Application Procedure

Application has to be filled up ONLINE at the NATA portal of

Candidates need to visit the portal and CLICK the requisite link ONLINE APPLICATION NATA– 2018 and thereafter will be directed to the actual application form. The form is interactive in nature and the fields required to be filled up are categorized in different sub-sections. The fields super-scribed with * MUST be filled up as they are MANDATORY, otherwise the application will NOT get submitted. The application form is broadly categorized into three steps: filling of PERSONAL DETAILS; DOCUMENT UPLOADING & FEE PAYMENT.

Candidates need to fill in the first part i.e. PERSONAL DETAILS and will thereafter be directed to DOCUMENT UPLOADING. Once the documents are successfully uploaded, the system enters into the FEE PAYMENT. Finally, the candidate must take a printout of CONFIRMATION PAGE generated upon successful fee payment for their own record. There is no need to send any document by post.

Application form

Filling up the application form is in two stages as outlined:

Stage I- Registration Process

Stage II- Submission of Application form

Stage I – Registration Process

Step 1: Visit NATA portal at or

Step 2: Click on Register Now button and it will take you to the Login Page.

Step 3: Again click Register Now button for signing up the User Account Registration. Fill-in the MANDATORY fields and click on Sign up.

Step 4: Once you have successfully signed up. Click on Login to continue, login with your chosen credentials. Note: To create your credentials candidates are required to provide a login ID and password.

Stage II Submission of Application Form

Step 1: Login into NATA- 2018 portal with chosen credentials, and Click on Apply Now button which will be directed to the application form.

Step 2: Fill-in the MANDATORY fields which is mentioned in the Appendix III.

Step 3: Upload the required documents and click on Preview button to preview the filled in application form then click on Submit button to submit the form. Once the form is submitted, no changes will be entertained, so carefully fill-in the application form.

Step 4: Once the application form submitted, it will be redirected to Payment Gateway page. Kindly provide the required inputs for payment process. Step 5: Upon successful fee payment, you will get land up in confirmation page contains Application No and Transaction No., kindly take a printout of it as a proof of application form submission.

Image uploading

All candidates are required to upload the following images:

  1. Recent Passport size Photograph in Colour
  2. Own Signature
  3. Community certificate issued by a competent authority in the case of SC/ST candidates only Note:

The SC/ ST certificate is subject to verification. If not found authentic the candidature for NATA- 2018 will be cancelled and Admit Card to take the examination will not be issued. Following are the details regarding the size and dimension of the documents:



Storage size

Image dimension







4 KB

100 KB

4.5 cm

3.5 cm



1 KB

30 KB

1.5 cm

3.5 cm

Community Certificate (for SC/ ST candidates only)


5 KB

100 KB

A4 format.