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NATA 2020
National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2020
   NATA 2020 (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) is organized by the Council of Architecture (COA). It is a national level examination. It offers architecture courses. Through NATA entrance test candidates will get admission into 5 years of Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) programme in all over India. NATA score will be considered by numbers of private & governments aided colleges or institutions or universities. 
NATA Exam Dates 2020
Events Dates
For First Session
Starting of online application 1st February 2020
Last date of application submission 16th March 2020
Image upload and fee payment last date 20th March 2020
Confirmation page printing available till 23rd March 2020
Correction window open 21st – 23rd March 2020
Admit card release 4th April 2020
Exam dates 19th April 2020
Announcement of result 8th May 2020
For Second Session
Starting of online application 1st February 2020
Last date of application submission 4th May 2020
Image upload and fee payment 8th May 2020
Confirmation page printing available till 11th May 2020
Correction window open 9th – 11th May 2020
Admit card release 21st May 2020
Exam dates 31st May 2020
Announcement of result 14th June 2020
Eligibility Criteria
NATA 2020 is a qualifying aptitude test for admission into the B. Arch degree program, subject to fulfillment of eligibility criteria prescribed by the Council. The candidates who have passed 10+2 level examination with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (PCM) and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate, shall be eligible to appear for NATA-2020.

The candidates appearing for 10+2 examination with PCM or 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics in the current year may also provisionally appear for NATA-2020, subject to fulfilling the above criteria.

The candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC-NCL category or PwD (Persons with disability) shall be provided a relaxation of 5% marks in total aggregate in 10+2 level/10+3 Diploma as well as PCM.
Admission to First year of B.Arch. course
Only candidates who have the following credentials shall be eligible for admission to B.Arch. Course.
i. Qualified through the recognized aptitude test in Architecture (NATA or equivalent) in 2020
ii. Have gone through any of the following curriculum with marks as prescribed below:
(a) Secured at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination;
(b) Or passed 10+3 diploma examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
Candidates may note that no direct lateral admission is allowed at any other year/stage of B.Arch. course based on any qualification. 
Candidates must read all the instructions regarding the NATA 2020 Application Form from below:

Application form is available through online mode.
Candidates can fill their application form from 1st February 2020 for both sessions.
Candidates must fill all the correct details i.e. personal, address or education details in the application form.
After filling all the details, candidates have to upload passport size photograph (4 to 100 kb) and signature (1 to 30 kb) in jpg/jpeg format.
Candidates also have to upload relevant documents or certificates.
Candidates will have make correction in the application form through online mode during the correction period.
The last date of filling the online application will be till 16th March 2020 for first session or 4th May 2020 for second session.
Candidates must take a printout of the application form for further admission procedure.
Application Fee:
The application fee can be paid through online mode using debit card, credit card or net banking.
Category/session Application fee
For One Session:
General candidates Rs. 2000/-
SC/ST candidates Rs. 1700/-
For Both Session:
General candidates Rs. 3800/-
SC/ST candidates Rs. 3100/-
Candidates who want to appear from test centers outside of India must have to fill following fee for both sessions:
Sessions Fee
For one session Rs. 10,000/-
For both sessions Rs. 18,000/-
Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam: Exam will be conducted through online mode and part A will be based on drawing test (pen paper based).

Time Duration: Total time duration will be of 3 hours & 15 minutes. 45 minutes for aptitude section and 135 minutes for drawing section
Total Questions: Question paper will consist of 125 marks.

Sections: Exam will comprise of two sections, i.e. Aptitude Section & Drawing Section.

Marking Scheme: 1.5 marks will be awarded for each correct answer (MCQ section).

Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking in the exam.
Mathematics: Mathematics will include question from Logarithm, Algebra, Coordinates Geometry, Trigonometry, Dimensional Co-ordinate Geometry, Application of Calculus, Statics and Probability, Sets and Relations and Mathematical Reasoning etc.

General Aptitude: Questions will be asked from the topics i.e. General reasoning, Interpretation of pictorial composition, general awareness, texture related to architecture and built environment etc.

Drawing Test: Syllabus of drawing test will be comprises topics like Generating Plan, common objects like furniture etc., Geometrical compression, shapes, building forms and elements, drawing of patterns for both abstract and geometrical, form transformation in 2D and 3D etc.
Admit Card
NATA 2020 Admit Card will be available through online mode. Candidates can download their admit card for first session from 4th April 2020 and for second session from 21st May 2020.

Admit card will include details like candidates name, address, examination center, exam date, time etc. Candidates can download the admit card from the website by entering the required details. Candidates must bring the admit card on the day of examination with valid ID proof. Keep it secure till the completion of admission procedure.