School of Planning & Architecture
School of Planning & Architecture, Poornima University is approved by Council of Architecture (COA) & recognized as a NATA Test Center. SPA nurtures and Educate budding architects of high caliber, sound in theory and practice, who can create a built environment which is functional, aesthetic, economical and environment-friendly. At SPA, the academic focus and approach is a unique blend of design, creativity& objectivity.
NATA was the approved Aptitude Test for getting admission into B. Arch. and is conducted by the COA. The test measures the required aptitude of a candidate for successfully completing the Architecture course.Poornima University, School of Planning & Architecture is an authorized Test Center for NATA with its center code as RJ 14. The test can be given on any working day within School hours (9.00 AM to 3.00 PM) with prior appointment. NATA is usually active between the months of March to June. Contact the Poornima University NATA Test Centre In-Charge at our School by calling at +91-9828585856 or emailing at email@example.com for more information.
Further information and details regarding the conduct of NATA can be obtained from COA’s National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA) – Tel: 020-22952262, 020-6573-1088, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.nata.in/default.aspx for brochure, FAQs and detailed information.
Any person having passed SSC (Std X) or equivalent examination can appear for NATA, however, candidates having minimum 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination with mathematics as one of the subject, only are eligible for admission to B. Arch. Course.
NATA is offered over the major part of the admission season at designated Test Centers located at centers / schools and colleges / schools of architecture in India. Updated list of Test centers is available at the website http://www.nata.in
Appointment once scheduled cannot be cancelled or rescheduled. There will be no refund of NATA test fees under any conditions.
The Registration Form duly filled in should be submitted to test centre where you wish to take the test and seek registration and appointment.Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Register well in advance to get the candidate’s preferred test date.
Approach the Test centre located at centres / schools and college / school of Architecture at a location convenient to the candidate with the filled up form and the documents listed below:
Documents required for Registration
The Appointment voucher
On successful registration and granting of appointment, an Appointment voucher is issued to the candidate by the Test centre.
NASA immediately on the email “email@example.com“.
NATA can be given as many number of times as desired by the candidate. For every attempt, however, a new form will have to be purchased from the designated branches of the ICICI Bank Ltd. The mark list will show the average of the marks scored by the candidate in his last attempt and his previous valid score.
Nata Test shall commence from March/April, 2015 and can be given on any working day until further communication at the designated Test Centres. However, some test centers may open late or stop conducting tests, even before this date. Please check with the center before you go for registration.
Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
To register, contact the appropriate Test Centre. REGISTER WELL IN ADVANCE TO GET A PREFERRED TEST DATE.
The test is in two parts. A paper based drawing test and computer based online aesthetic sensitivity test.The test measures aptitude of the candidate through two sections – a paper based section for drawing and computer based section for aesthetic sensitivity.
This is a two hour paper where the candidate has to attempt three questions. The drawing aptitude is judged on the following aspects –
Aesthetic Sensitivity Test
This is a computer based test where the candidate has to answer 40 multiple choice questions.
The aesthetic sensitivity test measures perception, imagination and observation, creativity and communication along with architectural awareness and comprises of –
The Answer to each question in the ‘drawing’ paper will be examined by a panel of three examiners independently and the marks are averaged. It may be further subject to moderation.
During the computer based test, with adaptive testing, an examinee is administered a set of questions with a difficulty level that is specifically designed to match the examinee’s ability level. The mathematical process for calculating a score in this situation incorporates the statistical properties of the questions, the examinee’s performance on the questions, and the number of questions that are answered.
How the Sections of the Test Are Scored
Time allotted to answer the question is between 60 and 90 seconds depending upon the question. The time to answer the remaining question is displayed on the screen. The “per second”countdown begins 30 seconds before the allotted time for that question ends. In case no answer is offered till the time ends, the question is skipped and next question appears. There is no Negative marking in this test.
The score cards will be available on NATA website in e-format. Usually, the score cards will be posted on the website on the fourth working day after the test.
The candidate, after fourth day may check his / her score directly from the website giving his / her candidate ID. However, print out taken by the candidate of such score card will be only for reference and information. Candidate, however, may use, print out of this score card while applying for the admission if the admission authority calls for the same. An Original score card will be retrieved and verified by the admission authority directly from NATA server. Only the score card stored on NATA server is valid and no print/ hard copy will be considered valid.Occasionally, delays in processing may occur. Some scores will not be available on the dates specified. Please check again. Only if the score card is still not seen after 7 days, we suggest the candidate to follow the process mentioned on the website www.nata.in
Cumulative Reporting (Score Retention)
NATA score reporting is cumulative. The Current NATA policy states that the candidate’s scores are retained for the two years from the date of last test taken.
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National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA) is an apex students’ body working for the development of education and innovation in Architecture through awareness, participation and competitions. At present there are 260 institutional members of NASA nationwide.
To give ample opportunity of exposure to students about latest trends and developments in the field of Architecture, NASA conducts Zonal Conventions every year and its activities have been divided in 06 zones. North zone covers geographical area of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal, Haryana, Delhi-NCR, Chandigarh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Gujarat and has 53 institutional members as well as 20,000 student members.
Poornima University, Jaipur in collaboration with NASA Committee has decided to organize “Autumn Leaves” (Zone -1 Convention) on 16-17 November 2013. The 02 day event will be witnessed by 1,500 student members from North zone. Every member institute will be given an opportunity to nominate 20 students who would participate without paying any delegation fees (popularly known as Zero Convention).
Poornima University is pleased to announce the appointment of Ar. Ravi Kumar Gupta as Design Chair of School of Planning & Architecture.Ar. Ravi Gupta brings a wealth of experience and knowledge after serving more than 40 years to architecture consultancy.
Ravi Gupta sir has always been a great source of inspiration to fellow professionals and students. His contribution towards growth of architecture profession is acknowledged and designs are widely appreciated in the society.
Ar. Ravi Gupta has a B.Arch. (Honors) from Chandigarh College of Architecture(CCA). Among his many professional roles, Ar. Ravi Gupta was architectural consultant to Rajasthan small industries corporation from 1975 to 1979. He is also an architectural consultant to various industrial groups in and out of Rajasthan, an associate member of Indian Institute of Architects, architect for various prestigious houses in Jaipur. He is also a chief architect for Oberoi Group of Hotels, Sawai Madhopur , Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital, 5 star Surya Garh Hotel at Jaisalmer and many more. Presently he is working on Oberoi Group of Hotels property at Khajurao and Courtyard Marriott at Jaisalmer.
How To Apply
Fill the application form in any one of the above option and send the following self attested xerox documents as attachments to e-mail ID firstname.lastname@example.org or by speed/registered post:
Postal address to send the required documents and bank draft/demand draft:
IS 2027 to 2031 Ramchandrapura,
P.O.: Vidhani Vatika
Sitapura Extention, Jaipur-303905 (Raj.)