MITID DAT 2021 Important Dates, Syllabus, Admit Card, Exam Centres, Result

Sukriti Vajpayee
Sukriti VajpayeePublished On: October 22, 2020

MITID DAT is an entrance exam conducted by the MIT Institute of Design for admission to the UG and PG courses. Find all the important details of MITID DAT 2021 here including the exam pattern, syllabus, important dates etc.


The MIT Institute of Design conducts its own institute level entrance test called MIT Institute of Design Design Aptitude Test or MITID DAT. Through this design entrance exam, the institute selects candidates for its undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The design programmes offered at MIT Institute of Design are Bachelor of Design (B.Des) and Master of Design (M.Des).

This article contains all the information regarding MITID DAT 2021. Candidates interested in taking admission to the UG or PG courses provided at MIT Institute of Design for the academic cycle of 2021-22 will find all the important details of MITID DAT 2021 here. All the information regarding MITID DAT 2021 application process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc. is provided here.

MITID DAT 2021: Quick Review

Check the table given below to know the basic details of MITID DAT 2021.



Exam Name

MIT Institute of Design Design Aptitude Test

Exam Short Name


Conducting Body

MIT Institute of Design

Exam Level

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Exam Frequency

Once a Year

Mode of Application


Mode of Exam


Exam Duration

Three hours

B.Des Seat Intake


M.Des Seat Intake


MITID DAT 2021 Important Dates

The exam schedule of MITID DAT 2021 will be released by the MIT Institute of Design. Candidates aspiring to appear for the exam must stay updated with all the important dates of MITID DAT 2021. In this way, they will be able to finish all the formalities within the given deadlines. MITID DAT 2021 dates will be updated here as and when they will be available.

Commencement of MITID DAT 2021 Application ProcessTo be Announced
Last Date to Submit MITID DAT 2021 Application FormTo be Announced
Release of MITID DAT 2021 Admit CardTo be Announced
MITID DAT 2021 Exam DateTo be Announced
Declaration of MITID DAT 2021 ResultsTo be Announced
MITID DAT 2021 Counselling ProcessTo be Announced

MITID DAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The detailed eligibility criteria for both UG and PG courses at MIT Institute of Design have been mentioned here. The candidates must go through the MITID DAT 2021 eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

MITID DAT 2021 B.Des Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have completed his/ her education up to the 10 + 2 level.
  • The candidate should have obtained his/ her class 12th degree from a school of a recognised central or state board of education.
  • Students from all streams are eligible to apply.
  • It is mandatory for the student to have received passing marks in all the subjects of class 12th.

MITID DAT 2021 M.Des Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have secured a relevant undergraduate degree.
  • The college or university from which the candidate obtains his/ her bachelor degree must be recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
  • The candidate must have scored passing marks in all the subjects undertaken at the graduation level.
  • Depending upon the M.Des specialisation the candidate wants to pursue, he/ she will be required to have a bachelor's degree. This has been explained in detail in the table given below.
M.Des SpecialisationUG Degree Accepted
Product DesignBachelor’s degree or it's equivalent in Architecture, Engineering, Science, or Industrial Design.
Retail Design
Interior Space and Furniture Design
Transportation Design
Animation Film DesignBachelor’s degree or it's equivalent in Applied Arts, Fine Arts, Literature, Film, Media, Animation or any Communication Design discipline.
Graphic Design

User Experience Design

Bachelor’s degree or it's equivalent in Science, Engineering, or any Design discipline.
Fashion Management and MarketingBachelor's degree in any stream or discipline.
Film and Video Design
Design Management
Immersive Media Design

Transcultural Design

Bachelor’s degree in Design.

MITID DAT 2021 Exam Pattern

In order to perform well in the entrance, it is important for the candidates to know the exam pattern of MITID DAT 2021. This will help them in the preparation of the exam and will aid them in getting a good score. Check the MITID DAT 2021 exam pattern in the table given below.




UG and PG

Mode of the Exam

Offline, Pen and Paper Based

Medium of the Exam


Total Number of Question


Maximum Marks


Types of Questions


MITID DAT 2021 Syllabus

Check out the syllabus of MITID DAT 2021 for both UG and PG courses. The exam is conducted to test the design skills and creative thinking of candidates and the questions are based around these criteria. There is no specified syllabus for MITID DAT 2021 and applicants will have to showcase their design aptitude in the exam. The questions asked in MITID DAT 2021 will be on the following topics:

  • Creative Thinking
  • Observation Skills
  • Drawing
  • Logical Reasoning
  • General Knowledge
  • Design Skills
  • Sketching

MITID DAT 2021 Admit Card

The MIT Institute of Design, which is the conducting authority of MITID DAT, will release the admit card of MITID DAT 2021. The eligible candidates who successfully register for the entrance test will be issued the MITID DAT 2021 admit card a few days before the exam. The link to download the MITID DAT admit card 2021 will be given here as soon as the admit card is released.

 MITID DAT 2021 admit card is an important document that all candidates must carry to their respective exam centres along with a valid identity proof on the day of the exam. No applicant will be allowed to enter the exam venue if they do not have the admit card with them. Some important details will be mentioned on the MITID DAT 2021 admit card like the exam centre, timing, reporting time, instructions to be followed, etc.

Also Read: MIT Institute of Design (MITID) B.Des and M.Des Admissions 2021

MITID DAT 2021 Exam Centres

Since MITID DAT 2021 is an offline exam, the registered candidates are required to report to the exam centres allocated to them for giving the examination. While filling the application form of MIDIT DAT 2021, the candidates will be given the option of choosing the MIDIT DAT 2021 exam centre as per their preference. The exam is conducted across several cities and candidates can give up to three preferences while filling the form. Check the table given below to find the cities in which MITID DAT 2021 exam centres will be provided.










Uttar Pradesh






West Bengal


Madhya Pradesh










Tamil Nadu






Madhya Pradesh

MITID DAT 2021 Sample Papers

Going through the sample papers of MITID DAT 2021 will help candidates in boosting their preparation and giving it the right direction. The MITID DAT sample papers for B.Des and M.Des have been given here.

MITID DAT B.Des Sample Paper

MITID DAT M.Des Sample Paper

MITID DAT 2021 Result

The result of MITID DAT 2021 will be released a few weeks after the exam is held. Candidates who appear for the exam can check their MITID DAT 2021 results in the online mode. After the declaration of the results, candidates will be informed about their ranks and marks and they will be told if they qualify for the further rounds of selection.

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