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 Important Dates

Application Date
Application Date


18/Jan/2018 to 02/Mar/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Admit Card Date
Admit Card Date



Exam Date
Exam Date


29/Apr/2018  12:00 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


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

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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Anil Koshy 15 hours ago

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What is NATA

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Shefali Expert 15 hours ago

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NATA is conducted to provide admission in 5 year B.Arch course. Through NATA government, Private and deemed universities takes admission.  In order to be eligible you must have 50% mark...Read More

Bairi Ruchitha 21 hours ago

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How to get nata application form

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Bachan Thakur 15 hours ago

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Dear Bairi, The NATA 2018 application form has been released by COA today only, January 18. The application form is available in online mode. You can fill the application form by clicking on the ...Read More
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Registration date for NATA exam ?

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Saakshi Lama 2 days ago

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Hi Antony,According to the latest notification, the application form of NATA will be available from January 18, 2018. You will be able to fill and submit the application form till March 2, 2018. For m...Read More
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If I got 75% in boards & 135 in Nata..is I m able to get admission in j.j clg of architecturing ? ( general category)...

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Hey,As per last year cut-offs, to get admission in Sir J.J College of Architecture you have to score (for gen category) an aggregate of 150+.  And the seats for general category is very less and ...Read More

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NATA test centres

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You can check the NATA exam centres from the given below link

NATA Exam Centres


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