NATA Important Dates and Exam Pattern – 2019
- Schedule of Examination:
2. The pattern of Questions and Mode of Answering:
- Part A comprises of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) to be answered online and Part B will be answered on
A4 size drawing sheets. Syllabus for NATA-2019 is given in APPENDIX – I. Questions and all instructions will
be available only in English medium.
The distribution of marks is outlined as follows:
3. Test on Mathematics & General Aptitude:
Out of four options, only one option is correct and correct response will yield 2 (two) marks. There is no
The candidate has to attempt two questions within 120 minutes. The drawing aptitude is judged on the following
Ability to sketch a given object proportionately and rendering the same in a visually appealing manner; Visualizing and drawing the effects of light on the object and shadows cast on surroundings;
The sense of perspective drawing;
Combining and composing given three-dimensional elements to form a building or structural form;
Creating an interesting two-dimensional composition using given shapes and forms;
Creating visual harmony using colors in given composition;
Understanding of scale and proportions;
Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences.
The Answer to each question in the ‘drawing’ paper will be examined by more than one examiner
independently and the marks will be averaged. The primary emphasis in scoring the drawing section will be
on the candidate’s drawing, imagination and observation skills. The candidate’s sense of proportion and
perspective will also be evaluated together with a sense of color and composition.