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NATA 2024 National Aptitude Test in Architecture : Council of Architecture

Organisation : Council of Architecture
Entrance Exam : NATA National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2024
Exam Date : 06-04-2024
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NATA National Aptitude Test in Architecture

NATA is an aptitude test that assesses a candidate’s innate ability through a variety of testing formats and cannot be taught, learnt or induced. NATA measures the aptitude of the applicant for specific field of study i.e. Architecture, through assessment of cognitive skills, visual perception and aesthetic sensitivity tests, logical reasoning and critical thinking ability, etc., besides the learning that the candidate has acquired over the past few years and is related to the specific field of study.

Related / Similar Entrance : WBJEEB WBJEE 2024 West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination

Eligibility of National Aptitude Test in Architecture

Taking NATA-2024 :
Candidates fulfilling the below criteria prescribed by the Council can appear for NATA 2024:
i) Passed or appearing in 10+1 Examination with PCM Subjects;
ii) Passed or appearing in 10+2 Examination with PCM subjects

iii) Passed or appearing in 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as subjects:
** However, the admission to B.Arch., Course shall be made as per the eligibility prescribed in the Council of Architecture (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 2020 and as stated in para 5.2 herein below

** Candidates may note that NATA 2024 is the qualifier of Aptitude Test 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.


Admission to First year of B.Arch. Program :
The eligibility for admission to 1st year of B.Arch. Degree program for the academic session 2024- 2025 shall be as per CoA (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 2020. The revised eligibility in terms of Amended Regulations, 2020 is as under:
No candidate shall be admitted to architecture course unless she / he has passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 50% marks in aggregate or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

Reservations under different categories :
** Reservation as well as relaxation in qualifying marks for the reserved category for the purpose of admission is a prerogative of the Admission / Counselling Authority and does not fall under the purview of this examination.

Application Procedure for National Aptitude Test in Architecture

** The NATA test shall be held on all Saturdays and Sundays starting from April to July, 2024 in two Sessions in the notified cities at the allotted Centres and the online form filling shall start from 1st March 2024.

** Appearing in second or third test is not mandatory and is purely at the discretion of the applicants. Candidates can register themselves for one test or maximum of three Tests in one academic year by filling in the application form appropriately.

** Application is to be filled up ONLINE at the NATA portal of Candidates need to visit the portal, generate username & password by entering relevant details and then CLICK the requisite link ONLINE APPLICATION NATA–2024. Thereafter, candidate 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: filling of PERSONAL DETAILS; DOCUMENT UPLOADING & FEE PAYMENT. Please see APPENDIX-IV for detailed guidelines on information to be entered at the time of online form filling.

** Candidates need to fill in the first part i.e., PERSONAL DETAILS and will thereafter be directed to DOCUMENT UPLOADING. Once the documents are successfully uploaded, the system enters into the FEE PAYMENT. Finally, the candidate must take a printout of CONFIRMATION PAGE generated upon successful fee payment for their own record. There is no need to send any document by post.

How to Apply for National Aptitude Test in Architecture?

** The online filling-up of the Application Form is interactive in nature and online guidance will be available to the candidate while filling up the form.

** Filling up of fields will be interactive in nature. As soon as the cursor is taken to a certain field, a cursor tip MESSAGE will be shown to the candidate to assist in filling up. In case of difficulty, the HELP icon placed right next to the field will redirect the candidate to that section of the Brochure which deals with the filling up of the said field.

** Please note that the applicant’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth (as per Class – 10 records) and postal address taken together must be unique for each application.

** At the time of submitting the PERSONAL DETAILS of a candidate, the system will prompt the candidate to enter his email address which shall be the user name. The email of the candidate shall be verified by the system by sending a link. The candidate has to choose a PASSWORD and keep it secured and confidential for subsequent use.

** A SECURITY QUESTION AND ANSWER will be captured from the candidate by the system at this stage. Candidate has to remember this question-answer pair for prompt retrieval of password in case it is forgotten at later stage. The candidate needs to login into account using email and password.

The system generated NATA Unique ID number and login credentials shall be emailed to the candidates. The candidate will need to login into their account for the following,
** Accessing and editing personal information (till going to the document upload stage)
** Uploading of images.
** Submit fee payment through EPG.
** Printing of the Confirmation Page.
** Correction of data if needed.

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