NID Admissions National Institute of Design

NID Application Form 2018NID Application Form 2018 was available only until November 09, 2017. The application process has ended now but from this page, the candidates can read and understand how the process was. The application form of NID 2018 was only available online and the candidates could not apply via any offline medium. In order to submit the NID 2018 application form, the candidates will have to submit the application fee of Rs. 2000 (Rs. 1000 for SC/ST/PwD). The process to submit NID Application Form 2018, amount fee, requirements of documents and more details can be checked from this page.

Latest: Edit option in NID Application Form is open now. Candidates can make correction from the link provided below.

NID Application Form 2018

To summarize the application process, in short, the candidates needed to register first. Those who applied online could simply submit the form online and take a printout of it. However, if the fee was to be paid through DD then send the filled-in application form with DD. It is advisable that the candidate enter all the details carefully. However, if any error has been made in the application form the candidates can now able to correct it as per schedule. Check more important dates from below.

Events Important Dates
Commencement of online application submission 25 Sep 2017
Last date for submitting online application for payment of late fees (online payment via debit/ credit card only) 31 Oct 2017 (2 PM)
Last date for submitting online application with late fees 09 Nov 2017 (2 PM)
Last date for receipt of printed application accompanied by a demand draft (to be sent via speed post, registered post or courier) 09 Nov 2017 (4 PM)
Correction in the application form can be made from 14 to 16 Nov 2017

Application Edit Option: Click Here to make any correction on the Application Form.

NID Application Fee for DAT UG and PG 2018

The amount of application fee for DAT – B.Des /GDPD and DAT – M.Des was as mentioned below.

Category DAT for B.Des and GDPD DAT for M.Des (1 Discipline) DAT for M.Des (2 Discipline)
General Rs. 2000 Rs. 2000 Rs. 4000
OBC-NCL Rs. 2000 Rs. 2000 Rs. 4000
SC Rs. 1000 Rs. 1000 Rs. 2000
ST Rs. 1000 Rs. 1000 Rs. 2000
General-PwD Rs. 1000 Rs. 1000 Rs. 2000
OBC-NCL-PwD Rs. 1000 Rs. 1000 Rs. 2000
SC-PwD Rs. 1000 Rs. 1000 Rs. 2000
ST-PwD Rs. 1000 Rs. 1000 Rs. 2000
Overseas Rs. 3000 Rs. 3000 Rs. 6000

Step-by-Step Process to Submit NID Application Form 2018

The first step to apply is checking and ensuring the eligibility criteria. The application fee of NID is non-refundable and the ineligible candidates will not be granted admission under any circumstances.

Step #1. Sign Up/ Registration: Access the link above. The window as displayed will open.

The candidates then need to click on “Sign Up” button and then tick the box for ” I have read admission handbook 2018-19.” Next, the candidates will have to click on “Proceed to Signup”. After this, the candidate will be required to submit the following details:

  • Programme of Study – B.Des / GDPD or M.Des
  • Citizenship – Indian or Overseas
  • Applying in Category – General, OBC-NCL, SC, ST
  • Are you Differently Abled under the Persons with Disability Act? – Yes or No
  • Date of Birth
  • Name of Applicant
  • Name as on educational certificate
  • Gender – Male, Female, Transgender
  • Email Address
  • Alternate Email Address
  • Mobile Number
  • Alternate Mobile Number
  • Password – 
  • How did you come to know about admissions 2018-19 at NID?
  • Enter Verification Code

After filling these details, the candidates will have to click on the “Submit” button.

Step #2. Fill in Details in the NID 2018 Application Form: Once the registration is done successfully, the candidates will get a confirmation e-mail on the registered id. With the help of the e-mail Id and the password, the candidates will have to login. Then, the candidates will be required to click on “Application Form” on the home page (Refer to the image above). In the NID Application Form, the candidates will have to submit the following details:

  • Applicant’s Place of Birth
  • Exam Centre
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Present Address
  • Education Details

Step #3. Upload Documents and Signature: After submitting all the details the candidates will have to upload the Photograph and the Signature. The candidates belonging to reserved category will also be required to submit a scanned copy of the Category Certificate. The specification for the certificates is as below.

Photograph Signature Caste Certificate
Passport size scanned as JGP / JPEG file of not more than 100 KB Neatly written on a white sheet and scanned as JGP / JPEG file of not more than 100 KB Scanned as JGP / JPEG of not more than 150 KB

The list of certificates to be uploaded by the candidates of each category is as mentioned below:

Category Photograph and Signature Documents required
General Yes No
OBC – Non Creamy Layer Yes No
Scheduled Caste (SC) Yes Caste Certificate
Scheduled Tribe Yes Tribe Certificate
Open – PwD Yes Disability Certificate
OBC – NCL – PwD Yes Disability Certificate
SC- PwD Yes Caste and Disability Certificate
ST – PwD Yes Tribe and Disability Certificate
Overseas Candidates Yes First Page and Last Page of Passport

Step #4. Pay Application Fee: The amount of application fee is as mentioned above. The candidates can pay the amount online or offline.

  • Online Mode: Debit card, Credit card/ Cash card/ Net Banking option.
  • Offline Mode: Demand Draft. It DD must be drawn before filling in the application as candidates will be required to provide details of Demand Draft before NID DAT 2018 application form submission. Also, prepare it in favour of “All India Management Association”, payable at New Delhi.

Step #4. Sending the NID Application Form via Post: Candidates who will submit the application form online, need not send the application form to NID. However, those who will pay the application fee via DD will have to post the copy of filled-in application form and Demand Draft at the address below:

The Project Managers-CMS,
All India Management Association,
Management House, 14, Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003,

NID Admission


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