National Institute of Design (NID) is the top institute for design education and research in Asia. The main campus is located in Ahmedabad, while other centres are Gandhinagar and Bengaluru for Master of Design programs and Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Assam for Bachelor of Design programs.
The institute conducts Design Aptitude Test (DAT) every year at the national level to shortlist design aspirants for admission to Bachelor of Design (BDes) and Master of Design (MDes) programmes. The test consists of two parts: NID DAT Prelims and NID DAT Mains. Candidates are required to clear both parts of the exam to get admission to the prestigious institute.
According to sources, approximately 8,000 students appear for the MDes DAT and approximately 15,000 students appear for the BDes DAT. NID offers admission to 352 seats under 19 MDes programs and 458 seats under 8 BDes programs.
This year, the NID DAT Prelims was conducted in March in 23 cities across the country. The DAT Prelims results were declared in June, 2021. The candidates who qualified in the Prelims exam gave the Mains exam between June 19 – June 28, 2021. For the second year in a row, due to COVID19 pandemic, the DAT Mains exam was conducted online. The institute has now announced the NID BDes 2021 DAT Mains result. You can visit the official site: admissions.nid.edu to get your result. The MDes result is expected in the 1st week of August 2021.
Design aspirants at SILICA, which is one of the leading design entrance coaching institutes in India, came through with flying colours.
Khushi Purohit and Dipra Arora, who joined Silica Institute for design entrance preparation, achieved AIR 1 and AIR 2 respectively at NID DAT Mains 2021, in the Open Category.
Sharing her thank you message, Khushi said, “I just want to convey my heartfelt gratitude to the SILICA team for helping me achieve it…I couldn’t have done this without you.” In addition, she advised the current design aspirants to utilize the study material, LMS and Masterclasses provided by the institute to crack NID.
Dipra also shared similar sentiments and stated that “All thanks to the entire team of SILICA institute. The faculty were super helpful. The online learning module, well-defined course structure and feedback sessions were very helpful.”
Head of SILICA Institute, Mr. Chiranjeet Rege added, “We feel extremely proud that over 100 of our students have qualified in the NID 2021 exam. It is our aim to offer best design entrance preparation with the help of highly qualified faculty, top-rated study material and technology. We will continue to strive for the best and help students to achieve their dreams in the design field.”
About SILICA: Over 15,000 SILICA students have got admission to Top Design, Fashion & Architecture colleges. SILICA provides classroom and online entrance coaching for NID, NIFT, CEED, NATA, JEE exams to 10th, 11th, 12th Std and Graduating students. If you have a creative spark and want to pursue a career in design, call SILICA on 8080809198 or visit https://silica.co.in/.