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NATA 2018: Registration, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

NATA 2018 Application Form is releasing from 16th January 2018. NATA 2018 (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) will be managed by the Council of Architecture (COA). It is a national level aptitude test which is conducted for admission into the architecture programme all over the country. From the year 2017, the NATA exam will be held only one time in a year. Through this exam, candidates will get admission into 5 years of Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) programme. A NATA score card will be considered by private & governments aided colleges or institutions. Check this article, here we have updated the complete details about NATA 2018.

NATA 2018 Examination Dates

Candidates need to be updated about the schedule of the examination and the admission process. In the given table, aspirants can get all the dates and schedule of the admission process.
S.No.Name of the Exam EventDate of the Commencement
1Application Form would be available from15th January 2018
2Last date of submission of the form/online registrtaion2nd March 2018
3Date of uploading the scanned images—-
4Payment of Application Fee—-
6Last for making correction in the application form—-
7Date of issuing the admit card2nd April 2018
8Date of the entrance examination29th April 2018
 Publication of Results 01.06.2018.

Coaching Options by Institute Of Creative Sciences

1. Starting 22nd March 2019 to 28 April 2018
2. Starting 10th April 2018 to 28th April 2018
Students may however join on any day convenient to them after 21st March 2018
For complete details visit our centre at CR Park with prior appointment on 9818541252
( We have ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS for our students appearing for NATA as NATA 2018 is an Online Test to be held with the help of ION Digital Centres)

NATA Application Form 2018

The eligible aspirants can apply thru the application form. In the given points, they can get all the information how they can fill and submit the application form.
  • The registration process will start from 16th January 2018.
  • All the suitable applicants can fill and apply thru the online application form which will be available on the official website of the university.
  • Applicants shall have to enter all the required information in the application form as per the rules are given in the exam notification.
  • Candidates shall have to fill all the details in the application form such as their date of birth, educational qualification.
  • Moreover, Applicants will have to attach their scanned copy of their photo and signature in the application form.
  • In addition to that, candidates will pay the application fee thru debit card, credit card and net banking.
Application Fee
  • The application fee for general category candidates is Rs. 1800/-, whereas this amount is Rs.1500/- for SC/ST category candidates.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee thru the online mode or the offline mode as well.
  • Since everyone has a credit card, debit card, therefore, they can pay the fee thru it.
  • Applicants can pay the application fee thru net banking as well.
  • Candidates will have the option to pay the fee in any of the ICICI branches of the country.
Eligibility criteria
Candidates must be certain before they apply for the exam or admission whether they are eligible to apply or not. Here are all the points which applicants should consider before applying for the NATA 2018.
  • Candidates, who have passed the higher secondary education or those who will be appearing in the higher secondary education, may apply for the exam.
  • After 10th class, those who have passed the International Baccalaureate diploma may also apply.
  • Minimum age of the applicants must be 17 years at the time of admission.

NATA, 2018 Examination Pattern

The examination pattern is the most crucial part of the admission process as the score decides whether a candidate will get the admission in the institute or not. Here are all the key details about the examination pattern:
Mode of Exam: The exam will be held through ONLINE mode for the MCQ parts. Drawing Exam (Part B will be Paper Based)
Duration: The duration of the exam will be three hours (10:30 AM to 1:30 PM).
Type of Question: The question of Mathematics & General Aptitude will be multiple choice questions and Part B will be answered on A4 size drawing sheets.
No. of Questions: Total 60 questions will be asked in the examination.
Total Marks: The question paper will be of 200 marks.
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: The question paper will comprise of three sections, i.e. Mathematics, Drawing & General Aptitude.
Qualifying Marks: Secure minimum 25% marks in MCQ portion (30 out of 120) & 25% marks in Drawing portion (20 out of 80).
Subjects Marks
PART A (90 minutes)
Mathematics – 20 Questions 40
General Aptitude – 40 Questions 80
PART B (90 minutes)
Drawing Two sets in A4 size paper – 2 Questions 80
NATA Syllabus
The NATA 2018 Syllabus will consist of three sections include Mathematics, Drawing & General Aptitude.
Algebra, Logarithms, Matrices, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, 3-Dimensional Co-ordinate geometry, Theory of Calculus, Application of Calculus, Permutation and combination, Statistics  and Probability.
General Aptitude:
Interpretation of pictorial compositions, visualizing three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawing. Objects, textures related to architecture & built environment. Analytical reasoning, mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal), general awareness of national/international architects and famous architectural creations. Visualizing different sides of 3D objects. Mathematical  reasoning and sets & relations.
Drawing Test:
Understanding scale and proportion of objects, geometric composition, shape, building forms and elements, aesthetics, colour texture, harmony and contrast. Conceptualization and visualization through structuring objects in memory. Drawing of patterns – both geometrical and abstract. Form transformations in 2D and 3D like union, subtraction, rotation, surfaces and volumes. Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shape and forms. Generating plan, elevation, and 3D views of objects. Perspective drawing, sketching of urban scape and landscape. Common day-to-day life objects like furniture, equipment etc., from memory.


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