TANATA 2021: Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Cutoff, Counselling

Exam Date

Aug 11, 2021

Result Date

Aug 17, 2021

Apr 7, 2021 | Architecture


Becoming an Architect is not an easy job. It takes a lot of hard work and persistence to be one. If you are in Tamil Nadu and want to study in a good college to become a good Architect, TANATA Exam is what you are looking for. TANATA stands for Tamil Nadu Test in Architecture, is an entrance examination conducted by the Anna University for candidates aspiring to get into B.Arch course offered by the university. Give TANATA Exam and discover excellent B.Arch colleges under Anna University. To get more information about TANATA 2021, read the article below.

What is TANATA?

Full form of TANATA is Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test in Architecture. It is a state-level entrance exam that is being conducted by the Anna University for admitting the candidates in the B.Arch course under Anna University. The seats offered by the University will be under Government and Management Quota both. In order to qualify TANATA 2021, the candidates have to clear both papers of the exam.

The below table gives details about TANATA 2021 Highlights.

TANATA at a glance
Exam Name Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test in Architecture
Acronym TANATA
Level of Exam State Level
Courses Available B.Arch
Conducting Authority Anna University
Mode of Exam Offline
Medium of Exam English
Maximum Marks 180 minutes

TANATA 2021 Exam Dates

Anna University has not released the dates for TANATA yet. TANATA Exam Dates will be soon updated here as soon as the official notification gets released. Till then, we have the following tentative dates for this test. Candidates can refer to the below table to keep a note of TANATA 2021 Important Dates.

TANATA 2021 Important Dates
Events Dates (Tentative)
TANATA Application Form Release Date To be announced
Last date to apply for TANATA To be announced
Admit Card release date To be announced
TANATA Exam Date To be announced
Results Declaration To be announced

TANATA 2021 Eligibility

Before appearing for any exam, candidates need to be well versed with eligibility criteria, such that any important events related with eligibility criteria should not be missed out at any circumstances. Candidates who are interested in applying for TANATA 2021 should satisfy minimum TANATA 2021 eligibility criteria for the exam set by the Anna University, Tamil Nadu. To save your time and money, it is advised that, you please check whether you satisfy the eligibility or not.

Candidate should have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate. In addition, a candidate should have scored that keeping Mathematics as a compulsory subject.

For Diploma Holders

Candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% aggregate in 10+3 in Diploma in any stream with Mathematics as one of the subjects. In addition, a candidate should also have done schooling of atleast 10 years with Mathematics as a subject.

TANATA 2021 Syllabus

Applicants need to ensure that they go through the syllabus of an examination before preparing for the same. The syllabus makes sure that a candidate study all the relevant topics which are designated for a test. TANATA 2021 Syllabus is designed by Anna University. The detailed TANATA 2021 Syllabus is given below.

Part A


Algebra Logarithms Matrices Trigonometry Coordinate Geometry 3-Dimensional Co-ordinate geometry Theory of Calculus Permutation and Combination Statistics and Probability

General Aptitude

Objects, texture related to architecture and the built environment. Interpretation of pictorial compositions, Visualizing three-dimensional objects from 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. 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.

Part B

Drawing Test

Understanding of scale and proportion of objects, geometric composition, shape, building forms and elements, aesthetics, colour texture, harmony, and contrast. Conceptualization and visualization 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 urban-scape and landscape, Common day-to-day life objects like furniture, equipment, etc., from memory.

TANATA 2021 Exam Pattern

TANATA is a paper-based test. TANATA exam will be conducted in two parts: Paper-I and Paper-II. Total marks of both Paper-I and Paper-II combined will be 200 marks. The time allotted for the TANATA Exam will be three hours (180 minutes). Paper-I will be of 120 marks only and Paper-II will be of 80 marks.

As this exam is a paper-based test, the candidates will need to fill the bubbles in the OMR sheet provided to them. There would be only one correct answer to a particular question. If a candidate fills more than one bubble for any question, then that answer will be considered as a wrong answer.

TANATA 2021 Paper-I Exam Pattern

The following table gives information about the Paper I TANATA 2021 Exam Pattern.

TANATA 2021 Paper-I Exam Pattern
Name of the Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
Mathematics 20 40 90 minutes
General Aptitude 40 80
Total 60 120

TANATA 2021 Paper-II Exam Pattern

Applicants can refer to the below table to know about TANATA 2021 Paper II Exam Pattern.

TANATA Paper-II Exam Pattern
Name of the Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Drawing Test 2 40
Total 2 80

TANATA 2021 Application Form

Candidates will be able to fill the TANATA Application Form through online mode only. The registration window is tentatively set right now. Actual registration dates will be updated here after they are declared by the official website. Candidates are advised to fill the application form with the correct details because at later stages the verification will be done. At that time if it is found that you have lied with your information, then your candidature will be cancelled.

How to apply for TANATA 2021?

Candidates can follow the steps below to apply for TANATA:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of TANATA Exam.
  • Step 2: Upon reaching the home page, you have to look for the "Application Form" link and click on it.
  • Step 3: Then, the first step would be to register for the exam. You will have to give your details such as Name, Contact No, Email address. You will receive an OTP on your registered mobile number which you have to fill in to complete your registration. You will also receive your ID and its password.
  • Step 4: After your registration is done, you can start filling your application form. You will need to enter your Education Details, Biodata details and upload the images of your photograph and signature.
  • Step 5: Once the form is filled completely, you need to submit it.
  • Step 6: After it is completely filled, you will be asked to pay the fee. Your form will be considered complete if you pay the fee.
  • Step 7: Once the fee has been paid by you, the form will be considered complete and you will be able to download and print your application form.

TANATA 2021 Application Fee

Candidates need to pay the application fee to make their application complete and valid. For general category candidates, the TANATA Application Fee is INR 2000/- and for the candidates belonging to the SC/SCA/ST categories need to pay only INR 1000/.

TANATA 2021 Admit Card

TANATA Admit Card will be released by the University a few days before the examination. The admit card will be issued online and would not be sent by post to any candidate under any circumstances.

How to download TANATA Admit Card?

Candidates are advised to follow the below steps to download their admit card easily.

  • Step 1: Visit the TANATA Official Website.
  • Step 2: Click on "Admit Card" button.
  • Step 3: Enter your Application Number and Date of Birth to view the admit card.
  • Step 4: Click on "Submit" option.
  • Step 5: Take a print out of your admit card.

TANATA 2021 Exam Centres

Candidates will be able to select their preferences for the exam centre when they will be filling the TANATA Application Form. Candidates are advised to fill the exam centre as per their feasibility to reach the centre.

The following exam centres are available for TANATA 2021:

TANATA Exam Centres
Chennai Coimbatore
Madurai Tiruchirapalli
Tirunelveli Salem
Name of the Cities

TANATA Exam Centres Map Representation

Graphical representation of exam centres for TANATA Exam are given below:

TANATA 2021 Results

Results are announced by the University on the official website. TANATA Results will be declared tentatively on a date specified by the exam authorities. The candidates who qualify this exam will be offered a seat in the Institutions under Anna University.

How to check TANATA 2021 Results?

Check the below-mentioned steps to check your results for TANATA Exam.

  • Step 1: First, go to the official website of TANATA Exam.
  • Step 2: In the next step, look got the "Results" link and click on it.
  • Step 3: On the next page, input your roll number and date of birth in the given fields and click on submit.
  • Step 4: On the next page, you will be able to check your results and download them in the form of a PDF.

TANATA 2021 Cut Off

To take admission into B.Arch program under Anna University, a candidate has to qualify the minimum cutoff kept for TANATA Exam. TANATA Cut Off will be depending on the following factors:

  • Number of Participants
  • Difficulty of paper
  • Previous Years' Trends
  • Seats available under the University

Cutoff Preparation for TANATA

TANATA Cut Off will be prepared following rules:

  • Atleast 25% marks secured for Part-I Paper
  • Atleast 25% marks secured for Part-II Paper

TANATA 2021 Counselling

Counselling process for TANATA will be starting after a few weeks of the declaration of TANATA Results. Candidates who will qualify the TANATA Cut Off will be called for the counselling. There will be a document verification step for the candidates. Post the document verification, seat allotment will be done. There will be a counselling fee that will have to be paid by the candidate themselves.

Documents needed for Counselling

Following documents are needed for TANATA Counselling:

  • TANATA 2021 Marks Card and Admit Card
  • Marksheets for Class 10th and 12th
  • Transfer and Migration Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Passport-sized Photographs (6)
  • Photo ID Proof (Aadhar Card/PAN Card/Ration Card/Passport/Driving License)
  • JEE Main Score Card (if any)

TANATA Contact Details

Address: Anna University, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025

Phone Number: 044 - 2235 - 9129/9128/9127/9126



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