List of National Institute of Design and different courses offered

1. NID Ahmedabad
NID Ahmedabad is the main campus of National Institute of Design (NID) that is famous for its excellence in Design. The institute functions as an autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
A. The four year UG programmes (B.Des.) is offered in these streams:
  • Industrial Design – This course includes three specifications such as Product Design (15 Seats), Furniture & Interior Design (10 seats) and Ceramic & Glass Design (10 Seats)
  • Communication Design – The communication design includes Graphic Design (15 Seats), Animation Film Design (15 Seats), Film & Video Communication (10 Seats), Exhibition (Spatial) Design (10 Seats)
  • Textile, Apparel and Lifestyle Design – This course includes the Textile design (10 Seats)
B.   Postgraduate courses offered (M.Des.)
The PG programme is offered in design, is of 2 to 2½ year duration. The different disciplines in the postgraduate programmes are:
  • Animation Film Design [15 Seats]
  • Ceramic and Glass Design [10 Seats]
  • Furniture & Interior Design [15 Seats]
  • Film & Video Communication [15 Seats]
  • Graphic Design [15 Seats]
  • Product Design [15 Seats]
  • Textile Design [15 Seats]
NID-Ahmedabad has another campus at Paldi, which is the heritage campus.
2. NID GANDHINAGAR (for m.des courses)
PGDPD course is offered in different specializations such as:
  • Toy and Game Design [10 Seats]
  • Apparel Design & Merchandising [15 Seats]
  • Lifestyle Accessory Design [15 Seats]
  • New Media Design [15 Seats]
  • Strategic Design Management [15 Seats]
  • Photography Design [15 Seats]
  • Transportation & Automobile Design [15 Seats]
3. NID BENGALURU (for Research Intensive Programmes)
The NID campus at Bangalore offers the research and development programmes for two years. The various programmes are:
  • Design for Retail Experience [15 Seats]
  • Digital Game Design [15 Seats]
  • Information Design [15 Seats]
  • Interaction Design [15 Seats]
  • Universal Design [15 Seats]
4. NID VIJAYAWADA
NID Vijayawada currently offers full-time four years Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) with specialisation streams of Industrial Design, Communication Design, and Textile & Apparel Design with a multi-disciplinary approach to design education.
Programmes Available:
  • Industrial Design [20 Seats]
  • Communication Design [20 Seats]
  • Textile & Apparel Design [20 Seats]
5. NID KURUKSHETRA
The Graduate Diploma Program in Design (GDPD) starts with a two-semester rigorous Foundation Program followed by six semesters of specialized studies in any of the following three faculties:
Programmes Available:
  • Industrial Design [20 Seats]
  • Communication Design Textile [20 Seats]
  • Apparel Design [20 Seats]
6. NID BHOPAL
NID Bhopal will offer full-time four-year Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) from the academic year 2019-2020 with specialisation streams of Industrial Design, Communication Design, and Textile & Apparel Design with a multi-disciplinary approach to design education.
Programmes Available:
  • Industrial Design [20 Seats]
  • Communication Design [20 Seats]
  • Textile & Apparel Design [20 Seats]
7. NID JORHAT
NID Jorhat will offer full-time four-year Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) from the academic year 2019-2020 with specialisation streams of Industrial Design, Communication Design, and Textile & Apparel Design with a multi-disciplinary approach to design education.
Programmes Available:
  • Industrial Design [20 Seats]
  • Communication Design [20 Seats]
  • Textile & Apparel Design [20 Seats]