NATA Syllabus 2021

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 03 Dec, 2020 10:49

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NATA 2021 Syllabus

The CoA (Council of Architecture) will release the latest syllabus for NATA 2021, and the candidates can check the same here. The 2020 exam was conducted in proctored mode, and there are no chances that NATA 2021 will be conducted in the same way. Therefore, the new syllabus introduced in 2020 will not be implemented for 2021. The entrance exam is conducted in subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and General Aptitude. Apart from the online test for the defined subjects, the candidates will also have Drawing Test in NATA. You can check the syllabus for all the subjects including for Drawing Test here. It is also advisable to check the exam pattern of NATA through the respective section.

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NATA Syllabus for MathematicsNATA Syllabus for Physics
NATA Syllabus for ChemistryNATA Syllabus for General Aptitude
NATA Syllabus for Drawing Test-

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NATA Syllabus for Mathematics

The syllabus for NATA Mathematics can be checked below –





Co-Ordinate Geometry

3-Dimensional Co-Ordinate Geometry

Theory of Calculus

Application of Calculus

Permutation and Combination

Statistics of Probability

NATA Syllabus for Physics

The syllabus for NATA Physics can be checked below –

Name of the Chapter

Sub Topics


  • Electric Charges and Fields
  • Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance

Current Electricity

  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Moving Charges and Magnetism
  • Magnetism and Matter

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Alternating Current


  • Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
  • Wave Optics

Atoms and Nuclei

  • Atoms
  • Nuclei

Electronic Devices

  • Semiconductor Electronics
  • Materials
  • Devices
  • Simple Circuits

NATA Syllabus for Chemistry

The syllabus for NATA Chemistry can be checked below –

Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Structure of Atom

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Chemical Bonding and Molecular

States of Matter

Gases and Liquids

Chemical Thermodynamics


Redox Reactions


s-Block Elements

p-Block Elements

Organic Chemistry

Environmental Chemistry



NATA Syllabus for General Aptitude

The General Aptitude Syllabus for NATA is as follows –

Mathematical Reasoning

Seats and Relations

The candidates must revise all the topics mentioned on this page to achieve the best score in the entrance exam.

NATA Syllabus for Drawing Test

The syllabus for NATA Drawing Test is as follows –

  • Understanding the Scale and Proportion of Objects
  • Geometric Composition
  • Shape Building Forms and Elements
  • Aesthetics
  • Colour Texture
  • Harmony
  • Contrast
  • Conceptualization and  Visualization through Structuring Objects in Memory


  • Drawing of Patterns – Geometrical and Abstract
  • Form Transformation in 2D and 3D like Union, Subtraction, Rotation, Surfaces and Volumes
  • Generating Plan, Elevation and 3D Views of Objects
  • Creating 2D and 3D Compositions using Given Shape and Forms
  • Perspective Drawing
  • Sketching of Urban Space and Landscape
  • Common Day-to-Day Life Objects such as Furniture, Equipment etc


You can click on the link below to check important drawing questions –

Important Drawing Questions for NATA & JEE Advanced

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Related Questions

I scored 114 marks in NATA and 88 percent in 10+2 level. Am I eligible for admission in the B.Arch course of Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi?

-deep mittalUpdated on October 01, 2020 10:59 AM
  • 1 Answer
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

In order to be eligible for B.Arch at Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, you are required to have qualified JEE Mains and class 12th from a recognised board of education. Only if you meet both of the aforementioned criteria, you can apply for the course.

The final selection will be based on merit. The better the marks or rank secured by a candidate, the higher are his/her chances of getting shortlisted.

You can also check out the top B.Arch colleges in India.

To explore your options related to B.Arch Admission, you can also give ...


Does Chandigarh College of Architecture accept admission through NATA?

-Prateek KumarUpdated on September 17, 2020 08:16 PM
  • 1 Answer
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Yes, Chandigarh College of Architecture does accept the NATA score for admission. Check out the entire list of NATA Participating Institutes to explore more options. You can also visit Architecture (B.Arch/B.Planning) Drawing Questions for All Exams and Who Will be Eligible for NATA 2020 - Detailed Criteria, Age, Maximum Attempts to know more about the exam.

Check out the entire list of colleges accepting NATA scores. To take admission at any college, you can either dial 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or fill the Common Application Form. In case of any more questions, write back in the QnA zone ...


What is the use of NATA and the JEE Mains Paper 2 exam. I want a B.Arch college based on this for the exams.

-SakshithaUpdated on August 28, 2020 12:02 PM
  • 1 Answer
Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

NATA and the JEE Mains Paper 2 are two separate exams that are conducted for admissions into different institutes offering B.Arch degree. Check out the NATA Participating Colleges and JEE Mains Participating Colleges to get an idea about the colleges that accept the score of these exams.

Go through the links mentioned below to get a broader understanding of the subject.

NATA vs JEE Main - Which is the Best Option for B.Arch Aspirants

Who Will be Eligible for NATA 2020 - Detailed Criteria, Age, Maximum Attempts

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FAQs about NATA Syllabus

How syllabus is divided in NATA exam?

Part A of NATA comprises Drawing and Part B comprises PCM and General Aptitude& Logical Reasoning questions.

How marks are allotted for different sections in NATA?

NATA Drawing test comprises 3 questions and the same carries a total of 125 marks. PCN carries 15 questions and it carries 22.5 marks while General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning has 35 questions carrying 52.5 marks.

How to answer Drawing questions in NATA?

The answers of Drawing Test section in NATA must be answered on an A4 size drawing sheet provided at the examination centre. It is a Paper and Pencil mode section

Is it mandatory to appear in Drawing Test of NATA?

Yes, Drawing Test is one of the mandatory tests to qualify NATA.

What are the topics asked in General Aptitude section of NATA?

The General Aptitude section of NATA comprises questions from Mathematical Reasoning and Seats and Relations.

Is there a separate test for Drawing in NATA?

Yes, apart from the written test, you will have to take a separate test for Drawing in NATA.

What are different sections in NATA exam?

The NATA Entrance exam comprises four sections namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and General Aptitude. Apart from this, you also need to take Drawing Test in NATA

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