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We Are “DAD Institute of Design” – India’s First Online Coaching Class for NIFT, NID, UCEED and All Design Entrance Examinations

Are you interested in pursuing a career in design but unable to join regular coaching classes due to various reasons? Worry not, we are here to help! We are Dad Institute of Design, India’s first online coaching class for NIFT, NID, UCEED, and all design entrance examinations. Our CAT Video Section is designed to help all design aspirants, especially those who can’t join any regular coaching class due to any problem.

Breaking the Myth of Impossible Online Design Study

There has long been a myth that online design study is impossible. People believe that design is a hands-on field that cannot be taught through online coaching. However, we at Dad Institute of Design have taken up this challenge and proved this myth wrong.

We are India’s first online coaching class for NIFT, NID, UCEED, and all design entrance examinations, and we have been able to produce the best ranker students every year. Our CAT Video Section has been designed to offer a unique and engaging learning experience to our students.

The Benefits of Online Coaching for Design Aspirants


One of the primary advantages of online coaching is flexibility. As an online coaching student, you can learn at your own pace and time. You don’t have to worry about missing a class or commuting long distances to attend classes.

Personalized Learning

Online coaching provides personalized learning to each student, as opposed to traditional classroom learning, which caters to a large group of students. With our CAT Video Section, we offer personalized learning to each of our students, ensuring that they understand each concept thoroughly.


Online coaching is cost-effective as it eliminates the need for physical infrastructure, saving on rent and maintenance costs. This allows us to offer our services at an affordable price, making it accessible to all.

Why Choose Dad Institute of Design?

Experienced Faculty

Our faculty comprises experienced and qualified professionals who have years of experience in teaching and mentoring design aspirants. They provide personalized attention to each student, ensuring that they understand each concept thoroughly.

Comprehensive Study Material

We offer comprehensive study material to our students, which includes recorded lectures, live classes, and e-books. Our study material is regularly updated to keep up with the changing trends and requirements of the design industry.

Engaging Learning Experience

Our CAT Video Section is designed to offer an engaging learning experience to our students. Our video lessons are interactive and visually appealing, making learning a fun and enjoyable experience.

Mock Tests and Assessments

We conduct regular mock tests and assessments to help our students assess their understanding of the concepts. Our tests are designed to simulate the actual exam pattern, helping students prepare for the actual exam with confidence.

24/7 Assistance

We offer round-the-clock assistance to our students, ensuring that they can reach out to us for any query or doubt at any time.


1. Can online coaching prepare me for design entrance exams?

Yes, online coaching can prepare you for design entrance exams. At Dad Institute of Design, we offer comprehensive study material, experienced faculty, and engaging learning experience, which can help you crack design entrance exams.

2. Will I miss out on practical experience by opting for online coaching?

While practical experience is crucial in the field of design, online coaching can help you understand the concepts and theory thoroughly. You can supplement your online learning with practical experience by interning with design firms.

3. Are online coaching classes expensive?

Online coaching classes are cost-effective compared to traditional classroom coaching. At Dad Institute of Design, we offer our services at an affordable price, making it accessible to all.

Let’s begin with the CAT Video Class and learn each topic for free. Best of luck to all the aspiring designers out there, I hope you gain valuable knowledge from this resource. Jai Hind.

We are conducting our inaugural video session for the NIFT NID UCEED entrance exams. At DAD Institute of Design, we offer exceptional online coaching classes for these exams. The topic for this session is “What is Design”, and it will be led by our mentor Suraj Kumar, who has expertise from NIFT Delhi and NID Ahmedabad.

Mentor : Suraj Kumar(NIFT Delhi, NID Ahmedabad)

Here’s the syllabus for the CAT (Common Admission Test) of NIFT (National Institute of Fashion Technology), NID (National Institute of Design), and UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design) entrance exams, presented in bullet points:

  • Drawing and Sketching: Emphasis on freehand drawing, rendering, shading, and sketching objects and scenes.
  • Design Aptitude: Assessment of creativity, problem-solving abilities, visual communication skills, and innovative thinking.
  • Visualization and Spatial Ability: Testing the candidate’s ability to understand and interpret visual information in 2D and 3D forms, spatial relationships, and mental rotation.
  • Geometry and Color Theory: Basic concepts of geometry, such as lines, angles, shapes, and their applications in design. Understanding color theory, color schemes, and their significance in design.
  • Perspective and Composition: Understanding and applying the principles of perspective drawing, creating depth and proportion in artwork. Composing elements effectively within a given space.
  • General Knowledge: Awareness of art, culture, design, fashion, famous personalities, and significant events related to the field.
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning: Problem-solving and logical reasoning skills, including pattern recognition, data interpretation, and deductive reasoning.
  • English Comprehension: Testing language proficiency, reading comprehension, grammar, and vocabulary.

It is important to note that the specific syllabus may vary slightly for each exam, so candidates should refer to the official websites or information provided by the respective institutions for the most accurate and up-to-date syllabus.

Mentor : Suraj Kumar(NIFT Delhi, NID Ahmedabad)

Design and fashion education is open to individuals from diverse backgrounds who possess a passion for creativity and a keen interest in the field. The eligibility criteria for NIFT, NID, and UCEED exams are as follows:

  • NIFT Eligibility: Candidates must have completed their 10+2 level of education from a recognized board or possess a recognized diploma. There are age restrictions for different programs.
  • NID Eligibility: Candidates should have passed their 10+2 level of education from a recognized board. The upper age limit varies for different programs.
  • UCEED Eligibility: Candidates must have passed their 10+2 level of education or equivalent. They can apply for UCEED for a maximum of two consecutive years after 12th.

It is advisable for aspiring students to check the specific eligibility criteria and requirements detailed on the official websites of NIFT, NID, and UCEED to ensure they meet the necessary qualifications before applying for these design and fashion programs.

Mentor : Suraj Kumar(NIFT Delhi, NID Ahmedabad)

Observation is widely recognized as a crucial skill in the preparation for NIFT, NID, and UCEED entrance exams, as well as in the field of design in general. Here’s why observation holds such importance:

  1. Enhancing Visual Perception: Observation in design trains individuals to develop a keen eye for detail. It allows designers to perceive and understand the intricacies of the world around them, including shapes, forms, colors, textures, and patterns.

  2. Developing Problem-Solving Abilities: Designers often encounter complex problems that require innovative solutions. Observation helps in identifying patterns, making connections, and finding creative approaches to tackle design challenges effectively.

  3. Improving Design Communication: Observation skills enable designers to accurately observe and interpret their surroundings, helping them effectively communicate their ideas and concepts through visual representations, sketches, and prototypes.

  4. Fostering Originality and Creativity: By observing their surroundings, designers gain inspiration and generate unique ideas. Observation helps in capturing the essence of objects, people, or situations, and incorporating those observations into their designs, resulting in original and creative outcomes.

  5. Refining Aesthetic Sensibility: Designers need a well-developed sense of aesthetics. Observation allows individuals to study the interplay of elements such as color, form, and composition, enabling them to create visually appealing and harmonious designs.

In the context of NIFT, NID, and UCEED entrance exams, these institutions seek candidates with a strong observation ability, as it is a fundamental skill in the design field. Therefore, developing and honing observation skills through practice, sketching, and actively engaging with one’s environment can significantly contribute to success in these exams and future design endeavors.

CLASS 005 |Required item to prepare for design Entrance Examination NIFT NID UCEED || Open  Coaching for NIFT | NID Class |UCEED Online Class

Mentor : Suraj Kumar(NIFT Delhi, NID Ahmedabad)

Required item to prepare for design Entrance Examination NIFT NID UCEED

    1. Sketchbooks
    2. Drawing materials: Pencils, charcoal, erasers, sharpeners, colored pencils
    3. Pastels or crayons
    4. Watercolors and brushes
    5. Markers
    6. Glue and scissors
    7. Design reference books: Fashion, industrial, graphic design
    8. General knowledge books: Art history, design movements, current affairs
    9. Sample papers and practice books
    10. Online resources: Tutorials, exercises, practice tests

CLASS 006 |Syllabus for NIFT Examination NID CAT Detailed Syllabus |

Mentor : Suraj Kumar(NIFT Delhi, NID Ahmedabad)

NIFT Examination Syllabus:

  1. Quantitative Ability: Basic math, numerical ability, and logical reasoning.
  2. English Comprehension: Reading, vocabulary, grammar, and verbal ability.
  3. Communication Ability: English language skills, writing, and communication techniques.
  4. Analytical Ability: Logical reasoning, data interpretation, and problem-solving.
  5. General Knowledge: Current events, general awareness, and affairs.
  6. Case Study: Analyzing and presenting solutions based on a given situation.
  7. Creative Ability: Creativity, visualization, and innovative thinking.
  8. Fashion and Design Awareness: Fashion trends, designers, and industry knowledge.
  9. Drawing Skills: Freehand drawing, sketching, and illustration.
  10. Material and Color Concepts: Knowledge of materials, textures, and color theory.

    NID CAT Syllabus:

    1. Visualization: Imagining objects from different perspectives.
    2. Observation: Understanding details, proportions, and textures.
    3. Environmental Awareness: Environment, ecology, and sustainability.
    4. Design Thinking: Critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation.
    5. Mental Ability: Analytical, logical reasoning, and cognitive skills.
    6. Communication Skills: Verbal and non-verbal communication.
    7. Drawing Skills: Freehand sketching, composition, and use of colors.
    8. Creative Writing: Expressing ideas through writing.
    9. General Knowledge: Current affairs, art, culture, and design.
    10. Portfolio Presentation: Showcasing past creative work.

CLASS 007 |NIFT GAT Preparation | Gat Syllabus | NIFT Gat Maths Topics

Mentor : Suraj Kumar(NIFT Delhi, NID Ahmedabad)

Required item to prepare for design Entrance Examination NIFT NID UCEED

    1. NIFT GAT Exam Preparation :

      1. Understand the Syllabus: Familiarize yourself with the NIFT GAT curriculum to prioritize topics during preparation.

      2. Manage Time: Create a study schedule, focusing on weaker areas while covering all topics.

      3. Practice Previous Years’ Papers: Solve past papers to understand the exam pattern and identify important topics.

      4. Enhance Math Skills: Strengthen arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and data interpretation regularly.

      5. Develop English Proficiency: Read newspapers, magazines, and books to improve language skills.

      6. Stay Updated with Current Affairs: Follow fashion, art, and design news for the general knowledge section.

      7. Take Mock Tests: Simulate the exam environment, analyze mistakes, and focus on weaknesses.

      8. Boost Creativity: Engage in sketching, drawing, and observing designs to enhance creative ability.

      9. Learn Time-Saving Strategies: Use quick calculation methods and effective problem-solving approaches.

      10. Stay Positive and Confident: Maintain a positive mindset and approach each question with confidence.

      Remember, consistent practice, effective time management and a focused approach are key to success in the NIFT GAT exam.

CLASS 008 |Syllabus for English in NIFT, NID, UCEED & B. Arch

Mentor : Suraj Kumar(NIFT Delhi, NID Ahmedabad)

Syllabus for English in NIFT, NID, UCEED & B.Arch:

  1. Comprehension: Reading passages and answering questions.

  2. Vocabulary: Synonyms, antonyms, idioms, phrases.

  3. Grammar: Parts of speech, tenses, sentence structure.

  4. Sentence Completion: Filling in blanks with words or phrases.

  5. Sentence Improvement: Identifying and correcting errors.

  6. Rearrangement of Sentences: Rearranging jumbled sentences.

  7. Active and Passive Voice: Converting voice.

  8. Direct and Indirect Speech: Converting speech.

  9. Spelling and Vocabulary: Correct spelling and word meanings.

  10. Idioms and Phrases: Understanding common expressions.

  11. Reading Comprehension: Reading passages and answering questions.

  12. Essay Writing: Writing essays on given topics.

  13. Letter Writing: Writing formal and informal letters.

  14. Precis Writing: Summarizing passages or paragraphs.

  15. Synthesis of Sentences: Combining sentences into one.

Note: Please refer to official exam notifications for detailed information on specific exam variations.


CLASS 032 |Human Figure | Human Body Drawing | NIFT CAT Preparation | NID CAT Class | Drawing |

Mentor : Suraj Kumar(NIFT Delhi, NID Ahmedabad)

How to Draw the Human Figure: NIFT CAT & NID CAT Preparation

Drawing the human figure can be a challenging yet rewarding skill to develop. Whether you’re preparing for the NIFT CAT or NID CAT exams or simply honing your drawing abilities, here are some steps to help you:

  1. Start with Basic Shapes: Begin by sketching basic shapes that represent different body parts. Use circles for the head, ovals for the torso and limbs, and simple lines for the limbs.

  2. Proportions and Anatomy: Understand the proportions and anatomy of the human body. Familiarize yourself with the measurements and relationships between different body parts. This knowledge will help you achieve a more realistic representation.

  3. Stick Figure Framework: Create a stick figure framework as a guideline. Use simple lines to indicate the overall pose and position of the figure. This framework will serve as a foundation for adding details later on.

  4. Block in Forms: Add blocks or shapes to represent the major volumes of the body. Visualize the three-dimensional forms and their interaction with each other. This step helps in capturing the overall structure and mass of the figure.

  5. Refine and Add Details: Refine the shapes and add more details gradually. Pay attention to the curves, angles, and contours of the body. Observe how muscles and bones affect the overall appearance.

  6. Gestures and Poses: Focus on capturing the gesture and dynamic poses of the human figure. Emphasize the flow and movement of the body. This brings life and energy to your drawings.

  7. Study Anatomy: Study human anatomy to deepen your understanding of the body’s structure. Explore books, online resources, or even attend figure drawing classes to enhance your knowledge.

  8. Practice Life Drawing: Practice drawing from live models whenever possible. This allows you to observe and capture the subtle nuances of the human form. Attend figure drawing sessions or arrange practice sessions with friends or fellow artists.

  9. Use References: Utilize photo references, art books, or online resources for studying poses, proportions, and anatomical details. These references can provide valuable insights and inspiration for your drawings.

  10. Experiment and Enjoy: Don’t be afraid to experiment with different styles, techniques, and mediums. Enjoy the process of drawing and let your creativity flourish. Remember that practice and perseverance are key to improving your skills.

By following these steps and dedicating time to regular practice, you can enhance your ability to draw the human figure. Best of luck in your NIFT CAT and NID CAT preparation, as well as your artistic journey!

CLASS 040 |wo Point Perspective Slow Process | Perspective | Perspective Drawing |

Mentor : Suraj Kumar(NIFT Delhi, NID Ahmedabad)

To learn and master the slow process of drawing in two-point perspective, begin by gathering learning resources such as books or online tutorials. Understand the fundamental concepts like the horizon line, vanishing points, and orthogonal lines. Practice sketching basic shapes to grasp how lines converge towards the vanishing points. Study reference images and analyze the relationship between objects and the horizon line. Break down complex objects into basic forms and gradually add details, considering perspective and depth. Finally, experiment with different compositions to enhance your skills in two-point perspective drawing.