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.
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.