NATA 2020: Application form(out), Eligibility, Date

Application Form 2020

NATA LogoThe Exam notification for National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2020 (NATA 2020) entrance exam is published. Those applicants who want to appear for NATA Architecture Aptitude Test entrance exam and getting admission in the top college of architecture in India, so please visit the NATA official website and apply for NATA 2020 Application Form for 1st and 2nd session 2020. Hope you all have applied for the exam and now all of you will have started preparing for the NATA 2020 exam.

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Originally NATA entrance examination is conducted for Architecture course. Through this post, we will let you know about NATA 2020 exam dates, Syllabus, CutOff, Preparation tips, Counselling Schedule, Result declaration etc.

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Quick Facts

Full Exam Name National Aptitude Test in Architecture
Short Exam Name NATA
Conducting Body Council of Architecture
Frequency of Conduct Twise in Year
Exam Level National Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 2000 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam Offline for Drawing, Online for PCM and Aptitude Test
Participating Colleges 319
Exam Duration 3 Hours 15 Minutes

Exam Dates

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

For First Session:

Events Dates
Starting of online application 1st February 2020
Last date of application submission 15th April 2020
Image upload and fee payment last date 19th April 2020
Confirmation page printing available till 22nd April 2020
Correction window open 20th – 22nd April 2020
Admit card release
Exam dates 1st August 2020
Announcement of result

For Second Session:

Events Dates
Starting of online application 1st February 2020
Last date of application submission 4th May 2020
Image upload and fee payment 8th May 2020
Confirmation page printing available till 11th May 2020
Correction window open 9th – 11th May 2020
Admit card release
Exam dates 29th August 2020
Announcement of result

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NATA 2020


NATA entrance exam 2020 getting admission in B.Arch course. The exam paper basically has measured the applicants 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 Architecture course. Architecture Aptitude Test (NATA) organizes only once in a year.

Through this entrance examination, students will get admission in 5 years of Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) course. Before going described the NATA exam notification 2020, let us first have a look at the key features or facts of the Architecture Aptitude Test 2020 (NATA) admission notification.

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Why Choose NATA 2020?

Before going deep, let us have a look at some of the salient features of NATA Entrance Exam 2020, which will give you the answer why choose this Entrance Exam.

(1.) NATA is a single-window exam, conducted by Council of Architecture.

(2.) NATA scores are used for admissions to different Government, Govt. Aided & unaided schools /colleges of Architecture.

(3.) National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is a group of colleges in India and considered among the best in Architecture Colleges in India

It is the apex organization in India for those who have an interest in Architecture.

So, if you have already made your mind to be a part of it, then the very first thing you have to do is to read this article carefully. You will find all the detailed information about NATA Admission Test 2020. Let us first have a brief look at the Vacancy, Eligibility Criteria and Exam Pattern of NATA Entrance Exam 2020.

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Eligibility Criteria

Here are the updated eligibility criteria for the NATA entrance exam 2020.

Program Eligibility Age
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.

Read more about Eligibility Criteria Click Here

Admission Form

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.

Application Fee

Category Fee
General Category, OBC Rs- 2000/-
SC/ST Rs- 1700/-

How to prepare

One can Follow given Important Prepare Steps-

  • Aspirants have to understand their drawing & creative skills.
  • Make a time-table & 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 best study material & books.

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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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Basic Guidelines 

  • 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: Total of 62 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be of 200 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, two marks will be awarded to the candidates in Mathematics & General Aptitude test.
  • 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 minimum 25% marks in MCQ portion (30 out of 120) & 25% marks in Drawing portion (20 out of 80).

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Syllabus


National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2020 Offers Syllabus in 3 Phase, Which categorize in broadly include Mathematics, Drawing & General Aptitude.

General Aptitude:

S.No Syllabus for General Aptitude
1. Analytical reasoning
2. Mental ability
3. Visualizing different sides of 3D objects

Mathematics

S.No Syllabus for Mathematics
1. Algebra
2. Logarithms
3. Matrices
4. Trigonometry
5. Coordinate Geometry

Drawing

S.No Syllabus for Drawing
1. Understanding the scale and proportion of objects
2. Geometric composition
3. shape
4. building forms and elements
5. aesthetics

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Admit Card


The admit card for the NATA 2020 will be released online from phase-1 April 8, 2020, and phase-2 admit card releasing May 21, 2020, in online mode. 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 time of written examination. If a candidate fails to show His/Her NATA 2020 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 2020 Entrance examination.

How to Download Admit Card


  • Visit the NATA entrance exam official website
  • Click on NATA Admit Card tab/link
  • Enter any two details from – Application Number, Date of Birth or Email ID.
  • View and download NATA admit card
  • Take a clear print of NATA 2020 Admit card.

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Result


National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2020 Result will be declared on May 8, 2020  (Phase I) June 14, 2020 (Phase II). 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 2020:

  • Go to the official website of the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)
  • Click on “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.

Answer Key


National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2020 Council will publish the response sheet and answer key of NATA 2020 for all Aspirant who appeared in the exam. National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2020 answer key will be released for the student 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 be able to estimate their ranks using NATA answer key 2020 and hence foresee their chances of admission.

Cutoff


National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2020 Cut off will not be provided by Architecture Council officially because every institute offering B.Arch. Programme and admission on the basis of NATA scores release its own cutoff for candidates. NATA cutoff will be basically the minimum marks required for admission in that particular institute and 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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Contact Details


Details Contact
Head Office Council Of Architecture
India Habitat Centre, Core 6A, 1st Floor,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 India
Contact No +91 8296744296
Email nata2020helpdesk@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 2019?

A. The maximum NATA Score is 156+.

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