NID Entrance Exam Coaching 2024-2025

NID entrance exam is the gateway to various Under Graduate and Post Graduate design courses offered by National Institute of Design – NID. Thousands of students aspiring a career in design attend NID entrance exam every year.

National Institute of Design is one of the prestigious institutes in India. It is declared as an Institute of National Importance by the Government. It has three major campuses in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Bengaluru. The new campuses are located at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Kurukshetra in Haryana, Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh & Jorhat in Assam.

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      NID Entrance Exam Coaching 2024-2025

      NID entrance exam is the gateway to various Under Graduate and Post Graduate design courses offered by National Institute of Design – NID. Thousands of students aspiring a career in design attend NID entrance exam every year.

      National Institute of Design is one of the prestigious institutes in India. It is declared as an Institute of National Importance by the Government. It has three major campuses in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Bengaluru. The new campuses are located at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Kurukshetra in Haryana, Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh & Jorhat in Assam.

      *(Including Coaching For MIT, SRISHTI, SID Entrance Exams)

      NID (B.Des.) Entrance Exam Pattern 2024

      Phase 1: Design Aptitude Test – written exam in January

      Phase 2: Studio Test & Personal Interview – in April

      Eligibility: 10+2 from any recognized board. Maths or Science is not necessary.

      NID (B.Des.) Entrance Exam Coaching At SILICA

      SILICA Course Details 2 Term Course 1 Term Course
      Ideal for X pass & XI standard students XI pass & XII standard students
      Total Duration 75 classes (300 hrs) 50 classes (200 hrs)
      Class frequency 4 hrs / once a week 4 hrs / once a week
      Installment facility available? Yes Yes

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      NID (B.Des) Coaching Program – Course Details

      SILICA courses are designed and created by NID, NIFT, IIT-IDC alumni with deep experience in teaching. The course includes coaching for other design schools like MIT, SRISHTI, SID entrance exams.

      SILICA Course Modules 2 Term Course 1 Term Course
      Drawing and Design Foundation 22 classes (88 hrs) 11 classes (48 hrs)
      Visual Thinking using Image Editor 4 classes (16 hrs)
      Visual Thinking using Drawing Software 4 classes (16 hrs)
      Visual Thinking using 3D Design & Models 6 classes (24 hrs)
      Advanced Design Aptitude Development 21 classes (84 hrs) 21 classes (84 hrs)
      Test series (8 sample papers) 6 classes (24 hrs) 6 classes (24 hrs)
      Spl Coaching for Other Design Schools(MIT, SRISHTI, SID) 6 classes (24 hrs) 6 classes (24 hrs)
      Spl Workshop for Phase 2 preparation(NID, MIT, SRISHTI, SID) 6 classes (24 hrs) 6 classes (24 hrs)
      Total 75 classes (300 hrs) 50 classes (200 hrs)

      NID Entrance Exam Coaching module Contents:

      Module name Module description and contents
      Drawing & Design Foundation Developing skills in design principles, human figure drawing, perspective, isometric drawing, compositions, object drawings.
      Visual Thinking Using Digital Software Students explore visualization and design thinking using digital softwares. This medium helps them explore and experiment with thousands of shapes, effects, colors, compositions, designs and then replicate that on paper.
      Visual Thinking Using 3D Design & Models Students explore different materials and create 3D models. Learning this medium helps students understand design in the real 3D world and then replicate the 3D representations on paper.
      Advanced Design Aptitude Development Students undergo comprehensive coaching in Design Problem Solving, Visual Sense, Observation & Perception, Environmental Awareness, Mental Ability and Communication skills through a range of visual and textual exercises. Questions from past papers are solved in class for a period of up to 6 months.
      Test Series (8 sample papers) SILICA’s test series is uniquely designed for students to improve their performance with each new test attempted. Tests are taken once a week, assessed and feedback provided within the week, so students can improve their attempt in next week’s test. This helps students reach 100% confidence by the time of their exam.
      Spl Coaching for Other Design Schools (MIT, SRISHTI, SID) Other design schools like MIT, SRISHTI, SID have their own entrance exams which are largely based on NID’s entrance exam but have subtle differences. This special coaching, conducted just before these entrance exams, focuses on these differences and equips students to handle them successfully. SILICA students astounding success at MIT, SRISHTI, SID exams is testament to effectiveness of these workshops.
      Spl Workshop for Phase 2 Preparation (NID, MIT, SRISHTI, SID) SILICA’s Phase 2 workshop is created and conducted by alumni of NID, NIFT and IIT-IDC. The workshop covers studio test coaching and last 5 years exercises, interview training & mock interviews and portfolio arrangement & mock presentations. The highlight is a home coaching DVD pack which all students receive which is easy to learn and students can practice 24×7 from home.

      NID (M.Des.) Entrance Exam Pattern 2024

      Phase 1: Design Aptitude Test – written exam in January

      Phase 2: Studio Test & Personal Interview – in April

      Eligibility: Different for each of 17 specializations. Along with BE, B.Arch & BFA, B.Com, B.Sc., BMM etc graduates can also apply for certain specializations.

      NID (M.Des.) Entrance Exam Coaching At SILICA

      SILICA Course Details 2 Term Course 1 Term Course
      Ideal for 2nd or 3rd year Graduating students Final year students or Graduates
      Total Duration 52 classes (208 hrs) 32 classes (140 hrs)
      Class frequency 4 hrs / once a week 4 hrs / once a week
      Installment facility available? Yes Yes

      Course Criteria

      Allowed Disciplines Educational Criteria
      Product Design (ID) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology or Architecture (OR) Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
      Design for Digital Experience (ITID)
      Toy & Game Design (ID) Degree in any discipline, OR Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
      Animation Film Design (CD)
      Film & Video Communication (CD)
      Graphic Design
      Photography Design (CD)
      Design for Retail Experience (IDS)
      Furniture & Interior Design (ID) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology or Architecture (OR)Diploma in Interior Design or CraftDesign (under 10+2+4yr)
      Ceramic & Glass Design (ID)
      Textile Design (TALA) Degree in Design (Textiles/Fashion/ Accessory/Knitwear/Interior), Fine Arts or Architecture (OR) Diploma in Handloom Technology/Textile
      Apparel Design (TALA) Degree in Design (Textiles/Fashion/ Accessory/Knitwear/Interior), Engineering, Technology, Fine Arts or Architecture (OR) Diploma in Handloom Technology/Textile
      Transportation & Automobile Design (ID) Degree in Industrial Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Interior Design (OR) Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
      Lifestyle Accessory Design (TALA) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Fine Arts (OR) Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
      New Media Design (ITID) 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)
      Strategic Design Management (IDS) Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Fine Arts, Architecture, Interior Design or Planning (OR) Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)
      Information & Interface Design Degree in Design, Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, Computer Science, Electronics or Visual Communications, (OR) Diploma in Design (under 10+2+4yr)

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      NID (M.Des) Coaching Program – Course Details

      SILICA courses are designed and created by NID, NIFT, IIT-IDC alumni with deep experience in teaching. The course includes coaching for other design schools like PEARL, MIT, SRISHTI, IAM entrance exams.

      SILICA Course Modules 2 Term Course 1 Term Course
      Drawing and Design Foundation 22 classes (88 hrs) 11 classes (48 hrs)
      3D Design & Material Handling 6 classes (24 hrs)
      Design Specialization – CD / ID / Others 8 classes (32 hrs) 8 classes (32 hrs)
      Test series (8 sample papers) 6 classes (24 hrs) 6 classes (24 hrs)
      Spl Coaching for Other Design Schools(MIT, SRISHTI, SID) 5 classes (20 hrs) 5 classes (20 hrs)
      Spl Workshop for Phase 2 preparation(NID, MIT, SRISHTI, SID) 5 classes (20 hrs) 5 classes (20 hrs)
      Total 52 classes (208 hrs) 35 classes (104 hrs)

      *Note- Students who have completed BFA or B.Arch can opt out of the Drawing & Design Foundation module

      Module name Module description and contents
      Drawing & Design Foundation Developing skills in design principles, human figure drawing, perspective, isometric drawing, compositions, object drawings.
      Visual Thinking Using Digital Software3D Design & Material Handling Students explore visualization and design thinking through 3D Designing. Students explore different materials and create 3D models. Learning this medium helps students understand design in the real 3D world and then replicate the 3D representations on paper.
      Design Specialization – CD / ID / Others Students undergo comprehensive coaching in their design specialization covering Design Problem Solving, Visual Sense, Observation & Perception, Environmental Awareness, Mental Ability and Communication skills through a range of visual and textual exercises.
      Test Series (8 sample papers) SILICA’s test series is uniquely designed for students to improve their performance with each new test attempted. Tests are taken once a week, assessed and feedback provided within the week, so students can improve their attempt in next week’s test. This helps students reach 100% confidence by the time of their exam.
      Spl Coaching for Other Design Schools (MIT, SRISHTI, SID) Other design schools like MIT, SRISHTI, SID have their own entrance exams which are largely based on NID’s entrance exam but have subtle differences. This special coaching, conducted just before these entrance exams, focuses on these differences and equips students to handle them successfully. SILICA students astounding success at MIT, SRISHTI, SID exams is testament to effectiveness of these workshops.
      Spl Workshop for Phase 2 Preparation (NID, MIT, SRISHTI, SID) SILICA’s Phase 2 workshop is created and conducted by alumni of NID, NIFT and IIT-IDC. The workshop covers studio test coaching and last 5 years exercises, interview training & mock interviews and portfolio arrangement & mock presentations. The highlight is a home coaching DVD pack which all students receive which is easy to learn and students can practice 24×7 from home.

      1. How to Prepare for the NID Entrance Exam in 2024-2025?

      NID entrance exam is one of the most popular exams among the students who wish to pursue a design career. Those students who qualify the preliminary and mains NID exams are eligible for admission to Bachelor of Design – B.Des and Master of Design – M.Des courses at National Institute of Design campuses.

      NID coaching is one of the best ways to prepare for the NID entrance exam in 2023/2024. The design mentors who are experts in the field will assist you to prepare for the Design Aptitude Test – NID DAT. The excellent practice sessions and personalized guidance will enable to crack the Studio Test and Personal Interview. Join SILICA for best NID coaching.

      As NID entrance exam is considered to be highly competitive, learning from professionals at NID coaching institute will help you immensely.

      NID entrance exam consists of both objective type and subjective type questions. Basic Sketching skills are required. You can practice top-rated previous year question papers and sample papers at SILICA and prepare for the test.

      2. Eligibility criteria for NID Entrance Exam 2024-2025

      NID entrance exam is conducted for admission to B.Des and M.Des courses at NID. The eligibility criteria for both exams are different. For the B.Des – NID entrance exam, the candidate must be appearing or cleared 10+2 from any recognized board such as CBSE, ICSE or equivalent, irrespective of any stream like Science, Humanities, Commerce.

      For the M.Des – NID entrance exam, the candidate must have completed a bachelor degree program from a recognized college or university. Also, the candidate must not be more than 30 years old.

      3. Which Book is Best for NID Exam?

      NID entrance exam pattern consists of various sections. To cover all the topics successfully, SILICA’s NID study material is the best option. It is made by experts with many years of NID exam experience.

      NID 2023-2024 UPDATE :

      Application forms for NID B.Des and M.Des 2023 – 24 are out.

      Pls find the details below:

      1. Exam date : 2nd Jan 2022
      2. Last date to apply : 30th Nov 2021
      3. Registration link – https://admissions.nid.edu/NIDA2023/Registration.aspx

      Brochure:

      1. B.Des – https://admissions.nid.edu/NIDA2022/download/BDes_AdmissionsHandbook2022-23.pdf
      2. M.Des – https://admissions.nid.edu/NIDA2023/download/MDes_AdmissionsHandbook2022-23.pdf

      FAQ’s – NID

      Application & Admission Process

      What are the Important dates of Admission Process ?

      Following are the important dates in NID’s admission process :

      Event Date
      Online Application Form available 5th Oct 2021
      Last date of Online Application 4 pm on Tuesday, 30th Nov 2021
      Last date of Online Application with late fees 4 pm on Sunday, 5th Dec 2021
      DAT (Prelims) Sunday, 2nd Jan 2022
      How do I apply for NID entrance exam?
      You can apply for NID entrance exam online. To do it, you need to visit the official website of NID https://admissions.nid.edu/NIDA2022/Registration.aspx. On the website, you need to fill up the details in each field, pay the fees for the application, and then submit the form to conclude the process for the submission of the application for NID entrance.
      What is the Entrance Exam Pattern ?

      Following is the pattern for NID’s entrance exam :

      Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) – Prelims

      • The DAT Prelims is a written exam for 3 hours for 100 marks. It has 2 sections-
        • Section 1 – Objective Type Questions
        • Section 2 – Subjective Type Questions
      • There is no fixed weightage for the 2 sections. It varies from year to year. The weightage for last 5 years is as follows:

       

      Section 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
      1. Objective Section 40 30 30 70 70 70
      2. Subjective Section 60 70 70 30 30 30
      Total Marks 100 100 100 100 100 100

       

      Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) – Mains

      • Based on the scores obtained in the DAT Prelims, eligible candidates will have to appear for the DAT Mains.
      • Generally, candidates equal to 3 times the number of seats are called for DAT Mains.
      • The DAT Mains will be for about 3 hours and 100 marks and will consist of Studio Test & Interview*.
      • Candidates get a final merit score and merit rank based on marks obtained in DAT Prelims and NID Mains. The weightage given to marks at each stage is:

       

      Stage of Exam BDes MDes
      Stage 1: NID DAT Prelims 30% 20%
      Stage 1: NID DAT Prelims 30% 20%
      Stage 1: NID DAT Prelims 70% 80%
      Total % 100% 100%
      What is asked in NID entrance exam?
      NID entrance exam comprises of two parts: NID DAT Prelims, and NID DAT Mains. These are the two major admissions tests. The former is a written entrance exam, whereas the latter involves an interview and a studio test.
      Is NID Entrance Exam tough?
      The NID entrance exam is considered one of the toughest entrance examinations for the aspirants of design courses in India. However, a lot depends on their preparation. Candidates need to practice a lot to enhance their subjective and drawing skills. Their skills and NID preparation concerning the fundamental concepts concerning these aspects play a vital role in their success in the examination.
      How to prepare NID Entrance Exam 2024?

      The effective preparation for NID entrance exam does not happen overnight. You need to begin it beforehand to have enough time in hand to cover all the concepts for thorough NID preparation. Try implementing the following tips to achieve your objectives for NID entrance:

      • Focus on all topics in the syllabus
      • Study the best books, reference materials, and study materials. If necessary, do not hesitate to join a reputed coaching center such as SILICA for conceptual clarity and guidance from experienced faculty members.
      • Practice mock tests and previous year’s sample papers to enhance as well as assess your preparation from time to time.
      • Manage your time effectively. Effective time management will help you find enough time for self-study which will play a decisive role in your chances for success.
      • Have enough rest, do exercise, and take a healthy diet.
      Which study material should i use NID Entrance Exam preparation?
      You need to choose the best study material to ensure the best NID preparation. SILICA provides the best study material, along with the best NID coaching, to tick the right boxes of the needs for each aspirant. Regardless of what your requirements are, you can rest assured that it will cover all bases for your exam needs.
      What skills and aptitudes are they testing for ?

      Following are the basic skills NID is testing for (Include these topics in your NID preparation ):

      • Sequential drawing, Manipulation of 2D shapes, Everyday scientific & mechanical concepts, Spatial sense, Analytical & logical reasoning
      • Aesthetic Sense,Visual Analogies,Color Psychology & Theory
      • The questions on General Knowledge & Awareness will be based on topics such as Current Affairs,Culture, Literature, History, Geography, Economics, Politics, Technology etc.
      • Basic knowledge of Sentence structure, English Grammar, basic Algebra, Geometry & Arithmetic
      Which cities is the Entrance Exam held in ?

      NID entrance exam – NID DAT (Prelims) will be conducted in the following 16 cities in India:
      Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram, and Vijayawada.

      What is the Passing score / cut off for admission ?

      Following minimum qualifying criteria will be considered for the candidates from the various categories to be eligible for final admission only if their percentile score in Design Aptitude Test (DAT) is as under:

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      General Information

      Which University are they affiliated to ?

      NID is an Autonomous Institute under the DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.

      Which Campuses do they have ?

      NID has its campuses in :

      • Ahmedabad
      • Bengaluru
      • Gandhinagar
      • Vijayawada
      • Kurukshetra
      • Andhra Pradesh
      • Haryana
      • Madhya Pradesh
      • Assam
      What Programs are offered ? What is the annual intake ?

      Campus-wise programme structure and seat intake is given below –

      Ahmedabad Campus :

      Sr No. Course and Specialization No. of Seats
      B.Des: 128
      1. Product Design 19
      2. Furniture & Interior Design 13
      3. Ceramic & Glass Design 13
      4. Graphic Design 19
      5. Animation & Film Design 19
      6. Film & Video Communication 13
      7. Spatial Design 13
      8. Textile Design 19
      M.Des: 126
      1. Animation & Film Design 19
      2. Ceramic & Glass Design 12
      3. Film & Video Communication 19
      4. Graphic Design 19
      5. Furniture & Interior Design 19
      6. Product Design 19
      7. Textile Design 19

      Gandhinagar Campus :

      Sr No. Course and Specialization No. of Seats
      M.Des: 126
      1. Apparel Design 19
      2. Accessory Design 19
      3. Strategic Design Management 19
      4. New Media Design 19
      5. Photography Design 19
      6. Toy & Game Design 12
      7. Transportation Design 19

      Bengaluru Campus :

      Sr No. Course and Specialization No. of Seats
      M.Des: 75
      1. Retail Design 15
      2. Digital Game Design 15
      3. Information Design 15
      4. Interaction Design 15
      5. Universal Design 15

      Andhra Pradesh:

      Sr No. Course and Specialization No. of Seats
      1. Communication Design 25
      2. Industrial Design 25
      3. Textile & Apparel Design 25

      Haryana :

      Sr No. Course and Specialization No. of Seats
      1. Communication Design 25
      2. Industrial Design 25
      3. Textile & Apparel Design 25

      Madhya Pradesh :

      Sr No. Course and Specialization No. of Seats
      1. Communication Design 25
      2. Industrial Design 25
      3. Textile & Apparel Design 25

      Assam :

      Sr No. Course and Specialization No. of Seats
      1. Communication Design 25
      2. Industrial Design 25
      3. Textile & Apparel Design 25

      (Note 1 – At the Bachelors level, candidates can apply for B.Des. or GDPD or both programs.)

      (Note 2 – At the Bachelors level, candidates can apply for B.Des. or GDPD or both programs.)At the Masters level, candidates can apply for up to 2 disciplines of M.Des.)

      What is the Eligibility Criteria to apply for programs at the Institute ?

      Eligibility Criteria for B.Des. programs :

      • Upper Age Limit – Candidate should be 20 years of age before 1st July (relaxable for up to 3 years for reserved category)
      • Educational Qualification – Candidate should have passed or be appearing for 10+2 exam from any recognized board.

       

      Eligibility Criteria for M.Des. programs :

      • Upper Age Limit -Candidate should be 23 years of age before 1st July (relaxable for up to 3 years for reserved category)
      • Educational Qualification – Candidate should have passed from any recognized institute or university in any of the following :
        • Bachelor degree in any discipline under 10+2+4 system
        • Bachelor degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 system with one year experience or further academic qualification
        • Diploma in Design under 10+2+4 system
      What are the Fees for different Programs ?

      Fees Stucture for 2023-2024 are as follows :

      Yearly Expenses B.Des. M.Des.
      Sem-1 Sem-2 Sem-1 Sem-2
      A. Tuition fees 1,49,650 1,49,650 1,74,180 1,74,180
      B. Other Charges
      Insurance (Personal Accident) 200 200
      Student Activity Fund 1000 1000
      Film Club 200 200
      Total B 1400
      Fees without Hostel (Total A+B) 1,51,050 1,49,650 1,75,580 1,74,180

      (Note: All amounts are in INR)

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

      Indian nationals belonging to certain categories are admitted under the seats reserved for them as follows :

      Gen. (50.5%) OBC-NC (27%)* SC (15%) ST (7.5%)
      For BDes :
      100 seats 50 27 15 8
      60 seats 30 16 9 5
      For MDes:
      15 seats per discipline 8 4 2 1
      10 seats per discipline 5 3 1 1

       

      (Note: This reservation is only available for candidates belonging to OBC non-creamy layer and having the requisite certificate)
      Does the campus have Residential facility ?

      The campus provides for residential facilities at the following campuses :

      • Ahmedabad campus :
        Hostel accommodation is available only for B.Des. students from Sem 1 to 7
      • Gandhinagar campus :
        Hostel accommodation is available for M.Des. students from Sem 1 to 4
      • Vijayawada campus :
        Hostel accommodation is available for all students, irrespective of their discipline
      Does the Institute have any International Affiliations ?

      Below is the list of a few International Collaborations signed by NID till date :

      • École nationale supérieure de création industrielle (ENSCI), Paris, France
      • École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs (ENSAD), Paris, France
      • Konstfack University College of Art, Craft & Design, Stockholm, Sweden
      • Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences, Pforzheim, Germany
      • Shenkar College of Engg. & Design, Ramat Gan, Israel
      • Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, (BIAD), Birmingham, UK
      • Royal College of Art & Design, London, UK
      • The Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA), Johannesburg, South Africa
      • Sheridan College of Applied Arts & Design, Canada
      • Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
      • University “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy
      • Instituto Europeo di Design, S R L, Milan, Italy
      • University of Bocconi, Milan, Italy
      • Design & Arts College, Christchurch, New Zealand
      • Hochschule, Hannover, Germany
      • Pininfarina, S.p.A Italy
      • The Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, Canada
      • Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea
      • University College for Creative Arts, Farnham, UK
      • Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, USA
      • Zurich University of Arts, Zurich, Switzerland
      • Domus Academy, Milan, Italy
      • École Supérieure d’Art et de Design, Reims, France
      • Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne, Australia
      • The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland
      • Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
      • Taiwan Design Center, Taipei, Taiwan
      • University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
      • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA
      • Arizona State University, USA
      • Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia
      • Haute école des arts du Rhin (H.E.A.R.), Strasbourg, France
      • California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Valencia, USA
      • Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland

       

      To view the complete list please visit the following link :
      https://www.nid.edu/education/international-programmes-at-nid/list-international-collaborations.html

      What are the Highlights of the School’s Pedagogy & Teaching Methods ?

      NID is well known for its innovative pedagogy and unique teaching methods. The education programmes under each discipline are designed to meet these objectives :

      • To provide thorough understanding of technical, managerial and design fundamentals along with a strong exposure to real life situations so that they are able to experience how the intellectual, creative and other skills acquired could be adopted to benefit the user, society and industry.
      • Each programme must provide the opportunity to identify, plan and achieve learning goals through an understanding of cultural, social and technological developments in the context of historical, contemporary and individual concerns.
      • There should be ample opportunity to develop innovative and exploratory thinking, necessary technical skills, and the ability to locate individual design approaches within the appropriate professional context.
      • To enable the students to develop a sense of social and professional commitments.
      • To provide interdisciplinary and progressive knowledge of design but with a focused understanding of an area of specialisation suited to the professional design practice.
      Industry & Job Market
      What are the Highlights of Industry Interaction ?

      Highlights of Industry Interaction are as follows :

      • NID has set up the Industry & online Programmes department (I&OP), which regularly conducts design sensitisation and awareness workshops, seminars, and activities that provides competitive advantage through design.
      • Through these programmes, NID shares the vast knowledge and skills of various faculties with professionals, practitioners, teachers from various industries, organisations, and institutions; and welcomes all those who wish to be associated with design.
      • Throughout the year, special workshops are organised for design professionals on a variety of specific topics.
      • Till date, through the department, NID has conducted many workshops and programmes that have successfully spread design awareness to various sectors in India and abroad.
      What are the Highlights of Placement for recent years ?

      Every year in December, NID conducts a placement week, where over 100+ recruiting companies float 1,000+ job offers for the last semester students.

      Highlights of the placement program are as follows :

      • The highest salary offered to a PG Student (2015 placement week) : Rs. 72 lacs p.a.
      • The highest salary offered to a Graduate student (2015 placement week): Rs. 48 lacs p.a.

      NID has a very strong Industry Interface & Placement process. The Industry Interface is maintained in 3 different ways –

      • Sponsored classroom projects :
        4 to 8 week projects are conducted for industry in last 2 years of UG and 2nd year of PG program
      • Mandatory Industrial training :
        6 to 8 weeks projects in the industry premises. Students are paid anywhere from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 25,000 per month. This is scheduled during third year of UG and second year of PG program
      • Mandatory Diploma project:
        All final semester students need to complete 6 months of diploma project with a client organization. The stipend is anywhere from Rs.15,000 to Rs.50,000 p.m.
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      NID Coaching in Mumbai

      NID Coaching in Vasai

      Contact Person : Mr Manish Shah
      Unit No 5 Vinod Niwas, Above Vodafone Gallery, Near Syndicate Bank Vasai West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
      Phone: 7097638888, 8390004391

      NID Coaching in Borivali

      Contact Person : Shikha
      304 & 305 V Star Plaza, Beside Saraswat Bank, Opp: Raj Mahal Hotel, Chandavarkar Lane, Borivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 9029002530, (022)28936365
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      NID Coaching in Goregaon

      Contact Person : Rupa Dhakan
      C 101/102, Green Lawns Apts, Opp. St. Pius College, Aarey Road, Goregaon (E), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400063
      Phone: 8433932283
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      Contact Person : Rupa Dhakan
      Madhaveshwar CHS, 1st Floor, Flat no. 8, Above Bootmaker, S V Road, Next to Andheri (W) Bus Depot. Mumbai 400058, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 8433932283, 9920219229
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      NID Coaching in Dadar

      Contact Person : Priyanka
      203, Ramkunj Building, R K Vaidya Road, Next to Sai Baba Mandir Dadar (West) Mumbai 400 028.
      Phone: 8433932282, (022)24327715
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      Contact Person : Jyoti Singh
      101, 1st Floor, Anmol Society, French Bridge, Opera House, Mumbai 400 007, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 7718959202, 8879295297
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      NID Coaching in Ghatkopar

      Contact Person : Kavita Redkar
      310, Sai Infotech, Station Road, Near Railway Station, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai - 400077, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 9819646072
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      NID Coaching in Mulund

      Contact Person : Kavita Redkar
      601, Parmeshwari Plaza, Above HDFC Bank, N.S. Road, Near Mulund West Station, Mumbai - 400080, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 9819646072, 9820046072
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      Contact Person : Gauri
      Jaishree Apts., 3rd Flr., Opp. Alok Restaurant, Gokhale Road, Thane (West) - 400604, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 8080607170, (022)25379610
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      Contact Person : Monal Naik
      A1,Madhav Commercial Complex, Station Road, Opp Archies Society, Kalyan (W) - 421301, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 8433932288 , (0251) 2204498
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      Contact Person : Mr.Ajay Naik
      701, 7th Flr., Realtech Park, Plot No. 39/2, Above LG Showroom, Sector 30A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 7666807170, (022)27811024
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      NID Coaching in Law College Road

      Contact Person : Swapnil Jadhav
      2nd Floor, Reverie Apts, Survey No. 805, Bhandarkar Road, Above Skoda showroom, Deccan, Pune - 411 004, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 8928022217, (020)25648181
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      Contact Person : Nikhil S
      2nd Floor,Shan Hira Building, Near Canara Bank, Above Titan Showroom M. G. Rd Camp, Pune - 411 001, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 8928022216, (020) 40068780
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      Contact Person : Sharayu
      Office No 76, 5th Floor Kunal Plaza, Near Chinchwad Station, Mumbai - Pune Highway Road Chinchwad , Pune - 411019, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 8928222210, (020)46720207
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      Contact Person : Sayli
      3rd Floor, Shri Ram Yashoda, SNO 79/1, Next to Orchid School, Balewadi Phata, Baner , Pune - 411045, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 7498904744, 7498904745
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      NID Coaching in Mansi Cirle, Ahmedabad

      Contact Person : Rupa
      432, Sunrise Mall, Near Swaminarayan Temple, Mansi Cross Roads, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380015
      Phone: 8433932283
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      NID Coaching in Preet Vihar, Delhi

      Contact Person : Mr. Paritosh
      F-13, Ground Floor, Opp. Manav Medicare Center, South Ext Part 1, Block F, New Delhi - 110049
      Phone: 8810433025
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      NID Coaching in South Ext, Delhi

      Contact Person : Sharayu
      Office No 76, 5th Floor Kunal Plaza, Near Chinchwad Station, Mumbai - Pune Highway Road Chinchwad , Pune - 411019, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 8928222210, (020)46720207
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      NID Coaching in Malleshwaram, Bangalore

      Contact Person : Deepika
      No. 18/3, Above Cafe Coffee Day, 18th Cross, Sampige Road, Malleshwaram(W),
      Bengaluru, 560003
      Phone: 9820046072, 9513330539
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      NID Coaching in BTM Layout, Bangalore

      Contact Person : Kavita Redkar
      SILICA BTM, Second Floor MANIKANT, No:73, 100 Feet Ring Road, BTM Layout II Stage, Bangalore 560076.
      Phone: 7045823434 , 9820046072
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      NID Coaching in Janjeerwala chouraha , Indore

      Contact Person : Nimita Chhabra
      211, Mourya centre, 16, Race course Road opposite Basket ball complex, Near Janjeerwala chouraha,
      Indore - 452001
      Phone: 7773033311, 7773033322
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      NID Coaching in Kanpur

      Contact Person : Sunaina Jalan
      C-26 Sarvodaya Nagar, opposite Canara bank Kanpur - 208805
      Phone: 8182081111, 8182085555

      NID Coaching in Lucknow

      Contact Person : Surbhi
      301, 3rd floor, T.S TOWER, Ashok marg, hazratganj, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001.
      Phone: 9532351990
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      NID Coaching in Dharampeth, Nagpur

      Contact Person : Aparna Tayade
      Shiv Gaurav Estate,5th floor, opposite Taori Marketing, Bhagwaghar, Dharampeth, Nagpur - 440010, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 7977232418 , 9324031268
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      NID Coaching in Canada Corner, Nashik

      Contact Person : Seema Patil
      Shop No 202-205, Patil Plaza, Second Floor, Vise Mala,
      Canada Corner, Nashik-422005, Maharashtra.
      Phone: 7498180068
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      NID Coaching in N3 Cidco, Aurangabad

      Contact Person : Ar Sharda Mudkavi Plot No 177, N3 Nyay Mandir Marg, Kamgar Chowk, N 3, Cidco, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431009.
      Phone: 9673993691, 8182085555
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