NID DAT Counselling 2021: Check Seat Intake and Reservation here
NID DAT Counselling 2021 - National Institute of Design will conduct the counselling of NID DAT at Ahmedabad campus, after the declaration of result. Candidates will have to qualify NID DAT 2021 prelims and mains exams to participate in the NID DAT 2021 counselling. The qualified candidates will have to attend the NID DAT counselling in-person for admission in B.Des. Candidates are required to carry the original documents for verification during the NID DAT counselling 2021 and pay the admission fee to reserve a seat. Students will receive a provisional offer of admission for attending in-person counselling process of NID DAT 2021 on the announced date. Shortlisted candidates will have to choose the program of their choice in online mode. Students will be offered admission to the 125 B.Des seats at NID’s Ahmedabad campus via NID DAT counselling NID DAT 2021 will be conducted in offline mode. Read NID DAT counselling 2021 to get more details.
Latest - Applicants can edit NID DAT 2021 application form from February 21-23. Also know all about NID DAT 2021.
NID DAT 2021 Counselling
NID DAT 2021 prelims will be conducted in pen and paper mode. Those candidates who qualify NID DAT prelims will be eligible to appear for the mains exam. The final merit list will be declared by the official after the mains result announcement. After the declaration of merit list, NID DAT counselling 2021 will be held for the shortlisted candidates on merit basis.
Based on the selection process students will be offered admission to the students. Students will be judged based on the several parameters such as design aptitude, attitude, achievement and motivation required in a prospective design student.
Students need to obtain the minimum qualifying to gain admission across the campuses of NID. The admission cell will release the NID DAT 2021 cutoff for all the campuses. The cutoff of NID DAT 2021 varies for each category as per the institute. Check the campus wise NID DAT cutoff 2021 which is listed.
NID DAT Cutoff 2020 - Campus wise
Gen - EWS
OBC - NCL
NID Andhra Pradesh
NID Madhya Pradesh
NE: Not Eligible
NA: Not Applicable
Minimum Qualifying Criteria
NID DAT cut off 2021 Scores Relaxation - Candidates belonging to reserved categories
Based on the relaxation criterion mentioned in the table below, ST/SC/OBC-NCL/PwD candidates will be announced qualified for NID DAT entrance test.
Cutoff Relaxation Criterion
10% less than cut off score of Open category
20% less than cut off score of Open category
20% less than cut off score of Open category
30% less than cut off score of Open category
NID DAT 2021 Seat Intake
As many as 100 seats will be allotted across various Bachelor of Design programmes. The four-year-long programmes are offered only at the Institute’s Ahmedabad campus in the following areas of specialisation:
Faculty of Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design
Faculty of Industrial Design
Ceramic and Glass Design
Faculty of Communication Design
Animation Film Design
Film and Video Communication
NID DAT 2021 Seat Reservation
NID DAT counselling 2021 and seat allotment procedure will be conducted based on the given below prescribed reservation criteria:
NID DAT Seat Reservation Criteria 2021
Category-wise Reservation of seats
|Programme||Institute||Total no. of Seats||GEN-EWS (10%)||OBC-NCL(27%)||Scheduled Caste (15%)||Scheduled Tribe (7.5)%|
|GDPD||NID Andhra Pradesh||75||8||20||11||6|
|GDPD||NID Madhya Pradesh||75||8||20||11||6|
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NID DAT Counselling 2021: Check Seat Intake and Reservation here
Question: When counselling of NID DAT 2021 will start?
NID DAT counselling will be conducted at NID DAT Ahmedabad campus, after the declaration of result.
Question: Do I have to carry any documents at the time of NID DAT counselling?
Yes, you have to carry the requisite documents specified by the authorities.
Question: How many seats will be offered for Bachelor of Design programmes?
Around 100 seats will be allotted for the B.Des programme.
Question: What are the steps to check NID DAT Result?
The steps to check the result of NID DAT 2021 result for prelims as follows.
Visit the official website of NID DAT (admissions.nid.edu)
Click on the link of NID DAT Result 2021
Enter the login id - email address and date of birth
Enter the security code that shown on the screen
NID DAT 2021 result will be displayed on the screen
Download the result of NID DAT and take the printout of the same
Question: What are the factors that determine NID DAT cutoff?
The factors that determine NID DAT cutoff are as follows
No.of candidates appearing in the entrance test.
Difficulty level of the exam
Previous year cutoff trends
Question: What is the criteria to participate in NID DAT counselling 2021?
Students will have to qualify both prelims and mains exam to participate in the counselling of NID DAT 2021.
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Questions related to NID DAT
Where can I get PDF of previous years cut off for NID DAT Prelims? on official website of NID
NID DAT is a national level entrance exam conducted by National Institute of Design (NID) for various B.Des/ GDPD and M.Des Courses. After qualifying the exam candidate can get admission in prestigious design institutes such as NID Ahmedabad, NID Gujarat, NID Bangalore, NID Kurukshetra, and NID Vijayawada. NID DAT exam is a 3-hour long exam conducted in pen-paper mode. Candidates qualifying the written tests (Prelims and Mains) will be invited for the studio test and personal interviews.
You can download the previous year cutoff and papers through this link:
can i know about the passing marks for nid ?
Hello student cut off vary every year on various factors like level of question in examination seats available and total number of applicants in the entrance examination. Previous year cut off (General category) for various NIDs are as mentioned below -
NID Ahmedabad - 96.84
NID Andhra Pradesh- 91.47
NID Madhya Pradesh-88.16
NID Assam - 87.10
For more details refer to the link mentioned below - https://www.google.com/amp/s/design.careers360.com/articles/nid-dat-cutoff/amp
Feel free to comment if you've any doubt
please tell books for nid dat exam
The National Institution of Design (NID) conducts the Design Aptitude Test (DAT) to provide admissions to B.Des courses. Now comes the preparation part. So let me tell you that, books play a very important role in your preparation.
solving the previous year NID DAT papers, will also helps you a lot. Below, I am listing some good books to prepare for this exam.
- NID DAT book by R.S. Aggarwal
- Design Drawing by Francis DK Ching
- Basic Rendering from Robert W Gill
You can also refer to the link provided below. Here you can get all the important tips and study material regarding this exam.
Hope it helps.
Am I eligible for NID DAT Mains? Ive got 56 in Prelims.
Defining NID DAT prelims MCQ questions score good or bad depends upon how much you are scoring in the drawing part.
According to your marks,
If you score 0–10 in drawing then your total would be around 56–66
- Which means you have a chance of not qualifying NID DAT prelims because last year the cutoff was around 67.
If you score 11–20 in drawing then your total would be around 67–76
- You have fair chance of qualifying the examination.
If you score 21–30 in drawing then your total would be around 77–86 .
- You will qualify the examination without any doubt. Get ready for NID DAT MAINS.
Hope this helps.
My score is 54 in NID DAT. Is it considered good score?
Your Selection for DAT Mains and for admission completely depends upon the Drawing Part and Studio test respectively. 54 is good score in Part A.
But, it is of no use if you cannot score more than 15 marks in Part B . The cut-off is expected to be 65 or above.
All The Best.