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Admission details of major design schools in India:








Admission details of various Institutions:

Below are listed the different entrance examinations and the rough dates for getting admission in the design institutes. These provide a rough indication of the dates and procedure for admissions. You should check with the institutes for the exact dates, background qualifications, application fees and the exact procedure for admission. Most of the institutes require that you first qualify through the entrance examination and after which you are called to the institute for any of these - tests, workshops, portfolio review and interview.



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Entrance
Procedure:
 
Application
Issue Date
Application
Receipt Date
Examination
Date
:

Interview
Date:
NID, Ahmedabad
(UG programs and
PG programs)
All India Examination + Studio Test & Interview Last week of September Last week of October for Entrance Exam application form First week of January Last week of April - Mid May
(Studio Test + Interview)

IDC, IIT Bombay
IDDC, IIT Delhi
Design, IIT Kanpur *
CPDM, IISc, Bangalore *
DOD, IIT Guwahati
(Master of Design - PG programs)

All India Common Examination for Design (Ceed) +
Apply again separately to each institution +
Test & Interview
(* - GATE scores are also valid)

Second week of September Second week of October First week of November held in the months of March
(refer to institute websites)
(Studio Test + Interview)

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Department of Design, IIT Guwahati
(UG programs)



IIT's JEE (all India) +
Design Test
Third week of November Last week of December First week of April Last week of May - Mid June
(Design Aptitude Test)

NIFT
(UG programs and
PG programs)
All India Examination +
Portfolio Review + Interview


First week of November First week of January Third week of February Mid May - June
(Portfolio + Interview)
Sristi, Bangalore
(2 year professional diploma and advanced diploma)

Entrance Exam + Application +
Portfolio Review + Interview
January Beginning


Mid March for application form First week of April May - June
(Portfolio + Interview)
Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune
(UG programs)


All India Examination +
Test + Interview
After August
(application is available on institute website)
Second week of April First week of May First week of June
(Test + Interview)
MIT Institute of Design, Pune
(UG programs and
PG programs)
All India Examination +
Studio Test & Interview
After August - detailed announcement in November
(application is available on institute website)


Last week of March Third week of April First week of June
(Studio Test + Interview)
Design Institute of India, Indore
(UG programs and
PG programs)

Online Examination
+ Studio Test & Interview
Third week of March Second week of May Last week of May Third week week of June- (Studio Test + Interview
DJ Academy of Design, Coimbatore
(UG programs and
PG programs)


Entrance Exam + Application +
Workshop & Interview
(Also NID Entrance Exam and CEED considered)
Beginning January
Mid May End May First week of May
(Workshop + Interview)
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Entrance
Procedure:
 
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Issue Date
Application
Receipt Date
Examination
Date
:

Interview
Date:

   
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