Nid 2019 Cutoff

The qualifying cutoff percentile score of NID DAT 2019 has been announced by the National Institute of Design for B.Des. admissions. The exam conducting institute will also declare the NID DAT 2019 cutoff in form of scores obtained by the last candidate admitted. In simple words, it is the score of the last candidate, who was offered admission to the Institute, in order of merit. To be eligible for admission to NID DAT B.Des programme offered at the Ahmedabad campus, candidates have to secure the prescribed minimum cutoff i.e. score out of 100. Every year, nearly 5,000 aspirants appear for NID DAT, which is the screening test for admissions to a total of 100 undergraduate design seats. The national level design entrance exam is held in two stages- prelims and mains. Candidates, who qualify the first stage to appear for the second phase, can check the category-wise NID DAT cutoff 2019 on this page in order to know the required minimum marks.

NID DAT 2019 Cutoff

BRDS has provided the detailed information regarding the cutoff of NID DAT 2019 as released by the National Institute of Design. Aspiring candidates can check the minimum qualifying percentile score required for admissions.

NID DAT 2019 Qualifying Percentile Score

Programme Open OBCNCL SC ST PwD
Bachelor of Design 50 45 40 40 40

Candidates can also check below the score of the last candidate, who was offered admission in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

NID DAT Cutoff (as on May 7, 2019)

Programme Open OBC‐NCL SC ST PwD Supernumerary
Bachelor of Design OR-384/52.00 OBCR-347/43.80 SCR-208/39.00 STR-118/31.50 PwDR-67/11.10 OVR-5

NID DAT Cutoff (as on June 15, 2018)

Programme Open OBC‐NCL SC ST PwD Supernumerary
Bachelor of Design 59.62 53.70 49.95 53.35 43.11 40.81

NID DAT prelims score to be shortlisted for mains of the last admitted candidate in order of merit can be checked below.

 

NID DAT 2018 Cutoff (scores out of 100)

Open OBC-NCL SC ST PwD Supernumerary
68.10 59.50 55.50 52.50 48.00 50.60

NID DAT 2017 Cutoff Scores

Open OBC-NCL SC ST PwD Overseas (supernumerary)
60.05 55.42 52.41 50.00 50.25 51.84

NID DAT 2016 Cutoff Scores

General General-PH OBC-NCL OBC-NCL-PH SC SC-PH ST ST-PH
59.65 51.75 52.70 40.55 50.10 31.25 47.75 No applicant

Note: Above scores are out of 100.

The final merit list of NID DAT 2019 will be released on May 31. Based on the merit, as many as 100 B.Design seats will be allocated to eligible and qualified candidates.

NID DAT 2019 Seat Matrix

A total of 100 seats will be offered at the NID Ahmedabad campus in B.Design programmes.

Department B. Design Specialisation Seats
Faculty of Industrial Design Product Design 15
Furniture Design 10
Ceramic and Glass Design 10
Faculty of Communication Design Graphic Design 15
Animation Film Design 15
Film and Video Communication 10
Exhibition Design 10
Faculty of Textile, Apparel & Lifestyle Accessory Design Textile Design 15

Following reservation criteria will be followed during the NID seat allotment:

NID DAT 2019 Reservation Criteria

S. No. Category Reservation Percentage (number of seats)
1. General (Gen) 51.5% (50)
2. Other Backward Class – Non-creamy layer (OBC-NCL) 27% (27)
3. Scheduled Category (SC) 15% (15)
4. Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5% (8)

Relaxation in NID DAT cutoff 2019 scores for candidates belonging to reserved categories

Candidates belonging to the reserved categories (ST, SC, OBC-NCL, and PwD categories) are declared as qualified on the basis of a relaxed criterion as follows:

OBC-NCL SC ST PwD
10% less than cut off score of Open category 20% less than cut off score of Open category 20% less than cut off score of Open category 30% less than cut off score of Open category

National Institute of Design conducted NID DAT 2019 (Prelims) on January 6 in offline mode across various cities including Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Bhopal, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Chennai, Raipur, Ranchi, Nagpur, New Delhi, Patna, Dehradun, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Panjim, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada. The second and final stage, Mains, will be held on May 12 or 19 for offering admissions to Bachelor of Design programmes that are offered at NID Ahmedabad.

NID DAT 2019 Result

The result of NID DAT 2019 (prelims) announced in online mode on March 20. It displays the candidate’s roll number, score and rank. A merit list will be prepared on the basis of which test-takers will be shortlisted for appearing in the second stage- mains. After that, a final merit list will be released for these test-takers.

 

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NID 2019 Cut Off

NID cut off will be released separately for each category. The authority will also provide the relaxation in cut offs for reserving categories.

The cut off marks are the minimum marks which should be scored by the candidates in order to be eligible for the counselling.

Cut off will be prepared on the basis of various factors such as previous year cut off, marking scheme, difficulty level of exam, number of candidates appeared in the exam, etc. So, it is necessary to score the cut off marks to get admission in NID and its affiliated campuses.

Category-wise Cut Off

The cut off will be released for Open/SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD category candidates. The cut off will be announced in the month of May 2019.

Candidates can check the cut off marks through the website of NID. If candidates will not score the marks up to the cut off marks, then they will be disqualified for further admission procedure.

The qualifying percentile will be 50 for open category, 45 for OBC-NCL and 40 for SC, ST and PwD categories.

Only those candidates will be called for the next stage of admission those will secure the cut off marks.

Cut Off for various Reserved Categories

The score of the candidate obtaining the last rank in the open category will be considered as a cut off score for the reserve category candidates. The cut off relaxed for the reserve category are given as follows:

OBC-NCL SC ST PwD
10% less than the cut off score of the Open Category 20% less than the cut off score of the Open Category 20% less than the cut off score of the Open Category 30% less than the cut off score of the Open Category

Previous Years Cut Off

In this section we have given the cut off for M.Des and B.Des programmes. Candidates can check the previous two years cut off from the given below tables. The given cut off are category-wise cut off. Candidates can check as per the course opted and category.

NID 2018 DAT Cut off (as on June 15, 2018):

Course Open OBC-NCL SC ST PwD Supernumery
B.Des 59.62 53.70 49.95 53.35 43.11 40.81

NID DAT 2018 Cut off Scores (Out of 100):

Open OBC-NCL SC ST PwD Supernumery
68.10 59.50 55.50 52.50 48.00 50.60

NID DAT Prelims Cut Off 2017 for M.Des:

Courses Open OBC-NCL SC ST PH
Animation Film Design 64.67 58.28 54.30 55.10 NE
Apparel Design 52.70 48.02 44.81 50.86 NE
Ceramic & Glass Design 62.23 56.25 52.18 NA NA
Design for Retail Experience 62.84 57.25 51.28 NE 47.57
Digital Game Design 54.77 SNA 50.80 54.33 NA
Film & Video Communication 59.21 54.95 58.46 NE 50.67
Furniture Design 59.05 53.16 54.02 48.90 42.15
Graphic Design 64.09 60.35 60.01 63.97 NE
Information Design 63.82 58.80 57.38 51.35 NE
Interaction Design 60.17 54.44 54.58 63.38 (AR) 47.70
Lifestyle Accessory Design 57 55.55 48.17 55.92 NA
New Media Design 61.41 57.55 49.55 56.74 NA
Photography Design 53.15 49.10 47.54 51.52 NE
Product Design 59.75 53.89 55.18 NE 50.33
Strategic Design Management 59.80 53.97 55.78 58.66 NE
Textile Design 58.23 53.15 51.50 48.70 47.36
Toy & Game Design 58.23 53.15 57.42 53.31 NA
Transportation & Automobile Design 60.78 56.83 57.77 NE NA
Universal Design 60.61 55.21 50.47 55.12 NA

NID DAT Prelims Cut Off 2016 for M.Des:

Courses Open OBC-NCL SC ST PH
Animation Film Design 66.10 54.60 59.20 55.90 30.80
Apparel Design 57.40 45.60 49.20 50.00 50.00
Ceramic & Glass Design 54.60 38.30 44.50 NA NA
Design for Retail Experience 62.00 48.60 53.10 49.70 30.60
Digital Game Design 61.40 38.60 43.90 42.80 37.10
Film & Video Communication 61.80 47.20 47.80 48.60 32.70
Furniture Design 61.20 51.00 54.10 48.40 53.50
Graphic Design 69.70 60.00 57.60 60.30 36.90
Information Design 64.90 52.50 45.50 47.80 35.50
Interaction Design 67.50 57.90 58.60 58.10 35.50
Lifestyle Accessory Design 60.00 49.20 50.80 50.90 39.50
New Media Design 60.00 31.10 46.50 36.30 52.40
Photography Design 58.70 42.00 49.50 50.30 32.70
Product Design 70.00 62.80 61.50 57.00 42.50
Strategic Design Management 63.80 49.60 54.80 57.40 30.60
Textile Design 58.40 46.20 45.90 50.00 25.00
Toy & Game Design 57.00 29.70 37.50 52.30 NA
Transportation & Automobile Design 66.40 60.60 60.80 51.60 40.50
Universal Design 61.30 52.00 37.50 44.60 52.10

NID DAT Prelims Cut Off 2017 for B.Des/GDPD:

Courses Open OBC-NCL SC ST PH
BDes (at NID Ahmedabad) 60.85 55.87 53.50 51.40 50.25
Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) at NID Kurukshetra 55.70 51.00 49.35 47.55 45.55
Graduate Diploma Programme in Design (GDPD) at NID Vijayawada 57.24 52.15 50.47 47.85 46.70

NID DAT Prelims Cut Off 2016 for B.Des/GDPD:

Courses Open OBC-NCL SC ST PH
BDes/GDPD 67.00 58.50 56.00 48.00 50.00

NID 2019 Merit List

The NID 2019 merit list will be published by the concerned authority on 31st May 2019 for B.Des and 2nd may 2019 for M.Des. 

The admissions in the NID will be based on the final merit list prepared by the authority. After a few days of publication of NID 2019 result, the authority will prepare the merit list.

Candidates can also download the NID score card at the time of the announcement of the result.

In the merit list, the names of the selected candidates will be mentioned for the stage 2 and stage 3. On the basis of studio and interview, the final merit list will be prepared on which basis the candidates will be shortlisted for the submitting the college preference.

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