Only candidates who have the following credentials shall be eligible for admission to B.Arch. Course.

SURYA SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE is Affiliation to ANNA UNIVERSITY and approved by COA (Council of Architecture) and NIASA (National Institute for Advanced Studies in Architecture).

What is NATA? NATIONAL APTITUDE TEST IN ARCHITECTURE - a national level Entrance Examination conducted online, which has two sessions (Part: A and Part: B).

NATA 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Qualifying Examination: No candidate shall be admitted to architecture course unless she/ he has passed an examination at the end of the 1O+2 scheme of examination with at least 45% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 45% marks in aggregate."

Pattern of Questions

The aptitude test of NATA may comprise questions of Multiple-Choice type (MCQ), Multiple Select type (MSQ), Preferential Choice type (PCQ) and Numerical Answer type (NAQ) and Match the following type (MFQ)

The questions will carry 1 mark, 2 marks or 3 marks and 125 questions have to be answered in 180 minutes. The medium of Aptitude test will be essentially English language. Some questions may be in regional languages also.

The aptitude of the candidate will be assessed using some or all of the following techniques:

  • Diagrammatic Reasoning – Tests the ability of logical reasoning, using diagrams and scenarios
  • Numerical Reasoning – Tests mathematical ability through simple problems
  • Verbal Reasoning – Assesses the ability to assess verbal logic.
  • Inductive Reasoning – Tests the ability to see patterns and analyse given data
  • Situational Judgment – Tests problem-solving ability.
  • Logical Reasoning – Tests ability to recognise patterns, sequences or relationships between shapes and imagery.
  • Abstract Reasoning – Will assess general knowledge, and ability to utilise knowledge in new situations.
  • Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences.

Qualifying marks for NATA

Qualifying marks for NATA- 2023 is 70 marks out of 200 marks