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Admissions > Timeline for 2019-20

 

Admission announcement Oct/Nov 2018 through DJAD website and social media
DJAD entrance exam Late January 2019 Cochin,Coimbatore, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai
Last date for receiving application Mid January 2019
Personal Interview Early May 2019 at the DJAD campus in Coimbatore
New academic year Mid June 2019

Admissions > UG Admissions

General Information

DJAD Undergraduate programme (4 years) is offered in Communication Design (CD)Industrial Design (ID) and Animation Film Design (AFD) streams.

  • Admission for Undergraduate Programme is offered to students on the basis of the scores obtained in the entrance examination conducted by DJ Academy of Design in the major metropolitan cities across the country followed by a personal interview conducted at the campus in Coimbatore.
  • Scores obtained in the entrance examination conducted by NID*, Ahmedabad will also be considered for admission at DJAD.
  • The entrance examinations will test the design aptitude of applicants with the objective of measuring their skills in Sketching, Visualisation, Creativity and Colour.
  • The students who qualify for personal interview must present a portfolio of their work to the panel of selection jury. Portfolio could include any creative work done by the student (such as drawings, paintings, photographs, films/videos made by the student, craft work, project, models, written work such as articles, stories, essays, poems, etc.
  • Call for new admissions are announced in DJAD website during the month of October/ November.

* Check for updates on entrance exams on respective website.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility 10 + 2 from any stream*
Age Up to 23 years

Application Procedure

  1. Applications can be downloaded from the DJAD website.
  2. The filled-in application forms must accompany a demand draft of Rs.2500/- (Charges inclusive of prospectus) drawn in favor of D J Academy of Design payable at Coimbatore. The application fee is non refundable.
  3. The application complete in all respects, along with Admit Card, should be sent to the Dean, DJ Academy of Design, Coimbatore – Pollachi Highway, Othakkalmandapam, Coimbatore – 641032. 

Admissions > PG Admissions

General Information

DJAD Postgraduate programme (2-3 years)  is offered in Industrial Design (ID), Communication Design (CD) and Interaction Design (IxD)

  • Admission for Postgraduate Programme is offered to students on the basis of the scores obtained in the entrance examination conducted by DJ Academy of Design in the major metropolitan cities across the country followed by a personal interview conducted at the campus in Coimbatore.
  • Scores obtained in the entrance examination conducted by NID*, Ahmedabad  and Score of CEED* (Common Entrance Examination for Design) IIT would be considered for entry into postgraduate Programmes at DJAD.
  • The entrance examinations will test the design aptitude of applicants with the objective of measuring their skills in Sketching, Visualisation, Creativity and Colour.
  • The students who qualify for personal interview must present a portfolio of their work to the panel of selection jury. Portfolio could include any creative work done by the student (such as drawings, paintings, photographs, films/videos made by the student, craft work, project, models, written work such as articles, stories, essays, poems, etc.
  • Call for new admissions are announced in DJAD website during the month of October/ November.

* Check for updates on entrance exams on respective websites.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Degree in any discipline for CD/ID,
Check eligibility for IxD here
Age 20 years and above

Application Procedure

  1. Applications can be downloaded from the DJAD website.
  2. The filled-in application forms must accompany a demand draft of Rs.2500/- (Charges inclusive of prospectus) drawn in favor of D J Academy of Design payable at Coimbatore. The application fee is non refundable.
  3. The application complete in all respects, along with Admit Card, should be sent to the Dean, DJ Academy of Design, Coimbatore – Pollachi Highway, Othakkalmandapam, Coimbatore – 641032. 

Admissions > International Students

DJAD has limited seats available for overseas students as it believes in a healthy cross-cultural interaction. Overseas candidates applying for admission into Undergraduate Programme or Postgraduate Programme in Design can download/send their application and may attend admission tests at any prescribed test centers in India. Short-listed candidates will be intimated to attend interview and portfolio review in May at DJAD campus in Coimbatore.

Yearly Tuition Fee for Overseas Students

  • NRI /SAARC students: US $ 6,000
  • Other Foreign Students: US $ 9,000

* Other fees/charges are as applicable to Indian students

Admissions > Scholarship & Loans

DJAD awards limited number of scholarships to befitting students under the following norms from 2nd year onwards,

  1. Only DJAD students with family income of less than Rs. 10 lac per annum are eligible to apply.
  2. Students must submit “Form-16” of the both parents, along with the application form.
  3. From among the lot of students with less than Rs.10 lac p.a, the most deserving and needy students will be selected, based on their attitude and academic performance.
  4. Scholarship will be given to meet 80% of the tuition fees.
  5. The decision taken by the members of the scholarship committee would be final and binding.
  6. Any student submitting false information/documents will be expelled from the institute and the scholarship granted will be collected with interest.

DJAD students may approach Indian Bank for education loan. Considering the reputation of the Academy, Indian Bank’s Coimbatore Zonal Office has advised all its branches across India to consider loan applications from DJAD students on merit.