NATA Result 2020

Updated By Abhik Das on 27 Oct, 2020 14:07

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NATA 2021 Result

Candidates can check their NATA 2021 results through the direct link mentioned on this page once the same is published on the official CoA website. NATA candidate ID and Password are mandatory to check the results. Those who appear for the exam will also receive the results of NATA 2021 on their registered email IDs. The results for the first phase of the NATA 2021 exam are expected to be released during the first week of September 2021. The results for the second phase of the NATA 2021 exam are expected to be released during the third week of September 2021.

In case the candidates wish to find out about their tentative NATA 2021 rank, then they must try out our "NATA Rank Predictor" tool, where, by entering the number of correct attempts in the Drawing, General Aptitude, and Maths sections, the candidates will be able to find out their tentative ranks. The candidates can explore this rank predictor tool of CollegeDekho today itself.

NATA 2021 Results Date


Date (Tentative)

NATA Phase 1 Exam DateAugust 2021 Last Week

NATA Phase 1 Results Date

September 2021 First Week

NATA Phase 2 Exam DateSeptember 2021 Second Week

NATA Phase 2 Results Date

September 2021 Third Week

Steps to View NATA Results 2021

  • Click on the direct NATA 2021 result link given above (to be activated shortly) or visit the official portal of NATA.

  • Click on the link available to access the result.

  • Provide the required login credentials to open the NATA Result page.

  • Click on the 'Submit’ tab to view the 'NATA 2021 Result'.

  • After submitting, NATA 2021 result will be displayed on the system.

  • Download the NATA 2021 result and take a printout of it for future use.

The NATA 2021 result will be available in three formats

  • Marks obtained out of 200 and in each section.

  • Merit listing: Based on marks and tie-breaking rules.

  • Percentile score based on the merit listing.

Rules on which the NATA 2021 qualifying marks are based

  • Candidate should score at least 25% in MCQ portion (30 out of 120)

  • Candidate should score at least 25% in Drawing portion (20 out of 80)

  • Overall qualifying marks (out of 200) should be based on post-exam statistics and at the discretion of the Council.

Note: Candidates fulfilling all the above-stated conditions will be considered qualified.

As per COA guidelines, scoring 40% or more marks in NATA exam is necessary for candidates to be declared qualified. They must obtain at least 80 marks out of 200. However, the NATA participating colleges publish their individual merit lists on the basis of candidates' ranks. 

  • Participating Institutes or other institutes providing B.Arch programme will issue their own individual cut-offs on the basis of NATA scores.

  • NATA 2020 cut-off prepared by the institutes will be based on the criteria of marks prescribed by the COA, the minimum marks required for admission in the particular institute and number of seats available in the institutes, etc.

  • Candidates scoring less than prescribed NATA cut-off 2021 in the entrance exam will not be able to take admission in the participating institute.

Details on NATA 2021 Scorecard

The NATA 2021 scorecard will have the following information:

  • The name of the candidate.

  • The Application number of the candidate.

  • The candidate’s roll number.

  • The candidate’s Date of Birth.

  • The gender of the candidate.

  • Paper-wise marks obtained by the candidates.

  • The aggregate score secured by the candidates.

  • The candidate’s qualifying status.

NATA Scorecard 2021

  • The qualified candidates can download their NATA 2021 scorecard from the official NATA portal.

  • NATA 2021 scorecard will be valid for one academic year only.

  • It is compulsory for every qualified candidate to carry NATA scorecard at the time of admissions.

NATA 2021 Merit List

After the NATA 2021 results are declared, the concerned authorities, i.e COA will prepare the NATA 2021 Merit List which will be based on the candidate’s performance in NATA 2021 paper I and paper II. The candidates need to score a minimum of 25% marks in both the papers separately to make a cut into the NATA 2021 merit list. In addition to scoring the minimum percentile marks, the candidates must also score the minimum combined NATA 2021 cutoff marks if they want their names to be present in the NATA 2021 merit list. There will be a tie-breaker method in case two or more candidates score the same marks in the NATA 2021 entrance examination.

Tie-Breaking Policy for NATA 2021

In case two or more candidates are stranded on the same marks, the concerned authorities will deploy a tie-breaker method which will determine the rank of the candidate/s whose name will be in the NATA 2021 merit list.

NATA 2021 tie-breaking method is explained below:

  • The overall marks secured by the candidates in the mathematics section.

  • Fewer wrong attempts in the NATA 2021 mathematics section.

  • The overall marks scored by the candidates in general aptitude section.

  • Fewer wrong answers in the general aptitude section.

  • The candidate who was born earlier will be given preference on the basis of Date of Birth.

Note: The candidates will be allotted the same rank if the tie still exists after employing the above-mentioned NATA 2021 tie-breaker methods.

Post NATA 2021 Result Declaration

The eligible candidates will have to apply for NATA 2021 counselling process through the official website of NATA. Through the NATA 2021 counselling process, the qualified candidates will be able to secure a seat in the NATA 2021 participating colleges (both Government and Private) offering 5-year B.Arch programme. The application form will be submitted once the candidates pay the required fee for the NATA 2021 counselling process. The candidates can submit their preferences and choices through the NATA 2021 counselling process application form.

Here are a few facts about the NATA 2020 counselling process that will help the candidates during the filling up of application form:

  • Council of Architecture (COA) will conduct a common NATA 2020 counselling process for B.Arch admission in NATA 2021 participating institutes.

  • Under the common NATA 2021 counselling process, the candidates can apply for multiple participating institutes through a single window.

  • The vacant seats after the counselling process get over will be allotted to students belonging to different states.

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