NID UG 2019 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

NID UG 2019
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NID UG 2019 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

National Institute of Design Entrance Exam For Undergraduate Courses 2019 or NID UG 2019 is the entrance examination for admission to B.Des. and Graduate Diploma Programme in Design. NID UG 2019 is conducted by National Institute of Design.

NID UG for the year 2019 has been announced by National Institute of Design and will be held from 06/01/2019 to 19/05/2019. The application forms will be available from 01/10/2018 till 30/11/2018. The exam is in written mode. The duration of the exam will be 180 minutes. It is being conducted in English language. Admit card will be available from 17/12/2018. Result is expected to be announced on 31/05/2019.

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NID UG 2019 Conducting Body

National Institute of Design

NID UG 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) and Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD)

All applicants applying for the B.Des. and GDPD programmes must fulfill the criteria of both age and education qualification. 

Age Limit:

  • For Indian Nationals in General Category: Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years as on 30 June 2019. Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1999 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): Upper age limit for candidates is 23 years as on 30 June 2019. Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1996 are eligible to apply for admission
  • For Indian Nationals in PwD Reserved Category: Upper age limit for candidates is 25 years as on 30 June 2019. Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1994 are eligible to apply for admission.
  • For Foreign Nationals in Overseas (Supernumerary) Category: Upper age limit for candidates is 20 years as on 30 June 2019. Only those candidates born on or after 1 July 1999 are eligible to apply for admission.

Educational Qualification:

Applications for academic year 2019–20 are open to applicants who have passed or will appear for higher secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations in the academic year 2018– 19 in any stream (Science, Arts, Commerce, 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 the 10+2 system under a central or state board recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU, Refer http://www.aiu.ac.in). 
  • Intermediate or two-year pre-university examination under a board or university 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, Referwww.aiuweb.org).
  • H.S.C. vocational examination.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination at the Advanced (A) level taken in London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka.
  • AICTE approved three-year Full time Diploma after Class X offered by Board of Technical Education of any state in India or Union Territories as mentioned on http://www.aicte-india.org/statisticbote.php.
  • Candidates who have completed final examinations for class XII (or equivalent) outside India or from a board not specified above should produce an equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) confirming that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination conducted in India. This certificate is required to be submitted at the time of document verification. 

NID UG 2019 Exam Centers

Offline Dates

DateLocation(s)
06/01/2019 Vijayawada, Guwahati, Patna, Chandigarh, Raipur, New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kurukshetra, Ranchi, Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Bhopal, Mumbai, Nagpur, Bhubaneswar, Jaipur, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Dehradun, Kolkata
12/05/2019 Vijayawada, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Kurukshetra, Bengaluru
19/05/2019 Vijayawada, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Kurukshetra, Bengaluru

NID UG 2019 Important Dates

EventsStart DateLast Date
Application Form01/10/2018 23/11/2018
Application Form With Late Fee- 30/11/2018
Application Form Correction01/12/2018 04/12/2018
Admit Card Release Date17/12/2018 -
NID UG 2019 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 06/01/2019
  • 12/05/2019
  • 19/05/2019
  • Declaration of result31/05/2019-
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    NID UG 2019 Prospectus

    NID UG 2019 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

     Application Fee:

    Category
    B.Des and GDPD
    General
    Rs.2000
    OBC - NCL
    Rs.2000
    SC
    Rs.1000
    ST
    Rs.1000
    General - PwD
    Rs.1000
    OBC - NCL - PwD
    Rs.1000
    SC - PwD
    Rs.1000
    ST - PwD
    Rs.1000
    Overseas (only B.Des)
    Rs.3000 

    Note: For applications received after 1400 hrs on Friday, 15 November 2018, the application fees (including late fees) applicable will be double the amount indicated above.

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    How to Apply 

    Applicants will have to visit the official admissions website at www.admissions.nid.edu and follow the steps below: 

    Step 0:

    Read and familiarise yourself with the eligibility criteria, number of seats, test centres, reservation policy and other relevant information related to admissions to the B.Des. and GDPD programmes in Admissions Handbook 2019 - 20 & confirm that you have read and agreed the same.. 

    Note:

    The Design Aptitude Tests – DAT Prelims and DAT Mains are common to applicants to all three institutes, NID Ahmedabad, NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra.

    Step 1: Sign up / Registration

    All the applicants are required to register/sign up online before proceeding to fill the application form only at http://admissions.nid.edu

    • Please provide a valid email address and an active mobile number while registering, since these contacts will be used for all future communication with the applicant. Ensure that this email id & mobile number is active till 31 August 2019.
    • After registration, login credentials will be sent via an email to the registered email address (do remember to check your spam or junk folders in case you do not find the email in your inbox). In case of wrong email address and/or mobile number has been provided during sign up, you are required to register afresh with the correct details.
    • Do not delete the email sent to you, as this will be useful for future reference.
    • Log in to your account using login and password to proceed further.

    Step 2: Fill the Online Application Form

    • Log in and proceed to Step 2–Application Form.
    • Fill in all the required details.

    Note: Allotment of seat/campus will be purely on merit in respective category. Supernumerary seats under Overseas category are available ONLY at NID Ahmedabad and NOT available at NID Kurukshetra and NID Vijayawada.

    • Click ‘Save & Exit’ to complete the form at a later time or date.
    • After filling all details, click ‘Save & Proceed’ to go to the next section to ‘Upload Document’.

    Step 3: Uploading your Documents & signature

    • Upload a scanned recent passport photograph as per the instructions. All photographs must be in JPG / JPEG format and not exceeding 100 KB in size. It must be a coloured photograph taken at a professional studio. Photographs with selfcomposed portraits will not be accepted.
    • Upload your scanned signature as per the instructions. All signature files must be in JPG / JPEG format and not exceeding 100 KB in size. You should have your signature digitally photographed or scanned and cropped to the required size.
    • Candidates applying under the OBC-NCL category are required to upload their valid OBC-NCL Certificate issued by a competent authority. The date of issue of OBC-NCL certificate should be 01 April 2018 or later. The certificate must be in JPG / JPEG format and not exceed 150 KB in size.
    • Candidates applying under the SC and ST categories are required to upload their valid Caste Certificate issued by a competent authority. The certificate must be in JPG / JPEG format and not exceeding 150 KB in size.
    • Candidates applying under the Persons with Disability (PwD) category are required to upload their valid Disability Certificate issued by a competent medical authority as per the guidelines of the Government of India. The certificate must be in JPG / JPEG format and not exceeding 150 KB in size.
    • Candidates applying under the Overseas category are required to upload the first and last page of their valid passport, clearly showing all of their personal information. The document must be in JPG/JPEG format and not exceeding 150 KB in size.
    • List of documents to be uploaded by candidates of various categories at the time of applying online are as under: 
    Category / Documents 
    Photo
    Signature
    Certificate
    Remarks
    General
    Yes
    Yes
    No

    OBC - NCL
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    OBC - NCL Certificate
    SC
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Caste Certificate
    ST
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Tribe Certificate
    Open - PwD
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Disability Certificate
    OBC - NCL - PwD
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Caste Certificate
    Disability Certificate
    SC - PwD 
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Caste Certificate
    Disability Certific
    ST - PwD
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Tribe Certificate
    Disability Certificate
    Overseas
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    First page of Passport 
    Last page of Passport
    • All of these scanned documents must be in JPG / JPEG format.
    • Once you are done with uploading all the necessary documents, click ‘Save and Exit’ to complete the form at a later time or date.
    • Click ‘Save & Proceed’ to go to the next section to pay Application Fees. Your Application Form will be accepted only after successful payment of the application fees.
    • The Given fees are applicable to applicants of all 3 institutes, NID Ahmedabad, NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra, belonging to either of the three genders. NOTE: As per latest order of Supreme Court of India, third gender includes only trans-genders, eunuchs and hijras. Lesbians, gays and bisexuals need to select either Male or Female option as appropriate.
    • Application fee is NEITHER refundable NOR transferable.
    • The Application fees paid online (by debit/credit card) DOES NOT INCLUDE any bank/ transaction charges, and the same, as applicable, will be borne by the applicant.
    • You will be asked to verify your details, after which you can proceed to make the payment.
    • Select method of paymen
      • ONLINE (via credit/debit card) or
      • OFFLINE only by Demand Draft. Enter the required details as specified.
    • For Candidates paying ONLINE: You will be directed to the payment gateway. After completing the payment process, you will be redirected to the ‘Print’ section where you can save your form as a PDF file and print it. You are NOT required to send the print-out of your application form if you are paying online via debit/credit card.
    • For Candidates paying OFFLINE: Prepare a Demand draft of the amount in favour of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at New Delhi. Fill in the details of the Demand Draft online to complete the submission process. Save the Application Form as a PDF File and print it. This should be done before 1400 hrs. on Friday, 09 November 2018.
    • To complete the application process, you must send the demand draft and a printout of your application form in a single envelope to the following address (via Speed Post / Courier), so as to reach before 1800 hrs. on Monday, 19 November, 2018: 

    The Project Manager – CMS

    All India Management Association

    Management House, 14, Institutional Area, 

    Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003

    India

    Please note that candidates who have made online payment via debit / credit card are NOT required to send the print - out of your application form.

    Window to edit Application Form (20th to 22nd November 2018)

    • Applicants will be given an opportunity to review and correct their information in the application form starting from 1400 hrs. on 20 November 2018 until 1400 hrs. on 22 November 2018.
    • The information related to eligibility criteria, date of birth, category, email id, and the citizenship applied for CANNOT be modified at this stage.
    • Application fees already paid will not be refunded in case the application is found not eligible for admissions to NID after modifying the information in the application form.
    • Applicants are fully and solely responsible to provide correct information during the application process. At any stage if it is found that the information provided by the candidate is not true, NID has the right to cancel his / her candidature. Any direct or indirect attempt to influence the management and employees of the institute will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate.

    Note: 

    The National Institute of Design has authorised the All India Management Association, New Delhi, to process all its applications for the B.Des. / GDPD programme.

    NID UG 2019 Syllabus

    About DAT Prelims: 

     It comprises of a mix of objective and subjective questions

    • Part 1 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions
    • Part 2 Subjective Type

    There are 64 questions in Part I and 3 questions in Part II

    Part 
    Pattern
    Question Nos.
    Marks per Question 
    Marking of Answers
    IObjective Type-Multiple Choice Questions
    1 to 24 
    25 to 47
    48 to 49
    50 to 62
    63 to 64 

    0.5

    1.0


    1.5

    2.0 

    3.0

    Answers of these questions are to be marked only on the OMR Answer Sheet which is provided separately, using Black / Blue ball point pen.
    IISubjective Type
    65
    66
    67
    10.0
    14.0
    6.0
    Answers of these questions are to be given in the space provided below each question on the Question-cum-Answer Booklet only.

    About DAT Mains for B.Des. / GDPD:

    The DAT mains will consist of tests in multiple formats such in a studio set up. The tests will be conducted over two days. The total marks of the test will be out of 100.


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    Subjects


    Design Aptitude Tests (DAT)

    The Design Aptitude Tests will be conducted in two stages:

    Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims

    Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains 

    About DAT Prelims: 

     It comprises of a mix of objective and subjective questions

    • Part 1 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions
    • Part 2 Subjective Type

    About DAT Mains for B.Des. / GDPD:

    The DAT mains will consist of tests in multiple formats such in a studio set up. 

    NID UG 2019 Admit Card

    Admit Card Download Start Date17/12/2018

    Admit Card Download Url

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    NID UG 2019 Exam Day Instructions


    Offline Dates

    • 06/01/2019
    • 12/05/2019
    • 19/05/2019

    Examination Day Instructions

    • Use only Blue or Black Ball Point Pen to darken the oval for answering
    • Do not darken more than one oval against any question. No marks will be given for such responses.
    • Rough work, if any, is to be done on the Question Booklet only. No separate sheet will be provided/used for rough work.
    • Calculator, Mobile or any Electronic Gadgets, etc., are not permitted inside the examination hall.
    • Candidates seeking, receiving and / or giving assistance during the test will be disqualified.
    • Appropriate civil / criminal proceedings will be instituted against the candidates taking or attempting to take this Question Booklet or part of it outside the examination hall.
    • The right to exclude any question(s) from final evaluation rests with the Examining authority
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    NID UG 2019 Results

    Result Declaration31/05/2019

    NID UG 2019 Re-evaluation

    Fees for re-evaluation

    The fees for rechecking of DAT Prelims & DAT Mains paper is Rs.2000/- each. 

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