NID DAT syllabus 2018 –The syllabus of NID DAT 2018 has been notified by National Institute of Design, the exam conducting body of Design Aptitude Test (Prelims and Mains). NID DAT 2018 syllabus includes topics from which questions will be asked in the design entrance test. NID DAT 2018 Prelims was held on January 7, while Mains will be held from May 15 to 22. A total of 100 seats will be allotted solely on merit basis in Bachelor of Design in six specialisations across Industrial Design, Communication Design, and Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design faculty. On this page, aspirants can go through the topics that have to be studied as a part of NID DAT 2018 syllabus. Check NID DAT syllabus 2018 for both the stages (prelims and mains) below.
Detailed syllabus for NID DAT (Prelims) 2018 is as follows:
NID DAT Syllabus 2018 for Prelims
Outline for beginners
Creative thinking & writing
Innovation in design
Principles of composition
Inspiration & design development
Mood, theme & colour inter-relationship
Form & function
Colour psychology & optical illusions
Elements & principles of design
Understanding light & shade
Good design vs. bad design
Natural & geometrical form
Colour, pattern & texture
Graphics & pictograms
Innovation & creation
Imagination & doodling
Exercises on imagination
Expression & emotion
Usage of colour in compositions
Use of measurements, scale & proportions
Developing themes & colour associations
Inspiration & creativity
Ornaments & motifs
Foreshortening & perspective
Detailed syllabus for NID DAT (Mains) 2018 can be checked below:
NID DAT Syllabus 2018 for Mains
Interaction with NID alumni
Questions generally asked in interview
Importance of body language
Past studio test & interview questions
Guidance on portfolio making
NID DAT 2018 Exam Pattern
National Institute of Design (NID) has also notified exam pattern of Design Aptitude Test (DAT) for Prelims and Mains.
Candidates appearing for NID DAT 2018 Prelims were primarily evaluated on their knowledge, comprehension, analysis, creativity and visualisation.
NID DAT Prelims 2018 consisted of two parts-
Part I: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) marked out of 70 points
Part II: Subjective questions marked out of 30 points.
NID DAT Mains 2018 will include tests in different formats such as drawing/sketching, hands-on model making, group discussions and presentations.
You can check complete details about the test pattern of NID DAT 2018 here.
Moreover, in order to have a better idea about the actual entrance test, candidates are advised to practice the sample papers released by the exam conducting body.
Download NID DAT 2018 sample papers from here.