Is It Compulsory To Qualify NATA For Architecture?

By Ishika Satwika Singh

24th May, 2023

NATA 2023 conducts a comprehensive computer-based aptitude test at the Council allotted centers across the country every year. The NATA entrance examination is an aptitude test that assesses a candidate’s ability through a variety of testing formats.


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Yes, Aspiring candidates must appear for the NATA exam and JEE Mains paper 2 to be eligible for admission to architecture courses for the year 2023.

Is NATA Compulsory?


The greatest approach to getting into prestigious universities and colleges like BITS, SRM etc., is to take the NATA exam and do well in it.

– Exam Mode: Online (2023) – Language: English – Maximum Marks: 200 marks – Exam Duration: 3 hours – Total number of questions: 125 – Question Formats: MSQ, MCQ, PCQ, and NAQ. – Qualifying Marks: 75 out of 200

NATA Exam Pattern 2023

NATA Marking Scheme 2023

The NATA marking scheme is straightforward; each question will carry 1, 2, or 3 marks for each correct answer, depending on the question. There will be no negative marking in case the question is wrong.

Most institutes in India accept NATA as the standard way of introducing students into their Architecture programs, except IITs, NITs, and SPAs.