NID 2019 is national level entrance exam organized by National Institute of Design for different Under Graduate and Post Graduate design courses scheduled to take place in January 2019. Check major highlights of NID 2019 exam below. The exam will be of 3 hours with subjective and objective type questions. All candidates for NID DAT 2019 can fill the application form online on the official website, i.e. www.nid.edu.
Aspirants appearing for NID DAT get admission in NID Ahmedabad, NID Gujarat, NID Bangalore, NID Kurukshetra and NID Vijayawada (Diploma courses). After completing NID DAT Prelims round, selected aspirants will have to appear for Studio Test round and Individual Interview round.
|Exam Name||Design Aptitude Test (DAT)|
|Organizing Body||National Institute of Design|
|Exam Type||National Entrance Test for Professional Programs in Design at both Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels|
|Programs provided||Bachelor in Design (B. Des) Masters in Design (M. Des) Graduate Diploma Program in Design (GDPD)|
|Exam Duration||3 hours each for DAT Prelims and Mains|
|Exam Date||DAT Prelims: January 2019 DAT Mains: April 2019 for B. Des & GDPD; May 2019 for M. Des|
|Eligibility Criteria||Age Limit: 30 years for M.Des Age Limit: 20 years for B.Des /GDPD|
|Method of Application||Online|
|Method of Exam||Pen and Paper based|
|Medium of Exam||English|
Please note that all dates listed in this article are indicative. Official dates for NID 2019 exam will be released by NID in due course on its website. Based on past trends, tentative dates for the events involved in the procedure have been tabulated below. Candidates are advised to keep a tab on the official website for updates. Here’s a tentative schedule of NID Admission 2019.
|Availability of Online Application Form for DAT for both Under Graduate And Post Graduate courses||October 2018|
|Online Application Form Submission Deadline with Late Fee||November 2018|
|Deadline to receive Application Form Print along with Demand Draft (to be sent through Speed Post/Registered Post/Courier)||November 2018|
|Window to edit Online Application Form||November 2018|
|Availability of Hall Tickets for DAT Prelims||December 2018|
|DAT Prelims Scheduled Exam Date (for all aspirants including overseas participants)||January 2019|
|Announce of Provisional Response Key for DAT Prelims||January 2019|
|Window to challenge Provisional Response Key (Online)||January 2019|
|Announce of Final Response Key||January 2019|
|Declaration of Prelims Result (M. Des)||February 2019|
|Availability of Hall Ticket for DAT Mains (M. Des)||February 2019|
|DAT Mains Scheduled Date (M. Des)||April 2019|
|Declaration of Mains Result (M. Des)||May 2019|
|Announce of Merit List (M. Des)||May 2019|
|Declaration of Prelims Result (B. Des, GDPD)||March 2019|
|Availability of Hall Tickets for DAT Mains (B. Des, GDPD)||March 2019|
|DAT Mains Scheduled Date (B. Des, GDPD)||May 2019|
|Releasement of DAT Mains Result (B. Des, GDPD)||May 2019|
|Announce of Merit List (B. Des, GDPD)||May 2019|
The eligibility conditions for both Under Graduate and Post Graduate level programs are tabulated below.
|B. Des. & GDPD|
|Academic Qualification||Successfully finished or appearing for 10+2 examination or equivalent from any recognized Board.|
NID 2019 Application Form is expected to be available from October 2019. Participants required to visit the official website, i.e. www.nid.edu and register before proceeding to fill the application form. Upon successful registration, participant’s login credentials will be sent through email to the registered email address and they must log in with the same.
After filling in the details in the application form, aspirants must upload their Participant’s recent passport-size color photograph as well as the signature in JPG/JPEG pattern not exceeding 100 KB in memory size.
Aspirants applying for the OBC-NCL/SC/ST/PWD categories need to upload their valid Caste Certificate/Tribe Certificate/Disability Certificate respectively, allocated by a competent authority. The certificate must be in JPG/JPEG pattern, not exceeding 150 KB in memory size. Overseas aspirants required to upload the first and last pages of their valid passport, completely showing all of their individual information. The document must be in JPG/JPEG pattern, not exceeding 150 KB in memory size.
After uploading the need documents, Application Fee can be paid online through Credit/Debit Card or offline through demand draft. Category-wise Application fees for NID 2019 are tabulated below.
|Category||B. Des and GDPD||M. Des (1 branch only)||M. Des (2 Branches)|
|General/ OBC-NCL||INR 2000||INR 2000||INR 4000|
|SC/ST/PWD (open)||INR 1000||INR 1000||INR 2000|
|PWD aspirants belonging to OBC-NCL/SC/ST categories||INR 1000||INR 1000||INR 2000|
|Overseas||INR 2000 (only B. Des.)||INR 2000||INR 4000|
Please note that Application procedure finished after the submission deadline has to deposit double the Application Fee indicated above.
NID 2019 Hall Ticket will be available for download from the official website separately for Prelims and Mains exam of both Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels according to the schedule. Participants are advised to download and obtain prints of the same as without the Hall Ticket, they will not be allowed to appear for the tests.
Aspirants can download their NID 2019 Hall Ticket by following these steps:
Participants can specify their choice of Test Center in their Application Form. DAT Prelims for NID Admission 2019 is expected to be organized in the following cities: Once situated, no request for any change in test center will be entertained. However, the final allotment of test centers is done my NID.
NID Reserves the rights to add or remove any number of exam center if the situation demands so. DAT Mains exam for B. Des and GDPD will be held in Ahmedabad only while the exams for M. Des will be held in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, and Bengaluru.
NID 2019 is a 3-hour exam comprising both objective and subjective questions. The exam assesses aspirants on five parameters namely, Creativity, Comprehension, Knowledge, Analysis, and Visualization. Check below some highlights of NID 2019 Exam Format
NID does not prescribe a syllabus for preparation of DAT. However, students can prepare from the following topics:
Aspirants may consider referring to the books listed below in preparation for NID DAT 2019 exam.
|Name of Book||Name of Author/Publisher|
|NIFT, NID, IIFT Entrance Exams 2017 Study Material Books (English)||Dr. D. Mittal|
|NIFT/NID/IIFT Entrance Exam Guide (English)||Surendra|
|Guide for NIFT/NID/IIFT 2018||Arihant Publication|
NID 2019 Result for Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programs will be released on various dates. The Result will be available to download from the official website of NID. Once the results of DAT Prelims are released, NID will announce the provisional and final response keys for the convenience of examinees.
NID 2019 Result can be checked by the aspirants by following these steps:
Separate Cut Offs will be announced for NID DAT Prelims and NID DAT Mains exam. Only aspirants who secure NID DAT Prelims cut-off scores are applicable to take part in the subsequent Studio Test and Interview round for NID admissions.
In case of M. Des admissions, based on the category-wise merit list of DAT Prelims, the number of aspirants shortlisted for DAT Mains, in each category and branch is 5 times the number of available seats in each category and respective branch.
In case of B. Des/GDPD admissions, based on the category-wise merit list of DAT Prelims, the number of aspirants shortlisted for DAT Mains in each category is 3.5 times the number of available seats in each category and respective branch.
The score secured by the last aspirant in the NID general merit list will be considered as the NID cut-off score. Separate cut-off scores will be announced for each category of aspirants in NID 2019. Expected NID 2019 Cut Off has been tabulated below.
NID 2019 Counseling is expected to be held in the first week of June 2019. NID Counseling 2019 includes three steps, namely: Aspirants featuring in the Final Merit List will be a provideed admission in NID on the basis of their placement in the stated list.
Aspirants must current all documents in originals as well as copies of document verification during the counselling procedure of NID Admission 2019. These documents must comprise all academic certificates up till the qualifying examination, birth certificate, documents in the specified pattern to support claims for reservation, Photo ID proofs etc.
In case the aspirant fails to show up and current the need documents at the time of NID admission, the candidature is likely to be summarily canceled. Once the provisional admission provides is allocated, aspirants required to current all documents uploaded previous along with the Demand Draft towards the payment of Admission Fee, in person, at the specified campus as per schedule notified by the Admission Committee for confirmation of Admission.