March 25, 2017

NATA Registration

Application Procedure

Application has to be filled up ONLINE at the NATA portal of NIC http://www.nata.nic.in

Candidates need to visit the portal and CLICK the requisite link ONLINE APPLICATION NATA- 2017 and thereafter will be directed to the actual application form. The form is interactive in nature and the fields required to be filled up are categorized in different sub-sections. The fields super-scribed with * MUST be filled up as they are MANDATORY,otherwise the application will NOT get submitted.

The application form is broadly categorized into three steps: filling of PERSONAL DETAILS; DOCUMENT UPLOADING & FEE PAYMENT.

Candidates need to fill in the first part i.e. PERSONAL DETAILS and will thereafter be directed to DOCUMENT UPLOADING. Once the documents are successfully uploaded, the system enters into the FEE PAYMENT. Finally, the candidate must take a printout of CONFIRMATION PAGE generated upon successful fee payment for their own record. There is no need to send any document by post.


Issue of Admit Card

For each Applicant, an Admit Card will be generated indicating the allotted Examination Centre for NATA- 2017 and a downloadable version of the admit card will be published on the respective webpage of the candidate concerned. An Examination Roll Number will also be generated for each candidate.

Candidate has to download the soft copy of the Admit Card from the website and has to appear in the examination with a printed hard copy at the concerned Examination Centre indicated in the downloaded Admit Card on production of the same along with Identical one copy of (a) Original photograph (same as uploaded) and (b) One photo identity card e.g. Voter Card, Pan Card, Aadhar Card, Driving Licence.

Candidates must ensure that the photograph and signature printed on the admit card are not mutilated I distorted I soiled even by accident. Candidates with such mutilated I distorted I soiled admit cards will not be allowed to appear in NATA-2017.

Candidates are advised to retain their admit cards carefully in secured place in undamaged condition in all respects as stated above till the completion of admission procedure.

All applicants who appear to be prima facie eligible shall be provisionally permitted to sit for NATA-2017. If, after scrutiny at any stage, it is found that an applicant is otherwise ineligible, his/her candidature shall be cancelled even if he/she has appeared in NATA-2017 and secured a position in the merit list.

The candidature shall also be cancelled if he/she fails to produce any of the required documents in original for fulfillment of eligibility and other criteria as specified earlier during counselling and physical admission and subsequent registration in respective affiliating institution

Declaration of Results

Rules for scrutiny I review of Answer Sheet

After the examination, model answers to MCQ portion would be available in public domain for feedback from all concerned. Thereafter, the answers will be frozen by a set of reviewers not connected with the paper setting I moderation process.

Before publication of results, the response sheets of each candidate will be uploaded along with subject wise mark(s) secured. Candidates may request for rechecking of the machine recorded responses online by payment of 1000 INR per response (Question) within stipulated period of time. Council will consider all such cases prior to result publication.

No review will be available for the drawing test. Further, there will be no provision for post publication scrutiny and /or review and hence will not entertain any such request after the result publication.

Result format

Results will be available in the website of the COUNCIL, and some other websites which will be announced in various electronic/printing media before declaration of results.

The result will be available in three formats:

1. Marks obtained out of 200 and in each component
2. Merit listing- unique based on marks and tie breaking rules (mentioned in Section 4 above)
3. Percentile score based on the merit listing

Qualifying marks for NATA-2017 would be based on the following rules:

1. At least 25% must be secured in MCQ portion (30 out of 120)
2. At least 25% must be secured in Drawing portion (20 out of 80)
3. Overall qualifying marks (out of 200) would be based on post-exam statistics and at the discretion of the Council.

Candidate will not qualify in NATA-2017 unless (s)he satisfies all three conditions mentioned above.

An attempt will be made to normalize (with respect to NATA-2017) the score of NATA-2016 qualified candidates seeking admission in the session 2017-18 in order to specify their position in order of merit for counselling purposes. Such guidelines would be based on statistical analysis and the Council’s decision would be final in this regard.

Guidelines for filling up the online form

Sl No Description of Field Value Remarks
A. Personal Information -as registered in Class 12 or equivalent examination
1 Candidate’s Full Name Enter  name Max 46 character; as per school leaving record don’t use prefixes like Sri, Mr, Ms, Dr, Late etc.
2 Father’s Name Enter  name Max 46 character;as per school  leaving record don’t use prefixes like Sri, Mr, Ms, Dr, Late etc.
3 Mother’s Name Enter  name Max 46 character;as per school leaving record don’t use prefixes like Sri, Mr, Ms, Dr, Late etc.
4 Date of Birth DD/MM/YYYY See Section 5.2 for eligibility condition on date  of birth (must be 17 years of age as on 31.07.2017).
5 Gender —Select— Male (M) I Female (F) /Transgender (T)
6 Category —Select— General/ SC / ST / OBC-NCL Has no bearing on the exam
7 Person with disability YES/NO Auto-filled with NO, may be changed to YES Has no bearing on the exam
8 Type of disability —Select— Visual  Acuity/ One eyed vision/ Others Note: extra  suppor t to be provided to disabled candidates based on their  appea l and at the discretion of centre-in-charge
Note: Certain disabilities, such as colour blindness, may render a c andidate ineligible for admission to B.Arch. course, depending on admitting institute policy.
9 Place of Residence —Select— Rural  I Urban I SubUrban
10 Nationality —Select— Indian IOCI IPIO I Foreign
11 Aadhar  Number — Enter— This field is optional and verified offline
12 Have you  applied in JEE (Main) Paper-11 —Select— YES (Y) I NO (N)
13 If Yes, enter Application No of JEE(Main) Type valid number ifY (Max  8 character) Has no bearing on this exam and verified offline
14 Have you  qualified in NATA-2016? —Select— YES (Y) I NO (N)
15 If Yes, enter ld of NATA- Type valid Enter Candida te-ld (Max 10 character)
2016 number ifY Has no bearing on this exam and verified offline
B. Choice of examination centre
16-18 Choice of Location of Examination — 1st Choice– –2nd Choice- — 3rd Choice– Three  choices to be selected mandatorily from the entire list of examination cities  nation-wide
(see Appendix-V for the complete list)
c.  Details of education- Class X or equivalent
19 Education Qualification — Fixed — Class 10th  or equivalent
20 Pass Status — Fixed — Passed
21 Course/Stream name — Fixed — High School
22 Board/University —Select— Select from drop down list
23 Year of passing —Select— Select from drop down list
24 Obtained Marks Enter  value Mandatory (aggregate)
25 Total Marks Enter  value Mandatory
26 % Marks Auto calculate
27 Roll No/Enroll No Enter  value Enter correct roll  no as per Class X records
28 Institute Name and address 100 character Enter  name  and address of school  of study  in Class X
29 Pin Code 6 character Pin code of school  address
D.   Details of education – Post X
30 Education Qualification — Fixed — Class 12th  or equivalent
31 Pass Status — Select — Passed I Appearing
32 Course/Stream name —Select— 10+2 I 10 + 3 years Diploma
33 Boa rd/University Name —Select— Select from drop down list
34 Year of passing —Select— Conditional- if Passed, Select from  drop down list
35 Obtained Marks Enter  value Conditional- if Passed, enter aggregate
36 TotalMarks Enter  value Conditional- if Passed
37 % Marks Auto calculate- if Passed
38 Roll No/Enroll No Enter  value Conditional- if Passed
39 Institute Name and address 100 character Enter  name  and address of school  of study  in Class X Mandatory
40 Pin Code 6 character Pin code of school  address- Mandatory
E.  Communicating address
41 Address of residence 50 characters Enter full address
42 State of Domicile —Select— All states and union territories to be shown
43 District of Domicile —Select— Select from  drop down menu
44 Pin Code 6 character Mandatory
45 Emailld Enter  valid id Please enter valid- to be used for communication
46 Mobile no Enter  valid no Please enter valid- to be used for communication
47 Land line no Enter  valid no Optional
F. Income category
48 Father qualification —Select— Select from options available in drop down
49 Father Occupation — Select — Select from options available in drop down
50 Father  Annual Income — Select — Select from options available in drop down
51 Mother qualification — Select — Select from options available in drop down
52 Mother Occupation —Select— Select from  options available in drop down
53 Mother Annual Income — Select — Select from options available in drop down
G. Secure application before final submission
54 Choose password Enter  as per password policy 1. Password must be 8 to 13 characters long. 2. Password must  have at least one Upper  case, one lower case alphabet and one numeric value  and at least one special characters among!@#$%/\&*-
3. New Password cannot be identical to any of the previous three passwords.
55 Confirm password Enter  same as above Has to match with the above  entry and noted down for all future entries into the system
56 Security question —Select— Select from options in drop down menu
57 Security answer Enter  response Please enter relevant value and note down- used for future retrieva I of forgotten password
Now the application may be reviewed before final submission. Once application is submitted, an Application Number (7 digit, Most Significant Digit=7) gets generated. It must be noted down along with password and security question-answer -as these are all important for subsequent logins -to upload images and submit fees.  Please note that it is impossible to submit a duplicate form by any candidate- with same name, father name,  mother  name and  date  of  birth.  Any correction to  filled-up  form  details can be sought through correction window to be made available on designated dates.