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NATA 2024: Final Answer Key, Cutoff, Registration, Exam Date, Question Paper

NATA: About Exam

National Aptitude Test in Architecture, NATA is a national level test conducted by the CoA, Council of Architecture. Candidates wants to take admission to 5 - year Undergraduate courses in architecture can apply for this test. 


Overview of National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) :

Full Name - National Aptitude Test in Architecture

Conducted By - National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture 


Highlights -


The Council of Architecture, CoA has declared NATA 2024 registration link on March 1, 2024. Candidates must visit the official website, and apply online through login and registration. Applicants with 10 + 3 Diploma in mathematics as a compulsory subject can also apply for the test. To apply, They must have a knowledge in the exam pattern. 


About National Aptitude Test in Architecture -


The National Aptitude Test in Architecture, NATA is conducted by The Council of Architecture, CoA. This is a national level exam for the undergraduate admission to Architecture courses. The exam measures educational areas like Critical thinking, Aesthetic sensitivity, Sense of proportion, Sense of proportion and Drawing skills. 


Nationality : Indian

Number of Attempts : Three

Age : No Bar

Frequency : Three

Month : March

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Exam : Online and offline

Language : English 


Pattern -


Number of Sections - 2


  • Mathematics & General Aptitude (Online)
  • Drawing Test (Offline - Pen & Paper based Test)


Total Number of Questions - 125 Questions.


  • Mathematics & General Aptitude - 60 Questions.
  • Drawing Test - 2 Questions.


Total Marks - 200

  • Mathematics & General Aptitude - 120.
  • Drawing Test - 80.


Exam Timings : 3 hours.

Types of Questions : Multiple - Choice type (MCQ), Multiple Select types (MSQ), Preferential Choice type (PCQ) and Numerical Answer Type (NAQ).


Marking Process -


  • The questions carry 1 mark, 2 marks and 3 marks. 
  • No negative marking. 


Exam 2024 (Tentative) - 


NATA 2024 date have been declared by the exam authority on the official website, CoA has released the application link and interested candidates can complete the registration before the final date, which is not announced yet, in 2024, NATA will be held from April 6, 2024. The exam will be in two sessions, forenoon and the afternoon. 


  • Conducted By - National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture 
  • Online Application Form - Mar 1, 2024 (Out)
  • Last Date of Submission the Application Form - April 2024
  • Admit Card - April 2024
  • Exam Date - April 6, 2024
  • Result Date - April 2024
  • Beginning of GD, PI and WAT process - Not declared yet
  • GD, PI and WAT process rounds - Not announced yet
  • Last Date of Merit List Disclosing - Not declared yet.


Application Fee -


  • General candidate for one session is INR 1750. 
  • For both sessions the fee is INR 3250. 
  • SC/ST Candidates, have to pay INR 1250 for one session and both session fee is INR 2250.

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