ISDI Challenge

Please contact Mr. Adnan Patel at +91 77188 65341 | to enquire about this year admission



Candidates currently in the 12th grade & will be appearing for a 10 + 2 examination (e.g. IGCSE- A levels, CBSE, HSC, IBDP, ISC etc.), or its educational equivalent in any discipline (e.g.: Science, Commerce, Arts) with an interest in Design & Innovation are eligible to apply. The upper age limit is 21 years at the time of application.



Complete the online application. The applicant will receive a confirmation email with the application number after successful submission of the online form.

On submission of the application form, the screen will be directed to Online payment gateway to complete the application fee** payment of INR 3,500.00.

** Application fee is non-refundable.

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Pre ISDI Challenge Documentation

On Successful payment of Application Fee, Its time to upload your documents. Please note, these photographs must be in JPG/JPEG format and not exceeding 2 MB in size.

  • Declaration Form : You are requested to download the Declaration form & fill in the required information. Please upload a scanned copy of the same.
  • Photograph: Upload a scanned recent passport photograph. It must be a coloured photograph taken at a professional studio. Photographs taken via mobile phone and other kinds of self-composed portraits will not be accepted.
  • 10th Mark-sheet: Upload a scanned copy of your 10th Mark-sheet. It must be self-attested by the student/parents.
  • 12th Mark-sheet: Students currently in 12th grade can submit their 11th grade mark-sheet or 12th predicted grades/mark-sheets. It must be self-attested by the student/parents.
  • ID Proof : Photo ID proof can be your Aadhar Card or Pan Card or Passport.
  • PAN Card : Upload a scanned copy of your PAN card. If a student doesn’t own a pan card, request to upload anyone parents Pan Card.

ISDI Challenge

The ISDI Challenge comprises of a Creative Aptitude Test, Studio Test culminating into Personal Interview with Portfolio Review, all of which happens on the same day. This allows the Admission Committee to evaluate how a prospective student develops & translates ideas into design and 2D / 3D forms, communicates and articulates the work in writing. You will be assessed for your design skills as well as the articulation of your ideas, concepts and visual expression; since in future, both as an ISDI student and practising professional you will require to use them extensively.


Portfolio Guidelines

  • Your portfolio represent your core skills and creative preferences. It is unique to your personality and indicates to the Admissions Committee your level of readiness to hone your creative skills further.

  • The portfolio should include a selection of your work including hand skills such as sketching and rendering, photography, collages, 3D work as well as digital compositions.

  • Digitally generated designs must carry a short description of the process and the software through which is it created.

  • Presentation is most important. Here again is an opportunity to showcase and verbally present your ideas during the Personal Interview.


ISDI's Scholarship Programme

ISDI Scholars’ Program 2018 has been introduced to encourage & nurture design talent in the country . We offer the following scholarships to students who show an aptitude & commitment to design & innovation :-

  • Merit Scholarships
  • Educators’ Scholarship
  • Defence Scholarships
  • Aid based Scholarships

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