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NATA Previous Year Question Papers 2023-2024 PDF Download Here

Solving NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) previous year question papers provides valuable insight into the format, types of questions, and difficulty level of the actual exam.

By solving NATA Previous Year papers, students can get familiarized with the exam pattern, learn time management, and identify their strengths and weaknesses. It also helps them to understand the topics that are important and the ones they need to focus more on.

Additionally, solving previous year question papers can help students to build their confidence and reduce their exam stress. Overall, solving NATA previous year question papers is an effective way to improve one’s performance and increase the chances of success in NATA exam.

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NATA 2024 - Revised Syllabus, Preparation, Paper Pattern

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The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) measures the aptitude of candidates for Architecture. It is one of the two qualifying exams for admission to B.Arch program in Architecture colleges across India. The other exam is JEE (Paper 2).

Type of Test Type of ques. No. of ques & marks Marks per ques. Time Language
Online Aptitude Test 4 types of questions: MCQ, MSQ, NAQ, PTQ 125 Questions for 200 marks 1, 2 or 3 marks per question 3 hours Exam will be in English language

SILICA’s NATA sample paper will help you understand the exam pattern better.

The details of each section are given below.

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Where can I download NATA Previous Year Papers?
You can download NATA previous year’s papers from the SILICA website. Click on the links mentioned on this page and you will be directed to a page where you can select the year for which you want to download the papers. The previous year’s papers are available in PDF format, and you can download and save them on your device for offline use.
How many NATA Papers should I solve for NATA Exam Preparation?
The number of NATA previous year papers you should solve for NATA exam preparation depends on various factors such as your level of knowledge, the time you have to prepare, and your individual learning style. However, as a general guideline, it is recommended that you solve at least 5-10 years of previous year papers to get a good understanding of the exam pattern, type of questions asked, and the level of difficulty. Solving previous year’s papers will not only help you identify your weak areas but also improve your speed and accuracy in answering questions. It is also important to note that simply solving the papers is not enough; you should also analyze your mistakes and revise the concepts that you find challenging. Additionally, you can also take mock tests to further assess your preparation level and get a feel for the actual exam. Solving a sufficient number of NATA previous year papers is an essential part of your exam preparation strategy.
What Type of Questions will come in the NATA 2024 exam?

NATA 2024 exam will have the following type of questions in the online aptitude test-

  1. Diagrammatic Reasoning – Tests the ability of logical reasoning, using diagrams and scenarios.
  2. Numerical Reasoning – Tests mathematical ability through simple problems.
  3. Verbal Reasoning – Assesses the ability to assess verbal logic.
  4. Inductive Reasoning – Tests the ability to see patterns and analyse given data
  5. Situational Judgment – Tests problem-solving ability.
  6. Logical Reasoning – Tests ability to recognise patterns, sequences or relationships between shapes and imagery.
  7. Abstract Reasoning – Will assess general knowledge, and ability to utilise knowledge in new situations.
What Topics will the Questions be from in NATA 2024 exam?

Questions could be asked in various topics that assess candidates on basic concepts in:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Physics and Geometry
  3. Language and Interpretation
  4. Elements and Principles of design
  5. Aesthetic sensitivity
  6. Colour theory
  7. Lateral thinking and logical reasoning
  8. Visual perception and cognition
  9. Graphics and imagery
  10. Building anatomy and architectural vocabulary
  11. Basic techniques of building construction and knowledge of material
  12. General knowledge and current affairs
Is there negative marking in NATA 2024?

No, there is no negative marking in NATA 2024 exam

What are the important dates of NATA 2024 exams?

Not Yet announced

How many attempts are there for NATA 2024? Can I appear for both attempts? Which score will be considered for admission?

There are two NATA attempts. 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 2024 score?

NATA 2023 score shall be valid only for admission in the academic session 2024- 2025

What is the eligibility criteria to appear for NATA 2024?

Questions could be asked in various topics that assess candidates on basic concepts in:

  1. Candidates who have completed their 10 + 2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or 10+ 3 Diploma with Mathematics as subject of study can appear for NATA 2024.
  2. Candidates appearing for 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subjects of study or 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics in the current year may also provisionally appear for NATA-2024 No candidate shall be admitted to architecture course unless he has passed an examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of examination with at least 50 per cent. Aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and also at least 50 per cent. marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50 per cent. marks in aggregate.

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