B.Arch Admission through NATA

B.Arch Admission through NATA – National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is India’s biggest architecture entrance exam. The Council of Architecture (COA), New Delhi, is going to conduct the NATA thrice this year, at a national level. The score of NATA can be used for admission in the current session only. NATA score accepting institutes grant admission in 5 year B.Arch courses. A candidate in 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate and in PCM can apply for admission via NATA. Other than this, 10+3 diploma candidates with maths and 50% aggregate marks are also eligible.

B.Arch Admission through NATA

There is no common counselling for NATA. The admission process is carried out individually by each institute.

List of Architecture Colleges taking Admission based on NATA Score

  • Aayojan School of Architecture
  • Apeejay Institute of Technology, School of Architecture & Planning
  • Bengal Engineering and Science University
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth University College of Architecture
  • BS Abdur Rahman University B.Arch Admission
  • Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh
  • Chitkara School of Planning & Architecture
  • College of Architecture, IET Bhaddal
  • College of Engineering- Trivandrum
  • Dehradun Institute of Technology (DIT)
  • Department of Architecture, BIT, Mersa
  • Department of Architecture, IIT Roorkee
  • Department of Architecture, NIT Calicut
  • Department of Architecture, NIT Tiruchirapalli
  • Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai’s Campus Pillai’s College of Architecture (PICA)
  • Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics, JMI, Delhi
  • Faculty of Architecture, Manipal University
  • Giani Zail Singh College of Engineering & Technology
  • IES College of Architecture
  • Jawahar Lal Nehru Engineering College (JNEC)
  • Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies (KRVIA)
  • Kavikulguru Institute of Technology and Science (KITS)
  • L S Raheja School of Architecture
  • Malik Sandal Institute of Art & Architecture
  • MEASI Academy of Architecture
  • R V School of Architecture, RVCE, Bangalore
  • Rachana Sansad Academy of Architecture
  • RIMT – College of Architecture
  • Rizvi College of Architecture (RCA)
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology (SVIT)
  • School of Planning & Architecture – Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (JNA&FAU)
  • School of Planning and Architecture
  • Sinhgad College of Architecture
  • Sir J J College of Architecture, Mumbai
  • Sushant School of Art and Architecture
  • Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon
  • Tamilnadu School of Architecture
  • Thiagarajar College of Engineering (TCE)

As per CoA: The NATA score accepting institution can give a maximum weightage of 50% to marks obtained in NATA and a maximum weightage of 50% to marks obtained in qualifying examination i.e. 10+2 examination for admission in B.Arch courses.

NATA – National Aptitude Test in Architecture

National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is a national level entrance exam. The Council of Architecture (CoA) conducts this exam with the below given aim:

  • To check the aptitude of the applicant for a specific field of study, i.e. Architecture.
  • For the assessment of drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity.
  • For the Assessment of mathematics at 10+2 level
  • To test critical thinking ability that has been acquired by the candidate over the past few years and is related to the specific field of study.

The exam is held twice a year. There are 2 parts of the exam. Part A is maths and aptitude and part B is drawing. Part A is MCQ based and is conducted in online mode. Part B is drawing based and is held in pen and paper mode.

Scope of B.Arch and B.Plan Courses

The course of B.Arch involves the most basic to the advanced levels of architecture and is a 5 years course. On the other hand, Bachelor of Planning (B.Planning) is a four year undergraduate technical course. After completing these courses candidates can look forward to being a part of the below given careers:

  1. Architectural Assistant
  2. Architectural Historian/Journalist
  3. Art Director
  4. Landscape Architect
  5. Architecture Engineer
  6. Interior Designer
  7. Architecture Designer
  8. Architecture Draftsman
  9. Technical Assistant
  10. Sales / Business Development Manager

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Comments 27

  1. SreenaSR says:

    I got 121/200 in nata 2018. Can I get admission into Andhra university in vishakapatnam.

  2. Bhargavi manchala says:

    I got 111 marks in which college I will get seat


    I got 109.50 in NATA 2018 & 90% in PUC II. I am attending KCET. In which college I will get admission.

    • Mayur Dhage says:

      Shivaani I have a Question
      In Cet website did u apply for the following link
      Notification – Online Application for Architecture Candidates who have not registered at KEA
      Online Application for Architecture Candidates who have not registered at KEA upto 13-Jun-2018

  4. shruti jagtap says:

    i got 86.5 marks in nata can i will gest brrest college of architecture

  5. vidya g says:

    My nata score is 71.5 which college I can get in Bangalore

    • Mayur Dhage says:

      Vidya G did u apply for this link in cet webpage
      Notification – Online Application for Architecture Candidates who have not registered at KEA
      Online Application for Architecture Candidates who have not registered at KEA upto 13-Jun-2018

  6. Kalyan says:

    I got 105.75 in nata ,83% in inter,(OBC). Can i get seat in andhra university? Whats the counciling date in andhra pradesh for nata 2018?


    I got 110 in NATA in 2018,
    Please let me know how I can apply in “Depatment of Architecture, Roorkee” and Chandigarh Collage of Architecture, Chandigarh. The Counciling dates in both the Institutions?

  8. Rajat says:

    I got 94 in NATA , 86% in inter in which college can i got a seat

  9. SreenaSR says:

    I got 121 in NATA ,87% in diploma.Can I get admission in Andhra university

  10. Gopal Krishna says:

    I got 84.25 is any chance to get seat from Acharya Nagarjuna university

  11. chandra says:

    i got 95.5 in nata and 974.,5% in inter which collegei will get

  12. tousif patel says:

    when will start counselling of b.arch through nata

  13. pratiksha says:

    i got 92.5 / 200 in nata and 78% in 10+2. which college i will get. plz give me

  14. Mehanaslatheef says:

    I haven’t written the first NATA exam .which all govt. colleges look the second NATA score.

  15. Deb says:

    with nata score, how to go ahead for admission. is there any counselling. also individual colleges no admission key found to apply. pl suggest.

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