NID DAT 2024 registration without late fee ends today at; exam pattern

NID Design Aptitude Test 2024 prelims exam will be held on December 24 for admission in BDes and MDes.


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The NID DAT 2024 prelims exam will be of 100 marks. (Image: Pexels)The NID DAT 2024 prelims exam will be of 100 marks. (Image: Pexels)

Divyansh | December 5, 2023 | 07:54 AM IST

NEW DELHI: The National Institute of Design (NID) will close the regular registration window of NID Design Aptitude Test (DAT 2024) today. Eligible candidates can submit the NID BDes and MDes applications form without late fee on the official website,

Candidates can also apply for the NID DAT 2024 from December 6 to 7 after payment of a late fee. Applicants will be able to edit the NID DAT 2024 application window between December 8 to 10. The NID DAT prelims exam will be held on December 24.

NID DAT 2024 exam pattern

Students will have to attempt 26 questions in three hours. The NID DAT 2024 prelims exam will be of 100 marks.



Question numbers

Marks per question

Total marks allotted

Part I

Objective type questions

1 to 22

  • Questions( 1 to 14) - 1 mark
  • Questions (15 to 22) - 2 marks

30 Marks

Part II

Subjective type questions

23 to 26

  • Question (23) - 15 marks
  • Question (24) - 20 marks
  • Question (25)- 15 marks
  • Question (26) - 20 marks, which was subdivided into three parts.

70 Marks


100 Marks

Also Read | NID Design Aptitude Test application form 2024 deadline extended to December 5

Eligibility criteria for UG admissions 2024



NID Age limit

Aspirants from general and general EWS categories should be up to 20 years of age on or before July 1, 2003

OBC-non creamy layer, ST and SC category candidates get a relaxation of three years.

PwD reserved category candidates get an exemption of five years

Educational Qualification

Aspirants who have passed or currently appearing in the class 12 examination in any discipline (science, arts, commerce, humanities, etc) in the academic year 2022-2024 from any recognised board such as CBSE, IB, ICSE, or its equivalent are eligible for NID DAT 2024.

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