NATA Syllabus 2022: Drawing, Mathematics, General Aptitude

Exam Date

Aug 7, 2022

Result Date

Aug 16, 2022

Aug 17, 2022 | Architecture


NATA 2022 syllabus includes the section-wise topics that are covered in each part of the national-level exam. The Council of Architecture (CoA) released a detailed information brochure for NATA 2022 containing all the information for candidates.

The syllabus is crucial for all candidates to gather all the study materials such as reference books, sample papers, and previous year's question papers, in order to prepare for NATA 2022 exam well.

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NATA Syllabus 2022 Highlights

NATA Architecture syllabus focus on Mathematics, grade level Physics and Chemistry concepts, General Aptitude and Drawing concepts. Candidates are advised to know NATA 2022 exam pattern before starting the exam preparation. NATA 2022 syllabus is divided into three sections- Mathematics, General aptitude and Drawing concepts. The complete syllabus along with NATA important topics and contents can be found below.

NATA 2022 Mathematics Syllabus

One of the essential subjects to prepare for while attempting NATA exam is Mathematics. It will play a significant role in the student's academic career once they qualify for the examination. NATA important topics and their contents can be found below.

NATA 2022 Mathematics Syllabus
Topics Contents

Definitions of A.P. and G.P.
General Term
Summation of First n-terms of Series ∑n, ∑n²,∑n3
Arithmetic/ Geometric Series, A.M., G.M., and their Relation.
Infinite G.P. Series and its Sum.


General Properties
Change of Base.


Concepts of m x n (m ≤ 3, n ≤ 3) Real Matrices, Operations of Addition, Scalar Multiplication and Multiplication of Matrices.
Transpose of a Matrix
Determinant of a Square Matrix
Properties of Determinants (Statement Only)
Minor, Cofactor and Adjoint of a Matrix
Nonsingular Matrix
Inverse of a Matrix
Finding the Area of a Triangle
Solutions of System of Linear Equations (Not More than 3 Variables).


Trigonometric Functions, Addition and Subtraction Formulae, Formulae involving Multiple and Sub-Multiple Angles, the General Solution of Trigonometric Equations.
Properties of Triangles, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, and their Properties.

Coordinate Geometry

Distance Formula, Section Formula, Area of a Triangle, Condition of Collinearity of Three Points in a Plane
Polar Coordinates the Transformation from Cartesian to Polar Coordinates and Vice Versa.
Parallel Transformation of Axes, the Concept of the Locus, Elementary Locus Problems
Slope of a Line
The Equation of Lines in Different Forms, Angle Between Two Lines
Condition of Perpendicularity and Parallelism of Two Lines
Distance of a Point from a Line
Distance Between Two Parallel Lines
Lines through the Point of Intersection of Two Lines
Equation of a Circle with a Given Center and Radius
Condition that a General Equation of Second Degree in x, y may Represent a Circle
Equation of a Circle in Terms of Endpoints of a Diameter
Equation of Tangent, Normal and Chord. Parametric Equation of a Circle
Intersection of a Line with a Circle
Equation of the Common Chord of Two Intersecting Circles

3-Dimensional Coordinate Geometry

Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios
Distance between Two Points and Section Formula
Equation of a Straight Line
Equation of a Plane
Distance of a Point from a Plane

Theory of Calculus

Functions, Composition of two Functions and Inverse of a Function, Limit, Continuity, Derivative, Chain Rule, Derivatives of Implicit Functions and Functions Defined Parametrically.
Integration as a Reverse Process of Differentiation, Indefinite Integral of Standard Functions
Integration by Parts
Integration by Substitution and Partial Fraction
Definite Integral as a Limit of a Sum with Equal Subdivisions
Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus and its Applications
Properties of Definite Integrals
Formation of Ordinary Differential Equations, a Solution of Homogeneous Differential Equations, Separation of Variables Method, Linear First-Order Differential Equations.

Application of Calculus

Tangents and Normals, Conditions of Tangency
Determination of Monotonicity, Maxima, and Minima
Differential Coefficient as a Measure of the Rate
Motion in a Straight Line with Constant Acceleration
Geometric Interpretation of Definite Integral as an Area, Calculation of Area Bounded by Elementary Curves and Straight Lines
Area of the Region Included Between Two Elementary Curves.

Permutation and Combination

Permutation of 'n' Different Things Taken 'r' at a Time (r ≤ n).
Permutation of 'n' Things Not all Different.
Permutation with Repetitions (Circular Permutation Excluded).
Combinations of 'n' Different Things Taken 'r' at a Time (r ≤ n).
Combination of 'n' Things not all Different - Basic Properties
Problems Involving Both Permutations and Combinations.

Statistics and Probability

Measure of Dispersion, Mean, Variance and Standard Deviation, Frequency Distribution.
Addition and Multiplication Rules of Probability, Conditional Probability and Bayes’ Theorem, Independence of Events, Repeated Independent Trails and Binomial Distribution.

NATA Aptitude Test Syllabus

NATA Aptitude Test syllabus includes topics from General Aptitude, Mathematic Reasoning, and Sets and Relations. The topics and their contents that are relevant for NATA exam are as given below.

NATA Aptitude Test Syllabus
Topics Contents
General Aptitude

Objects, Texture Related to Architecture and the Built Environment.
Interpretation of Pictorial Compositions, Visualising 3-Dimensional Objects from the 2-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', etc.
Understanding of Tautology, Converse, Contradiction, and Contrapositive.

Sets and Relations

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 Syllabus 2022 for Physics

NATA important topics for Physics are as enlisted below.

  • Electrostatics - Potential, Field, and Charges
  • Magnetism, Magnetic Effects
  • Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating Currents, and Electromagnetic Induction
  • Optics
  • Matter and Radiation - Dual Nature
  • Nuclear Chemistry
  • Semiconductor and Simple Devices.

NATA 2022 Syllabus for Chemistry

NATA important topics for the Chemistry section are as given below.

  • Concepts Including Matter
  • Chemical Bonding Along with Basic Concepts of Atoms.
  • Chemical Thermodynamics Including Equilibrium
  • Redox Reaction
  • Hydrogen
  • Inorganic Concepts such as s and p Block Elements
  • Important Organic Concepts such as Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental Chemistry

NATA 2022 Drawing Test Syllabus

The important topics for NATA 2022 Drawing Test are as given below.

  • Understanding of Scale and Proportion of Objects, Geometric Composition, Shape, Building Forms and Elements, Aesthetics, Color Texture, Harmony and Contrast
  • Conceptualization and Visualisation through Structuring Objects in Memory
  • Drawing of Patterns - Both Geometrical and Abstract
  • Form Transformations in 2D and 3D like Union, Subtraction, Rotation, Surfaces, and Volumes
  • Generating Plan, Elevation, and 3D Views of Objects
  • Creating 2D and 3D Compositions Using given Shapes and Forms
  • Perspective Drawing, Sketching of Urbanscape and Landscape, Common Day-to-Day Life Objects like Furniture, Equipment, etc., from Memory.

NATA Syllabus 2022 PDF Download

To make it easy for the students to have NATA exam syllabus handy always, we have prepared a PDF file that can be easily downloaded on their systems and kept for future reference. Any candidates who want to have the syllabus saved on their computer for easy access can download the file below.

Click Here for NATA Syllabus 2022 PDF Download

The entire syllabus is discussed intensively in the PDF. Candidates could use NATA syllabus 2022 PDF file to prepare for the examinations according to their time. Candidates could get a better understanding of the exam by being aware of NATA 2022 exam pattern.


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