For admission in a Transportation and Automobile Design course, candidates have to go through a mandatory selection procedure of Design Institutes offering the course. The selection procedure includes candidates appearing for eligible entrance tests and scoring qualifying marks.
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Interested candidates can apply online with required information.
Design Aptitude Test Prelims
Interested candidates need to appear for the Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims conducted by the National Institute of Design.
Design Aptitude Test Mains
Shortlisted candidates will be called for Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains based on marks obtained in DAT prelims.
Admission is based on marks obtained in Design Aptitude Test Prelims (DAT Prelims) and Design Aptitude Test Mains (DAT Mains).
Merit list of the overseas (supernumerary) category, will be prepared after all the stages of the admission process have been completed. Only those candidates with the score of 40% and above will be eligible for the admission.
Seats remaining vacant in the overseas (supernumerary) category will lapse and will not be transferred to candidates from any other category.
Weightage given to above-mentioned parameters is as follows:
DAT Prelims - 30%
DAT Mains - 70%
1. cutting edge design development
2. latest hardware/software for concept ideations,
3. presentation renderings,
4. 3D modeling
5. High Performance Visualization Lab for real-time 3D visualization of products
6. Rapid Product Development Lab equipped with Rapid Prototyping
7. Laser scanner
8. Laser cutting machines
1. Creativity and zest for uniqueness
2. Good knowledge of CAD technology
3. Soft skills including sense of fun
5. Material Knowledge
6. Model making and manufacturing
7. Leadership skills, Presentational Skills
8. Critical eye for detail
9. Research and Innovativeness skills
10. Illustrations and Drawing Skills
Q: Why should I enroll in transportation and auromobile design?
A: If you are an aspiring designer wanting to start a career in design or If you were looking for the best in design education and inspired in every step of your creative pursuit,then you should enroll into a transportation and automobile designing.
Q: How can I become a transportation designer?
A: To become a transportation designer, you must graduate from a reputed design school with a good portfolio.
Q: What is Design Portfolio?
A: A design portfolio displays a candidate's passion for design through creative projects, and it is the passport to get an internship/job or to receive an admission call from leading universities across the globe
Q: What is the job of a Creative Designer in the Automotive industry?
A: A creative designer comes up with new ideas for the given automobile project. Research reports from the internal teams or qualitative research methods like ethnography would help a creative designer to visualize new ideas and communicate through a visual medium like sketches with marker renderings or through software tools.
Q: What is the duration of the course?
A: Its a 30 month course.
Q: What are the sectors a transportation and automobile designer could work after completing the course?
A: Students with transportation and automobile design Design degree get offers to work with top brands in automobile Industry in various department such as Product Development and Innovation, Designing, Research and Marketing etc. Moreover, students can also set up their own business in the industry.
Q; What is the minimum eligibility criteria to get into toys and game design course in NID?
A:Candidate must have completed a bachelor degree in any discipline of minimum 4-year duration from recognized university/ institute. Must (have completed/ have appeared for/ be appearing for) the bachelor degree examinations before July 2018.
Candidate must have completed a bachelor degree in any discipline of minimum 3-year duration from recognized university/ institute. Must have completed the bachelor degree examinations before July 2017.
Candidate must have passed a diploma in design/ fine arts/ applied arts/ architecture of minimum 4-year duration from recognized university/ institute. Must (have passed/ have appeared for/ be appearing for) the diploma examinations before July 2018.
Candidates yet to appear for their qualifying exam are eligible to apply.
Any candidate who has not appeared for their final qualifying exam before the physical verification of documents will not be eligible for admission.
Q: what is the age limit?
A: Age limit: Maximum 30 Years
The above-mentioned maximum age limit is for Indian nationals in general category. Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1988 are eligible to apply for admission.
Maximum age limit for OBC-NCL/ SC/ ST is 33 years. Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1985 are eligible to apply for admission.
Maximum age limit for PWD reserved category candidate is 35 years. Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1983 are eligible to apply for admission.
Maximum age limit for foreign nationals in overseas (supernumerary) category is 30 years. Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1988 are eligible to apply for admission