NID stands for The National Institute of Design. It is a top-ranking design institute in India. Internationally, it is praised as one of the premier multi-disciplinary institutions in the field of design education. It was established with the help of the Ford foundation and the Sarabhai family in Ahmedabad, in September 1961. By the National Institute of Design Act 2014, NID has been declared as the “Institute of National Importance “ by the parliament. It is an autonomous Institute which still believes in the tenets of Bauhaus design movement of “learning by doing”. It is also perceived as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, by the department of scientific and industrial research, by the government of India.
NID Entrance Exam is conducted by National Institute of Design (NID) which is held on the first week of January, 2020. It offers educational programs both at undergraduate and post graduate levels. It is a 2.5 to 5 years course. All aspirants applying for B.Des and GDPD and M.Des programs must achieve the criteria of both age and qualifications. The eligibility however varies from course to course.
Only those candidates who are eligible with regard to age and educational qualifications can apply for the Design Aptitude test (DAT) 2020, also popularly known as the National Entrance for Examination for Design (NEED) which is an entrance exam for admission in National Institute of Design (NID). There is no specific or separate syllabus to prepare for DAT or NEED. The questions are basically based on general Communication Skills, Creativity, Drawing Skills, Sensitivity to Environment and Subjects of Design, Composition, General mental ability.
Both B.Des and M.Des design aptitude tests comprise of two phases: The first phase is called DAT prelims which is a written test which has to be cleared before appearing for the second phase which is called DAT mains, which consists of a studio test.
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