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NATA 2024: बैचलर ऑफ आर्किटेक्चर में प्रवेश के लिए उम्मीदवारों का चयन करने के लिए काउंसिल ऑफ आर्किटेक्चर (सीओए) द्वारा NATA का संचालन किया जा रहा है। शैक्षणिक वर्ष 2024-2025 के लिए, सीओए has started the online registration process for NATA 2024 from on its official website. Candidates can check complete infomation about NATA 2024 from here.

NATA 2024

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NATA 2024 – Overview

Name of the examination

National Aptitude Test in Architecture
Conducting Body Council of Architecture (COA)
Type of Examination

UG Level National Entrance Exam conducted for admission in Architecture.

Mode of the exam Online

Frequency of the examination

Twice a year
Number of attempts Maximum 3 in one academic year
Validity 2 academic year
NATA Registration Form Starting Date 02-03-2024
Duration of Exam 180 minutes

NATA 2024 Notification: Apply for the Architecture Exam from 1st March

Council of Architecture is conducting NATA 2024 in a new format keeping in mind the convenience and creativity of the students and keeping with the pace of current trends, and challenges faced by the Architecture Profession. National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is the first step for those who wish to join the Architecture profession. It is a test that is specially designed to assess the aptitude of the students towards the architecture profession. The final admission will be carried out only by the concerned authorities of the respective State based on valid NATA Score and eligibility criteria prescribed by the CoA and the concerned authorities.

NATA Schedule 2024 

Online application starts from 1st March 2024
Last Date to apply online Not Announced Yet
NATA 2024 starting from 06-04-2024
NATA Exam Timing Session 1: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Session 2: 01:30 pm to 04:30 pm

NATA Educational Qualification

  • Passed or appearing in 10+1 Examination with PCM Subjects with 50% marks in aggregate
  • Passed or appearing in 10+2 Examination with PCM subjects with 50% marks in aggregate
  • Passed or appearing in 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as subject with 50% marks in aggregate

NATA Application Fees

Candidates must pay the following sum as the NATA application fee, which is nonrefundable. Fees can be paid through debit card, credit card or net banking.

NATA 2024 Application Fees

Payment Options based on number of tests opted for

In India Outside India
General/OBC (NCL) SC/ST/EWS/PwD Transgender
Male Female Male


Fee for 1 single test Rs. 1750 Rs. 1250 Rs. 1250 Rs. 1000 Rs. 1000 Rs. 10000
Fee for 2 tests Rs. 3250 Rs. 2250 Rs. 2250 Rs. 1750 Rs. 1500 Rs.18000
Fee for 3 tests Rs. 4500 Rs. 3000 Rs. 3000 Rs. 2500 Rs. 2000 Rs. 25000

NATA Exam Pattern

  • The medium of Aptitude test shall be in English and Hindi.


Topic/Marks Marks


Part A – Drawing and Composition Test (Offline)

A1 – 1 Question Composition and Color


25 90 Minutes


A2 – 1 Question


Sketching & Composition (Black and White) 25
A3 – 1 Question 3D Composition 30
Total 3 Questions   80 Marks  

Part B – MCQ – Computer-based Online Test

B1 – 30 questions 2 Marks 60 90 Minutes
B2 – 15 questions 4 Marks 60

Total 45 Questions


120 Marks


NATA Syllabus 2024

Drawing and Composition Test

A1 – Composition and Color

Creating suitable compositions for various situations and coloring them appropriately. Re-arranging various shapes in visually appealing manner and coloring it suitably.

A2 -Sketching & Composition (Black and White)-25 Marks

Ability to draw, visualize, depict a situation, involving buildings / its components, people, environment, products with an understanding of scale, proportions, textures, shades and shadow etc.

A3 – 3D Composition-30 Marks

Creating interesting 3D composition for the given situation using the provided kit.


Visual Reasoning

Ability to understand and reconstruct 2D and 3D composition, knowledge about its composition and technical concepts.

Logical Derivation
  • Ability to decode a situation, composition, context and generate meaning.
  • Understanding the minute information hidden in a particular situation and drawing conclusions.

G.K., Architecture & Design

  • General awareness of architecture and design, current issues, recent episodes, etc.,
  • Knowledge about important buildings, historical progression, innovation in materials and construction technology.

Language Interpretation

Ability to correctly & logically generate the meaning of words, and sentences, and understanding of English grammar.

Design Sensitivity

Ability to observe record and analyze, people, space, products, and environment. Critical thinking, reasoning, and ability to identify subtle communications.

Design Thinking

Ability to understand semantics, metaphors, problem identification and definition, and analysis of a given situation.

Numerical Ability

Basic Mathematics and its association with creative thinking. To unfold a space with use of geometry.

NATA 2024: Do’s and Don’t


  1. Read the online instructions carefully before filling out the NATA 2024 Application Form online.
  2. Specify all personal information, address, and DOB correctly.
  3. Remember the user name, security question/answer, and password.
  4. Choose the city of the Test center carefully.
  5. Upload color photograph and signature of specified size only.
  6. Retain a copy of the Confirmation Page.
  7. Follow the schedule as mentioned in the brochure and Appointment Card.
  8. Carry a printed copy of the NATA Hall Ticket to the examination hall
  9. Carry pencils, erasers, sharpeners, dry colors, and scale up to 15 cm.
  10. Only candidates with an Appointment Card shall be granted entry into the examination hall.

NATA 2024: Don’ts

  1. Don’t divulge your username, security question/answer and password to anybody.
  2. Don’t upload poor-quality scanned photographs and signatures.
  3. Don’t send duly filled-in Confirmation Page or any document through post to CoA office.
  4. Don’t spoil the hard copy of the downloaded Appointment card.
  5. Don’t bring a blade, Mobile Phone, Calculator, or any other electronic gadget inside the Examination Center
  6. Don’t bring any instruments inside the NATA 2024 Examination hall.

Procedure to fill out NATA Application Form

The filling of the application form is in three steps: filling out personal details, document uploading, and fee payment. Candidates can follow these steps to apply online for NATA Application Form –

  • Go to the official website of the National Aptitude Test in Architecture

NATA 2024

  • Then click on the NATA Brochure 2024 tab and go through the information
  • After ensuring the eligibility come back to the homepage and click on the NATA Registration Tab
  • First, fill in the personal details, email address etc.

Personal Information

Candidate’s Full Name Person with disability
Father’s Name Type of disability
Mother’s Name Place of Residence
Date of Birth Nationality
Gender ID Document Type
Category ID Number

Education Qualification: Class X or equivalent

Pass Status Obtained Marks (Subject-wise)
Course/Stream name Total Marks
Board % Marks
Year of passing Roll No/Enroll No
Pin Code Institute Name and address

Details of education – Post X

Pass Status Obtained Marks (Subject-wise)
Course/Stream name Total Marks
Board % Marks
Year of passing Roll No/Enroll No
Pin Code Institute Name and address

Communication address

Pin Code Address of residence
Email Id State of Domicile
Mobile no District of Domicile
Landline no

Secure application before final submission

Choose password Confirm password
Security Question Security Answer
  • A verification link will be sent to the respected email ID
  • Verify your email and create your password.
  • Candidates have to select a question and answer at this stage that will be used in the future if you forget your password,
  • Then log in to the website using your email id and create password
  • After this, candidates have to upload their recent passport-size photograph in jpg/jpeg format

The photograph and signature should be as follows –


Storage Size Image Dimension
Minimum Maximum Height


Photograph 4 kb 100 kb 4.5 cm 3.5 cm
Signature 1 kb 30 kb 1.5 cm 3.5 cm
  • After uploading the documents, candidates have to pay the application fees
  • Upon successful payment, a confirmation page is generated.
  • Candidates can take the printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

NATA Modification Form

Those who intend to make any correction in data filled by them in their respective NATA application form will be allowed to do so through the correction window which will be made available only during the designated period.

 Important Links

NATA Registration Form Click Here
NATA 2024 Information Brochure Click Here
Nata Official Website Click Here

NATA 2024 Admit Card

For each candidate, a NATA appointment card will be generated on the official web portal according to the schedule indicating the session, allotted test center, and appointment number. You have to download the NATA admit card and bring it to the test center with one original photo identity card- Voter Card/PAN card/Aadhar Card/Driving license, or Passport, as filled by the candidate in the NATA Application Form.

NATA Result

The NATA Result will be declared by the CoA on the official website. In case the candidate appears in multiple tests, all the previous scores shall appear on the scorecard. The best score obtained in all attempts shall be taken as the valid score for NATA 2024.

NATA Qualifying Marks

A Candidate will not qualify for NATA-2024 unless all three conditions mentioned below are satisfied. The qualifying marks for NATA 2024 will be as follows –

  • A minimum of 20 marks must be secured in PART A
  • A minimum of 30 marks must be secured in PART B
  • Overall qualifying marks for NATA 2024 shall be 70 marks out of 200 as an aggregate of Part A and Part B.

NATA Time Schedule

  • Report to the Examination Center by 9.00 am (1st Session) / 12.30 pm (2nd Session)
  • Opening gate of the examination hall at 9.15 am (1st Session) /12.45 pm (2nd Session)
  • Registration of candidates to be completed by 9.45 am (1st Session) /1.15 pm (2nd Session)
  • Closing gate of the examination hall at 10.00 am (1st Session) /1.30 pm (2nd Session)
  • Commencement of examination at 10.00 am (1st Session) /1.30 pm (2nd Session)
  • Duration of examination: 10.00 am to 1.00 pm (1st Session) / 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm (2nd Session)

NATA 2024 Exam Center

Sl.No State City

Andhra Pradesh

2 Visakhapatnam
3 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
4 Assam Guwahati
5 Bihar Patna / Gaya
6 Chandigarh Chandigarh
7 Chhattisgarh Raipur
8 Delhi Delhi
9 Goa Panaji


Ahmedabad / Surat
11 Vadodara / Rajkot


Faridabad / Sonipat
13 Gurgaon / Rohtak
14 Himachal Pradesh Shimla / Kangra

Jammu and Kashmir

16 Srinagar
17 Jharkhand Ranchi


Bengaluru / Manipal / Tumkur
19 Hubali / Kalburgi
20 Mysore / Bijapur




Ernakulum / Kochi
22 Kannur / Kollam
23 Kottayam / Thrissur
24 Kozhikode / Mallapuram
25 Thiruvanathapuram / Pallakad


Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal / Gwalior / Jabalpur
27 Indore / Sehore
28 Sagar








Ahmednagar / Akola
30 Amravati / Ratnagiri
31 Aurangabad / Thane
32 Kolhapur / Kalyan
33 Mumbai
34 Nagpur
35 Nashik
36 Navi Mumbai
37 Pune
38 Solapur
39 Manipur Imphal
40 Mizoram Aizawl
41 Meghalaya Shillong
42 Nagaland Kohima
43 Odisha Bhubaneswar / Cuttack
44 Puducherry Puducherry


Jalandhar / Amritsar
46 Ludhiana / Mohali
47 Rajasthan Jaipur / Udaipur


Tamil Nadu

Chennai / Coimbatore
49 Madurai / Thanjavur
50 Salem / Kanya Kumari
51 Tiruchirappalli / Vellore
52 Telangana Hyderabad
53 Tripura Agartala



Uttar Pradesh

55 Bareilly
56 Greater Noida / Jhansi
57 Lucknow
58 Varanasi
59 Uttarakhand Dehradun

West Bengal

61 Siliguri

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Updated: 02/03/2024 — 11:48 AM

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