NID 2018 Eligibility Criteria

National Institute of Design (NID) has declared eligibility criteria of NID DAT 2018 for aspirants interested in appearing for the entrance exam. Admissions will be conducted for admissions to 100 seats across various B. Design programmes. Before applying candidates should check the NID eligibility criteria. The NID 2018 eligibility criteria are a set of requirements that all candidates need to fulfil in order to be eligible for writing NID. The NID DAT (Prelims) 2018 will be held on January 7.

For B.Des & GDPD Programme:

Age limit: The prescribed upper age limit is 20 years on or before 30 June 2018 (3 years relaxation for reserved category).

Qualifying Examination: Candidates who have Passed/Appearing 12th examination from recognized educational board are eligible to apply.

Candidates appearing the qualifying examination have to submit the proof of passing the examination at the time of admission.

For M.Des Programme:

Age limit: Maximum age limit is 30 years as on or before 30 June 2018. Relaxation of 3 years shall be given to reserved category and 5 years relaxation for PwD candidates.

Qualifying Examination: Candidates who have passed/appearing bachelor’s degree in any discipline under the 10+2+4 (or more) system are eligible to apply.

Or Diploma in design under 10+2+4 system.


Candidates passed the bachelor’s degree (in any discipline) before July 2017 under the system 10+2+3 are eligible to apply.

Get details about NID 2018 Admit Cards

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