The NID (National Institute of Design) was came into existence in the year 1961. This institution has three campuses located in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Bengaluru. This institution offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of design. Students will get admission in NID on the basis of Design Aptitude Test (DAT), Studio Test and Personal Interview. Through this article, candidates can check information regarding NID 2017 including important dates, eligibility, application form and admission process.
|Online application||startsSecond week of October, 2016|
|Last date to receipt of online applications||Last week of November, 2016|
|Admit card release||Fourth week of December, 2016|
first or second week of January, 2017
|Studio test and interviews||Third week of January, 2017|
|Result announcement||February, 2017|
|Final merit list release||
Last week of May, 2017
|Counselling starts||June, 2017|
|Admission Starts||June, 2017|
The application fee payment will be done through debit/credit card or by demand draft.
Candidate note down that the application fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
For undergraduate courses:
The maximum age limit is 20 years of age. There will be relaxation of three years for reserved category candidates.
Candidates must have passed or appearing in 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board.
For postgraduate courses:
The maximum age limit is 30 years of age (three years relaxation is given for reserved category).
Candidates should have cleared or appearing in bachelors degree from any discipline under the 10+2+4 (or more) system from any institution or university recognized (by law) in India.
Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)
Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)
Master of Design (M.Des.)
NID Exam Pattern
Papers: The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) will be of only one question paper.
Duration: Total three hours will be given to students to solve the question paper.
Language: The question paper will be in English language.
Type: The question paper will comprises of objective and subjective type questions.
Marks: The question paper will contain total 100 marks.
The studio test will be conducted in English language and it will contain total 100 marks.
Interview: Studio test will be followed by the personal interview rounds.