Introduction: Are you looking for NATA Exam Details? You are at right page. Now NATA Entrance Exam Notification and Dates have been announced. Applications are invited for Council of Architecture (COA) – NATA Entrance Exam for admission to the Architecture Course all over the country. Complete details About NATA Exam are prescribed in the below paragraphs.
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National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) provides admission to the students who are willing to pursue Architecture course by conducting a national wide entrance exam called NATA under the supervision of Council of Architecture (COA) followed by academic year. It is mandatory to qualify in the aptitude test for attaining admission into B. Arch degree course. Let’s look for the details regarding NATA Exam.
Brief Details About NATA Exam
|Name of the Examination||National Aptitude Test in Architecture|
|Commonly known as||NATA|
|Conducting Authority Name||Council of Architecture (COA)|
|Examination Level||National Level UG Exam|
|Type||Architecture Entrance Exam|
|Official Website||www.nata.nic.in or www.nata.in|
NATA notification has been announced. Students who are willing to apply NATA Exam can go through the following particulars like eligibility, application details, fee, syllabus, exam pattern, cut-off etc.
NATA Exam Dates
|AIIMS MBBS Exam Events||Important Dates|
|Online registration starts||1st week of January 2018|
|Online registration Last Date||1st week of February 2018|
|Fee payment Last Date||1st week of February 2018|
|Check Status of registration||March 2018|
|NATA Admit Card||4th week of March 2018|
|Date of Examination (Online)||3rd week of April 2018|
|Declaration of NATA Result||2nd week of June 2018|
|First Counselling||July 2018|
|Second Counselling||August 2018|
|Third Counselling||September 2018|
|Open Counselling||September 2018|
Note: Architecture Entrance Exam Dates not fixed as it is usually conducted in the month of May every year.
Age: Candidates who are willing to pursue the course should have age of 17 years.
Educational Qualification: The students who completed 10+2 or any equivalent degree or Diploma are eligible for this course. They should have mathematics as one of the subjects in 12th and should qualify with an aggregate of 50%.
NATA online registration starts from 1st week of January and the candidates who are willing to attain admission for architecture course can apply for this examination before the last date of the registration. Look down for the procedure of filling application form.
How to Apply Online
Step 1: Visit official website www.nata.nic.in.
Step 2: Click on the “New Candidate Registration” and fill the application form.
Step 3: Upload scanned photograph and signature in allotted areas.
Step 4: Check whether there are any mistakes occurred while filling application form.
Step 5: Finally click submit and take the print-out of application form for future references.
The application fee for NATA exam is Rs.1250/- and can be paid either online or offline. The source for making payment through online is using Credit cards or Debit cards or Internet Banking and the source for making payment through offline is through generating e-challan and making payment in ICICI bank.
NATA syllabus consists of 3 subjects viz. Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing. Syllabus for NATA examination is furnished below:
|Objects & Textures related to Architecture & Built Environment||3-Dimensional Coordinate Geometry|
|General Awareness of National/International Architects||Permutations & Combinations|
|Mental Ability (Visual, Verbal & Numerical)||Applications of Calculus|
|Interpretation of Pictorial Compositions||Statistics & Probability|
|Visualizing 3D objects from 2D drawing||Co-ordinate Geometry|
|Visualizing different sides of 3D objects||Theory of Calculus|
|3-Dimensional Co-ordinate Geometry||Trigonometry|
|Famous Architectural Creations||Logarithms|
|Sets & Relations|
|Form Transformations in 2D & 3D like Union, Subtraction, Rotation, Surfaces & Volumes||Conceptualization & Visualization through Structuring Objects in Memory|
|Common day-to-day life Objects like Furniture, Equipment etc. from Memory||Creating 2D & 3D compositions using given shape & forms|
|Geometric composition-Shape, Building forms & Elements||Perspective drawing, sketching or urban scape and Landscape|
|Generating plan, Elevation & 3D view of Objects||Drawing Patterns both Geometrical & Abstract|
|Understanding Scale & Proportion of Objects||Aesthetics, Colour Texture, Harmony & Contrast|
NATA Exam Pattern
|Name of the Examination||NATA|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Mode of Exam||Offline Mode|
|Duration of the Exam||Three Hours|
|Language||English or Hindi|
|Marking Scheme||Right answer is awarded 2 marks.|
|Negative Marking||No Negative Marking|
|Qualifying Mark||25% in MCQ % 25% in Drawing|
Look down for the preparation tips of NATA exam.
- Candidates who are willing to prepare for NATA exam should go through the notification first.
- Fill the application form, pay fee and take the print out for future references.
- Practice all the model papers by downloading or purchasing books. Good practice helps the students to score well.
- Download hall ticket when it is generated and keep it safe until the completion of the exam.
- Don’t perform any malpractice until the completion of the exam. This leads to bad conduct and the candidate may be debarred from the exam and this spoils the future of the student.
Model papers are available to students in many ways. The students can either download or purchase book from the stationary and practice them. Practicing model papers helps the students to score good in examinations.
As per the Council of Architecture (COA) admission guidelines, a candidate who has applied for NATA exam should score 40% i.e. at least 80/200 for attaining admission into first year B. Arch Course.
NATA Hall Ticket
Hall tickets are issued 2 weeks before the examination date. Hall ticket or admit card comprises of candidate’s name, photo, signature, registration number, roll no, exam venue etc. and the candidate should be aware of it. Candidate should not misplace the hall ticket until the completion of the exam unless they may not enter into the examination hall. They don’t have the availability to attend the examination.
How to Download Hall Ticket
Step 1: Go to the official website www.nata.nic.in.
Step 2: Click on the option admit card.
Step 3: Enter your registered number in required area and click ok.
Step 4: Download admit card and take a print-out of it.
Step5: Keep it safe until the completion of the examination.