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 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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TANUSHRI 25 days ago

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TANUSHRILast Seen: 3 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 21-Oct-2015Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Do we have different set of question paper for Mdes DAT or is it the same as B.Des DAT? And is Part B (30 marks) part based on any disciple?

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TANUSHRI 25 days ago

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TANUSHRILast Seen: 3 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 21-Oct-2015Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Graduate & Above
correction: *discipline (stream)

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Riya Thakur 2 months ago

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Riya ThakurLast Seen: 1 week 3 days agoJoined on: 07-Jun-2017Education Interest: M.B.B.S.Education Level: Class 12

My NID score was 53.6 what can I do with it ? Where can I apply now ?

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Nancy Johri 2 months ago

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Nancy JohriLast Seen: 13 hours 19 min agoJoined on: 18-Jan-2014Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Riya,NID has yet not announced the category-wise cutoff scores for B.Des. admissions. It will release the final merit list on May 31, and as many as 100 seats will be allocated to the qualifying ca...Read More
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Nikita 2 months ago

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NikitaLast Seen: 2 months 6 days agoJoined on: 07-Jan-2018Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Class 12

What is the score required for the second round of NID to get a seat in Ahmedabad?

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Anjori ChitranshiLast Seen: 1 week 5 hours agoJoined on: 16-May-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
It completely depends upon the cutoff marks for this year. It also depends upon how many marks you get in the first round. If you have a high score on the written test, a lesser score might get you a ...Read More
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Rajesh Kumar Paitha Last Seen: 4 months 4 days agoJoined on: 13-Jan-2018Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Class 11

Under +2 science. Can take admission. If they qualllify. NiD. 1st. Round. Or 2nd. Interview. Can take admission in there in NID.

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Nancy Johri 5 months ago

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Nancy JohriLast Seen: 13 hours 19 min agoJoined on: 18-Jan-2014Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Rajesh, Yes, Science students can apply. To apply for appearing in NID entrance exam, aspirants must have p...Read More
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Neha Nizar 5 months ago

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Neha NizarLast Seen: 4 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 25-Feb-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

I am from trivandrumCompleted my degree now doing 1 yr diploma in animationI am 22 am i eligible to join at nid

I am from trivandrum.... Completed my degree..... now doing 1 yr diploma in animation..... I would like to join at nid after dis,wil i b abl

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Nancy Johri 5 months ago

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Nancy JohriLast Seen: 13 hours 19 min agoJoined on: 18-Jan-2014Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Neha, For undergraduate admissions, only candidates up to 20 years of age on or before June 30 of the&...Read More

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