How to Prepare for NID Studio Test 2023

With NID Studio Test 2023 right around the corner, you must prepare in advance if you want to ace the exam and be among the first invited to join the National Institute of Design. To help get you there, we’ve put together this handy guide on preparing for NID Studio Test 2023. The more research & preparation you do before taking the test, the better your performance on test day, so check out our recommendations below! We’ll cover what to eat before your test, what materials to bring with you on test day, and more.

NID 2023 Eligibility Criteria

You will not be eligible to apply for the exam if you do not meet the NID eligibility criteria. 

Age Criteria:

  • According to the official notification, candidates applying for the NID entrance examination must have been born on or after 01 July 2002 for those in general and EWS categories and on or after 01 July 1999 for those in the SC/ST/OBC-NCL categories.
  • To be eligible for PwD admission, you must have been born on or after 01 July 1997.

Qualification Criteria:

  • For the exam, you must have passed your final 10+2 examination from a recognized board (AISSE/ICSE/CBSE).
  • The NID DAT exam is also open to those appearing for the higher secondary examination in 2023.

Important dates for NID Studio Test 2023

NID Studio Test Date for the year 2023 are given below: 


Events NID Studio Test Date
Release of NID Notification 2023 Oct-22
NID application process starts from Oct-22
Last date for NID Online Application Form submission Nov-22
Last date for submitting NID Application Form with the late fee Dec-22
Application correction window Dec-22
NID admit card download begins Dec-22
NID DAT Prelims Exam Jan-23
Declaration of NID DAT Result January 2023 
NID DAT Mains Exam March/April 2023
Declaration of final NID result  April/May 2023


Preparation Tips

If you plan to take the NID Studio Test 2023, start preparing now! The test is used to assess a candidate’s creativity, imagination and originality and is an important part of the National Institute of Design admissions process. A few proven tips to help you get started are given below:

  • As you start researching and thinking about possible questions, remember there’s no right or wrong answer. The key is coming up with an original solution, so avoid copying other people’s work.
  • Also, remember that some questions will be more difficult than others. Don’t let that discourage you! The key is to focus on your strengths and show off your knowledge to impress admissions officers.
  • Become well-versed with the NID Studio Test pattern and ensure you understand the different questions asked in the exam. Spend some time reviewing all the important information about the exam.
  • Plan in-depth, accounting for the number of days before the exam and the topics you must cover. Try to divide the allotted time equally among topics and ensure you don’t skip any.
  • Make models from as many materials as possible. Include some of the basics in your preparation, such as wire, cloth, thermocol, rubber sheet, paper, clay, wool, threads, pins, plastic, plaster of Paris, hardboard, foils, etc.
  • Make sure you maintain neatness as you work with all materials and make models or doodles. Examiners will mark you on your work approach and neatness.
  • Use the previous year’s question papers for NID Studio Test and practice through mock tests.

How to Apply for NID 2023?

The process of NID Admission involves four stages, i.e., online registration, form filling, uploading documents, and paying the application fee.

  • Visit – the official NID website, for registration.
  • Now, click on the “New Registration” tab.
  • Enter your mobile number, email ID, Date of birth, and other asked details. 
  • After that, login credentials of your NID admission will be sent via email to the registered email ID & mobile number.
  • Use the login details and try sign in. Fill out the application form by entering all the needed details correctly. 
  • Now, upload the necessary documents for your NID studio test and pay the application fee. 

Your registration process is done!

NID Studio Test Coaching

Rathore Design is the right choice for students preparing for the NID Studio Test. We provide comprehensive coaching covering all test aspects, from design concepts to time management. Our mock tests are also designed to simulate the actual test environment closely, so you can be confident and prepared on test day. Plus, our experienced and knowledgeable faculty are always on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Let us help you clear your NID Studio Test 2023 and reach your desired heights of success.