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NATA 2021 Eligibility Criteria: (NATA) is a national level entrance test conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA). Through this exam, Assistant will get admission into 5 years of Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) Course. NATA will be conducted twice a year – the first attempt will be held soon.

NATA scores are used for admissions to different Government, Govt. Aided & unaided schools /colleges of Architecture. Throughout this article, we will discuss the NATA 2021 Eligibility Criteria. Get updated information on Age, Nationality, Reservation and Educational Qualification before filling up the form of NATA 2021.

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1. NATA 2021 Useful Resources
2. Quick Facts
3. Important Dates
4. Eligibility Criteria
5. Sample Paper
6. Important Instruction
7. Entrance Exam in India
8. Contact Details
9. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

NATA 2021 Useful Resources

Aspirants should check the NATA 2021 Useful Resources before applying for the NATA exam. The Useful Resources for appearing NATA exam is given below:

NATA 2021 Major NotificationClick Here
NATA 2021 Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
NATA 2021 Exam PatternClick Here
NATA 2021 College PredictorClick Here
NATA 2021 Rank PredictorClick Here
NATA 2021 SyllabusClick Here
NATA 2021 BooksClick Here
NATA 2021 Previous Year PaperClick Here
NATA 2021 Sample PaperClick Here
NATA 2021 Admit CardClick Here
NATA 2021 Test SeriesClick Here
NATA 2021 Cut-OffClick Here
NATA 2021 CounselingClick Here

Quick Facts

The exam pattern of NATA 2021 gives detailed information about the exam’s duration, the number of questions asked, the medium of question paper and more. By checking the NATA 2021 Eligibility Criteria, the candidate will process the information and prepare well beforehand. The detailed information about NATA 2021 exam pattern is listed below:

Full Exam NameNational Aptitude Test in Architecture
Short Exam NameNATA
Conducting BodyCouncil of Architecture
Frequency of ConductTwise in Year
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
LanguagesEnglish
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application Fee (General)2000 Rs [Online]
Mode of ExamOffline for Drawing, Online for PCM and Aptitude Test
Participating Colleges319
Exam Duration3 Hours 15 Minutes

Important Dates

Candidates can check the NATA Exam Dates for both sessions from below:

For First Session:

EventsDates
Starting of online application05 March 2021
Last date of application submission01 April 2021
Image upload and fee payment last date01 April 2021
Confirmation page printing available till01 April 2021
Correction window open01 April 2021
Admit card release06 April 2021
Exam dates10 April 2021 (Announced)
Announcement of result14 April 2021

For Second Session:

EventsDates
Starting of online application05 March 2021
Last date of application submission30 May 2021
Image upload and fee payment last date30 May 2021
Confirmation page printing available till30 May 2021
Correction window open25 May to 30 May 2021
Admit card release08 June 2021
Exam dates12 June 2021 (Announced)
Announcement of result16 June 2021

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Eligibility Criteria

As the NATA Notification is already released. This post will give you every sort of information regarding NATA Eligibility based on previous years’ research and newly released information.

ProgramEligibilityAge
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)(A) 10+2 or equivalent examination of Central/State Govts. with 50% aggregate marks and with Mathematics as a compulsory subject of examination; OR
(B) 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by Central/State Govts. with 50% aggregate marks with Mathematics as a compulsory subject of examination; OR
(C) International Baccalaureate Diploma passed/appearing, after 10 years of Schooling with 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination
No age limit to apply for NATA exam.
  • NATA 2021 is a qualifying aptitude test for admission into the B. Arch degree program, subject to the Council’s eligibility criteria. The candidates who have passed 10+2 level examination with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (PCM) and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate, shall be eligible to appear for NATA-2021.
  • The candidates appearing for 10+2 examination with PCM or 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics in the current year may also provisionally appear for NATA-2021, subject to fulfilling the above criteria.
  • The candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC-NCL category or PwD (Persons with a disability) shall be provided with a relaxation of 5% marks in total aggregate in 10+2 level/10+3 Diploma well as PCM.

Reservations under different categories

Reservation and relaxation in qualifying marks for the reserved category for admission are a prerogative of the admission/ counselling authority. It does not fall under the purview of this examination.

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Sample Paper

Here we have provided NATA 2021 Sample Papers that will definitely help you to crack NATA 2021 examination.

Physics Sample Papers

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Chemistry Sample Papers

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Mathematics Sample Papers

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Important Instruction

Here are some important instruction related to NATA 2021

  1. From this academic year, NATA will be conducted twice a year – the first attempt will be held soon.
  2. Candidates can appear in one or both the attempts. If the candidate appears in both attempts, the best of the two scores will be considered.
  3. The exam pattern of NATA 2021 might also be tweaked, with additional time allotted for drawing test.
  4. There are also plans to conduct centralized counselling for NATA 2021 qualified candidates. This will ensure candidates don’t have to hop across from one college to another.
  5. NATA is conducted for admission to 5-year B.Arch courses offered by participating institutes.
  6. Candidates who qualify NATA 2021 will be considered for admission to 1st year of B.Arch course.
  7. Admission will be based on NATA scores. The score of NATA 2021 will be valid for the current academic session only.

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Contact Details

DetailsContact
Head OfficeCouncil Of Architecture
India Habitat Centre, Core 6A, 1st Floor,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 India
Contact No+91 8296744296
Emailnata2020helpdesk@gmail.com

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

Q. How can I apply for Nata 2020?

A. One should follow these simple steps to apply for the NATA 2020 Admission form
Step-1: Login into NATA- 2020 portal with chosen credentials, and Click on Apply Now button which will be directed to the application form.
Step-2: Fill-in the MANDATORY fields which are mentioned in Appendix III.
Step-3: Upload the required documents and click on the Preview button to preview the filled in application form
then click on the Submit button to submit the form. Once the form is submitted, no changes will be entertained, so carefully fill-in the application form.
Step 4: Once the application form submitted, it will be redirected to the Payment Gateway page. Kindly provide
the required inputs for the payment process.
Step 5: Upon successful fee payment, you will get land up in confirmation page contains Application No and Transaction No., kindly take a printout of it as a proof of application form submission.

Q. How can I prepare for Nata 2020?

A. One can Follow given Important Prepare Steps-
1. Aspirants have to understand their drawing & creative skills.
2. Make a time-table & give an equal interval of time to each subject.
3. Aware of the complete syllabus & exam pattern of the examination.
4. Solve previous year question paper for practice.
5. Eat healthy food & stay fit.
6. Refer best study material & books.

Q. Is Nata necessary for architecture?

A. NATA is a compulsory exam for taking admission to any Architectural College in India (Except NITs & IITs) and is an eligibility test for admission into the Architecture Course.

Q. Which is better Nata or JEE?

A. JEE Main is conducted by CBSE whereas NATA is conducted by Council of Architecture. The institutes that give admission on the basis of JEE Main paper 2 are NITs and GFTIs whereas by NATA you get admission into Private colleges and State level colleges, other than NITs and IITs

Q. What is the highest NATA score 2020?

A. The maximum NATA Score is 156+.

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