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What is NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) Exam?

NATA stand for National Aptitude Test in Architecture. This test is to measures aptitude, aesthetic sensitivity, critical thinking, of candidate for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture.

Who Can take the NATA 2010 Test?

Those candidates who are interested to pursue admission to undergraduate course in Architecture (Bachelor of Architecture) in India should take the NATA Test. Different authorities of schools and colleges will consider the NATA 2010 test scores for admissions to study Architecture and to measures the credentials of applicants.

NATA entrance exam is conducted by The National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA), and Academic Unit of the Council of Architecture (CoA), to get best knowledge candidate for admission in Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch) degree for all architectural institutions in the country.  This course is offered by NITs, IITs, Government Institutions, Government-aided Institutions, Universities, Deemed Universities and Private Universities, other institutes which are established by a Central or State Legislature and other private institutions, for the Academic Session.

NATA 2010 Entrance Exam Eligibility:

Those candidates having 10+2 or equivalent qualification from a recognized Board and University with Mathematics subject with the least 50% aggregate marks.
Please visit http://www.nata.in or http://www.niasa.org to get more details of NATA Test Centers and NATA Registration.

NATA 2010 Test Fees:

Test fee of NATA test is Rs.800, and should be paid at the time of registration and before collection of the appointment ticket from the Test Center. Draw the D.D (Demand Draft) / Postal Order / banker's cheque in favour of 'Council of Architecture', payable at New Delhi for NATA 2010 Test

NATA 2010 Registration Process:

NATA test can be registered in two way online and offline
Online Registration:
Please download the form for http://www.nata.in website. The form contains all the information related to test centre and course offered and same is also available at all the Test Centers. For online processor we suggest you to take print out. Registration can be done in advance and appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis

Offline Registration Process:

Approach the Test Center located at approved colleges / school of Architecture at a location convenient to the candidate along with documents listed below and test fees.

  • Fill up and submit the form
  • Pay the fees
  • Get the online registration form filled
  • Get receipt cum appointment voucher with date and time from the Test Center.

Instant you will receive receipt cum appointment letter. In case if any of the test centre refuses issuing of appointment letter please immediately contact to Council of Architecture / NIASA.

List of Documents Required for Registration



Courses Offered

  • Attested copy of X class mark list
  • One recent passport size colour photograph.
  • Any valid Id proof along with photograph and signature of the candidate - attested copy
  • Demand Draft in favour of 'Council of Architecture' payable at New Delhi.
  • Valid email address

For more details contact:
National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture,
CDSA, Survey no: 58 & 49/4, Bavdhan Khurd, Paud Road,
(Before Ambrosia Resort; Off Chandni Chowk),
Pune - 411021

Phone: 020-6573-1088
E-mail: admin.nata@gmail.com
Website: www.nata.in
NATA Test Centers
NATA shall be conducted at various designated Test Centers in CoA approved architectural institutions in the country. 

Andhra Pradesh

  • School of Planning & Architecture, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Opp. Mahaveer Hospital, Mahaveer Marg, Hyderabad - 500 028
    Tel. (O): 040-23390770, 23317006, 23315743
  • CSI Institute of Technology, Wesley Boys' degree campus, Opp Anand Theatre, 145, Macintyre Road, Secunderabad - 500 003
    Tel. (O): 040-27817548
  • SAR College of Architecture, Revenue Survey no. 132, Agripally Village & Mandal, Krishna Dist.- 521 211
    Tel. (O): 08656-224770/1/2, 224727

Assam

  • Guwahati College of Architecture, Budhin Bhavan, Zoo Road, Opp. Doordarshan, Guwahati - 781 002
    Tel. (O): 0361-2599087, 2547022

Chandigarh

  • Chitkara School of Planning & Architecture, Tel. (O): 01762-507084-86, 250176-78
    SubCentre:
    Saraswati Kendra, Chandigarh.

Delhi

  • TVB School of Habitat Studies, Sector-D, Pocket-2, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi- 110 070
    Tel. (O): 011-26894898, 26490843
  • Vastukala Academy’s School of Architecture, Secular House, 9/1, Inst. Area (opp. JNU East Gate), Aruna Asafali Marg, New Delhi- 110 067
    Tel. (O): 011-26965643, 26568523

Goa

  • Vidya Vardhan Institute of Design, Environment & Architecture, 979, Ascona, Vodlem Bhat, Benaulim , Salcette - 403 601
    Tel. (O): 0832-2770792

Gujarat

  • Center for Environment Planning & Technology, KL Campus, University Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380 009
    Tel. (O): 079-26302470 / 26302452
  • DC Patel school of Architecture, Near Bhaikaka Library, Vallabh Vidyanagar - 388 120
    Tel. (O): 02692-237586, 235179, 237301
  • Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, Dr. RK Desai Marg, Athwa Lines, Surat – 395001
    Tel. (O): 0261-2660640, 2667796, 2660556.
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Institute of Technology, Vasad, Dist. Anand - 388 306
    Tel. (O): 02692-274766, 274783, 274489
  • VVPs’ Indubhai Parekh School of Architecture, Vajdi-Virda, Kalawad road, Rajkot - 360 005
    Tel. (O): 0281-2783701, 2783702
  • Vadodara Design Academy’s School of Architecture, Behind BANCO Products, Padra Road, Bil-Chappad Road, Vadodara 390 020
    Tel. (O): 02692-255111

Haryan

  • Sushant school of Art & Architecture, Sector-55, Gurgaon -122 003
    Tel.(O):0124-2570317-18, 2766071-72

Jharkhand

  • Dept of Architecture, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, RANCHI – 835 215
    Tel : 0651 – 227 6006 – Ext. 425

Karnataka

  • Manipal Institute of Architecture, Manipal University, Manipal - 576 104
    Tel. (O): 0820-2571060, 2571061 Extn. 24111 to 24117.
  • Dept of Architecture, BMS College of Engineering, Bull Temple road, Bangalore - 560 019
    Tel. (O): 080-2662 2130-35
  • B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering & Technology, Vidyanagar, Hubli - 580 031
    Tel. (O): 0836-237 8123, 237 8201
  • PDA College of Engineering, Gulburga - 585 102
    Tel. (O): 08472-22 4262 Ext.435
  • Dept of Architecture, Dayanand Sagar College of Engineering, Shavige Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore – 560 078
    Tel : 080 – 2666 2226, 2666 0789
  • BLDE Association’s College of Engineering & Technology, Ashram Road, Bijapur - 586 103
    Tel. (O): 08352-261120, 251168
  • Malik Sandal Inst of Art & Architecture, 424, Nauraspur, Bagalkot Road, Bijapur – 586 101
    Tel: 08352 – 27 6158
  • Dept. of Architecture, MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Vidya Soudhya, Gokula Extn. Post, Bangalore- 560 054
    Tel. : 080 - 2360 6934
  • RV College of Architecture, RV VIdyaniketan, Mysore Road, Bangalore - 560 059
    Tel. (O): 080-2860 2170, 2860 1258
  • Siddiganga Institute of Technology, B.H. Road, Tumkur - 572 103
    Tel. (O): 0816-221 4055, 228 2990-93
  • Gogte Institute of Technology, Udyambag, Belgaum - 590 008
    Tel. (O): 0831-571 1632, 244 1104
  • University School of Design, University of Mysore, 2nd Floor, Senate Bhavan, Manasagangotri, Mysore - 570 006
    Tel. (O): 0821-241 4577

Kerala

  • Department of Architecture, College of Engineering,Engineering College P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695 016
    Tel. (O): 0471-251 5537
  • Department of Architecture, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam - 691 005
    Tel.(O): 0474-2712022-25.
  • MES College of Architecture, Kuttipuram, Thrikkanapuram PO - 679 573, Mallapuram District
    Tel. (O): 0494-269 8794, 269 8081

Maharashtra

  • Academy of Architecture, 278, Shankar Ghanekar Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai - 400 025
    Tel. (O): 022-24301024, 24310807
  • BKPS College of Architecture, 3, Sadashiv Peth, Tilak Road, Pune - 411 030
    Tel. (O): 020-24339055
  • School of Architecture, College of Engineering & Technology, At Post: Babhulgaon (Jh), NH no.6, Near Shri Shivaji Park, Akola - 444 001
    Tel. (O): 0724-2435070, 2259024
  • College of Architecture, DY Patil College of Engineering & Technology, Kasba Bawda, Kolhapur - 416006
    Tel. (O): 0231-2601431, 2601433
  • GS Mandal’s Marathwada Institute of Technology, Aurangabad - 431 005
    Tel. (O): 0240-2376496.
  • SPSMBH’s College of Architecture, 1061-A, Shivaji Peth, Kolhapur - 416 012
    Tel. (O): 0231-2620431, 2620914
  • M. Patel Institute of Engg & Tech., Gondia Dist. Bhandara 441 614
    Tel: 07182-252 158
  • College of Architecture, Jawharlal Nehru Engineering College, N-6, CIDCO, Aurangabad - 431 003
    Tel. (O): 0240-2482893, 2484693
  • NDMVPS College of Architecture, Udoji Maratha Boarding Campus, Gangapur Road, Nashik - 422 013
    Tel. (O): 0253-2570822, 2313433
  • Kamala Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture & Design Studies, Vidyanidhi Marg, Juhu Scheme, Mumbai - 400 049
    Tel. (O): 022-26208539, 26700918, 26200923
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Architecture, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyanagar, Sector 7, Nerul, Navi Mumbai - 400 706
    Tel. (O): 022-27709545, 27709454, 27709594
  • Rizvi College of Architecture, Rizvi Educational Complex, Sherly Rajan Road, Off Carter Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai - 400 050
    Tel. (O): 022-26050624, 26044196
  • Lady Amritbai Daga College of Architecture for Women, Seminary Hills, Nagpur - 440 006
    Tel. (O): 0712-2510208, 2512338
  • Dr. B N College of Architecture for Women, Karvenagar, Pune - 411 052
    Tel. (O): 020-25466966, 25464062
  • Shri Siddheshwar Shikshan Mandal’s College of Architecture, Sr.No.63/1A, F.P.No.34, Ujani Colony (Behind T.V.Tower), Kumatha Naka, Solapur - 413 003
    Tel.: 0217 – 260 3950
  • Kavikulguru Inst of Technology & Science, Ramtek – 441 106
    Tel. : 07114 – 25 5309, 25 5313
  • Priyadarshini Institute of Architecture & Design Studies, Electronic Zone, MIDC, Hingna Road, Nagpur - 440 019
    Tel. (O): 07104-23 6381, 23 7307, 23 7681
  • Indian Education Society’s College of Architecture, MD Lotlikar Vidya Sankul, Opp. Lilawati Hospital, 791, S. K. Marg, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (West), Mumbai - 400 050
    Tel. (O): 022-26553636, 26551616
  • MCES Allana College of Architecture, 2390-B, K.B.Hidayatullah Road, Azam Campus, Camp, Pune - 411 001
    Tel. (O): 020-2643 3202
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Architecture, Sector No.29, Nigdi Pradhikaran, Behind Akurdi Rly.Station, Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune - 411 044
    Tel. (O): 020-2765 5568, 27654501
  • Late Shri Bapuraoji Deshmukh Degree College of Architecture, BD College of Engg. Campus, Sewagram, Dist. Wardha - 442 102
    Tel. (O): 07152-284268, 284807
  • LBHSS Trust's College of Architecture, Baheti College Campus, Nr. Khwajamiya Darga & Law College, Jalgaon - 425 001
    Tel. (O): 0257-5621567, 2235764

Madhya Pradesh

  • Faculty of Architecture, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal - 462 007
    Tel. (O): 0755-5206006 to 10, 2670416-17, 2670427-28
  • School of Architecture, Madhav Institute of Technology, Gola ka Mandir, Gwalior - 474 005
    Tel. (O): 0751-2364684, 2364479.
  • IPS Academy’s School of Architecture, Rajendra Nagar, Agra-Mumbai Road, Indore - 452 012
    Tel. (O): 0731-5538295, 5058673, 3090658

Orissa

  • Piloo Mody College of Architecture, Badambadi, Cuttack - 753 012
    Tel. (O): 0671-2316923

Punjab

  • Department of Architecture, Giani Zail Singh College of Engineering & Technology, Dabwali Road, Bhatinda - 151 001
    Tel.(O): 0164-2280985, 2282491
  • Chitkara School of Planning & Architecture, Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway, Village Jhansla, Tehsil Rajpura, Patiala - 140 401
    Tel. (O): 01762-507084-86, 250176-78
    Sub Centres:
        1. Saraswati Kendra, Chandigarh
        2. NIIT Patiala Centre, Patiala

Rajasthan

  • Aayojan School of Architecture, ISI-4, RIICO Institutional block, Sitapura, Goner Road, Jaipur - 302 022
    Tel. (O): 0141-2771755-56.

Tamil Nadu

  • School of Architecture & Planning, Anna University, Sardar Patel Road, Chennai - 600 025
    Tel. (O): 044-22352341, 22203700
  • Dept. of Architecture, SRM Institute of Technology, Kattankulathur, Kancheepuram - 603 203
    Tel. (O): 044-27451317, 27453901, 27452270
  • Satyabama Inst of Science & Tech, Jeppiaar Nagar, Old Mamallapuram Road, Chennai - 600 119
    Tel. (O): 044-24501644 (Extn.5602)
  • Thiagarajar College of Engg, Madurai 625 015
    Tel: 0452-2482240, 41, 42
  • Periyar Maniammai College of Tech for Women, Periyar Nagar, Dist. Vallum, Tanjavur
  • MEASI Academy of Architecture, Association Gardens, New College Campus, 87, Peter’s road, Royapettah, Chennai - 600 014
    Tel. (O): 044-28351126, 28350445
  • Tamilnadu School of Architecture, Karumathampatti, Coimbatore - 641 659
    Tel. (O): 0421-2335346, 2334944, 2332588, 2332544

Uttaranchal

  • Dehradun Institute of Technology, Mussoorie Diversion Road, Village Makkawala, P. O. Bhagwantpur, Dehradun – 248 001
    Tel. (O): 0135-2738111, 2743310, 2743312
  • School of Architecture, Himgiri Nabh Vishwavidyalaya, 144, Vasant Vihar, Phase II, Dehradun 284 006
    Tel. (O): 0135-2760465

Uttar Pradesh

  • Integral University School of Architecture, Kursi Road, Lucknow 226 026
    Tel. (O): 0522-2890812, 2890730, 3096117

West Bengal

  • Dept. of Architecture, Town & Regional Planning, The Bengal Engineering & Science University, Shibpur, P.O. Botanical Gardens, Howrah - 711 103
    Tel.(O): 033-26684561-63
  • Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata -700 032
    Tel.(O): 033-24146667

NATA - Useful Contacts

  • For further information regarding NASA, contact
  • The Director
    National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture,
    CDSA, Survey no. 58 & 49/4, Bavdhan Khurd, Paud Road, (Before Ambrosia Resort; Off Chandni Chowk), Pune - 411021, Maharashtra
    Tele: 020-6573-1088 (10am - 4pm)
    Tele-fax: 020-2295-2262
    E-mail: Contact I, Contact II
    Website : www.niasa.org
  • The President,
    Council of Architecture,
    India Habitat Centre, Core 6-A, First Floor, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003
    Phone :  011-2464-8415, 2465-4172
    Fax :  011-2464-7746
    Website : www.coa-india.org
    Email : Contact I

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