The Council of Architecture (CoA) is charged with the responsibility to regulate the education and practice of the Architecture profession throughout India besides maintaining the register of architects.
To pursue an undergraduate program in Architecture (B. Arch) in India, there are 3 exams that one may target:
In all the cases, students must have Mathematics and English as mandatory subjects in their 12th board exams. Students with a commerce background can also appear under NATA. For IIT's - Physics and Chemistry are also mandatory.
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|Exam||Month / Date||Application Deadline||Application Link|
|JEE Mains Paper 2||Already announced - First attempt (8th Jan 2019)||N.A||N.A|
|JEE Mains Paper 2||Second attempt - To be announced (usually on 1st Sunday of April)||8th Feb 2019 to 7th March 2019||Apply Now|
|NATA 2019||14th April 2019 (1st Attempt)||24th Jan 2019 to 11th Mar 2019 (First attempt)||Apply Now|
|NATA 2019||7th July 2019 (2nd Attempt)||24th Jan 2019 to 12th June 2019 (Second attempt)||Apply Now|
IIT JEE + IIT Advanced + Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT):
|Subject||No of Questions||Marks per Question||Total Marks|
|Part A - Mathematics||20||2||40|
|Part A - General Aptitude||40||2||80|
|Part B - Drawing||2||40||80|
JEE Paper 2 (2019)
|Subject||No of Questions||Marks per Question||Total Marks|
|Mathematics - Part I||30||4||120|
|Aptitude Test - Part II||50||4||200|
|Drawing Test - Part III||2||35||70|
Architecture Aptitude Test
|Drawing||Freehand drawing, Geometrical drawing|
|Aptitude||Three-dimensional perception, Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity, and Architectural awareness|
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I took a ten day crash course with you as well as a 1 year online course during my 11th standard. I finally took another 10 day refresher course after my 12th boards. I really enjoyed the time I spent with you guys. What impressed me a lot were the corrections you were able to make in my sketches. You helped me transfer the ideas from my head onto paper really effectively. I've got no complaints really, you were efficient and my teachers were good. Some of your assignments like speed sketching were a lot of fun!!
On the whole, I enjoyed my time with you and I ended up with really good scores.
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I am student of DQ Labs and took the seven days crash course. The exhaustive study material helped me immensely while the numerous mock tests helped me see how the actual exam would takes place, ensuring better time management and accuracy on my part. i am grateful to DQ Labs for helping me obtain my score and realize my dreams.
I had enrolled for a two weeks course at DQ labs between the 1st of April and 13th of April, after which I wrote my exam on the 30th of April, giving a two week's gap of practice in between.I got my scorecard yesterday and I got a "134/200".I am very happy. This won't have been possible without the help and guidance given by my teachers at your Institute.
I would like to thank Mr. Umesh and Mr. Shaun and their team of teachers for their skilled support at every step of the way. Each and every day spent in those two weeks meant a great deal in my exams. Those 2D, 3D, 2-point 3-point perspective and the practices, plus assignments really honed my skills and the encouragement I got from my teacher, I am so grateful for that.I certianly have no regrets of taking this coaching at your institute.
I have been a student of DQ Labs for the last one month for my NATA preparations I cannot thank Mr Shayam and his group of teachers enough for the invaluable help they have rendered me during this time.
The online study material and the mock tests were all very helpful. As a matter of fact a few questions were straight out of the online study material provided . The regular assignments helped me to realize a few important aspects of what I would experience in my drawing tests.
I would also take this opportunity to thank you for rescheduling and being so cooperative and flexible about my timings.
I must confess that I was quite skeptical about online classes and how serious they would be or how effective would they eventually end up being , but now I can say with confidence that every bit of the score which I have got in NATA is because of DQ Labs and their help.