NID Entrance Exam 2020
NID admission process for the academic year 2020-21 has started on October 1, 2019. The online application process ends on November7, 2019.
NID 2020 EXAM DATE: NID Exam Date for the academic year 2020-21 for DAT Prelims is 29th December 2019.
Candidates aspiring to take admission in NID GDPD, B.Design & M.Design have to take NID two-stage competitive exam:
NID Design Aptitude Test: The Design Aptitude Test is conducted in two stages. Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains
Stage 1 NID DAT Prelims: It is a pen and paper based test generally held in the months of December-January. The question paper will be in English, comprising of 100 marks. . The paper comprises of a mix of subjective and objective type questions having text and visuals. The test aims to evaluate the aspiring candidates on creative abilities, knowledge, comprehension, Analysis, creativity, visualisation to name a few. Based on the scores of DAT Prelims, shortlisted candidates will be eligible to appear for DAT Mains exam. DAT Prelims carry 30% weightage in the calculation of the final score for B.Des/GDPD and M.Des Exams. The B.Des/GDPD Dat Prelims is a single paper consisting of 3 hour duration whereas the M.Des paper is further divided into two parts: CDAT ie Common Design Aptitude Test for 30 minutes and design-specific test for 2 hours
Stage 2 NID DAT Mains : Candidates shortlisted after the DAT Prelims will be invited to appear for the Stage 2 DAT Main exams. DAT Mains carry 70% weightage in the calculation of the final score for B.Des/GDPD and M.Des Exams.
DAT Mains for M.Des. consists of two parts: Studio Tests & Interviews
1. 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 marks and will be conducted in English. duration of the test will be 3 hours.
2. Interviews:The interviews will be conducted separately for each discipline, immediately after the Studio Test, at the same centre.
DAT Mains fot B.Des and GDPD: The DAT Mains for these programmes may consist of tests in multiple formats such as in a studio set up. These will be marked out of 100 and will be conducted in English. The tests will be conducted over a maximum period of three days.
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NID B.Des 2020: The four year Bachelor of Design programme is offered only at NID Main Campus at Ahmedabad. Total No. of Seats offered in NID B.Design programme for Indian Nationals including reserved categories is 125. In addition to the seats available for the B.Des Programme, an additional 15% supernumerary seats are available for Overseas Candidates. Total No. of Seats in NID B.Design programme for overseas (supernumerary) candidates - 19. The B.Des programme is offered in the following areas of specialization:
Faculty of Industrial Design
|Furniture & Interior Design||13|
|Ceramic & Glass Design||13|
|Animation Film Design||19|
|Film & Video Communication Design||13|
|Exhibition ( Spatial ) Design||13|
1. Industrial Design
2. Communication Design
3. Textile & Apparel Design
NID M.Des 2020: The two-and-a-half year Master of Design programme is offered only at its campuses in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar. Of the seats available for M.Des,15% supernumerary seats are available for Overseas Candidates. Three seats are available for overseas candidates for M.Des disciplines with 19 seats & two seats are available for disciplines with 12 seats. Aspirants can apply in any of the following disciplines:Courses Offered at AHMEDABAD CAMPUS
|Furniture & Interior Design||19|
|Ceramic & Glass Design||12|
|Animation Film Design||19|
|Film & Video Communication Design||19|
Courses Offered at GANDHINAGAR CAMPUS
|Transportation & Automobile design||19|
|Toy & Game Design||12|
|Lifestyle Accessory Design||19|
|New Media Design||19|
|Strategic Design Management||19|
Courses Offered at BENGALURU CAMPUS
|Design for Retail Experience||19|
|Digital Game Design||19|
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