NID 2021 Entrance Exam, Eligibility, Admission Process

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NID 2019NID 2021 Application Form, Registration, How to Apply, Exam Pattern, How to resize image, NID 2021 (National Institute of Design) is the alleged institution of Design that proposals of Under Graduate and Post Graduate design courses in their campuses. Candidates have to get Admission into these courses is possible only through NID Entrance Exam which is well-known as DAT (Design Aptitude Test) monitored by Academics (studio) Test and Personal Interview which is directed and organized by National Institute of Design itself. The 4 years long of B. Des. Programme is vacant at Ahmedabad site (campus) two and a half years of M. Des. Programme is vacant at Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru, GDPD and campuses is vacant at National Institute of Design Kurukshetra and National Institute of Design Vijayawada.

In this article, students can check whole details related with NID Entrance Exam 2021 with online application form, exam pattern, exam dates, preparation tips, syllabus, etc.

NID 2021 Exam Dates

Tentative exam dates of NID 2021:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Online application form starts from 25th Sep 2018
Last date of submission the online application form 31st October 2018
Last date of submission the application form with late fee 9 November 2018
Last date for submission of printed online application form 9 November 2018
Application Form Correction 14-16 November 2018
Admit card availability for DAT prelims 20 December 2018
DAT prelims exam (B.Des, M.Des, GDPD) 7 January 2021
Answer key test of DAT prelims


Answer Key Challenge

12 January 2021


18-19 January 2021

Final answer key publication of DAT prelims exam (B.Des, M.Des, GDPD) 30 January 2021
Result announcement of DAT prelims for M.Des 15 February 2021
Admit card availability for DAT mains for M.Des 27 February 2021
Result announcement of DAT prelims for GDPD and B.Des 13 March 2021
Admit card availability for DAT mains for GDPD and B.Des 22 March 2021
M.Des of DAT Mains 12-15 March 2021
B.Des and GDPD of DAT Mains 15-22 May 2021
M.Des Merit list 2 May 2021
B.Des and GDPD Merit list 31 May 2021

NID Application Form 2021

  • Applicants can apply for NID have to 1st step to register by entering valid details like email ID, mobile number, DOB, etc.
  • After that, check your email for having default Password then you can login to their NID accounts using email ID and DOB.
  • Fill in all the required details be accurately.
  • Upload digital photograph and signature as per required format and size.
  • Candidates who belongs to SC/ST categories have needed to upload their digital copy of caste certificate while PWD (Persons with Disability) category candidates are needed to upload a digital copy of disability certificate in required format.
  • At last pay the required payment and take the hard-copy of your filled-in online application form.
  • If paying fee by Demand Draft (DD) then, then you are needed to send the filled-in application form and DD to the given below address:

The Project Manager–CMS
All India Management Association
Management House, 14, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003

Application Fee:

Following is the application fee of NID 2021:

NID Programme
 Category GDPD and B.Des M.Des (1 discipline) M.Des (2 disciplines)
OBC-NCL 2000/- Rs. 2000/- Rs. 4000/- Rs.
General 2000/- Rs. 2000/- Rs. 4000/- Rs.
ST 1000/- Rs. 1000/- Rs. 2000/- Rs.
SC 1000/- Rs. 1000/- Rs. 2000/- Rs.
OBC-NCL-PWD 1000/- Rs. 1000/- Rs. 2000/- Rs.
GEN-PWD 1000/- Rs. 1000/- Rs. 2000/- Rs.
ST-PWD 1000/- Rs. 1000/- Rs. 2000/- Rs.
SC-PWD 1000/- Rs. 1000/- Rs. 2000/- Rs.
Overseas 2000/- Rs.  (only B.Des) 2000/- Rs. 4000/- Rs.

Applicants can pay the fee payment through either by credit/debit card or demand draft.

Eligibility Criteria

Here, we are given the NID eligibility criteria for for NID 2021 Admission into PG and UG courses, it is necessary for all candidates to check the eligibility requirement for NID Exam to ensure that he/she will be able to apply or not. If any candidates will found as ineligible as per prescribed conditions they will be rejected at any stage of admission:

For M. Des. Programme:

  • Age limit: The last age limit is 30 years as on or before June 30, 2021. Reduction of 3 years shall be provided to reserved category.
  • Qualifying Examination: Candidates who have cleared/appearing the bachelor’s degree in any subject under with the 10+2+4 (or further) system are suitable and capable to apply for it.
    Diploma in design under 10+2+4 procedure.
    Candidates who have cleared the bachelor’s degree (in any subject/stream) on before July 2018 under the procedure of 10+2+3 are also capable and eligible to apply.

For B. Des & GDPD Programme:

  • Age limit: The required upper maximum age is 20 years as on or before June 30, 2021 (3 years’ reduction for reserved category).
  • Qualifying Examination: Candidates who have cleared/Appearing 12th standard examination from any well-known educational board are able to apply.
  • Students who are appearing the qualifying examination have to submission of the proof of clearing the examination at admission time they cannot get admission.

NID Exam Pattern 2021

Here, we have given the details about NIT Exam Pattern 2021:

  • Parts: DAT Prelims will be directed in 2 parts. M.Des of DAT Mains will involve of 2 parts: interviews and studio test.
  • Exam Mode: Exam is based on pen and paper.
  • Type of Questions: The part-1 will contain the MCQs (multiple choice questions) where part-2 is type of subjective.
  • Total points: It will have total 100 points each for DAT mains and DAT prelims.
  • Exam Duration: The time is allotted to answer for the DAT prelims question paper is three hours.
  • Language: The question paper will have a language only English.
  • Negative Marking: Negative marking is disabled in it.

If candidates have question regarding NID leave it in comment box..

NID 2021 Syllabus

NID has not provided any particular syllabus for National Institute of Design entrance exam 2021. However, the students can get ready with the topics as following below:

  • Color Terminology.
  • Usage of color in Compositions.
  • Design Theory.
  • Visual Logic.
  • Innovation in Design.
  • Elements & Principles of Design.
  • Creative thinking & writing.
  • Optical Illusion.
  • 3D Visualization etc.

NID 2021 Admit Card

In below listed points contain basic details about NID 2021 Admit card:

  • NID admit card 2021 will be available via online mode on the website of NID.
  • The hall ticket for DAT prelims will be made available to download in the mid of December 2018.
  • An individual should be keep his/her admit card safe at last the admission procedure gets successfully over.

NID Result

  • NID result 2021 of DAT prelims exam for B.Des and M.Des course would be declared on vary date.
  • Result would be announced on the website of NID.
  • The last merit list after directing all the rounds of admission procedure shall be published category-wise depend on scores acquire at each stage by candidate.

NID Admission 2021

  • Admission into all of the designing programmes at NID would be possible on the basis of 2-stage of competitive examination i.e. DAT Prelims and Mains.
  • The NID authority will be publish final/last merit list after the successful over these both the stages of examination.
  • Students whose names are in last/final merit list will be nominated (shortlisted) for taking admission at NID campuses.
  • Shortlisted students have to report to the assigned NID campus by with the required documents.
  • The document he/she have to produced it should be original.



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