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Council of Architecture announces National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2020 for admission to 1st year of 5-year B.Arch. Degree Courses at various Institutions in India. Application can be submitted online from February 1 to March 1, 2020. Check out details on Eligibility, Application process and more for the page below.

 

NATA 2020

With the objective of attracting a greater number of bright aspirants for studying Architecture and practicing the same as a profession in future, CoA like every year will be conducting NATA-2020 for admission to B.Arch. in the academic session 2020-21.

NATA Exam is conducted for various Architecture Courses. Through this candidates can get opportunities to get into (five years) of Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) Program in all over India. NATA Exam will be Conducted (Two Times in a year) for Candidates.

 

NATA 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name

National Aptitude Test in Architecture

Conducting Body

Council of Architecture

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Languages

English

Mode of Exam

Online and Offline

 

NATA 2020 Important Dates

First Test Schedule

 

Availability of information in the public domain from

01st February 2020

Start of Online form fill-up

01st February 2020

End of registration

16th March 2020 (11:59 PM)

Image uploads allowed till

20th March 2020 (11:59 PM)

Fee payment allowed till

20th March 2020 (11:59 PM)

Confirmation page printing available till

23rd March 2020 (11:59 PM)

Candidate Correction window

21st March 2020 (10:30 AM) to 23rd March 2020 (11:59 PM)

Publication of Downloadable Admit Card

4th April 2020

Date and Time of Examination

19th April 2020 (10 AM to 01:15 PM) postponed to August 29, 2020

Publication of Results

08th May 2020

Second Test Schedule

 

Availability of information in the Public domain from

01st February 2020

Start of Online form fill-up

01st February 2020

End of Registration

04th May 2020 (11:59 PM)

Image uploads allowed till

08th May 2020 (11:59 PM)

Fee payment allowed till

08th May 2020 (11:59 PM)

Confirmation Page Printing available till

11th May 2020 (11:59 PM)

Candidate Correction window

09th May 2020 (10:30 AM) to 11th May 2020 (11:59 PM)

Publication of Downloadable Admit Card

21st May 2020

Date of Examination

31st May 2020 (10 AM to 01:15 PM) postponed to August 29, 2020

Publication of Results

14th June 2020

 

Also See : NATA 2020 Online Exam postponed, check details

 

Eligibility Criteria for NATA 2020

There are 2 types of eligibility that the candidates have to take care of.

First, for taking NATA 2020 exam

Educational Degree

10+2 passed/appearing or 10+3 diploma

Minimum marks in qualifying exam

50% in aggregate and 50% aggregate in the compulsory subject

Compulsory subjects needed in qualifying exam

Physics, Chemistry and Maths in 10+2. Diploma candidates must have maths.

The candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC-NCL category or PwD (Persons with disability) shall be provided a relaxation of 5% marks in total aggregate in 10+2 level/10+3 Diploma as well as PCM.

Second, for taking admission in B.Arch Courses

(i)

Just qualifying the exam, do not mean the candidates are eligible for admission. The candidates have to fulfill the eligibility of the respective counselling and admission authority. Which includes,

(ii)

Qualifying NATA or other entrance exam as prescribed by the conducting body

(iii)

Getting at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination.

(iv)

Or passing 10+3 diploma examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

 

 

 

 

Reservations under Different Categories

NATA 2020 is a qualifying examination for admission into the B. Arch degree program.

Reservation is a prerogative of the admission/ counselling authority and does not fall under the purview of this examination.

 

NATA 2020 Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam

Exam will be conducted through online mode and part two will be based on drawing test (pen paper based).

Time Duration

Total time duration will be of 3 hours. 60 minutes for aptitude section and 120 minutes for drawing section.

Total Questions

Question paper will consist of 200 marks.

Sections

Exam will comprise of two sections, i.e. Aptitude Section & Drawing Section.

Marking Scheme

2 marks will be awarded for each correct answer.

Negative Marking

There will be no negative marking in the exam.

 

Test on Scientific ability and General Aptitude

Subjects

Distribution of marks

Total marks

 Part -A

Mathematics

20*2

40

General aptitude

40*2

80

 Part –B

Drawing

2*40

80

Total

200

200

 

NATA  2020 Test Centres

The allocation of examination centre spread across all state capitals and other selected cities subject to availability of at least 200 students in general.

NATA test is conducted at various CoA approved architectural institutions in the country. However, test centre keeps on changing thereby making it mandatory to confirm from its official website.

 

NATA 2020 Admit Card

The admit card for NATA 2020 is released online under the login of the candidates on nata.in. Candidates have to login with their application number and password to download admit card. Admit card should be kept safely until the end of the admission process.

The following details are mentioned in the NATA 2020 admit card:

(a)

Application number

(b)

Roll number

(c)

Test password

(d)

Date of exam

(e)

Time of exam

(f)

Reporting time

(g)

Name of candidate

(h)

Father’s name

(i)

Date of birth

(g)

Gender

(h)

Category Test city

 

NATA 2020 Exam Time

Exam Session

Part A Exam Time

Break

Part B Exam Time

April Session

10:00 AM to 12:15 PM

12:15 PM to 12:30 PM

12:30 AM to 1:15 PM

July Session

10:00 AM to 12:15 PM

12:15 PM to 12:30 PM

12:30 AM to 1:15 PM

 

How to Apply for NATA 2020 - Application Process

The application form has been released on the official website nata.in. Candidates can check below the steps to fill the online NATA 2020 application form.

Step 1

Click on the link above.

Step 2

Sign up for NATA 2020 by entering name, father’s name, mother’s name, mobile number, email id, date of birth, aadhaar number, choose a password, security question, security answer, etc.

Step 3

Once registered, candidates can fill details in the application form of NATA, upload images and pay application fee.

 

Application Fee

The application fee of NATA 2020 is uniform for all genders and is as follows:

Category

For one attempt

For two attempts

General Category

Rs. 2000/-

Rs. 3800/-

For SC/ ST Category

Rs. 1700/-

Rs. 3100/-

If applying for abroad centre

Rs. 10,000/-

Rs. 18,000/-

 

Payment Mode

Debit Card/ Credit Card /Net banking

 

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For more details and to apply online, please visit official website