Kerala State Institute of Design 2020


Kerala State Institute of Design

KSID Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 2,000
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Exam Conducting Body:Kerala State Institute of Design (KSID)
  • Courses:PG DIP DES
  • Streams:Design

KSID 2023: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - February 27 2023 by Akriti Maurya

KSID 2023 or Kerala State Institute of Design Aptitude Test for UG & PG admission will be organized tentatively in the month of July & August respectively by Kerala State Institute of Design. The KSID conducts DAT to enroll qualifying applicants in design programmes for IT Integrated Communication Design, Integrated Lifestyle Product Design, Integrated Textile & Apparel Design in the following postgraduate diploma programmes. For 30 months, all the courses consist of 5 semesters and each discipline provides 10 seats. The examination is administered at the University level once a year. The candidates must read the complete article to know more about KSID 2023 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling, etc.

KSID 2023 Exam Status


Kerala State Institute of Design 2023 notification

Yet to Release

Exam dates

Yet to Announce

KSID 2023 Important Dates

The candidates can check the schedule for KSID DAT 2023 below in the given table:

KSID UG Admission Schedule 2023
EventImportant Dates(tentative)
Availability of Application FormJuly 2023
Last date to submission of Form with Fee04 September 2023
Issued Admit CardSeptember 2023
Design Aptitude Test 202315 September 2023
Result for Aptitude Test25 September 2023
First round of Counselling30 September 2023
2nd round of counselling10 October 2023
KSID PG Admission Schedule 2023
EventImportant Dates 
Availability of Application FormTo be Announced
Last date to submission of Form with FeeTo be Announced
Issued Admit CardTo be Announced
Design Aptitude Test 2021To be Announced
Result for Aptitude TestTo be Announced
Studio test & interviewTo be Announced
Publishing the result To be Announced
Issued First Allotment listTo be Announced
Last date for Remittance of fee, certificate verification and completion of admission formalities for the candidates who got
first allotment
To be Announced
Announcement of vacant seatTo be Announced
The second Allotment, if there is a vacant seatTo be Announced
Last date for remittance of fee, certificate verification and completion of admission formalities for the second allotmentTo be Announced

KSID 2023 Application Form

KSID 2023 application form is expected to be released soon. 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 the 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.

KSID 2023 Application Fee

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

KSID Registration Fee 2023
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.

KSID 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The KSID Admission 2023 eligibility criteria are 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 2023.

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

KSID 2023 Admit Card

The KSID admission 2023 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 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

KSID 2023 Result

The Kerala State Institute of Design 2023 result will be declared on the official website. The candidates can check the result there. The result will have the list of qualified candidates for Studio Test & Interview & a list of selected applicants for admission. Below are the further details of KSID 2023:

The applicants must check the Kerala State Institute of Design Admission 2023 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.

KSID 2023 Course Fee

The course fee for the Kerala State Institute of Design 2023 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.

KSID 2023 Test Centers

The KSID 2023 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

KSID 2023 Highlights

The highlights for the Kerala Institute of Design 2023 are as follows:
Exam NameKerala State Institute of Design Entrance Test
AcronymKSID 2023
Conducting BodyKerala State Institute of Design
Frequency of ExamOnce a year
Semesters5 semesters
KSID Official Website
Application FormSoon will be activated

About Kerala State Institute of Design

The KSID was established in the year 2008 under the labor & 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 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 Date05 May - 30 Jun 2023 (Tentative)
Admit card16 Jul, Invalid date
Exam Date21 Jul, 18 Aug 2023
Result11 Aug, 08 Sep 2023

Kerala State Institute of Design Exam Pattern

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Form Start Date:

05 May 2023

Form End Date:

30 Jun 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 30 Jun 2023
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