NID Exam Latest News 2025: Exam Date Announcement You've Been Waiting For!

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : June 19, 2024

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Breaking News: The latest announcement reveals that the NID 2025 exam dates will be officially released by the end of this year. Aspirants are advised to mark their calendars and prepare accordingly.

For all design enthusiasts eyeing a future at the National Institute of Design (NID), there's breaking news that's bound to set the tone for your preparations in the coming months.

NID 2025 Exam Dates will be announced within a few months! Continue reading the article and check the latest updates for NID 2025.

NID Exam Latest News 2024: NID DAT 2024 registration will start for BDes and MDes programs by November 2024. Candidates can apply for these courses till December 1. 

NID Exam 2025 Exam Details

Don't miss out on the NID 2025 Exam calendar!! The NID application process is already in full swing. Know the NID DAT prelims and Mains dates by scrolling below. 

NID Mock Test Series

NID Mock Test Series

NID Exam 2025 Exam Dates

Check the important dates for NID exam 2025

Events NID Exam Dates 2025
Release of NID 2025 Notification August 2024 (Expected)
The NID 2025 application process starts from September 2024 (Expected)
Last date for submitting NID Online Application Form December 2024 (Expected)
The last date for submitting the NID Application Form with the late fee December 2024 (Expected)
Application correction window December 2024 (Expected)
NID admit card download December 2024 (Expected)
NID DAT Prelims Exam/ NID B.Des exam date 2025 December Last Week 2024 (Expected)
Declaration of NID DAT Prelims Results March 2025 (Expected)
Rechecking request for DAT prelims March Last Week 2025 (Expected)
Download the NID DAT Mains Exam Admit Card April 2025 (Expected)
NID DAT Mains Exam/ NID 2025 Exam Date April Last Week 2025 (Expected)
NID DAT 2025 Mains Result May 2025 (Expected)
Window for submission of Campus Preference May 2025 (Expected)
Rechecking request for DAT Mains May 2025 (Expected)
Seat Allotment, Payment of Token Fees and Uploading of documents May Last Week 2025 (Expected)
Provisional offer letter June 2025 (Expected)
Payment of remaining fees June 3rd Week 2025 (Expected)
Subsequent rounds of seat allotment, along with the payment of full fees June 2025 (Expected)
Physical verification of documents at the respective NIDs To be announced by the respective NIDs

Check: Previous year's NID Sample Papers 

NID 2025 Exam Highlights

Particulars Details
Exam name National Institute of Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT)
Conducting Body NID
Exam frequency Once a year
Exam purpose Admission to Design courses offered by NIDS and some private colleges
Courses offered BDes, MDes
Application fee INR 3,000 
Exam duration 3 hours
Official website https://admissions.nid.edu

Check: NID 2025 Admission

NID 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Only those who will satisfy the criteria set by the exam conducting body are eligible to apply for the exam.

Your candidature will get cancelled if you do not satisfy the Eligibility Criteria for NID Exam 2025

Check out the detailed criteria for age and qualification from the post below.

NID Aptitude Test - Age Limit

  • As per the official notification, Indian Nationals belonging to the general category and general EWS category must have been born on or after 01 July 2003, whereas those belonging to the SC/ST/OBC-NCL category must have been born on or after 01 July 2000 to apply for the NID entrance exam.
  • If you belong to the PwD category, you must have been born on or after 01 July 1998 to be eligible for admission.
  • For Foreign nationals in the overseas category, only those candidates born or after 1 July 2003 are eligible to apply for admission.

Check: How is Life at NID?

Educational Qualification

  • You must have completed the final examination of 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board (AISSE/ICSE/CBSE) to be eligible for the exam.
  • Those appearing for the higher secondary examination in the academic year 2025 can also apply for the NID DAT exam.
  • Applications for the academic year 2025-26 will be open to candidates who have passed or will appear for higher secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations in any stream (Science, Arts, Commerce, Humanities, etc.) from any recognized board of education such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or equivalent.

Visit the respective official website of each campus to learn about the NID Ahmedabad entrance exam.

Check: Tips to Improve Drawing Skills for NID 2025

NID 2025 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

NID DAT 2025 Exam For B.Des & GDPD For M.Des
Mode of Exam Online Online
No. of Questions Section A: 64 (MCQ); Section B: 3 (Subjective) Section A: 59 (MCQ); Section B: 3 (Subjective)
No. of Sections 2 2
Total Marks 100 100
Negative Marking No No
Duration 3 hours 3 hours

NID 2025 Syllabus

Exam Syllabus
Aptitude Test NID Syllabus Includes various topics like Creativity, Comprehension, Knowledge and Visualization, Drawing Skills, Memory Drawing, General Mental Ability, etc.
Studio Test Comprises of topics such as 3D Modeling, Body Language, Observation Test, Portfolio Making, Creative Thinking, etc

Check: NID Preparation Books

NID Online Coaching

NID Online Coaching 

Also check: NID Placements with Prestigious Companies

Conclusion

The NID 2024 exam major events are almost over, and only the counselling round is happening now. Keep checking this page for regular updates so that candidates will have a clear timeline to strategize and refine their preparation. It's time to turn aspirations into achievements and make every day count.

Check: NID Exam Analysis

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the the NID Notification 2025 released?

Is there any limitation on number of attempts in NID DAT Exam?

Can a student from Class 12 Arts stream apply for NID Entrance Exam 2025?

What is the age limit to apply for NID DAT Exam 2025?

What is the education qualification required to apply for NID DAT 2025?

NID Exam Latest News 2025: Exam Date Announcement You've Been Waiting For!

Author : Palak Khanna

June 19, 2024

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Breaking News: The latest announcement reveals that the NID 2025 exam dates will be officially released by the end of this year. Aspirants are advised to mark their calendars and prepare accordingly.

For all design enthusiasts eyeing a future at the National Institute of Design (NID), there's breaking news that's bound to set the tone for your preparations in the coming months.

NID 2025 Exam Dates will be announced within a few months! Continue reading the article and check the latest updates for NID 2025.

NID Exam Latest News 2024: NID DAT 2024 registration will start for BDes and MDes programs by November 2024. Candidates can apply for these courses till December 1. 

NID Exam 2025 Exam Details

Don't miss out on the NID 2025 Exam calendar!! The NID application process is already in full swing. Know the NID DAT prelims and Mains dates by scrolling below. 

NID Mock Test Series

NID Mock Test Series

NID Exam 2025 Exam Dates

Check the important dates for NID exam 2025

Events NID Exam Dates 2025
Release of NID 2025 Notification August 2024 (Expected)
The NID 2025 application process starts from September 2024 (Expected)
Last date for submitting NID Online Application Form December 2024 (Expected)
The last date for submitting the NID Application Form with the late fee December 2024 (Expected)
Application correction window December 2024 (Expected)
NID admit card download December 2024 (Expected)
NID DAT Prelims Exam/ NID B.Des exam date 2025 December Last Week 2024 (Expected)
Declaration of NID DAT Prelims Results March 2025 (Expected)
Rechecking request for DAT prelims March Last Week 2025 (Expected)
Download the NID DAT Mains Exam Admit Card April 2025 (Expected)
NID DAT Mains Exam/ NID 2025 Exam Date April Last Week 2025 (Expected)
NID DAT 2025 Mains Result May 2025 (Expected)
Window for submission of Campus Preference May 2025 (Expected)
Rechecking request for DAT Mains May 2025 (Expected)
Seat Allotment, Payment of Token Fees and Uploading of documents May Last Week 2025 (Expected)
Provisional offer letter June 2025 (Expected)
Payment of remaining fees June 3rd Week 2025 (Expected)
Subsequent rounds of seat allotment, along with the payment of full fees June 2025 (Expected)
Physical verification of documents at the respective NIDs To be announced by the respective NIDs

Check: Previous year's NID Sample Papers 

NID 2025 Exam Highlights

Particulars Details
Exam name National Institute of Design Aptitude Test (NID DAT)
Conducting Body NID
Exam frequency Once a year
Exam purpose Admission to Design courses offered by NIDS and some private colleges
Courses offered BDes, MDes
Application fee INR 3,000 
Exam duration 3 hours
Official website https://admissions.nid.edu

Check: NID 2025 Admission

NID 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Only those who will satisfy the criteria set by the exam conducting body are eligible to apply for the exam.

Your candidature will get cancelled if you do not satisfy the Eligibility Criteria for NID Exam 2025

Check out the detailed criteria for age and qualification from the post below.

NID Aptitude Test - Age Limit

  • As per the official notification, Indian Nationals belonging to the general category and general EWS category must have been born on or after 01 July 2003, whereas those belonging to the SC/ST/OBC-NCL category must have been born on or after 01 July 2000 to apply for the NID entrance exam.
  • If you belong to the PwD category, you must have been born on or after 01 July 1998 to be eligible for admission.
  • For Foreign nationals in the overseas category, only those candidates born or after 1 July 2003 are eligible to apply for admission.

Check: How is Life at NID?

Educational Qualification

  • You must have completed the final examination of 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board (AISSE/ICSE/CBSE) to be eligible for the exam.
  • Those appearing for the higher secondary examination in the academic year 2025 can also apply for the NID DAT exam.
  • Applications for the academic year 2025-26 will be open to candidates who have passed or will appear for higher secondary (10+2) qualifying examinations in any stream (Science, Arts, Commerce, Humanities, etc.) from any recognized board of education such as CBSE, IB, ICSE or equivalent.

Visit the respective official website of each campus to learn about the NID Ahmedabad entrance exam.

Check: Tips to Improve Drawing Skills for NID 2025

NID 2025 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

NID DAT 2025 Exam For B.Des & GDPD For M.Des
Mode of Exam Online Online
No. of Questions Section A: 64 (MCQ); Section B: 3 (Subjective) Section A: 59 (MCQ); Section B: 3 (Subjective)
No. of Sections 2 2
Total Marks 100 100
Negative Marking No No
Duration 3 hours 3 hours

NID 2025 Syllabus

Exam Syllabus
Aptitude Test NID Syllabus Includes various topics like Creativity, Comprehension, Knowledge and Visualization, Drawing Skills, Memory Drawing, General Mental Ability, etc.
Studio Test Comprises of topics such as 3D Modeling, Body Language, Observation Test, Portfolio Making, Creative Thinking, etc

Check: NID Preparation Books

NID Online Coaching

NID Online Coaching 

Also check: NID Placements with Prestigious Companies

Conclusion

The NID 2024 exam major events are almost over, and only the counselling round is happening now. Keep checking this page for regular updates so that candidates will have a clear timeline to strategize and refine their preparation. It's time to turn aspirations into achievements and make every day count.

Check: NID Exam Analysis

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the the NID Notification 2025 released?

Is there any limitation on number of attempts in NID DAT Exam?

Can a student from Class 12 Arts stream apply for NID Entrance Exam 2025?

What is the age limit to apply for NID DAT Exam 2025?

What is the education qualification required to apply for NID DAT 2025?

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