Applying to Institutions for B.Arch. Admission

As per Council of Architecture regulations, a candidate applying to any school / colleges of architecture in India should have 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination with mathematics as one of the subject and have achieved 40% score in NATA, i.e. at least 80/200, for consideration of admission into first year of 5 year B.Arch. Degree Course.

Competent Authority For Admission

The admissions shall be carried out by the Competent Authority i.e. Government or University, based on the marks obtained in NATA and the qualifying examinations in the ratio of 50:50.

What is NATA?

The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is conducted by Council of Architecture (COA) through its academic unit National Institute of Advance Studies in Architecture (NASA) Pune.


Any candidates having 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination with mathematics as one of the subject only are eligible for admission to B. Arch Course.

Who should take NATA?

Prospective applicants desirous of taking admission to First year of undergraduate course in Architecture (B.Arch) in India take NATA.

Where to appear for NATA?

NATA is offered over major part of admission season at designated Test Centers located at colleges / schools of architecture in India. Updated list of Test centers is available at the website www.nata.in.

Test Fees

NATA test fees as per the COA norms amount varies at times

Register for the NATA

The Registration Form duly filled in should be submitted to test center where you wish to take the test and seek registration and appointment. On successful registration and grating of appointment, an Appointment voucher is issued to the candidate by the Test center.