Welcome to NATA Exam Section. Here you will find NATA Entrance Exam 2013 Syllabus, Dates, Notification, Results, Paper Pattern and Preparation.
          The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) measures the aptitude of the applicant for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability, that have been acquired over a long period of time, and that are related to specific field of study, i.e. Architecture.
Eligibility:- 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.
NATA 2013 Dates:-
          Nata Test shall commence from 20th March, 2013 and can be given on any working day until further communication at the designated Test Centres. However, some test centres may open late or stop conducting tests even before thisdate. Please check with the centre before you go for registration. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
          NATA 2013 Application Forms will be available at the DESIGNATED BRANCHES of ICICI Bank from 15 March 2013 for sale at a price of Rs.1000.00
Registration for NATA 2013 will commence at Activated Test Centers from 20 March 2013
NATA 2013 Pattern:-
          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.
Visualising 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 abuilding or structural form.
Creating visual harmony using colours in given composition.
Understanding of scale and proportions.
Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day today 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 -
Visualising three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings.
Visualising 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.