NATA 2021: Application (Extended), Correction (Started), Exam Dates

NATA 2021NATA 2021 Application Correction has been started. Exam Date has been released for 2nd session exam. Application Form Last date has been extended till 30th June 2021 for 2nd session. Result has been announced on 20th April 2021 for 1st session. Qualifying in national level aptitude test in Architecture (NATA 2021) is mandatory for admission to B.Arch. degree. It is conducted for admission to first year of 5 year B.Arch. degree course at all recognized Institutions. From 2019, CoA has decided to conduct the test twice a year. Here, candidates can check the complete details of NATA 2021, including, application form, exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus and some other details.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility

  Exam Pattern FAQS Syllabus

NATA 2021 Notifications – Application Correction Started (2nd Session)

newiconNATA 2021 Application Correction has been started from 21st June for second session. Check here for application details.

newiconNATA 2021 Application Form has been extended till 30th June for second session. Check here for application details.

newiconNATA 2021 Exam Date has been released for 2nd session exam. The exam will be held on 11th July 2021. Check here for exam date details.

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NATA 2021 Result has been declared on 20th April 2021 for first session exam.Check here for result details.

NATA 2021 Exam Dates have been released. First test has been held on 10th April 2021 and second test will be conducted on 12th June 2021.Check here for exam date details.

NATA 2021 Eligibility Criteria for B.Arch courses has been relaxed for academic session 2021-2022. Requirement of minimum 50% in PCM has been relaxed to only pass in 12th Class with PCM subjects/10+3 Diploma with Mathematics.Check here for eligibility details. 

NATA 2021 Exam Dates

Candidates can check here the NATA exam schedule:

EventsDates 2021 
For First Paper 

For Second Paper


Availability of information bulletin3rd March 20213rd March 2021
Starting of online application form5th March 20215th March 2021
End of registration1st April 202130th June 2021
Image uploads allowed till28th March 202130th June 2021
Fee payment allowed till28th March 202130th June 2021
Confirmation page printing available till28th March 202130th June 2021
Candidate Correction window26th to 1st April 202120th to 30th June 2021
Hosting of Admit Card7th April 20217th July 2021
Date and Time of Examination10th April 202111th July 2021
Publication of Results20th April 202115th July 2021

NATA 2021 Application Form

Candidates should go through the details given below in order to fill the application form.

  • Application form has to be filled through online mode at the NATA portal.
  • The NATA 2021 application form has been started from 5th March 2021.
  • Candidates have to fill details such as personal, documents uploading & fee payment.
  • Candidates have to take the printout of confirmation page generated upon successful fee payment.
  • There is no need to send the hardcopy of any document to official authority.
  • Candidates can fill application form till 1st April 2021 for first session & till 30th June 2021 for second session.
  • Candidates should carefully fill all the details while filling application form. The candidates will be provided only one time opportunity to correct their personal details.

Application Fee:

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

Here, we have mentioned application fee for all categories:

Category/sessionApplication fee
For One Session:
General candidatesRs. 2000/-
SC/ST candidatesRs. 1500/-
For Both Session:
General candidatesRs. 4000/-
SC/ST candidatesRs. 3000/-

Candidates who want to appear from test centers outside of India must have to fill following fee for both sessions:

For one sessionRs. 10,000/-
For both sessionsRs. 20,000/-
Check Here – How to Fill NATA Application Form

NATA 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should check the eligibility criteria given below:

  • Qualification: Candidate should pass 10+2 with PCM or 10+3 with diploma mathematics of examination.
  • Required Percentage: Candidate should have at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Appearing Candidates: Such candidates appearing the 10+2 or 10+3 exam in the current year may also provisionally appear in the exam.

Note: No direct lateral admission is allowed at any other year/stage of B.Arch. course based on any qualification.

NATA 2021 Exam Pattern

Check NATA 2021 complete exam pattern & marking scheme:

  • Type of Questions: Multiple-Choice type (MCQ), Multiple Select type (MSQ), Preferential Choice type (PCQ) and Numerical Answer type (NAQ) will be asked in the examination.
  • Number of Questions: Total 125 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Total Marks: Questions will be of 200 marks for both session exams.
  • Language: The question paper medium will be in English.
  • Marking Scheme: Questions will Carry either 1,2 or 3 marks.
  • Negative Marking: No provision of negative marking.

NATA 2021 Syllabus

The NATA syllabus will be designed for testing the drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity, Mathematics at 10+2 level and critical thinking ability that have been acquired by the candidate over the past few years and are related to the specific field of study. Candidates can study the 11th and 12th class syllabus also.

NATA 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check the preparation tips and follow them to appear and score well in the examination.

  • One should go through the complete exam pattern and syllabus prescribed by the officials.
  • Go through the previous year question papers and the answer key.
  • Make a proper study schedule and follow it on a regular basis.
  • Solve the online or offline mock test to be aware with the exam pattern.
  • Eat healthy food and maintain your health to stay fit.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The documents should be uploaded in the JPEG/JPG format.

Answer: In case the candidate wishes to appear for both first and second test, he/she shall deposit Rs 4000/- as application fee.

Answer: The confirmation page will be generated upon successful payment of application fee.

Answer: There is no need to send any document to the council by post.

Answer: No request for change of allocated center can be entertained under any circumstances.

Answer: The application for both the exams has been started from the 5th March 2021.

Answer: Yes, the exam will be conducted on different dates for the test.

Answer: The examination will be conducted through online mode.

Answer: Candidates must upload the photograph in coloured.

Answer: Yes, you can apply as aadhaar card is not mandatory to apply.

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NATA 2021 Admit Card

The admit card has been generated according to the schedule notified indicating the allotted examination centre for NATA. An Examination Roll Number will also be generated for each candidate. The candidate has to download the soft copy of the NATA admit card from the website.

Candidates have to appear in the examination with a printed hard copy of downloaded admit card along with one original photo identity card- Voter Card/ Pan Card/ Aadhar Card/ Driving Licence.

Admit card has been released on 7th April 2021 for first session & will be released on 7th July 2021 for second session. Candidates are advised to keep their admit cards till the completion of admission procedure.

NATA 2021 Answer Key

Candidate responses will be hosted in the website. After the examination, model answers to MCQ portion (Part A) will be available through online mode.

Before publication of results, the answer key of each candidate will be uploaded along with Part-wise marks secured by the candidate. No review will be available for the drawing test (Part B).

Further, there will be no provision for post publication scrutiny and /or review and any request after publication of the result will not be entertained.

NATA 2021 Result

The separate score card for each test is generated. The score card for second test shall contain the marks secured in first & second test and also the best marks secured in either of the tests as valid score for admission to B.Arch. course.

Results is available in the website in various electronic/ printing media before declaration of results. NATA Result for first session has been declared on 20th April 2021 & will be declared on 15th July 2021 for second session.

NATA 2021 Cut off

The exam conducting authority will release the NATA Cut off through online mode. The cut off will be the minimum marks which candidates have to obtained to qualify the entrance examination.

The cut off will depend on various factors like total seats, difficulty level of exam, total number of candidates appeared in the exam, etc. Candidates must obtain the cut off marks in the examination:

Candidates should obtain 25% marks in MCQ portion and 25% marks in drawing portion.

NATA 2021 Counselling

There will be no separate counselling conducted by the official authority for providing admissions. Candidates will have to apply separately in each institution in which they want to apply for admission.

Candidates those want to get admission in B.Arch. courses should appear in separate counselling conducted by each institution.

Candidates have to carry all required documents and their photocopies for the verification process. Final admission will be provided to those candidates who will fulfill eligibility criteria completely.

If you have any other query about the NATA 2021, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 66 Comments
  1. Impana lavanna says:

    Is it 2021 nata admission completed

  2. Aastha says:

    Nata 2021 admit cards are released or not ?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      The NATA 2021 Admit card is expected to be release today, so stay tuned and keep checking our article for further updates.

  3. Navya says:

    If we written nata we compulsory writing a JEE or not

  4. Aditi says:

    Do we have chemistry in Nata 2021 exam. They have not mentioned any detailed portion for maths and physics too. Will help if you can guide me in this regard. Thanks

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      As per the NATA 2021 information bulletin, Aptitude test will contain questions from Diagrammatic Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Inductive Reasoning, Situational Judgment, Logical Reasoning and Abstract Reasoning. Furthermore can be checked through same.

  5. Tanishq says:

    Can i get admission into iit assosciated with architecture field through nata

  6. Ashwini Vaidya says:

    In 2021 nata exam, their no offline drawing test?

  7. Mokshith says:

    What is exam pattern and syllabus for nata 2021

  8. Namarta says:

    In jalandhar when application form is open .

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Application Form will be open form tomorrow i.e., March 5,2021 for every candidates, so keep checking our articles as we will upload the direct link to fill the application form for NATA 2021.

  9. Prashanthi says:

    Gud evening sir.can a student with commerce,economics with maths can write NATA exam?

  10. Krisha Khanna says:

    Hello , I don’t seem to find the application form for NATA 2021 , has it come out yet or has it not . If it has come out, it would be really helpful if someone could guide me. Thank you 🙂

  11. balaji says:

    how could i register the nata new registration, itried many times, i cant find the registration link

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Registration link will be made available in our articles after the commencement of registration process, so stay tuned and keep checking our articles for further updates.

  12. Prerana says:

    When r application forms released??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      So for there is no confirm dates for commencent of registration process but you can expect it soon, so please wait patently and keep checking our article for further updates.

  13. Shruthika says:

    Still can’t find the registration link for nata help please.

  14. Tanishq Jain says:

    where is application form nata 2021 i couldn’t find the link please help

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Link will be available after the commencement of NATA 2021 registration process, so please wait patently and keep checkin out article for further updates.

  15. Tanishq jain says:

    Where is the application link

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      NATA 2021 registration process is yet to release and you can expect it within upcoming weeks, so please wait patently and keep checking our article for further updates.

  16. Kalpana says:

    Nata 2021 ke registrarion kb se srart honge

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      So far authority didn’t have release any specific dates for NATA 2021 registration process, So please wait patently and keep checking our articles for latest updates.

  17. Riya Agarwal says:

    Is it necessary to be a pcm student in class 12 for NATA?
    Can a 10+2 commerce with Maths student be eligible for NATA?

  18. Aishwarya says:

    When can i apply for nata 2021?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      So far authority didn’t have release any dates for NATA 2021, so please wait patently and keep checking our articles for latest updates.

  19. Sanica says:

    When do I hv to fill the form for NATA Exam 2021

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      o far authority didn’t have release any dates for NATA 2021, So please wait patently and keep checking the articles for further updates.

  20. Arnav Sharma says:

    I will complete my class 11 this year in march can I give NATA exam as I will pass 12th in year 2022??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      No, the least qualification for NATA is 12th appearing so you must fulfill all the criteria before applying for NATA 2021.

  21. janhavi says:

    It is compulsory to attend both exam 1st and 2nd?

  22. Atharva B. says:

    For international baccalaureate student is there any seperate eligibility criteria for NATA2021.chemistry is essential or not

  23. Divya says:

    My brother pursuing intermediate 2nd year.he is interested in drawing and he wants to apply for nata and is this the correct time to write nata exam and did he should write both the exams or 1..and which one..,
    Can u plzz suggest..

  24. Sompou says:

    Can I give NATA exam after june in 2021

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Authority will release the specific dates for conduction of examination, so every candidates will allow to attend the exam on that date only.

  25. Jashuva Panthagani says:

    I’m in 12th
    If I can write NATA
    I should write
    Both 2 exams Or one
    What is the use of 1st paper and 2nd.

  26. Ahana Singha says:

    what will be the mode of examinations?

  27. Harika says:

    Hello, actually I had completed my btech in 2018 but now iam interested to do architecture so am I eligible to apply now

  28. RoshanRaja. MA says:

    What size of paper should be used for drawing session

  29. Cleya says:

    How much time duration is given to complete the exam ?

  30. Gungun says:

    Gud evening … I’ll be giving +2 exams this year in and due to covid they are being conducted in May so can I give nata this year

  31. Sudhir says:

    JEE main and CET is compulsory for get admission in architecture college ?

  32. Ashish Srivastava says:

    I got 40 marks in 12th
    mathematics and 66% marks in the whole subject.can I eligible for this exam?

  33. Sid says:

    JEE and CET are compulsory for get admission in architecture college ?

  34. Sid patil says:

    JEE and CET are compulsory for get admission in architecture college

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Apart from these you can also apply through NATA, however it not the only way to get admission in architecture courses.

  35. Sidharth patil says:

    jee main is compulsory for architecture ?

  36. Sidharth patil says:

    what is the time duration for part A
    and part B

  37. Sidharth patil says:

    Suppose I can qualify Nata exam then I get the admission in architecture college ?

  38. Sakshi says:

    How will we give the exams online at the centre

  39. Angshumali Bhattacharjee says:

    When 2021 exam held

  40. Vidhant Mainikar says:

    What is the fees for obc candidate

    What is the syllabus of mathematics

  41. Omsai says:

    I have cleared my +2 in 2020. I’m I eligible for writing NATA in 2021

  42. Zareen Unissa says:

    I have scored 65% in physics and chemistry but in maths less than,Can I write NATA ?

  43. Chandana says:

    Whts the syllabus for nataa examination?????

  44. Rajeswari santra says:

    How we will give the drawing exam in online?

  45. vimal says:

    can we enter b arch through jee exam

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