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NID Result 2018 will be announced by National Institute of Design (NID) in online mode only. Candidates can check their result for NID Design Aptitude Test 2018 by logging to their registered account. The result will mention the qualifying status of candidates along with score obtained in Prelims exam of the NID Design Aptitude Test 2018. To be considered for the merit list, a candidate must have appeared for all the tests in both the NID DAT Prelims and the NID DAT Mains.

National Institute of Design will also release a separate merit list for each category after announcement of NID DAT result 2018. Candidates qualifying in NID DAT 2018 prelims examination will be eligible for appearing in NID DAT mains examination. Know all about NID Result 2018 for prelims and mains including qualifying criteria and merit list on this page.

NID Result 2018 Tentative Schedule

Events Dates
DAT Prelims Exam

(M.Des., B.Des. and GDPD)

Second week of January 2018
DAT Prelim results for M.Des. First week of February 2018
DAT Prelim results for B.Des. and GDPD Last week of February 2018
DAT Mains for M.Des. Third week to Last week of March 2018
DAT Mains for B.Des. and GDPD Second week to Fourth week of May 2018
Merit List 1 for M.Des First week of May 2018
Merit List 1 for B.Des. and GDPD Last week of May 2018

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 (www.admissions.nid.edu) 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 admissions.nid.edu.
  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.

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

NID Admission Complete Information

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