NATA EXAM DETAILS

NATA EXAM DETAILS  

Date of Examination

Time of Examination

Subject

Total Marks

Mode of Exam

*NATA - 2019* will be conducted twice in this year. First test on *14th April 2019* and second on 7th July 2019.

10.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

Mathematics – 20 Questions (2 Marks each)

40 Marks

MCQ (Online)

General Aptitude – 40 Questions (2 Marks each)

80 Marks

MCQ (Online)

11.15 a.m. to 1.15 p.m.

Drawing Test (TWO SETS) in A4 Size Paper – 2 Questions (40 Marks each)

80 Marks

Paper and Pencil

NATA 2019 EXAM PATTERN

  • Sections: It will be comprised of two sections. Part A comprises of MCQ to be answered online and Part B is paper based drawing test.
  • Maximum Marks: Total of 200 marks questions will be asked in the exam. 120 marks of Part-A and 90 marks of Part-B.
  • Duration: The complete exam will be of 3 hours. 60 minutes for Part-A (Aptitude section) and 120 minutes for Part-B (Drawing section).
  • Language: All instructions will be given in English language only.
  • Marking Scheme: 2 marks will be allotted for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: No negative marking in the exam.

NATA 2019 EXAMINATION CONTENT

The test is in two parts. A paper based drawing test and computer based online aesthetic sensitivity test. The test measures aptitude of the candidate through two sections - a paper based section for drawing and computer based section for aesthetic sensitivity.

DRAWING TEST

This is a two hour paper where candidate has to attempt three questions. The drawing aptitude is judged on the following aspects -

  • Ability to sketch a given object proportionately and rendering the same in visually appealing manner.
  • Visualizing and drawing the effects of light on the object and shadows cast on surroundings.
  • Sense of perspective drawing
  • Combining and composing given three dimensional elements to form a building or structural form.
  • Creating interesting two dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.
  • Creating visual harmony using colors in given composition.
  • Understanding of scale and proportions.
  • Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences.
AESTHETIC SENSITIVITY TEST

This is computer based test where candidate has to answer 40 multiple choice questions. The aesthetic sensitivity test measures perception, imagination and observation, creativity and communication along with architectural awareness and comprises of -

  • Visualizing three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings.
  • Visualizing different sides of three dimensional objects.
  • Identifying commonly used materials and objects based on their textural qualities.
  • Analytical reasoning.
  • Mental Ability.
  • Imaginative comprehension and expression.
  • Architectural awareness.

 

NATA 2019 EVALUATION PATTERN

  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, two marks will be awarded to the candidates in Mathematics & General Aptitude test.
  • Negative Marking: No marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.

 

SUBJECTS FOR NATA 2019 EXAM

The question paper will comprise of three sections, i.e. Mathematics, Drawing & General Aptitude.

 

MARKS SPLIT UP

Subjects

Marks

PART A (60 minutes)

Mathematics (20 questions)

40

General Aptitude (40 questions)

80

PART B (120 minutes)

Drawing Two sets in A4 size paper

80

TOTAL MARKS

200

 

QUALIFYING MARKS FOR NATA 2019

  • At least 25% must be secured in PART A - MCQ Portion (30 out of 120)
  • At least 25% must be secured in PART B - Drawing Test (20 out of 80)
  • Overall qualifying marks (out of 200) would be based on post-exam statistics.
  • Candidate will not qualify in NATA 2019 unless all the above 3 conditions are satisfied.

TEST and SELECTION

Appearing in second test is not mandatory and is purely at the discretion of the applicants. Candidates can register themselves either for first test or second or both by filling in the application form appropriately. Candidates opting to appear in both the first and second test separately may note that they will be issued with the score card, containing the best of two test’s composite marks (composite marks are the marks secured in both part A and part B taken together in a Test).