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NID Previous Year Papers

NID conducts DAT Prelims & DAT Mains, which are prerequisite for admission to GDPD, B.Des and M.Des programmes at the prestigious institute. NID DAT is considered one of the most competitive exams in the country as numerous design aspirants appear for the entrance every year. But only a selected few are invited for the second round ie. DAT Mains, based on the score of DAT Prelims. NID has now started to officially release NID Question Paper with Answer Key. It’s a welcome change, as some years back, full papers were not released on their official website.

DAT Prelims consists of 100 marks and divided into two sections:

1. Multiple Choice Questions (Section A)

2. Subjective Questions (Section B)

The candidates are required to solve the questions in the stipulated 180 minutes. Cracking NID exam becomes easier if the candidates follow a proper preparation strategy. Apart from solving Mock NID Tests, the candidates are required to solve NID papers to get acquainted with the difficulty, type and pattern of the questions.

At this time, it is beneficial for NID Aspirants to solve NID entrance exam papers, as this helps them to boost confidence and even improve their drawbacks. The best part about solving previous papers is the variety of questions that one gets in a go. 

How to Download NID Papers

Candidates can note down the steps to download NID Question Papers

Step 1: Select and click the NID question paper you wish to download.

Step 2: Log in to Mosaic Website through login credentials.

Step 3: Alternatively fill the Download Inquiry Form once.

Step 4: Click the Send Request button.

Step 5: Get Pdf link in your registered email.

Step 6: Click on the link to download the pdf file.

Advantages of solving NID Question papers:

  • Helps to acquaint with the patterns of the questions
  • Helps to formulate strategies to prepare for the exam
  • Helps to identify candidate’s weak spots.
  • Helps to understand important and repeated topics.

Mosaic offers free NID previous year question papers, NID sample papers and Mock Tests. For effective preparation, candidates can get Mosaic Study Material and engaging video lessons.