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Nirma University B.Des Admission 2018, Eligibility, Application, Date

Bachelor of Design Admission 2018 at Nirma University | B.Des Programme 2018

Nirma University Ahmedabad has invited applications for admission to Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Program offered in Industrial Design and Communication Design in the Department of Design for the academic session 2018-19.

On offers is 4 years B.Des Degree Program in Industrial Design as well as 4 years B.Des Degree Program in Communication Design.

Intake Capacity

  • B.Des Degree Program in Communication Design – 40 Seats.
  • B.Des Degree Program in Industrial Design – 40 Seats.

Upto fifteen percent of intake is allocated for admission to NRI/NRI sponsored candidates. In addition to this, five percent seats are also allocated to Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Foreign Nationals and Children of Indian workers of Gulf countries and South East Asia for each category, i.e. 15% of total seats is available for admission under the Supernumerary category.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicants seeking admission in the 1st year of Degree Program leading to Bachelor of Design (B. Des.) shall have passed the HSC examination (10+2) or any other recognized examination considered as equivalent by Nirma University with minimum 50% aggregate marks or;

The applicants holding 10+3 Diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education or any other board/university as considered equivalent by Nirma University with minimum 50% aggregate marks will also be considered eligible.

Selection Procedure

The selection process of Admission to the Bachelor of Design Programs consists of the following stages:

  1. Entrance Test:

The applicants are required to appear in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Department of Design, NU. However, students who have passed their qualifying exam from outside India (pure NRI) are exempted from appearing the Entrance Test. The test will be held on 28th January 2018 at Ahmedabad, Bhopal, New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Guwahati, Cochin, Hyderabad, Patna, Dehradun

  1. Personal Interview and Portfolio Review:

The applicants shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the Entrance Test will be called for Personal Interview at Ahmadabad between 1st May to 05th May 2018.

Creative evidence (portfolio) in hard copy / digital copy will be looked at and evaluated. The portfolio could include any creative work done by the student (such as drawings, paintings, photographs, films/Videos made by the student, craft work, project, models, written work such as articles, stories, essays, poems, etc.).

Please limit your portfolio to a maximum of 15 works in total. Additionally, the applicant shall present the necessary original documents for verification. (Do keep two sets of photocopies of original documents).

Determination of merit for admission to the B.Des program will be as under:

Written Test: 60%

Interview: 25%

Portfolio Review: 15%

Application Process

Online Application Form applicant can apply online through Application Form made available on Website

Applicants need to fill their information in the online application form available on the website along with the non-refundable application processing fee of Rs.2000/- + GST @ 18% extra (Rs.2360/-) (For NRI & NRI Sponsored Students non-refundable application processing fees will be Rs.3000/- + GST @ 18% extra = Rs.3540/-).

The payment should be made online by credit card/debit card /net banking.

The application form should be filled with correct information as per procedure listed therein.

Application Dates

Last Date for Application: January 06th 2018

Date for Entrance Test: January 28th, 2018

Date for Interviews & Portfolio Review: May 01st 2017 to May 05th 2017

Semester Begins: August 01st 2018

Nirma University Address

Dept. of Design, (NAAC Accredited ‘A’ Grade), Dept. of Design, “PG Block”, Nirma University, Sarkhe – Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad-382481, Phone No.: 02717-241917, Website

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