National Aptitude Test in Architecture
NATA ( National Aptitude Test in Architecture ) is one of the entrance examinations available in India for the candidates who are looking for a Graduation programme in Architecture. The Council of Architecture, Delhi conducts the NATA examination every year. A candidate whose eligibility criteria for appearing NATA examination, decided by COA is Plus-Two or equivalent. The candidate should have completed his/her age of 17 years at the time of Admission. The qualified candidate should be attained minimum aggregate marks of 50 % in the plus or equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects. Go through the link to read the amendments of COA regulations about minimum standards of architectural education
Role of NATA coaching centres in India
NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) is not only an ordinary test to understand one’s aptitude and knowledge in the relevant field but it also prompts a candidate for his/her maximum score in the examination. It measures one’s mental ability, verbal and non-verbal skills, Drawing skill, proficiency in Mathematics, general knowledge and more than a competitive examination.
The syllabus of NATA gives only a vague idea of the topics which covers in the examination. The structure of NATA examination changes every year without prior notice. These are the main reasons for a candidate who do always confuses to choose a reference guide or textbook available in the market, which is previously printed. Getting proper guidance and coaching based on the current NATA exam structure will improve the candidate’s performance and confidence level. So the coaching under an experienced NATA trainer is highly recommended for achieving the top NATA score.
The council of Architecture does not suggest any prescribed textbook, reference materials, coaching centres, knowledge sources, etc. So the many NATA coaching centres in India prepare their own materials for their students according to the upcoming NATA examination structure.
More than 100 NATA coaching centres are working in south-India itself. So the majority of candidates in India, those who are looking for Architecture course after plus two, moves into this regions and takes place their skill-sharpening at any of the best NATA coaching centres in Kerala or Tamil Nadu.