NID entrance slated for January 8

NID entrance slated for January 8

Only 15 seats are available in Bangalore for the three two-year postgraduate programmes in Information and Interface Design, Design for Retail Experience, and Design for Digital Experience offered by the Institute.

Candidates with a Bachelor's degree (BE/B Tech/B Des/B Arch/BFA) or equivalent, including those appearing for the qualifying examinations during the academic year (2010-11) in relevant disciplines, can apply.

The upper age limit for candidates is 30 years (relaxable by three years for reserved categories) as on June 1, 2011. Graduates in any discipline with one-year's relevant professional experience are also eligible.

NID will post hall tickets/call letters by December 15. The Admission Committee seeks evidence of perception, attitude, aptitude, achievement and motivation essential for a challenging and satisfying design career.

In the first phase, an aptitude test will be held on January 8, 2011. Based on scores obtained in these tests, candidates will be shortlisted for the second phase. In the second phase, studio tests followed by personal interviews will be conducted. The tentative dates for studio tests/interviews for PGDPD are April 20 to May 6, 2011.

For this phase, NID will post call letters by March 25, 2011. All candidates called for the second phase have to attend the studio tests and interview. The Admission Committee decides the procedures, grades and weight age every year. For details, write to, or log on