The Exam notification for the National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2021 (NATA 2021) entrance exam is published. Those applicants who want to appear for the NATA Architecture Aptitude Test entrance exam and get admission to the top college of architecture in India, please visit the NATA official website and apply for the NATA 2021 Application Form for the 1st 2nd session 2021. I hope you all have applied for the exam, and now all of you will have started preparing for the NATA 2021 exam.
The second session for examination may be considered in the event of any restrictions imposed by the Government on the number of candidates appearing in a single session due to social distancing norms owing to pandemic Covid-19. The Council will allot the session during which the candidate will take the test. Centre allotment will be done based on the choice provided by the candidate in the application form for the preferred city for taking the examination.
The candidates need to indicate their preference for the city of examination at their respective login accounts at the NATA portal. Originally NATA entrance examination is conducted for the Architecture course. Through this post, we will let you know about NATA 2021 exam dates, Syllabus, CutOff, Preparation tips, Counselling Schedule, Result declaration etc.
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1. Nata 2021 Useful Resources
2. Quick Facts
3. Important Dates
4. NATA 2021
5. Eligibility Criteria
6. Admission Form
7. Application Fee
8. Exam Pattern
10. Admit Card
12. Answer Key
14. Counselling Procedure
15. Contact Details
16 Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)
17. List of Top Colleges in India
Latest Update: Council of Architecture (CoA) has released the NATA 2021 second test schedule, which will be conducted on July 11. The last date to register for the exam is June 30. Fill You form @nata.in/
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:
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|NATA 2021 Eligibility Criteria||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 Exam Pattern||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 College Predictor||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 Rank Predictor||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 Syllabus||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 Books||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 Previous Year Paper||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 Sample Paper||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 Admit Card||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 Test Series||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 Cut-Off||Click Here|
|NATA 2021 Counseling||Click Here|
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, the candidate will process the information and prepare well beforehand. The detailed information about NATA 2021 exam pattern is listed below:
|Full Exam Name||National Aptitude Test in Architecture|
|Short Exam Name||NATA|
|Conducting Body||Council of Architecture|
|Frequency of Conduct||Twice in Year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||2000 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Offline for Drawing, Online for PCM and Aptitude Test|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours 15 Minutes|
Candidates can check the NATA Exam Dates for both sessions from below:
For First Session:
|Starting of online application||05 March 2021|
|Last date of application submission||01 April 2021|
|Image upload and fee payment last date||01 April 2021|
|Confirmation page printing available till||01 April 2021|
|Correction window open||01 April 2021|
|Admit card release||06 April 2021|
|Exam dates||10 April 2021 (Announced)|
|Release of NATA answer key 2021||April 16, 2021|
|NATA result 2021 date||April 20, 2021|
|NATA response sheet 2021||April 22, 2021|
For Second Session:
|Release of NATA 2021 application form||March 5, 2021|
|Final date to submit NATA application form 2021||June 30, 2021|
|Last date to upload image||June 30, 2021|
|Last date for fee payment||June 30, 2021|
|Last date to print confirmation page||June 30, 2021|
|NATA 2021 Correction facility||June 20 to 30, 2021|
|Availability of NATA 2021 admits card.||July 7, 2021|
|NATA 2021 exam dates (second attempt)||July 11, 2021|
|Availability of NATA 2021 answer key||To be notified|
|NATA 2021 second test result date||July 15, 2021|
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NATA Entrance Exam 2021 getting admission in B.Arch course. The exam paper basically has measured the applicant’s drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity,y and critical thinking ability, which have been acquired over a long time and related to the Architecture course. Architecture Aptitude Test (NATA) organizes only once a year.
Students will get admission in 5 years of Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) course through this entrance examination. Before describing the NATA exam notification 2021, let us first examine the key features or facts of the Architecture Aptitude Test 2021 (NATA) admission notification.
Here are the updated eligibility criteria for the NATA entrance exam 2021.
|Age Limit||Minimum 17 years old as of July 31, 2021.|
|Qualifying Examination||Applicants should have passed the 10+2th (or equivalent) qualifying examination from a recognized board.|
|Qualifying Exam Marks||Candidates will also have to qualify NATA 2021 for admissions into the institutes offering B.Arch courses. The CoA and Union Education Minister have announced a relaxation in the minimum 50% marks criteria for BArch admission 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, candidates only have to pass the exam.|
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One should follow these simple steps to apply for the NATA 2021 Admission form
- Step-1: Login into NATA- 2021 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 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 a land up in the confirmation page contains Application No and Transaction No., kindly take a printout of it as proof of application form submission.
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NATA 2021 Application Fee
|Particulars||NATA Application Fee|
|One attempt||General – Rs. 2000|
SC/ST – Rs. 1500
|Both attempts||General – Rs. 4000|
SC/ST – Rs. 3000
How to prepare
One can Follow given Important Prepare Steps-
- Aspirants have to understand their drawing & creative skills.
- Make a timetable & give an equal interval of time to each subject.
- Aware of the complete syllabus & exam pattern of the examination.
- Solve previous year question paper for practice.
- Eat healthy food & stay fit.
- Refer to best study material & books.
NATA Exam Pattern is divided into two parts, Part A comprises 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|
|Mathematics (20 Questions)||20 x 2||40|
|General Aptitude (40 Questions)||40 x 2||80|
|Drawing (2 Questions)||2 x 40||80|
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- Mode of Exam: The exam will be held in offline mode (pen paper-based).
- Duration: The duration of the exam will be three hours (10:30 AM to 1:30 PM).
- Type of Question: The question of Mathematics & General Aptitude will be multiple-choice questions, and Part B will be answered on A4 size drawing sheets.
- No. of Questions: A total of 62 questions will be asked in the examination.
- Total Marks: The question paper will be 200 marks.
- Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, two marks will be awarded to the Mathematics & General Aptitude test candidates.
- Negative Marking: No marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.
- Subjects: The question paper will comprise of three sections, i.e. Mathematics, Drawing & General Aptitude.
- Qualifying Marks: Secure a minimum of 25% marks in the MCQ portion (30 out of 120) & 25% marks in the Drawing portion (20 out of 80).
National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2021 Offers Syllabus in 3 Phase, which broadly includes Mathematics, Drawing & General Aptitude.
|S.No||Syllabus for General Aptitude|
|3.||Visualizing different sides of 3D objects|
|S.No||Syllabus for Mathematics|
|S.No||Syllabus for Drawing|
|1.||Understanding the scale and proportion of objects|
|4.||building forms and elements|
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NATA 2021 Admit Card. The Admit Card or commonly known as Call Later can be download from the official website. The admit card is the mandatory document to carry during the Exam hall at the written examination time. If a candidate fails to show His/Her NATA 2021 Admit Card at the time of the written exam, then he/she shall not be allowed to appear for the test. You can follow these steps to download the admit card for NATA 2021 Entrance examination.
How to Download Admit Card
- Visit the NATA entrance exam www.nata.in/
- Click on NATA Admit Card nataregistration.in/
- Enter any two details from – Application Number, Date of Birth or Email ID.
- View and download NATA admit card.
- Take a clear print of the NATA 2021 Admit card.
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National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2021: The result will release online on the website. Students can check their results by entering their roll number, and other required details are given below. Aspirants need to follow the below given important Steps for NATA 2021:
- Go to the official website of the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)
- Click on the “NATA Result” tab/link mentioned on the official website.
- Enter any two details from – Roll number, date of birth and application number.
- Click on the Submit button.
- View result and download NATA scorecard.
National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2021 Council will publish the response sheet and answer key of NATA 2021 for all Aspirant who appeared in the exam. National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2021 answer key will be released to verify the answers they have written in the exam with the ones provided by the experts in the official answer key. The aspirant will also estimate their ranks using NATA answer key 2021 and foresee their admission chances.
National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2021 Cut off will not be provided by Architecture Council officially because every institute offering B.Arch. Programme and admission based on NATA scores release its own cutoff for candidates. NATA cutoff will be basically the minimum marks required for admission to that particular institute. Therefore it varies from institute to institute depending on certain factors like the number of seats in the institute, difficulty level of the exam, previous year’s cutoff trends etc.
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The Counselling will be scheduled only for those students who have qualified for the NATA 2021. COA does not hold any centralised counselling for candidates who qualify for NATA. During the Counselling, a candidate is required to register and fill the choice of seats. Once the filling of choices is completed, the document verification process will start. Candidates must carry Class 10th and 12th Mark sheets along with NATA 2021 Scorecard for verification. Here are some important facts of the NATA 2021 Counselling Card.
- Qualified candidates will get admission based on marks scored in NATA 2021.
- Council of Architecture is responsible only for the conduct of NATA. However, it will not be involved in the admission procedure.
- The counselling process of NATA 2021 varies from institute to institute.
- Qualified candidates will have to apply for admission to each college that accepts the NATA score.
- For the counselling process, qualified candidates will have an option to lock their colleges’ choices and preferences.
- Candidates who will be allotted the seats as per their locked choice will have to undertake the document verification process.
- Candidates should note that their admission will be valid only if they qualify the eligibility criteria of NATA 2021.
- The seat allotment of NATA 2021 depends on the availability of seats in the participating college.
- The candidates should collect their admission details in advance for the institution they seek admission to.
- Qualified candidates will also have to deposit their course fee while reporting to their respective college.
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|Head Office||Council Of Architecture|
India Habitat Centre, Core 6A, 1st Floor,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 India
|Contact No||+91 8296744296|
Applicants will apply for admissions in all recognized institutes offering B.Arch courses using NATA 2021 scores.
|School of Architecture, CSI Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh||Dignity College of Architecture, Chhattisgarh|
|Guwahati College of Architecture, Assam||S.A.R. College of Architecture, Andhra Pradesh|
|Angel Valley School of Architecture, Chhattisgarh||College of Architecture, Vastu Kala Academy, New Delhi|
|Faculty of Architecture, College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh||College of Architecture, Holy Mary Institute of Technology & Sciences, Andhra Pradesh|
|Institute of Architecture, Gujarat||Sri Venkateswara College of Architecture, Hyderabad|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar||Port Blair|
|42||Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
|44||Jharkhand||Bokaro Steel City|
|90||Navi Mumbai – Nerul|
|International Cities* with Country|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
A. A. One should follow these simple steps to apply for the NATA 2021 Admission form
Step-1: Login into NATA- 2021 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.
A. NATA is a compulsory exam for admission to any Architectural College in India (Except NITs & IITs) and is an eligibility test for admission into the Architecture Course.
A. JEE Main is conducted by CBSE, whereas the Council of Architecture conducts NATA. The institutes that give admission based on 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
A. The Council of Architecture is a statutory authority established under the Architects Act, 1972 (enacted by the Indian Parliament) to lay down and monitor the standards required to be maintained by the Architectural Institutions for imparting recognized architectural qualifications in the country. The Council registers qualified individuals as Architects and also monitors their professional conduct, etiquette. For further details, please visit Council’s website www.coa.gov.in
A. As per NATA 2021 exam dates, NATA Test-1 was conducted on April 10 and the Test-2 date is July 11.
A. No, it is not compulsory to appear for both the tests of NATA 2021.
A. One can Follow given Important Prepare Steps-
1. Aspirants have to understand their drawing & creative skills.
2. Make a timetable & give an equal interval of time to each subject.
3. Aware of the complete syllabus & exam pattern of the examination.
4. Solve the previous year question paper for practice.
5. Eat healthy food & stay fit.
6. Refer to best study material & books.
Candidates who have completed their 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or 10+ 3 Diploma with Mathematics as the subject of study can appear for NATA 2021. Candidates appearing for the 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.