NATA 2017 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) is a national level entrance exam. It is conducted by CoA (Council of Architecture). NATA 2017 is scheduled on April 16, 2017. NATA exam is divided into 2 papers: Paper 1: Drawing Test and Paper 2: General Aptitude & Mathematics. From 2017, NATA will be conducted once a year. Both the papers will now be conducted in an offline mode.
NATA is held for candidates seeking admission to the five-year Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) degree course. Through NATA exam, a candidate’s aptitude and knowledge in the subject i.e. Architecture. Also, their drawing and observation skills are also tested.
During admission through NATA, the college considers your NATA score as well as 12th Board marks, (50-50%). For admission into any good colleges in India you should get around 65-75%+ aggregate and for Top colleges should get more than 75-85% aggregate.
As per the official COA website, there are about 423 institutions, which impart architectural education in India leading to recognized qualifications. The COA, New Delhi, is all set to conduct NATA 2017 for admission to Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) course.
The objective of NATA 2017 is to conduct a single examination with an aim to assess the aptitude and analytical skills of the candidates. Candidates, who successfully clear NATA 2017 are eligible to apply for admission to bachelor of architecture course across the participating institutes of NATA 2017. Given below are details of the colleges and the basis of admission in each. This list of top Architecture colleges through NATA with their respective locations details.
Sir J. J. College of Architecture, Mumbai
Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy College of Architecture is considered as Asia’s first architectural school. Being one among the top colleges in India, the institute offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Architecture i.e. B.Arch. (Bachelor in Architecture) and M. Arch (Master of Architecture). The B.Arch. degree is five years’ full-time course, whereas M. Arch is two years’ full-time course.
Department of Architecture, IIT Roorkee
Department of Architecture and Planning IIT Roorkee is a modern institute, which has achieved a remarkable name in a field of Architecture. It was the first institute in India to offer master degree course and its aim is to achieve more success. Students can have an accomplished career life if they gain admission in this college.
Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh
It is one of the leading architectural institutes in the state of Punjab. Being an architectural college, it imparts 5 years’ full-time course of B. Arch. The college has gained huge accolades for its excellent pedagogy in the field of planning and designing.
For the first three years, the students are encouraged to learn through tutorials, theoretical subjects, studio work and workshop practice to acquire basic knowledge & skills followed by six months of practical training and thesis.
Department of Architecture, NIT Tiruchirappalli
It is a leading college enriching lives of students. It gives deep knowledge of architectural designs and concepts to them. This public engineering and technology university has been ranked fourth amongst the top ten architectural colleges by Outlook in 2012.
The course includes learning about basic architectural skills and knowledge, along with learning of computer software like breeze, daylight, 3D Studio Max, AutoCAD (2007) etc. that help students to shape their career.
Department of Architecture, NIT Calicut
It offers best courses for students who want to excel in the architectural field. It has the best faculty who mentors, assists and guides students. This college has achieved remarkable growth by providing diverse courses.
Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurgaon
Sushant School of Art and Architecture is a private Architecture college in Gurgaon, National Capital Region, India. Admission is on the basis of NATA scores. The student should have qualified NATA. The admission is based on weightage given to 12th class results and NATA scores.
Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics, JMI
Admission to B. Arch. & B. Arch. (self-financing), M. Ekistics, M. Arch (All five specializations) in the Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics are made on the basis of written test & aptitude test followed by an interview.
Department of Architecture, BIT, Mesra
The Department of Architecture was established at BIT Mesra in the year 1993, in keeping with the multifarious scope of Architecture as the art and science of designing spaces and adding value to a meaningful, built environment.
R-V School of Architecture, RVCE, Bangalore
Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering (RVCE) is affiliated to the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. Admission is on basis of NATA, COMEDK and Management Quota. Candidates having minimum 50 % marks in aggregate, in the following examinations, are eligible to apply for the B. Arch course.
Faculty of Architecture, Manipal University
Faculty of Architecture has been providing world-class education under multicultural environment since 1978. It aims to foster creative, innovative and intellectually vibrant learning with a global outlook that would establish academic and professional excellence in architecture.
Do remember what German architect Walter Gropius said, “Society needs a good image of itself. That is the job of an architect.”
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