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NATA 3rd 2021 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

NATA 3rd 2021
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NATA 3rd 2021 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

National Aptitude Test in Architecture Third 2021 or NATA 3rd 2021 is the entrance examination for admission to B.Arch.. NATA 3rd 2021 is conducted by Council of Architecture.

NATA 3rd for the year 2021 has been announced by Council of Architecture and will be held on 03/09/2021. The application forms will be available from 26/07/2021 till 22/08/2021. The exam is in online mode. The duration of the exam will be 180 minutes. It is being conducted in English language. Admit card will be available from 29/08/2021. Result is expected to be announced on 08/09/2021.

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NATA 3rd 2021 Conducting Body

Council of Architecture

NATA 3rd 2021 Eligibility Criteria

                                        Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications: The Minimum Academic Qualifications for NATA 3rd 2021 required
  • Candidates who have completed their 10 + 2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or 10+ 3 Diploma with Mathematics as subject of study can appear for NATA 2021. Candidates appearing for 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subjects of study or 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics in the current year may also provisionally appear for NATA-2021.

NATA 3rd 2021 Exam Centers

Online Dates

Date Centers
03/09/2021 Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Amritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sriganganagar, Udaipur, Gangtok, Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Tiruchirappalli, Puducherry, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Warangal, Agartala, Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bilaspur, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Greater Noida, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Varanasi, Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee, Asansol, Durgapur, Howrah, Kolkata, Siliguri

NATA 3rd 2021 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form 26/07/2021 22/08/2021
Application Form With Late Fee - 22/08/2021
Application Form Correction 16/08/2021 22/08/2021
Admit Card Release Date 29/08/2021 -
NATA 3rd 2021 Exam Date Online Dates
  • 03/09/2021
  • Declaration of result 08/09/2021 -
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    NATA 3rd 2021 Prospectus

    Link: View/Download

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    Examination Timing:

    03/09/2021 (Friday)

    Session 1 10.00 am to 1.00 pm (180 mins/ 3.0 hours

    Session 2 (if required) 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm (180 mins/ 3.0 hours)

    NATA 3rd 2021 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    The Application Fee shall be non-refundable in all of the cases outlined above.

    CategoriesExam Fee Both first and second test Fee
    General category Rs 2,000/- Rs 4000/-
    SC/ST and PWD and transsexual categoryRs 1500/-Rs 3,000/-

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    • Filling up of fields will be interactive in nature. As soon as the cursor is taken to a certain field, a cursor tip MESSAGE will be shown to the candidate to assist in filling up. In case of difficulty, the HELP icon placed right next to the field will redirect the candidate to that section of the Brochure which deals with the filling up of the said field. Please note that the applicant’s name, father’s name, mother’s name, postal address and date of birth taken together must be unique for each application. At the time of submitting the PERSONAL DETAILS of a candidate, the system will prompt the candidate to enter his email address which shall be used as the user name. The email of the candidate shall be verified by the system by sending a link. The candidate has to choose a PASSWORD and keep it as guarded secret for all subsequent entries into their domain. A SECURITY QUESTION AND ANSWER will be captured from the candidate by the system at this stage. Candidate has to remember this question-answer pair for prompt retrieval of password in case it is forgotten at later stage. The candidate needs to login into his/her account using his email and password. The login credentials and application number generated by the system shall also be emailed to the candidates at their respective emails. The candidate will need to enter the system subsequently for various reasons as given below:
      • Accessing and editing personal information (till going to the document upload stage)
      • Uploading of images.
      • Performing fee payment through EPG.
      • Printing of the Confirmation Page.
      • Correction to data if needed
      • The candidate has to use his/her email and chosen password for subsequent login to the system for all subsequent accesses to the system. Therefore, it is very important for the candidate to note down password. It is also important to note the security question and the answer pair for retrieval of password in case the candidate forgets the chosen password and for future reference
      • Image uploading:
        • Recent Passport size Photograph in Colour with both ears visible and front view only
        • Own Signature
        • Documents have to be in black/ blue ink only in jpg / jpeg format. The page size of document is to be in A4 format. Following are the details regarding the size and dimension of the documents


                  Storage size


                     Image dimension

      4 KB100 KB
      1 KB30 KB
      4.5 cm3.5 cm
      1.5 cm3.5 cm

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      Discrepancy and correction:

      The candidate is expected to fill up all details correctly, check a preview of the application before submitting the same online. Candidates will be provided only one opportunity to correct their personal details as per APPENDIX-VI.

      Important Dates:

      Image uploads allowed till22nd August 2021 (11:59 PM)
      Confirmation page printing available till 22nd August 2021 (11:59 PM)

      NATA 3rd 2021 Admit Card

      Admit Card Download Start Date 29/08/2021

      Admit Card Download Url

      Link: View/Download

      NATA 3rd 2021 Exam Day Instructions

      Online Dates

      • 03/09/2021

      Examination Day Instructions

      • The candidates will have to follow the time schedule as follows :
        • Report to the Examination Center by 9.00 am
        • Opening gate to the examination hall at 9.15 am
        • Registration of candidate to be completed by 9.45 am
        • Closing gate to the examination hall at 10.00 am
        • Commencement of examination at 10.00 am
        • Duration of examination: 10.00 am to 1.00 pm
      • Candidates must bring with them: 
        • Downloaded Admit Card of NATA- 2021.
        • Original Proof of Identity- Aadhar/ Passport/ Driving License/ Voter ID.
      • Candidates must show on demand the Admit Card (NATA- 2021) for entry to the Examination Hall. A candidate not possessing printout of the downloaded admit card and valid photo identity. shall not be allowed to enter in the Examination Hall by the Center-in-Charge.
      • Candidates found carrying any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers or any other material except those listed under SL.No.-2 inside examination Hall will be debarred from appearing the examination.
      • Mobile Phones, Bluetooth devices, Calculators, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of Calculator are not allowed in the Examination Hall. Possession of such items during the Examinations may lead to cancellation of candidature.
      • Candidates shall be provided with paper for any rough work.
      • No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre-in-Charge, will leave his/her seat or Examination Hall until the duration of examination is over. 
      • Candidates shall maintain silence during the examination. Any conversation or gesticulation or disturbance in the examination hall shall be deemed as misdemeanor. If a candidate is found adopting unfair means, his/her candidature shall be cancelled and he/she will be liable to be debarred from taking examination either permanently or for a period, to be decided by the Council of Architecture, according to the nature of offence.
      • Candidates shall abide by the advisories/guidelines/precautions issued by the Government for containment of Pandemic Covid-19. Further, candidates shall also adhere to the Guidelines issued by the Council of Architecture for NATA 2021. No Covid positive candidate shall be allowed to appear for NATA Examination as a preventive measure.
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      NATA 3rd 2021 Results

      Result Declaration08/09/2021

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      Rules for scrutiny / review of Answer Paper:

      After the examination, answer key to questions of the NATA 2021 test paper would be available in public domain. For the MCQ, MSQ, PAQ and NAQ type questions the answers and their weightage as fixed by the Council shall be treated as final.

      Post publication scrutiny and /or review of answer paper can be provided on payment of Rs 3000/-(Rupees Three thousand only) by any candidate desiring to do so for a single test. For this process the candidate will have to fill in an online form and make payment online within three days of result publication. No requests will be entertained further to this.

      Result format:

      Results will be available in the website www.nata.in which will be announced in various electronic/printing media before declaration of results. 

      The result sheet will display the following: 

      • Marks obtained in the exam out of 200
      • Qualified/ Not Qualified

      Qualifying marks for NATA- 2021 is 75 marks out of 200 marks

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