Structure and Syllabus of NEED:
The NID NEED constitutes of three aptitude test with each paper constitutes
of 60 marks. The exam evaluates the candidate�s aptitude and creativity. The
test also examines the candidate�s innovative and critical analyzing power of
the applicant. The test areas include,
- Mental Ability
- Communication Skills
The written examination followed by studio test and personal interview. The
examination doesn�t follow any prescribed syllabus and the question areas
- Visual Design
- Thematic Colour Arrangement
- Subjects of Design.
- Sensitivity to Environment
- Memory Drawing
- Knowledge of Proportions and Perspective
- General Mental Ability
- Drawing Skills
- Communication Skills
- Abstract Symbolism
The candidates should pass higher secondary with minimum 50% marks in the
final year examination. The candidates from any streams from the recognized
board can apply for the examination. The final year students can apply for the
exam, but at the time of admission, they must provide the eligibility proof. The
technical know how will consider as an extra advantage during the selection
process. The reservation category will get needed consideration as per the
Government norms. The minimum age should be not less than seventeen years.
How to Apply?
The application form can be download from the official website and the filled
form cn send to the set address with the bank demand draft Rs.1500/-. The forms
will also available by post by sending the request letter for application form
to the National institute of Design with the DD for the application form. He
student can also directly purchase the form with the cash payment from the
admission office of eth institute. For the reservation group the form will cost
How to fill the Form?
The candidates must be very carefully while filling the form. They have to
understand the directions given in the bulletin and follow exactly the same.
They can take a copy of the form and fill it first for avoiding the mistakes.
The information given should be in capital letters and can use either a pencil
or pen for filling the form, as suggested in eth booklet. The candidates must
paste a recent photo on the suggested columns.
There may be some requirement in the size of the photo and candidates should
follow it. They also make sure that they put the signature on the recommended
places. They must ensure that the data enter should be valid and as per the
official proofs. Keep the photocopy of the completely filled form for the future
needs. Recheck the fillings and send the form along with the necessary document
to the admission office of eh institute before the last date
Colleges Accepting NEED Score
- D. J. Academy of Design, Coimbatore
- IILM School of Design, Gurgaon
- National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad
- Wigan & Leigh College, New Delhi
- Pearl Academy of Fashion, New Delhi