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Best Books for NATA 2023 Preparation: Top Study Materials for National Aptitude Test in Architecture

Updated On - April 25 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

NATA 2023 Preparation Books: If any candidate wants to qualify for NATA 2023, one of the most important step is to select the best books for preparation of NATA exam. As NATA Important Books will help aspirants with the relevant resources to cover up the whole NATA 2023 syllabus. It will also help candidates to avoid books that don't have relevant content. From this article, candidate will know about the Subject Wise Reference Books For NATA.
At the starting phase of preparation, there are multiple options for the students but preparation from the right guidance/book is very important. Candidates must plan their study schedule with these important books for NATA Examination for scoring good marks in the written exam. Students can also download NATA 2023 Books PDF available on various websites.

How to Select Best Books for NATA 2023?

Before selecting any book for NATA 2023 exam preparation, students must keep the following points in mind:

  • Always prefer to study from the latest editions and the books with the latest exam pattern.

  • Candidates are advised to check the year of publication of the books before choosing the right books. The latest published books will keep the candidate updated with latest information, syllabus, and pattern.

  • Candidates must shortlist books from authors who are experts in the education domain.

  • Candidates must prepare from books that have sample papers with the solutions. Such books will help students at the time of practice and revision session.

  • Candidate must clear their doubts from any two books. Comparing similar topics from different books will clear the doubt and will help students to choose the right book. 

Books for NATA 2023 Preparation

Some of the best books that students appearing for NATA 2023 may need are given below:

  • A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K Ching

  • A Complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch Entrance Examination 2018/19/20 by PK Mishra

  • Study Guide for B.Arch 2018/19/20 Paperback by PK Mishra

  • NATA (B.Arch) Guide to Bachelor of Architecture Entrance Examination

  • B.Arch Entrance Examination Guide by Surendra Kavimandan

  • NATA & B.Arch Question Bank by Ar. Shadan Usmani

  • NATA & B.Arch complete self-study material: entrance examination by  Ar. Shadan Usman

  • Popular Master Guide B.Arch Entrance Examination by R Gupta

  • Self-Preparation Guide B.Arch. Entrance Examination by GK Publications

  • NATA Examination (Verbal / Non- Verbal / Reasoning) by R.S. Agarwal

  • NATA / AIEE B.Arch Question Bank

  • NATA Examination (Engineering Drawing) by N.D.Bhatt and Pancha

  • Higher Algebra by Hall & Knight

NATA 2023 Preparation Tips

Given below are some important tips that will help candidate to score good marks in NATA exam

Focus on the syllabus: Most important things that candidates preparing for NATA 2023 exam must know is NATA exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly. While preparing the study schedule, be sure that all the topics are covered and paid more attention to the key topics.
Be creative: Candidates appearing for NATA must be creative. For admission in good college, student must practice drawing, because sketching is the key for this entrance test. Start with the simple ones and then move towards the complex one.
Keep track of time: Sometimes a candidate can not attempt the whole poor time management, you will regret it later. Therefore, while practising candidate must manage their time well on the day of the exam. One of the best ways to do the same is to attempt mock tests regularly as practising will enhance your test-taking speed.
Solve Previous year NATA papers: Candidate must solve previous year exam papers to get an idea of what all will be asked in the exam. Speed is also very important otherwise test-takers will lose both-time and marks.


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