National Institute of Design releases DAT final answer keys on January 30
Updated on Jan 30, 2018 - 5:31 p.m. IST by Nancy Johri
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National Institute of Design (NID) has uploaded the final answer keys of Design Aptitude Test (DAT) 2018 Prelims part 1 on January 30. NID DAT 2018 final answer keys have been made available for all sets (L, X, T and D) after considering all the objections filed in online mode by candidates on January 18 and 19. The answer keys comprise correct answers to all the questions that were asked in the entrance exam. NID DAT Prelims 2018 part 1 consisted of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) marked out of 70 points. This part had questions with one or more than one correct answers.

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Uploading final NID DAT prelims answer keys

January 30, 2018

Window for challenging NID DAT prelims answer keys 2018

January 18 and 19, 2018

NID DAT 2018 prelims answer keys availability

January 12, 2018

NID DAT 2018 prelims, the first stage, was conducted on January 7 for allotment of 100 B.Design seats at the institute’s Ahmedabad campus. The Institute will declare NID DAT 2018 result in online mode on March 13. Candidates, who appeared for the prelims stage, can view their scores and ranks by logging in to their account. Shortlisted ones will be eligible to appear for DAT Mains that is scheduled to be held from May 15 to 22, 2018. The merit list of NID DAT 2018 is scheduled to be released on May 31 (2 PM).

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pls share the details for the preparation of NID MAINS. What is the detail marking of NID MAINS.

Parvathi Sreeraj 14th Jan, 2020

Dear candidate,

NID DAT MAINS will include drawing as well as sculpture or model making. It will be a three hour paper and the maximum marks that cam be obtained is 100. Unlike the prelims, it will not be in different parts of contain any objective type of aptitude based questions. It will purely be skill based. Hope that answers your query.

Good luck!

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please tell me the syllabus of NID DAT and aieed

SAKSHI KULSHRESHTHA 2nd Jan, 2020

Mayank, topics covered in the prelims of NID DAT are:

  • Innovation in design
  • Principles of composition
  • Inspiration & design development
  • Theme development
  • Design theory
  • Natural & geometrical form
  • Exercises on imagination
  • Optical illusion
  • Colour, pattern & texture
  • Lateral thinking
  • Design awareness
  • Creative thinking & writing
  • Graphics & pictograms
  • Form & function
  • Drawing fundamentals
  • Ornaments & motifs
  • Imagination & doodling
  • Understanding light & shade
  • Elements & principles of design
  • Colour psychology & optical illusions
  • 3D visualization
  • Lettering
  • Developing observation
  • Good design vs. bad design
  • Optical illusion
  • Mood, theme & color inter-relationship
  • Visual logic
  • Outline for beginners
  • Colour terminology
  • Presentation techniques
  • Memory drawing
  • Picture analysis
  • Usage of color in compositions
  • Innovation & creation
  • Natural & geometrical form
  • Use of measurements, scale & proportions
  • Expression & emotion
  • Developing themes & colour associations
  • Foreshortening & perspective
  • Inspiration & creativity

In the Mains exam, practical based tests are taken. They may consist of one or more of the below activities:

  • Model making
  • Material manipulation
  • Audio-visual exercises
  • Mock interview
  • Evolving ideas
  • Body language based evaluation
  • Doodling
  • Creative thinking
  • Portfolio making


In AIEED, there are two tests- GAT (General Ability Test) and CAT (Creative Ability Test). GAT consists of topics like Design sensibility, Logical reasoning, Design related awareness and Awareness on global issues and concepts comprehension. CAT will assess you on Written and visual skills, Design thinking, Lateral thinking and creative problem solving and Awareness of design principles.

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The NID DAT 2020 BDes entrance was supposed to be 3 hours for both GAT and Drawing section, but in my centre in Bangalore the examiners did not give the drawing section until after 50 minutes. This meant that we only 130 minutes for drawing. Unfair! How was it in other centres??

Gayu 30th Dec, 2019

Thanks Harish, However, what you are saying is true for MDes only (which is 150 minutes paper). My query was related to BDes which is 180 minutes paper. As far as I know there is no such notification for BDes exam. It seems unfair to all the students who were not allowed the full 3 hours for both sections.

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where do i get ithe answers for the sample papers for NidDat that i hv downloaded

Devang Prajapati 28th Dec, 2019

Hey,you can question paper of niddat examination on below link .So go through link and dowanload papers"NID DAT Sample Papers 2020 – Download Previous Year Question Paper here!" https://design.careers360.com/articles/nid-dat-sample-papers thank you.

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what is the cutoff of NID entrance exam 2020?

Khushi 24th Dec, 2019

Hi Akshita

Careers 360 will provide detailed information as to the cutoff of NID DAT 2020 as soon as it is released by the National Institute of Design. Aspiring candidates, however, can check the minimum qualifying percentile score required for admission to get an idea. Candidates will be shortlisted based on the cutoff marks for each category.

https://design.careers360.com/articles/nid-dat-cutoff

Click on this link to find out

All the best !


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