Certified Graphic Designer.pdf

Certified Graphic Designer

  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2016/ITES/NIELIT/01698
  • SectorIT-ITeS
  • NSQF LevelLevel 5
  • Notional Hours80
  • Accrediting BodiesNational Institute of Electronics and Information Technology 6-CGO Complex, Electronics Niketan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. 110003. Presently, Accreditation is not prescribed; affiliation is one of the models.
  • Certifying BodiesNational Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, 6-CGO Complex, Electronics Niketan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. 110003.
  • Proposed Occupation

    1.Graphic Designer

    2.Desktop Publisher

    3.Assistant Web Designer

    4.Packaging Designer

    5.Graphic Operator

  • Progression Pathway

    Graphic Designer – Next Job Role – Next Job Role 

    1) In Academic

    After completion of this course, the students may take up courses on Interactive Multimedia Development to further enhance their skills on Multimedia & Animation Technology.

    2) Professional 

    As a visual designer, the students can find employment in various sectors including advertising agencies, design studios, publishing houses and pre-press companies. Visual designers are employed both in-house and through agencies.

    Entry visual designer roles include:


    • Junior graphic designers
    • Desktop Publisher
    • Assistant Web Designer
    • Packaging Designer
    • Graphic Operator                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             With enough experience, the students can progress to more senior roles and they may take on team management responsibilities, eventually becoming a studio manager, design director or creative director.
  • Planned arrangements for RPL
    • Presently  only  candidates  who  undergo  training

          shall be assessed.

    • It  will  be  incorporated  once  RPL  strategy  is



  • Qualification File Certified Graphic Designer.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Principles of Graphic Design Mandatory 10 5
    Problem Solving and Design Process Mandatory 10 5
    Software Tools for Graphic Designing Mandatory 40 5
    Soft Skills applicable to Graphic Designing Mandatory 20 5
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