NID DAT 2020 Answer Key

Subhashri RoyUpdated On: 16 Jun, 2020 18:28 IST

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NID DAT 2020 Answer Key

NID DAT 2020 Answer Key: The answer keys of NID DAT (Prelims) exam 2020 will be uploaded on the official website by the National Institute of Design (NID), the conducting authority after the completion of the NID DAT 2020 examination. NID DAT 2020 (Prelims) was conducted on December 29, 2019. 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. 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.

Important Dates of NID DAT 2020 Answer Key



NID DAT 2020 (Prelims)

December 29, 2019

Availability of NID DAT 2020 (Prelims) Answer Key

To be Released

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

To be Released

Availability of Final NID DAT 2020 (Prelims) Answer Key

To be Released

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 will be 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) 2020.

  • 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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NID DAT Answer Key 2019 

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Important Information for Rechecking of DAT Prelims

Rechecking of NID DAT answer booklet may be submitted only in online mode on the official website of NID.

1. This rechecking procedure will be restricted to the following:

  • Whether there has been any mistake in the totalling of marks for every question in Part II of answer booklet and transferring the marks correctly onto the cover page of the answer booklet.

  • Whether all the answers have been marked.

2. No other re-evaluation of the answer script or other work done by the candidate as a part of the examination will be carried out. 
3. On rechecking the booklet, if it is found that there is an error, the marks will be revised/changed accordingly. 
4. Communication regarding the same will be made via the candidate's registered email address. 
5. No candidate shall be allowed to claim re-evaluation or disclosure or inspection of the answer booklets or copies of it and other documents.
6. The Institute shall not be held responsible for any loss or damage or inconvenience caused to the candidate due to the revision of marks and no claims on this aspect shall be entertained. The revised score after rechecking by the administration will be considered final.
7. Any requests submitted for rechecking without a scanned copy of the NID DAT Admit Card signed by the invigilator along with the seal of the test centre will not be considered valid for further process. The rechecking request sent over email will not be accepted.  Candidates must submit the same on the official website of NID.
8. The fees for rechecking of DAT Prelims paper is INR 2000 each. 

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