NATA 2022 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

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National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2022 Application Process begins, Apply now

 

NATA 2022 – Council of Architecture announces National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2022 for admission to 5-years B.Arch. Degree Courses at various Institutions in India for the academic session 2022-2023 twice this year.

The Council of Architecture will conduct NATA 2022 on 12th June, 3rd July and 24th July 2022. Check out details such as eligibility, application process, fee, exam pattern and more for NATA 2022 the page below.

 

About NATA 2022

  • 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.
  • The Council of Architecture is pleased to announce that the first test and Second Test of the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2022 Examination, shall be held on Council of Architecture will conduct NATA 2022 on 12th June, 3rd July and  24th July 2022
  • NATA 2022 will be conducted as a comprehensive online aptitude test at the Council allotted centers in identified cities in the country. 

 

NATA 2022 Dates

1st Test Scheduled

    • Availability of information in the public domain From : 8th April 2022
    • Start of Online form fill-up : 8th April 2022
    • End of registration : 23rd May 2022 (11:59 PM) extended till May 28 2022
    • Image uploads allowed till : 23rd May 2022 (11:59 PM)
    • Fee payment allowed till : 23rd May 2022 (11:59 PM)
    • Confirmation page printing available till : 23rd May 2022 (11:59 PM)
    • Candidate Correction window : 19th May 2022 (10:30 AM) to 23rd May 2022 (11:59 PM)
    • Publication of Downloadable Admit Card : 7th June 2022 
  • Date and Time of Examination  : 12th June 2022
  • Session 1:  10.00 a.m. to 1.00 pm (180 mins/3.0 hours)
  • Session 2 : 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm (180 mins/ 3.0 hours)
  • Publication of Results : 20th June 2022

Second Test scheduled

    • Availability of information in the public domain From :  8th April 2022
    • Start of Online form fill-up:  8th April 2022
    • End of registration : 20th June 2022 (11:59 PM)
    • Image uploads allowed till : 20th June 2022
    • Fee payment allowed till : 20th June 2022
    • Confirmation page printing available till : 20th June 2022
    • Candidate Correction window : 18th June 2022 (10:30 AM) to 20th June 2022(11:59 PM)
    • Publication of Downloadable Admit Card : 30th June 2022
  • Date and Time of Examination : 3rd July 2022 extended to 7 July, 2022
  • Session 1:  10.00 a.m. to 1.00 pm (180 mins/3.0 hours)
  • Session 2 : 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm (180 mins/ 3.0 hours)
  • Publication of Results : 13th July 2022

Third Test scheduled

    • Availability of information in the public domain From: 8th April 2022
    • Start of Online form fill-up : 8th April 2022
    • End of registration : 11th July 2022 (11:59 PM)
    • Image uploads allowed till : 11th July 2022
    • Fee payment allowed till : 11th July 2022
    • Confirmation page printing available till : 11th July 2022
    • Candidate Correction window : 9th July 2022 (10:30 AM) to 11th July 2022 (11:59 PM)
    • Publication of Downloadable Admit Card : 21st July 2022
  • Date and Time of Examination : 24th July 2022 extended to August 07, 2022
  • Session 1:  10.00 a.m. to 1.00 pm (180 mins/3.0 hours)
  • Session 2 : 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm (180 mins/ 3.0 hours)
  • Publication of Results : 3rd August 2022

 

NATA 2022 Eligibility Criteria 

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

Taking NATA-2022:

  • Candidates who have completed their 10 + 2 examinations with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or 10+ 3 Diploma with Mathematics as the subject of study can appear for NATA 2022. 
  • Candidates appearing for 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-2022
  • Candidates may note that NATA 2022 is the qualifier for admission to B.Arch. program offered by Universities/ Institutions in the country, subject to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria as prescribed by the Council.
  • Qualifying in NATA-2022 does not Constitute a Right/ Guarantee in favour of the candidate for admission to any Architecture course unless the candidate has fulfilled all the prescribed requirements as specified by respective competent authorities in compliance with the eligibility criteria laid down by the council.

Admission to First year of B.Arch. Program

  • The eligibility for admission to 1st year of 5-year B.Arch. Degree program for the academic session 2022-2023 shall be as per CoA (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 2020 or as may be amended by the Central Government.

The present eligibility in terms of Regulations, 2020 is as under:

  • No candidate shall be admitted to the architecture course unless he has passed an examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of examination with at least 50%. Aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and also at least 50 %. marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50 %. marks in aggregate.
  • Candidates may note that no direct lateral admission is allowed at any year/semester/stage of B.Arch. course based on any qualification.

 

NATA 2022 Application Process 

  • Application is to be filled up Online at the NATA portal of www.nata.in
  • Candidates need to visit the portal, generate username & password by entering basic details and then CLICK the requisite link ONLINE APPLICATION NATA– 2022.
  • Thereafter, candidates will be directed to the actual application form.
  • The form is interactive in nature and the fields required to be filled up are categorized in different sub-sections.
  • The fields super-scribed with * MUST be filled up as they are MANDATORY, otherwise the application will NOT get submitted. 

The application form is broadly categorized into three steps:

  • Step 1 – Personal Details
  • Step 2 – Document Uploading
  • Step 3 – Fee Payment

 

Application Fee

  • Fee for any Individual Test (Test 1 Or Test 2 Or Test 3)
    • General/OBC (NCL) – Male : Rs. 2000/-
    • General/OBC (NCL) – Female : Rs. 1500/-
    • SC/ST/PwD – Male & Female : Rs. 1500/-
    • Transgender : Rs. 1500/-
    • Outside India : Rs. 10000/-
  • Fee for any Two Tests (Test 1 & Test 2 Or Test 2 & Test 3 Or Test 1 & Test 3)
    • General/OBC (NCL) – Male : Rs. 4000/-
    • General/OBC (NCL) – Female : Rs. 3000/-
    • SC/ST/PwD – Male & Female : Rs. 3000/-
    • Transgender : Rs. 3000/-
    • Outside India : Rs. 20000/-
  • Combined Fee of Test 1, 2 and 3
    • General/OBC (NCL) – Male : Rs. 5400/-
    • General/OBC (NCL) – Female : Rs. 4050/-
    • SC/ST/PwD – Male & Female : Rs. 4050/-
    • Transgender : Rs. 4050/-
    • Outside India : Rs. 27000/-
  • Mode of Payment : Through Electronic Payment Gateway (EPG) on NATA Porta

 

Admit Card

  • For each Applicant, an Admit Card will be generated according to the schedule notified indicating the allotted Examination Centre for NATA 2022 and a downloadable version of the admit card will be published on the respective webpage of the candidate concerned
  • An Examination Roll Number will also be generated for each candidate
  • The candidate has to download the soft copy of the Admit Card from the website and has to appear in the examination with a printed hard copy at the concerned Examination Centre indicated in the downloaded Admit Card along with one original photo identity card- Voter Card/ Pan Card/ Aadhar Card/ Driving License

 

NATA 2022 Exam Pattern

    • Duration: The duration of the test is 3 hours
    • Type of Questions: There test will have multiple-choice questions, multiple-select questions, preferential choice type questions, and numerical answer type questions
    • No. of Questions: There are total 125 questions in the test
    • Maximum Marks: The test is of total 200 marks
    • Medium of Test: The question paper will be available in English language
    • Marking Scheme: The questions will be of either 01 mark / 2 marks / 3 marks
  • Distribution of Questions
No. of questionsMarks for each questionTotal marks
75175
25250
25375
Total = 125200

 

Syllabus

  • The aptitude of the candidate will be assessed using some or all of the following techniques:
  • Diagrammatic Reasoning – Tests the ability of logical reasoning, using diagrams and scenarios
  • Numerical Reasoning – Tests mathematical ability through simple problems
  • Verbal Reasoning – Assesses the ability to assess verbal logic.
  • Inductive Reasoning – Tests the ability to see patterns and analyze given data
  • Situational Judgment – Tests problem-solving ability.
  • Logical Reasoning – Tests ability to recognize patterns, sequences, or relationships between shapes and imagery.
  • Abstract Reasoning – Will assess general knowledge, and ability to utilize knowledge in new situations.
  • Questions could be asked in various topics that assess candidates on basic concepts in mathematics, physics and geometry, language and interpretation, elements and principles of design, aesthetic sensitivity, color theory, lateral thinking and logical reasoning, visual perception and cognition, graphics and imagery, building anatomy and architectural vocabulary, basic techniques of building construction and knowledge of the material, general knowledge and current affairs, etc. and are may not be limited to those outlined.

 

List of Examination Cities

  • Andaman and Nicobar; Andhra Pradesh; Arunachal Pradesh; Bihar; Chandigarh; Chhattisgarh; Gujarat ; Goa; Delhi; Haryana; Himachal Pradesh; Jammu and Kashmir; Kerala; Karnataka; Jharkhand; Maharashtra ; Manipur; Meghalaya; Madhya Pradesh; Mizoram; Nagaland; Punjab; Odisha; Puducherry; Sikkim; Rajasthan; Uttar Pradesh; Telangana; Tripura; Uttarakhand; Tamil Nadu; West Bengal; Assam 

 

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

 

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