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Author : Aparna

Updated On : September 14, 2023


Summary: Hurry and secure your spot in the prestigious National Institute of Design (NID) by swiftly completing the application process for aspiring students. Don't miss this opportunity to embark on your creative journey!

 The NID application process is already in full swing! Here's everything you need to know about NID Application Form 2024.  Filling out the application form is not rocket science! However, the smallest mistake can lead to the rejection of your candidature. 

Every year, the registration form is released online on the official website of NID.

There are four steps involved in the NID entrance exam registration:

  • Online registration
  • Filling in details in the online form
  • Uploading required documents
  • Paying the application fee

Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into step-by-step instructions to fill out NID Application Form 2024, required documents, application fees, and more.

NID 2024 Registration Link - Fill your NID Application Form 2024 right away!

NID Application Form Dates 2024

Check out the table below to know all the important events related to the NID DAT 2024 entrance exam:

Events Dates (Announced)
Release of NID 2024 Notification 1800 hrs. Friday, 08 September 2023
The NID 2024 application process starts from 1800 hrs. Friday, 08 September 2023 (Open)
Last date for submitting NID Online Application Form 1600 hrs. Friday, 01 December 2023 
The last date for submitting the NID Application Form with the late fee 1800 hrs. Friday, 01 December 2023 - 1600 hrs. Sunday, 03 December 2023
Application correction window 1600 hrs. Friday, 05 December 2023 - 1600 hrs. Sunday, 07 December 2023
NID admit card download begins for NID DAT Prelims 1600 hrs. Tuesday, 12 December 2023
NID DAT Prelims Exam/ NID BDes exam date 2024 Sunday, 24 December 2023
Declaration of NID DAT Prelims Results 1600 hrs. Thursday, 28 March 2024
Rechecking request for DAT prelims 1800 hrs. Thursday, 28 March 2024, to 160 hrs. Saturday, 30 March 2024
Download the NID DAT Mains Exam Admit Card 1600 hrs. Friday, 14 April 2024
NID DAT Mains Exam/ NID 2024 Exam Date Saturday, 27 April 2024 and Sunday, 28 April 2024
NID DAT 2024 Mains Result 1600 hrs. Tuesday 21 May 2024
Window for submission of Campus Preference 1600 hrs. Tuesday, 21 May 2024, to 1600 hrs. Thursday, 23 May 2024
Rechecking request for DAT Mains 1600 hrs. Tuesday 21 May 2024 to 1600 hrs. Thursday, 22 May 2024
Seat Allotment, Payment of Token Fees and Uploading of documents 1600 hrs. Tuesday 29 May 2024 to 1600 hrs. Wednesday, 31 May 2024
Provisional offer letter 1600 hrs. Tuesday 13 June 2024
Payment of remaining fees 1600 hrs. Thursday, 13 June 2024 to 1600 hrs. Monday, 17 June 2024
Subsequent rounds of seat allotment, along with the payment of full fees 1600 hrs. Thursday, 20 June 2024
Physical verification of documents at the respective NIDs To be announced later by the respective NIDs

Note: The events for NID card online registration have been successfully concluded for this year. 

How to Apply Online for NID 2024?

  • Indian Nationals belonging to the general and EWS categories must have been born on or after 01 July 2003. In contrast, those belonging to SC/ST/OBC must have been conducted on 01 July 2000 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 complete the online form. Only those who satisfy the NID Eligibility Criteria 2024 mentioned above are eligible to fill out the registration form.

Make sure to fill out the registration form in the stipulated time to avoid discrepancies at the last moment. 

You can follow the instructions below to fill out the online application form without errors.

  • Visit the official website of NID.
  • Click on the "New Registration" tab.
  • Provide a valid mobile number, email ID, and Date of birth, and click the submit button.
  • After registration, the exam conducting body will send login credentials to the registered email ID and mobile number via email.
  • Re-login to the portal using the credentials received after registration.
  • Fill out 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. 

Check: Previous year's NID Sample Papers

NID Application Form Fee 2024

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

Check out the image below for the detailed category-wise NID application form 2024 fees.

Check: Short tricks to crack the NID exam on the first attempt

The NID masters application will be released separately. 

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Documents to upload in NID Application Form 2024

If you aspire to apply for the NID 2024 Entrance Exam, you must have the below-listed documents handy while filling out 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

Check: NID 2024 Admission

Specifications for Uploading Documents

Here is brief information about the specifications for uploading documents in the NID application form 2024.

Also, check the critical points to remember while uploading the documents.


  • The photograph must be in colour with a white background and 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 hair of the head, any cloth, or any shadow must not cover the main features of the face. The forehead, eyes, nose, cheeks, lips, and chin should be visible.
  • Spectacles with dark or tinted glasses are prohibited; only clear drinks are allowed.

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  • The signature must be in black only and written on 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 table below shows the specifications 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 the Passport Format: JPG/JPEG Maximum Size: 75-150 KB
Last page of the Passport

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How to Edit NID Application Form 2024?

If you feel that you have committed mistakes while filling out 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 the "NID Correction Form."
  • Click on the link and make the required changes
  • Click on the "Save" button

Check: Best study timetable for the NID entrance exam

How to Retrieve Password for the NID DAT Application Form 2024?

You can follow the simple steps mentioned below if you forget your password while filling out the NID 2024 application form.

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on "Forgot Enrolment ID". Then, provide a mobile number and email 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, email ID, and enrolment ID.
  • You can reset the password with the help of OTP received via SMS.

Check: NID Online Coaching

NID Application Form Correction 2024

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

After the window period, you can not change the application form. Also, note that you can only make changes in specific fields.

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

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Category
  • Email ID
  • Nationality/ Citizenship
  • Date of Birth

Check: Short tricks to crack the NID interview on the first attempt


If you face difficulty filling out the application or need assistance with NID preparations, you can always reach out to our experts for help! Our coaching modules are designed by the best faculty in the design industry and are regularly updated to challenge students to achieve excellent scores in the NID entrance exam. 

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