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 do an undergraduate program in Architecture (B. Arch) in India, there are 3 exams that one may target:

  1. NATA: To get admission into 400+ architecture colleges in India. This test is conducted by CoA. Universities include CEPT Ahmedabad, JJ School of Architecture Mumbai, RV College of Architecture Bangalore etc.

How are students ranked for B. Arch programmes in India?

  • NATA: 50% of 12th Board score + 50% of NATA Score - Applicants will be given a state rank through which they can secure admissions to colleges in each state considering the reservation categories

Download the 2021 brochures of NATA for more detailed information.

Minimum Eligibility -

“No candidate shall be admitted to architecture course unless she/ he has passed an examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of examination with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects or passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject”

Target Scores and Ranks

  • NATA:  A target score of 140+ is what students need to focus on to get a good rank in each state. At DQ Labs, our highest score achieved is 182.5

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  • Detailed Syllabus of NATA
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NATA 2020 Toppers who have used DQ Edge

Pramitha SS

Pramitha SS
NATA Score: 182.5

Charitha N Reddy

Charitha N Reddy
NATA Score: 177.5

Anirudh Ramesh

Anirudh Ramesh
NATA Score: 172

Nitya Mahesha

Nitya Mahesha
NATA Score: 171.5

Pranav S Kadambi

Pranav S Kadambi
NATA Score: 171

R Gaurav

R Gaurav
NATA Score: 170.5

Lakshmi

Lakshmi
NATA Score: 170.5

Ananya Vaidyanathan

Ananya Vaidyanathan
NATA Score: 168.5

Aniketh Krishnan

Aniketh Krishnan
NATA Score: 168.5

Disha Philip

Disha Philip
NATA Score: 168.5

Simritha B S

Simritha B S
NATA Score: 168

Ganesh B S

Ganesh B S
NATA Score: 167

Disha Mukherjee

Disha Mukherjee
NATA Score: 166

Sneha S

Sneha S
NATA Score: 166

Adithi Bhanu Prakash

Adithi Bhanu Prakash
NATA Score: 165

Shriya Sapher

Shriya Sapher
NATA Score: 165

Vaishnavi Suresh

Vaishnavi Suresh
NATA Score: 165

Shreeja Pagdala

Shreeja Pagdala
NATA Score: 165

Rajat Kapoor

Rajat Kapoor
NATA Score: 164.5

Rashi Bhist

Rashi Bhist
NATA Score: 163.5

Shruthi Sunder

Shruthi Sunder
NATA Score: 163.5

Arpitha Prasad

Arpitha Prasad
NATA Score: 163

Kakarla Puneetha

Kakarla Puneetha
NATA Score: 163

Kartheeka Kundam

Kartheeka Kundam
NATA Score: 162

Bharghav Santhosh

Bharghav Santhosh
NATA Score: 161.5

Diksha Bhandary

Diksha Bhandary
NATA Score: 161

Akansha Belliappa

Akansha Belliappa
NATA Score: 161

NATA Student Testimonials

Pramitha SS


“I wish to thank the entire DQ Labs team, who has helped me to achieve a commendable NATA 2020 score of 182.5. This wouldn’t have been possible without DQ Labs guidance and support.”

Pramitha S
NATA Score: 182.5

Anirudh Ramesh


“Sir, thanks for all your help. I scored a top score of 172 in NATA exam due to a lot of help that DQ Labs gave me.”

Anirudh Ramesh
NATA Score: 172

Rajat Kapoor


“Good evening Ma’am. Wanted to inform you that Rajat Kapoor has got selected in CEPT, Ahmedabad in Bachelor of Urban design. Thank you DQ Labs for all your support.”

Rajat Kapoor
NATA Score: 164.5


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