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NID 2018 Application Form

Visit NID official website www.admissions.nid.edu and follow the steps below :

Step 0 :

Read and familiarise yourself with the eligibility criteria, number of seats, test centres, reservation policy and other relevant information related to admissions to the M.Des., B.Des. and GDPD programmes. All of this information can be found in this Admissions Handbook. Information related to the GDPD programme at NID Vijayawada and NID Kurukshetra is provided in their respective brochure, also available on the website.

Step 1 : Sign up / Registration

  • All the candidates are required to register / sign up online before proceeding to fill the application form at http://admissions.nid.edu.
  • Please provide a valid email address and an active mobile number while registering, since these contacts will be used for all future communication with the applicant.
  • After registration, an email will be sent to the registered email address ( do remember to check your spam or junk folders in case you do not find the email in your inbox ). In case of wrong email address and / or mobile number has been provided during sign up, you are required to register afresh with the correct details.
  • Do not delete the email sent to you, as this will be useful for future reference.
  • Log in to your account using the email id and date of birth provided during registration.

Step 2 : Fill the Online Application Form

  • Log in and proceed to Step 2 – Application Form.
  • Fill in all the required details.
  • Click ‘Save & Exit’ to complete the form at a later time or date.
  • After filling all details, click ‘Save & Proceed’ to go to the ‘Upload Document’ section.

Step 3 : Uploading your Documents & signature

  • Upload a scanned photograph as per the instructions. All photographs must be in JPG format and under 100 KB in size. It must be a coloured photograph taken at a professional studio. Photographs taken via mobile phone and other kinds of self composed portraits will not be accepted.
  • Upload your scanned signature as per the instructions. All signature files must be in JPG format and under 100 KB in size. You should have your signature digitally photographed or scanned and cropped to the required size.
  • Candidates applying under the SC and ST categories are required to upload their Caste Certificate issued by a competent authority. The certificate must be in JPG format and under 150 KB in size.
  • Candidates applying under the Persons with Disability ( PwD ) category are required to upload their Disability Certificate issued by a competent medical authority as per the guidelines of the Government of India. The certificate must be in JPG format and under 150 KB in size.
  • Candidates applying under the Overseas category are required to upload the first and last page of their passport, clearly showing all of their personal information. The document must be in JPG format and under 150 KB in size.

NID 2018 Application Fee Details :

Category – wise Application Fees for Academic Year 2018 – 19 are as under :

Programme / CategoryB.Des and GDPDM.Des ( 1 discipline only )M.Des ( 2 Disciplines )
GENERALRs.2000Rs.2000Rs.4000
OBC - NCLRs.2000Rs.2000Rs.4000
SCRs.1000Rs.1000Rs.2000
STRs.1000Rs.1000Rs.2000
General - PwDRs.1000Rs.1000Rs.2000
OBC - NCL - PwDRs.1000Rs.1000Rs.2000
SC - PwDRs.1000Rs.1000Rs.2000
ST - PwDRs.1000Rs.1000Rs.2000
OverseasRs.3000Rs.3000Rs.6000

Note :

For applications received after 31st October, 2017, the application fees ( including late fees ) applicable will be double the amount indicated above.

Category – wise Application Fees for Academic Year 2018 – 19 are as under :

NID 2018 Entrance Exam Centres

NID Design Aptitude Test will be conducted in the following cities in India :

The DAT Prelims will be conducted in the following cities in India : Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Panjim, Raipur, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada.

Candidates applying under the Overseas category ( supernumerary ) for M.Des. and B.Des. programmes will be required to appear for their DAT Prelims in person, which will be followed by the DAT Mains, at NID Ahmedabad.

NID reserves the right to add or remove any test centre and allot a test centre that may not be of the candidate’s choice. A city may have more than one test centre. Any request for change of test centre will not be entertained.

NID 2018 Important Dates

 Admission Stage Dates
Accepting Application form online startsB.Des and GDPD - 25th September, 2017 Monday 1400 hrs
M.Des - 23rd September, 2017 Monday 1400 hrs
Last date for submitting online application31st October, 2017 Tuesday 1400 hrs
Last date for submitting online application on payment of late fees ( online payment via debit / credit card only )09th November, 2017 Thursday 1400 hrs
Last date for receving printed application forms accompanied with a demand draft ( to be sent via speed post, registered post or courier )09th November, 2017 Thursday 1600 hrs
Window to edit the application formsFrom 14th November, 2017 Tuesday 1200 hrs to 16th November, 2017 Thursday 1200 hrs
Download Admit cards for DAT Prelim20th December, 2017 Wednesday 1600 hrs.
DAT Prelims Exam (including Overseas candidates )07th January, 2018 Sunday 1000 hrs to 1300 hrs
Answer Key of DAT Prelims part I avaliable online12th January, 2018 Friday 1100 hrs
Window to challenge DAT Prelims Part I answer key (online only)Form 18th January, 2018 Thrusday 1100 hrs to 19th January, 2018 Friday 1600 hrs
Uploading Final answer key of DAT Prelims part I30th Januaey, 2018 Tuesday
DAT Prelim ResultB.Des and GDPD - 13th March, 2018 Tuesday on 1600 hrs.
M.Des. - 15th Feburay, 2018 Thursday 1600 hrs
Download Admit card for DAT MainsB.Des and GDPD - 22nd March, 2018 Thursday 1600 hrs
M.Des - 27th February, 2018 Tuesday 1600 hrs
DAT MainsB.Des and GDPD and overseas 15th May Tuesday, to 22nd May, 2018 Tuesday
M.Des in Ahedabad, Gandhinagar and Bengaluru (including overseas candidates) - 12th March, 2018 Manday to 15th april, 2018 Sunday
Merit ListB.Des and GDPD - 31st May, 2018 Thursday 1400 hrs.
02nd May, 2018 Wednesday, 1400 hrs

12 thoughts on “NID Ahmedabad Application Form 2018

  1. By mistake name of Applicant & fathers name showing same in the application form
    Requesting how I can change it ?

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