Syllabus for NID exam 2018

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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