NID DAT Exam Pattern 2020 - To score well in the entrance exam, candidates should be familiar with NID DAT 2020 exam pattern. National Institute of Design released NID DAT exam pattern, along with all other details. The exam consists of three stages - written exam (Prelims and Mains), studio test and personal interview. NID DAT exam pattern consists of the types of questions asked, break of the marks in each section in both prelims and mains exams. Students also get to know about the mode and medium in which preliminary and mains exam are conducted. NID DAT was conducted on December 29, 2019. Candidates can go through NID DAT exam pattern 2020 to gather complete information.Latest - Check Details about NID DAT Result 2020 on February 19. Check NID DAT 2020 Cutoff to know the minimum qualifying criteria for B.des programme.
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NID DAT exam pattern 2020 mentions exam duration, type of questions, the mode in which the entrance exam is conducted. Exam pattern of NID DAT 2020 is not the same for both preliminary and mains exam.
Mode of NID DAT 2020
Medium of the entrance exam
Duration of NID DAT 2020 exam
Type of questions
Subjective and Objective
According to the exam pattern of NID DAT mains, the exam comprises two parts.
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Marks per question
Total marks allotted
Objective type questions
1 to 22
Questions( 1 to 14) - 1 mark
Questions (15 to 22) - 2 marks
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.
Candidates have to answer multiple-choice questions in the first part
Candidates have to mark the responses in the OMR sheet
Part I will have 22 questions consisting of 30 marks.
The responses marked in the answer sheet will be checked digitally.
Part II of the entrance exam comprises four subjective questions.
As per the exam pattern of NID DAT 2020, it is mandatory for candidates to answer all questions in this part.
All questions are asked in English
There are no negative marks for incorrectly answering the questions
Through the NID DAT exam pattern, candidates also get to know the parameters on which they are assessed in the preliminary exam. Candidates will be evaluated depending on the following factors:
Every question have four options. Candidates have to use blue or black ball point pen to mark the correct option by darkening the corresponding oval on the answer sheet.
Students must note that they should fill only one oval for every question. Filling more than one oval is treated as wrong answer.
Test takers can see the right method pertaining to darkening the oval on side-1 of the answer sheet. They should strictly follow the same method
Students should not tear, mutilate or bend the OMR answer sheet.
Medium of language
Duration of the exam
The NID DAT mains 2020, for bachelor of design, GDPD programmes will be in different formats such as:
Hands-on model making
NID DAT 2020 mains will be held in Ahmedabad. Candidates have to arrange for their own accommodation.
Innovation in design
Principles of composition
Inspiration & design development
Natural & geometrical form
Exercises on imagination
Colour, pattern & texture
Creative thinking & writing
Graphics & pictograms
Form & function
Ornaments & motifs
Imagination & doodling
Understanding light & shade
Elements & principles of design
Colour psychology & optical illusions
Good design vs. bad design
Mood, theme & colour inter-relationship
Outline for beginners
Usage of colour in compositions
Innovation & creation
Use of measurements, scale & proportions
Expression & emotion
Developing themes & colour associations
Foreshortening & perspective
Inspiration & creativity
NID DAT aspirants should know NID DAT syllabus for both prelims and mains to prepare for the exam. The table consists of the topics from which questions will be asked in the entrance exam.
Questions generally asked in an interview
Past studio test & interview questions
Importance of body language
Guidance on portfolio making
NID DAT 2020 was conducted on December 29, 2019 by NID Ahmedabad. The entrance exam is conducted for a bachelor of design programme. All the candidates who will qualify the first stage of the test which is preliminary, they will be eligible to appear in the mains exam.
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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.
Hey,you can question paper of niddat examination on below link .So go through link and dowanload papers"NID DAT Sample Papers 2020 – Download Previous Year Question Paper here!" https://design.careers360.com/articles/nid-dat-sample-papers thank you.
Careers 360 will provide detailed information as to the cutoff of
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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