Will NATA 2020 be postponed due to COVID-19?
India is currently experiencing the examination season. However, the outbreak of COVID-19 or commonly known as Coronavirus has created a frenzy which seems to have no brakes and is seemingly affecting the academic situation of the country. With the rising number of infections per day, the Government authorities and Health Officials have declared an emergency. Schools, colleges and every educational institute have been shut down till March 31. This raises another question among the students - Will major entrance examinations also be postponed?
NATA 2020 (first session) which was scheduled to be held on April 19 has been postponed. New dates for the entrance examination will be announced after the lockdown is over. The NATA 2020 admit card release date has also been postponed till further notice. Along with the exam postponement, the authorities have also re-opened the application facility for the first test till April 15, 2020. For the detailed notification , Click Here.
NATA is one of the major Architecture entrance exams of the country and thousands of applicants are eager to attempt the examination to fulfil their dreams. However, with the examination being just a month away, there is speculation amongst the students if NATA 2020 will be postponed due to COVID-19 or not?
The officials had previously confirmed through email that there would be no postponement of NATA 2020. Careers360 had contacted the authorities and received an email confirmation that there would be no change of exam date. However, new changes have been introduced through the recently released notification.
Careers360 will be updating the latest news regarding NATA 2020. Stay tuned!
To know more details about the other entrance examination postponement due to COVID-19, click here
Questions related to NATA
Is cet required for admission or is jee and nata sufficient?
To get into Architecture, JEE and NATA is sufficient. CET and JEE MAINS (AND JEE ADVANCE) are the exams needed to get into Engineering courses. Through cet you can get into pharmacy and Pharma D courses also.
Refer to the website below for more detailed information..
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list of government funded architecture college use NATA scores
Here's a list for government colleges through NATA
- Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
- Andhra University College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam
- Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra
- Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Delhi
- Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai
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Since JEE & NEET exams are postponed,will NATA 2020 also get postponed?
As of now your NATA 2020 examination has been scheduled to be conducted on 1st August and nothing can said about its postponement as there's no information of its postponement officially
But yes ,.
Now that ,NEET and JEE examination has been postponed due to increase in covid-19, chances are there that your NATA examination may gets postponed too but nothing can be said with surety
If it gets postponed then a notification will be released officially , till then you should focus and concentrate on your NATA preparation
is there any other chance of attending nata second time this year
National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is a national level entrance exam. Through this exam, admission will be offered for Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch). The exam is conducted two times in a year. The exam date for the first session is 1st august 2020. The exam date for the second session is 29th august 2020. For further details about NATA 2020 click the link below
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Not filled NATA and JEE for B Arch Is there any way to go for B Arch
To get admission into b.arch programs in India, NATA is a prerequisite and in some colleges JEE mains paper 2 marks are also considered. But as you have not appeared for both JEE mains paper 2 and NATA, you can get admission into some colleges for b.arch through management quota seats.
Here's a list of some of them
- Bharati Vidyapith College of Architecture, Pune
- BMS College Bangalore
- PES University Bangalore
- R. V College of Architecture, Bangalore
- Dr D Y Patil College of Architecture, Maharashtra