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National Aptitude Test in ARCHITECTURE (NATA)

National Aptitude test in architecture (NATA) is a countrywide undergraduate exam that's carried out with the aid of Council of Architecture (COA) for admission into 5 Year B.Arch program.


Through NATA, candidates can get admission into B.Arch program conducted by Government, Government-Aided, Privately Funded Institutes and Deemed Universities.

From 2021 onwards, NATA has scrapped drawing examination. Now instead of multiple sections in examination, NATA 2021 will have two sections that will comprise of questions related to Architecture, Mathematics, Physics and General Awareness. Question paper will comprise of 125 questions in the form of MSQ, MCQ, NAQ & PCQ.

NATA ensures the applicants eligibility for admission to five year B.Arch path, as prescribed via CoA and duly accepted by the crucial authorities. 

With National Testing Agency holding JEE Mains twice a year from 2019, CoA, keeping it fair, announced NATA to be held twice too. So, now every students will get a fair chance to attempt the exam twice and improve their score.

Only candidates who qualify 10+2 or equivalent examination of Central/ State Govts. with 50% aggregate with Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry  as a compulsory subject OR 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by Central/State Govts. with minimum of 50% aggregate marks with Mathematics, will be only eligible for B.Arch program as per COA.

Some premier Architecture Institutes, which accept admission on the basis of NATA score are

Sir JJ School of Art & Architecture


Center for Environment Planning & Technology


Maharaja Sayaji Rao University


Schools of Architecture

Anna University


School of Planning & Architecture, JNTUH


350+ Architecture Schools Accepting NATA

Overall 4000+ Seats

Brief Syllabus for NATA 2021/2022

             Architecture Aptitude

  1. Reasonings- Diagrammatic, Numerical, Verbal, Inductive, Situational Judgement, Logical, Abstract.

  2. Elements and principles of design, aesthetic sensitivity, colour theory, lateral thinking and logical reasoning, visual perception and cognition, graphics and imagery, building anatomy and architectural vocabulary

  3. Basic techniques of building construction and knowledge of architectural materials

  4. 2 Dimensional and 3 Dimensional figures reasoning, for example-  Top View, Front View, Counting of Surfaces, etc.


  1. Algebra, Logarithms, Matrices, Trigonometry, Coordinate geometry, 3 Dimensional Co-ordinate geometry, Theory of Calculus, Application of Calculus, Permutation and combination, Statistics and Probability.

  2. Sets and Relations, from class X & XI

  3. Mathematical reasoning- Understanding of tautology, converse, contradiction, and contrapositive



Although NATA haven't specified enough for syllabus of Physics for NATA 2021, but there are great chances that complete NATA 2021 paper will be based on topics such as Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction, Optics, Atoms and Nuclie, Electronic Devices and etc. 

Exam Pattern for NATA 2021

Exam Mode

Unlike previous years, in NATA 2021 exam will be conducted completely online.

Type of Questions

There will be total 125 questions in four different format


Maximum & Minimum Marks

To qualify NATA 2021, 75 will be Minimum marks to be scored whereas 200 will be maximum 

Marks per Questions

There won't be any negative marking but based on difficulty of questions, it will categorised into 1,2 or  marks questions

Duration of Exam

Overall duration of exam will be of 180 mins i.e. 3 hrs. No time limit for individual questions

Language of Exam Paper

The medium of Aptitude test will be the English language only.

Eligibility for NATA 2021


The eligibility for admission to 1st year of 5-year B.Arch. Degree program for the academic session 2021- 2022 shall be as per CoA (Minimum Standards of Architectural Education) Regulations, 2020 or as may be amended by the Central Government.


Candidates need to pass 10+2 scheme of examination with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as a mandatory subjects, or 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as a mandatory subject.


No direct lateral admission is allowed at any year/semester/stage of B.Arch. course based on any qualification.


As per Council of Architecture, qualifying NATA is mandatory for seeking admission in B.Arch program across India except in IIT's, SPA's, NIT's and CFTI's

What makes us different for NATA 2021 Preparation?

Live Online Classes

By Professional Architects, Engineers and Artists, so you can get one of India’s best preparation without leaving your home

Faculties from SPA's & IIT's

We only have faculties from IIT’s, SPA’s and other leading Architecture Institutes for the finest & top notch preparation

Small Batch Size

With strongly belief in quality education, we have small batches of max 20 students, so everyone can get equal opportunities and concentration

Recordings of Every Live Class

We digitally record every live class with all discussions, so you can recall and revise, whenever and wherever you need

Covering Every Subjects

We have dedicated classes for every newly introduced subjects and syllabus for NATA. All the classes are conducted in Evening, so you can focus on class12th preparation too

All India Mock Test Series

We regularly conduct All India Mock Test Series through out your preparation, so you can constantly check your performance and test your knowledge

Why us for your NATA 2021 Preparation?

If you’re seeking to pursue Architecture from India’s Best Architecture Institute, we are the one who can definitely help you to bring best in you. 

We are India’s first and leading platform, passionately dedicated towards mentoring and guiding students for various Architecture Entrance exams in India.

We are not only the group of teachers but are Professional Architects, Engineers and Artists, placed across the globe, giving our students best of our knowledge, experience and exposure. 

With a small batch size, we work with every single student, to get him/her into India’s Best Architecture Institute. 

99% of our students are studying in India’s Best Architecture Colleges i.e. Sir JJ School of Architecture Mumbai, CEPT Ahmedabad, Maharaja Sayaji Rao University (MSU) Vadodara and many more, while rest are pursuing their Architecture from India's top notch Government Architecture Colleges through NATA.

We too are alumni of the World’s best architecture institutes like NUS Singapore, IITs, and SPA, so we thoroughly understand the importance of getting education from India’s Best Architecture Institutes.  

Our course is exclusively designed, which emphasizes equally in all the syllabus, newly introduced subjects like physics and other topics in details so our students can lead to perfection, and make preparation wholesome.

We believe in trouble-free learning which results in great outcomes, we try to make our sessions more demonstrative yet fun rather than a burden. We take the sessions to share our experiences and tips that are helpful to crack the examination without any stress. We make our sessions completely interactive so students feel free and zero hesitation to question or ask anything related to the subject. 

At regular intervals, we conduct Architecture Workshops, Experts Sessions by some world leading Architects, Architecture Competitions and many more, so our students can experience real Architecture World while they are still preparing for its entrance examinations.

We also provide scholarships to every student of ours, securing admission in India’s Best Architecture College such as SPA’s or NIT’s, giving them motivation to excel always.

We have a good record of success stories and we truly believe in offering the best quality education and our faculties, mentors and staff are the spine of our classes, they are the best in the pioneer of design and architecture field.

Keenly waiting to have you!!

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Prepare for NATA 2021 Online!!

For decades, Architecture preparation for Entrance Exams was conducted in close classrooms with blackboards, uncomfortable desks and limited faculties. Today, students of all ages and experience levels have far more options, including online courses from us!!

Technology has changed the way we live and how we transfer knowledge. Long before this pandemic, we at KUBO Architecture started teaching our students through Online Mode only. Aspiring students, who wants to be an Architect, connect with us from all across India. We have students connecting with us from very deep parts of India, where there is no one available to teach about Architecture even in the vicinity of 500 Km. 

99% of our Students got into India's Premier Government Architecture Colleges through Online Study Only

And from our inception we have mentored more than 1200 students through Online Mode only for their IIT JEE Mains Paper 2 and NATA examinations

Our faculties are available 24x7 for discussion

Our classroom and instructor are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to resolve your queries at any moment of time

Get every content online!!

Get all announcements, access notes, review assignments, take practice quizzes, discuss questions, chat with fellow students and study any time you want, without leaving your home.

Parents can Monitor your preparation constantly!!

Our Preparation-from-home concept for your IIT JEE Mains Paper 2 and NATA, has also enabled parents in having a close watch on your hard work with constant updates.

  • Are Mathematics and Drawing included in NATA 2021 syllabus?
    No. In NATA 2021, Drawing section won't be there at all. Where as Mathematics will be ask. NATA 2021 will be conducted as a single section examination. General knowledge of the candidates related to mathematics and drawing may be assessed in the aptitude section only.
  • Is there will be Negetive marking in NATA 2021?
    No, there is no negative marking in NATA 2021 exam
  • Which entrance exams are important to qualify to be an Architect in India?
    As per Council of Architecture (COA) India, to be an Architect, you need to qualify either JEE Paper 2 or NATA after class 12th. Without qualifying these examination, admission to B.Arch is not at all possible.
  • How many attempts are there for NATA 2021? Is it necessary to appear for both attempts?
    There are two attemps of NATA in 2021. First on 10th April 2021 and Second on 12th June 2021. A candidate can appear for either one or both. The highest of both scores will be considered for admission into B.Arch college.
  • What is the validity of NATA 2021 scorecard?
    NATA 2021 score shall be valid only for admission in the academic session 2021- 2022
  • What is the key difference between JEE Paper 2 and NATA?
    JEE Paper 2 is for getting admission in B.Arch in most prestigious central government colleges across India such as SPA's, NIT's & CFTI's, whereas NATA is an entrance examination for pursuing B.Architecture from State Government Architecture Colleges and Private Institutes across India.
  • How students can register for NATA?
    Students who are aspiring to appear in NATA entrance exam can visit NATA offical website at and make themself register by due process stated. The registration for NATA 2021 began for Phase 1 & 2 on March 05, and the entrance exam is scheduled to be conducted on April 10 & June 12 respectively.
  • What is the eligiblity for NATA 2021 registration?
    Candidate who have qualifiedtheir 10+2 examinaion with Mathematics, Pgysics & Chemistry as a compulsory subject or Diploma Holders who have passed the 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject. Candidates must be 17 years old minimum as on 31st January of the last year.
  • Does 12th Percentage matter in Nata?
    As per latest notifications, Government has scraped the mandatory requirements of minimum 50% marks in 10+2 or 10+3 qualifying examination. In the year 2021, paasing 10+2 or 10+3 qualifying examination will make you eligible for NATA but 10+2 or 10+3 marks will matter in getting into colleges with NATA score.
  • Does IIT accept NATA score?
    No, B.Arch in IIT's can only be pursue by sucessfuly qualifying JEE Advance and Architecture Aptitude Test. NATA scores are not taken into account for admission in B.Arch program in IIT's.

Architecture is termed as a multi- faceted profession.

It is a blend of creative as well as technical solutions in order to achieve a built environment.

Lets, make your career with us!!
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