NID 2019: Application form, Dates, Eligibility, Selection Procedure, How to Apply and Application fee

NID 2019: Application form, Dates, Eligibility, Selection Procedure, How to Apply and Application fee.  

NID 2019

National Institute of Design (NID) is situated at Ahmedabad, Gujarat.  NID is an autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. NID is recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, under Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India as a scientific and industrial design research organization.  

Business Week kept NID in the list of top design institute of the world in the year 2010. Every year students from the across the country as well as from other parts of the world sit in the Design Aptitude Test (DAT) for the admission to the NID. DAT is conducted by the NID itself.  

The four-years long B.Des program is offered at Ahmedabad campus, two and a half years M.Des program is offered at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar campuses and GDPD is offered at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra.  

NID 2019

NID 2019 Application Form

Candidates seeking admission to National Institute of Design have to apply online on the official website, The application form will be available online in the second week of October. Candidates have to fill the personal, educational qualifications and other details in the examination form. Check SNAP 2019 Application Form.

Candidates also have to attach the scanned copy of the original documents along with the application form. Candidates have to upload the recent passport size photograph and signature in the required format.  

Candidates also have to submit application fee either through the Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card and Demanding Draft (DD). Those who want to pay the application fee through the DD have to send the Application Fee and DD to the address given below:  

The Project Manager–CMS

All India Management Association

Management House, 14, Institutional Area,

Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003


FTII 2019 Admission.

NID 2019 Application Fee 

CategoryB.Des & GDPDM.Des (1 Discipline)M.Des (2 Disciplines)
General20002000             4000
OBC-NCL20002000             4000
SC10001000              2000
ST1000  1000              2000
GEN-PWD10001000              2000
OBC-NCL-PWD10001000              2000
SC-PWD1000 1000              2000
ST-PWD1000  1000              2000
Overseas2000 (only B.Des) 2000              4000

NID 2019  Eligibility Criteria 

Check LSAT 2019 Application form (Law Admission). Eligibility criteria for NID are as follows:

For B.Des and GDPD Programs:


Candidate should not be above 20 years on or before 30 June 2019. Reserved category candidate will be given the age relaxation as per the government’s policy.  

Educational Qualifications:  

  1. Candidates who have passed or are in the Senior Secondary Class are eligible to apply.  
  2. Candidates at the time of admission have to submit the passing certificate o qualifying examination.  

For M.Des Program:


Candidate should not be above 30 years on or before 30 June 2019. Reserved category candidate will be given the age relaxation as per the government’s policy.  

Educational Qualifications:  

Candidates who have passed/appearing bachelor’s degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 (or more) system are eligible to apply.  

Or Diploma in Design under 10+2+4 system.

Or Candidates passed the bachelor’s degree (in any discipline) before July 2019 under the system 10+2+3 are eligible to apply.  

NID 2019 Official Dates

Sr. No.NID 2019 EventsAnnounced Dates
1Online application form25th of September 2019
2Closing date to submit the application form without late fee31st of October 2019
3Closing date to submit the application form with late fee9th of November 2019
4Closing date for submission of hard copy application form9th of November 2019
5Application correction window14th to 16th of November 2019
6Admit Card/ roll number download for DAT prelims20th of December 2019 (evening)
7DAT prelims exam (B. Des, M. Des, GDPD)7th of January 2019
8Answer key challenge of DAT prelims12th of January 2019
9Challenge answer key18th to 19th of  January 2019
10Publication of final answer key of DAT prelims exam (M. Des, B. Des, GDPD)30th of January 2019
11Result announcement of DAT prelims (M. Des)15th of February 2019
12Admit Card/ roll number download for DAT mains (M. Des)27th of February 2019
13Result announcement of DAT prelims for B. Des and GDPD13th of March 2019
14Admit Card/ roll number download for DAT mains (B. Des and GDPD)22nd of March 2019
15DAT Mains (M. Des)12th of March to 15th of April 2019
16DAT Mains (B. Des and GDPD)15th to 22nd of May 2019
17Merit list for M. Des2nd of May 2019
18Merit list for B. Des and GDPD31st of May 2019

NID Admit Card 2019

Dates of Admit Card issuances are given above in the Schedule and Dates table. Admit card is an important document for taking Design Aptitude Test. Admit cards will be uploaded by the NID admission panel. Candidates can download the Admit Card from the official website of the NID, Admit Card bears the candidate’s Name, Date of Birth, Examination Centre and Subject Name and Code. Check Electronics and Communication Engineering.

NID Examination 2019

The date for various NID courses’ examinations is given above. Candidates are advised to reach examination centre half an hour before the commencement of examination. Candidates have to bear the admit card along with a photo ID proof at the Examination Centre. Check Aeronautical Engineering.

NID Admission 2019

NID admission will start after the announcement of Merit List. Candidates who qualify the Merit-List will be called for the Admission. Check JEE Main 2019 Application form.

NID Fee Structure 2019-19:

A PDF File is attached to the given article showing the complete fee structure including tuition fee, mess charges, hostel fee and other fees. Download NID Fees Structure 2019-19.

NID 2019 How to Apply  

Application form for NID is in online mode or can be downloaded from the official website.  Candidates are advised to carry the scanned copy of all the documents at the time of filling the application form. Candidates should follow the following instructions to fill the online application form.

  1. Go to the official website,
  2. Go to the application link.
  3. Submit the required details.
  4. Upload the signature and latest passport size photograph.
  5. Proceed for payment of application fee in online mode.
  6. Cross-check the application form before submitting as incorrect forms will be immediately rejected.
  7. Go to payment button.
  8. Candidates should keep a hard copy of Application Form for future reference.