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NATA is conducted for admissions in undergraduate architecture courses.The exam is conducted twice a year.Results for NATA 2021 will be declared in the month of May and June 2021 for first and second phase respectively.Candidates can check their results on the official website of NATA by entering the login credentials i.e.application number and password.Candidates can appear for both the phases of NATA and they can submit either of the results, whichever is better.After the results the candidates are required to apply for the colleges individually as there are no common counselling procedures.The validity of the score is valid for only one academic session for which the entrance exam has been taken.
|Event||Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Tentative date of examination||2nd week of April 2021||1st week of July 2021|
|Release of Answer key||3rd week of April 2021||1st week of July 2021|
|Release of response Sheet||4th week of April 2021||2nd week of July 2021|
|Declaration of results||1st week of May||2nd week of July|
*All the dates mentioned are tentative and the original schedule may vary which will be notified later.
The results will be declared separately for both the sessions of examination.Some important factors regarding the qualifying marks are discussed below:
The MCQ section of the question will carry 75 marks and the candidates are required to score at least 18 marks in this section to qualify.
The drawing section will carry 125 marks and the candidates are required to score at least 32 marks in this section to qualify.
The above mentioned sectional score criteria is necessary as if the minimum marks for both papers would not be secured then the candidates shall be disqualified.
In both the paper the minimum qualifying percentage is 25%
The maximum marks for the entire paper is 200 and the overall cut off shall be decided by the authority after the examination.
Results will be available online on the official website of NATA.The candidates can check the results by using their application number and password.The steps to check the result are mentioned below:
Visit the official website of NATA
Click on ‘NATA(concerned session)2021 result’
Login by entering your application number and password
Click on ‘view score card’
The result will appear on the screen
The scorecard will show the merit rank and the marks secured in each section
The scorecard will show the sectional marks secured out of 200 and the overall score.The rank of the candidate will also be displayed in the result.Some important details mentioned in the scorecard are as follows:
After the entrance exam the answer key for mathematics and general aptitude will be released on the official website.No answer key will be released for other sections.After the answer key a response sheet will be uploaded in which the candidate will be able to see their response.The response sheet will help the candidates to see their answers and predict the score and rank accordingly.Candidates can also raise a review request for the result online on the official website by filling a form and paying the required fee(if applicable).
The merit list will be prepared after the declaration of NATA 2021 results.Only those candidates will be able to see the merit list who will clear both the sectional and overall cut off in the exam.The parameters for the preparation of merit list are mentioned below:
The merit list will be published on the basis of the performance of the candidate in both the sections of the examination.In case two candidates get an equal marks then the superiority will be decided on the parameters mentioned below:
The overall percentage to qualify for NATA 2021 should be minimum 40% i.e.a candidate has to secure at least 80 marks out of 200.Also, the candidates need to qualify in each section with at least 25% marks i.e.minimum 18 marks out of 75 in MCQ section and 32 marks out of 125 in drawing section.If any candidate fails to secure minimum marks in any of the subjects then S/he shall be considered disqualified even if the overall qualifying marks has been obtained.
The cut off will be declared after the examination process will be over.The cut off will be based upon the criteria mentioned below:
Total number of candidates appeared in the examination
Toughness level of the question paper
Total number of seats that are available in the participating institutes
The overall performance of the candidates in the examination
The exam conducting authority will not hold any separate session of counselling.The candidates who are qualified have to apply individually for the preferred institutes for which they are eligible.To register for the counselling the candidates are required to pay the registration fee to the institution which they are applying for.A tuition fee is also required to be paid which will be refunded later in order to lock their choices.
The link to apply and lock the seats will be active after the declaration of the results
After the allotment of preferred seats the candidates are required to proceed for the documentation process(verification and submission of documents)
The candidates shall be disqualified even after the counselling process if there will be any discrepancy in the eligibility criteria as stated in the application form
There are some top ranking universities for undergraduate courses in architecture that admit the candidates on the basis of NATA scores.Some of the top colleges are mentioned below:
Question: When will the result be declared for NATA 2021?
Ans. The result of NATA 2021 will be declared in the first week of May and second week of July for first(April) and second(June) sessions respectively.
Question: How to predict the rank and score?
Ans. The response sheet will be released on the official website after the release of answer key in which the candidates can match and analyse their answers and marks accordingly which will help in predicting the rank.
Question: What are the minimum marks to qualify NATA 2021?
Ans. The minimum sectional score should be 25% each and the overall score shall be 40% to qualify NATA 2021.Both criteria are essential to qualify the exam.
Question: What is the validity of NATA scorecard?
Ans. NATA scorecard shall be valid only for the concerned academic session.
Question: How can I apply for the colleges?
Ans. The exam conducting authority shall not be conducting a generalised counselling session.The candidates are required to apply for the colleges individually and lock their preferred seats.