What is NATA?

Council of Architecture conducts National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) for admissions into the 5-year B. Arch courses. NATA is a national level undergraduate exam. The admissions through NATA also include Government, Government-aided, Private Unaided, University Departments and Deemed Universities.Read More

NATA Important Dates

Application Date
Application Date


18/Jan/2018 to 30/Mar/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Admit Card Date
Admit Card Date



Exam Date
Exam Date


29/Apr/2018  10:30 AM

Result Date
Result Date



NATA Application Details

Procedure to fill NATA Application Form



Candidates are required to fill in theri email id and contact number to register online for NATA.


Filling Details in Applicaton Form

Applicants need to fill in their personal details, educational background, marks obtained, contact details, etc in the application form of NATA.


Payment of Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay the application fee of NATA through online mode.


Application Fees of NATA

Rs. 1800 (Rs. 1500 for SC/ST Category)


Mode of payment of Application Fee of NATA

Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking


Confirmation Page

After payment, a confirmation page will be generated which has to be saved and kept safe till admissions are completed.


NATA Eligibility Criteria

To appear for NATA, the following eligibility criteria must be met. Candidates must have passed any one of the following

  • 10+2 or equivalent examination of Central/State Govts. with 50% aggregate marks and with Mathematics as a compulsory subject of examination

  • 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by Central/State Govts. with 50% aggregate marks with Mathematics as a compulsory subject of examination

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma passed/appearing, after 10 years of Schooling with 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination


NATA Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
Net Banking
Demand Draft

NATA Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline & Online
Exam Format: Objective and Subjective

NATA Counselling Details

  • While applying for NATA counselling, the candidates must have secured a minimum aggregate marks of 40% in NATA which is scored as 80 out of 200.

  • Before the commencement of counselling of NATA, candidates must know about seat allotment procedure, documents and certificates required at the time of counseling.

 Documents required for NATA counselling

  • Original counseling letter

  • Original NATA Admit card

  • Original and Xerox copies (Academic Certificates of 10th & 12th)

  • Score card

  • Counseling hall ticket (Appointment voucher)

  • Identity proof

  • Online Registration Receipt

  • Caste certificate (SC / ST / OBC /Other)

  • 4-6 Passport size photographs color and black and white




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Ameenabibi AbdulLast Seen: 2 hours 3 min agoJoined on: 26-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

I want previous question papers for nata exam


monika goel 11 hours ago

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Monika GoelLast Seen: 11 hours 24 min agoJoined on: 01-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Do we have to fill forms for colleges or state counselling for admission through NATA


Preeti 15 hours ago

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PreetiLast Seen: 1 hour 28 min agoJoined on: 25-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Is it necessary to fill CEPT form if i already fill NATA to get admission in cept

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ÑÍthesh 15 hours ago

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ÑÍtheshLast Seen: 10 min 6 sec agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
hii preti if you really wanted to go to Barch then NATA is enough for get in CEPT only if you get suitiable rank that university accepts while if are interested in any other braches in CEPT then ...Read More
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Deepti Mon MahapatraLast Seen: 22 hours 33 min agoJoined on: 10-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

How much min. marks should i hv 2 score in NATA in get admissions in sir jj college of architecture or iit's , nit's , sap??

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AZIM 2 days ago

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AZIMLast Seen: 24 min 22 sec agoJoined on: 01-Aug-2017Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
More than your expectation I mean 90 - 95%.
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Deepti Mon MahapatraLast Seen: 22 hours 33 min agoJoined on: 10-Apr-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Can u plz provide me the cutoff for different colleges accepting the NATA score?