NID Admission — National Institute of Design (NID) starts its admission process in the month of October every year. NID is located in 7 cities of the nation Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Bengaluru, Kurukshetra, Bhopal, Jorhat, and Vijayawada. The admission is based on their national level entrance test known as the Design Aptitude Test (DAT), DAT is held in 2 stages — Prelims and Mains. NID offers Bachelor of Design program, Master of Design program and Graduate Diploma Programme in Design program. To take admission in any of these courses the candidates have to be eligible and qualify DAT.