National Institute of Design (NID) has released answer key for Design Aptitude Test (DAT) prelims exam on January 18. The entrance exam was held in offline mode on January 8 across Ahmadabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Panjim, Raipur, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada.
There were two test papers for stage-I of Design Aptitude Test 2017. The test paper 1 comprised objective type questions of 70 marks and paper 2 carried subjective type questions of 30 marks. There is no negative marking for NID DAT 2017 for wrong responses. The aptitude test conducted by NID evaluated the candidates on following abilities:
Click here to download NID DAT Answer Key 2017.
Window to challenge DAT Prelims Part I answer keys will be available from 1400 hours on Wednesday, 18 January until 1400 hours on Friday, 20 January.
NID will upload final answer key of NID on Friday, 27 January.
DAT prelim results for B.Des. will be declared at 1600 hours on Tuesday, 28 February.
Candidates can download admit cards for DAT Mains from 1600 hours on Tuesday, 7 March.
DAT Mains for B.Des. in Ahmadabad will be conducted from Monday, 15 May to Saturday, 20 May.
Merit List will be released at 1400 hours on Wednesday, 31 May.
The four-year long Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) programme is offered only at NID Ahmadabad in the following areas of specialization:
Faculty of Industrial Design:
1. Ceramic & Glass Design (10 seats)
2. Furniture Design (10 seats)
3. Product Design (15 seats)
Faculty of Communication Design:
4. Animation Film Design (15 seats)
5. Exhibition Design (10 seats)
6. Film & Video Communication (10 seats)
7. Graphic Design (15 seats)
Faculty of Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design:
8. Textile Design (15 seats)
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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.
Mayank, topics covered in the prelims of NID DAT are:
In the Mains exam, practical based tests are taken. They may consist of one or more of the below activities:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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