NATA 2017 APPLICATION & REGISTRATION
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
NATA Application Form will be available for filling from January 2018. Candidates have to visit NATA Portal i.e. www.nata.nic.in in order to access the form. Before getting registered, it is important to go through NATA Eligibility Criteria defined by CoA (Council of Architecture). Candidates satisfying the criteria can then move on to fill the form.
Listed below are some quick facts related to NATA Application Form 2018:
NATA 2018, (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) will be managed by COA. The application process consists of the following step:
Candidates need to keep their documents such as ID proof, educational qualification and photographs ready before filling the form. A minimum time of one month is given to submit the application form. Any discrepancies in the application process can be corrected by following the guidelines provided in the brochure or by contacting the authority.
|NATA Application Form will be available from||January 2018 onwards|
|Official Website||nata.nic.in OR nata.in|
|Basic Eligibility||Class XII|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Documents Required||Passpost Size Colored Photo, LTI and Signature|
|Application Fee||INR 1250|
|Mode of Fee Payment||Online and Offline|
|NATA Helpline Number||91-9073301301|
CoA will release the official schedule for National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) shortly. Candidates have to appear for the exam as per the pre-decided schedule at the designated test centers. Important dates regarding NATA Application Form are tabulated below:
|Availability of NATA Application Form||January 2018|
|NATA Application Form filling ends on||February 2018|
|Image Uploading||February 2018|
|NATA Fee Payment||February 2018|
|Confirmation Page Printing||February 2018|
|NATA Correction window available from||February 2018|
|NATA Admit Card available from||March 2018|
|NATA Exam||April 2018|
Note:It must be noted, appointments for the same are scheduled on a first come, first-serve basis. Candidates should avoid last minute rush by applying for NATA 2018 as early as possible.
The conducting body of NATA has laid out some standard that a candidate needs to satisfy in order to register for the architecture exam. Listed below are some basic criteria for NATA:
The application form will be available for filling online only at NATA Portal. It will be interactive in nature. Candidates must fill in all the fields that have a super scribed mark (*) on it. These fields are mandatory, if they are left unfilled then the form will not be submitted. The Application form is broadly categorized in 3 major steps namely
Given below is a flow chart of the process that will be followed in the registration:
The first step for any candidate wishing to give NATA 2018 is required to get themselves registered. In this step, aspirant must provide the information like personal details, education background etc. The registration process is different for the new candidates and old candidates. Mentioned below is the process for both candidates.
For New Candidates
Candidates who are applying for the first time have to follow the steps given-
For Already Registered Candidates
But, for candidates who have already registered, have to fill in the Application No., Password, mention the security pin and then finally sign in.
Candidates can fill the application form for NATA in online mode by visiting NATA website i.e.www.nata.nic.in. Candidates have to register themselves by entering their email id, mobile number and creating a password for the exam in order to continue.
In this step, a candidate is required to login using their registered email, password and provide the basic details in the marked fields of the application form. These details are primarily related to:
The following screenshot indicated all the fields that a candidate needs to fill in order to complete the form.
In this step, a candidate will also be asked to choose a password, confirm it, choose a security question and answer the same. Also, candidate will also have to enter a security pin which will be case sensitive.
After filling all the details, one must review the entire form before submitting it. Once the application is submitted, an application number of 7 digits will be generated. Candidate must note it down along with the password and security question and answer. Candidates will require these for subsequent logins.
In this step, candidates are required to scan and upload their photograph as per specified format and sizes.
Candidates are required to upload the following document images:
In the following table, the details of the size and dimensions of the documents are mentioned:
|Document||Minimum Storage Size||Maximum Storage Size||Image Height||Image Width|
|Photograph||4 KB||100 KB||4.00 cm||3.0 cm|
|LTI||1 KB||30 KB||1.5 cm||3.5 cm|
|Signature||1 KB||30 KB||1.5 cm||3.5 cm|
Candidate should fill rest of the information as per the requirement in NATA Application Form.
Candidates will first have to click on ‘Upload Image’ tab and then follow the procedure.
Once the details have been filled, applicants must save their details and proceed towards the fee payment option by clicking the purchase form button.
The fee payment for NATA Registration is the final step in the whole process. The application fee for NATA is INR 1250. The payment can be madeeither through online mode or offline mode. The modes details are given below:
Online Mode: It can be done through Net banking/credit card/debit card.
Offline mode: It can be done by generating a challan and depositing the payment in cash at any of the designated branches of the ICICI bank across the country.
The candidates must note that they are required to pay processing charges as indicated below:
The application fees once paid by the candidates for NATA 2018 is not refundable under any circumstances.
Note: For the candidates opting Dubai as their exam city are liable to pay an additional examination fee of INR 7000 prior to issuance of admit card. Mode of payment of the additional examination fee would be notified in due course.
After successful payment, candidate will be able to print the “Confirmation Page”.
This is the final step of the whole NATA Registration Process. Here, candidates can download the prefilled registration form after the payment of application fee and take it to the nearest activated centers as prescribed by NATA. This center will then provide an appointment voucher for the examination based upon the availability and the schedule at the center.
Note:Candidates should note that appointment once scheduled cannot be rescheduled or cancelled.
In case, incorrect information or mistake has been made by candidate, a 6-day window is provided to rectify the same. The information can be corrected at the time of registration only. The window for correction will become functional from February 2018.
Candidates have to follow the steps mentioned below to rectify those mistakes:
Note: Candidates should make sure to go through all the details mentioned in the form carefully. And if they find any mistake or an error, they should correct it right away or in the window provided to them.
All the applicants will have the option to retrieve their NATA Candidate ID. They can simply follow the steps mentioned below:
Step 1: Candidates should visit the official site of NATA.
Step 2: Under the Important Links section, click on “Find NATA Candidate ID”
Step 3: Candidate must enter his/her Standard 10th Seat Number, 10th passing year and 10th Board in respective textbox.
Step 4: Enter the verification code and then click on “Find NATA Candidate Id”. The Id will be displayed on the screen.
Some of the key instructions for aspirants filling NATA Application Form are indicated below. The candidates are advised to adhere to these guidelines for completing the NATA 2018 Registration Process successfully.
Given below is a list of acceptable primary identification documents to apply for NATA 2018
Note: Candidates must remember that a letter of identity is valid only for one year from the date of issue.
In case an applicant’s primary identification does not have a signature or a photograph of the applicant, he/she must then present any one of the following supplement IDs in addition to the primary identification documents.
Note:The confirmation of the identity letter should be typed on the original letterhead of the education institution attended by the applicant. Also, the candidates should ensure that the signature of the school official and the seal of the educational institution is overlapping the applicant’s photograph.
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