Candidate should be conscious of NATA eligibility criteria before applying for NATA 2020. Candidates need to fulfil all the requirements of admissions for the course of architecture even though one has cleared NATA 2020 examination.
NATA Eligibility 2020
Before applying for the NATA 2020 candidates should check the eligibility for NATA exam set by the colleges and universities. All the details of the eligibility criteria are described below. If a person has satisfied all the mentioned criteria then he or she may read the NATA Syllabus and begin his or her preparation. Eligibility Criteria for NATA 2020 is tabulated below.
|Qualification of Exam||Minimum Marks||Compulsory Subjects||Status|
|10+2 or equivalent exam||50% marks||Mathematics||qualified/appearing|
|10+3 Diploma (any stream)||50% aggregate marks||Mathematics||qualified/appearing|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma after 10 years of Schooling||50% marks in aggregate||Mathematics||qualified/appearing|
Minimum qualification: To appear in NATA 2020 candidate should have qualified/appearing 10+2 or equivalent examination of State/Central Govts. with Mathematics as a compulsory subject of examination.
Minimum marks: Candidate must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the examination with mathematics as one of the main subjects for being eligible in NATA 2020 examination.
Diploma candidates: To appear for NATA 2020 a candidate should have qualified/appearing 10+3 Diploma with any stream which is recognized by Central/State Govts.
International Baccalaureate Diploma: After 10 years of Schooling in Mathematics as a compulsory subject to appear in NATA 2020, the candidate should be qualified/appearing International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
NOTE: Eligibility for NATA 2020 Examination doesn't change with age of the candidates or community they belong to. Candidate can check NATA 2020 Eligibility in its brochure. Its application form online can be filled by the candidate after he/she satisfies eligibility criteria.
To become eligible for NATA a candidate is required to fulfill a certain set of eligibility conditions. Mentioned below are the predefined criteria set up by conducting bodies for NATA.
Latest updates about eligibility
Lower age limit for appearing in NATA has been waived. However, the candidate has to comply with any age constraints that may be specified by the respective Counselling/ Admission Authority.
To fill ‘Total Marks’ and ‘Obtained Marks’ fields for Class 10th has become Optional now.
Given 10th Std Grade cards from which marks are not easily obtainable, Application Form fields "Total Marks", "Obtained Marks" are made Optional.
Candidates who graduated his/her Senior Secondary Examination (10+2) or equivalent exam, having Mathematics as one of the subjects are eligible to appear for NATA 2020.
Candidates who have passed 10+3 diploma with 50% marks in aggregate in any stream from Central/ State Government are also eligible to apply for NATA. Mathematics is a compulsory subject for this as well.
He/she must have secured at least 50% marks in aggregate in SSC/10+2 or equivalent examination. Marks cannot be rounded off, as if the candidate has secured 49.9% marks in his/her qualifying exam then the marks would be counted as 49.9% only.
A score of NATA 2020 is valid for 12 months i.e. 1 year from the date a candidate appears for the NATA exam. After that he/she has to again register for next NATA exam and has to get a valid NATA Score/Rank
For students of international/ NRI status, NATA 2019 Eligibility remains the same as it is for the Indian nationals. There is no separate set of eligibility parameters set for international/NRI candidates who want to appear for NATA 2020.
Eligibility for B.Arch
A candidate who has qualified a recognized Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA or equivalent) in 2020 is eligible.
There is no provision of direct lateral admission in any year or at any stage of B. Arch. course, under any circumstances or based on any qualification.
There are no special reservations for SC/ST/OBC category candidates. However, students can ask for reservation schemes while applying for admissions under various admission authorities.
Also, the criterion mentioned in the General Criteria is applicable for this as well.
Note: Candidates are informed about no direct lateral admission is allowed at any year/stage of B.Arch. course based on any qualification. NATA Syllabus 2020 is will help you prepare for NATA in a better way.