The Council of Architecture will release the answer key for NATA 1 tentatively in the second week of April 2021 and the first week of July 2021 for NATA 2. This post takes you through the complete details regarding NATA Answer Key 2021.

The answer key of NATA 1 consists of correct answers for all the questions that were asked in the Mathematics and General Aptitude sections. With the help of the NATA 2021 answer key, you can calculate your score and know whether you have qualified for the exam or not.

The answer key will be released by the CoA in two stages: Provisional and Final Answer key. After considering responses received against the provisional answer key, the authority shall release the final answer key. 

You can check the NATA Answer key through online mode by entering your login details such as registration number and password. 

How to download NATA Answer Key 2021?

  • Visit the official website of NATA i.e.
  • Login to the website using registration number and password
  • Click on the NATA 2021 Response Sheet/Answer Key
  • The answer key will appear in a downloadable PDF format.
  • Download and take a printout of the official NATA 2021 Answer Key.

NATA Answer Key Important Dates 2021

Check out the table below to know the important NATA Exam Dates related to the answer key.

Events Dates
NATA 1 Answer key  The second week of April 2021
NATA 1 Result The first week of May 2021
NATA 2 Answer key  The first week of July 2021
NATA 2 Result The third week of July 2021

How to Challenge NATA Answer Key 2021?

The COA has provided a new feature through which you can challenge the NATA 2021 Answer Key. After the final answer key is released, CoA will declare the NATA Result 2021.

You need to enter the following details while challenging the answer key.

  • Question Number (the serial number of the question that one wants to challenge)
  • Roll Number (the roll number of the candidate)
  • Reference for justifying the problem
  • Remarks

You can write only up to 500 words in order to explain why they think the answer is incorrect. You are advised to write the matter wisely. Officials will make changes only if they think the objection is valid.

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Previous Year NATA Answer Key PDF

In the table below, we have mentioned Year-wise NATA Answer Key PDF for 2019 (April) and 2017;

Year Answer Key
2019 (April) Click Here
2017 Click Here

Previous Year NATA Question Paper

In the table below, we have mentioned the subject-wise question paper for NATA 2019 (April);

Subject Download link
Maths Click Here
General Aptitude Click Here
Drawing Click Here

NATA 2021 Response Sheet

CoA will upload the response sheet of NATA Paper 1 tentatively in the third week of April 2021 on its official website. The response sheet will contain the recorded responses in the entrance exam. However, no response sheet will be available for Paper B (Drawing Test). By accessing the NATA response sheet, you can check your responses.

Also, you can match responses with the official answer key and calculate the probable scores.

How to Download NATA 2021 Response sheet?

NOTE: We will update the direct link to download the response sheet as soon as it is available on the official website.

  • Click on the direct link mentioned above.
  • Login using application sequence number and password.
  • Official NATA Response sheet will appear on the screen.
  • Download and take a print out of the response sheet for future reference.

How to Calculate Score using NATA Answer Key 2021?

  • You can know your chances of getting admission by calculating the scores using NATA Answer Key PDF. 
  • Check the previous year's NATA cut off for the participating Institutes and preferably for the ones you wish to apply for.
  • If the probable score is more than the Cut Off Marks for a particular institute, the chances of admission are high and vice-versa.
  • Cut off marks are indicative only as the cut-off marks vary from year to year.

As per the NATA Exam Pattern, there are three types of questions: 1 Mark, 2 marks, and 3 marks. For each correct answer, allot the respective marks under that category. There is no negative marking in NATA Exam. 


When will the authorities release the NATA first attempt answer key?

Council of Architecture is expected to release the first attempt answer key for NATA 1 in April 3rd week. 

Why should I download NATA response sheet?

You need to download the NATA response sheet to check the answers marked by you in the examination. 

Where can I download the NATA 2021 Answer Key PDF?

You can download the NATA answer key from the official website only:

How to download NATA 1 Answer Key 2021?

You can download the NATA 1 Answer key from the official website by entering the login credentials.