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NATA Counselling 2021

NATA Counselling 2021 is not conducted by Council of Architecture (COA). The candidates have to apply separately. NATA Counselling 2021 will be conducted via online mode and the candidates have to submit the application form online. NATA Counselling 2021 dates have been not been released, the tentative month would be June. All the candidates have to fill in the registration form in order to participate in counselling and seat allotment process. After giving the NATA 2021 exam the candidates are shortlisted on the basis of merit which is based on their ranks and the academic performance, college preference and availability of seats. The list of counselling is prepared by the counselling authorities based on the merit if the candidate. Candidates have to be present for the physical verification of the documents at the venue mentioned by the authorities and the seat would be confirmed after the payment of tuition fees.

NATA Counselling 2021 Dates:

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The announcement of the official dates for the counselling is not yet made, but here we mention the tentative dates for the counselling process:

EventDate
NATA Result DateTo be notified
Commencement of registration for counsellingTo be notified
Release of provisional merit listTo be notified
Final merit list release dateTo be notified
NATA Round-1 counselling through CAPTo be notified
Round 2- NATA 2021 counsellingTo be notified
NATA Round 3 of CAP counsellingTo be notified

About NATA 2021

NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) is a national level examination conducted by CoA (Council of Architecture). NATA is conducted generally in two phases. NATA is conducted to provide admission in the 5 year B. Arch course. It is upto the applicants to give one or both the phases as per their preference. The application form for NATA is expected to be released in the first week of February.

Fast Fact about NATA 2021

ParticularsOverview
Examination NameNational Aptitude Test in Architecture
Commonly Known AsNATA
Conducting BodyCouncil of Architecture (COA)
Level of ExaminationNational
Category of ExaminationUndergraduate
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Duration of Exam2 hours
Validity of NATA ScoresOne year
Frequency of ExamTwo times a year
PurposeTo offer admissions into the B. Arch courses offered by the recognized institutes of the country.
NATA CounsellingNo common counseling is conducted by the authorities. Candidates will have to pertain individually to each institute using NATA scores for admission.
NATA Official Websitewww.nata.in

NATA 2021 Exam Pattern:

Mode of ExaminationOnline Mode (Computer Based Test)
Time Duration of Exam180 Minutes
Question Paper TypeMultiple Choice Questions
No. of QuestionsPart A – 10 questions (4 Preferential type questions (PTQs) and 6 MCQs)

 

Part B – 50 questions from PCM and General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning sections

Negative MarkingNo
Marks per question+2 marks for each correct answer
Medium of ExaminationEnglish
Total Marks120

NATA Qualifying Marks

SubjectQualifying MarksTotal Marks
Drawing32125
PCM, GA & LR1875
Aggregate marksWill be based on post-exam statistics200

NATA Counselling 2021 Process:

There are certain steps that are to be followed at the time of going through the counselling session which includes registering on the official website, uploading the necessary document, paying the counselling fee. Candidates who have completed their 10+2 in 2020 or 2021 are qualified for appearing in the counselling session.

Registration:  

The counselling process starts with registration in which the candidates first register themselves in order to participate in the counselling rounds. The candidates can register by visiting the official website of the different colleges and login via application number and password. The candidates have to enter several other details in order to register themselves. The candidates have to enter their academic details as well.

  • The candidates will be given admissions on the basis of NATA score.
  • The counselling process varies from institute to institute.
  • Candidates have to apply on their own for each and every college that accepts NATA score.
  • Under the counselling round candidates can lock their choice and college preference.
  • Candidates were allotted seats as per choices locked and the availability of seats.
  • Once the seat is allotted to the candidates have to take the admission details in advance.
  • Once the seat allotment is made the candidates have to pay the requisite fee in order to confirm the seat.

Document Verification:

After the allotment of seats candidates have to report to the allotted college for document verification. It is advised to the candidates to carry their original and photocopy of the documents mentioned below:

NATA Counselling 2021: Documents needed at the time of Counselling

There will be physical verification of the documents as well so, it is advised to the candidates who were allotted a seat must carry the below-mentioned documents in original and photocopies of it:

  • NATA 2021 Scorecard of the candidate
  • NATA 2021 Admit Card of the candidate
  • NATA Counselling 2021 letter
  • 10th and 12th Mark sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Any valid govt. photo Id proof
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Income Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Academic Gap Certificate (if applicable)
  • Permanent Residence proof/certificate.
  • Domicile Certificate

NATA 2021 Participating Colleges:

Here is the list of participating institute or colleges that accept NATA score

  • East-West School of Architecture, Bangalore
  • SRM University, Chennai
  • Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal
  • AU College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi
  • ITM University, Gwalior
  • Ansal University, Gurgaon
  • KIIT University, Bhubaneswar
  • Bharath University, Chennai
  • Sir J J College of Architecture, Mumbai
  • School of Architecture and Planning, VMRF, Chennai
  • Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh
  • Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon
  • Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics, JMI, New Delhi
  • Department of Architecture, BIT, Mesra
  • R V School of Architecture, RVCE, Bangalore
  • Hindustan University, Kelambakkam
  • Sharda University, Greater Noida
  • CEPT University, Ahmedabad
  • BS Abdur Rahman University,Chennai
  • Sri Sri University
Seat Wise Intake of under NATA Counselling 2021:
S.No.StateSeat Intake
1Karnataka896
2Maharashtra5167
3Kerala707
4Gujarat1710
5West Bengal88
6Punjab70
7UP1560
8MP330
9Chhattisgarh138
10Goa140
11Haryana610
12Himachal40
13Rajasthan270
14Tamil Nadu3010
NATA Counselling 2021 University wise seat Intake:
S. No.UniversitySeat Intake
1VIT University40
2SRM80
3PES40
4Christ University, Bangalore40
5Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts85
6Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi80
7KIIT40
8Chandigarh University80

FAQ’s

Q.1     Who conducts NATA Counselling 2021?

Ans.    NATA Counselling 2021 is not conducted by Council of Architecture (COA). The candidates have to apply separately. NATA Counselling 2021 will be conducted via online mode and the candidates have to submit the application form online. NATA Counselling 2021 dates have been not been released, the tentative month would be June. All the candidates have to fill in the registration form in order to participate in counselling and seat allotment process.

Q.2     What is NATA?

Ans.    NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) is a national level examination conducted by CoA (Council of Architecture). NATA is conducted generally in two phases. NATA is conducted to provide admission in the 5 year B. Arch course. It is upto the applicants to give one or both the phases as per their preference. The application form for NATA is expected to be released in the first week of February.

Q.3     What is the exam pattern for NATA 2021?

Ans.    The exam pattern for NATA 2021 is as follows

Mode of ExaminationOnline Mode (Computer Based Test)
Time Duration of Exam180 Minutes
Question Paper TypeMultiple Choice Questions
No. of QuestionsPart A – 10 questions (4 Preferential type questions (PTQs) and 6 MCQs)

 

Part B – 50 questions from PCM and General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning sections

Negative MarkingNo
Marks per question+2 marks for each correct answer
Medium of ExaminationEnglish
Total Marks120

 

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