Council of Architecture (CoA) permits various educational institutions to grant admission to candidates in the B.Arch programme on the basis of their performance in NATA. Candidates who qualify the National Aptitude Test in Architecture as per the cutoff score can apply for admission in institutes approved by COA (also called as NATA participating institutes). Currently, over 379 institutes offer admission to NATA qualified candidates who are seeking to pursue Bachelors of Architecture. More than 21,000 B.Arch seats across India are available at the constituent colleges of NATA.
There will be no centralised counselling for admission through NATA. Candidates need to apply for the participating institutes separately. Apart from the eligibility criteria set by COA, candidates have to fulfil the eligibility criteria set by their desirable NATA participating institutes. Aspirants with a higher NATA score are expected to secure the B.Arch admission in the top-notch colleges. Read this article to gain more information about NATA participating institutes.
Candidates can check the top 50 institutes that accept NATA scores for admissions in the below table.
Institutes accepting NATA 2021
|S.No.||Name of Institute|
|1||Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh|
|2||Alsalama Institute of Architecture, Malaparamba|
|3||Amity School of Engineering, Gwalior|
|4||Amity School of Engineering, Jaipur|
|5||Amity University, Manesar|
|6||B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Tamil Nadu|
|7||Balwant Sheth School of Architecture|
|8||BVDU College of Architecture, Pune|
|9||CEPT University, Ahmedabad|
|10||College of Architecture|
|11||College of Engineering|
|12||Delhi Technical Campus|
|13||Devaki Amma’s Guruvayurappan college of Architecture|
|14||DIT University, Dehradun|
|15||Dr. K N Modi University, Newai|
|16||East West School of Architecture, Bangalore|
|17||Eranad Knowledge City College|
|18||Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics|
|19||Global Institute of Architecture, Peradikunnu|
|20||Goa College of Architecture, Goa|
|21||Govt. Engineering college|
|22||Holy Crescent of Architecture|
|23||IES College of Architecture|
|24||Integral University, U.P.|
|25||Jagannath University, Jaipur|
|26||K.R. Mangalam School of Architecture and Planning|
|27||Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture and Environmental Studies|
|28||KIIT University, Odisha|
|29||KMCT College of Architecture|
|30||KMEA College of Architecture|
|31||Mangalam School of Architecture|
|32||MBS School of Planning and Architecture|
|33||MES College of Architecture|
|34||Mizoram University, Aizawl|
|35||Nizar Rahim and Mark School of Architecture|
|36||Om Dayal Group of Institutions|
|38||R V School of Architecture, RVCE, Bangalore|
|39||Rachana Sansad’s Academy of Architecture|
|40||Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Pampady|
|41||Sanaka Education Trusts Group of Institutions|
|42||Sathyabama University, Tamil Nadu|
|43||School of Architecture|
|44||School of Architecture and Planning, VMRF, Chennai|
|45||Sir JJ College of Architecture|
|46||Sneha College of Architecture|
|47||T.K.M. college of Engineering|
|48||TKM School of Architecture|
|49||University School of Architecture & Planning|
|50||Vedavyasa College of Architecture|
Click here to check the complete list of NATA participating institutes along with the seat intake capacity and other details
After qualifying NATA 2021, candidates have to participate in the counselling process held by the participating institutes separately. All the participating institutes consider NATA scores along with the class 12th marks of the candidates. The schedule for NATA counselling is updated on the official websites of each participating institute. Candidates have to report at the institute as per the admission cutoff and get their documents verified in accordance with the counselling schedule.
Candidates must carry the following documents on the day of NATA counselling:
More than 21,000 seats are offered on the basis of NATA scores across its participating colleges. Candidates can check the table below for the state-wise seats available for admission through NATA.
NATA 2021 – State-Wise Seats Available
|12||Jammu And Kashmir||80|
No. There is no centralised counselling for NATA 2021. Candidates have to participate in the counselling process/selection process at their desired institute after qualifying NATA.
As many as 379 institutes are approved by COA to provide B.Arch admission on the basis of NATA or JEE Main Paper 2 score. Candidates can participate in the counselling process at their preferred institute if they have obtained a valid score in the National Aptitude Test in Architecture.
All the 379 institutes offer B.Arch admission to a total of 21458 seats. Candidates can apply for the B.Arch admission process in as many institutes as they wish for if they have a valid NATA score.
A total of 6 institutes in Delhi provide B.Arch admission on the basis of NATA scores. These six institutes collectively offer 280 seats for admission. Candidates need to apply separately for admission to the desired institutes after they qualify NATA 2021.
No. All the candidates (irrespective of their category) have to obtain the qualifying cutoff score for NATA 2021. The qualifying cutoff is common for all the categories. However, the admission cutoff is decided by the NATA participating institutes and might vary for different categories.
Maharashtra has the most number of seats available for B.Arch admission through NATA. Candidates compete for as many as 5652 seats in Maharashtra. Moreover, as many as 3890 seats are available for B.Arch admission in Tamil Nadu, which is the second-highest number.
The reservation policy for each participating institute of NATA may vary. There is no common reservation policy for admission on the basis of NATA. Candidates must check with the admission advisory body/counselling body of the concerned NATA participating institute to know specifically about their reservation schemes.
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