By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Aug 25, 2020 11:22 IST
NATA Admit Card 2020 {Released}, Know all about Exam dates, Hall Ticket & exam pattern

Council of Architecture (COA) has released NATA admit card 2020 on Tuesday. COA enables NATA hall ticket for applicants who have applied for the National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2020. Council has scheduled the NATA first examination on 29 August 2020 (Saturday) and releases Architecture Aptitude Test 2020 hall ticket online at official website Students who have applied for the Aptitude test can download their NATA admit card using the registration Id, password/ DoB from August 24, 2020 onwards. 

NATA first examination will be conducted on August 29, 2020 in two shifts. In prior to exam NATA admit card are released on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. For each Applicant, an Admit Card will be generated according to the schedule notified indicating the allotted Examination Centre for NATA –2020 and a downloadable version of the admit card will be published on the respective webpage of the candidate concerned.

NATA Admit Card 2020

Candidate has to download the soft copy of the NATA Admit Card from the website and has to appear in the examination with a printed hard copy at the concerned Examination Centre indicated in the downloaded Admit Card along with one original photo identity card- Voter Card/ Pan Card/ Aadhar Card/ Driving Licence. Candidates must ensure that the photograph and signature printed on the admit card are not mutilated / distorted / soiled even by accident. Candidates with such mutilated / distorted / soiled admit cards will not be allowed to appear in NATA-2020.

How to Download NATA Admit Card 2020

Here is the direct link to download NATA Admit card 2020- Click Here

  1. Log into the website of the NATA
  2. Go to the "NATA Registration" section
  3. Click and open the Registration tab
  4. Enter the Email, Password & Security captcha code
  5. Click Submit and download NATA Admit card.

CoA will conduct National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) for applicants who have applied for Common aptitude test for admission to First year of 5-year B.Arch degree Course at recognized institute. In view of current Covid-19 situation Council has decided to conduct NATA Architecture entrance test in with new guidelines. “In view of the prevalent situation arising out of Corona virus pandemic (COVID-19) and consequent directives of the Government of India for ensuring public health related social distancing and other measures”, NATA official notice says.

The Council of Architecture (COA), has decided to conduct both NATA 2020 Exam parts A (Cognitive skills for Drawing and Visual Composition Test) and Part B (Test on Scientific Ability & General Aptitude) of NATA as a comprehensive online aptitude test. The candidate has the option to appear for comprehensive online test of NATA 2020 either from their respective place of residence/stay or at the Council allotted centres in case they do not have internet connectivity or technical/ hardware resources such as laptop/ PC, web cam/ microphone etc. The candidates will soon be provided an option in their respective login accounts to opt for their preference for place of examination for NATA 2020, official notice reads.

NATA Exam Dates 2020

First NATA Examination- 1st NATA will be conducted on 29.08.2020 (Saturday) in First Session (to be conducted at place of residence/ stay of candidates only) from 10.00 a.m. to 12 noon (2 hours). And in Second Session (to be conducted at test centre and also at place of residence/ stay of candidates) 12.30 pm to 02.30 pm (2 hours). Both part 1 & 2 will be conducted carrying 200 marks each. 

Second NATA Exam:

Date to be announced shortly. Depending on the number of candidates, two sessions may be held; or else only the second session will be held to accommodate candidates taking the test from place of residence/stay and at test centres.

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NATA 2020 Exam Structure:

The test shall consist of two parts, both to be answered on a PC/ Laptop – Part-A tests Cognitive skills required for drawing and visual composition and Part-B (Scientific ability and General Aptitude) comprises Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) on Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and general aptitude. This total computer-based examination has been devised for this year alone in view of the current COVID situation and to enable candidates to take the test preferably at their place of residence/ stay or by their choice at a Test center allotted by the Council. 

The NATA pattern of questions for Part-B shall be as follows:

  • PCM (MCQ)- 15 Questions X 1.5 mark each 
  • General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning- (MCQ) 35 Questions X 1.5 marks each. 

The 50 questions are to be answered in 45 minutes. Questions will appear one by one. There will be an interval of 3 minutes (roll over period) between Part-B and Part-A. The pattern of questions for Part-A shall be as follows: Question 1 shall be PTQ type and carry 17 Marks (4 choices each with variable marks) totalling 17 marks (12 minutes) Questions 2, 3 & 4 shall be PTQ type and carry 16 Marks each (4 right answers; each right answer 4 marks) totalling 48 marks (12 minutes each) Question 5 to 10 shall be MCQ type and carry 10 Marks each totalling 60 marks (4 minutes each).