NID DAT M.Des 2019
Nancy Johri, 09 May 2019

NID DAT M.Des 2019 - National Institute of Design released NID DAT cutoff 2019. The main exams result for NID DAT 2019 was decalred. The counselling will take place on May 23 and 24. The mains exam for NID DAT 2019 was held between March 11 and April 12. National Institute of Design issued the admit card for NID DAT M.Des mains on March 1, 2019. Candidates could download it by entering the login details. The admissions for the aspirants of Master of Design (M.Des.) is conducted through NID DAT (Design Aptitude Test) M.Des 2019 which is held in two stages- Prelims and Mains. NID DAT M.Des 2019 (Prelims) was conducted on January 6. NID DAT M.Des 2019 result was announced on February 20.

Earlier, the date of declaration of result was February 15. The admit card for the entrance test was released on December 17, 2018. The application form of NID M.Des 2019 was available from October 1 to November 23 without late fee. Earlier the application form was available till November 15, 2018. The last date for submitting application form of NID Master of Design 2019 on payment of late fee was November 23 to 30, 2018. As many as 275 seats will be offered across various design programmes across NID’s campuses that are located in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar. Masters of Design (M.Des.) of two-and-a-half year duration will be offered across all the campuses.

NID DAT M.Des 2019 evaluated the knowledge, skills and behavioral abilities of test-takers. Aspirants seeking admissions in the postgraduate programmes at National Institute of Design can check complete details about NID Master of Design 2019 including important dates, eligibility criteria, application procedure, exam pattern, result, seat allotment, etc. in this article.

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NID DAT Cutoff 2019

Candidates can check the table below to know NID DAT cutoff 2019 (as on May 6, 2019).


M.Des ProgrammeCATEGORY
Sr. No.DisciplineOPENOBC-NCLSCSTPwDSUPERNUMERARY
1Animation Film Design89.3377.3349.3380NE/NANE/NA
2Apparel Design87.8854.5572.7360.61NE/NANE/NA
3Ceramic & Glass Design88.3765.1251.1660.4753.49NE/NA
4Design for Retail Experience85.4848.3967.7477.42NE/NANE/NA
5Digital Game Design72.9266.6754.17NE/NANE/NANE/NA
6Film & Video Communication86.7654.4166.1869.12NE/NANE/NA
7Furniture Design85.9446.8862.575NE/NANE/NA
8Graphic Design90.1466.277.4661.9760.56NE/NA
9Information Design86.4452.5469.49NE/NA66.1NE/NA
10Interaction Design88.2463.2455.8877.94NE/NANE/NA
11Lifestyle Accessory Design90.2870.8355.5673.6150NE/NA
12New Media Design86.8970.4973.77NE/NANE/NANE/NA
13Photography Design87.363.4969.8453.97NE/NANE/NA
14Product Design88.4156.5260.87NE/NANE/NANE/NA
15Strategic Design Management90.9159.7470.13NE/NA81.82NE/NA
16Textile Design88.4166.6765.2279.71NE/NANE/NA
17Toy & Game Design82.552.575NE/NANE/NANE/NA
18Transportation & Automobile Design88.4173.9155.0786.9660.87NE/NA
19Universal Design85.7153.5767.86NE/NANE/NANE/NA



NID DAT M.Des Result 2019

National Institute of Design declared NID DAT M.des final result on May 2, 2019.The authorities announced the result of NID M.Des Prelim on February 20, 2019 (4 pm). Candidates could apply for rechecking till February 22, 2019 (till 4:00 p.m). The result of the Mains stage has been declared on May 2, 2019.

The candidates should have appeared in both the stages- Prelims and Mains. Separate merit lists will be prepared for all the categories (OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD) on the basis of candidates’ scores in Prelims. NID will not send the separate scorecards individually to the candidates.

Candidates can check below the minimum percentile score that is needed to be secured to be considered eligible for admission.


NID DAT M.Des Admit Card 2019

NID DAT M.Des admit card 2019 for mains was released on March 1. The admit card of NID DAT M.Des 2019 (Prelims) was released on December 17, 2018 at 4 pm. Candidates had to download and print their hall tickets during the specified time period. The NID M.Des 2019 admit card has to be brought to the exam centre on the exam day. The reporting time will be mentioned on the admit card along with the complete address of the test venue.


NID DAT M.Des Mains Stage

Candidates are shortlisted to appear for the Mains stage on the basis of the Prelims scores.

The DAT Mains for M.Des. programmes comprises two parts:

Studio Test- The total marks for this test will be 100 and candidates will be given three hours to complete the paper. The language of the question paper will be English.

Interviews- There will be separate interview for each discipline that will be conducted right after the studio test. It will be held at the same centre as that of the studio test.



NID DAT M.Des 2019- Quick Facts

Entrance exam name

National Institute of Design- Design Aptitude Test

Commonly known as

NID DAT

Exam type

Postgraduate (PG)

Exam level

National

Seats

275

Medium of the Exam

English

Stages

Prelims and Mains

Mode of Examination

Offline

Mode of Application

Online

Official Website

www.nid.edu


NID DAT M.Des Important Dates 2019

National Institute of Design announced the important dates of NID DAT M.Des 2019 along with making the application form available on October 1, 2018.

The detailed schedule of NID DAT M.Des Important Dates 2019 can be checked below:

S.No.

Event

Date

1.

Availability of online NID DAT M.Des application form 2019

2 pm on Monday, October 1, 2018

2.

Deadline for submitting online application

2 pm on Friday, November 23, 2018

3.

Last date for submitting online application of NID DAT M.Des 2019 on payment of late fee

2 pm on Monday, November 23 to 30, 2018

4.

Window to edit application form of NID DAT M.Des 2019

From December 1, 2018 (12:00 p.m) to December 4, 2018 (till noon).

5.

Download NID DAT M.Des 2019 admit card for Prelim

4 pm on Monday, December 17, 2018

6.

NID M.Des Prelims exam 2019 (including overseas candidates)

9 am onwards on Sunday, January 6, 2019

7.

NID M.Des 2019 Prelim result

4 pm on Friday, February 20, 2019

8.

Rechecking window (DAT Prelims)

February 20 - 22 (till 4 p.m.)

9

Download NID M.Des 2019 admit card for Mains

4 pm on Friday, March 1, 2019

10.

DAT Mains in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Bengaluru (including Overseas candidates)

Monday, March 11, 2019 to Friday, April 12, 2019

11.

NID DAT M.Des 2019 Mains result

2 pm on Thursday, May 2, 2019

Click Here to check M.Des counselling 2019 for the allotment of seat.

Click Here to check the revised schedule of M.Des DAT Mains Exam (revised only at Bengaluru campus)


NID M.Des 2019 minimum qualifying criterion

Category

Open

OBC-NCL

SC

ST

PwD

Percentile Score

50

45

40

40

40


Weightages of DAT Prelims & DAT Mains for final result

Programme/Test

NID M.Des 2019 (Prelims)

NID M.Des 2019 (Mains)

M.Des (all disciplines)

20%

80%

NID DAT M.Des Seat Allotment 2019

The seat allotment of NID DAT M.Des will be held on May 23 and May 24. The detailed procedure of NID DAT M.Des 2019 seat allotment will be announced by the institute later. The qualified candidates will be required to attend the counselling and seat allocation procedure in person with the requisite documents. NID Master of Design seat allotment 2019 will be done on the basis of candidates’ preference of discipline that was filled at the time of submitting the application form.


Click here to know the complete counselling schedule of NID DAT M.Des



NID DAT M.Des Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of NID DAT M.Des released by the National Institute of Design. There are two stages- prelims and mains. The details of both the stages can be checked below.

NID DAT M.Des Prelims Stage

The prelims paper is of 2.5 hours comprising 100 marks. There will be a Common Design Aptitude Test (CDAT) and a faculty-specific domain test that will assess the design aptitude of the test-takers.

The NID DAT M.Des Prelims paper have objective as well as subjective questions.


NID DAT M.Des Exam Centres 2019

The exam centres for NID Master of Design 2019 (Prelims) has been announced by the National Institute of Design. The list of the cities can be checked below:

S.No

City

1

Ahmedabad

2

Bengaluru

3

Bhopal

4

Chandigarh

5

Chennai

6

Guwahati

7

Hyderabad

8

Jaipur

9

Kolkata

10

Lucknow

11

Mumbai

12

Nagpur

13

New Delhi

14

Patna

15

Raipur

16

Thiruvananthapuram

The NID DAT M.Des 2019 Exam Centres for Mains stage are as follows:

1. Ahmedabad

2. Bengaluru

3. Gandhinagar

NID DAT M.Des Eligibility Criteria 2019

Candidates willing to appear for the entrance exam must know the eligibility criteria of NID DAT M.Des 2019. NID Master of Design eligibility criteria 2019 comprise age and education requirements.

> Age limit for NID DAT M.Des 2019

The Indian Nationals in the General category should not be more than 30 years as on June 30, 2019. Only those aspirants can apply who were born on or after July 1, 1989. For the reserved categories, the upper age limit is 33 years as on June 30, 2019.

> Educational qualification for NID DAT M.Des 2019

Applicants must have a bachelor degree of minimum four years in any specialisation after completing Class 12 or equivalent from any recognised university or institute.

OR

Those having a bachelor degree of three years in any specialisation after Class 12 or equivalent can also apply.

OR

Those, who have done a full-time diploma of minimum four years in design/fine arts/applied arts/architecture after Class 12 from a recognised institute or university, are also eligible to apply.

NID DAT M.Des Application Form 2019

The application form of NID Master of Design 2019 was available in online mode from October 1, 2018 onwards. Applicants could submit the application form of NID DAT M.Des 2019 till November 23 (2:00 p.m). The application form was submitted till November 30 on payment of late fee. Candidates could edit the NID DAT M.Des application form 2019 from December 1, 2018 (12:00 p.m) to December 4, 2018 (till noon).

The application procedure comprises the following steps:

Step 1- Sign up/Registration

Applicants were required to register online first by providing a valid email address and an active mobile number (should be active till August 31, 2019). Login credentials was sent to the candidate’s email ID after successful registration. Login and password should be entered to proceed further.


Step 2- Fill personal & educational details

Applicants should fill the asked details in the NID M.Des 2019 application form. They can apply for a maximum of two disciplines. After filling the entries, they should click on ‘Save and Proceed’ to go to the next section, which is ‘Upload Document’.

Step 3- Upload documents and signature

  • A scanned recent colored passport size photograph has to be uploaded as per the stated specifications. It should be in JPG/JPEG format with a size of minimum 60 KB and maximum 100 KB. The colored photograph should be taken at a professional studio.

  • A scanned signature has to be uploaded as per the stated specifications. It should be in JPG/JPEG format with a size of maximum 100 KB. The signature should be digitally photographed/scanned and cropped as per requirement.

  • Those applying under the OBC-NCL category have to upload their OBC-NCL

  • Certificate issued by a competent authority. It should not exceed 150 KB size, and should be in JPG/JPEG format.

  • NID M.Des 2019 application form submitted under persons with Disability (PwD) category will have to upload their valid disability certificate, which should not be more than 150 KB size.

  • Overseas category candidates have to upload the first and last pages of their valid passport. The file should be in JPG/JPEG format not exceeding 150 KB size.

Following documents have to be uploaded by candidates at the time of

applying online:

List of documents to be uploaded

Category

Photograph & Signature

Documents Required

General

Yes

No

SC- PwD

Yes

Caste and Disability Certificate

OBC – Non-Creamy Layer

Yes

No

Scheduled Tribe

Yes

Tribe Certificate

ST – PwD

Yes

Tribe and Disability Certificate

Scheduled Caste (SC)

Yes

Caste Certificate

Open – PwD

Yes

Disability Certificate

Overseas Candidates

YesNID DAT 2019

First Page and Last Page of Passport

OBC – NCL – PwD

Yes

Disability Certificate

Step 4- Pay application fee and take printout

The application fee of NID Master of Design 2019 for different categories is as follows:

Category-wise NID DAT M.Des 2019 application fee

Category

1 Discipline only

2 Disciplines

General

Rs.2000

Rs.4000

OBC-NCL

Rs.2000

Rs.4000

SC

Rs.1000

Rs.2000

ST

Rs.1000

Rs.2000

General-PwD

Rs.1000

Rs.2000

OBC-NCL-PwD

Rs.1000

Rs.2000

SC-PwD

Rs.1000

Rs.2000

ST-PwD

Rs.1000

Rs.2000

Overseas

Rs.3000

Rs.6000

The application fee was paid via any of these payment modes- (a) Online (via credit/debit card) or (b) Offline only by demand draft.

To complete the NID DAT M.Des application procedure 2019, candidates have to send the DD and a printout of their application in an envelope to the below-mentioned address via courier or speed post. It should reach before 6 PM on November 15, 2018.

The Project Manager–CMS

All India Management Association

Management House, 14, Institutional Area,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003

India

The window to edit application form was available from December 1, 2018 (12:00 p.m) to December 4, 2018 (till noon). The details related to DOB, category, email ID, eligibility criteria, citizenship and the discipline applied for cannot be edited.

M.Des Programmes Offered

The institute will offer two-and-a-half year-long Master of Design programmes across its three campuses- Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar. A total of 275 seats will be filled via NID DAT M.Des 2019.

Faculty of Communication Design

Discipline

Seats

Offered at

Animation Film Design

15

Ahmedabad

Film & Video Communication

15

Ahmedabad

Graphic Design

15

Ahmedabad

Photography Design

15

Gandhinagar

Faculty of Industrial Design

Discipline

Seats

Offered at

Ceramic & Glass Design

10

Ahmedabad

Furniture & Interior Design

15

Ahmedabad

Product Design

15

Ahmedabad

Toy & Game Design

10

Gandhinagar

Universal Design

15

Bengaluru

Transportation & Automobile Design

15

Gandhinagar

Faculty of Information Technology-Integrated Programmes

Discipline

Seats

Offered at

Digital Game Design

15

Bengaluru

New Media Design

15

Gandhinagar

Information Design

15

Bengaluru

Interaction Design

15

Bengaluru

Faculty of Inter-Disciplinary Design Studieshttp://admissions.nid.edu/NIDA2019/Schedule_MDesCounseling.pdf

Discipline

Seats

Offered at

Design for Retail Experience

15

Bengaluru

Strategic Design Management

15

Gandhinagar

Faculty of Textile, Apparel, Lifestyle and Accessory Design

Discipline

Seats

Offered at

Textile Design

15

Ahmedabad

Lifestyle Accessory Design

15

Gandhinagar

Apparel Design

15

Gandhinagar



Contact Information

NID Admissions Cell

National Institute of Design

Paldi, Ahmedabad 380 007

Email: [email protected]

Official admissions website: http://admissions.nid.edu

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