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NATA 2018 Notification, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Admit Cards, Syllabus, Results, Counselling

NATA 2018 National Aptitude Test in Architecture is an entrance exam conducted by Council of Architecture (COA) for the admissions into the 5 year B.Arch Architecture degree course offered at all recognized institutions in all over India. NATA will be measuring the aptitude of the candidate in the field of Architecture. NATA 2018 will be a one-day paper based examination all over the country.

NATA 2018 Notification:

NATA 2018 Exam Dates (Tantively)

Event Name


Online Applications start from

16th January 2018

Last date for printing of confirmation page

2nd March 2018

Admit Card availability

2nd April 2018

Examination Date and Time

29th April 2018


1st June 2018

NATA 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

1) 10+2 or its equivalent passed / appearing with Mathematics as one of the subjects.

2) 10+3 Diploma in any stream passed / appearing recognized by Central/State Government with Mathematics as one of the subjects.

3) International Baccalaureate Diploma passed/appearing after 10 years of schooling with Mathematics as one of the subjects of examination.

4) There is no lower age limit.

5) No lateral admission is allowed at any other year/stage of B.Arch course based on any qualification.

For complete NATA 2018 Eligibility Criteria

NATA 2018 Application Form:

Application Fee: Rs 1250 /- for all candidates irrespective of category and gender.

Mode of Payment:

a) Online mode: Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking.

b) ICICI Bank e-Challan

How to Apply Online:

1) Candidates have to visit the official website of NATA 2018.

2) Candidates have to fill the application form with their personal and academic details.

3) Upload the required documents and scanned images.

4) Once the images are successfully uploaded, candidate can pay the application fee or generate e-challan.

5) When the payment is successful, “Confirmation Page” will be generated.

6) Candidates have to save and take a printout of the “Confirmation Page”.

7) No need to post application or any document.

Get complete details of NATA 2018 Application Form

NATA 2018 Exam Pattern:

1) Mode of exam: Pen & Paper based test (Offline mode)

2) Duration: 3 Hours

3) Total no. of questions: 62 questions

4) Total marks: 200 marks

5) No negative marking

6) Sections: Part-A will be Mathematics & General Aptitude test and Part-B will be drawing.

Get full information of NATA 2018 Exam Pattern

NATA 2018 Syllabus:

NATA 2018 syllabus will be comprised of

a) Mathematics,

b) General Aptitude,

c) Drawing.

For complete NATA 2018 Syllabus

NATA 2018 Admit Cards:

NATA 2018 admit cards will be made available from 2nd April 2018 on the official website. Admit card will contain details like candidate’s name, roll number, exam date, time and venue etc. Candidates have to download the admit card and have to appear in the examination with admit card printout, photo as uploaded, and photo ID card. Candidates have to download the admit card, no post or email will be sent.

NATA 2018 Qualifying Marks:

Candidates have to secure at least 25% of marks in Part-A Multiple Choice Questions part i.e. 30 marks out of 120 marks and 25% of marks in Part-B Drawing part i.e. 20 marks out of 80 marks. Overall qualifying marks out of 200 will be based on post-exam statistics and at the discretion of the Council.

NATA 2018 Results & Rank Car

NATA 2018 results are expected to release by 1st June 2018. Candidates can check the official website for results. Rank cards will be made available on the official website after the announcement of the results. Candidates have to download the rank card, no post or email will be sent.

Tie breaking rules:

All candidates would get a unique rank at the time merit listing based on their marks. If more than one candidate gets the same marks, tie is broken by applying below logic:

1) Considering marks obtained in Mathematics test

2) If tie still exists, less wrong answers in attempted ones in Mathematics test will be considered.

3) If tie still exists, marks obtained in Aptitude test will be considered.

4) If tie still exists, less wrong answers in attempted ones in Aptitude test will be considered.

5) If tie still exists, earlier date of birth will be considered.

Result Format:

Result will be in three formats:

1) Marks obtained out of 200 and in each section

2) Merit Listing: unique based on marks and tie breaking rules mentioned above

3) Percentile score based on merit listing.

NATA 2018 Counselling Process

There are some crucial points that candidates need to be kept in mind during the admission process. The process is entirely based on the marks attained in NATA as well as the qualifying examination according to the ratio of 50:50. Once the score is received, one can apply for the admission to the institution as well as the university.