What is NATA?

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

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 and offline mode.


Application Fees of NATA

Rs. 1,250 + Processing Charges


Additional Charges related to Application Fee

Payment Type

Additional Charges

Domestic Credit Card

1.25% of NATA Fee plus service tax as applicable

Domestic Debit Card

0.75% of NATA Fee plus service tax as applicable

Domestic Multiple Bank Net Banking Payment Gateway

Rs.15 per transaction

Mode of payment of Application Fee of NATA

Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking


NATA Appointment Voucher

  • Appointment vouchers for NATA are issued by the Test Centre to the candidates after the registration.

  • Before the Appointment Voucher is issued to the applicants, they must check that the details mentioned in it are correct.

  • Candidates need to carefully ensure that all the information entered by them in the application form is absolutely correct, as they will not be able to make any changes after its submission.

  • In case a candidate finds any discrepancy in the Appointment Voucher issued to him/her, he/she has to buy a new registration form.

  • The NATA Appointment Voucher consists of the candidate’s ID, Exam Key and Appointment Number.

  • While appearing for the test, the candidates will be required to login by using NATA Appointment Number and Exam Key.

  • At the time of the test, candidates need to sign one of the two counterfoils they get with the NATA  Appointment Voucher in the presence of the Hall Supervisor and hand it over to him/her.

  • The candidates’ candidature may be cancelled by the exam conducting authority if they sign the counterfoil in advance. Thus, they need to be aware that it will be signed at the time of the test only.

  • In case, a candidate doesn’t get NATA Appointment Voucher from a test centre, then he/she must report to the Council of Architecture or its academic unit NIASA.


NATA Eligibility Criteria

  • The aspirants must have passed SSC (Class 10) or equivalent examination.

  • The applicant must have secured 50% marks in 10 + 2 level or equivalent exam.

  • They must have passed 10+2 with Mathematics as one of the subjects.


NATA Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
Net Banking
Demand Draft

NATA Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline
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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