Entrance Training Program

B.Des | M.Des

Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design - Online screening conducted by Industrial Design center (IDC) IIT Bombay; to evaluate Visualization & Spatial Ability | Observation & Design Sensitivity | Environmental & Social Awareness | Analytical & Logical Reasoning | Language & Creativity | Design Thinking followed by Portfolio presentation for Design streams.

B.Des | M.Des

National Institute of Design – Autonomous Institute for applied research, service & advanced training in design oriented streams. The entrance comprises of DAT (Design Aptitude Test) & Studio Test (Doodling, 3D Modeling & Observation Test)


NATA conducted by Council of Architecture is the key for career in Architecture. The entrance score only is taken into account and the 12th class scores is not taken account(from this acedamic year onwards). All you need to do brush up your Aptitude, Mathematics and Drawing skills (2D | 3D | Perspective drawings).

Course Starting

July 8th 2017

Topics Covered

  • Principles of Design from Nature
  • Design Thinking & Reasoning
  • Lateral Thinking
  • Sketching Techniques
  • Character Sketching
  • Outdoor Sketching
  • Abstract art & forms
  • Scaling & Proportion of Objects
  • Rendering of 3D forms & Objects
  • Model Making
  • Clay Modelling
  • Think Tank Design Matrix
  • Finding Design Opportunities
  • Design Concepts & Concerns
  • Eco Friendly Designs
  • Design & Materials
  • Spotting Design Trends
  • Ergonomics in Design
  • Lifestyle & Apparel Designs
  • Automobile & Transport Designs
  • Furnitures & Product Designs
  • User Experience & Interaction
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Previous Year Question Papers
  • Mock Tests

2 hours
weekly twice

2 hours
weekly once

2 hours
weekly once

Who we are


Founder, Mentor, Design Trainer

Design Research Academy


Designer, Trainer

B.Arch NIT | Alumni NID

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Designer, Trainer


Striving to build a better world through design

Entrance Schedule


Application Dates
3rd week of Oct 2017

Last Date
2nd week of Nov 2017

Exam Date
4th week of Jan 2018


Application Dates
1st week of Jan 2018

Last Date
1st week of Feb 2018

Exam Date
3rd week of Apr 2018


Application Dates
4th week of Oct 2017

Last Date
4th week of Nov 2017

Exam Date
Prelims 2nd week of Jan 2018
Main 3rd week of May 2018

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