Pattern of Questions and Mode of Answering

NATA 2020 Paper consist of Two Parts
Part A:- Comprises of Sketching Questions which has to be answered on A4 size drawing sheets(allotted by exam centre).
Part B:- Comprises of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) which has to be answered online.
Questions and All instructions will be available only in English medium.


Distribution of Marks

Total Marks

  PART A  

Drawing ( 3 Questions )

35 x 2
55 x 1


General Aptitude ( 40 Ques )

40 x 2


  PART B  

PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)

15 x 1.5


General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning

35 x 1.5





Only one option is correct and correct response will yield 1.5 marks. There is no negative marking.

Instructions regarding Drawing Test

Candidate has to attempt three questions within 135 minutes. The drawing aptitude is judged on the following aspects -

  • Ability to sketch a given object proportionately and rendering the same in visually appealing manner;
  • Visualizing and drawing the effects of light on the object and shadows cast on surroundings;
  • Sense of perspective drawing;
  • Combining and composing given three dimensional elements to form a building or structural form;
  • Creating interesting two dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms;
  • Creating visual harmony using colors in given composition;
  • Understanding of scale and proportions;
  • Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences.

***NOTE: For more accurate & latest information kindly visit Council of Architecture official website

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