NATA Exam Pattern 2021 (Released) - Check Paper Pattern

NATA Exam Pattern 2021 (Released) - Check Paper Pattern

NATA Exam Pattern 2021 - The Council of Architecture (CoA) has released the NATA 2021 exam pattern along with the official brochure. As per the exam pattern of NATA 2021, the exam will be conducted in online mode.

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The authorities have changed the NATA exam pattern 2021 this year, the online test will have a single section having 125 questions. With the help of the exam pattern, candidates will be able to understand the overview of the NATA exam. NATA exam pattern 2021 will consist of details like mode, medium, duration, type of questions, number of questions, marking scheme, etc. Along with the exam pattern, students should also check the NATA syllabus. The authorities conduct NATA for admission to B.Arch courses offered by various recognized institutes of the country and is conducted twice a year. Read the full article to know more about NATA exam pattern 2021.

NATA Exam Pattern 2021

The authorities have released the exam pattern of NATA 2021 on the official website. Knowledge of NATA exam pattern 2021 will help the candidates to know details like the number of sections, type of questions, number of questions, marking scheme of the exam.

NATA 2021 Exam Pattern

Particulars

Details

Mode of Examination

Online

Medium of Examination

English

Duration of the Exam

3 hours

Number of Sections

The exam will have only one part- Aptitude Test

Number of Questions

125 Questions

Type of questions

Multiple-Choice type (MCQ), Multiple Select type (MSQ), Preferential Choice type (PCQ) and Numerical Answer type (NAQ)

Total Marks

200 Marks

Marking Scheme

The questions will carry either 1 mark, 2 marks, or 3 marks.

NATA Exam Pattern - Important Points

  • NATA 2021 will be conducted as an online exam of 3 hours.

  • The online Aptitude exam will have Multiple-Choice type (MCQ), Multiple Select type (MSQ), Preferential Choice type (PCQ) and Numerical Answer type (NAQ) questions.

  • The questions will be of 1 mark, 2 marks or 3 marks and total marks of NATA 2021 will be 200 marks.

How Aptitude of candidates will be accessed?

The aptitude of the candidate will be assessed using some or all of the following techniques:

Diagrammatic Reasoning – Tests the ability of logical reasoning, using diagrams and scenarios

Numerical Reasoning – Tests mathematical ability through simple problems

Verbal Reasoning – Assesses the ability to assess verbal logic.

Inductive Reasoning – Tests the ability to see patterns and analyze given data

Situational Judgment – Tests problem-solving ability.

Logical Reasoning – Tests ability to recognize patterns, sequences, or relationships between shapes and

imagery.

Abstract Reasoning – Will assess general knowledge, and ability to utilize knowledge in new situations.