NID DAT 2019 Exam Analysis
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NID DAT 2019 Exam Analysis - Students who took NID DAT 2019 entrance exam that was conducted in offline mode from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. can go through NID DAT exam analysis. The exam day analysis of NID DAT consists of overall difficulty level of the exam, types of questions asked, weightage given to particular topics or sections. According to NID DAT 2019 exam analysis, the drawing part was difficult whereas general knowledge in NID DAT exam section was easy. Students, however, were able to complete the paper within the stipulated time. NID DAT 2019 is held for admission to undergraduate design programmes at the Ahmedabad campus. Go through the exam analysis of NID DAT 2019 to get a fair idea about the total number of questions that were asked in different sections of the entrance exam. 
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NID DAT Exam Analysis 2019 



Question numbers 

Marks per question 

Total marks allotted

Part I 

Objective type  questions 

1 to 22 

  • Questions( 1 to 14) - 1 mark

  • Questions (15 to 22) - 2 marks

30 marks

Part II

Subjective type questions

23 to 26 

  • Question (23) - 15 marks

  • Question (24) - 20 marks 

  • Question (25)- 15 marks 

  • Question (26) - 20 marks, which was subdivided into three parts. 

70 marks

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NID DAT 2019 Question Paper and Answer Key 


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NID DAT 2019 Exam Analysis 

Objective Part - According to NID DAT 2019 analysis, the objective part which was multiple choice questions consists of 22 questions and the total marks allotted for the same was 30. The questions were based on general knowledge, textile and reasoning, which was of 10th standard level. 

Subjective Part - The subjective part, which was drawing section wherein students were given blank spaces where they had to draw. The drawing section was more like perspective and the types of questions asked were - “ draw a real-life situation of "all that is gold does not glitter" including  5 lines of interpretation,” “design a circular Stamp in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary.”

NID DAT 2019 Exam Analysis - Questions asked in the Exam

As per NID DAT exam analysis, the NID DAT 2019 entrance exam was divided into two part - Part I and Part II. Part I and part II comprises objective and subjective types questions, respectively. Part I comprises 22 questions while part II consists of 4 questions. Candidates can read below to know the types of questions asked in NID DAT 2019. 

Part -I (MCQs)

1. Transgender symbol

2. A picture of strokes was students had to distinguish which one was the correct one (Calligraphy pen, flat brush etc. 

3. A textile pattern was given which was to be identified

4. Cotton, coir, jute and wool - choose the odd one out

5. One of the options that is not a classical dance form 

6.  Name the instrument that Annapurna plays

7. Which animal is the design inspiration of Japanese Bullet Train

8. What was the navigation aid in ancient times

9. Names of Indian personality - one of them was not an artist

10. Highest sporting award in India

11. Determining Relationship based on circle patterns - Boys/Girls/Siblings/sister

12. Mother and child together are 70 kg, father and child together are 90 kg, mother and father are 120 kg, then was is the combined weight of the family

13. Graph-based question

14. Shape based question - rotate the vase and identifying the core of shape

MCQ - (15-22) were picture and pattern-based questions and were awarded 2 marks. 

Part II- Subject/drawing questions

23. Draw the picture of the room from the point of view of a person climbing a ladder and looking through the window (15 marks)

24. Draw a real-life situation of "all that is gold does not glitter" with 5 lines of interpretation (20 marks)

25. Design a circular stamp on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary (15 marks)


A) Visualise and draw a person sitting on a dining table with a plate, a stainless steel spoon and a fork in from of him (8 marks)

B) Visualise and draw an ant's point of view sitting on the tip of the handle of a spoon (6 marks)

C) Visualise and draw a spoon and fork tied together in a knot at the handles (6 marks)

NID DAT Result 2019 

National Institute of Design announced NID DAT result 2019 in online mode on March 20, 2019. Students have to enter their login credentials and the security code to check their results. The result of NID DAT 2019 is in form of a merit list. The qualified candidates in prelims will be eligible to appear for NID DAT mains that will be held on May 12 or 19, 2019. 

NID DAT Cutoff 2019 

The cut off of NID DAT 2019 is the minimum marks that students have to score to be eligible for the next round of selection, which is NID DAT mains. Some of the factors that are considered while preparing NID DAT 2019 cutoff are listed below: 

  • Difficulty level of the question paper 

  • Total number of candidates appeared for the entrance exam 

  • Total number of seats available 

  • NID DAT 2019 past years cutoff trends. 

NID DAT  Selection Process 2019 

Candidates who will clear NID DAT prelims, they will have to appear for the second stage- NID DAT mains at one of the NID’s campuses in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru or Gandhinagar. The NID DAT mains will be conducted on May 12 or 19, 2019. Counselling of NID DAT admission 2019 will be held at the Ahmedabad campus in second week of June. The qualified candidates will have to attend the admission procedure in-person.  

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