National Institute of Design (NID)



NID 2018: Dates, Pattern, Application, Eligible, Details

NID 2018 known as National Institute of Design conducted in campuses campus Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Bangalore, NID Vijaywada & Kurukshetra 2018 offers a program for the candidates who are seeking for Bachelor of Design (BDes) and Master of Design (MDes). Candidates will get admission conducted NID on the basis of qualifying DAT (Design Aptitude Test) and to appear Studio Test and Interview round. NID DAT exams are useful for students who wants to make a good carrier or for hefty salary job in the field of a designer; in the Industrial, Communication, IT, Textile or Integrated design.

Let's elaborate more, in Bachelor of Design (BDes) NID has conducted 4 years program on the campus of Ahmedabad which having various roots to select and go through deeper such as

Faculty for NID 2018 Communication Design 

  • Animation Film Design

  • Film & Video Communication

  • Exhibition Design

  • Graphic Design

Faculty of NID 2018 Industrial Design

  • Ceramic and Glass Design

  • Furniture Design

  • Product Design  

Faculty of NID Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design

  • Textile Design

For Master of Design (MDes) three cities conducting a program of 2 and half years.Cities are Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar & Bangalore.

In NID Ahmedabad
  • Animation Film Design

  • Ceramic and Glass Design

  • Furniture Design

  • Film & Video Communication

  • Graphic Design

  • Product Design

  • Textile Design

In NID Gandhinagar

  • Apparel Design

  • Lifestyle Accessory Design

  • New Media Design

  • Photography Design

  • Strategic Design Management

  • Toy & Game Design

  • Transportation & Automobile Design

In NID Bangalore
  • Design for Retail Experience

  • Digital Game Design

  • Information Design

  • Interaction Design

  • Universal Design

NID 2018 Eligibility Criteria


For NID 2018 BDes 

  •  For applying for NID age limits should be 20 (maximum) as on the year 2018.

  • Candidates must have passed out or appearing class 12 in any discipline recognized board of India.

  •  Reserved Category applicants (OBC, SC, ST & PH) Candidates born on or before July 1, 1995, are not eligible.

  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.

  • Candidates who have passed out Class XII examination outside India or from a Board which is not specified should have to produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities with the effect of the examination candidate have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination.

For NID 2018 MDes

  •  Candidates must have the age limit of 30 years as on 2018.

  • Candidates born before on or before July 1, 1987, are not eligible.

  • Bachelor's of the degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 (or more) from any university or institute recognized in India.

  • Diploma in Design under the 10+2+4 system from any university or institute recognized in India.

NID 2018 Exam Pattern


  • There is good news to all who are appearing NIT DAT test that there will be no negative marking while attempting the wrong answer to any question but appearing all the questions are compulsory whether written or aptitude.

  • Exam will contain one question paper of 100 marks and duration of 3 hours and in 100 points paper 70 points (Section A) will contain Multiple choice questions (MCQ) having a marking of .05 to 4 marks each and 30 points (Section B)  has to appear as subjective type questions which contain ability to judge, creative based questions.

  • Studio test will be followed by the personal interview round

NID 2018 Application Process 

  • Filling up NID Application form to submit with providing all the details are totally Online.

  • Candidates have to visit official website

  • Fill up all the details across all given elements, upload your clear photo with signature.

  • Payments for Online via debit/ credit cards or   Offline via demand draft.

NID 2018 Payment for General Category as well as OBC, SC, ST & PH


General Category



2000 Rupees

1000   Rupees


2000 Rupees

1000   Rupees

Combine BDes + GDPD

3000 Rupees

1500   Rupees

MDes (1) discipline

2000 Rupees

1000   Rupees

MDes (2) disciplines

45000 Rupees

2000   Rupees

NID 2018 Exam dates



Online Application Form

October Last week        2017

Last Date of Submission Application Form

November Last week   2017

Last Date with Late Fee Submitting Form

December 1st week       2017

Download of Admit Card DAT prelims

December 3rd week      2017

Exam for MDes, BDes, and GDPD (DAT prelims)

January 2nd week         2018

Answer Key for MDes, BDes, and GDPD

January 4th week          2018

Date of Result for  MDes

February 1st week         2018      

Date of Result for BDes and GDPD

February  4th week       2018     

BDes admit card for Studio test & interview

March 1st week             2018

Dates for Studio test MDes

March 2018 to April      2018

MDes admit card for Studio test & interview

March 4th week             2018

Final results for MDes and BDes 1 list

May 1st & 4th week      2018       

NID 2018 Admit Card

  • Admit Card will avail on December 3rd week 2018 on the Official website of NID. All the process from downloading to submitting will only via online

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