Council of Architecture regulates the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) every year. This exam is organized to offer admission to students in Bachelor of Architecture programme in best schools of architecture in the country. 5-year program of B. Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture) is provided by way of this test. For all those who are going to sit for NATA 2018, we have here listed all the appropriated information related to NATA 2018.
NATA 2018 Application Form Details
|Name of the Council||Council of Architecture|
|Name of the Examination||National Aptitude Test in Architecture|
|Official Web Portal||nata.nic.in|
|Type of Examination||National Level|
|Examination Duration||90 minutes each for Paper 1 & Paper 2|
|Examination Date||3rd week of April 2018|
|Validity Period of Score||2 years from the year came out|
|Official E-mail ID||[email protected]|
NATA Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus & Eligibility
- Students who have passed their 10+2 exams are eligible to sit for NATA.
- The Application Form of NATA 2018 will be out in the month of December 2017.
- nic.in is the official web portal from where students can get their admit card. The downloading of NATA Admit Cards will start from the 4th week of March 2018.
- National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2018 will be held in pen and paper mode.
- The syllabus comprises Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing Test.
- NATA consists of two papers. Paper I contains questions from Mathematics and general aptitude part, Paper II has to do with drawing only.
NATA 2018 Exam Dates
Listed below are the tentative examination schedule concerning NATA 2018 exam. Aspirants must note that the data given below is to give a rough idea about the exam date. Genuine dates for all the events relating to NATA shall be updated soon.
|NATA Exam Online Registration will begin||1st week of January 2018|
|Last Date to register online||1st week of February 2018|
|Last Date to upload photo||1st week of February 2018|
|Last Date to submit the fee||1st week of February 2018|
|Take a printout of Confirmation Page before||Last week of February 2018|
|Window to make changes in Application Form||3rd week of February 2018|
|Admit Card Release Date||4th week of March 2018|
|Date of Examination||3rd week of April 2018|
|Result Announcement Date||2nd week of June 2018|
Am I Eligible to sit for NATA 2018
Yes, You can sit for NATA 2018 if you satisfy the below-mentioned eligibility criteria:
- You must have cleared 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. Maths should be one of your main subjects.
- Your age must be above 17 years in order to apply for NATA exam 2018.
- There is no lateral admission procedure into B.Arch programme.
Note: For SC/ST students, the Eligibility Criteria is the same as given above.
NATA 2018 Syllabus
Logarithms, Algebra, Matrices, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, 3-Dimensional Coordinate geometry, Application of Calculus, Theory of Calculus, Statistics, Permutation and combination, and Probability.
- General Aptitude:
Architectural awareness (General Knowledge question about architecture, famous building etc.), Analytical Reasoning, Identifying commonly used material and objects based on their texture, visualizing different sides of three dimensional objects, visualizing three dimensional objects through two dimensional drawing, mental ability, verbal reasoning, Imaginative comprehension and expression, general awareness of national/international architects mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal), and famous architectural creations.
- Drawing Test:
Geometric Composition, Understanding Scale and Proportion of Objects, Building Forms and Elements, Shape, Aesthetics, Harmony & Contrast, Perspective Drawing, Color Texture, Conceptualization & Visualization through Structuring Objects in Memory, Form Transformations in 2D and 3D like union, drawing of patterns – both geometrical and abstract, subtraction, surfaces and volumes, rotation, Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shape and forms, elevation, generating plan, and 3D views of objects. Sketching of urban scape and landscape common day-to-day life objects like furniture, equipment etc., from memory.