NID Entrance Exam 2021: Result (Out), Exam Date, Counselling Process

NID 2021 Final Result (M.Des) has been declared on 2nd August 2021. NID 2021 Entrance Examination is conducted each year on a national level. It’s organized by the National Institute of Design. Through this entrance examination, the admissions are offered in Bachelor of Design (B.Des.), Masters of Design (M.Des.), and Ph.D. in Design.

The exam is conducted as prelims and mains. Admission is going to be provided at NID situated in Gujarat, Ahmedabad, Kurukshetra, Vijayawada, and Bangalore. Candidates can check the entire details of the NID Entrance Examination 2021 from this article.

NID 2021 Notification – Final Result Out (M.Des)

NID 2021 Final Result (M.Des) has been declared on 2nd August 2021. Check here for result details.

NID 2021 Counselling Procedure and other details has been released for B.Des. It is starting soon within 3 days of result announcement. Click here for counselling notice.

NID 2021 Admit Card has been released on 7th July 2021 for M.Des DAT Mains (online interview). It has been released on 1st July 2021 for B.Des DAT Mains. Check here for admit card details.

NID 2021 Highlights:

Exam Name NID 2021
Full-Form National Institute of Design
Types of Exam UG & PG Courses
Level Exam National
Courses Offered Design
Organizing Body National Institute of Design
Mode of Application  Online
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Date To be Announced
Exam Duration 3 hours
Official website

NID Exam 2021 Quick Links:

Application Form Click Here
Syllabus Click Here
Exam Pattern Click Here
Admit Card Click Here
Exam Centres Click Here
Result Click Here
Helpline Number Click Here
Books for NID Exam Click Here

NID Entrance Exam 2021 Dates:

Events Dates 2021
Online Registration Starts 9th January 2021
Online Registration Closes 17th February 2021
Submission of form with late fee 17th to 20th February 2021
Edit Application Form 21st to 23rd February 2021
DAT Prelims Admit Card release 4th March 2021
DAT Prelims Exam 14th March 2021
DAT Prelims Result (M.Des) 19th June 2021
DAT Prelims Result (B.Des) 19th June 2021
Rechecking request on DAT prelim June 2021
DAT (Mains) Admit Card (M.Des) 7th July 2021
DAT (Mains) Admit Card (B.Des) 1st July 2021
DAT Mains Exam (M.Des) July 2021
DAT Mains Exam (B.Des) July 2021
DAT Mains Result July 2021
Counselling Starts August 2021

NID 2021 Application Form:

Before proceeding to fill the application form, candidates must go through the instructions given below:
Candidates need to register online before filling the online application form.
The application form is going to be started from the first week of October 2020.
Candidates are going to be eligible to fill the NID 2021 application form till the first week of November 2020.
Candidates need to upload the scanned photograph & signature.
Candidates also will be given the correction facility.
Reserve category candidates need to upload their relevant category certificate.
The filled-in application form together with the demand draft should be sent to the address given below:
The Project Manager – CMS
All India Management Association
Management House, Link Road,
Lajpat Nagar Part 3, New Delhi 110024

NID 2021 Application Fee:

The application fee is neither refundable nor transferable.
Candidates are going to be able to pay the application fee through credit carddebit card (online mode), or by demand draft (offline mode).
The demand draft is often prepared in favor of ‘All India Management Association’, payable at New Delhi.
The application fee details are given below:

Course Category Application Fee
B. Des/GGPDP General /OBC Rs.3000/-
SC/ST/PwD Rs.1500/-
Overseas Candidates Rs.5000/-
M. Des General /OBC Rs.3000/- (discipline 1); Rs.6000/- (discipline 2)
SC/ST/PD Rs.1500/- (discipline 1); Rs.3000/- (discipline 2)
Overseas Candidates Rs.5000/- (discipline 1); Rs.10000/- (discipline 2)

NID Entrance Examination 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

All applying candidates should fulfill the eligibility criteria which are given below:

For B.Des:

Age Criteria:
Indian Nationals in general Category and General EWS Category candidates born on or after 1 July 2001 are eligible to use for admission.
Indian Nationals in Reserved Category (Other Backward Class-Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL), Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates born on or after 1 July 1998 are eligible to apply for admission.
Indian Nationals in PwD Reserved Category candidates born on or after 1 July 1996 are eligible to apply for admission.
Foreign Nationals in Overseas (Supernumerary) Category candidates born on or after 1 July 2001 are eligible to apply for admission

Candidates who have passed or will appear in 10+2 in the qualifying examination within the academic year are eligible to apply.
Candidates should have passed in subjects like science, arts, commerce, humanities, etc.

For M.Des:

Age Criteria:
Indian Nationals in general Category & General EWS Category candidates born on or after 1 July 1991 are eligible to apply for admission.
Indian Nationals in Reserved Category (Other Backward Class-Non Creamy Layer (OBC- NCL), Scheduled Caste (SC) & Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates born on or after 1 July 1988 are eligible to apply for admission.
Indian Nationals in person with Disabilities (PwD) Reserved Category candidates born on or after 1 July 1986 are eligible to apply for admission.
Foreign Nationals in Overseas (Supernumerary) Category candidates born on or after 1 July 19901 are eligible to apply for admission.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree of minimum four years/Bachelor’s degree of three years in any stream/Full-time diploma of minimum 4 years of duration in design/ fine arts/ applied arts/ architecture after 12th level to be eligible.
The last date for submitting the provisional/graduation certificate is going to be until June 2021.

NID Entrance Examination 2021 Exam Pattern:

No. of Marks: The question paper is going to be of 100 marks.
Duration of Exam: The exam is going to be for three hours.
Mode of Exam: The exam is going to be conducted through offline (pen/paper) mode.
Language of Exam: The exam is going to be asked in English.
Type of Questions: The questions are going to be of visual & textual type.

DAT Mains for M.Des program:

Studio test: Total marks of the exam are going to be 100 & the duration is going to be for three hours. It’ll be conducted in English only.
Interview: It’ll be conducted separately for each discipline after the studio test.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions):

1.Question: When will the application form for NID DAT 2021 to be released?

Answer: The application form of NID DAT will be available on the official website most probably by the first week of December 2020.

2. Question: If I belong to the reserved category then is it compulsory t upload the relevant category certificate?

Answer: Yes, if you belong to any reserved category, then it is necessary to upload the documents.

3. Question: In which city will the NID exam conduct?

Answer: The NID exam will be conducted in various cities across India.

4. Question: How many attempts I can try for this exam?

Answer: There is no limit to apply in this examination.

5. Question: Is it compulsory to attend both DAT mains & prelims exam?

Answer: Yes, it is necessary to appear in both the exams. DAT mains is the second stage of the admission process.

6. Question: When will the NID entrance exam conduct?

Answer: The entrance exam can be held in the month of December 2020 for the prelim.

7. Question: Can I apply with my brother’s email ID?

Answer: Yes, you can apply but it must be an active ID.

8. Question: When will the EWS certificate Issue to us?

Answer: The EWS certificate will be issued on 01 April 2021 or later.

9. Question: In how many stages NID DAT 2021 is organized?

Answer: The NID entrance exam 2021 will be held in two phases – Prelims and Mains exam

10. Question: When will the counseling of NID DAT 2021 be organized?

Answer: The shortlisted candidates have to report to the allotted center for counseling in the first week of June 2021.

NID 2021 Syllabus:

The syllabus is going to be consisting of varied topics like Creativity, Comprehension, Knowledge and Visualization, Drawing Skills, Memory Drawing, General mental ability, etc.

For Studio Test, the syllabus is going to be comprised of the topics like 3D Modeling, body language, Observation Test, Portfolio making, creative thinking, etc

NID 2021 Entrance Examination Admit Card:

Admit cards are going to be available for download on the NID website as per the schedule. Candidates need to download and print their admit cards. Reporting time is going to be mentioned within the DAT Prelims admit card. the exact date & time of DAT Mains are going to be mentioned within the admit card.

NID 2021 Exam Centers:

DAT Prelims are going to be conducted within the following cities in India are Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada

NID 2021 Entrance Examination Preparation Tips:

Cover all the topics of the official syllabus.
Practice various mock tests & purchase a mock test from the market or the internet.
Solve previous year’s question papers and sample papers.
Make short notes on a daily basis after studying and revise them regularly.
Take healthy food and do yoga or meditation.

NID Entrance Examination 2021 Result:

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

Separate result scorecards (digital or hard copy) won’t be provided to the candidates. The result is going to be released through online mode.

NID Entrance Examination 2021 Merit List:

Based on the DAT Prelims scores, the official authority will prepare the separate merit lists for every category. Only shortlisted candidates are going to be eligible to appear for the DAT Mains exam as per the schedule announced by the officials. The merit list is going to be published by the officials after a few days of the written examination through online mode.

NID Entrance Examination 2021 Admission:

Admission to all or any of the programs at NID is going to be based on the candidates’ performance within the two-stages of the Design Aptitude Test.

The candidates who are going to be selected on the basis of their performance are going to be called for counseling. At the time of admission, candidates got to submit their original certificates. After allotting the admission letter, candidates need to report the allotted campus for final admission.

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