DJ Academy of Design Entrance Exam 2018 will be held for the intake of candidates in Industrial Design (ID), Communication Design (CD) and Animation Film Design (AFD) courses. DJAD will consist Entrance Exam then Personal Interview. The Entrance Test will be held on January 28, 2018, and the Personal Interview will be on first week of May, 2018. The application form for DJ Academy of Design Entrance Exam 2018 is open now. The candidates can download the application form from its Official website. The candidates can apply until November 06, 2017.

DJ Academy of Design belongs to the illustrious GKD Charity Trust set up by (Late) Cavalier dr. G K Devarajulu. This idea was born under the aegis of Mr. Sanjay jayavarthanavelu and PAR Kumar who visited NID, Ahmedabad. After having studied th facilities and many observations of the culture of design learning, the DJAD team discuss with the  NID Executiv Director for future collaboration.

DJ Academy of Design Entrance Exam 2018

The Vision and Mission of DJAD  is to be a globally competitive design school second to none in the world and offer quality Design education which is relevant to the society, thoroughly professional and affordable.  DJAD started with a joint certification programme with the collaboration of National Institute of Design (NID). DJAD offers UG, PG and Integrated Programme in  various courses such as Industrial Design (ID), Communication Design (CD) and Animation Film Design (AFD). Admission timeline for 2018-19 are given below.

Events Dates
Admission announcement 06 Nov  2017
Last date for receiving application 22 Jan  2018
DJAD entrance exam 28 Jan  2018
Personal Interview First week of May  2018
New academic year Third week of May  2018

Eligibility Criteria

For UG

Eligibility 10 + 2 from any stream
Age Up to 23 years

For PG

Eligibility Degree in any discipline for CD/ID
Age 20 years and above

Application Form

The application Form for AJAD admission has been released on the official website, which is Candidates can be download application form from the DJAD website. The filled-in application forms must accompany a demand draft of Rs.2500/- (Charges inclusive of prospectus) drawn in favor of D J Academy of Design payable at Coimbatore. The application form should be sent to the Dean, DJ Academy of Design, Coimbatore – Pollachi Highway, Othakkalmandapam, Coimbatore – 641032. The last date to submit application form online is January 22, 2018.

Admit Card

The Admit card is the essential document to be carried at the time of Interview. It will contain specifics such as candidate’s name, roll number, exam centre details. Without the admit card, the candidates will not be permitted to appear for an interview. The DJAD Admit Card is along with its Application Form. The Candidates have to carry their Admit Card at the time DJAD Exam which will be held on January 28, 2018.


The DJAD declared the results after the DJAD Exam.The entrance examinations will test the design aptitude of applicants with the objective of measuring their skills in Sketching, Visualisation, Creativity and Colour. The students who qualify for personal interview must present a portfolio of their work to the panel of selection jury. Portfolio could include any creative work done by the student (such as drawings, paintings, photographs, films/videos made by the student, craft work, project, models, written work such as articles, stories, essays, poems, etc. Call for new admissions are announced in DJAD website during the month of October/ November.

Fee structure

  • Fees are likely to increase by 10 to 15% every year.
  • Fees can be paid through Demand Draft drawn in favour of DJ Academy of Design payable at Coimbatore or can make direct payment through Indian Bank, Pappanaickenpalayam Branch having IFS Code No. IDIB 000P018 and Account No. 471015136.

Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2017–18

Type of Fees 1st year 2nd/3rd/ 4th year
UG: Industrial Design,Communication Design (4 yrs) 2,65,000 2,65,000
PG: Industrial Design,Communication Design, Interaction Design (2-3 yrs) 2,85,000 2,85,000
Mess Charges 30,000 30,000
Hostel Fee 30,000 30,000
Refundable Mess Deposit 5000
Insurance 150 150
Refundable Security Deposit 30,000
Graduation-Day Fee 5000
Registration Fee (Non Refundable) 30,000

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