National Institute of Design NID Ahmedabad | Design School

National Institute of Design (NID), AhmedabadThe National Institute of Design – NID  is a well known design school in Ahmedabad.  NID is recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research under Ministry of Science and Technology. NID was established on 19 July 2004. Today the National Institute of Design is internationally acclaimed as one of the finest educational and research institutions for Textile, Industrial, Communication and IT Integrated (Experiential) Design. Business Week has placed NID in its list of top design schools in the world.

The institute offers:

  • Design Consultancy Services:- NID undertakes consultancy projects and professionally delivers design solutions in various areas of design disciplines.
  • Outreach Programmes:- These networks help extend design application in many areas still new to design.
  • Industry Programmes:- conducts seminars, activities and design sensitisation and awareness workshops that communicate the competitive advantage through design.
  • Placements:- bridges gap between industry and academia providing platform to students.


  • Research & Publications
  • International Centre for Indian Crafts (ICIC): to raise design and quality standards of crafts products for better marketability.
  • Intellectual Property Rights Cell (IPR): NID has been one of the few Educational Institutions in the country to formulate IPR guidelines.
  • NIDUS the Design Shop:  The collection of jewellery and leather accessories, ceramic, lifestyle and accessory, hand bags made of natural fibers, textile and apparel such as stoles, T-shirts, home furnishing etc.

The institute offers following courses:

  • Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD):- 4 year programme
  • Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD): 2.5 year programme
  • Industrial Design:- Furniture and Interior Design, Product Design, Interior Design, Transportation and Automobile Design, Ceramic and Glass Design, Game Design
  • Textile and Apparel Design:- Apparel Design and Merchandising, Lifestyle Accessory Design, Textile Design
  • Communication Design: Animation Film Design, Film and Video Communication, Graphic Design
  • IT Integrated Design:- Software and User Interface Design, Design for Digital Experience, New Media Design, Information and Interface Design.
  • Interdisciplinary Design Studies:- S Strategic Design Management, Design for Retail Experience

The Institute can be contacted at:-

Name of Institute : National Institute of Design (NID)
Address : Opposite Tagore Hall, Opposite Sanskar Kendra, Near Diwan Ballubhai School, Paldi
Landmark : Near Sanskar Kendra
City & Pin Code
: Ahmedabad – 380007
State & Country : Gujarat, India
Phone No : +91 – 079 – 26623692, 26623462
Fax No : +91 – 079 – 26621167
Business Category : Education & Career
Type of Institute : Design School

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