NID DAT 2022 prelims over: Know what is the great next step

NID DAT 2022 prelims exam is over now and point of focus is what happens after the exam. The well-known exam was conducted on January 2 this year and the activity post the test begins with awaiting results.

NID DAT 2022 exam is also known as National Institute of Design Design Aptitude Test this is conducted to admit students into Design courses at bachelors and postgraduate level in National Institute of Design.

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NID DAT 2022 prelimsStudents who get admission into NID study BDes (Bachelor in Design, Design course at bachelors level) and MDes (Master in Design, Design courses at postgraduate level).

DAT (Design Aptitude Test) comprises two parts – prelims (NID DAT 2022 prelims) and mains (NID DAT 2022 mains). NID DAT 2022 prelims has been conducted as of now, Collegechalo will inform on what happens after that for the sake of students.

NID DAT 2022 prelims result

NID DAT 2022 prelims result release date is yet to be announced. The prelims exam result for graduate and post graduate (BDes and MDes) admissions is expected to be out by February or March.

This is only a guess work as of now, required announcement would be made at the official website of the exam at the appropriate time. Candidates who have attended NID DAT 2022 prelims can regularly visit the official website at the url ‘’ for exact information.

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NID DAT 2022 prelimsAnswer keys and score
Students who appeared for NID DAT 2022 prelims can wait for the result. However, those who want to know how their performance in NID DAT 2022 prelims was can make use of answer keys.

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The answer keys are available on various websites and other online platforms, using them candidates can make an estimation of what their score in the exam would be.

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Those who appeared for the exam can obtain the answer key and analyse the answers provided in the answer key and then the replies provided in the test. This would help in estimating the score.

Point to remember
The marks in the objective type questions can be estimated. Score in the descriptive type questions may be difficult to calculate. Post estimation of likely scores, candidates can wait for the NID DAT 2022 prelims results to be declared.

NID DAT 2022 prelimsHow to check NID DAT 2022 prelims result

Candidates can visit the official website mentioned above to check the result for NID DAT 2022 prelims.

A link for checking the result will be made active on the official website at the appropriate time. Students can click that link and enter their username and password and submit them to check the result for NID DAT 2022 prelims.

Check for errors
Post the visibility of the NID DAT 2022 prelims result on the screen, candidates have to check for any errors with regards to details like their name, roll number, date of birth.

Candidates who find the errors can take it for rectification to the notice of the authorities concerned. If no errors, candidates can take a printout of the result and preserve it for future use.

NID DAT 2022 prelimsNID DAT 2022 Mains
Post release of result for NID DAT 2022 prelims, candidates who have passed the exam will get shortlisted for mains.

The details about NID DAT 2022 mains will be made available on the official website ‘’ at the appropriate moment. The official website is to be regularly visited to have exact information.

The mains exam will be held for candidates who aspire to do undergraduation and postgraduation, BDes and MDes respectively. The exam pattern for these two would be different.

NID DAT 2022 prelimsExam pattern (Mains)

Mains for BDes
NID DAT 2022 mains exam will also be conducted in English medium and the duration to answer all the questions in the exam is three hours. The maximum marks are 100.

The exam is usually conducted in offline mode, however for the past two years, it is being held in online mode owing to COVID-19 situation. The mode of the exam could be either offline or online, the decision would be taken depending on the situation then.

This consists of two rounds – studio round and personal interview round. Studio round comprises tests like drawing, sketching, model making, presentations and others.

Personal interview would comprise interaction where the candidates are to be asked about their interests, reason behind joining the course and others.

In case of this exam being conducted online, candidates have to upload theme posters on the given topics in a single PDF file whose size should not go beyond 10 MB.

Students who pass the prelims exam of NID DAT 2022 and apply for Mains exam will get the topics for theme presentations on their email id. Candidates must also send a digital record of their sample work in a single PDF file whose size does not go beyond 10 MB.

The facility to upload the answer material would be made active at the appropriate time on the official website for admissions ‘’

NID DAT 2022 prelimsMains for MDes
This exam is generally held in offline mode for a duration of three hours and total marks are 100. This will contain studio test where the candidates have to present their work on set themes.

Post, studio test, there would be an interview round, where candidates would be asked various questions. The mains exam, particularly, the studio round could be conducted online if the need arises.

The decision to conduct the procedure online or offline would depend on the then existing situations. Applicants can visit the official website for NID DAT 2022 mentioned above for the exact information.

NID DAT 2022 prelimsFinal marks
The final marks of the candidates will be based on the performance in NID DAT 2022 prelims, NID DAT 2022 mains. Candidates who have appeared for NID DAT 2022 prelims and NID DAT 2022 mains will be considered eligible for the merit list.

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