National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad (NID)
The National Institute of Design (NID) is internationally acclaimed as one of the foremost multi-disciplinary institutions in the field of design education and research. and is widely considered the Best Design Institute in India. The Business Week, USA has listed NID as one of the top 25 European & Asian programmes in the world. The institute functions as an autonomous body under the department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. NID is recognised by the Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR) under Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, as a scientific and industrial design research organisation.
National Institute of Design offers professional education
programmes at Undergraduate and Post Graduate level with
five faculty streams and 18 diverse design domains. NID has
established exchange programmes and ongoing pedagogic
relationships with over 50 overseas institutions. NID has also
been playing a significant role in promoting design.
Having entered the 6th decade of design excellence, NID has
been active as an autonomous institute under the aegis of
the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry
of Commerce & Industry, Government of India; in education,
applied research, service and advanced training in five faculty
streams, Industrial Design, Communication Design, Textile,
Apparel & Lifestyle Design, IT Integrated (Experiential)
Design and Interdisciplinary Design Studies. NID offers
a wide spectrum of design domains while encouraging
transdisciplinary design projects. NID is a unique institution
with many problem-solving capabilities, depths of intellect and
a time-tested creative educational culture in promoting design
competencies and setting standards of design education.