NID DAT Exam Pattern 2019

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 10 Dec, 2018 13:06 IST

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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. 


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 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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