NID DAT Application Form 2021: National Institute of Design will release the application form for NID DAT 2021 most likely in the first week of October 2020 in online mode. Candidates can fill the application form of NID DAT till the third week of November, 2020. However candidates must ensure that they have fulfilled the eligibility criteria of NID DAT 2020. Candidates can pay the registration fee of NID DAT 2021 application form via online and offline through net banking/credit card/debit card and demand draft. NID will open the window to edit the NID DAT application form 2021 in the third week of November 2020. Aspirants can go through the article to know all the information related to the application form of NID DAT 2021.
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Aspirants seeking admission in the National Institute of Design must always keep a track on the dates related to the application form of NID DAT to avoid missing any important events. Following tables is the tentatives dates related to the crucial events of NID DAT application form 2021.
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Announcement of notification for NID DAT admission
First week of October 2020
Start date for NID DAT 2021 registration form
End date to fill the application form of NID DAT 2021
Third week of November 2020
Due date to receive the registration form along with the demand draft
To be noticed
Start date and End date to edit the application form
Third week of November
NID DAT 2021 Prelims exam
Last week of December 2020
*The dates mentioned in the above table are the tentative dates and the actual dates will be updated soon as it is released by the authority.
Documents to be kept beforehand prior to filling the NID DAT 2021 application form.
Aspirants must keep the required documents in preparation before filling the application form of NID DAT 2021 to avoid chaos in the later stage. Keeping the documents before hand will help the candidates in filling the application form in one go.
Signature of the candidates
Required information such as educational qualification details, communication details etc
OBC-NCL certificate if applicable
ST certificate if applicable
SC certificate if applicable
EWS and disability certificate if applicable ( it applied for general, general-EWS, OBC-NCL,ST/SC- PwD candidates)
Copy of the first and last page of the passport for overseas candidates
The documents mentioned above must be uploaded while filling out the application form of NID DAT 2021 in the following specification.
Not be more than 100 kb
Must not exceed 150 kb
General, General - EWS, OBC - NCL, ST/SC - PwD Certificate
Image of first and last page of passport (Overseas candidates)
Not more than 150 kb
Candidates can fill the application form of NID DAT 2021 through online. Before filling the application form aspirants must go through the NID DAT 2021 eligibility criteria to check whether they are eligible to apply for the admission process. Candidates must not that, those applicants who do not meet the required key criteria will not be allowed to appear in the entrance fee. Aspirants must keep the requisite document in ready prior to filling the NID DAT application form 2021. The steps to fill in the registration form are mentioned below. Candidates can check the following procedure of filling the NID DAT 2021 application form.
Step 1 - Registration
Candidates are required to register first to fill the application form of NID DAT
Candidates must enter the valid email id and mobile number while registration
Candidates will receive an email in their registered mail address after the registration.
Step 2 - Fill in the NID DAT 2021 application form
Candidates will have to login by entering the email ID and date of birth provided during registration in the login window.
Furnished all the required information in the registration form
Candidates can complete filling the registration form later by clicking on the ‘Save and Exit’ button
If candidates wish to complete filling out the application form, then they have to click on the ‘Save and Proceed’ button
Step 3 - Upload the requisite documents
Candidates must upload the essentials document in the prescribed space as per the specification mentioned above.
Candidates will have to upload the scanned photograph. The passport photograph has to be taken recently in coloured at a professional studio. Aspirants must note that if they self composed the portrait photograph, then candidature will be rejected
Candidates must upload the scanned image of the signature. The signature of the candidates are required to be digitally photograph or scanned
Applicants who apply for admission under the OBC-NCL category must upload the valid OBC-NCL certificate issued by a competent authority. The certificate is required to be issued by April 1, 2020 or later.
ST/SC candidates will have to upload the scanned image of the caste certificate issued by a competent authority.
The foriegn candidates are required to upload the image of the first and the last page of their passport indicating their complete personal information clearly.
Step 4 - Make the payment
Candidates must pay the NID DAT application fee.
The registration fee of NID DAT 2021 vary for different categories.
The table below is the various application fee of NID DAT for different categories.
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The authorities will open the correction window for application form of NID DAT 2021 in the last week of November. Candidates will be able to edit the required changes in the NID DAT 2021 application form. However at this stage, candidates will not be allowed to make changes in the eligibility criteria, dob, email ID, category and citizenship. If the examination authority found any candidates not eligible for the admission in NID after the post modification of the details in the application form, then the application fee will not be refunded.
Following is the process to edit the application form of NID DAT 2021
Candidates will have enter the required credentials in the login window
NID DAT 2021 application form will be exhibited on the screen
To display the complete NID DAT application form 2021 on the screen, applicants must check the box.
Edit the required changes in the registration form
Candidates must click on the save and exit button, after making the necessary changes in the DAT application form.
Application fee without late fee
Application fee with late fee
General -EWS/ General/ OBC-NCL
ST/SC/OBC-NCL - PwD
General -EWS/ General - PwD
Rs. 3000 (only B. Design programme)
Rs. 6000 (only B. Design programme)
Note that as per the order of supreme court of India, the third gender includes only transgenders, eunuchs and hijras. Lesbians, gays and bisexuals are required to select either male or female as gender.
NID DAT 2021 application fee are not refundable and transferable
Aspirants can pay the registration fee via online or offline through net banking/credit card/debit card/demand draft. Candidates who pay the NID DAT application fee through debit/credit card will have to pay the extra bank charges.
Before proceeding to the payment of application fee, candidates will be asked to cross check the details.
Candidates who pay the application fee through online will be directed to the payment gateway for the payment and will again redirecting to the ‘Print’ page where aspirants can take a print out of the form
If candidates wish to pay the fee in offline mode, then they have to prepare a demand draft in favour of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at New Delhi. To complete the submission process, candidates have to fill the details of the demand draft in the application form
Along with the demand draft the printed application form must be sent in a single envelope to the following address. The envelope containing the demand draft and printed application form must reach the concerned address before November 19, 2020.
The Project Manager–CMS
All India Management Association
Management House, 14, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003
The exam centres are the cities where the entrance exam of NID will be held. The prelims exam of NID DAT 2021 will be conducted in 21 cities of India. Candidates will have to choose the exam centres while filling out the NID DAT 2021 application. Aspirants must choose the centres where they can reach easily. However NID DAT mains exam 2021 will commence at any of the campuses of NID DAT i.e Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Gandhinagar, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Assam. The following list are the cities where the prelims exam will be held.
The NID DAT 2021 application form will be released in the first week of October, 2020 in online mode.
Aspirants can fill the application form of NID DAT till the third week of November, 2020.
The documents to be kept prepared prior to filling of application form are passport size photograph, signature of the candidates, SC/ST/OBC- NCL certificate if applicable and PwD certificate if applicable( its is applied to all the categories).
Aspirants can pay the NID DAT 2021 application fee via online or offline through net banking/credit card/debit or demand draft.
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NID DAT MAINS will include drawing as well as sculpture or model making. It will be a three hour paper and the maximum marks that cam be obtained is 100. Unlike the prelims, it will not be in different parts of contain any objective type of aptitude based questions. It will purely be skill based. Hope that answers your query.
Mayank, topics covered in the prelims of NID DAT are:
In the Mains exam, practical based tests are taken. They may consist of one or more of the below activities:
In AIEED, there are two tests- GAT (General Ability Test) and CAT (Creative Ability Test). GAT consists of topics like Design sensibility, Logical reasoning, Design related awareness and Awareness on global issues and concepts comprehension. CAT will assess you on Written and visual skills, Design thinking, Lateral thinking and creative problem solving and Awareness of design principles.
Thanks Harish, However, what you are saying is true for MDes only (which is 150 minutes paper). My query was related to BDes which is 180 minutes paper. As far as I know there is no such notification for BDes exam. It seems unfair to all the students who were not allowed the full 3 hours for both sections.
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NID DAT 2020
as soon as it is released by the National Institute of Design. Aspiring candidates, however, can check the minimum qualifying percentile score required for admission to get an idea. Candidates will be shortlisted based on the cutoff marks for each category.
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