NID DAT Syllabus 2018

NID_DAT_SyllabusNID 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

Lettering

Theme development

Innovation in design

Picture analysis

Principles of composition

Design theory

Inspiration & design development

Mood, theme & colour inter-relationship

Form & function

Colour psychology & optical illusions

Elements & principles of design

Understanding light & shade

Optical illusion

Colour terminology

Visual logic

Good design vs. bad design

Natural & geometrical form

Colour, pattern & texture

Graphics & pictograms

Developing observation

Innovation & creation

Design awareness

Imagination & doodling

3D visualization

Exercises on imagination

Presentation techniques

Lateral thinking

Story pictures

Expression & emotion

Usage of colour in compositions

Use of measurements, scale & proportions

Developing themes & colour associations

Memory drawing

Optical illusion

Inspiration & creativity

Ornaments & motifs

Foreshortening & perspective

Drawing fundamentals

Detailed syllabus for NID DAT (Mains) 2018 can be checked below:

 

NID DAT Syllabus 2018 for Mains

Model making

Material manipulation

Creative thinking

Audio-visual exercises

Doodling

Evolving ideas

Interaction with NID alumni

Questions generally asked in interview

Interview tips

Mock 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. 

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BHUVANSHAKTHI 4 days ago

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Sir, Can I write the NID DAT exam before completing HSC? That is before result of HSC? Now I am at 10th (2018 March Exam).

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How many students appears in NID DAT 2018

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Around 20,000 students appear every year for the National level design entrance exam NID DAT for a total of 100 undergraduate seats. You can check the further detail with the given below link.NID DAT ...Read More
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sanjeev gupta 21 days ago

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How many students are appear in NID DAT 2018 (under graduate) exam

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Hello Sanjeev! Approximately 20,000 students appear for this test each and every year for 100 seats of undergraduation. Go for it and grab one for yourself. All the best!

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Het S 1 month ago

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Has anyone challenged NID DAT 2018 Mdes paper answers? If yes, then which questions did you challenge?

I wanted to challenged but I missed the opportunity because I wasnt aware about the window time. I want to know if someone has challenged those same questions which i wanted to challenge.

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Veronica 1 month ago

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Hey where can i get 2018 question paper of nid???

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Manisha Gupta 1 month ago

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You can download the sample papers of NID DAT with the given below link.

NID DAT Sample papers

 

Good luck!