NID 2021 Application Form (Over)

NID Application Form 2021 – The application form for NID 2021 admissions and entrance exams is over now. Candidates who wish to get admission in B.Des or M.Des programs in National Institute of Design had to register and apply for NID 2021 from link given below. The last date to submit the NID Application Form with late fee was February 20, 2021. Last date for submitting the online application form without late fee was February 17, 2021. The registration is online, at official website In order to apply, one has to first do registration. After that, fill all details in form, upload images, and pay application fee. Check all information about NID 2021 application form including link, how to apply, image specifications, fee, here.

NID Application Form 2021

Direct link to apply is as follows – Apply Here. (Over)

If you have made any mistake in the form, then go through NID 2021 application form correction.

And if you have applied, and do not need to make any corrections, check NID 2021 admit card.

NID Application Form 2021 Last Date Extended

NID has extended the last date to apply for B.Des or M.Des admission. Candidates can fill the NID application form till February 17, 2021 up to 4:00 pm.

Last date for submitting the online application form with late fee to 20 February 2021 up to 06:00 PM.

After appeared in exam, candidates must check the NID 2021 Answer Key

NID Application Form 2021 Important Dates

Check the important dates regarding NID application form 2021 from the table given below.

NID 2021 Application FormDates for B.Des and M.Des
Application form available from08 Jan 2021
Last date to fill the application form17 Feb 2021 up to 4:00 pm
Submission of form with late fee17 Feb – 20 Feb 2021 up to 6:00 pm
Window to edit the application forms12 – 15 Feb 2021 21 to 23 Feb 2021

NID Application Fee 2021

For the submission of NID application form, the candidates need to submit the application fee. The amount is different for every category. Check the amount given below.

Application fee for the B.Des course:

General / General EWSRs 3000
OBC – NCLRs 3000
SCRs 1500
STRs 1500
GEN – PwDRs 1500
GEN – EWS – PwDRs 1500
OBC – NCL – PwDRs 1500
SC – PwDRs 1500
ST – PwDRs 1500
Overseas (Only B.Des)Rs 5000

Application fee for the M.Des course:

CategoryFee for 1 disciplineFee for 2 discipline
GENRs 3000Rs 6000
GEN – EWSRs 3000Rs 6000
OBC – NCLRs 3000Rs 6000
SC & STRs 1500Rs 3000
GEN – PwDRs 1500Rs 3000
GEN – EWS – PwDRs 1500Rs 3000
OBC-NCL-PwDRs 1500Rs 3000
SC – PwDRs 1500Rs 3000
ST-PwDRs 1500Rs 3000
OverseasRs 5000Rs 10000

Application fee for the PhD course:

GENRs 5000
GEN – EWSRs 5000
OBC – NCLRs 5000
SC & STRs 2500
PwDRs 2500
GEN – EWS – PwDRs 2500
OBC – NCL – PwDRs 2500
SC – PwD & ST – PwDRs 2500

Mode of Payment: The applicants can pay the application fee via any one of the mode given below:

  • Online mode – Debit card / credit card
  • Offline mode – Demand draft drawn in favour of ‘All India Management Association’

Image Specifications for NID Application Form 2021

For the submission of NID application form, the candidates need to upload the images in the proper format. Check the image specifications given below.

ParticularsFormatFile size
PhotographJPG / JPEG50 – 100 KB
SignatureJPG / JPEG50 – 100 KB
Caste certificateJPG / JPEGshould not exceed 150 KB
Other certificates and documentsPDFNot exceeding 5 MB
No objection certificate (For Ph.D)PDFNot exceeding 1 MB

Documents Required to Fill NID Application Form 2021

In order to fill NID application form 2021, the candidates need to be ready with the following documents:

  • An active number and e-mail id
  • Class 10th and 12th mark sheet
  • Scanned image pf photograph and signature
  • GEN / EWS category certificate (if applicable)
  • OBC NCL certificate (if applicable)
  • SC / ST certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD category certificate (if applicable)

How To Fill The NID Application Form 2021?

NID application form cannot be filled via offline mode. The candidates can fill NID application form only via online mode. Check the step-by-step procedure to fill the form.

Step 1: Register Online

  • First of all, click on the direct link given above.
  • Next, select the course and enter the personal details like name, gender, mobile number, email id etc.
  • After entering the details, click on the ‘submit’ button.
  • Then, the login credentials will be displayed on the screen.

Step 2: Login

  • Next, enter the email id, date of birth and verification code.
  • Then, click on the ‘submit’ button.
  • After submitting the details, proceed to fill the form.

Step 3: Fill in details in NID Application Form 

  • Now, enter the personal, address and educational details.
  • After entering the details, click on ‘Save & Proceed to the Upload Document section’.

Step 4: Upload Documents 

  • Next, upload the documents in the proper format.

Step 5: Pay Application Fee

  • After uploading the documents, click on ‘Save and Go to Payment’ button.
  • Next, select the payment mode and pay the application fee.

Step 6: Take the printout of the form

  • After the payment, take a printout of the submitted application form for future references.

It must be noted that the candidates are not required to send the printout of the submitted NID application form to the official authority.

Details to be Entered in NID Application Form 2021

The candidates have to enter the following information in the application form.

At the time of registration

  • Nationality
  • Course
  • Name
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • E-mail id
  • Mobile number
  • Confirmation about source of NID

Personal details

  • Exam centre
  • Place of birth
  • District
  • State
  • First name
  • Father’s name

Address details

  • Full address
  • City
  • Country
  • Pin code
  • State

Education details

  • Board
  • Stream
  • School name
  • Exam status
  • Passing year
  • Marking scheme
  • CGPA / Grade

NID Application Form Correction 2021

Candidates can edit NID application form after its submission. The application form can be edited within the prescribed deadline. To do application form correction, the candidates need to enter the email id and date of birth. However, the following details cannot be edited after the submission of NID application form.

  • Eligibility criteria
  • Category
  • Email id
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality / Citizenship

Check out details of NID 2021 Syllabus

NID Admit Card 2021

Admit card for NID DAT releases on the official website, The candidates can download NID admit card 2021 by entering the email id and date of birth. The admit card is released separately for Prelims and Mains examination.

It is necessary to carry the printed copy of the admit card to the exam centre. It consists of the details like roll number, reporting time, address of the exam centre etc. Along with the printed copy of the admit card, the candidates are required to carry a valid id proof as well.

About NID Examination 2021

B.Des / GDPD: NID conducts Design Aptitude Test (Prelims and Mains) for the admission into B.Des and GDPD programme. DAT Prelims is conducted for the duration of 3 hours. It is a paper and pen / pencil test. DAT Mains is conducted in multiple formats such as in studio set-up. The test is conducted for the minimum period of 3 days. The total marks of DAT Mains is 100.

M.Des: For M.Des also, Design Aptitude Test Prelims and Mains are conducted. DAT Prelims is of 100 marks. DAT Prelims paper consists of objective and subjective questions. Based on DAT Prelims, the candidates are shortlisted for Mains. DAT Mains consists of two parts, Studio Test and Interviews.

Ph.D: The entry into Ph.D programme in Design is given on 3 stage selection process. It consists of Assessment of Eligibility and Merit of Proposal, Design Research Test (DRT), and Interview.

After appeared in exam, candidates must check the NID 2021 Result.

FAQs for NID Application Form 2021

Ques. Where can I fill NID application form 2021?

Ans. NID application form 2021 can be filled online at

Ques. How can I pay the application fee?

Ans. You can pay the application fee via online (debit card / credit card) or offline mode (demand draft).

Ques. Do I need to send the printout of NID application form 2021 to the official authority?

Ans. No, you do not need to send to the official authority after the submission of NID application form.

Ques. Can I edit NID application form 2021?

Ans. Yes, you can edit NID application form 2021. But, you have to edit the details within the specified timeline.

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