NATA 2017 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
NATA is a national level examination to assess the candidate’s aptitude for admission to undergraduate courses in Architecture (5-year B. Arch degree) at all recognized institutions all over India.
NATA assess the aptitude of the applicants in Architecture in different areas such as drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking.
NATA test consists of two parts - A Drawing test which is paper based & a computer based online test for Aesthetic sensitivity. Candidates are given 3 question in the Drawing test with time duration of 2 hours.
The Aesthetic Sensitivity test contains 40 Multiple Choice Objective type questions in total and time duration for Aesthetic Sensitivity test is 1 hour. The over-all test including both papers is of 200 marks and time duration is 3 hours. There is no negative marking in this examination.
|NATA Highlights||NATA Drawing Test||Aesthetic Sensitivity test|
|Exam Mode||Offline (Pen Paper Based)||Online|
|Time Duration||2 hours (120 minutes)||1 hours (60 minutes)|
|No. Of Questions||3 Questions. (2D, 3D and Theme Sketch)||40 objective type questions|
|Marks||For 2D-25 marks; For 3D-25 marks & For Theme Sketch-50 marks||2.5 marks each|
|Total||100 marks||100 marks|
NATA Drawing Test is a two-hour paper-based test consisting of two questions (one question has two sub-questions. It is mandatory for the candidates to attempt all the questions. In NATA Drawing test, candidates’ ability to draw or sketch a diagram based on the visualization, symmetry and sketching ability is tested in 3D, 2D and Theme sketch.
The first question in the test consists of 50 marks i.e. 50% weightage. The candidates have to show one or more techniques (based on the question) of the following:
The second question consists of 25 marks and carries 25% weightage. Question two generally ask for creating a 2-Dimensional composition from given geometric or non-geometric shapes. The candidates have to show one or more techniques (based on the question) of the following:
The third question also consists of 25 marks and carries 25% weightage. Candidates are asked to Create a 3-Dimensional composition from given geometric or non-geometric forms. The candidates have to show one or more techniques (based on the question) of the following:
Focusing on the preparation and preparing well keeping the NATA Drawing syllabus as the base would help the candidate save time as well as has his/her attention on the important topics. NATA Drawing Test is a two-hour Test where the candidate has to attempt two questions. One of the questions has two sub-questions.
Previous year questions help many of the Aspirants to get an idea of what is asked in NATA Drawing Test. Most of the Mock Test Papers and Preparation books have Previous year questions. However, to lighten candidates’ burden, all the question mentioned below are chosen after careful research.
The following questions are frequently asked for the NATA Drawing test:
To prepare for an exam, books are the best source but, a candidate often faces plenty of problems to choose the right book. The following books are generally recommended for the NATA 2017 applicants. These books are detailed and cover each and every aspects and type of questions that can be asked in NATA Drawing Test.
NATA aspirants taking Drawing test often get confused with where to start from? And what should one start with? And how to start it? One of the important steps toward this is to understand what exactly the examiner is expecting in the answer. To gain good marks in the test, the candidates should have a good practice.
NATA Cutoff is the minimum marks or rank required for admission into the Architecture courses in India. NATA Cutoff varies with the campus. Council of Architecture publicly announces and discloses the cutoff list of NATA after fourth working day after completion of the exam. Candidates who score more than or equal to cut off marks are considered for admission into 5 years Bachelor of Architecture courses in India. NATA 2017 Cutoff will depend on following factors:
Note: -In order to get shortlisted for NATA 2017, candidates have to score minimum 50% marks in the last examination passed (10+2 HSC Board). Candidates need to secure minimum marks in each section i.e. in Drawing Test and Aesthetic Sensitivity
The following Table gives a brief idea about NATA Cutoff 2014 in different colleges:
|Name of the college||NATA Score (200)|
|L.S. Raheja School of Architecture||101|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Architecture||87|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Architecture (Interior Design), Navi Mumbai||107|
|Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture & Environmental Studies||120|
|Padmashree Dr. D.Y.Patil College Of Architecture, Nerul||100|
|Mahatma Eduction Society's Pillai College of Architcture, New Panvel||106|
|Rizvi College of Architecture (Mumbai University)||100|
|IES College of Architecture||111|
|Late Bhausaheb Hiray S.S.Trust's Dr.Baliram Hiray College of Architecture||95|
|Late Bhausaheb Hiray S.S.Trust's Dr.Baliram Hiray College of Architecture (Interior Design)||122|
|Asmita College of Architecture||122|
|Samyak Sankalpa College of Architecture, Nandivali village, Kalyan||91|
|Viva School of Architecture||113|
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