National Institute of Design Entrance Exam (NID)
National Institute of Design Entrance Exam is conducted on National level for admission to 4 years Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) and 2 to 2½ year Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD) in internationally acclaimed National Institute of Design (NID).
NID functions as an autonomous body under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. NID has been recognized as a Science and Industrial Research Organization by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
The NID Entrance Exam – DAT or NEED- score remains valid for one year and it is used only at the time of admission.
EXAMINATION FEE:NID Entrance Exam fee is Rs.1500 (Rs.750 for reserved candidates)
The Important Dates for NID Entrance Exam
- NID Entrance Exam is normally held in the month of January every year.
- Issuing of forms start from : October 13
- Design Aptitude Test for GDPD (at all centers) :JANUARY 7
- Design Aptitude Test for PGDPD (at all centers): JANUARY
- Result Declaration : February
NOTE :Please, keep it in the mind that dates are tentative, not final.
Eligibility for NID:
How to Apply :
Interested candidates can download application form from the NIDs official website www.nid.edu/downloards and the filled form can send to the below given address with the bank demand draft Rs.1500 ( Rs.750 for reserved categories candidates) drawn on any Nationalised Bank in favour of National Institute of Design payable at Ahmedabad. However candidates can also get the forms by post by sending the request letter for application form to the National institute of Design with the DD for the application form. Student can also directly purchase the form with the cash payment from the admission office of the institute.
NID Exam Pattern :
NID written examination is followed by studio test and personal interview for the final selection.
NID Entrance Exam syllabus
The written examination is followed by studio test and personal interview. The examination does not follow any prescribed syllabus and the question are included from the following area:
Exam Fees :
Colleges Accepting NID Entrance Exam (NEED) Score
Programmes Offerd :
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT MAIN CAMPUS, AHMEDABAD
Product Design (2½ years)
Furniture & Interior Design (2½ years)
Ceramic & Glass Design (2½ years)
Graphic Design (2½ years)
Animation Film Design (2½ years)
Film & Video Communication (2½ years)
Textile Design (2½ years)
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT PG CAMPUS, GANDHINAGAR
Transportation & Automobile Design (2½ years)
Toy & Game Design (2½ years)
Photography Design (2½ years)
Apparel Design (2½ years)
Lifestyle Accessory Design (2Â½ years)
New Media Design (2½ years)
Strategic Design Management (2½ years)
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMMES OFFERED AT R&D CAMPUS, BENGALURU
Information & Interface Design (2½ years)
Design for Digital Experience (2½ years)
Design for Retail Experience (2½ years)
List of the Banks from where NID Entrance Exam application form can be purchased is