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Nata 2024 is a national level aptitude test for admission to first year of 5 year B.Arch degree program. Nata 2024 will be conducted on all weekends starting from April to July, 2024 in two sessions subject to number of candidates registered for the session.

Eligibility for Nata 2024

Candidates fulfiling the below criteria prescribed by the council can appear for Nata 2024:

i) Candidates passed/appearing in 10+1 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.

ii) Candidates passed/appearing in 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.

iii) Candidates passed/appearing in 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as a subject.

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Admission to First Year of B.Arch Course

Qualifying in Nata exam does not guarantee admission of the candidate into B.Arch course. Candidates who have fulfilled the following conditions shall only be eligible for admission to B.Arch course. No Lateral Admission is allowed at any other year of B.Arch course based on any qualifications

  • Qualifying the National Aptitude Test in Architecture
  • Have gone through any of the following curriculum as prescribed below
  1. *Passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 50% aggregate marks and Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) as compulsory subjects.
  2. *Or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate. 

(*proposal for amendment in above eligibility criteria has been submitted for approval of the Central Government. The revision in eligibility, if any, shall be notified on upon approval)

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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