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Nata 2024 will be conducted on all Saturdays and Sundays starting from April to July 2024, in two sessions in specific cities at the allotted Centres. The online form filling has started from March 1st, 2024. Candidates can register themselves for either one test or a maximum of three tests in an academic year. Before filling Nata Registration Form, candidates are advised to check Nata Architecture Exam Eligibility. Also, going through Nata New Syllabus 2024, helps the candidates to understand the scheme of exam.

NATA Form Filling: Step by Step Process

1. Login to Nata Website

To apply, candidates should go to the Nata Website at

2. Start by filling the Nata Online Application Form

The form has three main parts: personal details, document uploading & fee payment.

First, candidates have to fill their personal information: At the time of submitting personal details of a candidate, the system will prompt the candidate to enter his email address which shall be used as the username.

The candidate also has to choose a password and provide a security question and answer.

The login credentials and the unique ID generated by the system shall also be emailed to the candidates.

The candidate needs to use his/her email ID and password for subsequent login to the system.

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3. Uploading Documents

Now the Candidates have to upload the documents.

All candidates are required to upload image of recent passport size photograph in colour with both ears visible and front view only and own signature.

The uploaded file has to be in jpg or jpeg format.

Following are the details regarding the size and dimensions of the documents: 

 Document Storage Size
 Minimum   Maximum
Photograph  4KB 100KB 
Signature  1KB 30KB 

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 Document Image Dimension
 Height  Width
Photograph  4.5cm  3.5cm
Signature  1.5cm 3.5cm 
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4. Nata Exam Fees

After successfully uploading the documents, the candidates need to proceed to pay the fees.

The Application fees can be paid through electronic payment gateway via debit card, credit card or net banking.

Application Fees for Nata 2024 - General/OBC (NCL) category 

Fee Details Male Female
Individual Test 1750 1250
Any 2 Tests 3250 2250
All 3 Tests 4500 3000

Application Fees for Nata 2024 - SC/ST/PwD category 

Fee Details Male Female
Individual Test 1250 1000
Any 2 Tests 2250 1750
All 3 Tests 3000 2500


Application Fees for Nata 2024 - Transgender category 

Fee Details Transgender
Individual Test 1000
Any 2 Tests 1500
All 3 Tests 2000


Application Fees for Nata 2024 - Outside India

Fee Details Outside India
Individual Test 10000
Any 2 Tests 18000
All 3 Tests 25000

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5. Nata Confirmation Page 2024

Upon successful payment, the candidate will be able to print the final "Confirmation Page."

The candidate should take a printout and keep the confirmation page for future reference.

But the printout of the Confirmation Page will not provide the candidate admittance to the Nata Test Centre. 

6. Nata Admit Card 2024/Nata Appointment Card 2024

The candidate needs to choose the city & session to confirm the test slot & generate Appointment.

For each candidate, a Nata Appointment Card/Nata Admit Card will be generated according to the schedule notified specifying the alloted Nata Test Centre, session & Appointment number for Nata 2024.

The Candidate can download the Nata Appointment Card from the website. 

The candidates need to download a soft copy from the website & bring a hard copy to the Nata Test Centre, along with an original photo ID like a Voter Card/ Pan Card/ Aadhar Card/ Driving Licence/ Passport.

It's important that the photo & signature on the Appointment Card are clear & not damaged.

Candidates with damaged Appointment Cards will not be allowed to take Nata 2024.

Candidates should retain their Appointment Cards carefully till the completion of admission procedure.

7. Important Things to Carry to the Test Centre

On the day of the examination, the candidate has to appear at the test centre with

(a) A printed hard copy of the Appointment Card

(b) One original photo identity card - Voter ID, Aadhar Card, Driving Licence, Passport, Pan Card

(c) Stationary: Pencils, erasers, dry colors, scale (Upto 15 cms)

8. Nata 2024 Exam 

Appear for Nata 2024 at the allotted Test Centre on the allotted date & time. Read more about Nata Entrance 2024.

Nata Examination Date

Nata Exam 2024 Important Dates will be published on Nata Website soon.

Below are the important dates for Nata 2023 

Information Availibility in public domain 20 March, 2023
Filling of Online Application Forms Start 20 March, 2023
Registration Ends 10 April, 2023 (11:59 pm) 
Image uploads allowed till 10 April, 2023 (11:59 pm) 
Fee payment allowed till 10 April, 2023 (11:59 pm) 
Confirmation page printing available till 14 April, 2023 (11:59 pm) 
Candidate Correction Window

8 April, 2023 (10:30 am) to

10 April, 2023 (11:59 pm) 

Publication of Downloadable Appointment Cards 18 April, 2023 Onwards
Date of Examination 21 April, 2023
Publication of Results 30 April, 2023

Nata Test Centres: List of Tentative Cities

Candidates will be assigned test centres based on availability and their preferences for cities, dates & sessions. The allocation of test centres will be decided by the Council to ensure the test runs smoothly. Candidates who opt for multiple tests need to generate new appointment cards for each test after the result of previous test is announced. Below is a list of tentative test centres.

Andhra Pradesh   Vijayawada
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
 Assam Guwahati
 Bihar Patna/Gaya
 Chandigarh Chandigarh
 Chhattisgarh Raipur
 Delhi Delhi
 Goa Panaji
Gujarat   Ahmedabad/Surat
Haryana Faridabad/Sonipat
Himachal Pradesh Shimla/Kangra
Jammu & Kashmir   Jammu
Jharkhand Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru/Manipal/Tumkur
Kerala      Ernakulam/Kochi
Madhya Pradesh    Bhopal/Gwalior/Jabalpur
Maharashtra  Ahmednagar/Akola
Navi Mumbai
 Manipur Imphal
 Mizoram Aizawl
 Meghalaya Shillong
 Nagaland Kohima
 Odisha Bhubaneswar/Cuttack
 Puducherry Puducherry
 Punjab  Jalandhar/Amritsar
 Rajasthan Jaipur/Udaipur
Tamil Nadu     Chennai/Coimbatore
Salem/ Kanya Kumari
 Telangana Hyderabad
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh      Agra
Greater Noida/Jhansi
 Uttarakhand Dehradun
West Bengal   Kolkata

Nata 2024 Registration Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)


Ques 1. How many times Nata is conducted in a year?

Ans 1. Nata 2024 will be conducted on all weekends from April to July 2024, in two sessions at alloted test centres. Candidates can register themselves for either one test or a maximum of three tests in an academic year.

Ques 2. How to apply for Nata exam 2024?

Ans 2. Steps to apply for Nata 2024

(a) Login to Nata Website

(b) Fill Nata Online Application Form

(c) Upload Documents

(d) Pay Fees

(e) Print Confirmation Page

(f) Download Nata Appointment Card

Ques 3. When Nata exam is conducted 2024?

Ans 3. Nata 2024 will be conducted on all Saturdays & Sundays, starting from April to July 2024, in two sessions in specific cities at the allotted centres.

Ques 4. How is Nata exam conducted?

Ans 4. Nata is conducted as an "online + offline" test at various test centres across India, in accordance with the dates & session chosen by the candidate.

Ques 5. When can we give Nata exam?

Ans 5. Candidates can give Nata exam on any weekend, starting from April to July 2024. For this, they have to register themselves on Nata official website & choose the date, session & test centre for the exam. Candidates can register for a maximum of three tests in an academic year.

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About the Author: Anu Handa is an Interior Designer, DIY Artist, Co-Founder and Educator at Mosaic Institute of Design. She has been the lead blogpost writer at since 2009. Her educational background in Interior Design, Urban Planning and the English Language has given her a broad base to cover a range of topics in her articles. Anu has spent 15+ years training Design & B.Arch Aspirants for entrance exams.

Passionate about Design Education, she’s briefly worked with Annamalai University as a paper setter for Design Exams. Likes to write about Design, Architecture and related fields, on online platforms like Quora. Aims at challenging the conventional & age old teaching methodology