NID Entrance Exam 2022: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria
NID Entrance Exam 2022 also known as NID DAT will be organized in the month of March 2022. NID (National Institute of Design) conducts national level entrance exam known as NID Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT). Through this entrance exam, the qualified candidates are offered admission in B.Des and M.Des courses. Selection of candidates will be done through NID DAT held in two stages – DAT Prelim and DAT Mains. Candidates successfully qualifying both the stages will be eligible for admission in various NID campuses located in Ahmedabad, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Assam & other places. Through this article, we have provided complete information related to NID Entrance Exam 2022.
NID Entrance Exam 2022 Dates
Check NID Exam dates for various events of 2022 session in the below given table:
|Events||Dates 2022 (Tentative)|
|Online Registration Starts||In the 1st /2nd week of January 2022|
|Online Registration Closes||3rd week of February 2022|
|Submission of form with late fee||3rd to 4th week of February 2022|
|Edit Application Form||4th week of February 2022|
|DAT Prelims Admit Card release||1st week of March 2022|
|DAT Prelims Exam||2nd week of March 2022|
|DAT Prelims Result (M.Des)||4th week of March 2022|
|DAT Prelims Result (B.Des)||1st week of April 2022|
|Rechecking request on DAT prelim||2nd week of April 2022|
|DAT (Mains) Admit Card (M.Des)||3rd week of April 2022|
|DAT (Mains) Admit Card (B.Des)||3rd week of April 2022|
|DAT Mains Exam (M.Des)||Last week of April 2022|
|DAT Mains Exam (B.Des)||Last week of April 2022|
|DAT Mains Result||May 2022|
|Counselling Starts||May 2022|
NID 2022 Application Form
Know complete details about NID 2022 Application Form in the below given section:
- The online registration process will start from 1st /2nd week of January 2022.
- Applicants can fill application form through online mode.
- The online application process involves various steps – Signup/ Registration, filling details in application form, uploading of documents and signature, payment of application fee and printing of application form.
- Last date to apply for NID 2022 will be till third week of February 2022.
- Candidates can also submit their applications after the last date with payment of late fee.
- For the candidates who want to make changes in the details of application form can make correction in the fourth week of February 2022.
- Students must fill all the information correctly otherwise the application will be rejected.
- Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode using debit card/ credit card.
- Know application fee for various category candidates in the below given table:
|Course||Category||Application Fee (in Rs.)|
|B. Des/ GPDP|
|General /OBC-NCL/ General -EWS||3000/-|
|SC/ ST/ General- EWS-PwD/ General- PwD/ OBC -NCL- PWD/ SC- PWD/ ST -PWD||1500/-|
|General/ General- EWS/ OBC- NCL||3000/- (1 discipline)|
6000/- (2 disciplines)
|SC/ ST/ General -PWD/ General- EWS-PwD/ OBC -NCL- PWD/ SC- PWD/ ST -PWD||1500/- (1 discipline); 3000/- (2 discipline)|
|Overseas Candidates||5000/- (1 discipline); 10000/- (2 discipline)|
NID 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates can check complete NID Eligibility Criteria details in the below given section:
For B.Des Program:
- Indian Nationals (General & General EWS category): Candidates born on or after 1st July 2002 are only eligible to apply.
- Indian Nationals Reserved (OBC-NCL, ST & SC category): Candidates born on or after 1st July 1999 are only eligible to apply.
- Indian Nationals Reserved (PWD category): Candidates born on or after 1st July 1997 are only eligible to apply.
- Foreign Nationals in Overseas Category: Candidates born on or after 1st July 2002 are only eligible to apply.
- Candidates who have passed or appearing in higher secondary (10+2 level) examination in Science/ Commerce/ Arts/ Humanities or any other stream from a recognized board or university are eligible to apply.
For M.Des Program:
- Indian Nationals (General & General EWS category): Candidates born on or after 1st July 1992 are only eligible to apply.
- Indian Nationals Reserved (OBC-NCL, ST & SC category): Candidates born on or after 1st July 1989 are only eligible to apply.
- Indian Nationals Reserved (PWD category): Candidates born on or after 1st July 1987 are only eligible to apply.
- Foreign Nationals in Overseas Category: Candidates born on or after 1st July 1992 are also eligible to apply.
- Candidates must possess bachelor’s degree of 4 years duration in any specialization after 12th level or its equivalent from any university or institute recognized by law in India OR
- Full time diploma of 4 years duration in Design/ Applied Arts/ Fine Arts/ Architecture, after 12th standard or equivalent to 12th standard from any university or institute recognized by law in India OR
- Bachelor’s degree of 3 years duration in any specialization after 12th level or equivalent to 12th standard.
NID 2022 Exam Pattern
Know details about NID Exam Pattern in the below given section:
- Exam Mode: The paper will be conducted through pen and paper mode.
- Language of Paper: The language of the paper will be English.
- Type of Questions: There will be visual and textual type of questions in the paper.
- Exam Duration: Paper will be of 3 hours.
- Marks: The paper will be of 100 marks.
- Studio Test (M.Des DAT Mains): The exam will be of 100 marks. Test duration will be 3 hours in English language.
- Interview: After studio test, the interview will be conducted separately.
NID Entrance Exam 2022 Syllabus
NID Syllabus for NID DAT exam 2022 will consist of various topics – Comprehension, Knowledge and Visualization, Creativity, Memory Drawing, Drawing Skills, General Mental Ability, etc.
For the studio test, the syllabus will consist of various topics from – Observation Test, 3D Modeling, Creative Thinking, Body Language, Portfolio Making, etc.
NID Entrance Exam 2022 Preparation Tips
To secure good marks in NID DAT exam, students can follow below given preparation tips:
- First of all, students must make a proper routine and schedule their study time with their other activities.
- Candidates must go through complete details of NID DAT exam in the provided handbook online.
- Go through the exam pattern and syllabus to know the topics and other information.
- Practice previous year question papers and sample papers.
- Attempt mock tests for practice.
FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)
NID Entrance Exam 2022 Admit Card
Candidates can download their NID Admit Card from first week of March 2022 for prelim exam. The admit card will be available by online mode. No admit card will be sent through post or any other offline mode.
Students will be able to download their admit card using their email address and date of birth. Details related to the exam date, venue and centre will be mentioned in the admit card. For DAT mains, students can download hall ticket from third week of April 2022.
NID Entrance Exam 2022 Answer Key
Students can download NID Answer Key for DAT after the successful conclusion of exam. The answer key can be downloaded through online mode. It will be available on the website along with the question papers for all sets.
In case candidates find any discrepancy in the answer key, they can submit objections with amount of payment per challenge. With the help of answer key, students will be able to know the correct answers of all questions.
NID Entrance Exam 2022 Result
NID Result can be checked online for DAT prelim from last week of March 2022 to first week of April 2022. Students will be required to visit the website and enter their login details to check their result. Students qualifying prelim exam will be eligible for further round.
Final Result will be declared in the month of May 2022. The final marks will be calculated based on marks obtained by the candidates in the DAT prelim and mains.
NID Entrance Exam 2022 Merit List
Only the students who have appeared for all the tests in DAT Prelims and DAT Mains, will be selected in the merit list. The merit list will be first released after the DAT Prelims exam shortlisting the candidates for Mains exam.
After NID Mains exam, final merit list will be available category wise through online mode on the website.
NID 2022 Admission
Students who will successfully clear NID DAT prelims and mains will be offered admission in the institute. During NID Admission, students must submit their documents/ certificates for verification.
Candidates must report at the allotted institution for their final admission. Also, students will be required to pay admission fee before the last date of admission to confirm their seat in the institution.
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