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NID Mains 2022/2023 - Home Coaching Kit


  1. 30+ Video Lessons
  2. 140+ Exercises to Solve
  3. 20+ Materials for Mock Tests
  4. MDes: 19 Disciplines Prep
  5. FREE 2 Days Workshop @ Live Online

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# Particulars of Product Online Kit* Rs 500 Box Kit Rs 1,000
1 7 Day Course with 30+ Preparatory Videos Online Online
2 7 Day Workbook with 100+ Studio Test questions Online Book
3 20+ materials forMock Tests @ Home
4 For M.Des. - Discipline Specific questions / tests Online Online
5 PDF and Video Resources for Interview Preparation Online Online
6 PDF and Video Resources for Design Portfolio Online Online
7 FREE - 2 Day Workshop @ Live Online

*Note: Recommended for all NID MDes Students.

Click for Detailed Contents of Kit:
1. Studio Test Videos
  • Available on Online Portal / App
  • 7 Day kit with over 28 video lessons
  • You can pause-rewind-relearn any time of the day
2. Studio Test Workbook
  • 7 Day workbook Covers all 4 aspects of studio test
  • Contains over 100 studio test exercises
  • Contains 10 Mock Studio Tests
  • Contains tips for solving studio tests
3. Material for Studio Test
  • Kit contains 20+ Materials similar to real studio test
4. MDes Discipline Specific Test
  • There are 19 specializations at NID M.Des. course.
  • For M.Des, in the studio test the candidates will get discipline specific questions e.g. product design.
  • This e-book will provide you with questions and hints to solve such questions.
5. E-book on Portfolio Guidance
  • Complete guide to prepare design portfolio
    • 10+ Sample Portfolios of Past Toppers
    • 40 page book of General Portfolio Guidance
    • 150 page book on 20 ways to create a Portfolio.
6. E-book on Interview Guidance
  • Complete guide to prepare for design school interview.
  • Contains over 50 possible questions in Interview
7. 2 Days Free Workshop @ Live Online
  • Conducted by NID Alumni
  • For Feedback on Studio Tests and Mock Interviews

NID Preparation 2022/2023

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NID Mains 2022 - Live Online Coaching


  1. Based on 2021 expected pattern
  2. Conducted by NID alumni
  3. Covers Theme Poster, SOP, Portfolio
  4. Covers Mock Interviews
  5. For MDes: Discipline Specific Coaching
  6. FREE: Access to Online Study Kit

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NID 2022-2023 UPDATE :

Application forms for NID B.Des and M.Des 2022 - 23 are out.

Pls find the details below:

  1. Exam date : 2nd Jan 2022
  2. Last date to apply : 30th Nov 2021
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Krishna Gilda
NID 2020 - AIR 1

"From all the institutes which I researched, SILICA is the best I found. The course material, the teaching & non-teaching staff, the online learning portal helped me alot to get my dream college. SILICA helped to build my own vision of Design."
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NID 2020 - AIR 4

"Studying at SILICA for the past two years have been the most fruitful years of my life so far. It was under their guidance and the undying support of my faculty that I could secure not just 1 but 2 ranks in two separate National Design Exams."
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NID 2020 - AIR 4

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NID 2019 - AIR 2

"The guidance I received at Silica was invaluable. Teachers here take careful consideration in helping and guiding students, which was helpful for my preparation. The course material is meticulously designed to help students recognize their strengths and weaknesses, and the overall environment at SILICA is one that incubates creativity. I'd like to thank SILICA for making my journey easier throughout."

Due to COVID-19 , the NID DAT Mains was conducted Online from home. Details related to Online interaction were sent to the candidate’s registered email id. The exact time and date was mentioned in the admit card. Also, students had to submit their required documents for verification purposes. Candidates were allowed to choose their campus and course program during the process of counselling and can freeze their seat.

There was change in weightage for the evaluation of final result of NID DAT. The weightage for B.Des DAT Prelims was 70% and for DAT Mains is 30% (online interaction). For M.Des, the revised weightage for DAT Prelims – Common Design Aptitude Test was 15% & Discipline Specific Test was 45% and for DAT Mains (online interview) weightage was 40%.

The cut off for NID DAT Prelims in 2021 - Click here

The cut off for NID DAT Mains in 2021 - Click here

The DAT Mains consists of two parts:

  • Studio Test: This may consist of tests in different formats such as drawing / sketching, hands-on model making, group discussions, observation tests, problem solving tests etc. This test will be marked out of 100 marks and will be conducted in English.
  • Interviews (only for MDes): The interviews will be conducted separately for each discipline, immediately after the Studio Test, at the same centre. This will be marked out of 100 marks. This will be an opportunity for the students to present themselves and their design portfolio to the jury.
  • Note: The DAT prelims score carries 70-80% weightage in final score. For MDes, the split is Studio Test (50%) and Interview (30%).

  • NID B.Des. Studio Test - The questions will be common / similar for all.
  • NID M.Des. Studio Test - The questions will be design discipline specific.
  • The following table shows a list of topics and questions, which can be asked in the Studio Test:
# Type of Question Sample Question
1 Doodling & Drawing Observe the car parked outside and sketch it from 2 different angles.
2 Observation Tests Questions which will test your observation through the 5 senses: Sight, Hearing, Touch, Smell, Taste. E.g. List down all the ingredients that made up the breakfast you had this morning.
3 3D Model Making Use the given clay and thin wire to create a 3D model of your favorite cartoon or animation character.
4 Problem Solving More Applicable to M.Des. E.g. Automobile Design: Design the dashboard of concept motorbike by Honda. Please explain your concept through notes and sketches. Please show final rendering of the dashboard of the motorbike.
5 Group Discussions In a group of 10 candidates, have a group discussion on the following statement. Discuss either For or Against the statement. “Do quarrels strengthen relationships?”
6 Other Tests (Skits etc) In a group of 5 candidates, prepare a 3 minute skit on the following topic:“Incredible India!”

There is no standard list of questions which are asked in a design admission interview. The questions will revolve around the candidate’s life, personality, temperament, achievements and creative outputs till date.

Some sample questions are:

  1. Why do you want to join NID? What will you do if you don’t get into NID?
  2. What would you do if you find a homeless person on the street shivering in cold?
  3. In one minute, tell us why we should select you at NID?
  4. You have one minute, make us laugh.
  5. For M.Des. (E.g. Product Design):
    • Who is your favorite Product Designer?
    • What are some of the new products that fascinate you? Why?
    • What is happening in the Indian Product Design industry?

A design portfolio is not mandatory for admission to NID, but it helps the interviewer in assessing the suitability of the candidate for NID. During the interview, the candidate may present their past work (academic and/or professional) such as drawings, photographs, models, relevant documents etc., which they may like to share with the interview panel. These may be in analogue or digital (in a USB drive or your own laptop) format. The portfolio should reflect the candidate’s interests and abilities.

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The NID live online course has well-refined content to prepare for the NID DAT Mains exam. This home coaching kit has been developed keeping in mind the best possible solution for your NID DAT Mains exams. It covers studio test, interview & portfolio preparation. The module has been prepared by NID / IIT Alumni. The NID kit has the perfect learning examples as per the NID Mains exam pattern. The NID Mains exam pattern has been thoroughly researched by our experts and they have come with the best possible solution for students to crack them. In order to get the desired NID results and ranks, students have to understand and learn the content of this kit. So that they can pass out with flying colors. SILICA aims at giving every student the best of their shot to clear the exams with the desired result.