National Institute of Design has started the online registrations for admission to academic session 2021-22 at the official website. NID has published the detailed admission handbooks for Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Master of Design (M.Des) programs offered at NIDs located throughout the country. The Institute has also published updated information about eligibility criteria, fees structure and prospectus for all the NIDs operating in the country. The last date to register online for admissions to UG/PG courses in NIDs across India is February 07, 2021, till 04.00 PM. The Design Aptitude Test (Prelims) for both UG and PG admissions are scheduled to be held on March 14, 2021.
How to Register and Apply for NID 2021-22 Admissions
Interested candidates can register and fill up the NID 2021-22 admission form at the official admission website i.e. admissions.nid.edu. Candidates have to pay an application fee as specified by the NID and upload scanned copies of requisite documents in order to apply for NID admissions. The first step is to open the NID website at the aforementioned URL.
On the website, click on Sign Up under the How to Apply section. Now candidates have to select the preferred program., nationality and other details and fill up the registration form with correct email address and mobile number. The login credentials are generated for the candidates and sent to the registered email.
After successful registration, candidates can fill up the application form by logging in with the registered email ID and DOB. After filling up the application form, the next step is uploading of documents. Applicants have to upload scanned images of recent photograph, signature, category certificate, passport following which, the fee payment process can be completed to finalize the application. Candidates must generate a print out of the application form after submission.
Application Fee for NID 2021-22 Admissions
For admission to B.Des programs, candidates belonging to General, EWS and OBC have to pay a fee of Rs 3000. SC/ST and PWD candidates have to pay only Rs 1500 while Overseas candidates have to pay Rs 5000.
For M.Des admissions, candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 3000 for 1 discipline & Rs 6000 for 2 disciplines (General, EWS and OBC). The application fee for SC/ST and PWD candidates is Rs 1500 for 1 discipline & Rs 3000 for 2 disciplines. For Overseas candidates, the fee amount is Rs 5000 for 1 discipline & Rs 10000 for 2 disciplines respectively. Application fee can be paid either online or through Demand Draft.
Eligibility for NID 2021-22 Admissions
The Design Aptitude Test is conducted by the NID for admission to eligible applicants for admission to B.Des and M.Des programs in institutes across the country. However, candidates must also be suitably qualified and fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by the NID.
For B.Des admissions, applicants must have passed Class 12 exam in any discipline. Those who are going to appear in Class 12 exams in 2020-2021 are also eligible provided that they must have passed the exam by the time of admissions. For M.Des programs, candidates must have passed any Bachelor’s degree program of 4 years’ duration. Candidates who have a full time 4 years Diploma in Design/Fine Arts/Applied Arts/Architecture etc are also eligible.
Interested applicants are advised to go through the official website of NID admissions and read the admission handbooks & institute specific prospectus before applying.