Kerala State Institute of Design 2020


Kerala State Institute of Design 2020

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KSID Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 750
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID)
  • Courses:PG DIP DES
  • Streams:Design

KISD 2020 : Result (Soon),

Updated On - August 26 2020 by Akriti Maurya

KSID 2020 Design Aptitude Test Result will be announced soon. The KSID conducts DAT to enrol the eligible candidates in following Post Graduate Diploma programs in Design viz IT Integrated Communication Design, Integrated Lifestyle Product Design, Integrated Textile & Apparel Design. All the courses are for 30 months consisting of 5 semesters & each discipline offering 10 seats. The test is conducted once every year at the State level. Also, the candidates willing to take admission in any of the programs offered by the institute must fill the application form on time. The candidates must read the complete article to know more about KSID 2020 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling, etc.

Latest Updates

  • The Result for KSID DAT 2020 will be announced soon on the official website.

Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 Important Dates

The candidates can check the schedule for KSID DAT 2020 below in the given table:

EventImportant Dates
Availability of Application Form26 Dec 2019
Last date to submission of Form with Fee31 Mar 2020 19 May 2020
Issued Admit Card21 August 2020
Design Aptitude Test 2020

26 April 2020 19 July 2020

23 August 2020

Result for Aptitude Test02 May 2020
Studio test & interview22 – 23 May 2020
Publishing the result 27 May 2020
Issued First Allotment list29 May 2020
Last date for Remittance of fee, certificate verification and completion of admission formalities for the candidates who got
first allotment
10 June 2020
Announcement of vacant seat12 June 2020
Second Allotment, if there is a vacant seat13 June 2020
Last date for remittance of fee, certificate verification and completion of admission formalities for the second allotment25 June 2020

Kerala State Institute of Design Admission 2020 Result

The Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 result will be declared on 02 May 2020 on the official website. The candidates can check the result there. The result will have the list of qualified candidates for Studio Test & Interview-2020 & a list of selected applicants for admission. Below are the further details of KSID 2020:

Selection Process for Kerala State Institute of Design 2020

The applicants must check the Kerala State Institute of Design Admission 2020 process.

  • The candidates will be called for Design Aptitude Test.
  • Shortlisted candidates would be called for a studio test and interview at the KSID campus.
  • Based on the performance of the applicants in the studio test & interview, the final rank list of the qualified candidates & the waiting list would be displayed.
  • The total number of seats available for each course is 10.
  • While the admission will be based on the process organised by the KSID, reservation principle as defined by the Kerala Govt. & as modified from time to time will be applicable.
Note- In case eligible applicants will not be found in any above case, the seats will be allotted to the open categories candidates.

Kerala State Institute of Design Course Fee

The course fee for the Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 are as follows:
  • The admission fee will be Rs 2000/-, Semester Fees will be Rs 45000/- (Per Semester) & Hostel fees will be Rs 10,000/- & 3000/- (Security Deposit).
  • Annual Tuition Fees for Overseas candidates: For the SAARC Countries, African Countries, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam: US$ 5000. For the rest foreign candidates- US$ 12,000.

Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 Application Form

The Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 application form is released on 26 December 2019. The candidates are requested to visit the site again to know more about the application date:

  • The registration form for the Kerala State Institute of design is available on the official website.
  • The applicants need to register themselves first.
  • Then the applicants have to log in with the registered details.
  • Now by login with the registered details, the applicant will be able to get the application form.
  • Fill the form with the required details like personal details, academic details, etc.
  • Upload the photograph in the prescribed format.
  • Make the fee payment else registration form will be considered incomplete.
  • After that confirm the submission & get the printout of the form. Keep the form with safety for future use.

Documents to be uploaded along with the Application Form

Following are the mandatory documents to be submitted along with the application form while registration:

  • Scanned copy of the qualifying degree certificate.
  • Reserved category candidates will have to submit the eligibility certificates.
  • Consolidated final mark list of a degree course.
  • Copy of SSLC/equivalent certificate mentioning the Date of Birth of applicant.
Refund of Fee Rules

The candidates will get the application fee back only after the admission process has been done. No interest will be paid to the applicants.

Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 Application Fee

The application fee will be payable online via SB collect or State Bank Collect option on the link

Kerala State Institute of Design Registration Fee 2020
General/OBC/SC/ST & all other candidatesRs 1000/-
Cancellation of Admission

Admission to the course is purely provisional and if any malpractice is detected at any later stage in the mark list or certificate furnished by the candidate, the admission of the candidate will be cancelled and he/she will be removed from the rolls of the institution.  The Executive Director/Head of the Institution is empowered to cancel any admission if found to illegal, after the admission.

Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The KSID Admission 2020 eligibility criteria is given in the following points:

  • The applying candidates must have a minimum of 55% marks in any degree or equivalent from a recognized university/institution.
  • The applicants who have appeared/appearing in the final semester exam are also eligible.
  • The upper age limit is 40 years for the Kerala State Institute of Design Test 2020.

The breakup of seats at Kerala State Institute of Design for each course as per compulsory reservation are as follows:

  • Open Merit- 6 seats for Socially & Educationally Backward Classes,
  • 3 seats for Scheduled caste 
  • 1 seat for the Scheduled tribe.
Candidates can download KSID 2020 Information Brochure Pdf

Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 Admit Card

The KSID admission 2020 admit card can be downloaded from the official website of the institute. The hall ticket is mandatory to be carried to the examination hall for the proof of identity. The admit card/hall ticket will have the details like:

  • Candidate's Name
  • Timing of Exam
  • Exam centre
  • Exam Name

The applicants will have to carry the following Id proof of identity along with the admit card to the exam hall:

  • Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/Voter Id
  • Marksheets of qualified degree
  • Birth Certificate

Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 Test Centers

The KSID 2020 exam will be held in the below given cities:

  1. Trivandrum
  2. Ernakulam
  3. Kozhikode
  4. Bangalore
  5. Mumbai
  6. Hyderabad
  7. Kolkata
  8. New Delhi
  9. Ahmedabad
  10. Chennai

Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 Highlights

The highlights for the Kerala Institute of Design 2020 are as follows:
Exam NameKerala State Institute of Design Entrance Test
Conducting BodyKerala State Institute of Design
Frequency of ExamOnce a year
Semesters5 semesters
KSID Official Website

About Kerala State Institute of Design

The KSID was established in the year 2008 under the labour & skills dept. of Kerala. In 2014 the KSID was merged with (Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence), the Skill Development Mission of the Govt. of Kerala. The institute is located at Chandanathope, Kerala. Kerala State Institute of Design commenced it's the first batch in 2015, & has successfully been continuing to take in students every year.

Kerala State Institute of Design aims to create design professionals for creative industries and improve the quality of life of people in Kerala and India through design intervention, and also by spreading the awareness of the importance of design in solving problems.


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KSID Important Dates

Form Date26 Dec - 30 Apr 2020
Exam Date23 Aug 2020

Kerala State Institute of Design 2020 Exam Pattern

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Form Start Date:

26 Dec 2019

Form End Date:

30 Apr 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 30 Apr 2020
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