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National Institute of Design (NID) 2023 - Entrance Exam

About NID Entrance Exam – 2023

NID Entrance Exam -Syllabus & Admission Information



NID Entrance Exam is conducted by National Institute of Design (NID) which is internationally acclaimed as one of the finest educational and research institutions for Industrial, Communication, Textile and IT Integrated (Experiential) Design. It is an autonomous institution under the aegis of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and is recognised by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.



NID offers professional education programmes at undergraduate and post Graduate level with five faculty stream and 18 diverse design domains.

 

  • Bachelor of design (B.Design) of 4 years duration for students after 10+2 or equivalent like AISSCE/ IB/ ISC at Ahmedabad

  • Master of design (M.Design) of 2 ½ years duration for graduates from various domains specific to each discipline at Ahmedabad

  • Graduate Diploma Programme in design  of 4 years duration for students 10+2 or equivalent like AISSCE/IB/ISC at Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Madhyapradesh & Assam.

 

NID -2023 Entrance Exam – Important Dates



 Online Registration Mid October - Mid November

 Design Aptitude Test (DAT)- Prelims for B.Des & GDPD

1st Week of January
 Design Aptitude Test (DAT)- Prelims for M.Des 1st Week of January

DAT Prelims result for B.Des and M.Des 

Mid March

Studio Test

April

DAT Mains result for B.Des and GDPD

April Ending

Counselling May

 

 


Weightages of DAT Prelims & DAT Mains for final  result for B. Des & GDPD
 


The Final marks of the candidate appearing for the BDes/GDPD programme of the National Institute of Design, will be determined based on the weightages of the marks obtained in the DAT Prelims and DAT Mains as follows:



Programme/Test

DAT Prelims

DAT Mains

B.Des./GDPD

30%

70%



Note: Only candidates who have appeared for all the tests in both the stages will be considered eligible for the Merit List.

 

Weightages of DAT Prelims & DAT Mains for final result for M.Des

Note: Only candidates who have appeared for all the tests in both the stages will be considered eligible for the Merit List.


Programme/Test

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M.Des (all disciplines)

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Note: Only candidates who have appeared for all the tests in both the stages will be considered eligible for the Merit List.



NID Entrance Exam Important link


 

  • NID Information Booklet for B.Des


  • NID Information Booklet for M.Des

  • Eligibility Criteria

  • NID Official Website

  • Sample Test Paper B.Des

  • Sample Test Paper M.Des