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NID Entrance Exam 2019

NID DAT

Candidates aspiring to take admission in NID GDPD, B.Design & M.Design have to take NID two-stage competitive exam:

NID DESIGN APTITUDE TEST

Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains

NID DAT Prelims

It is a written Test generally held in the month of January. The question paper will be in English, of 3 hour duration comprising of 100 marks. All questions are compulsory & there is no negative marking. It includes:

Section A : Comprising of Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions with one or more than one correct answer - Carries 70 Marks

Section B : Comprising of Subjective Questions - Carries 30 Marks.

DAT ( Design Aptitude Test ) Prelims evaluates the aspiring candidates on the following abilities:

  • Knowledge
  • Comprehension
  • Analysis
  • Creativity
  • Visualisation

NID DAT Mains

Candidates shortlisted after the DAT Prelims will be invited to appear for the Stage 2 DAT Main exams.

DAT Mains for M.Des. consists of two parts:

  •          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 points and will be conducted in English. duration of the            test will be 3 hours.
  •          Interviews:The interviews will be conducted separately for each discipline, immediately after the Studio Test, at the same centre.

DAT Mains for B.Des.and GDPD:

The DAT Mains for these programmes may consist of tests in different formats such as drawing/sketching. These will be marked out of 100 points and will be conducted in English. The test centre will be NID Ahmedabad.

Weightages of DAT Prelims & DAT Mains for final Result

Programme DAT Prelims DAT Mains
NID M.Des. B.Des. GDPD 30% 70%

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NID 2019 EXAM DATE

NID Exam Date for the academic year 2019-20 for DAT Prelims is 6th January. 

NID ADMISSION 2019

NID B Des
Bachelor of Design

  • Total No. of Seats in NID B.Design programme for Indian Nationals including reserved categories   - 100
  • Students can select their specialisation based on their performance and on the number of seats available only after completing the first year of this programme, which is a mandatory foundation course.
  • As per the Government of India guidelines, a certain percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various reserved categories.
  • Total No. of Seats in NID B.Design programme for overseas (supernumerary) candidates - 15.
  • The four year B.Des. programme is offered in the following areas of specialization at Main Campus, Ahmedabad. 

NID M Des
Master of Design

  • In addition to the number of seats mentioned above, 2 seats per specialisation are allotted for overseas (supernumerary) candidates.
  • As per the Government of India guidelines, a certain percentage of seats are reserved for candidates (Indian nationals) belonging to various reserved categories .
  • Aspiring candidates can apply to not more than two disciplines for M.Design programme.
    Applications are received to a specific discipline only and are not transferable.
  • The 2-1/2 year M.design programme is offered in the following areas of specialization at NID.

NID GDPD
Graduate Diploma Programme in Design

  • Total No. of Seats in GDPD at NID Vijayawada is 60 including all categories.
  • Total No. of Seats in GDPD at NID Kurukshetra is 60 including all categories.
  • Successful students can select their discipline based on their performance and choice only after completing the first year of foundation programme, which is a mandatory one-year duration programme.
  • The four year GDPD programme is offered in the following areas of specialization at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra. 

NID COURSES

NID UG COURSES

NID BDes 2019

FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Product Design 15 4 Years
Furniture & Interior Design 10 4 Years
Ceramic & Glass Design 10 4 Years

FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Graphic Design 15 4 Years
Animation Film Design 15 4 Years
Film & Video Communication Design 10 4 Years
Exhibition ( Spatial ) Design 10 4 Years

FACULTY OF TEXTILE, APPAREL & LIFESTYLE ACCESSORY DESIGN

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Textile Design 15 4 Years

NID GDPD 2019

  1. Industrial Design

  2. Communication Design

  3. Textile & Apparel Design 

NID PG COURSES

NID MDes 2019

Courses Offered at AHMEDABAD CAMPUS

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Product Design 15 2-1/2 years
Furniture & Interior Design 15 2-1/2 years
Ceramic & Glass Design 10 2-1/2 years
Graphic Design 15 2-1/2 years
Animation Film Design 15 2-1/2 years
Film & Video Communication Design 15 2-1/2 years
Textile Design 15 2-1/2 years

Courses Offered at GANDHINAGAR CAMPUS

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Transportation & Automobile design 15 2-1/2 years
Toy & Game Design 10 2-1/2 years
Photography Design 15 2-1/2 years
Apparel Design 15 2-1/2 years
Lifestyle Accessory Design 15 2-1/2 years
New Media Design 15 2-1/2 years
Strategic Design Management 15 2-1/2 years

Courses Offered at BENGALURU CAMPUS

DISCIPLINE SEATS DURATION OF COURSE
Information Design 15 2-1/2 years
Interaction Design 15 2-1/2 years
Design for Retail Experience 15 2-1/2 years
Universal Design 15 2-1/2 years
Digital Game Design 15 2-1/2 years

Note: For latest NID updates please visit the website http://admissions.nid.edu/

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