NID DAT Counselling 2019
Nancy Johri, 15 Nov 2018, #NID DAT

NID DAT Counselling 2019 - The counselling of NID DAT 2019 will be conducted by the National Institute of Design in second week of June at its Ahmedabad campus. Only eligible and qualified candidates will have to report there for B.Des. admissions. They will be receiving a provisional offer of admission for attending in-person counselling process on the announced date. Qualified candidates will be required to submit their preferences for the programme of their choice in online mode. They will be considered eligible for the next stage of the admission procedure after that. Admissions will be offered to as many as 100 B.Des. seats at NID’s Ahmedabad campus via NID DAT counselling 2019. NID DAT 2019 will be a two-stage exam comprising prelims and mains. Only those candidates will have to participate in the NID DAT 2019 counselling and admission procedure who have qualified in both the stages.

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The prelims stage of NID DAT 2019 will be conducted on January 6. The result will be announced on March 19. The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for the mains exam either on May 12 or 19. The final merit list will be released on May 31. After that, NID DAT counselling 2019 will be held for the selected candidates solely on merit basis.

NID DAT 2019 Counselling

The counselling procedure of NID DAT 2019 will comprise following events:

  • Announcement of NID DAT 2019 final result

  • Document verification, fee payment and completion of admission formalities at NID Ahmedabad campus

  • Orientation programme at campus

Admissions will be offered to undergraduate design programmes based on its selection procedure that extends beyond candidates’ previous academic qualifications. They will be evaluated on several parameters like design aptitude, attitude, achievement and motivation required in a prospective design student.

NID DAT 2019 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

Textile Design


Faculty of Industrial Design

Product Design


Furniture Design


Ceramic and Glass Design


Faculty of Communication Design

Graphic Design


Animation Film Design


Film and Video Communication


Exhibition Design


NID DAT 2019 Seat Reservation 

NID DAT counselling 2019 and seat allotment procedure will be conducted on the basis of below prescribed reservation criteria:

NID DAT Seat Reservation Criteria


Reservation % (seats)


51.5% (50)

Scheduled Category

15% (15)


27% (27)

Scheduled Tribe

7.5% (8)



Careers360 will provide the latest updates on NID DAT counselling 2019 as soon as any official information is released regarding the same.

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