NATA 2022: Application Form (OUT), Correction Facility (Started) Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern

National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2022 ( NATA )

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Registrations: 8 Apr '22 - 23 May '22

Saakshi Varsha Lama

Saakshi Varsha LamaSenior Executive Content

Updated on May 20, 2022 18:56 IST

NATA 2022 exam dates for Phase 2 and 3 have been announced. The authorities will now conduct NATA 2022 for Phase 2 and 3 on July 7 and August 7 respectively. Previously, the exam was to be held on July 3 and July 24. NATA 2022 exam date for Phase 1 is June 12. Registered candidates can now access the correction facility of NATA 2022 until May 23. The authorities have commenced the NATA 2022 registration process at nata.in. NATA 2022 application form last date is May 23, June 24 and July 24 for Phase 1, 2 and 3 respectively. Registered candidates will have the choice to attempt one or all sessions of NATA 2022. In case a candidate appears for 2 tests, the best of the 2 scores shall be the valid score and in the case of 3 attempts, the valid score shall be the average of the 2 best scores. Qualifying in NATA 2022 is mandatory for admission to the BArch degree offered by various colleges across India. No common counselling will be conducted for NATA 2022 qualified candidates. Read the full article to know more about NATA 2022.

What is NATA?

National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is a national level entrance exam conducted by the Council of Architecture (CoA) for candidates seeking admission to undergraduate programmes in Architecture (5-year BArch). Candidates will have the choice of appearing in one or all exams.

Latest Updates

  • May 19, 2022 - NATA 2022 dates for Phase 2 and 3 released
  • May 12, 2022 - NATA 2022 exam dates for Phase 2 and 3 revised

NATA 2022 Highlights

Candidates can check the highlights of NATA 2022 from the table given below.

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam National Aptitude Test for Architecture or NATA
Conducted By Council of Architecture
Exam Level Undergraduate 
Exam Frequency Thrice
Mode of Exam Computer-Based Test
Total Registrations 25,860 (2021)
Course offered through the exam BArch
Exam Fees

For One Attempt:

  • General Category - INR 2000
  • SC/ST -  INR 1500

For Two Attempts:

  • General Category - INR 4000
  • SC/ST -  INR 3000

For Three Attempts

  • General Category - INR 5400
  • SC/ST -  INR 4050
Exam Duration

3 Hours 

Number of Papers

1

Total Questions

125

Marking Scheme

The questions will be of 1 or 2 or 3 marks

Medium of Exam English 
Colleges Accepting Exam Score BArch colleges of India
No. of Test Cities 136
Official Website nata.in
Contact Details

NATA Email ID: nata.helpdesk2022@gmail.com

NATA Helpline: 9560707764, 9319275557

NATA 2022 Exam Dates 

Candidates can check the important dates of NATA 2022 from the tables given below.

NATA 2022 Phase 1 Dates

Events

Dates 

Beginning of Online Application Process

08-Apr-2022

Conclusion of the Online Registration Process

23-May-2022

Last Date to Upload Image/s and Payment of Fee

23-May-2022

Availability of Confirmation Page for Printing

23-May-2022

Correction Window of Application Form

19-May-2022 to 23-May-2022

Release of Admit Card

07-Jun-2022

NATA 2022 Phase I

12-Jun-2022 (Announced)

Declaration of Result

20-Jun-2022

NATA 2022 Phase 2 Dates

Events

Dates

Beginning of Online Application Process

08-Apr-2022

Conclusion of the Online Registration Process

24-Jun-2022

Last Date to Upload Image/s and Payment of Fee

24-Jun-2022

Availability of Confirmation Page for Printing

24-Jun-2022

Correction Window of Application Form

22-Jun-2022 to 24-Jun-2022

Release of the Admit Card 

04-Jul-2022

NATA 2022 Phase II

03-Jul-2022 07-Jul-2022 (Announced)

Declaration of Result

15-Jul-2022

NATA 2022 Phase 3 Dates

Events

Dates

Beginning of Online Application Process

08-Apr-2022

Conclusion of the Online Registration Process

24-Jul-2022

Last Date to Upload Image/s and Payment of Fee

24-Jul-2022

Availability of Confirmation Page for Printing

24-Jul-2022

Correction Window of Application Form

22-Jul-2022 to 24-Jul-2022

Release of the Admit Card 

04-Aug-2022

NATA 2022 Phase III

24-Jul-2022 07-Aug-2022 (Announced)

Declaration of Result

16-Aug-2022

NATA 2022 Application Form

The authorities have released the application form of NATA 2022 on April 8. Candidates will have to fill out the NATA application form 2022 to participate in the entrance exam. While filling out the application form, the candidates will have to provide their personal, academic and contact details. The candidates will also have to pay the required fee online i.e., through net banking/credit card/debit card. 

NATA 2022 Application Fee

Category

For single attempt

For two attempts

For three attempts

General Category (Male)

INR 2000

INR 4000

INR 5400

General Category (Female)

INR 1500

INR 3000

INR 4050

For SC/ ST Category 

INR 1500

INR 3000

INR 4050

Transgender

INR 1500

INR 3000

INR 4050

For Candidates who are applying from abroad

INR 10,000

INR 20,000

INR 27,000

NATA 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The CoA has relaxed the NATA 2022 eligibility criteria. Every candidate must fulfil the NATA eligibility criteria before filling out the application form:

  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for the exam.
  • Subjects in Class 12: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are compulsory subjects.
  • Qualifications: The candidates must have passed the 12th level examination from a recognised board
  • Marks: Candidates must score at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (PCM) and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination. Candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC-NCL category or PwD (Persons with a disability) shall be provided with a relaxation of 5% marks in total aggregate in 10+2 level

Diploma Holders: Candidates who have passed the 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate are also eligible to appear for the exam.

NATA 2022 Syllabus

CoA has released the NATA syllabus 2022 on the official website. Candidates can now check the subjects, topics and units which have to be studied for the examination through the syllabus. By knowing the syllabus beforehand, the candidates will be able to understand the important topics and prepare for the upcoming examination. 

NATA 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates are advised to check the NATA 2022 exam pattern to create their preparation strategy. Through the exam pattern, the candidates will be able to know the entrance examination mode, duration, marking scheme and more. Understanding the exam pattern is essential for the candidates to be comfortable and secure good scores during the entrance examination.

NATA 2022 Preparation Tips

To perform well in the entrance examination, the candidates can check some of the preparation tips of NATA 2022 given below.

  • Understand the Exam Pattern and Syllabus - Candidates are advised to check the official exam pattern and syllabus of NATA 2022 before starting their preparation. This will help the candidates to be well-prepared for the exam.
  • Create Timetable - To make sure that the students have allotted their preparation time well, they are advised to create a personalised timetable. 
  • Attempt Mock Tests - To know their progress and commonly made mistakes, the students are also advised to regularly attempt mock tests. By solving mock tests, the candidates will also know how the entrance examination will be held. 
  • Prepare Notes - The candidates are advised to prepare notes for the tough topics so that they can study it whenever they wish to. 
  • Revise Regularly - Candidates should make sure that they revise all of the topics and subjects regularly so that they do not forget what they have earlier studied.

NATA 2022 Admit Card

The examination authority will issue the NATA 2022 admit card on the official website. Candidates will be able to download their respective admit cards by entering their registered ID and password. After downloading the admit card, the candidates should confirm that the photograph and signature are printed on the admit card. Every candidate must carry the admit card along with valid photo ID proof to the exam centres.

NATA 2022 Answer Key

NATA 2022 answer key will be released a few days after the entrance exam is conducted. The correct answers to the NATA question paper will be available through the answer key. Candidates will be able to calculate their probable secured scores using the NATA 2022 answer key. While calculating the scores, the candidates will have to use the official marking scheme. The authorities will also release the NATA 2022 response sheet where the personal responses of the candidates have been recorded. The scores calculated using the NATA answer key will be indicative in nature.

NATA 2022 Result

CoA will release the NATA result 2022 online. To access the NATA result, the candidates will have to log in using the required credentials. The obtained scores and qualifying status will be available through the NATA 2022 result. Candidates who qualify the entrance examination will be able to apply for admission into the Architecture colleges of India. 

NATA 2022 Counselling

CoA does not conduct a common NATA counselling. For BArch admissions, the qualified candidates will have to individually apply at their preferred colleges. There are 300 Universities and Colleges in India that accept NATA scores for admission into their 5-year BArch programs. 

Also Read: List of Colleges that Accept NATA scores 

Previous Years' NATA Statistics

Candidates can check the detailed statistics of NATA below.

NATA 2021 Statistics (Test 2)

Particulars Details
Number of candidates who applied for NATA 2021 25860
Number of candidates who attempted NATA 2021 21657
Number of candidates who qualified NATA 2021 11583

NATA 2021 Statistics (Test 1)

Particulars Details
Number of candidates who applied for NATA 2021 15066
Number of candidates who attempted NATA 2021 14140
Number of candidates who qualified NATA 2021 11431

NATA 2022 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. When will the NATA 2022 application form be released?

A. NATA 2022 application form was released on April 8.

Q. What is the last date to fill the NATA 2022 application form?

A. The last date to NATA 2022 application form is May 23, June 24 and July 24 for Phase 1, 2 and 3 respectively.

Q. When will the NATA 2022 exam be conducted?

A. NATA 2022 will be held on June 12, July 7 and August 7.

Q. Till when is the NATA 2022 score valid?

A. NATA score is valid for one year.

Q. Where can I take NATA 2022?

A. Candidates aspiring for NATA can take the test at iON proctored assessment centres which are spread across all the major cities in India and Dubai.

Q. If I have not studied Mathematics in my qualifying examination, can I apply for NATA 2022?

A. No, it is mandatory to have Mathematics as a compulsory subject in the 12th or Diploma program. Without this subject, candidates will not be allowed to fill in the NATA Application Form. 

Q. Is there any provision to reschedule the exam?

A. No. The exam is conducted only on the already decided date all over the country. Rescheduling the examination is not possible. 

Q. Is it possible to appear in the exam in some other city or centre than the one assigned by the Council?

A. Once the exam centre is allotted to a candidate, no changes will be entertained.

Q. When will NATA 2022 result be announced?

A. NATA 2022 result will be announced on June 20, July 15 and August 16 for Phase 1, 2 and 3 respectively.

Q. Are there any centres in foreign cities? And is the examination fee different for the exam centre?

A. Yes, the exam will also be conducted in Dubai. Candidates opting for Dubai as their exam centre will need to pay an additional fee of Rs 10,000.

Q. To whom should candidates contact in case of any queries for NATA 2022?

A. For getting the solution to any query, candidates must contact the helpdesk at 9560707764, 9319275557. 

NATA 2022 Contact Information

Council of Architecture
Core 6-A, 1st Floor,
India Habitat Center,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003

NATA Help Desk No: 9560707764, 9319275557

Email: helpdesk.nata2022@gmail.com

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Comments

Can I get NATA syllabus and dates for 2022, ASAP?

Reply to Apoorva Amargol

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Pratibha Dubey

Contributor-Level 8

2 months ago

Hi Apoorva. You can get all the details from this link below-https://www.shiksha.com/architecture-planning/nata-exam
I hope this will help you.

How much is required to qualify for the NATA. What are some of the best colleges under the NATA.

Reply to Devanshu Nath

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Puneet Singh

Scholar-Level 17

2 months ago

Dear Aspirant, The following are the best institutes under NATA:1 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur2 Goa College of Architecture3 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee4 Birla Institute of Technology5 Lovely Professional University Punjab6 Andhra University7 BMS College of Architecture, Ka...Dear Aspirant, The following are the best institutes under NATA:
1 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
2 Goa College of Architecture
3 Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
4 Birla Institute of Technology
5 Lovely Professional University Punjab
6 Andhra University
7 BMS College of Architecture, Karnataka
8 Anna University, Chennai
9 Anna University of Technology, Madurai
10 CEPT University
Being an alumnus of LPU I would like to tell you that you should have a minimum score of 130 in the NATA exam to get admission to the B.Arch programme at LPU Punjab. LPU is ranked 12th among all public and private institutes in India in the category of an Architecture programme by NIRF ranking 2021. Hope this helps
Good Luck!

502 Institutes accepting NATA

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch. Hons.)
  • 4.5

    Placements

    4.3

    Infrastructure

    4.8

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    3.8

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.9

    Value for Money

    4.7
    (11)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 10.39 Lakh
  • |
  • 5 years
  • |
  • Full Time
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)
  • 4.5

    Placements

    4.3

    Infrastructure

    5.0

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    3.5

    Crowd & Campus Life

    5.0

    Value for Money

    4.5
    (5)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 10.71 Lakh
  • |
  • 5 years
  • |
  • Full Time
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)
  • 3.7

    Placements

    2.3

    Infrastructure

    4.3

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    3.3

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.0

    Value for Money

    4.8
    (4)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 6.78 Lakh
  • |
  • 5 years
  • |
  • Full Time
CEPT University

CEPT University

University Area, Ahmedabad

Admissions 2021

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)
  • 4.8

    Placements

    4.3

    Infrastructure

    5.0

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    5.0

    Crowd & Campus Life

    5.0

    Value for Money

    4.8
    (5)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 16.00 Lakh
  • |
  • 5 years
  • |
  • Full Time

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