National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is being conducted by COA since 2006, in terms of the provisions of CoA (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 1983, published in the Gazette of India. Further, the Council has prescribed the Council of Architecture (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 2020, with the approval of the Central Government in terms of Sections 21 & 45 of the Architects Act, 1972. The Regulations were published in the Gazette of India on 11.08.2020 and came into force w.e.f. 01.11.2020. These Regulations prescribe that the candidate needs to qualify an Aptitude Test in Architecture conducted by the Council for admission to the Architecture degree course.
Part A: Drawing Test
Scale & Proportion, Geometric Composition, Colour Harmony, 3D,2D Transformation, Perspective Drawing, Day to Day object drawing.
Part B: Mathematics
Algebra, Logarithms, Matrices, Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry, Theory & Application of Calculus, Permutation and Combination, 3D Geometry, Statistics & Probability
Part B: Physics
Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction, Optics, Atoms, and Nuclei, Electronic Devises
Part B: Chemistry
Basic Concepts, Thermodynamics, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Bonding