National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is a national level common Aptitude Test in Architecture Conducted by the Council of Architecture (CoA). The Council of Architecture has announced that the NATA 2018 Application form will be available from 16th January. It is mandatory to qualify for an aptitude test in Architecture for admission to B. Arch degree course, which is a minimum Standards of Architectural Education Regulations.
Over the years NATA became one of the popular and widely accepted as an aptitude test for admission to the First Year of the 5 Year B. Arch Degree Course in majority of the recognized Institutions across India. The counselling and admission are carried out only by the concerned designated authorities of the respective States/Institutions based on merit list of the candidates in the qualifying examination and the aptitude test.
|1.||Notification released on||3rd January 2018|
|2.||Availablity of Application Form||16th January 2018|
|3.||Last date of Application Form||2nd March 2018|
|4.||Availablity of Admit Card||2nd April 2018|
|5.||Examination Date and Time||29th April 2018 from 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM|
|6.||Results Declaration Date||1st June 2018|
Questions and all instructions of the exam available only in English medium. The detailed exam pattern is given below:
|S.No||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks Distribution||Total Marks|
General category candidates will have to pay Rs. 1800/- (inclusive of bank charges) while SC or ST category candidates will have to pay Rs. 1500/- (inclusive of bank charges). Those candidates who want to take the exam outside India (in Dubai) has to pay Rs. 1800/- + Rs.7000/-. The payment of the application form can be done through net banking, credit card, debit card i.e. online mode.