Admission Guidelines

ELIGIBILITY
The eligibility criteria for admission to various UG and PG degree programmes in Craft & Design at IICD for the Academic Year 2022-23 are as following:
S. No.Course and SpecialisationEligibilityDurationsNo of seats
14 Year Bachelors Programme ( B.Des) Specialisations:
1. Hard Material Design
2. Soft Material Design
3. Fired Material Design
4. Fashion Clothing Design
5. Jewellery Design
6. Crafts Communication
• 10+2 from a recognized board of education.
• Students appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.
04 years / 08 Semesters (1 year Foundation included) 180
22 Years Master Programme (M.Des.)
Specializations:
1. Hard Material Design
2. Soft Material Design
3. Fired Material Design
4. Fashion Clothing Design
5. Jewellery Design
6. Crafts Communication
• Graduates from Design and Architecture background*
B.Des. | B.Arch. | B.A.in deign
B.Sc. in Design| B.Voc. in Design
(Any other Graduation Degree in Design)
(Any other Graduation Degree in Architecture)
2 years/04Semesters
Graduation from any design background
90
33 Years Master Programme (M.Des.) (Hybrid Mode)
Specializations:
1. Hard Material Design
2. Soft Material Design
3. Fired Material Design
4. Fashion Clothing Design
5. Jewellery Design
6. Crafts Communication
• Graduates from Design and Architecture background*
B.Des. | B.Arch. | B.A.in deign
B.Sc. in Design| B.Voc. in Design
(Any other Graduation Degree in Design)
(Any other Graduation Degree in Architecture)
3 years / 06 semesters
Graduation from any design background
90
33 Years Master Programme (M.Voc.)
Specializations:
1. Hard Material Design
2. Soft Material Design
3. Fired Material Design
4. Fashion Clothing Design
5. Jewellery Design
6. Crafts Communication
• Graduates from non-design background**3 years / 06 semesters (1 year Foundation included)90
Selection/ Assignment of Discipline
    • The candidate has to opt for the specialisation while filling up the personal and other details in the online registration form, prior to entrance test.
    • The selection of the students for the specialisation will be on the basis of his/ her performance in the foundation semesters and the aptitude shown. The decision will be taken by a committee duly constituted by IICD.
    • (This applies to S. No. 1 & 3)

Important Notes

* Selected candidates who have graduation in B.Des. & B.Arch, B.A. in Design, B.Sc. in Design, B.Voc. in Design, are directly admitted to 2 years / 3 years M.Des. programmes in the specialization of their preference after clearing the entrance test procedures.

** Selected candidates who are graduates from any discipline other than Design/ Architecture, are eligible for M.Voc. after completion of 1 Year PG foundation offered at IICD, which means M.Voc. will be 3 years for non design background graduates.

Note:

Separate lists will be declared for successful candidates for 2 years / 3 years M.Des. and 3 years M.Voc. programmes. Screening will be done at the time of the interview.

IICD reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of seats in each specialisation of UG and PG degree programmes in Crafts & Design.

“Candidates appearing for their qualifying examinations may also apply. Their admission will be provisional and subject to obtaining the defined eligibility latest by within 90 days time after commencement of the course. In case any candidate fails to submit the defined eligibility certificates by due date, he/ she will not be allowed to continue his/her studies at IICD. In such cases, the semester tuition fee will not be refunded, however, the admission will be valid for the next year with the new semester fees provided the defined eligibility is obtained.”

A. Reservation Of Seats

The reservation policy is as per the UGC norms. Reservation percentages of different categories for admission in IICD are as follows:

27% for OBC, 15% for ST and 7.5% for SC and 3% for PH candidates

In case of insufficient applications from the reserved categories, the seats will be opened to the General category

B. Filling the Application Form

Window for Round 2 of Admissions 2022 is now open on popular demand, click on the following link to register - https://www.iicd.ac.in/admission.php

Application form will be accepted only if all the required fields in the online application form are filled up and the attachments are properly uploaded within acceptable criteria as mentioned below. If the application is properly filled up and payment is properly done, the applicant will receive the confirmation email with payment reference id. If the email is not received the applicant is requested to contact to the admissions@iicd ac.in with the bank statement / card transaction proof. In case the uploaded documents are not as per acceptable criteria, the candidate will receive an email to resend the documents in the acceptable format, thereafter, that the application will be processed.

C. Acceptable Photo for Uploading
  • You must use recent photo (taken in the last six months from the date of application).
  • You are easy to recognize.
  • You are in focus and the only one in the picture.
  • The head-and-shoulders are in the center and in correct size, with the entire face, both eyes, and hair clearly visible; head coverings worn for religious purposes are allowed.
  • You are directly facing the camera with a neutral expression, eyes are clearly visible.
  • Background of the photo must be plain white.
  • Photo should be sharp without any visible pixels or printer dots. There should be no dark spots or shadows.
  • Photo must be in JPG/ JPEG.
  • The file size must be between 100 kb to 200 kb. Approx. size of the photo should be 360*450 pixel.
  • Both colour and B&W photos are acceptable.
  • Preview your jpg file for image quality to ensure that the image is complete and recognizable prior to uploading.
  • Scanned image should be in straight position (not skewed). If require, crop the image to remove the extra part of the image and resize it to make it visible and recognizable.
C1. Acceptable format for Aadhar Card as Photo Identity and Address Proof & Artisans Card
  • Aadhar Card should be clear and easy to recognize.
  • Scanned document should be in focus..
  • There should be no dark spots or shadows on the document.
  • It must be in JPG/ JPEG.
  • The file size must be between 100 kb to 200 kb. Compress the file before uploading, if it is beyond 200 kb.
  • Both colour and B&W images are acceptable.
  • Preview your jpg file for image quality to ensure that the documents are complete and readable prior to uploading.
  • Scanned image should be in straight position (not skewed). If require, crop the image to remove the extra part of the image and resize it to make it visible and recognizable.
  • The Artisan card issued by development commissioner (handicraft) for the identification of the artisan whose wards are applying for the IICD entrance test, those who belong to artisan community.
C2. Acceptable format for Photo Identity and Address Proof for NRIs, Foreign Nationals and SAARC nationals
  • NRI, Foreign Nationals Including SAARC countries should upload passport document (front & back pages of the IICD Admission Prospectus 2021 53 passport) as photo identity and address proof.
  • Other guidelines to upload documents will be same as given in C.
C3. Acceptable format for Candidate’s Signature
  • Candidate’s signature should be in Blue/ Black colour on a white background.
  • Candidate’s signature should be clearly visible and recognizable.
  • Candidate’s signature should be in focus.
  • There should not be any dark spots or shadows on the image.
  • The file size must be between 20 kb to 50kb.
  • Preview your jpg file for image quality to ensure that the image is complete and readable, prior to uploading.
  • Scanned image should be in straight position (not skewed). If require, crop the image to remove the extra part of the image and resize it to make it visible and recognizable.
D. Registration And Admission Process Fee

The Admission process fee for Indian and SAARC Nationals is INR 1,750/- (Rs. One Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty only) and for NRI/ other Foreign Nationals is INR 3500/- (Rs. Three Thousand Five Hundred only). This fee is non refundable.

E. Entrance Test Guidelines

The Admission forms that are submitted, in acceptable format, on or before the last date, will be processed for Entrance Test. Admit Card will be issued via email to the candidate’s registered email id.

Entrance test will be conducted online in three parts:

PART A: Question Paper-

A question paper will be emailed to the registered candidates at the registered email address. The candidates will be required to answer the questions in Word file/ PDF file and submit the same along with the Portfolio as per the schedule given.

PART B: Portfolio Submission-

The portfolio should be a compilation of candidate’s own creative work. Sketching, painting, embroidery, photography, models, explorations with materials, creative writing, etc. may be included in the portfolio.

The criteria for evaluation will be: creative ability and skills, observations and perceptions, synthesis and visual interpretation, interest areas, etc. Specifications with regard to the portfolio submission will be conveyed through the email along with the Question Paper.

(All attachments should not be exceed above 25 MB)
PART C: Personal Interview- The personal interview will be conducted online. The schedule for the same will be intimated through the email. The interview panel will evaluate the individual personality along with the following attributes in the prospective candidates:
  • Aptitude to Crafts
  • Intelligence Quotient (IQ)
  • Communication Ability
  • General Awareness about Crafts & Design
  • Overall Personal Achievements in Academics and Co-Curricular Activities.

F. Weightage of the Tests/Interview is as follows:
PART A. Question Paper30%
PART B. Portfolio Submission50%
PART C. Personal Interview20%
List of Important Dates for Round 2 of Admission 2022

Due to a lot of interest shown for Admissions at IICD, Jaipur, we are opening Admissions for a second round. Updated dates are as follows-

Availability of Online Application Forms (Round 2)18th July 2022
Last Date of Submission of Application Form (Round 2)22nd July 2022, by 4:00PM
Issuance of Admit Card and Guidelines for S.O.P and Portfolio Submission, Latest by (Round 2)23rd July 2022
Online S.O.P and Portfolio Submission Date, by (Round 2)31st July 2022
Online Personal Interview (Round 2)Between 1st August to 6th August 2022
Declaration of Result (Round 2)9th August 2022
Fee Submission (Round 1 & 2)14th July 2022 onwards (Round 1), 9th August 2022 onwards (Round 2)
Reporting date and time for Registration and Document VerificationMid August 2022 (Tentative)
Commencement of new session End August or Early September 2022 (Tentative)
Note:

IICD reserves the right to change the above dates under unavoidable circumstances. Registered candidates will be notified immediately about the changes.

Important Note:
  • Candidates who have successfully submitted online form but have not received the email of question paper by 01/06/2022, should contact IICD’s Admissions Cell (Contact details are given below).
  • An email will be sent to applicants who have appeared in the entrance test, to intimate the announcement of result. The list of selected candidates will also be uploaded on www.iicd.ac.in.
  • The decision of the Admission Committee and Management of IICD in any of the matters concerning the admission process and selection will be final.
  • All selected candidates will get intimation of their selection through an Admission Letter, which will be sent through email. Details regarding payment of fees at the time of admission, allotment of hostel and date, time and venue of commencement of the academic session will be mentioned in the admission letter.
  • Offer of admission will be valid only for the current academic session 2022-23.

Online Registration Form for Round 2 of Admission 2022
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For any query, please feel free to contact the Admission Cell:

admissions[at]iicd[dot]ac[dot]in

or,

Call or WhatsApp during office hours (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Mon-Fri) at

(+91-94606 73297 (Mr. Ajai Johri)

(+91-94608 08297 (Ms. Rashmi Pareek)

(+91-94608 37297 (Mr. Jitendra Agarwal)

Land Line number (Reception): (+91 141-270-1203, 270- 1504)

Fax: +91-141-2700160

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