NID DAT Exam Pattern 2019
Richa Kapoor, 04 Dec 2018, #NID DAT

NID DAT Exam Pattern 2019 - National Institute of Design released NID DAT 2019 exam pattern along with all other details. NID DAT exam pattern will assist candidates to know about the mode and medium in which preliminary and mains exam will be conducted. NID DAT exam pattern 2019 also comprises the type of questions that are asked in each part of the preliminary exam. The format of questions that will be asked in mains is also mentioned in NID DAT 2019 exam pattern. Candidates will also get to know about the break-up of marks in different sections of NID DAT 2019. The aim of NID DAT exam pattern 2019 is to help candidates draw a clear-cut preparation strategy. To know all the information pertaining to NID DAT 2019, candidates can read through the complete article.

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NID DAT 2019 Exam Pattern

NID DAT exam pattern 2019 comprises exam duration, type of questions, the mode in which the entrance exam will be conducted. Exam pattern of NID DAT 2019 is different for both preliminary and mains exam.

NID DAT 2019 Exam Pattern for Prelims

S. No




Total Marks

100 marks


Mode of NID DAT 2019

Offline mode


Medium of the entrance exam



Duration of NID DAT 2019 exam

Three Hours


Type of questions

Subjective and Objective

NID DAT exam pattern 2019 for prelims comprise  two parts.

PartsPatternQuestion numbersMarks per question
Total marks allotted
Part IObjective type questions1 to 22
  1. Questions( 1 to 14) - 1 mark 
  2. Questions (15 to 22) - 2 marks
30 marks
Part IISubjective type questions23 to 26
  1. Question (23) - 15 marks 
  2. Question (24) - 20 marks
  3.  Question (25)- 15 marks 
  4. Question (26) - 20 marks, which was subdivided into three parts.
70 marks

Part I of NID DAT 2019

  • According to the exam pattern of NID DAT 2019 for the preliminary exam, candidates had to answer multiple choice questions in the first part

  • Candidates had to mark the responses in the OMR sheet

  • Part I had 22 questions that was of 30 marks. 

  • The responses marked in answer sheet will be checked digitally.

Part II of NID DAT 2019 

  • As per NID DAT exam pattern 2019, part II of the entrance exam comprises four subjective questions.

  • It is mandatory for candidates to answer all questions in this part of the entrance exam.

  • NID DAT 2019 exam pattern mentions that candidates had to answer the questions in the given space

  • All questions will be asked in English

  • There are no negative marks for answering the questions incorrectly

NID DAT exam pattern 2019 also mentions the parameters on which the candidates will be assessed in the preliminary exam. Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors:

  • Analysis

  • Creativity

  • Knowledge

  • Visualization

Instructions for Filling the OMR Sheet

  • Every question will include four options. Candidates have to use blue or black ball point pen to mark the option by darkening the corresponding oval on the answer sheet.
  • Students should fill only one oval for every question as filling more than one will be treated as wrong answer. No communication with respect to this goof up shall be entertained. 
  • Test takers can see the right method with respect to darkening the oval on side-1 of the answer sheet, which they should strictly follow. 
  • Students are also advised not to tear, mutilate or bend the OMR answer sheet. 

NID DAT Exam Pattern 2019 for Mains 

NID DAT 2019 exam pattern for mains comprises the type of questions that will be asked in the entrance exam. It also mentions the language in which NID DAT 2019 will be conducted. NID DAT exam pattern 2019 also mentions the total marks as well as the format of the questions.

NID DAT 2019 Exam Pattern

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Medium of language



Total Marks



Duration of the exam

Three Hours

Format of NID DAT 2019

The NID DAT mains 2019, for bachelor of design, GDPD programmes will be in different formats such as:

  • Drawing

  • Sketching

  • Hands-on model making

NID DAT 2019 mains will be held in Ahmedabad. Candidates must remember that if they are appearing for the mains exam, then they will have to arrange for their own accommodation.

NID DAT 2019 was conducted on January 6 by NID Ahmedabad. The entrance exam is conducted for the bachelor of design programme. All the candidates who qualify the first stage of the test which is preliminary, they will be able to take part in the mains exam.

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