NID DAT 2020 Answer Key

Abhik Das Updated On: 13 Sep, 2019 19:14 IST

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NID DAT 2020 Answer Key

NID DAT 2020 Answer Key: The final answer keys of NID DAT (Prelims) exam 2020 will be uploaded on the official website by National Institute of Design (NID), the conducting authority after the completion of the NID DAT 2020 examination. NID DAT 2020 (Prelims) is expected to be conducted during the first week of January 2020. The answer key is expected to be released in the fourth week of January 2020. The final answer keys will be released for all sets after considering all the challenges filed by the candidates. 

The NID DAT (Prelims) 2020 answer key will contain the correct answers to all the questions asked in the entrance exam. The draft answers keys of DAT Prelims will also release in January 2020 (tentative). Those who will not be satisfied with the draft answer key of NID DAT (Prelims) 2020, will be given the option to challenge the same. Candidates who will appear 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) 2020.

NID DAT Final Answer Key 2018 for B.Des

NID DAT Final Answer Key 2018 for M.Des

Important Dates of NID DAT 2020 Answer Key


Dates (Expected)

NID DAT 2020 (Prelims)

January 2020 First Week

Availability of NID DAT 2020 (Prelims) Answer Key

January 2020 Fourth Week

The window for Challenging NID DAT 2020 Prelims Answer Keys (in online mode only)

January 2020

Availability of Final NID DAT 2020 (Prelims) Answer Key

January 2020

Steps to Download NID DAT 2020 Answer Key

To download the NID DAT 2020 answer key, candidates must follow the below steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of NID DAT, i.e.

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 2020 answer key for future reference.

How to Challenge NID DAT Official Answer Key 2020

NID DAT (Prelims) answer key 2020 is published for the candidates, wherein they can challenge the answers provided in the answer key. To challenge the NID DAT (Prelims) answer key 2020, candidates can follow the instructions given below:

  • Test takers may challenge the NID DAT 2020 answer keys in online mode by entering their login credentials.

  • Candidates can challenge the answers of a maximum of 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 the 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 2020 Answer Key

To estimate the marks scored in NID DAT (Prelims) 2020, 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) 2020 for wrong answers.

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