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NATA 2019 or National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2019 is a national-level entrance test held annually serving as a platform to test candidates’ aptitude and provide them admissions to the 5-year B.Arch. Degree program. NATA is facilitated by the Council of Architecture since 2006. Candidates who have qualified their 10+2 examination, are eligible to take admission through NATA. Check below some major highlights of NATA 2019.
Various prominent government and private colleges accept NATA score for admissions. All the aspiring candidates for NATA 2019 can check the relevant information below.
|Exam Name||NATA or National Aptitude Test in Architecture|
|Conducting Body||Council of Architecture|
|Duration of Exam||90 minutes each for Paper A & Paper B|
|Exam Date||April 2019|
|Eligibility Criteria||10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board/university, with Mathematics as core subject|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Examination||Paper-based Test|
|Score Validity||2-years from the year in which one appeared for|
Candidates aspiring for NATA 2019 should be well aware of the entire process and the important dates relating it. They can check the same mentioned below.
|Publication of NATA 2019 notification online||December 2018|
|NATA 2019 Application Form availability||January 2019|
|Last Date to submit NATA Application Form 2019||February 2019|
|Last Date for Uploading Documents||February 2019|
|Fee Payment Last Date||February 2019|
|Last Date to Obtain Print of Confirmation Page||February 2019|
|Window open for Correction of NATA Application Form 2019||February 2019|
|Availability of NATA Admit Card 2019||March 2019|
|NATA 2019 Exam Date||April 2019|
|Declaration of NATA Result 2019||June 2019|
It should be noted that the dates mentioned above are tentative and actual dates pertaining to the examination will be announced soon on the official website.
All the candidates planning to attempt NATA 2019 must check whether they are eligible for it or not. NATA Eligibility Criteria as listed below is same for all aspiring candidates. There is no relaxation for special category students (SC/ST/OBC).
Please note that qualifying NATA 2019 does not guarantee a candidate admission to any architecture program unless the prescribed eligibility conditions as specified by different admission authorities are duly satisfied.
NATA 2019 Registration will take place in online mode and is expected to start in January 2019. The Application Form can be accessed, filled and submitted on the official website www.nata.nic.in only. The steps in the registration process are as follows:
|Applicant’s recent, colour, passport-size photograph||Image dimensions: 3.5cm X 4.5cm|
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|Applicant’s signature||Image dimensions: 1.5cm X 3.5cm|
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|Left Thumb Impression (LTI) Impression – clear and not smudged with ink||Image dimensions: 1.5cm X 3.5cm|
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Candidates are expected to fill up the Application form in an error-free manner. However, COA provides a short period of time when candidates can change/modify information in their respective application forms online. Beyond this specific correction window, no request for change or modification in NATA 2019 Application Form will be entertained.
NATA 2019 Application Fee is INR 1250 for all candidates. Please note that candidates who opt for Dubai as the exam center have to pay an extra INR 7000. Candidates can choose to pay the application fees via online or offline mode.
Please note that the candidate is responsible to bear the bank transaction fees charged at the time of making online/offline payments.
NATA Admit Card 2019 will be made available on the official portal of NATA in March 2019. Candidates must take care that Council of Architecture is not responsible for sending NATA 2019 Admit Card via email or courier to any applicants. It has to be downloaded from the official website. NATA Admit Card 2019 is a mandatory document that must be kept safe until the admission process. Candidates can follow these steps to download NATA 2019 Admit Card:
Candidates’ Name, Examination Roll Number, and other relevant details related to the exam like exam center, timing, instruction etc. will be printed on NATA Admit Card 2019. At the time of the test as well as selection and admission process, NATA Admit Card 2019 has to be supported with the following documents:
Candidates should make sure that the photograph and signature printed on the admit card are not soiled in any manner. In case, NATA Admit Card 2019 is found to be soiled, the candidate will not be allowed to take the exam.
NATA 2019 is an offline, paper-based test, split into two papers: Paper 1 tests the candidates on General Aptitude and Knowledge of Mathematics while Paper 2 assesses candidates’ Drawing Skills. Both the papers will be conducted on the same day with each paper being allotted 90 minutes for completion. The table below depicts NATA Exam Pattern 2019 in a comprehensive manner.
|NATA 2019 Exam Pattern||Paper 1||Paper 2||Total|
|Exam Mode||Offline, paper-based Test|
|Time Duration||90 minutes||90 minutes||180 minutes|
|No. of Questions||General Aptitude- 40 questions Mathematics- 20 questions||2 questions||62 questions|
|Marks||2 marks each||40 marks each||-|
|Total||120 marks||80 marks||200|
It is mandatory for a candidate to attempt both the papers. And, candidates must note that there is no negative marking in NATA exam.
Candidates can check below NATA Syllabus for General Aptitude, Mathematics and Drawing.
The following table lists a few books that can be considered while preparing for NATA 2019.
|Name of the Book||Publisher/Author|
|A complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch. Entrance Examination 2018||P K Mishra|
|NATA 2017 Full Package||NATA360|
|NATA Guide to B. ARCH Entrance Examination with solved papers 2013 -16||GKP|
|Steps to Architecture NATA and JEE Mains Entrance Exam Guide||R Gupta|
NATA Result 2019 is expected to be released in June 2019. It can be accessed from NATA’s official website. It will be available in the following three formats:
Candidates can check below the steps involved in accessing NATA Result 2019 are:
A consolidated merit list of NATA 2019 candidates will be published by Council of Architecture. In merit listing, all candidates will get unique rank. As such, if more than one candidate gets identical aggregate, tie-breaking conditions would be applied in the following order:
Qualifying marks for NATA 2017 would be based on:
NATA qualified candidates can seek admission into the 5 years B. Arch program in different Indian Institutesand Universities by appearing for counselling round for final admission. The candidates need to register and select the choice of seats for participating in NATA 2019 Counselling Process. This is followed by verification of the following documents:
Candidates must note the following points.
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