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NATA Admit Card 2018 - Dates, Steps to download

NATA Admit Card 2018 is released by Council of Architecture (COA) on 17 April 2018. The candidates can download their (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) NATA Hall Ticket from this page by entering their application number and password. The admit card is issued only to the candidates who have filled the application form correctly and submitted the same by paying the required application fee. NATA is a National Level Architecture exam conducted by Council of Architecture (COA) for admission in five years B. Arch Course in various colleges across India. Only the candidates with the admit card will be allowed to appear for the exam on 29 April 2018. NATA is more like an eligibility test for admission into the Architecture Course. There is no common counselling for NATA.This page gives the complete details on the NATA Admit Card 2018 such as downloading the admit card, essential instructions to be followed at examination hall etc.

NATA Admit Card 2018 will contain the following details:

  • Name of the student
  • Roll Number
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Exam centre
  • Exam dates 

Latest Update: NATA Admit Card 2018 is available to download from 17 April 2018. Scroll down to download.

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NATA Admit Card 2018 Dates




Availability of NATA Admit Card- Released!

17 April 2018

NATA Exam Date

29 April 2018 
(10:00 AM to 1:30 PM)


NATA Admit Card 2018 - Download Online

NATA Admit Card 2018 is available to download from 17 April 2018 for the exam which would be conducted on 29 April 2018. The candidates can download the admit card by following the link given and log in using their Application Number and Password.

Click here to Download NATA Admit Card

NATA Admit Card

NATA Admit Card 2018 - Important Instructions

After downloading the NATA admit card, the candidates are advised to keep it safe for future use. A seat indicating NATA Roll Number will be allocated to each candidate. Candidates must find out and occupy their assigned seat.

Check these details on NATA Admit Card and Verify

Candidates are advised to check the details like name of the students, exam centre, exam dates etc. on the printed admit card. Candidate should also verify the photograph and signature that are printed on the admit card. Candidates with mutilated/ distorted/ soiled admit cards will not be allowed to appear in NATA 2018.

Error in NATA Admit Card

The errors and problems are not something common with the hall ticket. However, if any candidate comes across any of the issues like a misspelt name, exam centre not specified or the choice of the subjects not mentioned, they can report to the authorities immediately.

Unable to download NATA Admit Card

If the candidates are not able to download the admit card, then they do not need to be panic. It could be due to several reasons. The problem could be with their login details. So that the candidates need to check that whether they are typing correct application number and password. In case if the candidates have forgotten either, use the Forgotten Password or Forgotten Username facility to retrieve them.

  • Helpline Number: +91-11-79412100 (30 Lines)
  • Mob: 9073301301
  • Email: nata-coa@gov.in

NATA 2018 Test Centre on Admit Card

The candidates appearing in the exam would be given a choice to choose any three test centres of their choice while filling the application form.  There are total 136 cities where the NATA 2018 exam will be conducted. Among the list of centres, Dubai is the test centre falling outside India. The complete list of NATA 2018 Test Centres is given here.

Important Points for NATA Admit Card 2018

  • Do not forget to take your photograph and ID Card on the day of exam otherwise you will not be allowed to appear in the exam.
  • Candidates should make sure that they carry a Valid admit card to the exam centre and display the same to the invigilators for Verification.
  • The candidates are advised to preserve the NATA Admit Card 2018 in good condition till the admission process gets over.
  • Do not tamper the Admit Card or alter any entry made therein after it has been authenticated.
  • Admit Card is not transferable to any other person. Impersonation is a legally punishable offence.
  • The admit card will not be dispatched through the post to the candidates, so no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
  • Admit Card is an important document to be carried at the exam centre, so all candidates are required to bring the original printout of the admit card, failing to comply with the given instruction would amount to the candidates not entertained to sit for the exam
  • Mobile Phones, Bluetooth devices, Calculators, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with facilities of Calculator are not allowed in the Examination Hall

The candidate should take the following with them on the day of the exam

  • NATA Admit Card - Downloaded Copy
  • Original Photograph as uploaded while filling the NATA application form
  • One photo identity card, e.g. Voter Card, Pan Card, Aadhar Card, Driving Licence.
  • Blue/Black Ball Point Pen, pencil, eraser, colour pencils (Not water/oil colour or crayon)
  • Card Board or Clip Board

Check Exam Pattern after downloading NATA Admit Card

Until the last year, the NATA 2018 Exam for PART A was conducted on Pen and Paper Based mode (OMR based) but from the year 2018, the COA has decided to conduct the (PART A) exam in online mode. NATA 2018 Exam will be conducted in the English Language in two parts and will be given 90 minutes for each part.

  • PART A - Online Test 
  • PART B - Drawing Test (Paper Mode)


Questions Marks

Part A: Mathematics 

20 40

Part A: General Aptitude

40 80

Part B: Drawing

02 80


62 200

First 90 minutes are for PART A Exam whereas the last 90 minutes would be applicable to the PART B Exam.

NATA Result 2018

NATA Result 2018 will be declared on 1 June 2018 by the Council of Architecture. The candidates who appeared in the exam will be able to check their result and download their scorecard. NATA Result 2018 will be declared in the form of NATA Scorecard which will be available in the e-format. NATA 2018 is a one-day test (in two parts) for the academic session 2018-19. NATA 2018 exam will be conducted on 29 April 2018 across 135 cities in India and one in outside India. The candidates are suggested to scroll down below to download the scorecard.

How to prepare for the NATA Exam after downloading Admit Card?

There is only one month left for NATA Exam, give importance to following points while preparing for the exam.

  • Spend enough time to study: To spend enough time to study and focused on every subject, the candidates first need to prepare a timetable, and then the candidates should write down how many exams they have and maintain your schedule according to your comfort.
  • Practice with previous year question papers: This is the most efficient way to prepare for any of the exams as when one prepared from the previous year question paper, he/ she will get an idea of the format and the pattern of the question paper. So by practising the past year question papers, the candidates will know how much time to spend on each section.
  • Take regular intervals: Many of the students think that it is best to study as many hours as possible nut wait it is inexpedient. So it is better to develop a study routine that works for you. For example, if you study better in the morning then you should start early before taking a break at lunchtime.
  • Analyse the weak points: When we work on our weak areas, we get a better result, and it is true. Most of us always practice those we know well, but we have to pay attention to what we are weak at. Every student is not best on every subject. So the one should also pay attention to the weak subject or particular areas.

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