The Council of Architecture (CoA) has invited the NATA Application Form 2020 on the official website. The last date to submit the NATA Application Form is on or before 16th August 2020. The officials have announced the revised exam dates on the official portal. As per the latest notification, they will conduct the exam for the first attempt on 29th August 2020 and the date of the second attempt will be announced soon on the official website. Candidates will be given the option to take the NATA test either from their respective home or the allotted test centre.
Eligible applicants need to submit the NATA Application Form on or before the given deadline. The applicants need to download the admit card from the official website. You can get the direct link of application form from this article.
NATA Application Form 2020
The Council of Architecture (CoA) conducts the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) twice in a year. The last date to submit the NATA Application Form is on or before 16th August 2020. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be conducted on 1st August 2020, but due to the uncontrollable spread of COVID-19, the university had to postpone the exam until further notice. As per the latest notification, they will conduct the exam for the first attempt on 29th August 2020 and the date of the second attempt will be announced soon on the official website. NATA 2020 is a Computer-based test. It consists of two parts i.e Parts A (Drawing test) and B (Test on Scientific Ability & General Aptitude).
The officials have also revised the syllabus of Parts A (Drawing test). Drawing test will also be conducted online in computer/laptop as a preferential choice type test. They will release the admit card soon on the official portal. All the interested eligible candidates can fill the NATA Application Form available on the official website. This article covers all the important details of the exam i.e Important Dates, the method to download admit card, exam pattern, and etc.
NAT 2020 Important Dates
You can check the important dates of the exam from the table given below:
|Events||First Attempt (Dates)||Second Attempt (Dates)|
|NATA Application Form (Re-opened)||25th July 2020||To be notified soon|
|Application Form last date||16th August 2020||To be notified soon|
|Admit Card||To be notified soon||To be notified soon|
|Exam Dates||29th August 2020||To be notified soon|
|Result||To be notified soon||To be notified soon|
How to apply for NATA Application Form 2020
The applicant should follow the steps given below to apply:
- Visit the official website or click here
- Then click on “NATA 2020 Registration” available at the homepage
- You need to submit the details like Candidate Name, Email Address & Mobile number, Aadhar Number, and etc and click on sign up
- Now you need to login and need to fill Personal details, upload your Documents like Passport size scanned photo & signature, and etc
- Now you need to make the fee payment via Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card
- Now you can save or take the print out of the confirmation page for the future reference.
NATA Application Form 2020- Application Fee
Student can check the application fee of the courses from the below table:
|Category||Application Fee (One Attempt)||Application Fee (Both Attempts)|
|General||Rs 2000||Rs 3800|
|SC/ST/PWD||Rs 1700||Rs 3100|
NATA Admit Card
The officials will release the NATA Admit Card soon on the official website. The officials will release the admit card soon after the application process is completed. The applicants can access the admit card with the application number and other details. An examination roll number will be generated for each eligible applicant. Students are advised to regularly check the official website for further updates.
How to download NATA Admit Card
The applicant should follow the steps given below to download the admit card:
- Visit the official website mentioned above
- Click on link of the admit card available in the homepage
- Now enter your credentials such as Application Number, Password/Date of Birth, and etc
- Click on ‘Submit’
- The admit card will appear on the screen
- Now you can download and take its print out for future reference
NATA Application Form: Exam Pattern
You can check the exam pattern from the table given below;
|Exam Name||NAT 2020 Part 1||NATA 2020 Part 2|
|Type||Preferential Choice Type & Multiple Choice Type||Multiple Choice Type|
Distribution of Marks:
You can check the distribution of marks from the table given below;
|Subject||Part||Total Questions||Total Marks||Distribution of Marks|
|Cognitive skills for Drawing and Visual Composition Test||Part A||10 Questions||17 |
|1x 17 |
3 x 16
6 x 10
|PCM General Aptitude& Logical Reasoning||Part B||50 Questions||22.5 |
NATA 2020: Syllabus
You can check the revised syllabus from the below table:
|Cognitive skills for Drawing and Visual Composition Test||Gaining knowledge of color theory and the various terminologies to test color scheme awareness and knowledge; Understanding the important visual principles in a composition 2D OR 3D composition. In order to test spatial intelligence understanding geometry and the ability to visualize shape and solve geometrical puzzles Understand test graphical similarities and other properties by visual system interpretation and perception; Visualizing images and scenarios and understanding spatial relationship between objects, and etc|
|Physics||Electrostatics, Optics, Current Electricity, Dual nature of radiation and Matter, Electronic devices, Atoms and Nuclei, and etc|
|Chemistry||Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Chemical Bonding Structure of Atom, Chemical Bonding and Molecular, Chemical Thermodynamics, States of Matter: Gases and Liquids, Organic Chemistry and etc|
|Mathematics||Algebra, Logarithms, Matrices, Coordinate geometry, Trigonometry, Theory of Calculus, Statistics and Probability, Permutation and combination, and etc|
|General Aptitude||Objects, Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawing texture related to architecture and built environment. Interpretation of pictorial compositions Mental ability, Analytical reasoning, General awareness of national/international architects|
|Mathematical reasoning||Statements, logical operations like and, or, if and only if, implies, implied by. Understanding of tautology, converse, contradiction and contrapositive.|
|Sets and Relations||Idea of sets, complement, union, intersection and difference of sets, subsets, power sets, Venn diagram, De Morgan’s Laws, Relation and its properties Equivalence relation- definition and elementary examples|
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