National Aptitude Test in Architecture has been released on the main website of NATA. As per the schedule the application procedure will start on 24 January 2019. The candidates who wish to apply for this programme can fill up the application form by going to the official website nata.in. In 2019, these architecture exams are going to be held in two different sessions. The first session will be held on April 14, 2019 and the other session will be held on July 7, 2019.
Qualification criteria to apply for NATA
It is important for the candidates to understand that you are not allowed to get any lateral admission in the middle of the programme based on any qualification that you have.COA has been conducting these tests since the year 2006.
The students who have cleared their 12th grade with 50% marks in maths, physics, and chemistry can apply for this course. Moreover, the candidate needs to obtain 50 percent marks in their class XII exams. Additionally, the students who are going to give their class XII exams in 2019-2020 session can also give the provisional exam. However, the result that the candidate will get in the NATA exams will be valid if the candidate is able to meet the criteria mentioned above.
Purpose of introducing single NATA exam
The architecture council has been given the responsibility to maintain a register with the name of architects in it for regulating the practice and education of architecture all across the nation. The main aim of holding these NATA exams is to offer a single scheme and also persuading the prospective candidates all across the nation to apply for architecture course in various institutes. Plus, it allows candidates to secure a seat in a good institute to pursue architecture programme without going through the hassle of giving different entrance exams.
This council evaluates different skills of an individual through this competitive exam such as critical thinking, mathematics, sense of proportion, sensitivity, observation skills, and drawing skills that he or she has acquired in the past few years in a particular field of study.
Candidates need to fill up the application form online by going to the main website www.nata.in . Once you open the website, you will see a link ‘Online Application NATA 2019’. Click on that link and then the application form will open up in front of you.
First of all the candidates will have to fill up all the personal details and then they have to proceed with uploading the necessary documents. When all the documents are uploaded successfully, then you will have to pay the fees. After that, the candidates can take a print out of the confirmation page that will appear before them after making the fee payment. The candidates are not required to send any documents by post.