nata 2024 eligibility criteria


NATA Eligibility Criteria 2024: Qualification, Age, Nationality


NATA Eligibility Criteria 2024 – Council of Architecture (CoA) releases the NATA eligibility criteria for candidates who are willing to get admission to a five-year B.Arch degree programme at all accredited universities in India.


Candidates must know the eligibility requirements before filling out the application form to avoid disqualification. 


Keep on reading the article to know the required age limit, minimum qualification, and other requirements to be eligible for NATA 2024.

NATA 2024 Eligibility Highlight


NATA 2024 Eligibility
NATA Age Limit
No Age bar
NATA Qualifying Examination
Candidates Passed/ Appearing in 10+2 exam or 10+3 Diploma Exam
NATA Qualifying Subjects Required
10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects or 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics as a compulsory subject
NATA Marks Required
  • 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry Mathematics and at least 50% aggregate marks in 10+2
  • 50% aggregate marks in 10+3 Diploma 


NATA 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must carefully review the NATA eligibility criteria 2024 because applications that do not meet the eligibility criteria will be rejected.

The NATA 2024 eligibility for students with international or NRI status is the same as it is for Indian citizens. Candidates from outside the country or NRIs do not have different eligibility requirements to sit for the exam.


NATA Exam Age Limit

Candidates can go through the NATA exam age limit guidelines below:


  • There is no minimum NATA exam age limit for participating in NATA.
  • The candidate must abide by any NATA exam age limit restrictions that the relevant counselling/admission authority may impose.


NATA Academic Qualifications

Candidates can go through the minimum qualification for NATA guidelines below:


  • Candidates who have passed their 10+2 with Mathematics, Chemistry, and Science subjects or their 10+3 diploma with Mathematics as a field of study are eligible to apply for NATA 2024. 
  • Candidates may also appear for the NATA exam 2024 if they take the 10+2 exam this year with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as subjects of study or the 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics.


NATA 2024 Eligibility Criteria For Admission into B.Arch Courses

Candidates should be aware that passing the NATA exam in 2024 does not guarantee enrollment in any architecture courses unless the candidate satisfies all of the eligibility requirements for the exam set forth by the relevant authorities. Applicants must meet the following criteria to take part in the admission process for the B.Arch programme.


Candidates can go through the NATA eligibility for B.Arch admission guidelines below:


  • Applicants are qualified for admission to the B.Arch programme in 2024 if they have passed a recognised architecture aptitude test (NATA or equivalent).
  • The candidate’s cumulative score in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, as well as their total 10+2 score, must be at least 50% OR 

The applicant must have taken the 10+3 diploma exam with Mathematics as a subject and received at least 50% of the possible points.

  • The eligibility of candidates who fall under the SC, ST, OBC, or any other category does not have a different set of eligibility requirements to alter. Students may request reservation policies while applying for admission under various admission authorities.


NATA 2024 Exam Dates

Dates for the NATA 2024 exams will be available on the official website. To give the candidates a general impression of the future exam dates in the academic session 2024, we have provided the tentative NATA 2024 exam dates below.


Phase 1 Dates
Phase 2 Dates
Phase 3 Dates
Release of NATA 2024 Application Form
March 2024
March 2024
March 2024
Last Date to Submit the Applications Form
April 2024
May 2024
June 2024
Last Date for Fee Payment
April 2024
May 2024
June 2024
Application Correction
April 2024
May 2024
June 2024
Release of Admit Card
April 2024
May 2024
July 2024
Exam Date
April 2024
June 2024
July 2024
Declaration of Result
To be notified
To be notified
To be notified


NATA Eligibility 2024 FAQs

Q: Is NATA score compulsory to get admission to architecture courses?
Ans. Yes, it depends on college to college but most of the good colleges select the candidates through the marks they get in 12th NATA or JEE Mains paper 2.

Q: What is the age limit of NATA?
Ans. There is no age limit prescribed by NATA authorities.

Q: Can I reapply to take the NATA architecture test?
Ans: Yes, a candidate may reapply for NATA after the release of their most recent scorecard. Each time they do so, they will have to re-register.

Q: What are the NATA eligibility criteria for NRIs?
Ans: Students with international or NRI status are eligible for NATA 2024, like Indian citizens. There are no different eligibility criteria for NRIs or candidates from outside the nation to take the exam.

Q: Can an NRI student be eligible to take an exam from his/her country of residence?
Ans. No, the candidate needs to register in India for the NATA exam and need to appear from any allocated centre in India.



NATA 2024 Eligibility Criteria is going to be released along with the official Brochure for NATA 2024 by COA and it consists of all the norms that candidates are going to have to meet before applying for the exam.

There is no age bar set for NATA 2024. Candidates who completed their 10+2 examination in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics as their main subject are eligible to appear for NATA 2024.