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NID Madhya Pradesh offers full-time four year Bachelor's Programme in Design (B.Des.) in the academic year 2024-25 with specialization streams of Industrial Design, Communication Design, and Textile & Apparel Design with a multi-disciplinary approach to design education.

Details of category wise seats are given in the table below:

GEN EWS OBC-NCL SC ST Overseas (Supernumerary)
50% 27% 15% 7.5% 15%
30 8 20 11 6 11

*maximum seats in any programme can be 30, keeping the total seats as 86


  • Successful candidates admitted to the B.Des. programme at NID Madhya Pradesh will be required to attend a mandatory foundation programme of one-year duration.
  • Allotment of a discipline of choice will be based on a candidate’s performance in the Foundation Programme/ First Year.
Admissions 2024-25 for B.Des. & M.Des. is now OPEN! Click here to apply.

Admission Brochure 2024-25

Fee Structure

Admission Helpline No. 8305103032 , 8305103030

Foundation Year

The one-year Foundation Programme introduces students to the fundamentals of design and helps develop ways of perception, aesthetic sensitivity, understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of design and relationship of design with human senses and emotions, culture, environment and ecology.

Basic design studio courses are augmented by introductory studies in Humanities. This allows the students to develop a world view, understanding of the Indian milieu and the socio-cultural context for Design to operate. The varied inputs over two semesters provide the necessary direction, stimuli, facilities and experience to foster creativity and thereby help each individual discover their own identity and potential. The foundation programme is the basis on which the remaining design curriculum is built...Click here for more details

Industrial Design

Programme is dedicated to enabling the learning and development of extraordinary, innovative leaders, who will bring new levels of creativity, vision, and integrity to the discipline.This extremely diverse programme delivers to develop competitive edge in learners to be industry ready for all mass production-based industry through design.

The programme not only prepares to focus on the appearance of a product, but also on how it functions, is manufactured and ultimately the value and experience it provides for users...Click here for more details

Communication Design

Programme deals with the extreme diversity that lies within the broad spectrum of this discipline. Systems based approach is delivered dealing with the totality of media and messages within the culture or an organization as a singular integrated process.

Design skills are accordingly developed to be customized to specific orientation of every cultural interface, people, organization as an interface and experiential factor. Learner is exposed to various sub domains of this wide field through various studio assignments and eventually they choose to major in one of the specialized domains...Click here for more details

Textile and Apparel Design

This is a unique program addressing Textile, fashion, textile based lifestyle accessories and interior designing requirement in its broadest spectrum. The program strikes a balance in the domains of textile product development, and apparel designing. It is deep rooted in scientific processes of textile development and Garment manufacturing technology.

Students will also develop high calibre and potential in both traditional handcrafted sector and sophisticated modern technology of textile and apparel industry.

The program also strikes a balance with inputs in the areas of the art of design, the science of chemistry and the perspective of history in a rich, challenging learning environment at the creative forefront of the textile industry...Click here for more details