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NID 2022 Tie-Breaker Policy

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaUpdated On: April 22, 2022 06:30 pm IST | NID DAT

What is the NID DAT tie-breaker policy? Read on to know about the policies that come into play while preparing a merit list, if two or more candidates have obtained the same marks or rank in NID DAT.

NID 2022 Tie-Breaker Policy

NID entrance exam or NID DAT (NID Design Aptitude Test) is a national level exam conducted by the National Institute of Design. Through the exam, aspirants can apply for admission to B.Des (Bachelor of Design) or M.Des (Master of Design) courses. The exam is conducted in two parts, NID DAT (Prelims) and NID DAT (Mains). After the completion of NID DAT (Prelims), a merit list is prepared based on the tie-breaker of NID 2022 from which the candidates are shortlisted for NID DAT (Mains). The NID final merit list is formulated considering the scores acquired in all the admission rounds. The generation of the final merit list is done keeping in view the NID 2022 tie-breaking policy prescribed by the institute.

In 2019, the NID (National Institute of Design) followed the four statement policy to break a tie rank/scores of aspirants seeking NID admissions in BDes courses. In 2020, the premier design institute of India issued up to six tie-breaking criteria for admission to BDes and in 2022, a few amendments were made to the NID DAT Prelims tie-breaker for M.Des. Dive into the article to get a holistic understanding of the tie-breaker policy followed by NID for M.Des and B.Des courses.

This needs to be noted that the course of GDPD has been discontinued from the academic session of 2020-21. All the seats of GDPD have been converted to the seats of B.Des now.

Tie-Breaker Policy for NID DAT (Prelims) 2022

Mentioned below is the tie-breaker policy for NID DAT 2022 (Prelims):

For B.Des Admission 2022

  • A higher rank will be offered to the candidate who has acquired higher marks in Part B of NID DAT (Prelims).

  • If the tie does not break by the first statement, a better rank will be provided to the applicant who has scored more marks in Part A of NID DAT (Prelims).

  • If still the tie continues, both candidates will be awarded the same rank. 

For M.Des Admission 2022 (Changed)

  • A higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has acquired higher marks in Part II/ Part III of NID DAT (Prelims).

  • If the tie does not break by the above policy, a better rank will be provided to the applicant who has obtained more marks in Part I of NID DAT (Prelims).

  • If still, the tie does not break, the conducting body will offer the same rank to the candidates.

Course-Wise Tie-Breaker Policy for NID DAT (Mains) 2022

Enlisted below are the pointers that are followed in case of any tie in rank/score of candidates at NID DAT (Mains) 2022. The rank in the final merit list will be offered as per the norms mentioned here.

For B.Des Admission 2022

NID has made certain changes in the generation of the final merit list for NID admissions 2022 for BDes programmes. Described below is the updated tie-breaking policy for NID DAT 2022 (Mains):

  • A better rank will be offered to the candidate who has acquired better marks in NID DAT (Mains).

  • If the aforementioned pointer does not break the tie, a higher rank must be assigned to the aspirant who has bagged higher marks in NID DAT (Prelims).

  • If the tie still persists, a better rank will be provided to the candidate who has obtained better marks in Part 2 of the NID DAT Prelims Test.

  • If the tie continues, a higher rank will be offered to the aspirant who has secured higher total marks in question numbers 25,26 and 27 in Part 2 of the NID DAT Prelims Test.

  • If the tie does not break, a better rank will be provided to the candidate who has secured higher marks in question number 25 in Part 2 of the NID DAT Prelims Test.

  • If the tie still remains, the higher rank will be provided to the candidate who has secured higher marks in question number 26 in Part 2 of the NID DAT Prelims Test.

Tie-Breaker for M.Des Admission 2022

Given below are the pointers that will be considered by NID in case of a tie in rank/score at NID DAT (Mains) 2022 for M.Des admission.

  • A candidate acquiring higher marks in NID DAT 2022 (Mains) is offered a higher rank.

  • If the tie still prevails, the higher rank is to be given to the applicant who has obtained higher marks in the studio test of NID DAT 2022 (Mains).

  • If the tie does not break, a better rank is provided to the aspirant who has achieved higher marks in Stage 1 of NID DAT.

  • If the tie does not resolve, the higher rank is awarded to the candidate who has secured better marks in Part B of Stage 1 in NID DAT.

  • If the tie does not resolve, the higher rank is awarded to the candidate who has secured better marks in Part A of Stage 1 in NID DAT.

  • If the tie still remains, then the aspirant with better marks in the maximum weightage question of NID DAT Mains gets a higher rank. 

Also Read:List of Best NID Colleges: Fees, Eligibility, Courses

NID Merit List Important Dates 2022

The table given underneath gives all the important dates for the merit list of NID 2022.

Events

Important Date for B.Des

Important Date for M.Des

NID DAT 2022 (Prelims)

January 2, 2022

January 2, 2022

Merit List for NID DAT 2022 (Prelims)

Final Week of April 2022

Final Week of April 2022

NID DAT 2022 (Mains)

June 2022

June 2022

Merit List for NID DAT 2022 (Mains)

July/ August 2022

July/ August 2022

NID Merit List 2022

Two separate merit lists are formulated for NID 2022 (Prelims) and NID 2022 (Mains). The merit list of NID 2022 is prepared according to the categories. Different merit lists are released for the candidates belonging to Open, OBC-NCL, GEN-EWS, SC, ST and PwD categories. Similarly, a separate merit list is curated for Overseas candidates. 

NID follows a set reservation and seat-intake scheme that determines the admission of an aspirant through the merit list. Also, while preparing the merit list of NID 2022  the tie-breaker policy issued by the National Institute of Design is kept as the major consideration point.

Also Read: NID DAT 2022: Check Important Dates and Selection Process Here

NID is one of the most popular design institutes in the nation. Almost every aspirant dreams of securing admission at NID at one point. However, due to the limited number of seats, not everyone is able to make the cut! Check out some best private design colleges such as Vogue Institute of Art and Design (VIAD), Bangalore, Whistling Woods International (WWI), Mumbai, Maeer's MIT Institute of Design (MITID), Pune etc. that have equal potential to offer high-quality education along with the assurance of a bright future. To participate in the admission process of any shortlisted institute or college, do not hesitate to place a call and talk to our admission expert at the toll-free number, 1800-572-9877. Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for more information on top design examsdesign courses and design colleges!

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