National Aptitude Test in Architecture is a national level entrance examination conducted by the Council of Architecture for offering admissions to UG courses in Architecture.

The exam consists of 2 parts: Part B includes Drawing while Part A includes Mathematics and General Aptitude. To help you with the exam preparation, we have curated important NATA aptitude questions topic-wise. 

Read through the complete post and solve the aptitude questions regularly to enhance your preparation.

NATA  Aptitude Questions PDF

Out of 200 marks, General Aptitude in Part B includes 52.5 marks. The General Aptitude section in NATA 2021 is a combination of topics like General topics, Mathematical Reasoning, Sets, and Relation. As per the NATA Syllabus, under each of these topics, there are different concepts included which are explained in the below table.

In order to get an idea about which type of questions can be asked, we have listed all the questions along with the PDF. You can practice all the topic-wise questions and download the PDF for more questions. 

Topics Sub-topics
General Objects, texture related to architecture and the 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 General Questions

1. Which of the following film was directed by SatyajitRay? A. Bhumika; B Satranjkekhiladi; C. Nishant D. Ardhyasatya

2. A’ starts his walk-in north and turns left, similarly `B’ starts his walk from the same point in the east direction and then turns right goes straight, and then turns left. A & B faces are?  A. In same direction; B. In opposite direction; C. Perpendicular to each other; D. None of above

3. In a certain code language COMPUTER is written as RFUVQNPC. How will MEDICINE be written in that code language? A. MFEDJJOE; B. EOJDEJFM; C. MFEJDJOE; D. EOJDJEFM

4. Which city is known as PINK CITY? A. Delhi; B. Jaipur; C. Udaipur; D. Jodhpur

5. Which of the following does not form a part of Reinforced Cement Concrete? A. Steel; B. Cement; C. Sand; D. Lime

6. If South­East becomes North, North­East becomes West, and so on. What will West become? A. North­East; B. North­West; C. South­East; D. South­West

7. One morning after sunrise, Suresh was standing facing a pole. The shadow of the pole fell exactly to his right. To which direction was he facing? A. East; B. West; C. South; D. Data is insufficient

Topics NATA Aptitude Questions PDF
Formation of Figures Download PDF
Classification of Images Download PDF
Pattern Completion Images Download PDF
Orthographic Projection Download PDF

NATA Mathematical Reasoning Questions

Mathematical Reasoning in NATA Exam includes statements with logical operations like and, or, if, and only if.  Understanding the given statement you need to analyze the scenario and answer the given questions. 

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NATA Sets & Relations Questions

A topic that includes complement, union, intersection, and difference of sets, Venn diagram, De Morgan's Laws, Relation, and its properties. 

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How can I apply for NATA exam?

The candidates can visit the official website of NATA, check if the availability of the application form is there. Then candidates can fill the form and submit it. Otherwise, they can check when the next time application form is going to be released and they can fill it.

What is the best score in NATA exam?

good NATA score keeps varying every year according to the level of competition among candidates. While the maximum NATA Scores have been 155+, a score of around 120+ happens to be good and is the target score for many students.

Who prescribes NATA Syllabus 2021?

The Council of Architecture will prescribe the NATA 2021 syllabus.

What are the important topics that need to be prepared under NATA Physics Syllabus 2021?

Electric charges and Fields; Electrostatic Potential and Clearance Current Electricity; Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism; Moving Charges and magnetism are some of the important topics that need to be prepared under NATA Physics Syllabus.

What are the new changes made in NATA Exam Pattern?

The new changes made in NATA Exam Pattern are as follows-

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsDistribution of MarksTotal MarksMode of Exam
Drawing(PART A)32x35,1x5570+55=125paper & pencil
PCM(PART B)1515x1.522.5MCQ(online)
General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning(PART B)3535x1.552.5MCQ(online)

What are the new changes made in NATA Exam Pattern?

There have been new changes in NATA Exam Pattern 2020.The marking scheme have changed entirely.There have been changes in the number of questions alloted to each section.Lets go through the changes one by one-

  • For the Physics Chemistry Maths(PCM) section,there were 30 questions each of 2 marks which have changed now to 15 questions into 1.5 marks
  • For the Drawing Section,there were 2 questions of 40 marks which have changed now to 2 questions of 35 marks each and 1 question of 55 marks
  • For the General Aptitude and Logical Reasoning Section,there were 30 questions each of 2 marks which have changed now to 35 questions each of 1.5 marks

How can I know the total number of the unanswered question left while solving the NATA Aptitude Mock Test?

You can easily know the total number of the unanswered question left while solving the NATA Aptitude Mock Test series with the help of the panel available on the right side. The screen will show question numbers with different colors which will indicate which are the questions answered, left unanswered, and marked for review.

can I use measuring instruments in drawing test of NATA 2021?

No. You have to answer the question in freehand. You are not allowed to use measuring instruments such as scale, compass, etc in the exam hall.

Which are the top 5 NATA Colleges in India?

The top 5 NATA Colleges in India are:

  1. Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai
  2. Department of Architecture, IIT Roorkee
  3. Chandigarh College of Architecture
  4. Department of Architecture, NIT Tiruchirapalli
  5. Department of Architecture, NIT Calicut