NATA 2021 Question Paper: Download PDF

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Mar 18, 2024

NATA 2021 question paper that test a candidate's general knowledge, mathematics, and drawing skills. The NATA drawing questions will play an important role in scoring high marks on the entrance examination. Along with the PDF of the NATA question paper for 2021, a PDF link for sample test papers is provided for students to practise and score well in the NATA 2023 entrance examination.

Candidates can downlaod sample question papers and NATA 2021 question papers from the links provided below.

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NATA Question Paper 2021 PDF

The NATA 2021 question paper is now available for download. The questions were based on Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, and important architectural facts. The NATA question paper 2021 was a computer-based online test, and the examination results were released on September 8, 2021.

NATA Question Paper 2021
NATA 2021 Question Paper Download PDF link

NATA 2021 Exam Analysis

The Council of Architecture conducted the NATA exam in three phases in 2021. The table below shows the overall difficulty level of all three phases of the NATA question paper 2021:

NATA 2021 Exam Analysis
Phases Difficulty Level
Phase 1 Easy-Moderate
Phase 2 Easy-Moderate
Phase 3 Easy

Phase -1 NATA Question Paper Analysis (Section Wise)

The NATA 2021 Phase 1 Topic-wise analysis, the difficulty level of each topic, and the main topics covered under each section of the examination paper have been given below:

Phase -1 NATA Question Paper Analysis (Section Wise)
Sections Difficulty Topic weightage
Verbal Reasoning Easy Reading Comprehension Passages.
Mathematics Easy-Moderate Geometry, Triangles, Mensuration, Angle, Area and Distance Time.
General Knowledge Moderate to difficult Current Affairs and Static Questions based on Architecture, Paintings, and Geography.
Logical Reasoning Moderately Difficult Seating Arrangements, Puzzles, Riddles.
Aptitude Moderate Puzzles, Riddles, Percentages, Logic, Ratio.
Design and Drawing Moderate Elements, Principles of Drawing, Memory-based Drawing, Park Diagram, Orthographic Projections-Plan Elevations, Meenakshi Temple Real Plan.

NATA Phase 1 Section-Wise Weightage

The weightage of topics in each section of the NATA 2021 question paper (Phase-1) is mentioned below in the table:

NATA Phase 1 Section-wise Weightage
Section Number of Questions
English (Reading Comprehension) 30 Questions
Non-Verbal reasoning (Orthographic projections- Plan elevations) 15 Questions
Maths (Geometry- Area, Volume, Angle) 10 Questions
G.K and AAT (Geography, Architectural awareness, Paintings) 15 Questions
Aptitude (Ratio, Percentage, Logic-based questions, Riddles, Puzzles) 10 Questions
Design and Drawing (Principles of design, elements) 35 Questions
Section- B (Observation Based questions) 20 Questions

Phase-2 NATA 2021 Question Paper Analysis (Section Wise)

Students can check the table below to understand the topics covered under various sections of NATA 2021 (Phase-1) and the difficulty level of such topics.

Phase-2 NATA 2021 Question Paper Analysis (Section Wise)
Sections Difficulty Level Topics Covered
Verbal Reasoning Easy Reading Comprehension
Mathematics Moderate Speed, Distance and Time, Unitary Method
Logical Reasoning Moderately Difficult Seating arrangement, Reasoning, Matching questions
Memory-Based Drawing Questions Moderate Colour theory
General Knowledge Moderate Architecture, Current affairs

NATA Sample Question Papers

Students can practise the sample question papers given below to understand the exam pattern and topics which have more weightage, type & difficulty level of the questions asked in the exam. Some sample papers are listed in the table below:

NATA Sample Question Papers
Question Papers Quick Links
Sample Question Paper 1 Click here
NATA Drawing questions (Sample 1) Click here 
NATA Drawing questions (Sample 2) Click here
NATA Drawing questions (Sample 3) Click here
NATA Drawing questions (Sample 4) Click here
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NATA Drawing questions (Sample 7) Click here
NATA Drawing questions (Sample 8) Click here
NATA Drawing questions (Sample 9) Click here
NATA Drawing questions (Sample 10) Click here
NATA Drawing questions (Sample 11) Click here

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