Kerala State Institute of Design KSID Entrance Test 2016 - Notification, Application Form, Dates

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Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID), Kollam has announced details of admission for Post Graduate courses in Design. KSID Admissions for academic session 2016-2017 will involve Kerala State Institute of Design KSID Entrance Test 2016,  Studio Test and Personal Interview. To pursue in Design the Institute offers design courses in various domains.

Post Graduate Diploma Programmes offered

  1. Integrated Lifestyle Product Design (10 Seats)
  2. Integrated Textile & Apparel Design (10 Seats)
  3. IT Integrated Communication Design (10 Seats)

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Applying Online: 25th February 2016
  • Last Date for Receipt of Application Fees in the Form of DD: 27th February 2016
  • Date for Aptitude Test: 06th March 2016
  • Date for Interview /Studio Test: 14th & 15th May 2016
  • Date of Publishing the Rank List with Wait List: 01st June 2016
  • Last Date for remittance of fee for admission, certificate verification & completion of admission formalities: 13th June 2016
  • Announcement of vacant seats to wait listed candidates: 14th June 2016
  • Last Date for Submitting Fees, Certificate Verification & Completion of Admission formalities for Wait Listed Candidates: 27th June 2016
  • Date of Commencement of Classes: 25th July 2016


  • 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.

How to Apply

Candidates can apply through KSID website Candidates fulfilling eligibility criteria should apply online through KSID website and report for entrance exam with all documents listed below on 27th February 2016 at 09.30 AM at KSID campus at Chandanathope near Kollam.

Payment through DD: Those paying application fees through Demand Draft should take a DD of Rs.500/- 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 acknowldegement to the Executive Director, KSID, Chandanathope, Kollam-691014 in an envelope marked “Admissions 2016” before 27th February 2016

Documents to be Uploaded

  • Copy of qualifing 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. 500/- 

Selection of Candidates

  • All eligible candidates would be called for a design aptitude test. 
  • Shortlisted 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

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