Admission for Architecture Course Starts, Merit List to be Released by 1 October

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The Directorate of Technical Education has initiated the admission process for architecture degree course seats. This comes after holding the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) held across India, including Goa.

The DTE will accept filled application forms from students from 15 to 20 September.

The eligibility list will be tentatively released by 29 September. The merit list will be displayed by 1 October, while the allotment of seats will probably be completed by 5 October. The Directorate has advised applicants to visit the DTE website regularly.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year, DTE is proceeding with all admission processes online to avoid risking students’ health by crowding.

Applicants have to download the application forms online and pay a fee of 1,500 INR online through the link provided on the DTE website.

The National Aptitude Test in Architecture, or NATA, is a national-level examination for admission to undergraduate courses in architecture (B.Arch). The B.Arch course is five years long. NATA is organized by the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture. The examination has a duration of three hours and is given in English. Over 340 institutes accept NATA scores.

To be eligible to take the NATA, a candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in class 12, and have passed the class 12 examination from a recognized board.