Last Month Preparation Tips for NATA 2024

Dipanjana Sengupta

Updated On: April 03, 2024 06:30 pm IST | NATA

 The last month preparation tips for NATA 2024 given on this page will help candidates have a well-rounded preparation. As the NATA exam is near, candidates must focus on revising and solving previous year's papers, mock tests, sample papers, etc. Check more tips here. 

Last Month Preparation Tips for NATA

NATA 2024 Last Month Preparation Tips - The NATA 2024 exam is going to be held from April 6 to July 2024 on every Saturday and Sunday. The NATA 2024 examination is just a few days away. As we are approaching the exam, candidates must be aware of the last month preparation tips for NATA 2024 that can help them have a planned and organized final day's preparation. The last month is the most crucial month for the preparations to secure admission into the BArch degrees. In the last month NATA preparation 2024 candidates should focus on revising practicing mock tests of NATA 2024, previous year papers, sample papers, etc. It is important for applicants to look after their health also and not take any stress. We have compiled a detailed 1-month preparation strategy for the NATA 2024 exam and last minute tips on this page.

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How to Prepare for NATA 2024 in 1 Month?

Candidates are required to practice the numerical and revise the topics and formulas every day. Complete tips and tricks have been given in the pointers below. Candidates are advised to check them before appearing for the NATA 2024 exam.

Also Check - List of New Changes in NATA 2024

Clear Basics

If the candidates are still left to complete the syllabus of NATA 2024, they should complete it before and as soon as possible. Candidates are also highly advised to check the exam pattern of NATA 2024 so that they know about the duration of the exam, marking scheme, question paper pattern, mode of the exam, etc. When candidates understand the exam pattern and NATA Syllabus 2024, they are much more informed about the exam and thus the preparation becomes easy for them.

NATA Exam Pattern 2024 shows that the entrance exam is conducted for 3 hours. The exam consists of 125 questions for 200 marks. The medium of the NATA 2024 exam is in English and candidates need to note that there are no other languages entertained. For every correct answer, candidates will be allotted 1, 2, or 3 marks as per the question. No provision for negative marking is present in the exam for wrong answers.

Revise the Topics 

Candidates need to revise the topics of the syllabus. The more the topics are revised, the more candidates can remember them efficiently. Revision is the key to effective preparation. Candidates should always formulas, shortcut tricks, and clarity in concepts & theories. This will also help the candidate to build up confidence. This period should be used effectively to strengthen the weaker topics of the syllabus.

Preparation of Handy Notes

While revising candidates need to prepare handy notes. Preparing handy notes will help the candidates to make the last-minute preparation properly. To avoid making the notes boring and too formal, candidates can make them in the form of bar graphs, highlighters using bright colours, pie charts, diagrams, etc. Candidates need to keep in mind that these notes should be prepared and extracted from authentic sources.

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Important Topics for NATA 2024

Other important topics have to be prepared well along with the main topics of the syllabus. Candidates are advised to check this topic so that they can understand the main topics well.

NATA 2024 Important Topics


Language and interpretation

Elements and principles of design

Physics and Geometry

Colour theory

Aesthetic sensitivity

Visual perception and cognition

Lateral thinking and logical reasoning

Basic techniques of building construction and knowledge of material

Building anatomy and architectural vocabulary

Graphics and imagery

General knowledge and current affairs

Practicing Previous Year's Papers

Candidates when preparing for NATA 2024, need to practice the NATA Previous Year Question Papers. Practicing them will give the candidates an idea about the exam paper pattern, mark density, and topics that have been already asked previously. Candidates will be able to track their preparation level and the topics that are their strengths and weaknesses of the candidates. The confidence, efficiency, and time management skills of the candidates will be boosted. 

Since the exam is of a 3-hour duration, a lot of tricky questions are being asked in the exam, therefore candidates need to be very efficient in the time management criteria. A lot of time should not be wasted on a single question, since the duration is limited.

Also Check - How to Get Admission in BArch without NATA or JEE Main Score/ Rank 2024?

What is the Preparation Strategy for Aptitude?

  • Candidates should always try to revise all the crucial concepts and keep the general knowledge revised daily 
  • Practice a lot NATA Aptitude Questions as possible from the previous year's papers, sample papers, and mock tests as this will help the candidates to know the type of questions asked in the exam
  • Focusing more on topics like Buildings in India and the World, speed distance and time, Important Architects of India and the World, Logical and Reasoning Ability questions, General Maths questions like area, volume Mirror Images, Building Materials and Terminology, etc is required

What is the Preparation Strategy for Mathematics?

  • The questions asked in the maths section are mainly based on the class 12 syllabus
  • Revising all the important formulas from NCERT textbooks regularly is mandatory
  • Solving the NATA Mock Tests 2024 to analyze the preparation levels and always try to overcome the errors
  • Candidates are advised to practice questions based on profit and loss, area and proportion, probability, speed and distance, interest, etc

Also Check - NATA 2024 Preparation Tips & Tricks

What is the Preparation Strategy for Drawing?

Since this portion of the syllabus is comparatively easier than the other topics, candidates who are good at drawing will be able to fetch healthy marks in this section.

  • To make the perspective of the candidate’s drawing more attractive, candidates need to practice various kinds of windows, doors, buildings, etc 
  • Practicing as many viewpoint questions as possible to get a thought about the scale and proportion of the images
  • Try adding shadows to the questions as this will help the candidates fetch more marks 
  • Candidates are also advised to solve at least 2 to 3 perspective questions from the previous year's papers drawing section daily

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Do I have to study the entire NATA syllabus 2024?

Candidates are advised to study the entire NATA 2024 syllabus to have a higher chances of scoring well in the exam.



Which are the best books for reasoning while preparing for NATA?

While preparing for NATA, the best book for reasoning is A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal.


Can I prepare for Nata in 1 month?

Studying the complete syllabus of NATA may be a challenging task but you can prepare for NATA in 1 month if you have a strong grasp of the subjects.

Is there drawing in NATA 2024?

Yes, NATA has introduced a drawing section this year where candidates will be able to attempt it in Part A of the question paper.

How should I start preparing for NATA?

To prepare for the NATA Exam 2024, it's important to know the exam pattern. You should create a personalized timetable and keep a notebook ready. Solving mock tests and sample papers can also help you prepare. Regular revision is important, and you should keep track of your health to ensure you are in top condition for the exam.

Is cracking NATA easy?

Apart from the drawing section, the NATA exam is not very challenging. However, the drawing section carries the most weightage in the new pattern, accounting for 125 out of 200 marks, making the exam more difficult. Nevertheless, if you practice five to six questions each day for a month, you can obtain a good score.

Which are the important topics for NATA 2024?

Elements and principles of design, Colour theory, Aesthetic sensitivity, Visual Perception and cognition, Lateral thinking, and logical reasoning, Basic techniques of building construction and knowledge of the material, Building anatomy, and architectural vocabulary are some of the important topics for the NATA 2024 Exam.

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