National Aptitude test in Architecture 2022 - Council of Architecture (CoA) conducts National Aptitude Test in Architecture which is also popular as NATA. The exam is usually conducted twice a year and students who wish to study architecture course at undergraduate level (BArch) can prepared for this exam. NATA 2022 is meant to be held in 2022. The other popular name for this exam is CoA NATA.
CoA in the notification had mentioned that NATA 2022 will be conducted three times - June 12 2022 (Sunday), July 3, 2022 (Sunday) and July 24, 2022 (Sunday). The exam on these dates will be conduted in two sessions - Session 1 (10.00 am to 1.00 pm) and Session 2 (2.30 pm – 5.30 pm).
Students who wish to pursue bachelors in architecture (BArch) can aim for this exam. The notification is released on the official website of CoA at appropriate time every year. Candidates can submit applications after the notification is released.
Candidates can visit the official website and click the link for registration and create an account comprisiing username and password. Post creation of account, they can login with help of password and username obtained during the registration and start filling the form, they can upload the required documents, pay the registration fees and then submit the form.
Post application form submission, applicants have to appear for a written test. The exact schedule, time, and mode of the test will be communicated through registered e-mail id or through other source. The written test will be conducted in online mode and questions related to maths, physics, chemistry at plus-two level, critical thinking ability, drawing, aesthetics have to be answered in three hours.
Candidates who pass the exam with the required score (minimum qualifying marks or cutoff marks) will be called for further admission procedure. Cutoff marks will be set and candidate's score in the exam has to be equal to the set cutoff marks or above it.
Candidates can compare their score with the set cutoff marks, If they find their score to be either equal or greater than cutoff, they can take part in the counselling process. Information about the exam is provided below in a tabular format for the sake of the students:
Name of the Exam
National Aptitude Test for Architecture or NATA
Council of Architecture
Mode of Exam
Course offered through the exam
For One Attempt:
General Category - INR 2000
SC/ST - INR 1500
For Two Attempts:
General Category - INR 4000
SC/ST - INR 3000
For Three Attempts
General Category - INR 5400
SC/ST - INR 4050
Number of Papers
The questions will be of 1 or 2 or 3 marks
Medium of Exam
Colleges Accepting Exam Score
BArch colleges of India
No. of Test Cities
NATA Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
NATA Helpline: 080-45549467
Application submission process commencement (online)
8 April 2022
Last date to submit applications
23 May 2022
Last Date for uploading images and fee payment
23 May 2022
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