NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture)

NATA 2023 Exam Pattern

 NATA 2023 Exam Pattern

NATA 2023 is an entrance exam conducted by Council of Architecture (COA) for admissions into B.Arch Architecture degree course. NATA 2023 will be conducted in tew sessions. NATA 2023 Online application forms are made available from April 2023. The test makes an assessment of drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at 10+2 level and critical thinking ability that have been acquired by the candidate over the past few years and are related to the specific field of study.

 NATA 2023 Syllabus

 

  • NATA 2023 shall be conducted as a Comprehensive Computer Based Aptitude Test at the allotted Centres in identified Cities in India. Unlike other Common Entrance Tests, NATA is aims to assess candidate’s intrinsic ability through a variety of testing formats.
  • NATA 2023 comprises of questions based on MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), MSQs (Multiple Select Questions), PCQs (Preferential Choice Questions), NAQs (Number answer Questions) and MFQs (Match the Following Questions).
  • Each question carries 1 (one) mark, 2 marks or 3 marks depending on the type of Questions.
  • The Drawing Paper has been withdrawn from the NATA 2023 Test. However, Mathematics and Drawing questions will be included in the Aptitude Subject.
  • There will be 125 Questions and candidates must answer in 180 minutes for 200 marks. There is no negative marking.
  • The detailed NATA 2023 exam pattern is tabulated below, as released by COA.

 

 

Description

 

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

 

Multiple Select Questions (MSQs)

 

Preferential Choice Questions (PCQs)

 

Numerical Answer Type (NAQ)

 

Subjects

Diagrammatic Reasoning

Numerical Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

Inductive Reasoning

Situational Judgement

Logical Reasoning

Abstract Reasoning

 

Medium

English

 

Total No. of questions

125

 

Marking Scheme

1 or 2 or 3 marks depending on the question type.

 

NATA:2023: SUBJECT-WISE EXAM DETAILS:

The following table provides subject-wise details of NATA 2023 examination. The subjects mentioned in the table are important components of NATA 2023.  Candidates will also be assessed on their basic knowledge of various subjects. Candidates may also check the examination pattern of NATA 2023 on COA official website at nata.in

Topics/Subjects

Particulars

 

Diagrammatic Reasoning

Logical reasoning using drawing, diagrams, and scenarios

Numerical Reasoning

Mathematical ability using simple problems

Verbal Reasoning

Ability to assess verbal logic

Inductive Reasoning

Ability to see and recognize patterns and analyze the given data

Situational Judgement

Problem-solving ability

Logical Reasoning

Recognize patterns, sequences, or relations between shapes and imagery

Abstract Reasoning

General Knowledge, and ability to utilise knowledge in new situations.

 

NATA 2023 Guidelines on the Examination Day:

1. Test Takers are allotted seats in accordance with their Roll Number
2. Allowed to carry an Admit Card, a ballpoint pen, or pencils only
3. Carry a clipboard without any writing on it.
4. Test Takers must carry with them their original admit card and a passport-size photo which was uploaded at the time of registration for NATA 2023
5. Valid ID Proof
6. Test Takers must be seated until the end of the test duration.
7. Test Takers are warned not to resort to any kind of unfair means in the examination. Violation of the same would be viewed seriously and concerned Candidate will be debarred either permanently or for a specific period, depending on the severity of the violation.

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