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Kalinga Insitute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination (KIITEE) 2014
National Aptitude Test in Architecture Details
The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) measures the aptitude of the applicant for Architecture. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability

Admission to First year of undergraduate course in Architecture Bachelor of Architecture in majority of colleges across India is done through NATA score .

Candidates having 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination with mathematics as one of the subject, are eligible for admission to B.Arch. Course.

NATA is offered over major part of admission season at designated Test Centers located at colleges / schools of architecture in India. Updated list of Test centers is available at the NATA website

NATA 2013 Application Forms will be available at the DESIGNATED BRANCHES of ICICI Bank from 15 March 2013 and the exam can be given on any working day from 20th March 2013 onwards. For date and time of examination at a particular center contact the concerned center.

To know more about the NATA examination read the brochure. To download the brochure click here
Important Dates
Exam Date: From 20th March 2013 onwards
Last Date of Application: 2013-05-20
NATA can be given on any working day from 20th March 2013 onwards.
Syllabus
The test is in two parts. A paper based drawing test and computer based online aesthetic sensitivity test. The test measures aptitude of the candidate through two sections - a paper based section for drawing and computer based section for aesthetic sensitivity.

Drawing Test

This is a two hour paper where candidate has to attempt three questions. The drawing aptitude is judged on the following aspects
Ability to sketch a given object proportionately and rendering the same in visually appealing manner.
Visualizing and drawing the effects of light on the object and shadows cast on surroundings.
Sense of perspective drawing.
Combining and composing given three dimensional elements to form a building or structural form.
Creating visual harmony using colors in given composition.
Understanding of scale and proportions.
Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences.

Aesthetic Sensitivity Test

This is computer based test where candidate has to answer 40 multiple choice questions. The aesthetic sensitivity test measures perception, imagination and observation, creativity and communication along with architectural awareness and comprises of
Visualizing three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings.
Visualizing different sides of three dimensional objects.
Identifying commonly used materials and objects based on their textural qualities.
Analytical reasoning.
Mental Ability.
Imaginative comprehension and expression.
Architectural awareness.
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