NATA Exam 2021 Updates

Updated on 4 Sep 2021

NATA 2021 Application Registration, Exam Dates, Admit Card Download, Results, Counselling.

NATA exam 2021 application registration was released on 5th March 2021, candidates can download their NATA admit card until the exam starts on the official website . NATA exam is basically conducted for students who are looking for an admissions in Architecture course.

Important NATA Exam 2021 Highlights

Exam Name

National Aptitude Test in Architecture

NATA Official Body

Council of Architecture (CoA)

Official Website 

Exam Type

National Level

Frequency of Exam

Twice a year

Exam Mode

Part A- Drawing (Online)

Part B- PCM and General Aptitude Test (Online)

Duration of Exam

3 hours

Colleges accepting NATA Score

350+ Colleges

Score Validity

One Year only

Important NATA Exam 2021 Dates

NATA Exam official dates have been announced by the Council Of Architecture.


NATA 2021 Test 1

NATA 2021 Test 2

Release of NATA 2021 brochure

March 3, 2021

Start date to fill NATA application

March 5, 2021 (Open)

Last date to apply for NATA 2021

April 1, 2021

May 30, 2021

Last date to pay application fee

April 1, 2021

May 30, 2021

Download confirmation page till

April 1, 2021

May 30, 2021

Application Correction window date

March 26 – April 1, 2021

May 25-30, 2021

Release of NATA admit card

April 7, 2021

June 8, 2021

NATA 2021 exam date

April 10, 2021

June 12, 2021

Result declaration

April 14, 2021

June 16, 2021

NATA Exam 2021 Pattern

Exam Timing

Exam Duration

Section/ Part

Number of Questions and Marks


10 am to 12.15 pm

135 Minutes

Part A (Online) Drawing Test

3 questions of 35 marks, 35 marks and 55 marks

125 Marks

Intermission Period of 15 minutes (12.15 pm to 12.30 pm)

12.30 pm to 1.15 pm

45 Minutes

Part B (Online): PCM

15 Questions x 1.5 marks

75 Marks

PART B: General Aptitude-Logical Reasoning

35 Questions x 1.5 Marks

NATA accepting colleges in Bangalore

RV College Of Architecture

Dayanand Sagar Of Architecture

MS Ramiah College Of Architecture

BMS College Of Architecture

Christ University 

PES University

Reva University

BMS School Of Architecture

Nitte School  Of Architect


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