What is NATA

The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) measures the aptitude of the applicant for specific field of study i.e. Architecture. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are related to specific field of study, i.e. Architecture.


Candidates have 50% marks in 10+2 equivalent examination with mathematics as one of the subject, only are eligible for admission to B.Arch. course.

Who should take NATA and Why?

Prospective applicants desirous of taking admission to first year of undergraduate course in Architecture (Bachelor of Architecture) in India take NATA.

NATA scores are used by admissions authorities of different government, Govt. Aided & unaided schools / colleges of architecture in India


At Vellore a NATA Coaching Centre is providing training for NATA.

First East Main Road (Near Anugraha Super Market)

Gandhi Nagar, Vellore – 6.

Sri Renugambal College of Architecture, Polur, is an approved test centre for NATA.