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NID DAT Exam 2021 - Check Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern and Result Details

Hari Aditya | Updated: Nov 11, 2020, 15:59 IST

NID DAT Exam 2021 - NID DAT as National Institute of Design (NID) Design Aptitude test(DAT). The National Institute of Design organizes it. A national level entrance exam was performed to enroll the eligible candidates into various UG and PG courses provided by the institute. Qualified students will get admission in B.Des/ GDPD and M.Des courses based on scores obtained in the two phases of the entrance exam – prelims and mains. NID campuses are located at Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Bengaluru, Kurukshetra, Bhopal, Jorhat, and Vijayawada. The exam will be held in a pen and paper-based mode. Candidates can go through this page get more information about NID DAT Exam 2021.

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NID DAT Exam 2021 - Check Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern and Result Details

NID DAT Exam 2021 - Check Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern and Result Details

NID Exam 2021 - Overview

New Update: NID Exam 2021 - National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, conducts the NID DAT examination 2021 for admissions into the M.Des / B.Des and GDPD regular courses. Candidates can apply for an equivalent online at nid.edu. the planning Aptitude Test, i.e., DAT 2021, is held in 2 phases, i.e., prelims and mains examination. The duration of the DAT 2021 mains exam is 3 hours. It's an offline based test and is held in one single shift in the least centres. The entire marks for the pen and paper test are 100. In the case of M.Des, the NID DAT 2021 prelims exam consists of two parts, i.e., the common design aptitude test and discipline-specific test. The NID DAT 2021 merit list is ready on the idea of aggregate marks obtained stages, i.e., mains and prelims altogether. Scroll below to see the eligibility criteria, form, exam pattern, syllabus, result, and counselling, and far more about NID DAT 2021. Candidates willing to pursue undergraduate and master's designing programs can apply for the exam after checking NID Exam 2021 Eligibility criteria.

Check NID Exam 2021

NID Entrance Exam 2020 Dates @admissions.nid.edu

NID Exam 2021 important Dates are listed below in the table for the candidates eligible for the NID DAT exam:

NID Exam 2021 Highlights

NID 2021 - Particulars NID 2021 - Details
Exam Name NID Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT)
Conducting Body National Institute of Design
Official Website nid.edu
Exam Type National Level
Exam Periodicity Yearly
Purpose Admission to B.Des, M.Des, and GDPD courses
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Mode of Application Online
Exam Mode Pen and Paper-based exam
Language Medium English
Number of Papers 2 (Prelims and Mains)
Mains Exam rounds Studio Test and Interview

Events

Important Dates

Application Form Release to be notified
Last date to apply to be notified
Last date to apply with the fee to be notified
Window to edit the application forms to be notified
Admit Card Release to be notified
Prelims Exam to be notified
Declaration of result for prelims to be notified
Admit Card Release for mains to be notified
Mains exam to be notified
Declaration of result for mains to be notified

More Details to Click on NID DAT Important Dates

NID DAT Application Form 2021

Aspirants can go through the below details regarding NID Entrance Exam 2020:

  • NID Exam 2021 registration process has started on 1st October 2019.
  • The last date to register for the test is till 7th November 2019.
  • Students Before filling the application form, must go through the complete eligibility criteria.
  • The NID DAT application process will consist of registration, Filling the Application Form, uploading required documents, and making the application fees.
  • In case you have any mistakes while filling the NID DAT application form, you can make corrections from 13th-15th November 2019.
  • Students must take the print out of the application form for further use.
  • Applicants making payment through DD have to send the printout of the application form along with DD drawn in favor of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at New Delhi & send to the address:

The Project Manager – CMS,

All India Management Association, 

Management House, 15, Link Road,

Lajpat Nagar Part 3, New Delhi – 110 024, India.

And more details to click on NID DAT Application Form. 

Application Fee Details :

 Applicants should pay the application fees via online mode or offline mode.

  • For online payment, the fee can pay through credit/debit cards or net banking.
  • Applicants can pay their fee via offline mode through demand draft in favor of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at New Delhi.

Students can Check application fee for various categories & courses in the below table: 

Course

Category

Application Fee (in Rs.)

B. Des/GPDP

General /OBC-NCL/EWS

SC/ST/PwD

Overseas Candidates

2000

1000

3000

M. Des

 

General /OBC

SC/ST/PD 

Overseas Candidates


 

2000 (discipline 1); 4000 (discipline 2)

1000 (discipline 1); 2000 (discipline 2)

3000 (discipline 1); 6000 (discipline 2)

NID Exam 2021 Eligibility

Aspirants can check complete details of NID Entrance Exam 2020 Eligibility Criteria for UG, and PG courses mention here:

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Indian and foreign nationals overseas are eligible to apply.
  • Appearing: Students appearing in their qualifying exam are also eligible to apply provided they have to submit the proof of passing during admission.
  • Age Limit for B.Des/GDPD: Applying the maximum age range should be 20 years as of 30 June 2020. ST/SC/OBC candidates will get three years of age relaxation while PwD will get five years of age relaxation.
  • Age Limit for M.Des: Candidates maximum age limit should be 30 years as of 30 June 2020. ST/SC/OBC candidates will get three years of age relaxation while PwD will get five years of age relaxation. 

 B. Des/GDPD :

  • Educational Qualification: Students who have passed or appearing for the 12th level in Science, Commerce, Arts streams, and its equivalent from a recognized board or university are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have done three years full-time diploma after their 10th approved by AICTE are also eligible to apply.

For M. Des Course:

Educational Qualification: Applying candidates must possess a Bachelors's degree of a minimum of four years or a Bachelor's degree of three years in any stream. And Full-time diploma of a minimum of four years of duration in design/elegant arts/ applied arts/ architecture after the 12th level to be eligible.

And more information to Click on NID DAT Eligibility

What is the Exam Pattern for NID 2020?

Candidates can check the exam pattern and marking scheme of NID Entrance Exam 2020 below:

The pattern for DAT Prelims:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will conduct via offline mode.
  • Type of Questions: Questions in the paper will be of objective and subjective standard.
  • Total Marks: The paper will be full of 100 marks.
  • Language of the Exam: The NID DAT entrance exam will conduct in English.
  • Duration of Exam: Three Hours
  • Marking: No negative marking in the entrance exam.

Patten for DAT Mains:

DAT Mains will conduct in two parts:

  • Studio Test: DAT Mains Test will perform in different formats in English. The test will be of 100 marks, and 3 hours will be given to complete the exam.
  • Interviews: Interviews will organize for various disciplines after the studio test.

More Details to Click on NID DAT Exam Pattern

How to Know the NID DAT Syllabus 2020?

NID Exam 2021 Syllabus for written Exam will contain various questions from the topics – Creativity, Comprehension, Knowledge, Visualization, Drawing Skills, Memory Drawing, General Mental Ability, etc. For Studio Test, the syllabus will contain various topics – 3D Modeling, Body Language, Observation Test, Portfolio Making, Creative Thinking, etc.

For more information to Click on NID DAT Syllabus

NID Entrance Exam Preparation Tips 2020

  • Applicants are advised to cover all the topics from the syllabus.
  • Candidates can practice by taking various mock tests. Candidates can purchase mock tests from the market or prepare with the help of analysis given on the website.
  • And Solve previous year question papers and sample papers for NID DAT Exam.
  • Candidates must make notes of what they are studying and revise those notes regularly.
  • Students can study the recommended books available in the market.

NID DAT Admit Card 2020

  1. NID DAT Exam 2020 Admit Card for prelims will be available in online mode on 20th December 2019. To download the admit card for the prelims test, students have to enter their login credentials. For the DAT Mains test, applicants can download the admit card in the first week of March 2020 for M.Des and 14th April 2020 for B.Des.
  2. Admit cards will contain important details regarding the exam, like the date of the review, photograph, and signature of the candidates, and a set of instructions that candidates must follow during the exam.
  3. Candidates must carry their NID Exam 2021 Admit Card at the examination center and photo id proof to take entry into the examination Center.

More Details to Click on NID DAT Admit Card  

NID Entrance Exam 2020 Result

NID DAT Exam 2020 Results will be declared online for Prelims on 18th February 2020 for M.Des & 19th March 2020 for B.Des. Students can check their NID Exam 2021 results by entering their necessary login credentials. The results of DAT Mains will declare on 28th May 2020. After releasing the outcome, the merit list will be prepared for various courses and released online. No candidate will get results through offline mode.

More Information to Click on NID DAT Result 

NID Entrance Exam 2020 Merit List

Merit list will be released, shortlisting names of applicants qualifying the prelims. Students shortlisted in the merit list will now be eligible to appear for the Mains exam. NID DAT final merit will be prepared based on the weightage obtained in each stage of the admission process. In prelims, weightage of 30% will give, and 70% weightage will give for mains.

NID DAT Cut Off 2020

To qualify entrance test and get admission, Students have to score cut off marks. The cutoff marks to be scored for various categories provided in the below table:

Category

Open category

ST/SC/PwD

OBC NCL

Qualifying percentile marks

50

40

45

More Details to Click on NID DAT Cut off

NID DAT Exam 2020 Selection Process

NID Entrance Exam 2020 Admission process will conduct on 5th & 6th June 2020. Candidates have to participate individually in the counseling process and report to the institutions. Seats will allocate to the candidates based on their course filled at the time of registration.

Also, applicants have to submit their required documents for verification purposes. They can choose their campus and course program during the process of counseling and can freeze their seats. Candidates who will not visit for the counseling process will be forfeited and offered to the next to qualify candidates in the merit order.

The following documents to be shown at the time of the counseling process are:

  • Self-attested copy of 10th class mark sheet
  • Self-attested copy of 12th class mark sheet
  • Self-attested copy of the degree (if any)
  • Transfer certificate(TC)
  • Caste certificate
  • Recent Passport size photograph
  • Photocopies of relevant pages of the passport (for overseas Students)
  • Attestation from AIU, New Delhi (for foreign applicants) More Information to Click on NID DAT Selection process

Candidates Should follow the official Website http://admissions.nid.edu

 

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