Council of Architecture (CoA) has released the official NATA syllabus 2022 on the official website nata.in. Candidates will be able to check the detailed information regarding the subjects, topics and units that have to be studied for NATA Exams. The authorities will conduct NATA as a single section examination. Candidates will be assessed on their aptitude and the candidates will accordingly have to prepare for the examination. NATA syllabus is an essential part of the examination and candidates are advised to check it beforehand. Read to know more about NATA Syllabus .
NATA 2022 Syllabus
Candidates can check the details regarding NATA 2022 syllabus from the table given below:
|Physics and Geometry
|Language and Interpretation
|Visual Perception and Cognition
|Lateral Thinking and Logical Reasoning
|General Knowledge and Current Affairs
|Building Anatomy and Architectural Vocabulary
|Basic Techniques of Building Construction and Knowledge of Material
|Graphics and Imagery
While preparing the questions for NATA 2022, the authorities will keep many factors that they wish to assess in mind. Candidates can check the factors below:
- Abstract Reasoning – Candidates will be tested on their general knowledge and their ability to apply it in situations.
- Situational Judgment – Candidates will be tested on their problem-solving abilities.
- Numerical Reasoning – Candidates will be tested on their ability to solve simple numerical problems.
- Inductive Reasoning – Candidates will be tested on their ability to analyze data and patterns.
- Verbal Reasoning – Candidates will be assessed on their verbal logic.
- Logical Reasoning – Candidates will be assessed on their ability to recognize patterns, relationships, sequences and more.
- Diagrammatic Reasoning – Candidates will be tested on their ability to analyze drawings and use logical reasoning.
Previous Year’s NATA Syllabus
NATA Syllabus for Mathematics
|Definitions of A. P. and G.P.; General term; Summation of first n-terms of series; Arithmetic/Geometric series, A.M., G.M. and their relation; Infinite G.P. series and its sum
|Definition; General properties; Change of base.
|Concepts of m x n, 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. The inverse of a matrix. Finding the 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.
|Distance formula, section formula, area of a triangle, condition of collinearity of three points in a plane. Polar coordinates, the transformation from Cartesian to polar coordinates and vice versa. Parallel transformation of axes, the concept of locus, elementary locus problems. The 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 centre and radius. A 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. The intersection of a line with a circle. Equation of common chord of two intersecting circles.
|3-Dimensional Co-ordinate geometry
|Direction cosines and direction ratios, the distance between two points and section formula, equation of a straight line, equation of a plane, a distance of a point from a plane.
|Theory of Calculus
|Functions, the composition of two functions and inverse of a function, limit, continuity, derivative, chain rule, derivatives 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. The 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. Permutation of n things not all different. Permutation with repetitions (circular permutation excluded). Combinations of n different things taken r at a time. Combination of n things not all different. Basic properties. Problems involving both permutations and combinations.
|Statistics and Probability
|The 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.
NATA Syllabus for General Aptitude
|Sets and Relations
|The 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.
|Statements, logical operations like and, or, if and only if, implies, implied by. Understanding of tautology, converse, contradiction, and contrapositive
|Texture related to architecture and the 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.
NATA Syllabus for Drawing
Understanding of scale and proportion of objects, geometric composition, shape, building forms and elements, aesthetics, colour texture, harmony, and contrast. Conceptualization and Visualization through structuring objects in memory. 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 2-D and 3-D compositions using given shapes and forms. Perspective drawing, Sketching of urbanscape and landscape, Common day-to-day life objects like furniture, equipment, etc from memory.
NATA 2022 Exam Pattern
Candidates will be able to check the details regarding the NATA EXAM PATTERNS from the table given below:
|Computer-Based Test (Online)
|Number of Questions
|Type of Questions
|Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Preferential Answer Type Questions (PAQ)
Numerical Answer Type Questions (NAQ)
|75 Questions – 1 mark will be given for every correct answer.
25 Questions – 2 marks will be given for every correct answer.
25 Questions – 3 marks will be given for every correct answer.
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