NID Entrance Exam 2022 Application Form, Dates, Admit Card

 

NID DAT 2022 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility

 

National Institute of Design Entrance Exam for B.Des and M.Des Admission 2022, Apply Now

NID DAT 2022 – The National Institute of Design (NID) invites online applications for the Design Aptitude Test (DAT) 2022 for admission to the Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) and Master of Design (M.Des.) Programs from Indian and International applicants for the Academic Year 2022-23


 

Programme of Study

  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) at NID Ahmedabad
  • Master of Design (M.Des.) at NID Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar & Bengaluru
  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) at NID Andhra Pradesh
  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) at NID Haryana
  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) at NID Madhya Pradesh
  • Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) at NID Assam

 

Important Dates

  • Accepting Application Form online: 05th October 2021
  • Last date for submitting online application: 1600 hrs. Tuesday, 30th November 2021
  • Submission of online application with payment of late fees 01 Dec to 05 December 2021
  • Download Admit Cards for DAT Prelim: 23rd December 2021
  • Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims: Sunday, 02nd January 2022
  • Design Aptitude Test (DAT) 2022 Prelims: Will be announced later
  • DAT Prelims Result: Will be announced later

 

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor of Design (B.Des.)

  • All applicants applying for the B.Des Program must fulfill both the following criteria; of age and education qualification:

Age Limit

  • For Indian Nationals in General Category and General EWS Category: Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 2002 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Indian Nationals in Reserved Category (Other Backward Class-Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL), Scheduled Caste (SC) & Scheduled Tribe (ST)): Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1999 are eligible to apply
  • For Indian Nationals in PwD Reserved Category: Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1997 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Foreign Nationals in Overseas (Supernumerary) Category: Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 2002 are eligible to apply for admission.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates who have passed or will appear for higher secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations in the academic year 2021-22 in any stream (Science, Arts, Commerce, Humanities, etc.) from any recognised board of education such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or their equivalent.
  • Examinations considered equivalent to these are as follows:
  • Final examination of 10+2 system under a central or state board recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU, Refer www.aiuweb.org)
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy
  • Senior secondary school examination under the National Institute of Open Schooling, with a minimum of five subjects
  • Any public school, board or university examination completed in India or in any foreign country recognised as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU, Refer www.aiuweb.org).
  • H.S.C. vocational examination/ General Certificate of Education (GCE) examination at the Advanced (A) level taken in London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka

Overseas Category (Supernumerary) candidates

  • Foreign Citizens – applicants holding citizenship of a country other than the Republic of India – are eligible to apply only under the overseas (supernumerary) category, provided they fulfill all the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility for Master of Design (M.Des)

  • All applicants applying for the M.Des. Programme (any discipline) must fulfill both the following criteria; of age and education qualification as under:

Age Limit

  • For Indian Nationals in General Category & General EWS category: Only those candidates born on or after 01 July 2022 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Indian Nationals in Reserved Category (OBC-NCL, SC & ST): Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1988 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Indian Nationals in Person with Disabilities (PwD) Reserved Category: Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1997 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Foreign Nationals in Overseas (Supernumerary) Category: Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 2022 are eligible to apply for admission.

Educational Qualification

  • Applications for academic year 2022–23 are open to candidates who have passed or will appear for higher secondary (10+2) qualifying exams in the academic year 2021-22 in any stream (Science, Arts, Commerce, Humanities etc.) from any recognized board of education such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or equivalent

Examinations Considered equivalent to these are as follows:

  • Final Exam of the 10+2 system under a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities. Intermediate or two-year pre-University Exam under a Board or University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy
  • Senior Secondary School examination under the National Institute of Open Schooling, with a minimum of five subjects
  • Any public school, Board or University examination completed in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities
  • H.S.C. vocational examination

 

Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official Website http://www.admissions.nid.edu/
  • Read and apprise yourself with the information on eligibility criteria, number of seats, test centres, reservation policy and other relevant information related to admissions to B.Des and M.Des Programmes at NID in the Admissions Information booklet available on the website

Steps to follow

  • Step 1: Sign up/Registration
  • Step 2: Fill the online application form/Personal & Education Details
  • Step 3: Uploading your documents and Signatures
  • Step 4: Pay application fee and Print

Application Fee

  • For General/General-Ews/OBC-NCL Candidates – Rs. 3000/-
  • For SC/ST/General-PwD/ Candidates – Rs. 1500/-
  • For General-Ews-PwD/ OBC-NCL-PwD/ SC-PwD/ ST-PwD Candidates – Rs. 1500/-
  • Overseas Category (Supernumerary) – Rs. 1500/-
  • Mode of Payment – Online through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking

Admit Card

  • Admit Cards will be available for download on the NID website www.admissions.nid.edu as per the schedule
  • It is solely the responsibility of all candidates to download and print their own respective Admit Cards. The admit card for DAT Mains will be issued for only shortlisted candidates.

Design Aptitude Test 2022

  • The Design Aptitude Test 2022 will be conducted in two Stages:
  • 1. Design Aptitude Test 2022 Prelims
  • 2. Design Aptitude Test 2022 Main

Prelims – Exam Pattern

  • DAT 2022 Prelims: Based on the scores obtained in the DAT Prelims, separate merit lists shall be prepared for each category (General, General-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC.ST & PWD) as applied for by the candidates
  • Prelims Exam: 02nd January 2022, Sunday
  • Mode of Exam: Offline Mode (Pen Paper Based)
  • Language of Question Paper: English only
  • Duration of Exam: 3 Hours
  • Type of Question: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Total Marks: 100 Marks
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking.

Test Centres

  • DAT will be conducted in the following cities in India Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Ranchi, Patna, Raipur, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram, and Vijayawada.

 

For more information and to apply online, visit the university website