NID Forms 2021
Updated: June 8, 2021 by Anu Handa
Latest Updates for NID 2021
Due to the current pandemic situation, DAT Mains for NID Admission 2021-22, will be held in Online Mode only.
For B.Des: Shortlisted Candidates for NID DAT Mains would be required to upload a theme poster as a single PDF file, size not exceeding 10 MB (Topic will be communicated separately to shortlisted candidates)
For M.Des: Shortlisted Candidates for NID DAT Mains would be required to submit a Statement of Purpose (SoP) within a maximum word limit of 300 words, which needs to be typed & uploaded as a single PDF file, size not exceeding 2 MB (Questions will be communicated separately to shortlisted candidates) The candidates are also required to prepare a digital copy of their portfolio to be uploaded as a single file in PDF format, size not exceeding 10MB.
NID Application Forms 2021 has been released for the academic year 2021-22. NID Application process has started on January 9, 2021 and ends on February 7, 2021. NID first phase entrance exam: NID DAT Prelims will be held on March 14, 2021. Read this article to know complete details of NID Application Process.
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NID 2021 IMPORTANT DATES
NID Admission Notification
|Online Registration Process starts on||January 8, 2021|
|Last Date for Submitting Online Application||
February 7, 2021( Till 1600 hrs )
|Last Date for Submitting Online Application||February 8, 2021 (1600 hrs) to February 12, 2021 (1400 hrs)|
|Window to edit Application Forms||From 1800 hrs on Friday, 12 February 2021 to 1600 hrs Monday, 15 February 2021|
|Online Availibility of Admit Cards for DAT Prelims||March 4, 2021 ( 1600 hrs )|
|Design Aptitude Test ( DAT Prelims ) for B.Des.||Sunday, March 14, 2021|
|Design Aptitude Test ( DAT Prelims ) for Overseas Candidates||Sunday, March 14, 2021|
|Design Aptitude Test ( DAT Prelims ) for M.Des. including Overseas Candidates||Sunday, March 14, 2021|
|Results for M.Des. - DAT Prelims to be announced||Will be announced later|
|Rechecking request for M.Des. DAT Prelims||Will be announced later|
|Results for B.Design - DAT Prelims to be announced||Will be announced later|
|Online Availibility of Admit Cards for DAT Mains for B. Design||Will be announced later|
|DAT Mains for M.Des. Schedule||Will be announced later|
|DAT Mains for B.Des. Overseas Candidates in Ahmedabad||Will be announced later|
|Results to be declared for B.Design and GDPD - Merit List||Will be announced later|
|Counselling||Will be announced later|
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NID ADMISSION FORM 2021
Candidates have to visit www.admissions.nid.edu to fill NID ADMISSION FORM online.
Step 1: Sign Up / Registration
1. Sign up / register with a valid email address and active mobile number.
2. After registration, login credentials will be sent via email to the registered email address.
3. Login to your account using Login credentials to proceed further.
Step 2: Filling up Online Application Form
1. Login and proceed to step 2 - Application Form
2. Fill all the required details.
2. Click 'Save & Proceed' to go to the next section 'Upload Document.'
Step 3: Uploading Documents and Signature
1. Candidates need to upload a recent passport size photograph as per the instructions. All photographs must be in JPG/JPEG format, minimum 75 KB and maximun 100 KB in size. It must be a coloured photograph taken at a professional studio.
2. Candidates need to upload their scanned signature as per the instructions. All signature files must be in JPG/JPEG format, minimum 75 KB and maximum 100 KB in size. The signature should be digitally photographed or scanned and cropped to the required size.
3. Candidates applying under various categories are required to upload their valid Certificates issued by a competent authorities. The date of issue of the certificate must be 01 April 2020 or later. The certificate must be in JPG/JPEG format, minimum 75 KB and maximum 150 KB in size. Documents to be uploaded by candidates of various categories in addition to photograph and scanned signature are as under:
a. General EWS - EWS Certificate
b. OBC-NCL - OBC-NCL Certificate
c. SC - Caste Certificate
d. ST - Tribe Certificate
e. Open-PwD - Disability Certificate
f. GEN-EWS-PwD - EWS Certificate & Disability Certificate
g. OBC-NCL-PwD - OBC-NCL Certificate & Disability Certificate
h. SC-PwD - Caste Certificate & Disability Certificate
i. ST-PwD - Tribe Certificate & Disability Certificate
4. Candidates applying under the Overseas Category are required to upload the first and last page of their valid passport clearly showing all of their personal information. The document must be in JPG/JPEG format and not exceed 150 KB in size.
5. Once you are done with uploading the documents, click 'Save & Proceed' to go to the next section to pay Application Fees.
Step 4: Payment of Application Fees
1. The fees for the Application can only be paid online through Debit/Credit Card.
2. Candidates will be directed to the payment gateway. After completing the payment process, they will be redirected to the 'Print Section' where they can save their form and print it for future reference.
NID Application Fee
Nid Application Form Fees is to be submitted by candidates along with the Online Application Forms. The form fees is different for various categoies like General, OBC, SC, ST & Overseas Category. Check out the table given below for more details. CHECK: National Institute of Design Fees for total & semester wise fees for all centres.
NID B Des
|OBC - NCL||Rs. 3000|
|Overseas (Supernumerary)||Rs. 5000|
NID M Des
|Programme/Category||For M.Design - 1 Discipline||For M.Design - 2 Discipline|
|General||Rs. 3000||Rs. 6000|
|General-EWS||Rs. 3000||Rs. 6000|
|OBC - NCL||Rs. 3000||Rs. 6000|
|SC||Rs. 1500||Rs. 3000|
|ST||Rs. 1500||Rs. 3000|
|General-PwD||Rs. 1500||Rs. 3000|
|General-EWS-PwD||Rs. 1500||Rs. 3000|
|OBC-NCL-PwD||Rs. 1500||Rs. 3000|
|SC-PwD||Rs. 1500||Rs. 3000|
|ST-PwD||Rs. 1500||Rs. 3000|
|Overseas Candidates||Rs. 5000||Rs. 10000|
NID ENTRANCE EXAM CENTRES - DAT Prelims
For B.Des: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada.
For M.Des: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada.
For latest NID updates please visit the website http://www.nid.edu/
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 www.mosaicdesigns.in 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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