NID 2017 was held on the 8th of January 2017.The test was much on expected lines.The break up of the test was 70 – 30 with 70 objective questions and 30 for creative.
- Figure counting (counting the number of triangles, cubes, circles and surfaces in given solids)
- Reading comprehension (1 passage with 3 questions and another with just one question)
- Basic Arithmetic (averages – 2 questions, ages – 1 question)
- Basic General Knowledge (focussed on nobel prizes and the area in which it was won in)
- Basic grammar
- Relations / Directions
- Spatial Reasoning questions (finding the odd figures out)
- Basic Puzzles
- Basic GK (questions on north indian dance forms etc.)
All in all, it was an easy section and a score of around 35 – 40 should be expected to be the cut off
- Draw a poster on Incredible India depicting the national bird / flower / tree and colour
- Draw the opposite of rock and write one line on it
- Draw a mother holding a crying baby (along with the background)
- Draw a zero gravity room along with stuff that you’d like to anchor to the ground and why
The cut off for this section should be around 22 – 25
In general, the NID 2018 was a test of observation and design thinking skills. A sound logical mind along with basic aptitude were the key to cracking the test.
Wishing you all the very best
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