NID 2017:Details

Gayathri | Thursday, October 6, 2016 3:12 PM IST

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.

Events Dates (Tentative)
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
DAT exam 

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

Application Fee

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.

Eligibility Criteria:

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.

Courses Offered

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.