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Written Exam (Prelims and Mains), Studio Test, and Personal Interview Round are the three stages of the NID DAT 2022 Exam Pattern. The NID DAT Exam Pattern comprises of 70 points for subjective questions and 30 points for objective questions, with no negative marking. The B.Des and M.Des courses provided by NID DAT 2022 have different syllabuses. In 2021, the NID DAT Exam Pattern was modified for both BDes and MDes.
|NID DAT Exam Pattern||For B.Des.||For M.Des.|
|Exam Mode||Offline mode/ pen ? paper-based test||Offline mode/ pen ? paper-based test|
|No. of sections||2 (Section A and B)||2 (Section A and B)|
|No. of Questions||Section A: 1 to 22(MCQ)||Section A: 59 (MCQ)|
|Section B: 23 to 26 (Subjective)||Section B: 3 (Subjective)|
According to the NID DAT exam pattern 2022, the exam is divided into two sections: prelims and mains. The prelims exam is a traditional pen-and-paper exam, and only those candidates who pass the prelims will be entitled to take the mains exam. A studio test and a personal interview are part of the mains exam. This section covers all of the main features of the NID DAT exam pattern 2022, and candidates are encouraged to read through the entire page for more information.
Candidates must first sit for the preliminary exam and perform well on it. Candidates will be chosen to advance to the next level based on their performance in the preliminary exam (mains test). For the prelims and mains tests, the NID DAT exam pattern 2022 is separate, as is the marking structure. Under this part, candidates can review the exam format and marking scheme for both the B.Des and GDPD courses' assessments.
The NID DAT prelims exam 2022 is a three-hour, offline exam for the B.Des and GDPD programmes (pen and paper-based test). In this exam, you'll be asked both subjective and objective questions. The test is worth a total of 100 points. The table below shows the NID DAT test pattern 2022 for the B.Des and GDPD prelims exam.
|NID 2022 Pattern|
|Type of Questions||Part/Section||Number of Questions|
|Total Number of Questions||26|
The B.Des and GDPD prelims exams are separated into two parts, part 1 and part 2. Part 1 is made up of objective questions, whereas Part 2 is made up of subjective questions.
The prelims test grading scheme for the NID DAT exam pattern 2022 differs from year to year. The table of mark weighting below is based on a previous year's analysis, and candidates should take note of it.
|NID DAT 2022 Exam Pattern|
|Number of Questions||Marks Allotted|
|1 to 14||1|
|15 to 22||2|
The NID DAT mains exam 2022 is a three-hour test for the B.Des and GDPD programmes. This test includes questions about doodling, drawing, and creative sketching, among other things. The test is worth a total of 100 points.
For the B.Des and GDPD mains exams, the NID DAT exam pattern 2022 includes the following, independently held tests:
Candidates who take both the prelims and mains exams will be placed on a merit list. The total marks earned by the applicants will be computed by adding their scores from both tests.
Previously, the prelims exam had a 30% percentile score weighting while the mains exam had a 70% percentile score weighting. However, the weighting of percentile marks in determining the final score has altered recently. The table below shows the new score weighting for the NID DAT B.Des and GDPD in relation to the mains and prelims tests.
|NID DAT 2022 Pattern|
|Percentile Score Weighting||Type of Test|
Candidates must first take the prelims test in order to be considered for admission to the institution's M.Des programmes. Candidates will be permitted to participate in the mains round only if they have been selected and shortlisted in the prelims round. Under this section, candidates can review the M.Des exam pattern and marking scheme for the prelims and mains tests.
The M.Des preliminary exam is broken into two parts: part 1 and part 2. Part 1 consists of objective questions, whereas Part 2 consists of subjective questions. This is a 100-point exam that is taken offline.
A discipline or domain-specific test and a Common DAT make up this test (Design Aptitude Test). Candidates will be shortlisted based on their performance in both of the examinations.
Candidates can choose to take one or both of the discipline-specific tests.
The weighting or marking scheme for the M.Des, prelims exam in the NID DAT exam format varies from year to year. The table of mark weighting below is based on a previous year's analysis, and candidates should take note of it.
|NID DAT 2022 Marks Weightage|
|Type of Questions||Percentile Mark Weighting|
The NID DAT Exam Pattern 2022 for the M.Des mains exam is a 100-point online, computer-based test. The test will last 3 hours in total (180 minutes).
The following tests are included in the NID DAT exam pattern 2022 for the M.Des mains exam:
The final merit list for all candidates who took the prelims and mains exams will be released by the test authority. The candidates' total scores will be computed by adding their marks from both tests together. The table below shows the new score weighting for the NID DAT M.Des prelims and mains exams.
|NID DAT Exam Total Score Weighting - M.Des|
|Prelims Exam Weighting||Mains Exam Weighting|
|CDAT||Discipline Specific Test|
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