NATA Syllabus 2022: Check Latest NATA Syllabus PDF

National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2022 ( NATA )

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Council of Architecture (CoA) has released the official NATA syllabus 2022 on the official website nata.in. Candidates will be able to check the detailed information regarding the subjects, topics and units that have to be studied for NATA 2022. The authorities will conduct NATA as a single section examination. Candidates will be assessed on their aptitude and the candidates will accordingly have to prepare for the examination. NATA 2022 syllabus is an essential part of the examination and candidates are advised to check it beforehand. Read to know more about NATA Syllabus 2022.

NATA 2022 Syllabus

Candidates can check the details regarding NATA 2022 syllabus from the table given below:

Topics
Physics and Geometry
Mathematics
Aesthetic Sensitivity
Colour Theory
Language and Interpretation
Visual Perception and Cognition
Lateral Thinking and Logical Reasoning
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Building Anatomy and Architectural Vocabulary
Basic Techniques of Building Construction and Knowledge of Material
Graphics and Imagery

While preparing the questions for NATA 2022, the authorities will keep many factors that they wish to assess in mind. Candidates can check the factors below:

  • Abstract Reasoning - Candidates will be tested on their general knowledge and their ability to apply it in situations.
  • Situational Judgment - Candidates will be tested on their problem-solving abilities.
  • Numerical Reasoning - Candidates will be tested on their ability to solve simple numerical problems.
  • Inductive Reasoning - Candidates will be tested on their ability to analyze data and patterns.
  • Verbal Reasoning - Candidates will be assessed on their verbal logic.
  • Logical Reasoning - Candidates will be assessed on their ability to recognize patterns, relationships, sequences and more.
  • Diagrammatic Reasoning - Candidates will be tested on their ability to analyze drawings and use logical reasoning.

Previous Year's NATA Syllabus

NATA Syllabus for Mathematics

Chapter

Topics

Algebra

Definitions of A. P. and G.P.; General term; Summation of first n-terms of series; Arithmetic/Geometric series, A.M., G.M. and their relation; Infinite G.P. series and its sum

Logarithms

Definition; General properties; Change of base.

Matrices

Concepts of m x n, real matrices, operations of addition, scalar multiplication and multiplication of matrices. Transpose of a matrix. Determinant of a square matrix. Properties of determinants (statement only). Minor, cofactor and adjoint of a matrix. Nonsingular matrix. The inverse of a matrix. Finding the area of a triangle. Solutions of system of linear equations. (Not more than 3 variables).

Trigonometry

Trigonometric functions, addition and subtraction formulae, formulae involving multiple and submultiple angles, general solution of trigonometric equations. Properties of triangles, inverse trigonometric functions, and their properties.

Coordinate geometry

Distance formula, section formula, area of a triangle, condition of collinearity of three points in a plane. Polar coordinates, the transformation from Cartesian to polar coordinates and vice versa. Parallel transformation of axes, the concept of locus, elementary locus problems. The slope of a line. Equation of lines in different forms, angle between two lines. Condition of perpendicularity and parallelism of two lines. Distance of a point from a line. Distance between two parallel lines. Lines through the point of intersection of two lines. Equation of a circle with a given centre and radius. A condition that a general equation of second degree in x, y may represent a circle. Equation of a circle in terms of endpoints of a diameter. Equation of tangent, normal and chord. Parametric equation of a circle. The intersection of a line with a circle. Equation of common chord of two intersecting circles.

3-Dimensional Co-ordinate geometry

Direction cosines and direction ratios, the distance between two points and section formula, equation of a straight line, equation of a plane, a distance of a point from a plane.

Theory of Calculus

Functions, the composition of two functions and inverse of a function, limit, continuity, derivative, chain rule, derivatives of implicit functions and functions defined parametrically. Integration as a reverse process of differentiation, indefinite integral of standard functions. Integration by parts. Integration by substitution and partial fraction. Definite integral as a limit of a sum with equal subdivisions. The fundamental theorem of integral calculus and its applications. Properties of definite integrals. Formation of ordinary differential equations, solution of homogeneous differential equations, separation of variables method, linear first-order differential equations.

Application of Calculus

Tangents and normals, conditions of tangency. Determination of monotonicity, maxima, and minima. Differential coefficient as a measure of rate. Motion in a straight line with constant acceleration. Geometric interpretation of definite integral as area, calculation of area bounded by elementary curves and Straight lines. Area of the region included between two elementary curves.

Permutation and combination

Permutation of n different things taken r at a time. Permutation of n things not all different. Permutation with repetitions (circular permutation excluded). Combinations of n different things taken r at a time. Combination of n things not all different. Basic properties. Problems involving both permutations and combinations.

Statistics and Probability

The measure of dispersion, mean, variance and standard deviation, frequency distribution. Addition and multiplication rules of probability, conditional probability and Bayes’ Theorem, independence of events, repeated independent trails and Binomial distribution.

NATA Syllabus for General Aptitude

Chapters

Topics

Sets and Relations

The idea of sets, subsets, power set, complement, union, intersection and difference of sets, Venn diagram, De Morgan's Laws, Relation and its properties. Equivalence relation — definition and elementary examples.

Mathematical reasoning

Statements, logical operations like and, or, if and only if, implies, implied by. Understanding of tautology, converse, contradiction, and contrapositive

Objects

Texture related to architecture and the built environment. Interpretation of pictorial compositions, Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawing. Visualizing different sides of 3D objects. Analytical reasoning, mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal), General awareness of national/ international architects and famous architectural creations. 

NATA Syllabus for Drawing

Understanding of scale and proportion of objects, geometric composition, shape, building forms and elements, aesthetics, colour texture, harmony, and contrast. Conceptualization and Visualization through structuring objects in memory. Drawing of patterns - both geometrical and abstract. Form transformations in 2D and 3D like union, subtraction, rotation, surfaces, and volumes. Generating plan, elevation and 3D views of objects. Creating 2-D and 3-D compositions using given shapes and forms. Perspective drawing, Sketching of urbanscape and landscape, Common day-to-day life objects like furniture, equipment, etc from memory.

NATA 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates will be able to check the details regarding the NATA 2022 exam pattern from the table given below:

Particulars Details
Mode Computer-Based Test (Online)
Duration 3 hours
Medium English
Sections Aptitude
Number of Questions 125
Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Preferential Answer Type Questions (PAQ)

Numerical Answer Type Questions (NAQ)

Marking Scheme

75 Questions - 1 mark will be given for every correct answer.

25 Questions - 2 marks will be given for every correct answer.

25 Questions - 3 marks will be given for every correct answer.

NATA 2022 Syllabus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. Where is the NATA 2022 syllabus released?

A. NATA 2022 syllabus has been released at nata.in.

Q. Are Mathematics and Drawing included in NATA 2022 syllabus?

A. No. NATA 2022 will be conducted as a single section examination. General knowledge of the candidates related to mathematics and drawing may be assessed in the aptitude section.

Q. What do I have to study for NATA 2022?

A. Candidates will have to study 12th standard mathematics and general aptitude questions for NATA 2022.

Q. Will NATA 2022 be held offline?

A. NATA 2022 will be held as a computer-based test.

Q. Will I be able to attempt all sessions of NATA 2022 exams?

A. Yes. Candidates can attempt all three sessions of NATA 2022 exam.

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Comments

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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

6 days 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

a month 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.

496 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
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  • 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)
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  • Total Fees: ₹ 16.00 Lakh
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  • 5 years
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  • Full Time

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