NATA 2020 Admit Card, Exam Day Instructions and Documents Required

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Council of Architecture will release NATA 2020 Admit Card for April session tentatively on April 1, 2020. Candidates can download NATA Hall Ticket from the official website – by logging in with their Application Number and Password (DOB in dd/mm/yyyy). 

  • NATA 2020 will be held tentatively on April 13, 2020 in online mode. 
  • Admit card specifies the date, time and NATA Exam Centers allotted to candidates along with exam day instructions.
  • Candidates must preserve the hall ticket till the conclusion of admission procedure.

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NATA 2020 Hall Ticket Highlights

Release of NATA Hall Ticket April 1, 2020
NATA 2020 Exam DateApril 13, 2020
Issuing bodyCouncil of Architecture
Mode of availabilityOnline
Admit Card can be downloaded
NATA Admit Card can be accessed usingApplication Number and Password
Details on NATA Admit CardCandidate’s name, application number, test center, test date & time, course, category
Documents to carry on exam dayNATA Hall Ticket and one Photo ID 

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NATA 2020 Admit Card Dates

Important dates related to admit card of NATA are tabulated below:

Release of NATA 2020 Admit Card April 1, 2020
NATA 2020 Exam DateApril 13, 2020
Release of NATA ResultMay 2020

How to Download NATA Admit Card 2020?

The process to download NATA Hall Ticket is completely online. It should be noted that the document will not be mailed or sent to candidates. The facility of downloading the hall ticket will be available until the day of the exam.

Steps to download the NATA Card are listed below:

  1. Visit the official website of NATA i.e. 
  2. Click on the “Download Admit Card for NATA 2020” link.
  3. Login by using NATA Application No. and Password.

NATA admit card 2019 required details

  1. The admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  2. Download and take printouts for future reference.

Forgot NATA Password

In case you forget your id/ password, click on the ‘Forgot Application Number/Password’ tab in the admit card login page to retrieve it.

NATA Admit Card Correction

In case of any error in your NATA 2020 admit card, immediately contact NATA 2020 organizing authority. If the concerned issues are not resolved, you will face problems on the day of examination.

You can contact the involved authorities in the following conditions:

  • If your name is wrongly spelled in the admit card
  • If your PwD/DA rating is inaccurate on the admit card
  • If you are allotted an examination venue that you had not chosen while filling the NATA 2020 Application Form
  • If your photograph is invisible on the admit card

Retrieve NATA Admit Card 2020

There are two ways to retrieve the document. They are as follows:

  • Visit the official website and re-print the admit card.
  • Contact or Report the issue to the concerned authority. The contact information is as follows:

Council of Architecture:

India Habitat Centre, Core 6A, 1st Floor, 
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 India 

Tel:  01179412100

Website: nata -2020

Email ID:

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Details in NATA Admit Card 2020

Admit Card for the architecture examination will contain the following information with regard to candidates taking up NATA 2020.

  • Admit Card Number
  • NATA Application Number
  • Candidate’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Candidate’s Photograph with his digital signature
  • Examination venue with proper address
  • Date & reporting timing of the examination
  • Exam day Instructions

Documents Required on Exam Day

Candidates have to bring any one of the below valid photo identity in original for examination along with their NATA 2020 Hall Ticket. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without bringing a valid photo identity:

PAN Card

Aadhaar Card

Voter Identity Card


Driving License

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Instructions on NATA Admit Card 2020

The candidates will have to follow the time schedule as follows: 

  • Report to the Examination Center by 8:00 AM 
  • Opening gate to the examination hall at 8:30 AM 
  • Closing date to the examination hall at 9:30 AM
  • Commencement of examination at 10:00 AM  
  • Duration of examination: 10:00 AM – 1:15 PM 

Candidates must bring with them:   

  • Downloaded Admit Card of NATA 2020,   
  • Proof of Identity- Aadhar/ Passport/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ e- Aadhar 
  • Pen, pencils, eraser, color pencils (Not water/oil color or crayon). Instruments of any kind including scale are not permitted. 
  • Candidates may bring with them a cardboard or a clipboard on which nothing should be written so that they have no difficulty in taking the drawing test even if the tables provided in the examination room/hall do have a smooth surface.
  • Candidates must show on demand the Admit Card (NATA-2020) for admission to the Examination Hall. A candidate not possessing print out of the downloaded admit card and valid photo identity shall not be allowed to enter in the Examination Hall by the Center-in-Charge. 
  • A photograph of the candidate and the biometric will be taken at the Centre before the candidate is indicated his seat for taking the examination. The seat will be allotted to the candidate only on completing this procedure. 
  • Candidates found carrying any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers or any other material except those listed will be debarred from the examination.
  • Mobile Phones, Bluetooth devices, Calculators, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of Calculator are not allowed in the Examination Hall. Possession of such items during the Examinations may lead to cancellation of candidature. 
  • No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre-in-Charge, will leave his/her seat or Examination Hall until the duration of examination is over.  
  • Candidates shall maintain silence during the examination. Any conversation or gesticulation or disturbance in the examination hall shall be deemed a misdemeanor. If a candidate is found adopting unfair means, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and he/she will be liable to be debarred from taking examination either permanently or for a period according to the nature of the offense. 

Note: If a candidate is found impersonating, his/her candidature will be canceled outright and the concerned examinee will be handed over to the Police. 

NATA Exam Pattern 2020

The Council of Architecture defines the exam pattern of the NATA exam each year. Highlights of the paper pattern are as follows:

  • NATA 2020 is conducted in two parts namely Part A and Part B.
  • Part A comprises 60 questions that are objective in nature.
  • Part B has two questions to be answered on A4 size drawing sheets.

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Sectional Distributions is outlined below:

Part NameSection NameNo. of Questions X Marks
Part AMathematics20 x 2
General Aptitude40 x 2
Part BDrawing2 x 40
Total62 Questions = 200 marks 

NATA Admit Card FAQs

Ques. When will NATA Admit card be available for download?

Ans. NATA Admit Card was available from on June 26, 2020, in an online mode for all the registered candidates. 

Ques. Who will release NATA 2020 admit card to the candidates?

Ans. Council of Architecture in India releases the admit card on behalf of to all the eligible and registered candidates.

Ques. What is NATA Appointment Voucher?

Ans. NATA Admit card is called Appointment Voucher. It is an essential document that aspirants must carry in order to appear for NATA examination.

Ques. When will NATA 2020 be held?

Ans. COA was successfully conducted NATA 2020 on July 7, 2020. All candidates must carry his/her admit card to the examination center if they want to appear for the examination

Ques. What is the last date to download the Admit card?

Ans. There is no last date to download the Admit card, however, you are advised to download the admit card as soon as possible to avoid last-minute rush and complications.

Ques. What are the other documents I must carry to the examination center along with the admit card?

Ans. Candidates must carry an original passport size photograph, a valid Photo ID Proof along with admit card to NATA 2020 exam center.

Ques. What are the valid Photo ID that can serve as the Identity Proof?

Ans. Any of the following below mentioned documents will serve as an Identity proof to appear for NATA 2020:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Driving License
  • PAN Card
  • Passport
  • Voter ID

Ques. Do I need to bring the hard copy of the admit card to the examination center?

Ans. Yes, you will need to carry the hard copy of NATA 2020 admit card to the examination center to avoid any complication at the examination center.

Ques. Can I bring a photocopy of a valid Photo ID to the examination center?

Ans. No, Photocopy of any Photo ID is not a valid identity proof. The following documents will not be accepted as valid photo IDs. You are advised not to carry them instead of valid IDs:

  • Temporary ID proof or learner’s driving license
  • ID proof that has expired
  • ID proof issued by an employer
  • Documents issued by a notary officer
  • Credit or debit cards
  • The candidate mustn’t along bring along photocopies of valid photo ID proof, as they will not be accepted.

Ques. My admit card download page is taking too much time to load, what to do?

Ans. The page takes time to load due to slow internet speed, huge web traffic, and slow server speed. If such a case occurs, you are advised to refresh the page and try after some time during lighter hours of the day (such as after midnight).

Ques. What to do if there is some discrepancy in my NATA Admit card, How can I make the correction?

Ans: If you have any discrepancies in NATA Admit Card, you should report it to the conducting body immediately and get it corrected. 

Ques What are the details mentioned in the NATA Admit Card?

Ans. NATA Admit Card contains examination related information such as Candidate’s Name, Roll Number, Test Date & Timing, Exam Centre, etc. It is mandatory for all candidates to bring his/her appointment voucher along with the official identification document & photograph to the examination centre.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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