National Institute of Design announces DAT 2018; application form available till October 31
National Institute of Design (NID) has released official notification for Design Aptitude Test (DAT) 2018 on September 25, 2017. NID DAT 2018 application form is now available, and interested students can submit the online application till October 31 without late fees. The entrance exam will be conducted in two steps for allotment of 100 B.Design seats at the institute’s Ahmedabad campus. The first stage, Prelims, is scheduled to be held on January 7 across 23 cities. Shortlisted candidates will be eligible to appear for the second stage, Mains, which will be conducted from May 15 to 22 at NID Ahmedabad campus.
Before filling NID DAT 2018 application form, aspirants must check the eligibility criteria and ensure that they fulfill all the specified requirements. Aspirants up to 20 years of age on or before June 30, 2018, are eligible to apply (relaxation of three years for those belonging to reserved category).
Check NID DAT eligibility criteria in detail.
Aspirants, who are interested in appearing for NID DAT 2018, can now fill the online application form. The application fee is Rs.2000 for General category candidates and Rs.1000 for SC/ST/PwD students. The application procedure comprises following four steps-
- Sign up/log in
- Fill application form
- Upload documents
- Pay and print
Click here to fill NID DAT application form 2018 now.
The NID Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims 2018 will basically evaluate the candidates on their knowledge, comprehension, analysis, creativity and visualisation. It is expected that nearly 22,000 aspirants will be appearing for the national level design entrance exam.
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Questions related to NID DAT
I just entered 12 th grade and i will be writing my 12 th boards in 2022 , when do i register for NID DAT and UCEED ?
NID DAT is a pen paper-based exam, which is conducted in two stages for B.Des and M.Des. While Stage 1 is for Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and stage 2 is for Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains.
- So if you complete your 10+2 you can apply for the exam. The candidates who have passed 10+2 in any stream Arts, Science, Commerce, Humanities from any recognized board such as CBSE, ICSE, IB or equivalent are eligible to apply.
Now talking about UCEED
- Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED) is conducted by IIT Bombay under the guidance of the UCEED-CEED .
- According to the eligibility criteria of UCEED 2022, Open/ EWS/ OBC-NCL category candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1997. Whereas SC, ST or PwD category get the relaxation of five years.
You can refer to this link for more information.
Hope this helps!!!
Where can I get PDF of previous years cut off for NID DAT Prelims? on official website of NID
NID DAT is a national level entrance exam conducted by National Institute of Design (NID) for various B.Des/ GDPD and M.Des Courses. After qualifying the exam candidate can get admission in prestigious design institutes such as NID Ahmedabad, NID Gujarat, NID Bangalore, NID Kurukshetra, and NID Vijayawada. NID DAT exam is a 3-hour long exam conducted in pen-paper mode. Candidates qualifying the written tests (Prelims and Mains) will be invited for the studio test and personal interviews.
You can download the previous year cutoff and papers through this link:
can i know about the passing marks for nid ?
may i know the passing mark for nid
please tell books for nid dat exam
The National Institution of Design (NID) conducts the Design Aptitude Test (DAT) to provide admissions to B.Des courses. Now comes the preparation part. So let me tell you that, books play a very important role in your preparation.
solving the previous year NID DAT papers, will also helps you a lot. Below, I am listing some good books to prepare for this exam.
- NID DAT book by R.S. Aggarwal
- Design Drawing by Francis DK Ching
- Basic Rendering from Robert W Gill
You can also refer to the link provided below. Here you can get all the important tips and study material regarding this exam.
Hope it helps.
Am I eligible for NID DAT Mains? Ive got 56 in Prelims.
Defining NID DAT prelims MCQ questions score good or bad depends upon how much you are scoring in the drawing part.
According to your marks,
If you score 0–10 in drawing then your total would be around 56–66
- Which means you have a chance of not qualifying NID DAT prelims because last year the cutoff was around 67.
If you score 11–20 in drawing then your total would be around 67–76
- You have fair chance of qualifying the examination.
If you score 21–30 in drawing then your total would be around 77–86 .
- You will qualify the examination without any doubt. Get ready for NID DAT MAINS.
Hope this helps.