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Undergraduate and post-graduate admissions are open to Class 11 students and graduates respectively...
Hindustan Times | By Shreevatsa Nevatia, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2008 11:17 PM IST

NID Ahmedabad


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Cost of study:
Total expenditure, including hostel and mess charges, is estimated at Rs 1.25 lakh to Rs 1.5 lakh per year.

Undergraduate and post-graduate admissions are open to Class 11 students and graduates respectively. All applicants need to clear an All-India examination, a studio test and an interview.

Degree/diploma conferred
* Four-year Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) in 8 disciplines - Product Design, Furniture and Interior Design, Ceramic and Glass Design, Graphic Design, Animation Film Design, Film and Video Communication, Exhibition Design, Textile and Apparel Design.

* Two and a half year Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD) with specialisation in 14 disciplines - Product Design, Transportation Design, Furniture and Interior Design, Ceramic & Glass Design, Toy Design and Development, Graphic Design, Animation Film Design, Film & Video Communication, Exhibition Design, New Media Design, Software and User Interface Design, Information and Digital Design, Textile and Apparel Design, Apparel Design and Merchandising, Lifestyle Accessory Design, Strategic Design Management.

Industrial Design Centre, IIT
Phone: 022-25767801

Cost of study:
Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000 for a year's education.

All applicants need to obtain a valid score in the Common Entrance Examination for Design. That apart, admission is only open to graduates of a design, engineering or architecture background. Those with a Masters in Science, Humanities or Computer Applications need to have scored 60 per cent or above.

Degree/diploma Conferred
* Two-year Master of Design in Industrial Design, Visual Communication.

* PhD in design.

Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune
Phone: 020-65613769

Cost of study:
Rs 1.09 lakh per year.

Having given your Class 12 boards, you have to appear for the SET test for design. Following this, a studio test and personal interview need to be cleared.

Degree/diploma conferred

SID offers four 4-year undergraduate degree programmes in Communication Design, Product Design, Fashion Communication and Fashion Design respectively.

MAEER'S MIT Institute of Design, Pune
Phone: 020-39210183

Cost of study:
Rs 1.1 lakh a year

Admission is open to Class 12 students and engineering, architecture or design graduates for the undergraduate and post-graduate courses respectively. After having sent application forms, those who pass the initial screening will be called for admission tests. In the final stage, those who pass the admission test will be called for an interview.

Degree/diploma conferred
* At the undergraduate level, the institute offers a four-and-a-half year graduate diploma programme in Product Design, Interior Space and Equipment Design, Transportation Design, Display and Events Design, Graphic Design, Animation Design and Film and Video Design.

* The two-and-a-half year post-graduate programmes offer diplomas in the same subjects.

Srishti School of Art, Design and
Phone: 080-40447000

Cost of study:
Rs 1.25 lakh per year.

Class 12 students and graduates can apply for undergraduate and post-graduate courses respectively. Applicants have to sit for an entrance test and clear two rounds of portfolio reviews and interviews.

Degree/diploma conferred
* Three professional diplomas in 'art', 'design' and 'art and design', two-and-a-half-year durations each, with the following specialization: Visual Communication and design, Digital Video Production, Furniture & Interior Design, Textiles Design and Product Design.

* The institute offers another two-and-a-half-year advanced diploma in Experimental Media Arts, Design in Education, Game Design, Animation and Visual Effects.

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