NATA -2021 Examination Dates Announced. First Exam will be held on 10.04.2021 & Second Exam on 12.06.2021. Learn About New NATA Syllabus & Pattern. See examples of PCQ & MCQ
|Date & Time of Examination|
|First NATA Examination||Questions & Marks of Examination|
Session 2 (if required) 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm (180 mins/ 3.0 hours)
|Questions 125 Marks 200|
Second NATA Examination
Session 2 (if required) 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm (180 mins/ 3.0 hours)
|Questions 125 Marks 200|
NATA 2021 will be conducted as a comprehensive online aptitude test at the Council allotted centers in identified cities in the country.
NATA measures the aptitude of the applicant for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture, through assessment of cognitive skills, visual perception and aesthetic sensitivity tests, logical reasoning and critical thinking ability, etc., besides the learning that the candidate has acquired over the past few years and is related to the specific field of study.
With the objective of giving opportunities to a greater number of bright aspirants, Council will be conducting NATA- 2021 for admission to B.Arch. in the academic session 2021- 2022 twice this year. Candidates who miss out the first test due to some reason or other or wish to improve upon their NATA score can register for the second test. Both the first and second test will be conducted on different dates as computer-based examinations and a candidate shall be allowed to appear for NATA 2021 for a maximum of two times.
Outline of Aptitude Test
The aptitude test will comprise of questions that could be of the Multiple-Choice type (MCQ), Multiple Select type (MSQ), Preferential Choice type (PCQ) and Numerical Answer type (NAQ).
The questions will carry either 1 mark,2 marks or 3 marks and 125 questions have to be answered in 180 minutes.
The medium of Aptitude test will be the English language.
The aptitude of the candidate will be assessed using some or all of the following techniques:
Diagrammatic Reasoning – Tests the ability of logical reasoning, using diagrams and scenarios
Numerical Reasoning – Tests mathematical ability through simple problems
Verbal Reasoning – Assesses the ability to assess verbal logic.
Inductive Reasoning – Tests the ability to see patterns and analyse given data
Situational Judgment – Tests problem-solving ability.
Logical Reasoning – Tests ability to recognise patterns, sequences or relationships between shapes and imagery.
Abstract Reasoning – Will assess general knowledge, and ability to utilise knowledge in new situations.
Questions could be asked in various topics that assess candidates on basic concepts in mathematics, physics and geometry, language and interpretation, elements and principles of design, aesthetic sensitivity, colour theory, lateral thinking and logical reasoning, visual perception and cognition, graphics and imagery, building anatomy and architectural vocabulary, basic techniques of building construction and knowledge of material, general knowledge and current affairs, etc. and are may not be limited to those outlined.