Congratulations on successfully clearing the NID (DAT ) Examinations. Now comes your final round where NID gives 70% weightage on DAT Main Examination. This will be your final chance to secure your seat to your favourite stream in design. Let's begin our journey together with afdindia for a Dhamaka DAT Preparation. MDes applicants are to appear for DAT mains, along with design school admission portfolio & attend a personal interview.
Students can join our coaching classes & avail online study materials immediately.

Unleash your potential ace in

DAT mains

Studio Test preparation course equips you with the essential skills & strategies to excel in the entrance exams of your dream design schools. 

  • Expert-led sessions: Dive deep into studio test activities like doodling, 3D model making, guided by our NID alumni faculty, with 30+ yrs experience in the selection process.
  • Sharpen your perception: Hone your audio-visual-sensory responses  with our practice exercises, enhancing your ability to think creatively & solve problems under pressure.
  • Develop interpersonal skills: Learn to collaborate effectively & communicate your ideas in group activities, an essential skills for success in any design career.
  • Stream-specific guidance: Get tailored support on your chosen design field, focus on the right areas & stand out in the crowd.
  • Professional portfolio review: Receive valuable feedbacks on your portfolio from afdindia's mentors, to showcase your strengths, tells your story on why you need join NID.
  • Master the interview: Gain access to over 100 previously asked interview questions & tips to confidently handle any challenge thrown your way.

NID DAT mains coaching classes

The program is for 2nd round of admission test for PG courses in NID/UID/MIT/SID/ IITs/IISc/IIITs & other design colleges.

Format: Hybrid

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Past Toppers from afdindia

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Bhadra Balu - AIR 1
NID M.Des – 2023

C S Jasweth - AIR 1
NID M.Des - 2020

Arun Job Pynadath - AIR 1
NID B.Des - 2018

Aiswarya Ajith - AIR 1
NID M.Des - 2017

Course content for NID DAT Mains - M.Des

Design Concepts

Develop skills in design principles,
storyboards, flipbooks, joinery, doodling, audio-visual tests & digital interfaces. We train you on design conceptualisation & problem solving.

Visual Thinking in 3-D

Explore visualization & design thinking in 3 dimension. Touch & feel different materials, mediums, brain storm, functionality on paper & create in 3D.

Stream Specific Prep

We train on your selected specializations. Industrial design, communication design, apparel design, IT & SDM applicants are treated uniquely.

Practice & Sample Papers

We prepare sample/predicted question papers. You will improve, performance with each attempt. Assessment & feedbacks are provided. Walk into the exam with 100% confidence.

Past Questions & Mock Tests

Practice with over 10+ years past paper. We create exam environment, to conduct 2 mock tests as part of this course. Download sample questions

Demo Interview Sessions

Our faculty team will conduct demo of personal interview with few volunteers from class. 

Your Learning Takeaways

  • Master interview process
  • Professional Portfolio review
  • Learn effective time management
  • Technique to quickly decode design briefs 
  • Work with varied mediums & materials - Ideation to Execution 
  • Brainstorm, develop & execute compelling design thought process 
  • Design exercises & quick techniques to improve visualization skills
  • Students community from all states of India & from Gulf countries. 

Our student & faculty, community is from across India. We are pioneers in design school test preparatory classes & continues to uphold this legacy. 

Why Choose afdindia

  • Consistent highest NID results
  • Faculty comprises NIFT/NID alumni
  • Best-in-class study materials
  • Promotes self-expression
  • Fosters self-confidence
  • Audio-visual classrooms
  • 25+ years of unmatched experience
  • Oldest design coaching institute in India
  • World class infrastructure & airconditioned facilities