Eligibility Criteria for NID entrance exam
Before applying candidates should check the NID eligibility criteria. The NID eligibility criteria is a set of requirements that all candidates need to fulfil in order to be eligible for writing NID.
Age limit: The maximum age limit for the NID candidates to appear for the exam is 20 years for them to satisfy the eligibility criteria for NID.
However for reserved category candidates, the age limit is different, there will be a relaxation of three years.
Education Qualification: Candidates must have passed the 12th examination or those appearing in 12th or equivalent examination from a recognized board to satisfy the eligibility criteria for NID.
Age limit: The maximum age limit is 30 years of age for them to satisfy the eligibility criteria for NID. However the reserved category has a different age limit, three years relaxation is allowed for reserved category.
Education Qualification: Candidates should have cleared the bachelor's degree to satisfy the eligibility criteria for NID. Those appearing in bachelor's degree in any discipline from any institution or university recognized by law in India are also eligible to apply.
Will an Indian citizen who studied in Riyadh from class 9 to 12, be considered an overseas/foreign student?
Foreign nationals (applicants holding citizenship of any country other than the Republic of India) only are eligible to apply under the Overseas category.
No, you cannot attempt the exam as the maximium age limit for the NID candidates to appear for the exam is 20 years.
The eligibility criteria for the undergraduate course in NID is as follows: -