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NID 2017 Result, Score Card, Cutoff and GD PI

ID 2017 Result declared on February 28, 2017. Results shall be displayed online on the official website on different dates for different courses. The candidates who qualify and are shortlisted on the merit list can participate in NID 2017 Counselling Process. The selection process involves document verification, fee payment and interview in different NID campuses. Check NID Kurukshetra Admission 

Latest UpdateLatest Update: NID 2017 Results Declared on February 28, 2017. Check Here

NID 2017 Registration concluded on November 28, 2016. The admit card of NID will be made available online on official website of NID from December 20, 2016. The exam will be conducted on January 8, 2017. The exam is held for admission to designing courses in NID Kurukshetra, NID Vijaywada (for diploma courses) and NID Gandhinagar, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad (diploma courses). The exam has both subjective and objective questions. Duration of the exam is 3 hours. Check NID 2017 Exam Pattern

NID 2017 Important Dates

NID 2017 enables the candidates to seek admissions in either undergraduate or postgraduate or GDPD programme in various NID campuses across India. The candidates can fill the online NID 2017 Application Form from October 12, 2016. The last date of submission of the NID 2017 Application Form is November 27, 2017. The other NID 2017 Important Dates are mentioned in the table below:

Availability of NID 2017 Admit Card for DATDecember 20, 2016
Availability of NID 2017 Admit Card for Studio test and Interview for M.DesFebruary 12, 2017
Availability of NID 2017 Admit Card for Studio test and Interview for B.DesFebruary 28, 2017
DAT for B.Des and GDPDJanuary 8, 2017
DAT for M.DesJanuary 8, 2017
DAT for Overseas CandidatesJanuary 9, 2017
Studio Test and Interview for Overseas Candidates at Ahmedabad CampusJanuary 11, 2017- January 14, 2017
Declaration of NID 2017 Result for DAT Prelims for M.DesFebruary 07, 2017
Declaration of NID 2017 Result for DAT Prelims for B.Des and GDPDFebruary 28, 2017
DAT Mains for M.Des. at all three NID CampusesMarch 13, 2017- March 31, 2017
Announcement of 1st Merit List for M.DesMay 02, 2017
DAT Mains for B.Des and GDPD at Ahmedabad NID CampusMay 15, 2017- May 20, 2017
Announcement of 1st Merit List for B.Des and GDPDMay 31, 2017
NID 2017 Cut offNID 2017 Selection ProcessNID 2017 Counselling

NID 2017 Admit Card

Candidates will be required to carry the NID 2017 Admit card to the Exam Center mentioned on it. It is issued by NID on the official website: The NID 2017 Admit card for B. design and M. Design exam can be downloaded by the candidates by December 20, 2016. The admit card for studio test and interview for M. Design programme will be available on the website on February 28, 2017.

The steps to download the NID 2017 Admit Card is mentioned below:

  1. Go to the official website of NID:
  2. On the homepage, click on the relevant link regarding the NID 2017 Admit Card.
  3. Fill the required details and click ‘Submit’ button.
  4. If the candidate has forgotten their ‘application number’, click on the ‘Click HERE to view your Application’ button.
  5. Click on ‘submit’ button to see the application number.
  6. The NID 2017 Admit Card will then be generated on the candidate’s computer screen.
  7. Download and print the NID 2017 Admit Card.

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NID 2017 Exam Centers

Candidates will be allowed to select and mention the NID 2017 Exam Centre of their choice in the NID 2017 Application Form. The Stage 2 (Studio Test) and Stage 3 (Personal Interview) rounds will be held in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar for separate disciplines. List of NID 2017 Exam Centers for Design Aptitude Test are as follows:

ChandigarhNew Delhi

Check Complete list of  NID 2017 Exam Centers

NID 2017 Exam Pattern

The Design Aptitude Test is meant to test the Comprehension, Analysis, Reasoning, Problem Solving and Creativity in the candidates. The NID 2017 question paper has two sections - the Section A carries 70 marks and it is a multiple choice objective type question paper while the B section carries 30 marks and is a subjective type question paper. There is no negative marking and all the questions are mandatory. The table below shows the NID 2017 Exam Pattern:

No. of Sections 2 (Section A and B)
No. of Questions100
Type of QuestionsMCQ (section A), Subjective (Section B)
Marking Scheme1 mark each question, no negative marking
Duration of NID 20173 hours

Once the candidates have completed DAT (Stage 1), based on the marks obtained, the candidates will be shortlisted for the Studio Test (Stage 2) and Personal Interview (Stage 3) for the final admission.

The studio test is of 100 marks. Personal Interview (Stage 3) for candidates appearing for B. Des. will be conducted immediately after the Studio Test at the same center.

NID 2017 Overview

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NID 2017 Result

The result of Design aptitude Test (DAT) for M. Des. Program would be declared on Feb 05, 2017 while the result of DAT for B. Des. and GDPD (Graduate Program in Design) will be declared on Feb 22, 2017. The declaration of final NID 2017 results along with the display offirst Merit List is tentatively scheduled to be out on May 31, 2017.

Candidates can check the results for NID 2017 Entrance Exam by simply following the steps mentioned below.

  • Go to the official website
  • Click on the link for NID 2017 Results
  • Enter the “Roll Number” and “Application Number”, and click ‘Submit’
  • Candidate can view his/her result on the screen
  • A printout of the result can be obtained by the candidate for future reference.

CheckNID 2017 Results 

NID 2017 Cut off

National Institute of Design will conduct NID 2017 for admission to various designing courses viz, Under Graduate and Post Graduate, Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) of 4 years duration and Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (PGDPD) of 2.5 years duration. NID 2017 Cut Off will be valid only for the qualified eligible candidates. Marks acceptable for Product Design are to be around 150 and about 15 for the Information Design as per NID Cut off 2017.

Expected NID Cut Off 2017


The NID 2017 cut-off score for General Category will be based on the score obtained by the last candidate of the 1st merit list for General Category. The same would be applicable for reserved category candidates. The relaxation given to the Reserved Category candidates is as given under:

10% less than the cut-off score of the General Category candidates20% less than the cut-off score of the General Category candidates20% less than the cut-off score of the General Category candidates30% less than the cut-off score of the General Category candidates

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NID 2017 Counselling

The counselling process for admission to B. Des. And M. Des. Program in National Institute of Design for the academic session 2017-18 is expected to start in the first week of June-2017. The NID 2017 counselling process primarily involves three steps:

  1. Online Consent by Qualified Candidates
  2. Uploading of Documents Online by Candidates
  3. Provisional offer of Admission

Online Consent by Qualified Candidates

The successful candidates who are shortlisted in the rank list would be allotted seats provisionally after online verification of documents.

The qualified candidates are required to submit their consent online only, to be eligible for the next stage of NID 2017 admission process. The process for submitting Online Consent starts from May 31, 2017 to June 03, 2017. Based on the online consent submitted by the qualified candidates, the merit List will updated regularly from May 31, 2017 to June 03, 2017.

Uploading of Documents Online by Candidates

The candidates, who have qualified as per the first Merit List, would be required to upload the scanned copies of the requisite documents for the purpose of verification. All the relevant documents must be issued in the name of the candidate. The scanned copies of the original documents should be in JPEG format only.

The uploaded documents are verified from the information entered in the NID 2017 Application Form and any discrepancy would lead to cancellation of candidature. List of relevant documents for which the scanned copies have to be uploaded by the qualified candidates for B.Des. and M.Des. Programmes (for all categories) are indicated below:

  • 10th Marksheet
  • 12th Marksheet
  • Birth Certificate
  • Degree (Graduation/Diploma) Marksheet (for admission to M. Des.)

In addition to the above, the OBC-NCL/SC/ST category candidates have to submit valid category certificates which should be issued by appropriate competent authorities.

The Overseas category candidates (both B.Des.or M.Des programmes) have to upload the scanned copies of the first and last page of Passport and of Equivalence certificate, apart from submitting above mentioned documents.

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NID 2017 Selection Procedure

The candidates must note that mere appearance in DAT 2017 or being in the rank list doesn’t provide any automatic entitlement to admission. It is important for all the applicants to clear 3 steps of NID 2017 Selection Process. Based on the scores obtained in DAT 2017, the candidates are shortlisted for B.Des. and M.Des.They have to  appear for the step 2 (Studio Test) and Step 3 (Personal Interview) of the NID 2017 Selection Process for Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar campuses.

Studio Test is the second step in the Selection Procedure of NID 2017. The final step in NID 2017 Selection Procedure after clearing the studio test is to appear for the Personal interview. With the completion of personal interview Selection Procedure for NID 2017 ends and candidates are evaluated on the basis of three tier selection method.

NID 2017 Reservation

The category-wise division of seats for Bachelor of Design course, as per the NID 2016 Reservation Policy, is given as follows:

Total No. of seatsGeneralOBC-NCLScheduled CasteScheduled Tribes
Percentage of reservation51.5%27%15%7.5%

The category-wise distribution of seats for Master of Design course, as per the NID reservation policy, is given in the following table:

Total no. of seatsGeneralOBC-NCLScheduled CasteScheduled Tribes
Percentage of reservation51.5%27%15%7.5%
Disciplines with 15 seats each8421
Disciplines with 10 seats each5311

Persons with Disabilities

The Persons with Disability (PwD) will be given a 3% horizontal reservation of seats from the parent category in each programme cutting across all sections i.e. SCs, STs, OBCs (Non-Creamy only) and General category.

To avail the NID 2017 reservation the candidate has to keep in mind that it will be provided to only those candidates who have 40% or more category as per the rules and guidelines issued by the Government of India.

NID 2017 Reservation for Overseas Candidates

There is a provision for 15% reservation of supernumerary seats in B. Des. and M. Des. Programmes for overseas category candidates. The candidates belonging to the NRI category (Non-Resident of India) shall be required to apply as Indian Citizens.

Check about NID 2017 Reservation

NID 2017 Seat Intake

FacultyStreamNumber of Seats
Faculty of Industrial DesignProduct Design15 Seats
Furniture Design10 Seats
Ceramic & Glass Design10 Seats
Faculty of Communication DesignGraphic Design15 Seats
Animation Film Design15 Seats
Film & Video Communication10 Seats
Exhibition Design10 Seats
Faculty of Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory DesignTextile Design15 Seats

There are two Supernumerary seats reserved for overseas candidates in each discipline of specialisation. Click here to know complete detail about NID Seat Intake.

NID 2017 Application Process

The NID 2017 Application Process is an online process which commences from October 12, 2016 and will extend to November 28, 2016. The candidates who successfully submit the NID 2017 Application Form shall receive the NID 2017 Admit Card from December 24, 2016. The NID 2017 is a three stage examination namely DAT 2017 followed by Studio Test and Personal Interview.

National Institute of Design provides admission to the candidates who have applied for Bachelor and Master Programme in Design on the basis of the Design Aptitude Test (DAT). NID 2017 is conducted in various NID 2017 Exam Centers in cities across India.

The steps followed for the online NID 2017 Application Process are mentioned below:

NID 2017 Overview

Upload Photograph and Signature

Browse the scanned copy of the photograph and signature and click on upload. Click on Save and Proceed for the next step i.e. fee payment to complete the NID 2017 Application Process. The details of the photograph and signature are given in the table below:

Scanned Photograph· A recent photograph · JPEG Format · Less than 100 KB
Candidate’s Signature· Blue/Black Ball point Pen on White paper · JPEG Format · Less than 100 Format

NID 2017 Application Process for Foreign Nationals

Candidates under overseas category can appear only for NID 2017 in Ahmedabad immediately followed by Stage 2 and Stage 3 exams. Selected candidates will be offered admission in NID, following documents will be required to produce at the registration process:

  • Attested copy of the relevant pages of the passport containing details of the applicant.
  • For B.Des applicants: An attested copy of marksheet of SSC and HSC examinations. For SSC appearing candidates, bonafide certificate from the school is required.
  • For M.Des applicants: Attested copies of the marksheet of SSC and HSC, completed years of graduation and degree certificate/ provisional certificate/ passing certificate.
  • An equivalence certificate must be obtained from Association of Indian University (AIU), New Delhi.

NID 2017 Application Fee

The candidates can pay the Application Fee for NID 2017 through either online mode or offline mode. The online mode includes payment through Credit Card/Debit Card. The offline mode involves payment through a Demand Draft in favor of ‘All India Management Association’ payable at New Delhi. Following table gives the application fee for all the categories:

ProgrammeGeneral CategoryOBC-NCL / Overseas Category SC / ST / PwD)Overseas (Supernumerary)
Only B.Des1500/-750/-1500/-
Only GDPD1500/-750/-1500/-
Both B.Des and GDPD3000/-1500/-3000/-
M.Des One (1) Discipline only1500/-750/-1500/-
M.Des Two (2) Disciplines3000/-1500/-3000/-

NID 2017 Eligibility

Bachelor of Design

  1. Age Limit

The upper age limit is 20 years for the candidates applying for the Bachelor Programme as on July 1, 2016. General Category applicants born on or before July 1, 1996 are not eligible. Reserved Category applicants born on or before July 1, 1993 are not eligible.

  1. Educational Qualification

Applicants who have passed or will appear the qualifying exam under the higher secondary of 10+2 from any recognized Education Board such as AISSE/ICSE/CBSE or equivalents as on the beginning of the academic session of 2015-16 or any other equivalent qualifying examination as below:

  • The final examination of 10+2 system conducted by a Central Board or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • The Final Examination of Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National School of Open Learning with a minimum of 5 subjects.
  • Any Public School or Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • H.S.C. Vocational Qualification
  • General Certificate Examination from London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka at the Advanced Level.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • Candidates who have completed 12th standard outside India whose board is not recognized by the Board of India should produce a certificate to Association of Indian University as a proof that they have passed their 12th standard.

Master of Design

  1. Age Limit

The maximum age limit is 30 years for the candidates applying for the Bachelor Programme as on July 1, 2016. General Category applicants born on or before July 1, 1986 are not eligible. Reserved Category applicants born on or before July 1, 1983 are not eligible.

  1. Educational Qualification

Applicants will have to proof that they have passed the following equivalently qualifying exams before July 6, 2016.

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 system, from any university recognized by law in India.
  • Diploma in Design under 10+2+4 system, from any university recognized by law of India.

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megharaj hosur

who will guide me anyhow to get admission into NID M Design (Animation film design)

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Vineet Tamrakar


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