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Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID) Entrance Test Notification 2017

Kerala State Institute of Design Admission Notice for PG Diploma in Design 2017

Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID), Kollam, is inviting applications for admission into Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design for the academic year 2017-18. The admissions will be made through KSID Entrance Test 2017.

Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID) was established the purpose of creating a vibrant design community in Kerala, through snergetic partnership between the artisan community, professional designers and general public

KASE is the apex agency for all skill development activities in the state of Kerala

Kerala state Institute of Design (KSID) has announced entrance exam to the vacant seats existing in following Post Graduate Diploma Programmes listed below:

  1. Integrated Lifestyle Product Design
  2. Integrated Textile & Apparel Design
  3. IT Integrated Communication Design

The course shall extend over a period of 30 months consisting of 5 semesters (inclusive of 6-month internship)

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should have minimum 55% marks in any degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized university or institution

Upper age limit is 40 years Candidates who have appeared/are appearing for the final semester examination can also apply, with their last available score aggregates

Any professional experience in relevant fields will be an added advantage

Selection Procedure

Selection would be based on Aptitude tests and Interview conducted on the same day. Candidates are selected based on the test /examination/interview conducted by KSID

The total number of seats available for each programme is 10

While the admission is based on the selection process conducted by KSID, reservation principle as defined by the Govt. of Kerala and as modified from time to time are applicable. The break-up of seats at KSID for each course as per mandatory reservation is as follows:

– Open Merit – 6 seats

– Socially and Educationally Backward Classes

(SEBC) – 3 seats

– Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes – 1 seat

In case eligible candidates are not found in any reserved category, the vacant seats will be filled up from the open merit list

Aptitude Test Centres

Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kozhikode, Kochi and Kollam:

The Students are free to opt three exam centres, but if one particular centre needs to be cancelled for reasons beyond our control, the students of that centre will be directed to appear for their entrance exam in the next nearest centre

How to Apply

Candidates can apply through KSID website

Candidates should upload completed application form, one latest passport size photograph and scanned copies of self-attested supporting documents. Candidates will receive an e-mail confirmation on successful completion of the application process. While submitting the application, a fee of Rs.750/- shall be paid through a Bank DD

Payment through DD: Those paying application fee through DD should take a DD of Rs.750/- in favour of ‘Kerala State Institute of Design’ payable at Kollam. Candidates should indicate the DD details in their application form and send the DD with a copy of their application acknowledgement to the Executive Director, Kerala State Institute of Design, Chandanathope, Kollam-691014

Those who need further information may contact the Institute over phone 0474-2710393, +91-8089042927 or by Email: [email protected]

Important Dates

Last Date for Applying Online 15th January 2017

Last Date for Receipt of Application Fees in the form of DD 17th January 2017

Date of Aptitude Test: 19th February 2017

Date for Interview/Studio Test: 06th & 07th of May 2017

Date of Publishing rank List with wait List 15th May 2017

Last Date of Remittance of Fee for Admission Certificate: 30th May 2017

Announcement of vacant seats to wait listed candidates 31st May 2017

Last date for submitting fee, certificate verification 14th June 2017

Date of commencement of classes: 31st July 2017

Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID), Kollam

(A Govt. of Kerala Institute), Chandanathope, Kollam-691014 (Kerala), Phone: +91-474-2710393, Email: [email protected]; Website

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