What types of questions are asked in the NATA exam and how to prepare for them?

National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is a national level entrance exam that is conducted every year by the Council of Architecture (COA) for the candidates who want to secure admission in the five-year B. Arch. and B. Planning programmes.

Here, in this article, you will get to know about the type of questions asked in the NATA exam and the strategy to prepare for those questions which will help you to score good marks in the NATA exam.

The NATA exam is divided into two sections, in which the first section of the paper consists of 115 questions and the second section consists of 20 questions.

The NATA exam will be held for 3 hours and all the questions asked in the NATA exam are in the English language only. There is no negative marking in the NATA exam. The candidates have to score at least 25% marks in each section to qualify for the exam.

NATA Mostly asked section wise exam questions

Here we have listed the number and type of questions that are generally asked in the NATA exam. 

The candidates should analyze the data and type of questions so that they can make a perfect strategy to prepare well and score good marks in the NATA exam.

NATA Mathematics questions

The NATA mathematics that is generally asked in the exam are as follows

  • It is seen that mostly in the math section the number of questions is asked from the Probability.
  • There are 3-4 questions are asked from the area and volume.
  • 2-3 questions are also asked from the trigonometry section.
  • Some questions have also come from the Integration, average, and calculus, etc.

NATA Drawing questions

  • Here we have given an example of the question that is asked in the NATA exam. The candidates can practice and prepare them accordingly for the drawing section.
  • Imagine you are on a vacation with your family on a hill station, show you and your family member enjoying a beautiful view of nature at the hill station. 
  • Draw a poster on the topic of Global peace or Environmental pollution.

NATA Aptitude questions

The Aptitude questions that are generally asked in the NATA exam are as follows

  • There are mostly questions are asked from the architecture awareness.
  • There are also 2-3 questions are asked from the 3D objects.
  • The candidates should give more focus on the aptitude section, as it will help to boost their score. This section is designed to check the decision-making ability of the candidates and their ability to think.
  • The Aptitude section is tricky, but you can score good marks in this section by practicing several questions and developing good analytical skills.
  • The questions are mostly asked from the topic’s syllogism, inferential reasoning, pictorial reasoning, logical operations, 3- dimensional figures, sets, mathematical reasoning, etc.

How to solve NATA questions correctly?

To score maximum marks in the NATA exam, it is important that you should solve questions accurately. Here we have listed some tips that every candidate should follow during their preparation for the NATA exam

Practice number of questions 

It is advised that the candidate should practice a number of questions so that it will help them to increase their question-solving speed and accuracy.

You can also take a Mock test series for the NATA exam, which will help you to solve the number of questions that are generally asked in the NATA exam.

Time management

It is important that you should solve the questions accurately within a given time period. It is advised that the students should set a time limit and try to solve those questions within that time, which will help them to improve their speed and accuracy.

Refer Previous year NATA question papers

Previous year question paper helps you to know the type and level of the level of questions that are generally asked in the NATA exam.

Try to solve the previous five years’ NATA question papers so that it will give you a better idea of the questions and the NATA exam pattern.

Revise Regularly 

Revision plays a vital role when you are preparing for highly competitive exams. You should revise all the concepts regularly so that you can easily recall them.

So, candidates should follow all the points and analyze the previous year’s questions so that you will get a clear picture in your mind about the type and level of questions that are generally asked in the NATA exam.