NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) Exam Pattern has been changed by the CoA (Council of Architecture). According to the new exam pattern, the Part B will now have questions deriving from Physics and Chemistry in addition to the existing Mathematics. The NATA Entrance Examination is divided into two parts, Part A is comprised of Drawing Tests and Part B is Test on Scientific Ability and General Aptitude. The Drawing test of Part A will have three questions on drawing skill and Part B will have 15 questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and 35 questions from General Aptitude and Logical Reasoning. Students can download the NATA Brochure available in the official website to know details regarding the change in pattern.
Recent Changes in NATA 2020 Exam pattern:
|Mode of Examination||Online, Drawing part will be offline|
|Number of Sections|
Part A- Drawing Test (Offline)
Part B- PCM and General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning (Online)
|Duration of the Exam||3 hours 15 minutes (15 minutes intermission time between Part A and Part B)|
|Section-wise time duration|
Part A- Drawing Test: 135 minutes (2 hours 15 minutes)
Part B- PCM and General Aptitude: 45 minutes
|Number of Questions||Part A - 3 Questions2 Questions x 35 Marks Each1 Question x 55 MarkPart B - 50 QuestionsPCM- 15 Questions x 1.5 MarksGeneral Aptitude & Logical Reasoning - 35 Questions x 1.5 Marks|
|Total Marks||200 Marks|
|Events||1st Test||2nd Test|
|Availability of Form||1st February 2020||1st February 2020|
|Last date of Application||16th March 2020||4th May 2020|
|Form Correction window||21st March 2020- 23rd March 2020||9th May 2020 - 11th May 2020|
|Availability of admit Card ||4th April 2020 ||21st May 2020|
|Date and time of Examination||April 13, 2020 ( 10 AM to 1:15 PM)||31st May 2020 ( 10 AM to 1:15 PM)|
|Exam||31st May 2020||19th April 2020|
|Declaration of NATA Result||8th May 2020||14th June 2020|
Steps to Apply for NATA 2020:
Step 1: Register for NATA 2020
To begin with NATA 2020 registration, candidates will have to first create login id and password. To be able to do the same, they will have to fill a form which requires the following details about the candidate:
3- Date of birth
4- Mobile number
5- EMail id
6- Unique password
7- Security question
Once the above details and filled and submitted, candidates will receive an email on their registered ID containing the application number and password. This has to be preserved for future logins on the website.
Step 2: Login and fill NATA 2020 application form
To fill NATA 2020 application form, candidates will have to first login on the official website of NATA using the registered credentials. Once successfully logged in, candidates can begin filling the application form for NATA 2020.
Step 3: Upload scanned copies of required documents
After successfully submitting the duly filled NATA application form, candidates will be asked to upload the scanned copies of the following documents:
1. Candidate's recent passport size photograph (4kb - 100kb)
2. Candidate's signature. (1kb - 30 kb)
Step 4: Pay the application fee for NATA 2020
After completing the application submission process, candidates will have to make the payment of the prescribed NATA application fee. The application fee can be paid using Netbanking / Credit Cards / ICICI Isure Bank Challan.
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The Council of Architecture (CoA) will conduct the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2020 for the candidates interested in admission to the undergraduate graduate programmes in Architecture (BArch). The council has been constituted by the Government of India for registration of Architects, standards of education, recognised qualifications and standards of professional conduct and etiquette. NATA is being conducted twice every year with an objective to provide a single scheme of examination facilitating prospective students all over the country for admissions in architecture programmes.
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