How to Apply for NID DAT 2019

Reena Saini Updated On: 02 Apr, 2019 15:29 IST

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How to Apply for NID DAT 2019

NID DAT 2019 Application process has now been closed. NID entrance test is conducted by every year by the National Institute of Design, which provides the admission to Bachelor degree and Master degree Programme in Design on the basis of the Design Aptitude Test (DAT). The last date for filling the online form with the regular fee was 22nd November 2018 and with the late fee, it was 30th November 2018. Also, the editing window for NID DAT 2019 application form was open from 1st December 2018 closed on 4th December 2018.

NID is going to be orgainsed on 6th January 2019. In order to apply for the exam, applicants have to check the eligibility criteria of NID DAT 2019 as the application forms for ineligible candidates will be rejected.

The registration for NID DAT 2019 was done only through the official website of National Institute of Design i.e. While filling the NID DAT 2019 application form, valid information about the personal, academic and contact details was to be submitted by the candidates. The required application fee also was to be paid through online or offline mode.

NID DAT 2019 Important Dates: Application Form



Last date to submit application form

22nd November 2018

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

30th November 2018

Correction window for NID DAT 2019 application  1st to 4th December 2018

Availability of admit card of NID DAT 2019

17th December 2018

NID DAT 2019 (Prelims)

6th January 2019

Pre-requisite Details for NID DAT 2019 Application Form

  • Valid Email ID

  • Academic qualification details such as Class 10th, 12th/ Graduation Marksheets

  • Personal Details such as valid Mobile Number, Address proof 

  • Image of scanned photograph and signature in prescribed size and format

  • Debit / Credit Card/Net Banking details while making an online payment

  • Other relevant documents such as Disability Certificate (if applicable), Caste certificate (if applicable).

Step-by-step Guide for NID DAT 2019 Application Process

Here are the simple steps to register online for NID DAT 2019 Registration

Step 1: Sign up:

  • Visit the official website of NID i.e

  • Click on the appropriate link ‘Sign up/ Registration’.

  • Then, enter your valid email address, mobile number, and D. O.B etc. 

  • Note: Applicants can make sure that provided email id and mobile number is active till 31 August 2019. 

  • Click on the 'Submit' tab.

  • After successful registration, login credentials will be sent via an email to the registered email address.

Step 2: Fill the Application Form:

  • Login with your credentials such as Login ID and Password.

  • Click on Apply Now.

  • Provide your basic details such as name, father's name, mother's name, date of birth, nationality, age, etc.

  • Also, provide your contact details, qualification details such as the subjects you had, year of passing, marks secured and grade.

  • After fill, all the basic details, click on ‘Save & Proceed’ tab to go to the next step to ‘Upload Document’.

Step 3: Uploading of Documents:

  • In this step. you have to upload your documents and scanned images of your recent passport sized photograph in the prescribed format.

  • Also, upload your caste certificate issued by a competent authority, if applicable.

  • Note: Those applicants applying under the PwD category are required to upload their valid Disability Certificate issued by a competent medical authority.

Specifications of Photograph, Signature, and Category Certificate:






not more than 100 KB



not more than 100 KB

Certificate (OBC-NCL,SC & ST, PwD, Overseas category etc)


not more than 150 KB

List of documents to be uploaded in the  NID DAT Application Form 2019 


Photograph and Signature

Documents Required

Scheduled Caste (SC)


Caste Certificate




Scheduled Tribe


Tribe Certificate

OBC – Non-Creamy Layer





Disability Certificate

ST – PwD


Tribe and Disability Certificate

Open – PwD


Disability Certificate

Overseas Candidates


First Page and Last Page of Passport



Caste and Disability Certificate

  • After uploading the document, applicants have to pay an application fee for NID DAT Application Form 2019, which is non-refundable.

  • Click ‘Save & Proceed’ tab to go to the next section to pay Application Fees

Step 4: Payment of Fees:

  • The application fee of NID DAT 2019 can be submitted online or offline.

    • Online Mode: The online application fees can be paid via. Credit card/ debit card/ Netbanking.

    • Offline Mode: The offline payment can be done via Demand draft in favor of “All India Management Association” payable at New Delhi, 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


Step 5: Submission of Application Form:

  • After completing all steps of the application form, you can take the printout of the filled application form.

  • You are suggested to keep safe the printed application form for further use.

Application Fee of NID DAT 2019

Category Programme Fees (INR)
General and OBC-NCL B.Des and GDPD 2000/-
SC and ST  1000/-
General-PwD and OBC-NCL-PwD 1000/-
SC-PwD and ST-PwD 1000/-
Overseas  B.Des 3000/-

NID DAT 2019 Application Form Correction

The edit window for NID DAT 2019 application form which was open from 1st December 2018 (12:00 noon onwards) closed on 4th December 2018 (12:00 p.m). The applicants had the option to make changes in their online applications in terms of the Eligibility Section, Date of Birth, Category, Email ID and Citizenship Applied For etc. Applicants are also advised to fill the application form carefully and accurately.

Steps to correct the application form of NID DAT 2019 mentioned below :

  • Visit the official website of NID i.e

  • Provide your Login Credentials such as NID DAT 2019 Registration No. or Enrolment ID and Password.

  • Click on ‘Submit’ Tab

  • After that, a new screen appears and there you will see a link relating to NID DAT 2019 Application Form Correction’.

  • Click on the link and make the required corrections and then save the details.

FAQs on NID DAT 2019 Application Process

1. Where and how an applicant has to submit the NID DAT application form?

Applicants are required to fill the online application. The fee has to be paid in online mode via credit card/debit card, and a printout should be taken for future reference. Only those applicants, who have made payment of application fee via demand draft, have to send a printout of their application form along with the DD via courier/speed post to the address :
The Project Manager – CMS, All India Management Association, Management House, 14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003.

2. What are the documents should have to uploaded along with the application form?

Candidates those are claiming for the reservation, they have to upload the relevant certificate as mentioned on 'How to Apply for NID DAT 2019' tab.

3. Can one applicant apply for more than one discipline in M.Des. programme?

Yes, they are allowed.

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