About us

1st National Institute of Design of East Coast!

The National Institute of Design, Andhra Pradesh, established in September 2015, is the second autonomous multi-disciplinary design institute, under the DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. It is the first NID to be set up in accordance with the National Design Policy, GOI, after five decades of existence of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.

The Graduate Programme in Design commences with 2 semesters of rigorous Design Foundation Programme, followed by 6 semesters of studies either in Industrial Design, Communication Design or Textile & Apparel Design based on student’s choice and performance in foundation studies. Framework for Master Programmes, Ph.D's in Applied Research is being formulated.

Our own brand new 50 acre rurban campus coming up in the green & fertile region of Amaravati, meanwhile full fledged academic program is on from its transit campus at Acharya Nagarjuna University. The core philosophy of NID remains the same - Hands on Minds on, Problem Solving & Opportunity Creation, Quality over Quantity, Process Driven and geared towards Nation Building with Good & Affordable Indian Design.