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

National Institute of Design (NID) at Ahmedabad and at its Bengaluru and Gandhinagar campuses is an ‘Institute of National Importance’ as per the NID Act 2014 as well as an autonomous institute under the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. Admission to all of the design courses is on the basis of the candidates’ performance in the two - stages of Design Aptitude Test. The objective of these exams is to assess the knowledge, skills and behavioural abilities of candidates. 

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NID UG 2019 Conducting Body

National Institute of Design

NID UG Eligibility Criteria 2019

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 Exam Centers 2019

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 Prospectus 2019


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    DAT Prelims Exam Timing 10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.

    DAT Mains for B.Des, GDPD and Overseas candidates in Ahmedabad* Sunday, 12 May or 19 May 2019

    About DAT Mains for B.Des. / GDPD:

    The test centre will be at Ahmedabad or at all campuses of NID viz Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Gandhinagar, Kurukshetra and Vijayawada. Exact details of the Test Centre will be mentioned in the DAT Mains Admit Card. NID reserves the right to change the test centre. The tests will be conducted over two days.

    Note: 

    *The exact dates of DAT (Mains) will be as mentioned in the Admit Card. Admit Cards will be available for download on the NID website (www.admissions.nid.edu) as per the schedule. It is the responsibility of all candidates to download and print their own Admit Cards.

    NID will not provide accommodation for applicants appearing for the DAT Mains; therefore, the candidates must arrange accommodation at their cost.

    NID reserves the right to add or remove any test centre and allot a test centre that may not be of the candidate’s choice. A city may have more than one test centre. Any request for change of test centre will not be entertained.

    NID UG Application Form 2019

    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.

    More Information

    Last date for receiving printed application forms accompanied with a demand draft (to be sent via speed post, registered post or courier) 1600 hrs on Monday, 19 November 2018

    Window to edit the application forms starts from 12 noon on Friday, 23 November 2018 until 12 noon on Monday, 26 November 2018.

    NID UG Syllabus 2019

    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 Admit Card 2019

    Admit Card Download Start Date

    17/12/2018

    Admit Card Download Url

    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

    More Information

    Download Admit Cards for DAT Prelim 1600 hrs on Monday, 17 December 2018

    Download Admit Card for DAT Mains for B.Des and GDPD 1600 hrs. on Wednesday, 1 May 2019

    Based on the scores obtained in the DAT Prelims, eligible candidates will be shortlisted for the DAT Mains. The Admit Card for shortlisted candidates will be available for download only on the official NID admissions website (http://admissions.nid.edu).

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    NID UG Results 2019

    Result Declaration31/05/2019
    Result URLCheck your result here

    NID UG Re-evaluation 2019

    Fees for re-evaluation

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

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    Weightages of DAT Prelims & DAT Mains for final result

    The Final marks of the candidate appearing for the BDes / GDPD programme of the National Institute of Design, will be determined based on the weightages of the marks obtained in the DAT Prelims and DAT Mains as follows:

    Programme / Test
    DAT Prelims
    DAT Mains 
    B.Des. / GDPD
    30%
    70%

    Note: Only candidates who have appeared for all the tests in both the stages will be considered eligible for the Merit List.

    Announcement of Results

    In order to be considered for the merit list, a candidate must have appeared for all the tests in both the DAT Prelims and the DAT Mains. 

    Results for DAT Prelims:

    Based on the scores obtained in the DAT Prelims, separate merit lists shall be prepared for each category (OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD). Results for admission to NID for the Academic Year 2019–20 for the B.Des. (including overseas candidates) and GDPD programmes will be declared only on the official admissions website (www.admissions.nid.edu) as per the schedule announced in Section 2. The candidates’ scores will also be available for viewing at this time.

    Separate result score cards will not be sent individually to the candidates.

    In case the total marks scored by two or more candidates are the same, the following tie-break policy will be used for awarding ranks:

    • Higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Part B of the Design Aptitude Test - Prelims
    • If this does not break the tie, higher rank will be assigned to the candidate who has obtained higher marks in Part A of the Design Aptitude Test- Prelims.
    •  If this still does not break the tie, then both the candidates will be assigned the same rank.

    DAT Prelims result for B.Des and GDPD 1600 hrs. on Tuesday, 19 March 2019

    Rechecking window (DAT Prelims) with payment mode 1600 hrs on Tuesday,19 March 2019 until Friday, 22 March 2019

    Rechecking of DAT Prelims and DAT Mains exam:

    • Requests for rechecking the answer booklet of the DAT Prelims or Mains can be submitted ONLINE ONLY on the official website http://admissions.nid.edu
    • Rechecking will be restricted to– 
      • Whether all the answers have been marked. 
      • Whether there has been any mistake in the totaling of marks for each question in Part II of answer booklet and transferring the marks correctly onto the cover page of the answer booklet.
    • No other re - evaluation of the answer script or other work done by the candidate as a part of the examination will be carried out.
    • No candidate, person or organization shall be entitled to claim re - evaluation or disclosure or inspection of the answer scripts or copies of it and other documents as these are treated as most confidential by the Admission Committee.
    • On rechecking the scripts, if it is found that there is an error, the marks will be revised accordingly. 
    • The communication regarding the revision of marks, if any, shall be sent to the candidate’s registered email ONLY.
    • The institute will not be responsible for any loss or damage or any inconvenience caused to the candidate consequent to the revision of marks and no claims in this regard shall be entertained. The revised score after rechecking will be considered final.
    • Any requests submitted without a scanned copy of the Admit Card signed by the invigilator with the seal of the test centre will not be processed.
    • The details about “How to submit for re-check” request will be available on the official website of admissions at a later stage

    Candidates Shortlisted for DAT Mains:

    Based on the Merit list of DAT Prelims, eligible candidates will have to appear for DAT Mains. The number of candidates shortlisted will be no less than three times the number of seats available per category in that programme (please refer to Section 3 of this handbook to see the total number of seats available). If the total scores of two or more candidates in the DAT Prelims are the same, they will be assigned the same rank.

    DAT Prelims result for B.Des and GDPD : 20th March 2019

    DAT Mains result for B.Des and GDPD 1400 hrs on Friday, 31 May 2019

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