The novel Coronavirus that has infected more than 550 Indians within a span of less than two months has also led to the postponing of various design entrance examinations scheduled to be held in the coming months.
Although most of these design entrance exams were held in the month of January, the outbreak has also had an impact on the admission schedule for various design programmes. Here is the list of all the design entrance exams for the year 2020 that have/haven't been affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Design Entrance Exams Schedule after COVID-19 Outbreak in India
All the design aspirants can look through the list of design exams which have been postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The list also includes exams or admission schedule that remain unchanged:
NID DAT Entrance Exam 2020
The National Institute of Design put up a notice on its official website notifying that NID Design Aptitude Test (DAT) that was scheduled to be held in the month of March has been postponed until any further notice.
In addition, the release of NID DAT Prelims Result 2020 has also been postponed. The same was scheduled to be announced on 19th March and now shall be announced around 10th April 2020.
The admission cell of NID has further notified that the M.Des NID DAT Mains Interviews and Studio Tests that were to be conducted from 6th to 10th April in the fields of Interaction Design, Information Design, Digital Game Design, Design for Retail Experience, Universal Design have been postponed. The new schedule shall be announced around 10th April 2020.
Symbiosis International Deemed University which is responsible to conduct the Symbiosis Entrance Exam for Design has not yet announced any change in the exam schedule. SEED 2020 is scheduled to be conducted on 2nd May 2020.
SEED 2020 Important Dates
Application Process Start Date
January 22, 2020
Application Process End Date
April 16, 2020
Payment Closing Date
April 16, 2020
Admit Card Start Date
April 22, 2020
May 02, 2020
9.30 am to 12.00 noon
May 12, 2020
NIFT Entrance Exam 2020
Registration for Situation Test for NIFT has already begun for the 2020-21 session. The exam was conducted on 19th January 2020 and the result for the written examination was announced on 13th March 2020.
The NIFT Admission Process 2020 is being carried out as per the current schedule. In case of any change or postponing of NIFT Entrance Exam dates, candidates can find details on this page.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, the conducting body of UCEED 2020, announced the examination cut-off on 23rd March. The exam was successfully conducted on 18th January and the results of the examination were declared on 13th March 2020. As of now, no change in the further process of admission has been announced.
CEED 2020 Examination Cutoff has been announced by IIT Bombay on 23rd March 2020. The exam process for the 2020-21 session has been concluded successfully. CEED 2020 was conducted on 18th January and the result for the same was announced on 4th March 2020. The exam is conducted by IIT Bombay for admission of applicants to the M.Des course offered by IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore, IIT Guwahati,IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Hyderabad and IIITDM Jabalpur. The participating institutes have not announced any change in their respective schedules for admission as of now.
This is all about the changes in the schedule of all the design entrance exams scheduled to be held in April-May 2020. Stay tuned to CollegeDekho to keep yourself updated regarding further changes and news associated with B.Des/M.Des Admissions 2020.