NATA 2020 ELIGIBILITY
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
NATA 2020 Eligibility Criteria has been revised on August 04, 2020, by CoA in consideration with MHRD. Candidates have been relaxed from scoring an aggregate of minimum 50% marks in the qualifying exam to be eligible for admission for session 20-21 in B.Arch courses. They only need pass certificate in Qualifying Exam (Class 12th board or 10+3 Diploma). The Eligibility criteria were released on January 31, 2020, by the exam conducting body. Before appearing for the entrance examination, candidates must fulfil the required eligibility criteria specified by Council of Architecture. Those who do not meet NATA 2020 eligibility criteria will not be able to get admission into 5-year B.Arch program. Candidates who have passed or are appearing in Class 12th with can apply for the exam. NATA 2020 Application form portal will reopen soon for candidates who missed the deadline along with form correction facility. The changes have been implemented owing to COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide lockdown. Check NATA Application Process
It is mandatory to have Mathematics as one of the main subjects to appear in 2020 session of NATA. The test is designed to assess a candidate’s observation skills, drawing skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and the ability of an applicant to think critically, which are altogether an important concept for getting admission in Bachelor of Architecture.
|Age Limit||No Age criteria are specified by COA to appear for NATA|
|Qualifying Examination||Candidates Passed/ Appearing in 10+2 exam or 10+3 Diploma Exam|
|Qualifying Subjects Required||10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects or 10+3 Diploma with maths as a compulsory subject|
|Marks Required (Relaxed for NATA 2020)|
50% marks in Physics, Chemistry Mathematics and at least 50% aggregate marks in 10+2
50% aggregate marks in 10+3 Diploma
Candidates preparing for the entrance exam should know about the dates of NATA 2020. Tabulated below are the tentative dates of the exam.
|Events||Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Start of Online Registration||March 27, 2020||February 1, 2020|
|End of Registration Process||April 15, 2020||May 4, 2020|
|Last Day of Fee Payment and Uploading of Images||April 19, 2020||May 8, 2020|
|Availability of Form Correction Window||April 20 – 22, 2020||May 9 – 11, 2020|
|Availability of Confirmation Page For Printing Till||April 22, 2020||May 11, 2020|
|Release of Admit Card||To be notified soon||To be notified soon|
|Date of NATA 2020|
|Announcement of Result||To be notified soon||To be notified soon|
To become eligible for NATA a candidate is required to fulfill a certain set of eligibility conditions. Mentioned below are the predefined criteria set up by COA:
Qualifying in NATA 2020 does not constitute a right in favor of the candidates for their admission in any Architecture course unless they have fulfilled all the prescribed requirements as specified by respective counselling and Admission Authorities.
As NATA Score is used by admission authorities of different Government, Government aided and unaided schools or colleges that offer Bachelor's degree in Architecture. NATA is taken to provide a common base to compare the qualifications of the candidates, in addition to their scores in the qualifying examination.
Ques. What is NATA Eligibility for admission to B.Arch. and can students with mathematics and commerce as their subject are eligible to appear for NATA?
Ans. The eligibility for admission, it is necessary to have a minimum of 50% marks in 10+ 2 in any stream (Commerce/ PCM) with maths as a subject and 40% marks in NATA Exam.
Ques. What is the age limit of NATA?
Ans. There is no age limit to take the admission in NATA. The candidate may have to register any age limit that the admission authority may have decided.
Ques. What is the educational qualification required?
Ans. Tabulated below is a brief of NATA Academic Eligibility:
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Ques. I am not satisfied with my NATA score. Can I apply again for the architecture examination?
Ans. Yes, the candidate can reappear for NATA for 5 times within the period of the last scorecard, but the candidate needs to register themselves again every time when they reappear.
Ques. Can an NRI student eligible to take an exam from his/her country of residence?
Ans. No, the candidate needs to register in India for NATA exam and need to appear from any allocated center in India. Admissions are given to the candidates as per the guidelines.
Ques. If I belong to SC/ST category. Am I eligible to get score waiver?
Ans. No, as per the guidelines no waiver is allotted to any candidate.
Ques. What is the validity of NATA Scores?
Ans. NATA scores are eligible for only one year.
Ques. Can a candidate take admission direct through lateral entry in B. Arch?
Ans. No, the candidate cannot take admission direct through lateral entry in any year of B. Arch.
Ques. Can the candidate get admission in B.Arch without giving NATA?
A18. No, if the candidate has not given NATA then he/she will not be able to get admission in any of the architecture colleges in India. They can try for management seats for some colleges and can take admission.
Ques. Is NATA score compulsory to get admission?
Ans. Yes, its depends on college to college. but most of the good colleges select the candidates through the marks they got in 12th NATA or JEE Mains paper 2.
Ques. What is the contact information of NATA 2020?
Ans. The contact details for NATA 2020 are as follows:
Council of Architecture:
India Habitat Centre, Core 6A, 1st Floor,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 India
Website: www.learning.tcsionhub.in/test/ nata -2020
Email ID: email@example.com
*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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