Top 10 Architecture Colleges through NATA

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    NATA is a national level Undergraduate entrance exam conducted by Council of Architecture.  divided into 2 papers: Paper 1: Drawing Test and Paper 2: General Aptitude & Mathematics. It is conducted twice a year in April and  Both the papers are conducted in an offline and online mode respectively.

    National Aptitude Test in Architecture is held for candidates seeking admission to five-year Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) program. Scores are accepted by government colleges, government aided colleges, private unaided colleges and universities across the country. As per the official COA website, there are about 423 institutions, which impart architectural education in India leading to recognized qualifications.

    Update: NATA 2020 Registration process is expected to begin from 4th week of January, 2020. 

    • To qualify for the exam, candidates have to score minimum 25% in Part A: Aptitude Test (30 out of 120) and minimum 25% in Part B: Drawing portion (20 out of 80).
    • Architecture colleges considers candidates NATA score as well as 12th Board marks in equal proportion for final selection.
    • Candidate’s aptitude and knowledge in the subject i.e. Architecture along their drawing and observation skills are tested.
    • For admission into any good colleges in India you should get around 65-75%+ aggregate and for Top colleges should get more than 75-85% aggregate.

    Top Architecture Colleges in India

    The objective of NATA 2020 is to conduct a single examination with an aim to assess the aptitude and analytical skills of the candidates. Given below are details of the colleges and the basis of admission in each. This list of top Architecture colleges through NATA with their respective locations details.

    Sir J. J. College of Architecture, Mumbai

    Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy College of Architecture is considered as Asia’s first architectural school. Being one among the top colleges in India, the institute offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Architecture i.e. B.Arch. (Bachelor in Architecture) and M. Arch (Master of Architecture). The B.Arch. degree is five years’ full-time course, whereas M. Arch is two years’ full-time course.

    Affliated UniversityUniversity of Mumbai, Sir J.J School of Art
    Programs Offered

    5 Year B.Arch

    2 Year M.Arch

    Accepted Score

    NATA 2020/ JEE Main 2020 Score Card

    MAH AR CAT has been discontinued

    Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh

    It is one of the leading architectural institutes in the state of Punjab. Being an architectural college, it imparts 5 years’ full-time course of B. Arch. The college has gained huge accolades for its excellent pedagogy in the field of planning and designing.

    For the first three years, the students are encouraged to learn through tutorials, theoretical subjects, studio work, and workshop practice to acquire basic knowledge & skills followed by six months of practical training and thesis.

    Affliated UniversityUniversity of Punjab
    Institute TypeGovernment
    Programs Offered

    5 Year B.Arch Program (40 Seats)


    Scores AcceptedNATA 2020, JEE Main 2020 Scorecard

    Chitkara School of Planning and Architecture, Chandigarh

    The course includes learning about basic architectural skills and knowledge, along with learning of computer software like breeze, daylight, 3D Studio Max, AutoCAD (2007), etc. that help student to shape their career.

    Affliated UniversityChitkara University
    Courses OfferedB.Arch and B.Design
    Accepted ScoresNATA 2020

    MEASI Academy of Architechture (MEASI), Chennai

    Accredited by ISO the institute offered undergraduate and postgraduate architecture courses. 

    LocationChennai, Tamil Nadu
    Institute TypePrivate
    Affliated UniversityAnna University
    Courses OfferedB.Arch and M.Arch

    Sinhgad College of Architecture, Pune

    It is a modern institute, which has achieved a remarkable name in a field of Architecture. Students can have an accomplished career life if they gain admission in this college.

    LocationPune, Maharashtra
    Affliated UniversityUniversity of Pune
    Courses Offered

    B.Arch, M.Arch and PhD

    Accepted ScoreNATA 2020

    Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon

    Sushant School of Art and Architecture is a private Architecture college in Gurgaon, National Capital Region, India. Admission is on the basis of NATA scores. The student should have qualified NATA. The admission is based on weightage given to 12th class results and NATA scores.

    LocationGurgaon, Haryana
    Institute TypePrivate
    Affliated UniversityAnsal University
    Courses Offered



    Accepted ScoreNATA 2020

    Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics, JMI

    Admission to B. Arch. & B. Arch. (self-financing), M. Ekistics, M. Arch (All five specializations) in the Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics are made on the basis of a written test & aptitude test followed by an interview.

    LocationNew Delhi
    Affliated UniversityJamia Millia Islamia
    Course Offered5 Year B.Arch (80 Seats). M.Arch and PhD
    Scores AcceptedNATA 2020 and JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 Scorecard

    Department of Architecture, BIT, Mesra

    The Department of Architecture was established at BIT Mesra in the year 1993, in keeping with the multifarious scope of Architecture as the art and science of designing spaces and adding value to a meaningful, built environment.

    LocationMesra, Ranchi, Jharkhand
    Affliated UniversityBirla Institute of Technology
    Courses Offered

    5 Year B.Arch (40 seats)

    M.Arch in Urban Planning


    Accepted ScoresNATA and JEE Main Paper 2 Scorecard

    R-V School of Architecture, RVCE, Bengaluru

    Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering (RVCE) is affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. Admission is on basis of NATA, COMEDK and Management Quota. Candidates having minimum 50 % marks in aggregate, in the following examinations, are eligible to apply for the B. Arch course.

    Affliated UniversityVisvesvaraya Technological University
    Courses OfferedB.Arch and M.Arch
    Accepted ScoresNATA or JEE Main Paper 2

    Faculty of Architecture, Manipal University

    Faculty of Architecture has been providing world-class education under a multicultural environment since 1978. It aims to foster creative, innovative and intellectually vibrant learning with a global outlook that would establish academic and professional excellence in architecture.

    Do remember what German architect Walter Gropius said, “Society needs a good image of itself. That is the job of an architect.”



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