NATA Result 2021 (Out by 20 Apr) – Download Score Card, Cut Off

NATA Result 2021 – Architecture aspirants can check here NATA 2021 result from April 20, 2021. The result is published in the form of NATA 2021 score card that can be downloaded from In order to check result, download scorecard, candidates need to access the login with email id and password. Initially, CoA was supposed to declare the result of 1st test on April 14, 2021. However the result announcement was delayed. In between, the answer keys have been released. Result indicates marks in each section, their qualifying marks, and overall qualifying status. On the basis of NATA 2021 exam results, candidates can seek admission in various B.Arch colleges in India. Check NATA 2021 result date, time, link, steps to check, cut off, qualifying marks and more here.

NATA Result 2021

The result of NATA 2021 1st Test will be announced by April 20, 2021. The direct link to check result will be available then.

NATA 2021 Answer Key

  • NATA 2021 answer key has been released by Council of Architecture for the first test, on April 16, 2021, exactly 6 days after the exam.
  • Candidates can download the NATA answer key from NATA 2021 login.
  • In order to download the answer key, candidates have to login with email id and password.
  • After logging in, you will see questions with correct answers.
  • At the login, there is no direct option to download pdf file for the response sheet.
  • However you can download the question paper with pdf here. Click Here to download NATA 2021 (first test) question paper with answer key PDF.

NATA 2021 Response Sheet

  • The NATA 2021 response sheet refers to record of answers marked by candidates in the exam.
  • CoA may release the response sheet to let candidates know which answers were marked by them.
  • If the response sheet of NATA exam is released, then candidates can check the same at login only.

NATA Result 2021 Link – Check Here

Check Result: As soon as NATA result 2021 is announced, link to check it will be available here.

NATA 2021 score will be valid for academic session 2021-22. Generally, candidates have to produce NATA result printout during the architecture admission. Hence, candidates must download the result and keep it safe until the admission process is over.

NATA Result 2021 Date

Council of Architecture has postponed the declaration of result of NATA 2021 first test. Initially, the result was supposed to be announced April 14, 2021. However, a day before the scheduled date, CoA published a notice announcing that they will declare the results by April 20, 2021.

The complete schedule is as follows.

NATA 2021 Exam EventsDates
NATA 2021 First (1st) Test10 Apr 2021
Issuance of official answer key16 Apr 2021
Declaration of NATA 2021 1st test result20 Apr 2021
NATA 2021 Second (2nd) Test12 Jun 2021
Declaration of NATA 2021 2nd test result16 Jun 2021

NATA 2021 Cut Off

NATA 2021 Overall Cut Off: Only those candidates qualify NATA exam who score more than the minimum qualifying marks, which is 75 marks out of 200 marks. Hence, candidates need to get 37.5% in the exam.

Sectional cut off of NATA: Candidates need to get a minimum marks in each section in order to qualify the exam. Year wise sectional cut offs were as follows.

YearOverall Cut OffSectionSectional Cut Off
202060Cognitive skill test32
PCM general aptitude & logical reasoning18
201970Maths & General Aptitude30
Drawing Test20
201870Maths & General Aptitude30
Drawing Test20
Sectional cut off for NATA in the past years (taken from official scorecards)

How to Check NATA 2021 Result?

Candidates can only check NATA 2021 scorecard from the It is provided inside official NATA login and the steps to download it are as follows:

Step-1: To check the result, first of all, go to the official website of NATA exam –

Step-2: On the homepage of the website, above the ‘welcome to NATA’ image, result announcements runs as – “Result for NATA 2021 First Test is Live. Please login into your account at NATA portal to check your result.

Step-3: Students then need to click on this announcement. On doing so, a login appears on the screen. It looks as follows:

Step-4: Next, the candidates need to enter Registered E-Mail Id, Password, and Security Code. The security code is a combination of 5 random number and given on the login.

Step-5: After entering all the details correctly, click on the green ‘Login’ button. Now, students can download NATA 2021 scorecard from the login.

What to do if forgot NATA Login details: If you have forgotten your registered e-mail id or password, then worry not. E-mail is mentioned in your application form confirmation page. As for password, the option to recover it is given in the login. All you need to do is:

>> Click on “forgot password?” link.
>> Then, enter e-mail id and select security question, and enter security answer.
>> After this, you get the option to change / recover your password.

NATA 2021 Score Card

The NATA score card 2021 is released for all the candidate who appear for the exam. In it, the ‘qualified / not qualified’ status is also mentioned. Apart from this, marks obtained by candidates in each subject along with the aggregate score is also given in it. Here is a sample score card of NATA 2021

The details mentioned in the scorecard of NATA 2021 are as mentioned below:

  • Name of the exam – with number of the test (first or second)
  • Barcode
  • Photo of the candidate
  • NATA roll number
  • Name of candidate
  • Name of father
  • Name of mother
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Papers / subject names
  • Total marks in each subject
  • Marks obtained by the candidate in each subject.
  • Qualifying marks in each subject.
  • Aggregate marks
  • Result status
  • Few notes.
  • Date of issuance.
  • Signature of registrar.

How is NATA 2021 score calculated? – The score of NATA 2021 is calculated as per the marking scheme of the final answer key of NATA. The exam is of total 200 marks and 125 questions. The distribution of questions and marks is as follows:

Questions and Marks in NATA 2021
25 questions of 3 marks
25 questions of 2 marks
75 questions of 1 marks
Total: 125 questions of 200 marks

If appeared for NATA 1st and 2nd test: The candidates who gave both, first and second test of NATA, must note that they will be issued separate scorecard for both the test. The scorecard for second test will contain marks of first test as well. However, the valid score for B.Arch admission will be the best of both.

What After Announcement of NATA 2021 1st Test Result?

After the announcement of 1st test result, NATA aspirants have following options:

  • Appear for NATA 2nd test.
  • Wait for 2nd test to get over and B.Arch admission process to start.
  • Appear for JEE Main 2021.

Opting for NATA 2021 2nd Test? CheckSyllabus | Previous Year Papers | Notes

B.Arch Admission via NATA Result 2021

The responsibility of CoA is only until announcing NATA result. Once the result for NATA 1st test and NATA 2nd test is announced, the B.Arch admission process starts. There is no centralised counselling for NATA like that for JEE Main. Hence, admission of NATA is held:

  • Either at state level – common admission counselling.
  • Or individually by colleges / institutes / universities.

State counselling are held by State governments such as Directorates of Technical Education (DTE), State Cell etc. Candidates have to apply for the counselling and then participate in it. On the basis of NATA score and fulfilment of eligibility, admission is granted. Usually, the state counselling if only open for the students of the state.

Respective colleges / universities / institutions also carry out admission process. The candidates have to apply for these colleges / institutes and on the basis of eligibility, NATA score, etc requirement admission is granted. Each institute may have its own admission requirement.

Weightage of NATA Result 2021 During Admission

As per the admission rules of the council, the maximum weightage for B.Arch admission is as follows:

Exam NameMax Weightage for Admission
NATA 202150%
10+2 / 10+3 Diploma50%

NATA 2021 Participating Institutes

More than 400+ institutes / colleges / universities accept NATA score. You can check the complete list of NATA accepting score colleges from here.

Top 20 colleges accepting NATA result 2021 are as follows:

  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
  • Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.
  • National Institute of Technology Calicut.
  • School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.
  • School of Planning and Architecture, Telangana.
  • School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada.
  • School of Planning and Architecture, Andhra Pradesh.
  • National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli.
  • Jamia Millia Islamia.
  • College of Engineering Trivandrum.
  • Manipal School of Architecture & Planning.
  • Birla Institute of Technology.
  • BMS College of Architecture.
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology.
  • Aligarh Muslim University.
  • Thiagarajar College of Engineering.
  • Anna University.
  • National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur.
  • Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS).

FAQs for NATA Result 2021

Q. Where can I check NATA result 2021?

Ans. You can check NATA result 2021 at the official website, which is

Q. Will get my NATA result at e-mail?

A. No, result of NATA is announced as scorecard which can only be downloaded from the login available at

Q. When will the result for Phase 1 be out?

Ans. NATA Phase 1 result was supposed to be declared on 14 April 2021. However, on 13 April, CoA delayed the result. Now it will be announced on or before 20 April 2021.

Q. What is the NATA result 2021 date for phase 2?

Ans. CoA will announce phase 2 result on 16 June 2021.

Q. What are the components of result sheet?

Ans. NATA result sheet will display the total marks obtained in the exam out of 200, qualified / not qualified, details of the candidates etc.

Q. Until when is my NATA result valid?

Ans. You NATA result is only valid for 1 year. Hence, NATA 2021 test 1 and test 2 result is only valid for admission in academic session 2021-22. To get admission in 2022-2023 session, you need to appear for NATA 2022.

Q. What is the NATA 2022 exam date?

A. For now, CoA has only announced exam date for NATA 2021 exams. The exam date for NATA 2022 will be out after result for NATA test 2 2021 is declared.

Q. What is the qualifying marks of NATA 2021?

Ans. To qualify NATA 2021, you need to score more than the minimum qualifying marks. It is 75 marks out of 200 marks.

Q. If I qualify NATA then is my admission in B.Arch colleges guaranteed?

A. NATA is just an entrance exam which is mandatory for B.Arch admission. However, to actually get the admission candidates also need to fulfil eligibility and other requirements of the colleges.

Q. If I don’t get a good result in NATA phase 1 then can I appear for NATA phase 2?

A. Yes, eligible candidates can apply for NATA phase 2.

Q. I have appeared for both NATA 1 and NATA 2 test. Score of which test will be considered as my actual score for admission.

A. Both the scores are valid. However, best of both the scores will be used as the final and actual score of NATA 2021.

Q. The allotment of seats to B.Arch institutions is done through NATA OR by the
Council of Architecture?

A. Those who qualify NATA, need to apply for respective college or university. The admission is looked after by the State/ Central governments such as Directorates of Technical Education/ Admission authorities, Universities, etc. Sometimes, the universities conduct it’s own entrance exam. However, many state also allow NATA qualifiers to participate in state counselling.

Q. My NATA result is not good. What other exams can apply for to get admission in B.Arch course.

A. Apart from NATA, you can also appear for JEE Main Paper 2A. It is for B.Arch admission. If you are interested in B.Plan admission, opt for JEE Main Paper 2B.

Q. During the admission, how much weightage is given to NATA score and qualifying exam marks?

A. As per Council norms, a maximum of 50% weightage is given to NATA score and maximum weightage of 50% to marks qualifying examination marks. However, colleges / universities might define its own weigthage.

Qs. What to Do If Unable to Check NATA Result 2021?

Ans. Even after entering all the details correctly, a candidate is not able to check the result then contact CoA as soon as possible. The contact details are as follows:
Phone Number: +91 9560707764, +91 9319275557
E-mail Id:
Candidates can also raise a ticket at – Click here to do so.

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