Indian Institute of Crafts and Design (IICD)

Indian Institute of Crafts and Design (IICD) was first registered as Institute of Crafts, Jaipur on 20th April 1995 by the Registrar of Societies, Rajasthan, Jaipur under “Rajasthan Societies Registration Act, 1958.” The Vision of IICD is to continue to invigorate the craft sector and to become the Centre of Excellence in Crafts & Design, encouraging research and bringing new life to the languishing crafts of India. As a pioneer in the area of craft design, the Institute works towards the evolution of crafts and artisans in the contemporary socio -economic context. Learning at IICD happens in a vibrant environment of experimentation and innovation.

Indian Institute of Crafts and Design (IICD)

Indian Institute of Crafts and Design (IICD) was first registered as Institute of Crafts, Jaipur on 20th April 1995 by the Registrar of Societies, Rajasthan, Jaipur under “Rajasthan Societies Registration Act, 1958.” The Vision of IICD is to continue to invigorate the craft sector and to become the Centre of Excellence in Crafts & Design, encouraging research and bringing new life to the languishing crafts of India. As a pioneer in the area of craft design, the Institute works towards the evolution of crafts and artisans in the contemporary socio -economic context. Learning at IICD happens in a vibrant environment of experimentation and innovation.

Application & Admission Process

What are the Important dates of Admission Process ?
Particulars Date and Time
Availability of Online Application Forms 20th December 2019
Last Date of Submission of Application Form 20th March 2020 by 4:00PM
Entrance Test (Part A) on General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test will be conducted at 14 places
(Bhopal, Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jammu, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Raipur, Udaipur)
12th April 2020
(10:00 AM to 1:00 PM)
Declaration of Result of Entrance Test (Part A) 22nd April 2020, after 4:00 PM
Entrance Test (Part B) at IICD, Jaipur On any one day between 1st June 2020 to 7th June 2020
Declaration of Result Entrance Test (Part B) (1st List) 10th June 2020
Date of Fee Submission and Admission & Document verification (1st List) 15th June 2020 to 22nd June 2020
Reporting date and time for Registration 1st July 2020
Commencement of new session 6th July 2020

(Note:

  • The next List may be declared on 22nd June 2020
  • The above schedule may be revised due to any unavoidable circumstances.)
How can I apply? What are the application fees ?
The Admission process fee for Indian Candidates is Rs.1750 and for NRI/ Foreign National Candidates is Rs. 3500. The fee is non refundable.
What is the Entrance Exam Pattern ?

Following is the Entrance Exam Pattern :
a) General Awareness, Creativity & Perception Test
This test is designed to evaluate the abilities and interests in students, such as estimation of sizes and proportion, observation, synthesis and visual interpretation and general awareness.

b) Material, Color & Conceptual Test
This test will assess the following abilities :

  1. Intelligent use of materials, conceptualize and realize a 3 dimensional form, skill of handling material
  2. To observe, think and expand ideas, create solution based on a plan and strategy.
  3. Ability to provide multiple solutions to the given problem with written description.
    • Material required for Material, Color & Conceptual Test: pens, pencils (HB, 28, 4B & 6B), scissor, scale, cello tape, paper cutter, fevistick, eraser, compass, color pencils/ery pastels water color, brushes etc.

c) Interview
To evaluate the individual personality in the prospective candidates:

  • Aptitude to crafts
  • Intelligence quotient (IQ)
  • Communication Ability
  • General Awareness about Crafts & Design
  • Overall Personal Achievements in academics and co-curricular activities.

d) Portfolio
It is advisable to bring a few samples of your creative work for display during the Interview, to allow done by yourself sketching painting embroidery, photography, worked with material, or have written anything creative, narrative etc

Which cities is the Entrance Exam held in ?

The IICD Entrance Test will be conducted at 14 locations as mentioned below. The candidates can indicate their choice of 3 test centers in order of preferences.

  • Jammu
  • Delhi
  • Jaipur
  • Udaipur
  • Lucknow
  • Patna
  • Bhopal
  • Kolkata
  • Raipur
  • Hyderabad
  • Mumbai
  • Chennai
  • Chandigarh
  • Guwahati

(Note: IICD reserves the right to cancel or change the test center/date.)

General Information

Name of the Institute

Indian Institute of Crafts and Design (IICD)

What was the Year of Establishment ?

IICD was first registered as Institute of Crafts, Jaipur on 20th April, 1995.

Which University are they affiliated to ?

IICD is an autonomous institute affiliated to the Govt. of Rajasthan.

Which Campuses do they have ?

The MIT-ID campus is located in Pune, Maharashtra.

What Programs are offered ? What is the annual intake ?

The following Programmes are offered by IICD :

Programmes and Specializations Duration (years) No. of Seats
4 Year Bachelors Programme (B.Des)
Specializations:

  • Soft Material Design
  • Hard Material Design
  • Fired Material Design
  • Fashion Design
4 years (1+3 years) / 08 Semesters 120
5 Year Integated Masters Programme (M.Voc)
Specializations:

  • Soft Material Design
  • Hard Material Design
  • Fired Material Design
  • Fashion Design
5 years (1+3+1 years) / 10 Semesters 25
2 Year Masters (M.Des)
Specializations:

  • Soft Material Design
  • Hard Material Design
  • Fired Material Design
2 years / 04 Semesters 45
3 Year Masters (M.Des)
Specializations:

  • Soft Material Design
  • Hard Material Design
  • Fired Material Design
1+2 years / 06 Semesters 45
What is the Eligibility Criteria to apply for programs at the Institute ?
Programmes and Specializations Eligibility
4 Year Bachelors Programme (B.Des)
Specializations:

  • Soft Material Design
  • Hard Material Design
  • Fired Material Design
  • Fashion Design
  • 10+2 from a recognized board of education
  • Students appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply
5 Year Integated Masters Programme (M.Voc)
Specializations:

  • Soft Material Design
  • Hard Material Design
  • Fired Material Design
  • Fashion Design
  • 10+2 from a recognized board of education
  • Students appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply
2 Year Masters (M.Des)
Specializations:

  • Soft Material Design
  • Hard Material Design
  • Fired Material Design
  • Graduates from Design and Architecture background
3 Year Masters (M.Des)
Specializations:

  • Soft Material Design
  • Hard Material Design
  • Fired Material Design
  • Graduates from Design and Architecture background
What are the Fees for different Programs ?

Fees Structure for B.Des, Integrated M.Voc, M.Des:

Sr no. Particulars Semester fee For Indian Nationals (In INR)
1. Admission Fee (One time, non-refundable payment) 7,000
2. Tuition Fee (Per Semester) 1,20,000
3. Studio Fee (Per Semester) 10,000
4. Medi-claim Fee (Annual) 700*
5. IICD Alumni Fund (One time, non-refundable payment) 4,000
6. Security Deposit (Refundable) 10,000
7. Student Activity Fee (Per Semester) 500
8. Exams Fee (Per Semester) 2000
9. Craft exposure/exhibition/placement expenses (Per Semester) 10,000
A. TOTAL *1,64,200/-

With Hostel:

10. Semester Hostel Fee 25,000
11. Semester Mess Fee (Included GST) 25,000
12. Hostel Security Deposit (Refundable) 5,000
B. Total 55,000
13. Total Fee (A+B) 2,19,200

*For Mediclaim, Vidyarthi Mediclaim of Rs. 700/- is applicable to students below 25yrs of age. Rest, will have to pay approx. Rs. 1247/- for normal mediclaim policy, or, as per actual rate.

Is there any Reservation in Seats ? If so, what is the split ?

The reservation percentages of categories for admission in IICD are as follows :

  • 27% for OBC
  • 15% for ST
  • 7.5% for SC
  • 3% for PH candidates
What are the Highlights of the Faculty Group ?

Following are the highlights of IICD’S Faculty Group :

  • Faculty members possess a fine blend of practical craft, design experience combined with excellent academic credentials. Industry professionals of repute also participate in the teaching process.
  • Noted academicians and experts have been associated with IICD for guest lectures, workshops, jury and curriculum development.
  • Their inputs play a crucial role in instilling a multidisciplinary approach to the education programmes of the Institute.
Does the campus have Residential facility ?

The campus provides residential facility, fee structure of the same is given below :

Particulars Amount (In INR)
Semester Hostel Fee 25,000/-
Semester Mess Fee (Included GST) 25,000/-
Hostel Security Deposit (Refundable) 5,000/-
Total 55,000/-
What are the Highlights of the School’s Pedagogy & Teaching Methods ?

Learning at IICD happens in a vibrant environment of experimentation and innovation. The learning model at IICD seeks to create change agents and leaders in the crafts sector. A student is exposed to a variety of learning methods, including :

  • Lectures
  • Field works
  • Practical lab sessions
  • Internships
  • Live projects

Industry & Job Market

What are the Highlights of Industry Interaction ?

Craftspersons from Jaipur and other parts of the country have been associated with the Institute since its inception. IICD has extensive linkages and partnerships with various stakeholders in the craft sector like :

  • Master Artisans
  • Craft Clusters
  • Craft NGOs
  • Government Agency Experts
  • Industry players

IICD leverages this network to ensure a great learning experience and exposure to its students

What are the Highlights of Placement for recent years ?

Below is an indicative list of companies in which IICD students are placed :

  • Titan
  • Good earth
  • All India Artisans and Craftworkers Welfare Association (AIACA)
  • Dileep Industries
  • Seet-Kamal
  • Kilol
  • Fabindia
  • Dovetail
  • Michael Aram
  • Ishana
  • Jaipur Rugs
  • Aavaran
  • Rajeev Sethi
  • Weaver Studio
  • Tripura Bamboo Mission Industries
  • Tata Ceramics
  • Clay Craft
  • Ekmatra Fashion
  • Srijani
  • Sargaalaya
  • Rangsutra
  • Khamir
  • Kagzi All Papers

Testimonials

Testimonials from Current or Ex Students

Prajakta Baride
(Professional Diploma in Craft Design Batch of 2015)
“Infrastructure of college is very eco-friendly, faculties are good … Placements are approx. 90% and you can actually feel the Indian craft all around in the campus. Having good experience because of practical knowledge given about the topics. Overall it’s a good college to understand craft and design.”

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