NATA Application Process 2021 - Step-by-Step Procedure & NATA Application Correction

Last Modified: 16 Apr 2024

The Council of Architecture (CoA) has started the application submission process for the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2021 on 5th March 2021. Candidates who are interested in applying for the exam must visit the official website at and fill the application form. The last date to submit the online application for the first session is 01st April 2021 (Extended) and for the second session is 30th May 2021. The article here covers the application process in detail.

The application process for both sessions is active. Candidates must submit their applications before the respective last date.

NATA 2021 - Important Dates

The important dates related to the application process are as follows:

Exam Events

Important Dates

First Attempt

Second Attempt

Availability of application form

5th March 2021

5th March 2021

Last date for application submission

01st April 2021

30th May 2021

Last date of image upload/ fee payment

01st April 2021

30th May 2021

Last date of printing the confirmation page

01st April 2021

30th May 2021

Correction Window

26th to 28th March 2021

25th to 30th May 2021

NATA 2021 exam

10th April 2021

12th June 2021

Result declaration

14th April 2021

16th June 2021

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NATA 2021 Application Process

The NATA 2021 application process started on 5th March 2021. Candidates are required to submit the application form before the last date i.e. 01st April 2021 (for the first session) and 30th May 2021 (for the second session). Candidates can apply for both attempts. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The application form must be submitted in the following stages:

  • NATA Registration
  • Filling of NATA Application Application
  • Uploading Scanned Images
  • Printing of Confirmation Page

NATA Registration

  • Go to the official website -
  • Click on the registration link.
  • Enter your name, date of birth, email ID, mobile number, password, and gender.
  • Click the ‘Confirm and Submit’ button.

After successful submission, an application number will be generated. Keep the application number safe.

Filling of NATA Application Application

  • Log-in using the application number and password.
  • Provide personal details such as parent’s name, nationality, category, address of correspondence, test centres, educational details, etc.
  • Click on the ‘Confirm and Submit’ button.

Uploading Scanned Images

  • Upload the scanned images of the documents viz. photograph, signature.
  • Click on the ‘Confirm and Submit’ button.

Specifications of Scanned Images




File Size - 4 KB to 100 KB, Dimensions - 4.5 cm x 3.5cm, Format - JPG/JPEG


File Size - 1 KB to 30 KB, Dimensions - 1.5 cm x 3.5 cm, Format - JPG/ JPEG

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After successful upload of scanned images, candidates must make the fee payment as per the category they belong to. The application fee will be accepted only through online mode (credit card/ debit card/ internet banking). The application forms without fee payment will not be accepted. Category-wise application fee details are under:


One attempt

Both attempts

Open category (General)

₹ 2000

₹ 4000

SC/ ST/ PWD/ Transgender

₹ 1500

₹ 3000

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Printing of Confirmation Page

After successful fee payment, take a print out of the confirmation page for future reference.

NATA Application Correction Window 2021: Steps to Make Changes

A facility to make corrections in the application form is also provided. The application corrections will be accepted only through the online mode. Candidates must check out the following steps for the detailed steps of the NATA application correction process 2021.

  • Open the official link of NATA at
  • On the available home page, click on the link, which says “NATA 2021 Correction”.
  • Click on the link and complete the login procedure.
  • Once it is done, make the changes in the application form and click on submit.
  • Keep a hard copy of the same for further references.

Corrections in NATA 2021 Application Form

The authorities will allow corrections in the application form details. Changes can be made in the following details:

  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Nationality
  • Mobile number
  • Residence
  • ID proof
  • Correspondence address
  • Choice of examination centre
  • Scanned images

Candidates are required to make corrections within the specified time. Changes in any other details will not be allowed. So, candidates must fill in the other details carefully for the first time.