NATA 2020 first test to be held on August 29; check last minute tips here

NATA 2020 first test to be held on August 29; check last minute tips here
Ritu Tripathi | Aug 26, 2020 - 3:26 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Council of Architecture (CoA) will conduct the first test of NATA 2020 on August 29 in two sessions. The first session of NATA first test 2020 will start at 10.00 am and end at 12.12 pm while the second session will be held from 12.30 pm to 2.42 pm. The authorities have made major changes in the NATA 2020 exam pattern this year and the exam will be conducted completely online. Also, the authorities provided an option to appear from home for the exam.

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The first NATA 2020 exam will have two papers- Part A (PCM, General Aptitude & Logical Reasoning) and Part B (Cognitive Skills Test). The total time duration of the exam will be 2 hours 12 minutes (including 15 mins break between the two parts). Part B will be conducted first followed by Part A.

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Last-minute tips for NATA 2020 first test

  • Candidates should focus on important topics and revise them.

  • Candidates should not start anything new as it can create confusion.

  • Candidates should try to attempt one mock test of NATA daily in these last days. Candidates can attempt the official NATA mock test released by the authorities at

  • When the exam is so near, do not lose calm and stay confident.

The authorities have also provided some special instructions with the NATA 2020 admit card that must be followed by the candidates on the exam day due to the prevailing COVID-19 conditions. According to the NATA admit card instructions, candidates have to mandatorily download the Arogya Setu app and wear face masks and hand gloves at the exam centres. Candidates must also follow social distancing all the time and avoid crowding at entry and exits.

NATA 2020 result for the first test will be announced on September 3 at The exam date of the second NATA 2020 will be announced later. NATA second test 2020 will also be held in two sessions, however, if the number of candidates will be less than only the second session will be held to accommodate candidates taking the test from their place of residence/stay and at test centers.

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