NATA 2021 Registration / Application Form: Date, Link, Fee, How To

NATA 2021 Registration

NATA 2021 Registration

CoA will start registration for NATA 2021 soon at The NATA 2021 application form can be submitted for the first test and second test one by one by their last dates. To submit the NATA 2021 registration, candidates need to sign up by entering name, father’s name, mother’s name, mobile number, e-mail address, date of birth. After sign up, fill details in NATA registration, upload images, and pay application fee. Form correction is also open in a window for those who have applied but wish to edit details. Check all on NATA 2021 registration such as start date, last date, how to apply, fee and more information from this page.

When will NATA 2021 registration start? : CoA is expected to make the registration for NATA 2021 first test available in January 2021.

NATA 2021 registration is released for the April, as well as, May attempt online. Candidates can apply for one or both the attempts. Candidates can check important dates for both the attempts from below.

NATA 20211st test (Expected Dates)2nd test (Expected Dates)
Brochure releasesJan 2021 (last week)Jan 2021 (last week)
NATA registration releasesFeb 2021 (first week)Feb 2021 (first week)
Last date to fill formMar 2021 (second week)May 2021
Last date to upload imagesMar 2021 (second week)May 2021
Last date for paymentMar 2021 (second week)May 2021
Last date to print confirmation pageMar 2021 (second week)May 2021
Form correctionApr 2021May 2021

Apply Here: Candidates can fill the registration of NATA 2021 as per schedule at

Last year NATA registration for first test as well as second test started on 1st February 2020. Then the last date to apply for first test was 16th August 2020. And the last date to apply for the second test was 4th September 2020.

NATA 2021 Application Fee

The application fee to apply for NATA 2021 will be announced in Jan/Feb 2021. Last year’s fee were as follows.

CategoryFor one attemptFor two attempts
General CategoryRs. 2000Rs. 3800
For SC/ ST CategoryRs. 1700Rs. 3100
If applying for abroad test centersRs. 10,000Rs. 18,000

1. Candidates can apply for both the exam in one go. In this case, candidates have to pay the combined application fee as mentioned above.
2. If the candidates decide to apply for the second attempt after giving the first attempt then they have to pay fee amount later on.

Mode of application fee payment – Application fee can be paid using any one of the below given modes:

  • Debit card
  • Credit card
  • Net banking

NATA 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for NATA 2021, candidates must check the eligibility criteria. You can check the requirements from below.

  • Candidates must have secured at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination.


  • Candidates must have passed a 10+3 diploma examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

Note: Candidates may note direct lateral admission is not allowed at any other year/stage of B.Arch. course based on any qualification.

Documents Required while Filling NATA 2021 Registration

Candidates can check below the documents needed to fill the registration as well as the documents that are to be uploaded in the registration.

Documents which are to be uploaded in the registration

  • Scanned photograph
  • Scanned signature of the candidate

Documents that are required while filling the registration

  • Class 10th marksheet and certificate
  • Class 12th marksheet and certificate
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD certificate (if applicable)
  • Valid email id and mobile number

NATA 2021 Registration Image Specifications

Candidates have to upload their recent colored passport size photograph and signature in the registration as per the specifications given below.

Passport Size photographJPG / JPEGJPG / JPEG
Size4 Kb to 100 Kb1 Kb to 30 Kb
Dimension4.5 cmX 3.5 cm1.5cm X 3.5 cm

Note: Aadhaar card is not a mandatory requirement for filling NATA 2021 registration.

How to Fill NATA 2021 Registration

The filling of NATA registration is a 3 step process that includes registering and filling personal details, uploading of documents, and fee payment. The detailed steps are given below:

Step 1: Sign up

  • Click on the direct link given on this page, the below window opens. On it click on “Sign up”.
NATA 2021 Sign Up
  • On doing so the below given registration form opens. On it enter the details like name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, mobile number, email id, password of choice, security question and the answer. Fill all details and click on the sign up button.
NATA 2021 Login
  • On submitting the details the application number and password is sent to your registered e-mail id as well as on your registered mobile number. The application number and password works as login credentials. It is also displayed on the screen. Please make sure to note it down.
NATA 2021 Registration
  • Verify the email id via the link that is sent. If it is not verified the login is not possible for registration. The verification link appears as the one shown below:
NATA 2021

Step 2: Login and fill registration

  • Oce you click on the verification link in the mail you are redirected to the login window that appears as the one shown below. Login and the registration appears on the next screen.
NATA Login
  • In this stage candidates have to complete the details like Basic Details, address and exam details, educational qualifications, uploading photo and signature, previewing the registration and paying the application fee.
  • To fill the basic details the below given form appears. Fill all details and click on the “save and continue” button.
NATA 2021 Registration
  • The next stage of the registration is to fill the address and exam details. Here the candidatets have to select if they want to appear for one NATA exam or both the NATA exam
NATA Registration
  • In the next stage of filling the form, candidates have to enter their education qualification details as shown in the image below:
  • In this stage, candidates have to upload the scanned images as per the descriptions.
NATA 2021 Form

Step 3: Preview the registration

  • Now, whe you save and continue for the next step, the preview of the registration oopens. You must check all the details in this stage and ensure everything is correct in the form and is as per the guidelines. The preview of the form looks like the one below:
NATA 2021 Registration Preview

Step 4: Payment of the application fee

  • using the available mode of payments the candidates have to pay the application fee and check the declaration.
NATA 2021 Application Fee

Whom should I contact for any queries or help while filling the registration?
You can contact at the below given details in case of any query regarding filling the online registration.
email: (to be announced, last year it was
NATA help desk number: (to be announced, last year it was 9319275557, 7303487773)

Details to be Filled in NATA 2021 Registration

Candidates can check below the details required while filling the NATA 2020 registration.

Personal Details

  • Candidate’s full name – as per school leaving record; Max 46 character
  • Fathers name – as per school leaving record; Max 46 character
  • Mothers name – as per school leaving record; Max 46 character
  • Date of Birth – as in class 10 certificate
  • Gender
  • Category
  • PwD status
  • Type of disability – any of visual acuity / one eyed vision / physically challenged/ others
  • Place of residence
  • Nationality – Indian / OCI / PIO / Foreign
  • Aadhaar number – not mandatory

Choice of Exam center

  • 3 choice for exam center – can submit 3 choices

Educational Details (For Class 10th and 12th)

  • Educational qualification – Class 10th or equivalent
  • Pass status – Passed
  • Passed status of class 12 – Passed / Appearing
  • course stream – High School / 10+2 /10+3 Diploma
  • Board – Select from drop down list
  • Year of passing – Select from drop down list
  • Obtained marks – Mandatory
  • Total marks – Mandatory
  • % of marks – Auto calculated
  • Roll number – Mandatory
  • Institute name and address – Enter name and address of school of study in Class X
  • Pincode – Pin code of school address

Address for Communication

  • Address of residence
  • State of domicile
  • District of domicile
  • Pincode
  • Email id
  • Mobile number
NATA 2021 Registration
Do’s and Don’ts for Filling NATA 2020 Registration

NATA 2021 Registration Correction

The council provides an opportunity for all the candidates to correct any wrong information in their forms online. The duration of the form correction window is of a short period. Candidates can edit the incorrect information before the window closes. After the form correction process closes, candidates cannot make any corrections in their registrations. So, make sure you don’t enter any wrong information in the registration so that to avoid correcting it later.

The details that can be edited are:

  • Spelling in names, etc.
  • Any figures in numerical data, i.e. day, month, year, etc.

Registering for NATA 2021? Check Out Some Important Books for Preparation

You can check below the list of books to prepare for NATA:

BooksBuy Here
Study Guide for B.Arch 2020Buy here
Nata Exam Full PackageBuy here
NATA Preparation Book : The Road to Becoming An Architect Begins HereBuy here
NATA/B.ARCH. Architecture Entrance Question BankBuy here
NATA Mock Test Series 2020-21Buy here
NATA & B. ARCH Complete Self Study Material: Entrance ExaminationBuy here

NATA 2021 Admit Card

Since NATA is conducted twice a year, CoA releases the NATA admit card 2021 separately for each exam on the official website, Candidates have to login with their application number and password to download the NATA 2020 admit card. The candidates have to carry a printout of the admit card along with a valid id proof to the exam center. The admit card should be kept safely. The exam center won’t allow the candidate to enter if his/ her admit card is found distorted. Before you download your admit card, you must check all the details on it carefully and in case of any discrepancy immediately contact the concerned authority.

About NATA 2021

National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA), is conducted by the Council of Architecture since the year 2006. It is a National Level Entrance Exam conducted at various test centres all over India. The exam is mandatory for all the eligible candidates who want to get admission into B.Arch programme at all recognized Institutions of India. The mode of the exam is both Online and Offline. The exam consists of two parts – Part A and Part B. Part A has 60 MCQs. Part B has 2 practical questions related to the drawing (40 marks each) which has to be drawn in the span of 2 hours.

NATA 2021 Registration Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: What is the Eligibility Criteria for applying in NATA Examination?
Ans : The eligibility criteria for NATA examination is that the candidates must have secured at least 50% marks in aggregate in SSC/10+2 or equivalent examination and the 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.

Q2: I have submitted my NATA Registration but I was not able to check my Confirmation page there. What to do now?
Ans : Candidates must ensure that they have completed the Fee payment process as only after the completion of the payment of required Application Fee for NATA examination they will be able to receive their Confirmation page.

Q3: I belong to Assam North East State and here we don’t have Aadhar Card. So, how can I apply for NATA examination?
Ans : Candidates belonging to Assam North East State can produce their other government approved photo identity proof to apply for NATA examination.

Q4: After submission of the registration, can I change my personal detail?
Ans : Candidates can correct the information only once like any figures in numerical data, i.e. day, month, year, or spelling of the names etc.. Hence, candidates are advised to check all details thoroughly before submission of application.

Q5: What documents should I upload online at the time of registration for NATA examination?
Ans : Candidates will have to upload a recent Passport size Colored Photograph and their Signature in .jpg or .jpeg format at the time of the registration for NATA examination.

Q6: Can I choose one city for the first test and another city for the 2nd test?
Ans : For each test the candidate has to select 3 different choices of test center. It can be different or the same for both tests.

Q7: Do I have to send a copy of the online filled in application?
Ans : The successful submission of the NATA Registration online is enough for applying to the NATA exam. There is no need to send a copy of the online filled in registration to the authorities.

Q8: Can I choose one city for the first test and another city for the 2nd test of NATA
Ans : For each test candidates can select 3 different choices of test center. It can be different or the same for both tests.

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