Council of Architecture (CoA) is going to begin the registration process for the National Aptitude Test for Architecture (NATA) 2021 today i.e., March 05, 2021. Interested candidates can apply for the entrance exam on the official website of the conducting body nata.in. Authorities shall close the application process for the first exam on March 28, 2021. Similarly, the registration window for the second exam shall be closed on May 30, 2021. NATA 2021 is a national-level examination for candidates who wish to pursue architecture from prestigious institutes across the country.
NATA 2021 application process is expected to begin from today, March 05, 2021. Candidates can apply for the entrance exam on the official website of the exam I.e., nata.in. To do so, they must click on the NATA 2021 application link present on the homepage of the website. The registration window shall appear on the screen. Candidates are required to enter their personal details such as name, gender, mother’s name, father’s name, mobile number, date of birth, etc in the corresponding spaces provided. After submitting the personal details, candidates have to enter their email ID which shall be used as their username. They will receive a link to verify their email address and set their password. Thus, candidates shall use these login credentials to finish the remaining registration formalities.
Applicants are also required to upload relevant documents such as recent passport-size photograph and signature. The documents as mentioned before must be uploaded in black/blue ink in the jpg/jpeg format. These documents must be uploaded in the format and dimensions specified by the authorities. Lastly, they must pay the application fee depending on their category and submit the application form. Candidates are advised to take a print-out of the confirmation page for future reference.
The application fee for NATA 2021 is decided based on the category to which the candidate belongs. Candidates have to pay Rs.2000 for anyone test while Rs.4000 for two tests as application fee. However, SC, ST, PwD and transsexual candidates have to pay Rs.1500 for one test and Rs.3000 for two tests as registration fee. This application fee must only be paid through the online mode. The payment options include debit card, credit card and net banking.
Authorities have also specified the application fee for candidates opting to appear for the exam outside the Indian territory. Such candidates must pay Rs.10,000 for one test and Rs.20,000 for both tests through the online mode. Students who first choose Indian test centres and then choose to give the test out of the country must pay the balance fee as applicable.
NATA 2021 first session is scheduled to be conducted on April 10, 2021, in two sessions. The first session is from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm while the second session is from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The second NATA 2021 examination shall be conducted on June 12, 2021. The two-session timings remain the same.