NID Design Aptitude Test is conducted in two stages:

  1. Preliminary DAT
  2. Main DAT

Duration: 3 hours

Mode of Examination: Pen/Paper Test

Negative Marks: There is no negative marking in NID DAT Exam.

Total Marks: 100 marks

There is no specific Exam Pattern for NID Exam.

Weightage of Marks: The final marks of the candidate appearing for the B.Des  programme of the NID, will be calculated based on the weightage of marks obtained in DAT prelims and DAT mains as follows:

Programme DAT Prelims DAT Mains
B.Des 30% 70% (Studio Test)