Updated On : July 15, 2023
The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA), the most popular entrance examination for admissions to Bachelor of Architecture (B Arch) programmes, will be held each year in April as we know. Because NATA is administered by the Council of Architecture (CoA), it cannot be combined with the other examinations.
The NATA entrance exam is one of the tests that assess an aspirant's creativity and critical thinking skills. For your NATA exam preparation, you need to know that it is divided into two parts:
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The mathematics and general aptitude questions will be in multiple-choice format.
We have studied specific tips and tricks and expectations to help in your NATA preparation.
Candidates must plan their preparation as per what evaluators are looking for in the drawing section. We have compiled some insights in our NATA basic preparation strategies that will help them understand the viewpoints of evaluators.
Drawing in Perspective
Logo/Composition/Signage in 2D
Read more: NATA 6-month preparation strategy.
3D or Object Design
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NATA Drawing Tips
The most important aspect of this section is to cultivate a vision for observing everyday objects and chores in all their minute details (shape, different views from different heights, scale and size of each concerning the human body, etc.). This will sharpen your observation skills and will undoubtedly help you with perspective sketches and 3D drawings in the long run. Continue to practice!
Also read: NATA Drawing Preparation
As per the NATA basic preparation strategies developed by Creative Edge candidates should wrap up the 3D pencil sketch in 10 minutes and the remaining 15-20 minutes for texture/shadow, etc., according to the question's requirements.
So you now have 15 minutes for any final touches or anything you missed in any of the questions. Try solving NATA sample papers within these time constraints.
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