How to Prepare for NATA 2021
How to Prepare for NATA 2021 - National Aptitude Test in Architecture is one of the prestigious entrance exams conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA) for admission to B.Arch course. It is conducted in two sessions and each year, a large number of applicants fill the NATA application form. NATA is a competitive examination. Careers360 presents some of the effective tips on how to prepare for NATA 2021. Candidates can find some of the important points that every NATA aspirant must remember while preparing for the exam. Read the complete article to know more about how to prepare for NATA 2021.
Start with the Syllabus & Exam Pattern
Before you begin to start preparing for the NATA 2021 entrance examination, it is important to know the detailed syllabus. The syllabus consists of the subjects and topics which the candidates are required to study for the entrance examination. Also, going through the NATA 2021 syllabus will help aspirants to ensure that they are aware of all the topics that need to be covered by them.
NATA Syllabus 2021
Part A -Drawing Test
Understanding the important visual principles in a composition (2D OR 3D) such as balance, rhythm, direction, hierarchy, etc. Understanding geometry and the ability to visualize shape and solve geometrical puzzles to test spatial intelligence; Understanding color theory and the various terminologies to test color scheme awareness and knowledge; Visual system interpretation and perception to test graphical similarities and other properties; Ability to understand spatial relationship between objects, and to visualize images and scenarios; Tests for cognitive ability: perception, attention, recognition, memory etc.
Logarithms, Algebra, Matrices, Trigonometry,
Coordinate Geometry, 3 Dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Theory of Calculus, Application of Calculus, Permutation and Combination,
Statistics and Probability
Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Optics, Dual nature of radiation and Matter, Atoms and Nuclei and Electronic devices
Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry; Structure of Atom; Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Chemical Bonding and Molecular; States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Chemical Thermodynamics; Equilibrium; Redox Reactions; Hydrogen; s- Block Elements p -Block Elements, Organic Chemistry.
Visualising different sides of 3D objects, Objects, texture related to architecture and built environment,
Mathematical Reasoning, Sets and Relations
After syllabus, next comes the exam pattern of NATA 2021. A good understanding of the exam pattern will help you to know how to begin with the preparation. Exam pattern consists of all the important details regarding the entrance exam such as mode of paper, marking scheme, number of questions that will be asked in the exam, and more.
NATA 2021 Exam Pattern
Mode of Examination
Online/Home Proctored Online Test
Medium of Examination
Duration of the Exam
Number of Sections
The exam will have two parts-
Part A- Drawing Test (Cognitive skills required for drawing and visual composition)
Part B- PCM and General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning
Section-wise time duration
Part A- Drawing Test: 72 minutes (1 hour 12 minutes)
Part B- PCM and General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning: 45 minutes
There is a break of 3 minutes.
Number of Questions
Drawing Test- 10 Questions (4 Preferential type questions (PTQ) and 6 MCQs )
PCM- 15 Questions
General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning - 35 Questions
Candidates will be awarded 1.5 marks for each correct answer in Part B.
There will be no negative marking.
After going through the syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly, candidates can strategize and make their study plan accordingly.
How to prepare for NATA 2021?
Below are some of the tips that should be followed by the NATA aspirant to crack the entrance examination.
Practice sample papers and mock tests
Practicing more and more sample papers or mock tests is considered to be one of the most effective success mantras. NATA 2021 mock test will help candidates to know the type of questions that will be asked in the examination. Also, time management, speed, & accuracy are three factors that play important roles in securing good marks. Solving sample papers and mock tests enable candidates to learn to manage time, speed and accuracy.
Have a right study material
Preparing from the right book is another important point to keep in mind. Now studying from the right book is making you waste your time. Therefore all aspirants are advised to know the most recommended books for NATA and start preparing from them.
NATA 2021 Recommended Books
A Complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch by P. K. Mishra
B.Arch Entrance Examination Guide by Surendra Kavimandan
NATA & B.Arch complete self study material: entrance examination by Ar. Shadan Usmani
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Book- R.S. Agarwal
Prepare short note
At the time of studying any topic, prepare small notes alongside. Revision is a must and these short notes will help candidates to revise without wasting much time. Having short notes ready will not only help you save time but will also help in keeping the topic fresh in mind. Candidates can through the notes anytime and anywhere.
Do not take stress
Preparation is the key to success. Taking unnecessary stress will only lead to lack of confidence. Candidates are advised to stay positive, eat healthy and take care of them. This is the only way they can prepare in the best possible way.
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Questions related to NATA
College in Hyderabad for nata coaching
There are 19 NATA Coaching Classes in Hyderabad that you can join to improve your NATA Preparation. Here are some of the best colleges for NATA coaching present in Hyderabad-
1. Primo Institute of design
2. NATA, B.ARCH coaching centre
3. Takshila design and architecture
4. NATA coaching Academy
5. Art and architecture Academy
6. Asthetics of interior Academy
Hope this information was helpful for you!!
has nata forms realsed whats
The nata forms are not released yet and are to be released soon.The nata attempts dates are first attempt-april 10 and second attempt- june 12.the tentative dates are also not released.for more information refer to: https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/nata-application-form
hope this helps,
Sir I went up with some websites I got to known that the commerce student with maths can write NATA exam, is it write
I don't think so.
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Is NATA 2021 open for application ? If yes plz send the link.
The exam date for NATA 2021 is not yet declared by the officials. The application from will be available tentatively in the first week of february 2021. So it is expected that the application form along with the official broacher for NATA 2021 which will include the schedule will be declared soon. Keep an eye on the official website for the latest information. The Council of Architecture (CoA) is the authority responsible for conducting the NATA 2021 exam for admission to B.Arch courses offered by the participating institutes. It should be noted that two tests of NATA 2021 will be conducted by the authorities and candidates will have an option to attempt any one or both as per their preferences.
when will NATA 2021 APPLICATION form will be available
The Council of Architecture (CoA) will conduct the NATA 2021 exam for admission to B.Arch. The application form will be released on the official website of nata which is http://nata.in
The application process of nata 2021 has not started yet. The application form us expected to release in the first or second week of February and the last date to apply would be in last week if march. Students are advised to kee an eye on the official website so that they do not miss the dates.
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