NATA Syllabus 2020 changed for Part A. Council of Architecture (CoA) sets the syllabus for NATA Exam. The exam takes place in two parts i.e Part A which consists of General Aptitude and Mathematics Test and Part B is a Drawing Test.  ​Syllabus generally does not change year by year but modification is done in the chapters and topics. Hence the B.Arch entrance syllabus through NATA is from Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing. Syllabus helps the candidates to be familiar with the topics which are going to be cover in the exam. Candidates must plan in such a way that they can prepare in a precise manner such that they would be able to cover the syllabus on time. Since it is the national level exam, it is expected that the question level would be moderate. Candidates must have the  NATA 2020 syllabus pdf download in order to prepare for the exam.

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The Part-A Test (Drawing Test) will not be a paper-based drawing test but as a preferential choice type test which is to be answered on a computer/laptop. The syllabus for Part-A Drawing Test has also been revised and is as under:

“Understanding the important visual principles in a composition (2D OR 3D) such as balance, rhythm, direction, hierarchy, etc. Understanding geometry and the ability to visualize shape and solve geometrical puzzles to test spatial intelligence; Understanding color theory and the various terminologies to test color scheme awareness and knowledge; Visual system interpretation and perception to test graphical similarities and other properties; Ability to understand spatial relationship between objects, and to visualize images and scenarios; Tests for cognitive ability: perception, attention, recognition, memory etc.”

Importance of NATA Syllabus 2020

Syllabus for B.Arch is a little bit different from engineering. In this drawing, the section is added up.

  • It helps the candidates to be well acquainted with the topics and chapters.
  • NATA drawing questions are comparatively difficult than JEE exams. In NATA exams 3D drawing questions would be a little difficult to attend, it requires a lot of practice & dedication to prove yourself in the exams. Thus a syllabus helps them to practice in such a way that the candidates can make anything which is asked in the exam.

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NATA Syllabus 2020

Candidates can access the official syllabus of the NATA Test on the official website. However, we have provided the subject-wise syllabus below.

NATA 2020 Syllabus For Mathematics

AlgebraDefinitions of A. P. and G.P.; General term; Summation of first n-terms of series; Arithmetic/Geometric series, A.M., G.M. and their relation; Infinite G.P. series and its sum
LogarithmsDefinition; General properties; Change of base.
MatricesConcepts of m x n, real matrices, operations of addition, scalar multiplication and multiplication of matrices. Transpose of a matrix. The determinant of a square matrix. Properties of determinants (statement only). Minor, cofactor and adjoint of a matrix. Nonsingular matrix. The inverse of a matrix. Finding the area of a triangle. Solutions of system of linear equations. (Not more than 3 variables).
TrigonometryTrigonometric functions, addition and subtraction formulae, formulae involving multiple and submultiple angles, general solution of trigonometric equations. Properties of triangles, inverse trigonometric functions, and their properties.
Coordinate geometryDistance formula, section formula, area of a triangle, condition of collinearity of three points in a plane. Polar coordinates, the transformation from Cartesian to polar coordinates and vice versa. Parallel transformation of axes, the concept of locus, elementary locus problems. The slope of a line. Equation of lines in different forms, angle between two lines. Condition of perpendicularity and parallelism of two lines. The distance of a point from a line. Distance between two parallel lines. Lines through the point of intersection of two lines. Equation of a circle with a given center and radius. The condition that a general equation of second degree in x, y may represent a circle. Equation of a circle in terms of endpoints of a diameter. Equation of tangent, normal and chord. Parametric equation of a circle. The intersection of a line with a circle. Equation of common chord of two intersecting circles.
3-Dimensional Co-ordinate geometryDirection cosines and direction ratios, the distance between two points and section formula, equation of a straight line, equation of a plane, a distance of a point from a plane.
Theory of CalculusFunctions, the composition of two functions and inverse of a function, limit, continuity, derivative, chain rule, derivatives of implicit functions and functions defined parametrically. Integration as a reverse process of differentiation, indefinite integral of standard functions. Definite integral as a limit of a sum with equal subdivisions. Integration by parts.The fundamental theorem of integral calculus and its applications. Properties of definite integrals.Integration by substitution and partial fraction. Formation of ordinary differential equations, solution of homogeneous differential equations, separation of variables method, linear first-order differential equations.
Application of CalculusTangents and normals, conditions of tangency. Determination of monotonicity, maxima, and minima. Differential coefficient as a measure of rate. Motion in a straight line with constant acceleration. Geometric interpretation of definite integral as area, calculation of area bounded by elementary curves and Straight lines. Area of the region included two elementary curves.
Permutation and combinationPermutation of n different things taken r at a time. Combinations of n different things taken r at a time. Permutation with repetitions (circular permutation excluded).Combination of n things not all different. Permutation of n things not all different. Basic properties. Problems involving both permutations and combinations.
Statistics and ProbabilityThe measure of dispersion, mean, variance and standard deviation, frequency distribution. Addition and multiplication rules of probability, conditional probability and Bayes’ Theorem, independence of events, repeated independent trails and Binomial distribution.

NATA 2020 Syllabus for Drawing

Understanding of scale and proportion of objectsBuilding forms and elements
Geometric compositionAesthetics
ShapeColour texture
Harmony and contrastConceptualization and Visualization through structuring objects in memory
Drawing of patterns-both geometrical and abstractForm transformations in 2D and 3D like union subtraction, rotation, surfaces and volumes
Generating planElevation and 3D views of objects
Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shape and formsPerspective drawing
Sketching of urbanscape and landscapeCommon day-to-day life objects like furniture

NATA Syllabus For General Aptitude

Sets and RelationsThe idea of sets, subsets, power set, complement, union, intersection and difference of sets, Venn diagram, De Morgan’s Laws, Relation and its properties. Equivalence relation — definition and elementary examples.
Mathematical reasoningStatements, logical operations like and, or, if and only if, implies, implied by. Understanding of tautology, converse, contradiction, and contrapositive
ObjectsTexture related to architecture and the built environment. Interpretation of pictorial compositions, Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawing. Visualizing different sides of 3D objects. Analytical reasoning, mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal), General awareness of national/ international architects and famous architectural creations.

NATA Syllabus 2020 PDF

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