MIT Institute of Design - Design Aptitude Test

Form Date: 17 Oct - 10 Mar 2021

Online Mode, Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 17 Oct - 10 Mar 2021

MITID DAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 3,000
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode, Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:MIT Institute of Design (MITID)
  • Courses:B.DES, M.DES, BA (Hons.)
  • Streams:Arts, Design

MITID DAT 2021: Application Form(Ongoing), Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - March 02 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

MITID DAT 2021 Application form has been released and can be filled until 10 March 2021. MITID DAT  is also known as MITID Design Aptitude Test will be conducted by the MIT Institute of Design. The exam is organized once a year at the university level. On qualifying the applicants will get admissions in Bachelor of Design (B.Des), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Fashion, Master of Design (M.Des) and Master of Business Administration (MBA). The language of the exam will be in English and it will be in Pen & Paper mode. MITID is a part of the Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research Educational Institutions. The candidates can go through the full article to know about the MITID DAT entrance exam Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, etc.

Latest Updates

  • The last date to submit the application form is 10 March 2021.
  • DAR 2021 will be held on 4 April 2021


MITID DAT 2021 Important Dates 

Candidates can take a note of all the vital dates for MITID DAT 2021 from the table below.
EventsImportant Dates
Release of Application FormAvailable
Last date to submit the Application Form10 March 2021
Design Aptitude Test04 April 2021
DAT Result19 April 2021
Studio Test & Interview 
B.Des  3 - 8 May 2021
B.Des Fashion10 - 13 May 2021
M.Des DM & FMM14 - 15 May 2021
M.Des 17 - -21 May 2021
Final List 
B.Des 10 May 2021
B.Des Fashion14 May 2021
M.Des(All) 22 May 2021

MITID DAT 2021 Application Form

MIT Institute of Design Application Form 20201 has been released online. The applicants must check the eligibility before applying online.
  • The Applicants must fill the Application form correctly.
  • Candidates are allowed to fill in only one application form.
  • The application form is only accepted in online mode, no other mode will be accepted.
  • Candidates must provide their register email id and mobile number to get information by email or SMS.
  • Candidates cannot withdraw application form once it is submitted successfully.
  • Multiple forms submitted by candidates will be rejected.
  • The applicants must get the printout of the application form for future use.

MITID DAT 2021 Application Fee

The table below shows the MIT Design Pune fee structure for registration The candidates can check it:

MITID DAT 2021 Examination Fees 
Indian NationalsRs 3000/-
NRI, PIO, OCI & Foreign National applicantsRs 4500/-
  • Applicants must mention the name behind the demand draft.
  • The fee once paid will not be refunded in any case.
Modes of Payment
  • Online Mode- The applying candidates can pay the fee via Net Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card.
  • Offline Mode- Via Demand Draft in favour of MIT ADT University-MIT Institute of Design, Payable at Pune which has to be sent to the address:

Admission Cell
MIT Institute of Design, 
Rajbaug, Loni Kalbhor
Pune Solapur Highway

MITID DAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The students who want to apply for the relevant exam needs to check the MITID DAT 2021 eligibility criteria as under:

  • B.Des Programme: 10+2 from any stream form the State Boards AISSCE/ IB/ ISC.
  • M.Des Programme:
    • The candidates applying for Product Design Transportation Design Interior Space & Furniture Design Retail Design must have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Architecture, Science or Industrial Design.
    • Applying candidates for Graphic Design Animation Film Design must have Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Fine Arts, Applied Arts, Literature, Media, Film, Animation or any communication design discipline.
    • The applicants interested to apply for User Experience Design must hold Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science or any Design Discipline.
    • Film & Video Design Immersive Media Design Design Management Fashion Management & Marketing interested candidates must have passed Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in any discipline.
    • For Transcultural Design candidates are eligible only when they have Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Design.

MITID DAT 2021 Admit Card

The candidates who have successfully applied for MITID DAT exam, they will receive the admit cards for the exam on their given email IDs as per the defined schedule. Therefore, applicants must make sure that they have provided the valid email address at the time of MITID DAT registration.

  • MITID DAT 2021 Admission Card will contain all important details such as:
    • Candidate’s name 
    • Roll number
    • Exam date
    • Time of examination 
    • Allotted exam centre name
    • Candidate address
  • Once a candidate received their admit card, they have to take a printout of it and carry it to the allotted exam centre at the time of the test.
  • It may be noted that candidates not carrying the admit card at the time of the exam will not be allowed to appear for the test.

MITID DAT 2021 Exam Centre

MIT test centres are given below where the entrance examination will be held.

  • Ahmadabad
  • Bangalore
  • Chandigarh
  • Delhi
  • Goa
  • Patna
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Pune

MITID DAT 2021 Exam Pattern

 The entrance exam is split into 2 phases. the MITID DAT 2021 exam pattern can be known form below points:

  • Phase 1: This will be a written exam of 100 marks for 180 Minutes. The DAT tests each student’s ability in Design Problem Solving, Visual Sense, Observation & Perception, Environmental Awareness, Mental Ability and Communication skills through a range of visual and textual questions.
  • Phase 2: It consists of Studio test, Personal Interview and Portfolio Presentation. The Studio test generally has 3 parts– doodling, 3D modelling and observation tests.

MITID DAT 2021 Syllabus

MITID DAT 2021 Syllabus will constitute the given topics given as under :

Syllabus for MIT DAT 2021
Communication SkillGeneral KnowledgeCreative AbilityCreative skills
Ability to communicate well both verbally and non-verbally( through drawing, sketching etc)Being aware of what is happening in the world. Expressing your creativity in terms of observing your surroundings closely.Ability to analyse things, situations and contexts (creatively)Utilization of form, colour, shapes and innovative ways to look and describe objects and surroundings.

The syllabus must be known for better preparation for the exam.

MITIID DAT 2021 Preparation Tips

MIT Institute of Design Aptitude Test is a competitive one. Securing a good score in the exam is very important to secure admission. To secure a good rank in the entrance test, it is essential to prepare for the best. It is recommended that students should obtain complete clarity of the examination pattern and then make a clear preparation plan accordingly.

MITID DAT 2021 Result

MITI DAT 2021 result will be declared on the official website. The candidates can check their result theirs. The applicants are requested to keep visiting the page for further updates regarding the same.

Studio Test and Interview

The details of Studio Test & Interview are discussed below in the points:

  • The studio tests followed by personal interviews will be conducted separately by MIT Insitute of Design Pune, Avantika University Ujjain, MIT School of Design Alandi Pune & MIT University Meghalaya campus.
  • The list of shortlisted candidates for the Studio Test and Personal Interview will be declared on the respective websites of MIT ID Pune, Avantika University Ujjain, MIT School of Design Alandi Pune & MIT University Meghalaya.
  • The candidates called for the studio test and personal interview are required to attend the studio tests and interview, which completes the process of selection.
  • The norms for the selection are the sole decision of the Admission Committee and the Management in any of the matters concerning the admission process and selection will be final. Any direct or indirect attempt to influence the admission committee or its members, academic office bearers or management will lead to the automatic disqualification of the candidate(s). The dates for the same are mentioned in the table below:

MITID DAT 2021 Courses Offered

The applicants will get the specialisations in the below-mentioned courses on qualifying MITID DAT 2021 entrance exam.

1. Bachelor of Design Courses
  • Animation Film Design
  • Game Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Film & Video Design
  • Interior Space & Furniture Design
  • Product Design
  • Retail Design
  • Transportation Design
  • User Experience Design
  • B.Des Fashion Design
  • B.Des Fashion Communication
  • Various Collaborative Programmes
    • BA (Hons) Design for Industry (with Northumbria University UK)
    • BA (Hons) Graphic Design (with Northumbria University UK)
    • BA (Hons) 3D Design (with Northumbria University UK)
    • BA (Hons) Animation (with Northumbria University UK)
    • BA (Hons) Graphic Design (with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
    • BSc (Hons) Product Design and Technology ( In collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
    • BSc (Hons) Design Engineering ( In collaboration with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)
2. Master of Design Courses
  • Animation Film Design
  • Immersive Media Design
  • Interior Space & Furniture Design
  • Film & Video Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Product Design
  • Retail Design
  • Transportation Design
  • Transcultural Design
  • Design Management
  • User Experience Design
  • Fashion Management & Marketing

MITID  DAT 2021 Scholarship 

The MITID DAT 2021 scholarships details are listed below in the bullets:

  • The institute will offer Scholarships to new entrants.
  • The MIT Institute of Design grants full or partial scholarships to 5% of the total students each year.
  • The eligibility of the scholarships depends on the performance of the student and his/her financial needs.
  • The interview panel decides whether one is eligible for the scholarship.
  • The scholarship application form should be availed by the applicant from the Institute office after getting admission to the Institute.
  • The duly filled scholarship form should be submitted with attached necessary documents showing the income statements of the family members /guardians.
  • The Institute has a tie-up with Credila-An HDFC Ltd. Company for providing an educational loan to students securing admission to the institute.

MITID DAT 2021 Availability of Seats

The university offers many UG and PG programmes to all the eligible candidates. Candidates can check out the availability of seats in each programme below:

MIT Institute of Design 2021 ProgrammesSeat Intake
B. Des Programme200 Seats
B. Des Fashion programmes60 Seats
M.Des Fashion Management & Marketing15 Seats

MITID DAT 2021 Highlights

The summary of M Design in MIT Pune is in the table below:


Exam Name

MITID Design Aptitude Test



Application Mode


Entrance Mode



Studio Test and Interview

MITID DAT Official Website

About the MIT Institute of Design

MIT Institute of Design started its operations in August 2006. Its motive is to develop an identity as a research & training institution of highest international quality.

The MIT Institute of Design invites the mentors to interact with the design learners and challenge their young minds to explore newer territories that should complement and reinforce their ongoing design learning. Some of the disciplines from which mentors are invited are, biomechanics, alternative energy systems, linguistics (semiotics), performing arts, plastic arts, design anthropology, sociology, perception and cognitive psychologies and several more. 


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MITID DAT Important Dates

Admit card31 Mar 2021 (Tentative)
MITID DAT 2021 Exam Date04 Apr 2021
MITID DAT 2021 Form Date17 Oct - 10 Mar 2021
MITID DAT 2021 Result19 Apr 2021
Counselling03 May - 21 May 2021

MIT Institute of Design - Design Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

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Form Start Date:

17 Oct 2020

Form End Date:

10 Mar 2021

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Examination Date (Online):

04 Apr 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 3,000

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