Entrance Examination


The B. Des. programme is offered by Department of Multimedia Communication and Design (MCD). The first batch started from August 2016. The Bachelor of Design programme is affiliated to Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU), Guwahati. It is considered equivalent to B. Tech. programme in engineering and is already being taught by few IIT's(like IIT Bombay and IIT Guwahati) and IIIT's(IIITDM Jabalpur) as well as many private design institutes. The programme covers subjects of Multimedia, Communication Design, Animation, VFX and so on.

Career Opportunities:

Students have a wide range of career options which not only restricted to design field only but also areas on IT, Software and other such engineering areas. Just to mention, a students can choose Design industry such as Advertising, Film and VFX, Animation, Gaming, Entertainment, Print production and so on, as well as other industries such as Web related, IT related, Mobile phone and Digital media industry etc.


Name of Entrance Exams for B. Des. Programme:

1. Central Institute of Tehnology Bachelor of Design Aptitude Test (CITBDAT): CITBDAT is an entrance test conducted by CIT for admission into the first semester of Bachelor of Design Degree (B. Des.) programme of study as Direct Entry into Department of Multimedia Communication and Design in CIT, Kokrajhar, which is affiliated to Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU), Guwahati, Assam.

2. Under Graduate Common Entrance Exam for Design (UCEED): UCEED is an entrance exam conducted by IIT Bombay on All India basis for admission into B. Des. Programme of IIT's and IIIT's. CIT also take UCEED qualified candidates for entry into its B. Des. Programme. Please see UCEED website for exam information.


B. Des. (Direct Entry): A candidate may be admitted into the first semester of B. Des. programme of CIT in two ways. The candidate has to clear the CITBDAT-2017 entrance examination followed by counselling at CIT, Kokrahar. The second way is by applying, appearing and has to qualify in UCEED-2017 conducted by IIT BOMBAY. These candidates should also separately apply to CIT, Kokrajhar and submit the UCEED-2017 score cards to the Member Secretary, Admission Committee, as per notification by CIT Admission Committee on institute's official website www.cit.ac.in during admission time. Seat allocation to CITBDAT qualified candidates and UCEED qualified candidates will be published on website at the time of admission.

B. Des. (Vertical): Candidates who have passed 3 years diploma in Animation and Multimedia Technology from CIT Kokrajhar in the current year having requisite qualifying marks should submit their application and would be admitted without any entrance examinations into the 2nd year/3rd Semester of the programme.

NOTE: There will be No Lateral Entry scheme for other diploma branches in 3rd semester as the programme has a specialized course structure and one has to enter from 1st year to complete the programme.

Date of Entrance Examination

First Sunday of May

Centres of Entrance Examination

The Entrance Examination is usually conducted in six different centres at Kokrajhar, Guwahati,Jorhat, Udalguri, Barama and Kajalgaon. (subject to approval of Admission Committee).


Candidates who have passed 10+2 examination in any stream (Science/Arts/Commerce) or an equivalent examination** from any institute approved by Board/AICTE/Recognized university with not less than 50% marks.

In case of students belonging to SC/ST, the minimum percentage of marks for admission to B. Des. course shall be not less than 45%.

** Equivalent examination: Minimum of 2 years Diploma after 10th Standard in relevant field of study (e.g., Visual Art, Fine Art, Commercial Art, Fashion Technology etc.) from any Govt. recognized institute approved by State Technical Board/AICTE/University.

Bachelor of Design (B. Des.) - Vertical Entry

Candidates who have passed Diploma in Animation & Multimedia Technology course from CIT Kokrajhar with not less than 60% aggregate shall be eligible to this course and shall be admitted directly to 3rd semester (2nd Year) B. Des. programme.

Age limit: Candidates must not be above 21 years, or below 17 years of age as on 1st August of the year of admission. The upper age limit is relaxed to 3 years for Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe candidates. For Diploma passed candidates the upper age limit is 45 years. Candidates must be mentally and physically fit and must possess a good moral character.

Branch Intake Capacity

The branch intake capacity is 45 (Forty five) only in 1st Semester. However the intake capacity may vary as per the decision of Admission Committee, CIT Kokrajhar.

Distribution of Seats

The seat sharing between CITBDAT qualified candidates and UCEED qualified candidates will be as follows
1) 60% of the total seats for CITBDAT-2017 qualified candidates.
2) 40% of the total seats for UCEED-2017 qualified candidates.

Availability of Application Forms

Normally the Prospectus and Application Forms are available from the following centres (subject to change by Admission Committee) by the first week of February on payment of a certain prescribed fee.

CIT, Kokrajhar

Cotton College, Guwahati

Udalguri College, Udalguri

Barama Collge, Barama, Baksa

UN College, Kajalgaon, Chirang

Note: Forms are also usually made available in the Institute website which may be downloaded and submitted accompanied by a Demand Draft of prescribed fee.

Reservation Policy As per CIT Kokrajhar existing rules.


CITBDAT Exam pattern:

Section-A: (Objective type question)

Total Marks: 100, Time: One (1) hour

General knowledge (20 questions)

Computer fundamentals (30 questions)

English communication (20 questions)

Creative ability (30 questions)

Section-B (creative drawing / skill based drawing)

Total marks: 200, Time: Two (2) hour

Skill based drawing (100 marks: 2 questions of 50 marks each)

Creative / concept based drawing (100 marks: 2 questions of 50 marks each)

CITBDAT Exam syllabus: Please download the CIT Information Brochure 2017 from institute website www.cit.ac.in and see CITBDAT syllabus section for detail information.



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