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NID Entrance Examination Patterns :


The Design Aptitude Tests will be conducted in two stages:


Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims
Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains

Design Aptitude Test (Prelims) :

The Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims primarily evaluates each candidate on the following abilities:

The DAT Prelims consists of two parts:

Part I: Multiple-choice questions marked out of 70 points. This part has questions with one or more than one correct answer. The responses of this part will be recorded on an OMR sheet and evaluated digitally.


Part II: Subjective questions marked out of 30 points, with responses to be provided in visual and/or written formats.


Design Aptitude Test (Mains) :
The DAT Mains for these programmes may consist of tests in different formats such as drawing/sketching, hands-on model making, group discussions, presentations etc. These will be marked out of 100 points and will be conducted in English. The test centre will be NID Ahmedabad.


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