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 minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and 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.
Candidates having 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics 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.
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.