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NATA 2022 Registration: Check Eligibility Criteria, Fee


NATA 2022 Registration: The CoA will conduct the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) exam for the third session on August 7, 2022. The last date for candidates to register for the third phase of NATA 2022 is July 27, 2022 (until 8 p.m.). This is the last of the three phases. The CoA released the NATA session 2 results 2022 on July 21, 2022, on the official website of NATA. NATA is a national-level entrance examination conducted for candidates who want to study Architecture for their undergraduate degree courses.

Candidates can check this article’s NATA registration fee for the three phases. They can also refer to this article to learn about the eligibility criteria and NATA registration documents required before applying for the exam. Read the article to learn more on NATA 2022 registration last date, NATA registration fee 2022, NATA registration login and more.

Latest Updates:
* NATA Admit Card for phase 3 will be released on August 5, 2022.
* NATA 2022 phase 3 exam is on August 7, 2022.
* Candidates can submit the NATA application form 2022 for the third session until July 27, 2022 (till 8 p.m.).
*CoA declared NATA phase 2 exam results on July 21, 2022. Aspirants can check their NATA 2022 phase 2 results using the direct link.
*Candidates who wish to apply for the third phase can submit their applications until July 24, 2022. Direct link to apply.

NATA Registration 2022: Highlights

The officials release the application form for NATA via online mode. Before registering for the NATA 2022, candidates can check some of the important details regarding NATA 2022 below:

Name of the ExamNational Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)
Exam Conducting BodyCouncil of Architecture (CoA)
Exam LevelNational-level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam Duration3 hours
Exam FrequencyThrice a year
Official Websitenata.in

NATA Registration 2022 Dates

The Council of Architecture (CoA) has released the NATA 2022 important dates. Candidates must check the NATA registration 2022 date and apply accordingly for the entrance exam. The commencement of registration has taken place on the same date for all sessions. The officials will not accept any application after the completion of the NATA registration 2022 date deadline. Check out the important events, NATA registration 2022 date, and more:

Exam EventsFirst SessionSecond SessionThird Session
Starting of Online Application FormApril 8, 2022April 8, 2022April 8, 2022
NATA 2022 Registration Last DateMay 28, 2022June 24, 2022July 27, 2022
NATA 2022 Correction Window Start DateMay 19, 2022June 22, 2022July 22, 2022
NATA 2022 Correction Window End DateMay 23, 2022June 24, 2022July 27, 2022
Date of Release of NATA Admit Card June 7, 2022July 4, 2022August 5, 2022
Date and Time of NATA ExaminationJune 12, 2022July 7, 2022August 7, 2022
Declaration of NATA 2022 ResultsJune 24, 2022July 21, 2022August 16, 2022

NATA Application Form 2022

Details regarding NATA Registration 2022 are given below to help candidates fill out the application form.

  • Candidates can fill out the NATA 2022 application form online from April 8, 2022, until 8 p.m. on July 27, 2022.
  • Candidates must fill out personal information, upload documents, examination centre, education details, and communication address and pay the exam fee.
  • Candidates must print out the confirmation page generated after successful fee payment after completing the registration form.
  • While filling out the application form, candidates should pay close attention to all details.

NATA Registration 2022: Eligibility Criteria 

Aspirants appearing for the NATA 2022 must meet the eligibility criteria before filling out the NATA online application form. Check the eligibility criteria for NATA registration 2022 below:

  • Candidate must have completed their 10 + 2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. 
  • Alternatively, candidates who have achieved a minimum of 50% marks in 10 + 3 Diploma with Mathematics as a compulsory subject can apply for the exam.
  • The Council of Architecture prohibits direct lateral admission at any stage of the B.Arch course.
  • Candidates who are appearing for their 10+2 exam with a combination of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry or are appearing for their 10+3 Diploma in Mathematics are also allowed to attend the NATA examination 2022.

NATA Exam Registration 2022: Prerequisites

Aspirants who are filling out the application form are advised to be ready with the details they will require for registration. The information provided in the NATA application form 2022 should be valid and correct, supported by valid documents. Therefore, candidates are advised to keep the following documents ready before filling the forms so they can cross-check the information provided in the form with the documents before submitting it.

  • Class 10 and 12 mark sheets and certificates
  • Aadhaar card
  • Scanned photograph
  • Scanned signature
  • Bank details 

Steps to Fill NATA 2022 Application Form

NATA exam registration 2022 can be done via online mode. CoA has changed the NATA 2022 registration dates, and candidates can apply for NATA phase 3 till 8 p.m. on July 27, 20422. NATA 2022 application form includes entering personal information, uploading documents, and paying fees. The following are the processes for filling out the NATA 2022 application form:

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website of NATA. 
  • Click on the “NATA 2022” application link.
  • NATA registration window will appear on the screen.
  • Enter name, gender, valid email ID, mobile number, and date of birth.
  • Set a password for further login. The password should have at least 8 letters, including an uppercase letter, a lowercase letter, a symbol and a number.
  • Click on the “Sign Up” button.
  • After the registration process is completed, the application number will be generated and displayed. Candidates have to note the application number for future use.

Step 2: Filling of Application Form

In this step, candidates have to log in with the new user credentials and fill in the below-mentioned information:

Personal Details

  • Candidate’s name
  • Parents’ name
  • Place of residence
  • Nationality
  • ID proof and number
  • Date of birth
  • Category
  • Address of correspondence
  • Aadhaar number

In this step, candidates will have to fill in their preferences for the NATA test that they wish to attend whether they want to attend one test or more than one should be mentioned in this step.

Educational Details 

  • Year of passing
  • Marks obtained
  • Marks obtained in 10+2 standard examination along with the percentage
  • Course/stream name
  • Board/University
  • Classes 10 and 12 standard pass status

Other fields that should be updated before the candidates click on “confirm and submit”, include the choice of examination and the preference of their exam centres. Candidates should note that they will be required to select three exam centres in the order of preference if they are selecting domestic test centres. For candidates who select Dubai as the preferred exam centre, no other choice of preference for exam centres will be applicable.

Step 3: Upload Documents

Candidates will need to upload the specified documents. One needs to click on ‘Confirm and submit’ to move to the next step of the application process.

Document Specification

PhotographFile Size – 4 to 100 KB; File Dimension – 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm; File Format – JPEG/JPG
SignatureFile Size – 1 to 30 KB; File Dimension – 1.5 cm x 3.5 cm; File Format – JPEG/JPG

Step 4: Payment of Fee

Post the completion of filling in the details; the aspirants need to pay a fee via any of the online payment modes. 

NATA Registration Fee

Here are the fees details:

Category One SessionAny Two Sessions All Three Sessions
Open category: (For Males Belonging to the General or OBC Categories)INR 2,000/-INR 4,000/-INR 5400/-
For Female Candidates and Transgender Candidates Belonging to the General or OBC Categories and All Candidates Belonging to the SC/ST/PwD Categories Irrespective of GenderINR 1,500/-INR 3,000/-INR 4050/-
Application Fees Applicable Outside IndiaINR 10,000/-INR 20,000/-INR 27,000/-

Step 5: Submission of the Application Form

After the successful payment processing, candidates will be led to a page confirming that the payment process has been completed. Candidates can then submit the NATA application form. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the payment confirmation page and the confirmation of the application submission page for future references. 

NATA Exam Registration 2022: Form Correction

The officials provide the correction facility to all the registered aspirants. Candidates who submit the application form for the third attempt will be able to make corrections to their application forms from July 22 to 27, 2022 (until 8 p.m.). Candidates will only be able to modify the following details during the application correction window:

  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Mobile number
  • Nationality
  • Residence
  • ID proof
  • Correspondence address
  • Uploaded photograph and signature
  • Choice of examination centre
  • Examination details
  • Gender
  • Date of birth

NATA Exam Registration 2022: Important Instructions

Candidates must keep the below-mentioned guidelines in mind while filling out the application form:

  • Aspirants must select the examination zones correctly.
  • Aspirants must not share their application number, security question/answer, and password with anybody.
  • One should not give incorrect/unused mobile numbers and email IDs during form fill-up.
  • Uploading scanned photographs and signatures of poor quality will lead to the rejection of the NATA application form. 
  • Aspirants must not send a duly filled-in Confirmation Page or any document through the post to the CoA office.
  • Candidates are advised to read the online instructions carefully before filling-in in the application form.
  • Candidates are advised to note their application numbers, security questions/answers, and passwords.
  • It is recommended that candidates retain a copy of the confirmation page for future reference. 
  • Aspirants should correctly provide all personal information, address, and date of birth.
  • Candidates are advised to ensure that the email address furnished in the application form is active, failing which they may face serious problems for any future correspondence.
  • They should upload a recent colour photograph and signature as per the specifications only. 

What After NATA Registration 2022?

After completing NATA registration 2022, the officials will release the admit card. The NATA admit card for session 3 will release on the official website on August 5, 2022. The NATA 2022 admit card will be available via online mode to the registered candidates.

The hall ticket will comprise basic details of the aspirants and exam information. No candidate will be sent the NATA admit card via post. The hall ticket is a mandatory document to be carried to the examination hall, without which the authorities hold the right to cancel the candidature of the candidate from writing the exams.

NATA Exam 2022 Statistics

NATA exam 2022 is being conducted thrice. Candidates can appear for any one session, any two sessions, or all three sessions. If candidates appear for any two sessions, the best of the two would be considered their valid marks. If candidates appear for all three sessions, the average of the two best scores will be considered their valid marks. 

This section presents the statistical data of the number of candidates who have applied for the exam and appeared for the test

  • 12,360 candidates had registered for the first session. Out of this, 11,073 candidates had appeared for the NATA exam.
  • The number of candidates who have registered for sessions 2 and 3 with the number of candidates who have appeared for the two sessions will be made available soon.

FAQs on NATA Registration 2022

Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions regarding the NATA 2022 registration process:

Q.1: When will the NATA 2022 application process for all sessions begin?
Ans: The NATA application 2022 for all three tests has already begun on April 8, 2022; however, the last date for sessions 1, 2, and 3 are May 28, June 24 and July 27, 2022, respectively.

Q.2: How many questions will be asked in the NATA exam?
 Candidates will be asked 125 questions in the exam.

Q.3: What is the total duration of the NATA 2022 exam?
Ans: The total duration of the NATA 2022 exam is 180 (3 hours) minutes for 125 questions. 

Q.4: Can I provide the preference for the exam centre during registration?
Yes, candidates can provide the choice for the exam centre during the application process.

Q.5: What is the minimum qualification to apply for admission to the institutes?
The aspirants must have a 10+2 passing certificate with a minimum aggregate of 50% to apply for admission to the architecture programmes. 

Q.6: What should I do if I need to change my NATA application form 2022?
Candidates will be able to make changes to their NATA 2022 application form during the application correction window by logging into the candidate portal.

Q.7: How can I pay the NATA application fee?
Aspirants can pay the NATA application fee online using net banking/ debit/ credit card.

Q.8: What details do I need to provide for filling out the application form?
Aspirants need to provide personal, contact, and academic details to fill out the application form. 

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