NATA 2022 Preparation: Tips, Strategy & Guide

National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2022 ( NATA )

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NATA 2022 is the gateway for BArch admissions offered by various institutes of the country. Since the competition level of the examination is high, the candidates must be well prepared to secure good scores in NATA 2022. To ensure that a good performance is given during the exam, the candidates are advised to follow some popular NATA 2022 preparation tips. By checking the preparation tips of NATA, the candidates will have higher chances of scoring well and getting admission into their dream college. Candidates can check the various NATA preparation tips 2022 listed in the article to boost their preparation for the upcoming examination.

NATA 2022 Preparation Tips

Understand NATA 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates are advised to check the official NATA 2022 exam pattern before starting their preparation process. Through the exam pattern, the candidates will be able to know how the authorities will conduct the entrance examination. Details regarding the duration, mode, type of questions and more will be made available through the NATA exam pattern.  This will help the candidates to prepare for the examination.

NATA 2022 Exam Pattern

Particulars

Details

Mode

Computer-Based Test

Duration

3 Hours

Medium

English

Sections

Aptitude

Total Number of Questions

125 Questions

Type of Questions

·         Multiple-Choice type (MCQ)

·         Multiple Select type (MSQ)

·         Preferential Choice type (PCQ)

·         Numerical Answer type (NAQ)

Marking Scheme

The questions will be of 1 mark, 2 marks or 3 marks. No negative marking

Check NATA 2022 Syllabus

The authorities will soon release NATA 2022 syllabus on the official website. Candidates will be able to check the topics and units, which have to be studied for the entrance examination. Through the syllabus, the candidates will be able to familiarize themselves with the topics from where the questions for the entrance examination will be formulated.

Practice Mock Tests

Mock tests are an important part of the preparation process. By solving mock tests, the candidates will be able to know how the entrance examination will be conducted. Mock tests will also help the candidates to assess their current preparation stance and learn from their commonly made mistakes. This will ensure that the candidates do not repeat the same mistakes and give them a higher chance of scoring good marks.

Create Notes Regularly

Candidates are advised to create notes regularly while preparing for NATA 2022. Creating notes will help the candidates to write down the concepts and formulas which they have a hard time memorizing. Having small notes will help the candidates to revise these topics whenever and wherever they wish to.

Revision is Important

Candidates should ensure that they add revisions to the daily study schedule. It is important for the candidates to revise whatever they have studied since this will allow them to be well prepared for the examination. Candidates should also revise the difficult and important topics more. A few hours of regular revision will bring much change in the preparation progress of the students.

Create a Healthy Schedule

Along with a well-planned exam preparation schedule, the candidates should also make sure that they take care of their health. Sleep should never be compromised, as it will ensure that the students have a fresh mind to absorb information. Candidates should also ensure that they have a healthy diet since they need to be in a good condition to perform well in the examination.

Best Books for NATA 2022

Candidates can check some of the popular books for NATA 2022 from the tables given below.

Topics

Books

Algebra

Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight

Reasoning

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal

General

NATA & B.Arch Question Bank by Ar. Shadan Usmani

Mathematical Problems

Problems in Mathematics by V Govorov, P.Dybov, N.Miroshin and S.Smirnova

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Aggarwal

NATA 2022 Preparation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. Where can I check the NATA 2022 exam pattern?

A. Candidates will be able to check the NATA 2022 exam pattern on the official website.

Q. Where will the NATA 2022 syllabus be available?

A. NATA 2022 syllabus will be available on the official website.

Q. Do I need to study the entire NATA exam syllabus?

A. To secure good scores, the candidates should study the entire NATA syllabus.

Q. Will NATA 2022 be held as a pen-and-paper-based test?

A. No. NATA 2022 will be held as a computer-based test.

Q. Is there a negative marking in NATA 2022?

A. There is no negative marking in NATA 2022.

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Which top architecture colleges in India accept NATA scores for admission?

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umit Awasthi

Beginner-Level 5

Yesterday

Studying at one of the best architecture colleges in India always marks a difference as compared to studying at any ordinary college. There are numerous architecture colleges in India which offer full-time or part-time courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and Diploma levels. NATA is a national-...Studying at one of the best architecture colleges in India always marks a difference as compared to studying at any ordinary college. There are numerous architecture colleges in India which offer full-time or part-time courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and Diploma levels. NATA is a national-level entrance test to get admission to the best architecture colleges. If you are planning to make a career in the architecture field and looking for the best design and architecture colleges, then you should consider the colleges accepting NATA score. Admission to these colleges is based on NATA exam score. Here is the compiled list of the top architecture colleges accepting NATA score for admission:
Lingayas Vidyapeeth
Jamia Millia Islamia University
Andhra University
Amity Institute of Architecture and Planning, Noida
Visit - https://www.shiksha.com/university/lingaya-s-vidyapeeth-faridabad-24621/courses?uaf[]=base_course&uaf[]=stream&rf=filters&s[]=12.

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Can I opt for interior designing without appearing in NATA?

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

3 weeks ago

Please write about the College name for better response. However NATA score is not mandatory for UG Interior design course. Few more College like CEPT University Ahmedabad requires NATA score. NID conducts his own entrance exam. While UCEED scores are applicable in most of the Colleges offering d...Please write about the College name for better response. However NATA score is not mandatory for UG Interior design course. Few more College like CEPT University Ahmedabad requires NATA score. NID conducts his own entrance exam. While UCEED scores are applicable in most of the Colleges offering design related courses.

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Does SPA Vijayawada accept NATA score for B.Arch?

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Riya Shokeen

Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

No, SPA does not accept NATA score. It requires JEE mains score. NATA score is accepted by the following universities:JJ college of Architecture, MumbaiIIT RoorkeeChandigarh college of ArchitectureNIT TiruchirapalliNIT CalicutBIT MesraRVCE BanagloreSinhgad College of ArchitectureRizvi College of ...No, SPA does not accept NATA score. It requires JEE mains score. NATA score is accepted by the following universities:
JJ college of Architecture, Mumbai
IIT Roorkee
Chandigarh college of Architecture
NIT Tiruchirapalli
NIT Calicut
BIT Mesra
RVCE Banaglore
Sinhgad College of Architecture
Rizvi College of Architecture

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How to prepare for NATA?

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Tapti Rathore

Beginner-Level 2

a month ago

Focus on the syllabus and NATA Exam Pattern. One of the most important things while preparing for NATA 2022 is to know the NATA exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly. Be creative. Keep track of your time. Practice with sample papers. Previous year exam papers. Focus on the online test.

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Can I get admission in Mesce with a NATA score 118 /200 and 98% mark in HSE without KEAM?

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Sajid Borah

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

Yes, absolutely you get admission in Mesce with NATA score 118 /200 and 98%mark in hse without KEAM. For more information go to official website.check the cutoff

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What is the criteria for merit list for 2022 for admission in B.Arch colleges under COA? Are 12th marks added to NATA score?

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pradeep kumar

Scholar-Level 18

2 months ago

The merit list will be prepared on the basis of 12th and NATA scores. The 50-50% weightage will be given to 12th and NATA scores.

497 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.)
  • 4.4

    Placements

    4.3

    Infrastructure

    4.8

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    3.7

    Crowd & Campus Life

    5.0

    Value for Money

    4.3
    (7)
  • |
  • 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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