NATA 2022: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus


NATA Answer KeyThe NATA 2022 is an entrance exam that is conducted every year by the official conducting authorities of the Council of Architecture. The NATA 2022 is commonly known as the National Aptitude Test in Architecture. The applicants who wish to pursue admission in 5 years of B. Arch courses offered in different institutions located across the country can apply for the NATA 2022 entrance exam.

The NATA 2022 entrance exam scorecard will be made valid for a one – year duration only. The applicants who will satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the official authorities of the Council of Architecture will be able to apply for the entrance exam and get admission in the same. The NATA 2022 entrance exam will be conducted at the national level every year.

The applicants who want to get more information regarding the NATA 2022 entrance exam such as the important events and tentative dates, application form and application fee, eligibility criteria, exam paper pattern, and exam syllabus, admit card, results, counseling session and many more can go through the details that we have provided below in this article.

NATA 2022 Important events and tentative dates

Every year the NATA 2022 entrance exam will be conducted in two sessions. The applicants will get the basic information about the NATA 2022 Important events and tentative dates of both the sessions in the below-given section.

For First Session

Important Event Tentative Dates
Date of beginning of the online application forms January 2022
Date of ending of the online application form March 2022
Date of uploading of the documents on the official website March 2022
Due date of making the payment of the application fees February 2022
Date of availability of the printout of the application form March 2022
Date of availability of the correction window March 2022
Date of availability of the NATA 2022 entrance exam admit card April 2022
Date of NATA 2022 entrance exam April 2022
Date of announcement of the NATA 2022 entrance exam results May 2022

For Second Session

Important Event Tentative Dates
Date of beginning of the online application forms January 2022
Date of ending of the online application form June 2022
Date of uploading of the documents on the official website June 2022
Due date of making the payment of the application fees June 2022
Date of availability of the printout of the application form June 2022
Date of availability of the correction window June 2022
Date of availability of the NATA 2022 entrance exam admit card June 2022
Date of NATA 2022 entrance exam July 2022
Date of announcement of the NATA 2022 entrance exam results July 2022

NATA 2022 Application Form

In the below-given section, the applicant will be able to get the information about the NATA 2022 Application Form for the registration process of the entrance exam.

  • To apply for the entrance exam, the applicants will have to register online mode.
  • By January 2022, the applicants will be able to get the NATA 2022 Application Form.
  • The official authorities of the Council of Architecture will release the NATA 2022 Application Form on the official website of the university.
  • The applicants need to fill and submit the duly filled NATA 2022 Application Form by February 2022 on the official website itself.
  • The applicants need not submit or fill the NATA 2022 Application Form in offline mode.
  • Applicants are instructed to enter the details in the NATA 2022 Application Form
  • However, applicants will be able to make changes and corrections in the NATA 2022 Application Form when the correction window will get open.
  • So the applicants will have to first check all the important information regarding the entrance exam and admission process along with its eligibility criteria as set by the Council of Architecture.
  • The applicants who will meet the eligibility criteria will only be able to get admission to the institution through the NATA entrance exam.
  • The applicants will have to use their educational documents at the time of filling the NATA 2022 Application Form.
  • In the NATA 2022 Application Form, the applicants will have to provide necessary personal details, educational details, academic details, contact details, residential details, and many more.
  • The applicants need to also upload some required documents in online mode at the time of filling the NATA 2022 Application Form
  • Some scanned images of passport size photograph, signature, left thumb impression needs to be uploaded in online mode on the official website of the university by the applicants.
  • The documents should be available in the required size and format as decided by the official authorities.
  • Once the NATA 2022 Application Form is filled, the applicants must take a printout of the same and keep it for future reference.
  • After that, the applicants will have to make the payment of the NATA 2022 Application Fee as mentioned on the official website of the university by the official authorities.
  • Once the payment of the NATA 2022 Application Fee is made by the applicants, the applicants are instructed to take a printout of the payment confirmation receipt generated by the system once the payment is done.
  • Then the applicants can submit the duly filled NATA 2022 Application Form on the official website.

Note: There is no need to send the hard copy of the filled NATA 2022 Application Form to the official authorities by post of the courier.

NATA 2022 Application fee

In the below-given section, the applicants will be able to get brief information regarding the payment of the NATA 2022 Application fee and the amount to be paid as the NATA 2022 Application fee to register for the entrance exam.

Description of the applicants Amount
Application fee for the NATA 2022 entrance exam Rs 1250 / –
Application fee for the NATA 2022 entrance exam in Dubai INR 7000 / –
  • The payment of the NATA 2022 Application fee is mandatory for all the applicants to be paid to appear for the entrance exam.
  • Those applicants who will not pay the NATA 2022 Application fee will not be able to appear for the entrance exam.
  • The applicants can make the payment of the NATA 2022 Application fee for the entrance exam in any mode like online mode or offline mode.
  • To make the payment of the NATA 2022 Application fee in online mode the applicants will have to use debit cards, credit cards, or net banking facilities.
  • And to make the payment of the NATA 2022 Application fee in offline mode, the applicants will have to use E challan facilities.
  • Applicants who want to attempt the entrance exam in Dubai will have to make the payment of INR 7000 / – only to issue the admit card consequently.

NATA 2022 Eligibility Criteria

In the below-given section, the applicants will be able to get the basic information regarding the NATA 2022 Eligibility Criteria that is set by the official authorities of the Council of Architecture. The applicants need to satisfy the below mentioned NATA 2022 Eligibility Criteria before applying for the entrance exam.

  • Nationality: Indian Citizens are eligible to apply for the entrance exam.
  • Age limit: As of July 2022 the applicants should be not less than 17 years of age at the time of admission.
  • Educational Qualification: The applicants who have completed their Class 12th (HSC exams) or any equivalent exam or 12th Diploma in any relevant stream or International Baccalaureate Diploma spending 10 years of study in school from a recognized board are eligible to apply for the entrance exam.
  • Mandatory Subjects: The applicants should have Mathematics as one of the mandatory subjects in the qualifying exam.
  • Minimum Marks: The applicants should have secured not less than 50 % marks in the qualifying exam to get admission to the institution.
  • Appearing applicants: The applicants who are appearing for the final exam are also eligible to apply for the entrance exam.

NATA 2022 Exam Pattern

In the below-given section the applicants will be able to get the basic information about the NATA 2022 Exam Pattern of the entrance exam such as the mode of the exam, duration of the exam, language of the exam, total questions asked total marks questions, marking scheme, negative markings and many more.

  • Mode of Exam: The entrance exam will be conducted in offline mode as a written test and pen and paper-based.
  • Duration of Exam: The applicants will have to complete the entire question paper of the entrance exam in 3 hours duration only.
  • Language of Exam: The question paper of the entrance exam will be based on the English language only.
  • Total Number of Questions: The applicants will have to answer a total of 60 questions in the question paper of the entrance exam.
  • Total Marks: 200 marks question paper will be asked in the question paper of the entrance exam.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper of the entrance exam will contain Objective type multiple choice questions only for Part A and Numerical type for Part B.
  • Marking Scheme: 2 marks will be awarded to the applicants for each correct answer given in the entrance exam.
  • Negative Marking: There are no negative markings in the entrance exam.
  • Sections: The question paper of the entrance exam will be divided in 3 different sections as mentioned below
  • Mathematics
  • Drawing
  • General Aptitude

NATA 2022 Exam Syllabus

In the below-given section, the applicants will be able to get brief information regarding the NATA 2022 Exam Syllabus topic wise for better preparation for the NATA 2022 entrance exam.

Syllabus for the Drawing Test

  • Geometric Composition and Shape
  • Understanding Scale and Proportion of Objects, Building forms and Colour Texture, Harmony, Element, Aesthetics and Contrast
  • Conceptualization and Visualization through Structuring Objects in Memory
  • Drawing of Patterns – Both Geometrical and Abstract
  • Form Transformation in 2D and 3D like union, Subtraction, Rotation, Surface and Volumes
  • Creation of 2D and 3D compositions using shape and forms
  • Generating Plan, and 3D views, the elevation of objects
  • Sketching of Urbanscape and Landscape
  • Perspective Drawing
  • Common day to day life objects such as equipment, furniture, etc. from memory

Syllabus for the Mathematics Test

  • Permutation and Combination
  • Trigonometry
  • Logarithms
  • Matrices
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • 3 Dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Theory of Calculus
  • Algebra
  • Application of Calculus
  • Statistics and Probability 

Syllabus for the General Aptitude Test

  • Visualizing 3-dimensional objects from 2-dimensional drawing
  • Object Interpretation of Pictorial compositions
  • Texture related to architecture and built environment
  • Mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal)
  • Analytical reasoning
  • General awareness of national/international architects and famous architectural creations
  • Visualizing different sides of 3D objects
  • Mathematical reasoning and sets as well as relations

NATA 2022 Preparation Tips

In this section, we have provided basic information regarding the NATA 2022 Preparation Tips for the reference of the applicants who want to score well in the NATA 2022 entrance exam.

  • The applicants who will have good knowledge of the entrance exam paper pattern and syllabus will be able to prepare well for the entrance exam.
  • The applicants who will get good study materials and books will be able to prepare well from the best books for the entrance exam.
  • The applicants must know time management to utilize all the time efficiently.
  • The applicants should prepare a good time table along with a study strategy and follow the same.
  • The applicants should start studying from the very basic and beginner topics and then study the complex ones.
  • The applicants can also make notes and mind maps and flow charts at the time of studying. These will help the applicant in quick revisions.
  • The applicants should not forget to revise all the topics on the particular day of the study

NATA 2022 Admit Card

The NATA 2022 Admit Card will be available for the applicants in online mode. The applicants will have to visit the official website of the university and login into it to get the NATA 2022 Admit Card.

For the reference of the applicants, in the below-given section, we have provided the basic information about the NATA 2022 Admit Card of the entrance exam.

The applicants will have to enter the login id and password which was provided at the time of registration to get the NATA 2022 Admit Card from the official website.

Once the applicants have successfully login on to the official website, they can download their NATA 2022 Admit Card and preserve it for future use.

The applicants should carry the NATA 2022 Admit Card along with them on the day of the entrance examination. If the applicants forget to carry the NATA 2022 Admit Card along with them then they will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

The NATA 2022 Admit Cardis a very important document that is necessary for attending the entrance exam.

NATA 2022 Answer Key

The NATA 2022 Answer Key will be released by the official authorities. It will be released on the official website of the university by the official authorities.

The applicants will be able to get more information about the NATA 2022 Answer Keyin the below-mentioned section.

The applicants who have appeared for the entrance exam can check the NATA 2022 Answer Key for calculating the approximate marks they scored.

The NATA 2022 Answer Key will be available soon after the exams are conducted. The applicants can also challenge the NATA 2022 Answer Key.

If the applicants think that there is any kind of mistake in the NATA 2022 Answer Key, then they have full rights to complain about it to the officials.

The applicants must provide a valid reason about why they have challenged the NATA 2022 Answer Key of the official authorities.

The final NATA 2022 Answer Key will be published soon after all the corrections are made by the official authorities.

The applicants will have to make a payment of a certain amount if they want to challenge the NATA 2022 Answer Key.

NATA 2022 Results

The NATA 2022 Results will be released online mode on the official website. As per the official authorities, the NATA 2022 Results will be announced as soon as exams are completed the applicants can check the NATA 2022 Results for the exam on the official website in online mode.

To check the NATA 2022 Results, the applicants will have to enter their roll no. and password on the official website.

The applicants will be selected for the further counseling process by the merit list and the merit list will be made by the official authority.

The merit list will include names of the selected applicants who have secured good marks in the exams.

The applicants are advised to keep the hard copy of the NATA 2022 Results with them as it will be coming in use for the future admission process.

NATA 2022 Merit List

The NATA 2022 Merit List will be available for the applicants on the official website which means that the NATA 2022 Merit List will be published in online mode.

The applicants who have scored well in the entrance exam will be able to find their names in the NATA 2022 Merit List.

The applicants will be able to get the details about the NATA 2022 Merit List in the below-given section.

The NATA 2022 Merit List is prepared based on the scores which are gained by the applicants in the entrance exam or other qualifying exam.

The applicants will have to visit the official website of the university and log in by entering their personal user id and password that was generated at the time of registration to get the NATA 2022 Merit List.

The applicants will have to attend the counseling sessions based on the NATA 2022 Merit List. The releasing date of the NATA 2022 Merit List will be updated in the list of important dates and on the official website for the reference of the applicants.

The applicants can check further details about the admission process on the official website too.

NATA 2022 Counselling Session

The applicants whose names are shortlisted in the merit list must attend the NATA 2022 Counselling Session on the given date and time.

The day date and time of the NATA 2022 Counselling Session will be informed to the applicants. The applicants must keep an update about the important dates of the NATA 2022 Counselling Session from the official website of the university.

The applicants must carry the mentioned important documents (original and attested copies of the documents) along with them on the day of the NATA 2022 Counselling Session.

The counseling sessions will be taken by the official authorities to provide admission to the applicants in the institution.

The applicants will be allotted seats as soon as the document verification is completed in the NATA 2022 Counselling Session.

The applicants will have to visit the allotted college on the given day and time for the final admission process which is the fee payment process.

Below mentioned is the list of the documents required for the verification.

SSC Mark Sheet Transfer Certificate
SSC Passing Certificate Category Certificate
HSC Mark Sheet Admit card Certificate
HSC Passing Certificate Character Certificate
Domicile certificate Entrance Exam Scorecard
Medical fitness certificate Migration Certificate
Other qualifying mark sheet Other qualifying passing certificate

If you have any other quires about NATA 2022, you can leave your question below in the comment box.

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  1. Vaishnavi says:

    Is there physics and chemistry in NATA 2022

  2. Saina says:

    Those who are pursuing 12th standard now can appear NATA 2022 ? Those who will give boards coming march

  3. Falguni says:

    What all are the books we should study for the preparation of nata ?

  4. Please reply me says:

    Please send proper syllabus of nata exam ,and drawing is included or not ,and exam is previous year online , please check exam is online or offline

  5. Siddhi rahendra amale says:

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