NATA Important Topics 2020: What to Study? Topics & More!!

Hello Candidates, Willing to crack NATA entrance exam. Hold on! you are not only the one who aims to crack the NATA entrance exam, so what to do now? The answer is so simple you not only need to work hard but also need to work smart. It is important to know NATA important Topics and the chapter-wise weightage of each chapter for NATA. This will ensure that you don’t miss your focus on these important chapters and topics.

You know that if you have a complete list of the important chapters including important topics for NATA in your hand it will become much easier to focus on those topics. You will be able to make a proper study plan for study according to the time you have for the exam. The NATA important Topics include questions and topics which are frequently asked in NATA.

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Important Links

Before we discuss the NATA important topics to study let’s have a look at the schedule or important dates of exam.

Important Date

Event Date (Stage I)  Date (Stage II) 
Availability of NATA Application Form February 1, 2020 (Open) February 1, 2020 (Open)
Last Date to Register March 16, 2020 May 4, 2020
Last Date to Upload Images March 20, 2020 May 8, 2020
Printing of Confirmation Page March 23, 2020 May 11, 2020
Form Correction Window March 21 to 23, 2020 May 9 to 11, 2020
Availability of NATA Admit Card April 4, 2020 May 21, 2020
Date and Time of Examination April 19, 2020 (10 AM to 01:15 PM) May 31, 2020 (10 AM to 01:15 PM)
Declaration of NATA Result May 8, 2020  June 14, 2020

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NATA Important Topics

As we all know that if we go with chapter-wise preparation strategy it will definitely take much time to prepare. So, if you want to prepare well in a short period of time then go through with NATA important Topics.


  • Algebra
  • Application of Calculus
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Logarithms
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Matrices
  • 3-Dimensional
  • Trigonometry
  • Permutation and combination
  • Theory of Calculus
  • Statistics and Probability

General Aptitude

  • Objects
  • textures related to architecture & built environment
  • Interpretation of pictorial compositions
  • visualising three-dimensional objects from the two-dimensional drawing
  • Analytical reasoning
  • mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal) awareness of national/international architects and their creations
  • Visualising different sides of 3D objects

Drawing Test

  • Geometric composition
  • Understanding scale and proportion of objects
  • building forms and elements
  • shape
  • aesthetics
  • colour texture
  • harmony and contrast
  • Pattern drawing of both geometrical and abstract images
  • Conceptualization and visualization
  • Form transformations in 2D and 3D like union
  •   rotation
  • subtraction
  • surfaces and volumes
  • Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shape and forms
  • Generating plan
  • elevation and 3D views of objects
  • Perspective drawing
  • sketching of urban scape and landscape

The drawing test will measure the ability to sketch a given object, sense of perspective drawing, understanding of proportion and scale, etc.

Exam Pattern

NATA Exam Pattern divided into two parts, Part A comprises of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) to be answered online and Part B will be answered on A4 size drawing sheets.

Subject  Distribution of Marks Total Marks
                                                          Part A
Mathematics (20 Questions) 20 x 2 40
General Aptitude (40 Questions) 40 x 2 80
                                                         Part B
Drawing (2 Questions) 2 x 40 80
  TOTAL 200

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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 2019?

A. The maximum NATA Score is 156+.

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