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National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA) for admission to first year of 5 year B.Arch Degree course at all recognized institutions all over the country. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability. This is a complete and comprehensive assesement of candidates for undergraduate education in architecture. Admission to all architecture colleges (including government, government-aided, private unaided, university department, deemed universities) in India is done on the basis of NATA score. 
NATA 2021 Eligibility:-
Candidates who have completed their 10 + 2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or 10+ 3 Diploma with Mathematics as subject of study can appear for NATA 2021. Candidates appearing for 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subjects of study or 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics in the current year may also provisionally appear for NATA-2021.

Validity of NATA 2021 score -
NATA 2021 score shall be valid only for admission in the academic session 2021-22.


NATA Registration / Application Form

NATA 2021 Application Form/ Registration:-
NATA 2021 First Test - Apply online at website - https://www.nata.in from 5th March 2021 to 28th March 2021
NATA 2021 Second Test - Apply online at website - https://www.nata.in from 5th March 2021 to 30th June 2021
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Application Fee -
For any one test - Rs.2,000/-
For both first and second test - Rs 4000/- 
For SC/ST and PWD and transsexual category for any one test - Rs 1500/- 
for both tests - Rs 3,000/- 
Mode of Payment - Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking
The Confirmation Page is generated upon successful payment of Application Fee.
The candidate should take a printout and preserve the confirmation page for future reference. There is no need to send any document to the Council by post.


NATA Exam Dates

NATA 2021 Date:-

Second NATA 2021 Exam Date -  11th July 2021.
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NATA Syllabus

NATA 2021 Syllabus:-


The aptitude of the candidate will be assessed using some or all of the following techniques:


Diagrammatic Reasoning – Tests the ability of logical reasoning, using diagrams and scenarios
Numerical Reasoning – Tests mathematical ability through simple problems
Verbal Reasoning – Assesses the ability to assess verbal logic.
Inductive Reasoning – Tests the ability to see patterns and analyse given data
Situational Judgment – Tests problem-solving ability.
Logical Reasoning – Tests ability to recognise patterns, sequences or relationships between shapes and imagery.
Abstract Reasoning – Will assess general knowledge, and ability to utilise knowledge in new situations
Questions could be asked in various topics that assess candidates on basic concepts in mathematics, physics and geometry, language and interpretation, elements and principles of design, aesthetic sensitivity, colour theory, lateral thinking and logical reasoning, visual perception and cognition, graphics and imagery, building anatomy and architectural vocabulary, basic techniques of building construction and knowledge of material, general knowledge and current affairs, etc. and are may not be limited to those outlined.

Paper Pattern

NATA 2021 Pattern:-
Mode - Online
The aptitude test will comprise of questions that could be of the Multiple-Choice type (MCQ), Multiple Select type (MSQ), Preferential Choice type (PCQ) and Numerical Answer type (NAQ).
The questions will carry either 1 mark,2 marks or 3 marks and 125 questions have to be answered in 180 minutes.
The medium of Aptitude test will be the English language.


NATA Preparation

NATA 2021 Preparation:-
There are no shortcuts to success. One has to strive a lot in order to achieve success in NATA exam. Aspirants who will be appearing for NATA must realize that it is high time they start preparing for the exam. Joining a good coaching class will surely get you a good result but, if you are not interested in it, then you can refer to some books of architecture and those specially designed for architectural entrance like the ones illustrated below:
• Architecture Entrance Book by P. K. Mishra
• NATA Examination ( Verbal / Non- Verbal / Reasoning ) by R.S. Agarwal
• NATA Entrance Examination by Arihant Book
Besides this, make a proper list that distinguishes famous national buildings and international buildings. The reason behind this; there is a probability that you  might asked to spot the structures. You should also solve previous year’s NATA papers to have fair idea about the types of questions asked in the exam.


NATA Notification

NATA 2021 Notification:-

NATA 2021 First Test Scheduled -
Apply online at website - https://www.nata.in from 5th March 2021 to 28th March 2021
Download Admit Card from - 6th April 2021
First NATA 2021 Exam Date - 10th April 2021, Saturday
Session 1 - 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 pm (180 mins/3.0 hours)
Session 2 (if required) - 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm (180 mins/ 3.0 hours)
Publication of Results - 14th April 2021
NATA 2021 Second Test Scheduled -
Apply online at website - https://www.nata.in from 5th March 2021 to 30th June 2021
Publication of Downloadable Admit Card  - 7th July 2021
Second NATA 2021 Exam Date -  11th July 2021.
Publication of Results - 15th July 2021.


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Comments (2)
sir i wants to know that is any scholarship present in nata course
Posted By : rahul
Posted On : 21 June 2013
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if iam not attend the nata exam but if i gather information goverment condut again the arctech exam when the exam date
Posted By : saran
Posted On : 21 July 2017
Sir I wants to know any scholarship present in Nata curse
Posted By : Arup borpatra
Posted On : 25 January 2017
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hello may i know the dates for the 2014 nata exams?
Posted By : safiya
Posted On : 24 March 2013
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Date sheet of next upcoming NATA application form after the last examination of nata
Posted By : Aditya
Posted On : 18 April 2017
hello repected, can u ans.me commerece streeam student go for architect line ?
Posted By : boski surti
Posted On : 23 November 2016
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