NID Admission Procedure 2020 – Get Counselling Dates & Procedure

NID 2020NID 2020 Counselling will be released on 5th & 6th June 2020. 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 2020.

NID Admission Procedure 2020

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.

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 2020 Cut Off

NID Selection Procedure 2020

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.

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 2020, you can write your queries in the comment box given below.

Displaying 6 Comments
  1. Deeksha says:

    What course should i opt for if i want to do interior design?

  2. Your Name...v t naidu says:

    What wud be the last date for upload documents who are elegible for counselling. While going for counsellung student sud carry DD to pay fee

  3. Rovei Raihmai says:

    Where are the exam center?
    Is it only in Delhi?

  4. Sanjeev Malhotra says:

    Hello, i was Completed my Bachelor’s in 2014. Am I eligible for M.Des

  5. MONIKA SONI says:

    My daughter is in 12th and like to her bachelors from NID for 2019 batch.

    When will the admission form released so that i shouldn’t miss the dates

  6. Sunita kamboj says:

    My daughter’s rank is 115 ..with waiting 04 is there any chance to get admission in Ahemadabad or Vijayawada and when is the date of second counselling… As we have to book tickets…

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