The national aptitude test in architecture (NATA) measures the aptitude of the applicant for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture
Any person having passed 10th Standard or equivalent examination, for details Clause 2 “Eligibility” in the NATA Brochure.
At designated Test Centers located at centers/colleges/ schools of architecture in India. Updated list of Test centers is available at the website http://www.nata.in
one-day examination (paper based, OFFLINE) all over the country on 16.04.2017 (Sunday).
1.Candidate can apply for registration for NATA 2017online at website http://www.nata.in by paying fees of Rs.1800.00 (for SC/ST - Rs.1500 - Community Certificate is essential) either through credit cards / debit cards / netbanking or can generate the challan for depositing the fees by way of cash in any of the branch of the ICICI Bank Ltd. all over India (processing charges extra). 2. Identify a Test Center (from the website http://www.nata.in) at a location convenient to the candidate. 3. Approach the Test Center with the printout of the online form filled alongwith required documents and proof for the payment made. 4. Select convenient date for appearing for the NATA. 5. Request Test Center to register the candidate on the selected date. 6. Procure Receipt cum Appointment voucher
Report to the test center at least 30 minutes before scheduled time of test with Receipt cum Appointment voucher, valid photo ID and drawing material required for the test. Test Center personnel will guide you regarding the further process.
The score cards will be available on NATA website in e-format, usually, on the by 10th June, 2018.
Will be decided based on post-exam statistics, Minimum Marks scoring to pass: 1.Min 30/120 in MCQ ( Maths & Aptitude) 2.Min 20/80 in Drawing (However 30+20=50 should not be understood as the total qualifying mark)
A candidate may apply for admission to any of the participating institutions as per the time schedule specified by the respective appropriate admission authority, along with all the documents desired by it.
The last date for NATA would be 02.03.2018
Admission Authority is a body, authorised by the Central/State Govt. / University to conduct and monitor admissions in that area. This may vary from the Directorate of Technical Education itself, a major University, Institution(s), a body created by an association of Architectural Schools in that State (eg. MASA), or any other Admission Authority recognised by the state. The candidate may be advised to check up in advance with Schools of Architecture where he / she is applying for the details of the admission authority and other information on the exact admission process.
NATA is designed in such a manner that prior tutelage is not required. COA/NIASA is aware that the candidates will have no or minimal knowledge of architecture. NATA measures aptitude of the candidate in his / her aesthetic sensibilities (3D visualisation, logical understanding, etc.) and drawing skills that are in-built in every candidate and developed right from childhood to the present day. There will be certain questions on architectural awareness wherein candidates may be required to identify building of national or international importance. The candidate is expected to know about these structures through General Knowledge. The candidate may also prefer to update his knowledge on this by some reading, internet browsing or even by talking to architectural students, architects and other knowledgeable persons. In all probability, this will not be required. There will be a model NATA interface available on the NATA website to help candidates get acquainted with the visual format of the test. There will be no model questions available as such. The language medium of the test will be English. Minimal computerskills are required (pointing and clicking Mouse buttons).
*Those opting for Dubai as their first choice of Exam city need to fill up two more choices mandatorily. *Dubai may be dropped as an exam city in case of inadequate number (less than 300) of candidates. *The candidates allotted to exam centre in Dubai as per their first choice, shall be liable to pay an additional fee of INR 7000 per candidate prior to issuance of Admit Card. *The mode of payment of aforesaid additional fee would be notified in due course. * Dubai cannot be chosen as second or third choice of exam city
No training/coaching is allowed in Test Centres and no other fees payable for this exam. If any centre indulges is such practice or insists on additional fees or participation in training program, please report such incident to Council of Architecture or NIASA.
No. At NATA, question paper is unique of each candidate hence no old question papers can be made available. For any other questions please register at NATA website (http://www.nata.in) and get into 'Forum' section. You can post your queries here. Please search before you post the query. It may be already raised by some other candidate and already answered. Information Brochure NATA 2018