National Aptitude Test in Architecture
The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportions, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking, that have been acquired over a long period of time, and that are related to Architecture.
- Std XII Science stream (Appearing/Passed)from any University with at least 50% aggregate marks.
- 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by Central/State Governments with 50% aggregate marks.
Application Procedure :
The candidates are advised to access the NATA website: www.nata.in to download the Information brochure and list of Test Centres.
NATA consist of 2 papers
- computer based online aesthetic sensitivity test
Candidates get 2 hours to complete the drawing test and a hour to complete the sensitive test.
As per COA rules, a candidate applying to any school / college of architecture in India ahould have achieved 40% score in the total NATA score, i.e. at least 80/200, for consideration of admission into first year B.Arch.