NID DAT 2020 Important Dates: Final Result Declared for B.Des/GDPD

National Institute of Design (NID) organises NID DAT every year for admissions in B.Des. and M.Des. programmes. It is a national level entrance exam usually divided into two parts, DAT Prelims and DAT Mains. 

NID DAT Important Dates

NID has released the final result for B.Des and GDPD courses for the academic year 2020-2021. The exam was conducted from June 22, 2020, onwards while the result was declared on July 24, 2020. The M.Des online interviews were also held from July 6, 2020, onwards. Details regarding the same were e-mailed to registered candidates.

National Institute of Design (NID) offers admissions in B.Des. and M.Des. courses through the NID DAT exam. Design Aptitude Test (DAT) is the exam through which students can get admissions in NID institutes across the country. NID DAT exam is divided into DAT Prelims and DAT mains on the basis of which the candidate is selected. NID is the most popular fashion institute having 3 campuses situated in Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, and Gandhinagar.

As per the recent notification released by the institute, NIDs will discontinue with their GDPD programme from the academic session of 2020-21. The GDPD seats at all campuses of NID will be converted to B.Des seats and thus, all NID campuses will offer B.Des from 2020 onwards.

NID DAT 2020 Important Dates

NID DAT 2020 admission dates had been pushed ahead due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Interested candidates can check out the important dates related to NID DAT 2020 below.



NID DAT 2020 application process starting date

October 1, 2019

NID DAT 2020 application process closing date

November 18, 2019 (till 2 pm)

NID DAT 2020 admit card release date

December 20, 2019 (from 4 pm)

NID DAT 2020 (Prelims) exam date

December 29, 2019

NID DAT 2020 (Prelims) result declaration date (For MDes)

February 21, 2020

NID DAT 2020 (Prelims) result declaration date (For BDes/GDPD)

May 4, 2020

NID DAT 2020 admit card (Mains) availability

July 1, 2020

NID DAT (Mains) for B.Des and GDPD

June 22, 2020 onwards

NID DAT (Mains) for M.Des

July 6, 2020 onwards

NID DAT 2020 (Mains) result

B.Des/GDPD- July 24, 2020

M.Des- To be Announced

NID Ahmedabad counselling

To be Announced (Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak)

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NID DAT 2020 Registration Commencement Date:

The NID DAT 2020 registration for Prelims started on October 1, 2019. Candidates had to apply for NID DAT 2020 from the official website of NID.

NID DAT 2020 Deadline to Apply:

The NID DAT 2020 deadline to apply was November 18, 2019. No applications were considered post the deadline issued by the NID.

NID DAT 2020 Admit Card Availability Date:

The NID DAT 2020 admit card for Prelims were made available from December 20, 2019 (from 4 pm), onwards. The admit card for NID DAT Mains was issued from July 1, 2020, onwards.

NID DAT 2020 Exam Date:

The NID DAT 2020 Prelims exam took place on December 29, 2019. NID DAT Main for B.Des and GDPD was scheduled to be held from June 22, 2020, onwards and NID DAT Mains for M.Des will be held from July 6, 2020, onwards.

NID DAT 2020 Result Declaration Date:

The Prelims results for B.Des/GDPD were announced on May 4, 2020 and for mains, the results were out on July 24, 2020. The NID DAT 2020 results for DAT M.Des Prelims were announced on February 21, 2020 (4 pm) and for DAT Mains, the results will be announced post the NID DAT 2020 Mains exam.

Also read:How to Approach College Admissions During Coronavirus Pandemic

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