UID Admission 2018 Exam Date, Application Form, Admit Card
UID, one of the leading design schools in India is known for its unique learning models and updated curriculum that are engineered to aid the students in gaining experiential knowledge. For decades, UID students are known to mark their presence in the world of design. UID has the right learning environment to assist design aspirants to realize their potential and acquire necessary skills to make a real difference.
The procedure for admission at the UID is quite simple.
Step 1: Download the application form from the UID website.
Step 2: Fill up the form and enclose all related documents. Pay admission fee INR 2000/- through demand draft.
Step 3: Take the Design Aptitude Analysis (DAA) on the scheduled date.
Step 4: Upon success in written examination, appear for studio test.
Step 5: Appear for interview round with portfolio, application form, and attested documents.
Step 6: Check the results on UID website and attend the counselling
On the day of DAA, students must not fail to bring this list of documents- Demand draft receipt, originals and attested photocopies of all documents as attached with the application form, portfolio, and any other form of demonstration to showcase their creative skills.
Eligibility Criteria UID Admission 2018
The aspirants need to qualify the 10+2 higher secondary board exams before or on the date on which the UID academic session starts in 2018. The applicant must secure 50% aggregate score in any stream to apply. The age limit for applying is 20 years.
Starting & Last Dates to UID Admission-
Design aspirants who are willing to get admission in UID must apply by 15th January 2018. The Design Aptitude Test is scheduled on 4th February 2018 across all centres.
Courses and Fees:
Here is a brief outline of the B.Des programs offered by UID-
a· Visual Communication (Graphics)
· Animation & Motion Graphics
These programs offer specializations in – Graphic Design, Exhibition Design, Packaging Design, Environment & Signage, GUI, 2D Animation and 3D Animation.
Facilities offered – High-tech computer labs and Wacom digital labs
b. Industrial Design
· Product Design
· Automobile & Transportation Design
These program offer specializations in – UI/ UX Experience Design and Design for Sustainability
Facilities offered- CNC milling machines (non-metallic, laser cutting machine), 3D printers, technologically advanced product design labs, Vacuum forming machine, Lathe machine
c. Fashion Design
· Fashion Design
· Lifestyle & Accessory Design
These programs offer specializations in – Kid’s Wear, Bridal Wear, Women’s Wear, Men’s Wear, Jewellery, Ceramics, and Leather
Facilities offered- Fashion lab, Textile lab, Leather lab, Ceramic lab, Jewellery lab.
d. Interior design
· Interior design
This program offers specializations in – Residential Spaces, Furniture Design, Retail-Commercial Spaces
Facilities offered- Interior design studios
To get admission at UID, Applicants need to pay application fees through online. For more details about application fees candidates should visit the official website.
Faculty and facilities
At UID, it is believed that unless a learning model engages a learner, the knowledge cannot be implemented to explore new dimensions in the world of design. The B.Des program models at UID are unique as they are supplemented by an appropriate learning environment.
Theoretical knowledge and their practical implementation is something that is created through gradual acquiring of creative and technical skills- quite apparent from the B.Des program structure of UID
|Semester 1||Design Foundation||Semester 2||Specialization Foundation|
|Semester 3||Specialization Subjects||Semester 4||Specialization Subjects|
|Semester 5||Specialization Subjects||Semester 6||Specialization Subjects|
|Semester 7||Super Specialization||Semester 8||Super Specialization|
Here are the chief highlights of life at UID Admission
- Guidance by industry experts
- Updated curriculum
- Industry visits- both domestic and international
- International trips to premier design institutes
- Field trips
- Interactive workshops
- Lectureship sessions
- Live projects
- Fashion shows
- Mentoring sessions
- Design Disha – career guidance for aspiring designers
- CSR activities
What’s more, students are encouraged at every step to experiment, share their ideas, and evolve their individual style. The mentors at UID provide the students with the necessary exposure for shaping their career. World-class labs and studios contribute to the blending of learning at purpose and practice. The cutting-edge technology that paved way for a world-class education system is one of the contributors of high success of UID. Modern facilities at UID help the students at gaining extensive experience of art and design. Workshops form a major part of the student- industry interface and are very effective in the long run. Prof. Jayanti Panchal is the Director I/C. Academics Administration & International Collaboration is headed by Surojit Bose. Other faculties of UID are industry professionals as well as subject experts who ensure that students have positive learning outcome throughout the duration of the course.
The UID Campus:
The college campus situated between Ahmadabad and Gandhinagar is a community in itself with café, library, gym, ATM, accommodations, stationary shop, temple and other amenities. Karnavati Knowledge Village is always buzzing with young creative minds from across India. Other amenities include a well-stocked library, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and many others.
Placement and Internship:
The UID Alumni Association guides the design students to explore careers opportunities and find the right job profile. UID has collaborations with renowned national and international organizations which further assist UID students to access resources for advanced studies as well as startups. UID offers internships to students and also help them develop job-seeking skills, arterials, and networks.
Industry Partners of UID:
Brooks Brothers, Arvind, Steve Madden, Nahar Spinning, Mill, Raymond, GAS, Ashima Texcellence, IIT Guwahati, L’Atelier Homes, Hamleys, SH Design, Dimension Plus, FRDC Home Farah Khan Fine Jewellery, Café Coffee Day, Bonito Designs, The Pink Apple Studio, HCP, Tanishq, TARA Jewellers, Godfrey Phillips, TATA Motors, Freedom Tree, Figments Inc., Hive Homes, Mrinalini Chandra, and many others.