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.  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. 

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NATA Participating Institutes – Highlights

  1. COA has empanelled 379 institutes to provide B.Arch admission in India 
  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
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
37 Pearl Academy
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

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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.No State Seat Intake
1 Andhra Pradesh 360
2 Assam 60
3 Bihar 40
4 Chattisgarh 142
5 Chandigarh 40
6 Delhi 280
7 Goa 40
8 Gujarat 1500
9 Himachal Pradesh 40
10 Haryana 650
11 Jharkhand 40
12 Jammu And Kashmir 80
13 Karnataka 2770
14 Kerala 1660
15 Maharashtra 5652
16 Madhya Pradesh 710
17 Mizoram 30
18 Odisha 230
19 Punjab 582
20 Puducherry 40
21 Rajasthan 588
22 Tamil Nadu 3890
23 Telangana 560
24 Uttarakhand 140
25 Uttar Pradesh 1134
26 West Bengal 200

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NATA Participating Institutes – FAQS

✔️ 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.

✔️ 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.

✔️ 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.

✔️ 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.

✔️ 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.

✔️ 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.

✔️ 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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