NID 2020 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
NID Design Aptitude Test 2020 Exam Pattern Consists of three stages – Written Exam (Prelims and Mains), Studio Test and Personal Interview Round. 2020. The syllabus varies for the courses offered through NID DAT 2020 viz. B.Des/GDPD and M.Des.
|NID DAT Exam Pattern||For B.Des. & GDPD||For M.Des.|
|Exam Mode||Offline mode/ pen – paper-based test||Offline mode/ pen – paper-based test|
|No. of sections||2 (Section A and B)||2 (Section A and B)|
|No. of Questions|
Section A: 64 (MCQ)
|Section A: 59 (MCQ)|
|Section B: 3 (Subjective)||Section B: 3 (Subjective)|
|Duration||3 hours||2 ½ hourS|
NID 2020 written exam consists of an offline exam of mixed nature. By mixed nature, it is meant that the paper would comprise both objective and subjective type questions.
Candidates who qualify the first round (also called prelims) are then called for second round (also known as mains) of selection process which includes a Studio Test of 100 marks. The studio test checks the candidates’ ability in sketching/drawing, handicraft modeling, and group discussions. All the tests under this round would be conducted in English medium only.
NID Exam is held in two stages. The first stage is the preliminary exam. The exam will comprise of 2 papers. Paper 1 will comprise of 70 marks questions of objective type and Paper 2 will comprise of 30 marks questions of subjective type. There will be no negative marking.
The stage 2 is the main examination which will be conducted for those students who clear the 1st stage. The stage II examination will be based on practical tests including sketching/ drawing, handicraft models, group discussions as well as presentations. This examination will carry a total of 100 marks. The test will be conducted in English medium only.
There is now a fixed syllabus outlined by the NID, the analysis of key words under the syllabus section of the notification and previous year question paper shows that following topics are considered as main ones for stage one and stage two exam.
The topics mentioned above forms the core of the NID exam syllabus and cover over 90% of the questions in both stages of the exam.
Candidates are advised to follow the given instructions on the day of exam and week prior to the same.
Instructions to be Followed a Week Prior to Exam
Candidates should follow the following instructions a week before the NID exam.
Use of Optical Response Sheet
Candidates will be provided with an Optical Response Sheet during the preliminary exam. These sheets are provided to the candidates to mark the answers in response to the 70 MCQ questions asked in the first round of NID Exam.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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