NATA Syllabus 2019

nata syllabus 2019

NATA Syllabus 2019 | Every year, COA (Council of Architecture) conducts the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) exam. This year, Stage-1 of NATA is going to take place on April 1st, 2019.

 NATA Syllabus 2019

NATA is a national level examination. More than 60,000 candidates have applied for this exam this year. The mode of applying for NATA is online

  • There are two stages of the exam: Stage-1 (Maths & General Aptitude-online) and Stage-2 (Drawing Test-offline)
  • Secondly, the candidates must hold Intermediate/Graduation/Diploma Degree in Physics, Maths, and Chemistry in order to be eligible for the exam
  • All candidates must have their official Adhaar Card to be eligible to fill NATA Application Form
  • Candidates who clear NATA will be eligible to take admission in the prestigious and recognized Architectural Institutions across India
  • NATA Admit Card will be given only to those candidates who clear the NATA Eligibility Criteria

Highlights: NATA Syllabus 2019

The candidates who are planning to apply for NATA must take a look at the following table. The table has important highlights regarding NATA:

Exam Name National Aptitude Test in Architecture
Conducting Body Council of Architecture (CoA)
Official Website OR
Exam Type National Level
Expected Registration for NATA 2019 60000+
Exam Date April 14, 2019 (10 AM to 01:15 PM)
Mode of Application Online
Exam Mode Pen – Paper Based
Score Validity One year only
NATA Helpdesk | 01179412100

Exam Dates: NATA Syllabus 2019

The candidates can check the Important NATA Exam Dates regarding the NATA exam in the following table:

Event Date (Stage I) Date (Stage II)
Availability of NATA Application Form January 24 – March 11, 2019 January 24 – June 12, 2019
Form Correction Window March 12 – 15, 2019 June 15 to 17, 2019
Availability of NATA Admit Card April 01, 2019 June 24, 2019
Date and Time of Examination April 14, 2019 (10 AM to 01:15 PM) July 07, 2019 (10 AM to 01:15 PM)
Declaration of NATA Result May 03, 2019 July 21, 2019

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NATA Syllabus 2019: Mathematics

The candidates can check out the detailed NATA Syllabus 2019 Mathematics in the following table:

Permutation of n things not all different. Permutation with repetitions (circular permutation excluded). Combinations of n different things taken r at a time (r ≤ n). Combination of n things not all different. Basic properties. Problems involving both permutations and combinations.

Topics Sub-topics
Algebra Definitions of A. P. and G.P.; General term; Summation of first n-terms of series ∑n, ∑n2,∑n 3 ; Arithmetic/Geometric series, A.M., G.M. and their relation; Infinite G.P. series and its sum.
Logarithms Definition; General properties; Change of base.
Matrices Concepts of m x n (m ≤ 3, n ≤ 3) real matrices, operations of addition, scalar multiplication and multiplication of matrices. Transpose of a matrix. The determinant of a square matrix. Properties of determinants (statement only). Minor, cofactor and adjoin of a matrix. Non-singular matrix. The inverse of a matrix. Finding the area of a triangle. Solutions of system of linear equations. (Not more than 3 variables).
Trigonometry Trigonometric functions, addition and subtraction formulae, formulae involving multiple and sub-multiple angles, the general solution of trigonometric equations. Properties of triangles, inverse trigonometric functions, and their properties.
Coordinate geometry Distance formula, section formula, area of a triangle, condition of collinearity of three points in a plane. Polar coordinates, the transformation from Cartesian to polar coordinates and vice versa. Parallel transformation of axes, the concept of the locus, elementary locus problems. The slope of a line. The equation of lines in
different forms, angle between two lines. The condition of perpendicularity and parallelism of two lines. The distance of a point from a line. The distance between two parallel lines. Lines through the point of intersection of two lines.
The equation of a circle with a given center and radius. A condition that a general equation of second degree in x, y may represent a circle. The equation of a circle in terms of endpoints of a diameter Equation of tangent, normal and chord. Parametric equation of a circle. The intersection of a line with a circle. An equation of common chord of two intersecting circles.
3-Dimensional Co-ordinate geometry Direction cosines and direction ratios, the distance between two points and section formula, the equation of a straight line, the equation of a plane, a distance of a point from a plane.
Theory of Calculus Functions, the composition of two functions and inverse of a function, limit, continuity, derivative, chain rule, derivative of implicit functions and functions defined parametrically. Integration as a reverse process of differentiation, indefinite integral of standard functions. Integration by parts. Integration by substitution and a partial fraction. Definite integral as a limit of a sum with equal subdivisions. Fundamental Theorem of integral calculus and its applications. Properties of definite integrals. Formation of ordinary differential equations, a solution of homogeneous differential equations, separation of variables method, linear first order differential equations.
Application of Calculus Tangents and normal, conditions of tangency. Determination of monotonicity, Maxima, and minima. Differential coefficient as a measure of rate. Motion in a straight line with constant Acceleration. Geometric interpretation of definite integral as an area, calculation of area bounded by elementary curves and Straight lines. Area of the region included between two elementary curves.
Permutation and combination Permutation of n different things taken r at a time (r ≤ n).
Statistics and Probability A measure of dispersion, mean, variance and standard deviation, frequency distribution. Addition and multiplication rules of probability, conditional probability and Bayes’ Theorem, independence of events, repeated independent trials and Binomial distribution.

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General Aptitude: NATA Syllabus 2019

The candidates can check the General Aptitude NATA syllabus 2019 in the table below:

Topics Sub-topics
General Objects, texture related to architecture and built environment. Interpretation of pictorial compositions, Visualizing three-dimensional objects from a two-dimensional drawing. Visualizing different sides of 3D objects. Analytical reasoning, mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal), General awareness of national/ international architects and famous architectural creations.
Mathematical reasoning Statements, logical operations like and, or, if and only if, implies, implied by the understanding of tautology, converse, contradiction and contrapositive.
Sets and Relations The idea of sets, subsets, power set, complement, union, intersection and difference of sets, Venn diagram, De Morgan’s Laws, Relation and its properties. Equivalence relation — definition and elementary examples.

NATA Syllabus 2019: Drawing Test

The candidates must check the NATA Syllabus 2019 for Drawing Test 2019 in the following table:

Drawing Test Syllabus
Understanding of scale and proportion of objects, geometric composition, shape, building forms and elements, aesthetics, color texture, harmony, and contrast. Conceptualization and Visualization through structuring objects in memory. Drawing of patterns – both geometrical and abstract. Form transformations in 2D and 3D like union, subtraction, rotation, surfaces, and volumes. Generating plan, elevation and 3D views of objects. Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shape and forms. Perspective drawing, Sketching of urbanscape and landscape, Common day-to-day life objects like furniture, equipment etc., from memory.

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