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NID 2018 Question Paper

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Mosaic Institute of Design brings to you solved question from NID 2018 Question Paper. This is a question from NID 2018 Dat Prelims, a subjective paper which may vary in marks every year. 

The question is as under:

Ques. "Ajay loved spending time gardening with his grandmother when he was a child. He remembers, once when he was 8 years old, by mistake he planted a seed of Corn along with a seed of Pea. Next morning when he went to the spot what he saw there was simply beyond his imagination. He still has the drawing of what grew on that spot. He felt amazed looking at the drawing of what he saw and wondered whether it was just his imagination or it actually happened."

Draw the drawing mentioned in the above paragraph.

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Ans. Lets re-read the question and understand what exactly is being asked in the question: Focus on the words - "Beyond his imagination" & "Wondered whether it was just his imagination or it actually happened."

This is not just a regular drawing question. The student is expected to be as imaginative & creative as possible. The examiner is not looking for stereotyped answers here. You can take him to a funny, scary or even evil roller-coaster ride with you. The only rule is to break all rules! You can be can be weird. Its your canvas - you can paint your own story. 

Here's our answer:

Ajay saw something which was simply beyond his imagination.....


It could be something hilarious, or ridiculous or something tragic.

But one thing is sure......



To answer this question......

Lets bring to life the PEA & CORN characters


Lets take a garden background & provide characters to Corn & Pea plants.

Pea characters rowing a boat....

Hiding in their skin...

Peeping Tom's....


Happy Peas...

And Peas dancing with Corn......


This is just one version of the answer.




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About the Author: Anu Handa is an Interior Designer, DIY Artist, Co-Founder and Educator at Mosaic Institute of Design. She has been the lead blogpost writer at since 2009. Her educational background in Interior Design, Urban Planning and the English Language has given her a broad base to cover a range of topics in her articles. Anu has spent 15+ years training Design & B.Arch Aspirants for entrance exams.

Passionate about Design Education, she’s briefly worked with Annamalai University as a paper setter for Design Exams. Likes to write about Design, Architecture and related fields, on online platforms like Quora. Aims at challenging the conventional & age old teaching methodology 


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