UID DAT 2024: Registration (Open), Exam Date (Jan 7), Syllabus, Pattern, Seats

Unitedworld Institute of Design Aptitude Test 2024 ( UID Design Aptitude Test )

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Updated on May 6, 2024 12:01 IST

UID DAT 2024: The Unitedworld Institute of Design (UID) has closed the online application form for UID DAT 2024 (General category).

The UID DAT application form is for admission to the B.Design (Hons), B.Design (Hons) Global Design Program, and M.Design courses offered by UID. 

To apply for UID DAT 2024, the candidate will have to register, fill in all relevant information, upload documents, and pay the application fees.

It is recommended that candidates ensure their eligibility criteria before filling out the form. 

The UID DAT 2024 is a TWO-tier entrance exam. 

Tier 1 of the UID DAT 2024 exam was conducted on January 7, 2024. The exam will be administered in online mode and carry 100 marks. Meanwhile, Tier 2 will include a Situation Test (ST) and Portfolio Evaluation (PE), and will be conducted at UID Campus based on the preference given by the candidate in the UID application form 2024.

To know all about UID DAT 2024, 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 2024 application form OPEN; To Apply - Click Here

UID Design Aptitude Test 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of UID Design Aptitude Test 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

Jan '24

Last date to apply

07 Jan '24

UID DAT 2024 exam date

UID DAT 2024 Application Form

The application form for UID DAT 2024 is now open for the General Category. The application form for NRI/NRI Sponsored / Management candidates opened in January 2024.

To fill out the UID DAT 2024 application form, follow these steps.

  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 (NRI/NRI Spons. / Mgmt. candidates need to pay INR 3000). 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 2024 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 2024 Exam Pattern

UID DAT 2024 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:

Program Ahmedabad Campus NCR Campus
B.Design(Hons) (Across all Specializations) 480 180
B.Design(Hons) GDP 60 30
M.Design (Across all Specializations) 80 NA

UID DAT 2024 Courses Offered and Duration

The course structure of design courses offered via DAT 2024 is as follows:

Program Ahmedabad Campus NCR Campus
B.Design(Hons.) -4 Years Programme (8 Semesters)
Fashion Design & Styling
Visual Communication
Animation and Digital Media
Interior and Furniture Design
Product Design
Interaction Design ×
Automobile and Transportation Design ×
Game Design and Simulation ×
B. Design(Hons) Global Design Programme 4Years
M.Design – 2 years (4 Semesters)
Fashion Design ×
Visual Experiential Design ×
Industrial Design ×
Interior & Experience Design ×

UID Admission Process

Aspirants need to clear UID Aptitude Test 2024 in order to secure admissions in design programmes offered at the Unitedworld Institute of Design.

Step 1: Fill UID Aptitude Test Application Form

Candidates can fill out the UID Design Aptitude Test application form in online mode on the official website of the exam. The application form for the 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 2024 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 2024 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.

Students who have qualified UCEED, NID, NIFT entrance exams for B.Des and M.Des degree programmes are eligible for direct portfolio.

Step 4: Appear for Studio Test & Portfolio Evaluation 

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 2024 on the official website of the design school.

Admission to other popular institutes based on UID DAT 2024 scores

The World University of Design (WUD) will consider scores of UID DAT 2024 for admission to their design courses. So, once the UID DAT results are announced, the candidate may apply to the institute.

UID Design Courses Fee Structure

Tuition fees per semester (INR):

Ahmedabad Campus NCR Campus
Indian Applicants Foreign/NRI Applicants Indian Applicants
Foreign/NRI Applicants
B.Design(Hons) (Across all Specializations) 3,00,000/- 3,75,000/- 2,75,000/- 3,50,000/-
B.Design(Hons) GDP 4,25,000/- 4,25,000/- 4,00,000/- 4,00,000/-
M.Design (Across all Specializations) 2,75,000/- 3,25,000/- NA NA
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