Overseas candidates applying for admission into Bachelor of Design/ Master of Design Programme should send their application along with other applicants in India by November 21, 2014. Such students may attend admission test and interview at Ahmedabad.15 percent supernumerary seats in B.Des. Programme and 15 percent supernumerary seats in M.Des. Programme are reserved for applicants from SAARC countries/African countries/Cambodia/Laos/Myanmar/Vietnam and foreign countries.

They should fill in the prescribed application form and send the same with their portfolio (Portfolio is mandatory for M.Des. applicants while for B.Des. applicants, it is optional) to Admissions Office, NID on or before November 21, 2014. Procedure for applying under Overseas Category:

Candidates seeking admission under this category should apply in the prescribed Application Form which should be duly filled in and accompanied with the following documents:

  • 1. A self attested copy of the relevant pages of the passport & visa containing details of the applicant.
  • 2. A Demand Draft of US $ 30 in favour of National Institute of Design, payable at Ahmedabad. Do not forget to mention your name and address at the back side of the demand draft.
  • 3. Relevant B.Des./ M.Des. Hall Ticket (both copies) duly filled in with recent passport size photographs.
  • 4. For B.Des. candidates: Attested copies of marksheets of equivalent grades/ levels of SSC and HSC(under 10 + 2 years). Those who are studying presently in HSC, must submit bonafide certificate from school/ college. Attestation should be done by the School/College Principal/Vice Principal.
  • 5. For M.Des. candidates: Attested copies of marksheets of equivalent grades/ levels of SSC, HSC, completed years of graduation and degree certificate/ provisional certificate/ passing certificate (those who are studying in final year of graduation must submit bonafide certificate from the college). Attestation should be done by the School/College Principal/Vice Principal.
  • 6. The application form should contain the address of your place of residence (your address of the country in which you are staying at the time of application). In the hall tickets, you are free to give any convenient address (India/Abroad).
  • 7. In case Degree/Certificate has been obtained from some University/Board of any other country then an equivalence certificate must be obtained from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi, prior to admission.

Seats remaining vacant will lapse and not be converted to any other category.

Annual Tuition Fee for Overseas Students:
For the students from SAARC countries, African countries, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam US$ 5,000
For the rest of foreign students other than those mentioned above: US$ 12000

The other fees will be as applicable to Indian students. The candidates selected under this quota will be required to pay the Fee (as given above) for each academic year consisting of two semesters and would need to obtain a valid residential permit or student visa for the prescribed duration of the programme.

Important Dates
  • Last date for receiving the completed application forms at NID is:
    November 21, 2014.
  • Design aptitude test for B. Des.
    (at all centres)
    JANUARY 11, 2015. SUNDAY.
  • Design aptitude test for M. Des
    (at all centres)
    JANUARY 10, 2015. SATURDAY.