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These Diplomas provide global preferential admission to top institutions abroad since NICC is a member-affiliate of :

( European League of Institutes of the Arts, Amsterdam, Holland ).
ELIA is a globally connected European network that provides a dynamic platform for professional exchange and development in higher arts education.
ELIA's member institutions include the top Design Colleges in Europe.
NICC was approved for membership in 2005 by the External Affairs Director of IED Milan, Italy.
This Affiliation-Membership provides ""Sister-College" status for NICC with over 400 top best Design Colleges Worldwide,
and provides the perfect platform for NICC Graduates to get preferential admission to these institutions.

NICC International UG/PG Diplomas which are part of its Twinning Programs follows International Curricula defined by The Bologna Convention
in keeping with the expectations of these elite international colleges which follow the same system.
NICC Qualifications are thus eligible for ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).
and the ECTS Grades are entered in every Marksheet and Transcript provided to the student by NICC.
"ECTS is an important element of the Bologna process, meant to help international students make the most of their study abroad experience.
ECTS is designed to make it easier for students to move between countries and to have their academic qualifications and study periods abroad recognised."

Given directly by the concerned Govt. University

( Bharathiar University ) via direct enrollment in the University.
This University is one of the most highly-regarded Govt. Universities in the country and its Degrees are recognised by foreign countries as valid and respected educational qualification
Further, the curriculum is easily synchronised with NICC's curriculum.
NICC students enroll directly in Bharathiar University - the supply of study materials and relevant teaching being provided at NICC.
Students only need to appear for Exams at University Test Centres.
This arrangement is preferable to direct affiliation with any university since it empowers NICC to deliver, without limitations:
the International 4-Year UG International Curriculum which is required by most foreign universities and institutions for:
Higher Studies / Masters along with the Degree Program of 3 Years.
This also applies to the 2-Year Masters Programs at NICC taught as per International Curriculum
& accompanied by PG Degrees from the University.

The International Professional Diploma provides :
The Skill-Sets, Knowledge and Portfolio which give you : Top Industry Careers as well as Preferred Admission to top Design Colleges abroad
The Degree provides :
The status of being a Graduate. Qualifies for P.G in India if required.
The Skillset International Diploma with The Degree gives Global Immigration ability lifelong
The effectiveness of this approach can be seen in the email from an NICC graduate shown on the header-bar of the home page.


WDO membership is granted to an institution only on the recommendation of its Board. It is a Special Honour.
NICC is a member of WDO (World Design Organisation) formerly "ICSID, International Council of Societies of Industrial Design". Among the few premier Educational Institutions from India are three IITs, NID, etc.. TATA Elxsi is one of the two eminent Corporate Members from India. The WDO membership provides NICC with multiple benefits: 1. Exchange of ideas and connectivity with other members of the council. 2. Understanding new methodologies in creation of course structure towards sustainable design education & development specific to Industry needs. 3. Global networking and platform-development for speciality-specific positioning & placement. www.wdo.org
Note: Our listing on WDO's website is as "National Institute of Creative Communication" - the full form of "NICC"


NICC is one of the few institutions to be a member of CII ( The confederation of Indian Industry )

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India,
partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes
Membership provides :
An important platform to understand Industry needs
and to tailor the education of NICC students accordingly, to create maximum high-level employability.

NOTE THAT: At ELIA, WDO & CII, NICC is listed under its original full name: "National Institute of Creative Communication"