Download NID 2018 Syllabus & Test Series(All Subjects)

Hello Aspirants, Hope you all have started preparing for the NID 2018 Examination. If you haven’t then don’t worry, it’s never too late to start something. If you have applied for the exam and searching for NID 2018 Syllabus to have a better preparation strategy, then you are in the right place. This post will let you know about the complete updated NID syllabus & NID DAT Study Materials for the year 2018.

NID syllabus, NID 2018 Syllabus

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In our previous article, we have discussed the Exam Pattern of NID 2018 and Best Recommended Books for NID 2018 exam to understand the toughness of the exam. In this article, we will discuss the complete NID 2018 syllabus and Exam Pattern for National Institute of Design Exam 2018.

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NID 2018 Syllabus

National Institute of Design (NID) was founded in the year 1961 and functions as an autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. The organisation is recognized by the Department Of Scientific and Industrial Research. The authority will conduct NID Entrance exam 2018 Admission test for the admission of students in  Design & fashion Field. Before we go deep with the information, let us first have a look at the Major Features of the National Institute of Design 2018 Admission notification.

NID 2018 Brief Description

Conducting Body National Institute of Design (NID)
Name of the Exam NID DAT 2018 Exam
Online Application Starts From 25th September 2017
Last Date to Apply 9th November 2017 (with late fee).
Application Fee General/OBC (Non-Creamy) – Rs. 1500/-
SC/ST/PWD/ExSM – Rs. 750/-
How to apply Online
Declaration of Final Result (Online) May/June 2018
Counselling End of May/June 2018

NID 2018 Exam Pattern

The very first stage of your dream job is to score great in the written examination. Here aspirants must keep in mind that the written examination will be offline in nature and will consist of the following parameters. NID 2018 paper will be divided into two Stages (Preliminary & Mains). The first part will be NID DAT Preliminary Exam and will consist of Multiple Choice Objective Type questions (MCQ’s) and its weight will be 70 marks. The second paper (which will compromise of paper subjective in nature) will be of a total of 30 marks. Let us have a look at the exam pattern of NID DAT 2018 examination. Those who will qualify the NID DAT Prelims exam 2018 will be allowed for NID DAT Mains examination. The NID DAT Prelims and mains exam pattern will consist of following subjects.

  • Stage 1: NID DAT (Prelims) – Pen & Paper based written test .
  • Stage 2: NID DAT (Mains) – Studio Test and Personal Interview.

NID DAT 2018  Preliminary exam Pattern

Subjects Weight
Knowledge Objective(MCQ’S)(1st Part) Subjective(2nd Part)
Comprehension 70 % 30%
Total 100

NID DAT 2018 Mains Exam Pattern

Subjects Marks
Drawing/sketching 100
Hands-on model making
Group discussions

NID 2018 Basic Guidelines

  • Paper: DAT Prelims will be conducted in two parts (Objective ((70%)), Subjective ((30%)).
  • Mode of Exam: Offline (Pen and paper-based test).
  • Nature of Questions: The part-1 will include the multiple choice questions while part-2 is of subjective type.
  • Total Score: 200 (100 each for NID DAT prelims and NID DAT mains.
  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • Language: English only.
  • Negative Marking: No negative marking.

NID DAT Syllabus (Prelims & Mains)

Aspirants applying for the NID national Entrance examination must go through this prescribed syllabus to score great in the written examination. As National Institute of Design does not publish any kind of syllabus nor it promotes any type of coaching classes for the written examination. But to score great one need to prepare these topics.

NID Syllabus 2018 (For Prelims)

Outline for beginners Creative thinking & writing
Lettering Theme development
Innovation in design Picture analysis
Principles of composition Design theory
Inspiration & design development Mood, theme & colour inter-relationship
Form & function Colour psychology & optical illusions
Elements & principles of design Understanding light & shade
Optical illusion Colour terminology
Visual logic Good design vs. bad design
Natural & geometrical form Colour, pattern & texture
Graphics & pictograms Developing observation
Innovation & creation Design awareness
Imagination & doodling 3D visualization
Exercises on imagination Presentation techniques
Lateral thinking Story pictures
Expression & emotion Usage of colour in compositions
Use of measurements, scale & proportions Developing themes & colour associations
Memory drawing Optical illusion
Inspiration & creativity Ornaments & motifs
Foreshortening & perspective Drawing fundamentals

NID 2018 Syllabus (for Mains)

Model making Material manipulation
Creative thinking Audio-visual exercises
Doodling Evolving ideas
Interaction with NID alumni Questions generally asked in interview
Interview tips Mock interview
Importance of body language Past studio test & interview questions
Guidance on portfolio making


NID DAT Study Materials

Aspirants may check out these highly recommended Books required to score great on NID written examination. Students may also keep in mind that the selection to a particular program is strictly merit-based and score high in written examination is the only way through one can make to these prestigious colleges of national importance. Have a look at these books to increase your chances of getting selected into NID.

Recommended NID Books Description
NID Mock Test Series 2018-19
(As Per New B. Design Pattern)
 NID & NID (B.Des) Entrance Books & Test Series 

NID 2018 Solved Questions Paper and Model Series

Hope you like the question papers that we have served above. To practice more and more for this prestigious exam you can check these highly recommendable Books for NID 2018 Entrance Exam.

Guide for NID/NID/IIFT 2018 NID: Previous Years’ Papers (Solved)
NID/NID/IIFT Entrance Examination 2017 Success Master – NID / NID / IIFT Entrance Examination

NID DAT 2018 Important Links

Aspirants May Also Check these Important links related to 2018 NID Admission Notification.

Subject Description
Download NID 2018 Official Bulletin (PDF) Click Here
NID 2018 Entrance Exam: Admission Prospectus Click Here
NID 2018 Fashion Designing Eligibility Criteria | Courses| Age | Nationality | Qualification Click Here
Top NID Colleges in India: Intake | Courses | Eligibility Click Here
NID DAT 2018 Admit Card| Hall ticket for NID  2018 Click Here
Highly Recommended Books for NID 2018 Examination Click Here
Download NID DAT 2018 Sample Paper in PDF Click Here
NID 2018 Syllabus and Study Materials (All Subjects) Click Here
NID 2018 Cut-off: Expected & Previous Year NID  Cut-off Score. Click Here
NID 2018 Exam Pattern and Selection Procedure Click Here
Top 20 Fashion Designing Colleges in India: Edufever Ranking 2018-19 Click Here
Top NIFT Colleges in India: Edufever Ranking 2018-19 Click Here

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