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NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
NATA 2019 or National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2019, organized by Council of Architecture or COA is a national-level examination for admission of candidates into the architecture program all over the country. NATA 2019 comprises 2 papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. The exam will be held in offline mode i.e. it is pen & paper based.
As per NATA Exam Pattern 2019, the question paper will have a total of 60 questions in paper 1 from General Aptitude and Mathematics while Paper 2, i.e. Drawing test will have 2 questions for 40 marks each. The question paper for Paper 1 is MCQ-based while Paper-2 is a drawing test. Candidates can find all relevant information regarding Syllabus and Recommended Books for NATA 2019 in this article.
|Managing Authority||Council of Architecture (CoA)|
|Exam Category||National Level|
|No. Of papers||2; Mathematics and General Aptitude; Drawing Test.|
|Duration of exam||3 hours|
|Total number of questions||62|
+2 in Mathematics and General Aptitude
No negative marking
NATA 2019 consists of 2 papers, namely Paper-1 and Paper-2. Paper-1 deals with questions from General Aptitude and Mathematics while Paper-2 is a Drawing test.
Candidates can check below the highlights for NATA Exam Pattern 2019 which are tabulated below.
|Paper||Subjects||Total Questions||Marking scheme||Question type||Total Time Duration|
|Paper 1||Mathematics||30||30 X 2Marks = 60||MCQ||90 minutes|
|Paper 1||General Aptitude||30||30 X 2Marks = 60||MCQ|
|Paper 2||Drawing Test||2||2 X 40Marks = 80||Paper & Pencil Based||90 minutes|
|-||Total||62||200 marks||-||3 hours|
Time duration of NATA Exam: 180 minutes
Total No. of Questions in NATA Exam: 62 Questions
Total Marks: 200 marks
60 questions are asked in Paper-1, 30 each from both the sections. The paper will consist of the Aesthetic Sensitivity Test and Mathematics test. Questions raised would be based on imagination, perception, creativity, observation, communication and architectural awareness of the candidates. It has to be completed in the first 90 minutes of the exam. For every correct answer candidates are awarded 2 marks and there is no negative marking or deduction of marks for un-attempted questions.
Candidates will have to attempt 2 questions in this paper. Each question will have sub sections. They have to draw or sketch a diagram in 3D as per their visualization, symmetry and sketching ability. Candidate’s NATA drawings test his/her imagination, observation skills reflected, sense of proportion and perspective, sense and use of colour and composition in the drawing. It has to be completed in the last 90 minutes of the exam and both the questions are of 40 marks each.
NATA 2019 will be of a total of 200 marks. Paper 2, i.e. drawing would be checked by a panel of three examiners independently and an average of marks is taken. In case of MCQ, the candidate scores on the basis of the number of correct answers. There is no negative marking for incorrect answer in NATA but, in case of tie-breaking, wrong answer will be penalized.
Requirements for NATA 2019
It is advisable that candidates must not fail to carry any of the below-mentioned material on the day of NATA exam
Candidates need to clear both the examinations to get a good score to clear the examination. The NATA syllabus for both the papers is mentioned below
Candidates must make sure that they go through every topic very well while preparing for NATA exam. They should also refer to books which helps them gain more insights for the topic. Some of the books recommended for NATA 2019 preparation are tabulated below.
|Book Name||Author||ISBN no.|
|A complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch Entrance Examination 2017||P K Mishra||978-9385980909|
|Nata 2017 Full Packag||Nata360||-|
|NATA (B.Arch) Guide to Bachelor of Architecture Entrance Examination||GKP||-|
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