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What After NID DAT Result 2024? - Check Details Here

What After NID DAT Result 2024? - Check Details Here

Edited By Team Careers360 | Updated on Apr 30, 2024 06:09 PM IST | #NID DAT

National Institute of Design has declared the NID DAT M.Des results on April 30, 2024. Candidates need to visit to see the NID results 2024. Aspirants who qualify the NID DAT Mains exam need to participate in the counselling and seat allotment process. Candidates can upload the documents and pay the fee from April 30 to May 14, 2024. NID DAT result 2024 mains for BDes will be released on May 21, 2024. Continue reading for more information on “What after NID DAT result 2024?”

What after NID DAT results 2024?

Candidates who qualified for the NID DAT Mains exam are eligible to take part in the NID counselling and seat allotemnet process. Candidates need to register to attend the counselling process. The NID DAT counselling for M.Des programme is scheduled to begin from April 30 to May 14, 2024. Admission to the National Institute of Design through NID DAT counselling 2024 will depend on the merit list, category of the candidate, and availability of seats. The authority will release a final merit list based on the mains result. The successful candidates will be allotted preferred course and college according to the rank secured. The number of seats will be equivalent to the number of seats available.

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The authority will release the NID DAT cut off in both rank and score form. The authorities will release the NID cutoff 2024 for each campus. Seats at NID will be allotted to qualified candidates based on their rank, score, preferences, and the availability of seats.

Previously, the authorities had released the NID DAT 2024 merit list, which was based on the marks obtained in the prelims. Students who were listed in the merit list proceeded to the next stage - the mains. The authorities issued separate NID admit cards for the mains to the successful candidates.

The expected NID cut off based on previous year records is 50 for General or EWS, 45 for OBC, 40 for SC/ST/PwD. The candidates who qualified prelims had to appear for Mains. NID Mains exam was on April 27 and 28, 2024. The NID Mains exam comprises studio test (40%) and Interview (30%). This section assesses the candidate’s presence of mind in certain situations. It tests candidate’s skill and knowledge.

Have a look at the weightage for final results: The final merit list for NID admission 2024 will be prepared on the basis of the performance of candidates in both prelims and mains. Both sections have different weightage for BDes and MDes.

NID Weightage


DAT Prelims

DAT Mains






Studio test - 40%

Interview - 30%

Minimum qualifying criteria for the final result

According to the official website, under exceptional unforeseen circumstances, the NIDs shall reserve the right to reduce, modify, or waive off minimum qualifying criteria.































NID DAT Counselling and Seat Allotment 2024

Aspirants who qualified both prelims and mains have to participate in the NID counselling process. During the NID DAT counselling registration, candidates will have to submit their preferred course and institute. NID Seat allotment for final admissions will be based on merit list, category of the candidates, and availability of seats. Moreover, all seat allotment candidates will have to confirm their seat by making a payment of nonrefundable token fee and uploading of documents before the deadline. Aspirants failing to upload documents before the last date even after making a payment of NID fees, the allotted seat will be cancelled.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. Is NID the toughest exam?

The national institute of Design (NID) conducts the competitive exams for design programs in UG and PG. As per students who appeared for NID DAT 2024 exam, the prelims paper was moderate to tough.

2. What percentage is required in 12th for NID?

There is no minimum percentage requirement in NID. The candidates should have passed in all the respective subjects in board exams. 

3. How many times NID exam is conducted in a year?

NID exam is conducted once a year. Courses like BDes and MDes are offered by the authority. 

4. How can I check my NID DAT 2024 results?

Candidates can check their NID DAT results 2024 by visiting on the official websites. Aspirants need to enter their Email id, Date of Birth or application number on the result window link. 

5. What is the passing marks for NID?

The passing marks are allotted category wise. under exceptional unforeseen circumstances, the NIDs may reduce, modify or waive of minimum qualifying criteria. However, open and EWS has 50, for OBC (45), for SC, ST, PwD (40). 

6. How is the merit list prepared?

Merit list is prepared on the basis of candidates scores in prelims and mains. The final merit list will be published on the official website of NID.  

7. What is the educational qualification of BDes?

As per the official website, the candidates who have passed or will appear for higher secondary (10+2) in any stream (science, arts, commerce, humanities etc.) from any recognised university or board are eligible for BDes. 

8. What is the educational qualification for MDes?

Bachelor degree of minimum 4 year duration in any specialisation after 12th standard. Or full time diploma of minimum 4 year duration in Design/ fine arts / applied arts/ architecture after 12th standard. Or Bachelor degree of minimum 3 years duration in any specialisation after 12th standard or equivalent from a recognised university or board. 


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Questions related to NID DAT

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If you forgot to write the question paper code and date on your NID DAT prelims OMR sheet, contact the exam authorities immediately. They may have procedures in place to handle such situations. According to me there should be no problem for you even if you have not filled paper code as you filled all the other necessary details.

Hope this helps you,

Thank you

Hello aspirant,

The National Institute of Design (NID) has not yet made the NID DAT 2024 exam's official syllabus public. But you can check the important topics for this exam on our site by clicking on the link given below.

Thank you

Hope this information helps you.

Hello Student,

I Hope you are doing well.

UCCEED-> Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design

Conducted by- Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

UCEED conducts exams to get students for IITs and some design colleges also. IITs have seats reserved for the students coming through UCEED.

NID->National Institute of Design

Conducted by-> National Institute of Design Ahmedabad

NID Design Aptitude Test is conducted for admission in the prestigious National Institute Design (NID) campuses in Bachelors of Design (B. Des)course.

Some of the best coachings for NID and UCEED-:

AFAindia i s among the leading coaching institutes.

In India, there are many coaching programmes accessible, however in my opinion, creativity doesn't really blossom in a coaching programme.

The secret to passing NID, NIFT, and CEED is creativity; you may do this without depending on coaching sessions. I would advise going on a tour or travelling instead of paying hefty fees to teaching centres. If not, simply take in your surroundings. Every morning, take a stroll and study the textures and patterns of the surroundings. Try to observe and see things from your perspective wherever you go. Try to consider and analyse the issues!

I hope this helps you.

Hello Aspirant,

You have a good chance of getting a National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. You have a good enough score for this college if we see last year cut off. But the cut-off changes every year depending on the difficulty level of the paper, the total aspirants who took the exam, the reservation, individual score of each person who took the exam. Nevertheless, you have a good chance of getting into this college as your score is good.

NID Design Aptitude Test generally recognized as NID DAT is a dual-level design entrance test that comprises a prelims exam and the main exam.

The entrance test is administered every year at the national level to assign students for B.Des and M.Des admission offered by NIDs campuses.

It is administered to evaluate candidates' proficiency, ability, and behavioural aptitudes. NID entry is a completely established aspirants' achievement in NID DAT.

The 4-years BDes programs are given at NID Ahmedabad, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, and Assam and 2-years MDes programs are given at NID Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, and Bengaluru.


Dear student,

Best Prepration Books for NID DAT/ AIEED are listed below.

••NID DAT book by R.S. Aggarwal - For Aptitude

••Guide for NID

••Success Master - For NID Entrance Exam

••Design drawing by author Francis D.K.Ching

••NID Mock Test Series

••NID - Entrance Books and Test Series

••NID Workbook

••Basic Rendering from Robert W.Gill Guide - For NID Entrance Exam

To get more information about NDA DAT prepration tips, go through below mentioned link.

NID DAT exam will be conducted in two phases i.e Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. Both the exams are for 3 hours. There will be maximum of 100 marks in each phase of exam. It is a paper and pen based examination. There is no negative marking. The medium of exam is English.

To get more information about Study Material for NID DAT go through below mentioned link.

May this information was helpful to you.

All The Best!!

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