- 1 NID 2018
- 1.1 NID Courses Offered – National Institute of Design DAT 2018
- 1.2 NID Notification 2018
- 1.3 NID DAT 2018 Eligibility
- 1.4 NID Application Form 2018
- 1.5 NID DAT Exam Dates 2018 -www.nid.edu
- 1.6 NID DAT 2018 Exam Centers
- 1.7 NID Seat Reservation 2018
- 1.8 NID 2018 Syllabus – DAT Syllabus
- 1.9 NID Exam Pattern 2018
- 1.10 NID DAT Previous Papers
- 1.11 Download NID Admit Card 2018 @ www.nid.edu
- 1.12 NID 2018 Answer Key
- 1.13 NID Cut Off Marks 2018
- 1.14 NID Result 2018 – DAT Exam Result
- 1.15 NID Merit List 2018
- 1.16 NID 2018 Rank Card
- 1.17 NID Admissions 2018 – NID DAT Counselling
- 1.18 NID Fee Structure 2018
NID stands for National Institute of Design. The campuses of these institutes are located in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar & Bengaluru. It is a national level entrance exam to get the admissions in the field of design.
Through this DAT Entrance Exam, candidates can get the admissions in the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of design. The conducting authority will provide the seats in the NID institutions through Design Aptitude Test (DAT).
|Name of the Conducting Body||National Institute of Design|
|Exam Name||Design Aptitude Test (DAT)|
|Level of Exam||National level|
|Date of Exam||January & March 2018|
NID Courses Offered – National Institute of Design DAT 2018
The undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by NID DAT 2018 Entrance Exam are as below.
- Bachelor of Design (B.Des)
- Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)
- Master of design (M.Des)
The M.Des/B.Des courses offered in the various areas in National Institute of design are as follows.
- Furniture Design
- Product Design
- Ceramic & Glass Design
- Animation film design
- Graphic design
- Film & video communication
- Exhibition design
- Textile design
- Lifestyle Accessory Design
- Apparel Design
- New Media Design
- Strategic Design Management
- Photography Design
- Toy & Game design
- Transportation & Automobile Design
- Digital Game Design
- Design for Retail experience
- Information Design
- Universal Design
- Interaction Design
NID Notification 2018
National Institute of Design has released the NID 2018 Notification in the month of November 2017. candidates who are willing to join in the design courses can go through the notification details. Also, utilise this chance to start the career in the field of design.
Through this DAT Entrance Exam 2018, candidates can get the admissions into the B.Des, M.Des, GDPD programmes. The details of DAT 2018 Exam such as eligibility, application form, notification, exam dates, etc are discussed in the below sections. So, candidates can go through the entire page before applying for the exam.
NID DAT 2018 Eligibility
Before applying for NID Entrance Exam 2018, candidates have to check the following eligibility criteria.
The academic qualification for the admissions into NID UG/PG courses is as follows.
For UG Courses
- Candidates should have passed/appearing for 12th/Intermediate exam from a recognised board.
For PG Courses
- Candidates who have qualified or appearing for Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised institution/university.
The maximum age limit for the candidates applying for NID UG/PG courses should be as follows.
- For UG: 20 years
- For PG: 30 years
There will be three years of age relaxation for the reserved candidates.
NID Application Form 2018
Applicants of the exam have to fill & submit the NID 2018 Application form through online mode. Before going to fill the application form, read the instructions provided in the instruction booklet carefully. So that, while filling the form candidates can follow the rules & regulations provided in the instruction booklet.
In case, candidates are paying the exam fee through Demand draft (DD) they have to send the printout of the application form along with DD to the below address.
The Project Manger-CMS,
All India Management Association,
Management house, 14,
Institutional area, Lodhi Road,
How to fill the NID DAT 2018 Application form
- Filling the Personal/Academic Details
- Upload the signature & photo of the candidate.
- Submit the Application form
- Take the printout of the Application form
The registration fee can be paid through credit/debit or by Demand Draft (DD). Application fee cannot be refunded under any circumstances.
|Category||B.Des and GDPD||M.Des (for 1 discipline)||M.Des (for 2 disciplines)|
|General/OBC-NCL/Overseas||Rs. 2000/-||Rs. 2000/-||Rs. 4000/-|
|SC/ST/Gen-PWD/OBC-NCL-PWD/SC-PWD/ST-PWD||Rs.1000/-||Rs. 1000/-||Rs. 2000/-|
NID DAT Exam Dates 2018 -www.nid.edu
|Last Date for the submission of the Application Form through online||28th November 2017|
|Closing Date for the submission of the Online Application with late fee||2nd December 2017|
|Last Date to submit the printout of the application form||2nd December 2017|
|Download Admit Card for DAT Prelims Exam||20th December 2017|
|DAT Prelims Exam (M.Des, B.Des, GDPD)||8th January 2018|
|DAT Mains Exam for overseas candidates||9th & 10th January 2018|
|Receiving of the objections on DAT Prelims PArt-I Answer Key||18th to 20th January 20128|
|Uploading final answer keys of DAT Prelims Part-I||27th January 2018|
|DAT Prelims Results for M.Des||7th February 2018|
|Download Admit Cards for DAT Mains for M.Des||14th February 2018|
|DAT Prelims Results for B.Des and GDPD||28th February 2018|
|Download Admit Card for B.Des & GDPD||7th March 2018|
|DAT Mains Exam for M.Des in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru & Gandhinagar||13th March to 31st March 2018|
|DAT Mains Exam for B.Des & GDPD in Ahmedabad||15th May to 20th May 2018|
|Release of Merit List for M.Des||2nd May 2018|
|Release of merit list for B.Des & GDPD||31st May 2018|
NID DAT 2018 Exam Centers
The Exam Centres for NID DAT Prelims Examination 2018 are as follows.
|National Institute of Design DAT Prelims Exam Centers|
DAT Mains Exam 2018 is conducted in the following campuses/exam centres provided below with the detailed address.
|City/Exam Centre for DAT Mains Exam||Address|
|Ahmedabad||National Institute of Design-Ahmedabad, Paldi, Ahmedabad-380007|
|Bengaluru||National Institute of Design-Bengaluru, HMT Link Road, Off Tumkur Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560022|
|Andhra Pradesh||NID-Vijayawada, Transit Campus at EEE Building Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar.|
|Haryana||National Institute of Design-Kurukshetra, Transit Campus at Government Polytechnic Umri, Kurukshetra, Haryana-136131.|
NID Seat Reservation 2018
The seats reserved for the following NID courses of different categories are as follows.
Seat Reservation for B.Des:
|Category||No. of Seats|
Seat Reservation for M.Des:
|Category||No. of Seats|
NID 2018 Syllabus – DAT Syllabus
There is no specified syllabus designed for NID Exam 2018. Candidates have to focus on the following topics once before attending the exam.
- Drawing Skills
- General Mental Ability
- Communication Skills
- Sensitivity to Environment & Subject of design
The studio test comprises of the different rounds such as group discussion, practical assignment, etc.
NID Exam Pattern 2018
NID DAT 2018 Exam Pattern is as follows.
- The exam consists of only single paper.
- The duration of the test is 3 hours.
- DAT Question paper is in the English language.
- The question paper consists of objective & subjective type questions.
- The exam is conducted for 100 Marks.
- Studio test is conducted in the English language.
- No negative marking for the wrong answers in the exam.
NID DAT Previous Papers
Candidates have to practice the Sample Papers so that you will get the clear idea of the exam pattern 7 type of question asked in the exam. Also, candidates can take more and more mock tests, NID question papers, practice papers, etc to get a good score in DAT Exam.
Download NID Admit Card 2018 @ www.nid.edu
Candidates have to download the NID 2018 Admit card to attend the DAT Prelims/Mains Exam. Aspirants have to enter the roll number to get the hall ticket through online. Without the hall ticket, candidates are not allowed into the examination centre. So, admit card is mandatory for the candidates to appear for the exam.
Details in NID 2018 Hall Ticket
- Name of the Candidate
- Date & time of the Exam
- Exam Center
- Roll Number, etc
NID 2018 Answer Key
First of all, candidates have to know each question carries how many marks, Is there any negative marking, etc. Then, download the answer key to cross check your answers. The NID Answer Key 2018 helps to know the correct responses to the questions in the entrance exam. Candidates can also file the objections on the answer key within the stipulated time.
NID Cut Off Marks 2018
The NID 2018 Cut Off of is the minimum score the candidates have to obtain in order to qualify the exam. There is some relaxation in the cut-off marks for the reserved candidates.
- For OBC-NCL: 10% less than the cutoff score for the general.
- SC/ST Candidates: 20% less than the cut-off score for the general category.
- PH: 30% less than the cut-off score for the general.
NID Result 2018 – DAT Exam Result
The NID 2018 Results are declared through online mode only. So, all the exam attended candidates have to check the result by entering the login details. After checking the result, take the hard copy of the result for further reference. No application or request for re-evaluation of the result is entertained by the authorities.
NID Merit List 2018
Based on the DAT Score, the officials will prepare the merit list separately for all the categories after the result announcement. The shortlisted candidates have to attend the studio test & personal interview tests.
A final merit list is prepared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the DAT Exam, studio test, personal interview. The candidate’s performance in these three rounds is taken into consideration while preparing the merit list.
|Program||Design Aptitude Test (DAT)||Studio Test||Interview|
|M.Des (All Disciplines)||20%||50%||30%|
NID 2018 Rank Card
After the declaration of the results, the officials will release the rank card for the qualified candidates. So, candidates have to download the NID Score Card 2018 by entering the roll number, date of birth, etc. After downloading the rank card, keep it in the safe place until you get the admissions in the colleges.
NID Admissions 2018 – NID DAT Counselling
Candidates will get the admissions into the institutions on the basis of the final merit list, category. During the certificate verification, candidates have to submit the original certificates and have to pay the registration fee for the admission process.
- Document Verification
- Fee Payment
- Completion of the admission formalities
- Orientation Programme at NID campus.
NID Fee Structure 2018
Candidates have to pay the following fee for the completion of the NID Admission Process.
|Yearly Fee Structure 2018||Indian Citizens||Overseas (B.Des & M.Des)|
|B.Des||M.Des||SAARC, African, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam||Others|
|Tuition Fees||Rs. 1, 20,000/-||Rs. 1, 60, 000/-||USD 5000||USD 12000|
|Studio & KMC Charges/I.T Infrastructure charges||Rs. 55,000/-||Rs. 55,000||55,000/-||Rs. 55,000/-|
|Insurance||Rs. 200/-||200/-||Rs. 200||Rs. 200/-|
|Student Development Fund||400/-||Rs. 400/-||Rs. 400/-||400/-|
|Film club||Rs. 200/-||Rs. 200||200/-||Rs. 200|
|Security deposit (refundable)||Rs. 10,000||10,000/-||Rs. 10,000/-||Rs. 10,000|
|Hostel & electricity charges||25,000/-||Rs. 30,000||Rs. 25,000 for B.Des
30,000/- for M.Des
|Rs. 25,000 for B.Des
Rs. 30,000/- for M.Des
|Mess Charges (per month)||3700/- per month||Rs. 3700/-||Rs. 3700||3700/-|
The information provided on this page for the convenience of the candidates searching all the websites for NID 2018 Exam. Also, in the case of any queries refer the official website for further reference.