NID 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
NID 2018 The selection process for admission into NID comprises of three stages. The first stage includes a written examination of 100 marks. The written exam is divided into two sections namely objective (comprising of 70 questions) and subjective (comprising 30 questions).
Those candidates who qualify the written exam by clearing the cut-off set by NID for that year are then called for the second stage of selection process. The second stage involves a Studio test of 100 marks in which includes drawing/sketching, modelling and group discussion. In the third stage, an Interview is conducted immediately after the studio test at the same center. A final merit list of selected candidates is prepared after this round.
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|Exam Mode||Offline mode/ pen – paper-based test|
|Stages of Exam||Stage I – Prelims Stage II – Mains|
|Exam Duration||Three hours|
|Exam Centers||23 Exam cities across India|
|Type of Questions||Objective as well as Subjective type questions|
|Total Marks||200 Marks - 100 marks for Stage I and 100 marks for Stage II examination|
Candidates who are willing to undertake the NID exam in 2018 should note the important dates related to the exam tabled below.
|Declaration of results for M.Des course||1st week of February 2018|
|Declaration of results B.Des and GDPD||Last week of February 2018|
|Announcement of 1st merit list M.Des and B.Des||Last week of May 2018|
|Announcement of 2nd merit list M.Des and B.Des||3rd week of June 2018|
|Document verification and admission process for selected candidates||3rd and 4th week of June 2018|
|Document verification and admission for waitlisted candidates||4th week of June 2018|
NID 2018 written exam consists of an offline exam of mixed nature. By mixed nature, it is meant that the paper would comprise both objective and subjective type questions.
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Candidates who qualify the first round (also called prelims) are then called for second round (also known as Mains) of selection process which includes a Studio Test of 100 marks. The studio test checks the candidates’ ability in sketching/drawing, handicraft modeling, and group discussions. All the tests under this round would be conducted in English medium only.
NID Exam is held in two stages. The first stage is the Preliminary exam. The exam will comprise of 2 papers. Paper 1 will comprise of 70 marks questions of objective type and Paper 2 will comprise of 30 marks questions of subjective type. There will be no negative marking.
The stage 2 is the Main examination which will be conducted for those students who clear the 1st stage. The stage II examination will be based on practical tests including sketching/ drawing, handicraft models, group discussions as well as presentations. This examination will carry a total of 100 marks. The test will be conducted in English medium only.
There is now a fixed syllabus outlined by the NID, the analysis of key words under the syllabus section of the notification and previous year question paper shows that following topics are considered as main ones for stage one and stage two exam.
The topics mentioned above forms the core of the NID exam syllabus and cover over 90% of the questions in both stages of the exam.
Candidates are advised to follow the following instructions on the day of exam and week prior to the same.
Instructions to be Followed a Week Prior to Exam
Candidates should follow the following instructions a week before the NID exam.
Use of Optical Response Sheet
Candidates will be provided with an Optical Response Sheet during the preliminary exam. These sheets are provided to the candidates to mark the answers in response to the 70 MCQ questions asked in the first round of NID Exam.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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