Council of Architecture (CoA) is going to conduct the National Aptitude Test for Architecture (NATA) 2021 Test 1 tomorrow i.e., April 10, 2021. The national-level entrance test shall be conducted in two sessions (if required). The first session shall be conducted from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm while the second session shall be held from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. With just a few hours remaining for the examination, here are certain exam day guidelines as well as do’s and don’ts to follow.
NATA 2021 first test is scheduled on April 10, 2021, whereas the second test is scheduled on June 12, 2021. Admit cards for the same have been released on the official website coa.gov.in. Candidates are required to bring a hard copy of their to admit card to the allotted examination centre without fail. Along with this, they must also bring valid ID proof such as a voter card, PAN card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, etc.
All candidates must ensure that their photograph and signature on the admit card are not accidentally mutilated, distorted or spoiled. In case such admit cards are found, candidates, shall not be permitted to appear for NATA 2021 examination. They are also advised to keep their admit cards intact with them till the admission process gets completed.
CoA has also specified the time schedule that must be followed by all candidates during the NATA 2021 examination. All candidates have to report to the examination centre by 9:00 am while the gates to the centre shall open at 9:15 am. Registration and verification process of candidates shall be completed by 9:45 am while the exam centre gates shall close at 10:00 am. NATA 2021 first session is scheduled to bring from 10:00 am and shall go on till 1:00 pm.
Candidates must note that no entry shall permitted to the exam centre after 10:15 am. Similarly, no extra time shall be given to candidates to complete the examination. They have to show their documents to the centre authorities when demanded or they shall not be granted entry to the centre.
Apart from the required documents, items such as textual or study material, bits of paper or other written material are strictly prohibited. Furthermore, mobile phones, Bluetooth devices, slide rules, log tables, watches, calculators, etc are also not permitted at the exam centre. Any students found with these items may not be permitted to attend the NATA 2021 examination. Candidates shall be provided with paper for any rough paper.
All candidates must maintain the exam decorum and discipline at the examination centre. Any candidate who creates disturbance or adopts unfair means may be disbarred from the examination either temporarily or permanently. Candidates are instructed to follow all the COVID-19 specific guidelines issued by the CoA on the day of NATA 2021 examination.