The Council of Architecture (CoA) conducts the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) thrice this year in the months of June and July. This is the only entrance examination in the country conducted for admission to a bachelor degree in an architecture course.
Candidates who have registered online for the NATA examination need to download the admit card to take the test. The NATA admit card will be issued only to those candidates whose applications are successfully submitted. One can download the NATA admit card from the official website.
Aspirants are advised to hold the NATA admit card carefully till the admission procedure. If a candidate found that an applicant is ineligible, his/her candidature shall be cancelled even if he/she has appeared in NATA.
|Exam||National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)|
|Conducted by||Council of Architecture|
|Admit card mode||Online|
|NATA admit card First test||June 07, 2022|
|NATA exam (First Test) date||June 12, 2022|
|NATA admit card second test||June 30, 2022|
|NATA exam (Second Test) date||July 03, 2022|
|NATA admit card third test||July 21, 2022|
|NATA Exam (Third Test) date||July 24, 2022|
|NATA score validity||One year|
Step 1: Visit the official website of NATA – www.nata.in
Step 2: Scroll down for the link.
Step 3: Find the NATA admit card link.
Step 4: Enter the login credentials such as application number and password.
Step 5: Download the NATA admit card and take a printout.
Once the NATA admit card was downloaded from the official website, candidates need to check the personal and examination details printed on it. The important details to check are given below.
If candidates find any discrepancy in NATA admit card, they should report the same to the Council of Architecture (CoA) without any delay. The help desk will help in all the queries related to the NATA examination.
Council of Architecture
India Habitat Centre, Core 6A, 1st Floor,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 India
Help Desk Phone: +91 8296744296
If candidates forget their application number/ password, they need to click on the ‘Forgot Password’ in the admit card page. The details to be submitted to retrieve the NATA admit card are given below.
Candidates will not be permitted to take the NATA examination with a valid admit card. Candidates need to download the NATA admit card and carry the same to the examination centre along with a photo identity card issued by the central or state government. Some of the accepted photo identity cards are:
1. The candidates will have to follow the time schedule as follows :
|Report to the exam centre||9.00 AM (1st Session) / 1.30 PM (2nd Session)|
|Opening gate to the examination hall||9.15 AM (1st Session) / 1.45 PM (2nd Session)|
|Registration of candidate to be completed by||9.45 AM (1st Session) / 2.15 PM (2nd Session)|
|Closing date to the examination hall||10.00 AM (1st Session) / 2.30 PM (2nd Session)|
|Commencement of examination||10.00 AM (1st Session) / 2:30 PM (2nd Session)|
|Duration of examination||10.00 AM to 01.00 PM (1st Session) / 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM (2nd Session)|
Late entry of candidates will not be permitted in the examination hall after 10.15 AM (1st Session) / 2.45 PM (Second Session) and no extra time shall be granted. Exit from the examination centre shall not be allowed before 1.00 PM (1st Session) / 5.30 PM (2nd Session).