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NATA - Application Form

National Aptitude Test in Architecture 2020

Result: 04 Sep 2020,24 Sep 2020

Pen & Paper Mode, Computer Based Test

Result: 04 Sep 2020,24 Sep 2020

NATA 2020 Application Form: Last Date to Apply (06 Sep)

Updated On - September 04 2020 by Akriti Maurya

NATA 2021 Application Form can be submitted until 06 September for the second test which is scheduled to be held on 12 September 2020. Applicants who are seeking to apply will have to fill the form online. The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is conducted by the Council of Architecture (CoA). This exam is conducted to offer admissions to the candidates into 5 years B.Arch course across India. The form for both the sessions will be filled in online mode only. The NATA score is considered by many governments and private institutions and universities for admissions into Architecture courses. The following article gives the required details about NATA Application form 2021.

Latest Updates

  • The last date to apply for NATA 2020 2nd test has been extended until 06 September 2020.

NATA 2020 Application Form Dates

NATA 202 application form is available for both April, as well as, May attempt. Candidates can apply for one or both the sessions. Candidates can check important dates for both the attempts from the table given below.

NATA Registration Dates 2020
EventsFirst testSecond test
NATA application form releases01 February 202001 February 2020
Registration reopens25 July 202025 July 2020
Last date to register after reopening16 August 2020
04 September 2020

06 September 2020

Form correction25 July - 16 August 2020until 06 September 2020
NATA exam date29 August 202012 September 2020

NATA 2020 Application Form

The candidates applying for the NATA 2020 exam must keep in mind the following important details:
  • The application form must be filled in the online mode only. 
  • Candidates can opt for either the first or second test. They can even go for both the tests.
  • All the documents that have to be scanned and uploaded must be kept ready beforehand. 
  • The candidates are advised to fill all the particulars precisely and carefully. 
  • Multiple forms submitted by a candidate will lead to rejection of forms.
  • A valid e-mail Id & contact number should be provided to get all the related information.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned clear passport photograph & signature in JPG/JPEG format & the file size should be as per the guidelines only.
  • The application fee will not be accepted via Money Order, Cheque, Pay Order, IPO, etc. hence it can be deposited via available online modes as given below in the fee section.
  • The application form must be complete in all respect to avoid cancellation of candidature.
  • Take multiple photocopies of filled application form for further process.
  • The candidates are advised not to send the xerox of the online application form & fee payment receipt to the office of conducting body.

Documents Required for filling NATA 2020 Application Form

The following documents must be kept ready by the candidates before starting to fill the application form for NATA 2020:
  • Class 10th Marks sheet 
  • Class 12th Marks sheet 
  • Scanned photograph 
  • Scanned signature 
  • E-mail ID
  • Contact number 
  • Fee payment details and receipts 

Details to be filled in NATA 2020 Application Form

Candidates have to fill the below-given details in the NATA 2020 application form.

Personal Details
  • Candidate’s full name – as per school leaving record; Max 46 character
  • Fathers name – as per school leaving record; Max 46 character
  • Mothers name – as per school leaving record; Max 46 character
  • Date of Birth – as in class 10 certificate
  • Gender
  • Category
  • PwD status
  • Type of disability – any of visual acuity / one-eyed vision / physically challenged/ others
  • Place of residence
  • Nationality – Indian / OCI / PIO / Foreign
  • Aadhaar number – not mandatory
Choice of Exam centre
  • In this candidate have to choose three exam centres. The final decision of the test centre will be taken by the authorities.
Educational Details (For Class 10th and 12th)
  • Educational qualification – Class 10th or equivalent
  • Pass status – Passed
  • Passed status of class 12 – Passed / Appearing
  • course stream – High School / 10+2 /10+3 Diploma
  • Board – Select from the drop-down list
  • Year of passing – Select from the drop-down list
  • Obtained Marks – Mandatory
  • Total Marks – Mandatory
  • Marks Percentage – Auto calculated
  • Roll number – Mandatory
  • Institute name and address – Enter name and address of the school of study in Class X
  • Pincode – Pin code of school address
Address for Communication
  • Address of residence
  • State of domicile
  • District of domicile
  • Pincode
  • Email id
  • Mobile number

How to fill the NATA 2020 Application Form?

The following is the step by step procedure for filling the application form of NATA 2020:

 Step 1. Registration

  • The candidates have to visit the official website of NATA 2020
  • Select the register now link on the website 
  • The website will ask the candidates to enter personal details like First name, last name, gender, e-mail ID, mobile number, date of birth of the candidate, state, city, login ID and password 
  • The login ID and password should be remembered for further filling of the details

Step 2. Filling Details in the Application form

  • Login using the previously created login ID and password. 
  • The website will ask the candidate to fill in other details as per requirement. 
  • Personal details to be filled are Candidate’s full name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Date of birth, Gender, Category, Nationality, Aadhar number, etc. 
  • Communication details to be filled by the candidate are Complete house address, State of residence, District of residence, e-mail ID, PIN code, Mobile number, etc. 
  • The candidates are required to choose three exam centres from the options available in the drop-down menu. 
  • The educational details such as educational qualification, status, stream, the board of education, year of study, obtained Marchks, total Marks, percentage, roll number, name of the institution, etc. must be filled by the candidate. 

 Step 3. Uploading the Images/Documents

  • The candidates are required to visit the upload images section next. 
  • The images to be uploaded by the candidate are photograph, the signature of the candidate and category certificate (if applicable). 
  • Upload the scanned images in their appropriate sections adhering to the below-mentioned specifications. 
  • The specifications for the documents to be uploaded are as follows:
Image Specification for NATA Registration


File type 



Recent passport size colour photograph 



4.5 cm – 3.5 cm 




1.5 cm-3.5 cm 

Category certificate 



A4 format 

NATA 2020 Registration Fee

After the process of document uploading gets completed, the candidates are required to complete the payment process.  Enter all the required details and click on the make payment option. After the fee payment is done, take a printout of the application form for future uses.  The following are the application fee details for various categories of NATA 2020. For candidates belonging to India:
Registration Fee for NATA
Application Fee 
Rs. 2000 for either session
Rs. 3800 for both the sessions
Rs. 1700 for either session 
Rs. 3100 for both the sessions 
For candidates appearing to the examination outside India, the application fee is as below:
Application fee 
One session 
Rs. 10,000 
Two sessions 
Rs. 18,000
Mode of Payment
The payment can be done by credit card, debit card and net banking. 

NATA 2020 Application Form Correction

The candidates are advised to enter the details asked in the application form very carefully without mistakes. However, if the candidates have some changes to make to the details in the details of the application form of NATA 2020, the correction window will be open separately for both the sessions.

Once the form correction process ends, candidates cannot make any further corrections in their NATA application forms. So, candidate's must make sure to enter the only correct information in the application form so that to avoid correcting it later.

Candidates can edit the following details
  • Spelling in names, etc.
  • Any figures in numerical data, i.e. day, month, year, etc.

NATA 2020 Admit Card

Since NATA is conducted twice a year, CoA releases the admit card separately for each session on the official website, Candidates have to log in with their application number and password to download the NATA 2020 admit card. Applicnats will have to carry a printout of the admit card along with valid id proof to the exam center to appear in the exam.

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Form Start Date:

01 Feb 2020

Form End Date:

06 Sep 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 06 Sep 2020
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