National Entrance Examination for Design NEED 2017

National Entrance Examination for Design NEED 2017

National Entrance Examination for Design NEED 2016
National Entrance Examination for Design(NEED) is an entrance examination for Undergraduate level programmes in design in National Institute of Design and some of the other best design institutes in India. NEED is one of the most important entrance examination for all the candidates aspiring for a career in design.  For admission in NID and other institutes the candidates are shortlisted according to their NEED scores. After that they have studio tests and personal interview for admission process.

National Institute of Design(NID), Ahmedabad is considered to be the best institute for design education and research in India. Other institutes whose admission is based on NEED scores are:

D. J. Academy of Design, Coimbatore
IILM School of Design, Gurgaon
Wigan & Leigh College, New Delhi
Pearl Academy of Fashion, New Delhi

For admission in the above institutes a candidate needs to apply separately as well in each of the institutes.

Application Forms Availability for NEED 2016

Application forms for NEED are available in first week of October.  The form can be obtained from the designated Bank of India branches. In addition the form can also be requested by sending a demand draft to NID, Ahmedabad requesting for the form. The from can also be downloaded from the NID website and the completed application form can be sent along with a Demand Draft to NID.

Important Dates(Tentative):

Date of Examination:First week of January, 2016

Date of availability of forms:First week of October, 2016

Last date for receipt of completed application form:Last week of November, 2016

Date of Studio tests/Interview:Last week of April, 2016

Please note that the dates are only tentative and are not final. The post will be updated as soon as the dates are officially released.

Eligibility Criteria for NEED 2016:

A candidate needs to pass in 12th in any stream to be eligible to get admission through NEED. A candidate should not be more than 20 years as on 1st June, 2016  for general candidates. An SC/ST candidate should not be more than 23 years of age. The candidates who are appearing in their final exams for 12th can also apply for provisional admission.

Course offered:

Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)-90 seats

Pattern of examination:

In the examination questions are asked to check the candidate’s aptitude and skills for design by testing a candidate’s mental ability, creativity, drawing and communication skills and worldview. Those who qualify the written test are called for studio tests and personal interviews.

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