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Council of Architecture (CoA), a Statutory Authority of Government of India under Architects Act, 1972; India Habitat Centre, Core 6A, 1st Floor, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, has notified the conduct of the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2023, conducted by the Council for admission into 1st year of 5-year B.Arch. degree course at institutions in the country.
NATA measures the aptitude of the applicant for studying Architecture, through assessment of cognitive skills, visual perception and aesthetic sensitivity tests, logical reasoning and critical thinking ability, etc., besides the learning that the candidate has acquired over the past few years.
NATA 2023 shall be conducted by the Council thrice in the year 2023, on 22.04.2023, 28.05.2023 and 09.07.2023. The test shall be conducted in two sessions on each day of the Test.
To be eligible for admission to 1st year of 5-year B.Arch. Degree Course, as prescribed by the Council under Regulation 4 (1) of the Council of Architecture (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 2020, for the academic session 2023-24, applicant should have passed an examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of examination with at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
NATA portal shall be opened shortly to facilitate the students to register for NATA 2023. Those desirous to take admission into 1st year of 5-year B.Arch. degree course at approved architectural institutions in the country during 2023-24, are advised to register themselves for NATA-2023.
The NATA-2023 Brochure with details of registration & other important dates is being uploaded on the websites www.nata.in and www.coa.gov.in