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NID Entrance Exams 2017 - 18

 

DESIGN APTITUDE TESTS ( PRELIMS & MAINS )

Candidates aspiring to take admission in NID GDPD, B.Design & M.Design have to take NID two-stage competitive exam. 

Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains

  1. DAT ( Design Aptitude Test ) Prelims, is a written Test generally held in the month of January.

          NID DAT 2017 - The question paper will be in English, of 3 hour duration comprising of 100 marks. It includes:

                                  Section A : Comprising of Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions with one or more than one correct answer - Carries 70 Marks

                                  Section B : Comprising of Subjective Questions - Carries 30 Marks

      2. DAT ( Design Aptitude Test ) Mains: Candidates shortlisted after the DAT Prelims will be invited to appear for the Stage 2 DAT Main exams.

         DAT Mains for M.Des. consists of two parts:

  •          Studio Test: This may consist of tests in different formats such as drawing/sketching, hands-on model making, group discussions etc. This test will be marked out of 100 points and will be conducted in English.
  •          Interviews:The interviews will be conducted separately for each discipline, immediately after the Studio Test, at the same centre.

         DAT Mains for B.Des.and GDPD:

      The DAT Mains for these programmes may consist of tests in different formats such as drawing/sketching, hands-on model making, group discussions, presentations etc. These will be marked out of 100 points and will be conducted in English.       The test centre will be NID Ahmedabad.

IMPORTANT LINKS FOR NID

NID Admissions 2017 - 18

NID Application Forms 2017 - 18

NID DAT Prelims & NID DAT Mains

NID Kurukshetra Forms 2017

NID Vijayawada Forms 2017

NID Results 2017

Reservation of Seats at NID

 

Programmes offerred at NID

  1. NID Bachelor of Design ( B.Des.) 

  • Total No. of Seats in NID B.Design programme for Indian Nationals including reserved categories   - 100
  • Students can select their specialisation based on their performance and on the number of seats available only after completing the first year of this programme, which is a mandatory foundation course.
  • As per the Government of India guidelines, a certain percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various reserved categories.
  • Total No. of Seats in NID B.Design programme for overseas (supernumerary) candidates - 15.
  • The four year B.Des. programme is offered in the following areas of specialization at Main Campus, Ahmedabad.

FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Product Design 15 4 Years
Furniture Design 10 4 Years
Ceramic & Glass Design 10 4 Years

FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Graphic Design 15 4 Years
Animation Film Design 15 4 Years
Film & Video Communication Design 10 4 Years
Exhibition ( Spatial ) Design 10 4 Years

FACULTY OF TEXTILE, APPAREL & LIFESTYLE ACCESSORY DESIGN

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Textile Design 15 4 Years

      II. NID Master of Design ( M.Des.)

  • In addition to the number of seats mentioned above, 2 seats per specialisation are allotted for overseas (supernumerary) candidates.
  • As per the Government of India guidelines, a certain percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various reserved categories .
  • Aspiring candidates can apply to not more than two disciplines for M.Design programme.
    Applications are received to a specific discipline only and are not transferable.
  • The 2-1/2 year M.design programme is offered in the following areas of specialization at NID


Courses Offered at AHMEDABAD CAMPUS

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Product Design 15 2-1/2 years
Furniture Design 15 2-1/2 years
Ceramic & Glass Design 10 2-1/2 years
Graphic Design 15 2-1/2 years
Animation Film Design 15 2-1/2 years
Film & Video Communication Design 15 2-1/2 years
Textile Design 15 2-1/2 years


Courses Offered at GANDHINAGAR CAMPUS

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Transportation & Automobile design 15 2-1/2 years
Toy & Game Design 10 2-1/2 years
Photography Design 15 2-1/2 years
Apparel Design 15 2-1/2 years
Lifestyle Accessory Design 15 2-1/2 years
New Media Design 15 2-1/2 years
Strategic Design Management 15 2-1/2 years


Courses Offered at BENGALURU CAMPUS

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Information Design 15 2-1/2 years
Interaction Design 15 2-1/2 years
Design for Retail Experience 15 2-1/2 years
Universal Design 15 2-1/2 years
Digital Game Design 15 2-1/2 years

NID Graduate Diploma Programme in Design ( GDPD )

  • Total No. of Seats in GDPD at NID Vijayawada for only Indian Nationals including reserved categories - 60
  • Total No. of Seats in GDPD at NID Kurukshetra for only Indian Nationals including reserved categories - 60
  • Successful students can select their discipline based on their performance and choice only after completing the first year of foundation programme, which is a mandatory one-year duration programme.
  • As per the Government of India guidelines, a certain percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various reserved categories.
  • The four year GDPD programme is offered in the following areas of specialization at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra
  1. Industrial Design

  2. Communication Design

  3. Textile & ApparelDesign

Note: For latest NID updates please visit the website http://admissions.nid.edu/

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