NID Result 2018 will be announced by NID on 13 Mar 2018. The result will be announced for NID DAT Prelims 2018. The candidates who will qualify the Prelims will be called for the Main exam. The candidates will be able to check their result for NID Design Aptitude Test 2018 by logging to their registered account. The result will mention the qualifying status of the candidates along with score obtained in Prelims exam of the NID Design Aptitude Test 2018. After the Main examination, the merit list for NID 2018 will be released. It will be prepared on the basis scores secured in Prelims and the Main examination.  Know all about NID Result 2018 for prelims and mains including qualifying criteria and merit list on this page.

Latest: The date for the NID DAT Prelims and Main Result 2018 has been announced. Candidates may check it from the table below.

NID Result 2018

The result of the Prelims and Main examination will be released online only. The candidates can check all the important dates for the announcement of the NID Result 2018 from the table below.

Particular Dates for B.Des and GDPD Dates for M.Des
NID DAT Prelims will be held on 07 Jan 2018 07 Jan 2018
Result will be announced on 13 Mar 2018 15 Feb 2018
NID DAT Main 2018 will be conducted on 15 to 22 May 2018 12 Mar to 15 Apr 2018
Merit list will release on 31 May 2018 02 May 2018

Check Here: The result will be announced on the official website of the exam, which is

NID DAT Prelims 2018 Result

Based on the marks obtained in the DAT Prelims examination, separate merit lists shall be prepared for each category such as OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC, ST & PwD. Results for admission to NID for the M.Des., B.Des. and GDPD programmes (including overseas candidates) will be declared only online on the official admissions website ( as per the schedule.

How to Check Result

  1. Click on link of NID DAT 2018 result that will be provided in this page or visit the official website of NID at
  2. Candidates need to enter their registered email ID, Date of Birth and NID DAT 2018 Roll Number (as given in the admit card) or Application Number of NID DAT 2018.
  3. Enter the verification code and submit the details by clicking on ‘Submit’ button.
  4. NID DAT 2018 result will be displayed on the screen.
  5. Candidates can check their qualifying status and save NID DAT result 2018 page for future references too.

Note: No separate result score cards will be sent individually to the candidates.

NID DAT 2018 Mains – Shortlisting of Candidates

Based on the merit list of NID DAT Prelims, eligible candidates will be required to appear for NID DAT Mains i.e Studio Test and Interview. The number of candidates shortlisted will be no less than three times the number of seats available per category in that discipline or programme. In case of a tie, i.e. if the total scores in the Prelims exam of two or more candidates is same, they will be assigned the same rank.

Final Merit List for NID DAT 2018

The final merit list for each discipline of the B.Des., M.Des. and GDPD programme shall be published category wise, meaning based on the sum total of the scores obtained by the candidate at each stage of the admission process of NID DAT 2018.

The weightage of Prelims and Main examination score will be provided as below:

Course DAT Prelims % DAT Main %
B.Des, GDPD, M.Des 30% 70%

Relaxation in cut-off scores for the candidates from reserved categories

Candidates from the reserved categories shall be offered admission according to their rank in the first merit list. However, for the Open category, the lowest score of the last seat secured will be considered as the cut-off score.

As per last year’s data, the standard of measure, cut-off scores relaxed for candidates from reserved categories was as follows:

Category Relaxation in cut off scores
OBC-NCL 10% less than the cut off score
SC 20% less than the cut off score
ST 20% less than the cut off score
PWD 30% less than the cut off score

Important Note

  1. Note that simply obtaining a rank in the merit list does not guarantee admission to the programme of your choice.
  2. Any requests for rechecking answers of the NID DAT Prelims or Mains will be restricted to checking–
    • Whether all the answers have been examined
    • Mistakes in totalling of marks for each question
    • That the marks have been transferred correctly onto the cover page of the answer book
  3. Any requests sent without a scanned copy of the Admit Card will not be responded.
  4. You can check scores of last year selected candidates and analyse the probable cut off for NID DAT 2018- Click Here
  5. Candidates admitted to the B.Des and GDPD programme shall be required to attend a mandatory foundation programme of one-year duration. Allotment of a discipline of choice shall be based on a candidate’s merit and choice only after successful completion of the foundation programme.
  6. Aspiring candidates can apply to a maximum of ONLY TWO disciplines for the M.Des. programme.

Reservation of Seats

The total number of seats available in all the three academic programmes—M.Des, B.Des and GDPD—for Indian Nationals are classified into different categories as mentioned below:

Category wise Reservation of Seats
Campus/ Disciplines OBC-NCL SC ST Total number of Seats
For M.Des
Disciplines with 15 seats each 4 2 1
Disciplines with 10 seats each 3 1 1
For B.Des. & GDPD
B. Des. NID Ahmedabad 27 15 8 100
GDPD NID Kurukshetra 16 9 5 60
GDPD NID Vijayawada 16 9 5 60

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