NATA Counselling 2022: The Council of Architecture conducts the NATA exam but it does not take counselling into account. NATA counselling takes place by the participating institutes. As per the rank of the candidates, called for the counselling process. NATA B.Arch counselling takes place in a different session by the institution. In order to participate the candidates have to meet the aggregate and also component-wise minimum marks determined for the exam. More than 300 institutes in India provide B.Arch courses to students. All the participating institutes hold the counselling as per their schedule based on the NATA score. The participating candidates have to visit the institutes for the counselling process.

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NATA Counselling 2022 Highlights

Exam NameNational Ability Test for Architecture (NATA)
Conducting BodyCouncil of Architecture (CoA)
Courses offeredB.Arch/B.Plan
Mode of applicationOnline
Mode of the examOnline (Aptitude and Maths Test) and Offline (Drawing Test)
Exam for Course LevelUndergraduate (UG)
Number of Exam Center Cities135 cities across India and 1 city Abroad (Dubai)
Counselling conducting BodyInstitutes participating in NATA
The validity of NATA ScorecardOne year only
NATA Helpdesk/ Support[email protected] | 01179412100

NATA Counselling Date 2022

The selected candidates must be aware of the important dates for the counselling procedure of the institutes so that they don’t miss any updates on the counselling.

NATA 2022 (1st Session) exam date12th June 2022
NATA 2022 (2nd Session) exam date3rd July 2022
NATA 2022 ( 3rd Session) exam date24th July 2022
Declaration of Result (1st Session)To be announced
Declaration of Result (2nd Session)To be announced
Declaration of Result (3rd Session)To be announced
Commencement of NATA 2022 CounsellingTo be announced

NATA Counselling Important Points 2022

  • Council of Architecture does not conduct the NATA Counselling. It just takes the responsibility for the NATA exam.
  • There is a separate counselling procedure by the participating institutes.
  • In order to participate in the NATA counselling process, candidates have to clear the NATA  exam and clear the NATA Cut off.
  • Each and every participating institutes have different sets of norms and mode and there may be a variation in their process.
  • Though the NATA has set the eligibility criteria, participating institution is free to set its own criteria for admission into B, Arch courses.
  • Based on NATA scores, there are 477 institutes that offer admission to their B.Arch courses
  • Selected students have to collect the scorecard to participate in the counselling process.
  • The total score of the candidate will be calculated by considering 50% marks from the State Board/ any other qualifying examination with Mathematics as one subject and 50% marks obtained in the NATA 2022
  • The candidate must carry Class 10th and 12th Mark sheets separately along with the printout of the NATA 2022 scorecard to the Institute for admission to the architecture program.
  • The NATA 2022 Score Card is considered valid only if the candidate scores a minimum of 25% marks i.e. 50/200 in NATA 2022.

Documents Required For NATA Counselling 2022

Candidates need to have the original as well as printed copies of the documents while visiting the institute for document verification. The list of documents required at the time of the counselling are:

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  • NATA Admit Card 2022
  • NATA Score Card 2022
  • Class 12th Marks Sheet and Certificate
  • Class 10th Certificate and mark sheet
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical Certificate for PwD Certificate
  • Caste Certificate (for SC/ST/Special category candidates)
  • Transfer certificate
  • Residence Certificate
  • 3- 4 passport size photographs in light background without goggles or as per the guidelines of the State University or College
  • Certificate for ex-servicemen quota is different and must be supplied in the format asked by the University/College

How To Download NATA Score Card 2022?

Candidates have to download the scorecard from the official site of the NATA. It is important to have a scorecard in order to participate in the counselling procedure. The steps to download the NATA score are:

  • Visit the official site of the NATA
  • A home page will appear on the screen
  • Locate the link to download the NATA scorecard 2022
  • Enter the essential credentials and submit them.
  • Scorecard will appear and thus download it and take the print of it.
  • NATA 2022 Participating Institute

Loopholes In NATA Counselling

  • Candidates have to apply separately to each institute, it is time-consuming.
  • It also involves a lot of logistics and eventually turns out to be costly for candidates.
  • Due to the unorganized counselling process, a lot of seats go vacant in college. So many deserving candidates miss out on a seat which eventually goes to waste.

Top Architecture Colleges In India 2022

A list of the top architecture colleges is given below:

  • Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai
  • School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi
  • Department of Architecture, IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • Department of Architecture, NIT Tiruchuppali
  • Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University
  • CCA- Chandigarh College of Architecture
  • Department of Architecture, NIT Trichy
  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut
  • Faculty of Architecture & Ekistics, JMI, New Delhi
  • Department of Architecture, BIT Mesra
  • Faculty of Architecture, Manipal University
  • Jadavpur University

Top Government Colleges for NATA Admission 2022

Government CollegesExam Considered
Department of Architecture & Planning, IIT RoorkeeAAT
Faculty of Architecture & Regional Planning, IIT Kharagpur
School of Planning & Architecture, HyderabadJEE Main paper 2
Faculty of Architecture, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
School of Planning & Architecture, Tamil Nadu
Faculty of Architecture, National Institute of Technology, Chhattisgarh
School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi
Faculty of Architecture, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh
BKPS College of Architecture, MaharashtraNATA
Goa College of Architecture, Panaji
School of Architecture, Bangalore University, Bangalore
Faculty of Architecture, CEPT University, Ahmedabad
School of Architecture, College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram
School of Architecture, Kollam
Faculty of Architecture, Town & Regional Planning, HowrahWBJEE and NATA
Faculty of Architecture, Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Seat Intake In Different Colleges in India Through NATA

State-wise admission through NATA

StateSeat Intake
West Bengal88
Tamil Nadu3010

University-wise admission through NATA Counselling

UniversitySeat Intake
VIT University40
Christ University, Bangalore40
Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts85
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi80
Chandigarh University80

Architecture Colleges in Delhi for NATA Admission 2022

Name of InstituteSeats
University School of Architecture & Planning65
MBS School of Planning and Architecture120
Delhi Technical Campus40
Vastu Kala Academy60
K.R. Mangalam School of Architecture and PlanningN/A
Faculty of Architecture & EkisticsN/A

Architecture Colleges in West Bengal for NATA Admission 2022

Name of InstitutionNumber of Seats
Jadavpur University35
Om Dayal Group of Institutions80
Sanaka Education Trusts Group of Institutions40

Architecture Colleges in Karnataka for NATA Admission 2022

Name of InstituteSeats Offered
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Pampady40
Govt. Engineering college40
College of Engineering40
T.K.M. College of Engineering80
Alsalama Institute of Architecture, Malaparamba40
Devaki Amma’s Guruvayurappan college of Architecture40
Eranad Knowledge City College40
Global Institute of Architecture, Peradikunnu40
Holy Crescent of Architecture40
IES College of Architecture40
KMEA College of Architecture40
KMCT College of Architecture40
MES College of Architecture40
School of Architecture40
Mangalam School of Architecture40
Nizar Rahim and Mark School of Architecture40
College of Architecture120
Sneha College of Architecture40
Vedavyasa College of Architecture40
TKM School of Architecture40

Architecture Colleges in Mumbai for NATA Admission 2022

Name of InstituteSeats Offered
Sir JJ College of Architecture82
Rachana Sansad’s Academy of Architecture100
Balwant Sheth School of Architecture40
Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture and Environmental Studies80
IES College of Architecture60

Other Architecture Colleges for NATA Admission 2022

Name of InstituteSeat Intake
Satyabahama University, Tamil NaduN/A
KIIT University, OdishaN/A
Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh20
B.S. Abdur Rehman University, Tamil NaduN/A
Integral University, U.P.70
Goa College of Architecture, Goa33
BVDU College of Architecture, PuneN/A
Amity University, ManesarN/A
DIT University, DehradunN/A
Amity School of Engineering, GwaliorN/A
Amity School of Engineering, JaipurN/A
Dr. K N Modi University, NewaiN/A
Jagannath University, JaipurN/A
Mizoram University, AizwalN/A
Pearl AcademyN/A


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