NID DAT Application Form 2020 – Apply Online Registration, Exam Date, Fees

NID DAT Application Form 2020: The NID Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form has started on 1st October 2019. Applicants can register themselves NID DAT Entrance Exam through online registration at the official page of the National Institute of Design The last date for the NID DAT Application Form is 7th November 2019. Students can get admission into B.Des, GDPD, M.Des, Ph.D courses based on the candidate’s performance in the two stages of the Design Aptitude Test (DAT). Here we have mentioned the details about the NID DAT Entrance Exam Application Form 2020 such as important exam date, registration process, etc.

NID DAT Entrance Exam Dates 2020

Events Dates
Starting Date of Application Form 1st October 2019
Last Date for Submission of Application Form 7th November 2019
Last Date for Submitting of Application Form with late fees 13th November 2019
Correction in the Application Form 13th November 2019
Downloading of Admit Card (Prelim) 20th December 2019
DAT Prelims Exam 29th December 2019
Announcement of DAT Prelims Result B.Des, GDPD 19th March 2020
M.Des 18th February 2020
Downloading of Admit Card (Mains) B.Des, GDPD 14th April 2020
M.Des Announced later
Declaration of Result (Mains) B.Des, GDPD 28th May 2020
M.Des Announced Later

NID Entrance Exam Application Form 2020

Applicants can fill the application form in the mode of online at the official page of the National Institute of Design. Students should keep ready all the relevant documents before starting to fill the application form. Candidates should need to fill the application form with applicable fees within the stipulated time. However, the application form filling process has the 5 steps to complete the entire process.


NID DAT Application Form

  • Registration
  • Fill the Application Form
  • Upload Necessary Documents
  • Pay the Application Fees
  • Print the Application Form

Step-1: Registration

Students can be able to register themselves for the entrance test by providing the necessary details such as email, mobile number, nationality, category, etc. At last, the user id will be generated and it will be sent to the registered email address.

Step-2: Fill the Application Form

Applicants should log in with the valid login credentials that have generated at the time of registration. In this stage, they have to fill the details about the personal, educational, and work experience (only for M.Des applying candidates). Before going to upload the documents check and ensure the filled details of personal and academic details.


Step-3: Upload Necessary Documents

Applicants should have to upload the passport size photograph and signature in the format of JPG/JPEG and not exceeding 100kb in size. Students must upload the EWS certificate that is being under the GEN-EWS category.

Step-4: Pay the Application Fees

Aspirants can pay the application fees in the mode of online like credit/ debit/ net banking. Candidates who are all paying the application fees will be double after the last date. Below we have mentioned the category-wise application fees.

Application Fees for B.Des, GDPD Course

Category Fees
General / General-EWS / OBC (NCL) Rs. 2000/-
SC / ST/ SC-PWD / ST-PWD Rs. 1000/-
General-PWD / General-EWS-PWD Rs. 1000/-
OBC (NCL) – PWD Rs. 1000/-
Overseas (only B.Des) Rs. 3000/-

Application Fees for M.Des Course

Category 1 Discipline 2 Disciplines
General / General-EWS / OBC (NCL) Rs. 2000/- Rs. 4000/-
SC / ST/ SC-PWD / ST-PWD Rs. 1000/- Rs. 2000/-
General-PWD / General-EWS-PWD Rs. 1000/- Rs. 2000/
OBC (NCL) – PWD Rs. 1000/- Rs. 2000/
Overseas (only B.Des) Rs. 3000/- Rs. 6000/-

Application Fees for Ph.D Course

Category Fees
General / General-EWS / OBC (NCL) Rs. 5000/-
SC / ST/ PWD / SC-PWD / ST-PWD Rs. 2500/-
General-EWS-PWD / OBC (NCL) – PWD Rs. 2500/-

Step-5: Print the Application Form

Students can pay the application fees in the mode of offline by making a Demand Draft in favor of “All India Management Association” payable at New Delhi. The duly filled application form is to be sent by post to the below-mentioned address.


The Project Manager – CMS

All India Management Association

Management House, 15, Link Road

Lajpat Nagar Part 3, New Delhi – 110 024.