NID DAT 2021 Application Form

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 25 Nov, 2020 10:40

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NID DAT 2021 Application Form

NID DAT 2021 application process will begin from November 2020, in online mode. 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).

The registration for NID DAT 2021 is to be done through the official website of the National Institute of Design i.e. http://admissions.nid.edu/NIDA2020/Registration.aspx While filling the NID DAT 2021 application form, valid information about the personal, academic and contact details are asked to submit by the candidates. 

NID DAT 2021 Important Dates: Application Form

Find out the important application dates of NID DAT for B.Des programme here.

Events (For B.Des​)

Important Dates (Tentative)

Availability of NID DAT online application form

Last week of November 2020

Last date for submitting the online application

Third week of December 2020

Last Date to Apply for NID DAT 2021 with Late Fee

Fourth week of December 2020

NID DAT 2021 Online Application Correction Time

January 2021

NID DAT 2021 (Prelims)

January 2021 or February 2021

Check the important application dates of NID DAT 2021 for the M.Des course below.

Events (For M.Des) 

Dates (Tentative)

Availability of NID DAT online application form

Last week of November 2020

Last date for submitting the online application form 

Third week of December 2020

Last Date to Submit NID DAT 2021 Application Form with Late Fee

December 2020

NID DAT Prelims for M.Des

January 2021 or February 2021

Pre-requisite Details for NID DAT 2021 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 2021 Application Process

Here are the simple steps to register online for NID DAT 2021 Registration

Step 1: Sign up:

  • Visit the official website of NID i.e http://admissions.nid.edu/NIDA2020/Default.aspx

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

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

  • 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:

Category

Format

Dimension

Photograph

JPG/JPEG

not more than 100 KB

 Signature

JPG/JPEG

not more than 100 KB

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

JPG/JPEG

not more than 150 KB

List of documents to be uploaded in the  NID DAT Application Form 2021 

Category

Photograph and Signature

Documents Required

Scheduled Caste (SC)

Yes

Caste Certificate

General

Yes

No

Scheduled Tribe

Yes

Tribe Certificate

OBC – Non-Creamy Layer

Yes

No

OBC – NCL – PwD

Yes

Disability Certificate

ST – PwD

Yes

Tribe and Disability Certificate

Open – PwD

Yes

Disability Certificate

Overseas Candidates

Yes

First Page and Last Page of Passport

SC- PwD

Yes

Caste and Disability Certificate

  • After uploading the document, applicants have to pay an application fee for NID DAT Application Form 2021, 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 2021 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

India.

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 2021

CategoryProgrammeFees (INR)
General and OBC-NCLB.Des2000/-
SC and ST 1000/-
General-PwD and OBC-NCL-PwD1000/-
SC-PwD and ST-PwD1000/-
Overseas 3000/-

NID DAT 2021 Application Form Correction

The edit window for NID DAT 2021 application form which is expected to open from the first week of December 2020 (12:00 noon onwards) and is expected to close by the end of December 2020 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 2021 mentioned below

  • Visit the official website of NID i.e http://admissions.nid.edu/NIDA2020/Default.aspx

  • Provide your Login Credentials such as NID DAT 2021 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 2021 Application Form Correction’.

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

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FAQs about NID DAT Application Form

I have made some errors on the application form of NID DAT. Can I edit it after the application fee payment?

After making the application fee payment, NID provides an application correction window where candidates can edit certain details such as Eligibility Section, Date of Birth, Category, Email ID and Citizenship Applied For etc. before the issued deadline.

Can an overseas candidate register themselves for NID DAT?

Yes, overseas candidates can register themselves for NID DAT. The application fee for them will be Rs. 3000/-.

Do reserved category candidates get any relaxation in the application fee of NID DAT?

Yes, reserved category candidates are required to pay Rs. 1000/- for the application fee of NID DAT which is Rs. 1000/- less than that of the open category.

How much is the application fee of NID DAT for the Open Category students?

For the open category candidates, the application fee for NID DAT is Rs. 2000/-.

Can I initiate an offline payment for NID DAT Application Form?

Yes, offline payments are accepted for the NID DAT Application Form. Candidates can send the fee via Demand draft in favour of “All India Management Association” payable at New Delhi to the prescribed address.

What should be the format of photograph and signature that need to be uploaded in the registration form of NID DAT?

The photograph and signature that are required to be uploaded in the application form of NID DAT must be in JPG/JPEG format. The dimension of the documents must be not more than 100 KB.

Which documents are required to be uploaded in the application form of NID DAT?

The documents that are required to be uploaded in the NID DAT Application Form are Caste Certificate (if applicable), Tribe Certificate (if applicable), Disability Certificate (if applicable), First Page and Last Page of Passport (if applicable), Address proof, academic certificates, photograph and signature.

Is it important to register yourself before filling the NID DAT Application Form?

Yes, registering or signing up is crucial in order to fill the NID DAT Application Form.

What are the prerequisite details required to fill the NID DAT Application Form?

The prerequisite details required to fill up the Application Form of NID DAT are Valid Email ID, Mobile Number, Address proof, Academic qualification details, Image of scanned photograph and signature, Debit / Credit Card/Net Banking details etc.

In which mode is the NID DAT Application Form released?

The application forms of NID DAT are released in an online mode.

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