Tuesday, January 9, 2018

NATA Syllabus 2018 Entrance Exam Paper Pattern, Sample Papers PDF

NATA Syllabus
Our valued viewers are you going to appear for National Aptitude Test in Architecture on 29-04-2018 and now searching form Entrance Exam Paper Pattern, Sample Papers and NATA Syllabus then great you are here at the right place, From below framed section you can quickly check and download National Aptitude Test in Architecture exam pattern and syllabus.

Council of Architecture provides the syllabus for NATA for candidates who desire to do B.Arch in different institutes. NATA syllabus covers the topics such as Mathematics, General Aptitude and the drawing section. Contenders must go through syllabus as it will assist the candidates to know about topics and questions which will be asked.

Three hours of National Aptitude Test in Architecture is conducted in an offline mode. To aware of the topics of maths, GA and drawing section will help the candidates to prepare well for the offline NATA. Contenders have to select the correct answer from the MCQs by coloring the bubble on the OMR sheet with either a blue or black pen.

National Aptitude Test in Architecture exam pattern and syllabus 2018 short details:
Organization Name
Council of Architecture (COA)
Exam Name
National Aptitude Test in Architecture
Course Name
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch).
Exam pattern and Syllabus
Exam will be held on

NATA Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam
Total Time
Part 1
OMR Based
First 1.5 hours
Part 1
General Aptitude
OMR Based
Part II
Drawing Test
Paper and pencil based
Last 1.5 hours


3 hours

·         NATA 2018 will be conducted in an offline mode
·         Exam will be for three hour exam in which multiple choice questions will be asked from maths and general aptitude.
·         Applicants have to undertake a drawing test which will be of 1.5 hours.
·         Candidates will be awarded 2 marks for every correct answer
·         No negative marking
·         Select the correct answer by colouring the bubble in the OMR sheet by using black and blue pen. 

National Aptitude Test in Architecture Syllabus:
Sub- Topics
Definitions of A. P. and G.P.
General term
Summation of first n-terms of series ∑n, ∑n²,∑n 3
Arithmetic/Geometric series, A.M., G.M. and their relation
Infinite G.P. series and its sum
General properties
Change of base
Concepts of m x n (m ≤ 3, n ≤ 3) real matrices, operations of addition, scalar multiplication and
multiplication of matrices.
Transpose of a matrix.
Determinant of a square matrix. Properties of
determinants (statement only).
Minor, cofactor and adjoint of a matrix. Nonsingular matrix. Inverse of a matrix.
Finding area of a triangle.
Solutions of system of linear equations. (Not more than 3 variables).
Trigonometric functions, addition and subtraction formulae, formulae involving multiple and submultiple angles, general solution of trigonometric equations.
Properties of triangles, inverse trigonometric functions and their properties
Coordinate geometry
Distance formula, section formula, area of a triangle, condition of collinearity of three points in a plane.
Polar coordinates, transformation from Cartesian to polar coordinates and vice versa.
Parallel transformation of axes, concept of locus, elementary locus problems. Slope of a line. Equation of lines in different forms, angle between two lines.
Condition of perpendicularity and parallelism of two lines.
Distance of a point from a line.
Distance between two parallel lines.
Lines through the point of intersection of two lines.
Equation of a circle with a given center and radius.
Condition that a general equation of second degree in x, y may represent a circle.
Equation of a circle in terms of endpoints of a diameter.
Equation of tangent, normal and chord.
Parametric equation of a circle.
Intersection of a line with a circle.
Equation of common chord of two intersecting circles
Dimensional Co-ordinate geometry:
Direction cosines and direction ratios, distance between two points and section formula, equation of a straight line, equation of a plane, distance of a point from a plane
Theory of Calculus
Functions, composition of two functions and inverse of a function, limit, continuity, derivative, chain rule, derivative of implicit functions and functions defined parametrically.
Integration as a reverse process of differentiation, indefinite integral of standard functions.
Integration by parts.
Integration by substitution and partial fraction.
Definite integral as a limit of a sum with equal subdivisions. Fundamental theorem of integral calculus and its applications. Properties of definite integrals.
Formation of ordinary differential equations, solution of homogeneous differential equations, separation of variables method, linear first order differential equations
Application of Calculus
Tangents and normals, conditions of tangency.
Determination of monotonicity, maxima and minima. Differential coefficient as a measure of rate. Motion in a straight line with constant acceleration.
Geometric interpretation of definite integral as area, calculation of area bounded by elementary curves and Straight lines.
Area of the region included between two elementary curves
Permutation and combination
Permutation of n different things taken r at a time (r ≤ n). Permutation of n things not all different
Permutation with repetitions (circular permutation excluded). Combinations of n different things taken r at a time (r ≤ n). Combination of n things not all different. Basic properties. Problems involving both permutations and combinations
Statistics and
Measure of dispersion, mean, variance and standard deviation, frequency distribution.
Addition and multiplication rules of probability, conditional probability and Bayes’ Theorem, independence of events, repeated independent trails and Binomial distribution

General Aptitude:
·         Objects, texture related to architecture and built environment.
·         Interpretation of pictorial compositions,
·         Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawing. Visualizing different sides of 3D objects.
·         Analytical reasoning, mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal),
·         General awareness of national/ international architects and famous architectural creations 
·         Mathematical Reasoning
·         Statements, logical operations like and, or, if and only if, implies, implied by.
·         Understanding of tautology, converse, contradiction and contrapositive. 
·         Sets and Relations
·         Idea of sets, subsets, power set, complement, union, intersection and difference of sets,
·         Venn diagram, De Morgan's Laws, Relation and its properties. Equivalence relation —
·         Definition and elementary examples

·         Understanding of scale and proportion of objects, geometric composition, shape,
·         Building forms and elements, aesthetics, colour texture, harmony and contrast.
·         Conceptualization and visualization
·         Drawing of patterns- both geometrical and abstract
·         Form transformations in 2D and 3D like union, subtraction, rotation, surfaces and volumes.
·         Generating plan, elevation, and 3D views of objects.
·         Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shape and forms.
·         Perspective drawing, sketching of urban scape and landscape.

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