The Council of Architecture, or COA, has postponed the first and second tests for NATA. The first test of the National Aptitude Test in Architecture, or NATA, is now scheduled to be held on August 28. The council is yet to decide on the dates of the second NATA test. The council has also provided the candidates with an option to appear for the aptitude test from their respective residences or from council-allotted NATA exam centres
The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) measures the aptitude of the applicant for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture. The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability related to architecture. The aptitude test is held for admission to undergraduate Architectural courses in the country.