NATA Eligibility Criteria 2020

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 27 Sep, 2019 14:26 IST

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NATA 2020 Eligibility Criteria

It is mandatory for candidates to fulfil the NATA 2020 eligibility criteria in order to take the entrance exam. The NATA eligibility criteria are prescribed by the Council of Architecture (COA). The eligibility norms of NATA 2020 include terms and conditions that candidates have to meet to be eligible to apply for the entrance exam. The requirements may be related to academic qualification, age limit, minimum marks, etc. 

Candidates may note that there is no age bar to take NATA 2020. The examination can be attempted by people of all age group. However, the important thing to keep in mind is that the candidates have to comply with the respective counselling and admission authorities' age criteria for admission. NATA is a computer-based exam, which is conducted on a national level for students seeking admission in the first year of 5-year B.Arch courses offered at all the NATA participating colleges in India.

Detailed Eligibility Criteria for NATA 2020

Academic Qualification: The applicant must have passed 10+2 examination with at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Maths

Age Criteria: There are no such specific age criteria but the candidates will have to meet the other eligibility criteria as mentioned by the individual institute. 

Eligibility Criteria for B.Arch 2020 

Applicant must have qualified an aptitude test in Architecture, would be eligible to apply for B.Arch 2020. 

The candidate must have scored 50% in class 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Maths.

Candidates must complete 10+2 with Mathematics as a subject.

There is no change in eligibility criteria for the reserved category that means the ST, SC, OBC. 

What is the new NATA 2020?

The NATA eligibility has been changed in the past few years, so the candidates must check the changed eligibility criteria of NATA 2020 and then apply. 



Candidate must have qualified:



Candidates must have completed the International baccalaureate after 10 years of schooling.

Candidate must have qualified


Maths as a compulsory subject

Physics, Chemistry and Maths

Candidates must score 50% in aggregate

Candidates must have scored 50% marks in aggregate

Note: It is important for aspirants to note that qualifying in NATA 2020 is not the only parameter for their admission to any architecture course. They must conform to all the requirements as specified by respective counselling and admission authorities.

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