National Institute of Design (NID) was going to end the application form submission window, without late fee today. However for reasons undisclosed, the premier design institute has decide to provide students more time to apply through admissions.nid.edu.
Now the new last date for NID 2020 application form is November 18, 2019 and the deadline time is 2 pm. After that candidates will be able to apply with a late fee for B.Des, M.Des, GDPD. The window to apply with late fee will open at 6 pm on November 18, 2019, and close on November 21, 2019, 12 noon.
Right now the application fee for B.Des / GDPD, and M.Des is Rs 2000 for general, EWS, OBC, and Rs 1000 for SC, ST, PWD. In the case of M.Des, this is the fee if one applies for a single discipline. General, EWS, OBC aplying for two disciplines will have to pay Rs 4000, and SC, ST, PWD will pay Rs 2000.
During the late fee window, fee will be double as before.
As per an email received by candidates who have applied or registered, the dates to edit application form have also been changed. Now the window for editing submitted application form will open on November 21, 2019 at 6 pm, and close at 2 pm on November 23, 2019. Only those who will have applied by the last date will be able to make changes in the form.
NID released entrance exam and admission 2020 details on October 1, 2019. Initially the deadline to apply was November 7, 2019 without late fee, and November 13, 2019 with late fee. And the form correction window was supposed to be available from November 13, 2019 to November 15, 2019.
For the Bachelor of Design or B.Des, Graduate Diploma Programme in Design or GDPD, and Master of Design that is M.Des, NID shall conduct a Design Aptitude Test. Known as NID DAT 2020, the exam is scheduled for December 29, 2019 for all the programs. There will in fact be two DATs, the DAT prelims, and the DAT mains.
NID DAT 2020 admit card will be available for download from December 20, 2019. That is nine days prior to the exam. After the exam, NID shall declare results for DAT prelims on March 19, 2020 for B.Des / GDPD, and February 18, 2020 for M.Des.
The National Institute of Design offers B.Des at NID Ahmedabad. GDPD is offered at NID in AP, Haryana, MP, and Assam. Masters program M.Des is offered at NID Ahmedabad, Bengaluru (extension campus), and Gandhinagar (extension campus).
Institute of national importance, NID, is an autonomous institute under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of COmmerce and Industry, Government of India. Details of admissions to the institute are available in detail, with brochure, fee structure et al at admissions.nid.edu. NID has also provided DAT prelims sample test papers for B.Des, GDPD, M.Des. Besides, separate details for each campus are also available on the admissions website.