NID DAT 2020 Hall Ticket, Result, Answer Key, Admission

National Institute of Design conducts NID DAT every year allowing candidates to apply for various UG & PG courses. The candidates will be able to apply for the entrance exam by visiting the official website of NID. The exam will be conducted for 3 hrs and will be conducted in objective as well as subjective questions. Every year, hundreds of aspirants appear for NID DAT test to make their dream come true of becoming a designer; be it in Industrial, Communication, IT, Textile or Integrated design.

 

Latest Update:

Read, NID DAT B.Des 2020 Result to be Declared on March 19 (New)

 

Courses offered:

  • Bachelor in Design (B. Des)
  • Masters in Design (M. Des)
  • Graduate Diploma Program in Design (GDPD)

NID DAT 2020 Highlights:

Exam Name Design Aptitude Test (DAT)
Conducting Body National Institute of Design
Exam Type National Entrance Test for Professional Programs in Design at both UG and PG levels
Exam Duration 3 hours each for DAT Prelims and Mains
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Pen and Paper based (PBT)
Medium of Exam English
 

NID DAT 2020 Schedule:

B.Des, GDPD & Overseas Candidate:
Events Date
NID DAT 2019 Application Form Release 1st October 2019
Online Application Form Submission Deadline  18th November 2019
Online Application Form Submission Deadline with late fee 21st November 2019
NID DAT  Prelims Admit Cards Availability 20th December 2019
NID DAT 2020 Exam Date (Prelims) 29th December 2019
NID DAT Prelims Result 19th March 2020
NID DAT 2020 Mains Admit Cards Release 14th April
NID DAT 2020 Mains Exam 29th April - 3rd May 2020
NID DAT 2020 Mains Result 28th May 2020
Counselling 5th and 6th June 2020
M.Des and Overseas Candidates
Events Date
NID DAT 2019 Application Form Release 1st October 2019
Online Application Form Submission Deadline  18th November 2019
Online Application Form Submission Deadline with late fee 21st November 2019
NID DAT Prelims Admit Cards Availability 20th December 2019
NID DAT 2020 Prelims Exam Date (Including Overseas Candidates) 29th December 2019
NID DAT 2020 Prelims Result (M. Des) Declaration 18th February 2020
Rechecking of Prelims Result 18th - 21st February 2020
NID DAT Main Schedule Will be announced later

 

NID DAT 2020 Admit Card:

The admit card for NID DAT 2020, NID Admit Card release date  will be released on the official website of NID by the authorities. The candidates will be able to access their admit card by visiting the official website. Note that, the admit card will be available for the eligible students only. The admit card is a mandatory object for the entrance exam. No candidates will be allowed to appear in the entrance exam without the admit card. The candidates are also advised to bring one of their photo ID proofs with them for the identity verification process. The candidates should also know that the admit card for prelims and main exam will be released separately on their due date.
 
Steps to NID Admit card Download:
1- Visit the official website of NID – admissions.nid.edu.
2- Click on the link  “NID Admit Card 2020”.
3- Fill in the required details and click submit button.
4- In case the candidate has forgotten their application no., click on “Click here to view your application”.
5- Click on “submit” to see the application number on the download link.
6-The NID 2020 Admit card will be generated on the screen. Take a printout and keep it safely.
 
 
Important details regarding the NID 2020 Admit Card
1- The NID 2020 Admit Card must be preserved carefully and it is necessary to present the admit card at the time of the exam and the examination venue.
2- The NID 2020 Admit Card will comprise information such as candidate's name, roll number, exam centre, exam date, timing, etc.
3- It is important for all candidates to verify the details mentioned on the NID 2020 Admit Card and any wrong information or discrepancy should be reported to the concerned authorities of NID 2020 and the inconsistency should be removed.
4- All candidates must carry the NID 2020 admit card to the exam hall without fail. Without the NID 2020 Admit Card, candidates won't be allowed to write the NID 2020 Exam.
5- Tampering the NID admit card is not allowed. If a admit card is found to have tampered, the candidate to whom the admit card belongs will be debarred from writing the NID 2020 exam.
6- In case a candidate is not able to download the NID 2020 admit card, he/she can contact the office of NID examinations prior to the NID exam. The NID 2020 admit card is significant as it serves as a proof of identity.
 
NID 2020 Admit Card Contains:
Exam centre
Exam date
Candidate’s name
Father name
Roll No.
DoB etc.
Note: It is mandatory to bring admit card while appearing in the examination otherwise one cannot enter the exam centres.
 
Details to Cross-Check in the NID 2020 Admit Card
After taking the printout of Online Test Admission Ticket of NID 2020 the candidates are cautioned to check the below-mentioned details:
 
NID 2020 Test Admission Ticket number (TAT number).
Registered Candidate’s Name as mentioned in the application form of NID 2020.
Registered Candidate’s address and contact details as mentioned in the NID 2020 application form.
Registered Candidate’s photo as uploaded in the application form of NID 2020.
Details about the Test centre that is where the candidate has to write the NID 2020 Examination.
Test Date and Timings of the NID 2020 Examination.
ID Proof Details of the Registered Candidate.
 

NID DAT 2020 Syllabus:

The syllabus for this NID entrance exam is already prescribed by the conducting authority. Before attempting the exam, candidates should know about Syllabus and NID 2020 Exam Pattern by which they will get a clear idea about all topics included in the exam.

Students aspiring to follow design courses from NID should follow the below NID syllabus topics carefully.

There is no fixed syllabus prescribed for the NID 2020 Exam. However, candidates can prepare for topics such as(shown in the table).

The studio test will comprise of different sections in different formats like the hands-on practical assignment, group discussion, etc. This is held after the NID DAT (Prelims).

Program Syllabus
B.Des Program Outline for beginners, Colour Terminology, Inspiration & Design Development, Mood, theme & colour interrelationship, Design Theory, Elements & Principles Of Design, Natural & Geometrical Form, Innovation in Design, Principles of Composition, Lettering, Optical Illusion, Understanding Light & Shade, Form & Function, Colour, Pattern & Texture, Theme Development, Creative thinking & writing, Picture Analysis, Visual Logic, Good Design vs. Bad Design, Drawing Fundamentals, Use of Measurements, Scale & proportions, Foreshortening & Perspective, Developing Themes & Colour Associations, Inspiration & Creativity, Ornaments & motifs, Memory Drawing, Usage of colour in Compositions, Expression & Emotion, Exercises on imagination, Lateral Thinking, Story pictures, Presentation Techniques, Imagination & Doodling, 3D Visualization, Graphics & Pictograms, Innovation & Creation, Design Awareness, Developing Observation.
Studio Test Model Making, Doodling, Meeting with past successful students, How to evolve ideas, Audio – Visual Exercises, Material Manipulation, Creative Thinking
M.Des Outline for beginners, Colour Terminology, Inspiration & Design Development, Mood, theme & colour interrelationship, Design Theory, Elements & Principles Of Design, Natural & Geometrical Form, Innovation in Design, Principles of Composition, Lettering, Optical Illusion, Understanding Light & Shade, Colour Psychology & Optical Illusions, Form & Function, Colour, Pattern & Texture, Theme Development, Creative thinking & writing, Picture Analysis, Visual Logic, Good Design vs. Bad Design, Drawing Fundamentals, Use of Measurements, Scale & proportions, Optical Illusion, Foreshortening & Perspective, Developing Themes & Colour Associations, Inspiration & Creativity, Ornaments & motifs, Memory Drawing, Usage of colour in Compositions, Expression & Emotion, Exercises on imagination, Lateral Thinking, Story pictures, Presentation Techniques, Imagination & Doodling, 3D Visualisation, Graphics & Pictograms, Innovation & Creation, Design Awareness, Developing Observation
P.hD. in Design

Candidates who want to pursue the P.hD. program from NID has to submit a proposal on the basis of the practice of designs and its significance. The Research proposal should be from the mentioned below fields:

1- The vast area of study or common background or the context or literature review of the research.

2- Its problem and scope.

3- Its rationale for and its significance.

4- The objectives and research questions of the study.

5- The methodology/approach to be followed.

6- The student's knowledge, skills, and work or research experience relevant to the subject.

7- The potential contribution of the research work to knowledge and understanding of the relevant area.

8- In the practice-based research, how the research objectives and how the practice relates to each other.

9- The list of Bibliography or/and reference.

10- The proposal should be free from Plagiarism as it will be verified by anti-plagiarism tools.

 

NID DAT 2020 Exam Pattern:

NID DAT exam pattern 2020 comprises the type of questions that are asked in the preliminary and mains exams. The exam pattern of NID DAT 2020  also mentions the duration of the exam, the total number of questions asked, whether there is a negative marking or not, and  the medium in which the exam is conducted.

NID DAT Exam Pattern - Prelims

NID DAT prelims consists of two parts, candidates can go through the table below to know the exam pattern in details.

Particulars  Details
Total Marks  100
Mode Offline
Medium of Entrance exam English
Duration 3 Hrs
Types of Question subjective and objective
NID DAT Exam Pattern - Section-wise
Parts Pattern No.of Question Marks per Question Total Marks Alloted
Part I Objective type Questions 1 - 22

Questions( 1 to 14) - 1 mark

Questions (15 to 22) - 2 marks

30 Marks
Part II Subjective Type Questions 23-26

Question (23) - 15 marks

Question (24) - 20 marks

Question (25)- 15 marks

Question (26) - 20 marks, which was subdivided into three parts

70 Marks

NID DAT Exam Pattern - Mains

NID DAT 2020 mains will be conducted in different formats. It includes sketching, drawing as well as hands-on model making.

Particulars  Details
Medium of language English
Total Marks 100
Duration 3 Hrs

 

 

NID DAT 2020 Cut Off:

The cut off for NID DAT 2020 will be released by the authorities soon after the release of the result. The cut off will be released separately for prelims and the main exam as the admit cards. Only those candidates who will qualify the exams as per the cut off decided. The qualified students have to appear for the Studio test as well as Personal Interview.
 
Relaxation in NID Cut Off Score for Reserved Candidates:
General OBC-NCL SC ST  PH
Relaxation 10% Less than Cutoff score of General Category 20% Less than Cutoff score of General Category 20% Less than Cutoff score of General Category 30% Less than Cutoff score of General Category
NID 2018 B.Des Cut Off
The previous year cut off for B.Des Program is mentioned below. Candidates can check here the minimum qualifying cut off marks required for admission to B.Des course offered at different campuses of NID.
Category Marks
General 59.65
General PH 51.75
OBC-NCL 52.70
OBC-NCL PH 40.55
SC 50.10
SC-PH 31.25
ST 47.45
NID 2018 M.Des Cut off
Candidates can take a look at previous year cut off for M.Des released by NID. The cutoff for different specializations in M.Des program is mentioned below.
 
Category General General PH  OBC-NCL  OBC-NCL PH SC
Animation Film Design 59.85 No Applicant 53.65 25.3 53.85
Apparel Design 50.8 27.2 46.8 No Applicant 42.25
Ceramic & Glass Design 48.85 No Applicant 18.2 No Applicant 45.15
Design for Retail Experience 55.25 27.2 52.3 No Applicant 46.2
Digital Game Design 48.7 No Applicant 35.85 No Applicant 44.05
Film & Video Communication 54.8 No Applicant 47.6 No Applicant 50.3
Furniture Design 58.45 57.45 50.3 No Applicant 45.4
Graphic Design 62.4 38.6 59.15 25.3 58.05
Information Design 59.15 35.05 47.15 No Applicant 46.5
Interaction Design 62.05 35.05 54 44.85 57
Lifestyle Accessory Design 55.45 45.15 46.8 No Applicant 41.35
New Media Design 58.7 No Applicant 34.6 No Applicant 46
Photography Design 52.6 No Applicant 40.35 24.95 45.7
Product Design 64.9 38.6 59.15 No Applicant 58.1
Strategic Design Management 60.7 No Applicant 52.45 No Applicant 52.7
Textile Design 53.05 34.2 43.5 No Applicant 42.1
Toy & Game Design 48.6 No Applicant 45.3 No Applicant 30.25
Transportation & Automobile Design 61.35 No Applicant 56.75 No Applicant 56.3
Universal Design 58.5 40.1 49.85 No Applicant 44.65

 

 

NID DAT 2019 Application Form:

The Application form for NID DAT 2020 will be available for the entrance exam online. The candidates interested to apply for the exam can log in to the official website to get the application form. The candidates have to first register themselves for the exam and then fill up the application form along with uploading the required documents. The documents should be in JPG/JPEG format and should not exceed 100kb in size. After the uploading of the documents, the candidate has to make the payment of the required amount for the entrance exam.
NID 2020 Application Form
The candidates can fill the application form online by entering their mobile no., email ID, Date of birth etc. The candidates need to follow the steps given below to fill NID DAT 2020 Application Form:
 
Step 1: Registration
1- Register/sign up online before proceeding to fill the application form at the official website.
2- Provide the valid mobile no., email ID, Date of birth etc. while registration.
3- After registration, login credentials will be sent via an email to the registered email address.
 Step 2: Fill the Application Form
1- Log in to your account using id and password and fill all the required details.
2- After filling all the details, click ‘Save & Proceed’ to go to the next step to ‘Upload Document’.
Step 3: Upload Documents
Upload a scanned recent passport size photograph and signature as per the instructions.
Upload your valid Caste/PwD certificate issued by a competent authority.
Click ‘Save & Proceed’ to go to the next section to pay application fees
The details of the photograph and signature dimensions to be uploaded are mentioned below:
Scanned Photograph A recent photograph – JPEG Format – 50 to 100 KB
Candidates’ Scanned Signature Blue/Black ball pen on white paper – JPEG Format – 50 to 100 KB
Certificate JPEG Format – Les than 150 KB
 
Step 4: Payment of Application Fee
The application fee of NID 2020 can be submitted online or offline.
Offline Mode: The offline payment can be done via Demand draft in favour of “All India Management Association” payable at New Delhi.
To complete the NID 2020 Application Process, the candidates must send the demand draft and a printout of your application form in a single envelope to the following address:
            The Project Manager–CMS
            All India Management Association
            Management House, 14, Institutional Area,
            Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003
            India
Online Mode: The online application fees can be paid via. Credit card/ debit card.
The application fee for different courses, category-wise is as follows:
Category B,Des and GDPD (INR)  M.Des (1 Discipline) (INR) M.Des (2 Discipline) (INR)
General 2000 2000 4000

Sc

1000 1000 2000
ST 1000 1000 2000
OBC-NCL 2000 2000 4000
Gen-PwD 1000 1000 2000
ST-PwD 1000 1000 2000
SC-PwD 1000 1000 2000
OBC NCL PWD 1000 1000 2000
Overseas 3000 3000 6000
 
NID 2020 Application Process for Foreign Nationals
Overseas candidates can apply for NID 2020 and will have to appear for the subsequent stages of selection (Studio Test and Personal Interview) at NID Ahmedabad Campus. The candidates would need to submit following documents at the time of registration:
1- Attested copy of pages of passport of containing candidates’ details.
2- For B.Des. program – The candidates need to submit attested copies of their SSC, HSC marksheets. For SSC appearing candidates, it is important to present bonafide certificate.
3- For M.Des. program – The candidates need to submit attested copies of their SSC, HSC, marksheets and graduation certificate
4- An equivalence certificate must be obtained from Association of Indian University (AIU), New Delhi.
 

NID DAT 2020 Exam Centers:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Hyderabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Guwahati
  • Bhubneshwar
  • Lucknow
  • Bhopal
  • New Delhi
  • Chandigarh
  • Ranchi
  • Chennai
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dehradun
  • Vijayawada
     

 

NID DAT 2020 Counselling:

The Counselling session for NID DAT will be followed by the result declaration and shortlisting of the candidates. The counselling session is expected to be conducted in the month of May 2020. The eligible candidates will be intimated for the counselling session by the exam conducting authorities. The candidates will be called for the session as per the final merit list prepared by the authorities as per their performance in the entrance exam and the cut-off mark. The candidates are also required to bring their original documents to the session for the document verification process.
 
1- The shortlisted candidate from Design Aptitude Test (DAT) will have to appear for Studio Test and Personal Interview.
2- The studio test and interviews will be held from first week of June, 2019. A final merit list is prepared on the basis of candidates’ performance in all the above mentioned stages. Check NID Cut Off 
3- In case it is required and approved by the admission committee of NID, there will be a second merit list depending on the seats left from the first merit list. It will include the waitlisted candidates also. Check NID 2019 Merit List 
 
In order to complete the NID 2019 Counselling Process and the admission process the selected candidates will be required to attend the counselling session in-person at the selected NID Campus. Candidates will have to produce original documents and pay the admission fees in order to confirm admission.
 
NID 2019 Counselling Schedule
The final NID 2019 Merit List for both Bachelor of Design and Master of Design will release in the final week of May, 2019. The admission procedure can be completed by June 16, 2019 for successful candidates from the first merit list. The second merit list containing the names of waitlisted candidates will be made available by end of June 2019. The scheduled dates for NID 2019 Counselling are as follows:
 
Events Dates
Announcement of result for B.Des. & M.Des. on official website May 31, 2019
Opening date for Online consent by all qualified candidates (to be eligible for the next stage of admissions process) May 31, 2019
Closing date for Online consent by all qualified candidates (to be eligible for the next stage of admissions process) June 03 2019
Merit List 1 for B.Des. and M.Des. (all categories) June 06, 2019
Opening date for Uploading of scanned copies of documents by candidates in merit list 1 for online document verification June 06, 2019
Closing Date for Uploading of scanned copies of documents by candidates in merit list 1 for online document verification June 13, 2019
Provisional Offer of Admissions to candidates in Merit List 1 June 15, 2019
Last Date of Uploading details of Demand Draft online July 04, 2019
Schedule for Verification of original documents, Payment of fees to confirm seat and Enrolment in program
Events Dates
Bachelor of Design (B.Des) at Ahmedabad Campus July 11, 2019
Master of Design (M.Des.) for disciplines at Ahmedabad Campus July 12, 2019
Master of Design (M.Des.) for disciplines at Gandhinagar Campus July 13, 2019
Master of Design (M.Des.) for disciplines at Bengaluru Campus July 14, 2019
Commencement of 2019-20 academic session (All Campuses) July 18, 2019

NID 2019 Merit List

 

NID 2019 Merit list would be declared after the declaration of final results on May 31, 2019. The candidate’s performance in all three stages will be taken into consideration while preparing final merit list. The weightage of marks in each stage obtained by the candidate will be evaluated by the Institute itself. No application or request for revaluation of result will be entertained by the institute. The decision by the institute will be considered final. Weightage for preparation of final merit list is indicated below.

Program Design Aptitude Test Studio Test Interview
B.Des 20% 60% 20%
M.Des (All Program) 20% 50%  30%

Candidates can see the final merit list for Bachelor of Design programme on the website: http://admissions.nid.edu. The list is prepared category wise and will be based on the weightage marks of the selected candidates in the three stages.

Similarly, for each discipline of Master of Design programme, candidates can see the final merit list on the official website: admissions.nid.edu. The list is prepared category wise and will be based on the weightage marks of the selected candidates in all three stages taken together.

 
Counselling Process for NID 2019 Admission:
The counselling process for admission to B. Des. And M. Des. Program in National Institute of Design for the academic session 2019-20 is expected to start in the last week of June, 2019. The NID 2019 counselling process primarily involves three steps:
 
1- Online Consent by Qualified Candidates
2- Uploading of Documents Online by Candidates
3- Provisional offer of Admission
 Online Consent by Qualified Candidates
The successful candidates whose name appear in the rank list would be allotted seats provisionally after online verification of documents.
 
1- The qualified candidates are required to submit their consent ONLINE only, to be eligible for the next stage of admission process.
2- The process for submitting Online Consent starts from May 31 – June 03, 2019 tentatively.
3- Based on the online consent submitted by the qualified candidates, the merit List will be updated regularly from May 31, 2019 to June 03, 2019.
4- The candidates should regularly visit the official admission website for latest updates and submit their consent before the closing date.
5- In case the candidate does not submit the consent online within the given deadline, he/she will be debarred from taking any further part in the admission procedure of NID.
6- Only those candidates who have qualified according to the rank list and have also submitted their consent online within the stipulated time frame, will be considered in the first merit list for B.Des & M.Des programs (all disciplines).
7- The first merit list will be prepared based on the online consent submitted by the qualified candidates.
Uploading of Documents Online by Candidates
The candidates, who have qualified as per the first Merit List, would be required to upload the scanned copies of the requisite documents for the purpose of verification. All the relevant documents have to be issued in the name of the candidate. The scanned copies of the original documents should be in JPEG format only.
 
1- The uploaded documents is verified against the information provided in the NID Application Form and any discrepancy would lead to cancellation of candidature.
2- NID will offer provisional admission only to those candidates who are found eligible during the verification process of relevant documents uploaded by the candidate.
3- The last date for uploading of the scanned copies of the relevant original documents for verification will be announced by the authority.
4- It is mandatory for the succesful candidates to upload the scanned copies of the relevant documents otherwise they will be debarred from taking part any further in the admission process.
 
List of relevant documents for which the scanned copies have to be uploaded by the qualified candidates for B.Des. and M.Des. programs (for all categories) are indicated below:
1- 10th Marksheet
2- 12th Marksheet
3- Birth Certificate
4- Degree (Graduation/Diploma) Marksheet (for admission to M. Des.)
In addition to the above, the OBC-NCL/SC/ST category candidates have to submit valid category certificates which should be issued by appropriate competent authorities, in the prescribed format available on the official admissions website (http://admissions.nid.edu). OBC-(NCL) certificates which are issued AFTER 31 March 2019 will be considered valid only. Candidates who have applied under PH category have to provide a valid Disability Certificate issued by the appropriate competent authority. The format of same is provided on the admissions website.
 
For Overseas category candidates (both B.Des. or M.Des programmes):  They have to upload the scanned copies of the first and last pages of Passport and of equivalence certificate, apart from submitting above mentioned documents. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to procure the relevant visa to study at NID for these programs and ensure the validity of their passport and visa.
 
In case of Results Awaited of Qualifying Exam:
Candidates whose Class 12 results (for B. Des.) and Graduation results are awaited (for M. Des.) need to procure and upload a bonafide certificate from the Principal of their School/College in the format available at the admissions website.
 
1- Candidates whose results are awaited and fail to upload their bonafide certificate in the prescribed format will have their candidature forfeited.
2- Also, it is necessary for the candidates to pass their qualifying exam, produce the original marksheet of qualifying exam (class 12 for B. Des. and Graduation for M. Des.) and submit a self attested copy on or before August 31, 2019. In case the candidates fail to do so, their admission to the course is summarily liable to be rejected.
3- The date of birth of the candidate as recorded in their Birth Certificate or High School (10th std. / 12th Std.) / first Board / Pre-University Certificate will be considered for the purpose of age verification.
 
Provisional Offer of Admission
The next step after the verification of the uploaded documents is Provisional Offer of Admission which includes details of fees to be paid. This would be sent to the candidate via email. The following documents will be attached with the email: 
 
1- Rules and Regulations
2- Format of Physical Fitness Certificate (to be certified by a RMO)
3- Format of Undertaking to be submitted by the candidate (only in case if the result of 12th Standard or final year Bachelor programme is not declared).
Indemnity Bond
4- Hostel Rules and Regulations and Hostel Application Form (for candidates of M. Des. at Gandhinagar campus, and candidates of B.Des. at Ahmedabad campus)         
Candidates have to fill in all the required details along with the candidate’s and parents/guardian’s signature on printed copies of all documents before proceeding to payment of fees. After this entire process, the seat allocation will be confirmed to the candidate.
Documents To Be Submitted During NID 2019 Admission
The next step in the process is to print the “Acceptance of Admission Form”, fill the checklist of relevant documents, paste a recent passport photograph and attach the Demand Draft & duly signed copies of ALL documents in the below mentioned sequence:
 
1- Acceptance of Admission Form, signed by the candidate.
2- Demand Draft in favour of “National Institute of Design”
3- One set of self-attested copies of ALL documents submitted online
4- Rules and Regulations, signed by candidate and parent/guardian
5- Physical Fitness Certificate, certified by a RMO, in format provided by NID
6- Undertaking by the candidate only in case if the result of 12th Standard or final year Bachelor programme is not declared, in the format provided by NID
Indemnity
7- Copy of Medical insurance in the name of the candidate.
8- Hostel Rules and Regulations
9- Hostel Application Form
10- Four (4) copies of recent passport photographs not more than 3 months old [with roll number written on the back side]
11- Candidates need not send the above documents by post or by hand. These documents are required to be submitted after the physical verification of original documents at respective campuses.
 
Physical Verification of Original Documents  
The candidates should attend the Physical Verification procedure in person, at the respective campus for verification of original documents, and submission of the relevant documents as per the schedule notified by the admission committee
 
Candidates who fail to report personally on the specified date or with incomplete/missing/false documents would be summarily rejected and their admission offer will be withdrawn.
 
 
NID  Bangalore NID Ahemadabad NID Gandhinagar
Design for Retail Experience Animation Film Design Apparel Design
Digital Game Design Ceramic & Glass Design Lifestyle Accessory Design
Information Design Film & Video Communication Strategic Design Management
Interaction Design Furniture Design New Media Design
Universal Design Graphic Design Photography Design
  Product Design Toy & Game Design
  Textile Design Transportation & Automobile Design
 

Seats for NID 2020 Based on Courses and Participating Institutes

Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)
Course NID Campus No.of seats
Animation Film Design NID Ahmedabad 15
Exhibition Design NID Ahmedabad 10
Film & Video Communication NID Ahmedabad 10
Graphic Design NID Ahmedabad 15
Ceramic & Glass Design NID Ahmedabad 10
Furniture & Interior Design NID Ahmedabad 10
Product Design NID Ahmedabad 15
Textile Design NID Ahmedabad 15
 
Master of Design (M.Des)
Course NID Campus No.of Seats
Animation Film Design NID Ahmedabad 15
Film & Video Communication NID Ahmedabad 15
Graphic Design NID Ahmedabad 15
Photography Design NID Gandhinagar 15
Ceramic & Glass Design NID Ahmedabad 10
Furniture & Interior Design NID Ahmedabad 15
Product Design NID Ahmedabad 15
Toy & Game Design NID Gandhinagar 10
Transportation & Automobile Design NID Gandhinagar 15
Universal Design NID Bengaluru 15
Digital Game Design NID Bengaluru 15
Information Design NID Bengaluru 15
Interaction Design NID Bengaluru 15
New Media Design NID Gandhinagar 15
Design for Retail Experience NID Bengaluru 15
Strategic Design Management NID Gandhinagar 15
Apparel Design NID Gandhinagar 15
Lifestyle Accessory Design NID Gandhinagar 15
Textile Design NID Ahemadabad 15

 
 

NID DAT 2020 Result:

The Result for NID DAT 2020 will be released by the authorities on the due date. However, the results will be declared separately at different times for prelims & main exams. The result of the exams will be followed by the provisional & final answer keys.
 

Latest Update:

 
NID 2020 Result Availability: Students can view their NID 2020 results by February 2020 from the official website of NID.
NID 2020 Scorecard: The NID 2020 results will be uploaded to the official site of NID. On the basis of DAT score, the student’s NID merit list will be prepared.
NID 2020 Merit list: The NID 2020 merit list will be prepared on the basis of the NID result for all the categories (General, OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PWD).
Next Round: Shortlisted candidates will then have to appear for an NID studio test and the personal interview round.
Note:
1- The final NID merit list will then be prepared on the basis of the entrance exam(DAT), studio test, personal interview, and will be declared in the last week of May 2020.
2- The NID 2020 merit list generated will be on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in all 3 tests, that is DAT, studio test and personal interview.
 
How To Check NID DAT 2020 Result Online?
  • Visit the official website of NID DAT
  • Find & Click on the link showing NID 2020 Result
  • Log in to the website using your respective credentials (Roll no & Application No)
  • View & Download the result for future reference

NID DAT 2020 Answer Key:

The Answer key for NID DAT 2020 will be released soon after the release of the result for the prelims. The Provisional answer key will be released first giving the chance to the candidates to object against the provisional answer key. The final answer key for the exam will be released by the authorities after considering the appeals.
 
Steps to Download Answer key:
 
 
Steps to Challenge the Answer key:
 
 
Here is the list of 2018 Cuttof,Click here 

NID DAT 2020 Eligibility:

Before applying to NID, candidates should carefully check NID 2020 eligibility criteria. NID 2020 eligibility for candidates belonging to different categories is different. To be eligible to write a NID exam 2020, one has to satisfy those conditions.

NID 2020 eligibility varies for courses like B.Des/GDPD, M.Des, and Ph.D. There will be age limits for candidates applying for B.Des and M.Des programs. But there is no upper or lower age limit for the aspirants looking for admission in the Ph.D. program.

 

NID 2020 Eligibility Criteria for B.Des

NID 2020 Age limit: The maximum age limit for the candidates to appear for the NID 2020 exam is 20 years as on 30 June 2019 to satisfy the eligibility criteria for NID.

NID 2020 Reserved Category: However for reserved category candidates, the age limit is different. There will be a relaxation of three years for OBC, SC and ST candidates. Physically Handicapped (PwD) can appear for NID 2020 until the age of 25. 

Education Qualification: Candidates must have passed the 12th examination or those appearing in 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board to satisfy the eligibility criteria for NID 2020. 

Graduating Candidates: Candidates who are graduating (10+2) are also eligible to appear for NID 2020. However, candidates need to submit the relevant documents during the time of admission.

Reservation Candidate: The age limit for the reservation candidates (OBC-NCL, SC, ST) is 23 years as on 30 June 2018.

The candidates who are satisfying the eligibility criteria can apply for NID 2020 Application Form.

NID 2020 Eligibility Criteria for M.Des

NID 2020 Age limit: The maximum age limit is 30 years of age for candidates to satisfy the eligibility criteria for NID. However, the reserved category has a different age limit. Three years of relaxation is allowed for OBC, SC, and ST, whereas, PwD candidates can attempt until the age of 35. 

NID 2020 Education Qualification: Candidates should have cleared the bachelor's degree(10+2+3 years or 10+2+4 years) to satisfy the eligibility criteria for NID. Those appearing in a bachelor's degree in any discipline from any institution or university recognized by law in India are also eligible to apply for NID 2020. 

NID 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Overseas Category candidates:

Overseas Candidates: Foreign students who are holding citizenship from other countries are eligible to apply under the Overseas category.

Total no of seats: Out of the total 100 seats in the Undergraduate B.Des program, 15 seats are reserved for Overseas category students.

NID 2020 Reservation based on Category:
Category  Reservation
General 51.5%
OBC 17%
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
 

NID DAT 2020 FAQ's:

Q: What is the maximum age limit for GDPD?
A: For GDPD, the candidate must not be more than 20 years.
 
Q: I have applied for the exam in online mode. Can I appear in the exam in online mode as well?
A: No. The entrance will be conducted in offline Mode (PBT) only.
 
Q: Who is the conducting body for NID DAT?
A: National Institute of Design is the conducting body for NID DAT.
 
Q: What is the type of questions in NID DAT?
A: The questions in NID DAT will come in both objective and subjective format.
 
Q: What is the duration of the exam?
A: The duration of the exam is 3 hours.
 
Q: What are the parameters for evaluation in NID DAT?
A: The parameters for evaluation in NID DAT are Creativity, Comprehension, Knowledge, Analysis, and Visualization.
 
Q: What is the educational qualifications for B. Des course?
A: For B. Des course, the candidate must have completed their 10+2 or equivalent education from a recognised university. Those who're appearing for their final exam are also eligible for the exam.
 
Q: How many papers are there in NID DAT?
A: There are 2 papers that are Prelim and Main in NID DAT.
 
Q: What are the other rounds in NID DAT?
A: Studio Test and Interview are the other rounds in main exam.
 
Q: What are the best books for NID DAT?
A: Here is the list for best books-
  • Design drawing by Francis D.K.Ching
  • Basic Rendering from Robert W.Gill
  • Success Master- NID entrance Examination
  • Guide for NID
  • NID (B.Des.) Entrance Books and Test Series
 
Q: Is there any reservation criteria for SC/ST?
A: Yes, there is 15% reservation in number of seats for SC/ST.
 
Q: What is the limit for number of attempts?
A: There is no limit on number of attempts provided candidates fulfill the age limit criteria. 
 
Q: What are the documents required at the time of applying?
A: The required documents are-
  • 10th marksheet
  • 12th marksheet
  • Birth certificate
  • Graduation degree for admission to M.Des.
 
Q: Which colleges accepts the NID DAT test score?
A: The NID DAT score is accepted by the 7 NID campuses that are NID Ahmedabad, NID Vijayawada, NID Bhopal, NID Gandhinagar, NID Bengaluru, NID Jorhat & NID Kurukshetra.
 

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