National Institute of Design, Assam

    The National Institute of Design (NID), Assam is an autonomous Institution of National Importance under Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India established at Jorhat through the NID (Amendment) Act, 2019 passed by the Parliament of India. It is an Institution established to provide Design Education and has the mandate to award the Bachelor’s degree in Design (B.Des). NID Assam’s presence in Jorhat gives a great opportunity to young creative talent and design aspirants from North East India and across the country.

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    Digital transformation of design pedagogy

    Digital transformation through the integration of digital technology across all facets of a company or organisation is examined in terms of how it …


    The creative algorithms

    The art of Artificial Intelligence The first photographic technologies arrived and started to impact during 1830s and 40s. It was a marvel that …



    To teach textile and apparel students how to use digital design tools like Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, the NIDJ established the course …


    Lights, Camera, Click

    In the world of design, understanding photography is essential. When it comes to viewing a photograph from a different aspect, our students have …


    Meta Garments

    Meta platforms are becoming an important aspect of today’s life. By customising your avatars and selling them to the creative economy, digital …


    In Simple Terms...Design

    As a student of design when I would show my design concept to my teachers each had a view: Teacher 1Looks at the work and says “maybe…I don’t …


    UX and Interaction Design Session with Google

    Interaction design, often abbreviated as IxD, is "the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems, and services." …


    Future Media

    Future Media focused on the concept of Synthetic media and the ethics and governance implication, its need, and its more prominent role in society.…


    Branding for the Entrepreneurs

    You always wanted to be that next successful entrepreneur. To start your entrepreneurial journey, you need a trademark, a catchy tagline, some …


    Language of Typography

    Typography makes language visible and readable. It is like the swatches of fabric in the domain of Publication and Visual Communication. We at NID …


    Paper Adventures!

    How many elephants can fit in a box? Create and Curate - learning to translate concepts into visual principles and packaging design ideas that …


    NID Assam offers full-time four year Bachelor of Design (B.Des) with specialisation streams of 
    Industrial Design, Communication Design and Textile & Apparel Design

    Programmes at NID Assam

    Design Foundation 

    Introduction to the fundamentals of design to develop perception, aesthetic sensitivity and relationship with human senses, emotions, culture, environment and ecology.

    Communication Design

    Communication Design is an ever evolving discipline. It focuses on a balance between the timeless rooted foundation areas and subjects of the new far reaching global advances. The discipline functions under two main divisions; the pragmatic and the narrative. 

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    Industrial Design ​is an amalgamation of new concepts, processes and approaches in object-user design both physical and digital in the current and future modern context. The design projects thematically relate to the context of the local, social, cultural, environmental perspective.

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    Textile & Apparel Design

    Textile & Apparel Design focuses on inventive approaches to the development and realization of contemporary textiles and fashion. Adaptation of the technology and skills to inform the design process and foster creativity intertwined with ​thorough understanding of local resources.

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    It’s not about having time. It’s about making time. NID Assam is your home to spend quality time learning and fostering life long friendships.

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    The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
    ~Walt Disney


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