NATA 2020 – Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

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Do you aspire to be an architect? If yes then getting a degree in architecture (BArch) is most important for you and you should be applying for NATA 2020.

What is NATA ?

NATA is the short form of National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) It measures the aptitude of the applicant for the study of Architecture.

What is measured in NATA test

The NATA measures

  • drawing and observation skills,
  • sense of proportion,
  • aesthetic sensitivity and
  • critical thinking ability that have been acquired over a long period of time, and that are related to Architecture.

So if you wish to get into any good Architecture college, giving NATA exam is a must for you!

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When in NATA Exams Conducted

NATA conducts exams twice a year ie. in April and July, and for both the registrations are open by end of January or starting of feb of that year.

Nata website : http://www.nata.in/

NATA 2020 Important Dates

For April 2020 Exam

EventDates
Online registration starts1st February 2020
Last Date for submitting application16th March 2020
Fee Payment last date / Image upload last date20th March 2020
Confirmation Page printing – Available till23rd March 2020
Form Correction Window21st – 23rd March 2020
Release of Admit Card4th April 2020
Exam19th April 2020
Result8th May 2020

For May 2020 Exam

EventDates
Online registration starts1st February 2020
Last Date for submitting application4th May 2020
Fee Payment last date / Image upload last date8th May 2020
Confirmation Page printing – Available till11th May 2020
Form Correction Window9th to 11th May 2020
Release of Admit Card21 May 2020
Exam31 May 2020
Result14 June 2020

NATA Exam Date : 19th April 2020

NATA Exam Result to be announced on 8th May 2020

NATA 2020 Eligibility

As per brochure released by NATA for 202 exam:

  • The candidates who have passed 10+2 level examination with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (PCM) and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination .
  • Passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate .
  • The candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC-NCL category or PwD (Persons with disability) shall be provided a relaxation of 5% marks in total aggregate in 10+2 level/10+3 Diploma as well as PCM.

The candidates appearing for 10+2 examination with PCM or 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics in the current year may also provisionally appear for NATA-2020, subject to fulfilling the above criteria.

Validity of NATA-2020 score

NATA-2020 score will be valid only for admission in the session 2020-2021.

NATA 2020 Exam Pattern

NATA exam is conducted in 2 modes

  • Part A which is drawing exam is paper based
  • Part B which is MCQ and is online based

Distribution of Marks – NATA 2020

Distribution of Marks for NATA 2020
  • First 135 minutes are given for paper based drawing exam
  • Then there is a gap of 15 mins
  • Then 45 mins are give for MCQ online exam (PCM & General Aptitude)

NATA 2020 Exam Schedule:

Date & Time of Examination Subject and Marks of Examination
First NATA Examination April 2020
19.04.2020(Sunday) 10.00 a.m. to 1.15 pm (3 hours and 15 minutes)
-Grand Total of 200 marks
– FIRST 135 minutes –Part A (PAPER BASED)
– TOTAL 125 Marks
– 10.00 am to 12.15 pm
Intermission Period of 15 minutes (12.15 pm to 12.30 pm)
-LAST 45 minutes-Part B (ONLINE) TOTAL 75 Marks (12.30 am to 1.15 pm)
Second NATA ExaminationMay 2020
-31.05.2020 (Sunday) 10.00 a.m. to 1.15 pm (3 hours and 15 minutes)
– Grand Total of 200 marks)
– FIRST 135 minutes –Part A (PAPER BASED)
– TOTAL 125 Marks
– 10.00 am to 12.15 pm
Intermission Period of 15 minutes (12.15 pm to 12.30 pm)
-LAST 45 minutes-Part B (ONLINE) TOTAL 75 Marks (12.30 am to 1.15 pm)

NATA 2020 Application fee

For general candidates

  • Rs 2000/- for April 2020 exam only
  • Rs 3800/- for both April and May exam

For SC/ST and PWD candidates

  • Rs 1700/- for April 2020 exam only
  • Rs 3100/- for both April and May 2020 exam

The application fee can be paid through online mode using debit card, credit card or net banking.

Candidates opting to appear from test centres outside the territory of India have to deposit Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten thousand only) for either first or second test and Rs. 18,000/- (Rupees Eighteen thousand only) for appearing in both the tests through online mode

How to apply for NATA 2020

All applications and process needs to done online. Please click the below NATA 2020 registration link.

NATA 2020 Exam Registration


So friends all the best for your NATA 2020 exam. I wish you a grand success in your Architecture career.

Please do write back to me on skumar@indiacareeradvice.com or post your comment below.

Good Luck!

Your friend – sanjeev

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Sanjeev

Hello Friends, my name is Sanjeev and I have been in the industry of education, training and mentoring for 20 years now. I love imparting what I have learnt and sharing my knowledge. I hope my articles benefit you. You can write to me at skumar@indiacareeradvice.com

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