Admission 2016


The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) measures the aptitude of the applicant for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability, that have been acquired over a long period of time, and that are related to specific field of study, i.e. Architecture.


Any person having passed SSC (Std X) or equivalent examination and above can appear for NATA. However, only candidates who have qualified an aptitude test in Architecture and have secured 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects shall be eligible for admission to B.Arch. Course. No direct lateral admission is allowed at any year/stage of B.Arch. course based on any qualification. NATA score shall be valid for a period of two years from the year in which one appeared.

How to Apply

  1. NATA 2016 Registration form can be filled and submitted ONLINE from this website by payment of NATA fees of Rs. 1250.00 (+ Processing Charges) using Net-banking / Credit Cards / ICICI Isure Bank Challan
  2. Download the P refilled Registration form and procure the necessary registration documents.
  3. Select a Test Center / Region (from the website at a location convenient to the candidate and apply.

Important Changes in NATA

    Please note that the following changes are effective for NATA test starting from 1st April 2016.

  1. Starting 1st April 2016 Candidates can attempt NATA for a maximum of 5 (FIVE) TIMES within Two Years from the date of their First attempt.
  2. The best score out of the number of attempts till date will be the “VALID SCORE” ( Maximum of 5 ).
  3. “Best of 5 attempts” system will be applicable for the NATA test given from 1st April 2016 .
  4. “Validity of the “Best score” will be for 2 years from the date of their first attempt in 2016.
  5. A new NATA Registration form is to be submitted online by the candidate at the NATA website for every attempt and the required Fee to be Paid for Every attempt.
  6. The mark list will show the “best marks” scored by the candidate among all his previous attempts ( Maximum of 5 ) as “VALID SCORE”
  7. For determining the “best of 5″ for the students who appeared for NATA test before 2016, 5 ( Five ) more attempts will be allowed and their earlier “last valid score” also will be considered for obtaining the Best Score and for such students the validity of their “Valid score” will be 2 years from the date of their First attempt in 2016.
  8. Candidates, while seeking the repeat test appointment must declare their earlier exam details as required in the application form (even if he has appeared in the previous years) while registering for NATA 2016.
  9. If any candidate is found registering afresh concealing the earlier appearance (including registered but exam not given cases ) for NATA test, he / she will forfeit his / her candidature and further his / her all previous scores will be cancelled and he / she will be barred from appearing for NATA again.

For further information contact the IPSA Office between 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. on any working day. IPSA Office remains closed on Sundays & Public Holidays.

For further details of NATA please log on to or follow below link:

NATA 2016 Brochure PDF

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Entrance test (NATA) are conducted for Architectural programme offered by IPSA.
Generally the admission procedure begins during the month of May.

Aspirants must take NATA Test to qualify.
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