NID Application Form 2022 Registration Link - Apply Here

National Institute of Design has extended the last date to submit the application form for NID with a late fee. This is a great opportunity for those who could not fill the registration form earlier due to some reason.

You can fill the registration form only online mode from the official website. There are four steps involved in the application process: online registration, filling in details in the online form, uploading required documents, and paying the application fee.

Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into step-by-step instructions to fill NID Application Form 2022, required documents, application fee, and more.

How to Apply Online for NID Exam 2022?

Indian Nationals belonging to the general and EWS category must have been born on or after 01 July 2002. In contrast, those belonging to SC/ST/OBC must have been born 01 July 1999 to apply for the National Institute of Design entrance exam.

Also, you must have completed your class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized university to fill the online form. Only those who satisfy the NID Eligibility Criteria 2022 mentioned above are eligible to fill the registration form.

Make sure to fill the registration form in stipulated time to avoid discrepancies at the last moment. You can follow the instructions given below to fill the online application form without any errors.

Guidelines and Direct Link to Fill NID Application Form 2022

  • Visit the official website of NID, i.e.
  • Click on the "New Registration" tab.
  • Provide the valid mobile number, email ID, Date of birth, and click on the submit button.
  • After registration, the exam conducting body will send login credentials to the registered e-mail ID and mobile number via email.
  • Re-login to the portal using the credentials received after registration.
  • Fill the application form by entering all the details correctly. 
  • Upload all the necessary documents in the specified format.
  • Pay the application fee either online or offline mode. 

NID Application Form 2022 Dates

Those interested in applying for the NID exam must make sure to fill the online form on or before the last date.

Check out the table below to know all important events related to the NID DAT entrance exam:

Events Dates 
Start date to fill the application form 05 October 2021
Last date to submit the application form 30 November 2021 (04:00 pm)
Last date to submit the application form with late fee 09 December 2021 (04:00 pm)
Application correction window 10 December 2021 - 16 December 2021 (04:00 pm)
NID DAT (Prelims) Exam 02 January 2022

NID mock test

NID mock test

NID Application Fee 2022

You can pay the application fee for NID only through online mode using either a debit card or credit card.

Check out the below table for the detailed category-wise NID  2022 application form fees.

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Category Application Fee 2022
General Rs.3,000/-
General-EWS Rs.3,000/-
OBC-NCL Rs.3,000/-
SC Rs.1500/-
ST Rs.1500/-
General-PwD Rs.1500/-
General-EWS-PwD Rs.1500/-
OBC-NCL-PwD Rs.1500/-
SC-PwD Rs.1500/-
ST-PwD Rs.1500/-
Overseas (Supernumerary) Rs 5,000

Documents Required to Fill NID 2022 Application Form

If you aspire to apply for the NID 2022 Entrance Exam, you need to have the below-listed documents handy while filling the online form. 

  • Passport size photograph
  • Signature
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • First page and last page of Passport for overseas students

NID Online Coaching

NID Online Coaching

Specifications for Uploading Documents

Here is the brief information about specifications for uploading documents in the NID 2022 application form. Also, check the important points to remember while uploading the documents.


  • The photograph must be in colour with a white background and must be taken in a professional studio.
  • Photographs with self-composed portraits will not be accepted.
  • The digital version of your passport-sized photograph will be uploaded in JPG/JPEG format, with a minimum size of 75 KB and a maximum size of 100 KB.
  • Facial features should occupy about 80% of the area in the photograph, with a clear view of the whole face directly looking into the camera.
  • The main features of the face must not be covered by hair of the head, any cloth, or any shadow. The forehead, both eyes, nose, cheeks, lips, and chin should be visible.
  • Spectacles with dark or tinted glasses are not permitted; only clear glasses are permitted.

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  • The signature must be in black only and must be written against a white background.
  • Before uploading, you must scan the signature. Mobile phone photographs of signatures are not acceptable.
  • The signature is to be uploaded in JPG/JPEG format, and the size should be between 75 KB to100 KB.

The below table shows the specification for other documents:

Category Certificate Format & Size
OBC-NCL OBC-NCL Certificate Format: JPG/JPEG Maximum Size: 75-150 KB
SC Caste Certificate Format: JPG/JPEG Maximum Size: 75-150 KB
ST Tribe Certificate Format: JPG/JPEG Maximum Size: 75-150 KB
Open-PwD Disability Certificate Format: JPG/JPEG Maximum Size: 75-150 KB
OBC-NCL-PwD Caste Certificate Format: JPG/JPEG Maximum Size: 75-150 KB
Disability Certificate
SC-PwD Caste Certificate Format: JPG/JPEG Maximum Size: 75-150 KB
Disability Certificate
ST-PwD Caste Certificate Format: JPG/JPEG Maximum Size: 75-150 KB
Disability Certificate
Overseas The first page of Passport Format: JPG/JPEG Maximum Size: 75-150 KB
Last page of Passport

NID 2022 Application Form Correction

The National Institute of Design provides an opportunity to edit the NID Online Application Form. However, you are allowed to edit the application form within the window period. 

After the window period, you can not make any changes to the application form. Also, note that you will be allowed to make changes in specific fields only.

Some of the details that you can not edit in the NID application form during the correction window include:

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Category
  • E-mail ID
  • Nationality/ Citizenship
  • Date of Birth

How to Edit NID Application Form 2022?

If you feel that you have committed mistakes while filling the form, you can edit the details in the application form within the period of the correction window.

You can follow the steps mentioned below to edit the application form.

  • Visit the official website of NID.
  • Login to the website using your registration number and password
  • Click on the "Submit" button
  • A new screen will appear on the screen, and there you will see a link related to "NID Correction Form."
  • Click on the link and make the required changes
  • Click on the "Save" button

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How to Retrieve Password for the NID Application Form 2022?

You can follow the simple steps mentioned below in case if you forget your password while filling the NID 2022 application form.

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on “Forgot Enrolment ID”. Then, provide a mobile number and e-mail ID. You will receive an enrolment ID via SMS/E-mail.
  • If you forget the password, click on “Forgot Enrolment ID or Password?”
  • Click on “Request for an OTP”.
  • Provide a mobile number, e-mail ID, and enrolment ID.
  • You can reset the password with the help of OTP received via SMS.

How to Check NID Application Status 2022?

You can follow the below procedure to check the status of your NID 2022 application form.

  • Visit the official website.
  • On the Home page, click on the admission tab link.
  • Click on the new page named "Graduate Diploma Program in Design."
  • Enter your registered number and password.
  • Click on the "Submit" button.
  • The application status will appear on the screen.


Is NID DAT Application Form 2022 be released?

Yes. The Application Form for NID 2022 is released on 05 October 2021 by the National Institute of Design.

How to apply online for NID DAT 2022 Exam?

You can apply for NID 2022 from the official website. Complete the registration and fill the application form with all the required details correctly. Pay the prescribed fee either through online and offline mode. 

Can I fill the NID registration form through offline mode?

No, the application form for NID DAT can be filled online only mode. The exam conducting body will not accept any hard copy of the application form for NID DAT exam.

Which documents need to be uploaded while filling the NID DAT 2022 Application Form

You need to upload few scanned documents like photograph, signature, caste certificate, reservation certificate, Tribe Certificate, and Disability Certificate.

Can I change my date of birth in NID Application form correction window?

No, the date of birth cannot be changed in the NID application form correction window. You are informed that in the application correction window, you will be allowed to make changes to certain fields only. 

What is the NID application fee for general category?

The NID Application fee for the B.Des course for the general category is Rs 3,000.