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NID Entrance Exam 2021: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility,Pattern, Result

NID Entrance Exam 2021: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility,Pattern, Result

NID Design Aptitude Test is a national-level entrance exam conducted once every year by the National Institute of Design to shortlist the eligible fashion aspirants for admission in Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate design programs offered by the National Institute Design (NID) campuses. Initially, only Bachelor of Design (BDes), Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) and Master of Design (MDes) programmes were offered by NID at its campuses, however, from the year 2020, BDes degree programme was also added in the programmes-list of the new NID campuses that offers GDPD courses. The admission in these programmes are offered only to the candidates who successfully qualify both the NID admission tests. From 2019 onwards, there was an addition of two more NID campuses, namely, NID Bhopal and NID Jorhat to the list of NID campuses. These new institutes offer admission in GDPD programmes based on performance in NID admission tests. 

NID Entrance Exam 2021 Dates

Applicants should go through the events and their respective Exam Dates which are given here to appear in the examination.

Events

Dates (Tentative)

Online Registration Starts

1st week of October 2020

Online Registration Closes

1st week of November 2020

Submission of form with late fee

2nd week of November 2020

Edit Application Form

2nd week of November 2020

DAT Prelims Admit Card release

3rd week of December 2020

DAT Prelims Exam

Last week of December 2020

DAT Prelims Result (M.Des)

3rd week of February 2021

DAT Prelims Result (B.Des)

3rd week of March 2021

Rechecking request on DAT prelim

February/March 2021

DAT (Mains) Admit Card (M.Des)

1st week of March 2021

DAT (Mains) Admit Card (B.Des)

32nd week of April 2021

DAT Mains Exam (M.Des)

2nd week of March to 2nd week of April 2021

DAT Mains Exam (B.Des)

Last week of April 2021

DAT Mains Result

Last week of May 2021

Counselling Starts

1st week of June 2021

Application Form NID 2021

Applicants must go through the instructions given below before proceeding to fill the application form.

  • Applicants must register online before filling the online application form.
  • From the first week of October 2020, the application form will be started.
  • Applicants are eligible to fill the NID 2021 application form till the first week of November 2020.
  • Applicants must upload the scanned photograph & signature.
  • Applicants will be given the correction facility.
  • Reserve category Applicants should upload the relevant category certificate.

 The filled-in application form with the demand draft must be sent to the address given below: 

The Project Manager – CMS

All India Management Association

Management House, Link Road,

Lajpat Nagar Part 3, New Delhi 110024

Application Fee:

  • The application fee is non- refundable and non- transferable.
  • Applicants can pay the application fee through credit card, debit card (online mode) ,or by demand draft (offline mode).
  • The demand draft will be prepared in favour of ‘All India Management Association’, payable at New Delhi.
  • The application fee details are given below:

Course

Category

Application Fee (in INR)

B. Des/GPDP

General /OBC-NCL/EWS

2000

 

SC/ST/PwD

1000

 

Overseas Candidates

3000

 

General /OBC

2000 (discipline 1); 4000 (discipline 2)

M. Des

SC/ST/PD

1000 (discipline 1); 2000 (discipline 2)

 

Overseas Candidates

3000 (discipline 1); 6000 (discipline 2)

NID Entrance Exam 2021: Eligibility Criteria

All applying Applicants must complete the eligibility criteria which are given below:

B.Des

Age Criteria:

  • Indian Nationals in General Category and General EWS Category applicants born on or after 1 July 2001 are eligible to apply for the admission.
  • Indian Nationals in Reserved Category (Other Backward Class-Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL), Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) applicants born on or after 1 July 1998 are eligible to apply for the admission.
  • Indian Nationals in PwD Reserved Category applicants born on or after 1 July 1996 are eligible to apply for the admission.
  • Foreign Nationals in Overseas (Supernumerary) Category applicants who are born on or after 1 July 2001 are eligible to apply for the admission.

Qualification:

  • Applicants which have passed or will appear in 10+2 in the qualifying examination in the academic year are eligible for applying.
  • Applicants which have passed in subjects such as science, arts, commerce, humanities, etc.

M.Des:

Age Criteria:

  • Indian Nationals in General Category & General EWS Category applicants born on or after 1 July 1991 are eligible to apply for the admission.
  • Indian Nationals in Reserved Category (Other Backward Class-Non Creamy Layer (OBC- NCL), Scheduled Caste (SC) & Scheduled Tribe (ST) applicants born on or after 1 July 1988 are eligible to apply for the admission.
  • Indian Nationals in Person with Disabilities (PwD) Reserved Category applicants born on or after 1 July 1986 are eligible to apply for the admission.
  • Foreign Nationals in Overseas (Supernumerary) Category applicants born on or after 1 July 1999 are eligible to apply for the admission.

Qualification:

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree of minimum four years/Bachelor’s degree or 3 years in any stream/Full-time diploma of minimum 4 years of duration in design/ fine arts/ applied arts/ architecture after 12th level to be eligible.
  • For submitting the provisional/graduation certificate the deadline will be till June 2021.

NID Entrance Exam 2021: Exam Pattern

  • No. of Marks: The question paper is of 100 marks.
  • Duration of Exam: The exam is of 3 hours.
  • Mode of Exam: The exam is conducted through offline (pen/paper) mode.
  • Language of Exam: The exam is asked in the English language.
  • Type of Questions: The questions are of visual & textual type.

 

DAT Mains for M.Des programme:

 

  • Studio test: The total marks of the exam are 100 & the duration will be 3 hours. It is conducted in the English language only.
  • Interview: It will be taken separately for each discipline after the studio test.

NID Entrance Exam 2021: Syllabus

The syllabus comprises topics such as Creativity, Comprehension, Knowledge and Visualization, Drawing Skills, Memory Drawing, General Mental Ability, etc.

3D Modeling, Body Language, Observation Test, Portfolio Making, Creative Thinking, etc are the topics that will be in the syllabus for the Studio Test.

NID Entrance Exam 2021: Preparation Tips

  • Complete all the topics of the official syllabus.
  • Go through various mock tests & purchase mock tests from the market or the internet.
  • Solve last year's question papers and sample papers.
  • Make short notes daily while studying and revise them regularly.
  • Eat healthy food and do yoga or meditation.

NID Entrance Exam 2021: Admit Card

Applicants can download the admit card from the NID website as per the schedule notified by NID. Applicants should download and take print of their admit cards. Reporting time of the exam along with other details of the examination will be mentioned in the DAT Prelims admit card. The name and important details of the candidate will be given in the admit card.

NID Entrance Exam 2021: Result

For the merit list, applicants should appear for all the tests in both the DAT Prelims and the DAT Mains. Separate result scorecards (digital or hard copy) will not be given to the applicants. The result will be declared through online mode only.

NID Entrance Exam 2021: Merit List

The official authority will prepare the separate merit lists for each category based on the DAT Prelims scores. Only shortlisted applicants must be eligible to appear for the DAT Mains exam as per the schedule announced by the officials. After a few days of the written examination, the merit list will be published by the officials through online mode.

NID Entrance Exam 2021: Admission

Applicant's performance in the two-stages of the Design Aptitude Test will be the base of Admission to all the programs at NID. The applicants will be selected based on the performance given by them and will be called for the counseling. Applicants need to submit their original certificates at the time of admission. After allotting the admission letter, applicants must report to their allotted campus for final admission.

 FAQ

Is the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) score considerable for the NID entrance test?

No, it is not considerable for the NID entrance test. All candidates will have to undergo NID’s Design Aptitude Test (DAT).

Does NID consider IGCSE-Grade-12 as a valid prerequisite for B.Des./GDPD Program?

Refer to eligibility criteria mentioned in the B.Des./GDPD Admissions Handbook 2020-21 available online at http://admissions.nid.edu.

Is a high school diploma by GED acceptable for admission to a Bachelor of Design course?

Refer to eligibility criteria mentioned in the B.Des./GDPD Admissions Handbook 2020-21 available online.

Am I eligible for the UG course, if I am doing a 3-year Diploma course after 10th?

Refer to eligibility criteria mentioned in the B.Des./GDPD Admissions Handbook 2020-21 available online.

If the applicant is enrolled with the NIOS (National Institute of Open School) for 10+2 schooling, can they apply for NID?

Meets the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the B.Des./GDPD Admissions Handbook 2020-21 available online, Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.

What is the admissions procedure at NID?

Stage 1: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Prelims and Stage 2: Design Aptitude Test (DAT) Mains are the process of admission to NID for M.Des., B.Des. and GDPD programs consist of two stages.


 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.