National Institute of Design – [NID], Kurukshetra Overview

  Kurukshetra   ESTD 2016
  Kurukshetra   ESTD 2016

About College

National Institute of Design Kurukshetra (NIDK) commenced functioning on 15th of November, 2016. Anand Sharma, the then Union Minister of Commerce and Industry laid the foundation stone of the institute. Earlier, the classes were conducted elsewhere that was shifted to the present campus in 2015.

NID offers only undergraduate level design courses. It offers full-time Graduate Diploma Programme in Design with a duration of four years at the Undergraduate level of study. 

In education, NID Kurukshetra is rated 4.4 for its study of design. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) approved the institute. The institute has also been approved by the Association of Indian Universities.

NID Kurukshetra has several departments of design that are controlled by the faculty members. The institute has a dedicated and ambitious team of NID Kurukshetra faculty members that work towards improving academic performance. The faculty members of the institute aim at making students’ life successful and full of the light of wisdom.

NID Kurukshetra Courses offered and Fee Structure

NID courses are only offered at the undergraduate level of study. It offers a full-time Graduate Diploma Programme in Design or GDPD with specializations in Communication Design, Textile and Apparel Design and Industrial Design. All the courses are offered in full-time options with a duration of four years. NID registration can be done from its official website. NID Kurukshetra fee structure for NID Kurukshetra courses offered at the Undergraduate level of study is 7.40 Lakhs. 

NID Kurukshetra Course Highlights

  • On UG level, the institute offers full-time four-year Graduate Diploma Programme in Design with specializations in Communication Design, Textile and Apparel Design and Industrial Design.

NID Kurukshetra Admission Process

All the applicants are allowed to enter a particular course on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying exam. Candidates are required to get a certain score in the DAT exam for NID Kurukshetra admission. The full form of DAT is Design Aptitude Test. The exam is followed by a Studio Test round. The selection of the candidates depends on the combined marks scored in the qualifying exam and the Studio Test round. However, candidates should meet the NID eligibility in order to apply for their preferable courses. NID application form can be filled up, on its official website.

  • For NID admission in full-time Graduate Diploma Programme in Design or GDPD course, NID considers DAT exam scores. NID admit card is available on its official website. 

NID Kurukshetra Placements 

NID placements offer many job opportunities to its students. The institute has its own placement cell that facilitates the placement of all passed out students. The cell provides training to the students. Soft skills like personality development etc. are focused. The cell also ensures that every student gets placed according to his or her interests and abilities. Mock tests, mock interviews etc. are organized to make students understand the real working environment. In other words, NID Kurukshetra placement activities are completely looked after by the placement cell.

A pre-placement talk takes place between the students and the recruiters. On-site campus placement offers to give students a fair chance to participate in the job fest. Top recruiters who visited on-campus NID Kurukshetra placements include Snapdeal, REliance Trends, Amazon, Oracle, Flipkart etc.

 Placement Statistics

Top recruiting company Infosys
Highest salary offer 13 LPA
Average salary offer 5.8 LPA 

NID Kurukshetra Result and Cut-off

NID Kurukshetra results create the foundation of admission for students in different disciplines of a  variety of courses. NID cut-off list is announced on the revelation of the exam Design Aptitude Test or DAT results. Candidates need to score a specific percentile in each exam to ensure his or her selection into the course. This takes a few steps on the college level to decide on which candidates are going to be a part of the institute. A certain level of competence can be seen among the candidates when it comes to grabbing the limited seats available in the institute. The final decision maker still remains the final score obtained on summing up the interview round scores and qualifying exam scores. Students willing to take admission in the Institute can download their admit cards from NID application form download portal.

Cut-off marks of NID 2019 

Category Number of seats Cut-off Score
General  50 55.76
OBC (Non- Creamy Layer) 27 50.1
SC 15 44.6
ST 8 44.6
PH 3 39.03

NID Kurukshetra Alumni Network

National Institute of Design Kurukshetra has its alumni network with many distinguished members woo add charm and prestige to the institute. Notable alumni of the institute include Nachiket Devai (Co-founder of Coeo Labs), Lekha Washington (Indian film artist and designer), Harun Robert (a TV personality, known as Rob) etc. The institute remains in touch with its alumni members and invites them to the events of the institute. The alumni are revered and their old memories related to the institute are called upon by them. The institute’s alumni try its best to benefit the institute as well as its students through the alumni of the institute. 

NID Kurukshetra Scholarships

Very few are lucky enough to bag the NID scholarship facility. The institute ensures financial assistance to the students who need it and are deserving too.  Foreign candidates have to expect the scholarships from their residential country for scholarships. Kurukshetra campus has no tie-ups with any bank and therefore, no education loan facility is available for students. The clarity on scholarships can be had when students themselves join a course and become a part of the institute. 

NID Kurukshetra Campus Facilities

The newly built NID campus in the state of Haryana is architecturally beautiful.  This institute with an intake of 60 students in the Graduate Diploma Programme in Design course has a spacious, ventilated and well-equipped classrooms. For researchers, labs are the perfect place to carry out their experiments. Separate hostel rooms for boys and girls come with features like TV, newspapers, comfortable beds and a mess. The library has a nice seating capacity and thousands of books for all types of readers. Students love being a part of the institute with all its amenities and a student-friendly environment. NID Kurukshetra address is located in Umri, Kurukshetra in Haryana.