NATA Mock Test 2020 - The Council of Architecture (CoA) will release NATA 2020 mock test in online mode to help students prepare for the exam. Students who would be appearing in the exam must practise the NATA mock test 2020. Students will get to know their preparation level, their strong and weak areas by solving the mock test of NATA. Students will also understand the pattern of exam, difficulty level of questions,marking scheme and other aspects of exam by solving NATA mock test 2020. The CoA releases mock test of NATA to aid students in their preparation for exam. NATA is the exam for admission to B.Arch and B.Planning courses in SPAs and other participating institutes. CoA will conduct NATA 2020 in April and May in online mode. Students seeking more information about NATA mock test 2020 can find more information in the below article
Latest: NATA 2020 first test will be held on August 1 while the second test will be held on August 29. The authorities will also re-open the NATA registration for both tests along with the correction window soon.

NATA Mock Test 2020

NATA Mock Test 2020 - Important Dates



Release of NATA Mock Test 2020

To be notified

NATA 2020 exam

First Attempt - August 1, 2020

Second Attempt - August 29, 2020

Declaration of result

First Attempt - To be notified

Second Attempt - To be notified

NATA Exam Pattern 2020

Students who would be appearing in the exam must have a clear idea about the exam pattern of NATA 2020. Students are provided below the detailed exam pattern of NATA 2020 exam. The exam is conducted in online mode except the drawing part.

NATA Exam Pattern



Mode of Examination

Both Online and Offline

Medium of Examination


Duration of the Exam

3 hours 15 minutes

Number of Sections

The exam will have two parts-

Part A- Drawing Test (Offline)

Part B- PCM, General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning (Online)

Section-wise time duration

Part A- Drawing Test: 135 minutes (2 hours 15 minutes)

Part B- PCM, General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning: 45 minutes

Number of Questions

Part A-

Drawing Test- 3 Drawing Questions

Part B-

PCM- 15 Questions

General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning - 35 Questions

Total Marks

200 Marks

Marking Scheme

Candidates will be awarded 1.5 marks for each correct answer in Part B.

There will be no negative marking.

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How to take NATA Mock Test 2020

Students can practise the NATA 2020 mock test in online mode. CoA releases mock tests to help students prepare for the exam. The step by step guide to take NATA mock test 2020 is described below,

Step 1- Students will have to click on the link provided to practice the NATA mock test. On clicking the link, students will be redirected to a new window with prefilled username and password. Students do not require to create any account or enter username or password for practising the mock test.


Step 2- After clicking on the Sign in button, Students will see a new window having set of instructions for appearing in the exam. Students must read all the instructions carefully before appearing in the NATA mock test 2020. The instructions are mentioned below


General Instructions:

Total duration of examination is 180 minutes. The clock will be set at the server and will show time on the top of computer screen. The countdown timer in the top right corner of the screen will display the remaining time available to complete the examination. When the timer reaches zero, the examination will end by itself. Candidates will not be required to end or submit the examination.

The Question Palette displayed on the right side of screen will show the status of each question using one of the following symbols:

  • Gray- You have not visited the question yet.

  • Red- You have not answered the question.

  • Green- You have answered the question.

  • Purple- You have NOT answered the question, but have marked the question for review.

  • Purple with Green Circle- The question(s) "Answered and Marked for Review" will be considered for evaluation.

  • Purple with a Tick Mark- The question(s) "Marked for Review" will not be considered for evaluation. Hence, no marks will be allocated for the same.

Navigating to a Question:

To navigate to a question, Students have to follow the below mentioned instructions:

  • Click on the question number in the question palette at the right of your screen to go to that numbered question directly. Candidates must note that using this option does not save your answer to the current question.

  • Click on “Save & Next” to save your answer for the current question and then go to the next question.

  • Click on “Mark for Review & Next” to save your answer for the current question, mark it for review, and then go to the next question.

Answering a Question:

Procedure for answering a multiple choice type question:

  • To select your answer, click on the button of one of the options

  • To deselect your chosen answer, click on the button of the chosen option again or click on the Clear Response button

  • To change the chosen answer, click on the button of another option

  • To save your answer, candidate must click on the “Save & Next” button

  • To mark the question for review, click on the “Mark for Review & Next” button.

  • To change the answer to a question that has already been answered, first select that question for answering and then follow the procedure for answering that type of question.

Navigating through sections:

  • Sections in this question paper are displayed on the top bar of the screen. Questions in a section can be viewed by clicking on the section name. The section a candidate current views is highlighted.

  • After clicking the “Save & Next” button on the last question for a section, Candidate will automatically be taken to the first question of the next section.

  • Candidate can shuffle between sections and questions anytime during the examination as per your convenience only during the time stipulated.

  • Candidates can view the corresponding section summary as part of the legend that appears in every section above the question palette.

Step 3- After reading all the instructions, candidates have to click on “Next” button to start the NATA 2020 mock test. After clicking the next button, students will see the window mentioning exam pattern and other details about the exam. Students must read the exam pattern, marking scheme and all other aspects clearly before appearing for the exam.


Step 4- Click on the “I am Ready to begin” button to start the mock test of NATA. Students can follow the instructions mentioned above to take mock test.


After the completion of allotted time, the test will close automatically and students are not required to close the window. Students will see their score after completion of the exam.

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how much percentile is needed to get admission in sir j j college of architecture, Mumbai ? which test marks is accept JEE /nata ? what is cut off?

Aditi amrendra Student Expert 26th May, 2020

Admission in Sir JJ College Mumbai takes place on the basis of JEE mains B.arch (paper 2) as well as NATA examination.You can apply for both the examinations and both of them takes place twice every year.

I hope this helps

Is NATA necessary for KEAM? Is KEAM valuable without NATA?

NILUTPOL Student Expert 26th May, 2020
Admission through KEAM B. Arch 2020 will be purely based on the performance of candidates in NATA 2020 and qualifying exam only. Authorities will not conduct any separate entrance exam for KEAM B.Arch. The Authorities will prepare the KEAM B.Arch 2020 rank list by giving equal weightage to the marks obtained in theNATA , conducted by the Council of Architecture, and the marks in the qualifying examination. So youust appear for NATA. To get a seat through KEAM.
For more details please visit this link

Hope it helps

how much score i need to get in nata to get admission in university of mysore

ag12345545 Student Expert 25th May, 2020
In order take admission in Mysore school of Architecture in Mysore University a candidate need to be first eligible for counselling for that you need to  have at least 50% marks in the qualifying examination and there is relaxation of 5% for backward class candidate, overall to be eligible for counselling a candidate need to have at least 70 marks out of 200, now if you are expecting your admission then totally your marks that you need to score depends upon your class 12th percentage, if your percentage is not good that means you need to score maximum in NATA, if your percentage in 12th is good that means average marks in NATA would work.
Best of luck.

If i have a aggregate of 33 percent in PCM and if i have registered for the nata 2020 exam already will i be able to give the test

Aditya Kumar Student Expert 21st May, 2020

You will be able to give the NATA examination as your results are not checked on the day of examination

But yes even if you clear NATA examination you will not be able to take admission as with your class 12th board results you fail to fulfill NATA eligibility criteria which says that to be eligible you must have secured at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Also, you must have got at least 50% marks in aggregate in your 10+2 examination.


I have a aggrigate of 33 marks in PCM am i eligible to apply for nata 2020

Aditya Kumar Student Expert 21st May, 2020

I am extremely sorry to tell you dear but with aggregate marks of only 33 in PCM you are not eligible for NATA examination.

This is because,

As per the eligibility criteria of NATA,
to be eligible you must have secured at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Also, you must have got at least 50% marks in aggregate in your 10+2 examination.

For detailed information go through our page the link for the same is given below


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