In the final semester, during diploma project, tuition fees will not be taken from students. A jury fees of 15,000 will be applicable. Students who wish to stay back during this period, need to pay hostel and mess fees.
ACADES Postgraduate Programme (2 - 3 Years) is offered in Industrial Design (ID), Communication Design (CD) and Textile Design (TD).
Admission for Postgraduate Programme is offered to students on the basis of the scores obtained in the entrance examination conducted by ARAM 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 ACADES.
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 ARAM website during the month of October/ November.
* Check for updates on entrance exams on respective websites.