NATA 2021 Answer Key (Released by CoA) – Get Question Paper with Answers

NATA 2021 Answer Key CoA has released the official NATA answer key 2021 for 1st test on April 15, 2021, for the exam held on April 10, 2021. Candidates can download the NATA 2021 question paper with answer key from login link given below. Login with email id and password, in order to see the NATA answer key. Along with the answer key, the question paper is also released. The candidates who appeared in National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA 2021) can use the answer key and question paper together to calculate the scores. For each correct answer, add 01 marks / 02 marks / 03 marks. The NATA 2021 response sheet is also published before the declaration of the result. Check more details about NATA 2021 answer key from this page.

NATA 2021 Answer Key

The official answer key of NATA 2021 has been released by CoA on April 15, 2021. Check from link below.

Download NATA 2021 Question Paper with Answer Key PDF for 1st Test

Download NATA 2021 Answer Key from Login: Click Here to login. You will need to access the NATA 2021 login with email id, password. If you have forgotten password, then please click on forgot password link.

NATA 2021 result will be announced by 20th April, for the 1st test. The result will be compiled on the basis of the official answer key only.

NATA 2021 Official Answer Key by CoA – Released for 1st Test!

The Council of Architecture has released the official answer key of NATA 2021 1st test on April 15, 2021, exactly 5 days after the exam.

All candidates who have appeared in the exam can now login to check their answer keys. Since it was a computer based test, therefore the answer key has been provided in the form of questions, with options, and correct answers.

How to Download NATA 2021 Answer Key from Login?

Step 1: First of all, click on the direct link of NATA 2021 answer key given above on this page.

Step 2: Next, login with email id and password.

Step 3: Then, click on the link “View Answer Key”, and then the link “View Answer Key (10th April 2021). You will see the question paper and answer key on screen.

Step 4: Lastly, download the response sheet, cross-check the answers and calculate the scores.

NATA 2021 Memory Based Answer Key

Check NATA 2021 memory based questions and answers below:

Q: Riddle-based Question – Turn me on my side and I am everything. Cut me in half and I am nothing. Who am I?
Ans: Number 8

Q: Which is the tallest building in the world?
Ans: The Burj Khalifa

Q: Memory-Based Image Question (random images given) – Which of the following images show unity?

Q: What is the specialty of March 22?

Q: Some Paintings are given, and the question is which among the following Raja Ravi Verma’s Painting is?

Q: Market, Pond – Which Image has more space?

Q: Image Observation Type Question – Number of Times a Particular Colured Stripe Appeared.

Q: Image Observation Type Question – Number of Times a Particular Shape Appeared?

Q: Memory-Based Image Question (Park) – Count the Number of Leaves, Number of Old People, Number of Benches.

Q: Which is the recently announced World Heritage Site?

Q: Memory-Based Image Question – Count the number of Squares in the given picture.

Q: If the length and breadth of a triangle is increased by 10% . Find out the percentage change in area

Q: When does the Monsoon occur in Southern Hemisphere?

Q: Image-Based Question – Two Images were given and you will need to spot the difference

NATA 2021 Analysis

First hand analysis of NATA 2021 as per the aspirants:

  • The Paper was easy and interesting.
  • As per the student reviews, the NATA 2021 exam was divided into two sections- A and B.
  • Total questions were 125.
  • 35 questions were from principles and elements of drawing.
  • 30 questions were asked from English reading comprehension.
  • There were not many questions from maths. Questions were mostly related to geometry and area.
  • GK was interesting and good.
  • 10 questions were from riddles and puzzles. Numerical answer types questions were riddle type.
  • There were questions to check and find differences between the two images.

Section A had questions from aptitude, general knowledge, decision making, etc. Students found Section A as easy to moderate in difficulty level. This section has 115 questions.

Section B had 10 questions of 3 marks each. In this section, there was one question that had an image that appeared on the screen of the candidates. It stayed for 30 secs and disappeared. Candidates have to answer 2 questions following that.

NATA 2021 Answer Key Date

Last year NATA first test was held on 29th August 2020, and its answer key was released on 4th September 2020. Then the 2nd test was held on 12th September 2020 and the answer key by COA was issued on 18th September 2020.

So this year too, it is expected that the answer key for both the tests will be released a week after the conduct of the exam.

NATA 2021 answer key1st Test Dates2nd Test Dates
NATA exam date10 Apr 202112 Jun 2021
Availability of NATA 2021 questions with answers (unofficial answer key)On exam day, after examOn exam day, after exam
Availability of NATA 2021 answer key by COA16 Apr 20216-7 days after exam

How to Calculate Score Using NATA 2021 Answer Key?

To calculate scores using NATA 2021 answer key, the candidates have to follow the steps given below.

1st step: Firstly, download the answer key of NATA 2021 as given above on this page.

2nd step: Next, open the response sheet with the answer key.

3rd step: Now, start comparing the answers with the answers in the response sheet with the answers indicated in NATA answer key.

4th step: Next, follow the marking scheme given below to calculate the scores.

  • There are total 125 questions in the test
  • 75 questions are of 01 marks each
  • 25 questions are of 02 marks each
  • 25 questions are of 03 marks each
  • Maximum marks of the test are 200

Sample of NATA answer key

NATA 2021 Answer Key Sample

1. Question asked in the exam
2. Options of the question
3. The correct answer

Click here to access the NATA 2021 Login.

Challenging NATA 2021 Answer Key

If the candidates are not satisfied related to the answer mentioned in the NATA 2021 answer key, they can challenge the answer key. Check the steps given below to challenge NATA 2021 answer key.

Note that the steps given below were applicable in previous NATA exams. The steps for challenging NATA 2021 answer key have not been published officially. Therefore please contact NATA helpdesk to know how to challenge answer keys.

Past year exams challenging steps were as follows.

Step 1: Firstly, download the answer key of NATA 2021.

Step 2: Next, click on the option to ‘click here for question representation’.

Step 3: Then, enter the details like roll number, questions number in which there is error, grievenace, remark explaining the challenge, reference for justifying the challenge.

Step 4: After entering all the details, click on the ‘submit’ button.

NATA 2021 Response Sheet

NATA response sheet is released along with the answer key. The response sheet displays the answers marked by the candidates at the time of the examination.

To download NATA 2021 response sheet, the candidates are required to enter the registration number and password. The candidates can use the answer key and response sheet to cross-check the answers and calculate the marks.

NATA 2021 Review of Answer Sheet

The candidates can get a review of NATA 2021 answer paper by paying Rs 3000 for a single test. To apply for the review of the answer paper, the candidates are required to fill an online form and make online payment within 3 days of the result declaration. No further requests shall be entertained.

About NATA 2021

National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is conducted by CoA as a computer-based test for admission into 5 year B.Arch course. The test measures the candidate’s aptitude of the candidates through assessment of cognitive skills, visual perception and aesthetic sensitivity tests, logical and critical thinking ability etc. The scores of B.Arch is accepted by various institutes across the country that offer B.Arch course.

NATA Answer Key Archives

Ques. Who is the architect of MP Vidhan Sabha?

Ans. Charles Correa.

Ques. Where is Arc De Triumph?

Ans. Paris, France.

Ques. Where is Buckingham palace?

An. London, England.

Ques. The phenomenon of visual fatigue is called?

Ans. Asthenopia.

Ques. When bright colors are close to each other, their colors may change. What is it called?

Ans. Bezold

Ques. Which one is not an architect of Husain, hafeez contractor?

Ques. Find the mirror image, find perspective like questions.

Ques. 3 questions from counting the number of squares and triangles


  • Dry cleaning chemical used?
  • In Chemistry – dipole of BeF2
  • Chemicals used to wash cloths?


  • Resistance in terms of length of wire.
  • One question based on potentiometer.


  • Probability questions related to intersection, independent event.
  • One application of integration question.
  • One question from Matrix, 3-D, Logarithm, Sets relation & Function.

FAQs for NATA 2021 Answer Key

Ques. From where I can download NATA 2021 answer key?

Ans. You can download NATA 2021 answer key from

Ques. What is a NATA 2021 response sheet?

Ans. NATA 2021 response sheet is basically the recorded responses of what the candidates have marked during the examination.

Ques. How can I download NATA 2021 response sheet?

Ans. You can download NATA 2021 response sheet by entering the registration number / hall ticket number and password.

Ques. How can I get NATA 2021 question paper?

Ans. The question paper of NATA is released along with its answer key. So, you can download it from the official website of NATA only.

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