National Aptitude Test in Architecture

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The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA), is conducted by National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA) which is a body of Council of Architecture, New Delhi in India. The National Aptitude Test in Architecture [1] is a national level examination for admission to undergraduate courses in Architecture. The test measures the aptitude of applicants for a specific field of study, i.e. Architecture, in areas like drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking, qualities that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are related to Architecture. NATA or the AIEEE B.Arch exam are prescribed by the Council of Architecture as a compulsory criterion for taking admission to any Architectural College or course in India.

Scheme of Examination[edit]

1. National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is being conducted by the Council of Architecture at national level for admission to 5 year B.Arch Degree Course at all recognized institutions across India.
2. NATA scores are used by admissions authorities of different Government, Govt. Aided & Unaided schools / colleges of Architecture.
3. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability.
4. The test is in two parts. A paper based drawing test for two hours and computer based online aesthetic sensitivity test.

NATA Participating Colleges in India[edit]

NATA is the qualifying exam for admission to Architecture courses across India. Some NATA Participating Colleges or Institutions are:[2]

  • SRM University, Chennai
  • Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
  • Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal
  • AU College of Engineering, Vishakhapatnam
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi
  • ITM University, Gwalior
  • Ansal University, Gurgaon
  • KIIT University, Bhubaneswar
  • Bharath University, Chennai
  • Vismayam College of Art and Media, Kerala
  • Sir J J College of Architecture, Mumbai
  • Department of Architecture, IIT Roorkee
  • Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh
  • Department of Architecture, NIT Tiruchirapalli
  • Department of Architecture, NIT Calicut
  • Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon
  • Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics, JMI, Delhi
  • Department of Architecture, BIT, Mersa
  • R V School of Architecture, RVCE, Bangalore
  • Hindustan University, Kelambakkam
  • Sharda University, Greater Noida
  • CEPT University, Ahmedabad
  • BS Abdur Rahman University,Chennai
  • The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Baroda
  • Sri Sri University

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home". nata.in. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
  2. ^ "NATA Accepting Colleges". engineering.careers360.com. Retrieved 2016-03-25.

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