National Institute of Advance Studies in Architecture (NIASA) Academic Unit of Council of Architecture, will conduct the National Aptitude Test of Architecture. These Tests are mandatory for admission to first year of B.Arch. courses offered by all Unaided Institutions and participating aided Institutuins, imparting architectural education in India.
What is NATA ?
The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA Test) measures aptitude of appilcant for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture. The test measures aesthetic sensitivity, critical thinking, that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are related to specific field of study, i.e. Architecture.
Who Can take the NATA Test ?
Prospective applicants desirous of taking admission to First year of undergraduate course in Architecture (Bachelor of Architecture) in India take the NATA Test. NATA test scores are used by admissions authorities of different unaided schools/ colleges of Architecture to provide common measures for comparing the qualifications of applicants.
The Test will be offered at Designted Centres in Colleges of Architecture on all working days starting from 1st May, 2006
Registration for the test will begin on 17th April, 2006. For Registration