NATA Test Pattern

The test has been divided into two parts. A paper based drawing test for two hours and computer based online aesthetic sensitivity test for one hour. The test measures aptitude of the candidate through two sections – a paper based section for drawing and computer based section for aesthetic sensitivity.

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Drawing Test

The drawing aptitude is judged on the following aspects –



  • Ability to sketch a given object proportionately and rendering the same in visually appealing manner
     
  • Visualising and drawing the effects of light on the object and shadows cast on surroundings
     
  • Sense of perspective drawing
     
  • Combining and composing given three dimensional elements to form a building or structural form
     
  • Creating interesting two dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms
     
  • Creating visual harmony using colours in given composition
     
  • Understanding of scale and proportions
     
  • Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences

Read: NATA Exam Pattern and Syllabus


Aesthetic Sensitivity Test :

The aesthetic sensitivity test measures perception, imagination and observation, creativity and communication along with architectural awareness and comprises of –

  • Visualising three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings
     
  • Visualising different sides of three dimensional object
     
  • Identifying commonly used materials and objects based on their textural qualities
     
  • Analytical reasoning
     
  • Mental Ability
     
  • Imaginative comprehension and expression
     
  • Architectural awareness



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