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NATA Exam Preparation Course

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Overview of the NATA Exam Preparation course:

Zabeel International is conducting NATA classes in association with House of Architects. The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is a qualifying examination conducted by the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA), which is a body of the Council of Architecture in India for architecture students. It is mandatory to have NATA score for joining B.Arch. course in any college in India. NATA Exam Preparation Training Course offered by Zabeel Institute will help you to achieve high scores in NATA exam.

NATA is a useful examination that measures the aptitude of the applicant for a specific field of study, i.e. architecture. The test also measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability that have been acquired over a long period of time, and that is related to the specific field of study, i.e. architecture.

About House of Architects(HOA):

HOA, a successful coaching center which helps students prepare for their NATA exam. The NATA coaching provided by the institute is unparalleled to any other institute across UAE. The quality of teaching and the highly skilled faculty will immensely help students in their NATA coaching.

The primary motive of HOA is to make sure that every student who takes admission for NATA coaching in HOA gets the proper guidance and clear their doubts to help them crack NATA exams. The institution provides the best study materials for its students which is specially prepared by alumni of CEPT(Ahmedabad), SPA, IIT, etc.

The HOA teaching faculty also supports students in overcoming weakness and lack of self-confidence. And regularly conducts mock exams to help students get better equipped with NATA exams. To know more on HOA, click here.

Entrance Coaching for B.ARCH for top Universities in India (State Universities, IIT, NIT, UK , USA)





Course 1

Architecture Entrance Preparation (Focused training for NATA, TNATA, JEE architecture entrance exams )


60 lecture hrs. ( 30 hrs. in 11th grade and 30 hrs. in 12th grade) + 60 Homework hours

AED 2900/-


Couse 2

National Institute of Design (NID)

Admission preparation

Entrance preparations+ Portfolio Design training

course 1 + additional 30 hrs+30 homework hours


2900 + 1000 = AED 3900/-

Course 3

International Universities Portfolio

course 1 + Course 2 + Additional individual session for interview preparation


2900 + 1000 = AED 3900/- individual hrs. For @150/hrs.


Learning Outcome of NATA Exam Preparation Course:

After successful completion NATA Exam Preparation Training Course, students will be able to improve their aptitude skills in Architecture.

It is mandatory qualifying this exam for the admission to 5 years Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) across India in all the architecture colleges.

Who needs the NATA Exam Preparation course?

Anybody who want to join for B.Arch Course (5 Year- Bachelor of Architecture) in any college in India needs the exam preparation course.

NATA Exam Preparation Course

Detailed Course Content:

  • Introducing the Pencil Number line + stationary Access
  • Color concept + Color Theory
  • Color Palate + Character of warm, cool, fresh, meditative........colors
  • Architectural Awareness
  • Introduction: of basic theory in Architecture/Primary Shapes/primary Solids
  • 2D compositions
  • Architectural Awareness, architectural terminology
  • Elements of Design: Lines, Form, Mass, Solid etc, 
  • Principle of Design, Harmony, Balance, etc
  • Sketching of 2D object, 3D Objects , animals, flowers, furniture’s , rooms + spaces, themes
  • Visualizing different sides of Three Dimensional objects (surfaces, edges and vertex)
  • Generation of plan, elevations and 3D views of objects
  • Shade + shadow techniques of sketch ,proportions in drawing,
  • Historical and contemporary buildings of Architectural
  • Mathematical reasoning:
  • Development of 3 Dimensional objects from two-dimensional shapes Or vice versa,
  • Still life: Object Sketching
  • Architects and their Works with Image Bank
  • Perspective Drawing
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Logo design: Principal and theory
  • Rendering & Beautifying your sketch, Advanced theme based and scenic drawings

Practice Sessions in NATA Exam Preparation Course:

  • Coloring sessions
  • Drawing Assignments
  • Object Practices
  • Mock Tests

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About Awarding Body:

Council of Architecture, India.

The Council of Architecture (COA) has been constituted by the Government of India under the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, enacted by the Parliament of India, which came into force on 1st September, 1972. The Act provides for registration of Architects, standards of education, recognized qualifications and standards of practice to be complied with by the practicing architects. The Council of Architecture is charged with the responsibility to regulate the education and practice of profession throughout India besides maintaining the register of architects. For this purpose, the Government of India has framed Rules and Council of Architecture has framed Regulations as provided for in the Architects Act, with the approval of Government of India.


• The candidates who have passed their 10+2 or equivalent exam are eligible.
• Those who have passed 10+3 Diploma in any stream recognized by Central/ State Government can apply too.
• The applicants who have passed the International Baccalaureate Diploma passed after 10 years of schooling are also eligible.
• The appearing candidates can apply too.

Examination Pattern:

The exam pattern for NATA 2020 is given below:

• Mode of exam: Online
• Duration of test: 180 minutes
• Type of questions: Part A- MCQ and Part B- Drawing on A4 size drawing sheets.
• Total marks: 200
• Marking scheme: Each question of Part A will carry 2 marks and each question of Part B will carry 40 marks. There will be no negative marking.



No. of questions

Total marks

Part A




General Aptitude



Part B








Exam Centre’s for NATA:

NATA has Exam Centre in Dubai and in many locations in India. Those opting for Dubai as their first choice of Exam city need to fill up two more choices mandatory. Candidates choosing exam centre in Dubai as per their first choice shall be liable to pay an additional fee of INR 8000/- per candidate during the application process. Dubai cannot be chosen as a second or third choice of exam city.To know the complete list of exam centers, please visit http://www.nata.in/.

Exam Dates:

For First Session:


Dates 2020 (Tentative)

Starting of online application

4th week of January

Last date of application submission

2nd week of March

Image upload and fee payment

2nd week of March

Confirmation page printing available till

2nd week of March

Correction window open

2nd or 3rd week of March

Admit card release

1st week of April

Exam dates

2nd week of April

Announcement of result

1st week of May

For Second Session:


Dates 2020 (Tentative)

Starting of online application

Last week of January

Last date of application submission

2nd week of June

Image upload and fee payment

2nd week of June

Confirmation page printing available till

3rd week of June

Correction window open

3rd week of June

Admit card release

Last week of June

Exam dates

1st week of July

Announcement of result

4th week of July

Exam fee:

Here we have mentioned application fee for all categories:


Application fee

For One Session:


General candidates

Rs. 1800/-

SC/ST candidates

Rs. 1500/-

For Both Session:


General candidates

Rs. 3500/-

SC/ST candidates

Rs. 2800/-

Candidates who want to appear from test centers outside of India must have to fill following fee for both sessions:



For one session

Rs. 10,000/-

For both sessions

Rs. 18,000/-

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