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NID 2020

Updated: Aug 14, 2020 by Anu Handa  


National Institute of Design, popularly known as NID offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in various streams of design through its campuses spread across India. The three main and active campuses are located at Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Gandhinagar (Gujarat) and Bengaluru (Karnataka). The four new campuses are located at Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Assam.

Latest NID Updates

June 4, 2020: Changes in NID B.Des Admissions 2020-21 criteria in the wake of Covid 19 pandemic.

June 4, 2020: NID revises its admission criteria for NID M.Des. Admissions 2020-21. 

May 5, 2020: Due to countrywide lockdown, further information/notifications regarding DAT Mains for B.Des/GDPD and M.Des programs will be announced by the end of May 2020. Results of B.Des/GDPD DAT Prelims conducted on 29th December 2019, have been announced on May 3rd 2020.

April 15, 2020: Due to extension of Nationwide lockdown, NID has postponed the Admission 2020-21 process, until further notice.

March 31, 2020: Due to the lockdown, NID has postponed Admission 2020-21 related events, originally scheduled after 16 March 2020. New dates for postponed M.Des Dat Mains will be announced, once normalcy returns. New admit cards will be issued accordingly. Also Results of B.Des/GDPD Dat Prelims and schedule for B.Des/GDPD Dat Mains will be announced once normalcy returns. Admit cards will be issued accordingly.

Dec 20, 2019: Modificationfor M.Des Students - For candidates applying in only one discipline the Dat Prelims exam will be of 150 minutes duration (CDAT-50 minutes and Discipline specific-100 minutes). And for candidates applying in two disciplines the Dat Prelims exam will be of 250 minutes duration (CDAT-50 minutes and Discipline 1-100 minutes and Discipline 2-100 minutes). 

Nov 7, 2019: For B.Des/GDPD, M.Des and PhD Admissions, last date for submitting online application without late fee, with late fee and edit window has been extended.

Oct 19, 2019: For Candidates who are applying for M.Des. admissions under 10+2+4 graduation system or Diploma under 10+2+(4 or more), the last date for submitting the provisional/graduation certificate is extended till 12 June 2020.


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