NID DAT 2019 Exam

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About NID DAT 2019

National Institute of Design (NID) entrance exam is a national-level entrance exam conducted for candidates seeking admission in Bachelor of Design (B.Des), Master of Design (M.Des) programmes and Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD). To get admission in design programmes, aspirants have to take NID DAT (Prelims) and NID DAT (Mains). NID DAT (Prelims) is a written design aptitude test whereas NID DAT (Mains) comprises of a Studio Test and Interview round. For this year, the Prelims exam has already been conducted. Detailed NID DAT 2018 Exam Analysis is Available Now!

Note: Aspirants qualifying in the NID DAT (Prelims) will be shortlisted to appear for NID DAT (Mains).

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NID DAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of NID DAT 2019 is prescribed by the National Institute of Design. Before applying for NID DAT 2019, applicants must fulfil the NID 2019 eligibility criteria. The prescribed eligibility norms of NID DAT 2019 include age criteria and academic qualification of the candidates. Applicants must note that in case any applicant is found to be ineligible at any stage, he/she will be disqualified from taking the entrance exam.

NID DAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria For B.Des & GDPD Programme

Age limit

The prescribed upper age limit is 20 years on or before 30th June 2018 (3 years relaxation for reserved category

Qualifying Examination

Applicants who have passed class 12th exam from a recognised educational board are eligible to apply for NID DAT 2019.

Applicants appearing for the qualifying exam can also apply, however, they will have to submit the proof of passing the exam at the time of admission.

NID DAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria For M.Des Programme

Age limit

Maximum age limit is 30 years as on or before 30th June 2018. Relaxation of 3 years shall be given to reserved category and 5 years relaxation for PwD applicants.

Qualifying Examination

Applicants who have passed/appearing for a bachelor’s degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 (or more) system are eligible to apply.
Or
Applicants holding a Diploma in design under 10+2+4 system.
Or
Applicants who have passed a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline) before July 2017 under the system 10+2+3 can apply for NID DAT 2018.

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NID DAT 2019 Syllabus

To prepare for NID DAT 2019 - Prelims and Mains, candidates must have a detailed knowledge about the syllabus of NID DAT 2019. There is a different syllabus of NID DAT 2019 Prelims and Mains. Therefore, to get a thorough understanding of the topics, candidates must focus on studying the topics mentioned in the syllabus.

NID DAT Syllabus 2019 (Prelims)

Principles of composition

Understanding light & shade

Memory drawing

Lettering

Mood, theme & colour inter-relationship

Lateral thinking

Use of measurements, scale & proportions

Colour, pattern & texture

Developing observation

Design awareness

Form & function

Optical illusion

Story pictures

Innovation in design

Ornaments & motifs

Imagination & doodling

Inspiration & design development

Picture analysis

Good design vs. bad design

3D visualization

Drawing fundamentals

Creative thinking & writing

Expression & emotion

Inspiration & creativity

Outline for beginners

Optical illusion

Elements & principles of design

Theme development

Foreshortening & perspective

Colour terminology

Natural & geometrical form

Usage of colour in compositions

Graphics & pictograms

Design theory

Innovation & creation

Exercises on imagination

Colour psychology & optical illusions

Developing themes & colour associations

Presentation techniques

Visual logic

NID DAT Syllabus 2019 (Mains)

Mock interview

Creative thinking

Importance of body language

Model making

Evolving ideas

Guidance on portfolio making

Doodling

Questions generally asked in interview

Interview tips

Past studio test & interview questions

Material manipulation

Audio-visual exercises

Interaction with NID alumni

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NID DAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Stages of Exam

Stage I – Prelims Stage II – Mains

Total Marks

200 Marks - 100 marks for Stage I and 100 marks for Stage II examination

Exam Mode

Offline mode/ pen – paper-based test

Exam Duration

3 hours

Type of Questions

Objective as well as Subjective type questions

  • NID DAT 2019 is a pen and paper-based entrance exam.

  • The time duration of NID DAT 2019 is 3 hours.

  • The Part-1 of the entrance exam will be objective-type, whereas Part-2 is subjective type.

  • The medium of the question paper language is English only.

  • Negative marking is not applicable to the exam.

Detailed Exam Pattern of NID DAT 2019

NID DAT 2019 will be held in two stages - NID DAT (Prelims) and NID DAT (Mains).

Stage 1 - NID DAT (Prelims)

Stage 2 - NID DAT (Mains) consists of Studio Test and a Personal Interview.

NID DAT 2019 Exam Pattern for Prelims:

  • NID DAT 2019 Prelims is a Pen & paper-based written exam, where a candidate can score a maximum of 100 marks.

  • The exam duration of NID DAT 2019 Prelims is 3 hours.

  • There is no negative marking in NID DAT 2019 Prelims.

  • NID DAT (Prelims) evaluates candidates’ creativity, visualization, analysis, knowledge, and comprehension.

  • NID DAT 2019 is divided into two parts, i-e. I and II. 

Part

Type of Questions

Marks

I

Objective

70

II

Subjective

30

Total

100

 NID DAT 2019 Exam Pattern for Mains:

  • The maximum marks of NID DAT 2019 is 100.

  • The medium of NID DAT 2019 Mains is English.

  • NID DAT Mains 2019 may consist of tests in different formats such as drawing/sketching, group discussions, hands-on model making or presentations.

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NID DAT 2018 Exam Analysis

The NID DAT 2018 Prelims paper was conducted on January 7, 2018 across 23 test centres across India between 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The NID DAT 2017 exam is conducted for admission to both Bachelor of Design courses as well as Master of Design courses for admission to National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. Basis NID DAT 2018 exam score, 100 B. Design seats & 275 M. Design seats are up for grabs at the main campus of National Institute of Design Ahmedabad. With a valid DAT 2018 score, students can also pursue Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) at NID Vijaywada campus & NID Kurukshetra campus. Please note that both NID Viyawada & NID Kurukshetra are "independent autonomous institutes under the DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and offer four-year long Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)", according to the official website of NID.

About Design Aptitude Test

Design Aptitude Test (DAT) seeks evidence of Knowledge, Comprehension, Analysis, Reasoning, Problem Solving and Creativity in the applicant.

The candidates were questioned on the topics such as Colour Terminology, Design Theory, Elements & Principles of Design, Innovation in Design, Creative thinking & writing, Visual Logic, Optical Illusion, Usage of colour in Compositions, 3D Visualization, etc.

NID Entrance Exam Pattern: In order to secure admissions in design programmes on offer at NID, aspirants need to clear two stages which are:

Stage 1: NID DAT (Prelims) - Pen & paper-based written test

Stage 2: NID DAT (Mains) - Studio Test and Personal Interview

The question paper of NID DAT (Prelims) was of 3 hours duration and in English. The question paper carried a total of 100 marks, out of which Section A carried 70 marks comprising of multiple choice objective type questions and Section B carried 30 marks comprising of subjective type questions. All questions were compulsory. There was no negative marking.

Students shared that NID DAT (Prelims) for admissions 2018-2019 was easy and students who took the exam for B.Des course admissions shared that they were able to attempt all the questions in the time allotted.

Read the complete NID Entrance Exam 2018 Student Reaction here.

NID DAT (Prelims) 2018

NID DAT (Prelims) 2018 was expected to have a slight change in pattern and so was the case with the written test conducted for admissions in various design courses on offer at different NID campuses.

The paper was of 3 hours duration wherein aspirants will be evaluated from a total of 100 marks. NID DAT test paper was divided into two parts. Section A consisted of 88 questions and Section B had 3 questions.

NID Entrance Exam 2018: Marking Scheme

Section

Total Questions

Total Marks

A

88

70 marks

B

3

30 marks

NID DAT Prelims consisted of two parts:

Part I: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) marked out of 70 points. The responses of this part will be recorded on an OMR sheet and evaluated digitally.

Part II: Subjective questions marked out of 30 points, with responses to be provided in visual and/or written formats.

Majority of the questions in Section B were time-consuming and really tested an aspirant’s creativity and thought process. Section A was more objective in nature and evaluated aspirants around their general awareness and required them to be quick with their analytical abilities.

NID Entrance Exam 2018: Test Pattern Analysis

NID DAT 2018 did not hold any surprises for aspirants. The difficulty level of Section A questions ranged from ‘Easy to Moderate and tested general awareness of candidates. Questions related to probability and design solutions were put to students.

On the other hand, the difficulty level of Part B of NID DAT 2018 was above average. The question paper evaluated the creativity skills of candidates and one had to be quick and extremely creative in order to fare well in this section.

Overall since the exam was not very difficult so aspirants should expect the cut-offs to go high.

NID DAT 2017 Paper Analysis

National Institute of Design had conducted the Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT) in 2017 January across 22 exam centres across India. The 2017 NID DAT was conducted in two phases – NID DAT 2017 Prelims and the NID Design Aptitude Test 2017 Mains. NID DAT Prelims 2018 is a written entrance test, followed by NID DAT 2018 Mains, which comprises of a Studio Test & an Interview Round.

Known by the same name, NID DAT exam is conducted separately for admission to B. Design courses and M. Design courses as well.

While the NID exam 2016 had witnessed a slight change in the 2016 NID paper pattern in the written part, Design Aptitude Test 2017 was just an adoption of the previous year. The NID exam paper constituted of a total of 100 marks over 3 hours duration. The 2017 NID DAT exam was divided into 2 parts – Section A and Section B and the NID DAT marking scheme was as follows:

Sections

A

B

Total Questions

88

3

Total Marks

70

30

While the NID DAT (Mains) exam is conducted for admission to the 100 covetable seats in the elite National Institute of Design – Ahmedabad (main campus). With a valid NID DAT 2018 score, a student can secure admission to Bachelor in Design (B. Des) course, Bachelor of Design in Industrial Design/ Communication Design/ Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design and Master of Design (M. Des) courses.

NID DAT 2017 tested the students on the following parameters:

Problem Solving Design skills

Visual Sense skills

Skills on Observation & Perception

Environmental Awareness

Mental Ability & Communication Skills

 

The NID DAT 2017 Paper 1 or NID DAT 2017 Prelims exam paper was not very different from the 2016 NID DAT exam.

NID DAT 2017 Paper Analysis for UG courses:

Section A

Section B

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult

Tests General Knowledge

Tests Creativity Skills

Some of the sample questions asked in the National School of Design’s Design Aptitude Test 2017 (DAT 2017) for UG courses included:

Make Incredible India’s poster with the national flag, national emblem, national tree, national bird and national flower

How to draw self in a living room that has zero gravity

Draw a mother with a child crying in the background

NID DAT 2017 Paper Analysis for PG courses:

Section A

Section B

67 Objective type questions

Subjective questions

Difficulty level: Easy

Difficulty level: Difficult

No Negative Marking

Negative marking

Short Paper

Lengthy paper

Some of the sample questions asked in the National School of Design’s Design Aptitude Test 2017 (DAT 2017) for PG courses included:

Task of creating emotions like sadness, anger etc. (from a given set of 5 emotions) using facial expressions

Drawing objects from a given set of strokes

Creating a scene placing 2 characters in the scene: the given scene was an ice-cream cart

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How to Prepare for NID DAT 2019

Have Knowledge About Current Events:

To appear in NID DAT 2019, you must have an idea about things happening around you. You should be aware of the latest and ongoing trends of the industry. Staying updated about the current events will help you enhance your awareness in the field of design. Therefore, it is recommended that you read newspapers and magazines every day.

Practice Sketching:

For NID DAT, sketching skills are absolutely essential. One of the best ways to practice sketching is to start with the outlines. While sketching, keep the right proportions in mind so that you can give the same output on paper.

Speed Optimisation:

In order to achieve success in the entrance exam, you should have good speed. As there is a time limit for every entrance exam, therefore, to fetch good scores, your speed of attempting questions should be fast and accurate. By regularly practicing the questions, you can optimise your speed.

Do Your Revision Properly:

While doing your entrance exam preparation, you should revise all the important topics related to the exam. After checking the exam syllabus, figure out the topics that you need to prepare from the beginning and chapters that will need only revision. In addition, keeping preparation material and comprehensive notes handy with you will definitely help you at the time of your exam revision.

Practice a Lot:

Practice is the key for all competitive exams. Practising a variety of questions on a regular basis will not only help you score well in the entrance exam but will also improve your overall speed and accuracy. By practising sample papers and mock tests, you will be able to identify your weak areas where you need to focus more. Only a strong focus, practice and more practice can take you closer to your goal.

Recommended Books for NID DAT 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions with Answers - NID B.Design DAT Prelims

Solved Mock Test Papers (Section B) - NID B.Design DAT Prelims

Mock NID MCQ Test (Section A) with answers - Pack of 6 Tests for NID B.Design DAT Prelims

Original Test Papers – NID B.Design DAT Prelims

GK MCQs with Solutions - NID B.Design DAT Prelims

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NID DAT 2019 Result

The NID DAT Prelims Results 2019 for B.Des./GDPD have been declared. NID DAT 2019 Prelims results are available online on the official website of National Institute of Design i.e. www.nid.edu. To check the result online, candidates have to enter their registered E-mail ID, Date of Birth and NID DAT Roll number.

NID DAT 2019 result is released in the form of a scorecard, which remains valid only for the current academic year. It must be noted that candidates qualifying in NID DAT 2019 Prelims are shortlisted to appear in NID DAT 2019 Mains.

Steps to View NID DAT Result 2019

  • Log on to the official website of NID DAT.

  • To access the result, enter your registered E-mail ID, Date of Birth and NID DAT Roll number.

  • After entering the details, click on the ‘Submit’ button.

  • NID DAT Prelims Result 2019 for B.Des./GDPD will appear on your screen.

NID DAT 2019 Result-Important Dates

Events

Dates

NID DAT Prelims 2019

6th January 2019

NID DAT 2019 Result (Prelims) for B.Des

March 2019

DAT Mains 2019

May 2019

NID DAT 2019 Merit List

May 2019

NID DAT 2019 Cut-off

The cut-off of NID DAT 2019 is the minimum marks required by the candidates to qualify the entrance exam. Candidates must note that the NID cut-offs are released separately for each category. To participate in the counselling rounds, candidates must meet the cut-offs. National Institute of Design usually declares cut-off scores of NID DAT 2019 every year for admission to its B.Des & M.Des programmes.

Note: The cut-off is relaxed for candidates of reserved category as per the prescribed norms.

Factors Determining NID 2019 Cut-off

The cut-off of NID 2019 is prepared on the basis of various factors such as:

  • The difficulty level of exam

  • Number of candidates who appeared in the exam

  • Marking scheme

  • Previous year's cut-off

It is mandatory for aspirants to clear NID DAT Prelims as well as NID DAT Mains in order to secure admission in programmes offered at NID. The result for NID DAT Prelims 2019 for M.Des has already been announced, and the National Institute of Design (NID) has announced the score of the last candidate in the merit list who has been shortlisted to appear for NID DAT Mains 2019 for M.Des. 

NID DAT Prelims Cut-off 2018 for M.Des Admissions 2018

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NID DAT 2019 Counselling

  • The counselling for NID DAT 2019 will be conducted by National Institute of Design after result declaration.

  • In order to participate in the counselling process, candidates must qualify NID DAT 2019 Prelims and NID DAT 2019 Mains exam.

  • For NID DAT 2019 counselling, candidates will be required to submit the course preference of their choice in online mode.

  • The counselling of NID DAT 2019 will include verification of documents, fee payment and completion of admission formalities at NID Ahmedabad campus.

  • NID DAT 2019 counselling will be conducted only for the selected candidates on merit basis.

  • As part of the counselling process, seat allotment will be done for the qualified candidates. NID DAT counselling 2019 and seat allocation will be on the basis of prescribed reservation criteria mentioned below:

NID DAT 2019 Seat Reservation Criteria

Category

Seat Reservation (seats)

Scheduled Caste

15% (15)

Scheduled Tribe

7.5% (8)

General

51.5% (50)

OBC-NCL

27% (27)

Documents Required for NID DAT 2019 Counselling

To participate in the counselling of NID DAT 2019, candidates will have to upload scanned copies of requisite documents for the purpose of verification. Qualified candidates must note that the scanned copies of the original documents have to be uploaded in JPEG format only.

The below-mentioned documents will have to be uploaded (in original):

  • Date of Birth Certificate

  • Marksheet of Class 10

  • Marksheet of Class 12

  • Degree Marksheet (for admission to M. Des.)

  • OBC NCL/SC/ST category candidates have to submit valid category certificates

  • First and last page of Passport and of Equivalence certificate should be uploaded by the Overseas category candidates (both B.Des or M.Des programmes).

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How to Apply for NID DAT 2019

Applicants can follow the steps mentioned below to fill the NID DAT application form 2019 online.

  • To fill the NID DAT application form 2019, applicants will first have to register online on the official website of NID.

  • Applicants must have a valid email address and an active mobile number while registering for NID DAT 2019.

  • An email will be sent to the applicants' registered E-mail address, after registration.

  • For further log in purposes, applicants will have to use the email ID and Date of Birth provided during registration.

  • After registration, applicants must fill the details specified in the NID DAT 2019 application form.

  • To proceed further, applicants will have to upload Documents and Signature in NID DAT application form 2019.

  • The details of the Photograph and Signatures are mentioned below:

Scanned Photograph

A Recent Photograph- JPEG Format- Less than 100 KB

Scanned Signature

Blue/ Black ball pen on white paper- JPEG Format - Less than 100 KB

Documents Required for NID DAT Application Form 2019 

Category

Photograph and Signature

Documents Required

Scheduled Caste (SC)

Yes

Caste Certificate

General

Yes

No

Scheduled Tribe

Yes

Tribe Certificate

OBC – Non-Creamy Layer

Yes

No

OBC – NCL – PwD

Yes

Disability Certificate

ST – PwD

Yes

Tribe and Disability Certificate

Open – PwD

Yes

Disability Certificate

Overseas Candidates

Yes

First Page and Last Page of Passport

SC- PwD

Yes

Caste and Disability Certificate

  • After uploading the document, applicants will have to pay an application fee for NID DAT Application Form 2018, which is non-refundable.

  • Applicants can choose to make the payment online by credit/debit card or offline through demand draft.

  • For online payment, applicants will have to print the application form.

  • If payment is made by a Demand draft, then it should be in favour of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at New Delhi, and should be sent to the following address,

The Project Manager–CMS

All India Management Association

Management House, 14, Institutional Area,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003

India.

NID DAT 2017 Application Fee

Category

Course

B.Des & GDPD

M.Des (1 Discipline)

M.Des (2 Disciplines)

General

INR 2000

INR 2000

INR 4000

OBC-NCL

INR 2000

INR 2000

INR 4000

SC

INR 1000

INR 1000

INR 2000

ST

INR 1000

INR 1000

INR 2000

OPEN-PwD

INR 1000

INR 1000

INR 2000

OBC-NCL-PwD

INR 1000

INR 1000

INR 2000

SC-PwD

INR 1000

INR 1000

INR 2000

ST-PwD

INR 1000

INR 1000

INR 2000

Overseas

INR 3000 (Only BDes)

INR 3000

INR 6000

NID DAT 2019 Application Form Dates 

Events

Dates

Availability of Application Form of NID DAT 2019

9th November 2018

Last date to submit application form

19th November 2018

Last date to submit application form with late fee (Payment via Credit/Debit Card only)

4th Week of November 2018

Availability of admit card of NID DAT 2019

December 2018

NID DAT 2019 (Prelims)

6th January 2019

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NID DAT 2019 Answer Key

NID DAT 2019 Answer Key: The final answer keys of NID DAT (Prelims) exam 2019 will be uploaded on the official website by National Institute of Design (NID), the conducting authority after the completion of the NID DAT 2019 examination. NID DAT 2019 (Prelims) is to be conducted on 6th January 2019. The answer key is expected to be released in the fourth week of January 2019. The final answer keys will be been released for all sets after considering all the challenges filed by the candidates. 

The NID DAT (Prelims) 2019 answer key contains the correct answers of all the questions asked in the entrance exam. The draft answers keys of DAT Prelims will also release in January 2019. Those who were not satisfied with the draft answer key of NID DAT (Prelims) 2019, had the option to challenge the same. Candidates who appeared in the entrance exam can also challenge the answer key as and when announced by the exam conducting authority. After considering all the objections, NID uploaded/published the final answer key of NID DAT (Prelims) 2019.

NID DAT Final Answer Key 2018 for B.Des

 

NID DAT Final Answer Key 2018 for M.Des
 

Important Dates of NID DAT 2019 Answer Key

Events

Dates

NID DAT 2019 (Prelims)

6th January 2019

Availability of NID DAT 2019 (Prelims) Answer Key

4th Week of January 2019

Window for Challenging NID DAT 2019 Prelims Answer Keys (in online mode only)

January 2019

Availability of Final NID DAT 2019 (Prelims) Answer Key

January 2019

Steps to Download NID DAT 2019 Answer Key

To download the NID DAT 2019 answer key, candidates must follow the below steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of NID DAT, i.e. admissions.nid.edu/NIDA2018

Step 2: Click on the tabs under “Final Answer Keys".

Step 3: After clicking on the tabs (B.Des/M.Des), the answer keys will appear.

Step 4: View the answer key and cross-verify your responses to estimate your probable score.

Step 5: Download the NID DAT 2018 answer key for future reference.

How to Challenge NID DAT Official Answer Key 2019

NID DAT (Prelims) answer key 2019 is published for the candidates, wherein they can challenge the answers provided in the answer key. To challenge the NID DAT (Prelims) answer key 2019, candidates can follow the instructions given below:

  • Test takers may challenge the NID DAT 2019 answer keys in online mode by entering their login credentials.

  • Candidates can challenge the answers of maximum three questions.

  • There is a fee of INR 1,000 that has to be paid by the candidate within a stipulated period of two days for challenging (per question).

  • The final decision of National Institute of Design (NID) Admission Committee will be considered in the matter of challenges to the responses marked by the candidates.

Marking Scheme of NID DAT 2019 Answer Key

To estimate the marks scored in NID DAT (Prelims) 2019, candidates must know the marking scheme of the entrance exam.

  • Candidates can score a maximum of 100 marks in NID DAT (Prelims) 2019.

  • Out of the 100 marks, 70 questions are objective type and 30 questions are subjective in nature.

  • No negative marking is applicable in NID DAT (Prelims) 2019 for wrong answers.

NID DAT 2017 Answer Key

National Institute of Design (NID) has shared the answer key for DAT (Design Aptitude Test) prelims 2017 on its official website. The answer key was released on January for the test held on January 8 across all major cities in India. Candidates who appeared for DAT 2017 prelims can verify their answers by logging in to the exam page.

Also Read: Exam Calendar for IBPS 2017 Released! Find our more Here!

Steps to check the Result are given below:

  • Browse the official admission website of NID
  • Enter you registered email ID, Date of Birth, Application Form Number and captcha in the respective field boxes.
  • Click on the submit button or press enter
  • The answer key will appear on the screen

Design Aptitude Test 2017 comprised of two test papers at the first stage. First paper had objective type questions of 70 marks and paper 2 comprised subjective type questions carrying 30 marks. Negative marking will not be applicable for the wrong answers given by the candidate in NID DAT 2017 test.

Candidates can challenge the answer key released by NID. The window for challenging DAT Prelims Part I solutions will be open till Friday 2 pm of January 20, 2017.

Also Read: Notification for NDA Exam (I & II) 2017 Released by UPSC!

The final answer key will be released by the institute on Friday, 27 January. Result for DAT prelim 2017 will be declared on February 28, 2017.

Admit Cards for DAT Mains can be downloaded from March 7, 2017 and the exam will be held from May 15 to May 20, 2017.

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NID DAT Conducting Body

National Institute of Design (NID) is the conducting authority of NID DAT. Established in 1961, NID is an autonomous national institution in Ahmedabad, India. It is a centre for design education, practice and research that promotes design awareness. The main aim of the institution is to create design professionals of excellence to help meet India's diverse design needs, become a repository of design knowledge and experience, set a benchmark of standards of design education and practice, and provide a thorough understanding of technical, managerial and design fundamentals.

NID DAT 2019 Important Dates

Events

Important Dates

Availability of NID DAT online application form

9th November 2018

Last date for submitting online application

19th November 2018

Last date for submitting online application on payment of late fees (online payment)

4th Week of November 2018

NID DAT 2019 Admit Card

December 2018

NID DAT 2019 (Prelims)

6th January 2019

NID DAT 2018 Result (Prelims)

3rd Week of February 2019

NID DAT (Mains) 2019

May 2019

Merit List of NID DAT 2019

May 2019

NID DAT 2019 Exam Centers

Ranchi New Delhi Guwahati
Thiruvananthapuram Kurukshetra Patna
Panjim Jaipur Vijayawada
Dehradun Kolkata Mumbai
Lucknow Hyderabad Jammu
Nagpur Chennai Raipur
Chandigarh Bhopal Ahmedabad
Bhubaneswar Bengaluru  

Contact Details

Address: National Institute of Design, Paldi, Ahmedabad 380 007

Phone number: +91 79 2662 3462

Website: http://www.admissions.nid.edu

Important Dates

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Exam Date 06 Jan, 2019

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