offered in PGDPD & GDPD at AHMEDABAD CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD   ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR GDPD  Degree in Design, Fine Arts, Engineering as per details provided on page 4 Technology, Architecture or Interior Design OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)Ceramic and Glass Design programme at NID takesinspiration from both art and craft traditions and itequally recognizes and lays emphasis on the productionpotential of these materials. The curriculum at NID offers a set of established important alliance with thecourses to introduce the technological clusters of small scale industries locatedand skill aspects of the materials while in several parts of the country such aswide range of courses such as elements Firozabad, Khurja, Jaipur, Morbi etc.of forms, colour and composition, The association and exposure towardsergonomics etc. are offered to sensitize these clusters provides a platform tostudents towards the other essentials the graduates to utilize the cluster’sof design. Moreover, design projects production capacity for their ownspread over the semesters bring in a creative expression and entrepreneurialcritical understanding towards user ventures - national or international.perception, socio-cultural context and Ceramic and glass offers tremendousmarket reality for the future designers. expressive qualities in the domain ofExtensive exposure provided towards art and creativity as well as functionalcraft sector as well as ceramic and glass possibilities in the domains of craft,industries bring in awareness towards architectural spaces and lifestylewider range of production techniques. product categories. Graduates findStudents get hands on experience to a careers in the area of tableware, tile,variety of forming techniques in both sanitary ware, glass ware industriesthe materials. They get to experience and lifestyle brands. There are amplehand molding techniques in clay opportunities to work in the craft andsuch as coiling, pinching, throwing NGO sectors or start up own studiosetc., while molding and casting as with independent batch production.production methods. Students also Overall, the in-depth understandingexplore their creative expressions of technology, production techniquesthrough kiln formed glass such as and material skills and expressionslumping, fusing and pate de verre and enables the graduates to take uppractice glass blowing as part of hot challenges and make appropriate useglass in the curriculum. of these materials in applications other Besides existing linkages with than the conventional ones.large scale industries, discipline has  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 8
  9. 9. GRAPHICDESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN offered in PGDPD & GDPD at AHMEDABAD CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA PGDPD   ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR GDPD  Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma as per details provided on page 4 in Design (under 10+2+4yr)A graphic design student, in addition to a thorough The last decade or so has witnessed a During their period of study, near total transformation in the way students in graphic design are encour-grounding in design abilities and theoretical issues, a graphic designer works. The expan- aged to work on a variety of projects, sion and application of the electronic majoring in the selected sub-domainundertakes the study of the cultural and historical media has made graphic reproduc- of graphic design. The areas covered tion technologies more accessible to include typography & type design,context in which designers need to function, as well the designer. Paradoxically, traditional publication design, image making, illus- skills have become more necessary than tration, photography, packaging, printas of the social and ethical factors that influence before. Quality and creative solutions design, corporate identity, branding and contextual to the user’s needs are still information & communication systemsdesign decisions. The ultimate aim is to stimulate a basic human input. The fundamental like signage or way finding. importance of creating a visual vocabu- Students, on successful completionthe development of independent critical judgment, lary through drawing, the develop- of the programme would have acquired ment of aesthetic judgment, values of the competencies to find placementssound research skills, the ability to think creatively and form, proportion, image and word have with leading graphic design agencies become an integral part of learning working in the area of branding, pub-practice design as a professional. graphic design at NID. lication houses, and communication design firms. They could also start their own design studios. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  9
  10. 10. ANIMATION FILMDESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN offered in PGDPD & GDPD at AHMEDABAD CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD   ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR GDPD  Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma as per details provided on page 4 in Design (under 10+2+4yr)The objective of this programme is to enable studentsto find solutions to complex problems in various fieldsof communication design using animation film makingas a creative medium.With various subject inputs from in every odd years, where studentvarious inter-departmental faculties and department staff gets involved inas well as visiting experts from India organising this festival and celebratingand abroad, students develop basic it with many national and internationalskills and are introduced to knowledge experts of animation world.areas pertaining to animated films in With the initial inputs and dynamicparticular, as well as communication in curriculum, students’ projectsits social and cultural contexts. In the eventually result in a unique andlater semesters, students are exposed original product, which also bringsto a workshop mode of learning where various international and nationalthey experiment with various mediums: awards, accolades and recognitionfrom traditional hand drawn 2D, from time to time. Graduates of thisclay, sand, oil on glass, stop motion, programme find rewarding careerspixilation to CGI/digital platform. In as animators, character designers,addition, students of animation go story-board artists as well as creativethrough an experiential learning of directors, producers, consultants andcross-disciplinary campus life. During designers in many organisations suchtheir final semester, they can choose as Channel [V], MTV, Nickelodeon,the medium of their choice with more Cartoon Network, Tata Interactive,emphasis on storytelling with original Infosys ,Cognizant to name a few andcontext and idea. also as individual designpreneur or The department also exposes as faculty/designers at various designstudents with Chitrakatha- a biennial schools in India, including their almastudent international animation festival mater (NID), and abroad.  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 10
  11. 11. FILM & VIDEO offered in PGDPD & GDPD at AHMEDABAD CAMPUSCOMMUNICATIONUNDER THE FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA PGDPD   ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR GDPD  Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma as per details provided on page 4 in Design (under 10+2+4yr)The primary aim of the Film and Video Communication Students are first introduced to recognition earned by its students’ the basics of communication design films. These films have been showcasedprogramme is to train versatile design-informed and aspects of social theory and the in prestigious competitive film festivals language, grammar and technology of across the globe, besides winningcommunicators, fluent in the conception and film and video. Thereafter, additional accolades within India. theoretical inputs continue to Graduates of the programme haveproduction of short films, on a range of educational, supplement the development of holistic gone on to rewarding careers within the conceptual abilities, simultaneous to the broad spectrum of the moving imagecultural, social, entertainment and marketing building of proficiency in the practical industry. These include feature films, aspects of filmmaking. television channels, production houses,communication needs. The strength and versatility of the advertising agencies, interactive media Film and Video Education programme ventures and government and voluntary has been proved by the worldwide bodies having a communication agenda. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  11
  12. 12. TEXTILEDESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF TEXTILE, APPAREL & LIFESTYLE ACCESSORY DESIGN offered in PGDPD & GDPD at AHMEDABAD CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA PGDPD   ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR GDPD  Degree in Design (Textiles/Fashion/Accessory/Knitwear/ as per details provided on page 4 Interior), Fine Arts or Architecture, OR Diploma in Handloom Technology/Textile Technology (under 10+2+3yr/4yr)NID’s Textile Design Programme lays emphasis onwoven and printed textiles as well as non-woventechniques like resist dyed, block-printed and knitted,besides surface ornamentation using traditional andmass production methods. The emphasis of the course design problems. The programme helpsis on building a variety of skills, one understand all the intricacies ofin combination with theoretical production, in order to find innovativeknowledge and practical application. solutions. It provides major field-levelThe programme commences with the exposure to all levels of industrial andlearning of fundamentals of textile craft production.design. These include elementary Besides instilling design sensibility,ergonomics, textile fibres, colour, all the courses lay emphasis oncomposition and basic textile design technology and market-related inputs.for weaving and printing. It also covers Design projects in textiles cover wovendyeing techniques, printing methods, and printed apparel fabrics, textilessewing techniques, construction of for interiors, collection of prints, craftfabrics and surface design. documentation, computer aided textile Through increasingly complex design, jacquard fabrics etc. Designdesign projects, complemented by solutions are translated into samplesrelated inputs in the social sciences and or prototypes through workshops intechnology, students are encouraged to dyeing, printing and weaving.apply their abilities to resolve specific  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 12
  13. 13. EXHIBITIONDESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN offered in GDPD at AHMEDABAD CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR GDPD  as per details provided on page 4The Exhibition Design Programme aims to develop The students are provided with a through the study of materials, rigorous training in conceptualization processes, finishes and structuresconfidence in its graduates to interpret, contextualize, and communication of design concepts. and relevant computer softwares. An They develop critical abilities while understanding of the history of design,manifest, express and communicate through creative engaging with communication theories; design management, science and liberal visual language and communication; arts also forms an essential part of theirhandling of space and ambiences. This is done through spatial perception and design. They overall learning. learn skills related to technologymulti-sensory and multimedia installations that createinteractive and experiential environments. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  13
  14. 14. TRANSPORTATION offered in PGDPD at GANDHINAGAR CAMPUS& AUTOMOBILE DESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD  Degree in Industrial Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Interior Design, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)Transportation has evolved as a basic need for The course is structured around a learning In addition to the coursework, curve that starts off with inculcating Transportation & Automobile Design athumanity. Other than the basic mobility need, aesthetics, form sensitivity, analytical NID has various MoUs with design studios abilities and giving a broad understanding abroad as well as in India. Also, there istransportation has also shaped up as an indicator of concepts and concerns in Transportation a regular interaction and guest lectures & Automobile Design. Over the two-year with design practitioners from automobileof a nation’s economic presence. It is this belief that period, students tackle varying levels of industry in India for specific inputs during complexity through design projects ranging classroom projects, feedback and portfolioNID perceives and reflects in its Transportation & from non-motorized transport, display/ reviews. controls, vehicle design, system design toAutomobile Design programme. The programme pays understand the design process in various contexts.special attention to the Indian context, especially tothe users’ needs in terms of comfort, safety, informationand even the considerations of cultural sensitivitiesand preferences.  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 14
  15. 15. TOY & GAMEDESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN offered in PGDPD at GANDHINAGAR CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA PGDPD  Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)The PG Diploma in Toy and Game Design at theNational Institute of Design aims to develop aprofessional and creative approach to the growingneeds and aspirations in the field of education andentertainment.The programme draws its strength from inputs. The project based pedagogyits trans-disciplinary nature, integrating helps students to choose projects of theirknowledge from various disciplines both choice and integrate creative ideas within terms of creative conceptualisation as practical know how in order to come upwell as in terms of working with a variety of with innovative designs. Students work onmaterial and media. design projects of their choice ranging from The learning modules give equal heritage toys, digital games, educationalimportance to conceptual thinking as well play material to sports equipment andas practical exhibition/ understanding. designs for futuristic scenarios.The curriculum is progressive in nature An active student exchange programmewith courses involving basic design with Dept. of Play and Learning, Burgfundamentals, material and media studies, Giebichenstein, School of art and design,cultural studies, creative thinking, user Halle, Germany as well as collaborativepsychology etc. and progressing into classroom projects with industries providemethodologies for understanding complex a rich exposure to students. The emphasissystem level problems and scenario on innovation-led designs helps studentsvisualisations. Modules such as elements to begin their career in a spectrum ofof play, game theory, character design, industries or start their own enterprises.user research methods provide specialized NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  15
  16. 16. PHOTOGRAPHYDESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN offered in PGDPD at GANDHINAGAR CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD  Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)The PG Diploma in Photography Design offers students,the opportunities to work in the context of leading edgepractice in their subject and to develop their skills to anadvanced level appropriate for careers in the industries.It aims to support the advanced in the consideration of the context;study and practice of a wide range audience and professional relevanceof photographic practices. It offers a of their practice in an independentunique opportunity to develop body of or commercial environment.work that engages with the photographic Students are expected to developimage within the context of a critical strong and original practice basedunderstanding of contemporary projects and an ability to evaluatephotography and visual culture. this work critically. Postgraduates It engages in the creative process of this programme can seek workand comprehends the physical and ranging from a highly specialised,intellectual demands of the visual artist. technical variety of the field thatThe development of new conceptual requires creativity and visual literacystrategies and an understanding of such as press/ news photography,the broader debates surrounding documentary photography, advertisingphotography practice are all a very photography, fashion photography, fineimportant part of the course. Practice art photography etc. The course runsunits begin by encouraging students over five semesters (2 ½ years) full-time,to work experimentally, questioning starting every June of the year. Selectedtheir own methods as well as those two students will have the opportunityof other contemporary practitioners. to opt for student exchange programmeThe practice is underpinned by with UCA, Farnham, United Kingdom.history and theories that supports  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 16
  17. 17. APPARELDESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF TEXTILE, APPAREL & LIFESTYLE ACCESSORY DESIGN offered in PGDPD at GANDHINAGAR CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD  Degree in Design (Textiles/Fashion/Accessory/Knitwear/Interior), Engineering, Technology, Fine Arts or Architecture, OR Diploma in Handloom Technology/ Textile Technology (under 10+2+3yr/4yr)The Post graduate programme in Apparel Design atNID is concerned with the methods and processes ofdesign for clothing, its communication and techniquesinvolved in developing it into an outcome that mayvary from industrial and academic, to cultural andentrepreneurial. The course structure focuses on studyof the properties, performance, and design of clothesalong with basics in textile in the context of aesthetics,function, technique, and the meaning of dress. This programme encourages self- industry and social or public sector disciplines at NID, which enableinitiative learning, research and later on. Students study design vis-a- students to develop sensitivity to thelearning-by-doing among its students. vis production, management, textile very nature of cloth.It concentrates upon equipping them technology, sustainability factors etc. Graduates of this programmewith knowledge and skill set that Practice is supported by historical and can seek work in the broad areas ofhelps them identify opportunities and theoretical studies. They also build up clothing that include ready-to-wear,solutions in the field of apparel while ability in understanding and identifying specialised fashion, costume design,growing into creative professionals. national or international sources of performance apparel, design education The approach of education involves trends that lead to the development and strategy. Several graduates arean interdisciplinary perspective that process in designing clothing. The presently working as entrepreneurs,reaches across the disciplines at NID strength of the course is its close having set up their own design studiosas well as from academic to private interaction with the textile and other and workshops. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  17
  18. 18. LIFESTYLE offered in PGDPD at GANDHINAGAR CAMPUSACCESSORY DESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF TEXTILE, APPAREL & LIFESTYLE ACCESSORY DESIGN  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD  Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Fine Arts, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)The Lifestyle Accessory Design (LAD) postgraduateprogramme educates and trains professional designersto visualise and create lifestyle accessories and systemsusing different materials, processes and technologies. The designers from this programme automobile interiors. The programmeaspire to drive the market and make curriculum encourages students‘Designed in India’ a premier global to develop alternative approachesbrand. The programme focuses on a to designing products by buildingwide spectrum of accessory products innovative, out-of-the-box thinkingto suit the needs of contemporary skills while ensuring that the designpatterns of living and lifestyles. It solutions successfully accomplishrelates to people’s living habits and their commercial expectations. Designthe products they interact with which projects, which are actively pluggedform an important basis of their day- into the curriculum, provide a vitalto-day lives. It delves into perception learning experience whereby theand trend studies of diverse dynamics students exhibit their capability toinfluencing the lifestyles of consumers converge and synthesize their creativity,from various strata of society. It skills and knowledge base to come upoffers a strong multidisciplinary edge with tangible outputs. A plethora ofwherein the students get opportunity rewarding career opportunities areto work with a wide spectrum of available to LAD graduates acrossproduct categories - jewellery, bags, diverse industry segments whereluggage, footwear, lighting, furnishings, a growing number of alumni arefurniture, space accessories and meaningfully contributing.  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 18
  19. 19. NEW MEDIADESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF IT INTEGRATED (EXPERIENTIAL) DESIGN offered in PGDPD at GANDHINAGAR CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD  Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, Computer Science and Applications, Electronics or Visual Communications, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)The New Media Design programme at NID attempts tocritically examine the relationship between technologyand culture. Media, ‘old’ and ‘new’, such as print, radio,television, cinema, Internet, virtual reality, videogames and mobile telephony, to mention a few, have aprofound impact on our culture. Understanding these various media Through a diverse set of projects, f ) Develop and refine their ideas andand the impact they (may) create is students gain the opportunity to: methods of working and thinking.crucial to understand how our societies a) Learn various skills (tools, The programme is trans-disciplinaryare shaped. This aspect is an essential techniques and methods) of making in nature, applying and integratingcomponent of New Media Studies. physical or virtual objects/ processes, knowledge from various disciplines. InStudents of the New Media programme using hand tools or digital tools. this sense, it is a unique combination ofspend the first semester on design b) Explore various mediums design, art, science and technology. Thefundamentals as part of a common such as moving images (film/video/ programme seeks students from diversefoundation programme. Design animation), physical computing, and backgrounds ranging from design,projects are a core component of the sound for example, from a New Media arts, engineering and humanities. Aprogramme. perspective. willingness and motivation to learn c) Learn about New Media theory various digital skills such as electronics through lectures, seminars, public and software programming is required. events and self-directed research and apply theoretical frameworks to their design projects. d) Explore and understand notions of interactivity and interaction design. e) Enrich the ability to perceive and judge quality of aesthetic experiences in design solutions. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  19
  20. 20. STRATEGIC DESIGNMANAGEMENTUNDER THE FACULTY OF INTERDISCIPLINARY DESIGN STUDIES offered in PGDPD at GANDHINAGAR CAMPUS  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD  Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Fine Arts, Architecture, Interior Design or Planning, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr) Business managers and leaders now recognize the importance of design and design thinking in formulating business strategies and implementation of integrated management decisions. As a result understanding the deployment and management of design processes and practices is now a major focus of capability development for the corporate sector. Particularly, the consumer- driven businesses perceive the role of design thinking as significant in developing and delivering innovative products and processes. Strategic design management real-life situations. The SDM students is concerned with integrative and can specialize in specific areas such collaborative business management as user research, branding, retail requiring a new breed of managers who design and management, new product are skilled at working with a wide range development, environmental design, of multi-disciplinary inputs and diverse and social development. They can also team members in order to achieve perform applied research in design holistic and sustainable business management with a view to develop solutions. The educational programme new tools, methods and processes. in Strategic Design Management The students and graduates from (SDM) is conducted within a design the discipline get to work on exciting thinking framework. The programme is assignments covering a large number project-oriented, human-centred, and of issues and domains such as business interactive in approach. It culminates stakeholders, social organizations, in an industry-based project with a educational institutions and design view to connect students with the and management consultancy business world, and develop their skills organizations. and confidence in working with the  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 20
  21. 21. INFORMATION offered in PGDPD at BENGALURU CAMPUS& INTERFACE DESIGNUNDER THE FACULTY OF IT INTEGRATED (EXPERIENTIAL) DESIGN  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD  Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, Computer Science, Electronics or Visual Communications, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr) The Information and Interface Design program explores the design of systems at the fusion of people and technology. It studies the goals and activities of people, their values, and the tools and environments that shape their everyday lives. An understanding of how design can intervene naturally and help in general sense- making of our world is therefore key to this discipline. Beginning with a common foundation • Develop critical faculty in design program, the program is a combination thinking of – Methods from design; Ideas from • Pursue self-directed research the arts; Tools from social sciences, and A typical IID student would be Insights from business. one with a passion for people-and- technology and who wants to shape Through a series of learning formats how information is accessed and that include lectures, seminars, used. As a result of the course, he/she workshops and industry presentations, would typically contribute to multi- the student has an opportunity to – disciplinary teams that construct • Apply principles and practices of software systems. interaction design to projects that The program seeks students with reflect the real-world willingness and motivation to learn the tools of technology, and basic • Engage with interactive media from software programming. Applicant a functional, aesthetic, and critical backgrounds may be diverse, ranging point of view from the arts, architecture, design, mass • Visualize data that furthers an communication and engineering. understanding of the information-rich world we live in NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  21
  22. 22. DESIGN FOR offered in PGDPD at BENGALURU CAMPUSDIGITAL EXPERIENCEUNDER THE FACULTY OF IT INTEGRATED (EXPERIENTIAL) DESIGN  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD  Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Fine Arts, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)We use a number of digital products and applications The context for digital products and interactivity with focus on developing experiences could be seen to encompass aesthetic sensibilities and creativein our daily life at home, school, office, for information, areas such as Software products; Digital communication strategies. Design learning environments; Hand held for Digital Experience emphasizes oncommunication, education, entertainment, banking, gadgets and devices; Entertainment research to create a knowledgebase based applications and other virtual with regard to usage of Digital productshealthcare etc. Design for Digital Experience focuses environments. in Indian society and inform of future The various course modules design directions keeping in mindon experiential component to enhance the quality of for this programme can be broadly Indian socio-cultural aspects. categorized into those that focus on The programme takes students withlife in the digitally enabled society also keeping in view design processes for the development diverse professional backgrounds such of concepts, prototyping and evaluation as fine and applied arts, film- making,the rural/ urban spaces & requirements. The world is to enhance experiences in the engineering or technical, design, mass digitally enabled world. The course communication, architecture. Studentsrapidly moving towards digitally enabling society to also looks in the area of enriching should possess aptitude & interest to content from aspects such as narrative communicate effectively making use ofimpact the whole system and hence the students in this styles, use of appropriate media, the programming ability as well.discipline are trained to understand the aspirations ofthe society and meet their aspirations through design.  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 22
  23. 23. DESIGN FOR offered in PGDPD at BENGALURU CAMPUSRETAIL EXPERIENCEUNDER THE FACULTY OF INTERDISCIPLINARY DESIGN STUDIES  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PGDPD  Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)Retail Design as a profession is now getting establishedin India and is gaining a good degree of recognitionfrom the Retail industry. With the major changes in theIndian Economy, this has become an area of expertiseto the large variety of various Retail industries. Marketcompetition is intense and a great degree of flexibilityis demanded to sustain the day to day changes in themarket. The Design for Retail Experience PG in order to visualize and create newdiploma offered at NID, R&D Campus, concepts for an outstanding shoppingBengaluru, was started in the year experience.2007. The course has an integrated This course includes inputs inapproach to designing products, various knowledge domains such assystems and spaces to accommodate Fundamentals of design, Spatial design,multi sensory experiences in the retail Branding, Store design, Retail furniture,and visual merchandising fields in the Packaging, Visual merchandising,context of enhanced user experience. and Retail management which areThe programme offers a challenge coherently brought together andto redefine boundaries, understand studied in general for effective ‘retailconsumer lifestyles and aspirations experience’. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  23
  24. 24. HOW TO APPLY ADMISSION PROCEDURETO GET YOUR APPLICATION FORM:A) For General Category:The online procedure of downloading will require the applicant to first fill inhis/her details into the interface at admissions.nid.edu. An application formcontaining these details already filled in would be generated for the applicantto download. This pre-filled, downloaded form must be printed and signed bythe applicant and physically posted to NID with supporting documents and aDemand Draft of ` 1,500/- drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of ‘NationalInstitute of Design’ payable at Ahmedabad. Note that this procedure is NOTavailable for reserved category applicants. Forms can also be obtained from select branches of Bank of India (listed bank of india branches:on the right) on payment of `1,500/- towards the cost of the form plus ` 50/- Ahmedabad Bhadra, Paldias bank charges. Bengaluru Kempegowda Road Bhopal Marwari Road, Jumerati Bhubaneshwar JanapathB) For Reserved Category: Chandigarh Sector 17 Forms at concessional rates to reserved categories are available only Chennai Errabalu Chetty Streetfrom Admissions Office, NID, Ahmedabad. These forms can be obtained Coimbatore Oppankara Streetfrom Admissions Office directly by sending a Demand Draft drawn on any Dehradun Rajpura Roadnationalized bank in favour of ‘National Institute of Design’ payable at Delhi Janpath, Hauz KhasAhmedabad for ` 750/-. The applicant should also send in an attested copy Durgapur Nachan Roadof the relevant certificate from competent authority and a self addressed Guwahati Kamarpattyenvelope of 9” x 12” size with ` 40/- stamps affixed. The envelope should be Hyderabad Nampally Station Roadmarked with ‘NID ADMISSIONS 2012’. Indore Santa Bazar Jaipur Mirza Ismail RoadCaste/Category Certificates required from Reserved Category Candidates: Jamshedpur Bistepur • Reserved category candidates must attach relevant certificates of Caste/ Kanpur Mahatma Gandhi Road Category as per the Government of India rules/format, otherwise the Kochi Shanmugham Road application form will not be provided / will be rejected. Kolkata Netaji Subhash Road, Manicktolla • OBC (Other Backward Class) candidates are required to submit Kozikode Silk Street non-creamy layer certificate from Collectorate. Lucknow Nawal Kishore Road • PH (Physically Handicapped) candidates are required to submit Mumbai Nariman Point, Dadar-Portuguese Church certificate from the Chief Medical Officer (minimum 40% disability). Nagpur Kingsway Panaji Rua De OrmuzIncomplete or incorrectly filled application forms or forms not satisfying Patna Fraser Roadeligibility criteria or forms without required fees will be rejected. The Pondicherry J Nehru Streetapplication form fee (`1,500 / ` 750) for rejected applications will not be Pune Dr Coyaji Roadrefunded. No official communication will be made regarding rejected Ranchi Albert Ekkachowkapplication forms. Rohtak Hissar Road Rourkela Sector 19 Shillong Police Bazar Simla The Mall Srinagar Maulana Azad Road Surat Kanpith, Lal Gate Thiruvananthapuram University Udaipur Nyay MargFor the academic year 2012–2013, the last date for receiving the Vadodara Raopuracompleted application forms at NID is Vishakhapatnam Valtair Main RoadNOVEMBER 21, 2011design aptitude test for GDPD (at all centres)JANUARY 7, 2012. SATURDAY All candidates fulfilling the requirements of minimum qualification and falling within the prescribed age limit will be called for the Designdesign aptitude test for PGDPD (at all centres)JANUARY 8, 2012. SUNDAY Aptitude Test (PGDPD or GDPD) to be conducted at 11 centres — Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Nagpur. NID reserves its right to cancel any of these centres.  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 24
  25. 25. NUMBER OF SEATS Prescribed percentage of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to various reserved categories scheduled as per the norms of the Government of India. Number of seats in the Graduate Diploma Programme is projected to be 100 (includes reserved categories) and for the Post-Graduate Diploma Programme it is 245 (includes reserved categories).For both GDPD and PGDPD, the Institute will draw separate waiting lists with approximately ten percent of the total number of seats available.Hall Ticket/ Call Letter will beposted by December 12, 2011. GDPD PGDPDThose who do not receive the callletters by December 25, 2011 may Discipline Seats Discipline Seatsget in touch with NID’s Admissions MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABAD MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABADCell at phone (079) 2662 3462 oremail admissions@nid.edu INDUSTRIAL DESIGN Product Design 15 Product Design 15 Furniture & Interior Design 15 Admission is on the basis ofNID’s method of selection, which Furniture & Interior Design 10 Ceramic & Glass Design 10extends beyond the students previous Ceramic & Glass Design 10 Graphic Design 15academic qualifications. The NIDAdmission Committee systematically Animation Film Design 15seeks evidence of the perception, COMMUNICATION DESIGN Film & Video Communication 15attitude, aptitude, achievementand motivation essential for a Graphic Design 15 Textile Design 15challenging and satisfying design Animation Film Design 15career. The objective of the tests Call letters for the second phaseand the interviews is to ascertain of the admission procedure will Film & Video Communication 10 PG CAMPUS, GANDHINAGARthe above qualities. Design Aptitude be posted by March 5, 2012. This Exhibition (Spatial) Design 10 Transportation & Automobile Design 15Test (DAT) shall be conducted at information will also be availablevarious centres. Based on the scores on NID’s website www.nid.edu. Toy & Game Design 10obtained in these tests, candidates All those candidates called for the TEXTILE, APPAREL & LIFESTYLE Photography Design 15will be shortlisted and called for the second phase are required to attendsecond phase. the studio tests and interview, which ACCESSORY DESIGN Apparel Design 15 completes the process of selection. Textile Design 15 Lifestyle Accessory Design 15 The second phase of the admissionprocedure will consist of studio tests The Admission Committee decides Total No. Seats 100 New Media Design 15followed by personal interviews the procedures, grades and weight- Strategic Design Management 15at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and age every year. The norms for theGandhinagar. selection are the sole prerogative of the Admission Committee and the R&D CAMPUS, BENGALURU decision of the Admission Committee and the Management in any of the Information & Interface Design 15 matters concerning the admission Design For Digital Experience 15 process and selection will be final. Design For Retail Experience 15 Any direct or indirect attempt to Total No. Seats 245 influence the admission committee or its members, academic office bearers or management will lead to the automatic disqualification of the candidate(s).Tentative Dates for the studio tests/interview (GDPD)APRIL 16-20, 2012Tentative Dates for the studio tests/interview (PGDPD)APRIL 16-30, 2012 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  25
  26. 26. YEARLY EXPENSES (IN INR) OVERSEAS CANDIDATES Overseas candidates applying for admission to Graduate Diploma GDPD PGDPD Programme in Design should send their application along with other applicants in India by November 21, 2011. Such students may attendTuition Fees 1,20,000 1,60,000 admission test at one of the test centres and if short-listed, can attendStudio & KMC charges/IT infrastructure charges 55,000 55,000 the interview at Ahmedabad.Hostel: Room Rent & Electricity Charges 25,000 30,000 * 10 percent seats in Post-Graduate Diploma Programme are reservedInsurance 200 200 for applicants from foreign countries/ SAARC region/ NRIs on supernumerary basis.Student Development Fund 400 400Film Club 200 200 They should fill in the prescribed application form and send the same with their portfolio to Registrar (Academics), NID on or before NovemberSecurity Deposit (refundable) 10,000 10,000 21, 2011. Their applications will be processed through a selectionTotal ` 2,10,800 ` 2,55,800 procedure as may be prescribed by the Admission Committee. The Institute will follow the reservation criteria as and when prescribed byMonthly Mess Charges (subject to periodic revisions) 2,800 2,800 the Government of India and as applicable at the time of admissions. *Hostel facility is only at Yearly Expenses for foreign nationals/ candidates from SAARC PG campus Gandhinagar countries/ NRIs for programmes offered at Gandhinagar. There is no hostel Tuition Fee for foreign nationals: US$ 12,000/- facility for PG students at Tuition Fee for SAARC countries/ NRI: US$ 8,000/- Ahmedabad and Bengaluru. Other fees/charges are as applicable to Indian students.FEE WAIVERSA number of full and partial tuition fee waivers offered by NID,Ford Foundation and Government of India Scholarships areavailable to the deserving and disadvantaged candidates. URL: admissions.nid.edu  NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13 26
  27. 27. ACADEMIC CULTURE RESIDENCE MEDICAL FACILITIES Ahmedabad Campus The NID doctors (including one Hostel accommodation is provided Lady Doctor) visit the campus clinic to all out-station GDPD students everyday and can be consulted in the who are enrolled in programmes consultation room in the campus. at Ahmedabad campus. Hostel NID does not have hospitalisation or accommodation for such GDPD isolation facilities available on the students is provided for the first campus. Arrangements may be made seven (7) semesters since the last for hospitalisation at Government (8th) semester of the GDPD program hospitals in Ahmedabad for any is expected to be spent in industry. resident student to whom this isREGISTRATION Students (even GDPD) with homes recommended by the Institute’sCandidates selected for admission will be intimated by May 7, 2012. They are in Ahmedabad or PGDPD students doctor. NID health facilities arerequired to pay fees for the entire academic year (by Bank Draft in favour of the (even from out-station) would not be limited to the campus doctor and‘National Institute of Design’ payable at Ahmedabad) along with their letters eligible for hostel accommodation at dispensary. The basic responsibilityof acceptance as well as the rules and regulations duly endorsed by individual the Ahmedabad campus. for good health is in the hands ofcandidate and by his/ her parent or guardian. These documents and the individual students, and the facilitiespayment must reach the Institute by the date as indicated in the offer letter. In PGDPD students enrolled in are to supplement individual effortscase the Institute does not receive the letter of acceptance and the payment as programmes at Ahmedabad campus and are not a substitute for them.aforesaid, by the date indicated, the offer of admission will stand withdrawn and are required to make accommodation Medical expenses have to be bornethe available seat will be offered to those in the waiting list. arrangements outside campus on by the students. The students are their own. NID would be happy to required to take individual medical Candidates who are waiting for the results of their qualifying examinations provide information to students on insurance from a reputed insurancewill be offered provisional admission into the programme. The Graduate accommodation available outside company and inform NID the detailsDiploma Programme students are admitted only into the Foundation campus. thereof at the time of admission.Programme and their entry into different design domains is not automatic. Onsuccessful completion of the Foundation Programme, the Semester Jury will Gandhinagar Campus It is mandatory for the students torecommend the final decision on the specific design domain. At the Gandhinagar campus of NID, join, at their own cost, the personal hostel accommodation is provided Accident Insurance Scheme as may All students are required to be present for the Orientation Programme to all out-station PGDPD students be approved from time to time by theand no exceptions can be made. Failure to be present at the Orientation who are enrolled in programmes Institute. All students are required toprogramme may mean an automatic withdrawal by NID of its admission offer. at Gandhinagar campus. Hostel give the name and address of theirStudents who leave the Institute in search of other career or other programmes accommodation for such PGDPD local guardian in Ahmedabad so thatelsewhere, immediately after joining will be refunded the deposits as per rules. students at Gandhinagar is provided NID authorities may get in touch with for the first four (4) semesters since them if the student happens to fall Existing students who wish to register in subsequent semesters will have the last (5th) semester of the PGDPD sick, or in any other emergency.to do so by paying their semester fees according to the academic calendar. program is expected to be spent inFees is payable by Demand Draft or in Cash before the commencement of each industry.semester. Students who leave NID or who are asked to leave NID for whatever EXTRA CURRICULARreasons will not be entitled to any refund of fees. A student can be given leave Bengaluru Campus ACTIVITIESof absence for a maximum period of one academic year on health grounds or The programmes available at The Faculty-student Consultativeother exceptional circumstances. During this period the student will have to pay Bengaluru campus are non- Forum meets at least 2 times inhis/her tuition fee for the entire year. residential. All students enrolled a semester to discuss academic in programmes at the Bengaluru matters of importance. The StudentEVALUATION campus are required to make Activity Committee functions throughNID has evolved a unique system of evaluating the knowledge and skills a accommodation arrangements its various committees, dealing withstudent acquires during his/her stay at the Institute. The evaluation of the outside campus on their own. the Canteen, Sports, Entertainment,student is through critiques, qualitative feedback and specific award of grades NID would be happy to provide and through groups which plan socialand credits. The overall aim is to enable each student to develop his/her information to students on and cultural events. Recreationalstrengths and the areas in which his/her achievement needs to be further accommodation available outside facilities for ‘net games’ and campusenhanced. campus. fitness centre with aerobic facilities are available in the Institute within Evaluation thus becomes a review of each student’s progress judged Students residing in NID’s hostels must the campus.against his/her own ability and potential, and standard and objectives set observe its rules and regulations. Viola-for each course. This encourages self improvement. tion of these rules might lead to denial of the privilege of staying in the hostel. Allotment of hostels, where provided, is done on a yearly basis. All students need to vacate their rooms during the summer vacations. Subscription to mess facilities is compulsory for all hostel residents. The mess charges must be paid in full at the beginning of every semester. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN  ADMISSIONS 2012–13  27