NATA 2024: Exam Date (Out), Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern

NATA 2024NATA 2024 Application Form will be released from 1st March 2024. Exam Date has been announced. The National Aptitude Test is conducted three times in a year by COA (Council of Architecture). Candidates can get admission to the top Architecture colleges across the country. There are various institutions in the country which offers admission to the candidates on the basis of marks secured by the them in NATA 2024 exam. It is a national level entrance exam conducted by the authority for eligible candidates. Eligible candidates will be able to get admission in the various institutes to pursue five year Bachelors of Architecture (B.Arch) program.

In the article below candidates can get the complete information related to NATA 2024 entrance exam such as application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc.

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NATA 2024 Notifications – Exam Date Announced

newiconNATA 2024 Exam Date has been announced. Exam will be held on 6th April 2024.  Check here for exam date details.

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NATA 2024 Overview

Name of the examinationNational Aptitude Test in Architecture
Conducting BodyCouncil of Architecture (COA)
Type of ExaminationUG Level National Entrance Exam conducted for admission in Architecture.
Mode of the examOnline
Frequency of the examinationTwice a year

NATA 2024 Exam Dates

Following are the official NATA Exam Dates:

For Session 1:

EventDates 2024 (Announced)
Registration Process1st March 2024
Deadline for the registration processMarch 2024
Last Date for Upload Image & DocumentsMarch 2024
Last date to submit the Application FeeMarch 2024
Availability of confirmation printoutMarch 2024
Correction WindowMarch 2024
Admit cardApril 2024
Exam date6th April 2024
Declaration of resultMay 2024

For Session II:

EventsDates 2024 (Tentative)
Online Registration process2nd week of March 2024
Last date to submit the form2nd week of May 2024
Confirmation page printing available till2nd week of May 2024
Application correction windowMay 2024
Admit card3rd week of May 2024
Exam date4th week of May 2024
Announcement of resultJune 2024

For Session III:

EventDates 2024 (Tentative)
Registration process2nd week of March 2024
Last date for the registration process2nd week of June 2024
Last Date for Upload Image & Documents2nd week of June 2024
Last date to submit the Application Fee3rd week of June 2024
Availability of confirmation printout3rd week of June 2024
Correction Facility4th week of June 2024
Admit card2nd week of July 2024
Entrance Exam date3rd week of July 2024
Result Announcement4th week of July 2024
NATA 2024 (हिंदी) – जानकारी यहाँ देखें

NATA 2024 Application Form

In the section given below, candidates can get the complete details related to NATA application form 2024:

  • Candidates will be able to fill out the application form for session 1, 2 & 3 from 1st March 2024.
  • The NATA 2024 registration form will be available through online mode only. No other mode will be provided.
  • Candidates will have to fill their asked details in the form at the time of online form filling procedure.
  • After filling the details, upload all the required scanned documents like passport size photographs and signature in the given format.
  • The documents must be uploaded in JPG/JPEG format only.
  • The authority will also provide the correction facility to the registered candidates for rectification in the application form.
  • The application form will be available till March 2024 for session 1.
  • After the successful fee payment & application submission, candidates must take a printout of the form for further usage.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee will be submitted through online mode only. No offline mode will be provided.
  • Debit card/ credit card/ net banking will be the online payment gateways for transaction.
  • The processing charges and Gods & Service Taxes (GST) will be borne by the candidates, as applicable.
  • The application fee is given below:
Application Fee for NATA 2024In India (Fee in Rs)Outside India
General/ OBC (NCL)SC/ ST/ PWDTransgender
Fee for any Individual Test1750125012501000100010000
Fee for any Two tests3250225022501750150018000
Combined Fee of Test 1, 2 and 34500300030002500200025000

How to Fill NATA 2024 Application Form

  • Step-1: Visit the website of NATA (Link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Click on the link “NATA 2024 Registration” on the homepage.
  • Step-3: Press the “New Registration” link to register.
  • Step-4: Now provide the asked details in the form and submit it.
  • Step-5: Login using details and fill the application form with necessary details.
  • Step-6: Upload the scanned documents in the specified format.
  • Step-7: Submit the prescribed amount of application fee through online mode.
  • Step-8: Preview the filled details and submit the application form.
  • Step-9: Take a hardcopy of the application form for further references.
Check Here – How to Fill NATA 2024 Application Form

NATA 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can go through the NATA eligibility criteria 2024 below before filling the application form:

  • Qualifications: Applying candidates must passed class 10+2 level or equivalent examination with PCM/ 10+3 diploma with compulsory subject Mathematics.
  • Marks: To apply for the exam, candidates must obtain 50% aggregate marks in PCM subjects and 50% marks in class 12th/ diploma.
  • Age Limit: There will be no age limit criteria to apply for the NATA 2024 exam.
  • Appearing: Those candidates who will be appearing in their 10+1, 10+2 or 10+3 level will also be eligible to apply for the exam.

NATA 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates can go through the given details related to NATA Exam Pattern 2024:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted through online mode for MCQs and offline mode for drawing & composition test.
  • Time: Total 3 hours will be given to solve the paper.
  • Number of Questions: There will be total 45 questions asked in the paper B.
  • Types of Questions: Paper will consist of Multiple choice questions (MCQs), Multiple Select Type (MSQ), Preferential Choice questions (PCQ), numerical answer type (NAQ) and MFQ type questions.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be of 120 marks for Part B and 80 marks for Part A only.
  • Medium: Exam will be conducted in English & Hindi languages only.
  • Sections: There will be total 3 sections – Mathematics, Drawing, and General Aptitude.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct response, 4 marks will be awarded accordingly for MCQ section.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking for incorrect response.

NATA 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus of NATA 2024 comprises of three sections – Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing. The topic-wise syllabus for the NATA 2024 entrance exam is provided below:

MathematicsLogarithms, Algebra, Matrices, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, 3-Dimensional Co-ordinate geometry, Application of Calculus, Theory of Calculus, Statistics, Permutation and combination and Probability.
  • Geometric composition, understanding scale and proportion of objects, shape, building forms and elements, color texture, aesthetics, harmony, and control.
  • Drawing of patterns – both geometrical and abstract.
  • Conceptualization and visualization through structuring objects in memory.
  • Form transformations in 2D and 3D like union, subtraction, rotation, surfaces, and volumes. Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms.
  • Perspective drawing, Sketching of urban scape and landscape.
  • Generating plan, elevation, and 3D views of objects.
  • Common day-to-day life objects like furniture, equipment, etc., from memory.
General Aptitude
  • Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawing, Interpretation of pictorial compositions.
  • Objects, textures related to architecture & built environment.
  • Analytical reasoning, general awareness of national/international architects and famous architectural creations, mental ability (visual, numerical, and verbal) etc.

NATA 2024 Preparation Tips

Given below are the preparation tips for the candidates to score better in the entrance exam:

  • Check out the complete syllabus on the website and study accordingly.
  • Try to choose the best possible books for preparations.
  • Prepare for the exam as per the exam pattern.
  • Divide your time and make a proper schedule for the exam.
  • Try to give more and more time to the study and follow the schedule properly.
  • Ensure for using previous years of questions paper and sample papers for help.
  • Do a regular exercise and stay fit and healthy.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: Yes, candidates must have passed class 12th or equivalent exam to be eligible for the exam.

Answer: Yes, you will be able to apply for the exam to get admission.

Answer: Yes, As per the authority there will be no age limit criteria to apply for the exam.

Answer: Please refer application fee section for detailed fee details.

Answer: No, there will be no negative marking for incorrect answer in the exam.

Answer: No, Candidates must have PCM in class 12th level to apply for the exam.

Answer: No, the NATA 2024  exam will be conducted in Hindi language only.

Answer: The exam will be conducted through online mode only.

NATA 2024 Admit Card

The COA will release the NATA admit card 2024 in April 2024 for session 1. The admit card of session 2 will be released in the third week of May 2024 and in the second week of July 2024, the session three admit card will be released.

It will be released through online mode only. Those candidates who submitted the application form before the deadline will be able to download the NATA hall ticket from the website. To download it, candidates will be required their allotted details like application form number and password. It will be most important document to carry on the day of examination.

NATA 2024 Answer Key

The NATA answer key 2024 will be released by the authority for the all three session separately. Candidates will be able to access the answer key through online mode only. A direct link to download the answer key will be provided by the authority.

The NATA 2024 answer key will include the correct answers to all the questions asked in the examination. Candidates will be able to predict their expected scores in the examination with the help of answer key.

NATA 2024 Result

After the successful completion of the entrance exam, the NATA result 2024 will be published by the authority. It will be released through online mode on the website. By providing the allotted details in the candidates login portal, candidates will be able to check their result.

It will be published in three formats marks scored out of 200, merit list, percentile score. Candidates must keep the hardcopy of the result for further usage in admission procedure.

NATA 2024 Cut Off

The NATA cut off 2024 will be released through online mode by the authority on the website. The cut off will be the minimum marks that candidates will have to obtain to qualify for the examination.

It will be depend on the various factors such as total seats, the difficulty level of the entrance exam, total number of candidates appearing in the exam, etc. To be eligible for the further admission procedure, candidates must obtain cut-off marks in the exam.

NATA 2024 Counselling

The NATA counselling procedure 2024 will be organized by the participating institutes individually. There will be no counselling process organized by the Council of Architecture (COA). Qualified candidates will be able to apply for the B.Arch to get admission into various institutions and universities on the basis of  NATA Scorecard.

Those candidates who want to get admission in B.Arch courses will have to appear in a separate counselling procedure conducted by each institution. At the time of counselling, candidates must carry all  the required documents and their photocopies for the verification process.

Following will be the most important documents that candidates need to carry for the verification process:

  • NATA 2024 Admit Card
  • NATA 2024 Score card
  • Class 10th Mark sheet
  • Class 12th Mark sheet
  • Category certificate
  • Medical Certificate for PWD category
  • Residence Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate, etc.

Participating Institutes of NATA 2024

Candidates can check out the list of participating institutes of NATA 2024 below:

  • A.R. College of Architecture, Andhra Pradesh
  • Institute of Architecture, Gujarat
  • College of Architecture, Vastu Kala Academy, New Delhi
  • Dignity College of Architecture, Chhattisgarh
  • Sri Venkateshwara College of Architecture, Hyderabad
  • Guwahati College of Architecture, Assam
  • Faculty of Architecture, College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh
  • School of Architecture, CSI Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh
  • Angel Valley School of Architecture, Chhattisgarh
  • College of Architecture, Holy Mary Institute of Technology & Sciences, Andhra Pradesh

In case of any query related to NATA 2024 exam, candidates can ask their queries below in the comment section.

Displaying 15 Comments
  1. rakshitha says:

    1) can I apply for a second session?
    2) when will the counseling start for second session students?
    3)is the date announced for second session

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      1. Yes, you can apply only if you are eligible for same.
      2. It will be updated in our article when dates will be out officially.
      3. No, second session dates are yet to be announced.

  2. Bhuvan says:

    Is everything conducted in online mode and the results

  3. Abarna says:

    Whether nata 2024 date is released

  4. Bubbl says:

    I am in 12th standard commerce with basic math has main subject, am i eligible for nata exam??

  5. Vijaya says:

    Is 11th or 12 grade English language exam required along with PCM subjects to appear for NATA 2024?

  6. Madhuparna Das says:

    Official website for online application of NATA for the year 2024

  7. Lathika says:

    I want to do architecture

  8. Gaurav Keshri says:

    How many times can I give NATA exam?

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