In the last few days make sure you get enough sleep so your mind will work more creatively
Revise a few basic Engineering Drawing concepts to help you with Design problem solving sections
Practice sketching anything and everything
Solve sample papers/previous year papers specially during the same timing as you will have in the exam
Check you have all the materials, admit card and stationary the night before the exam
Reach the venue early to avoid stress
Most importantly stay calm during the exam, if you get worried you don’t know the answer to a question take a deep breath and try again. If you still can’t think of the answer move on and come back to the question later.
The National Institute of Design (NID) entrance exam Design Aptitude Test, used for admission to Graduate and Post Graduate Diploma Programs in Design
Graduate Diploma Program in Design (GDPD)
The GDPD Design Aptitude Test consists of a 3 hour 100 marks test based on Design Problem Solving, Visual Sense, Observation & Perception, Environmental Awareness, Mental Ability and Communication skills which are asked through a range of visual and textual questions.
Post Graduate Diploma Program in Design (PGDPD)
The PGDPD Design Aptitude Test is divided into 2 parts: Part 1- Common Foundation Paper for 40 marks to be completed in 1.5 hours and Part 2 – Specialization Paper for 60 marks to be completed in 1.5 hours
Candidates short-listed on the basis of their performance in their respective Design Aptitude Test will be called for a Studio test, Personal Interview and Portfolio presentation sometime in the month of April 2014