The filling up of the online application form for National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2014 has already begun.
The Council of Architecture (COA), New Delhi, is all set to conduct NATA 2014 for admission to Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) course, in all recognised institutions all over the country, commencing in the academic year 2014-15.
NATA is the qualifying entrance exam for admission to Architecture courses across the country.
Candidate must have to know the passing marks in NATA examination for admission to B.Arch programme.
As per Council of Architecture (COA) admission guidelines, a candidate applying to any school / college of architecture in India should have achieved 40% score in NATA, i.e. at least 80/200, for consideration of admission into first year B.Arch programme.
The score cards will be available on NATA website in e-format, usually, on the fourth working day after the test.
The answer to each question in the 'drawing' paper will be examined by a panel of three examiners independently and the marks are averaged. It may be further subject to moderation.
During the computer based test, with adaptive testing, an examinee is administered a set of questions with a difficulty level that is specifically designed to match the examinee's ability level. The mathematical process for calculating a score in this situation incorporates the statistical properties of the questions, the examinee's performance on the questions, and the number of questions that are answered.
NATA test would be conducted in two Phases i.e. Phase -I from 14th March to 25th May 2014, and Phase -II from 01st June to 31st August 2014, and can be given during this period on any working day, except holidays, at designated test centers.
Please check with the center before registering for the examination.