The eligibility requirements are:
- Candidates must pass in their 10+2 examination or its equivalent examination from any recognized state/ central board with minimum aggregate of 50% marks (45% for reserved category candidates) with mathematics as one of the subjects.
- 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by Central/State Governments with 50% aggregate marks.
- International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.
- With valid NATA score, candidates can get into different Government/ private institutions of Architecture.
Nata Drawing Test
- This is a two hour paper where candidate has to attempt two questions. One of the questions has two sub questions.
- The drawing aptitude is judged on the following aspects – Ability to sketch a given object proportionately and rendering the same in visually appealing manner.
- Visualizing and drawing the effects of light on the object and shadows cast on surroundings.
- Sense of perspective drawing
- Combining and composing given three dimensional elements to form a building or structural form.
- Creating interesting two dimensional composition using given shapes and forms.
- Creating visual harmony using colours in given composition.
- Understanding of scale and proportions.
- Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences.
Nata Online Test
- This is a computer based test of one hour where candidate has to answer 40 multiple choice questions.
- The aesthetic sensitivity test measures perception, imagination and observation, creativity and communication along with architectural awareness and comprises of – Visualizing three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings.
- Visualizing different sides of three dimensional objects.
- Identifying commonly used materials and objects based on their textural qualities.
- Mental Ability.
- Imaginative Comprehension and expression.
- Architectural Awareness.