NID DAT Admit Card 2024 (OUT) Live Updates: DAT Prelims Hall Ticket Link OUT at admissions.nid.edu

NID DAT Admit Card 2024 (OUT) Live Updates: DAT Prelims Hall Ticket Link OUT at admissions.nid.edu

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The admit card has been released at 4 pm Today @ admissions.nid.edu. Log in using your email ID and Date of Birth to download the admit card. NOTE separate admit cards will be issued for DAT Mains. DAT Prelims exam will be held on Dec 24; bring the admit card and a photo ID proof with you.

The National Institute of Design (NID) has released the admit card for the DAT Prelims exam on December 12, 2023 (4 pm) (TODAY). The admit card has been released online at the NID admission portal - admissions.nid.edu. To download the admit card, you need your email ID and date of birth. On the day of the DAT Prelims exam, you must bring with you the admit card and a valid photo ID proof.

DAT Prelims exam will be conducted on December 24, 2024.

Note that the reporting time will be mentioned on the admit card.

The exam will be administered in a paper-and-pencil/pen mode. The DAT Prelims question paper will include textual and visual questions. Note that certain details, including, the duration of the exam, will be mentioned in the admit card.

The scores of DAT Prelims will be used to shortlist candidates for DAT Mains.

The FINAL results of NID DAT 2024 will be prepared by giving weightage to DAT Prelims and DAT Mains.

Currently, there are 425 seats available for the B.Des program, while the M.Des program has an intake capacity of 347 seats.

Latest Updates:

NID Admission Schedule

Event

B.Des

M.Des

Last date to apply with REGULAR fees

December 3, 2023

December 3, 2023

Last date to apply with LATE fees

December 7, 2023

December 7, 2023

Application correction window

December 8-10, 2023

December 8-10, 2023

Issue of DAT Prelims Admit Card

December 12, 2023

December 12, 2023

Conduct of DAT Prelims exam

December 24, 2023

December 24, 2023

Declaration of Results

March 28, 2023

February 16, 2023

How to download NID DAT 2024 admit card

The step-wise process to download the admit card is given below.

  1. Go to the NID admission portal - Click Here
  2. If the admit card is OUT, the download link will be given in the “Important Updates” section
  3. Click on the link
  4. You will be redirected to a log-in window
  5. Enter your email ID and date of birth; submit the details.
  6. On successful log-in, the admit card will be displayed on the screen 
  7. NID DAT admit card 2024 will be available in downloadable format; download and take a printout of the admit card.

Key Points Related to the NID DAT Admit Card 2024

The candidate must carefully go through the following points related to the NID DAT 2024 admit card (Prelims):

  • NID DAT 2024 admit card date and time: The admit card will be released on December 12 ( at 4 pm)
  • Where to download: You can download NID Hall Ticket at admissions.nid.edu
  • The Link to access the admit card for NID DAT 2024 will also be provided on this page.
  • NID DAT admit card 2024 is a mandatory document for appearing in the DAT Prelims exam.
  • Admit cards will be issued only to registered candidates.
  • The admit card, among other details, includes the NID DAT 2024 exam center reporting time.
  • Note that admit cards for DAT Mains will be released separately.

Details to check in NID DAT admit card 2024

You need to ensure that the DAT Prelims admit card has the following details:

  • Application number
  • Applicant's name
  • Name, address, and centre code of the exam centre allocated to the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Candidate's date of birth
  • Date, day and time of the exam
  • Reporting and gate closing time.
  • Instructions to candidates
  • Name of the program you have opted for admission 

In case some of the information are missing or blurred, you need to get in touch with exam officials and get it resolved as early as possible.

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LIVE UPDATE

Update 2 months ago

  • 11:27 AM IST13 Dec 2023

    Best books to prepare for NID Entrance Exam

    To have a good chance of doing well in NID DAT2024, you need to ensure that the reference material is of high quality.

    Here are some recommendations:

    • Entrance Books and Test Series by AFAINDIA
    • Basic Rendering by Robert W. Gill
    • Design drawing by Francis D. K. Ching
    • NIFT/NID/IIFT Entrance Exam Guide by RPH Editorial Board

    Additionally, make it a habit of solving sample papers, and previous years' question papers, and take mock tests. 

  • 8:20 AM IST13 Dec 2023

    How many seats are reserved for the OBC category for the B.Des program?

    The National Institute of Design has reserved seats for OBC, SC, ST, PwD, and EWS categories.
    For the OBC-NCL category, the combined intake capacity is 114 seats. If you belong to the OBC-NCL category, you were required need to select your admission category at the time of filling out the NID DAT application form
  • 6:30 AM IST13 Dec 2023

    NID DAT 2024 (M.Des) Seat Intake at Various Campuses

    The Institute-wise seat intake for the M.Des program is given below. 

    S.No

    NID Campus

    Seat Intake

    1

    NID Ahmedabad

    126

    2

    NID Gandhinagar

    126

    3

    NID Bengaluru

    95

     

    Total Intake 

    347

     

  • 5:01 AM IST13 Dec 2023

    NID Participating Institute - NID Ahmedabad Intake for B.Des program

    The Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) specializations offered at NID Ahmedabad, and intake capacity for each specialization is given below.

    Faculty of Communication Design   

    Discipline Seat Intake
    Animation Film Design 19
    Exhibition Design 13
    Film & Video Communication 13
    Graphic Design 19

    Faculty of Industrial Design

    Discipline Seat Intake
    Ceramic & Glass Design 13
    Furniture & Interior Design 13
    Product Design 19

    Faculty of Textile, Apparel, Lifestyle, and Accessory Design

    Discipline Seat Intake
    Textile Design 19

    Bachelor of Design (B.Des.) at NID Andhra Pradesh, NID Haryana, NID Madhya Pradesh, NID Assam

    Discipline Seat Intake in each NID
    Communication Design 25
    Industrial Design 25
    Textile and Apparel Design 25

     

  • 3:15 AM IST13 Dec 2023

    Category-wise Reservation of Seats for B.Des program

    The category-wise of seats in each participating institute for the B.Des program is given in the table below. 

    ID DAT 2023 - Institute-wise Reservation of seats for B.Des 

    Institute

    Total seats

    GEN-EWS

    (10%

    OBC-NCL

    (27%)

    Scheduled Caste

    (15%)

    Scheduled Tribe

    (7.5%)

    NID Ahmedabad

    125

    13

    34

    19

    9

    NID Andhra Pradesh

    75

    8

    20

    11

    6

    NID Haryana

    75

    8

    20

    11

    6

    NID Madhya Pradesh

    75

    8

    20

    11

    6

    NID Assam

    75

    8

    20

    11

    6

    Total

    425

    45

    114

    63

    33

  • 1:59 AM IST13 Dec 2023

    NID DAT 2024 - B.Des Seat Intake

    The seat intake for the B.Des at NID participating institutes is given in the table below.

    NID DAT 2024 Participating Institute - Seat Intake for B.Des program
    S. No NID 2023 Participating Institute Seat Intake 2023
    1 NID Ahmedabad 125
    2 NID Andhra Pradesh 75
    3 NID Haryana 75
    4 NID Madhya Pradesh 75
    5 NID Assam 75
      Total 425
  • 12:53 AM IST13 Dec 2023

    What is the difficulty level of NID DAT?

    The NID Entrance Exam is easily one of the toughest design entrance exams conducted in India, considering around 15,000 candidates appear in the exam. Remember, there are only 425 seats for the B.Des program and 347 seats for the M.Des program.

  • 11:35 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Will the exam centres be the same for DAT Prelims and DAT Mains?

    The DAT Prelims and DAT Mains exams are conducted separately, with only shortlisted candidates eligible to appear in DAT Mains. 

    Exam centers will be assigned separately for each exam.

    Details like the name and address of the allotted exam center, reporting time, etc. will be mentioned on the admit cards.

  • 10:30 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Can I crack NID DAT 2024 without coaching?

    Coaching is not integral to your doing well in the NID DAT 2024 exam.

    Remember that the NID exam will test your creative, drawing, and innovative skills. Now, a coaching institute cannot exactly teach infuse creativity, or become innovativeness inside you in such a short period. Instead, with sustained effort these skills can be learned by self.

    Another thing is a major thrust of the design aptitude test is to evaluate the drawing skills of the candidate. So, make it a point to work on your design skills, including learning how to draw lines, shadow, figure, gesture, cartoon drawing, etc. 

  • 9:36 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Is there negative marking in NID DAT 2024 (Prelims)?

    There will be no negative marks for wrong answers in the NID DAT 2024 exam. So, the candidate should try to attempt all the questions.

  • 8:59 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Verification of caste certificates to be done after DAT Prelims exam

    NID officials will verify the caste certificates uploaded by the candidate at the time of filling out the NID DAT 2024 application form once the DAT Prelims exam concludes. 

    If any discrepancy is found, the candidate may be considered under open category. In some cases, the candidate may also be disqualified.

  • 8:15 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    COVID-19 Update!

    NIFT officials have also released an update on COVID-19 as part of their exam guidelines. 

    Candidates who have tested COVID-19 positive recently and are in compulsory/mandatory quarantine will not be allowed to enter the enter exam hall nor he or she will be allowed to take the entrance exam.

    Further, if any candidate has a mild fever, cold, or cough, will not be allowed to take the exam to avoid the spread of COVID.

  • 7:34 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Do I need a printout of the admit card?

    The candidate will not be allowed inside the NID DAT 2024 exam center unless he or she produces a printout of the NID DAT admit card 2024. 

    A digital copy of the admit card will not be accepted.

  • 6:51 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Will I be allowed to take NID DAT exam 2024 without an ID proof.

    If the candidate fails to produce a valid and acceptable photo ID proof, then he or she will not be allowed to take the NID DAT 2024 entrance exam.

    Note that the ID proof must be in the original.

    Photocopies or digital copies of the ID proof will not be accepted.

  • 6:11 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    What are the documents that I can use as ID proof?

    The following documents in original be considered as a valid ID proof:

    • Passport
    • Voter ID
    • PAN Card
    • Aadhaar Card
    • Driving License 
    • Attested (No Photo ID provided)
  • 5:40 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    How to fix discrepancies in the NID DAT 2024 admit card?

    Discrepancies, if any, regarding your particulars in this admit card can be emailed to admissions@nid.edu before 5 pm, Friday, 20 December 2023. 

  • 5:10 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    What is the reporting time for NID DAT 2024 (Prelims) exam?

    The National Institute of Design (NID) has released the admit card for the Design Aptitude Test Prelims.

    Note that the reporting time and gate closing are the same for both B.Des and M.Des courses.

    • Reporting Time: 8 am
    • Gate Closing Time: 9 am

    Note that the DAT Prelims exam will be conducted from 11 am - 12.30 pm.

  • 4:43 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Sample M.Des Admit Card (With Instructions) - Download Here

    This is what the DAT Prelims admit card for M.Des looks like.

     

  • 4:31 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Sample B.Des Admit Card (With Instructions) - Download Here

    This is what the DAT Prelims admit card for B.Des looks like.

     

  • 4:08 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    NID DAT 2024 Admit Card OUT - Download Here

    The National Institute of Design (NID) has released the DAT Prelims admit card.

    To go to the admit card download portal - Click Here

    This is what the NID admit card download portal looks like.

     

  • 4:00 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    It is 4 pm!

    As per the official notification, the admit card should be available from 1600 hrs. Tuesday, 12 December 2023. So, with the clock striking 4 pm, the admit card should be available for download now!

  • 3:50 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    What types of questions are asked in NID Entrance Exam?

    The NID entrance exam is conducted in two stages: NID DAT Prelims and NID DAT Mains.

    1. DAT Prelims is a written entrance exam that includes both objective and subjective-type questions. DAT Prelims exam for the B. Des program will include questions from topics like color terminology, principles of composition, form and function, etc.
    2. DAT Mains comprises a studio test and interview round. 

    Candidates who qualify in the NID DAT 2024 exam will be considered for admission to the M.Des and B. Des courses offered by participating college

  • 3:23 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    How many candidates take the NID DAT exam?

    The National Institute of Design hasn't released any official figures on the number of applicants for NID DAT 2023.

    However, unofficial sources estimate that some 15,000 or so applicants appeared in the NID DAT 2023 (Prelims) exam. Given there are only limited seats available for the B.Des and M.Des courses, the NID DAT entrance is easily one of the most competitve.

     

  • 3:04 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Copy of NID DAT Admit Card

    If you are wondering what the DAT Prelims admit card would look like, here is a copy.

     

  • 2:45 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Admit card out in an hour or so!

    As per the official notification, the admit card will be released at 4 pm. So, there is a little more than an hour or so to go before the release of the admit card.

    Candidates are urged to keep checking their emails for any updates on the admit card.

  • 2:16 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    DAT Prelims will be required if you want to recheck Prelims results

    After DAT Prelims results are declared, candidates will be given the option to apply for a re-check:

    • B.Des program - March 28-30, 2024
    • M.Des program - February 16-18, 2024

    However, to apply for recheck, you will need the scanned copy of the NID DAT 2024 (Prelims) admit card duly signed by the invigilator and with the seal of the test center.

     

  • 1:45 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    NIFT 2024 application form OPEN

    The National Institute of Fashion Technology conducts the NIFT entrance exam for admission to the B.Des, M.Des, B.F.Tech, M.F.Tech, and M.F.M courses.

    The application form for NIFT 2024 is currently open without late fees from December 5 to January 3, 2024. Candidates who meet the prescribed eligibility may apply for NIFT 2024 before the last date.

  • 1:14 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    NID DAT 2024 eligibility criteria for B.Des

    The NID admission eligibility criteria for the M.Des program are given below.

    Parameters M.Des
    Age Limit
    The candidate must be born on or after 1 July 1992.
    In case of reserved category - Other Backward Class-Non Creamy Layer (OBCNCL), Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) - the candidate must be born on or after 1 July 1989.
    PwD candidates need to be born on or after 1 July 1987.
    Note: In case of foreign nationals applying for admission under the Overseas (Supernumerary) Category, the candidate must be born on or after 1 July 1992.
    Educational Qualification
    Bachelor's degree of minimum four years duration OR its equivalent.
  • 12:46 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Errors in the NID DAT 2024 admit card

    Some of the typical issues related to the NID DAT admit card 2024 are discussed below.

    1. The name of the candidate may be incorrectly spelled
    2. You may be allocated an exam center that you haven't opted for
    3. Some parts of the information may be blurred
    4. Some characters may be missing, for instance, the roll number may be incomplete

    In any of the above cases, you must get in touch with NID admission officials and get the desired solution. 

  • 12:15 PM IST12 Dec 2023

    Will NID admit card contain exam centre details?

    The NID admit card 2024 will contain the name and full address of the exam center allocated to the candidate.  

    So, after downloading the admit card, check the details mentioned in the admit card. In case you are allocated a centre you have not opted for, please contact exam officials immediately and get it sorted.

  • 11:50 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    DAT Prelims - Exam Day Instructions

    On the day of the NID DAT 2024 exam, you need to follow these. 

    • Report at the exam center as per the reporting time mentioned in the admit card. 
    • Documents - Carry a printout of the admit card and a photo ID proof in original. 
    • Don't indulge in illegal activities - Any candidate found indulging in unfair means or impersonation will be disqualified and may face criminal proceedings. 
    • Bring your own stationery - Bring pens, pencils, sharpeners, ruler, eraser, sketch pens, colours, etc. Stationery will not be provided to the candidate inside the exam hall. 
    • Barred items - Electronic devices, including mobile phones, smartphones, smartwatches, calculators, and tablets, are not allowed inside the exam hall. Written texts, books, and similar items are also not allowed. Handbags, purses, wallets, markers, papers, and bags are other items you must not bring to the exam hall.
    • You are not allowed to take the NID DAT question booklet along with them after the exam is over
  • 11:37 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    Facing difficulty in downloading the admit card- DO THIS

    In case the candidate faces any difficulty in downloading the DAT Prelims admit card, it is recommended to immediately contact NID admission officials:

    Email: admissions@nid.edu
    Phone: 079 26623462 (11.00 AM to 12.30 PM and 03.00 PM to 05.30 PM, MON to FRI)

    If you delay downloading the admit card, or the problem persists, in the last moments you may not get the required help due to traffic rash or other such issues. 

  • 11:13 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    Is the NID application form 2024 open?

    The application form for NID DAT 2024 is now closed.

    With late fees, the application form was open up to December 7, 2023. With a regular fee, the application deadline was December 5, 2023.

    Note that candidates were also given the option to edit the application form from December 8-10, 2023.

  • 10:57 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    When will the NID DAT 2024 (Prelims) exam be conducted?

    The DAT Prelims exam will be conducted on December 24, 2023.

    Note that DAT Prelims is the 1st stage of the two-stage NID entrance exam. Candidates who get shortlisted have to next appear in DAT Mains.

    Then based on Prelims and Mains, the final merit rank will be prepared, which will be used for counseling and seat allotment.

  • 10:20 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    Will NID officials send hard copies of the admit card?

    The admit card for NID DAT 2024 exam will be available only in online mode. Further, the candidate will have to download the admit card online at admissions.nid.edu.

    No hard copies will be sent to the candidate.

  • 10:04 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    At what TIME will DAT Prelims Admit Card be released?

    The NID DAT admit card 2024 will be released at 1600 hrs. (or 4 pm) today. 

    The admit card will be released online at admissions.nid.edu.

    Keep the following items ready to download the admit card:

    1. Email ID
    2. Date of birth. 
  • 9:45 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    NID Admission Portal 2024 - Update

    This is what the NID Admission Portal 2024 looks like this morning:

     

  • 9:15 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    All registered candidates can download the admit card

    DAT Prelims admit card will be released for all candidates who have successfully registered for the exam and paid the NID DAT 2024 application fees.

    Note that on the day of the exam, the candidate must mandatorily bring the admit card and a valid photo ID proof.

    The admit card will have the reporting-time, among other details.

  • 8:30 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    NID DAT 2024 Admit Card (Prelims) to be released TODAY

    The National Institute of Design will release the admit cards for the NID DAT 2024 exam Today (December 12, 2023) at 4 pm. The admit card will be released online at admissions.nid.edu.

    The direct link to download the admit card to be provided here.

  • 7:36 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    NID DAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria for B.Des

    Candidates seeking admission to the B.Des program need to meet the following criteria:

    Parameters B.Des
    Age Limit The candidate must be born on or after 1 July 2004.
    In case of reserved category - Other Backward Class-Non Creamy Layer (OBCNCL), Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) - the candidate must be born on or after 1 July 2001.
    PwD candidates need to be born on or after 1 July 1999.
    Note: In case of foreign nationals applying for admission under Overseas (Supernumerary) Category, the candidate must be born on or after 1 July 2004.
    Educational Qualification 10+2 in any discipline
  • 6:40 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    Do I need to appear in both DAT Prelims and DAT Mains?

    The DAT Prelims is the first stage of the NID DAT 2024 entrance exam. If shortlisted, the candidate has to appear in DAT Mains. The final merit list will be prepared giving weightage to both DAT Prelims and DAT Mains.

    So, yes, the candidate mandatorily has to appear in both DAT Prelims and DAT Mains.

  • 5:24 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    Is the application form open for UCEED 2024

    The application process for the UCEED 2024 exam is now closed. The last date to apply for the UCEED 2024 exam with late fees was November 20, 2023. 

    The deadline to apply with regular fees was November 13, 2023.

  • 3:51 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    NID DAT Exam Day Instructions 2024

    On exam day, follow these instructions. 

    • Reporting time: The exam-center reporting time will be mentioned in the NID DAT 2024 admit card.
    • Admit card - Carry a printout of the admit card with you. 
    • ID proof - Along with the admit card, bring a valid photo ID proof. 
    • Impersonation and use of unfair means - Indulging in unfair means or impersonation could lead to disqualification. So, follow the given rules. 
    • Stationery - Carry your own stationery, including pens, pencils, sharpeners, rulers, erasers, sketch pens, colours, etc.  
    • Barred items - Electronic devices, including mobile phones, smartphones, smartwatches, calculators, and tablets, are not allowed inside the exam hall. Written texts, books, or any other items that may be used to gain an unfair advantage over other candidates are also not allowed. The barred list also includes the following items - handbags, purses, wallets, markers, papers, and bags.
    • Candidates are not allowed to take the NID DAT question booklet along with them after the exam is over
  • 2:35 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    Don't delay downloading the NID DAT hall ticket 2024

    You mustn't wait until the last few hours of the exam to download the NID DAT 2024 admit card. It is because there are chances there is a server crash, website slowdown, or some other issues due to which you may not be able to download the admit card.

    So, download the admit card as soon as you can.

  • 1:06 AM IST12 Dec 2023

    Will there be a baggage counter at the NID exam center?

    It is unlikely that there will be a baggage counter at the NID 2024 exam center. So, it is recommended that the candidate doesn't bring unnecessary items to the NID 2024 exam center. 

  • 11:59 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    NID Admission Website - Admit Card Update

    This is what the NID admission portal looks like currently:

     

  • 10:52 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    Details Mentioned On NID DAT Admit Card 2024

    The NID admit card 2024 will contain the following information:

    • The name of the candidate

    • Signature of the candidate

    • Application number

    • Candidate’s roll number

    • Exam and Timings 

    • Exam center name and address

    • Code of the exam center

    • Date of birth

    • NID exam center reporting time

    • The program applied for admission

    • Exam-guidelines

     

     

  • 9:58 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    At what time will the DAT Prelims admit card be released?

    The admit card for NID DAT 2024 (Prelims) is scheduled to be released at 4 pm, December 12, 2024. The candidate, however, is urged to keep looking up this space because in some cases, the admit card is released before schedule. In other cases, the admit card may also get delayed by a few hours! 

  • 8:49 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    Weightage of DAT Prelims and DAT Mains for B.Des FINAL Result

    The NID DAT 2024 final results will be prepared by giving weightage to DAT Prelims and DAT Mains. However, the respective weightages for each exam haven't been announced yet. 

    In the previous edition, DAT Prelims carried 40% weightage, whereas DAT Mains was worth 60% weightage. 

  • 7:46 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    What are the various categories under which one can apply for admission?

    Candidates seeking admission to the design courses offered by the NIDs can apply under any of the following categories:

    • General
    • General - Economically Weaker Section (GEN - EWS)
    • Scheduled Caste (SC)
    • Other Backward Class Non-creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)
    • Scheduled Tribe (ST)
    • Persons with Disability (PwD)
  • 6:57 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    Do I need the portfolio to apply?

    The M.Des candidate will have to submit a portfolio at the time of the personal interview (DAT Mains). Note that B.Des candidates aren't required to submit any portfolio. 

  • 6:22 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    Admission process at NID

    The admission process at the NIDs is conducted in the following sequence:

    1. DAT Prelims
    2. DAT Mains
    3. Counseling

    The allotment of seats will be on the basis of NID DAT 2024 merit ranks. For the B.Des program, admission officials will also consider the institute preference of the candidate. 

  • 5:51 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    What is the duration of the courses offered by the NIDs?

    The NIDs offer B.Des, M.Des, and PhD courses.

    •  B.Des.- 4 Year
    • M.Des.- 2 ½ Year
    • PhD – Full Time (3 Years)
    • Part-time (5 Years).
  • 5:25 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    Does the candidate need to apply for each campus separately?

    There is no need to apply separately to each campus. Instead, the candidate had to fill out one common application. The selection of campuses or campus preferences has to be opted at the time of counseling. 

  • 4:56 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    NID Admission Contact Details

    In case of any admission-related issues, the candidate may contact NID officials at the following address:

    NID Admission Cell

    National Institute of Design

    Paldi, Ahmedabad 380007

    Email - admissions@nid.edu

    Phone numbers: 079 - 26623462 (Monday to Friday from 11 am - 12.30 am and 3 pm - 5.30 pm).

  • 4:20 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    Will I be considered for admission to B.Des program based on my application?

    Submitting the NID DAT 2024 online application form successfully does not guarantee the candidate admission to either the B.Des or M.Des program. To be considered for admission, the candidate will also have to meet the prescribed eligibility criteria and secure a merit rank in NID DAT 2024 and meet the cut-off criteria in his or her category.

  • 3:49 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    NID DAT 2024 (Mains) (The Second Stage) 

    DAT Mains is the Second Stage of the NID DAT 2024 entrance exam. Shortlisted candidates from the DAT Prelims appear in DAT Mains. 

    The test will include a studio test and personal interviews.

    The studio test will evaluate hands-on skills, problem-solving abilities, and creativity. On the other hand,  the personal interview will assess the candidate's perspective on design, motivation, and communication skills.

  • 3:11 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    In how many cites will the NID DAT entrance exam 2024 be conducted?

    The National Institute of Design (NID) will conduct the DAT Prelims exam in 22 cities. The detailed list of DAT Prelims exam centers has been given in the respective handbooks for the B.Des and M.Des programs.

    DAT Prelims 2024 Exam Cities
    Ahmedabad Bengaluru Bhopal
    Bhubaneshwar Chandigarh Chennai
    Dehradun Guwahati Hyderabad
    Jaipur Kochi Kolkata
    Kurukshetra Lucknow Mumbai
    Nagpur New Delhi Patna
    Raipur Ranchi Thiruvananthapuram
    Vijayawada    
  • 2:29 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    DAT Prelims section-wise questions

    The section-wise types of questions asked, no. of questions, and marks are given below.  

    Section Type of question Section-wise Questions
    Maximum Marks
    Part I MCQ Q1 - Q15
    Q16- Q26
    Q27
    15 marks
    22 marks
    3 marks
    Part II Subjective type Q28 - Q31 60 marks
    Total      100 marks
  • 2:01 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    What will be the mode of the DAT Prelims exam?

    As per the official NID exam pattern 2024, DAT Prelims will be a paper-and-pencil/pen test that will feature both text and visuals. DAT Prelims will assess the candidate's design aptitude, creativity, visual observation, and analytical ability. The question paper will be of 100 marks. 

  • 1:27 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    What is the full form for NID DAT?

    The full form of NID DAT is the National Institute of Design - Design Aptitude Test.

    The NID DAT entrance exam is conducted once every year for admission to the B.Des and M.Des courses offered by NID participating colleges.

    The Design Aptitude Test has two parts - DAT Prelims and DAT Mains. The candidate first appears in DAT Prelims, and if shortlisted, next has to appear in DAT Mains.

  • 12:53 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    Where can I download the admission handbooks for NID DAT 2024?

    The admission handbooks can be downloaded by the candidate from the NID admission portal - admissions.nid.edu.

    Alternatively, you can download the PDF copies of the B.Des and M.Des NID Admission handbooks below.

  • 12:21 PM IST11 Dec 2023

    NID DAT 2024 seat intake

    Currently, the participating institutes of NID DAT 2024 have an intake of 425 seats for the B.Des program, while the M.Des program has 347 seats.

    Admission to these courses will be based on NID DAT 2024 merit ranks.

    The National Institute of Design will conduct the DAT Prelims exam on December 24, 2024 This will be followed by DAT Mains for shortlisted candidates.

    The FINAL merit list of NID DAT 2024 will be prepared based on the performance of the candidate in DAT Prelims and DAT Mains. 

  • 11:53 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    Sample NID DAT 2024 (Prelims) Admit Card

    A sample hall ticket of DAT Prelims is given below.

     

  • 11:23 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    I didn't complete my NID DAT 2024 application. Will I be issued admit cards?

    The NID DAT 2024 application is now closed.

    If you have failed to duly complete the application form and didn't pay the application fee, you will not be issued the NID DAT 2024 (Prelims) admit card.

  • 10:19 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    In how many cities will the DAT Prelims exam be conducted?

    For the current session, or for NIFT 2024, the written exams will be conducted in 60 cities. In comparison, in the previous edition, the exam was conducted in 37 cities.

  • 9:15 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    I am seeking admission to the M.Des program. Do I need to take the CAT?

    The NID entrance exam has two written exams - the Creative Ability Test (CAT) and the General Ability Test (GAT).

    The GAT is common for all programs. However, if the candidate is seeking admission to the M.Des program, he also needs to take the CAT.

  • 8:15 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    Do I need any other documents other than NID DAT 2024 admit card on exam day?

    The DAT Prelims exam will be conducted on December 24, 2024.

    On the day of the exam, the candidate must bring with them a valid photo ID proof along with the admit card. Note that if the candidate fails to display these documents, he or she may not be allowed to sit in the exam.

  • 7:11 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    When will the NIFT 2024 entrance exam be conducted?

    The 1st phase of the NIFT 2024 entrance exam includes the written exams - GAT and CAT.

    The written exams for NIFT will be conducted on February 5, 2024. Candidates who get shortlisted will have to next appear in a Situation Test/ Personal Interview. 

  • 5:53 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    What are the courses offered admission based on NIFT 2024 scores?

    The application form for NIFT 2024 is open for B.Des, M.Des, B.F.Tech, M.F.Tech, and M.F.M courses.

    Admission to these courses will be on the basis of NIFT 2024 merit ranks.

  • 4:30 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    Is the NIFT 2024 application form OPEN?

    Yes, the application form for NIFT 2024 is currently open.

    With regular fees, the application form is available from December 5 - January 3, 2023. Meanwhile, with late fees, applications will be accepted up to January 8, 2024.

  • 3:15 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    Will I be allowed inside the exam center without the admit card?

    The candidate will be allowed inside the NID DAT 2024 exam center on the display of the NID DAT 2024 admit card. If the candidate fails to display the admit card, he or she will not be allowed inside the exam centre.

  • 1:51 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    How can I download the DAT Prelims scorecard?

    The DAT Prelims admit card will be released online at the NID admission portal.

    To download the admit card, follow these steps:

    1. Go to the NID admission portal
    2. Click on the admit card download link
    3. A log-in window will open
    4. Enter you email ID and date of birth
    5. On successful log-in, the admit card will be displayed in downloadable PDF format
    6. Download and take a printout of the admit card.
  • 12:44 AM IST11 Dec 2023

    NID DAT 2024 admission process

    Candidates seeking admission to NID participating colleges need to appear in the NID entrance exam.

    The entrance exam is conducted in two phases.

    1. The candidate first appears in DAT Prelims 
    2. Shortlisted candidates next have to appear in DAT Mains.

    The FINAL results of NID DAT 2024 will be prepared by considering the performance of the candidate in the DAT Prelims and DAT Mains.

  • 11:44 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    Is the NID DAT 2024 admit card same for DAT Prelims and DAT Mains?

    The National Institute of Design will release admit cards separately for the DAT Prelims and DAT Mains.

    The admit cards for the DAT Prelims will be released on December 12, 2023.

    Meanwhile, admit cards for DAT Mains will be released after DAT Prelims results are announced. Also, admit cards will be released separately for DAT Prelims and DAT Mains.

  • 10:44 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    Is the NID DAT 2024 application form open?

    The NID DAT 2024 application form is now open. 

    The application form with regular fee was open from September 8 - December 5, 2023. With regular fees, the application form was open up to December 7, 2023.

    Candidates who met the eligible criteria had to apply before the last date.

  • 9:46 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    When will the NID DAT 2024 (Prelims) exam be conducted?

    The National Institute of Design (NID) will conduct the DAT Prelims exam on December 24, 2024.

    The exam will be administered as a pen-and-pencil/pen test. The scores of the DAT Prelims exam will be used to shortlist candidates for DAT Mains.

    The FINAL score or merit rank of NID DAT 2024 will be prepared by giving weightage to DAT Prelims and DAT Mains.

  • 9:00 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    Where can I download the DAT Prelims Admit card?

    The DAT Prelims admit card will be released online at the NID admission portal - admissions.nid.edu. Note that admit cards will not be sent by post or by any other means to the candidate.

    So, once the admit card is released, the candidate has to download it from the admission portal only.

  • 8:40 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    When will the NID DAT 2024 (Prelims) admit card released?

    The National Institute of Design (NID) will release the admit cards for the DAT Prelims exam on December 12, 2024. The admit card will be released online at admissions.nid.edu. To download the admit card, you need to log in using your email ID and date of birth.

    Note that hard copies of the admit card will not be sent to the candidate.

  • 8:40 PM IST10 Dec 2023

    NID DAT Admission Portal

    This is what the NID Admission Portal 2024 looks like:

     

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