NATA 2019 Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Syllabus

By | March 28, 2019

National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA), Exam conducts by an authoritative body called Council of Architecture (COA). NATA is a national level entrance exam for taking admission in architecture programme across the country.

NATA 2019 Online Application 

From the year 2017, It has been decided that NATA exam will be conducted once in a year. Through this NATA exam candidate who wants to pursue architecture course can get admission in various architecture college the in country.

It is to be noted that Bachelors in Architecture (B.Arch) is a 5-year undergraduate course. Marks obtained by students in NATA Exam will make them eligible for taking admission in various Govt and Private Architecture college. Architecture colleges in India accept NATA Scorecard for considering admission.

NATA 2019 Application

NATA 2019 Notifications

  • It has been expected that NATA 2019 Application Form will be available from January 2019 while NATA 2019 Exam expected to be held in the month of April 2019.
  • Though NATA has to yet officially announce the details about NATA 2019 Exam.

NATA 2019 Important dates

NATA 2019

NATA 2019 Exam: Important Dates to Remember 

Events  1st Exam  2nd Exam 
Release NATA 2019 Brochure  21/01/2019 21/01/2019
Start Date of Filling Online Application Form NATA 2019  24th Jan 2019 24th Jan 2019
Last Date of Submit NATA 2019 Application Form  11th March 2019  12th March 2019 
Last date of upload images in NATA 2019  15th March 2019  15th March 2019 
Last date for making payment of Application Fee  15th March 2019  15th March 2019 
The window for taking a print out of Confirmation page is open till  18th March 2019 17th March 2019
NATA 2019 Application Form correction Starts From  12-15 March 2019 15 – 17 Jun  2019
An issue of NATA 2019 Admit Card  1/4/2019 24th June 2019 
NATA 2019 Exam Date  14th April 2019 07th July 2019 
Declaration of NATA 2019 Result  03rd May 2019 21st July 2019

 NATA 2019: Application Form, Fee Payment

NATA 2019 Application Form available can be filled online.

NATA (National Aptitude Test for Architecture) is a national level entrance exam held once in a year. It is organized by Council of Architecture (COA). NATA Scorecard lets students take admission in various Govt aided and Private architecture college in India.

It is to be noted that Bachelors in Architecture (B.Arch) is a 5-year course in India. All aspirants who want to take admission in B.Arch must appear in NATA exam since almost all govt and non-govt. colleges accept NATA Scorecard.

It is suggested that please keep yourself updates about official notifications pertaining to NATA such as NATA Exam Date, Result Date, NATA 2019 Application Form etc. Please read further to know more about NATA  Exam and NATA 2019 Application Form.

NATA 2019 Application Form Details
  • NATA 2019 Registration process will commence from the first week of January 2019.
  • Availability of NATA 2019 Application Form will be in online only.
  • Eligible candidates can fill up the NATA 2019 Application Form official portal only.
  • There is no requirement send your NATA 2019 Application Form by a post elsewhere.
  • In case, any candidate makes a mistake while filling registration can correct while the correction window will open.
  • It is advised that before filling up the registration form, please read the instructions carefully.

Fee Payment

  • NATA 2019 Registration process can be completed by paying online as well as offline mode.
  • Applicant interested to make payment by online mode can use Debit/Credit/ Netbanking.
  • The application fee is Rs 1250 for all categories.
  • If any applicant wants to pay offline they can do so by e-challan.
  • Those applicants, who opt for Dubai as their Exam center will have to pay extra Rs 7000 before Admit Card released.
NATA 2019 Registration Process: How to Register
  • Go to the official portal.
  • Click on “Apply for NATA 2019”.
  • Please read all the instructions carefully before apply.
  • During NATA 2019 Registration, Candidates will have to fill all the personal details such as Name of the Candidate, Gender etc.
  • After filling up the personal details, applicants will have to upload the scanned documents such as photographs and signature in the prescribed format.
  •  Please check the entered details carefully before final submission of NATA 2019 Registration form.
  • Take few printouts after final submission for future reference.

NATA 2019 Online Apply 

NATA Online Applications 2019

Council of Architecture (COA), Authoritative body conducts NATA (National Aptitude Test for Architecture) Exam once in a year. NATA Exam gives Aspirants of Architecture students an opportunity to get top-notch Architecture colleges in India.

NATA Exam is very crucial for all the aspirants of architecture. It is no hidden fact that lakhs of candidates appear each year for NATA Exam and hence scoring well in such competitive exam becomes even more difficult. Having thorough and correct knowledge of NATA Exam can overcome much confusion.

We have covered NATA 2019 Exam Pattern (Updated) such as No. of Questions asked, Time allocated for the test, Format of the Question Paper, Marking Scheme, Important Topics etc. Please read further to know more about the NATA 2019 Exam Pattern.

NATA 2019 Exam Pattern

Mode of the Examination

Offline (Paper Pen-based)

A medium of the Examination


Covered Subjects in the Test

Mathematics, Drawing & General Aptitude

No. of Questions


Total Marks


Duration of Test

3 Hours (180 Minutes)

Type of Questions

Mathematics and General Aptitude Questions will be of Multiple Choice

Marking Scheme

Two Marks will be awarded for each correct responses by the candidate in Mathematics and General Aptitude Questions. No negative marks for the incorrect answer.

Qualifying Marks

Candidates are expected to score a minimum of 25% Marks from Multiple Choice portions as well as Drawing Portion.

NATA 2019 Exam Pattern Details
  • NATA 2019 Question paper will contain a total of 62 questions.
  • Total 200 Marks will be offered in the NATA 2019 Exam.
  • NATA 2019 Question paper will be covered from Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing.
  • There will be two sections in the Question paper.
  • To qualify for the NATA Exam, candidates have to score a minimum of 25% Marks i.e, 20 Marks out of a total of 80 Marks from Drawing Portion, while 30 Marks out of a total of 120 Marks from Mathematics and General Aptitude Portion.

Marking Scheme

  • Candidates will be awarded two marks for each correct responses from Mathematics and General Aptitude portion while  No marks will be deducted for incorrect responses by the candidate.

Distribution of Questions


Total No of Questions

Marking Scheme

Total Marks





General Aptitude









62 Questions


200 Marks

NATA 2019 Syllabus (Updated)

National Aptitude Test in Architecture popularly known as NATA Exam held once in a year. Scoring well in NATA Exam provides an opportunity for students interested in taking admission since NATA score card expected by all govt aided and private college in the country.

Students who want to do well in the NATA Exam must have a good understanding of NATA 2019 Syllabus. It has been noticed that there are many non-authentic websites on the internet which provides NATA Syllabus and waste students precious time.

Students are advised to not trust such websites. Always gather information about NATA 2019 Exam from authentic websites which make all hard works to provide you every minute details pertaining to NATA 2019 Exam.

Students shall also check the official notifications and NATA 2019 Exam Pattern to prepare better. Sample Paper prepared based on the latest syllabus will eventually advance your  Preparation for NATA 2019 Exam.

Please read below to know more about NATA 2019 Syllabus.

NATA 2019 Syllabus


                                            Important Topics

 Further Details


  • Trigonometry
  • Metrics
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Logarithms
  • 3-Dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Theory of Calculus
  • Application of Calculus
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Statistics
  • Probability

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General Aptitude

  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Sets & Relations
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • General awareness of national, international architecture
  • General awareness of famous architects
  • Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawing
  • Visualizing different sides of 3-D objects
  • Interpretation of pictorial representations
  • Textures related to architecture and built environment
  • Mental ability (Visual, Numerical, and Verbal)

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Drawing Test

  •  Conceptualization and visualization through structuring objects in memory.
  • Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms. Perspective drawing
  • sketching of urbanscape and landscape
  • Geometric composition
  • shape
  • building forms and elements
  •  Common day-to-day life objects like equipment, furniture etc., from memory.
  • Form transformations in 2D and 3D like union, subtraction, rotation, surfaces, and volumes.
  • Drawing of patterns – both geometrical and abstract.

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NATA 2019 Admit Card Download  

NATA Exam conducted by Council of Architecture once in a year. NATA 2019 Exam is expected to be held from 3rd week of April 2019.

All eligible candidates can download admit card from last week of March 2019. Please note that NATA 2019 Admit Card will be available online and Candidates can download the NATA 2019 Admit Card.

Once the NATA 2019 Admit Card will be issued by authority we will update it. Please bookmark regularly visit our website for all latest updates and information about NATA 2019 Admit Card and pertaining to NATA 2019 Exam.

 NATA 2019 Admit Card Details

  • NATA 2019 Admit Card will be issued by authority only.
  • NATA 2019 Admit Card will be available online.
  • Candidate can download the NATA 2019 Admit Card once it will be made available by the authority.
  • NATA 2019 Admit Card will contain all the information about the candidate such as Name of the candidate, roll no., Exam Center, Exam Time, Duration of the Exam etc.
  • It is important to note that, Candidate will have to carry one photo ID proof along with NATA 2019 Admit Card to appear for the NATA 2019 Exam.
  • Without Photo ID proof and NATA 2019 Admit Card, No candidate will be allowed to enter in the Examination Hall.
  • Candidates are advised to take few printouts of NATA 2019 Admit Card and preserve it for future use.
 NATA 2019 Admit Card/Hall Ticket: How to download
  • Go to the official portal or alternatively browse “”.
  • You shall be navigated to the home page.
  • Find link “Download NATA 2019 Admit Card”.
  • Now login by using your login credentials such as Application No, Password, Security displayed.
  • You must be redirected to your profile.
  • Now click on “Download Admit Card”.
  • Download your admit card by clicking on link
  • Take few printouts for future use.

Note: NATA 2019 Admit Card you download must contain information about the candidate and the exam details.

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Registration No
  • Examination date
  • Examination center
  • Examination time slot

What if your downloaded NATA 2019 Admit Card contained information is not correct?

Please note that if any candidate observe that NATA 2019 Admit Card information doesn’t match such as

  • Name of the candidate is incorrectly spelled in the Admit Card
  • PWD/DA rating is incorrect.
  • If assigned Examination is different from you opted while registration.
  • Photograph of the candidate is invisible in the NATA 2019 Admit Card.

Note: In such unfortunate cases, contact authority for correction as early as you can.

NATA 2019 Counselling Process (Updated): How to Participate

NATA 2019 Counselling Process Participate  

Those candidates who appeared for NATA 2019 Exam will obtain NATA Score Card. NATA Score Card will be available after the declaration of NATA 2019 Result by administrative authority i.e, Council of Architecture (COA).

NATA Score Card provided by the Council of Architecture will be accepted in all Govt. aided and Private College/Institution offering Bachelors in Architecture (B.Arch). All those candidates who will be qualified and shortlisted in NATA 2019 Exam will be called to participate in NATA 2019 Counselling.

NATA 2019 Counselling involves the process of Documents Verification, Seat Filling, Booking of Seats etc. Please read further to know more about the NATA 2019 Counselling process.

 NATA 2019 Counselling Details

  • It is important to bear in mind that Council of Architecture (COA), the Authoritative body is only responsible for conducting Exams and Result Declaration.
  • COA doesn’t organize Counselling.
  • NATA 2019 Counselling will be conducted by various leading Institutions individually.
  • NATA Score Card will be accepted and will give you an opportunity to participate in NATA 2019 Counselling.
  • NATA 2019 Score Card will be legitimate for the Academic Session 2019-2019 only.

NATA 2019 Counselling Process

  • During NATA 2019 Counselling, students can fill up their choices and book their seats.
  • Post declaration of result, students will be allowed to book their choices as per their preference.
  • Candidates who are convinced by the seats offered by him and want to lock their seats will have to go through with other processes of counseling such as document verification etc.
  • It has been clearly mentioned that while filling up the registration form it was assumed that you have given all the information correctly but during the process of document verification if any candidate doesn’t fulfill eligibility criteria then they won’t able to further participate in NATA 2019 Counselling.
  • It is the right of Authority to disqualify any candidate from any stage of counseling pertaining to NATA 2019 Eligibility.

Required Document during NATA 2019 Counselling

  • Original and Photocopy of NATA 2019 Admit Card.
  • Original and Photocopy of NATA 2019 Counselling letter.
  • NATA 2019 Score Card.
  • Original and Photocopy of Degree in  Qualifying Exam (Check NATA 2019 Academic Qualification) or Provisional if the candidate is appearing in the same academic year i.e 2019.
  • Rank Card (if Provided)
  • 10th and 12th Board Certificates Original and few Photocopies.
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Bank draft as per NATA guidelines mentioned in NATA 2019-2019 Prospectus.
  • 4-6 Color Passport Size Photographs
  • Medical Documents

Note: Students can withdraw from NATA 2019 Counselling at any stage.

Having any other query then you can ask through the comment or you can log on the official website to get more updates about the NATA 2019. 

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