Architecture Entrance Exam Coaching NATA / JEE / MAH-AR-CAT



NATA

NATA website: www.nata.in

More about DTE CAP Admission process for B.Arch

More about MASA Admission process for B.Arch

Scheme of Examination

1. National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is being conducted by the Council of Architecture at national level for admission to 5 year B.Arch Degree Course at all recognized institutions across India.

2. NATA scores are used by admissions authorities of different Government, Govt. Aided & Unaided schools / colleges of Architecture.

3. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability.

4. The test is in two parts. A paper based drawing test for two hours and computer based online aesthetic sensitivity test.

5. The Exam Pattern is as follows:

Parts Type of Questions Marks
Part I – Aesthetic Sensitivity Objective 40 Q = 100 marks
Part II – Drawing Test Drawing 3 Q = 100 marks
Total 200 marks

Key dates for Admission Process are:

Steps Date
Application forms available March 2019 (expected)
Last date for submission of application form August 2019 (expected)
NATA Exam starts from April 2019 (expected)
NATA Exam last date August 2019 (expected)
Result fourth working day after the test

6. For Syllabus of NATA 2018, click here

7. For NATA Sample Papers, click here

8. There are about 250 colleges that admit students to 18,000 seats across India based on NATA marks. Click to see list of colleges for architecture

9. The exam is for 3 hours- Aesthetic Sensitivity (1 hour) and Drawing Test (2 hours).

10. Eligibility for Candidates applying for NATA :
Any person having passed SSC (Std X) or equivalent examination can appear for NATA, however, candidates having 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination with mathematics as one of the subject, only are eligible for admission to B.Arch. Course.

NATA can be taken as many number of times as desired by the candidate.

Click here for Application Process for NATA Exam



JEE Main 2019 - Paper 2 (B.Arch / B.Planning)

JEE website: Application Form for JEE (Main) 2019 – Paper 2 (B. Arch./ B. Planning)

Application Instructions

Scheme of Examination

1. Candidates need to attempt the JEE (Earlier AIEEE) Paper 2 for admission to B.Arch or B.Plan programs.

2. Paper 2 of JEE (Earlier AIEEE) consists of Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing for B. Architecture and B. Planning in offline mode.

3. The Exam Pattern is as follows:

Parts Type of Questions Marks
Part I – Mathematics Objective 40 Q x 4 marks = 160 marks
Part II – Aptitude Test Objective 40 Q x 4 marks = 160 marks
Part III – Drawing Test Drawing 2 Q x 35 marks = 70 marks
Total 390 marks

4. For Syllabus of Aptitude Test, click here

6. There are about 17 NITs that admit students to 1,050 seats across India based on JEE (Earlier AIEEE) marks. click here

7. The Aptitude Test is designed to evaluate candidate’s perception, imagination, observation, creativity and architectural awareness.

8. For objective type questions there is negative marking of 0.25 marks per wrong answer. There is no negative marking for no response.

9. Click here for key JEE (Earlier AIEEE) dates at a glance.
Eligibility for Candidates applying for JEE (Earlier AIEEE) exam

10. The minimum qualification for appearing for JEE (Earlier AIEEE) Paper 2 exam is passed or appearing for 10+2 (Class XII) or equivalent exam (Read more) with minimum 50% aggregate marks and Mathematics as a compulsory subject.

Click here for Application Process for JEE (Earlier AIEEE) Exam



MAH-AR-CAT

MAH-AR-CAT website: www.dte.org.in

Scheme of Examination

1.Candidates need to attempt the MAH-AR-CAT (Common Entrance Test) for admission to 5 year degree course in Architecture in Government Aided Colleges or Unaided Colleges who have given consent for the CAT and CAP (Centralized Admission Process)

2. The MAH-AR-CAT-2019 examination will consist of one common question paper of maximum 200 marks in the subjects of Aesthetic Sensitivity and Drawing to test the aptitude of the candidate for architecture degree course.

3. The Paper Pattern is as follows:
Aesthetic Sensitivity Section will have 7 questions for 100 marks.
Drawing Section will have 2 questions for 100 marks.

4. For Syllabus of Aptitude Test, click here

5. For MAH-AR-CAT Sample Papers, click here

6.There are about 8 colleges that admit students to 427 seats across Maharashtra based on MAH-AR-CAT marks.

7. The questions will be set only in English, not in any other language.

8.Approximately 5,300 students apply for the exam. The exam is for 3 hours.

9.The key dates for MAH-AR-CAT 2019 are:

Steps Date
Notification from DTE May 2019
Sale of brochure May 2019 onwards
Online Application submission April to May 2019
MAH-AR-CAT 2019 exam May 2019
Declaration of results of MAH-AR-CAT 2019 May 2019

Eligibility for Candidates applying for MAH-AR-CAT

10. The minimum qualification for appearing for MAH-AR-CAT is passed or appearing for 10+2 (Class XII) or equivalent exam with minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for OBC, SC, ST & PH category) and Mathematics as a compulsory subject.

11. The marks for MAH-AR-CAT 2019 will be considered for admission for the current academic year 2019-20 only. There is no provision for carry forward of results.

12. Candidates should attain minimum 40% or 80 marks (35% or 70 marks for OBC, SC, ST and PH Category) in the MAH-AR-CAT to become eligible to participate in the Centralized Admission Process (CAP).

13. There are separate eligibility criteria for Foreign Nationals or NRIs, J&K Migrants, GoI candidates, children of defence personnel. Please refer to details in Information Brochure.