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NID Application Form 2018 - Last Date 9 November

NID Application Form 2018 can be filled ONLINE from 25 September 2017. The application is open for Indian and Foreign national candidates. NID applications form is filled to appear into the DAT exam which is conducted for the admission into design programmes. B.Des programme is offered at NID Ahmedabad. M.Design Offered at NID Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Gandhinagar Campus and GDPD course offered at NID Kurukshetra and NID Vijayawada. The candidates are required to fill the NID Application Form before 31 October 2017.

National Institute of Design has also released the NID admission notification as well as the NID brochure for admission to Undergraduate Design Course. The brochure provides the all the important information pertaining to the entrance exam, exam date, eligibility criteriaapplication process and exam mode. NID application is common for following courses:

  • B.Design
  • M.Design
  • GDPD



NID Application begins 

25 September 2017

Last date to fill the NID Application Form

31 October 2017

Last date to fill application form with late fee

9 November 2017

The last date to submit printed application form 
via Credit/ Debit Card/ Demand Draft

9 November 2017

Editing of the NID Application Form

14 to 16 November 2017


NID Application Form 2018 - Apply Online

The application process for the NID admission has started from 25 September 2017. The candidates who are willing to seek admission into design courses offered at NID need to fill the online application form. The candidates can fill the NID Application form Online through Internet from any place of convenience.

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The last date to fill the application form is 31 October 2017. Hence, the candidates are suggested to fill and submit the application form on or before the due date. The steps are also given below to help the candidates in filling up the application form.

Steps to fill the NID Application Form

The candidates are provided steps to fill the NID Application form. Therefore, the candidates are suggested to fill the application form by following the steps mentioned below. There are total four steps to be followed.

  • STEP 1: Registration: The candidates first have to register themselves on the official website of the National Institute of Design (NID). 

NID Application Form

  •  STEP 2: Filling up the Application Form: After Registration, the login credentials will be sent to the registered e-mail address and the student has to then login using NID admission Panel. The student can either apply only for B.Design or only for GDPD or for both the courses

NID Application Form Details


  • STEP 3: Upload Photograph and Signature: The candidates have to upload the photograph and signature while filling up the Application Form.

Specifications of the Photo and Signature

  • Photograph: Candidates have to Upload scanned photograph as per the instructions: 
    • Format: JPEG format
    • Size: 100 KB size
    • The photograph must be recent and should have been taken after 1 September 2015.
    • The photograph must be taken against a white background.
    • If you wear spectacles, glare on glasses is not acceptable in your photo. Spectacles with dark or tinted glasses are not permitted; only clear glasses are permitted.
  • Signature: Candidates have to Upload scanned signature as per the instructions: 
    • Format: JPEG format
    • Size: 100 KB size
    • The signature must be in black colour only and must be written against a white background.
    • The signature must be scanned. Mobile phone photographs of signatures are not acceptable.
  •  STEP 4: Pay Application Fee and Print: The candidates at the end after filling up the application form need to make the payment of the application fee and submit the application fee.
    • By Online: By Credit/ Debit Card
    • By Offline: By Demand Draft 

NID 2018 Application Fees

NID Application Fee is different for all the categories. The candidates belonging to the respective categories must pay their application fee. The fee has to be paid through online mode only that is  Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.


Fee Amount

Overseas Candidates (B.Des programme only)

Rs 3,000

General Candidates/OBC (Non-creamy layer)

Rs 2,000

SC/ ST/ General PwD/ OBC NCL PwD/ SC PwD/ ST PwD

Rs, 1,000

Submission of NID Application Form 2018

In case, of Demand Draft to complete the application process, candidates have to send the demand draft and a printout of your application form in a single envelope, so as to reach the following address before 9 November 2018

The Project Manager – CMS
All India Management Association
Management House, 14,
Institutional Area, Lodhi Road
New Delhi 110 003

If the Application Fee has been paid Online then there is no need of sending any documents to the above-mentioned address.

NID Helpline Number- +91 7926623462 (Monday to Friday, 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM) In Case a  student finds any technical problem in filling the NID Application Form they can call on the number given above or drop an e-mail at nid@applyadmission.net

Choose Exam Centres while filling NID Application Form 2018

NID Design Aptitude Test will be conducted in multiple centres across India. The exam is scheduled to be conducted in the 23 cities across multiple centres and the candidates can give the preference of the test centres while filling up the application.


Dehradun  Kurukshetra   Panjim


Guwahati Lucknow  Raipur 


Hyderabad  Mumbai  Ranchi 


Jaipur  Nagpur  Thriruvananthapuram 


Jammu  New Delhi  Vijaywada 


Kolkata  Patna   -


NID B.Des DAT Main Test Centre - Click Here


If you have any question related to filling NID Application form 2018, you can write in the comments section below.

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