Best books and study material for NID DAT 2019 preparation

Best books and study material for NID DAT 2019 preparationBest books and study material for NID DAT 2019 preparation- National Institute of Design (NID) will conduct Design Aptitude Test (DAT) 2019 in the first week of January for offering admissions to Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programmes. The objective of NID DAT 2019 will be to assess the knowledge, skills and behavioral abilities of the candidates. It is vital that aspirants refer the best books and other study material for DAT preparation. With so many books available in the market, there are only few selected ones that are recommended by the experts. To help aspirants crack the design aptitude test, Careers360 brings here the best books for NID DAT 2019 preparation.

 

For admissions to NID, the candidates will have to go through two stages, Prelims stage and a Mains stage. The NID DAT 2019 exam pattern for both the stages is different. First, let’s go through the exam pattern of both in detail.

 

NID DAT Exam Pattern 2019 for Prelims:

Particulars

Details

Mode

Pen and paper test

Exam duration

3 hours

Maximum marks

100

Language

English

Negative marking

No

NID DAT (Prelims) primarily evaluates each candidate on the following abilities:

  • Analysis

  • Knowledge

  • Creativity

  • Comprehension

  • Visualisation

NID DAT Prelims 2019 will consist of below mentioned two parts:

Part 1- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be marked out of 70 points. This section will have questions with one or multiple correct answers. The responses of the candidates will be recorded on an Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) sheet, and will be evaluated digitally. 

 

Part 2- Subjective questions will be marked out of a total of 30 points. Candidates will be required to provide their responses in visual and/or written formats.

 

NID DAT Exam Pattern 2019 for Mains:

This paper will be of total 100 marks. The language will be English.

 

NID DAT Mains 2019 will consist of tests in different formats such as:

  • Presentations

  • Group discussions

  • Drawing/sketching

  • Hands-on model making

NID DAT 2019 is likely to be announced in fourth week of September 2018, and the application procedure will begin from the same time. With only few months left, aspirants should prepare a strategic study plan, and for this it becomes important that they select the right books.

 

Best books for NID DAT 2019 preparation

Apart from having awareness of current affairs related to games, art and culture, there are few recommended books for NID DAT 2019 preparation that the aspirants should refer. These will help in improving speed and overall better preparation. Candidates can check below the list of the best books for NID DAT 2019 preparation.

 

Best books for NID DAT 2019 preparation

NID DAT book by R.S. Aggarwal (aptitude section)

NID Workbook

Design drawing by Francis D.K.Ching

NID (B.Des.) Entrance Books and Test Series

Basic Rendering from Robert W.Gill

Guide for NID

NID Mock Test Series

Success Master- NID entrance Examination

Best study material for NID DAT preparation

For appearing in NID DAT 2019, solving sample papers is essential. While solving the mock tests, aspirants will have a fair idea about the type of questions that are asked in the actual test. The previous years’ papers/model test papers are considered as the best study material for NID DAT preparation.

Aspirants seeking admissions to NID can easily download the practice papers from the sample paper store of Careers360. These will include sample questions for the design aptitude test.

 

Click here to download NID DAT sample papers.

 

The four-year long design course will be offered only at NID Ahmedabad. A total of 100 seats will be allocated across eight undergraduate design programmes on merit basis.

 

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First Published On : 20 Jul 2018 05:48 PM IST

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Is maths & science also come in nid DAT exam

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Scienece and Maths ar enot part if Prelim exam for NId DAT. Question najorly on drawing and sketch in Mains exam. No negative marking. https://design.careers360.com/articles/nid-dat-exam-pattern htt...Read More
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Do we have different set of question paper for Mdes DAT or is it the same as B.Des DAT? And is Part B (30 marks) part based on any disciple?

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My NID score was 53.6 what can I do with it ? Where can I apply now ?

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Nancy JohriLast Seen: 3 days 16 hours agoJoined on: 18-Jan-2014Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Riya,NID has yet not announced the category-wise cutoff scores for B.Des. admissions. It will release the final merit list on May 31, and as many as 100 seats will be allocated to the qualifying ca...Read More
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NikitaLast Seen: 3 months 4 days agoJoined on: 07-Jan-2018Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Class 12

What is the score required for the second round of NID to get a seat in Ahmedabad?

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It completely depends upon the cutoff marks for this year. It also depends upon how many marks you get in the first round. If you have a high score on the written test, a lesser score might get you a ...Read More
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Under +2 science. Can take admission. If they qualllify. NiD. 1st. Round. Or 2nd. Interview. Can take admission in there in NID.

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Hi Rajesh, Yes, Science students can apply. To apply for appearing in NID entrance exam, aspirants must have p...Read More