NATA 2020 Syllabus – CoA prescribes the NATA syllabus. From 2020, the NATA syllabus goes through changes. From this page, you can download the NATA 2020 syllabus PDF as per the new exam pattern. In the National Aptitude Test in Architecture, physics and chemistry subject has been added from 2020. Thus now the candidates have to cover physics, chemistry, maths, and general aptitude along with the drawing section. NATA 2020 syllabus PDF can be accessed using the direct link given on this page below.
Latest: The drawing syllabus of NATA 2020 has been revised due to COVID-19. Check the revised syllabus on this page below.
NATA 2020 Syllabus
NATA comprises of two parts. Part A comprises drawing section which is to be answered on A4 size drawing sheets. Part B has Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) that are to be answered online. Questions and all instructions in the exam are available only in English medium.
Change: Due to COVID-19 The Part A will no longer be a paper-based drawing test but as a preferential choice type test which is to be answered on a computer / laptop. Part B exampattern stays the same.
Note that due to COVID-19 the syllabus of Part A (Drawing) will be as follows:
How to Prepare According to NATA 2020 Syllabus
To prepare as per the NATA syllabus, you need to understand what is that syllabus demands. The exam is all about testing the following:
- The aptitude of the applicant for a specific field of study, i.e. Architecture.
- Assessment of drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity.
- Assessment of physics, chemistry and mathematics at 10+2 level
- Testing critical thinking ability that has been acquired by the candidate over the past few years and is related to the specific field of study.
Now to achieve the above, you have to prepare as per the syllabus of NATA. To do so we have given a few preparation tips below:
Prepare a time table to cover the syllabus on time: Make sure to have a strategic timetable first. Divide your time as per your compatibility among the topics and stick to it.
Imagine and think creative: Refer all previous year question papers of NATA and practice all the drawing questions asked in there. Be sure to think and visualize them in the mind. You need to put what you visualise on paper using sketching ability.
Books for preparation: Collect 2 or 3 good books to prepare for the exam. The books that have easy to understand language and to the point topics, help you prepare well.
Do not go overboard: Do not study anything extra. Covering the syllabus A to Z is enough to ace the exam. Make sure to cover all the topics in the syllabus and leave no page unturned.
Books to Prepare According to NATA 2020 Syllabus
Talking about helpful books, you can find them online. Here we have mentioned some of the most recommended books for NATA 2020:
|Study Guide for B.Arch 2020||Buy here|
|Nata Exam Full Package||Buy here|
|NATA Preparation Book : The Road to Becoming An Architect Begins Here||Buy here|
|NATA/B.ARCH. Architecture Entrance Question Bank||Buy here|
|NATA Mock Test Series 2020-21||Buy here|
|NATA & B. ARCH Complete Self Study Material: Entrance Examination||Buy here|
NATA is held twice a year for admission in B.Arch courses offered y CoA approved colleges across the nation. 10+2 passed/appearing candidates with 50% marks in aggregate and in PCM can apply for NATA 2020. 10+3 diploma candidates with maths and 50% aggregate marks are also eligible to give NATA. The exam is held in online mode, however, the part B of the exam is held in pen and paper mode. The first attempt of NATA is held in the month of April and the second one in the month of July.
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