NATA 2021: Phase-2 Exam (11 July), Application Form, Dates, Fee, Syllabus & More!

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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.

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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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[PAGE INDEX]
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
9. Syllabus
10. Admit Card
11. Result
12. Answer Key
13. Cutoff
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:

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, 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 ConductTwice 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)
Release of NATA answer key 2021April 16, 2021
NATA result 2021 dateApril 20, 2021
NATA response sheet 2021April 22, 2021

For Second Session:

EventsImportant Dates
Release of NATA 2021 application formMarch 5, 2021
Final date to submit NATA application form 2021June 30, 2021
Last date to upload imageJune 30, 2021
Last date for fee paymentJune 30, 2021
Last date to print confirmation pageJune 30, 2021
NATA 2021 Correction facilityJune 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 keyTo be notified
NATA 2021 second test result dateJuly 15, 2021

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NATA 2021

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.

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Eligibility Criteria

Here are the updated eligibility criteria for the NATA entrance exam 2021.

ParticularsEligibility
Age LimitMinimum 17 years old as of July 31, 2021.
Qualifying ExaminationApplicants should have passed the 10+2th (or equivalent) qualifying examination from a recognized board.
Qualifying Exam MarksCandidates 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.

Read More: To know more about NATA 2021 Eligibility Criteria: Click Here

Admission Form

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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Application Fee

NATA 2021 Application Fee

ParticularsNATA Application Fee
One attemptGeneral – Rs. 2000
SC/ST – Rs. 1500
Both attemptsGeneral – 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.

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Exam Pattern

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
                                                          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

Read More: To know more about NATA 2021 Exam Pattern: Click Here

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: 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).

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Syllabus

National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2021 Offers Syllabus in 3 Phase, which broadly includes Mathematics, Drawing & General Aptitude.

General Aptitude:

S.NoSyllabus for General Aptitude
1.Analytical reasoning
2.Mental ability
3.Visualizing different sides of 3D objects

Mathematics

S.NoSyllabus for Mathematics
1.Algebra
2.Logarithms
3.Matrices
4.Trigonometry
5.Coordinate Geometry

Drawing

S.NoSyllabus for Drawing
1.Understanding the scale and proportion of objects
2.Geometric composition
3.shape
4.building forms and elements
5.aesthetics

Read more: To know more about NATA 2021 Syllabus: Click Here

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Admit Card

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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Result

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.

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Answer Key

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.

Cutoff

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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Counselling Procedure

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.

IPU CET Conselling Procedure
  • 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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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

Participating Institutes

Applicants will apply for admissions in all recognized institutes offering B.Arch courses using NATA 2021 scores.

InstituteInstitute
School of Architecture, CSI Institute of Technology, Andhra PradeshDignity College of Architecture, Chhattisgarh
Guwahati College of Architecture, AssamS.A.R. College of Architecture, Andhra Pradesh
Angel Valley School of Architecture, ChhattisgarhCollege of Architecture, Vastu Kala Academy, New Delhi
Faculty of Architecture, College of Engineering, Andhra PradeshCollege of Architecture, Holy Mary Institute of Technology & Sciences, Andhra Pradesh
Institute of Architecture, GujaratSri Venkateswara College of Architecture, Hyderabad

Examination Centre

Sl.No State City
1 Andaman and Nicobar Port Blair
2  Andhra Pradesh Guntur
3 Kakinada
4 Kurnool
5 Rajahmundry
6 Tirupathi
7 Vijayawada
8 Visakhapatnam
9 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
10 Assam Dibrugarh
11 Guwahati
12 Silchar
13 Bihar Bhagalpur
14 Gaya
15 Muzaffarpur
16 Patna
17 Purnea
18 Chandigarh Chandigarh
19 Chhattisgarh Bhilai
20 Bilaspur
21 Raipur
22 Delhi Delhi
23 Goa Panaji
24     Gujarat Ahmedabad
25 Anand
26 Daman
27 Gandhinagar
28 Jamnagar
29 Rajkot
30 Surat
31 Vadodara
32     Haryana Ambala
33 Faridabad
34 Gurgaon
35 Hisar
36 Karnal
37 Narnaul
38 Rohtak
39 Sonepat
40 Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur
41 Shimla
42  Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
43 Srinagar
44   Jharkhand Bokaro Steel City
45 Dhanbad
46 Hazaribagh
47 Jamshedpur
48 Ranchi
49      Karnataka Belgaum
50 Bellary
51 Bengaluru
52 Davangere
53 Gulbarga
54 Hubli
55 Mangalore
56 Mysore
57 Udupi
58   Kerala Alappuzha
59 Ernakulam
60 Kannur
61 Kollam
62 Kottayam
63   Kozhikode
64   Thrissur
65 Trivandrum
66     Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
67 Gwalior
68 Indore
69 Jabalpur
70 Ratlam
71 Rewa
72 Sagar
73 Ujjain
74               Maharshtra Ahmednagar
75 Akola
76 Amravati
77 Aurangabad
78 Chandrapur
79 Chinchwad
80 Chinchwad/ Akurdi
81 Jalgaon
82 Kalyan
83 Kolhapur
84 Latur
85 Mumbai
86 Nagpur
87 Nanded
88 Nashik
89 Navi Mumbai
90 Navi Mumbai – Nerul
91 Panvel
92 Pune
93 Ratnagiri
94 Sangli
95 Satara
96 Solapur
97 Manipur Imphal
98 Meghalaya Shillong
99 Mizoram Aizawl
100 Nagaland Dimapur
101 Kohima
102   Odisha Bhubaneswar
103 Cuttack
104 Rourkela
105 Sambalpur
106 Puducherry Puducherry
107     Punjab Amritsar
108 Bhatinda
109 Jallandhar
110 Ludhiana
111 Mohali
112 Pathankot
113 Patiala
114     Rajasthan Ajmer
115 Bikaner
116 Jaipur
117 Jodhpur
118 Kota
119 Sriganganagar
120 Udaipur
121 Sikkim Gangtok
122      Tamil Nadu Chennai
123 Coimbatore
124 Erode
125 Madurai
126 Nagercoil
127 Salem
128 Tiruchirappalli
129 Tirunelveli
130 Vellore
131  Telangana Hyderabad
132 Karimnagar
133 Warangal
134 Tripura Agartala
135    Uttar Pradesh Agra
136 Aligarh
137 Allahabad
138 Bareilly
139 Bilaspur
140 Ghaziabad
141   Gorakhpur
142 Greater Noida
143 Jhansi
144 Kanpur
145 Lucknow
146 Meerut
147 Moradabad
148 Muzaffarnagar
149 Noida
150 Varanasi
151  Uttarakhand Dehradun
152 Haldwani
153 Roorkee
154   West Bengal Asansol
155 Durgapur
156 Howrah
157 Kolkata
158 Siliguri
International Cities* with Country
159 UAE Dubai
160 Bahrain Manama
161 Qatar Doha
162 Kuwait Khaitan
163 Oman Muscat
164 Saudi Arabia Riyadh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. How can I apply for NATA 2021?

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.

Q. Is NATA necessary for architecture?

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.

Q. Which is better NATA or JEE?

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

Q. What is Council of Architecture?

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

Q. What are NATA exam dates 2021?

A. As per NATA 2021 exam dates, NATA Test-1 was conducted on April 10 and the Test-2 date is July 11.

Q. Is it mandatory to appear for both the NATA 2021 tests?

A. No, it is not compulsory to appear for both the tests of NATA 2021.

Q. How can I prepare for 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.

Q. Who can apply to appear for NATA 2021?

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.

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