GD Goenka Design Aptitude Test DAT 2016 Notification and Dates

 

GD Goenka Design Aptitude Test (DAT) 2016-17

GD Goenka Design Aptitude Test DAT 2016 Notification and Dates have been announced. The School of Fashion and Design at GD Goenka University will conduct its Design Aptitude Test (DAT) for admission to its UG & PG Degree Programmes for the academic year 2016-17


GD Goenka School of Fashion & Design (SOFD) is a constituent of the proposed GD Goenka University* being established in academic collaboration with the famous Politecnico di Milano of Italy, the school will bring the edgy Italian design education to Indian students


The school aims to offer high quality education in selected areas of Fashion and Design businesses at both UG and PG levels, with a view to build a generation of creative professional designers, capable of serving as change agents for their respective industry segments

Important Dates

Last Date to Apply: 31st January 2016
Date of DAT & Interview: 07th February 2016 (Sunday, 09.00 onwards)
Date of Declaration of Results: 22nd February 2016

Courses offered SOFD are:

UG Program


Bachelor of Science (BSc): 3 Years / Bachelor of Design (B.Des): 4 Years
i) B.Sc - Communication Design: 60 Seats
ii) B.Sc - Interior Design: 60 Seats
iii) B.Sc - Fashion Design: 60 Seats
iv) B.Sc - Product Design: 60 Seats
v) B.Sc - Jewelry Design: 60 Seats
Eligibility Criteria: Candidates who have completed their 10+2 level or equivalent exams like AISSCE/IB etc (in any stream) with minimum 50% aggregate marks are eligible to apply for undergraduate degree programmes
Admission Criteria: The admission will be based on performance in Design Aptitudes Test (DAT) followed by a personal interview


UG + PG (Dual Degree) Programs


Bachelor of Science + Master of Science (BSc + MSc, Dual Degree) - 5 Years
i) B.Sc + M.Sc (Fashion Design): 60 Seats
ii) B.Sc + M.Sc (Communication Design): 60 Seats
iii) B.Sc + M.Sc (Interior Design): 60 Seats
iv) B.Sc + M.Sc (Product Design): 60 Seats
v) B.Sc + M.Sc (Jewelry Design): 60 Seats


Eligibility Criteria: Candidates who have completed their 10+2 level or equivalent exams like AISSCE/IB etc (in any stream) with minimum 50% aggregate marks are eligible to apply for undergraduate degree programmes


Admission Criteria: The admission will be based on performance in Design Aptitudes Test (DAT) followed by a personal interview


PG Programs


M.Sc (Fashion Design): 60 Seats
Eligibility Criteria: Candidates, who have completed their graduation or are going to appear in the qualifying exam of at least a 3-year full-time programme in B.Des/BFA/BA/B.Sc (or equivalent) in concerned discipline, are eligible to apply


Admission Criteria: The admission will be based on a combination of performance in Portfolio/Examination and personal interview. A candidate with work experience would get advantage

DAT Admission Process

Admission is through a Design Aptitude Test (DAT) followed by a personal interview; this paper is of 3 hrs; the questions are set to test-Observation Power; Utilization of form, color, shapes; Innovative ways to look at and describe objects and environment; Imaginative expression, drawing & proportion sense
DAT will be held at GD Goenka Public School, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi; short-listed candidates will be called for a personal interview as per the schedule conveyed personally
GD Goenka SOFD will also accept NEED/CEED scores, followed by personal interview for admission applications

How to Apply

Eligible candidates can apply online as per scheduled date from the link given below. Before going to apply candidates must check their eligibility criteria, whether he/she is applicable or not
Application Forms can be downloaded from www.gdgoenka.com/schoolofdesign/or procured from GD Goenka Campus on Sohna Road


Complete application from along with a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- drawn in favour of GD Goenka University, payable at Delhi, may be mailed/couriered to Director Admission, GD Goenka Education University, N-86, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001


Forms can be downloaded and printed from the website www.gdgoenka.com and sent to the Admissions Office, National institute of Design GD Goenka Education City, Sohna-Gurgaon Road, Sohna, Haryana-122103, India