Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID) announces Design Aptitude Test (DAT) 2021 for PG Diploma Admission 2021

KSID PG Diploma Admission 2021 – Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID), Kollam has invited applications for admission into Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Design through Design Aptitude Test (DAT) for the academic year 2021

Programs Offered

  • IT Integrated Communication Design – 10 Seats
  • Integrated Textile & Apparel Design, ITAD – 10 Seats
  • Integrated Lifestyle Product Design, ILPD – 10 Seats


  • All the programmes extend over a period of 30 months consisting of 5 semesters

KSID PG Diploma Admission 2021 Important Dates

  • Date of opening online application: 05th May 2021
  • Last date of submitting online application: 31st May 2021
  • Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims (online): 25th June 2021
  • Changes and updates to this document, if any, will be highlighted on the official KSID admission page

Eligibility Criteria for KSID PG Diploma Admission 2021

  • Minimum 55% marks in any degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized university or institution.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

Age Limit

  • Upper Age Limit is 40 years

KSID PG Diploma Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates have to apply through the KSID portal
  • Candidates should upload the latest passport size photograph and scanned copy of self-attested supporting documents.

Application Fee

  • The application fee of Rs.1000/- shall be paid through the SBI collect option on the link;

Selection Process

  • 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.

DAT Centres

  • Trivandrum; Ernakulam; Kozhikode; Bangalore; Mumbai; Hyderabad; Kolkata; New Delhi; Ahmedabad; Chennai

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website