UID DAT 2023: Registration (Open), Exam Date (Jan 29), Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Seats

Unitedworld Institute of Design Aptitude Test 2022 ( UID Design Aptitude Test )


Exam On: 29 Jan '23

This exam is conducted for courses given below:
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Updated on Nov 28, 2022 17:51 IST

UID DAT 2023: The Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID) has released the online application form for UID DAT 2023. Candidates who meet the program-specific eligibility criteria can fill out the application form by following the link given below. 

The last date to apply for UID DAT 2023 is January 15, 2023.

Unitedworld Institute of Design will conduct the UID DAT 2023 entrance exam on January 29, 2023. The exam will be conducted in online mode and consist of two parts: 1) The Design Aptitude Test and 2) Situation Test and Portfolio Evaluation (ST-PE).

The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) will comprise a General IQ Test, an Analytical Test, and a Creative Ability Test. Candidates who qualify DAT have to next appear in a Situation Test & Portfolio Evaluation. 

To know all about UID DAT 2023, like how to apply, eligibility, seats, sample papers, exam pattern, and more read below.

What is UID Design Aptitude Test?

Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID) conducts UID Design Aptitude Test for admission to design courses offered at the following campuses - UID Ahmedabad Campus and UID NCR Campus.

B.Des (Hons), M.Des, and Ph.D. courses are offered at the UID Ahmedabad Campus, whereas the UID NCR campus offers a B.Des (Hons) course.

Admission to UID is a two-tier process.

The candidates first appear for UID DAT (Design Aptitude Test). Shortlisted candidates next have to appear in a Situation Test and Portfolio Evaluation round. 

Latest Updates:

  • UID DAT 2023 application form OPEN; To Apply - Click Here

UID DAT Exam Dates 2023

Check important UID DAT exam dates 2023 below:

Events Dates
Application process OPEN
Last date to apply 15-Jan-2023
Admit card One week before the exam
UID DAT exam 29-Jan-2023
Result Within two weeks after the exam is over 
Situation test April 2023

UID DAT 2023 Application Form

The application form for UID DAT 2023 is available in online mode (application link given above).

The step-wise process to fill out the form is given below:

  1. Register: Register on the official website of the exam using details such as their full name, email ID, and mobile number.
  2. Fill out the application form: In the application, fill in personal details, communication addresses, and parents' information.
  3. Upload documents: Upload the scanned photo in JPG/JPEG/PNG/GIF format; the size should be less than 1 MB.
  4. Pay the application fee: The application fee is INR 2000. The available payment options are Cards (Credit/Debit), Net Banking, Wallet, Paytm, and UID.

UID Design Aptitude Test Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for UID Aptitude Test 2023 are different for UG and PG design courses. Candidates can go through the eligibility criteria in the table below.

B. Design: M. Design:
10+2 pass/appearing (Any Stream) or 3 Years Diploma (Equivalent to 10 +2), with a minimum 50% aggregate score from any recognized higher secondary school board/ Institute
10+2+3/4 Years pass/appearing (Any Stream) with a minimum 50% aggregate score from any recognized institution or university.

UID DAT 2023 Exam Pattern

UID DAT 2022 is a 2 tiered process:

  • Tier 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT): General IQ Test, Analytical Test, and Creative Ability Test
  • Tier 2: Situation Test & Portfolio Evaluation

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UID Design Aptitude Test: List of Courses Offered and Seats

Candidates can go through the undergraduate as well as postgraduate courses offered at four different schools of UID for admission via DAT:


Ahmedabad Campus

NCR Campus

B. Design ( Hons.) 4 years – 8 SEM ( Across all Specialization )



B. Design ( Hons ) GDP 4 years – 8 SEM



M. Design (Across all Specializations) 2 Years – 4 SEM



UID DAT 2023 Courses Offered and Duration

The course structure of design courses offered via DAT 2023 are as follows:

UG courses

  • B. Design Regular 4 Years
    1. Visual Communication
    2. Animation & Motion Graphics
    3. Product Design
    4. Automobile & Transportation Design
    5. Interaction Design
    6. Fashion Design 
    7. Interior and Furniture Design
  • Global Design Program (GDP) 4 Years

The 4-year Global Design Programme seeks to provide an international education environment that is unique. This program has been jointly evolved, developed & designed by the four participating institutions and offers complementary expertise in art, design, innovation, and technology. B. Design (Hons.) – Global Design Programme (GDP) is a 4-year full-time degree course, comprised of “Global experiential learning abroad” for 14 weeks starting from the 2nd year onwards. From 2nd year onwards students will be spending physically 3.5 Months (approx.) abroad.

    • “Global experiential learning abroad” for 14 weeks, starting from 2nd year onwards
    • Learn in four continents- Asia, the UK, Europe, and Australia
    • Interdisciplinary Design Education
    • International Exposure to Global Classroom
    • Globally recognized B.Design(Hons.) Degree

UID Ahmedabad & NCR Campus

Year 1

Sem 1 - Design Foundation at UID

Sem 2 - interdisciplinary Foundation at UID

Year 2

Sem 3 - At Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia

Sem 4 - Interdisciplinary Subjects at UID

Year 3

Sem 5 - At NABA, Milan, Italy

Sem 6 - Specialisation Subject Internship at UID

Industry Internship

Year 4

Sem 7 - At Nottingham Trent University, UK

Sem 8 - Graduation Project at UID

PG Courses

  • M.Design 2 Years
    1. Industrial Design
    2. Visual Experiential Design
    3. Interior & Experience Design
    4. Fashion Design
    5. Animation with Digital Media

UID Admission Process

Aspirants need to clear UID Aptitude Test 2023 in order to secure admissions in design programmes offered at Unitedworld Institute of Design.

Step 1: Fill UID Aptitude Test Application Form

Candidates can fill the UID Design Aptitude Test application form in online mode on the official website of the exam. The application form for UID entrance exam should be supported by all relevant documents that are mentioned in the UID brochure. 

Step 2: Download UID Aptitude Test Admit Card

Aspirants need to download the UID Aptitude Test 2022 admit card from the official website of UID. Candidates need to carry their UID exam ticket with them for the Design Aptitude Test. Further, they also need to show the exam ticket issued by the college to the exam supervisor. If any candidate does not have the UID entrance exam admit card he/she might not be allowed to take the entrance exam.

Step 3: Give UID Aptitude Test 

UID Aptitude Test 2022 for BDesign and MDesign is a 2 tier test. The first tier is the design aptitude test (DAT) and the end tier is the Situation Test & Portfolio Evaluation. This design aptitude test comprises both multiple-choice questions and descriptive questions.

Step 4: Appear for Studio Test & Portfolio Evaluation (ST-PE)

Candidates who clear the UID Aptitude Test are then shortlisted to appear for the situation test and portfolio evaluation round which is conducted at the Ahmedabad campus of Unitedworld Institute of Design. Here, candidates are evaluated on the basis of how well they are able to handle and create end-products using different materials.

Step 6: Check Result

Next, candidates need to check the result for UID Aptitude Test 2022 on the official website of the design school.

UID Design Courses Fee Structure


    Ahmedabad Campus

      NCR Campus

Fashion Design

275000 Per Semester

250000 Per Semester

Visual Communication (Graphics)

Animation and Digital Media

Interior and Furniture Design

Product Design

Interaction Design

Automobile and Transportation Design


B. Design (Hons) Global Design Program 4 Year – 8 Sem

400000 Per Sem

375000 Per Sem




M. Design – 2 Years – 4 Sem

250000 Per Sem


Fashion Design



Visual Experiental Design



Industrial Design



Interior & Furniture Design




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