The National Institute of Design (NID) conducts an entrance exam for offering admissions into Bachelor of Design (B.Des.), Masters of Design (M.Des.) and Ph.D. in Design. The Institute holds the authority to release an official notice about the NID Exam Dates.

  • The preliminary exam is scheduled for March 14, 2021, for which the NID Admit Card will be released a week before.
  • You can download the admit card only online mode from the official website.
  • Following the latest NID Exam Syllabus can help in understanding the important topics and prepare well.
  • This post shall take you through a detailed schedule of NID 2021. 

NID Application Dates 2021

  • The online application process for both the B.Des and M.Des Program is extended till 17th February 2021.
  • B.Des and M.Des (1 discipline) applicants need to pay an application fee of Rs 2000/-  for General and OBC categories.
  • For other categories, the application fee is Rs 1000/-. 
  • If applying for 2 disciplines under M.Des, you need to pay Rs 4000/-
  • There are 4 steps involved in the process i.e., Registration, Filling the NID Application Form, Uploading Documents, and Paying the application fee. 
Events B.Des M.Des
Starting Date of Registration January 9, 2021 January 9, 2021
Last Date for Registration February 17, 2021 February 17, 2021
Last Date for Registration with Late Fee February 17-20, 2021 February 17-20, 2021
Application Form Correction  February 21-23, 2021 February 21-23, 2021

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NID Entrance Exam Dates 2021

  • The admit card for NID 2021 is expected to be out on March 04, 2021.
  • The NID Exam Date is scheduled for March 14, 2021.
  • The preliminary exam is a design aptitude test conducted in online mode for 3 hours.
  • There are two sections involved in the exam: Section A is objective while Section B is subjective.
Events B.Des M.Des
NID Prelims Admit Card March 4, 2021 March 4, 2021
NID Prelims Exam March 14, 2021 March 14, 2021
NID Mains Admit Card April 1st week, 2021 April 1st week, 2021
NID Mains Exam Date April 2nd week, 2021 April 2nd, week, 2021

NID Result Dates 2021

  • Based on the previous year's result dates, this year it is expected to be out within 3 weeks after the exam.
  • The NID Result shall be released in PDF format on the official website.
  • As per the selection process, after qualifying prelims, you need to appear for Mains Exam followed by counselling.
Events B.Des M.Des
NID Prelims Results March 4th week 2021 March 4th week 2021
NID Mains Results April Last week 2021 April Last week 2021


When is the prelims NID Exam Date 2021?

The NID Prelims exam date is scheduled for March 04, 2021. 

When is the NID Mains Exam scheduled?

The mains exam for NID is scheduled for April 2021. 

When is the last date for NID Registration 2021?

You can fill the applications until 17th February 2021. 

When is the NID Result Date for prelims exam?

The result is expected to be within 3 weeks after exam. So, the prelims result shall be declared in 4th week of March 2021.