National Institute of Design- Film and Video Communication Admission Information 2017-2018

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Get here the admission information of various Filmmaking courses offered by National Institute of Designing, eligibility, admission form-2017, Entrance exam dates, names and list of Film courses offered at NID Ahmadabad, Admit Card and Results.

Content Summary

  1. About National Institute of Design
  2. NID Affiliation
  3. List of Film Courses offered at National Institute of Design
  4. Eligibility
  5. Entrance Exam 2017- National Institute of Design
  6. How to Apply?
  7. List of important dates
  8. Admit Card
  9. Results
  10. Address of the Institute


About National Institute of Design

The National Institute of Design (NID) is a leading designing School based in Ahmedabad, India. The institute is directly working under Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and is recognized by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. Though it has 4 campuses, NID Ahmedabad is only offering courses in Film studies.


NID Affiliation

NID is an Autonomous Educational Institution. All of its courses are approved by University Grants Commission.

List of Film Courses offered at National Institute of Design (NID)

As like FTII or SRFTI, NID is not only a filmmaking training Institute but also it offering wide range of other design oriented courses.  NID is offering film related courses in two disciplines-

  1. Bachelor of Design: Animation and Film Design (4-Years)
  2. Bachelor of Design: Film and Video Communication (4-Years)


Who can apply?

See below the eligibility to join the Bachelor of Design- Film Courses at National Institute of Design


Candidates in the General Category born or before July 1, 1997 are not eligible to apply (i.e. age 20)

Candidates in the reserved category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PH) born on or before July 1, 1994 are not eligible. (i.e. age 23)

Academic Qualifications- Eligibility

Candidates passed 10+ 2 from a recognized board of education or equivalents, during the academic year 2016-17 are eligible to apply.

Entrance Exam 2017- National Institute of Design

If you wish to study a Film Course in National Institute of Design, then you have to pass the three stages of Interview.

Stage 1: It’s an aptitude test. The duration of Aptitude test will be of 3 Hours and it comprises questions for 100 marks questions.

Stage 2: The shortlisted candidates will be called for attending studio test which comprises questions for total of 100 marks.

Stage 3: Final round is the personal interview stage.

How to Apply?

Read this step by Step Process to apply online for appearing the NID entrance exams 2017

  1. Sign up online by visiting the site
  2. Now, log-in to the account by using email id and the DOB provided during sign up
  3. Fill all the details in the application form and then click ‘Save and Proceed’ to ‘Upload Document Section’
  4. Then after Upload Photograph & Signature and then click ‘Save & Proceed’ to Payment section.
  5. Pay the application fee of Rs.1,500/- ( for General Category) or Rs. 750/- (for-OBC-NCL / SC / ST / PwD) through  Credit/Debit Card OR offline by Demand Draft.  That’s the Procedure.


If you are paying the application fee with Credit/Debit Card method: Nothing to do, just click on ‘Save & Proceed’ and take the printout of the application.

If you are paying the application fee through Demand Draft method: remit the requisite fee (Rs.1,500/- ( for General Category) or Rs. 750/-  (for-OBC-NCL / SC / ST / PwD category)) taken favour of “All India Management Association, New Delhi”  to the address given below.

The Project Manager – CMS
All India Management Association
Management House, 14,
Institutional Area, Lodhi Road
New Delhi 110 003

Note: The application form and its related documents will reach to the address before the second week of December 2016 (exact date information will update later)

       List of Important Dates (Tentative)

Kindly Note: The reference that we taken to write the important date of NID 2017 Entrance exam is from NID 2016 prospectus. This article will be updated in the month of October 2016. Please wait till then.

Sl No Name of the event Important Date
1 Application Process Starts From Second week of October 2016
2 Last date to apply Fourth week of November 2016
3 Date of releasing admit cards Fourth week of December2016
4 Entrance Exam Date (Stage 1) First week of January, 2017
5 Declaration of Final Results (Stage 1, Stage 2, and Stage 3) Fourth week of May, 2017


Admit card and Results

The eligible candidates will receive the admit card from Likewise, the results of NID 2017 will update the same website in the respective times.

Please bookmark this website and do visit back again in the month of October 2016 to get the updated information.

Address of the Institute

National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad

Opp Tagore Hall, Paldi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380007

Phone: 079 2662 9500



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