NATA 2021 test 1 starts; Know covid19 guidelines followed at exam centre

CoA has started the NATA 2021 exam at 10 am today. Check things carried at the NATA exam centre 2021.

NATA 2021 test 1 starts; Know covid19 guidelines followed at exam centre
Prabakaran K | Apr 10, 2021 - 10:01 a.m. IST
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New Delhi: Council Of Architecture (CoA) has begun the 1st attempt of the NATA 2021 exam in online mode today at 10 am. The total duration of the exam is three hours. The NATA 2021 will conclude at 1 pm. To be permitted to appear in the architecture entrance exam, candidates had carried a NATA 2021 admit card along with other necessary documents. The CoA has released the admit card of NATA 2021 on April 7.

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NATA 2021 important dates:

Events (first attempt)


NATA 2021 exam date

April 10, 2021

NATA result 2021 date

April 14, 2021

NATA 2021: Covid-19 guidelines followed

  • Candidates were made to follow social distancing in a line while entering the exam hall

  • Hand sanitizers were kept at the entry point so that candidates sanitize their hands before entering the NATA exam centre

  • Candidates were seen wearing face shields or face masks. Those without the masks were not allowed to enter the exam hall

  • The temperature of the candidates was checked with the thermogun and those with covid-19 symptoms were not allowed in the exam centre.

NATA 2021 exam guidelines:

  • NATA 2021 exam timing:

    • Report to the exam centre by 9 am

    • Opening gate to the examination hall at 9:15 am

    • Registration of candidate to be completed by 9:45 am

    • Closing date to the examination hall at 10 am

    • Commencement of examination at 10 am

    • Duration of examination: 10 am to 1 pm

  • Things needed:

    • NATA admit card 2021

    • Original identity proof: Aadhar/ Passport/ Driving License/ Voter ID.

    • Two-pass post size photograph.

    • Mask and gloves

NOTE: Without a valid NATA 2021 admit card, candidates were not allowed to enter the exam centre.

Since the NATA 2021 exam for phase 1 is being held during the COVID-19 pandemic, the CoA has issued separate COVID-19 instructions for the exam day. Other important exam day instructions are also issued along with the NATA 2021 admit card.

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