NATA 2021 test 1 tomorrow; Check exam day guidelines

COA will be conducting NATA 2021 test 1 tomorrow in two shifts. Candidates can check the NATA 2021 exam day instructions and guidelines.

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Isha Jain | Apr 9, 2021 - 10:59 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Council of Architecture (CoA) is all set to conduct the NATA 2021 tomorrow i.e April 10. Candidates who are going to appear in the exam tomorrow can download the NATA admit card 2021 from the official website -

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COA has also released a notification stating that the authorities have taken adequate measures to ensure that NATA 2021 aspirants have unhindered access to the exam centres amid curfew and lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The official notification states, “Many cities are facing lockdowns and curfew, and movement to the centres might become a problem for some of you. We have taken adequate measures that you have unhindered access to the centres. Concerned authorities in all states and cities have been informed. Please carry your admit card along with a valid photo lD when you are travelling to your respective centres”.

NATA 2021 Timings

NATA 2021 exam date

Session 1

Session 2

April 10, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

The authorities will be conducting the NATA 2021 exam in two sessions. The first session of NATA will be held from 10 AM to 1 PM, while the second session will be from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM.

The aptitude test will comprise questions that could be of the multiple-choice type (MCQ), multiple select type (MSQ), preferential choice type (PCQ) and numerical answer type (NAQ). The questions in the NATA 2021 exam will carry either 1 mark, 2 marks or 3 marks and 125 questions have to be answered in 180 minutes.

NATA 2021 - Exam day guidelines

  • Students are required to reach the NATA test centre 2021 60 minutes before the commencement of the exam.

  • Candidates will have to carry NATA admit card 2021, original id proof which bears a photograph and date of birth (Aadhaar card, PAN card, passport, voter id, driving licence etc.) to the exam centre to prove identity.

  • Candidates will not be allowed to carry any electronic devices inside the NATA exam centre.

  • For working purposes, a sheet will be provided at the workstation during the exam. Note that no other material will be given for rough work purposes.

  • Students have to cooperate with the authorities at the centre in maintaining social distancing, wearing face mask all the time and sanitising hands regularly by carrying their own hand sanitisers.

  • All arrangements are made at the centres, just in case you forget your masks they will be

  • available at the centre.

In case of any hindrance in reaching the centres, candidates can call the NATA Helpline No. 9560707764,9319275557 OR COA Office No. 011 - 49412100 - 30.

COA will conduct the NATA 2021 exam two times a year. The NATA 2021 exam date for test 2 is June 12. The authorities are accepting applications for NATA test 2 till May 30.

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