NID DAT 2016 Seat Allotment
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NID DAT 2016 Seat Allotment – National Institute of Design (NID) conducts Seat Allotment of NID DAT 2016 after the three stages of the selection process for admission to 4-year Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programme are over. Admission Process to NID for B.Des programmes is done in three stages i.e. Stage 1- Design Aptitude Test (DAT), Stage 2- Studio Test and Stage 3- Personal Interview.

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Candidates have to appear in NID Design Aptitude Test (DAT) 2016 to be conducted at test centres specified by NID in various cities across India. Candidates, shortlisted on the basis of scores obtained in DAT (Stage 1), have to appear for the Stage 2 and Stage 3 exams of the admissions process, at NID Ahmedabad campus.


Once all the three stages of admission are over, the NID DAT Seat Allotment 2016 process will be conducted. The 4-year B.Des programme at NID’s Ahmedabad campus is offered in the various areas of specialization.


NID 2016 Seat Allotment: Faculty-wise specialization offered


Faculty of Industrial Design

  • Product Design

  • Furniture Design

  • Ceramic & Glass Design

Faculty of Communication Design

  • Graphic Design

  • Animation Film Design

  • Film & Video Communication

  • Exhibition (Spatial) Design

Faculty of Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory D

  • Textile Design

NID 2016 Seat Allotment: Seat availability


Candidates can check the areas of specialization and respective seats offered by NID in the following table:




Faculty of Industrial Design


Product Design



Furniture Design



Ceramic & Glass Design


Faculty of Communication Design


Graphic Design



Animation Film Design



Film & Video Communication



Exhibition (Spatial) Design


Faculty of Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design


Textile Design

15 seats




Successful candidates admitted to NID’s B.Des programme will have to undergo a mandatory foundation programme of one year duration. Allotment of a discipline of choice at the end of the foundation programme is based solely on the student’s performance and on the number of seats available in the desired discipline.


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how many seats are there for bdes in nid for 2020

Manisha Gupta Expert 15th Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

There are approximately 125 B.Des seats (including reserved category). You can also check the further information to go through with the given below link.

Good Luck!


When are the NID examination ?

Aditya kumar Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019

Hello there!


NID Design Aptitude Test is an exam through which aspirants are shortlisted for admission in UG and PG design courses offered at the prestigious NID campuses. Candidates need to clear two NID admission tests in order to be eligible for admission in Bachelor’s Graduate and Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) and other courses offered at its campuses . Earlier, NID offered admission in its five campuses through NID entrance exam. However, from 2019 onwards two more NID campuses, that is, NID Bhopal and NID Jorhat also started offering admission in GDPD course on the basis of NID admission test.



someone plz tell me the form date of NID

_Abhishek_Vatsya Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019


National Institute of design has released NID DAT online application form on 1st October 2019.Last date to apply is 7 November 2019..And last date to apply with late fine is 13 November,2019..

For more details regarding NID DAT2020 , visit below mention link:


Currently Im in 12th std so can I apply for this examination?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019

Dear Prem, for being eligible for NID DAT, Candidates should be either appearing for 12th exams or should have passed their 12th, with age not exceeding more than 20. If you are in your 12th, you are eligible for NID DAT. For more information, please visit our page at:


My DOB is 2 May 1997 so I will be 23 years and 2 months old , but the eigibility criteria for bachelors in NID is 20+3=23 for SC students, am I eligible?

manasa Student Expert 2nd Oct, 2019

Hello Sumit

The Bachelor of Design program at NID is of 4 years and is led at the Ahmedabad grounds. The absolute number of seats for the B . Des program including the held seats are 100. The supernumerary seats in Bachelor of plan for abroad up-and-comers is 15.

Age Limit

The upper age limit for the up-and-comers under this course is 20 years at the very latest July 30, 2020. The saved class applicants can profit an age unwinding of 3 years in the given upper age limit.

For General Category, the applicants conceived at the very latest July 1, 2000 would be ineligible.

For Reserved Category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PH), the applicants conceived at the very latest July 1, 1995 would be ineligible.

All the best

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