Kerala State Institute of Design has released notification for eligible candidates for admission into Design Programme like Product Design, Textile Design and Communication Design for the academic year 2018. Candidates who are eligible will be able to fill their Application form online from the official website www.ksid.ac.in. Candidates can check the complete details of Kerala State Institute of Design Admission 2018 like application process, eligibility criteria, selection procedure and other information through this page below.

Latest: Kerala State Institute of Design has released their rank list. Candidates can check for the same from the link provided below.

Kerala State Institute of Design Admission 2018

Candidates seeking admission in Design courses have to fill the online application as per schedule date. All the candidates who fill Application form can be called for Aptitude Test. Shortlisted candidates would be called for Studio Test and Interview.
Schedule for the Kerala State Institute of Design Admission 2018 is given below.

Event Dates
Online application starts from 01 Mar 2018
Last date for applying online 31 Mar 2018
07 Apr 2018
Last date for receipt of application fees in the form of demand draft 04 Apr 2018
Date of Aptitude Test 29 Apr 2018
Date of Interview/Studio Test 03 & 04 May 2018
Date of Publishing rank list with wait list 15 Jun 2018
Last date of remittance of fee 30 Jun 2018
Announcement of vacant seats to wait listed candidates 02 Jul 2018
Last date of submitting fee, certificate verification & completion of admission formalities for wait-listed candidates 15 Jul 2018
  •   Click Here to check the Schedule for Interview and Studio.

Result/Rank List

Kerala State Institute of Design has released their result for the admission of the year 2018. The result comprises of the list of Qualified Students for Studio Test & Interview- 2018 and list of selected candidates for admission. The link for the result is provided below. To check the result candidates are requested to click the link.

Result/Rank List:

  • Click Here to check the rank list for Integrated Textile and Apparel Design Programme.
  • Click Here to check the rank list for IT Integrated Communication Design Programme.
  • Click Here to check the rank list for Integrated Lifestyle Product Design Programme.
  • Click here to check the list of candidates qualified for Studio Test & Interview.

Application Form 2018

Candidates can apply through KSID website (www.ksid.ac.in). 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 Mode – 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 in an envelope marked “admissions 2018” before the last date.

Document to be Uploaded

  • Copy of qualifying Degree Certificate
  • Certificate of eligibility for reservation candidates and mark list for all semesters
  • Consolidated final mark list of degree course
  • Copy of SSLC/equivalent certificate mentioning the Date of Birth of applicant
  • Copy of DD for Rs. 750/

Eligibility Criteria

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

b. Upper age limit is 40 years.

c. Candidates who have appeared/are appearing for the final semester examination can also apply, with their last available score aggregates.

d. Any professional experience in relevant fields will be an added advantage.

While admission is based on the test/examination/interview conducted by KSID, the mandatory reservation principle as defined by Government 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
  • Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) – 3
  • Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes – 1

For admission to a seat reserved for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Class, copy a certificate from an approved district authority stating the Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe/ Other Backward Class to which the candidate belongs, should be submitted with the application.

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

Aptitude Test Centres

  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Hyderabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Kozhikode
  • Kochi and
  • Kollam

The Students are free to opt three examination 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 examination in the next nearest centre.

Result

Kerala State Institute of Design will release the Admission Result 2018 very soon. Candidates who will appear in the examination can easily check their results from the official website or from this page.

Selection Procedure

  • All eligible candidates would be called for a design aptitude test.
  • Short listed candidates would be called for a studio test and interview at KSID campus Based on the performance of the candidates in the studio test and interview, the final rank list of the candidates and the waiting list would be published.
  • 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 Government 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.

Fee Structure

Admission Fees ₹2,000/-
Tuition Fees per Semester ₹45,000/-
Security Deposit (refundable) ₹10,000/-

Annual Tuition Fee for Overseas Students:

For the students from SAARC countries, African countries, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam: US$ 5,000. For the rest of foreign students other than those mentioned above: US$ 12000.

Design Aptitude Test 2017 Question Paper

Official Website: www.ksid.ac.in.

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