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About NATA Entrance Exam

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The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) measures the aptitude of the applicant for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability, that have been acquired over a long period of time, and that are related to specific field of study, i.e. Architecture.

Where to appear for NATA?

NATA is offered over major part of admission season at designated Test Centers located at colleges / schools of architecture in India. Updated list of Test centers is available at the website http://www.nata.in

TEST Content

The test is in two parts. A paper based drawing test for two hours and computer based online aesthetic sensitivity test for one hour.

The test measures aptitude of the candidate through two sections – a paper based section for drawing and computer based section for aesthetic sensitivity.

ELIGIBILITY
*Any student aspiring to do Architecture as an Undergraduate degree programme in India, should have the subjects Mathematics & English compulsively as Majors in their Plus Two / Diploma curriculum of their respective board syllabus.

*As per the Indian Parliament's Architects' Act of 1972, each aspirant should necessarily undertake the CoA (Council of Architecture) designated / approved Aptitude Test in Architecture & graduate in the same within the prescribed age limits, in order to apply for Architecture Admissions irrespective of whether it is a merit or a management seat in the country.

Who should take NATA and Why?

Prospective applicants desirous of taking admission to First year of undergraduate course in Architecture (Bachelor of Architecture) in India take NATA. NATA scores are used by admissions authorities of different Government, Govt. Aided & unaided schools / colleges of Architecture, to provide common measure for comparing the qualifications of applicants for admission in addition to their scholastic performance in 10+2 or equivalent examination.

NATA Test Fees


  1. NATA 2016 Registration form can filled and submitted ONLINE from NATA 2016 website by payment of NATA fees of Rs. 1250.00 (+ Processing Charges) using Netbanking / Credit Cards / ICICI Isure Bank Challan

  2. Download the Prefilled Registration form and procure the necessary registration documents.

  3. Select a Test Center / Region (from the website http://www.nata.in) at a location convenient to the candidate. Approach the Test center for Appointment for NATA Exam.