NID DAT Mains (Online Interview) For M.Des. To Start From July 6; Check Details Here

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The National Institute of Design (NID) will commence the M.Des. DAT mains online interview from July 6, 2020. Eligible candidates will be communicated regarding the interview on their email ID.

Students were allowed to upload the statement of purpose and portfolio from June 9, 2020 to June 13, 2020 till 6 p.m. The institute scheduled the NID DAT studio test and personal interview from March 16 to March 26, 2020. However, due to the nationwide pandemic and lockdown situation, NID cancelled the studio test and personal interview. 

NID DAT Mains (Online Interview): Important Dates



Uploading statement of purpose and portfolio 

June 9 - June 13, 2020

Online Interview 2020

July 6, 2020

NID DAT Revised Admission Process

NID DAT is a three-tier entrance test consisting of a written test, studio test, and personal interview. The institute has now revised the weightage of DAT Prelims and Dat Mains for the final result. The revised admission process is applicable to all the 19 disciples of M.Des. 

NID DAT Prelims and DAT Mains Revised Weightage 

DAT Prelims (60%)

Common Design Aptitude Test - 15%

Discipline-Specific Test - 45%

DAT Mains (40%)