NID Design Aptitude Test (DAT) 2018

All candidates applying for B.Des., GDPD and M.Des. programmes and having made the necessary payment for registration online will be called for the NID Design Aptitude Test.

Design Aptitude Test (DAT) for Bachelor of Design (B.Des.), Master of Design (M.Des.), Graduate Programme in Design (GDPD) will be conducted by NID.

Events B.Des & GDPD M.Des
Application form released on 25 Sep 2017 25 Sep 2017
Last date to apply 31 Oct 2017 31 Oct 2017
Last date to submit form with late fee 09 Nov 2017 09 Nov 2017
Filled in application form and demand draft is to be received until 09 Nov 2017 09 Nov 2017
Facility to edit the application form will begin from 14 to 16 Nov 2017 14 to 16 Nov 2017
Issuance of admit card for DAT Prelims 20 Dec 2017 20 Dec 2017
NID DAT Prelims 2018 will be held on 07 Jan 2018 07 Jan 2018
Answer key will release on 12 Jan 2018 12 Jan 2018
Window to challenge the answer key will remain open until 18 and 19 Jan 2018 18 and 19 Jan 2018
Final answer key will be uploaded on 30 Jan 2018 30 Jan 2018
Prelims result will be announced on 13 Mar 2018 15 Feb 2018
Issuance of admit card for NID DAT Main exam 22 Mar 2018 27 Feb 2018
NID DAT Main 2018 will be held on 15 to 22 May 2018 12 Mar to 15 Apr 2018
Merit list will release on 31 May 2018 02 May 2018

NID Admit Card 2018

Admit card for Design Aptitude Test (DAT) 2018 will be available for download on the official website of NID. The complete detail of NID Admit Card 2018 for Design Aptitude Test (DAT) will be given below “Admit Card” link.

Based on the scores obtained in DAT, shortlisted candidates for GDPD (NID Vijayawada) may have to appear for a second round of exams as announced separately by NID Vijayawada. Next stages of Admission is Studio Test & Interview.

NID DAT Examination Pattern: There will be ONE question paper of 3 hours duration. The question paper will be in English. The question paper will carry a total of 100 marks. The question paper will consist of both objective and subjective type questions.

DAT Preparation: 

Test Centres for Design Aptitude Test (Prelims): Design Aptitude Test will be conducted in the following cities in India: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Panjim, Raipur, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada.

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