Designing has always been a very attractive career option for people since ages. It is also considered as very glamorous and happening field to work in. Designing is often confined to just fashion designing but not many know that designing has many domains and people can opt for a suitable career as per their interest and skills. From interior designing to jewellery designing, fashion to accessories and stall designing, the scope is wide.
There are many renowned institutes in India and abroad which offer a professional degree in various aspects of designing. However, to secure admission in these institutes the students have to appear for various entrance exams which are conducted by these colleges. The students who manage to clear the cutoff specified by the colleges can further apply for admission. After clearing the entrance exam, there are other phases as well like that of portfolio, Interview, studio test and the likes. The one who successfully clears the phases can secure admission in these reputed colleges. On completion of the degree students can grab great job opportunities and handsome packages.
National Institute of Design
Out of the many renowned institutes in India, NID has carved a distinct identity. It is every student’s dream to grab a place in NID. It is located at Gandhinagar in Gujarat and is most sought after college for students from every part of the country.
The institute has got international recognition and is identified as finest of Institute. NID is regulated under Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India. The college has professional degrees on Undergraduate and post graduatee level in 18 different fields.
At NID, one can pursue a degree in Bachelor of Design (4 years), Master of Design (2 ½ years) and Graduate Diploma programme (4 years). To secure an admission at NID, one needs to be 10+2 or equivalent.
After clearing the entrance exam, the applicant has to appear for the Studio Test NID. The test is conducted at the NID campus. The test includes following aspects:
– Clay modelling
– Doodling concept
– 3D model making
– Psychometric test
– Wire moulding
– Audio Visual Test
– Portfolio round
The studio tests are a part of all the 3 disciplines of Bachelor, Master and Diploma.
Role of coaching institutes
There are many reputed institutes across India that offer coaching for cracking NID entrance exams.NID Delhi course can be pursued from any of the famous coaching centres. The coaching centres not only offer theory classes but also offer practical exposure to groom the student.
The coaching centres prepare the students for the entrance exams as well helps in portfolio management and how to face the interviews. The students are made to go through mock interviews as well as offered comprehensive study material.
The coaching institutes have gone a step ahead with the online classes and exams that enable the students to get gain knowledge from home. The curriculum of these coaching institutes is designed by the NID/NIFT alumni by taking in consideration the question papers of past 15 years.