NID DAT 2020 Application Form - Dates Extended!

Subhashri Roy Updated On: 14 Jan, 2020 10:32 IST

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NID DAT 2020 Application Form

NID DAT 2020 application process has been closed. It was started from October 1, 2019, in online mode. However, the last date to submit the NID DAT application form was extended till November 18, 2019.

NID entrance test is conducted every year by the National Institute of Design, which provides admission to Bachelor degree and Master degree Programme in Design on the basis of the Design Aptitude Test (DAT). NID DAT 2020 (Prelims) was held on December 29, 2019.

The registration for NID DAT 2020  was done through the official website of the National Institute of Design i.e. While filling the NID DAT 2020 application form, valid information about the personal, academic and contact details are asked to submit by the candidates. 

NID DAT 2020 Important Dates: Application Form

Events (For B.Des​)

Important Dates

Availability of NID DAT online application form

October 1, 2019

Last date for submitting the online application

November 18 (Closed)

Last Date to Apply for NID DAT 2020 with Late Fee

November 21, 2019

NID DAT 2020 Online Application Correction Time

From 21 November to 23 November (06:00 PM to 02:00 PM)

NID DAT 2020 (Prelims)

December 29, 2019


Events (For M.Des) 


Availability of NID DAT online application form

October 1, 2019 (2 pm onwards)

Last date for submitting the online application form 

November 18 (till 2 pm) (Closed)

Last Date to Submit NID DAT 2020 Application Form with Late Fee

November 21, 2019

NID DAT Prelims for M.Des

December 29, 2019

Pre-requisite Details for NID DAT 2020 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 2020 Application Process

Here are the simple steps to register online for NID DAT 2020 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 the end of August 2020. 

  • 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:

  • Log in 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 2020 


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 2020, 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 2020 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 favour 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 2020

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 2020 Application Form Correction

The edit window for NID DAT 2020 application form which is expected to open from the first week of December 2019 (12:00 noon onwards) and is expected to close by the end of December 2019 first week (12:00 p.m). The applicants will have 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 2020 mentioned below

  • Visit the official website of NID i.e

  • Provide your Login Credentials such as NID DAT 2020 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 2020 Application Form Correction’.

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


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.

What are the documents should have to upload 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 2020' tab.

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

Yes, they are allowed.

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