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Download the NATA previous Year Question Papers from the link given below to prepare well for the NATA Exam 2024.

By solving NATA Previous Year Question Papers, students can get familiarized with the NATA exam pattern, learn time management, and identify their strengths and weaknesses. It also helps them to understand the important topics 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 2024.

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NATA 2024 - Revised Syllabus, Preparation, Paper Pattern

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  • NATA 2024 Exam Pattern: NATA exam from 2020 to 2023 was a fully computer based test. NATA 2024 has introduced a very big change. The exam now has 2 Parts:
Part Mode of Exam Type of Test No of Qs Marks Time
Part A Offline PBT Drawing & Composition Test 3 80 90 mins
Part B Online CBT MCQ Objective Test 45 120 90 mins
Total 48 200 3.0 hrs


  1. PBT = Paper Based Test, CBT = Computer Based
  2. The medium of the test will be both English and

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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. Visual Reasoning Ability – Questions related to 3D visualization like Plan & Elevation, Unfolding Objects, Shadow, Counting Surfaces, Different views of Objects etc.
2. Logical Derivation Ability – Questions on Analytical & Logical Ability covering visual series, verbal reasoning, passage & inference, direction test, critical thinking etc.
3. GK, Architecture & Design Awareness – Questions on famous buildings, architects, monuments; building construction techniques & materials; architectural elements, styles etc.
4. Language Interpretation Ability – Questions on language like synonyms, antonyms, ordering of sentences, idioms & phrases, spotting errors, reading comprehension etc.
5. Design Sensitivity Ability – Questions on elements & principles of design, spotting the difference, signs, symbols & graphic design etc
6. Design Thinking Ability – Questions on Usability of products, problem identification in design, graphics & imagery, analysis of situations
7. Numerical Ability – Questions on Profit & Loss, Percentage, Average, Probability, Geometry, Menusration, Time-Speed-Distance, Mixture & Allegation etc.

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. Visual Reasoning Ability
2. Logical Derivation Ability
3. GK, Architecture & Design Awareness
4. Language Interpretation Ability
5. Design Sensitivity Ability
6. Design Thinking Ability
7. Numerical Ability

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?

Starting from Saturday, 6th April 2024, the NATA exam will be conducted every weekend in 2 slots, across various test The slot times will be – Session 1: 10.00am to 1.00pm & Session 2: 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Students have to select their choice of date, time slot and city of examination while applying. The test center will be allotted by the Council, as far as possible, on the basis of cities and sessions preferred by the candidates.

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?

Eligibility Criteria: There are 2 types of eligibility that candidates have to consider.

Eligibility to appear for NATA 2024: Candidates have to fulfill following educational qualification criteria to appear for NATA 2024-
Passed or appearing for 10+1 Exam with PCM Subjects;
Passed or appearing for 10+2 Exam with PCM Subjects;
Passed or appearing for 10+3 Diploma Exam with Mathematics as a Subject.

Eligibility for admission to B.Arch program : Qualifying the NATA exam does not assure admission to the candidate in an Architecture The criteria for admission to B.Arch program is issued by the Council of Architecture as follows: “No candidate shall be admitted to architecture course unless she / he has passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 50% marks in aggregate or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.”

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