NID Admission Procedure 2021, Counselling (Started) – Get allotment Here

NID 2021 Admission ProcessNID 2021 Seat Allotment (B.Des) has been released on 3rd August 2021. Counselling Procedure has been released for M.Des. It will be conducted through offline mode. DAT (Design Aptitude Test) is the entrance exam for admission into NID (National Institute of Design) and its affiliated colleges. It is a national level entrance exam through which candidates will get admission in B.Des, M.Des and GDPD (Graduate Diploma Program in Design) courses. Candidates must have to appear in DAT Prelims and Mains to get admission in the design institutions. In this article we have mentioned the complete procedure of NID admission 2021.

NID Admission Procedure 2021 – Allotment Released (B.Des)

newiconNID 2021 Seat Allotment (B.Des) has been released on 3rd August 2021.  Click here for allotment.

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

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NID 2021 Counselling for B.Des courses has been organized through zoom meeting.  Click here for counselling notice.

The counselling will be conducted through offline mode. The NID prepares the category-wise rank list on the basis of sum total of the weighted score obtained by the candidate in each stage of admission.

To get admission in design courses, candidates will have to go through three stages of admission which are DAT written test, studio test and personal interview. Candidates will be called for these rounds as per their performance in the DAT prelims entrance exam.

Only candidates those will appear for all the stages of admission will be considered eligible for the merit list. For offering admissions, 70% weightage will be given to DAT Prelims and 30% weightage will be given to DAT Mains exam.

As per the schedule given, candidates will have to upload the document online for the document verification. Candidates those documents will found to be false, their admission will be cancelled by the admission authority on later stage.

On the basis of DAT prelims and mains (studio and interview), the final merit list will be prepared on which basis the candidates will be shortlisted for the submitting the college preference.

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NID 2021 Cut Off

NID Selection Procedure 2021

The NID admission procedure is followed by the steps given below:


  • Based on the availability of seats, candidates in order of merit will qualify to give their consent for the various stages of the admissions process.
  • Candidates will have to login on the official website to fill and submit the preferences.

Submit Preference:

  • Candidates those will appear in the both DAT-Prelims and DAT-Mains exam will be only eligible to fill preference.
  • After submission of preferences by the candidate, they will be asked to confirm the preferences provided by the candidate.
  • Once the preference will be submitted, it cannot be changed at a later stage.

View Result:

  • Candidates must view their results only after confirming and submitting the preferences.
  • The category-wise seats will be allotted to candidates in order of merit and based on the preference submitted by them.
  • Candidates will be required to remain present at the centre with required documents as per the allotted schedule.
  • If candidate’s fails to report as per the reporting schedule, the allotted seat will be stand cancelled and will be offered to the next eligible candidate on the list according to the category.

Documents Required for Admission

Candidates will have to bring the original documents along with photocopies on the day of counselling.

  • 10th & 12th Mark sheet
  • Birth Certificate
  • Graduation Mark sheet (Degree/Diploma)
  • Graduation Certificate (Degree/Diploma)
  • Reservation Category Certificate
  • PwD Certificate
  • Passport (for overseas category)
  • Bonafide Certificate from the Principal of their College (those result is awaited)

If you have any other queries about NID Admission Procedure 2021, you can write your queries in the comment box given below.

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  1. Harinandan H Nair says:

    Are there multiple Allotments for NID ie will there be upgradation of Institute

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