Interior Design Career: Important Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

Interior Design Courses

Interior designing is a professional course. Nowadays, it is a top-rated course, especially among girls. The course is about designing, beautifying, and organising our living and working space in the best possible way. It teaches students the aesthetics of living space and how to utilise every inch of it most functionally.

Career Opportunities

There is a massive demand for interior designers by builders, hoteliers, hospitals and home-decor companies. Interior designers have an attractive career, which is exciting and full of opportunities. Students begin their career humbly as a learner, but soon they find themselves working on big projects of hotels, builders, offices, resorts, design studios etc.

Popular Exam

There are many governments and private colleges and institutions which are offering courses in Interior Designing. Candidates can pursue this course on the Undergraduate or Diploma or Postgraduate level.

The AIEED (All India Entrance Exam for Design) is the most popular exam conducted on the national level.

Courses Available at UG Level for Interior Designing

UG Course

Duration

B.A. in Interior Design

3 Years.

B.A. in Interior Architecture Design

3 Years.

B.Des in Interior Design

3 Years.

B.Sc in Interior Design

3 Years.

Bachelor of Interior Design

3 Years.

UG degree course in Design

3-4 Years.

UG degree course in Fine Arts

3-4 Years.

UG degree course in Architecture

3-4 Years.

UG degree course in Environmental Planning

3-4 Years.

Courses Available on PG Level for Interior Designing  

PG Course

Duration

M.Sc in Interior Designing

2 Years.

M.Sc in Interior Design and Resource Management

2 Years.

Diploma Courses

Diploma Course

Duration

Diploma course in Interior Designing

1-2 Years.

Students should get specialised in any one of the following designingfield–

  • Landscape Design
  • Residential Design
  • Business Design

Top-ranked Interior Designing colleges

  • National Institute of Design, New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Art and Design, New Delhi
  • Pearl Academy, New Delhi
  • International Institute of Fashion Design, New Delhi
  • International School of Design, New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Fashion and Design, Chandigarh
  • National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

NID (National Institute of Design) conducts an entrance exam every year on the national level for admission of students in the Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. Students are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the Design Aptitude Test. The DAT is a two-stage exam with Prelims and Mains.

Read below, to know more about the NID 2018 Exam



Available Application Forms

Interior Design Courses 2018 Important Dates

About the Exam

Important Exam Dates

Avail application form from

October  2017

Closing Date for submission of online application form

November 2017

Closing date for submission of offline application form

December 2017

Avail Admit Card of DAT Prelims exams

December 2017

DAT - Prelims Exam Date for B.Des, M.Des, and GDPD)

January 2018

DAT-Prelims Result Announcement for M.Des.

February 2018

DAT-Prelims Result Announcement for M.Des. for B.Des and GDPD

February 2018

Download Admit Card for Mains exam of M.Des

February 2018

Download Admit Card for Mains exam of B.Des and GDPD

March 2018

Exam Date for Mains M.Des

March 2018

Exam Date for Mains B.Des.,GDPD

March 2018

Result Announcement of M.Des

May 2018

Result Announcement of B.Des, GDPD

May 2018

Reservation of Seats

There will be reservation of seats for different categories of candidates.

Category of candidate

% of Reservation of seats

General

50

OBC –NCL

27

SC

15

ST

7.5


Interior Design Courses 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

NID Exam Pattern

Details

Medium of Exam

English

Duration of Exam

3 hours

Number of paper

Only one question paper.

Type of question paper

Objective as well as subjective questions.

Total marks

100 marks.


Interior Design Courses 2018 Eligibility

Eligibility for B.Des.

  • For admission in B.Des programme, a candidate should have done 10+2 from a recognised University/ Board.
  • The upper age limit for a candidate should not be more than 20 years. For the reserved category candidates, there is a relaxation of 3 years in the upper age limit.

Eligibility for M.Des

  • A candidate should have done Bachelors/ Diploma in Design.
  • The upper age limit of the candidate should not be more than 30 years. For the reserved category candidates, there is a relaxation of 3 years of age in the upper age limit.

Interior Design Courses 2018 Application Process

A candidate can apply online for the NID 2018 Exam.

How To Apply

  • A candidate should visit the official website of the NID.
  • A candidate should get registered by giving his/her basic details, like Name, Phone number, and Email id.
  • Upon registration, login credentials are sent to the candidate’s email id.
  • With login credentials, a candidate will be able to access the application form.
  • He/ she should fill all specified columns in the application form.
  • Along with the application form, a candidate should upload the scanned copies of the Photograph and Signature.
  • The filled application form should be submitted along with the application fee.
  • A candidate can pay the application fee through Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card.
  • If he/she cannot pay the application fee online, then sent it through the Demand Draft drawn in favour of –

The Project Manager – CMS
All India Management Association
Management House, 14,
Institutional Area, Lodhi Road
New Delhi 110003

Application Fee

Category of Candidate

Application fee for M.Des

Application fee for B.Des and GDPD

General/ OBC

₹2000

₹2000

SC/ST

₹1000

₹1000

PwD

₹1000

₹1000

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Without application fee, the application form will not be accepted. Once paid application fee is non-refundable.


Other Details

Admit Card

Candidates can download the admit card online from the official website of the NID. By entering their login details, a candidate can download their admit card and take its print copy. The admit card contains information like roll number, the date, and venue of the exam. Candidates must carry admit card at the examination center. Without admit card, no candidate will be allowed to take the exam.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. When to avail the application form of NID 2018 Exam?

Candidate can avail the application form from October 2017.

Q. When will the NID 2018 Exam of Prelims be held?

It will be held in December 2018.

Q. When will the NID 2018 Mains exam for M.des will be conducted?

It will be conducted in February 2018.

Q.When will the NID 2018 Mains exam for B.des and GDPD will be conducted?

It will be conducted in March 2018.

Q. How to get the admit card for the exam?

Candidate can download their admit card from the official website of the NID by entering their registration number and name.

Q. What is the eligibility for B.Des NID exam?

Candidate should have done 10+2 from recognized board or University. He should not be more than 20 years of age.

Q. What is the eligibility for M.Des and GDPD NID 2018 exam?

Candidate should have done Bachelors in designing or Diploma in designing to appear for the exam. He should not be more than 30 years of age.

Q. What is the total marks of the NID exam?

The exam is of 100 marks.


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