What Is NATA?
The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) measures aptitude of the applicant for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportions, aesthetic sensitivity and 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 Takes It and Why?
Prospective applicants desirous of taking admission to First year of undergraduate course in Architecture (Bachelor of Architecture) in India take NATA. NATA scores are used by admissions authorities of different unaided & Govt. aided schools / colleges of Architecture, to provide common measures for comparing the qualifications of applicants.
Where Do People Take It?
NATA is offered year-round at designated Test Centers, usually located at colleges / schools of architecture in India.
Who Accepts It?
All schools / colleges of Architecture - Govt., Govt aided, University Departments, private un-aided, including colleges affiliated to self-financed Deemed Universities and Private Universities, or any department of Architecture within a college, requires that its applicants take the NATA.
For more details visit: http://www.nata.in