NID DAT 2023: Prelims exam today; Check exam day guidelines

NID DAT 2023 exam is taking place today. NID has issued certain guidelines to be followed at the NID DAT 2023 examination centre.


NID vs NIFT - Which is better

This eBook helps the students to compare the NID and NIFT, admission process, courses offered in each of the institutions.

Download EBook
NID DAT Prelims Exam 2023 (Source: Shutterstock)NID DAT Prelims Exam 2023 (Source: Shutterstock)

Himanshu Shekhar | January 8, 2023 | 09:06 AM IST

NEW DELHI- The National Institute of Design (NID) will conduct NID DAT 2023 prelims today in pen and paper mode. The NID DAT 2023 mains will be held from March 20 to April 23, 2023. At the NID DAT examination centre, one will have to follow all the instructions pertaining to the NID DAT exam. Along with that, candidates are required to carry all the relevant documents to take entry into the NID DAT examination hall.

A total of 26 questions will be asked in the NID DAT 2023 exam. Questions 1 to 22 will be Multiple choice in nature (MCQs) and question number 23 to 26 will be subjective in nature. Candidates will be getting 3 hours (180 minutes) to solve the entire NID DAT 2023 question paper. The medium of NID DAT 2023 prelims question paper will be in English medium.

Apply to Amity University, B.Design Admissions 2024

Applications for Admissions are open.

NID DAT 2023- Important dates



NID DAT 2023 prelims exam date

January 8, 2023

Announcement of NID DAT (Prelims) 2023 exam date

February 28, 2023

Availability of NID DAT 2023 mains admit card

March 9, 2023

NID DAT mains exam date 2023

March 20 to April 23, 2023

NID DAT final result declaration date

May 16, 2023

NID DAT exam pattern 2023- (Prelims)

Section name

Type of question

Number of question in each section

Marks allotted per question

Maximum marks per section

Section 1


1 to 22

  • 1 to 14 (question) - 1 mark

  • 15 to 22 (question) - 2 marks

30 marks

Section 2

Subjective type

23 to 26

  • Question no. 23 - 15 marks

  • Question no. 24 - 20 marks

  • Question no. 25 - 15 marks

  • Question no. 26 - 20 marks

70 marks

NID DAT 2023- Exam day instructions

  • Candidates must reach the allotted NID DAT 2023 examination centre at least one hour before the examination

  • Candidates need to carry their stationery to the NID DAT entrance exam, as exam authorities will not provide any stationery item in the examination hall

  • Avoid talking inside the NID DAT exam hall. Candidates will be disqualified from the NID DAT exam in case they are found copying or giving assistance to fellow candidates

  • Do not carry any electronic device inside the NID DAT examination centre

  • Maintaining a social distancing is a must at the NID DAT exam centre

  • Candidates make sure to follow all the instructions instructed by the exam invigilator in the exam hall

Follow us for the latest education news on colleges and universities, admission, courses, exams, research, education policies, study abroad and more..

To get in touch, write to us at

Download Our App

Start you preparation journey for JEE / NEET for free today with our APP

  • Students300M+Students
  • College36,000+Colleges
  • Exams550+Exams
  • Ebooks1500+Ebooks
  • Certification16000+Certifications