TANATA -  2018
Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test In Architecture
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Conducted by Anna University, TANATA (Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test In Architecture) is an entrance exam for admissions to vacant/lapsed seats of BArch degree programme which fall under the Management and Government Quota.

Currently, Government Quota seats at Anna University is filled on the basis of the marks obtained in 10+2 exam and in NATA. Further, the management and government quota lapsed seats are filled on the basis of the marks obtained in 10+2 exam and in NATA.

The remaining vacant seats will then be filled on the basis of the marks acquired in 10+2 exam and JEE Main Paper 2 exam. After this round if any seats go vacant, they will be filled on the basis of the marks obtained in 10+2 exam and marks acquired in TANATA.

The official website of TANATA states, " Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test in Architecture measures the aptitude of the applicant in the field of Architecture. The test makes an assessment of drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity, mathematics and critical thinking ability".
TANATA 2018 Eligibility
The eligibility requirements for the candidates appearing for the TANATA 2018 are as follows.
i Secured 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects; OR
ii 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by Central/State Government with 50% aggregate marks with Mathematics; OR
iii International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of Schooling with 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics.
Qualifying in TANATA 2018 does not constitute a right/guarantee for the candidate’s admission to any architecture course unless he/she has fulfilled all the prescribed requirements as specified by respective counselling and admission authorities.
TANATA 2018 Process
Step 1: Register for TANATA 2018:

Aspirants first need to register for TANATA on the official website. The application form is available online the fee to be paid is Rs 2000/- (Rs 1000/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu)     

Application registration is only through online at www.annauniv.edu/tanata18
Commencement of Registration of application (online only)  29.07.2018
Last date for Registration of application and submission (online only)  06.08.2018
Downloading of Hall tickets (online) 07.08.2018
Date of Entrance Test 11.08.2018
Announcement of marks, valid score and downloading of mark sheet 16.08.2018
TANATA 2018 will be conducted on August 11th, 2018 at College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai - 600 025.
There will be two parts in the examination, Part A and Part B. A folder containing booklets for both will be given at the beginning of the examination. Part A will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) to be answered in OMR answer sheet. MCQ answer sheet (OMR) for Part-A will be taken back after 90 minutes. Part B will have drawing questions to be answered in drawing sheets. Candidates must follow the instructions given in the Question booklet for filling the details and answering mode.
Questions and all instructions will be available only in English medium
The total marks for the examination will be 200. The distribution is as follows.
Subject Marks of Examination Qualifying Score
Part A
(First 90 minutes)
Mathematics (MCQ) 20 X 2 = 40 marks (OMR Based) 30 marks out of 120
General Aptitude (MCQ) 40 X 2 = 80 marks (OMR Based)
Part A
(Last 90 minutes)
Drawing 2 X 40 = 80 marks
(Sketching based in
A4 Size paper)
20 marks out of 80
TOTAL 200 Marks 70 marks out of 200
Mathematics & General Aptitude Test: Only one option will be correct and correct response will yield 2 (two) marks. There is no negative marks. 
Drawing: Test The sketching for the questions should be done only in the A4 size sheet provided to the candidates. Each question carries 40 marks
Results will be available in the website www.annauniv.edu
Qualifying marks for TANATA 2018 would be based on the following rules:
1. At least 25% must be secured in MCQ portion (30 out of 120)
2. At least 25% must be secured in Drawing portion (20 out of 80)
3. Overall qualifying marks (70 out of 200)