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NATA 2017 Registration, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern & Exam Syllabus

NATA is an aptitude test that evaluates an applicant’s aptitude to study architecture. Every student who wishes to take admission in BArch. Course offered by reputed institution or college of architecture in India should take NATA, whether it is government aided or private unpaid.

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NATA is conducted by Council of Architecture. It is an autonomous statutory body and is the final authority to set the norms for the architectural institutions. The required expertise holds the CAT examination in architecture at the national level.

NATA 2017 Important Notice

 NATA 2017 Admit Card has released, download from official website. 

 NATA 2017 Examination will be conducted in offline mode (one day examination) on 16th April 2017.

 NATA 2017 Registration process will be started from 2nd January 2017 till 29th January 2017.

Important Date- Announced 

SNo Event Date
1. NATA 2017 Registration starts from 2nd January 2017
2. Deadline for registration process 2nd February 2017
3. Uploading images in online application 3rd February 2017
4. Payment of fee 4th February 2017
5. Applicants can take printout of online application form 28th February 2017
6. Correction window will open from 20th February 2017
7. Correction windows will b closed 24th  February 2017
8. Admit Card will be available from 26th March 2017
9. NATA 2017 Exam Starts from 16th April 2017
10. Result 10th June 2017

Important Changes in NATA

NATA 2017 Registration

NATA Registration will be started from 4th January 2017 and process will end on 29th January 2017. Check here details how to register for NATA 2017- Click here

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidates must have completed their standard 10th or equivalent examination.
  2. For B.Arch programme, students should have passed standard 12th or equivalent exam with mathematics subject.
  3. There is no procedure of lateral admission in any stage/yr of B.Arch.
  4. NATA score card is valid for 2yrs from the yr of appearing.

Examination fee

The examination fee for NATA is Rs. 1000 including application fee and brochure. This amount has to be paid at the time of purchasing application.

NATA 2017 Schedule of Examination

NATA 2017 Exam Pattern

  1. Type of Exam: NATA exam pattern consists of 2 parts: Drawing test and aesthetic sensitivity test.
  2. Mode: The drawing test will be conducted via offline mode (pen and paper based) and aesthetic sensitivity test will be conducted via online mode (computer based test).
  3. Questions: The drawing test will include three questions.
  4. Duration: Two hours for drawing test.
  5. Questions: In aesthetic sensitivity test, candidates have to answer 40 objective type questions.
  6. Duration: To answer each question total 90 seconds are allotted in CBT mode.
  7. Negative Marking: No negative marking.

Exam Pattern of Drawing Test

S.No. Questions Marks Time
1 2D 25  2 hours
2 3D 25
3 Theme Sketch 50

Marks Distribution

NATA Score

The candidates wish to get admission in B.Arch course has to get at least 40% score in NATA (according to Council of Architecture Admission Guidelines).

Procedure of scoring for drawing test

There will be a panel of 3 examiners to review the answers of drawing test and the average of marks given by the 3 will be considered. The examiners will evaluate the candidate’s ability on drawing, imagination, observation, sense of proportion, perspective, color sense and composition.

Procedure of scoring for aesthetic sensitivity test

This is a computer based adaptive test and the difficulty level of the questions will be changed as per candidate’s ability level. When a candidate gives right answer then the next question will be difficult one, whereas a candidate gives wrong answer then the next question will be easier one. The final score will depend on the average difficulty level of all the questions and the given right answers. For example- a candidate attempting less right answers with higher difficulty questions may score more than a candidate attempting more right answers with less difficulty questions.

NATA 2017 Syllabus

The NATA test has been divided into two parts i.e. drawing test and aesthetic sensitivity test. The drawing test will judge the ability of candidate to sketch a given object, sense of perspective drawing, understanding of proportion and scale, etc. The aesthetic sensitivity test includes of Analytical reasoning, Architectural awareness, Mental Ability, Imaginative comprehension and expression, etc.

NATA Result

The candidates can check NATA results from the official website. The score card can be downloaded from the website by the fourth working day after the test. The original mark sheet can be retrieved by any admission authority directly from NATA server. The mark sheet uploaded from NATA server will only be considered, not the print outs etc. The candidates can use the print out only in case if it is required by the admission authority. The NATA 2017 score card will be valid up to 2 years from the date of last test taken.

For more information about NATA 2017, use the given contact details:

NATA COA (Council of Architecture)

(A Statutory Autonomous Body of Government of India under the Architects Act, 1972)

India Habitat Centre, Core 6-A, 1st Floor, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003

E-mail- [email protected]




  1. Good after noon sir.I am completed 12th in 2013.But i am complete bachelor of science.I interested in architecture courses.I wish to apply nata exam

  2. I am an aspiring Studnet from Bhutan wanting to pursue Bachelor’s of Architecture in Indian Colleges. I have observed that I need to appear for NATA. I am having difficulty in registering for the NATA exam since only the Indian States are given.
    Kindly advise how do I register