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NID DAT 2020 Admit Card: Available (For M.Des. DAT Mains 2020), Exam Dates

Updated On - July 11 2020 by Latika Kalra

NID DAT 2020 Admit Card for M.Des. DAT Mains 2020 has been released on 04 July 2020 on the official website. NID Design Aptitude Test is a national level exam conducted by the National Institute of Design. The exam is organised to offer admission into B.Des/GDPD and M.Des courses of Design. NID 2020 Mains Examination for M.Des will be held from 06 July 2020 onwards. Candidates can go through the complete article to know more about NID 2020 Admit Card.
Latest Updates:
  • NID DAT 2020 admit card release date for M.Des. Mains 2020 is 04 July 2020.

NID DAT 2020 Admit Card Dates

Design Aptitude Test will conduct in two stages, DAT Prelims and DAT Mains examination. Therefore, admit cards for both the exam will release on different dates. Hence, candidates can refer to the below-given data related to NID DAT 2020 Admit Card Dates:

NID DAT Admit Card Dates
Release of Prelims Admit Card20 December 2019
NID DAT 2020 Prelims Exam 29 December 2019
Release of Mains Admit Card (M.Des)04 July 2020
Release of Mains Admit Card (B.Des)19 June 2020
NID DAT 2020 Mains Exam (B.Des)22 June 2020 onwards
NID DAT 2020 Mains Exam (M.Des)06 July 2020 onwards

Note down the above-mentioned dates not to miss out any event of DAT 2020.

NID DAT 2020 Admit Card

NID DAT 2020 Admit Card will be available through online mode. Candidates who will be shortlisted based on Prelims score will only be eligible to sit for DAT Mains exam. Admit cards for both DAT Prelims and Mains will be made available to the candidates. Check all the details about NID 2020 Hall Tickets:

  • NID DAT 2020 Admission Ticket will be available on the official website. 
  • Candidates have to download their admit card from the NID website as it is a mandatory document to be carried to the examination centre.
  • No admit card will be sent by post to the candidates.
  • Candidates are advised to carry their hall ticket to the examination hall on the day of the exam.
  • Also, need to carry a government Photo ID proof in original for cross verification.
  • NID DAT Admit Card Date for Prelims: 20 December 2020
  • NID DAT 2020 Admit Card Date for Mains: 04 July 2020 (M.Des) and 19 June 2020 (B.Des).
Details mentioned on the NID DAT 2020 Admit Card
  • Candidate's Name
  • Exam Date
  • Exam Time
  • Exam centre name and address
  • Important instructions

How to Download the NID DAT 2020 Admit Card?


The following steps that each candidate can follow to download the NID DAT 2020 Admit Card are given below:

  • Step 1: Candidates need to visit the official website of the National Institute of Design. Click here>NID DAT Admit Card for Mains
  • Step 2: Login window will appear, enter the registered email address and date of birth for login and download the hall ticket.
  • Step 3: Admit card will appear on the screen but before downloading cross-check all the details mentioned on the admit card.
  • Step 4: After that click on the "Download Admit Card" and save it for future reference.
  • Step 5: Candidates should take the printout of the download DAT hall ticket for future reference.

If in case there is any errors or discrepancy found by the candidates in the admit card can contact the authorities in below-given contact details:

National Institute of Design
Paldi, Ahmedabad 380 007
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
Phone: +91 79 2662 3462 (only Monday to Friday, 1430 hrs. to 1730 hrs.)

Documents to carry along with NID DAT 2020 Admit Card

The list of documents that the candidates need to carry along with the NID Design Aptitude Test Admission Ticket 2020 at the day of examination is mentioned below:

  1. PAN Card
  2. Driving license
  3. Voter ID
  4. Passport
  5. Employee Identification Card
  6. Aadhaar Card
  7. College ID

NID DAT 2020 Exam Centres

The exam will be conducted in two stages - DAT Prelims and DAT Mains and the NID DAT 2020 Exam Centres for Prelims examination and Mains examination are different. Therefore, candidates can check the below-given list of NID Design Aptitude Test centres:

Exam Centres for DAT Prelims

Prelims test centres for B.Des (Bachelor of Design)/GDPD (Graduate Diploma Programme in Design) and M.Des (Master of Design) is given below:

Sl.No.City Name
For B.DesFor M.Des
11Kolkata Mumbai
13LucknowNew Delhi
16New DelhiThiruvananthapuram

There can be more than one centres in the above-mentioned cities.

Exam Centres for DAT Mains

Candidates who will qualify the DAT Prelims examination will be called for stage 2 for DAT Mains examination at the campuses of NIDs. The list of test centres for both the courses is given below:

List of Centres for B.Des/GDPD
  1. Ahmedabad 
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Gandhinagar
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. Haryana
  6. Madhya Pradesh
  7. Assam
List of centres for M.Des

Exam centres for each branch of the Master of Design (M.Des) course are given below:

NID DAT Mains Test Centres
Test Centre: AhmedabadTest Centre: BengaluruTest Centre: Gandhinagar
Animation Film DesignDesign for Retail ExperienceApparel Design
Ceramic & Glass DesignDigital Game DesignLifestyle Accessory Design
Film & Video CommunicationInformation DesignNew Media Design
Furniture and Interior DesignInteraction DesignPhotography Design
Graphic DesignUniversal DesignStrategic Design Management
Product Design Toy & Game Design
Textile Design Transportation & Automobile Design
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