Syllabus for NID Exam 2021

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There are two stages in NID exam.

Stage – 1: Design Aptitude Test Syllabus

  • Outline for beginners
  • Colour Terminology
  • Inspiration & Design Development
  • Mood, theme & Colour inter – relationship
  • Design theory
  • Elements & Principles of Design
  • Nature & Geometrical Form
  • Innovation in design
  • Principles of Composition
  • Lettering
  • Optical Illusion
  • Understanding light & shade
  • Colour psychology & Optical Illusions
  • Forms & Function
  • Colour, Pattern & texture
  • Theme Development
  • Creative thinking & writing
  • Picture Analysis
  • Visual logic
  • Good Design vs. Bad Design
  • Drawing Fundamentals
  • Use of measurements, Scale, & proportion
  • Optical Illusion
  • Foreshortening & Perspective
  • Developing Themes & Colour Association
  • Inspiration & Creativity
  • Ornaments & motifs
  • Memory Drawing
  • Usage of colour in compositions
  • Expression & emotions
  • Exercise on imagination
  • Lateral Thinking
  • Story picture
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Imagination & Doodling
  • 3D Visualization
  • Graphics & Pictograms
  • Innovation & Creation
  • Design Awareness
  • Developing Observation

Stage – 2: NID Studio Test

  • Model Making
  • Doodling
  • Meeting with past successful students
  • How to evolve ideas
  • Audio – Visual Exercises
  • Interaction with NID Alumni
  • Guidance on Portfolio Making
  • Mock Interview
  • Interview Tips
  • Material Manipulation
  • Past Studio Test & Interview questions
  • Importance of Body Language
  • Creative Thinking
  • Questions generally asked in Interview

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