NATA 2017

National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)

NATA 2017

NATA 2017NATA 2017 - Council of Architecture (COA) has released the official NATA Answer Key 2017 for Part A (all sets) on May 25. The National Aptitude Test in Architect (NATA) 2017 was held on April 16, 2017 for admissions to the architecture courses in the country. The OMR and recorded response of NATA 2017 have been published by the admission committee. The candidates will be able to claim for correction of wrong responses till May 24, 2017 (4 PM). For the admission year of 2017-18, NATA was held as a single-day exam. NATA 2017, the entrance exam for admission to 5-year B. Arch programme was held in offline (Pen & Paper) mode. This is for the first time that NATA 2017 was conducted in a single day. Till 2016, the entrance test - NATA was conducted in a multiple-day window in 2 phases - from April to August. NATA 2017 was conducted for admissions to 5-year B. Arch programmes in the participating institutes. The application correction facility for NATA 2017 was available from February 20 to February 24 (11.59). NATA 2017 application form was made available by COA from January 4, 2017 onwards. The candidates were able to fill the application form and submit it by February 11, 2017. As per the admission committee of NATA 2017, the lower age limit had been removed for applicants. Aspiring candidates needed to fulfil the eligibility criteria to apply for NATA 2017. For more details about the eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, result, counselling, go through the write up below.


Latest: The official NATA 2017 Answer Key has been announced on May 25. Also download your NATA 2017 scanned OMR sample sheet s

A brief about NATA 2017

 

NATA 2017, the National Aptitude Test is an entrance test for those candidates who are planning to take up admission to the 1st year of 5-year Bachelor of Architecture course at all institutes/schools/colleges of Architecture in India. Council of Architecture (COA) is the exam conducting authority for NATA. Qualifying candidates of NATA 2017 will be offered admissions to 5-year B.Arch programme in Government-aided, Private Unaided universities and Deemed Universities.

 

S.No.

Exam details

Specifications

1

Exam Name

National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)

2

Commonly called as

NATA

3

Exam Type

National Level

4

Exam Category

UG Level

5

Conducting Institute

Council of Architecture

 

NATA Important Dates 2017

 

The Important Dates of NATA 2017 are the dates related to crucial events of the entrance examination. NATA 2017 important dates include dates and time related to notification, application form, admit card, entrance exam, result, etc. For the complete list of important dates of NATA 2017, go through the table below.

 

NATA 2017 Important Dates:

S. No.

Event

Date

1

Registration/Online Application Form Starts

January 4, 2017 

2

Registration ends

February 11, 2017 (11.59 pm)

3

Image uploading deadline 

February 12, 2017 (11.59 pm)

4

NATA 2017 Fee payment deadline

February 13, 2017 (11.59 pm)

5

Confirmation Page printing deadline

February 28, 2017 (11.59 pm)

6

Candidate correction window along with upload of correct testimonials

February 20, 2017 (10.30 am) February 24, 2017 (11.59 pm)

7

Downloadable Admit Card availability

March 28, 2017 (10.00 am)

8

Exam Date

April 16, 2017 (11 am to 2 pm)

9

NATA 2017 scanned OMR sheets

May 24, 2017

10

NATA 2017 Answer Key

May 25, 2017

11

NATA 2017 Result 

By June 10, 2017

NATA Answer Key 2017

 

The answer key of NATA 2017 has been published by the Council of Architecture on May 25. Candidates can compare their answers to estimate their probable scores. One question from all sets has been declared to be wrong. Therefore candidates have been awarded 2 marks irrespective of whether they have attempted it or not. The authorities have also released the OMR and recorded responses for all the candidates to check. The OMR images and respective Machine Recorded Response Tables will be available till May 24, 2017. The candidates will be able to request for rechecking of the released responses and claim correction on any number of wrong readings by the machine. The claim submission has to be done in one go. Payment of Rs. 1000 per claim has to be done till May 24, 2017 (4 PM). CoA designated officers will be responsible for checking the claims. 

 

NATA Participating Institutes 2017

 

NATA Participating Institutes 2017 are the engineering colleges and institutes which will offer admissions to the qualifying candidates of the entrance exam based on their scores in the test. The participating institutes of NATA 2017 will admit candidates to their respective B.Arch programme based on their performance and score in the entrance test. Check the list of the participating institutes of NATA 2017 below.

 

NATA Result/Score 2017

 

NATA 2017 Result will be made available by COA by June 10, 2017. Through NATA 2017 result, the test takers' score card will be released. Test takers of NATA 2017 will be able to download their NATA 2017 score card and take a printout. However, COA authorities will not entertain or accept any hard copy of the score card of the candidates.

 

NATA Counselling 2017

  • If the examinees qualify NATA 2017, this doesn't guarantee admission to participating institutes of NATA. Admission to B.Arch programmes is also subject to meeting the eligibility criteria of the respective institutes.

  • The participating institutes of NATA 2017 will conduct their individual counselling for admissions.

  • Candidates who have qualified NATA in 2016 or 2017 or equivalent exam are eligible for admissions in B.Arch programmes.

  • Apart from NATA 2016 or 2017 or equivalent exam, the candidates are also required to fulfil any one of the following eligibility criteria:

1. Passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum 50% aggregate marks with Mathematics as one of the subjects.

or

2. The candidates should have passed 10+3 Diploma with 50% aggregate marks (Mathematics required as one of the subjects) recognized by any State/Central government.

or

3. International Baccalaureate Diploma passed/appearing, after 10 years of schooling with 50% aggregate marks (Mathematics as one of the compulsory subject).

 

 

Participating Institutes of NATA 2017

S.No.

Participating Institutes

1

S.A.R. College of Architecture, Andhra Pradesh

2

Institute of Architecture, Gujarat

3

College of Architecture, Vastu Kala Academy, New Delhi

4

College of Architecture, Holy Mary Institute of Technology & Sciences, Andhra Pradesh

5

Dignity College of Architecture, Chhattisgarh

6

Sri Venkateswara College of Architecture, Hyderabad

7

Guwahati College of Architecture, Assam

8

Faculty of Architecture, College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh

9

School of Architecture, CSI Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh

10

Angel Valley School of Architecture, Chhattisgarh

NATA Admit card 2017

 

The Admit Card of NATA 2017 or Appointment Voucher was available for eligible candidates. The applicants had to download the admit card in online mode. The admit card of NATA 2017 is an important document, thus, candidates had to carry it to the exam centre along with their ID proof. The admit card of NATA 2017 was available only for the registered candidates.  

 

What will NATA Admit Card 2017 carry?

  • Applicant's name

  • Exam key 

  • Appointment number 

  • Registration number 

  • Date of birth 

  • Signature of the candidate  

  • Photograph of the candidate along with date, time & venue of entrance exam  

NATA Exam Pattern 2017

 

The exam pattern of NATA 2017 contains details about the medium of the exam, time allotted to attempt the question paper, type of questions in the question paper, marking scheme, etc. According to the exam pattern of NATA 2017, the question paper of the entrance exam had 2 sections. Candidate's aptitude is judged based on two sections in NATA 2017. The sections of the question paper of NATA 2017 include questions from General Aptitude and Drawing sections and Mathematics. 

  • NATA 2017 was an offline (Pen and paper based) examination. 

  • Time allotted to take NATA 2017 was 3 hours. First 90 minutes was allotted to attempt Mathematics & General Aptitude Test, while the last 90 minutes was given for taking Drawing section. 

  • The Drawing section had 2 questions. 

  • Mathematics & General Aptitude Test had 20 questions and 40 questions respectively. Each correct answer will fetch 2 marks.

  • For Drawing section, there were 2 questions wherein 40 marks were allotted to each.

  • The entrance test - NATA 2017 does not have negative marking. 

NATA Exam Centres 2017

 

NATA 2017 exam centres are the venues where the entrance test for admission to B.Arch course was held. NATA 2017 was conducted across a total of 70 test centres. Out of the total 70 exam centres of NATA 2017, 69 were situated in India, while 1 was outside India. The exam centre of NATA 2017 which was outside India is Dubai. To know more about exam centres of NATA 2017, check the table below. 

City
Code

State

City Name

1

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR

PORT BLAIR

2

ANDHRA PRADESH

VIJAYAWADA, VISAKHAPATNAM

3

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

ITANAGAR

4

ASSAM

GUWAHATI

5

BIHAR

GAYA, MUZAFFARPUR , PATNA

6

CHANDIGARH

CHANDIGARH/MOHAU

7

CHHATISGARH

RAIPUR

8

DELHI

DELHI/NEW DELHI

9

GOA

PANAJI

10

GUJARAT

AHMEDABAD, GANDHINAGAR , SURAT, VADODARA

11

HARYANA

FARIDABAD, GURGAON, KURUKSHETRA

12

HIMACHAL PRADESH

HAMIRPUR, SHIMLA

13

JAMMU & KASHMIR

JAMMU

14

JHARKHAND

DHANBAD, JAMSHEDPUR, RANCHI

15

KARNATAKA

BENGALURU, HUBLI, MANGALORE

16

KERALA

ERNAKULAM, KOZHIKODE, THIRUVANTHAPURAM

17

MADHYA PRADESH

BHOPAL, GWALIOR, INDORE, JABALPUR

18

MAHARASHTRA

AURANGABAD, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, NASIK, PUNE

19

MANIPUR

IMPHAL

20

MEGHALAYA

SHILLONG

21

MIZORAM

AIZWAL

22

NAGALAND

DIMAPUR

23

ODISHA

BALASORE, BHUBANESWAR, CUTTACK, SAMBALPUR

24

PUDUCHERRY

PUDUCHERRY

25

PUBJAB

AMRITSAR, BATHINDA

26

RAJASTHAN

JAIPUR, JODHPUR, UDAIPUR

27

SIKKIM

GANGTOK

28

TAMIL NADU

CHENNAI, COIMBATORE, MADURAI

29

TELANGANA

HYDERABAD, WARANGAL

30

TRIPURA

AGARTALA

31

UTTARAKHAND

DEHRADUN, ROOORKEE

32

UTTAR PRADESH

AGRA, ALLAHABAD, LUCKHNOW, VARANASI

33

WEST BENGAL

KOLKATA, SILIGURI

For complete list, click here 

 

NATA Syllabus 2017

 

NATA Syllabus 2017 - The syllabus of NATA 2017 includes topics and chapters from where the question paper for B.Arch admissions were set. The syllabus helps candidate prepare only for relevant topics and not waste time on unimportant topics. The syllabus of NATA 2017 can help aspirants make a strategic plan for NATA 2018. NATA 2017 Syllabus is divided in the following parts:

 

NATA 2017 Syllabus for Mathematics:

  • Logarithms

  • Algebra

  • Complex Numbers

  • Binomial Theorem (Positive Integral Index)

  • Quadratic equations

To check complete syllabus of Mathematics, click here

 

NATA 2017 Syllabus for General Aptitude

  • Visualising different sides of 3D objects

  • Objects, texture related to architecture and built environment

To check complete syllabus of General Aptitude, click here

 

NATA 2017 Syllabus for Drawing Test 

  • Conceptualization and visualisation

  • Drawing of patterns - both geometrical and abstract

Click here to check the complete Syllabus of NATA 2017

 

NATA Eligibility Criteria 2017

 

NATA 2017 Eligibility Criteria includes eligibility conditions that are required to be met by the candidates to be considered for seat allotment. The eligibility criteria of NATA 2017 include eligibility related to qualifying exam, marks scored in the qualifying exam, age, etc. For more details, see the points below.

 

1. For candidates aspiring to apply, there is no lower age limit.

2. Candidates passed/appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum 50 % marks in aggregate are considered eligible for NATA 2017. However, along with 50% aggregate marks, the candidates need to have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects.

3. Candidates having passed or appearing in 10+3 Diploma with 50% aggregate marks recognized by any State/Central government are also eligible. But diploma students also need to have Mathematics as one of the subjects of study. 

4.Candidates passed/appearing in International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling with 50% marks in aggregate can also apply. Mathematics is required to be one of the compulsory subjects.

  

NATA 2017 Number of Attempts Allowed

 

NATA 2017 score of candidates will be used only for the same admission year. This means that if a candidate has taken NATA in 2017, their scores of the entrance test will be valid/useful for 2017-18 admission year only. Earlier, the test takers were able to take NATA as many as five times within 2 years from the date of their First attempt. The best score out of the number of attempts was then considered for selection .

 

NATA Application Form 2017

 

NATA 2017 Application Form correction facility was available, from February 20 to 24 (11.59 pm). Earlier, application form of NATA 2017 was available from January 4, 2017 to February 11, 2017 (11.59 pm). In order to fill the NATA 2017 Application Form, the applicants were required to register using a valid email ID and phone number.

 

The candidate had to fill the application form after registration.

 

In the next stage, the candidates were required to upload the images and pay the application fee.

 

Then the candidates had to download and take printout of the confirmation page of the filled in application form of NATA 2017. 

 

NATA Application Fees 2017: Rs 1250 + Processing Charges

NATA Application Fees 2017 for candidates opting for Dubai exam centres: Additional Rs. 7,000 along with Rs. 1,250 

 

NATA Application Fees 2017 payment mode: Electronic Payment Gateway (EPG) - Online via Net-banking, Credit Card, Debit Card

 

Charges levied for application fee payment

  • Domestic Credit Card: 1.25% of the NATA fee + service tax as applicable.

  • Domestic Debit Card: 0.75% of the NATA fee + service tax as applicable.

  • Domestic Multiple Bank Net Banking Payment Gateway: Rs 15 for each transaction.

  • PAN India ICICI Branches collection in cash (through challan): Rs. 30 per transaction.

Contact Info

Council of Architecture

Core 6A, 1st Floor, India Habitat Center

Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003

India

 

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