The National Institute of Design has extended the last date to apply for the NID entrance exam 2021. To take admission in B.Des or M.Des programs in the National Institute of Design, candidates have to now register by February 17, 2021. The last date to apply with a late fee has been now changed to February 20, 2021.
Further, the NID 2021 application form correction will start from February 21, 2021. The official website to apply for NID 2021 is admissions.nid.edu. In order to apply, one has to first do the registration. After that, fill in all details in the form, upload images, and pay the application fee.
For admission to B.Des programs, candidates belonging to General, EWS and OBC have to pay a fee of Rs 3000. SC/ST and PWD candidates have to pay only Rs 1500 while Overseas candidates have to pay Rs 5000.
For M.Des admissions, candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 3000 for 1 discipline & Rs 6000 for 2 disciplines (General, EWS, and OBC). The application fee for SC/ST and PWD candidates is Rs 1500 for 1 discipline & Rs 3000 for 2 disciplines. For Overseas candidates, the fee amount is Rs 5000 for 1 discipline & Rs 10000 for 2 disciplines respectively. The application fee can be paid either online or through Demand Draft.
To apply for NID 2021 entrance test, for B.Des admissions, applicants must have passed Class 12 exam in any discipline. Those who are going to appear in Class 12 exams in 2021 are also eligible provided that they must have passed the exam by the time of admissions. For M.Des programs, candidates must have passed any Bachelor’s degree program of 4 years’ duration. Candidates who have a full time 4 years Diploma in Design/Fine Arts/Applied Arts/Architecture etc are also eligible.
NID conducts Design Aptitude Test (Prelims and Mains) for admission into B.Des and GDPD programme. DAT Prelims is conducted for the duration of 3 hours. It is a paper and pen / pencil test. DAT Mains is conducted in multiple formats such as in a studio set-up. The test is conducted for a minimum period of 3 days. The total marks of DAT Mains are 100.
For M.Des also, Design Aptitude Test Prelims and Mains are conducted. DAT Prelims is of 100 marks. DAT Prelims paper consists of objective and subjective questions. Based on DAT Prelims, the candidates are shortlisted for Mains. DAT Mains consists of two parts, Studio Test and Interviews.