NID Exam Preparation Resources

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    NID (National Institute of Design) is a prestigious institute that offers graduate and undergraduate courses in the field of design. NID conducts DAT (Design Aptitude Test) in 2 stages i.e., prelims and mains for admissions to the designing courses. NID DAT 2017 comprises of both objective as well as subjective type questions. The Paper is of 100 marks and maximum time allotted will be 3 hours. The medium of the paper is English. The studio test will also be conducted in English and is of 100 marks. Studio test will be followed by personal interview.

    NID 2017 Admit Card is available on the official website for download now. Candidates can download the NID DAT Admit Card 2017 by entering their login details. The admit card contains information such as candidate’s name, roll number, exam centre, exam date and timing. It is mandatory to bring the admit card at the examination venue.

    NID DAT 2017 Preparation Books

    Selection of right books is very important while preparing for any exam because it prevent wastage of time and final moments chaos. The paper tests the candidate’s skill in quantitative aptitude, communicative ability and creativity. We are providing list of some books for the NID DAT 2017 preparation.

    NID DAT 2017 Preparation tips

    NID DAT 2017 Preparation Tips

    Preparation is one of the vital aspect while preparing for any exam. We are providing some tips to prepare well: -

    • Candidates should prepare for the exam as per to the syllabus.
    • Prepare a strategy for your exam preparation.
    • Prepare a time-table as per your suitable time.
    • Don’t forget to include every single topic of syllabus in your preparation.
    • Choose the best study material for your preparations.
    • Practice previous years’ question papers it will get you familiarize with the exam pattern.
    • The most common misconception among NID aspirants is that if you draw well, then you can crack NID 2017, which is totally false. Though good sketching is essential, the questions are framed to judge a candidates’ creativity, imagination and visualization skills.
    • Don’t mug up G.K books but be aware what is happening around you.

    NID DAT 2017 Selection Process

    To get admission into NID candidates have to go through three stage of examination which are as follows:

    NID DAT 2017 Selection Process

    The candidates who are shortlisted based on DAT will be required to appear for stage 2 and stage 3 exams of admission process. For B.Des and M.Des, the further round of selection process will be conducted at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar campuses. For GDPD, the second round of exam will be announced separately by Vijayawada. Based on candidates score in DAT, separate merit list will be prepared for each category.

    NID DAT 2017 Online Resources

    The candidates can practice mock tests and sample papers online to score better in NID Exam. Following websites will help candidates in this:

    • Mosaic Designs
    • AFA India
    • Stuff you look Blog

    NID DAT 2017 Sample Questions

    When it comes to preparation, sample questions help to decode the level of the examination. Sample questions help to draw a picture of the paper which you are going to take. Here we are providing some of the sample questions.

    NID DAT 2017 Sample Questions for Studio Test are given below-

    • You are a vegetable vendor, draw the view you can see from his point of view.
    • Design a cake for a person who loves these 4 elements (alcohol, cigarette, car and camera).
    • Design a lamp inspired by POP art.

    NID DAT 2017 Sample Questions for DAT Test are given below-

    Ques. Which of the following light source is most energy efficient and holds the promise of a substantial future? tick the correct option.

    1. Light Emitting Diodes 2) Tungsten Bulb 3) Florescent Light 4) Bio Gas Light

    Ans.Light Emitting Diodes

    Ques. Though the paper bags are relatively better than plastic bags, it does lead to?

    1. Afforestation B) Denudation C) Global Warming D) Deforestation


    Ques. Which is the dance form of Andhra Pradesh?

    1. Kathak 2) Kathakali 3) Kuchipudi 4) Odissi


    NID DAT 2017 Sample Questions for Interview are given below

    • Why do you want to come to NID or do design in general? what do you know about the profession?
    • What are your hobbies?
    • If you carry something to show to them (like models or drawings or anything at all), questions discussions will be based on them.



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