NATA Participating Institutes – State-wise Seat Capacity & Institutions

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.Β  More than 21,000 B.Arch seats across India are available at the constituent colleges of NATA.Β 

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.Β 

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NATA Participating Institutes – Highlights

  1. COA has empanelled 379 institutes to provide B.Arch admission in IndiaΒ 
  2. All the 379 institutes accept NATA scores to provide admission in B.Arch programmes
  3. A total of 21,458 seats are available across the NATA participating institutes for B.Arch admission
  4. Aspirants need to meet the cutoff score to be eligible for admission in NATA participating institutes

List of 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
1Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh
2Alsalama Institute of Architecture, Malaparamba
3Amity School of Engineering, Gwalior
4Amity School of Engineering, Jaipur
5Amity University, Manesar
6B.S. Abdur Rahman University, Tamil Nadu
7Balwant Sheth School of Architecture
8BVDU College of Architecture, Pune
9CEPT University, Ahmedabad
10College of Architecture
11College of Engineering
12Delhi Technical Campus
13Devaki Amma’s Guruvayurappan college of Architecture
14DIT University, Dehradun
15Dr. K N Modi University, Newai
16East West School of Architecture, Bangalore
17Eranad Knowledge City College
18Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics
19Global Institute of Architecture, Peradikunnu
20Goa College of Architecture, Goa
21Govt. Engineering college
22Holy Crescent of Architecture
23IES College of Architecture
24Integral University, U.P.
25Jagannath University, Jaipur
26K.R. Mangalam School of Architecture and Planning
27Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture and Environmental Studies
28KIIT University, Odisha
29KMCT College of Architecture
30KMEA College of Architecture
31Mangalam School of Architecture
32MBS School of Planning and Architecture
33MES College of Architecture
34Mizoram University, Aizawl
35Nizar Rahim and Mark School of Architecture
36Om Dayal Group of Institutions
37Pearl Academy
38R V School of Architecture, RVCE, Bangalore
39Rachana Sansad’s Academy of Architecture
40Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Pampady
41Sanaka Education Trusts Group of Institutions
42Sathyabama University, Tamil Nadu
43School of Architecture
44School of Architecture and Planning, VMRF, Chennai
45Sir JJ College of Architecture
46Sneha College of Architecture
47T.K.M. college of Engineering
48TKM School of Architecture
49University School of Architecture & Planning
50Vedavyasa College of Architecture

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NATA 2021 Counselling

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:

  1. NATA Admit Card 2021
  2. NATA Score Card
  3. Mark sheets and pass certificates of Class 10 and 12
  4. Category Certificate (if applicable)
  5. Medical Certificate for PwD Certificate
  6. Residence certificate (if applicable)
  7. Transfer certificate (if applicable)
  8. Photo ID proof and photograph

State-Wise Seat Intake Capacity through NATA

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

S.NoStateSeat Intake
1Andhra Pradesh360
9Himachal Pradesh40
12Jammu And Kashmir80
16Madhya Pradesh710
22Tamil Nadu3890
25Uttar Pradesh1134
26West Bengal200

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NATA Participating Institutes – FAQS

βœ”οΈ Is there any centralised counselling process for admission through NATA scores?

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.

βœ”οΈ How many institutes participate in the NATA admission process across India?

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.

βœ”οΈ How many seats are offered for B.Arch admission through NATA 2021?

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.

βœ”οΈ What is the number of seats available for admission in NATA participating institutes in Delhi?

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.

βœ”οΈ Is there any relaxation in the qualifying score for admission into the NATA participating institutes?

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.

βœ”οΈ Which state has the maximum seats available for admission through NATA scores?

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.

βœ”οΈ What is the reservation policy for admission through NATA?

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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