NATA 2020 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
The Council Of Architecture has extended NATA 2020 Phase 2 registration window. Candidates can apply till September 10, 2020. Previously, NATA 2020 Application Form for Phase 1 was reopened till August 16, 2020. In addition to this form correction window was also reopened until the same date for already registered candidates. The changes are implemented keeping in view COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown across the country. Check Here NATA 2020 Application Form Correction Details. NATA 2020 Application process consists of registration, filling the details, uploading images and payment of examination fee. To appear for NATA 2020, it is necessary for the aspirants to meet NATA Eligibility Criteria.
Aspirants are required to check NATA 2020 application fee before processing the payment as the authority has increased the application fee for General and other Categories. Candidates have to visit the website and navigate to “NATA 2020- Registration” to fill the form.
Application Process is completely online and interactive in nature as well. The entire registration form is divided into sections and subsections for the ease of candidates. Fields described as mandatory as a must, without which form will not be submitted. Online guidance is provided to the candidate while filling the Application form.
A unique 8 digit Application number is provided to every applicant along with which they have to choose their password which is essential for further entries.
|Events||Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Start of Online Registration||March 27, 2020||February 1, 2020|
|Registration Process (Reopened)||July 25- August 16, 2020||September 10, 2020|
|Last Day of Fee Payment and Uploading of Images||August 16, 2020||September 10, 2020 (Upto 12 Noon)|
|Availability of Form Correction Window||July 25- August 16, 2020||August 30, 2020|
|Availability of Confirmation Page For Printing Till||August 16, 2020||September 7, 2020|
|Release of Admit Card||August 24, 2020||September 10, 2020|
|Date of NATA 2020||August 29, 2020||September 12, 2020|
|Announcement of Result||September 03, 2020||To be announced|
NATA 2020 Application process is divided mainly into 3 steps: Personal and Qualification details, Document and Image uploading and fee payment. At the end a confirmation page is displayed which has to be downloaded and kept for future references.
Candidates have to begin filling the application form by creating a login Id and Password. Personal details like name, gender, contact information are required for the same. A uniques Id and security question is mandatory to generate the application number.
A unique 8 digit Application number is created which along with the password can be used for further login and form filling.
Using the generated credentials candidates have to login again to their portal and complete the application form. Qualification details, marks, Exam center preference likewise have to be mentioned at this stage.
Scanned copies of required documents: Candidate’s photograph and Signature is to be uploaded. The photograph has to be recent and preferably taken on a light background. Signature should be scanned on a white background in a clear format. Specifications of the images to be uploaded are tabulated down below, candidates should take note of the same.
|Document||Image Size||Image dimension|
|Minimum Size||Maximum Size||Height||Width|
|Photograph||4 KB||100 KB||4.5 cm||3.5 cm|
|Signature||1 KB||30 KB||1.5 cm||3.5 cm|
Aspirants need to download the prefilled registration form and procure the necessary registration documents. They would also be required to select a NATA Test Center from the official website at a location convenient to the candidate. Approach the Test center for Appointment for NATA Exam. After this, procure Receipt cum Appointment voucher from the Test Center and take the exam on the registred date.
There is no relaxation in Registration Fee in NATA on the basis of gende. Though candidates belonging to SC/ST category have been provided with relaxation in fee. Once personal details and document uploading is completed candidates will be redirected to the payment page, which can be done only in online mode.
|Category||Single Attempt||Both Attempts|
|General||INR 2000||INR 3800|
|SC/ST and PwD||INR 1700||INR 3100|
|Candidates Opting Exam Center Outside India||INR 10,000||INR 18,000|
NATA only accepts online fee payment. By clicking on “payment of fee using EPG services” candidates will be redirected to a new gateway page. Options available are Credit Card/ Debit Card or Net Banking are available to complete the payment process. Successful payment status will be shown on candidate's homepage. Final Confirmation Page will be displayed and available to download only after that.
Candidates should make sure they enter their personal credentials as mentioned in Class 12th or equivalent exam certificate.
Details like Passed/ Appearing status, Year, Stream and Affiliated Board is to be mentioned. Institute name and address, percentage marks obtained and Roll No. is mandatory at both Class 10 and 10+2 level.
Candidates have to enter their residential address, domicile: both state and district with pincode. Functioning and valid Email Id, Mobile or Landline number are to be mentioned for further correspondence.
Candidates must create a password for login of minimum 8 to 13 characters with one alphabet, numeral, special character. In case candidates forget their password they should retrieve a new one which should not be identical to the previous three passwords.
One security questions from a drop down list of questions is to be chosen, a relevant answer for which is to be entered and noted down for future retreival of password.
Know More About Drawing Test in NATA 2020
All the candidates have the option to retrieve their NATA 2020 Candidate ID. They can simply follow the steps mentioned below:
Candidates who make any discrepancies while filling the application form are provided a facility to correct their mistake through application form correction. The application form correction process for Phase 1 will be conducted from April 20 – 22, 2020. Candidates have to follow the steps below:
Council of Architecture conducts NATA 2020 in all state capitals and selected cities across India. Allotment of the exam center is subject to availability of at least 200 students in a particular exam center/ city. Though the authorities will provide centers as per the preference of the candidates but the discretion lies with the authority. Request for change in Exam Center will not be entertained by CoA, hence candidates are advised to choose the exam center accordingly while filling the application form. Candidates can give a maximum of 3 preferences in the choice of their
|Go through the online instructions carefully before starting to fill the Application Form||Application Number, security question and password should not be shared with anybody.|
|Personal information, address of communication and other credentials carefully||Wrong, not functional and invalid mobile number or Email Id should not be provided|
|Examination center choice should be correctly filled, no alteration allowed||There is no need to send the confirmation page by post to CoA office.|
|Photograph and Signature should be uploaded in specified size only||Use of crayons, water colour and oil paints is prohibited for drawing test.|
|Schedule mentioned in the Admit Card should be strictly followed||Any instrument, including scale are not allowed to the examination hall.|
|Carry your own pencils and colored pencils for drawing section.||Hard copy of the Admit Card should not be spoiled, entry can be restricted on this basis.|
Ques. Which documents are required before filling the NATA 2020 application form?
Ans. Before filling the form, a candidate must have following documents ready with him-
Ques. What is the process of registration for NATA 2020?
Ans. As mentioned above, students should visit - nata.in to apply for NATA 2020. The application process involves two stages- Registration and submitting Application. As soon as you click on the link, following process should be followed for registration-
Ques. What are the guidelines for uploading photograph and signature in the application form?
Ans. Listed below are the specifications for photo and signature to be uploaded at the time of registration:
Ques. What is the application fee for NATA 2020?
Ans. The application fee for General candidates is Rs 2000 while for SC/ST candidates, it is Rs 1700.
Ques. When can I download my admit card for the exam?
Ans. All the students can download their Admit Cards from the official website for first phase.The dates will be notified soon
Ques. Do I need to send my application form by post after online application?
Ans. No, you do not need to send your application form by post to NATA; only online application is the valid process of application and it does not require you to send any of your documents offline or by post.
Ques. I do not have Aadhaar card, is it mandatory for applying for NATA 2020?
Ans. Aadhaar card is mandatory for applying for NATA 2020, so if you don’t have an Aadhaar card, you must apply for that.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College