What is NID DAT?

National Institute of Design (NID) conducts NID Design Aptitude Test (DAT) for admissions to 4-year Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programme offered at NID, Ahmedabad. NID DAT is conducted in offline mode for durtation of three hours. The question paper of NID DAT carries 200 marks objective as well as subjective type questions. Candidates are shortli..Read More

NID DAT Important Dates

Application Date
Application Date

Online

25/Sep/2017 to 31/Oct/2017  2:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Late Fee Application Date
Late Fee Application Date

Online

09/Nov/2017  

Application Correction Date
Application Correction Date

Online

14/Nov/2017 to 16/Nov/2017  

Admit Card Date
Admit Card Date

Online

20/Dec/2017  

Exam Date
Exam Date

Offline

07/Jan/2018  10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Result Date
Result Date

Online

13/Mar/2018  

Mains Admit Card
Mains Admit Card

Offline

15/May/2018 to 22/May/2018  

Online

22/Mar/2018  4:00 PM to 4:00 PM

31/May/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

NID DAT Application Details

  1. Click on official link of NID DAT application form 
  2. First, register for NID DAT by providing details including valid E-mail Id and Mobile Number 
  3. Login with registered Id and Date of Birth to fill up application form of NID DAT 
  4. Fill in all details in NID DAT application form including academic details, the programme applying for, test centre preference etc. 
  5. Upload documents photograph and Signature in next section as per specification mentioned in application instructions
  6. Remit the application fee for NID DAT 
  7. The application form of NID DAT need to be sent in offline mode along with demand draft on address mentioned below - 

The Project Manager – CMS
All India Management Association
Management House, 14,
Institutional Area, Lodhi Road
New Delhi – 110003

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NID DAT Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates passed in 10+2 standard qualifying examination from recognised state board or national education board

  • Candidates appearing in 10+2 qualifying examination in the year of admission are also eligible to apply for NID DAT

  • Candidates must not be more than 20 years as on July 1 of year of admission 

  • Candidates belonging to reserved categories Other Backward Classes (Non – Creamy Layer), Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Physically Handicapped are offered age relaxation of up to three years

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NID DAT Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
NEFT
Net Banking
Demand Draft
Others

NID DAT Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline
Exam Format: Objective and Subjective

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BHUVANSHAKTHI 5 days ago

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BHUVANSHAKTHILast Seen: 1 day 21 hours agoJoined on: 20-Feb-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 11

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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Nancy Johri 4 days ago

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Nancy JohriLast Seen: 1 day 14 hours agoJoined on: 18-Jan-2014Education Interest: B.E /Btech.Education Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Bhuvanshakthi, Only those candidates can apply to appear for NID DAT who have passed or will appear for&nbs...Read More
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sanjeev gupta 22 days ago

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Sanjeev GuptaLast Seen: 3 weeks 1 day agoJoined on: 03-Feb-2018Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Class 12

How many students appears in NID DAT 2018

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Manisha Gupta 20 days ago

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Manisha GuptaLast Seen: 17 hours 12 min agoJoined on: 08-Sep-2016Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
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 22 days ago

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Sanjeev GuptaLast Seen: 3 weeks 1 day agoJoined on: 03-Feb-2018Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Class 12

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

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Aarushi TandonLast Seen: 10 hours 44 min agoJoined on: 17-Dec-2017Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above

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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Het SLast Seen: 1 week 2 days agoJoined on: 20-Jan-2018Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Graduate & Above

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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Nancy Johri 1 month ago

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Nancy JohriLast Seen: 1 day 14 hours agoJoined on: 18-Jan-2014Education Interest: B.E /Btech.Education Level: Graduate & Above
Hi, This cannot be known by any means. In case the Institute provides any information regarding the same, then...Read More
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Veronica 1 month ago

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VeronicaLast Seen: 1 month 1 week agoJoined on: 26-Sep-2017Education Interest: CompetitionEducation Level: Class 12

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

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Manisha Gupta 1 month ago

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Manisha GuptaLast Seen: 17 hours 12 min agoJoined on: 08-Sep-2016Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above

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

NID DAT Sample papers

 

Good luck!

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